Friday, June 15, 2012
Conservative Agenda In GOP-Controlled Statehouses Runs Into Hurdles
The consistent underlying theme of the Republican Party is to destroy the last of the union jobs which create all that is left of a truly middle class, living wage electorate. I'm scared because somehow they have been able, in the South, to convince the average male worker that it's better to work 60 hours a week to earn what a union worker can make in 40 hours than it is to work 40 hours a week and make what a dimmer worker earns in 60 hours. How they have manipulated those Southern workers I don't know. The one clue I do have is that between 1 and 3 percent of any population are conscienceless sociopaths. Since about 1 to 3 percent of Americans are at the top of the capitalistic system, I see a connection. Sociopaths are extreme adroit at getting whatever they want. They can be charming when they need to be and they are ruthless if charm doesn't work. In the South, charm still seems to be working. But under that silk glove is a fist of iron. Most Southerners are pretty beaten down. Under their Southern hospitality lurks a self-loathing psyche. Religion helps the wealthy to control the Southern voter, by teaching them to be humble and to LOOK UP ABOVE themselves to get direction. That "looking up" attitude makes them easily manipulated by the sociopaths who control religion and finance in the South.
Read the Article at HuffingtonPost