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May 7, 2021

Are we living in fear?

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The American FBI now states that: anti-government, fringe political ‘conspiracy theories’ very likely motivate some domestic extremists to commit criminal and sometimes violent activity.

Yet, president Harry S Truman wrote: ‘Once a government is committed to the principle of silencing the voice of opposition, it has only one way to go, and that is down the path of increasingly repressive measures, until it becomes a source of terror to all its citizens and creates a country where everyone lives in fear.’


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1 COMMENT

  1. Truman nailed it. Now we have Trump calling ScoMo
    ‘the Man Of Titanium’ & it could be so if the titanium
    has entered the brain. Either way ‘terror’ used as a
    weapon by political power infused along with the
    practice of a deity in order to ‘silence’ its citizens will
    [as it must] create an explosion of opposition. If we
    have not got past the stage of fear it’s not far off.
    That is the tough part. The parting of the ways. The
    way the United Nations see, let alone ‘know’, which
    countries are deliberately hoodwinking their people
    for profit by supporting coal & gas when emissions
    from coal is responsible for 46% of global carbon
    dioxide & rising. [IEA = the International Energy
    Agency]. Sitting ducks! That’s what we are. Where
    -ever we go from here is anyone’s guess.

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