As seen over the weekend

March 29, 2011 at 6:47 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Chris Hedges:

It permits the war industry to drain half of all state expenditures, generate trillions in deficits, and profit from conflicts in the Middle East we have no chance of winning. It permits corporations to evade the most basic controls and regulations to cement into place a global neo-feudalism. The last people who should be in charge of our food supply or our social and political life, not to mention the welfare of sick children, are corporate capitalists and Wall Street speculators. But none of this is going to change until we turn our backs on the Democratic Party, denounce the orthodoxies peddled in our universities and in the press by corporate apologists and construct our opposition to the corporate state from the ground up.

This was a long article by Hedges and full of the direct hit one liners that make his paragraphs and opinions so strong.

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