Sanders and Trump are political opposites on the same path to victory

by Matt Taibbi edited by O Society Feb 17, 2020 Bernie Sanders won the New Hampshire primary Tuesday night. Second-place finisher Pete Buttigieg earned 24.4 percent of the vote, while Amy Klobuchar, not long ago polling in single digits, came out of nowhere with 19.8 percent, a classic New Hampshire outlier result. The words “eked” … Continue reading Sanders and Trump are political opposites on the same path to victory

The Oscars: And the WINNER is…

by O Society Feb 9, 2020 Here it is ladies and genteelmen, the moment we've all been waiting for... ...and the Oscar for Best Actor on a White Supremacist Reality TV or Radio Show goes to... This homeless addict who got up from behind the dumpster and walked in off the streets earlier to explain … Continue reading The Oscars: And the WINNER is…

No Class: Where Did the American Middle Class Go?

One of our O Society people asks: America's war on the poor began 40 years ago. Why are the neoliberal bourgeoisie still unable/ unwilling to see it today? by O Society Feb 5, 2020 What's the neoliberal bourgeoisie?   First, let's be clear who/what we mean: What is Neoliberalism? bour·geoi·sie /ˌbo͝orZHwäˈzē/   noun 1. the … Continue reading No Class: Where Did the American Middle Class Go?

America: Land of Make-Believe

by Chris Hedges edited by O Society 02 02, 2020 If what happens in courtrooms across the country to poor people of color is justice, then what is happening in the Senate right now is a fair trial. If the blood-drenched debacles and endless quagmires in the Middle East are victories in the war on terror, … Continue reading America: Land of Make-Believe

The Compelling Story of the Smart Idiot

header image: Citgo criminal or Citgo employee? You decide! by Ben Steele edited by O Society Jan 25, 2020 "A year after this very popular novel came out, I read an article summarizing a study about this novel conducted by scholars at a well-known university. The study documents how the vast majority of people who buy … Continue reading The Compelling Story of the Smart Idiot

Flood the zone with shit: How misinformation overwhelmed our democracy

header image: an antidote to the Shit Zone by Sean Illing edited by O Society Jan 20, 2020 No matter how President Trump’s impeachment trial plays out in the Senate, one thing is certain: Despite the incontrovertible facts at the center of the story, the process will change very few minds. Regardless of how clear … Continue reading Flood the zone with shit: How misinformation overwhelmed our democracy

Onward Christian Fascists

https://youtu.be/0Vua7LwiAQ0 Onward Christian soldiers!   Marching as to war, With the cross of Jesus   Going on before. Christ, the royal Master,   Leads against the foe; Forward into battle,   See, His banners go! At the name of Jesus   Satan’s host doth flee; On then, Christian soldiers,   On to victory! Hell’s foundations quiver   At the shout of praise: … Continue reading Onward Christian Fascists