Category Archives: propaganda

Our “gun violence as solution” problem

In the wake of this horrible massacre today, I know everyone is thinking about what we can do to stop these tragedies from happening. How do we save and protect people better? Is this a gun control issue, a mental … Continue reading

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The truth is out there, but it’s getting harder to find

“We are governed, our minds are molded, our tastes formed, our ideas suggested, largely by men we have never heard of.” ~ Edward Bernays I’ve noticed Google’s search results are turning up mostly mainstream news articles at the top of … Continue reading

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Required reading for Memorial Day 2017

“What we’ve been undergoing to a large extent is a form of psychological abuse, actually, by very narcissistic, hegemonic governments and officials for a very long time. It’s a form of gaslighting where actually our own faith in our ability … Continue reading

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Are we helping the people who destroyed the Twin Towers?

“Yes, that’s right, the people we have been helping are not Liberal Democrats or Girl Guides or Quakers. No, they are the same movement which destroyed Manhattan’s Twin Towers.” ~ Peter Hitchens “The United States has a troubled relationship with … Continue reading

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American Christians tricked into serving the cause of destruction and oppression

“And no marvel; for Satan himself is transformed into an angel of light.” (2 Corinthians 11:14) “Discernment is not simply a matter of telling the difference between what is right and wrong; rather it is the difference between right and … Continue reading

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It’s time for Americans to climb out of their mainstream media bubble

Notice the two headlines below, both of which concern the same news story, which can be seen in the video above. The first is from a conservative alternative news outlet:  Democratic Congresswoman Says U.S. Is Funding And Arming ISIS http://dailycaller.com/2016/12/10/democratic-congresswoman-says-u-s-is-funding-and-arming-isis/Continue reading

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How To Rewrite Misleading News Headlines

I have a habit of rewriting misleading news headlines. Most people read headlines, not articles, so news writers and editors know it’s important to communicate their message via headlines. In many cases, news headlines are deliberately misleading. In some cases, … Continue reading

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