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For most Americans, economic growth is a spectator sport.
I don't quite understand why, but there are some things that you're not supposed to say, precisely because they're so clearly true.
If it were profitable to have indentured servants in the modern world, I'm sure that Richard Scaife's think tanks would have no trouble finding justifications, and assorted Christian groups would explain why it's God's will.
If one (political) party declared that the earth was flat, the headlines would read 'Views Differ on Shape of Planet.'
In our country, learned ignorance is on the rise.
Political figures who talk a lot about liberty and freedom invariably turn out to mean the freedom to not pay taxes and discriminate based on race; freedom to hold different ideas and express them, not so much.
Politics determines who has the power, not who has the truth.
The goal in the end is not to win elections. The goal is to change society.
The problem isn't that people don't understand how good things are. It's that they know, from personal experience, that things really aren't that good.
Wealthy Americans who benefit hugely from a system rigged in their favor react with hysteria to anyone who points out just how rigged the system is.
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