CounterPunch: Mike Whitney on Trump’s Triumph + Matt Taibbi & More

Cultural Intelligence, Ethics, Government

2009 Intelligence for the President--AND Everybody ElseTrump’s Triumph: Billionaire Blowhard Exposes Fake Political System

EXTRACT

Moneybags capitalist loudmouth explains to 80 million dumbfounded Americans watching prime time TV, that the system is a total fraud, that the big money runs everything, and that even he thinks the system is broken.

How do you beat that? Seriously, my wife and I were laughing and high-fiving and like we just won the lottery.

Thanks for that, Don. We owe you one.

Phi Beta Iota: Trump’s warts are down in the weeds — his gift is to bring harsh truths into the open so as to expose the raw reality that the two-party tyranny is for shit — a betrayal of the public trust so grand that the abolishment of the government as now constituted seems called for.  Our legal, ethical non-violent solution — executable now, in time to elect an Independent bi-partisan ticket with a transpartisan cabinet, in time to elect small party and No Party Preference (NPP) Members to the 30+ vacated seats in 2016 (hint to incumbents: pass the Act, get a bye this one time), is an Electoral Reform Summit funded by Trump and an Electoral Reform Act of 2015 introduced by Senator Angus King, himself a potential Independent candidate for the presidency.

Trump Eight Point with Palin

See Especially:

2016: How Trump Can Win

Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders–and Voter Dissatisfaction

Donald Trump had the best policy idea of anyone in last night’s debate

Republican Assault on Trump May Only Make Him Stronger (Matt Taibbi)

See Also:

Open Power Electoral Reform @ Phi Beta Iota