posted on Jul, 30 2008 @ 09:16 PM
The real problem is the lack of an unbiased and free press. The press is neither of those. It certainly isn't unbiased, and it certainly isn't free.
It is only free so long as it supports the goals of the power brokers. Look at Obama. Several years ago, virtually no one knew who he was, outside of
people from Illinois. What people did not realize is that he had already been anointed by the power brokers. I remember seeing magazine articles,
newspaper articles, and "news" programs doing bio's on him, basically to introduce him to the "nation". Think about it- until a few years ago, he
led a very nondescript life, with no real political accomplishments. All of a sudden, his face is all over the place.
Next thing you know, he is running for president, against accomplished senators and other long-standing politicians. If you look at it logically,
there is no way he should have won the nomination. But he did. I have to admit that his "handlers" did a beautiful job of getting him the
nomination, without ever putting forth an accomplishment. That, in itself, is scary, that a person with no accomplishments, no experience, can be
chosen the candidate for one of the two major parties for President.
The press calls him a "rock star". Gee maybe Madonna should have been the candidate!
The main stream media dutifully presented Obama to the nation, just as the power brokers directed. However, we are also to blame for not using our
brains, and seeing what a sham it is to have someone like Obama as the candidate of one of the two parties.
A truly free and unbiased press would have the courage to expose what the power brokers do behind the scenes, but no such animal exists. The closest
thing we have to a free press is the Internet. I'm sure it won't be long before that is controlled by the power brokers.
I, however, do not think that "not voting" is a solution. Since our constitution does not require a "quorum" of voters, all that would do, is
allow the few to control what happens. What needs to be done is have EVERYONE vote, at all levels, and in all primaries. Organize, get involved, find
candidates that you believe ARE qualified, then work for them. Refuse to buy the garbage that the MSM throws at you on the boob tube, or in the rag
newspapers. Exercise your RIGHTS as CITIZENS. Don't just give in to the power brokers.