In Whom We Trust

Awesome post!! Need this more than ever! Reblogging for my peeps. πŸ˜‡

Maggie Tiggles

In Whom We Trust

Disillusionment and distrust of the government has always existed among fringe groups, but in the 1930s, β€˜40s, and most of the β€˜50s, the majority of Americans trusted their government. Many still do.

But in the 1960s, things changed. It started in the late β€˜50s, with new and daring music, pulling at teens who were already pulling away from parents. In the β€˜60s, the Vietnam War was the breaking point. Draft-aged young men and their families had a notion that this war was somehow not right – nothing they could put their finger on, snippets from here and there we couldn’t quite put together; but the notion was spreading like wildfire. We now know the government lied to the American people for the sake of saving their own faces and for power.

The government had long been split over the issue of treatment of people of color. God says that He…

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