Data have suggested that Americans have little control over their government, unless they are rich. President Jimmy Carter agrees,

“unlimited political bribery” is “the essence of getting the nominations for president or to elect the president.” – Jimmy Carter

The Constitution is still in place, so the problem is solvable, but it must be solved by the government which has little or no direct incentive to upset the current power structure.

(Click on the photo for the link, which includes a video.)

“Why Jimmy Carter Thinks America Isn’t A Real Democracy Anymore” – Think Progress

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