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Feeling Secure in Our New Security State?

Posted by Michael Dolan on June 22, 2013 in Uncategorized |

            Who exactly is the National Security State designed to manipulate?  NSA director Keith B. Alexander and Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper Jr. testify before Congress that their activities must remain secret from the American public in order to fool the unidentified “terrorist” enemy.             Do you suppose they let it go at […]

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Now For Something Entirely Different

Posted by Michael Dolan on June 22, 2013 in Uncategorized |

George Orwell has it all wrong in his famous essay on language and power — the one that animates this blog.  His rules are hard to understand and his advice about politicians is dangerous, says author Steven Poole. “Rather than waving it away as “pure wind”, it is necessary to listen all the more closely to […]

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