A GOLDEN AGE FOR DYSTOPIAN FICTION
What to make of our new literature of radical pessimism.
The New Yorker
JUNE 5 & 12, 2017 ISSUE
by Jill Lepore
This is phenomenal. A realistic look at our economy and culture.
Dan Bell is talented and hilarious. He should be appointed entertainment czar.
Eloquent Obfuscation Expressed With ‘High Confidence’
NBC’s Kelly Hits Putin With a Beloved Canard
To prove their chops, mainstream media stars can’t wait to go head-to-head with a demonized foreign leader, like Vladimir Putin, and let him have it, even if their “facts” are wrong, as Megyn Kelly showed
June 13, 2017
by Ray McGovern
“Hackers may be anywhere,” Putin said. “There may be hackers, by the way, in the United States who very craftily and professionally passed the buck to Russia. Can’t you imagine such a scenario? In the middle of an internal political fight, it was convenient for them, whatever the reason, to put out that information. And put it out they did. And, doing it, they made a reference to Russia. Can’t you imagine it happening? I can.”
“Let us recall the assassination of President Kennedy. There is a theory that Kennedy’s assassination was arranged by the United States special services. If this theory is correct, and one cannot rule it out, so what can be easier in today’s context, being able to rely on the entire technical capabilities available to special services than to organize some kind of attacks in the appropriate manner while making a reference to Russia in the process. …”
I am a big fan of clean, green, renewable energy. Give a hoot, don’t pollute. “That’s what happens when you don’t use oil in your windmills.”