Thom Hartmann: Time to Re-build the Wall Separating Corporation and State
How many more millions of Americans would be working today if, rather than investing a billion dollars in Mitt Romney, the corporate elite had invested a billion dollars in research and development, new factories, new workers?
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When I was a kid back in the 50s, my mother would make kention of the Great Depression and how people lose their money. I would ask if it could happen again and she told me that the government made laws so that it could never happen again.
Then, the greed y bastards slowly changed the laws and nobody was there to stop them. Our elected officials didn't protect us. They didn't learn the lesson from history so we repeated it.
This needs to be played for every new member of congress and then once a year for the whole congress (Like "It's a Wonderful Life" at Christmas) so that it gets pushed in their faces and they remember what the hell their job is all about.
We need to get to work before the 2014 elections
to start making changes
Conservatives find solice in rules, knowing others think as they do. A liberal doesn't think within a structured box but has the vision to think of many wonderful variations. For someone to think a "liberal" must think "liberal ideas" is to show a lack of understanding for liberal thought!