That's great, meanwhile the "centrism" and "pragmatism" that systematically allow hundreds of billions to be sheltered by a tiny percentage of the population in offshore money laundering operations, remains, and will remain, in tact.
I mean 12 Million USD is a lot of money not being paid to a city like Detroit that definitely needs it, but is just such a tiny drop in the bucket, relative to the big scam that has been going on now for decades.
That lovely neoliberal, and neoconservative economic game of cutting taxes at the top, redistributing income toward the top via programs for corporations paid for by the taxpayer including bailouts, US War Inc, emergence of the Security Industrial Complex, etc.
And the tide of this sick economic cult foisted on the world by these cultists continues to rise through privatization of schools, prisons, and soon a water utility near you.
This is called unassailable power at this point, and movements of the people will be crushed. We have entire cities in this country, where the one percenters play in their favorite restaurants, and the rest of the city is essentially locked down in poverty with the militarized police unwittingly servicing that powerful elite that keeps them busy cracking heads.
The screws are turned, and turned, and turned again.
Meanwhile, a kid sits on a bus in shock in Syria, and some kid is being enrolled into the school to prison pipeline.
Echoes of sappy NPR hosts, ignoring the horrors and injustice of it all, echo through this land.
I need to go out and scratch the dirt and peck some grains out of the dirt to cheer myself up.