It has become obvious to those of us paying attention: When we the people are subjected to petty public debates such as gay flag flying or nonstop coverage of these same handful of redundant topics, we are caught up in a corporate controlled campaign of distraction based disinformation.

Deep dives into critically relevant issues like climate change, national health care and nonstop war continue to attract minimal press coverage.

Without our media operating within its intended 4th Estate functionality, self governing becomes difficult for us to achieve. Good information is vital for American society to succeed within our republic. True democracy is nearly impossible to sustain itself without high quality vetted reporting, and its easy access for we the peeps.

In our Constitution-based nation, the people need to own responsibility to demand good information for us to make the informed choices of self governance. Without the public having an intelligent vote, effective self-governance, and therefor our Constitution-based government, is greatly hindered.

We must demand much more from our media. This is truly in our own hands.

Mike Olson

Kenosha

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