12 December 2010

Bernie Sanders' clarion call

If anyone needed proof that the U.S. has become a one-party plutocracy, the need look no further than the image of a lone Bernie Sanders in the middle of an empty Senate floor, opposing the bipartisan effort to provide tax-cuts to billionaires.


Freida Bee, MD said...

Ooh, I want to read that! Isn't it ironic that it was a moving speech given by Obama that brought him to national attention. Move over bacon, there's something socialistier!

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