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Our Hopelessly Dysfunctional Democracy

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds When the system is rigged, “democracy” is just another public-relations screen to mask the unsavory reality of Oligarchy. Democracy in America has become a hollow shell. The conventional markers of democracy–elections and … Continue reading

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The Illusion of Freedom: The Police State Is Alive and Well

By John W. Whitehead Source: Battlefield America “What happened here was the gradual habituation of the people, little by little, to being governed by surprise; to receiving decisions deliberated in secret; to believing that the situation was so complicated that … Continue reading

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Future Crimes

By John Steppling Source: CounterPunch “Precrime Analytical Wing: Contains the precognitives and the machinery needed to hear and analyze their predictions of future crimes.” Philip K. Dick, Minority Report “I must confess that over the past few years I have … Continue reading

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The Titanic Sails at Dawn: Warning Signs Point to Danger Ahead in 2017

By John W. Whitehead Source: A Government of Wolves “When did the future switch from being a promise to being a threat?” ― Chuck Palahniuk, Invisible Monsters Despite our best efforts, we in the American police state seem to be … Continue reading

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The Second Phase of the propaganda Fake News War: Economic Strangulation. What Comes Next?

Frustrated and outraged at how reality has turned out, the ruling class denizens of Hillary Clinton’s failed presidential tent are lashing out at truth-tellers. “Fake news” is whatever contradicts their lies, and Russia is their all-purpose boogeyman. “Google and Facebook … Continue reading

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Electoral Politics and the Illusion of Control

By William Hawes Source: Dissident Voice We have all been told a lie. The lie that says democracy can be maintained only through voting, through purely representative, parliamentarian means. When the founding fathers set up the Constitution and Bill of Rights, … Continue reading

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Lament for Humanity: A 50 Year Reflection

By Robert J. Burrowes Source: RINF Deeply affected by the death of my two uncles in World War II, on 1 July 1966, the 24th anniversary of the USS Sturgeon sinking of the Japanese prisoner-of-war ship Montevideo Maru which killed … Continue reading

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Fascism, American style

By John W. Whitehead Source: Intrepid Report “If we define an American fascist as one who in case of conflict puts money and power ahead of human beings, then there are undoubtedly several million fascists in the United States.”―Henry A. … Continue reading

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