by Philip Farruggio from the Off Guardian
... Matter of fact, Bernie Sanders, who is in reality a decent and caring
guy, calls himself a ‘Democratic Socialist’. Yet, his group supported
both John Kerry’s run in ’04 and Obama’s run in 2008.
Sanders supported the NATO (US led) carpet bombing and destruction of
Libya in 2011 and our incursions into Syria… and now our banging the
drums for a new Cold War with Russia. Sadly, he referred to the late
Hugo Chavez, democratically elected leader of Venezuela, as a ‘Dead
This ‘Phony Left’ still won’t come out in favor of nationalizing Big
Business, especially the real culprits, the Wall Street banks! Do you
ever hear these folks ditto that in regard to Big Pharma or Corporate
Absentee Landlords? As far as taking on the Super Rich, new ‘Phony Left ‘
presidential candidate Sen. Warren wants to assess a whopping 2% surtax
on any assets over 50 million dollars. Wow! You got to be kidding me!
The real tragedy is that this ‘Peanut plan’ of hers is already being
slammed by the embedded mainstream media. When will this comedic
material, right out of a Marx Brothers film, cease?
Ok, now as to the title of this column, what’s left on the Amerikan plate?
Well, and again sadly, we have over a hundred million of our fellow
citizens who still buy into this ‘Free Enterprise’ garbage that the
right-wing and centrist Phony Left have been selling for seems forever.
So many decent working stiffs still will defend to their (fiscal?) death
the right for anyone to earn as much as possible.
Why? Well, any mention of true socialism as been tangled together
with what we have been propagandized to believe as the hated and feared
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