Just about given up on it. What just happened in Wisconsin was not democracy, it was oligarchy to the point of dictatorship. Republican puppets of the very rich castrated the unions, utterly against the will of the people. What was Scott Walker’s percentage of the popular vote? 52, I think? Rather than write coherently about this anymore, I’ll just rattle off some of the sad thoughts I’ve lately been having on the breakdown of democracy.
A certain kind of soul suck. A collective soul suck felt in the individual gut.
The veil ripped off so blatantly and our options so few. Sick of the very word “loophole.” I see the crowds camped out in Madison and then I see the word “loophole” and feel like crying.
A fireman, a nurse, and a teacher walk into a bar. They raise a glass to the end of their pensions.
Capitalism like a series of broken bones. Without health insurance, obviously.