Mike Lofgren: Anatomy of the Deep State Rome lived upon its principal till ruin stared it in the face. Industry is the only true source of wealth, and there was no industry in Rome. By day the Ostia road was crowded with carts and muleteers, carrying to the great city the silks and spices of … Continue reading Anatomy of the Deep State
Admidst all the day's flag waving and demonstrations of love for the Deep State and loyalty to the First Amendment's protection for Freedom of the Press, noticeably absent are at least three issues: One is journalists willing to stand up for Jullian Assange. Where are they? Anybody want to say why it is OK for RT … Continue reading Big Brother is Here to Make Sure You Don’t Read Things Which May Hurt You
If you have joined us recently, please be aware this site in new, only a moon or two old, so basically we have no idea what we are doing yet. O Society is for and of political skeptics. The name comes from Karl Popper's work. The news and views here come both from original content … Continue reading Greetings Earthlings!
Yesterday it tolled for Peter Strzok. Most everyone assumed it was over text messages. What if it actually was because Strzok colluded with John Brennan? FBI fires Peter Strzok, agent who sent anti-Trump texts What gives us this idea? Anyone with the patience to be within ten paces of one of my rants knows I … Continue reading For Whom the Bell Tolls – John Brennan, it Tolls for Thee
Lost in a narrative that often appeared to veer into our peculiarly American kind of hysteria is the absence of any credible evidence of what happened and who was responsible for it. It is tiresome to note, but none has been made available. Instead, we are urged to accept the word of institutions and senior … Continue reading Russiagate: Too Big To Fail
The economy, of course, moves in cycles. There’s precedence for unprecedented growth: It always ends. No matter how you slice it, it would seem there’s only so much more climbing before a fall. But what will set off a downturn? How bad will it be? And when will it actually happen? To answer these questions, … Continue reading If an Economic Apocalypse is Coming: Here’s a Play-by-Play
We're driving to the beach on family vacation. Driving at night. This way, the kids are asleep and there's not much traffic to joust with. In one of these towns, looking for gas, haven't seen a gas station in awhile. Our Honda's search lights shine upon this... scene. No need for headlights because it's … Continue reading What will be left once Dollar General is through with America?