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The Image That America Projects To The World: Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde

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All these important initiatives that the vast majority of the American people strongly support are totally rejected by the craven Republicans and spineless Democrats that refuse to fight for them. America may still considered to be one of the developed nations of the world, at least for the time being, but it is one that is governed by a Third World legislative institution.


It's not just the nations of the world that see the Hyde side of America in control. More and more the citizens of this country are watching as their government increases its surveillance over its own people; they watch as provisions of the Constitution are violated or diluted all in the name of the safety of the people; they see their democracy under attack by the government/corporate consortium whose objectives are in direct opposition to those of the people. The trust between the government and the people is at an all time low and the people feel betrayed.


What will it take to remove this Hyde mentality from this government and return America to a position of trust and respect in the world? We have no serum or magic potion by which to do this. We only have the massive power of the people if we can find some way to shake it out of its dormant state.


Or to put it another way, and much more bluntly; what's it going to take for a large portion of the American people to, at the very least, get off their butts and turn out to vote? What so many Americans can't seem to comprehend is that the more they stay away from the polls and refuse to vote, the more we will see the Hyde side of America solidify its control over this nation.


Michael Payne


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