The Politics of Framing and the Framing of Politics

by Thomas Klikauer and Nadine Campbell edited by O Society May 21, 2020 We know how a frame works in picture framing, how to make one using carpentry, and we also know the frame in which a picture is placed can influence how we see a picture. Well, virtually the same thing applies to politics. … Continue reading The Politics of Framing and the Framing of Politics

Trump Responsible for American Deaths

  US president stabs his citizens in the back while pretending to be a saviour by Richard Partington O Society May 11, 2020 Donald Trump is culpable in the deaths of thousands of Americans by using the coronavirus pandemic to boost his electoral prospects and line the pockets of big business, Noam Chomsky says. In an interview, … Continue reading Trump Responsible for American Deaths

Pathocracy: Tyranny at the Hands of a Psychopathic Government

“Politicians are more likely than people in the general population to be sociopaths. I think you would find no expert in the field of sociopathy/ psychopathy/ antisocial personality disorder who would dispute this. The realization a small minority of human beings literally have no conscience was and is a bitter pill for our society to … Continue reading Pathocracy: Tyranny at the Hands of a Psychopathic Government

The Cult of the Shining City Embraces the Plague

by Jared Sexton edited by O Society April 1, 2020 Those who see Trump as a messianic figure believe the coronavirus will put a fallen world right again. Trump answers questions Tuesday afternoon for a Fox News virtual town hall (most watched in history) surrounded by a frame of graphics. In the lower right-hand corner, a … Continue reading The Cult of the Shining City Embraces the Plague

The Impeachment Iceberg

One of our O Society people asked: "Read Trump's 6-Page Letter to Pelosi and then Fact Checker: Breaking Down Trump's Letter to Pelosi in the Washington Post. I would like to hear your opinion about these two articles." You asked for it... my opinion is I don't care what Donald Trump says and am not going to … Continue reading The Impeachment Iceberg

Why No Republicans Turn On Trump

https://youtu.be/0xJz9dLyRI8 by Thom Hartmann edited by O Society Dec 6, 2019 There is a very simple reason some Republicans voted for the impeachment proceedings against Richard Nixon, but so far none have broken ranks against Trump. The reason is a corrupted U.S. Supreme Court. In 1976 (Buckley v. Valeo) and 1978 (First National Bank of Boston … Continue reading Why No Republicans Turn On Trump

The Authoritarianism at the End of the Impeachment Rainbow

https://youtu.be/wyb7dt9nz_g by Andrew Wood edited by O Society Nov 30, 2019 Following just a few days of Congressional testimony, it is clear Trump will, at most, be impeached but certainly not convicted. This would be nothing new, for although such proceedings now are brought against four presidents in U.S. history, not a single one was … Continue reading The Authoritarianism at the End of the Impeachment Rainbow