John Adams’ assertion that the Revolutionary War was won in the minds of the people first is explored and put into modern day context for which revolution must be fought and won today. And, did Thomas Paine really support universal basic income? Or, is that more fake news? Speaking of fake news, A31 recalls how FOX News faked the news about Ron Paul’s reception at CPAC when he won the straw poll there, again.  

War on Consciousness Revisited  

Did John Adams really state: ” The Revolution was effected before the war commenced. The Revolution was in the minds and hearts of the people; a change in their religious sentiments of their duties and obligations,” and what else did he mean in his essay to Niles the publisher of the Weekly Register:

More Fake News? 
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Who thinks Thomas Paine really advocated that: “The wealthy, the poor, the employed and the unemployed all receive the same sum from the government.”

Or, an important development, hyped for click-bait?

Here’s the source Sputnik cites but does not link to:


Oaths of Office Version Check – Scott County, Iowa Sheriff’s Office 

Recent oath for new county sheriff: scott_county_sheriff_iowa_2017_new_oath_of_office

Recent oath for new county sheriff deputy: county_of_scott_iowa_deputy_sheriff_oath_office_2016

Do the differences matter?