The secret, simple tool that persuades Americans. That molds our opinions.

Summary: Part one of this series discussed some dark origins of the New America, and why most discussions of America should touch on NAZI Germany. Today we examine a specific example of this: the big lie as the most effective tool of political persuasion on Americans.   All this was inspired by the principle ... … Continue reading The secret, simple tool that persuades Americans. That molds our opinions.

Programs to reshape the American mind, run by the left and right

Summary:   Our leaders run bold programs to reform American society, building on work done by the Nazi's and Soviet Union.  All of this was  described by George Orwell in his magnum opus 1984 (published in 1949).  His forecast was a little early, but eerily accurate.  This is a follow-up to Successful propaganda as a characteristic of 21st century America. … Continue reading Programs to reshape the American mind, run by the left and right

Tom Engelhard asks “Is America is hooked on War?”

Good question.  I wish I knew the answer.  This is one of the best articles to date by Englehardt, IMO one of the sharpest knives in America's drawer of geopolitical observers. "Is America Hooked on War?", Tom Engelhardt, posted at TomDispatch, 17 September 2009 -- Posted in full with permission. "War is peace" was one of … Continue reading Tom Engelhard asks “Is America is hooked on War?”

A certain casualty of the recession: the US Government’s solvency

Summary:  Whatever happens during this recession, one thing is almost certain:  the US government's balance sheet will be trashed.  Wrecked, perhaps beyond repair. This post discusses what we should do to mitigate the damage, and why such extreme spending is necessary. As described in "The most important story in this week’s newspapers" (22 May 2008), the … Continue reading A certain casualty of the recession: the US Government’s solvency

A reply to comments on FM site about Global Warming

The pro-anthropgenic global warming comments on the FM site (and emails to me) are so similar that a generic reply will save everybody time and effort.  This post examines 7 8 common elements.  These are general statements.  They do not apply to every individual comment on the FM site or to material elsewhere (in any medium). Pro-AGW comments often display … Continue reading A reply to comments on FM site about Global Warming