Published on Global Research.ca, by Devon DB, October 4, 2011.
For decades, the US government has been selling out its citizens in pursuit of money and power. Due to their actions at home and abroad, they have made the world a more dangerous place for Americans and betrayed the values America was founded on by allowing the rise of a police state.
They have launched endless war in the name of “security,” yet this has racked up a huge price tag in blood and treasure. Their solution to the problem: massive austerity cuts. In doing these things, the government has condemned Americans a hellish nightmare of destitution and impoverishment.
The US government has been infected since the 1960s by the corporate elite. By aiding in the funding of campaigns, Congressional representatives were forced to kneel before corporate power and obey their wishes. However, there was somewhat of a balance due to the fact that politicians also had to partially depend on the public for funding and there were rules that guided how much a corporation could contribute. Yet, with the Citizens United ruling, corporations can contribute as much as they wan in the form of political action committees and then disappear …
… The American people and their system of government have been corrupted by elites who want to use US military and economic might to further their own selfish goals, rather than to aid in the enrichment of the nation as a whole. The American people have been damned to a hell that is only beginning to show itself. (full text).
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