Just my $.02 worth.
Log Cabin Orchard
> From: Daniel Worley <email@example.com>
> To: Greg David <firstname.lastname@example.org>; email@example.com
> Subject: Re: A New Perspective of...
> Date: Saturday, March 27, 1999 3:06 AM
> At 08:47 3/25/99 -0600, Greg David wrote:
> >For any system to function, it first of all, has to be a democracy. We
> >longer have that here. We have an oligarchy, or as Jim Hightower likes
> >say, 'A cleptocracy...Government by Thieves".
> >Capitalism, socialism, communism and any other 'ism', will not work
> >it is based in democracy! The experiments based on Carl Marx's work were
> >democratic, and they failed. But that does not mean that a democratic
> >of socialism could not work.
> >And I'm not saying that is what I endorse. I think a democratic
> >system, that is held accountable for it's action could be a very
> >for of government.
> You have some very good points Greg (including much of what I clipped
> out). I would like to take minor exception with one point though.
> Democracy when applied to anything larger than a small community, is too
> unwieldy to work and is only one very small step above anarchy.
> What we are supposed to have in the US (and no longer do have) is a
> Republic. I will not attempt to go into the differences here, nor how we
> got away from the original republic to the current modified democracy
> the extremely powerful corporations actually running things from behind
> scenes for the indecent profit for a few elite. But a part of the
> used are the same as those being used to attempt to justify the use of
> prison labor for profit. And a controlled press is a major part of that.
> --Dan in Sunny Puerto Rico--
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