Saturday, October 12, 2013

Americans' Misinformation Level Threatens Democracy

Polls reveal  the propaganda of misinformation about the Affordable Care Act has worked.  Ignorance threatens democracy and progress in the U.S.

Read Justin Doolittle's story in truthout. 

Nothing New about U.S. Thought Police Dogging Us

Living the Orwellian Life

Dorothy Comingore, who played the role of Kane's mistress in the 1948 movie Citizen Kane, would never have dreamed how the U.S. government would smear her after her portrayal angered publisher William Randolph Hearst.

Meanwhile, about the time Citizen Kane was released, George Orwell was finishing up his prescient novel, 1984.

While spying on and smearing innocent American citizens who have "the wrong kind" of political beliefs is nothing new, we have taken it to a new level that would have stunned Orwell himself.

Read Kathleen Sharp's story on truthout.  "Living the Orwellian Life."