Deus Ex Machina!


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By Alberto Pupo

The fiscal cliff deal occurs in a deus ex machina fashion. “And the Peasants Rejoice!” While everyone was ringing in the New Year in Washington “100 so called Representatives of the people” were deciding what to do about the “fiscal cliff” and in the end a bargain was struck. However all happy notions of the rich not taking much of a hit and the”precious military” protected for at least another two months aside, the troubling issue that nobody seems to be talking about is that is this last minute bargain, corporate media alarming, style of politics going to be the future of leadership in America? Are the people going to be constantly subjected to manipulative deals with everything hanging in the balance ? Is this the sort of leadership we want for our Nation?

With the “new deal” (a pale version of Continue reading