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Was the Steve Stephens Event Preparing Us For Something Bigger? (VIDEOS)

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YouTube is doing its level best to shut me adsense revenues down to a bare minimum by demonetizing my videos one by one. I probably speak on controversial subjects a bit too much for their blood, but I will continue to move forward as I feel Divinely Guided to share my thoughts and views and research with the folks who subscribe to my channel and who visit my channel. I know that I am divinely guided by the Ancestors and Guardians and my Own Inner Light and Voice because of the impact that my little channel has.  I am not a victim. I am victorious and YouTube don’t know who they messin’ with! I’m just saying.

Now for the topic of this video. 
Was the Steve Stephens Event Preparing Us For Something Bigger?
There has been a lot of speculation about the Steve Stephens event. Supposedly his family came together to host an open funeral for him this past Saturday, just in case folks thought it was a hoax and he was really NOT dead. Any of you folks out there went to the funeral? How many of you went to the old man’s funeral?
One of the things about False Flags is that they have tale-tail signs written all over them. Some of them are so incredulous it makes you wonder why anyone would believe them. Some of them repeat the same staging with:
Media reporting over the top:
Horrendous details but no real camera footage:
Murder weapons used change shape, size and details:
If there is video, obvious editing and or obscure rendering to cause even more speculation about how real is real.
Witnesses corroborate stories on one hand then contradict on the others:
Family members of victims are immediately interviewed to keep the narrative fresh in the minds of the public.
Family members of victims show little or no real emotion or grief:
Family members who wear glasses have been exposed for reading a script as it can be seen in the lens of their glasses or as in one case I observed, she actually had the paper in her hand and while looking down at it, exposed it.
Family members are quick to forgive, which I find quite interesting because if you take the time to read the comments under the stories surrounding these events, well, the commenters for the most part are calling for blood, string him up, put him under the jail, etc.
Reports interviewing victims and witnesses in front of a green screen.
Witnesses appear out of nowhere in some instances with a full account of what happened even before the Media/authorities have investigated it.
It’s all over social media, and the MSM is using social media as their source of verifiable info. Catch them making up stuff and they quickly move on to another story, rarely retracting the blunder in their reporting.
Witness and even some family members of the victims become celebrities and/or start non-profits or lawsuits. Interesting.
FBI knew of the so called “terrorist” long before the act took place.
Family members and supporters show up within hours with pics, posters, etc. of the victim, some in pristine condition as if they were made by a professional who works on weekends and after hours.
And last but not least of course, the perpetrator gets to die, kill himself or in rare cases, gets to have a trial which in most cases is a closed trial, away from public scrutiny.
 So Dylann Storm Roof gets a trial while Steve Stephens gets to kill himself. But they both paid a visit to a fast food restaurant.
Dylann was taken to Burger King.. by his captors no less, and Steve, well he just road up to the McDonald’s a 1.5hrs drive from Cleveland and ordered a 6 pack of chicken nuggets, no wait, that dude is too big for a six pack, change that to 20 pack nuggets folks, make it more believable.
And let me just add right here for those who really like to look deeper and deeper into these events “The Notion of Snuff Films” and the even more sinister notion of waging bets on them. You can check out Abel Danger’s perspective on “Serco” and the “Snuff Films” angle. In a word, people don’t have to “actually” die, but the films rake in enough revenue for the betters, so who cares?
So we move to the theme of Crisis Actors. Personally, I really think they need to get better actors, cause for sure, dude was horrid in his performance, absolutely horrid! I think his acting is what made this story unbelievable on so many levels more than anything else.
Under this video “WHAT ARE CRISIS ACTORS? WAS STEVE STEPHEN A CRISIS ACTOR?” posted by Wise Minds (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H8nbPXb_ypM) Someone commented and I quote this comment..
“We assume 1000’s of people lost their lives because we were told so. If there where no planes and it was all staged controlled demolition then the death toll was probably very low like incidentals they could not account for. Homeless persons as an example. There is good evidence that suggests those buildings where largely hollow that explains the lack of debris. It is also a common practice to remove everything out of buildings before implosion as the stuff in the building can cause the building to come down in a  undesirable fashion. Like internal non support walls.
If you follow these so called events where we never see the money shot they always turn the camera or give us the colored bars or the video is so grainy and terrible you can’t make heads or tales of anything. Everything happens just out of sight of the camera. This makes the viewers mind fill in the blanks. Killing real people is a messy affair that could cause real world consequences. These assholes also believe in karma and I guess I have witnessed it myself. They fake it for a number of reasons but I think karma is the big reason it always comes back to bite you in the ass. Easier to fake it. When and if ever caught they can say it’s not our fault you are an idiot that fell for a hoax.”
My Response to this comment is this:
Wow, that’s some interesting concepts on the controlled demolition theory. It needs to be investigated further.
Was there any large amounts of office junk moved out?
Did moving trucks come back and forth in the preceding days. Were businesses in the buildings moved out, I heard some relocated, but enough to minimize the obstruction to the demolition?
However, if no to these questions, or only a minimal displacement then we must look to another theory.
Dustification. Weapons that can turn anything to dust. Judy Wood discusses this and your one statement about removing stuff makes so much sense and truly gives her theory legs.
I think it’s all of the above. They wanted to take building 7 down the same way, but for some reason the invisible plane did not hit that building.  But all were wired for demolition and building seven should not have come down at all. It was the newest and most fortified building which Mayor Juliani had a protective fortified bunker at the top. Why did that building disintegrate?
Not sure if they believe in Karma, that’s another hoax they got folks to believe in. They feel protected as long as they do what the overlords tell them. They have been duped as well.
Now there is blow back, what goes around comes around, though. And so, even if they are pranking the people they will and are susceptible to being pranked.
These people live in fear of discovery which is why they spend so much time covering their tracks.
I am convinced this was staged, and in more than one shot. The video of the shooting was not live streamed but later edited. If he was on the run, when and where did he find the time to edit the video?
But all in all the masses are being played, but so are the players. There are even more sinister forces behind it all. The idea is to keep every one in their fear chakra so they are more easily manipulated.
In another comment under the same video:
“I wish we knew what really happened. I keep wondering what really went on in the streets of Cleveland when the Police told everyone to stay inside. It just feels like this is all preparation for something.”
My Response to this comment is this:

