in the minds of a few people who didn't know any better and in the myths told in 3rd world countries by the flickering screens of TV sets.
USA was never the land of freedom and opportunity. Just go out and ask the first Indian, sorry Native American you find. But USA has become a sorry state over the years, much mcuh worse. Here I will document the major event that took USA on the road of fascism and totalitims, the exact things they blame Russia for.
1886. The Supreme court enacted corporation was a "natural person."
Southern Pacific Railroad. Though the court did not make a ruling on the question of "corporate personhood," thanks to misleading notes of a clerk, the decision subsequently was used as precedent to hold that a
From that point on, the 14th Amendment, enacted to protect rights of freed slaves, was used routinely to grant corporations constitutional "personhood." Justices have since struck down hundreds of local, state and federal laws enacted to protect people from corporate harm based on this illegitimate premise. Armed with these "rights," corporations increased control over resources, jobs, commerce, politicians, even judges and the law.
2. 1913 when the Federal Reserve was established. The people lost control of their currency. This was the end of USA as sovereign nation amd its fantasy mth. When in at the mornn of USA cleverly tricked Japan to attack it USA became an empire and lost all of its pretense to being the land of freedom and democracy" not that it ever really was.
3. 1944 When USA saw how profitable war was it became a war economy creating wars and conflict to miantain the war machine going. On average USA has started a major war every decade after that. When whats his name declared the military industrial complex in 1960, he was already 3 decades too late. By that time USA was a military industrial complex only dedicated to making a few corporations rich.