.... IT'S  THE  WORST  OF  TIMES,  BEST  OF  TIMES ....

.... THE  WORST  OF  TIMES ....
   ENDLESS  WAR  IN  THE  MIDDLE  EAST,  KILLER  COPS,
   COP  KILLERS,  NATIONAL  SPIRITUAL  BANKRUPTCY,
   EPIDEMIC  DRUG  ABUSE,  HOPELESS  AND  DESPERATE
   PEOPLE  COMMITTING  UNPRECEDENTED  ACTS  OF
   VIOLENCE,  LIVING  LIVES  OF  MEANINGLESS  EXISTENCE,
   DYSFUNCTIONAL  PEOPLE  FILLING  JAILS,  ETC.


.... THE  BEST  OF  TIMES ....    
   FREEDOM  OF  SPEECH,  RELIGION,  ETC,  UNLIMITED
   ACCESS  TO  KNOWLEDGE,  OPPORTUNE  TIME  FOR
   NATIONAL  SPIRITUAL  REVIVAL,  THE  GREATEST  AND
   MOST  WONDERFUL  COMMUNICATION  AND  SOCIAL
   NETWORKING  SYSTEM  THE  WORLD  HAS  EVER  KNOWN


....
''RACCOON''  JOHN  SMITH  SPEAKS  TO  US  TODAY ....