Politicians: Sociopaths or Pathological Liars

Most citizens consider a partly true or a “bent” story intended to scare, seduce or mislead others a lie. For sure career politicians bend the truth about everything, large and small. Thus, a career politician’s rhetoric is mostly a lie. We citizens have come to accept this as rather than demand the whole truth. Why?

A large percentage of U.S. career politicians are lawyers. Lawyers as part of the “adversary truth” process are trained to bend the truth and lie to benefit their client. It is up to the lawyer’s adversary to do the same and expose any lies. While this is a reasonable process in a legal setting it is not in the best interest of our Nation, but unfortunately, all career politician now practice the adversary truth process.

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Dysfunctional Government? — Let’s Fix It! — PART I

Summary

This four-part series describes a key cause for our nation’s problems and corrective actions we can collectively take to eliminate the cause. The series provides the reader with facts and observations to help make informed decision independent of political party preferences. PART I defines our present government, and why most citizens are frustrated, angry, and scared. PART II describes how our present government evolved to its present state. PART III shows that most of our problems are symptoms of one key “root” cause. PART IV provides actions “we the people,” the 99%, can take to correct the root cause thereby reinvigorating our great nation for future generations. 

Dysfunctional Government? — Let’s Fix It! — PART II

PART II: Evolution To U.S. Oligarchy

—   What happened and why? —

PART I, shows U.S. citizens are divided into three groups: a few political rulers, the 1% powerful and/or wealthy enablers that support the rulers in return for favors, and the rest of us. These three groups constitute a government that is different than that envisioned by our Founders. How this new government evolved and its ramifications are presented here.

Dysfunctional Government? — Let’s Fix It! — PART III

PART III: Common Concerns Of The 99%

— Are diverse concerns symptoms of a bigger cause? —

PART I concluded our government is now an oligarchy ruled by a handful of career politicians who are enabled by a few wealthy and/or powerful. PART II answered the question: How did this government change happen? Here the concerns most of us have are shown to be the result of a key root cause, and that blame is often misplaced.

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