Category Archives: Media

For the Clintons, it’s 1994 all over again!

Vince Foster was trending on Twitter last night, because Donald Trump had mentioned his death was suspicious. I looked up the links to a few books I’ve read, and to The Clinton Chronicles, and tweeted them out. Plus I watched … Continue reading

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The Zika-carrying mosquitos are coming!

The Zika-carrying mosquitos are coming! Never fear! The government is handing out free bug spray and condoms! “The D.C. Department of Health will distribute free Zika virus prevention kits in all eight wards Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (See … Continue reading

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The World Star Effect

The World Star Effect  “A Delaware teen died during a fight at her high school Thursday and according to many on Twitter, this all happened as her friends were recording the incident on their phones. According to police though, this … Continue reading

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NPR’s Mara Liasson says “Illegal immigration from Mexico has been zero or less”?

Mara Liasson says “Illegal immigration from Mexico has been zero or less”? (after 16:00)? Subscribe to CBS 4 Rio Grande Valley to know the truth: May 10, 2016: 200 Immigrants at Sacred Heart Church…  

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“We have a population that becomes pacified…”

“When a culture disdains literacy for the important functions of public discourse and replaces that with a medium that focuses on format and style — and therefore entertainment — then you begin to get… you have a situation comparable to … Continue reading

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The Humiliation of the Word – Jacques Ellul

  The Humiliation of the Word – Jacques Ellul “This, then, is our situation today: through the eruption of unlimited artificial images, we have reduced truth to the order of reality and banished the shy and fleeting expression of truth. … Continue reading

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Living in a universe of violent artificial images

Living in a universe of violent artificial images “Images of extreme violence produce either exact reproduction (which is short-lived) or else overall behavior of generalized brutality accompanied by impoverished language.) We must certainly beware of the fact that these images … Continue reading

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