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Michael Payne – Planting Seeds of Fear into the American Mind

America is entering into a most dangerous time in its history as this society and its people react to and try to cope with the specter of fear that is rapidly spreading across this nation.

For many years, Americans have listened to the incessant beat of the drums of war. Now we hear the drums of fear sounding across this country as those who advance its agenda plant the seeds of apprehension and anxiety into the American psyche.

Donald Trump, candidate for president, has assumed the role of Chief Architect of this agenda of fear. He has become the messenger of fear, hatred and dissension. He uses that message to appeal to the increasing number of Americans who have been mentally conditioned by this government’s War on Terror to live in fear of a potential foreign terrorist threat.

Decades ago the people of America heard President Franklin Delano Roosevelt declare, “The only thing we have to fear is…fear itself — nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance.

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