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Propaganda parading as news makes many think we are losing without noticing the foundations of the Ruling Elites are crumbling.  This Freedom Link page will help you keep a perspective that inspires you instead of allowing the brainwashers to suck you into a bleak picture that undermines your imagination, your innovations and your initiative to create and expand Freedom for yourself and others.

PeaceNewsNow

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Freedom Link: 5 Minute Daily News

Note: Peace News Now has shut down; but, you can see some of the videos they broadcast by following the youtube link below. Perhaps someone will take up where they left off.

http://peacenewsnow.com/

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2GfwcGHHNQGwhOj6F8kntA

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This TLG page will expand as time allows to add and arrange resources from my Freedom Link bookmarks.

I am amazed that so many people understand how bad and how controlled mainstream media is and then accept what is reported as if it is gospel.  It is not a good source for anything except propaganda.

If you insist on watching it, despite the awesome waste of your valuable time, ask yourself:

  • “What are the brainwashers trying to get me to believe and why?”  
  • “How desperate are they becoming?”
  • “Where are the cracks showing in their deceptions?”
  • “Is it worth my time to search for opposing views domestically or internationally?”
  • “Is it worth my time to help spread opposing views…?

Government is too big to explain all of its failures… Everyone knows examples of government failure, incompetence, & corruption.

But people assume it can’t be that bad all of the time with every one of our tax dollars burned through and with every one of our freedoms that government goons steal from our lives…   

They’re wrong; but, you & I can’t know everything. 

Listen to those you are talking to.

Learn and explain principles or How Freedom Works and Why Government by Gun cannot ever work as well as Individual Freedom with Free Markets to supply everything we need.

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HOW RULERS EXPLOIT FEAR

by Robert Higgs

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HOW RULERS EXPLOIT FEAR

“‘When governments of old tired of spending lots of resources to beat the public into submission, they created the court priest, who promoted a theology of obedience. Modern governments, by contrast, maintain power by exaggerating crises (or crying “wolf” about non-crises) — and clamoring for “solutions” that would give them even greater amounts of power and resources. Both responses are propaganda strategies that exploit the public’s psychological insecurities for the benefit of the rulers.’

 

“‘From top to bottom, the government wants us to be afraid, needs us to be afraid, invests greatly in making us afraid,’ writes Senior Fellow Robert Higgs, in an insightful new article, “Fear: The Foundation of Every Government’s Power.”

 

“Higgs argues that fear plays a key role in helping the rulers maintain dominion over the ruled. Further, because fear is a “productive” resource for the government, like any other productive asset it is subject to the law of diminishing returns. Hence, governments (and their shills in the media and elsewhere) ceaselessly search for new fears to create and exploit — fostering the phenomenon Higgs calls the “danger du jour” seen on television news programs.

 

“‘By keeping the population in a state of artificially heightened apprehension, the government-cum-media prepares the ground for planting specific measures of taxation, regulation, surveillance, reporting, and other invasions of the people’s wealth, privacy, and freedoms. Left alone for a while, relieved of this ceaseless bombardment of warnings, people would soon come to understand that hardly any of the announced threats has any substance and that they can manage their own affairs quite well without the security-related regimentation and tax-extortion the government seeks to justify.’

 

“If only more members of the public would dare to look behind the curtain, they would see the small mentalities to whom they had surrendered the fruits of their labor and become emboldened to reclaim their liberty.

 

“‘Were we ever to stop being afraid of the government itself and to cast off the phoney fears it has fostered, the government would shrivel and die, and the host would disappear for the tens of millions of parasites in the United States — not to speak of the vast number of others in the rest of the world — who now feed directly and indirectly off the public’s wealth and energies. On that glorious day, everyone who had been living at public expense would have to get an honest job, and the rest of us, recognizing government as the false god it has always been, could set about assuaging our remaining fears in more productive and morally defensible ways.

 

See “Fear: The Foundation of Every Government’s Power,” by Robert Higgs (5/17/05)

http://www.independent.org/publications/article.asp?id=1510

AGAINST LEVIATHAN: Government Power and a Free Society, by Robert Higgs

http://www.independent.org/store/book_detail.asp?bookID=53

CRISIS AND LEVIATHAN: Critical Episodes in the Growth of American Government, by Robert Higgs

http://www.independent.org/store/book_detail.asp?bookID=15

 

 

“There is no Freedom that does not include the right to say “No!”

Don Winfield for TheLibertyGang.com

or…

“Only slaves are denied the right to say “No!”

Don Winfield for TheLibertyGang.com

 

“There are no slaves. We are free people under threat by government goons with guns who follow orders. Free people get robbed too.”

Don Winfield for TheLibertyGang.com

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