plutocracy

Trump came to Washington to tear the government down for parts, and as far as we can tell, he doesn't seem to have anything at all in mind to replace it except turning back the clock to when business took what it wanted and left behind desperate workers, dirty water and polluted air.
As I watched Donald Trump's press conference on Wednesday morning, a performance reminiscent of PT Barnum, I was reminded of a different Dr. Seuss masterwork: Yertle the Turtle.
This is a bizarre time in U.S. presidential politics. American voters are faced with an unsavory choice between two presidential candidates, neither of whom would be viable if the other party offered a credible alternative.
Can Trump be stopped? Probably not, unless -- and this is a huge unless -- the Democratic superdelegates muster the wisdom and courage to stop him by throwing their weight to Sanders.
As a high level organization that manipulates monetary apparatuses, the Fed merely feigns concern about inflation as a theoretical risk.
The government of the people, by the people, and for the people, has perished. Democracy was terminally ill for a long time and just lingering on life support.