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"Could a media system, controlled by a few global corporations with the ability to overwhelm all competing voices, be able to turn lies into truth?" - George Orwell, 1984
October 19, 2011
What happens if #OccupyWallStreet is put down? In the very short term, a lot of jubilation on Wall Street and the political right. In the not-so-very short term? Well, it isn’t going to be pretty, to say the least.
Permit me to begin with an analogy.
What most people don’t know [...]
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October 3, 2011
Well, here it is, 3:00 PM, and I’m still waiting for one — just one — of the major news networks to say something, anything, about what may be the biggest scandal ever involving the second wealthiest men of America ($50 billion when their individual wealth is combined): David and Charles Koch.
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September 27, 2011
There’s been a very noticeable and consistent pattern with Republican Presidential candidates this season. If you’ve been paying close attention you shouldn’t have missed it.
Of the primary candidates, Gary Johnson was the first to declare his candidacy back on April 21, 2011. Not having been a radical outspoken person prior to [...]
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