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Democracy Dies in the Light

Originally published at http://www.commondreams.org/views/2020/10/16/democracy-dies-light

S ituation N ormalized

And that’s A ll F ucked U p

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The meme the media presents is that Americans want democracy and just have varying ideas of what democracy is and how to maintain it even though history proves that from 1776 independence to present there has always been a significant minority that don’t want democracy and are comfortable with fascism.

Recall Sigmund Freud a century ago observing “most people do not want freedom because freedom involves responsibility and most people are frightened of responsibility”.

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We are at End of The World if can’t squeeze through a tight window of effective reality based collective behavior, preferably yesterday, but dealing with what we’ve got left, ok, give it our best shot now or just let chaos play out.

If USA goes totally totalitarian, what do you think happens to the rest of the world?
Chances are, somebody, someday, will achieve world dominance.
I hope it’s not these jerks, now.

Not so certain they are a minority to be honest.
Most Americans appear to be more interested in being on top of the pile than in pursuing genuine equality, which makes a civilized society an impossibility.

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when will people understand that Main Stream Media is a propaganda tool of the right–to expect them to report the news fairly(or even report the news critical to our survival if it opposes the corporate agenda) is what can only be described as magical thinking

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The MSM is doing what the MSM does. What’s the surprise? Within the restricted range of permissible views, to the MSM, Trump’s behavior is simply a bridge a wee bit too far. Nothing to get upset about, not really.

For the rest of us, well, we don’t get to write for them. FAIR has been around a long time without running out of MSM failures to write about. Thanks and please don’t think I don’t appreciate what FAIR does.