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Dark Money, by Jane Mayer: The Koctopus Goes to Kochopolis (Book Review)

Koctopus Goes to Kochopolis ____________________ If you want to know why the U.S. is pivoting to the far right in local and state elections, you should read Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right , by Jane Mayer.  In this shocking exposé of how dark money is manipulating the ignorant and the naive (low information voters) into angry citizens, the reader is taken to the deepest depths of spending depravity, designed to steer this country into an Oligarchy, defined as “a form of government in which all power is vested in a few persons or in a dominant class or clique; government by the few.” –   If this very possibility doesn’t scare you, it should; we may be at a tipping point in our history in which true Democracy may be in serious peril – that the Koch brothers, Donald Trump, and other powerful money people may evolve into the Kim Jong Un of the U.S. in which all decisions become top-down. It looks as thoug

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