(Dave Hodges) Trump mania is sweeping the country! Some view him as an out of control bigot. Some view him as the savior of the nation. Regardless of how one sees Donald Trump, he is galvanizing the country and getting the country to focus their discontent on the government unlike his Republic colleagues.
Donald Trump is waking America up to the fact that you cannot fool all the people all of the time.
I have always had ambivalent feelings toward Abraham Lincoln. On one hand, the man was an absolute despot who jailed protesters and reporter with whom he did not agree with. On the other hand, and for a brief moment, he brought America the closest it has ever been in fulfilling the meaning of the words “All men are created equal”, when he freed the slaves, although his motivation to do so and how he went about it, left much to be desired.
Despite Lincoln’s “Constitutional” shortcomings, he was absolutely correct on all counts when said:
“You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time”.
In my world view, I think the globalists are fooling most of the people all of the time. For far too long, we have been a nation whose poster child looks like this:
America’s ineptitude and unwillingness to fight for what is right is re-elected in Rick Shenkman’s book, Just How Dumb Are We? Shenkman found that 87% of American college students could not find Iraq on a map. In fact, Shenkman also found that:
– Only 1 in 5 know that we have 100 United States senators.
-Only 2 out of 5 citizens can name the three branches of the federal government.
-Only 20% of young Americans between the ages 18-34 read a newspaper daily. An amazingly low 11% report surfing Internet news sites.
Among 18- to 24-year-old Americans given maps:
-83 percent cannot find Afghanistan on a map
-76 percent cannot find Saudi Arabia
-70 percent cannot find New Jersey
-11 percent cannot find the United States
What does this mass ignorance add up to? I believe the following photo captures this sentiment that most Americans are living in a state learned helplessness.
There may, however, be a changing of the guard. The winds of dramatic change are blowing across our country and accompanying this change in national attitude is the emergence of feelings of extreme discontent and a growing sense of fear and foreboding that many of the American people are expressing with regard to their government.
Three Gallup Polls Reflect a Greatly Changing America
In the week of September 9-13, 2015, the Gallup Poll conducted three related polls regarding America’s feelings towards its government. For those who think America is nothing but a dumbed down mass of ignorance, may want to slightly alter their world view. Almost tw0-thirds of all Americans, who claim to be Republicans, do NOT trust their government. No government can survive with this lack of support, especially among its property class, without falling into extreme civil disobedience which can only end in civil war.
The following poll numbers reflect an America government that scares the hell out of half the country.
Do You Feel Threatened By Your Government?
Who Fears the Government the Most?
Why are so many Democrats living in a state of ignorant bliss?To answer that question, one must consider that most Democrats are so liberal that they think that the 10 Commandments are the 10 Suggestions and the Bill of Rights is an ideal not a legal right. Liberalism is an unqualified mental illness. People who think it is permissible to sell aborted fetuses body parts are psychopathic, genocidal mass murderers. The above poll numbers reflect how crazy many Democrats truly are. Most are uneducated and want something for nothing. Their patriotism is for sale and they would sell their political soul for an Obama phone, than to fulfill their duties as a United States citizen.
There are a few Republicans who have tried to stay true to their Constitutional beliefs as they attempted to form the Tea Party. The Tea Party has totally been subverted and is an abject failure.
America is spinning its wheels and is virtually devoid of any leadership that could lead the people out of the wasteland of Satanic tyranny. However, there is a growing feeling of resentment and discontent in this country. What is behind the growth of this undercurrent of fear and anger?
Why Do Americans Fear Their Government? Let Me Count the Ways
It is very interesting to note what concerns half of Americans who are beginning to wake up. Gun control and the Obama’s incessant desire to take guns away from the American people, is backfiring and is serving to wake people up to the spirit of tyranny that occupies the White House. Americans can sense that all is not right. If the government was not one day going to bring harm to many of its citizens, then why do they need our guns? The data shows that in concentrated areas of gun ownership, the crime rate is dramatically lower. On the other hand, when guns are taken away, history speaks very clearly to what follows:
Waiting for the Spark That Will Start the Revolution
Americans do not have the initiative to stand up to today’s overwhelming tyranny. However, a charismatic person who reflects the nations anger and mistrust of its government, might provide the impetus for revolution.
Many of us remember the classic character from the movie, Network, Howard Beale as he galvanized a nation against government and corporate corruption and greed prior to his assassination.
If Trump is sincere and his candidacy is not merely running interference for Hillary Clinton, then informed and aware Trump supporters already know where this is going to end.
Donald Trump is indeed Howard Beale.