Yearly Archives: 2013

NSA has been blackmailing...

WHO’S IN CHARGE HERE? DEPT   So you think you elect representatives and judges to write and oversee the laws of our land? And you think the corporate mass media keeps you informed of how well they work? Think again. … Continue reading

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IRS Sent $46,378,040 in...

GOVERNMENT BENEFITS DEPT. I recall the IRS some years back questioning me about how much cash I had on hand four years before the time I was audited among other nitpicking questions. But they can’t figure out that something is … Continue reading

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The Todashev Killing and the...

WHAT REAL JOURNALISM LOOKS LIKE DEPT. Let me get this straight — FBI agents and some state troopers go to interview a young man who once made a telephone call to one of the Boston bombing suspects, they interrogate him … Continue reading

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The Thriller And The Mirror

ART IMITATES LIFE DEPT. When author Nicholas Mennuti sat down to write his new thriller book, he could not have known that his subject matter — spying on citizens by the National Security Agency (NSA) — would become the latest … Continue reading

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GOVERNMENT WON’T STOP SPYING

BIG BROTHER’S EARS DEPT. If you have been wondering what the brouhaha over National Security Agency spying might be all about, here’s a lengthy piece by conspiracy analyst Joel Skousen. It is a pretty good overview of the controversy and … Continue reading

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IF AIRLINES SOLD PAINT

GOOD ANALOGY DEPT.   This was sent by an airline Captain with close to three decades in the airline industry. He says “I never really understood how airline ticket pricing worked until I read this analogy. Perhaps some of the airline … Continue reading

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Main Core: A List Of Millions...

BIG BROTHER CONTINUES TO GROW DEPT. National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblower Edward Snowden may have disappeared at the moment but the outrage over his assertions has not. However, in reality, Snowden’s claims that the NSA today can access all major … Continue reading

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Real Journalism Boston

REAL JOURNALISM BOSTON Yea for the USA! Yea for the Boston police! Yea for the FBI! For anyone who wants to get past the jingo-isms and corporate media spin, here’s an hour-long video that succinctly serves up what is now … Continue reading

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New PRISM slide leaked by the...

BIG BROTHER IS LISTENING DEPT. In the 1970s, Daniel Ellsberg was first vilified as an unpatriotic scumbag but later hailed as a patriotic hero for making public the Pentagon Papers which revealed secret decision-making by the government regarding the Vietnam … Continue reading

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ROBERT E. LEE AS A PROPHET

ROBERT E. LEE AS A PROPHET Among my favorite quotes is this one from Robert E. Lee., who, in light of today’s circumstances was quite prescient. Jim “I consider it [the constitutional power of the General Government] as the chief … Continue reading

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