Tag Archive: Truthout

Dec 18

‘Tis the Season to Donate

In Brief—Bay points out the necessity for ignoring the commerciality that smothers the real meaning of the season and spending your money on the worthy causes that can really make a difference. “Ho, Ho, Ho!” Donations That Have Real Impact— We all need another tie or toy like we need water in our shoes. How …

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Mar 13

America Rides the Tiger

In Brief—Quite aside from “advisors” being sent to fight Boko Haram in Africa, the American military has quietly militarized the United States while the people have been numbed by years of swimming in America’s mainstream media-assisted propaganda. ——————————————————————————————————————————– The Way to Kill a Frog— Curiosity killed the cat, they say, but the old saying goes …

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Dec 06

‘Tis the Season to be Giving

In Brief—This is the time of year when our thoughts turn to what we will give Uncle Charlie or the kids to keep the wheels of commerce turning. Well, let’s initiate a change this year and make it a real season of giving. ———————————————————————————————————————- “Happy Holidays” instead of “Bah, Humbug!”— I’m not Scrooge! Really! As …

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Mar 16

The Press Misleads

In Brief— A well-informed person is advised to read as broadly as possible and to be skeptical of what s/he reads. Be aware that the mainstream press regularly misleads its readers, so a healthy degree of skepticism is always in order. ————————————————————————————————————————————————– Scylla or Charybdis: Uninformed or Misinformed?—  “If you don’t read the newspaper, you’re …

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