Tag Archives: They Live

Has America Become a Dictatorship Disguised as a Democracy?

By John W. Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “The poor and the underclass are growing. Racial justice and human rights are nonexistent. They have created a repressive society and we are their unwitting accomplices. Their intention to rule rests with … Continue reading

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You Want a Picture of the Future? Imagine a Boot Stamping on Your Face

By John W. Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “The Internet is watching us now. If they want to. They can see what sites you visit. In the future, television will be watching us, and customizing itself to what it knows … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Branded

Branded (2012) is a Russian-US sci-fi parable written and directed by Jamie Bradshaw and Aleksandr Dulerayn. Much of the story is told in flashbacks documenting the rise, fall and rebirth of top-level advertising executive Misha (Ed Stoppard, son of playwright … Continue reading

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Prisons Without Walls: We’re All Inmates in the American Police State

By John W. Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “It is perfectly possible for a man to be out of prison and yet not free—to be under no physical constraint and yet be a psychological captive, compelled to think, feel and … Continue reading

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They Live, We Sleep: A Dictatorship Disguised as a Democracy

By John W. Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “You see them on the street. You watch them on TV. You might even vote for one this fall. You think they’re people just like you. You’re wrong. Dead wrong.”—They Live We’re … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: The Hidden

In the fine tradition of Robocop and They Live, “The Hidden” (1987) is a sci-fi thriller with a layer of social commentary skewering excesses of late 80s American culture. The plot revolves around the pursuit of a psychopathic body-snatching alien … Continue reading

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Life Imitates “They Live”

Melissa Melton of Truthstream Media recently posted a story about former wrestler and actor Roddy Piper going public about his Libertarian and pro-Second Amendment beliefs via twitter. Quoting from the tweets: They can’t have my Guns! Nobody! If you try … Continue reading

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