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Democracy is a Sham: We are a Plutocracy – henrymakow.com

Democracy is a Sham: We are a Plutocracy

July 11, 2015

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Plutocracy defines a society ruled and dominated by the small minority of the wealthiest citizens.

Don Jeffries shows how we have taxation without representation

which in the past was considered

cause for revolution.

Makow Comment: Let’s not pretend we are serious about democracy. If we were, we’d insist that election campaigns were publicly funded. That’s chump change, proof we don’t really want to be self governing and free. Right now we pay politician’s salaries but private interests pay for their expensive campaigns.

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Private interests determine who gets elected. I’m reminded of the Woody Allen joke. A man complains to a psychiatrist that his brother thinks he is a chicken. “Why don’t you have him committed?” The man replies: “Because I need the eggs.” We’re all deluded.

Don Jeffries: “In 1988, a typical election year, the turnover rate for Congress was less than that of the Soviet Union’s Politburo. That is something every American ought to be utterly ashamed of.”

By Don Jeffries

We Have No Representation

(Abridged by henrymakow.com)

We all remember the rallying cry of patriots during our War for Independence; “No taxation without representation!” For a very long time now, only the wealthiest, most influential Americans have been truly represented in Congress. The rest of us, like the revolutionary era colonists, are taxed without representation.

Each national poll taken in recent years, that measures the approval rate of………….MORE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

via Democracy is a Sham: We are a Plutocracy – henrymakow.com.

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