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Manufacturing Normality

C.J. Hopkins CounterpunchSometime circa mid-November, in the wake of Hillary Clinton’s defeat (i.e., the beginning of the end of democracy), the self-appointed Guardians of Reality, better known as the corporate media, launched a worldwide marke...
by INFRAKSHUN on Dec 13, 2016

Washington Post Apends "Russian Propaganda" Story, Admits It May Be Fake

Zero HedgeIn the latest example why the "mainstream media" is facing a historic crisis of confidence among its readership, facing unprecedented blowback following Craig Timberg November 24 Washington Post story "Russian propaganda effort helped spr...
by INFRAKSHUN on Dec 8, 2016

Somewhere out There

If last month’s election taught us anything it’s that nobody really knows anything. For many years now I’ve been saying that the sign of an educated person is s/he admits how little s/he knows. Socrates may have beat me to … Continue read...

House Quietly Passes Bill Targeting “Russian Propaganda” Websites

Anti-MediaOn November 30, one week after the Washington Post launched its witch hunt against “Russian propaganda fake news“, with 390 votes for, the House quietly passed “H.R. 6393, Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017“, sponso...
by INFRAKSHUN on Dec 5, 2016

American Alternative Media Threatens Defamation Lawsuit Against Washington Post for Red Baiting

Washington's blog Yves Smith – who runs the respected website Naked Capitalism – has retained a top gun lawyer to sue the Washington Post for defamation unless it retracts its smear piece calling alternative media sites “Russian propaganda...
by INFRAKSHUN on Dec 5, 2016

Modern Operation Mockingbird: "Everyone Who Disagrees with Me Is a Russian Propagandist"

Harrison KoehliSott.netSOTT.net recently had the honor of being smeared as a vehicle for Russian propaganda. The dubious, anonymous "PropOrNot" site listed us as one among 200 or so such websites - witting or unwitting dupes of the Kremlin's propa...
by INFRAKSHUN on Dec 2, 2016

Not Quite Dead

Extinction is a cause of fear. Having evolved a certain level of self-aware consciousness, we fear becoming the next tyrannosaurus-rex or spinosaurus, or whatever the next top predator turns out to have been. We’re here to stay. So we like …...

Mars Bars

It brings tears to my eyes. A little guy millions of miles from home. The only spark of acknowledged intelligence on the entire planet. It’s his birthday and he’s singing “Happy Birthday” to himself. It’s downright depressing. The guy, howe...

The Power of Propaganda and The CFR

As he was approaching the end of his life, Jacob Schiff formulated plans for a new organisation needed to continue his work. The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) was founded on May 30th 1919 at the Hotel Majestic in Paris and initially involve...
by Summer in December on Aug 11, 2016

Quote du jour

Gallup published data showing that Trump’s convention was the first since the polling firm began tracking the question to find that a majority of people were less likely to vote for the candidate after watching it.-WaPo...
by Proof Positive on Aug 4, 2016

Monkey Puzzle

One of the unexpected consequences of Christian theology is the ongoing insistence in science that human beings are qualitatively different from other animals. Actually, it goes back to the Hebrew Bible and the concept of “the image of God.” As &...

Washington Post editorial calls Donald Trump 'a unique danger' to US, world

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump addresses delegates at the end of the last day of the Republican National Convention on July 21, 2016, in Cleveland, Ohio. (AFP photo)...

Minding Souls

The mind, despite nay-sayers, is real. It isn’t an illusion. Emergent phenomena are often larger than the sum of their parts. One of the problems with the non-physical is that we can’t parse it precisely. “Mind” may be called “soul” ̷...

Minding Souls

The mind, despite nay-sayers, is real. It isn’t an illusion. Emergent phenomena are often larger than the sum of their parts. One of the problems with the non-physical is that we can’t parse it precisely. “Mind” may be called “soul” ̷...

Sense of Place

Visiting the Holocaust Museum was one of the most wrenching activities of my life. I was in Washington DC for a meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature when my friend Jeff came across the Atlantic to attend. He wanted … Continue reading &...

Sense of Place

Visiting the Holocaust Museum was one of the most wrenching activities of my life. I was in Washington DC for a meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature when my friend Jeff came across the Atlantic to attend. He wanted … Continue reading &...

The Heroism of Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the Abdication of the Media

I was disappointed but not really surprised that The New York Times called out Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg yesterday for her apt and heroic criticism of Donald Trump, worrying that "Washington is more than partisan enough without the sp...

Monica Lewinsky or "Mega?"

On 20th February 1997, the New York Times reported that an Army Mechanical Engineer and Ashkenazi Jew called David A. Tenenbaum "inadvertently" gave classified military information about armoured vehicles and missile systems to Israeli officials.&nbs...
by Summer in December on Jul 12, 2016

“E’ tempo che le elites si ribellino alle masse ignoranti”

Cronache marziane del dopo Brexit. C’è un antica scenetta di  Totò riproposta in più di un film in cui il protagonista chiede all’avversario di dargli uno schiaffo se ne è capace e quello invece di esitare gli assesta uno smataflon...
by Il Simplicissimus on Jul 3, 2016

“E’ tempo che le elites si ribellino alle masse ignoranti”

Cronache marziane del dopo Brexit. C’è un antica scenetta di  Totò riproposta in più di un film in cui il protagonista chiede all’avversario di dargli uno schiaffo se ne è capace e quello invece di esitare gli assesta uno smataflon...
by Il Simplicissimus on Jul 3, 2016


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