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Propagandized

  I’m so sick of reading letters-to-the-editor in our local paper blaming Russia for besmirching our precious democracy and electing Donald Trump. Why, you’d almost think that there was a propaganda effort afoot to get gullible Americans to believe such … Continue reading

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Crackpot Centrism

  I’m smitten. Caitlin Johnstone is my new favorite blogger. She’s smart, funny and absolutely fearless. She also writes about the things I’m most interested in–political/economy, foreign policy, and media manipulation. Perhaps because she’s Australian, Johnstone deftly deconstructs US propaganda, following … 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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Out of the shadows

  After 70 years of anonymity the deep state has fully emerged from the shadows. In the wake of the surprise resignation of Trump’s national-security-advisor, Michael Flynn,  stories about the deep state are everywhere, from the New York Times, to Naked … Continue reading

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Illusion only is sacred, truth profane

  There was much pearl-clutching by the corporate media when Trump blurted out the truth of US foreign policy in a recent interview with Fox host, Bill O’ Reilly. “There are a lot of killers.” Trump responded. “We’ve got a lot … 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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Necessary Lessons

  Liberals lamenting the election of Donald Trump have not absorbed the necessary lessons. Rather than examining the policies of financial neoliberalism and the identity politics that provided neoliberalism its moral veneer, they are still blaming the Russians, or the … Continue reading

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