Monthly Archives: April 2014

Walter Glass Posits Permissible Conspiracism

One of my favorite bloggers, Walter Glass, has quite a good new post, which, in a short space, ranges over a number of interesting ideas but is, at heart, about conspiracism. Glass takes as his jumping off point the most … Continue reading

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Rancid Discussion Thread: Blow Me, Rich Dude.

In our last discussion, the wonderful Goldfish Training Institute brought up the whole Chick-Fil-A thing, which, when it was a hot issue, kinda passed me by, in part because I was burned out on First Amendment shit — I learned the hard way that … Continue reading

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Rancid Discussion Thread: ‘Obsessed’ with Greenwald/Omidyar/First Look

The recent dust-up at the Media Lens forum has, among other things, really made me appreciate — even more than usual — the smart, funny, talented people that read and comment here. I’d like to have discussions rolling constantly, but for … Continue reading

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Mark Ames vs Amy Goodman and Glenn Greenwald on USAID

Last week the Associated Press reported that USAID — which provides billions in taxpayer cash for overseas “humanitarian” aid programs — created a Twitter-like platform in Cuba as a step toward fomenting a youth revolt against that country’s government. The … Continue reading

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