Category Archives: Propaganda

Media asked to be even more respectful of Islamist sensitivities


Being  respectful toward the sensitivities of Islamists should be easy for the “legitimate” media. They are normally more than respectful toward the sensitivities of the Obama Administration. An April 15th post by Jonathan Turley argues, gently, against catering excessively to Islamic sensitivities. Lawrence Pintak, dean of … Continue reading

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Happy New Year, America! I hope, but optimism is difficult to summon.


Optimism is good and can often preserve sanity. However, excessive optimism led to disappointment in 2013 and worse seems likely in 2014. There are plenty of clowns, many of them in Washington. They are funny in weird ways but the giggles … Continue reading

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Common Core, the United States and the Unified State


The United States consist of fifty different states, united for constitutionally specified purposes but not required to be united for others. She is not and should not become a single unified entity. Each of our fifty States is different from the others, … Continue reading

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When things keep going wrong We should change how We deal with them


The Republican Party is broken. Its leadership has great difficulty doing anything beyond yielding to the Obama Machine. Can the party be fixed, or should it be put out of our misery. Here’s the RINO view: It hasn’t worked very well. … Continue reading

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Obama, Rouhani, Netanyahu and the Iranian Nuclear Threat


The Middle East is a mysterious cesspool with only one reasonably free and democratic nation, Israel. Iran now has a “moderate” Islamist President who is even less to be trusted than our own Dear Leader. It is necessary to listen … Continue reading

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North Korea Invaded South Korea Today in 1950


The attack surprised South Korean President Syngman Rhee and General Douglas MacArthur, who lived in Tokyo and was busy there presiding over Occupied Japan. Many things are quite different now but in other respects remain similar. I had hoped to write an … Continue reading

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Does Modern Academia Encourage Unthinking Acceptance of Authority?


This post is based in large part on an article titled Why Anti-Authoritarians are Diagnosed as Mentally Ill Is there a current tendency to consider those who cherish and seek to preserve our rights, including those under the First and Second … Continue reading

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China and North Korea: A Tangled Partnership


Do we know what’s happening? Probably not. But historical context may help. The following article from Stratfor, republished with permission, provides useful historical context for the current situations in Korea and its usual (apparent) ally, China. It spans many centuries. The … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Obama's America, Atomic bomb, Bertrand Russell, China, Cultural differences, Democracy, Freedom, Government reliance, History, Ideology, Japan, Kim Jong-un, Korea, Korea speculation, North Korea, North Korean missiles, Nuclear weapon test, Obama, Political class, Politics, Propaganda, Retaliation by North Korea, Stratfor, United States | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Three Articles About Venezuela Today


One suggests some basis for hope, another writes about oppression by Chavistas and the third pursues the same theme. El Presidente for Life, THugo Chávez, died on or before March 5, 2013. He may have died in Cuba, in Venezuela … Continue reading

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China, Iran and North Korea — a radioactive stew


It’s being prepared for our dinner. Should we eat it? How would it affect us and What should be done instead? Relations between China and North Korea seem, cosmetically, to be getting chillier. China joined the unanimous U.N. Security Council … Continue reading

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