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Response to OldDem2012 (Reply #10)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 01:58 PM

12. Of course they don't. But they set the terms for the debate.

Look at the numbers, from a Democratic President, following a landslide Democratic victory. Look at what is on the table, look at how insanely the numbers are skewed to benefit the wealthy and punish the poor, and, more importantly, look at what is not even mentioned.

We live in a corporate Wonderland, in which every option presented to us will move us further rightward.

Noam Chomsky:

"The smart way to keep people passive and obedient is to strictly limit the spectrum of acceptable opinion, but allow very lively debate within that spectrum - even encourage the more critical and dissident views. That gives people the sense that there's free thinking going on, while all the time the presuppositions of the system are being reinforced by the limits put on the range of the debate." Noam Chomsky


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