Famous Pentagon Papers Precedent Would Free Julian Assange in Country with Freedom to Tell Truth

June 30, 1971, the US Supreme Court rules the NY Times and Washington Post are legally permitted to publish what’s known as the Pentagon Papers — material leaked by Daniel Ellsberg. by  Stephen Lendman edited by O Society March 1, 2020 Six justices concur in a per curiam statement saying: “Any system of prior restraints of … Continue reading Famous Pentagon Papers Precedent Would Free Julian Assange in Country with Freedom to Tell Truth

Mean Girls Revisited (Echochamber Friday)

I don't usually ride on the merry-go-round called "murder trials," mainly because it's all gawking re-runs after OJ and the White Bronco. Or was OJ a re-run of Charles Manson Goes to Hollywood? Helter Skelter. I am the Walrus. Or something. Who knows? by O Society Feb 15, 2019 I Am the Walrus by The Beatles … Continue reading Mean Girls Revisited (Echochamber Friday)

To feel happier, we resolve to the life we evolved to live

Exercise and activity are important parts of living the lives humans are meant to live from an evolutionary standpoint. by Arash Javanbakht Conversation Jan 2, 2019 When we have to give a talk to a group of people, we feel anxious and experience the bodily fear responses that do not make sense now: The system is … Continue reading To feel happier, we resolve to the life we evolved to live

Even a Broken Clock…

by O Society Jan 1, 2019 Remember when Barack Obama was president? Remember there was a large contingent of Americans who believed everything Obama did and said was wrong? Q: How do you define the word "wrong?" A: Why, it's simple. Obama did it. Therefore, it is wrong. Remember that little gem of unassailable circular … Continue reading Even a Broken Clock…

Al Gore Won Florida in 2000 & Handed the Presidency to George Bush with a Preemptive Surrender

by Jon Schwarz Intercept Nov 10, 2018 At midnight on election day last Tuesday, vote tallies showed Republican candidates ahead in key races in Florida, Georgia and Arizona. However, many votes remained to be counted in all three states. The stakes are high: two Senate seats (Florida and Arizona) and two governorships (Florida and Georgia), plus … Continue reading Al Gore Won Florida in 2000 & Handed the Presidency to George Bush with a Preemptive Surrender

America’s New Aristocracy Lives in an Accountability-Free Zone

Accountability is for the little people, immunity is for the ruling class. If this ethos seems familiar, that is because it has preceded some of the darkest moments in human history. by David Sirota Guardian Oct 5, 2018 When the former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling was released from prison a few weeks ago, the news conjured memories of … Continue reading America’s New Aristocracy Lives in an Accountability-Free Zone

Brett Kavanaugh Framed as a Martyr to the #MeToo Movement

Innocent until proven guilty. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell floated a lot of arguments to defend Brett Kavanaugh, but that’s the one that carried the day: “We owe it to the American people to underscore that you’re innocent until proven guilty.” by Ted Rall Oct 8, 2018 The Kavanaugh confirmation battle was a grenade wrapped in an … Continue reading Brett Kavanaugh Framed as a Martyr to the #MeToo Movement