It’s In Your Best Interest Corporate America To Save American Democracy For Us All

Look, Wall Street mogul types, quite screwing around with your paranoia over reasonable regulations and stop playing dodgeball with trying get out of paying your fair share of taxes and taking care of the environment. And most of all stop supporting and promoting your Republican political shills and laying on them your idiotic mandate for gumming up legislation that benefits all of America, its people, infrastructure and safety net.

Stop! Just stop with you short term greed. Stop killing the goose that lays the golden eggs — American democracy. You guys and girls do best when the entire nation does best and feels secure. Yes, its going to cost you a few pennies in the short run, but going over the top with you avarice and trying to turn America into a US version of an oligarchy trashed Russia economy is not in anyone’s interest.

Only you big wigs have the economic and political clout to dampen down hate and see to that those of goodwill and ability to strengthen America’s democratic institutions reach positions of political significance, not an ilk like that baby moron currently living in the White House whom you seem to love so much.

I mean, would you rather be personally worth ten billion dollars and live in a dump of a nation with a sick population — millions homeless — and be driving on streets full of holes, or would you be willing to accept maybe only five billion dollars and live in a nation of happy and healthy people with a gleaming, modern infrastructure and a secure public that works together for the good of all.

If it is hopefully the latter then stop supporting those who would sacrifice the democratic goose who lays the golden eggs just so you can aford a bunch of high priced trinkets that you really don’t care all that much about — Happy New Year Wall Street.

Jim Ridgway, Jr. military writer — author of the American Civil War classic, “Apprentice Killers: The War of Lincoln and Davis.” Christmas gift, yes!

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