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Miller, Arthur

For this year’s A to Z Blog challenge, I thought I’d draw back the curtain and explore the life and times of a bibliophile.  Care to join me? 451 more words

A To Z Challenge

Wonderland: the Trial of Carter Page

On April 11, the Washington Post reported, citing unnamed officials, that the FBI had obtained a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) warrant in the summer of 2016 to monitor the communications of Carter Page, an adviser to presidential candidate Donald Trump, on the belief that Page was acting as an agent of Russia. 1,021 more words


Jeff Zukor & CNN - The Marquis d'Hysteria & His New McCarthyites

Jeff Zukor is the devilishly unhandsome William Randolph Hearst of our era… some choice gems from his legacy below:

Fake News

Whistleblowers, traitors, or patriots?

Watching and listening to Rep. Trey Gowdy during last week’s House Intelligence Committee hearing with FBI Director James Comey and NSC Director Mike Rogers was   368 more words

Yesterday's McCarthy - our alternate reality

Guinan: “Families. There should be children on this ship.”
Picard: “What? Children on the Enterprise? Guinan, we’re at war!”
Guinan: “No we’re not! 128 more words

World Affairs

The United States of Cognitive Dissonance

So, it looks like our in-house post-political satirist/self-appointed psychoanalyst/Washington Post-certified Russian propagandist has published another piece in CounterPunch. Go ahead and read it if you feel you have to, but please remember … this is not normal! 1,499 more words

Consensus Reality

Weekend at Bernays: The Syndicated Years

another long-form think piece
about (enter trope here)
designed to point the reader in the general direction of it