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Mon Jun 10, 2013, 11:29 PM

203. Yes, the big money is there. I'm not sure who, but a DUer posted this and I saved it to read :

But there are, on the internet, also some individuals, and groups, who clearly promote agendas that coincide with the same agendas as the wealthiest and most powerful interests on the planet.

DU, Kos, etc. may seem insignificant to some, but as we all know,

(1) Money strongly influences information
(2) Information becomes public opinion
(3) Public opinion elects power
(4) Power greatly influences profit margins and the distribution of power
(5) The outcome of any election can depend on a single vote

I'm just sayin'...that there are people out there with unlimited wealth, who have no qualms about sparing no expense in using their money to spread information that will form public opinion, in order to elect candidates favorable to their private profit and power interests.

There are no restrictions, or financial considerations, preventing them from doing so. If I were of their corrupt ilk, corrupt ilk meaning individuals such as the Koch Brothers, I would definitely spend a few pennies to sway public opinion in my favor, everywhere, in order to promote my self interests.

(Come to think of it, I would probably even help finance a think tank to promote my self-serving agenda. Makes good logical sense.)

I would certainly finance individuals and groups whose function it would be to swing public opinion, and the Democratic Party, to the right in any way that I possibly could. Being filthy rich beyond comprehension, I would most assuredly do this. Actually, I would probably not even have to think about it, as it would be the task of some of my highly talented, extremely well paid employees, to insure that this was done...

The Koches and other cranky conservative billionaires fit this picture very well. They have unlimited money and the USSC decision on Citizens United. They will buy public opinion between now and 2014.

Their intention is not hidden - they intend nothing less than to 'starve the government until it is small enough to drown in a bathtub' like a helpless baby. That is our government, the one people have fought to preserve because of unique ideals in the world, and democracy, which the Koch brothers think is weak and needs to be replaced with their strong man fascist model.

Along with over half of our population. Have we forgotten their words about us voters?

They call us parasites, godless, lazy, immoral, stupid breeders. They will do anything they can to root us out of their vision for a new world order.

Since they know it scares us, and it should, they taunt us by calling our leaders fascists, authoritarians, etc. But their replacement of what they call our morally weak, corrupt and unjust rule of the masses, will be the real deal.

They won't give up and we are the ones who will lose by not being united. They have found our achille's heel and are going to strike us there every day.

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