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Faux pas Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-04-11 12:57 PM
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The Levers of Power and Wealth Are No Longer Connected to Anything Real
"Pay no attention to man behind the curtain."

That was the famous line from Wizard of Oz, when Dorothy caught a glimpse of the fake wizard desperately pulling switches and punching buttons in a vain attempt to impress his visitors of his power.

I think about that scene a lot lately. I see that image in my head when I read about of one attempt after another by our leaders, or other leaders around the world, furiously trying every old trick in the book to get things back to "normal."

So far nothing has worked. Nothing is normal any more, anywhere. If Chicken Little were around today he'd be booked solid on cable talk shows. Hell, he'd probably have his own show.

http://blog.buzzflash.com/node/12984
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