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Anti-Democracy Movement Used Media to Command the Narrative

The Subversion of American Democracy

"Democracy" is a Greek word ~ "rule of the people"

"There can be a valid democratic way of life only if the people are correctly informed on the political, economic, and social questions which the democracy, as sovereign, must decide." - Jacques Ellul

"It is hard to legislate in a democracy when the public has been denied so much of the relevant information." - Senator Sheldon Whitehouse 2010

"The conscious and intelligent manipulation of the organized habits and opinions of the masses is an important element in democratic society.

Those who manipulate this unseen mechanism of society constitute an invisible government which is the true ruling power." - Edward Bernays


dictatotship

"Freedom of the press is not just important to
democracy, it is democracy." - Walter Cronkite

Derrick Jensen: Democracy of Destruction

The US is Not a Democracy, It Never Was


"Democratic regimes may be described as those under which the people are, from time to time, deluded into the belief that they exercise sovereignty, while all the time real sovereignty resides in and is exercised by other and sometimes irresponsible and secret forces." - Benito Mussolini


A democratic republic is a form of government in which people elect representatives to represent their best interests.

A fiduciary relationship exists between the representative and the people.

For a democratic republic to function correctly Americans must have access to accurate information pertaining to decisions being made by their elected representatives on their behalf so they may properly direct the representative.


"Collective welfare demands empirically informed collective action.

Relevant science rarely generates a unique solution to any policy dispute.

Even after the basic facts have been established judgments of value will vary across citizens who hold competing understandings of the public good.

Unless citizens and representatives possess empirically sound understandings of the dangers they face and the likely effects of policies to abate them, they will not even be able to identify, much less secure enactment of, policies that advance their ends." - Motivated Numeracy and Enlightened Self-Government, Dan M. Kahan, Erica Cantrell Dawson, Ellen Peters, Paul Slovic


"The survival of democracy depends on the ability of large numbers of people to make realistic choices in the light of adequate information.

A dictatorship maintains itself by censoring or distorting the facts, and by appealing, not to reason, not to enlightened self-interest, but to passion and prejudice, to the powerful "hidden forces" present in the subconscious depths of every human mind." - Aldous Huxley, Brave New World Revisited



corporate oligarchy

NSA Targeted Pro-Democracy Campaigner

Alfred McCoy, It's About Blackmail, Not National Security


"In this sham democracy, the ruling oligarchy, taking upon itself a specific deleterious economic system, is chiefly responsible for America's ills.

The legal system is unjust, domestic violence is prevalent, liberty is constrained, general welfare has been replaced by widespread adversity, providing for the common defense has been reduced to providing for a military-industrial corporate complex." - John Kozy

"Democracy, a system ideally designed to challenge the status quo, has been corrupted and tamed to slavishly serve the status quo. We have undergone a coup d'état in slow motion. The coup is over. We lost." - Christopher Hedges



responsible accoutable democracy

"We desire to elect people who support the right kind of policies."

Henry McKinnell, chairman of the board of Pfizer,
a director of ExxonMobil and Moody's



Institutions designed for the application of technique are inherently amoral.

Systems of technique, conceptual constructs, can not have a conscience.

States institutionalize techniques which are applied by the dominant group.

A corporation is an institutional system chartered to accomplish a task.

A corporate institution has only one purpose = profit.

A government institution has only one purpose = social control.

Both corporate and government institutions are conceptual constructs designed to deal with the containment of the animal spirit.

Constructs of the human imagination can never fully fullfil human needs.

"Without the State, the Corporation is nothing. The state's power has not been reduced. It has been redistributed, more tightly connected to the needs and interests of corporations and less so to the public interest." - Joe Balkan

Corporations and agencies are amoral and only constrained by law.

Both are in the business of social engineering simply due to the fact that systems of dealing with the public must be streamlined.

"Complex issues are reduced to black and white terms and oversimplified in the context of winners and losers and how they will affect the next election." - Scott McClellan, White House Press Secretary

James Madison wrote the objective of the Constitution was to enshrine liberty by securing "public good and private rights against the danger of faction."

By "faction," James Madison meant "a number of citizens actuated by some common interest adverse to the rights of other citizens or to the interests of the community."

"Problems of special-interest influence in Washington won't be resolved through selective spasms of morality when a scandal erupts." - Ron Brown

"Everybody's worn out by this ceaseless dialing for dollars. We are dependent on special interests to get elected." - Assemblywoman Loni Hancock

Constitutional protections are being ignored by the corporate sector.

Federal government power no longer represents the American people.

"Since 2000 the US Chamber of Commerce and its advocacy branch, the Institute for Legal Reform, have spent more than $200 million to influence legislation and elections, most often at the state and local levels and most often without revealing itself or its donors to voters. " - Michael Cuddy

Federal government power represents the money power of the boards of directors that keep the moribund corporate system alive - the plutocracy.


2005 Corporations registered to lobby on Capitol Hill increase from 1,498 in 1998 to 4,013 by mid-2005.

2006 In California 30 previously elected lawmakers go to work as lobbyists.

California state senator Joe Dunn sides with the California Medical Association, voting as requested on a controversial bill.

Three months later it is announced that Joe Dunn is the new executive director of the California Medical Association.

"My concern is these lawmakers are thinking about where they are going to go next, and they don't desire to do anything while in office that would offend any potential employer." - Robert Fellmeth of the Center for Public Interest Law

March 3 Senate homeland security and governmental affairs committee decides there is no need for an independent office of public integrity.



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2008 Recipients of TARP bailout funds spend more than $22 million lobbying against executive pay limits and tougher financial regulations.


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