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Plutocracy in American government

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Perry Steele

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Plutocracy (from Ancient Greek πλο?τος, ploutos, meaning "wealth", and κρ?τος, kratos, meaning "power, dominion, rule"), also known as plutonomy or plutarchy, is rule by the wealthy. Its first known use was in 1652.[1] Unlike systems such as democracy or anarchism, plutocracy is not rooted in an established political philosophy and has no formal advocates. The concept of plutocracy may be advocated by the wealthy classes of a society in an indirect or surreptitious fashion, though the term itself is almost always used in a pejorative sense.

Tonight I'll introduce you to 21 of the riches congressmen and senators in the nations capital.Many of them have won reelection numerous times.Beside being rich,they have the greatest benefits package in politics.

Open conversation and part 2 of last night.Just who is Gordon Duff,tonight we'll check him out.Call in and stay with me the whole show.Chat room is open as well.