1: Steal 2000 and 2004 elections.
2. Appoint proven corporatist attorneys like John Roberts to the Supreme Court.
3. Appoint morons like Michael D. “Brownie” Brown to run critical government agencies like FEMA to prove Reagan’s mantram that government is the problem, not the solution.
4: Start two expensive wars while simultaneously cutting taxes.
5. Deregulate Wall Street.
6. Bail it out when its pyramid scheme of bogus paper derivatives collapses.
7. Bankrupt government to the point where it’s discretionary budget can be drowned in Grover Norquist’s bathtub.
The Rethugs panicked the supine Dems into authorizing the AUMF (used as justification for invading Iraq) and then the Patriot Act (used to repeal the 4th Amendment).
Now they’re trying to panic Dems into authorizing a bailout of their immoral and profligate Wall Street buddies and donors, burdening our children’s children’s children with the cost.
Well, let me just say this– call their bluff. Burn down their rotten insect ridden house and put up something more enduring in its place.
No mortal who knows God and seeks to do the divine will can stoop to engage in the oppressions of wealth. No noble man will strive to accumulate riches and amass wealth-power by the enslavement or unfair exploitation of his brothers in the flesh. Riches are a moral curse and a spiritual stigma when they are derived from the sweat of oppressed mortal man. All such wealth should be restored to those who have thus been robbed or to their children and their children’s children. An enduring civilization cannot be built upon the practice of defrauding the laborer of his hire.
But cultural society is no great and beneficent club of inherited privilege into which all men are born with free membership and entire equality. Rather is it an exalted and ever-advancing guild of earth workers, admitting to its ranks only the nobility of those toilers who strive to make the world a better place in which their children and their children’s children may live and advance in subsequent ages.
-The Urantia Book