Wednesday, June 08, 2005

Dancing With The Devil

[...] The time has come for justice at the ballot box, and justice in the courts, and justice in the legislative halls, and justice in the governor’s office. But there will be no justice, there will be no government of the people, by the people, and for the people, as long as the government and its officials permit bribery in any form. This includes campaign contributions, which is just another name for political bribes, as these bribes have transformed our government from a democracy which empowers ordinary people into an aristocracy, which has enthroned the rich and well-born. The rich and the well-born, according to the Federalist Papers, was greatly feared by the founders. The rich and the well-born have learned how to dance with the dirty dancers. These dirty dancers have created in Washington, DC and in every capitol city in America, a government of the money, by the money and for the money, and this circumstance will soon deprive us all of the blessings of liberty [...]

John J. Hooker, extrapolating from the FBI sting codenamed Tennessee Waltz

Speaking of dirty dancers, can you say McCain-Feingold?.

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