"A child's learning is the function more of the characteristics of his classmates than those of the teacher." James Coleman, 1972

. . .a pupil attitude factor, which appears to have a stronger relationship to achievement than do all the “school” factors together, is the extent to which an individual feels that he has some control over his own destiny. James Coleman, 1966

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

With 99% of the People, Why Can't We Get 2/3 of the States

During this political season, corporations are taking their turns lining up to sponsor political debates whose results are then made made entirely meaningless and irrelevant by subsequent unlimited blasts of negative ads that serve to buy the candidate most likely to prostrate himself completely at the feet of American plutocrats.  

Since the 5-4 SCOTUS decision in Citizens United v FEC, we are quickly approaching the full realization of a new era of corporate post-partisanship, when political principles and democratic values are traded in for complete allegiance to the corporate creed of unlimited greed and positivized fascism.

It will take a Constitutional Amendment, but it can be done.  Take a moment to see how:

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