Why I Believe Democracy Is Wrong

As an American I often hear people toot the horn of democracy every chance they get. It is branded into our brains as children during our schooling years. The belief that democracy is the best and the highest level of evolution for political systems (even though we are reminded time and again the it first was developed in Athens long ago). Well I’m here to tell you that I think it sucks. Democracy is wrong.

How is it that democracy is actually considered fair? When the process involves a majority vote on the matter. Say for example you are a member of a family of five and on vacation. Everyone is hungry but of course not sharing the exact same amount of hunger, but even still let’s believe you are all craving food at an equal level of desire. There you are all five of you wishing to eat. In a more simple way similar to the U.S. governments idea that there are only “really two” parties, let’s say three of the family members are craving seafood while you and one other member are craving Chinese food. Well the vote goes out and guess what? In a democratic process you and your other family member lose out. It’s fair right? (Some families are more run like a dictatorship with either the father or mother  making the final decision but let’s imagine a more democratic family).

That sums up why democracy is unfair pretty simply. And it’s true. Why do we truly believe a democratic system is the best way to solve all of our problems? I agree that when it comes to governing it may very well be the best system because it makes a complex situation more simple like voting for candidates to be the candidates to vote for in a presidential election. It narrows it all down to make choices easier. This is the other problem with democracy though. Every four years the same point is made by many voters in various ways basically stating voting for “the lesser of two evils.” How is that fair? We don’t want either jerk. But we have no choice other than them unless due to massive media conditioning and a corrupt voting procedure we throw away votes by writing someone else in or voting for someone of a smaller less fortunate party (ahem… Libertarian). But this is democracy right? (more…)

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Cuban Punk Rocker Gorki Aguila And The Truth About Capitalism vs Crony Capitalism

Lately anyone who has a Facebook or Twitter account has seen a lot of opposition towards capitalism. Even among the wealthy celebrities who wouldn’t be wealthy nor even a celebrity without the helping hand of capitalism find the romance in being anti-capitalist. Here’s the thing kids you’ve got it all terribly wrong. For one thing you’re speaking about your opposition towards CRONY capitalism not true capitalism. Does my love of a free market make me appear square? Greedy? As your enemy? If your answer to any of those questions is yes then you are a sheep (or a bona fide communist in which case I can and will respect your views because they’re not hypocritical). If you are reading this on you iPad or Mac Book then you my friend are a sheep among the sheeple and I AM more punk rock than you ever will be!

Hmm did I strike a chord? If so, good. Crony capitalism is corporatism gone incredibly wrong. You wish to occupy Wall Street but I’m afraid you are off the mark. You need to travel to Washington D.C. There is where the source lays, not on Wall Street. Your government you wish to provide more power too is the source of your outrage. And it’s so terrible how sheep-like they actually make you look when you go after Wall Street because they told you to. That’s right the government blamed you for the real-estate bubble burst, for the bailouts and for the poor economy. What they don’t tell you is that they were behind it all and when the bubble burst they took us deeper by bailing out the banks that they also blamed. This is brilliant work by both the Bush and Obama administration. To be able to cause such economic destruction and then turn around and blame the innocent and have the innocent actually believe them is a brilliant play by the U.S. government. Sure the citizens after a bit of time didn’t want to take the blame anymore so they turned to Wall Street and put the blame on them. Don’t get me wrong there are plenty of crooks in Wall Street but these crooks are in cahoots with your dear government.

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