Rants like the one you are about to see are few and far between in mainstream corporate news America. MSNBC host Dylan Ratigan has had enough of the lies, manipulations and deflection of blame.
The following excerpt doesn’t do Ratigan’s emotional outburst justice (video clip below):
I’m not here to talk about plans to deal with this til’ 2017. I’m saying we’ve got a real problem.
And, I’m tired of republicans and democrats – republicans who want to burn the place to the ground and democrats, with all due respect, who want to offer a plan that gets it through the end of the second term of their Presidency, and then screws me and my kids when it’s over.
…We have to deal with the extraction that is afoot. It is the reason the financial markets are behaving the way they’re behaving. It is a mathematical fact. This not some opinion. This is a mathematical fact.
Tens of trillions of dollars are being extracted from the United States of America. Democrats aren’t doing it. Republicans are not doing it. An entire integrated system – financial system, trading system, taxing system – that was created by both parties over a period of two decades is at work on our entire country right now.
And we’re sitting here arguing about whether we should do the $4 trillion plan that kicks the can down the road for the President for 2017, or burn the place down, both of which are reckless, irresponsible and stupid.
The real fireworks start around 4 minutes 30 seconds: