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German-Lefty Donating Member (568 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-27-04 11:22 AM
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14. Getting rid of fear/anger/hate driven political forces - the root problem
This administration is powered by fear/anger/hate. They used 9-11 to scare the country down the wrong path.

It's the reason we act belligerently toward other countries.
It's the reason why people are willing to accept attacks on their freedom like the patriot act.
It may be part of the reason the economy sucks.
It's the reason people don't criticize the government like they normally would.
It's the reason the rally around the leader and don't ask questions.

The man is say "be scared, hunker down, don't ask questions, keep your head down, work, consume or else...."

You can only keep people in a state of panic so long.

I would be proud of a leader who, would point this out and not try to capitalize on fear.
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