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A Magical Mystery Tour of American Austerity Politics 

Posted on Jun 10, 2015

By Laura Gottesdiener, TomDispatch

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That Marathon paid residents to evacuate their homes in this predominantly white section of town, while refusing to do the same in the predominantly African American 48217, which sits closer to the refinery, strikes neither Lockridge and Parker nor their neighbors as a coincidence.   

http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/a_magical_mystery_tour_of_american_austerity_politics_20150610

Agelbert NOTE: Corporate rule is Empathy Deficit behavior on STEROIDS.



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The dangerous American fascist is the man who wants to do in the United States in an American way what Hitler did in Germany in a Prussian way. The American fascist would prefer not to use violence. His method is to poison the channels of public information.

With a fascist the problem is never how best to present the truth to the public but how best to use the news to deceive the public into giving the fascist and his group more money or more power.

If we define an American fascist as one who in case of conflict puts money and power ahead of human beings, then there are undoubtedly several million fascists in the United States.

There are probably several hundred thousand if we narrow the definition to include only those who in their search for money and power are ruthless and deceitful.

http://newdeal.feri.org/wallace/haw23.htm
Rob not the poor, because he is poor: neither oppress the afflicted in the gate:
For the Lord will plead their cause, and spoil the soul of those that spoiled them. Pr. 22:22-23

 

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