“First they ignore you. Then they ridicule you. And then they attack you and want to burn you. And then they build monuments to you.” Nicholas Klein 1914 — remember that year? yup the start of WWI and he was a union leader.
Yes, it’s the misquoted, misattributed quote. Even by the Grand Trumpster — http://www.snopes.com/first-they-ignore-you/
But I sense an uncanny similarity in the vitriolic reactions you describe. Stay strong and know that you are helping people see beyond the smoke and fog of confusion created by the many conflicting interests.
If you are not already reading Jim Kunstler then perhaps you could follow him: http://kunstler.com/clusterfuck-nation/words-and-deeds/ The bottom line is that the USA has squandered its wealth and prosperity on a never ending series of sabre rattling excursions overseas.
When the real manufacturing and productivity go overseas and you are only left with a “services economy”. The vast masses of the population are disenfranchised, under-employed (if at all), drugged out on legal and illegal chemistry experiments and hoodwinked by a media held hostage to BigBiz, just like the supposedly elected public officials of all stripes.