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Response to Lodestar (Original post)

Sun Apr 24, 2016, 08:15 AM

23. Some invest themselves in Democracy for all, some in Wall St.

One cannot simultaneously claim to be a defender of democracy when they are counted themselves as an owner of multi-national corporations that do all they can to subvert it.

Slavery didn't end because we voted for it to end. It ended because good people refused to profit from the suffering of others. No matter the loss of wealth, no matter the hardship on themselves, they preferred personal grace over personal profit.

We have never faced a man-made evil like climate change and the ignorance of the environmental destruction bequeathed to us by Wall St. and its associated owners. IMHO it dwarfs them all. If there was ever call to liberals, to act, to be part of the change and not part of the problem, it is today, in our time.

For those too evil or ignorant to care or too invested to be bothered with facts. I don't know what the answer is. As before, they will cling to it until it is dragged from their hands and set free.

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