Monthly Archives: March 2013

Selling American’s The Ideal

“The problem with Congress is that it is populated by far too many indentured politicians and an insufficient number of stewards capable of opposing them!” Value Given, Value Received – C. Greco 

To understand the great conflict that exists in the Political Enterprise of these United States requires a paucity of effort, the signs are everywhere; take for example this years (2013) Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) held in Washington, DC. The GOP, wildly flailing about over the Great Obama-Thumping of 2012, is attempting to re-brand itself to appear more diverse, to broaden the so-called tent of near infinite diversity believing that if it can be sufficiently enticing to every ambition it might somehow drive life into its failing legacy. 

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Misdirection en Masse: The Manufacturing of Crisis

There are a great many odd and curious events that mark American History; many ultimately shaped and sheered to fit an acceptable narrative; one easily fed to the public as plausible particularly at a time when shock, dismay, fear and anxiety make the conscience easily susceptible to suggestion which then allows the well-crafted lyrics to appear all the more plausible.                  

For me, I find four key events critical to the redirecting of the American Ideal away from its founding compass: 

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