The Illusion of Freedom, by Jim Quinn

They’re showing us Frank Zappa’s brick wall at the back of the theater. From Jim Quinn at theburningplatform.com:

“The illusion of freedom will continue as long as it’s profitable to continue the illusion. At the point where the illusion becomes too expensive to maintain, they will just take down the scenery, they will pull back the curtains, they will move the tables and chairs out of the way and you will see the brick wall at the back of the theater.” – Frank Zappa

“The choice for mankind lies between freedom and happiness and for the great bulk of mankind, happiness is better.” ― George Orwell, 1984

The quote from Frank Zappa has truly come to fruition during the first two weeks of 2021. We have been living in a Surveillance State since the introduction of the Patriot Act in 2001 (Biden has boasted that he wrote the bill years before). Until Snowden and Assange revealed the depth and depravity of this un-Constitutional intrusion into our lives only the Deep State cabal knew the truth.

Most Americans ignored these revelations, as they continued to be distracted and entertained by their iGadgets and new social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube and others. These social media companies parlayed people’s narcissist need for affirmation, likes and followers into multi-billion-dollar conglomerates with near monopolistic control over the distribution of news, opinions, and on-line communication of the masses.

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One response to “The Illusion of Freedom, by Jim Quinn

  1. Bob:
    This article by Quinn, although replete with his usual “over-the-top” rhetoric, logically cites events that are indisputable, logic applied to them that is sound, and summarily-paints an entirely coherent portrait of the “entirety” of our recent political past – and likely future!
    Frightening!
    Dave

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