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Pattern Recognition

The American empire has not become kinder and gentler just because they are flying the rainbow or BLM flags at our embassy’s. Or because there is now a lesbian at the helm of the CIA directing drone strikes. Or because … Continue reading

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Double Truth

Neoliberalism, as a political ideology focused intently on maximizing the power of “capital,” deploys a double truth to cover its inherent contradictions: 1) that an ideology dedicated to liberal values has to continuously resort to illiberal practices; 2) that an … Continue reading

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Winter Patriot

In almost every action movie made by Hollywood, an intrepid, heterodox hero confronts an evil, authoritarian empire. Even though the odds are stacked against our intrepid hero, he or she somehow manages to overcome the odds through sheer pluck and … Continue reading

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Science and the Unspeakable

Ever since the election of Donald Trump science has become a shibboleth for the liberal, professional/managerial/class (PMC’s), and–trust the science–has became their rallying cry. But science is an abstract concept. Trust what science? Science has been responsible for clean water, … Continue reading

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The Consensus

Most liberals take their cues from the New York Times, which provides the narrative for the American empire. Indeed, the Gray Lady’s chief role is to enforce accepted US imperial diktats and neoliberal orthodoxy. Oligarchic imperialism is our dominant state … Continue reading

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Figurehead

It turns out that the president of the US is not that powerful when it comes to dealing with the deep state. The deep state can be thought of as a permanent, entrenched bureaucracy representing the military/industrial/complex, the alphabet intelligence … Continue reading

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The Damage Done

I despise Donald Trump but the thought of a Biden victory makes me want to gargle anti-freeze. Mostly because of Russia-gate but the whole brunch thing really grates on my nerves too. With Russia-gate, liberals have been in a hysterical … Continue reading

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Narrative Management

The last four years of Russia-gate, the fairy-tale collection of made up connections between Donald Trump and Russia, has been one long process of narrative management. All the “cool kids” (meaning the elite-corporate media stenographers) settled on a narrative that … Continue reading

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The Last Taboo

It will be interesting to see if Ghislaine Maxwell survives her incarceration to give testimony about Jeffery Epstein and his child-sex blackmail ring. I’ve always thought the story to be fascinating in that it’s a window into how the deep … Continue reading

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Color Revolution

The recent Black Lives Matter (BLM) protests have got my spider sense tingling. After studying regime-change operations for decades I know one when I see one. Going further, this looks to be a continuation of the deep state coup that … Continue reading

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