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The answer to Senator Sander’s question is simple enough. The Democratic and Republican Parties represent different factions of the 1 percent. So in that respect, the US is ruled by an oligarchy, aided and abetted by a corporate news media whose editors edit and omit all news articles that might allude to the truth. In addition, these editors sow the seeds of discord in their stories to pit the factions of the 99 percent against one another. More on this subject will be exposed this summer with stories from actual newspapers and television news programs.

It should also be pointed out that many of the oligarchs wield a controlling interest in both major political parties,notably Wall Street, Big Pharma, and Big Oil companies, such as Goldman Sachs. That’s one of the reasons why many people see little policy differences in the two parties, and what little there is, it is contrived and hovers around social issues, such as gay marriage, abortion and illegal immigration.

On all economic issues, the Republican Party and a large contingent of corporate Democrats, led by President Barack Obama and Wall Street Senator Ron Wyden, make sure they possess enough votes to pass legislation that redistributes income and wealth from the 99 to the 1 percent, such as the looming Trans Pacific Partnership, which the Guardian newspaper calls Nafta on Steroids, and which is the largest treaty for redistributing income, wealth and political power (what little the 99 percent have) in the history of human kind, and which is supported by the vast majority of Republicans, and secretly negotiated and pushed mightily by President Obama.

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