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Favorite Writing Scenes: Pseudonyms, the Blacklist and Dalton Trumbo

The current state of blogging on WordPress leaves a lot to be desired. In addition to the daily posting spamming of inane writing prompts, there are all manner of “writers” who offer up writing advice… for a price. 1,659 more words


Trumpism is the new McCarthyism

“Around the country he flew, reckless and audacious, stopping long enough to make a new charge, to exhibit a new list, a good newsworthy press conference at the airport, hail-fellow well met with the reporters, and then on to the next stop, the emptiness of the charge never catching up with him, the American press exploited in its false sense of objectivity (if a high official said something, then it was news, if not fact, and the role of the reporter was to print it straight without commenting, without assaulting the credibility of the incredulous; that was objectivity). 689 more words

If the "American Establishment" thinks that it can carry out another era of McCarthyism, they are Very Very Wrong.

If the “American Establishment” thinks that it can carry out another era of McCarthyism in the U.S., they are Very Very Wrong.  The world is a completely different place than it was 70 years ago. 87 more words

Then They Came for the Globalists

Thank God for the corporate media. If it wasn’t for them, and the ADL, I’d have probably never discovered that I’m a Nazi. Apparently, I’ve been one for quite some time … which is weird, as I had no idea. 1,861 more words

Consensus Reality

People Will Talk (1951)

People Will Talk, 1951, 20th Century Fox. Starring Cary Grant, Jeanne Crain, Hume Cronyn. Directed by Joseph Mankiewicz. B&W, 110 minutes.

A movie best enjoyed when you understand the politics of the time, People Will Talk is a meandering film with a fine cast. 560 more words

Classic Films

More on the Russian Spy Poisoning - Corbyn's questions are entirely proper

by Martin Odoni

As I was publishing my earlier post about the poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal, there was a fresh exchange in the House of Commons between the Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition on the matter. 653 more words



The #MeToo hashtag has trended on Twitter for some time and resounded around the world as the legitimate mantra of women who have been sexually assaulted or abused. 699 more words

Allen E. Rizzi