What do history's most notorious despots have in common with many of the flag-waving, patriotic politicians of our day? Both groups rise to power through the exploitation of fear, which has become a societal plague. There have been widespread casualties. We need an antidote. Feardom offers its readers a much-needed immunization.
History lesson: The circumstance that sparked the long birthing process of our nation was taxation without representation.
While we officially have representation in our government, 74% of Americans allegedly believe that Congress is out of touch with their constituents. Self-serving career politicians in bed with corporate lobbyists do not represent the people who voted them into office.
We didn’t put up with it before. Why are we putting up with it now?