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CFAR Candidates: The Real Deal

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I've had several people ask me why I do these videos promoting the candidate contract electoral strategy. I think it's self-evident: I like standing outside and talking to a bunch of trees. Here's my latest effort, created on at the request of Revolt Against Plutocracy. The text of the presentation follows.


CFAR Candidates: The Real Deal
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Pathetic! Yes . . . PATHETIC!

The state of our democracy. The state of our politics.

There's no other word for it.

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Our politicians? I'm not an expert on American history but at first glance I think it's safe to say our current batch of ruling class toadies are among the most mediocre, uncreative, lackluster, uninspiring, duplicitous, hypocritical, ignorant, unprincipled, too often shamelessly malevolent bottom dwellers, ever to appear on our political stage.

The entire Republican Party is evidence enough on that side of the aisle. Comparing any of them with the real public servants in their rich tradition makes guys like Pence, Ryan, and Trump look like a sick joke. Ever heard of Abraham Lincoln?

Now look at the latest public relations fiasco by the Democratic Party, a desperate attempt to reverse their flagging fortunes; their catastrophic loss of voter confidence; their loss of the House and Senate, their loss of the majority of state legislatures, and their loss of the majority of governor seats; and to repair their self-inflicted but warranted reputation as the left wing of the Republican Party.

Plagiarizing the Democratic Party of old, thus making a mockery of FDR's historical and widely admired New Deal, they've just assembled a new platter of mildewy cliches, moldy slogans, stale platitudes and empty promises, a decomposing menu of already past-their-expiration-date overtures to their former base -- once-loyal working and middle class voters -- under the banner of A Better Deal.


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Better than what? The Art of the Deal of Trump? Or the Raw Deal of the Republicans.

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They're really setting their sights high, eh? "We're the better bottom dwellers!"

That anyone pays attention to these master prevaricators is a miracle in its own right. We must all be masochists or pathologically gullible.

But don't fret.

There's hope in the midst of this mass of toxic sludge clogging our electoral machinery!

Along comes the grass-roots voter-based initiative called CFAR.

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John Rachel has a B.A. in Philosophy, and has written eight novels and three political non-fiction books. His political articles have appeared at OpEdNews, Russia Insider, The Greanville Post, and other alternative media outlets. Since (more...)
 

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