Before I tell you the slogan, though, let me remind you that the economy is now more important to people than the war in Iraq. And the subprime meltdown and other economic problems are 0bviously on peoples' minds.
In addition, right or wrong, among many Americans who believe that wealth is a sign of favor from above, "bankruptcy" is thought of as failure.
Moreover, the phrase "morally bankrupt" is one of the worst insults that can be hurled at someone. Among "values voters", ethical integrity is the most important issue. Even among the secular left, corruption is one of the ultimate negatives in a leader.
Okay, So What's the Slogan and How Do I Use It?
The slogan is, simply, "bankrupting our future".
- "Unnecessary wars are bankrupting our future" (you can cite the fact that Bush is pushing funding of the Iraq war off on future administrations, and that our children and grandchildren will likely still be paying off the wars that Bush started)
- "Fake intelligence is bankrupting our future" (you can start with the false intelligence about Iraq and other aspects of the "war on terror", move into recent admissions by the government about the Gulf of Tonkin in Vietnam, and then move onto broader histories of faked intelligence and false flag terror)
- "Government corruption is bankrupting our future" (you can cite examples of how the boys are pilfering the treasury to pay their buddies, bribe everyone in sight, and line the pockets of mega-corporations)
Marketing experts and political psychologists can verify the power of this phrase.
Drive Up the Cost of Fascism
In addition to using the powerful phrase "bankrupting our future" in our campaigns to save America, I recommend that we take actions that will actually make fascism more expensive.
What do I mean?
Well, even though our free market is not really a level playing field (and the government and mega-corporations manipulate the free market in ways both large and small), there still is a market, and the government still needs to pay for services it uses. If following the Constitution and the rule of law is far cheaper than implementing fascism, then the wanna-be fascists will receive feedback for their illegal behaviors: higher costs.
True, the government will probably just print another boatload of money to cover up these costs (hey -- they stopped reporting the M3 money supply -- so who cares?), but eventually all of the funny-money they print will cause such severe inflation and devaluation of the dollar that they won't be able to hide it from the American public.
How can we make fascism more expensive?
One example is to encrypt your computers (both pc and laptop), and to store the decryption software and the passwords on a portable memory drive. As thought up and explained by Michael Rivero in the context of laptops:
1. Encrypt the data on the laptop.
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