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The John James Newsletter 33 – FEEDBACK PLEASE
In 32 issues over four months I have tried to balance the so-called public news with the hidden. By its nature this is not always pleasant nor without hope. I try to be real, and give you thoughtful analyses to match the events.
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Tune Out Cable News and Turn Away Fear
After traveling and lecturing across the United States in recent months, it strikes me that our nation has never been so racked with fear. The paramount concern is “national security”: the fear that apocalyptic forces outside America’s borders – Islamic State, Ebola, immigrants from Latin America – will creep in and overwhelm us … Opinions end up being shaped by sensationalistic media coverage geared toward selling ads. Sadly, fear-mongering politicians desperate for your vote pile on too. Commercial television news is hammering “the land of the brave” with scare tactics as never before … Don’t let fear-mongering politicians and ratings-crazed news channels shape the way you see our world.