Tag Archives: Manufacturing Consent

All the fake news that’s fit to print

  The corporate-media is still freaking-out over fake news. Their concern would have a lot more credibility and sympathy if these so-called respectable news outlets hadn’t been responsible for so much propaganda. Does anyone remember mushroom clouds, aluminum tubes, and weapons … Continue reading

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The Other Ratchet

  I’ve written before about how our political process is like a ratchet, where the Republicans apply rightward force, while the Democrats allow this rightward movement but whenever there’s a lull, they lock into place and prevent any movement back … Continue reading

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Manufacturing Consent

  While our neoliberal elite have been more than willing to offshore traditional manufacturing, they’ve kept the manufacturing of consent right here in America. Though western countries claim to be democracies, they all suffer from income and wealth inequality, with many … Continue reading

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Member the Maine?

  Member? I member a South Park episode entitled Member Berries, which are small purple berries that utter nostalgic, so-called historical phrases, where I thought I would pee myself laughing. The focus on American citizens shallow, superficial, Disneyfied version of history, was … Continue reading

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You’ve Come a Long Way Baby

  I know that Hillary’s pretty bloodthirsty, but is the Clinton campaign in such distress that they’d let the mask slip? Of course, I’m talking about Madeleine, Special Place In Hell, Albright Albright, the first woman to serve as U.S. Secretary of … Continue reading

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Manufacturing Acquiescence

We live in a second Gilded Age where fabulous wealth and grinding poverty exist uneasily. In this milieu, American elites have largely come to rely on advertising, public relations and propaganda, rather than force, as a means of controlling a restless … Continue reading

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Why Liberalism Sucks Part-2 The “Veal Pen”

Jane Hamsher, editor of FireDogLake, has coined the term “Veal Pen” to describe the process by which the Democratic Party disciplines liberals. “The White House controls its left flank and maintains discipline,” so that they can carry out a “neoliberal agenda” … Continue reading

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