Tag Archives: Fake News

The “Daily Fear”

In his novel 1984, Orwell’s Ingsoc had the Daily Hate. This was a period where emotionalism was whipped up by the people’s puppeteers, against whomever was the enemy at home and abroad. Which of course encouraged abject obedience, mind-numbing repetition, … Continue reading

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The joke continues

A friend reminded me of this little tidbit from nine months ago. Thanks to fine people like Tom Woods and many others, we know that this statement, in the esteemed publication, continues to prove to be TRUE.

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Peak oil or peak stupidity?

A few weeks ago, an apparently popular survivalist website, oriented towards city-dwellers, told its readers that “Peak Oil Is Already Here: What It Means for Civilization (urbansurvivalsite.com)” In part they claimed: “peak oil isn’t about running out of oil. It’s … Continue reading

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False accusations

By Nathan Barton Today, the buzzword is “fake-news” but it isn’t something new. Almost anyone can be branded as evil (or just bad) by fake news. For example, last year, a college football player has been vindicated after being accused … Continue reading

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Pushing the panic button

By Nathan Barton There are, I will admit, constant threats to our God-given liberties right here in the Fifty States.  Clearly, the gulf between lovers of liberty and those who fight against freedom is growing. This is certainly the case … Continue reading

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Who is to blame? Misunderstanding news

By Nathan Barton According to an article in Raw Story, a Pew Research Center survey has found that many Americans grapple with recognizing facts in news stories. My heart bleeds for them.  And for the Fifty States. Here is FND’s … Continue reading

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Redefining the media

By Nathan Barton Whether we call it the “press” or the “media” or lump it together in the general category of “free speech,” most people (both in the Fifty States and much of the rest of the world) consider their … Continue reading

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DOUBLE Baker’s Dozen ™ Attacks against the Donald and Efforts to keep him out of office

By Nathan Barton As we near the triumphal coronation – whoops, inauguration – of the next Massa (POTUS), it might be good to think about how many things he has been accused of being, which make him unfit for that … Continue reading

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Don’t believe it…

By Nathan Barton Yesterday, the POTUS-to-be had a news conference and gave a lot of us a great deal of pleasure by attacking the media, including those right there in the room with him, for their lies and overall behavior. … Continue reading

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Sand in the gas tank?

By Nathan Barton Bad as sand in the gears is, traditionally sand in the gas tank – the fuel supply – is a lot worse. Although there are those who debunk this claim, together with the idea of sugar in … Continue reading

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