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Posts published by “Kathy Copeland Padden”

Kathy is a forest-dwelling freelance writer, history buff, and politics junkie. Her favorites hobbies are reading, writing, hiking, and avoiding people as much as possible.

Why Do We Let an Itty-Bitty Fringe Group Lord Over Us and Call it Democracy?

It’s an irrefutable fact that multi-millionaires are almost exclusively governing this country. The oligarchs have free reign over every aspect of our lives (so much for that “small government” spiel, huh?) We went from bad to much, much worse with Citizens United. These privileged plutocrats make all the rules — and those rules invariably favor themselves and not the American people. Politics has always been the domain of the wealthy, but their povertysocio-pathic disregard for those they govern is…

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