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Leftist Agitator Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-06-11 04:12 PM
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The government of the United States, defined:
oligarchy
   
noun, plural -chies.

1.a form of government in which all power is vested in a few persons or in a dominant class or clique; government by the few.
2.a state or organization so ruled.
3.the persons or class so ruling.

kakistocracy

noun, plural -cies.

1. Government by the least qualified or most unprincipled citizens.


Oligarchic Kakistocracy

A government characterized by being led by a small cabal of the most unprincipled, wealthy individuals who act solely on the behalf of other unprincipled, wealthy individuals. See also: The United States of America.
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MedleyMisty Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-06-11 04:53 PM
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1. The New Common Sense
http://anoncentral.tumblr.com/post/12409353866/for-the-...

A document with a good description of the oligarchy and some ideas for how to deal with it.
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Kaleko Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-06-11 07:20 PM
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3. !
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TBF Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-06-11 07:21 PM
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4. We could also go back to this one -
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libinnyandia Donating Member (526 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-06-11 05:44 PM
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2. The other day I posted a new motto that I felt more closely fit
this country: 1% Nation Under God, with Liberty and Justice for Some. e need to change the country so we can make the country whole again.
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