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Response to FarLeftFist (Reply #11)

Fri Dec 30, 2011, 07:51 PM

14. I live in Iowa...

...and I am not happy with any candidate for President.

My number one issue is that we no longer have a democracy. The corporations have bribed
our politicians and purchased our government. Our politicians now work for the corporations. The
corporations have bought deregulation, lower taxes, bailouts--and their bribes to our politicians
have ensured that they remain powerful and profitable.

This is staggering to me. Completely unimaginable. It's called Fascism. Only we don't call
it Fascism. We pretend it doesn't exist.

I'll vote for the candidate who will even HINT at this being a problem! Any candidate who speaks out
against the powerful corporations and pledges to end this insidious relationship between greedy
profiteers and our politicians--has my vote.

Anyone know any candidate who addresses this issue and is willing to be a big boy (or girl) and take
on these bully corporations?

I was a precinct captain for Obama, in the last Iowa caucuses. Right now, my only option seems to be
Ron Paul. Yes, he's a batshit crazy loon who is probably also a homophobe and a racist--but he's the only
one who seems to be willing to take on the corporations and the neocon warmongers. I'm not happy
with Paul. I'm not happy with the choices. I'm not happy that our country is crumbling and morphing into
a perverse form of democracy.

No matter which direction I turn, I see NO CANDIDATE who is willing to take on these important issues and
actually DO SOMETHING about them.

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