“What gives me grounds for optimism,” says Kors in the video, “is that this is the only country on the face of the earth where if you tell a ten-year-old kid he can’t do something, and it strikes him as absurd, that kid looks up and says, ‘it’s a free country.'”
“This is the only nation on earth whose children say, ‘it’s a free country.’ It’s going to take a whole lot to root that out of the American spirit.”
Unfortunately, it seems that the future Aldous Huxley predicted in 1932, in Brave New World, is arriving early. Mockery, truculence, and minimalist living are best, then enjoy the decline. However, we do need a Revolving Door Tax (RDT), learn what Members of Congress pay in taxes, and prosecute politicians and staff and their “family and friends” who profit from insider trading. Oh, and pay “public servants” what they are worth.