American politics is a fun parade of lies, for which we pay dearly

Summary; Another day, another "2 minute hate" -- this time by the Left on my post The 97% consensus of climate scientists is only 47%. They're the usual assortment of misrepresentations and lies prepared for their tribe, who accept them without question. I'll do the usual fact-rich boring debunking of them tomorrow. But it's more … Continue reading American politics is a fun parade of lies, for which we pay dearly

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Government officials’ lies erode the Republic’s foundation. Do we care?

Summary: Today we look at a vital indicator showing the decay of the Republic and point to the guilty parties. Our leaders lie to us, often and about serious matters. The price paid by them and us has come due. How we pay it will help determine our future. “Never believe anything about the government … Continue reading Government officials’ lies erode the Republic’s foundation. Do we care?

Another day, another campaign of fearmongering in America: North Korea’s cyberattack on Sony

Summary: Another day, another campaign by the fearmongers to terrify America. Leaks from anonymous officials, amplified by cybersecurity and national security experts (noses planted in the trough) -- journalists eager to fill the space between ads -- and its time for war with North Korea (again). First post in this series; see links to the … Continue reading Another day, another campaign of fearmongering in America: North Korea’s cyberattack on Sony

Look at past airliner shootings so we can learn about government lies

Summary:  Airliners are occasionally shot down (collateral damage) by modern air defense systems. Like children run over cross the street, it's an ugly fact of modern life. These extreme (but fortunately rare) events reveal much about the behavior of governments -- and about us. Governments lie; they do so because we believe them (no matter … Continue reading Look at past airliner shootings so we can learn about government lies