Ayn Rand’s philosophy is a central tenet of today’s Republican Party and the moral code of anti-morality proudly cited and followed by high-profile billionaires and the president of the United States. by Thom Hartmann edited by O Society August 17, 2019 There’s a direct link between a sociopathic killer in 1927 and the GOP’s willingness to embrace … Continue reading Under Your Scars
The U.S. is less of a nation than a collective, psychotic episode. by Phil Rockstroh edited by O Society August 16, 2019 Within day-to-day life in the nation, a cultural aura exists that shifts, mingles and merges between a sense of nervous agitation and displaced rage, in combination with a sense of weightlessness. The … Continue reading Mass Shootings in the White Noise of Anywhere USA
To get everyone up to speed on how we got here, the first four boxcars on this train of thought (or non-thought, as the case may be): Trump Controls the Message Because We Enable Him Who Really Controls the Message? Who Really Controls the Message: Bottlenecks & Amplifiers Who Really Controls the Message: Trumpets, Emotions, … Continue reading Control the Message: Haters Gonna Hate, Consumers Gonna Consume
https://www.facebook.com/combinesharvestersthreshers/videos/bugs-bunny-and-yosemite-samthems-fighting-words/1593515897433810/ by Robert Myers edited by O Society In a manifesto posted online shortly before he went on to massacre 22 people at an El Paso Walmart, the murderer cited the “invasion” of Texas by Hispanics. In doing so, the Walmart murderer echoed President Trump’s rhetoric of an illegal immigrant “invasion.” Think about what this word … Continue reading Warspeak: Them is Fightin’ Words!
"It's not just about guns and mental illness man... It's about anger transference and living in a society that thrives on division and the demonization of differences. This creates target groups for angry individuals to attack with impunity." ~ Dale Gribble What does ^ this ^ mean? You know, in plain English, Dale? by O … Continue reading How Mass Murder Happens at a Level Everyone Will Understand
I know how to end gun violence in the US immediately: by O Society August 7, 2019 *Buy every single African American male in the United States membership in the National Rifle Association.* The NRA organization could not survive without its all-white constituency; hence, it would fold. The madness would end. We could have responsible … Continue reading How to End Gun Violence
https://youtu.be/Qj1RS9vHcsw by Ted Rall edited by O Society August 7, 2019 I’m from Dayton so I’m thinking about this today: Why hasn’t Congress done anything to address our national epidemic of mass shootings, namely reviving the assault weapons ban? People—Democrats and not a few Republicans—ask me that all the time. I bet all left-leaning pundits get that question. The … Continue reading Here is Exactly Why Congress Won’t Act on Gun Violence, Climate Crisis, Impeaching Trump or Anything Else