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There once was a honcho named Ricketts

There once was a honcho named RickettsWho got caught in his own sticky wicketsThe world said no wayYour hate just won't playSo he went back to selling Cubs tickets 




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Obama is the Third in the Plutocracy Democracy Triad

When Obama ran in '08 I felt vindication as a CRVI think all who were in the Civil Rights Movement felt itI did not anticipate the virulenceof the GOP reaction
To condense itIn the eyes of the GOP Obama is the Great DestroyerSince this is hogwashit remained for Abba to help us see the cause of it
For the first time since the 1960s the issue of plutocracyversus democracywas being raisedbare naked
And Obama has always had the admirable wisdomto seek a Middle Course beyondnot far from where the sane in the GOP once wereNot far from TR's progressive reforms
To the extent that the GOP is genuinely apoplecticit is because Obama has deprived them of any veneerHe has done what they hypocritically say they doHe is the Synthesis beyond the dichotomy ofPlutocracy and Democracy
But democracy is more than majority ruleIt is an ontological value that trumps plutocracyEven  as Obama reminds us that we are republicansIt is we who have to remind ourselves and everyone of the actuality of democracy …