Overthrow the Oligarchy
“The U.S. is no democracy, but instead an oligarchy, meaning profoundly corrupt…” is the finding of a study in the academic journal Perspectives on Politics.
“The authors of this historically important study are Martin Gilens and Benjamin I. Page, and their article is titled “Testing Theories of American Politics.” The authors clarify that the data available are probably under-representing the actual extent of control of the U.S. by the super-rich. (.1of 1% controls about as much wealth as the bottom 90% U.S. combined.) http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/35666-is-the-1-really-the-problem
“The clear finding is that the U.S. is an oligarchy, no democratic country, at all. American democracy is a sham, no matter how much it’s pumped by the oligarchs who run the country (and who control the nation’s “news” media)… Today, after this exhaustive analysis of the data, “the preferences of the average American appear to have only a minuscule, near-zero, statistically non-significant impact upon public policy.” That’s it, in a nutshell.” http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article44504.htm
According to former President, Jimmy Carter (1977 to 1981), the American Essence or value has been compromised through “unlimited political bribery” using “unlimited money” by “oligarchs” to elect their chosen politicians to office. The system subverts the American definition of Democracy… http://yournewswire.com/jimmy-carter-the-u-s-is-completely-subverted-by-oligarchs/
Big Money Out of Politics!
Power to the People!
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