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October 29, 2012

2012: What's the 'real' truth?

from the foreword to Billionaires & Ballot Bandits
Friday, October 26, 2012

American democracy is under assault.  

In one super-PAC alone, Karl Rove and the Enron grifter Ed Gillespie [His family owned the little convenience store across the street from where my mother-in-law lived, and I watched him grow up . I guess he’s forgotten from where he came. ~J], have assembled $200 million from big polluters and Wall Street moguls to buy the 2012 election.

Two of the Koch Brothers, Charles and David, pledged $130 million to elect candidates who favor unrestrained corporate profiteering.

The senators and congressmen they fund and elect are not representing the United States—they are representing Koch and its oil industry cronies, Big Pharma, and the Wall Street banksters currently mounting a hostile takeover of our government.

I have no problem characterizing these corporate-centric super-PACs as treasonous.  We are now in a free fall toward old-fashioned…

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