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“Reality Control”

Posted by Michael Dolan on July 27, 2013 in Uncategorized |

There’s a word for societies that so easily accept Edward Snowden’s revelations about wide-spread government snooping on citizens without objecting.  It’s “Orwellian.” An excellent explanation of how it works on you by Andrea Porchedd, Italian researcher, is available online. His clear-eyed essay show how Orwell’s understanding of the novel “1984” comes from the concepts of […]

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There’s a Reason it’s NOT “Untruth, Justice, and the American Way”

Posted by Michael Dolan on July 16, 2013 in Uncategorized |

The Obama Administration has simultaneously ratcheted down the standards for our self government while giving us what could be the Orwellian phrase of the year. Back on March 12 of this year, when Director of National Intelligence James Clapper testified before the US Senate Committee on Intelligence, he clearly and flatly denied his agency was […]

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It Had To Be “Coup”

Posted by Michael Dolan on July 16, 2013 in Uncategorized |

How come outright lies we tell ourselves for convenience are never in service to freedom and democracy? “The military take-over of the elected Egyptian government is not a militia coup.”  There’s not even an argument here.  The government officials denying it is a military overthrow of a legitimate civilian government can’t even think of another […]

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