Will NPR Now Officially Change Its Name to National Propaganda Radio?

Back in the 1960s, the CIA official Cord Meyer said the agency needed to "court the compatible left." He knew that drawing liberals and leftists into the CIA’s orbit was the key to efficient propaganda. Right-wing and left-wing collaborators were needed to create a powerful propaganda apparatus that would be capable of hypnotizing audiences into … Continue reading “Will NPR Now Officially Change Its Name to National Propaganda Radio?”

John McCain as Metaphoric Myth

"Every notion of progress is refuted by the existence of the Iliad." ~ Roberto Calasso, The Marriage of Cadmus and Harmony "The spectacle is the nightmare of imprisoned modern society which ultimately expresses nothing more than its desire to sleep. The spectacle is the guardian of sleep." ~ Guy Debord, The Society of the Spectacle … Continue reading “John McCain as Metaphoric Myth”

The Hotel Tacloban by Douglas Valentine: A Poetic Masterpiece of War and Redemption

"The gates of hell are open night and day; Smooth the descent, and easy is the way: But to return, and view the cheerful skies, In this the task and mighty labor lies." Vergil, The Aeneid Not since Edmund Gosse’s classic memoir, Father and Son: A Study of Two Temperaments, has an estranged son written … Continue readingThe Hotel Tacloban by Douglas Valentine: A Poetic Masterpiece of War and Redemption”