“The only way Manchin will agree to protect our democracy is to make sure it can remain a corrupt democracy.” —The Appalachian Oracle Joe Manchin has demanded all ethics reforms be removed from the voting rights bill. Read the whole article at this link. Issues “[R]epresentatives of the people do not in fact sufficiently protect the interests of the underprivileged… private capitalists inevitably control, directly or indirectly, the main sources of information (press, radio, education).” Quotes “You Can Have Billionaires or You Can Have Democracy.” Quotes “Only when large numbers of people demand everything immediately do we ever get anything eventually.” Quotes “Democracy is the recurrent suspicion that more than half of the people are right more than half of the time.” Quotes “Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed. This world in arms is not spending money alone. It is spending the sweat of its laborers, the genius of its scientists, the hopes of its children.” Holler about this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Related Comments are closed.