First it was medicare, now its social security

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Scuttlebutt has it that the republicans have introduced a bill to privatize social security. It seems like this would be a golden egg topic handed to democrats on a platinum platter. I sincerely hope that the democrats don't find a way to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory on this one. Do you think they will fight and fight vigorously to keep social security? Here's hoping.

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We Have All Won An Oligarchy and Lost A Democracy

Here's a thought experiment for you. Ask yourself, "When was the last time I heard any conversation at all about the role of corporations in America in the American public media?"

In the abstract, it seems like a silly question. So let me rephrase it:

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