Monthly Archives: September 2014

Be Careful What You Ask For, Mr. O’Reilly!

Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly was concerned tonight that ISIS has unrestricted access to the Internet for its propaganda and further, that children using the net are unprotected from exposure to much that children, in his view, should not see. We … Continue reading

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A Celtic Fantasy Plays Out In Scotland

Fantasy sells we suppose, because among other reasons, reality kind of sucks; it’s not famously a lot of fun. “In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread” is a bit short of the appeal in: “Vote for me … Continue reading

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Who Killed the American Economy? (A Whodunnit By David Stockman)

Anyone wishing to understand the decline of the American economy straight out, sans spin, calling a spade a Greenspan with no prisoners taken, no excuses and no gobble-de-gook will be rewarded by David Stockman’s “The Great Deformation.” Stockman was President … Continue reading

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Pro Sports: An American Illusion (With A Posionous Core)

The Roman emperors provided bread and circuses to anesthetize the populace; our rulers provide food stamps and professional sports. This has been a smooth transition until today’s political Left has tripped over its own contradictions. (As political movements are wont … Continue reading

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NEWS: Information, or Distraction?

Cable and broadcast TV plus newspaper chains now owned by a half dozen or so news giants control what we learn every day about our world. In the U.S, most of these reflect the Obama Administration and/or Democratic Party talking … Continue reading

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Gleanings From The Passing Scene … (Politicallly Uncorrected)

Your platter of snippets reflecting we hope, human reality pertaining to our times … We blundered into the fact that NATO has accumulated over 20 members. We wonder why, now that the Soviet Union is extinct, NATO still exists. It … Continue reading

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How Are Guns Like The Internet? (Both Empower Citizens)

Not long ago, Microsoft exemplified business evil in the E.U; it was American, technically ahead and Europe had nothing to compete with it. Now that unfortunate place is occupied by Google It has too much of the search business and it … Continue reading

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Drudge: “The Peace Award President Declares War”

President Obama swore to extirpate ISIL last night; the ‘news’ reports little else. News now means the Administrations’ loyal propagandists but for Fox News, sworn to the loyal opposition. Nothing worthy of notice is going on in Ukraine, Africa, Asia, … Continue reading

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The U.S. Government vs. The Little Sisters Of The Poor, A Black MassAnd Doctor Franklin’s Warning

The plans of some Satanists to conduct a black mass in Oklahoma would once have been news; today, it struggles with the price of dogfood for attention. A Pennsylvania teen faces charges after among other things, simulating sex with a … Continue reading

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The Famos $600 Toilet Seat In Today’s World …

The infamous $600 toilet seat was a TV speech in which President Ronald Reagan complained of government’s wasteful spending. A new report complains of Obamacare spedning. The toilet seat included a custom-fitted fiberglass cover. Only some 54 were needed and after … Continue reading

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