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State Media

Despite the myth about a vaunted Forth Estate that holds power accountable, the press in the US operates with all of the conformity of a state run media, censoring alternative narratives and ensuring that the neoliberal/neoconservative party line is dominant. … Continue reading

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Not Natural

  It would be nice if our sociopathic elite would dial down the war rhetoric for the holidays, but I’m not holding my breath. While Americans have been led to believe that our president is a secret Putin-controlled double agent, … Continue reading

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A crisis of ideologies

  I find it darkly amusing that neoliberalism and neoconservatism are losing legitimacy by the day, while political leaders and the corporate media warn of the disintegration of the “western-liberal-order.” That these two ruling ideologies are imploding says a lot … Continue reading

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Told You So

  As Russia-gate staggers to the finish it’s becoming increasingly clear that what I warned about two years ago has come to pass. The narrative that our president is controlled by Putin has brought about a new and more dangerous … Continue reading

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Give peace a chance

  Who knew that peace was so threatening? This headline from the British tabloid–The Times–perfectly encapsulates the frightening sentiment: “Fears grow over prospect of Trump ‘peace deal’ with Putin”. Other headlines include– “Trump hopes he and Putin will get along. Russia … Continue reading

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Deeper Malady

  Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated 50 years ago. We would do well to reflect on a speech he gave exactly a year before his death. At the Riverside Church, Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence, King portrayed the war … Continue reading

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An adversarial way

  Legendary investigative journalist Robert Parry has died. Anyone who’s read this blog knows how much I valued Robert and his investigative website–Consortiumnews.com. His death is a profound tragedy, and I’ve spent the week in a state of persistent melancholy. Life … Continue reading

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Yay Resistance!

  Members of the Trump Resistance are turning handsprings over the guilty plea of President Trump’s former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn for lying to the FBI about pre-inauguration conversations with the Russian ambassador. But, this case and its ramifications should trouble … Continue reading

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Cold War Kids

  The Democratic Party with the corporate media in tow has been consistently promulgating the idea that Russia meddled in the 2016 election in favor of Trump. This effort is part of a larger scheme. Even before the election powerful … Continue reading

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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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