I wrote after the mid-term election that the many Republican victories were good news for Hillary Clinton. Allowing the Republicans enough power to expose their foolishness and their utter disregard for the American people would guarantee a Democratic victory in the next presidential election.
I’ll have to admit, though, that I didn’t realize how quickly the Republicans would prove that they are the shameless lackeys of greedy people of wealthy. I cannot imagine how they can propose a budget which gives Wall Street banks more freedom to risk other people’s money and makes the electoral process more dominated by wealth.
How disgusting and corrupt can one get??? Can any honest person not believe that money is ruining our elections and that the old theories of Milton Friedman (“money trickles down from the wealthy job-creators to the middle class”) have been thoroughly destroyed by the experiences of the last six years?
I am very ashamed of my Republican Representative, John Kline, for not denouncing his own party. The matter goes beyond merely political differences. There is a severe moral corruption in the Republican’s racist hatred of Obama, in their absurd lies about Obamacare, and in their enslavement to money.
We need to listen again to the very accurate predictions made in 1999 by Senator Byron Dorgan. One place to find them is at the Bill Moyers’ website, though I’m sure there are other sites as well: