Mine was in late 2007 when I simply clicked onto a link at a blog I frequented at the time. The post was talking about someone I never heard of. The link took me straight to a Youtube video called "Stop Dreaming". Across a black screen came a quote from Franklin - "Tricks and treachery are the practice of fools who don't have brains enough to be honest."
Then grandpa looking guy was there at the podium and was asked, "If you were president, would you work to phase out the IRS?" To which he said "Immediately". What followed was a real eyeopener. I sat in stunned silence for 12 minutes. Then clicked another video, and then another, then still another. There it all was! The simple truths I had forgotten. Apathy dissolved away like a broken spell, and I went right to work telling everyone I knew.
I was mystified when they were something less than excited.
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