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  •  System Was a Century Out of Date When Written. (5+ / 0-)

    It presumes an economy little advanced beyond agricultural Natives, is perfectly ignorant of the threats of trade, manufacture, finance and speculation.

    It fails to apply its own logic resisting imperial presidency to resisting a criminal presidency. Its inability to trigger early elections when either majority or minority detects a change in popular sentiment ties it to big campaign money probably as much as free $peech does.

    Its archaic formulation of free press makes the people a fiefdom of global information warlords.

    It gave us frequent depressions, panics and wealth concentration over our entire history except for the 50 year New Deal Regulatory Anomaly.

    Yes the political system is broken. And it's been 40 years minimum that people who saw that our evolving anti-New-Deal policies of both conservative parties were heading us to this point have been calling it out to deaf ears.

    We are called to speak for the weak, for the voiceless, for victims of our nation and for those it calls enemy.... --ML King "Beyond Vietnam"

    by Gooserock on Sun Mar 24, 2013 at 08:12:57 PM PDT

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