An Interesting Question


This is a question I answered on a public forum where I am apparently still welcome and for now and uncensored.

Don’t you think that the original idea of democracy is becoming a consumerist dictatorship? 

Let me shine the light of reality on the question.

What do folks decide in the United States, with respect to what they spend their money on? What and how much of what we buy is actually based on the consumer’s innate tastes and preferences? 

How much is spent on government services? Did American citizens lobby government …. insisting that a Department of Education be established in the 1970s? No, then whose idea was it? It was not the citizens. Levels of education began dropping immediately and are still falling. Ignorance has become the new norm. Yet , we still have a department of education. Do citizens want or need one? They don’t seem to mind. Continue reading

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