By Jane Velez-Mitchell
American citizens are being lured into dependancy. And what we are addicted to is not inevitably unlawful or maybe challenging to return by way of. Prescription drugs are making us excessive. quickly nutrients is making us fats. the web retains us consistently distracted with every little thing from playing and porn to compulsive social networking. tv bombards us with glamorized violence. From billboards, to on-line pop ups, to advertisements. . . we are seduced into procuring extra stuff we do not desire whereas we drown in becoming debt. giant gains fill the wallet of a handful of 'pushers' on the price of each person else. firms, govt, and the media are developing the appearance that the extra we've, the higher we're, and so we crave no matter what they are promoting and turn into hooked on their items within the technique. american citizens are being seduced into self-destructivebehavior on a mass scale. it is time to take our strength again. In her trademark no-holds-barred type, Jane Velez-Mitchell asks, 'Do you actually need to be a slave, current simply to make another person wealthy and powerful?' If the answer's no, then learn this publication. Addict country is our blueprint for switch, yet first we needs to see what's rather happening. this can be an intervention!
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