Recording this podast 24 hours after insurrectionists tried to take over the Capitol and stop the people's business. The deaths and desecration was fomented by lies. The people had been misled. Without truth-telling from our elected officials, how long can Democracy sustain itself? Is there an answer? And what of the lost skill of critical thinking? What has become of our requirement that facts and evidence are fundamental against lies, deception and false promises? Has America stopped thinking?