Friday, January 05, 2007

A U.S. view: Democracy, bought and paid for

This is one of the best articles I've read by an American about their so-called 'Democracy' in a long time. It was written by Midwesterner writer and former Illinois talk-show host Keith Gottschalk. He is angered at being "suckered" by the Democrats' "bait-and-switch again – sell peace in the campaign, support war once comfortably in power."

A U.S. view: Democracy, bought and paid for

Here is an excerpt:

What must happen for America to right itself and live out its creed is for people to realize how precarious our position both internally and externally is. Also, it would be instructive for every American to experience life as a typical Iraqi in Baghdad for just one day to see ourselves as others see us.

But when the mainstream media and the political system is bought and paid for by people with a vested interest in propagating the military industrial complex (oil) and all the wealth that comes with it, it's difficult for truth to penetrate the wall of denial that has been built for generations.

I'm angry at being suckered....

Click here to read this column.

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