For those who retain the capacity of understanding the past, fond memories of a society that once had a vibrant middle class, conveys pride and nostalgia. Today, the harsh reality is that the United States has been transformed into an unyielding authoritarian command and control gulag. A mere gap between the ruled and the rulers has turned into a gulf of nationwide width. The internment camp that relocates undesirables has been built large enough to process your friends and family. Most simply ignore or deny their plight. They are bent on living an illusion because they are enjoying the ‘good life’. It’s only the malcontent that risks the wrath of the central planners. For the vast majority - the system - still has relevance.
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