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  •  At least military officers get training on where (9+ / 0-)

    they fit WITHIN the Constitution and take an oath to defend it.  The corporations have no loyalty to anyone but their stockholders in Saudi Arabia.

    •  This is true! (4+ / 0-)

      Yet another reason to despise the corporate take-over of our government:  lack of loyalty to the US Constitution.

      The first truth is that the liberty of a democracy is not safe if the people tolerate the growth of private power to a point where it becomes stronger than their democratic state itself. That, in its essence, is fascism — ownership of government by an individual, by a group, or by any other controlling private power.
           — Franklin D. Roosevelt, April 29, 1938. Message to congress
      Government by organized money is just as dangerous as Government by organized mob.
        -- Franklin D. Roosevelt

      I'm sick of attempts to steer this nation from principles evolved in The Age of Reason to hallucinations derived from illiterate herdsmen. ~ Crashing Vor

      by NonnyO on Mon Jul 29, 2013 at 11:40:15 AM PDT

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