I’m willing to assume the position

This morning, I woke up to read an article on Ars Technica about the new pat downs that are coming to the nation’s airports. They intend to be extremely thorough. This, of course, is to embarrass people into sheepishly heading over to the full body scanners because they don’t want to be embarrassed. It is […]

Curing Our National Case of Hypochondria

For a moment this morning, I confess that I found myself on the edge of my seat in the middle of the Halloween special edition of the Today show.   As a corporate media critic, an academic, and a professional with a regular day job, such a confession could be damning, as if I were a […]

Just Desserts

A guy who calls himself “Keith in Seattle” posted this comment on my blog: “New numbers posted today on the Treasury Department website show the National Debt has increased by more than $3 trillion since President Obama took office. The National Debt stood at $10.626 trillion the day Mr. Obama was inaugurated. The Bureau of […]

Coups, Destabilization, & Disavow

Coups, Destabilization, & Disavow: American as Apple Pie By: Solomon Comissiong   “The propaganda system allows the U.S. leadership to commit crimes without limit and with no suggestion of misbehavior or criminality; in fact, major war criminals like Henry Kissinger appear regularly on TV to comment on the crimes of the derivative butchers.” Edward S. […]

FRAQ! I Voted For A Republican

I actually did it, but he is not really a Repubican anymore.  I could have voted for a Democrat who is guaranteed to lose or a raving, lunatic Republican.  Instead I voted for Charlie Crist.  He was a centrist Republican who was too far left for the scary, foot shooters who live around here.  Meek, […]

The FIX: Let No Crisis Go To Waste

The deficit is a ruse.  First, this deficit was created by the Republicans over the last ten years—Yes, ten years.  They used the war to create an endless pit and spent like crazy with the bulk of the money going to their friends.  Then they used the last two years to prevent anyone from doing […]

I attended a Conservative 9/11 event with “US wars are unlawful” flyers; here’s what happened. 6 of 6

source: Carl Herman at Examiner.com This article series explains what happened when I interacted with participants of a 9/11 event to welcome home US soldiers and honor the victims of 9/11, then provides the e-mail exchange with the sponsoring group’s leadership. Consistent with my last two years of writing articles to explain, document, and prove […]

Does an heir of Goebbels measure Cuban failure?

The United States slogs through its worst crisis since the Great Depression, but some editorial writers in leading newspapers practice denial of their reality and focus instead on Cuba’s “failed socialist system.” I wonder if these opinion crafters who specialize in fostering illusions, berating enemies and spreading denial studies at the secret Joseph Goebbels Propaganda […]