Daily Archives: December 16, 2011

Oldie but goodie: Myth of liberal media

Noam Chomsky, Edward Herman and Justin Lewis discuss how elites use the big lie to disallow expressions of opinion that are outside what’s acceptable to the corporate media: Herman: The mainstream media really represent elite interests, and they serve those … Continue reading

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Shine On Brightly

The chandelier in sinful swing as gifts for me the three kings bring of myrrh and frankincense, I’m told, and fat old Buddhas carved in gold Google the lyrics of the title song of Procol Harum’s second album, Shine On … Continue reading

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Barack Obama, the human cave-in

I’m stumped. What does Barack Obama believe in? Is there any promise he wouldn’t break, any anti-progressive stand he wouldn’t take if he thought it might gain him some political advantage? Human Rights Watch Executive Director Kenneth Roth is convinced … Continue reading

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