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America – The Most Frightened Nation On Earth By Finian Cunningham May 20, 2016 "Information Clearing House" - "SCF" - America is exceptional alright. It is the most frightened nation on Earth, subjected to hysterical propaganda over decades warning about foreign enemies and ideologies. No wonder its supposed democratic freedom is in so appallingly bad shape, when the preponderant population is imprisoned by their rulers in a virtual cage of fear. Paradoxically, though, the dissonance of supposed freedom could not be more abysmal. At a press conference at the Cannes film festival last week American screen actor George Clooney digressed from his latest movie to talk about Republican presidential contender Donald Trump. Clooney, who is well known for his liberal brand of US politics and a big supporter of Democrat candidate Hillary Clinton, predicted that rightwing business tycoon Trump would not win the forthcoming November presidential contest. Clooney dismissed Trump as a demagogue sowing fear and divisive tensions along racial and xenophobic lines. Which is fair enough. Of interest here is not so much the actor’s views on Trump’s chances of political success. Rather, it is Clooney’s premise that Americans would not succumb to reactionary fear peddling. Seated at the press conference alongside his American co-star Julia Roberts and film director Jody Foster, Clooney told his Cannes audience: «Fear is not going to drive our country… we’re not afraid of anything». Well, sorry George, but you are dead wrong on that score. Fear is the paramount emotional driver in American politics since at least the Second World War, and probably decades before that too.
originally posted by: BO XIAN
I can't imagine any of my grandparents in the 1950's ever imagining such a thing. To have predicted such would have been considered utterly insane. Yet, here we are.
People actually pay money to run around in T-shirts etc. depicting death oriented fantasy figures, skulls, death and mayhem of one sort or another. And it's considered hip, cool, 'with it.'
And the "music" . . . ditto. So much of it glorifies even torture and rape. And people PAY for it! They PAY to be brainwashed by such memes and beats from hell.
The culture will reap what has been sown.
One cannot plant cacti and hope to harvest mangoes.