Category Archives: Controlled opposition

Mary Sheehy Moe, baton twirler and … controlled opposition

This is written on an iPhone, so will be mercifully short. We are off the Haute Route, tired and smug and self-satisfied, two people in our late sixties climbing and descending thousands of feet, crossing a glacier with fast-running streams … Continue reading

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Welcome to the calm zone

I have been busy researching an event from 2002, the failed coup d’état in Venezuela. Then-president Hugo Chavez was taken hostage for a couple of days and then restored to power. The upshot is that Chavez was controlled opposition and … Continue reading

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The Eighteenth Brumaire of Donald Trump

Well folks, buckle up! It’s going to be one hell of a ride these next four (8?) years. I for one am stocking the pantry with popcorn to munch on while watching the spectacle. On November 9th, 1799, Napoleon Bonaparte seized … Continue reading

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Too Many People? On the Viability of Conspiratorial Beliefs

We’ve all heard it: “That can’t possibly be true—too many people would have to be involved. Somebody would have spilled the beans by now.” In fact, that is usually the first reaction I hear from people I’ve tried to enlighten … Continue reading

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The Dreyfus Affair on Trial

Miles Mathis posted a paper I wrote showing that the famous Dreyfus Affair was a manufactured hoax. For those of you coming here from that paper, welcome! Below I have a brief clarification about the goals of the Dreyfus affair plus … Continue reading

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Cuba and Venezuela: Long time targets

I often visit Huffington Post to see if anything real or important is going on. It is the bellwether of fake news. It is a slow news day today, Trump Trump Trump Hillary Bernie Trump Trump. So I want to … Continue reading

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