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Is ABC Australia the Deep State’s Bitch?

It’s Your ABC Isn’t It? For most of my life, I have regarded the ABC as an Australian national treasure.  I bought the 19c a day campaign.  I bought the independent and fearless line that it’s high profile current affairs shows implied. I grew up watching 4 corners, listening to …

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Pathetic, Conflicted and Corrupted: Welcome to Fake News

Regular readers will know that I have a deep abiding mistrust of “mainstream” media, it’s sources and the narratives it runs. It wasn’t always that way.  For much of my life I’ve had a deep respect for many news institutions.  That respect has gradually ebbed away as the MSM has …

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Who Profits From Human Trafficking?

Human trafficking is big business. According to Faithreel.org human trafficking is at least a 32 billion dollar business with over a quarter of that business being generated in the United States. That’s a huge and potentially lucrative business. For some reason, mainstream media tend to tiptoe around the subject and …

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The Way The Political Left Was Lost

When I was much younger, politics seemed a relative simple argument.  It was working class left versus the establishment right. I know it was never that simple, but to my younger idealistic self, it could be boiled down to that simple equation. – workers against bosses. Every Western nation had …

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Unredacting the FISA Warrants

Much to the consternation of the political establishment and curiously enough, MI6, Donald Trump has threatened more than once to unredact the FISA warrants that were used by the FBI to spy upon his campaign. That’s weird.  You would think that they had something to hide. Spare me the “protecting …

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The Mueller Narrative

If mainstream media is believed Saint Bob Mueller is closing in on the evil Trump Russian Manchurian candidate. If that official Mueller narrative  gives you comfort, I have a fine bridge to sell you. Robert Mueller is dirty. There is no Russian collusion narrative that can be constructed without gross …

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The Assange Indictment Mistake That Was Not A Mistake

I’m seriously pissed off right now about so many things it doesn’t matter. What doesn’t piss me off is the apparent “mistake” made by the DOJ alluding to a secret indictment for Julian Assange.  It troubles me greatly, but it doesn’t piss me off. Not at all and that’s because …