U.S. presidential politics – actually, U.S. politics in general – creep me out. (Is that a current colloquialism? Or is that from my own youth? Hmmm… No matter… Just know that I find U.S. politics to be pretty awful far too often.)
FIRST, check this out: $$$$$$$$$$$$ and politics. 158 families are currently funding the U.S. presidential campaign. Yes. Right now. Just 158 families. These 158 families have a bigger voice than all of the rest of us put together. I’m not particularly surprised. Thanks to the U.S. Supreme Court and the Citizens United Decision. In the good old USA, a corporation is now considered an individual.
NEXT, check this out: A colleague shared this…I laughed. I cried. And I worry.