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There's No "Great American Comeback"

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Trump is counting on the working class he's betraying most aggressively. Can the left get out of affluent suburbia and back to its roots?

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It's a slightly shabby landscape dotted by warehouses, churches, fast food restaurants, and at the margins an old arthouse theater. If you look closely, you can see the building where I went to kindergarten, and maybe even the dive bar where my wife and I had our first date.

A photo of this familiar landscape greeted me recently in an unfamiliar place: at the top of a New York Times feature headlined, "How the G.O.P. Became the Party of the Left Behind."

half of Americans now work low-wage jobs. Manufacturing remains in decline, farm bankruptcies are spiraling, and union membership just hit an all-time low. Even as 140 million Americans are poor or low-income, the administration is working relentlessly to shred Medicaid, Social Security, and the food stamp system.

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It's mostly about the benjamins - Trickle down? Nyet, mofo. No trickle down fo you - especially the newly printed ones borrowed by the people but used by corporations who are people too, to buy back their own stock and blow hot air into their already too tight fetid bubble.

Perhaps the mostly white males who are committing sideways despairingly realize the lie.

Their white skin no longer conveys the privileges they are accustomed to. Once they get tired of killing the other and themselves and leaving their families in the lurch - yes, killing one's self can become tiring, perhaps the truth will indeed set them free. Set them free to join those whom they have been propagandized to castigate for centuries and instead unite against the common enemy, the elites...the ruthless, lying, stealing, murderous elites. You know the ones. They are everywhere walking among the American zombies who still love them to death. Don't get me wrong, there are American zombies of all sorts of ethnic persuasions working for the man.

Randy Newman's, comedic but sad tune, The Great Nations of Europe, sang to the sound and cadence of the great military marching band should give us pause to reflect...Nothing has changed in 500 years. Instead of a bug out of Africa coming to kill everyone as Randy suggests, the bugs are coming instead out of western laboratories with genetic instructions about which racial ethnicity to kill...careful! There might be some common ancestry in those phenotypical targets.

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Thanks for the link!! Randy is so cool!!

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So true!

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