What is America? A Republic? A Democracy? An Oligarchy? A Plutocracy? A Theocracy?
America appears to be headed in the direction of Plutocracy. This form of government believes a society should be ruled by its wealthiest members. The Supreme Court has allowed a flood of money to buy our elections, rather than the will of the people.
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Hightower: Turning our democracy into their plutocracy
Therefore a very few wealthy powers can pour money into these murky political operations and gain unwarranted plutocratic power over the election process. And looking at the fundraising numbers, those wealthy powers have definitely taken charge of the ...
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