*1 Our political system is hopelessly corrupt. Virtually all politicians are hopelessly corrupt. No political party can be trusted. They all can be, and have been, bought.
*2 Democracy is a sham. It has been a sham for a very long time. There will never be any real democracy when money and power amount to the same thing.
*3 The system will stop at nothing to hold on to its power and, if possible, increase its levels of control and exploitation. It has no scruples. No lie is too outrageous, no hypocrisy too nauseating, no human sacrifice too great.
*4 So-called radical movements are usually nothing of the sort. From whatever direction they claim to attack the system, they are just pretending to do so, and serve to channel discontent in directions which are harmless to the power clique and even useful to its agendas.
*5 Any “dissident” voice you have ever heard of through corporate media is probably a fake. The system does not hand out free publicity to its actual enemies.
*6 Most people in our society are cowards. They will jettison all the fine values and principles which they have been loudly boasting about all their lives merely to avoid the slightest chance of public criticism, inconvenience or even minor financial loss.
*7 The mainstream media is nothing but a propaganda machine for the system and those journalists who work for it have sold their sorry souls, placing their (often minimal) writing skills entirely at the disposition of Power.
*8 Police are not servants of the public but servants of a powerful and extremely wealthy minority which seeks to control and exploit the public for its own narrow and greedy interests.
*9 Scientists cannot be trusted. They will use the hypnotic power of their white coats and authoritative status for the benefit of whoever funds their work and lifestyle. He who pays the piper calls the tune.
*10 Progress is a misleading illusion. The “progress” of increasing automisation and industrialisation does not go hand in hand with a progress in the quality of human life, but in fact will “progressively” reduce it to the point of complete extinction.
Great post. Concur with all points but #4. While Lefturds serve the purposes of the politburo, they are deranged and given the opportunity will devour the politburo as well. Democracy is a joke where:
-political elites are allowed to serve 50 years and then hand their positions to other family members
Black money controls the government.
Corporations, special interests, unions, academia, the media, charities are the real puppet masters while the voters get to decide whether they prefer more taxes or even more taxes.
Unelected bureaucrats, judges, and staffers are rewriting the Constitution.
All public officials should get twice the normal penalty if they abuse their trust-ie releasing criminals because of an "emergency; imposing rules that have no basis in law; using the government to hunt down their political opponents and failing to enforce the laws they disagree with.
Finally, politicians should not have the right to raise taxes nor incur debts.
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