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Thursday, 21 July, 2011
Who Is Represented In Washington?
I read this at Human Dog Productions, who was quoting Paul Craig Roberts:
The American people and their wants and needs are not represented in Washington.
Washington serves powerful interest groups, such as the military/security complex, Wall Street and the banksters, agribusiness, the oil companies, the insurance companies, pharmaceuticals, and the mining and timber industries.
Washington endows these interests with excess profits by committing war crimes and terrorizing foreign populations with bombs, drones, and invasions, by deregulating the financial sector and bailing it out of its greed-driven mistakes after it has stolen Americans’ pensions, homes, and jobs, by refusing to protect the land, air, water, oceans and wildlife from polluters and despoilers, and by constructing a health care system with the highest costs and highest profits in the world.
Is there anyone who disagrees with this?
Is there anything that can be done about it?