Do you really want the media, big tech and government elites controlling free speech, thought and societal norms?

Posted By on May 2, 2020

Once in a while, the talking heads and opinion writers who editorialize present enough information in a single article or few minutes of television that hits home and makes one take notice. That definitely happened for me the other night and trigger me to think a little more seriously about has been happening in our country. Tucker Carlson on his Fox News evening program compressed a few points in about 10 minutes on April 28th that it is worth your time to watch, even if you disagree with his politics.

Personally I believe the bulk of next generation have caring and compassionate hearts – they for the most part are not seeking power or control over others (unlike many of the politicians seeking their votes). Unfortunately this younger generation is slowly giving up their individual freedom, believing it is “for the greater good.” They are slowly opening the door to a more authoritarian and oppressive future, one that give more power and control to the state. At first they don’t mind, because their views, norms and values aren’t the ones being silenced or elimated, but eventually …

First They Came For The Jews – by Martin Niemöller

First they came for the Jews
and I did not speak out
because I was not a Jew.

Then they came for the Communists
and I did not speak out
because I was not a Communist.

Then they came for the trade unionists
and I did not speak out
because I was not a trade unionist.

Then they came for me
and there was no one left
to speak out for me.

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Desultory - des-uhl-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee

  1. lacking in consistency, constancy, or visible order, disconnected; fitful: desultory conversation.
  2. digressing from or unconnected with the main subject; random: a desultory remark.
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