ED CURTIN—The basic way people’s thinking is controlled today is by confusing them and creating a perpetual state of mental vertigo. Muddled and disordered by double-speak, illogical reporting, and a kaleidoscopic merry-go-round of conflicting reports, the average person is reduced to a mental mess.
RON RIDENOUR—“Although President Kennedy and Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara refused to consider Operation Northwoods, military chiefs and even Robert Kennedy lobbied for a ‘Remember the Maine’-type incident, where the US allegedly sank its own ship in Cuba as a pretext to start theREAD ON
ERIC ZUESSE—During the American Revolution, Americans finally came to understand the game, and overthrew and replaced the British aristocracy. Perhaps some day, Americans will overthrow and replace the American aristocracy. But, as of yet, no way is clear as to how that could be done.READ ON
GARY CORSERI—Fans of the Fox channel tried to ignore the reality when one of the attractive ladies on the thigh-high set let go with one of those “slight paroxysms of embarrassed laughter,” and her cohorts discreetly moved down the couch. When one of the white-beardedREAD ON
BRIAN CLOUGHLEY—The President of the United States is hell-bent on ultimate military confrontation, and might be able to punish or even invade Venezuela and Iran, but they aren’t going to retaliate with the nuclear option — unlike North Korea. His goading of Kim is bringing ourREAD ON
ERIC ZUESSE—Since almost every national Government calls itself a ‘democracy’ (for example, the official name of North Korea is: ‘Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’), the time might have arrived when numerical measures, instead of nationalistic propaganda and deceptive ’news’media, become the standard by which “democracy”READ ON
PATRICK WALKER—To reiterate that convergence of leftist opinion (with some slight change), I’d like to single out (among many worthy possibilities) two leftist intellectuals whose analysis is especially pertinent to my case, Anthony Monteiro and Naomi Klein. While Monteiro’s podcast is the same I referencedREAD ON
ERIC LONDON—On Wednesday, the Trump administration outlined a tax “reform” proposal that would be one of the largest upward redistributions of wealth in human history. The plan would essentially establish in law what is increasingly apparent in fact: The United States is an oligarchy. READ ON