Kurt Vonnegut said ~40 years ago, "The haves have declared war on the have-nots, and the fix is in. Prospects for peace are awful."

What "democracy" meant to the founders of the USA was more than just one-man-one-vote; it was economic opportunity, the sort of opportunity you couldn't have in a system where the king and his friends owned everything. Now we're back in the same spot.

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