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    Pescadero Bill, excellent point that has been so forgotten in what we laughly call our democracy.  The problem that what so many of us see is whole families taking control of our country.  Families like the Waltons who own Walmart, families like the Koch Brothers and others.  And then once they have more than enough money they start buying and controlling everything within a country.  And it isn't just families it is the CEOs making millions of dollars and treating workers with distain.  

    We will continue to see more and more going into poverty at the rate we are going and it is heartbreaking especially since the very people we look to, to help create the balance we need, are bought off by the very people who need to be brought under control.  

    "During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolution­ary act. " George Orwell

    by zaka1 on Sun Jan 20, 2013 at 08:15:31 PM PST

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