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Our National Madness

Fakery and trickery are not solutions; they are a form of self-delusional madness that destroys the nation's ability to face reality squarely and choose real solutions, no matter how painful the choice and path might be.

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Our Culture of Rape

The engine of our culture of rape is the elevation of the entitled-insider class to untouchability: they are above the law, and more equal than others in their freedom to impose every sick sociopathology known to humanity on the powerless peasants imprisoned in our noxious neofeudal system.

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What’s Driving Social Discord: Russian Social Media Meddling or Soaring Wealth/Power Inequality?

Every story and every broadcast about Russian influence is another brick in a Great Media Wall designed to block our view of the grim reality of American life in a society defined by vast inequality.

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Power Corrupts: A Culture of Compliance Breeds Despots and Predators

It doesn’t matter whether you’re talking about a politician, an entertainment mogul, a corporate CEO or a police officer: give any one person (or government agency) too much power and allow him or her or it to believe that they are entitled, untouchable and will not be held accountable for their actions, and those powers will eventually be abused.

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Our Protected, Predatory Oligarchy: Dirty Secrets, Dirty Lies

Open your eyes, America: there are two systems of "justice": one for the wealthy and powerful oligarchs, and an overcrowded gulag of serfs forced to plea-bargain in the other.

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Run for Your Life: The American Police State Is Coming to Get You

Unfortunately, we’ve been marching in lockstep with the police state for so long that we’ve forgotten how to march to the tune of our own revolutionary drummer. In fact, we’ve even forgotten the words to the tune.

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WATCH: Cop Uses Facebook Live to Brag About Killing Dogs, Beating People & Breaking the Law

Clearly having no forethought about any chance of being caught in his unprofessional — and illegal — acts, this cop appears to love the attention he gets from bragging about his dirty police work to his Facebook fans.

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When Government Evil Triumphs, Freedom Falls

Unfortunately, the American government has been the opposite of good for too long now.

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Death at Your Door: Knock-and-Talk Police Tactics Rip a Hole in the Constitution

Too often, the destruction of life and property wrought by the police is no less horrifying than that carried out by criminal invaders.

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Civil Disobedience – Questioning the Laws We Take for Granted

When laws go unquestioned, there is a tendency for the power behind the laws to become entrenched.

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