On the Sunday news shows between 9/7 - 9/21/2014, of the 205 guest discussing military options in Syria and Iraq, just six of these (3%) voiced opposition to US involvment, while 125 (61 %) spoke in favor of war. (36% no opinion).
The United States owed its continual fall with the freedom of the press because the "Obama administration has launched a war against whistleblowers". The U.S. has prosecuted eight alleged whistleblowers under the Espionage Act, more than all previous presidential administrations combined,
Companies spend $17 billion annually marketing to children. Advertisement is manipulated by psychologist to enhance 'nag factor'. Kids ages 2 through 11 see more than 25,000 advertisements a year on TV alone.