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See Something? Don't Say Anything.

by Daniel Tippens

The children, on the other hand, were systematically turned against their parents and taught to spy on them and report their deviations. The family had become in effect an extension of the Thought Police. 1,217 more words


Sixteen Candles (1984)

John Hughes’ first film as writer and director has both aged really well and terribly. The good stuff: Hughes’ knack for 80s teenage vernacular is still wonderful. 696 more words


March 15 in San Antonio history...

1918 – World War I
According to information received from Washington, Col. Herbert O. Williams, who arrived at Southern Department headquarters, Fort Sam Houston, yesterday morning, is to be placed in command of the Southern District of Aviation, to be created with headquarters at San Antonio. 101 more words


ADL Creepy New Ad Promotes Censorship Under Online Hate Index

“the Anti-Defamation League publicly denies any ties to Israel”

By Aaron Kesel | Activist Post

The ADL has released a creepy George Orwell 1984-esque video expressing that there is an increase of online hate and how to tackle it. 913 more words

Big Brother

Nu sur le Plage: Jura Brian Joyce

‘Nu sur le Plage’   Jura Brian Joyce    oil on canvas  182x182cm

It has been a few years since I have read the works of George Orwell. 407 more words

The Noble Lie loses its nobility

My workplace has a new President; based on his periodic pronouncements I’ve started calling him President Diversity. Notre Dame’s Professor Patrick Deneen calls this… 94 more words


1984 Matchbox Models of Yesteryear Postes Canada Post Ford Model A Van

A few years back, my wife and son and I came across an estate sale in a home in Wichita’s Eastborough neighborhood. As I recall, several rooms of the house were filled with nice bookcases full of diecast collectibles. 313 more words