Why Do The Wealthy Want to Throw Children Off Food Stamps & Medicaid? ~ Seattle Council member Kshama Sawant is angered by Amazon trying to buy the election on Seattle City Council with $1.45m spent to swing the election. She claims that Amazon and Jeff Bezos are using Seattle as a test-bed to see how they can influence moving politics to the right. Big corporations vs socialism are becoming a real issue. Corporate activity in elections is rife, despite there having been laws to try and prevent it over the years. ~ Book Club reading "Building New American Economy: Smart, Fair, and Sustainable" by Jeffrey D. Sachs, Foreword by Bernie Sanders. ~ Thom considers with callers the GOP storming of the closed door hearings.