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Pepsi or Coke, Another free pass for Obama and Corporate Fascism

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Arresting thousands of activist in his first term, hundreds of journalists, beating young and old a like in places like Chicago, New York, while letting the people that have caused this mess of ours to get a free pass, hell the corporations fined us and we paid them handsomely out of the public cauffers.

It seems that the president gets a free pass on everything, the environment, social justice, warmongering, while the American people cheer at the death of their liberty, security and ultimately their country.

The increase in the number of prisoners in the country, increased deportation the increase in so called police actions around the globe, the use of unmanned drones over the U.S., increased wire tapping of activists, the naming of American activist as terrorists, a health care bill that is nearly identical if not identical to the one passed by Romney in Massachusetts.

Although all of these issues have sparked public protests across the country, the media has looked more often than not the other way, refusing to admit that there even is a problem under Obama's dictatorship.

Bush eviscerated the constitution, but Obama continued the shredding process there is not one civil liberty that has gone on unmarred by these two presidents and the American people have let it pass, not with a whimper but with shouts of joy.

Perhaps George Orwell was right in his book on the dystopia, when he called the party the "boot stamping on the face of humanity forever." In fact I will venture to say that he was right about just about everything in '1984' we now have double think, thought crime, and a corporate fascist dictatorship, just as he warned we would, just as many of our former presidents warned we would.

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But just like all of our woes we ignored our duty to ourselves and our children, we are failing in our duty to be diligent and educate ourselves.

We know little of the issues because we're lazy, we want to be told what our opinion is, well I for one will not allow others to tell me what to think, I will not tow the party line. I learn two of the most important things a journalist can ever learn in my freshman year, accuracy, accuracy, accuracy, and if you want to know something look it up yourself.

Too bad the rest of America didn't learn that, then there wouldn't be children starving in the streets of America, veterans homeless, people young and old dying of curable diseases, more veterans coming home and killing themselves than died in actual combat, the list of crimes ignored goes on.

We were once a shining light of freedom now we are just another despot state in a world of despotism , we all lose when our only choice is Coke or Pepsi, hell at this point it's not even a choice anymore!

Now we are the land of the corporate wage slave, or the prison, defense, medical industrial complexes consumption slave, which ever you like, we are now week, immobile, and ignorant, while our counter parts in Europe have come alive with passion against their conditions and we remain apathetic to even our own woes much less the global problems we all face at the hands of an out of control empire.

Namely ours!

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Cory Clark is an Independent Photojournalist and writer, focused on Civil and Human Rights issues, National and international politics, and Social Justice Movements. He is currently working to document the lives of the homeless from their (more...)

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