Fooling themselves

The "elites" are adept at fooling themselves into thinking they know best.  This "superiority" that they bestow upon themselves is a convenient justification for keeping "us commoners" in the dark, and keeping themselves in power.

Russia Ousts US NGOs, Fake Protests Peter Out

Reuters states ... Putin ... has pushed through laws which critics say can be used to stifle dissent - tightening controls of the Internet ... and broadening the definition of treason. via Activist Post: Russia Ousts Meddling US NGOs, Fake Protests Peter Out. Replace "treason" with "terrorism" and this is EXACTLY what Obama has been …

Adopted!

UPDATE:  Franklin has been adopted!  Our daughter was sad to see him go, but he's now in a good home.  🙂 And they're close to us, so Elizabeth might get to visit sometimes.