Friday 19th of January 2018

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chauvinistic nationalism, plutocratic policies and spectatorial cynicism are running amok...

cornel

We live in one of the darkest moments in American history – a bleak time of spiritual blackout and imperial meltdown. Exactly 25 years ago, in my book Race Matters, I tried to lay bare the realities and challenges to American democracy in light of the doings and sufferings of black people. Back then, I reached heartbreaking yet hopeful conclusions. Now, the heartbreak cuts much deeper and the hope has nearly run out. 

being scared is not a bad thing. It forces us into self-protection...

running scared

Ten years ago, a couple of biased ignorant pen-pushers, Christopher Booker and Richard North, published a book called "Scared to Death — from blah blah blah to blah blah blah"... Obviously, it was written with some "good" intentions, such as to favour the rabid capitalistic system that is slowly killing us, but it missed the mark of reality by a million miles... It was promotes as:

dutton — the political smart-arsed master of the universe with too many hats...

duttonia

Daniel Andrews on Thursday returned from holiday, a week after several incidents involving African teenagers prompted Mr Turnbull and Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton to speak out.

a religious nutcase's viewpoint about the next major conflict...

trump wants to sell more US weapons...

Philip Jenkins is Distinguished Professor of History at Baylor University — a "top Texas Christian University" — and Co-Director for the Program on Historical Studies of Religion in the Institute for Studies of Religion. He is a nutcase who sees the world from the little window of his crumbling religious castle.

He writes:

bannon flying back the banner...

  • bannoning
  • Stephen K. Bannon, who is quoted in a new book calling Donald Trump Jr.’s meeting with Russians in 2016 “treasonous,” said that Mr.

43 years ago... the mad men of yameryka...

mad...

Change Hanoi to Pyongyang ... The song is still sung vociferously in the corridors of the Pentagon... Picture by Jack Davis, words by Frank Jacob, pubished in Mad Magazine 1975 issue 34080

those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it …

those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it …

Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it. It seems the passage of time has isolated all but those familiar with the atrocities of the last World War from the warning signs that signal the rise of malevolent power.

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