The Daily Bell – Jimmy Carter Calls U.S. an Oligarchy

Posted: August 5, 2015 in Uncategorized

Former President Jimmy Carter spoke with the Thom Hartmann Program earlier this week about “political bribery” in the United States, saying it’s created “a complete subversion of our political system as a payoff to major contributors.”

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Carter was asked about Supreme Court cases like Citizens United, which he said has turned America into an “oligarchy.”

“It violates the essence of what made America a great country in its political system. Now it’s just an oligarchy, with unlimited political bribery being the essence of getting the nominations for president or to elect the president,” Carter said.

Carter said the power of money isn’t limited to just the presidency, claiming “the same thing” applies to lawmakers on the state level………………..MORE!!!!!!!

via The Daily Bell – Jimmy Carter Calls U.S. an Oligarchy.

via The Daily Bell – Jimmy Carter Calls U.S. an Oligarchy.

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