HomeLatest ThreadsGreatest ThreadsForums & GroupsMy SubscriptionsMy Posts
DU Home » Latest Threads » Forums & Groups » Main » Editorials & Other Articles (Forum) » The Lie Factory - the co... » Reply #3

Response to underpants (Original post)

Fri Sep 21, 2012, 08:27 PM

3. This all occurred during the rise of communism in America which resulted in the

Last edited Sat Sep 22, 2012, 12:45 PM - Edit history (1)

Communist scare that led to the Joe McCarthy era that devastated citizens and freedom. A lot of artists at that time were marginalized by the media as being sympathizers whether they were or not and vilified to the point of suicide. Most truly creative people tend to be of the socialist bent. The propaganda of fear that was used by the people in power in that day is being used today. Redistribution is what is done with taxes. It's Civics 101. But the right uses the propaganda of fear to control the simple minded easily led percentage of the populace who doesn't understand that there is more than one definition of most words in Webster's Unabridged Dictionary.

Politics and political consulting magnifies all social issues. Both in different ways. The consultant loses nothing by making the candidate lie. It's just another job.

Reply to this post

Back to OP Alert abuse Link to post in-thread

Always highlight: 10 newest replies | Replies posted after I mark a forum
Replies to this discussion thread
Arrow 5 replies Author Time Post
underpants Sep 2012 OP
grasswire Sep 2012 #1
underpants Sep 2012 #2
LineNew Reply This all occurred during the rise of communism in America which resulted in the
Lint Head Sep 2012 #3
underpants Sep 2012 #4
dhol82 Sep 2012 #5
Please login to view edit histories.