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The Curse of Infotainment

After the recent happenings in Boston and Texas, my mind started wandering through the cold-hearted landscape of mainstream media. This is where it landed: A section of a U.S. city on lockdown during a huge manhunt for criminals suspected of a bombing. SWAT teams searching everywhere and reporters tripping over themselves to get entertainment – uh, I mean information – out […]

The Day The Truth Died

While many people are aware of a serious decline in the quality of journalism in the U.S. during the past few decades, few people seem to realize the dire implications of a startling series of events that took place between 1997 and 2003 and culminated in a court decision legalizing lies and deception in broadcast news. Yes, the nervous system of what was formerly […]

Language: Do You Use It Or Are You Used By It?

Language. We all use it every day, but how many of us realize when we are being used by it? Does that sound like a silly idea to you? The “elitist” corporate rulers know how to use language to redirect other peoples’ money into their possession, avoid paying taxes on that money and divert the attention […]

The Press Conference That Shook The World

Washington, D.C. USA  April 1, 2013 What an historic day in the United States yesterday. President Obama shocked the world by announcing a sensational new direction for the country – and for the world. Detractors in the GOP were heard to exclaim “Treason!” at the top of their lungs and no fewer than five senior […]