Saturday, March 25, 2006

Will The Real America Please Stand Up?

Thanks to Malcolm over at Walleyworld for the heads-up on this sobering article. Written by Michael Ventura for the Austin Chronicle, this is a MUST READ wake-up call for every American: Bush and his "Home of the Free":

U.S.A. - #1 in Debt & Delusion

No concept lies more firmly embedded in our national character than the notion that the USA is "No. 1," "the greatest." Our broadcast media are, in essence, continuous advertisements for the brand name "America Is No. 1." Any office seeker saying otherwise would be committing political suicide. In fact, anyone saying otherwise will be labeled "un-American." We're an "empire," ain't we? Sure we are. An empire without a manufacturing base. An empire that must borrow $2 billion a day from its competitors in order to function. Yet the delusion is ineradicable. We're No. 1. Well ... this is the country you really live in: Read more here.

See original article here:

Letters at 3am - "No. 1?" - by Michael Ventura

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