It seems clear now, that fear has indeed been the underlying theme of the American Republic (Regime/Empire). As those more astute than I have recently pointed out; it began with fear of the Church, sending untold numbers of pilgrims to our shores seeking sanctuary; then it became fear of the indigenous populations, the American Indians. So we decimated them. Then came fear of the British; we expunged them: fear upon fear, enemy upon enemy. Blacks, Japanese, Mexicans, all were grist for our fear mill. The Russians (Soviets) of course led to a century long fear mongering among our populace.
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