The reverend is railing against the entrenched special interests controlling our government. He must mean those progressives who raised hundreds of millions of dollars to buy a president, a legislature, and their policy failures. Those millionaires, billionaires, unions, and Hollywood types who gave and keep on giving for a piece of the action. Those interests who are leading this country to ruin. Those interests who are ashamed of American economic might. The interests who, like Mr. Jackson, fear and hate a powerful middle class so much, they have practically destroyed it.
Of course the Chicago cleric spouts the usual drivel about diversity, quilts of many colors, and all that puff and fluff having nothing to do with economics. They are marching for jobs, while demonizing the very businesses which provide those jobs. They are demonizing banks, which provide the capital for businesses to survive- to provide jobs. The should be demonizing the government- Public Enemy Number One to Business.
They are marching so the poor have opportunity. The poor do have opportunity- the same opportunity as the rest of us- they just have to take advantage of it. As a wise man once said- “The only way to help the poor is not to join them”. One Nation is marching so workers share in the profits of their labor. Someone should remind them workers are workers, not owners. If they want to share in the profits, they should invest money in the companies they work for. They should also share in the responsibilities- to insure maximum profit at minimum cost.
The Reverend ends with a sermon on faith and hope. He talks about a new heaven and a new earth- the old ones passing away. What Bible is he reading? Then he really puts his foot in it. He describes the emerging reform majority. Is this a middle class event or Tea Party event? Will Palin or Beck be there? The only emerging majority are the growing majority of angry Americans- from across the political spectrum- who see their country being destroyed from within by its own government.
The shame of it all is there are people who still take Reverend Jackson seriously.