People say it’s martial law, but that is already here, it’s been a long time since the police we called civil servants. These events give the cities, towns and states more reason to intensify law enforcement with militarized armored vehicles, munitions and gear. They no longer are trained to see people as someone to protect and serve, but as enemy combatants or civilians, these are military terms they been using for years. It’s intensifying and becoming more common, but this country been under martial law since Lincoln was president.
The idea of government, is the idea of God. What I mean is Government=God to many people. They worship the Flag of their government and expect their government to protect them from threats foreign and domestic. With this in mind they control the perception of the masses of what the government is bequeathed by a higher authority to do in their rolls of governing over the people. It always comes back to this.
Governments rule by creating reasons to fear the lack of their protection, thereby they are legitimate in doing all the things they do that curtail and in some case rescind  human rights and privacy. Governments can do to you what others cannot do to you and make you pay for it by issuing a tax levy.
Governments create situations that make you cry out for more government control and power over your life. The ultimate goal of government is to totally disavow any sovereignty that the individual would or could have and give it all to them and then charge you for it. People happily go along with it because Government has created this illusion and has given you a document and/or thousands of unread ones, to prove how much power they have over you and your life.
“Humanity is hard wired to believe in other than self, outside of self, power not contained in self, so the scriptures (propaganda-sorry to say) indoctrinates folks to believe in a power outside of them. It made the Romans rich, it made the Catholic Church rich, and today, it makes the so-called powers that be rich elites who continue to dupe the masses.
Whatever character they need to use to demonize (Bin Laden) or glorify (celebrities) we have the same story going on, the story of good and evil, savior and saved, lost and found. So for real, it does not matter if Jesus is real or contrived… what matters is the power this Archetype has had in taking away the “PERSONAL POWER” of humanity, or anyone who believes in him. It enslaves humanity and ties a yoke of perceived and fabricated freedom predicated on what… SOMEBODY ELSE DID FOR YOU!
It props up governments worldwide, who take care of their citizens, instead of societies where citizens take care of themselves. It’s the age old plan of keeping the slaves in check through the use of false hope in that which is outside, thus losing connection to the true divine self that lies within. It creates martyrs, pacifist, abusers and dictators. When humanity finally wakes up from its slumber, hypnosis and amnesia, there will be a whole lot of shaking going on that will reverberate throughout the entire Universe.”
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Was Steve Stephens "Joy Lane Easter Sunday Massacre" a False Flag/Psyops? (VIDEOS)

Was Steve Stephens “Joy Lane Easter Sunday Massacre” a False Flag/Pysops?

