The GOP: The Worst Monopoly Players Ever.

There has long been a wildly misplaced perception, held by many

Americans and ingrained in the DNA of the US body-politic, that the

country occupies the gold standard of democracy. That is wildly

wrong on any number of accounts. Consider any of the following.

The Revolution and subsequent Constitutional Republic founded on

discrimination, had a life-blood of wide-scale disenfranchisement

also. Blacks, women and the non-propertied were deprived of the

vote. It took centuries to put that straight and it still isn’t as it

should be.

American democracy has morphed into an oscillating two-party

system, Democrat and Republican, that serves the few, not the

many. A choice between food poisoning or dysentery is really no