Monthly Archives: January 2016

Can America Clean Up Internet Iniquity?

What do you call the great enabler of truth managers? The bastion of scams, shams, and slams? The mother lode of pornography? The apparatus ISIS uses to recruit young people to its jihad? The system scumbags use to hook up … Continue reading

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Informed Citizens Safeguard against Truth Managers

With insidious truth managers dominating social media, the Internet, the blogosphere, talk radio, and cable news, how can the average citizen uncover reality? Remember, insidious truth managers (an intentionally redundant phrase) are those willing to deliberately tailor “truth” to further … Continue reading

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Truth Management Skews Reality

Since the earliest days of civilization “truth management” has been practiced by governments and religions to further their own interests. Decades ago, the Soviet Union’s disinformation and revisionist history activities stood out. Today truth management pervades international communications, with Putin’s … Continue reading

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Leaders to Frame Government for New Year

Hopefully our state leaders and legislators have good intentions for the upcoming year. Certainly most do. But, as 18th Century English essayist, moralist, biographer, and lexicographer Samuel Johnson taught, good intentions alone often beget more hellish than heavenly results. Witness … Continue reading

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Good Leaders Keep Promises of Government

May the joy and hope of Christmas linger with you through the New Year. Indeed, when things go awry during the coming year, it is the promise of Christmas that can see us through. Let us hope that our state … Continue reading

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Republicans Using La La Land Economics to Justify Tax Cuts

Here we go again, using la la land economics to justify tax cuts. That’s not to say tax cuts are bad. But tax cuts that aren’t paid for are. And when they jack up the national debt that’s pathetic… far … Continue reading

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Christian Behavior Lacking in Too Many Republicans

“Group calls for Nativity scene to be removed from Harrison County courthouse,” read the Biloxi Sun-Herald headline. Seems a humanist, freedom-from-religion group wanted the scene removed because, “Nativity scenes in courthouses, like any blatantly religious display on public property, show … Continue reading

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