Does it make me irrational or crazy that I fear our government, that I think our democracy has slid halfway into fascism, and that the principles that once guided our government are so much dust in the wind?
Our government incites fear in us with color-coded warnings, warns us to beware of brown people, and stages a security theater in our airports. We are told that to not support a war is un-American and to criticize our leadership is at best unpatriotic and at worst treasonous.
Now, I don't subscribe to theories about insider jobs around 9-11 or any sort of anarchist ideology, but I do recognize propaganda and fascism when I see it. Here's another echo of our quickly crumbling empire and the destruction of freedom. The U.S. government is body-cavity searching female, British journalists: