By Jane Velez-Mitchell
Americans are being lured into dependancy. And what we are addicted to is not inevitably unlawful or maybe challenging to return by way of. Prescription medicinal drugs are making us excessive. quick nutrition is making us fats. the web retains us continuously distracted with every thing from playing and porn to compulsive social networking. tv bombards us with glamorized violence. From billboards, to on-line pop ups, to advertisements. . . we are seduced into purchasing extra stuff we do not want whereas we drown in transforming into debt. colossal gains fill the wallet of a handful of 'pushers' on the cost of every person else. organisations, govt, and the media are growing the appearance that the extra we now have, the higher we're, and so we crave no matter what they are promoting and develop into hooked on their items within the strategy. american citizens are being seduced into self-destructivebehavior on a mass scale. it is time to take our strength again. In her trademark no-holds-barred kind, Jane Velez-Mitchell asks, 'Do you really need to be a slave, present simply to make another person wealthy and powerful?' If the answer's no, then learn this booklet. Addict kingdom is our blueprint for switch, yet first we needs to see what's particularly happening. this can be an intervention!
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