Both Alan Keyes, in the article linked below, and Rush Limbaugh have referenced this article http://spectator.org/archives/2010/07/16/americas-ruling-class-and-the by Professor Angelo Codevilla in their work today. It explains just who/what the "ruling class" is, and how they hold their power. They are indeed two heads on the same body, relative to the current political environment. It's well worth reading when you get a chance.
Here's Alan's piece...
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