The Bureau of Prisons contracts its constitutional and moral responsibility to build, manage and maintain the American prison system out to modern day slave owners like the CoreCivic Corporation. This corporation trades its stock based on how many prisoners it has. So not only are they receiving taxpayer money to run the joint but they make extra off the stock market for each prisoner they have. That does not include the money they exploit from the inmates and their families whenever they visit and the sale of necessities people need to live.
In America it is often said “In Muslim countries, women are routinely abused by their husbands” however, more than a 250,000 American women reported that they had been raped or sexually assaulted to the police. American women suffer 4.8 million physical assaults and rapes annually in the U.S. from their spouse or partner, and one-third of women who are murdered each year by their spouse or partner.
We will be forever be know as “The Species that Almost Got it Right”. Throughout history we have been notoriously wrong about everything. And although we are more often wrong than right we sometimes get pretty close. For example the Flat World Theory was only off by 0.008957 degrees per kilometer. So they were not that far off when you look at it from the ground. It makes it a lot easier to imagine a round world when you see it from outer space. Taking the bigger view always makes it easier to understand.
It is the job of the propagandist to change the way people understand an issue. He wants to change the public’s actions and expectations in ways that are desirable to the ruling elite. For effective propaganda to succeed, it must also become a censor of information also. Not only filling people’s minds with approved information, but preventing people from accessing opposing points of view also.
What separates humans from the rest of the animals on this earth is the ability to hold two contradictory opinions on the same subject at the same time. This ability allows us to conceive of things that do not currently exist. It is the foundation of science and technology. However it is easy for individuals to exploit other people with.
This documentary was an intellectual, thought-provoking, and worthwhile presentation. It is a powerful indictment of the American Propaganda Machine. It lays bare the inner workings of how the American Plutocracy employs media to shape and control the American populist opinion.
For the third time and after an eight-and-a-half-year-long occupation, the US has declared an end to the Iraq War. The United States is leaving behind a $6 billion embassy and diplomatic effort to be run by the State Department and staffed with thousands of private…
If you have been watching the news the whole world seems to be celebrating the departure of President Hosni Mubarak and the arrival of President Omar Suleiman. No elections, no vote, just an appointment by an outgoing dictator. I do not get it. If one dictator gives power to another dictator how is that democracy? What is the giant celebration about?
Whenever I criticize conservative political ideas I am often called an Obama Zombie and when I criticize the liberal political ideas I am called a Tea-Bagger, without any consideration that there are more than just two ideas in this country. The Republican and Democratic Parties are but two sides of same coin. They do not serve the American people they enslave the American people.