“Designated Survivor” – A great educational tv political action conspiracy thriller

Designated Survivor

Summary: The TV show Designated Survivor has all the elements of great TV -- good acting and writing, skilled cinematography -- and something powerful but rare. It shows us something about ourselves, about modern America. This is a powerful TV show. Dramatic, with episodes often ending on powerful cliff-hangers. Excellent acting, with Kiefer Sutherland as a … Continue reading “Designated Survivor” – A great educational tv political action conspiracy thriller

Harsh truths about the Federal debt, showing how Left & Right lie to us

Summary: Each presidential campaign season the federal debt becomes an issue, with the debate consisting largely of bogus soundbites. Each election sees that the federal debt has not only grown, but has grown faster than the US economy -- with little to show for it (e.g., our public infrastructure rots). This will not end well … Continue reading Harsh truths about the Federal debt, showing how Left & Right lie to us

Facts are the enemy of both Left and Right in our America

Summary: Another in a long series of studies illustrating America's inability to process information, and our collapse into tribes incapable (or unwilling) to communicate with one another. Today we look at reactions to posts on the FM website. These attacks from both Left and Right test its accuracy and fairness. You judge the result. Here's … Continue reading Facts are the enemy of both Left and Right in our America

Delusions of the well-educated and intelligent on the Left and Right leave us nowhere to hide

Summary: We've mined the comments on the FM website for evidence of delusionality on the Left, as evidence of a deeper ill affecting America. We've not done so recently for comments from the Right. Today we have a volunteer, one especially well qualified to show the nature of our problem."I should sooner live in a … Continue reading Delusions of the well-educated and intelligent on the Left and Right leave us nowhere to hide

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