The Perspective of Remembrance

There is a perspective that can be had from seventy years of observing world events and the current chaos in America.  Remembrances of older people span epochs of open progress and current barriers of restriction, hate, envy, lust, and power at any cost.  I first watched John Cameron Swayze read the news on experimental television in 1947.  This was before news anchors had figured out how to manipulate the brains of viewers.  TV's transformative power seemed not yet discovered.  But a manipulated "news" has been transforming America ever since, during the eighteen presidential administrations of fourteen presidents I have lived with. This encompassed World War II, the atomic bomb, the Korean "Police Action," the "Cold War," the Berlin Airlift, the Cuban Missile Crisis, Vietnam, Iraq, Afghanistan, and the sellout to Iran.  During these epochs, the news and "entertainment" media have...(Read Full Article)