Governments survive on myth. Truth is dangerous. As Chief Nazi “Information Officer” Goebbels put it, “…the truth is the mortal enemy of the lie, and thus by extension, the truth becomes the greatest enemy of the State.” While the main stream media averts its eyes, the Emperor shivers. Why would you shoot your highest-value-in-history information-laden [...]
Like Randy Newman, I love LA. Only here, is anything truly possibly and what I mean by anything is yes, the comedic stylings of Russell Brand and Pamela Geller in one studio. Hilarity ensued. From BrandX: Pamela Geller doesn’t much care for Islam (or, after being interviewed by Russell, BrandX). On her blog, Atlas Shrugs, [...]
Where wars DO come from: “It is not civilizations that promote clashes. They occur when old-fashioned leaders look for old-fashioned ways to solve problems by rousing their people to armed confrontation.” –Kenichi Ohmae, The End Of The Nation State, (New York: The Free Press 1995), p. 11. Why of course the people don’t want war. [...]
It’s no Kony 2012! I’m enough of a cynic to know that no one learns anything from the past, at least Eugene Jarecki can sleep well knowing he was right. While Jarecki’s documentary “Why We Fight” was released in 2005, it (sadly) seems just as fresh as it did seven years ago. Featuring: John McCain, [...]
The staff of the Antiwar.com Los Angeles office will be taking part in an antiwar demonstration at Dizdar Park, 20 S Glenn Dr, Camarillo, CA on Saturday December 3 at 12:00pm Pacific. Please visit the Ventura County Meet Up for more information.
Here’s David Sirota on the Hollywood-Pentagon bromance: In June, the Army negotiated a first-of-its-kind sponsorship deal with the producers of “X-Men: First Class,” backing it up with ads telling potential recruits that they could live out superhero fantasies on real-life battlefields. Then, in recent days, word leaked that the White House has been working with [...]