The Object Isn’t To Destroy Capitalism It’s To Keep Capitalism From Destroying America

Back when Ronald Regan was slowly slipping into Alzheimer’s and said that government wasn’t the solution, rather that government was the problem — capitalism for America began slipping into capitalism for greedy Wall Street insiders only.

And ever since that time the American middle class has been melting away and the living standard for the richest nation in the world has gone dumpster bound. Yes, super greed for the very few, means homelessness for the many.

I mean, when worldwide product competition grew more intense; Germany didn’t cast aside its workers by outsourcing jobs and turning its manufacturing base into a rustbelt. But corporate America not satisfied with a reasonable return on invest heaved its workforce over the side in odder to keep on squeezing out every nickel of profit.

Then when average Americans complained about being turned into disposable serfs and wanted some sort of compensation, the Wall Street crowd did what it has always done when it sees its exorbitant profits threatened. It screamed socialism. And now out of control, destructive capitalism has brought us an out of control, Russian directed, rogue president.

Well, Americans have finally had enough of politicians shilling for Wall Street, especially Democratic, minority female politicians. And that brings us to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her sisterhood. It looks like, gentlemen, that it’s going to be the ladies that save our butts.

The green new dealers storming into Congress are demanding a program that actually benefits the nation and the world not just a few Republican fat cats.

It is a radical green program that“promises to give every American a job in that new economy: installing solar panels, retrofitting coastal infrastructure, manufacturing electric vehicles. In the 1960s, the U.S. pointed the full power of its military-technological industry at going to the moon. Ocasio-Cortez wants to do the same thing, except to save the planet.”

Oh, where’s the money going to come from you say? Well, don’t worry about that. Republicans had no trouble borrowing billions to hand over to their corporate benefactors thinly disguised as a tax cut, money that will be mainly stashed away in overseas bank accounts and do nothing good for the national economy or average Americans.

And so It will be most ironic if a minority hating man sent to the White House by a xenophobic electorate, one who had been directed by Putin’s boys to destroy America and the West gets overturned by a bunch of minority females that end up saving capitalism for the benefit of average American — a balanced, socialistically styled brand of capitalism.

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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