Moderator's Warning: All the bickering and baiting and trolling needs to stop NOW. Infractions and thread bans will start occuring. Stay on topic and address the posts, not the posters or poster leans as a side swipe. The thread is about the US being an oligarchy, which per definition is about small groups ruling the masses in a nation.
I have an answer for everything...you may not like the answer or it may not satisfy your curiosity..but it will still be an answer. ~ Kal'Stang
My mind and my heart are saying I'm in my twenties. My body is pointing at my mind and heart and laughing its ass off. ~ Kal'Stang
Luckily these negatives views of power corrupting people were instituted through the Constitution to minimize this possibility.
However that document has been bastardized over the past decades to the point where their foresight which kept the country together is being unraveled and undone.
It is watered down mostly by illegitimate legislative garbage, but also by misguided or treasonous efforts by both the Executive and Judicial branches.