I can tell you that too much money is corrupting American politics. Don’t blame the American public. The U.S. Supreme Court has a lot to answer for, because it has made it impossible for Congress to reduce the corrupting influence of money on American political life.
It means that, in fact, it's - whether fascist is the right word I don't know - more of a plutocracy than anything resembling a democracy; it has become a nation controlled by a very small, very wealthy elite.
Democracy is necessary to peace and to undermining the forces of terrorism.- Benazir Bhutto
As democracy is perfected, the office represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of...- H. L. Mencken
A democracy is nothing more than mob rule, where fifty-one percent of the people may take ...- Thomas Jefferson
A good politician under democracy is quite as unthinkable as an honest burglar.- H. L. Mencken
What difference does it make to the dead, the orphans and the homeless, whether the mad de...- Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
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I honestly don’t know, but if America continues to refuse to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions, I see a bleak future not only for American society, but for the world as a whole. This is a global problem that is not going away, and the United States is an obstacle to solving it.
If governments did not mislead their citizens so often, there would be less need for secrecy, and if leaders knew they could not rely on keeping the public in the dark about what they are doing, they would have a powerful incentive to behave better.
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