If ObamaTrade Were Only Virtual Reality …



The  Obamatradelegislation being pushed through Congress by President Obama and Republican allies is so super secret that none are allowed to describe what’s in it. But Wikileaks came through to this extent: One chapter confers upon the Prez the immigration powers he seeks. And Big Pharma gets support for its drug prices.

The GOP’s  Paul Ryan showed his Pelosi-esque colors too, announcing that we may read Obamatrade … after Congress has passed it.

Republicans sputtered when Nancy Pelosi said just that of Obamcarfe; now we hear the same arrogance from a Republican on Obamatrade. It is becoming difficult to distinguish between donkey and elephant egos. The one thing that seems increasingly clear: Neither party any longer represents ordinary Americans. That is an opinion of course; feel free to disagree. With chapter and verse, hopefully. It is a conclusion concerning which it will be pleasant to be wrong.

At the moment though, we feel that if someone in Silicon Valley could push a button that would transform everything inside the Washington Beltway into virtual reality overnight,  that would constitute a signal service to thee country.

But there are those for whom Washington, D.C. is virtual reality already. Would that it were so …

About Jack Curtis

Suspicious of government, doubtful of economics, fond of figure skating (but the off-ice part, not so much) Couple of degrees in government, a few medals in figure skating; just reading and suspicion for economics ...
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2 Responses to If ObamaTrade Were Only Virtual Reality …

  1. the unit says:

    Glad you mentioned ordinary Americans. I don’t know who was first to declare classes, Elvis or communists. One commenter I read likes to declare not middle class, but middle income Americans in peril. He caught a rabbit and is a friend of mine. 🙂

    • Jack Curtis says:

      Seems that, soon as you have shared dependency, you have made a dependent class. Once that exist, you automatically have an upper class upon which they may depend.

      From the results we see, it appears that the rabbits are now voting …

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