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Is the American Democratic civilization dying? Why are our electors no longer listening to their constituents? Is plutocracy ruling the US?

Question: Is the American civilization dying? Are we, in reality, being ruled by a plutocracy? Is mankind doomed as a species because we, ignorantly, believe we are the superior species on this planet and have the capacity to control everything? Yes or no to these heavy questions from a 76 year old codger.

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    Aug 2 2013: We are doomed as a species because of our ignorance to what we are doing to the planet. Regardless of being a superior species or not, we are smart enough to see the effects of our actions yet we can't accept it. We are not superior in my opinion. We're still barbarians, we just have better toys now.
    • Aug 2 2013: Jah Kable

      I wouldn't say doomed, but you're close.
      If the Warm Up doesn't kill us all off, the Banks will try to by lending
      our geographical governments war toy monies, and bribes of
      lobsters, wines, women, and song. (and a bit of gold here and there)

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