“The very word “secrecy” is repugnant in a free and open society; and we are as a people [are] inherently and historically opposed to secret societies, to secret oaths and secret proceedings. We decided long ago that the dangers of excessive and unwarranted concealment of pertinent facts far outweighed the dangers which are cited to justify it.”
John F. Kennedy (1917-1963) 35th President of the United States remarks in speech given at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel on April 27, 1961
Special Report from Sister Ciara
The battle lines for the literal soul of America have now been drawn with the settling upon the people who will oppose each other for the leadership of the United States—on one side being the Republican Party nominees for president and vice president Donald Trump and Mike Pence, and on the other the Democratic nominees Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine.
The environment this battle will be fought within comes during a period of social upheaval caused by vast technological changes, mass migration and the weakening community and family relationships—all of which have caused the vast majority of Americans to become justifiably skeptical of their government and other longstanding institutions.