BaruchTelling people what they want to hear ...Wed May 16, 2012 22:1722.214.171.124is the very meat of politics, red meat to carnivores. Also marketing to consumers who are equally bloody in tooth and claw. Americans are natural rebels if not anarchists. This is what plagued Jefferson Davis as much as Abraham Lincoln. But even if all non-profits, GO and NGO, disappeared, then the sheeple would mearly be prey to the for-profits ... but then that is the plan.
- The extremists on FOX tap into a deep well Frashavan, Wed May 16 18:53The fact is nearly everyone has sympathy for the arguments "Taxes are too high!", "The government is too intrusive!" "Many government regulations are insane!"... The more they harp on those few... more
- Telling people what they want to hear ... Baruch, Wed May 16 22:17
- Largely a myth Frashavan, Thu May 17 07:41The American Revolution was really exchanging a distant landed gentry for a local one. The "rugged individualist" and "rebel" myths are just that, myths. Most people end up cheering for The Earps and ... more