Fascism, pronounced /%u02C8fæ%u0283%u026Az%u0259m/, is a political ideology that seeks to combine radical and authoritarian nationalism with a corporatist economic system, and which is usually considered to be on the far right of the traditional left-right political spectrum.
Plutocracy is rule by the wealthy, or power provided by wealth. The combination of both plutocracy and oligarchy is called plutarchy.
The word plutocracy (Modern Greek: πλουτοκρατ%u03AFα - ploutokratia) is derived from the ancient Greek root ploutos, meaning wealth and kratos, meaning to rule or to govern.
"An enormous proportion of property vested in a few individuals is dangerous to the rights,and destructive of the common happiness, of mankind; and therefore every free state hath a right by its laws to discourage the possession of such property."
The Privates Committee of Pennsylvania, 1776
"The Regulators" (of Orange County, New York) in 1768 petitioned the government on their grievances citing, "the unequal chances the poor and the weak have in contentions with the rich and powerful".
On January 21, 2010, Justices Roberts, Thomas, Kennedy, Scalia and Alito ruled that private, for-profit Corporations have the same rights as individuals in contributing funds to political campaigns and causes.
We the undersigned, We The People of the United States, find this to be a treasonous and abhorrent decision which should, by our laws and our rights, require the impeachment of said Justices Roberts, Thomas, Kennedy, Scalia and Alito, on a charge of treason against the United States, and actions which damage and diminish the Constitution of the United States.
We the undersigned, urge the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate, to undertake the impeachment of said Justices, and for President Barack H. Obama, to replace said Justices, with all due haste and urgency.
- U.S. House of Representatives
- U.S. Senate
- President of the United States
We, the undersigned, are petitioning the President and members of Congress for a redress of a grievance, according to our rights under the first amendment to the Constitution of the United States.
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