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No Elephants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-15-12 09:48 AM
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3. We've been in a real class war in this country since the Mayflower arrived..
Ever read the Constitution as originally written by the slave owners, shippers and businessmen of the colonies, before any amendments were made?

Of course, after 1980, the war escalated exponentially for a couple of reasons.

One, St. Ronnie and all he did and stood for, including being so popular.

Two, partly because of St. Ronnie, the neoliberal wing of the Democratic Party was able to take control of the Party, instituting the undemocratic institution of Super Delegates and changing the policies of the Party from what was then left of 99% oriented policies to 1% oriented policies.

Three, the DNC sent Democrats in D.C. a memo asking them to see if they couldn't get some of those nice lobbyist campaign contributions that the Republicans were getting.

Thing is, until the people who had already appropriated 99% of the wealth of the country started whining about class warfare, most of us were only vaguely aware that we had been engaged in class warfare for four centuries and had pretty much lost at most major steps along the way.
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