I think it's long been the Mass Media's job to keep people divided -- along racial, political and even religious lines. I think that last is what explains the recent flap there's been about the Ground Zero Mosque. Just another psy-op to fan the flames between Muslims and non-Muslim Americans.
I remember Jon Stewart calling out Glenn Beck and Fox News about this guy, and started thinking. Now take a look at this article:
Untangling the Bizarre CIA Links to the Ground Zero Mosque
Oh, and here's another interesting link about the latest in "mind control" technology:
DARPA working to develop helmets for US Army that control soldiers’ brains