TV News LIES

Friday, Apr 18th

Last update03:58:59 PM GMT

You are here News Politics Turnbull laments state of US politics

Turnbull laments state of US politics

E-mail Print PDF

Malcolm TurnbullMALCOLM Turnbull has sharply criticised the corrupting power of money in the US and described America as looking ''like a country that is barely governed''.

He attacks the Republican idea that the budgetary situation can be improved by cutting the taxes of the wealthy as ''just bizarre'', and describes the right-wing Tea Party as extreme, reactionary and radical.

Author Robert Manne writes: ''He thinks that American voluntary voting encourages Republican extremism and the search for 'hot-button issues', like abortion or guns or gay marriage or Obama as a secret Muslim.

''He is concerned about the fragmentation of opinion and collapse of the rational centre. He is profoundly concerned about the 'self-evident' corrupting influence of 'the power of money'.''

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


The tea party radio network

tea party radioGlenn Beck worked the crowd like a preacher at a rally this month in Louisville, Ky.,...

Bloomberg plans $50M gun control network

gun controlFormer New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Wednesday that he plans to spend $50 million this...

The US is not a democracy but an oligarchy, study concludes

wall streetOligarchy is a form of government in which power is vested in a dominant class and...

Home> Politics Texas Grand Jury Being Seated in Rick Perry Ethics Case

Rick PerryA Texas judge selected a second grand jury Monday in an investigation into whether Gov. Rick...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!