Fear and U.S. Democracy

Fear is a universal too in which our government has used to manipulate votes, illicit an illegal war for profiteering and other various anti-democratic endeavors.  How long will the manipulation of fear be used as a tool for extorting the American people?  Such examples of this radical campaigning efforts are "If we don’t fight them over there, we will fight them over here."  And the fear of communism, these tactics have put our nation at risk financially and more importantly, physically.  I again ask, when will the anti-democratic melodramatic propaganda or rhetoric end?   

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