The Brazilian Government is beginning to bend to the will of the people, as the demonstrations continue...
It started as a protest over a small increase in bus fares, and has escalated into the biggest protest since the fall of the military dictatorship. Here in Sao Paulo, the people have had enough of social injustice, income inequality, and a corrupt and wasteful government.
Today, RealClearPolitics.com ran another tired old warhorse that appeared on the front page of Yahoo News:
"You Will Lose Your Private Health Insurance" the headline breathlessly cries.
About 40 people gathered on the corner of Gaffey and 9th Street in San Pedro on Wednesday, September 2nd to show support of healthcare reform and to voice support for a public option as the best way to contain costs and maintain marketplace integrity.
As our country reaches a social and economic crossroads, one thing becomes clear. It’s time for the free marketers and trickle down theorists to prove or disprove their own theory.