“To all you people that fell in line for this little facebook killer story… I just looked up and found TEN different gun murders that happened between Sunday and today in the United States. Now ask yourself, why was the country made to get worked up over THIS one incident? And if the killer killed himself, Why? The old man was random right? So, what did he accomplish? Don’t killers have motives? But don’t stress your brain to much thinking about that, stick to this one thing…. 

Why did you allow yourself to get worked up over ONE man killing another man, as if that doesn’t happen EVERYDAY in this country? What was so special that CNN, HEADLINE NEWS, FOX,NBC, CBS, etc.. all had this as the main topic? It was a murder. There were seven murders in one day in Chicago a couple weeks back and it didn’t get Worldwide Breaking news on all day and night coverage. So how did you get fooled into being worked up about a murder, when 10 more happened that you didn’t even hear about or care about while they were showing you this ONE on every station?And again, lets not forget the fact that 2 Black Judges were murdered, one with a gun, the other was found fully clothed floating in the Hudson River. Trump just dropped a Massive Bomb on Afghanistan (Isn’t that a Bigger Story than a single murder?) Korea is trying to launch missiles and flirting with starting a War, Military soldiers are coming out saying that we are being fooled by false flags in Syria, etc etc…. but they had you angry over A murder. Just ONE guy shooting another guy. And it had the worlds attention.But I’m the silly guy.  Rigggghhhhhhttttt.” SOURCE https://www.facebook.com/truthandedutainment/posts/1843466595917064?hc_location=ufi


Dude Gets Killed in Front of His Girlfriend in NYC during Argument with Stranger
http://flyvidz.com/dude-gets-killed-in-front-of-his-girlfriend-in-nyc-during-argument-with-stranger-graphic/
This was streamed on social media the day before the Cleveland fiasco. There were a few more that were streamed on facebook live that I could show you…but it’s not necessary. I’m just wondering why the Media choose to ONLY broadcast and cover the Cleveland situation when so many more murders went on in that 3 day period AND they were being streamed. There were 42 people shot in Chicago the same day the Cleveland situation went on. What’s going to happen is they are going to get it to the point to where you can’t live stream these cops going upside Black people’s head soon. But either way it goes, you need to realize you are being played and directed by puppet masters.
“Video was just released showing the senseless murder of a young man in Brooklyn.
According to witnesses at the scene, the young man started arguing with a man over his “disrespect” towards his girlfriend. Then two gunshots rang out.”
https://www.facebook.com/truthandedutainment/posts/1843862882544102

NB COMMENTARY: I think and this is just my opinion and gut feelings, the media is given a script, an angle, a perspective. They are parrots for the agenda. If you look into it, you will discover that the CIA has infiltrated the MSM.
The story is already written, that’s why they sound like mocking birds.
Now, with that in mind, remember this. They need to control the narrative. Random deaths and killings they cannot control. However, they can control the staged ones. They can also set their actors in place, camera men, narratives, etc. like a movie script and then they can release it to the public.
The repetition of the story shows how the narrative was designed.
Now, they could very well pick anyone to play the roles. But typically they choose folks in situations who have criminal records, or something in their history or maybe a looming court case to use as patsies. Whatever the case may be, you can tell by the lack of affect that it’s all staged. Mike Brown’s Mom, was clearly upset at first, then we find out later, her husband was a Mason. Trayvon Martin”s Mom endorsed Hillary Clinton. You see?
They create a Web of complicit characters so they can control the narrative and in most if not all cases control the minds, thoughts and feelings of the masses.

