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Commentary :: DNC
The Co-opting of the Republican Party
17 Jun 2004
"These multi-national businesses no longer need American democracy to thrive in, as their business organisations transcend democracy."
Jun 17, 2004, 21:10

I want to preface this by saying that my letter is not an attack on Republicans, as the majority of average Republican voters have no idea of the intricate interworkings of the political system. While it could have been any party, this party was the one that has been co-opted by a group of multi-nationals to camouflage their business needs and political dealings until these multi-nationals no longer need the system called democracy.

The Republican Party is no more. There is a facade left, so that average citizens will believe that it still stands. Lip service is still paid to pro-life, second amendment proponents, and religious groups as they are needed to maintain an illusion of being responsive to the concerns of "their" constituency.

But the essential core has been removed and has been replaced by bipartisan once-upon-a-time American government and business leaders whose only loyalties now are to the multi-national business groups they serve. This core's current aim is dedicated to placing into government only the persons who can further their business aims. A notable example is Dick Cheney, who has opened the floodgates of American governmental money - your tax money - to Halliburton and into his own, and his friends' stock portfolios.

For additional information, see:


But even Halliburton is only the tip of the iceberg . Start reading up on the Carlyle Group, that unites, among others, the Bushes,the Saudi Royal family and the binLadens all under the same international, multi-billion dollar business organisation at the following two sites, for some beginning information:


These multi-national businesses no longer need American democracy to thrive in, as their business organisations transcend democracy. They no longer need America because with their monies and bases they can operate anywhere. American laws are a hindrance to them and the surviving middle class is an unnecessary expense that is a drain to their bottom line. Hence, that is why they hire elsewhere, paying an engineer in India $200.00 a month instead of $50,000 a year in America - the same work is accomplished and the company's profits are larger. And you wonder why the government has done nothing to protect American jobs? Profits have replaced patriotism and democracy has been sold out.

I am not writing this to convince anyone but I am asking each one of you who reads this to look into these situations and become involved in saving our freedom and our democratic process.

Syndi Holmes
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