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Fix our US Government

The real problem is that our SYSTEM OF COMMERCE is broken.

In the US the Government created Corporations and gave them
Limited Liability Protections as a carrot to keep them Homebound.

Corporate Officials, more favored by Law, than taxed payer Citizens,
act much as the layers of an onion, shielding and protecting high
government officials and elected politicians, and by serving in the
government whenever needed.

The idea seemed to be sound when created, but it "evolved".

Now citizens who've paid their Taxes over the last 237 years
are beginning to wonder about what they've allowed to happen.

The continuous need to profit, more and more, to satisfy payment
to stock-holders, is a mistake in the basic design of Commerce.

Mayhap we need to consider a change.

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  • Oct 25 2013: When are American'ts going to get it through their heads that they cannot fix their government?
    It is unfixable because it is unjust and can never be made just.
    American'ts have to completely dismantle it and create, implement and install a new, just system.
    A just system is one that does not contain reasons, causes or seeds for corruption.
    Your system functions totally on corruption. It needs corruption just like a human needs air and water.
    Those who are truly successful in the pursuit of power, money and control have all been corrupted because
    it is the only way to gain that kind of success and you either work with those in power or they will crush you.
    You are never going to get "ethical leaders" because they are not corrupt so stop your willful-blindness to the truth.
    First money has to go. A $ system lives on greed, corruption, crime, inequality, poverty, slavery & invests in war
    and death. Are those typical American't needs? It appears they are. If not, then do something. Want it to be easy? So, do nothing.
    Politicians are not needed. They don't solve problems, do they? So they are irrelevant. It is people and only people who do things, solve problems, create the extension of humanity by something called technology and every human need is a human job and every human job is human need. Stop parsing out inequitable value by jobs, based upon money.
    Nothing costs money. Everything costs people.
    Things don't....."get done"...... because of money.
    Things......."don't get done".....because of money.
    If you had a presidential debate and only person on stage did what they said they have done, knew how to get things done, turned down the millions of dollars offered to stop, or look the other way, and everyone in the audience and watching on tv knew all this was true, and the rest had never done anything except line their pockets with stolen cash, would you vote for him? The answer, NO you wouldn't. Voting doesn't work.
    Ralph Nader was that person but he was dismissed.
    • Oct 25 2013: Random,
      You've won the HITS THE NAIL ON THE HEAD award.
      for identifying the problem.

      Any chance you have a solution that doesn't involve violence?
      Well, maybe tar and feathers would work.
      • Oct 26 2013: Hi Frank.
        Well, there is the possibility of sort of granting complete amnesty or pardons, if that isn't the right word,
        to those in power because it can be said they are as much a victim of an unjust system as those who
        suffer more than they do under it and because of it.
        Thus, they would have to give up all power to allow humanity to build just systems in all regards:
        for the environment, the use of resources, better and truer understandings of morality, getting rid of most laws that only make more people criminals for a profit-prison system, and leading to the end of poverty, slavery, etc. which I knew when I was young, as did many others, that it has been possible and feasible for decades to feed everyone and absolutely no reason for anyone to go hungry, be homeless, without medical coverage, clean water and many other human needs.
        If they are willing to do this, then it can and will be done. Money stands in between or blocks humans solving their problems but those in control lead people to believe things don't get done without money.
        If not, if they won't step down, then what is happening in syria, libya, egypt and other places is not a mirror that American'ts should be afraid of happening at home, rather those situations are showing them exactly what they need to do.
        Either they are serious or they are not. Really want to get rid of human-trafficking? Get rid of the cause: money. Stop making decisions based on money. They are almost always the wrong decision, damaging the earth, resources, relationships, peace and so on, and on, and on, and on.
        We humans have had ample time to rid the world of our evils and we haven't done it. Why not?
        We don't want to or we have been told it is too idealistic, cannot be done? Of course it can!
        It is something we are supposed to do!!!
        • Oct 26 2013: To: Random Chance. Thank you.

          Washington DC is filled with genius.
          The people working there are the cream of the crop.

          Soon, Edward Snowden's revelations will be a faint memory, like WikiLeaks.
          Washington genius is just waiting for that time. They know the people are
          today only slightly stirred, and they can wait them out, until paid and controlled
          content of the media can work, and they can then continue their manufactured
          status-quo.

          As I read your conversation, I wonder, if you could turn the big problem into
          more a more specific targeted one. You seem to have the flavor and the fever,
          of what is needed, but to manufacture change, we need to be targeted.
          People are afraid of the big picture. They won't join together with just that.
          And, we need them to join together. They must realize that their nation needs
          them, to reject the Washington DC genius'.

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