From the header:

The smart way to keep people passive and obedient is to strictly limit the spectrum of acceptable opinion, but allow very lively debate within that spectrum

– Noam Chomsky

False Choices

The difference between Republicans and Democrats is laughably negligible. On MSNBC, they give a panel of four men airtime, one who is an Economic Socialist, the next a Cultural Socialist, the third a full-fledged Communist, and the last a Military Socialist. They call this you getting every viewpoint. Good joke. The problem is that everyone…


In Pursuit of Virtue – June Edition, Volume II

All the things you need to know for the second time this month… For the first, I will direct you to another website, where there is yet more proof that the media is doing a very poor job picking up large stories. Here are 12 important stories you should be hearing about. Meanwhile, nearly half…


The Seventh Deadly Sin or Why I Abandoned Republicanism

Pride is an ugly thing. One of the biggest problems with pride is that it leads us to reject things that we know nothing about. Take Bill O’Reilly, for example, in being unable to understand the economics Ron Paul is professing, and rejecting him out of hand in spite(or because?): A policy to govern a…


In Pursuit of Virtue – June Edition

I have been pretty busy, but I still had time to rack up a big group of links that I have found fascinating or concerning. Here goes… There are two pretty big stories that the MSM has failed to bring to the attention of the public so far this year. They are too busy discussing…