You Don’t Matter (Sorry)

US Politics is owned by the monied class.  The political spectrum only matters for superficial issues.  For anything deep both parties are full on corporate cheerleaders:

Yes, one of the two parties will win and one will be even more subservient to business than the other. But both parties are completely under the thumbs of the wealthy, they know it, and most of them don’t have a problem with it.

What we’ve got to look forward to in 2012 is feeling increasingly like a sham.  A joke election to be decided between tea partiers cracked out on racism vs liberals who aren’t pissed off at Obama yet.  Where does that leave the rest of us?  Aside from staying home to watch reruns of Arrested Development.

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Republicans: Democrats Shouldn’t Be Able to Fund Campaigns

The Republican attack on unions is best viewed in concert with the Citizens United decision, which has grossly impacted elections in the favor of the right wing and the corporate status quo that rules both parties.  For them its not about balancing budgets, its about taking a crack at the financial ability of Democrats to mount competitive campaigns.  With a tilted playing field, a corporate media that either leans right or is an outright propaganda organ for conservatives – where is this country headed politically?