If you haven’t had the opportunity, you should check out Thom Hartmann’s book Cracking the Code. Essentially, the book breaks down how politicians and political commentators are able to control what we might call the political narrative. Hartmann calls it “issue framing.” Dragon highlighted this by talking about Chuck Todd’s recent comments on Morning Joe. […]
Bill O’Reilly shows footage of protesters shoving and becoming violent while discussing the Wisconsin protests. Notice the palm trees in the background? I was unaware palm trees were growing in Madison, WI. Any idea where this footage was shot? Thank you to ‘The other 98%” on facebook for the heads up.
Does it surprise you at all that the novelist Ayn Rand accepted Social Security benefits? (Above–Ayn Rand looking on as Franklin Roosevelt signs the Social Security Act in 1935. Ms. Rand is glad about what she is seeing because she is going to take the money.) Ms. Rand talked about rugged individualism in her novels, but she took […]