|'Conservatives have turned a vast government built for our protection into a device for exploiting us.' Thomas Frank, author of 'The Wrecking Crew,' lists corruption and coverups. He says he moved to Washington in 2003 in time for the 100-yr flood, where Enron was just a trickle. 'A few bad apples' was closest the administration got to explanation of excesses.
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Margaret Bassett passed away August 21, 2011. She was a treasured member of the Opednews.com editorial team for four years.
Margaret Bassett--OEN editor--is an 89-year old, currently living in senior housing, with a lifelong interest in political philosophy. Bachelors from State University of Iowa (1944) and Masters from Roosevelt University (1975) help to unravel important requirements for modern communication. Early introduction to computer science (1966) trumps them. It's payback time. She's been "entitled" so long she hopes to find some good coming off the keyboard into the lives of those who come after her.
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