Thursday, May 31, 2018
By Trying To Silence Dissent, The Deep State Is Sowing Its Own Demise
The irony of oppression is that the worse it gets, the bigger risk the ruling powers create of an uprising. Outlawing dissent openly tells people that they aren’t free, which makes them rebel. So as American democracy has been taken over by corporate tyranny, the ruling class has decided to keep the appearance of the old democratic republic. This inverted totalitarian system, as Sheldon Wolin calls it, is different from the past despotisms in that it makes the people feel free.