makavelli saidThere is no such thing as left or right when your government is spineless and corrupt.
This attack/defend dynamic between us will go nowhere. Must we look at the track record?
The Democrats had control, but not complete control.
The reactionary forces that is the current phenomenon in the American reality is too great to offend by taking about gay rights and equality.
Now look at the Tea Party. Rand Paul is already flip-flopping on his earmarks pledge.
You see, the system has come so far, by so many increments, that we cannot talk about real reform, in the economy, in the defence budget, or in our civil liberties.
65% wanted to get rid of the ENTIRE Congress and start over. 64% of the Political Class want things to remain the same.
The status quo is bad for everyone and framing it in such two dimensional ways as left and right GETS US NOWHERE.
“It makes no difference who you vote for - the two parties are really one party representing four percent of the people”, Gore Vidal
“There are always two parties; the establishment and the movement”, Emerson
“The two parties which divide the state, the party of Conservatism and that of Innovation, are very old, and have disputed the possession of the world ever since it was made”, Emerson
"If the American people ever allow private banks to control the issue of their currency, first by inflation and then by deflation, the banks and corporations that will grow up around them will deprive the people of all property until their children will wake up homeless on the continent their fathers conquered."
"We can have democracy in this country or we can have great wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can't have both."
—U.S. Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis
"I can scarcely contemplate a more incalculable evil than the breaking of the Union into two or more parts." --Thomas Jefferson