[Marxism] Senate to Middle Class: Drop Dead ...a message from Michael Moore

Jim Farmelant farmelantj at juno.com
Fri Dec 12 19:00:18 MST 2008

On Fri, 12 Dec 2008 17:48:00 -0800 Eli Stephens
<elishastephens at hotmail.com> writes:
> Walter: "(As usual, an excellent explanation in plain English with 
> zero leftoid rhetoric but in such a language that ordinary working 
> people can perfectly well understand.)"
> Moore certainly has some nice formulations. Unfortunately he blunts 
> his argument by placing 100% of the blame on the Republicans and 0% 
> on the Democrats; this in face of such Democratic leaders as Nancy 
> Pelosi talking about "giving the workers a haircut" 
> (http://lefti.blogspot.com/2008_12_01_archive.html#9033646864339592480)

> and Harry Reid accepting a "loss" when "only" 51 Senators supported 
> an agreement, allowing a whopping 35 (!) Republicans to "win" the 
> debate by pretending, as he has over and over, that the Republicans 
> were capable of, and would have, filibustered indefinitely and that 
> therefore without 60 votes "nothing can be done."

What good is a Democratic Party unless it can sell out its
working class constitutents? 

I suspect that we will see a deal done in January after
the new Congress and president take office, by which
time they no doubt will have browbeaten the UAW
into making all sort of concessions.

> Letting Pelosi and Reid off the hook, as Moore does, just ensures 
> that they will continue to sell out the workers.
> Eli Stephens
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