September 5, 2011


It hasn't always been this way. I'm not so young that I don't remember when the GOP truly was grand, and the differences were philosophical. Today that which controls the Republican party is political extremism and religious dogmatism.

It took 28 years, but long-time Republican congressional staffer Mike Lofgren finally got his belly full and bailed out. As Lofgren notes, the right side of the aisle is is the biggest part of the problem, but certainly not solely to blame.

"Both parties are rotten - how could they not be, given the complete infestation of the political system by corporate money on a scale that now requires a presidential candidate to raise upwards of a billion dollars to be competitive in the general election?"

Read the rest of the article. Its an eye opener.



EMSNetwork said...

Tons to say about this article, but for now I'll make it brief:
An excellent read. Now if we can get this in "layman's" terms (ok, a lower grade/comprehension level) there is a better chance of reaching those who need this most.