I highly recommend reading this (long) diary at Daily Kos, The Big Picture: Putting the Sequester in Context.
This seems to capture and articulate what we have been seeing on the national stage.
It is encouraging to me that more and more people are “getting it” about what is going on, that this really is a 1% vs 99% war going on, what the Republicans really are, etc.
(This diarist even uses the same Trouble In River City idea that I did… (I think I used a different video clip.)
There is this thick veil of propaganda around the things that happen in our economy, and it is enjoyable to read a post like this one, as someone discovers what can be seen as the veil lifts…
And if you have a day or two to actually follow the links in the post, it just gets better and better.