July 15, 2008 archive

The Real Inconvenient Truth

I was in the middle of reading “Dear Senator Obama” by Marc Ash http://www.truthout.org/articl…

and a word leaped out at me.  It was the word “inconvenient”.


In 2000, we were a nation rushing to put hanging chads behind us. Dealing with what really happened in Florida was inconvenient. Seven and a half years later, we are still paying the debt.

I’m reading Sheldon J. Wolin’s (Chalmers Johnson’s prof)”Democracy Incorporated: Managed Democracy and the Specter of Inverted Capitalism” and he also zeros in on Florida as either a coup-d’etat or, he theorizes,  akin to a corporate hostile takeover.  

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