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  •  So the rich rule. Forever. (1+ / 0-)
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    Democracy!
    Actually, feudalism.

    Government and laws are the agreement we all make to secure everyone's freedom.

    by Simplify on Thu May 15, 2014 at 01:04:59 PM PDT

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    •  Yes, the preferred candidate of the rich won in (0+ / 0-)

      2008 and 2012.

      Instead of taxes on the rich increasing under a Democratic president, they benefited from additional tax cuts.

      And, the agenda of cutting the safety net proceeded apace - Medicaid eligibility was cut and access to health insurance was reduced.  Attempts to quietly gut Social Security were not beaten back, ending the first great achievement of the modern American social compact.

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