Stealing this from Steve Newton’s Whiskey. because a) it will be awesome, and b) it drives the message better than 5 of my paragraphs every could…

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“In Delaware, folks we have exactly the government we deserve and that the corporations paid for:
–An Insurance Commissioner gouging customers as a proxy for corporate interests …

–A Secretary of Education destroying our schools for corporate interests …

–DNREC committed to the continued gutting of the Coastal Zone Act for corporate interests …

–A Department of Homeland Security and Public Safety that spies on law-abiding citizens and shares the information with corporate interests …

If you’re beginning to see a pattern here, you’re correct.”

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Point Steve made whether he intended or not is that we don’t have a series of battles spread widely across the fields of opportunity.  We have one enemy… And if both Delaware and America are ever to again have a hopeful future, it is this enemy we must capture, try, and hang…  or behead… or open an airlock door into space…

Now if we can all unite against this enemy we can beat him… We did before, during the Great Depression.  Basically we have to minimize the power this enemy has, and bring things back into balance… a balance that for the most part propels forward policies that benefit We, The People, our government, and our local business interests. ..

Here is all we have to do…

Raise taxes on the wealthy.

  • 90% tax rate on incomes (both personal and corporate) over 400 billion.
  • 80% tax rate on incomes (both) between 100 – 400 billion.
  • 70% tax rate on incomes (both) between 50 – 100 billion.
  • 60% tax rate on incomes (both) between 25 – 50 billion.

Stop there. The lower echelons are taxed adequately… Notice I said “billions”… What we attempt to do is penalize the accumulation of wealth in very few hands, and encourage the idea of paying less taxes by spreading money around… ..  And even if no one ever pays that much in tax because they choose not to make that much money by spending as much as they earn… Everyone still wins. …  …

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Secondly.  Minimize the impact big money has on politicians… That can be done by returning America to the age-old notion that we force there to always be ties between money dumped and real human beings… If you want to give $100 million dollars to a candidate, you had better find 100,000 people who will donate it for you…. If you can’t, then probably the influence you are trying to impose, is not in the best interest of this nation….

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Third.  Make it manditorily clear that anyone can form a union.  That punishing anyone for union activity can result in fines and payments 5 times over what that individual would have made if they’d continued working..  Now bosses need to again make sure that their employees are happier without a union, than they would be if they had one.  If they can’t do that simple thing, then a union most likely should have already been in place for decades….

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There are more,  But none of them matter if the first and second issue are not addressed… Even the third is not critical..  But I want you, for just one moment, stop and imagine how nicer things would be if you were just making $10,000 more than you would be every single year of the rest of your working life.

Do steps one and two and it happens almost immediately.  Now imagine how great a country this would be if everyone, everywhere was making $10,000 per year…  This needs to be to where we steer…

Privatizing Schools. Gouging Health Insurance. Destroying the Environment. Increasing Domestic Spying. are like a cough, sneeze, runny nose, and scratchy throat… WE  need an antibiotic to wipe out the sinus infection.  Not cough drops, Nettie pots, Vapo-Rub, or walking around with a tissue stuffed up our nose.

There is one enemy… All parties must join and focus their death rays upon it…..

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