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Agenda: Grinding America Down (2010)

When Idaho Legislator Curtis Bowers wrote a "letter to the editor" about the drastic changes in America's culture, it became the feature story on the evening news, people protested at the ... See full summary »

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When Idaho Legislator Curtis Bowers wrote a "letter to the editor" about the drastic changes in America's culture, it became the feature story on the evening news, people protested at the Capitol, and for weeks the local newspapers were filled with responses. He realized then... he'd hit on something. Ask almost anyone and you'll hear, "Communism is dead! The Berlin Wall came down." Thought the word communism isn't used anymore, this film will show the ideas behind it are alive and well. Join Bowers for a fascinating look at the people and groups that have successfully targeted America's morality and freedom in their effort to grind America down. It's a well documented AGENDA. Written by Anonymous

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Most powerful exposé of the communist, socialist, progressive attempt to take over America produced so far.

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3 September 2010 (USA) See more »

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Conservatism Propaganda
24 December 2013 | by overmoodSee all my reviews

Propaganda is the art of fear. Propagandists play on the fear of the masses, building a seemingly fault proof structure of a giant Goliath in the form of their adversaries, giving themselves the moral right - or so they pretend - to vilify them and call for their destruction. What propagandists conceal from their audience is their own fear, however. The only reason they have resorted to this tactic is that they, deep down themselves, are sure that they cannot win the hearts and minds of people any other way.

When looking at this documentary given this context, we see a conservative propaganda spending a lot of time criticizing and vilifying a Goliath of their own fabrication constituting of liberals, progressives, socialists, communists, and pretty much every one but themselves. In doing so, they connect some real dots with plenty others imaginary to complete the picture, and in doing so, they are showing a mixture of paranoia and ignorance that is sometimes genuine but mostly fake. Ironically, the tactics this movie endorses are the same tactics it criticizes. But it doesn't matter to the producers, as what only matters is that "God is on their side."

The hypocrisy of conservatives notwithstanding, the documentary shows some element of truth when discussing the link between communism and totalitarianism - a well known historical fact. But what's so deceptive about it is that it puts everything in the same basket of totalitarianism: fascism, communism, environmentalism, socialism, feminism, unions, gay rights advocacy, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism...you name it. And when you are waiting eagerly for the facts to unravel throughout the documentary to validate such encapsulation, you are presented by none except some names of Obama advisers with leftist background (used to build the case for the Communist conspiracy), and the same old rhetoric about the Bible, the hand of God, the founding fathers, and America "the greatest nation in the history of the whole world."

What's missing verbally from this documentary can be easily read between the lines uttered by the obsolete interviewees: mainly ultra nationalism, war mongering, sexism, classism, and - of course - a lot of hypocrisy. In one time you hear an interviewee lamenting a socialist leader for being against the Vietnam war, then after five minutes or so you hear another interviewee talking about how only the Judo-Christian culture value all human beings, both opinions being used as evidences of the documentary's thesis.

Watching the whole of a documentary with a lot of nonsense and mumbo jumbo is not an easy task., but the rewards make the effort all worthwhile. I have always been perplexed by the strong inclination of religious conservatism towards free-market capitalism instead of other forms, and I have always seen it as their last stand to make hold of their obsolete ideas. For without the shield, that is huge funds, they would stand bare naked in the battle of ideas, in which truth is the only judge. And as I have seen in this movie, they wouldn't stand a chance of winning.


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