Divide and conquer. Either the Romans or the ancient Chinese general Sun-Tzu thought up this military tactic back in the day. It’s proved very useful right up to our times, only now it’s about politics. Divide and conquer is the way that the power elite (our so-called “leaders”) use for controlling society and it works. Whether it’s racism, classism, unionism, non-unionism, or sexism, all the manipulators use the isms to feather their own nest and keep it comfy and soft at our expense.
But the most dangerous power elite today is not the royal aristocracy of old, or the church as in Medieval times, but the rich bastards who have bought off those spineless politicians in Washington and Hartford.
You’ve probably seen that clip of Robert Reich a thousand times, but it’s fun to watch and explains part of our problem today. I say part of our problem because nobody’s done a presentation like this to explain how and why the housing bubble grew and burst.
Hope you like this presentation because I’m going to be doing some stuff like this in the near future on FoxCT and here on my blog. We’re working out the details, so stay tuned for an announcement.
Meanwhile, check out Mr. Reich at the bottom of this page: