Thursday, April 21, 2005

Social Security Con Game

All the seats at the table, however, are reserved for whomever the corporate media decides is fit to sit there. And there is an etiquette that must be observed: You can never say that those in power are liars and thieves. Which is why the straight-up truth rarely enters into the American political conversation. The truth about Social Security and Medicare is, the Bush Pirates’ goal is to destroy both programs, leaving the population at the total mercy of the “marketplace” – a euphemism for, rich people and their corporations.

Glen Ford at Black Commentator tells the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth about the Social Security swindle. Read the text here, and listen here.