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The Media And The Mob

Source: Western Journalism

Those of us who admit that we were not there, and do not know what happened when Michael Brown was shot by a policeman in Ferguson, Missouri, seem to be in the minority. 282 more words

Propaganda, Fraud, And Outright Lies

Rubbish in, Garbage Out?

Extraordinary claims require extraordinary press releases?

You have probably read a headline in the past few weeks stating that NASA has verified that an infamous, seemingly reactionless propulsion drive does in fact produce force.

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Scientific Literacy

News break (and Goddess Breakfast break)...

I usually don’t read the newspaper, or watch the news, or follow any news-based websites. I get my snippets of current affairs from the news breaks on triple j on my way to and from work or in glimpses of updates if I so happen to be watching the actual TV. 532 more words


Another way of using Facebook

I have spent plenty hours in my life on Facebook, and I presume, so have you. At the same time, I am a professing Christian… 608 more words


Coup D'Etat?

Political talk is everywhere and nowhere these days.   I say that it’s everywhere because with three 24 news networks, traditional media outlets, and blogs, there is certainly no shortage of gum flapping about politics these days.  861 more words


In Memoriam: Robin Williams

After a girls day out yesterday afternoon, I came home and as always check on the news. All of the sudden I just shouted when I saw in big letters on the front page this unfortunate news: 287 more words


Dumbing Down and Education System

This is a fine example of opposition to modern education in the US, by J.T. Gatto. It’s slightly long, and the original source is cited at the end. 4,377 more words