We have long covered what happens the in the shadowy alleyways where the NSA and corporate America have gotten together in their unholy unions. Sometimes these unions are voluntary. We have seen also that many of these relationships were not and that companies have no choice but to work with the NSA.
The Rams are threatening to move back to LA?
I just got used to them in Saint Louis.
As we’ve said before, for many pro sports is a religion. As such the fervor and irrational behavior of adherents to the creed are manipulated by the people who run the show. Just like any religion.
In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex. The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists and will persist. We must never let the weight of this combination endanger our liberties or democratic processes. – Dwight D. Eisenhower
Indeed, it’s long past time.
This isn’t new but it deserves attention. Much of life, and especially political life is engaged in online these days. It’s no surprise that the government is interested in controlling what goes on there.
This situation just keeps getting weirder.
Unfortunately this team seems to be covering up a possible risk to black children.
Below is one of the best things I’ve seen in a while. Just beautiful. Like an orchid of stupidity.
If you live in a wealthy part of the country it is very likely that you are represented in Congress by a Democrat. Often a very “liberal” Democrat. Why is this?
Paul Krugman is famous for having said essentially that one of the ways the US could pull itself out of the current recession/depression is by mobilizing for an alien invasion. A War of the Worlds would do the trick. Everyone could build space ships and laser guns and whatever to fight the otherworldly menace. Stimulus. Full employment!