justice and progress

Bill Moyers:

The conservative movement, once embodied in Goldwater, found its new hero in Ronald Reagan, and launched a campaign to bring back radical laissez-faire, when there was no social contract and all but the privileged and powerful were left to forage on their own.

Freedom in America would come to mean the freedom of the rich to buy the government they wanted and to write the rules to their advantage, even if it meant leaving millions of Americans behind.

There is a class warfare, all right, but it’s my class, the rich class, that is making war, and we are winning. —Warren Buffet