The utter failure of the American people to stand up in a sustained manner was a message to the elite, that the rape of the nation would not be opposed.

Soon the next round of bailouts will commence, it too will be met with stone faces and feet of clay.

What is wrong with the American Empire? How did we get here, to a system of Corporate Dictatorship that only seeks profit and power yet does not care about the average folk? Chris Hedges explains.