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America is no longer a Democracy nor is it a Republic


The United States of America, born from a revolutionary spirit that championed the principles of democracy, freedom, and equality, has long prided itself on being a republic—a nation where power ultimately rests in the hands of the people. However, in recent decades, there has been growing concern among scholars, activists, and citizens alike that America is undergoing a profound transformation. This transformation, they argue, is shifting the nation away from its democratic ideals and towards an oligarchic system where a small, wealthy elite holds disproportionate power and influence.


Media consolidation has led to a limited number of corporations controlling the vast majority of the media landscape. This concentration of media power allows for the shaping of public opinion and political discourse, further strengthening the influence of the elite.


While mainstream media often highlight the perspective of the "uninformed voter," they simultaneously present extensive content advocating for the benefits of a larger government. However, they tend to omit the crucial information that it is the politically well-connected elite who have played a pivotal role in reshaping what was once a great institution into an oligarchy characterized by a two-tiered division between the privileged and the disadvantaged.


The proliferation of powerful lobbying groups and special interests has further contributed to America's transformation into an oligarchy. These entities, representing industries ranging from finance to healthcare, exert significant control over lawmakers by shaping policy decisions and drafting legislation. The result is a system where the interests of a privileged few often take precedence over the broader needs and desires of the American people. The influx of dark money into the United States political system is often overlooked.


This week we will be reporting on groups that use lobbying efforts to shape the narrative that the media uses to convince you that everything is above board when you know it is not. Want to know why our country is falling apart?


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