Hosni Mubarak has stepped down and the “Arab Revolution” gathers steam across the region. The Egyptian protesters, as with the protesters in Tunisia, had grown weary of entrenched regimes that shared the wealth with upper levels of society, while a significant portion of the rest of society lived in poverty, and fear… Meanwhile across the sea in America, we primarily have two political Parties that have been entrenched for more than 100 years. These Parties are tremendously influenced by lobbyists employed by such interests as: banks, mortgage lenders, stock brokers, big retail companies… These lobbyists have tremendous influence in the crafting of legislation (by either Republican or Democrat representatives). In turn, this regularly generates big tax breaks, subsidies, and so on, for the wealthiest sectors of America. The end result is the top 20% of Americans own 84% of the wealth; while the bottom 20% of Americans own 0.1% of the wealth, according to Bloomberg Businessweek Magazine… So, in essence, what we have in America is a “corporate dictatorship” that pulls the strings of both Republicans and Democrats… Maybe it’s time for millions of protesters to show up on the Mall in D.C. for the “American Revolution.” Note: I’m just reading the book Run the Other Way by Bill Hillsman, who was a campaign consultant for such independent candidates as Jessie Ventura and Ralph Nader.