Jesse James at VirginiaFreeMen.com has blogged a most excellent description of media in politics, in which he makes a comparison between "journalists" marketing opinion as facts, and supermarkets selling rice diluted with beans:
“One law for thee, another for me” has become the refrain inside the DC Beltway. George Orwell’s prophetic novel “Animal Farm” predicted exactly what is happening in real life in the United States today:
Thanks to John Barrett, I have begun to study Algernon Sidney's "Discourses Concerning Government" - a book which informed Thomas Jefferson when he wrote our Declaration of Independence. It is an absolutely seminal work on the qualities of GOOD and JUST government, and it is the reason why we have a constitutional republic, and not a straightforward democracy (unlike what the progressives would try and lull you into believing).