As I’ve watched the news, read the papers, and listened to the radio over the past week since Donald J. Trump was elected to be our next President of the United States (POTUS), a few things strike me…well more than a few, but here they go:
- I am still in awe about how President-elect Trump suddenly became a racist, homophobe, woman-hating, muslim bashing, red neck as soon as became a threat to actually compete for the presidency. The guy has been in the public eye for decades and I’ve never heard a peep about how bad he is/was until he became a Republican. Hell even most establishment Republicans were against him…and that’s why he won!
As the title suggests, there is hope all around us. I have come to believe that the media is the worst enemy of our country. They exploit our worst traits to sell us shoes, makeup and prescription drugs. From reality shows to thousands of diet tips to photoshopped images of “celebrities,” media sets the dialogue…and sadly we watch.
Since I was born in the early sixties, much of my knowledge of that decade came from media sources. Over the past few years as I have awakened to how the media/liberal complex works I have torn down the walls of deceit to gain a more complete perspective of that decade. Even with that knowledge, The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Sixties provided many surprises and back up for what I already knew to be true. Author Jonathan Leaf provides a detailed accounting of what really happened and that contrary to media/Hollywood myth the sixties were not all that radical;