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A propaganda film about propaganda. Learn how the powers that be use argumentum ad metum (the appeal to fear) and constant repetition to subtly manipulate your emotions.Read more »
"Perhaps the idea of spy drones already makes your nervous. Maybe you’re uncomfortable with the notion of an unblinking, robotic eye in the sky that can watch your every move. If so, you may want to click away now. Because if the Army has its way, drones won’t just be able to look at what you do. They’ll be able to recognize your face — and track you, based on how you look. If the military machines assemble enough information, they might just be able to peer into your heart."Read more »
By now, probably everyone reading this is already sick of America’s quadrennial political spectacle—the one in which politicians and media outlets ask us to believe that there remain vast differences between our two political parties. It’s like cheaply staged pornography on a red and blue set, with words like “polarization,” “socialist,” and “extremist” comprising the breathless dialogue in a wholly unconvincing plot.Read more »
A dog becomes sick after ingesting an unknown substance, which is later found and determined to contain THC. The article claims it was a "clump of marijuana discarded from a drug processing operation".Read more »
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. - The City of Schenectady and the Schenectady County Sheriff's department have announced they will issue SAFE CHILD photo ID's beginning Tuesday, July 5th at city pools in order to promote safety this summer.
SAFE CHILD cards will include the child's photograph, fingerprint images of both index fingers, as well as the child's name and biological information. Driver's licenses, a school issued ID, or a Department of Social Services Benefit Card will also be accepted.
Yale Law School's Saul Cornell writes a massive propaganda piece claiming that interpreting the Constitution based on the intent of the Founders is "destroying America". He'd rather have judges interpret it however the hell they want and consider it a "living document" that can be molded "by the people". Which people, he doesn't say but I think you can guess. This interpretation nonsense is why the Constitution has failed to "bind [them] down from mischief". Now its just another tool for statists to enslave us.Read more »
John Taylor Gatto speaks about the education system and the modern culture on Red Ice Radio.Read more »
"America is facing an information war ... and we are losing that war." That is what Hillary Clinton, the US secretary of state, said as she spoke before the Senate foreign relations committee.
The war, she says, is being won by networks that offer "real news". She praised Al Jazeera and said that it is changing peoples' minds and attitudes.Read more »
SF Weekly got a phone call and a wrist-slap from the TSA's press department. It turns out the TSA doesn't like the ody scan images they've been using; wants them to use "Officially Approved" versions.Read more »
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