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A-Rod Signs With ABC News, Expanding TV Presence Beyond Sports

Following the trail blazed by athletes like Michael Strahan, who parlayed a successful NFL career into a thriving run as a news personality, Alex Rodriguez has made a deal with ABC News, Deadline has confirmed. 182 more words

Breaking News

Privacy concern or valuable tool: all Aussies can have an e-health record, would you?


The ABC network has written that with a new surge in federal funding the My Health Record project looks to provide all Australians with the ability to have an electronic health summary. 324 more words

Doctors

The Lord Works in Mysterious Ways

Folks, there is something special that happened to me recently and I must share it with you. I was recently interviewed by Hannah Mullins, Channel 10 News for the… 381 more words

Charting the Liberal Media Leaks: No Valid Sources, Many Invalidated, Possibly Just Made Up Lies

Per an analysis of a dozen of the most recent so called ‘leaks’ being reported and repeated by the liberal mainstream media (MSM) involving President Trump, the probability that these ‘leaks’ are just plain lies is very high.  90 more words

Still Adorable at 100! Brazilian Twin Sisters Celebrate their Birthday with a Sweet Photo Shoot

Talk about the ultimate birthday photo shoot. 100 years old!

Now get this, two sisters in Brazil, twins actually, will be celebrating their 100th birthday later in May and they decided to mark the occasion with an adorable shoot. 186 more words

Birthday Shoot

America's Cult of Ignorance

There has been a wealth of fake news these days…..and some lap it up like a thirsty wildebeest …..there has been a big push, from the Right, to try and re-write history or to try and discredit it as best they can……even an anti-education movement….. 543 more words

Politics

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America’s Cult of Ignorance

There has been a wealth of fake news these days…..and some lap it up like a thirsty wildebeest …..there has been a big push, from the Right, to try and re-write history or to try and discredit it as best they can……even an anti-education movement….. Let us look at democracy….you know that thing that we Americans are so proud of that it hurts…..Liddell Hart wrote……
We learn from history that democracy has commonly put a premium on conventionality. By its nature, it prefers those who keep step with the slowest march of thought and frowns on those who may disturb the “conspiracy for mutual inefficiency.” Thereby, this system of government tends to result in the triumph of mediocrity—and entails the exclusion of first-rate ability, if this is combined with honesty. But the alternative to it, despotism, almost inevitably means the triumph of stupidity. And of the two evils, the former is the less. Hence it is better that ability should consent to its own sacrifice, and subordination to the regime of mediocrity, rather than assist in establishing a regime where, in the light of past experience, brute stupidity will be enthroned and ability may preserve its footing only at the price of dishonesty.
How accurate can one person be even 100 years ago? All this has done one thing expertly….made Americans as ignorant as a stump. More people are better educated than ever before, and knowledge is easier to come by.  So why do we so often scorn those who plainly know more than we do?
There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there always has been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that ‘my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.’”
Source: America’s Cult of Ignorance – The Daily Beast One of the best examples of this ignorance is the Press Secretary, Sean Spicer……all one has to do is listen to his answers to questions and the ignorance spills out like milk from an overturned glass…. The ignorance that has invaded our society goes all the way up to the White House……yes, I mean the president!
Let’s connect the dots between Donald Trump’s “tax plan”, his invitation to the murderous leader in Manila and saying he would be “honored” to meet with the dictator of North Korea. And let’s throw in his claim that Trumpcare will be better than Obamacare and that his skeletal tax plan would make him pay more. While these facts might seem unrelated, each points to a fundamental truth about Trump that I have been trying to get people to understand since he announced his latest presidential campaign in June 2015: Trump doesn’t know anything.
Source: Donald Trump’s ignorance is becoming more evident with each passing day | David Cay Johnston | Opinion | The Guardian Expertise is dying in this country…..everybody does not try to educate themselves for they are the smartest person they know….. “Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn”  Ben Franklin “I am patient with stupidity but not those that are proud of it”  Edith Sitwell And then my fave quote….”Stupidity is the deliberate cultivation of ignorance” Side Note:  I think Trump has proven that a good business man does not make a good president.  Maybe now we can put that piece shit slogan to bed for good.