Even America’s government, being democratic, does not exercise such power or such blatant anti-American behavior.
What the neocons are saying is ‘less government’ for the rich while dictating more restraints on sea to shining sea America.
America’s military, long ago, advised it’s troops to stay away from discussions on religion and politics. Those who served in the military rather than in France might have heard of the separation of religion and politics from the military workplace.
Mitt Romney tells business leaders: put pressure on employees – US politics live Employers should make clear to their staff who to vote for Mitt Romney tells group of conservative business leaders[…]
Politicizing employers is as stupid or possibly more stupid than a lassie fare government. Both tend to crash organization that someone else built. And since the neocons have never improved upon something they acquired, destruction may be what they strive for.
A cheeseburger company in Ohio(…there is something about Ohio) suggested, in employee paycheck envelopes, who they should vote for.
Another ‘non health food company’ boasted of a list of 100+ businesses that were prepared to withhold campaign donations. And, of course, we all remember the story of the Sewell Avery mess. Listen to this:
[…]Avery was a National Advisor of the Crusaders, a fascist front group of the American Liberty League. He was also a University of Chicago trustee “where an anti-radical drive took a sudden spurt after the Crusaders went into active anti-labor activity”[…]
[The above link shows that picture of Mr. Avery, sitting in his chair, as he was being carried out of his office]
And listen to this from the same article:
[…] Although Montgomery Ward was a leading retailer of clothing made in Third World sweatshops, this reliance on virtual slave labour did not save it from bankruptcy in 2000.[…]
And President Franklin D. Roosevelt warned America:
Message to Congress on the Concentration of Economic Power
Franklin D. Roosevelt
April 29, 1938
To the Congress of the United States:
Unhappy events abroad have retaught us two simple truths about the liberty of a democratic people.
The first truth is that the liberty of a democracy is not safe if the people tolerate the growth of private power to a point where it becomes stronger than their democratic state itself. That, in its essence, is fascism — ownership of government by an individual, by a group, or by any other controlling private power.
The second truth is that the liberty of a democracy is not safe, if its business system does not provide employment and produce and distribute goods in such a way as to sustain an acceptable standard of living.[…]