The other killings were Not selected to be part of the narrative or, as some would call it, a false flag/psyops.
REWARD:
I think the reward thing is based on many incidentals. Since he was not tried and convicted of the crime, I think is one of the stipulations. How many people have you found to be rewarded instantaneously for finding or reporting to have found some criminal.
Rewards, Bonds, etc. are all like GoFundMe. they collect the money or the promise and then they bet on it on the stock market. Just like anything else. Even a lawsuit, when they start throwing numbers around, the gamblers down Wall Street get ta moving.
And by the way, Atlanta Black Starhas reported that a GoFundMe Guarantees Godwin Family Will Receive Funds from Campaign Started By ASU Student https://www.facebook.com/ATLBlackStar/posts/1051144321687007 
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Think about it, where on God’s green earth did anyone receive a lump sum of money at one time. No way. They gotta play with that money down Wall Street. Folks don’t just bet on stocks, they bet on the social security fund, the pension plans, the donations to non-profits after a Natural disaster, heck they bet on natural disasters.
Think about it, how many hands get in the mix when there is a reward, donation or lump sum of money “offered”?
Think about the logistics and the sweat equity. So I believe it was three organizations that gathered the reward together. They can write it off and/or insure it.
SMDH, we really don’t know the half of how these folks play with money, all fiat, all bogus, but gets them their gold toilets that are paid for with a black credit card, that is as bogus as the fiat money they think they have. It’s all just fluff folks and people die for it. The real rich people do not have cash money in their pockets, they have stocks and bonds and credit cards. They may have gold and silver, but you can’t use that at the supermarket, so they use their cards which are all just data entry in some bank’s computer. They got us thinking we can go out and find some criminal better than they can, it’s all a hoax, cause they knew exactly where that guy was, you know they had a gps pin on him. And then dude had the nerve to say where he killed people and give out his phone number, seriously? The guy at the McDonalds was just another player like that woman who saw Dylann Storm Roof. They be playing us big time, folks. IJS
LINKS OF INTEREST
Manhunt for Steve Stephens Ends In His Suicide In Erie, PA
Here’s What’s True and False About Man Accused of Posting Murder of Robert Godwin, Sr on Facebook
Man Accused of Murdering Robert Godwin Sr. Said He ‘Just Snapped,’ Joy Lane Speaks Out 
http://atlantablackstar.com/2017/04/17/man-accused-murdering-robert-godwin-sr-said-just-snapped-joy-lane-speaks/

PROOF THAT THE CLEVELAND FACEBOOK SHOOTING IS A HOAX!!!!! (100% REAL FACTS)
Dude Gets Killed in Front of His Girlfriend in NYC during Argument with Stranger 
2 Killed, 43 Wounded In Easter Weekend Shootings
Atlanta Black Star has reported that a · 
GoFundMe Guarantees Godwin Family Will Receive Funds from Campaign Started By ASU Student
McDonald’s Owner Explains How Employee Helped Police Find Steve Stephens!
Mothers of Trayvon Martin, Sandra Bland, and Eric Garner are Now Supporting Hillary Clinton
EXCLUSIVE: Girlfriend, 34, of innocent Cleveland man, 74, executed on the street by Facebook gunman reveals his last words and how she’s tried to explain his death to their two young children
Steve Stephens conspiracy? (10 Questions by Earlpheus)
Cleveland Shooter Conspiracy: Cleveland Police & FBI MUST Be Involved
Joy Lane Tries to Put Life Back Together After Death Threats; Meets with Godwin Sr.’s Family

NB Commentary: Why Do We Blame Our Children? (Video)

When our youth carry on, act out, embarrass us and create chaos, 
why do we blame them?

Why do we lock them away, put them on time out, punish and discipline them as if it’s their fault? As adults, aren’t we responsible for the world they are born into? And if we don’t like the world they are born into, don’t we have the responsibility to change it?

No it ain’t easy… But blaming the victim ain’t right either.
When we have a child as the CEO of McDonald’s, Burger King, ExxonMobil, Apple, Tetris, ToysRUs, Signa, GE, Warner Bros., MSNBC, Time Warner, Disney, Dept. Of Education, CDC, DHS, ClearChannel, Google, YouTube, and a host of other operations that conspire against the health and well being of our children.. we cannot continue to blame them!

They are acting out because they were born into an environment that is not child friendly or child safe. They are born into an environment that sees children as fodder. They are born into an environment that counts them in their think tanks, not as collateral damage but the actual damage, the actual casualty of a real war. A war that guarantees they will act out, be sick, mentally deranged and eventually discarded as cast off  OR they will line up behind the conspiracy and perpetrate this same exact strategy of chaos, tension and death on their offspring until the entire planet is covered with decaying misguided destructive frequencies guarantying that the human mind and spirit will not rise up from the ashes but will be struck down for eternity. Hell is not under the earth. Hell is not after we die. Hell is right here on top of the earth and we create and recreate it every day for our children, who will grow up and do the same for theirs. We cannot continue to blame the children. We have to look in the mirror. Actually, we need to take that mirror of vanity down. We need to look at our creation. Our children.

We need to “SEE” them. We need to have compassion, empathy and understanding for them. We need to stop charging them with crimes when we allowed them to be born into a criminal society. We need to stop locking them up and in some cases throwing away the key in prison that we built just for them. We need to take the chains off their feet and out of their minds so they can thrive and be healthy.  We need to stop prostituting our children for consumption, avarice, greed and materialism and take them to the park and teach them about how a tree grows.

