I love this sign seen at one of the "Occupy America" protests, it said: "If you can't find a job, find an occupation." It's happening in every major city in America and it's going global. It's Glenn Beck's worst nightmare and our best hope for a return to some kind of economic parity.
Why should the rich corporate elites enjoy record profits when the rest of us suffer record unemployment record poverty, record foreclosures, and record hunger? Why are our elected leaders continuing to bow to their corporate masters while ignoring the plight of the people they claim to represent?
If the Supreme Court decision in Citizens United that declared Corporations are people is to be the law of the land, then shouldn't "they" be taxed like people? Can't have it both ways, right?
Can't "take the high road and claim the low horse," as Dubya famously stammered.
A group of protesters gathered in the Hart Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C. yesterday chanted -- "If you want to create jobs, tax the rich and stop the wars!"
Could it be that simple? Sure would be a good start, wouldn't it, Truthseekers?
Speaking of truth, Mike joined a throng of other concerned Americans in D.C. last week -- all of whom stood up, stood tall -- and spoke truth to power. Here's what Mike had to say...