Popular culture has made murder, rape, mayhem, hatred, and violence "cool"
by Timothy Birdnow
The recent massacre at an elementary school in Connecticut (the ironically named Sandy Hook - it’s been a bad year for anything named Sandy) has, predictably, brought a chorus of calls for gun control and to double down on Progressive social reform schemes.
It appears no tragedy, no matter how horrendous, is to be allowed to “go to waste” as Rahm Emmanuel would say.…
I have the sense that I’ve just discovered the needle – or at least a needle, in the proverbial haystack. A field reporter inside the belly of the beast – the legacy, political, corporate media, that has actually dared to contradict that media’s anointed President and his administration.
It’s a little shocking to hear what I’m hearing from anyone drawing a paycheck from CBS News. You might remember the name Lara Logan. She’s the young woman, who while in Egypt, covering the…
Added by Richard Cameron on October 11, 2012 at 6:02pm — No Comments
In Federalist #63 Madison and Hamilton quell fears of corruption and the abuse of power. In doing so they state that in order for the Senate to establish tyranny, the…Continue
Eliminating undesirable people and prickly political minorities has been practiced by despotic governments for a long time. Our human history is replete with governments’ eliminating certain sectors of their own populations or slaughtering opponents in their villages and in their beds. Some people may be uncomfortable with this historical perspective and suggest that in our enlightened times, such butchery is no longer accepted. That attitude, Dear Reader, is what is known as a “pipe dream.”…Continue
Added by Charlie Earl on August 22, 2011 at 5:54am — No Comments