A FoxNews story last night warned me of U.S. Department of Education funds being used (via PBS, of course) to indoctrinate children in the ways of Islam. The story was extraordinarily well-sourced [cough] via some outfit called the Christian Action Network (Slogan: 'spreading lies and fear for Jesus since 1990'). Like many of Fox’s National … Continue reading Analysis: How FoxNews Aims to be State-Run TV; its techniques and methods viewed through the lens of one story
(as revised) 5:00 a.m. Today the White House is expected to roll out the Muslim Ban 2.0. I'm going to go ahead and call it the Muslim Ban instead of the media-adopted 'Travel Ban.' After all, that's what Trump called it before the cheap whitewash. A few quick thoughts... Rachael Maddow aired a fairly revealing piece … Continue reading Muslim Ban 2.0
Part I - The Trio of Terribles In Trump, corruption and incompetence merge with malevolent intent to appear as some grand design. A trio of terribles, ravaging in synch. 1/ Part of this troika is illusory, though. Most of it. It is not all some masterminded grand design. Much is simply chaos pulling in synch. … Continue reading State of the Union – A Tweet Storm
The Silent 25 essays. 10,000 words that started it all...
I will begin with some background content on the subject of politics in America 2016. The following are a series of posts I publish in the Summer/Fall of 2016, and extraordinary, if wretched, year for politics in these United States. My conversation began in the immediate aftermath of the Republican and Democratic party conventions in July, … Continue reading First Content – Origins