I. Wherever government is meant to be of by and for the people, to be anti-government always means to be against the people.We're down to nine days left, and yet another breakdown of talks, and apparently the Republicans still can't decide whether or not they want completely voluntarily to destroy their own economy and magnify the misery of this recession for millions upon millions of their own citizens if they don't get more tax cuts for the rich paid for by the further dismantlement of the welfare state.
II. Whenever a right wing politician declares all government wasteful, criminal, and corrupt you should pay close attention, because he is announcing his plans.
III. Anti-tax zealots are the ones who think that civilization is the only free lunch.
Using Technology to Deepen Democracy, Using Democracy to Ensure Technology Benefits Us All
Sunday, July 24, 2011
Living in Libertopia: Debt Ceiling Edition
These are the first three (of what have by now expanded to over sixty) of my Dispatches from Libertopia. It seemed a good time to re-run them.