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Response to nashville_brook (Original post)

Sun May 3, 2015, 02:56 PM

5. Good post.

For the last several elections we've been going down the path. Even Obama's election and reelection only slowed the process. And why is he touting the TPP now???

Unless we get a good populist message out and show up at the polls, we're screwed.

Unfortunately, capitalism can't see beyond the end of its nose; short term profit is everything. I've got a friend who says that a capitalist will sell you the rope you're going to use to hang them.

The moral of the story is that capitalism has been such a cancer on the earth that it is now actually destroying the earth.

So if we lose this coming one, our species will lose. Maybe permanently.

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