I saw the diary on the Rec list titled "Restoration: How to Fight Back and Win", and I thought to myself, dream on!
The oligarchy has other plans for you, and as the recent elections showed, their money and power, with help from the brainwashed masses, will defeat the well meaning intellectuals on the left.
The Oligarchy of the West wants to match up and beat the oligarchy in China. They're not interested in your democracy. They're interested in money and power, and they don't want to give it up to you nor to the Chinese.
They will do the opposite of everything you think you will do to "restore democracy"....
Destroy the Middle Class
They don't need a middle class. they need a large supply of cheap labor just like in China. The rich can maintain themselves as producers and consumers. they don't need the stupid masses. the stupid masses are only good for being slave laborers.
- eliminate the estate tax
who do you stupid slave laboring masses think you are to take away the generational wealth that the oligarchy has amassed? do you actually think the powerhouse superrich families will let you have their wealth? No, they'd rather you just eat cake.
- stock and derivatives transactions tax.
fuck you! The wealthy want to weal and deal and sell derivatives and swaps till the dogs come home. mind your own business you slave laborer!
- bring back jobs to this country
don't worry, jobs will come back to this country: slave jobs. when you stupid masses will accept your proper place in this world and take the slave wages and do your work and shut up about it, then you'll have jobs!
- minimum wage
which part of slave don't you get? your minimum wage is dried bread and water.
- corporate taxes.
take you dirty slave hands off of their money, you communist wealth redistributor!
- public colleges and vocational training
superior eduction is for the children of the super wealthy. only the super talented will be taken out from the masses and allowed into the good schools. when you have millions of masses, you can cherry pick their high IQ offspring, and train them to create the innovations that you will profit from. the rest of them don't need higher education. they just need to learn how to put your widgets together.
"There are many other chapters in this tale, but they all have to revolve around the simple theme of [destroying] the Middle Class."
Destroying the Democracy
stupid slave laborers don't need or deserve democracy. they just rather listen to which ever clown "news"caster is put up in front of them, and they will cheer for the "political parties" just like they cheer for their favorite football team.
Restoring the Planet
slave laborers can live in the slums. as long as the oligarchy has a nice enough environment, they don't give a rat's about the rest.