1500 Posts Later: My Experience Getting FaceBooked

Congratulations! You've made 1,500 posts on WordPress! Happy Anniversary with WordPress! You registered on WordPress.com 6 years ago. Thanks for flying with us. Keep up the good work! ^ Message received ^ this week by O Society July 31, 2019 Got the above saying 1500 posts in a year, which is what, about 5 posts … Continue reading 1500 Posts Later: My Experience Getting FaceBooked

The Real Reason So Many Republicans Love Israel? Their Own White Supremacy.

by Peter Beinart edited by O Society July 31, 2019 wypipologist If you listened earlier this month to Republican responses to Donald Trump’s call for Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ayanna Pressley to “go back” to the “places from which they came,” you noticed something odd. Trump’s defenders kept mentioning Israel. “They hate … Continue reading The Real Reason So Many Republicans Love Israel? Their Own White Supremacy.

American Fascist X

by O Society July 30, 2019 Two or three years ago, things just got different. You know what I mean. Trying to make sense of it all (like everybody else I suppose) led me to the realization all of this is but the manifestation of a hungry hankering for a helping of authoritarianism. That's right. … Continue reading American Fascist X

White Lion Cub Spotted in Kruger National Park

https://youtu.be/qKaIq7qA_ls Daily Mirror edited by O Society July 30, 2019 In-the-wild footage captures one of only 15 white lion cubs left in the wild at Kruger National Park in South Africa. The rare sighting was captured by Ramsay Horton in December 2018. Footage shows a family of lions including two lionesses leading a litter of … Continue reading White Lion Cub Spotted in Kruger National Park

Pay Back for the Oligarchy

What is Trump and Russiagate for? Yes, I call them "one thing" instead of "two things" because they are simply different faces of the same coin. Heads/Tails   Obverse/Reverse  Athena/Her Owl On a Tetradrachma of Athens, struck c. 490 BC, the head of Athena, (left), is regarded as the obverse because of its larger scale and … Continue reading Pay Back for the Oligarchy

Eternal Fascism

by Umberto Eco edited by O Society July 29, 2019 So we come to my point: There was only one Nazism. We cannot label Franco's hyper-Catholic Falangism as Nazism, since Nazism is fundamentally pagan, polytheistic, and anti-Christian. But the fascist game can be played in many forms, and the name of the game does not change. The notion … Continue reading Eternal Fascism

RussiaGate as Organised Distraction

RussiaGate and Propaganda Disinformation in the Age of Social Media by Oliver Barrett edited by O Society For over two years RussiaGate has accounted for a substantial proportion of all mainstream US media political journalism and, because US media have significant agenda-setting propulsion, of global media coverage as well. The timing has been catastrophic. The … Continue reading RussiaGate as Organised Distraction

America Through Nazi Eyes

At the bus station in Durham, North Carolina, May 1940. (Photo by Jack Delano via Library of Congress.) The most radical Nazis were the most aggressive champions of U.S. law. Where the fascist found the U.S. example lacking, it was because they thought it was too harsh by Omer Aziz edited by O Society July … Continue reading America Through Nazi Eyes

They look white but say they’re black: a small town in Ohio wrestles with race

"Meanwhile, Halsey poked and prodded the beast of public opinion: When she tweeted about her bipolar disorder, was she destigmatizing mental illness or romanticizing it? Was it right that she called herself a black woman (her father is black) but passed as a white one? And a sexy dance with another woman on The Voice … Continue reading They look white but say they’re black: a small town in Ohio wrestles with race

What is a Fascist Neo-Nazi Troll?

Hitler was a sincere, dedicated ideologue. Trump isn't. He has no known ideology, other than 'me.' ~ Noam Chomsky by O Society July 29, 2019 An "ideologue" is someone with an ideology. So what was Hitler's ideology he sincerely dedicated himself to? Simple. He was a right-wing extremist anti-Semitist. German Nazi fascists were not left-wing … Continue reading What is a Fascist Neo-Nazi Troll?