Tag Archive | Deregulation

End Censorship, End Tyranny

A recent post on Jeff Nyugen’s blog Deconstructing Myths inspired me to write about an issue that I’ve been contemplating for a while. Jeff wrote about a reporter, Claire O’Brien, who covered the murder trial of a Mexican immigrant being denied justice. She showed compassion for this man – who acted in self-defense – and, […]

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 Greatest Nation On Earth? Seriously?

The United States of “America”. Yes, “America”. Not the United States of British Colonies. Not the United States of Mostly European Invaders. Not Land of Genocide, Oppression and Slavery. “America”. Europeans invaded this land, started a genocide of the inhabitants which hasn’t ended after five centuries and installed a society (not a civilization – that would […]