Rudy Giuliani, Under Oath, Reveals Baseless Origins Of Trump Big Lie Claims…

Date: October 03, 2021

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“Rachel Maddow reads excerpts from the transcript of a deposition, under oath, of Donald Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani in which he explains that he can’t remember but thinks some of the conspiracy theories he pushed about the 2020 election came from social media and he didn’t bother to check the truthfulness of the claims from his bombshell source who claimed the election was stolen.”

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Inverted Totalitarianism…

Date: October 03, 2021

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“On the show Chris Hedges discusses the work of political philosopher Sheldon Wolin with Professor Wendy Brown, University of California, Berkeley, a student of Wolin’s.

Sheldon Wolin, who died in 2015, is our most important contemporary political theorist, one who laid out in grim detail the unraveling of American democracy. In his books “Democracy Incorporated: Managed Democracy and the Specter of Inverted Totalitarianism” and “Politics and Vision,” a massive survey of Western political thought that his former student Cornel West calls “magisterial,” Wolin lays bare the causes behind the decline of American empire and the rise of a new and terrifying configuration of corporate power he calls “inverted totalitarianism.” Wolin throughout his scholarship charted the steady devolution of American democracy and in his last book, “Democracy Incorporated,” wrote: “One cannot point to any national institution[s] that can accurately be described as democratic, surely not in the highly managed, money-saturated elections, the lobby-infested Congress, the imperial presidency, the class-biased judicial and penal system, or, least of all, the media.” He argued that America’s system of inverted totalitarianism is different from classical forms of totalitarianism. It finds its expression in the faceless anonymity of the corporate state. Our inverted totalitarianism pays outward fealty to the facade of electoral politics, the Constitution, civil liberties, freedom of the press, the independence of the judiciary, and the iconography, traditions and language of American patriotism, but it has effectively seized all of the mechanisms of power to render the citizen impotent.”

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Woman HILARIOUSLY FAILS To Prove “Smart Dust” Conspiracy…

Date: October 03, 2021

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“I just read an article that said it’s possible that there’s, like, smart dust being sprayed and that you could become like magnetic, and I was like, well, that’s crazy,” the woman begins. She is already gesticulating vigorously with a spoon in one hand and a quarter in the other. She says that she knows from the article her forehead and sternum are her most magnetic spots.

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https://god.dailydot.com/magnetic-woman-smart-dust/

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An Exhaustive History of Ralph Bakshi’s Lord of the Rings…


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Date: October 03, 2021

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“While the video talks mostly about The Lord of the Rings (1978) there is a discussion of Bakshi’s earlier R-rated and NC-17 films, which deal with heavy subject matter like racism, police violence, transphobia, drug abuse, and various adult scenarios.

This was intended to be a quick little video that I could churn out in a couple weeks at the end of June, but it’s now taken almost the whole summer. I haven’t done animation like this in years, and never with this kind of a coherent goal, so approximately 48 seconds of this video consumed 80% of the entire post production time.

Written and performed by Dan Olson”

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Headless Valley (Mel and Ethel Ross, 1958)…


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Date: October 02, 2021

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“Provincial Archives of Alberta, PR2004.0122/15.

This travel film was made by amateur filmmakers Mel and Ethel Ross about their expedition to the Nahanni National Park Reserve in Northwest Territories, Canada in 1958. They were drawn to the region by myths and folktales that painted the area, and particularly the Headless Valley or Nahanni Valley, as being a dangerous and mysterious place where prospectors and adventurers went missing or were killed in unexplained circumstances and later found decapitated.”

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Are Evangelicals Dying Out?…


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Date: October 02, 2021

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“On this episode of FFRF’s Ask an Atheist, we are joined by the founder and CEO of the Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI), Robert P. Jones, to discuss the “2020 Census of American Religion.” This survey shows a shrinking white Christian majority and substantial inroads for religiously unaffiliated Americans.”

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