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Widespread Corruption Contributed to Decline of the United States of America

The deterioration of every government begins with the decay of the principles on which it was founded.” —Montesquieu (Charles Louis de Secondat) (1689–1755)

Around the world, many are baffled by what’s happening to the United States. The American economy is in the doldrums, the American political system is dysfunctional and paralyzed, and a series of elective, far away foreign wars is ruining the country.

A primary cause of America’s current decline cause is a moral one: it is related to the widespread corruption that permeates many institutions and sectors of the U.S. society, the most corrupt of them all being the political system and the corporate system. It is no accident that the epicenter where these two corrupt systems meet is at the Pentagon, an agency that reports upon reports picture as a cesspool of corruption.

The result of that widespread corruption is that the United States is now generating a sub-standard class of politicians to administer its affairs who are not the servants of the common good, but who rather serve happily the narrow money interests that finance them. And more countries are destroyed by their own politicians than by foreign armies.

The same can be said about the biased corporate media who have also abandoned all pretenses of neutrality and objectivity in informing the people and who have rather donned the mantle of unadulterated propaganda in order to cynically manipulate information and public opinion, to the delight of their money masters.

[Excerpt of article by Rodrigue Tremblay, professor emeritus of economics at the University of Montreal]

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One Response to “Widespread Corruption Contributed to Decline of the United States of America”

  1. […] and have found another way to be heard and exercise power. They have no faith, nor should they, in the political system or the two major political parties. They know the press will not amplify their voices, and so they created a press of their own. They […]


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