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From journalism to “infotainment”….

ABC News Senior White House Correspondent Jake Tapper wrote the following article (March 02, 2011 5:36 PM), wherein he quotes Secretary of State Hillary Clinton: Sec. of State Hillary Clinton: Al Jazeera is ‘Real News’, U.S. Losing ‘Information War’ …Viewership … Continue reading

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Reflections on Naomi Wolf’s piece: Blueprint for shutting down a democracy…

I was rereading some of my old mail in order to clean out my inbox when I came across this.  Seeing what has transpired in the Middle East (Tunisia, Egypt, Yemen, etc.) over the past few weeks brings these concerns … Continue reading

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Milton Mayer: They thought they were free

http://www.rense.com/general37/fascism.htm The 14 Defining Characteristics Of Fascism Free Inquiry, Spring 2003.  5-11-3 Dr.  Lawrence Britt has examined the fascist regimes of Hitler (Germany), Mussolini (Italy), Franco (Spain), Suharto (Indonesia) and several Latin American regimes.  Britt found 14 defining characteristics common … Continue reading

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Blueprint for dictatorship — shutting down a democracy

Talk by Naomi Wolf, author of “The End of America”, October 14, 2007 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RjALf12PAWc Blueprint for shutting down a democracy: Leader manufactures or hypes a terrifying internal or external threat that doesn’t exist (WMD in Iraq). Create a secret prison … Continue reading

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Liberty and Responsibility

In his blog today, Biff, asked us a question:  Whose side would our founding fathers be on today?  The answer is that they would be on the side of liberty.  This is the link to blog he wrote: http://www.democrats.org/page/community/post/anomalousbiff/CCGj “Liberty … Continue reading

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Will someone tell me again why the rich rule the world we live in?

Because they can and because we let them. The rich and powerful control all the information through the corporate-controlled media newsrooms that decide what it is that the American public needs to hear based on what benefits the parent corporation. … Continue reading

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