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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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Online Censorship of “Fake News”

Since when is untrue stuff online such a big issue? I think these recent examples (see below) of “fake news” are being used to further the agenda of eventually cracking down on politically incorrect online articles. Who, after all, will … 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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Here come the knuckle-dragging mini Ice Age deniers

Here come the knuckle-dragging mini Ice Age deniers I’m having a little fun with the title (above) of this blog post. As a rule, I don’t use words like “knuckle-dragging” and “deniers”, because doing so is a tactic used by … Continue reading

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Astroturf and manipulation of media messages [VIDEO]

Astroturf and manipulation of media messages [VIDEO] A carefully constructed narrative designed to manipulate your opinion… “In this eye-opening talk, veteran investigative journalist Sharyl Attkisson shows how astroturf, or fake grassroots movements funded by political, corporate, or other special interests … Continue reading

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