As we all know, there is no democracy in the United States today. We left that behind years ago when we decided to trade in freedom and dignity for efficiency, technological advances and gadgets of convenience.
Then, it was cemented when we decided to place more importance on protecting the wealth of wealthy people and nonsensical, patriotic flag waving than on taking care of our fellow citizens. We protect the health of the economy, but not the health of the people. We protect the Second Amendment while shitting on the First Amendment. We build prisons and banks while defunding schools.
Is it any wonder so few people in the U.S. know anything about the Constitution or even care about civil rights? We know the names of the newest television stars, but don’t know how our government is supposed to work.
Since we sold the rights to what was once our elections to corporate interests, the only way we have to make our opinions known is to vote with our wallets. The following, which I found through the site The Most Revolutionary Act, is the type of information we need to spread to everyone. We need to know who not to trust and prevent them from continuing to rape the economy: