Papantonio: No Outrage Will Kill Democracy

In 1970, 18-year old soldiers returned to their homes in America and were told that the government they had been fighting for in Asia was not willing to allow them to vote. Outrage was palpable and because of that, a constitutional amendment sailed past all of the hurdles necessary to cure that defect in the law. But it was outrage that was necessary to our population to make that adjustment - the same kind of outrage that drove the Women's Suffrage Movement. Establishment typically becomes wildly uneasy when they sense outrage in our population. The establishment media ignores outrage -- it scares them - in hopes that if they ignore it, it will simply go away. The Occupy Movement is the best example of that old guard establishment from both parties' politicians that are always... read more
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