War is peace

When reading the article published today in The Financial Times, Pentagon sees ‘war on terror’ lasting 20 years, it is difficult not to get reminded of George Orwell's well-known doublespeak sentence in his novel "1984": "War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength". Gore Vidal does deserve some credit too, having warned in his book "Perpetual War … Continue reading War is peace

TYR reads ” 5 Reasons…Mainstream Media…Pro-War”

5 Reasons that Both Mainstream Media – and Gatekeeper “Alternative” Websites – Are Pro-War @ Washington's Blog  asks why there is so much Pro-War reporting, not only by mainstream media, but also by big "alternative" (blog) websites. Like all Washingtonsblog articles, this one is well researched, but perhaps an image, a chart, will go a … Continue reading TYR reads ” 5 Reasons…Mainstream Media…Pro-War”

24 January 2013 TYR reads: Apparitions in the Fog

Apparitions in the Fog @ The Burning Platform In this apocalyptic article, Jim Quinn exposes the foundations of the present economic "system". With the assistance of a series of charts, it is convincingly argued that: the economic recovery is a mirage, that the middle class is being destroyed in the USA, and by extension in the … Continue reading 24 January 2013 TYR reads: Apparitions in the Fog

TYR 15 November 2012 reads

The Bernanke-Obama-Keynes Toxic Triangle Dead End @ Zerohedge In this article originally published in Forbes Mark Spitznagel explores Frédéric Bastiat's observation: “The bad economist pursues a small present good, which will be followed by a great evil to come, while the true economist pursues a great good to come, at the risk of a small present evil.” … Continue reading TYR 15 November 2012 reads

TYR 26 October 2012 reads

The SAME Unaccountable Government Agency Which Spies on ALL Americans Also Decides Who Gets ASSASSINATED by Drones @ Washington's Blog The world that is coming...or perhaps is already here. David Einhorn Explains How Ben Bernanke Is Destroying America @ Zerohedge explaining how the Fed's policies are not only not helping the economy, they are now actively destroying this … Continue reading TYR 26 October 2012 reads

TYR reads “The Real Reason Behind War”

by James E. Miller of the Ludwig von Mises Institute of Canada First some excerpts, then a comment, and finally the article. The excerpts: "As economist Joseph Salerno notes: We thus arrive at a universal, praxeological truth about war. War is the outcome of class conflict inherent in the political relationship – the relationship between ruler and ruled, … Continue reading TYR reads “The Real Reason Behind War”

NYT: “All the News That’s Fit to…Serve the Powerful”

Daniel Simpson, former NYT journalist was recently interviewed by Russia Today. In the interview he explains the way the NYT really works: "All the News That's Fit to...serve the powerful". He has just published a book, "A Rough Guide to the Darkside", where he explains how he "threw away a  career as a foreign correspondent, aghast at … Continue reading NYT: “All the News That’s Fit to…Serve the Powerful”