Manipulated to Follow the Course of This World

  There is a passage in C. S. Lewis’ novel That Hideous Strength (published in 1945) that foreshadows the media manipulation going on today. I’ll begin with some background from my post Genealogies of Straw? The narrator in C.S. Lewis’ Space Trilogy novel That Hideous Strength tells us about one of the central characters Mark…

The Way They’ll Do Your Life

The Left’s dalliance with Socialism, redolent with wooing – “Money is in the wrong hands”, “You show me a capitalist, and I’ll show you a bloodsucker”, “Workers of the world unite! A future to believe in!” – is not a relationship with socialism’s destructive life-wrecking persona as history accords. Rather, the Left speaks in highly…

One Nation Under a Bed of Roses

Our current notion of cultural diversity — trumpeted as the repudiation of racism and biological essentialism — in fact grew out of and perpetuates the very concepts it congratulates itself on having escaped. The American love affair with race — especially when you can dress race up as culture — has continued and even intensified.…

Juxtaposed! News ™ Hot Off the Wire –There’s Something Rotten in Vermont

  News Anchor: “Good evening.  From our National News Desk… We start tonight’s broadcast with a report.  Chip Block has our report from Denmark.”  Video w/reporter voiceover: “At a recent presidential debate hosted by CNN, presidential candidate Democratic Socialist Bernie Sanders brought up Denmark and the surrounding Scandinavian states when asked to describe what “democratic…

Just Juxtaposing! 5-24-2016

“Good evening.  From our National News Desk, our top story tonight…” “The Bernieverse:  Democratic Socialist Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign:” Video w/voiceover:   “On Sunday night the chant from thousands in the stands was certainly loud, clear and heartfelt: “Bernie, Bernie, Bernie!”” Sanders: “Real freedom includes economic security. That was Roosevelt’s vision 70 years ago. It is…

Nightmare on Envy St.

Envy St. has been the road most travelled from the start. Covetousness and self-deception have been the vehicles of choice.  The serpent promised the first couple that they could become like God – their projected 1%. “You will not surely die,” the serpent said to the woman.  “For God knows that when you eat of…