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Quote of the Day 12-5-17 (Mark Twain?)

“History does note repeat itself, but it rhymes an awful lot.”

— often attributed to Mark Twain, mentioned (as a “timeworn truism”) by Norman Solomon in his well worth reading “The Ghost of Hubert Humphrey


Real Bird: Speaker Norman Solomon on War, Trump and the Media

Today in the Guthart Cultural Center Theater in the Axinn Library, we were joined by speaker Norman Solomon, an author, journalist, broadcaster, advocate and more. He spoke eloquently of the troubles we face as citizens when looking at war, the media, and how news is portrayed to us. 36 more words


David Swanson: The Case for Abolishing War + Transcript

by David Swanson
Writer, Dandelion Salad
Let’s Try Democracy
August 3, 2017

Remarks on August 3 at Democracy Convention in Minneapolis.

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Let’s Give The CIA The Credit It Deserves

I am not sure why I am making a post about this, maybe because my brother GC suggested last year that I start posting different types of content on my blog like news articles that catch my attention et cetera, and for some unknown reason(s) I somewhat felt like sharing a post that I read today that I thought was somewhat funny and clever. 40 more words


Evergreene Digest | Urgent to Progressives: Stop Fueling the Anti-Russia Frenzy

Progressives who treat anti-Russia propaganda spin as fact, in order to weaken Trump, are encouraging a kind of McCarthyism. Of all the good reasons to “delegitimate” Trump, alleged Kremlin intervention in the election should rank low. 360 more words


SPIN: The Art of Selling War (2004)

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Originally posted June 15, 2011

rushingfan on Jan 29, 2007

Directed by Josh Rushing, a veteran Marine Corps media spokesman, “SPIN: The Art of Selling War” is an investigative documentary that looks at the standard justification for going to war by the American administrations of past and present.

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