Recent events have overcome my natural laziness as a private citizen, and has forced me to devote a greater portion of my time to closer scrutiny of the events and personalities making the news.
It didn't take too much effort to find to discover that things that are presented to us as one thing, are oftentimes, the exact opposite. For example:
The Department of Defense gives us guns which won't fire (Sgt. York) and tanks which won't work (Abram Mach 2 planes which can't make a 550-mile flight when fully loaded.
The Treasury Department has no treasury, only a whopping monster of a deficit.
A Central Intelligence Agency which mines harbors of countries with which we have relations, and publishes "How To" manuals for assassins.