That is, getting Merrick Garland his Supreme Court nomination vote on January 3, 2016
There needs to be more public engagement!
Think about that.
When I was young I can remember that in America a person’s Faith was reflected in how they lived their life and how they interacted with others and their communities. Heck it was my Southern Baptist grandma and her old Encyclopedia Britannica who taught me about dinosaurs, mastodons, evolution and helped spark my life long desire to learn about all aspects of Earth's life story, then she'd say prayers with me at night. She lived her faith in God, she didn't have to beat other people over the head with it.
Then came the 70s Jesus Freaks with their egomania and absolutism pretending that they had actually tapped into the real “God.” All the while perverting Jesus' Passion into something it wasn't. It’s ludicrous, but everyone let them get away with it and the brainwashing has been relentless ever since. Now this Trump comes along and played that scared, desperate-for-power tribe, like a fiddle. They are united and everyone's future will be impacted mightily.
The thing that makes our future so frightening is that "Truth" and "Objective Facts" and "Constructive Learning" means nothing to these people - their mindscape sees nothing but their own self-interest, enemies and playing to win. They believe that fabricating fiction to replace objective facts is their Free Speech Right - in other words, to them fraud in the name of their personal God is okay. ... and the rest of us go along with their fantasy. Why?
Mind you, no enlightened self-interest is to be found in this crowd. They can't fathom our planet Earth and it's inhabitants as anything other than a bunch of commodities to be extracted and exploited as much as possible, as fast as possible and as cheaply as possible, no exceptions. (I've often wondered where the hell was everyone running to in such a hurry.)
Not to mention their difficulties with accepting the multiculturalism they forced on themselves. Plus their inability to grasp the simple facts of life and flow of years. (You know what I mean, more people, less room, accommodations must be made - Wanting to return to an imaginary yesteryear is an insane option. But that is Trump's promise and their expectation. What will they do when he can't deliver? What will they do when they learn they been played for fools? Or will Trump's relentless rallies, create something else and much uglier altogether? Who will become the scapegoat for the failure to come?).
The general willful ignorance and arrogant disregard is appalling and all that stands between them and achieving their short-sighted dreams and We The People's worst nightmares - is an overwhelmingly uninformed and apathetic public. Who's going to wake them up?