This long story from Daily Kos is something that you should really take a look at. Here is but one of quite a number of illustrations from it:
Not much else to say, really. We are allowing multinational corporations and their press to destroy us while they keep most people preoccupied with things that mean nothing.
And I mean you too, Glenn Greenwald. Joining the Conservatives in calling the Obama administration a bunch of out of control would be dictators only furthers the right wing goal of seeing to it that nothing interrupts the plundering of our economy by really evil people. Meanwhile, we creep closer and closer to global disaster, whipped up into a panic about whether the Federal Government knows that we reserved Stones tickets on line.