by Ed Ciaccio
Aug. 23, 2009
As more and more of us ordinary Americans wake up to the smiley-faced nightmare of how the Corporatocracy (Dems & Repubs) has taken over every aspect of our lives, and how powerless we are to significantly improve things, more and more justifiably frustrated, angry citizens will unfortunately resort to impatient, violent attempts to change the way the cards are stacked against us.
Yesterday, I spoke with a few anti-Obamacare demonstrators gathered in front of the building in which my Congressional Representative has his office (it was, of course, closed on Saturday). They were there as part of yesterday’s national “Tea Party Patriots” demonstrations against Obama’s attempt at health INSURANCE reform (which should not be confused with actual health CARE reform, since that would require a single-payer system such as Medicare for All which Obama took off the table long ago). This dialogue, initiated by me, was preparatory to my joining a nearby group of pro-universal health care counter-demonstrators gathered to offset the anti-Obamacare demonstrators.
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