posted on May, 7 2013 @ 12:43 PM
reply to post by extraterrestrialentity
Do you want to know why some people always defend the government?
I recall when some of the first 9.11 theories hit the web in force; they were chopped down before they got more than a few replies. At the time... and
still even today, the concept of our own government either having a hand in such a horror or just simply knowing more than what we've been told, is
really quite frightening.
Our country was an experiment where people supposedly ran the show through the ballot box and that almost every single one of us was in full support
of the mechanism that produced our liberties. This trust in our system is ingrained; part of who we are from childhood. To suddenly find ourselves as
being so betrayed by those we so trusted, is indeed still scary.
We don't want to have to look at this head-on... and you can't blame them either because it takes the very foundations of our national heritage and
culture and then dumps it on its bloody ear.
As time as passed, our government has become more and more touchy on these things. Where once they shrugged it off, today they see rising numbers in
those who doubt them. For any government of any location or age, population unrest is their worst nightmare. So, as today we see our current
administration openly attacking anyone who questions their government, many also see a reason for distrusting it even more.
It's kind of a Catch 22... where official attempts to quell the distrust become fuel for the fire of dissent.
Washington would do well to make an open effort to listen to what the people are saying and then respond with complete and utter transparency. This
kind of approach would likely calm the nation to one extent or the next... but politics is rarely known for choosing the correct path.