Paul Ryan and the Long War against Democracy. From Truthout.org - Well worth the read.
The following is an excerpt from Truthout. The entire article is worth reading using the url below.
As in North Carolina, the Kochs from Wisconsin have been busy funding a
national Republican Party purge of what are called "moderates,"
people who were deemed conservatives in the past. The takeover of the
Republican Party by the forces of reaction is nearly complete. The reactionary
agenda is part of the war on women's reproductive and social rights; it is a
war against the gains made in the civil rights movement of the sixties as well
as the New Society; it is a war against education and the environment. In fact,
it is a war on the Enlightenment itself with appeals to dark religious
fundamentalism clothed in free-market fundamentalist rhetoric arguing for a new
Digital Dark Ages equipped with neo-feudalistic socio-economic and cultural
In many ways Ryan is THE American Taliban, as he stands for theocracy over
democracy and ideological indoctrination over democratic education. His
nomination as a running mate for Romney is an indication of how thoroughly our
government has been infiltrated by those seeking to subvert the Constitution,
undo decades of humanitarian gains and institutionalize a plutocracy fashioned
after the Gilded Age and yet firmly set on a medieval past.
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