Regardless of the necessity for a Wall Street bailout (it does appear to be necessary at this point) there is a growing anger among the people. This anger is the beginning of an awakening of a class consciousness. The ownership society is finally realizing the truth. The emperor’s clothes (years of slick advertising and corporate propaganda) have suddenly disappeared before the eyes of the people. They now know that they have been fooled into believing that they are somehow part of the investment class. It is now painfully apparent to millions, that their job has all along been to provide the fuel (money) for the engine of Wall Street. The genie is out of the bottle and the truth is slapping them in the face. Their servitude to the ruling class lies before their feet like the steaming pile of shit that it is.
Anger at bailout turns on fat salaries for Wall Street execs
By David Lightman | McClatchy Newspapers
WASHINGTON — Sen. Dianne Feinstein's office has heard from about 50,000 constituents since Congress began considering a financial rescue plan about a week ago — and "only one of a thousand supports it — whatever it is," the California Democrat said.
Lawmakers from both parties reported similar confusion and concern among constituents as they spent their Saturday painstakingly, and sometimes painfully, trying to craft a still-elusive compromise package. Read entire article here.