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Subverting Democracy to Subsidize Billionaires

terry2371 Wrote: Mar 17, 2013 9:43 PM
You seem to be missing the "fundamental change" that Obama is trying to affect.

There are needs and there are wants. And then there are priorities.

A crippled child or a victim of crime has needs, while no doubt some people fervently want a bike path built or a brand new sports arena.

That’s where priorities enter the picture.

What are the needs, wants, priorities and responsibilities in Sacramento, California’s capital?

First, the city is presently $2 billion in debt — roughly $5,000 per resident. Half of that goes for pensions and health benefits for retired workers. Much of the...

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