I find it sad and sickening that most Americans, and the corporate media that shapes them, are more concerned about the effects of Russian “meddling” on our “democracy” than they are about our own home-grown oligarchs, who are not only meddling, but have bought Congress and turned this wonderful democracy we’ve been told we have into a joke—an anti-democratic cesspool.
In my view, the Koch brothers, among a host of others, present more danger to the U.S. than Putin could ever dream of. Christ, when are people ever going to accept the truth; the real danger is home-borne?
Like any other disease on the Centers for Disease Control’sfluctuating, potentially terminal watch list.
All nations fail on their own accord—it doesn’t take meddling from abroad when the cards are stacked against the oppressed in their own nation.
People watch too much TV. It’s sad they choose to ignore how duped they are by corporate media.
A mass uprising against the American oligarchs would leave Putin with nothing. After all, his American friends are our real enemies. Trump doesn’t even register, because he’s an incompetent flailing in the wind. Paul Ryan counts. Mitch McConnell counts. They’re Koch friends and benefactors, and business with Russia counts for them. They’re all for it, as long as it’s done properly—oligarch-to-oligarch, and in a far-less messy tyle than Trump’s deals.
You simply cannot trust the wall of obfuscation that surrounds us now, filtered through corporate media. With the party elites fighting each other over the “spoils of globalization” and the press-release media following along, the situation is untenable for ordinary men and women who cannot keep up with the cost of housing, education, health care and a Sundae at the local ice cream parlor.
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