Zen. Wrote:
Jul 26, 2012 12:10 PM
....Wingers want to stymie majority rule and democracy in favor of a plutocracy or corporatocracy. Citizens United has given the corporate elites the opportunity to buy politicians who trade their votes for campaign contributions. Yes, it is legal, but if it enables the wealthy to protect their wealth and even increase it how does that strengthen the middle classes? The career of Paul D. Ryan demonstrates how this corrupt system works. Rep. Ryan has blocked and prevented any effective oversight and regulation of the banking sector. In return, the banking industry and its major lobbying groups have funded his re-election. Ryan, in return, came to the rescue of the banking interests in the 2008 collapse of the financial sectors. He was for...