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The USA Is Now a 3rd World Nation

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds I know it hurts, but the reality is painfully obvious: the USA is now a 3rd World nation. Dividing the Earth’s nations into 1st, 2nd and 3rd world has fallen out of favor; apparently it … Continue reading

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Overcoming the Myth of Authority

By Gary Z McGee Source: The Mind Unleashed “For thousands hacking at the branches there is one striking the root.” ~Henry David Thoreau If, as Albert Einstein said, “unthinking respect for authority is the greatest enemy of truth,” then it … Continue reading

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The Danger Of Patriotism

By Bob Livingston Source: Alt-Market.com My friends, it is frightening how simple we are and how easily we are manipulated simply because we are intellectually lazy. The U.S. establishment has confused cause and effect by and through a flag-waving mania … Continue reading

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A dystopia in real time

By Dave Lefcourt Source: OpEdNews.com Let’s come straight out with it, to the US government, We the People are the enemy. If you’ve read John W. Whitehead [1] regularly you’re already aware of that. The tell-tale sign: surveillance camera’s seemingly … Continue reading

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4 Ways to Throw a Monkey Wrench into the War Machine

By Gary ‘Z’ McGee Source: Waking Times “When a public is stressed and confused, a big lie told repeatedly and unchallenged can become accepted truth.” ~George Orwell One of the biggest lies told is the false notion that in order to … Continue reading

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Can We Please Get Rid of the Pledge?

By Mike Whitney Source: CounterPunch The Pledge of Allegiance is not an expression of patriotism. It is a loyalty oath that one normally associates with totalitarian regimes. People who love freedom, should be appalled by the idea our children are … Continue reading

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How ‘Awesome’ Is America?

By Robert Parry Source: ConsortiumNews.com Fox News host Andrea Tantaros is facing some well-deserved ridicule for refuting the stomach-turning Senate Intelligence Committee report on torture by declaring that “The United States is awesome. We are awesome” and claiming that the Democrats … Continue reading

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It Is Important To Honor Those Who Made Others Die For Our Freedom

Source: Clickhole As America continues to fight battles both at home and abroad, I am reminded of those who have served our country in previous armed conflicts. Courageous individuals who answered the call and fought to protect the American way … Continue reading

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