We need to change the role models they see that are destroying their own sense of self and understanding of the spiritual beings they are. We need to take them out of the religious institutions of brain washing and mind fuck and let them watch the sun rise. We need to honor their dreams and ask them to tell us what they are and help them understand them. We need to keep them away from all things harmful, including zoos, circuses, and amusement parks.
We need to teach them how to grow food, cook a meal, iron a shirt, clean a bathroom, pick a peach from a peach tree and manage their health.

We need to avoid all types of violence around them, including wars, road rage, cursing and violent video games. We need to throw away our televisions and monitor the amount of time they have on their digital devices.
We need to stop celebrating all holidays and create our own family and community gatherings. Any holidays that honor war, war criminals, injustice, pedophiles, and corruption should be avoided at all costs. We should teach them how to sweep the yard and sew their own clothes.

Why do we continually blame our youth for the shit they do and the chaos they cause, especially our pre-teens and teens? Why are we kicking them out of schools, writing statics with their recidivism in mind, arranging chairs in court rooms for their conviction and scientifically generating drugs for their intake?
Why do they rebel? They rebel because they realize that we are liars, fraudsters, fakes, perpetrators, perverts and unethical scum. They realize that we will continue to blame them and call them stupid for not abiding by the code of the destructive environment we have created for them.
How can we blame them, how can we fault them, how can we punish them? We are asking them to become the zombified skitzoid vampire that we have become being born into this environment. We are asking them to eat poison mentally, emotionally, physically and spiritually and be as grateful as we are to have it. So they rebel, and they should.
They should fight the corruption they see around them. they have the courage to stand up to the injustice. They have the courage we lost when we conformed. They have the ability to see beyond the veil and beyond our hypocrisy and the flagrant lie we tell to ourselves each and every day. They are struggling to be sane in this very insane world run by delusional people who think it makes sense to poison the air, water and earth. They are struggling with how to be sane in an insane world that cannot see the connection between hypocrisy and the resulting torment, corruption, displacement and distortion that it creates.
They don’t want to do their homework or go outside and do something when they see their parents sit in the work place all day and come home and sit on the couch all night. They don’t want to listen to our demands and commands when we do not listen to theirs. And what is theirs you may ask??
They want to feel safe, they want to be protected they want to live freely, they want to expand their consciousness they want to explore their imagination and they want to have a world that is supportive and okay with that.
This world is not…. unless you live on some primitive island far from the commercial destruction of this planet. Otherwise, there is no place for them to feel safe. So they will give into the first law of nature, self preservation and fight overtly or covertly, but they will fight until they either die, or give in. What other option do they have when adults won’t take responsibility for what they have done to the Earth they brought their children into?

And on a side note, if we continue to vote into office openly corrupt people to lead us, we are driving a stake through the hearts of our children and we really have not right to blame them in any way.

Links Of Interest
How to Deal With Your Acting-Up Teenager: Practical Help for Desperate Parents  by Robert Bayard Ph.D. 
Neglect and emotional abuse are often not recognised in teenagers. Their behaviours may be interpreted by others as a lifestyle choice or ‘acting out’.
MOM: Typically, the more a parent clamps down, the more the child rebels. In adulthood, this can result in one of two extremes. One is that the kid remains in a state of rebellion into adulthood and has trouble making a successful life because of it. The other side we see is that when these rebellious kids become adults and have their own children they are very strict –probably overly strict– parents and it’s very hard for them to have a happy medium.
WE ARE ALWAYS TREATING THE SYMPTOMS
“Teen Drug Rehab and addiction treatment center, Good Future, delivers quality and sustaining results for your teenager. Good Future Teen Rehab treats drug abuse, drug addiction, alcohol abuse and other addictions. Good Future Teen Rehab accepts many insurances and treats teens from all parts of the USA at the center in Delray Fl.”
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Dream Culture by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
Is Water Fluoridation Good for Dental Health? 8 Reasons Why Fluoride is Toxic to Teeth, the Environment, and You
Half of teens think they’re addicted to their smartphones
Teenager Acting Out – What to Do?
Good Future Teen Rehab
Neglect or emotional abuse in teenagers: Core info leaflet
How to Handle Spoiled Teenagers
What To Do If You Suspect Your Teen Is Drinking
Watching TV might slow your brain
Avoiding Injury this Amusement Park Season
Child Prostitution
Selling Atlanta’s children: What has and hasn’t changed
Unhealthy Fixation
The war against genetically modified organisms is full of fearmongering, errors, and fraud. Labeling them will not make you safer.
10 IRREFUTABLE evidence that GMO can harm you!
KEEP CALM SAVE CHILD SOLDIERS
child soldiers by bebejonjames
Kids For Cash Judges Tied Up
Children in prison

FAST FOOD NATION, Eric Schlosser

Nana’s Commentary

After sharing the video on how Fast Food has changed the world, it seems only fitting to share “The Dark Side of the All-American Meal with my readers….. Watch the video, read the book.

(Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal (2001) is a book by investigative journalist Eric Schlosser that examines the local and global influence of the United States fast food industry.[3])









Published on Aug 21, 2013
Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal (2001) is a book by investigative journalist Eric Schlosser that examines the local and global influence of the United States fast food industry.

First serialized by Rolling Stone in 1999, the book has drawn comparisons to Upton Sinclair’s classic muckraking novel The Jungle. The book was adapted into a film of the same name, directed by Richard Linklater.

The book is divided into two sections, “The American Way,” which interrogates the beginnings of the Fast Food Nation within the context of post-World War II America; and “Meat and Potatoes,” which examines the specific mechanizations of the fast-food industry, including the chemical flavoring of the food, the production of cattle and chickens, the working conditions of beef industry, the dangers of eating meat, and the global context of fast food as an American cultural export.

Fast Food Nation opens with discussion of Carl N. Karcher and the McDonalds brothers, examining their roles as pioneers of the fast-food industry in southern California. This discussion is followed by an examination of Ray Kroc and Walt Disney’s complicated relationship as well as each man’s rise to fame. This chapter also considers the intricate, profitable methods of advertising to children. Next, Schlosser visits Colorado Springs, CO and investigates the life and working conditions of the typical fast-food industry employee: fast-food restaurants employ the highest rate of low-wage workers, have among the highest turnover rates, and pay minimum wage to a higher proportion of its employees than any other American industry.

The second section of the text begins with a discussion of the chemical components that make the food taste so good. Schlosser follows this with a discussion of the life of a typical rancher, considering the difficulties presented to the agriculture world in a new economy. Schlosser is perhaps most provocative when he critiques the meatpacking industry, which he tags as the most dangerous job in America. Moreover, the meat produced by slaughterhouses has become exponentially more hazardous since the centralization of the industry: the way cattle are raised, slaughtered, and processed provides an ideal setting for E coli to spread. Additionally, working conditions continue to grow worse. In the final chapter, Schlosser considers how fast food has matured as an American cultural export following the Cold War: the collapse of Soviet Communism has allowed the mass spread of American goods and services, especially fast food. As a result, the rest of the world is catching up with America’s rising obesity rates.

The book continues with an account of the evolution of fast food and how it has coincided with the advent of the automobile. Schlosser explains the transformation from countless independent restaurants to a few uniform franchises. “The extraordinary growth of the fast food industry has been driven by fundamental changes in American society… During that period, women entered the workforce in record numbers, often motivated less by a feminist perspective than by a need to pay the bills. In 1975, about one-third of American mothers with young children worked outside the home; today almost two-thirds of such mothers are employed. As the sociologists Cameron Lynne Macdonald and Carmen Sirianni have noted, the entry of so many women into the workforce has greatly increased demand for the types of services that housewives traditionally perform: cooking, cleaning, and child care. A generation ago, three-quarters of the money used to buy food in the United States was spent to prepare meals at home. Today about half of the money used to buy food is spent at restaurants – mainly at fast food restaurants.”

Regarding the topic of child-targeted marketing, Schlosser explains how the McDonald’s Corporation modeled its marketing tactics on The Walt Disney Company, which inspired the creation of advertising icons such as Ronald McDonald and his sidekicks. Marketing executives intended that this marketing shift would result not only in attracting children, but their parents and grandparents as well. More importantly, the tactic would instill brand loyalty that would persist through adulthood through nostalgic associations to McDonald’s. Schlosser also discusses the tactic’s ills: the exploitation of children’s naïveté and trusting nature.

In marketing to children, Schlosser suggests, corporations have infiltrated schools through sponsorship and quid pro quo. He sees that reductions in corporate taxation have come at the expense of school funding, thereby presenting many corporations with the opportunity for sponsorship with those same schools. According to his sources, 80% of sponsored textbooks contain material that is biased in favor of the sponsors, and 30% of high schools offer fast foods in their cafeterias.

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