Language Manipulation

Lessons In Life #3

Howard Zinn’s simple, yet necessary, reply to the rulers’ First Commandment of Capitalism? “But remember, this power of the people on top depends on the obedience of the people below. When people stop obeying, they have no power.” Simple? Apparently, for many people freedom is a difficult concept to comprehend. This is obviously due to […]

Lessons In Life

The First Commandment of Capitalism? Obedient people are designed that way.

Impeach trump

We need to heal as a nation. A lot of mistakes need to be taken care of. The first is to start an impeachment process. There are quite a few crimes to choose from. And we can move forward from there.   Yes, I know the large photo seems mean, but to be honest, I […]

In Formation?

“[What information consumes is] the attention of its recipients. Hence a wealth of information creates a poverty of attention.” This quote is attributed to Herbert Simon, a 1978 Nobel winner in economics. I saw it recently and my mind starting wandering… The quote seems to be a clever comment about the overabundance of information (much […]

The FOX In An Expensive Suit

This is a short story about┬áperception and manipulation. Draw your own conclusion… There was concern around the farm about the growing number of eggs that were being taken by the hen house guards who’d always been trusted to care for them. It seemed the hens had to spend more time laying eggs simply to end […]

Did You Say “Christian” Nation?

The following started as a rant on a blog post about the U.S. being a Christian nation. I decided to elaborate on my reply and turn it into a post of my own: ———————————————————————————————————————– Did you say Christian nation? The United States is definitely not a Christian nation. To imply so betrays an acceptance of […]

Attica Book Ban

Originally posted on Moorbey'z Blog:
by K. Kersplebedeb On Oct. 7, political prisoner Jalil Muntaqim was denied four books which arrived for him at Attica Correctional Facility. Muntaqim is a former member of the Black Panther Party and Black Liberation Army and one of the longest held political prisoners in the world today; he…