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Fascism in America 10: Suppression of Dissent and Propaganda

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The Big No-No: An Outsider on American Fascism, where it resides under the title:

“Propaganda, Censorship and Other Suppression of Dissent”

Land of the Free to Be Ignorant and Ridiculous

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In the spirit of refueling, I downloaded an app with Dutch news from different media. And right away an article in Elsevier caught my eye.

It’s about a Muslim school in the town of Zaandam, that sued four parents of former students for slander and libel. Continue reading

Ignorance in the Information Age

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The Big No-No:  An Outsider on American Fascism, where it resides under the title:

“Lies, Disinformation and Conspiracy Theories in the Information Age”

Thugs in the Spotlight

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image from tumblr.com

Right around the time I wrote my post about Gilberton, PA Police Chief Mark Kessler, there was also a meme going around Facebook asking not to make stupid people famous. So I wondered if I–with many others–was guilty of giving this guy the spotlight, or if I was doing the right thing in drawing attention–again, along with many others–to a disconcerting phenomenon. Continue reading

Reese and the Police

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The Big No-No:  An Outsider on American Fascism, where it resides under the title:

“That’s just the way it is. You don’t ever talk back to a cop”

Point in Case

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The Big No-No:  An Outsider on American Fascism, where it resides under the title:

“There Should Be Gun Restrictions For People With Mental Health Issues”.

The Horror, the Horror! Really, I’m Serious

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Ah! Only seven days and one to go to Halloween, my ravenous readers, so I feel compelled to warn you. I move as though invisible through the streets and alleys and I observe the good citizens of my subdivision decorating their trees and lawns with whimsically carved calabashes and synthetic spiderwebs, comfortably convinced that ghouls are merely a myth, a myth upheld for no other reason that to have a costume party. Continue reading