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Old 03-06-2010, 05:52 PM
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Default Re: Caribou Barbie is at it again

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Originally Posted by Miisa View Post
What bugs me is the whole us vs. them feel about the government. Do people even realize that they themselves pick the people who will be making all these laws, that they will be representatives of the people as a whole? That you get a government that looks like the people. Or in popular terms, the people get the government they deserve?
That would be nice if that was the case, but it is not. All of the candidates that have any chance of winning any national election are bought and paid for by corporations, special interests, and the obscenely rich.

Even the only supposed "grass roots" movement we have available is powered by the insurance companies (in addition to being racist, anti-woman, anti-gay, and basically regular old insane).
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