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Voting to solve your problems, only works when everyone is aware that their problems have the same source, and aware of what to do about it. Most of the people in your country do not even know that your own nation is on the ownership committee for, and helped found IS and Osama Bin Ladens mob before them, and if you told them, they would call you a liar! That is not a nation in which voting makes a blind bit of difference, and you KNOW that! Why would you say otherwise!?
If the federal government should overpass the just bounds of its authority and make a tyrannical use of its powers, the people, whose creature it is, must appeal to the standard they have formed, and take such measures to redress the injury done to the Constitution as the exigency may suggest and prudence justify.
Alexander Hamilton, Federalist No. 33, January 3, 1788
originally posted by: NightSkyeB4Dawn
TB, I just watched a couple of the dumbing down of America videos. I kept saying to myself, that they have to be staged, there is no way so many, supposedly educated, people could be so uninformed. I left one important factor out of the equation; interest.
People are not going to research or obtain information about things that are of no interest to them. Interest is usually formed by exposure or need. When the people are being bombarded with information that titillates, infuriates, distracts, and infatuates, there is little to no room left for reality and truth.
Too many Americans are in a media fed coma. Too many are watching what little they have dwindling, terrified that there is no way to hold back the flood gates.
We are living in a very dangerous time. Not because of what is happening around the world, but because of what is happening behind our front doors. We won't be able to continue with the blind eye and the deaf ear, much longer. The time to take a stand is not after you have been backed into a corner, yet we are rapidly locking ourselves into one.