I fear Fascism. Several years ago I became increasingly aware of the efforts by the wealthy to use their resources to steer the USA into a more Fascist country. In the Christian myth of Saint George good defeats evil and restores virtue. "Good" in this painting is a heroically Romanticized "terrorist" or freedom fighter challenging the forces of repression. The action of this painting takes place in Chicago's financial district with the three figures in the upper right borrowed from Socialist American artist Irving Norman, whose goal was "to tell the truth of our time." Lower right are the ever persuasive sex and violence. Since the moral betrayal of the Vietnamese War I hadn't thought of myself as patriotic. "Patriotism" had become justification for tyranny.