Larry Wines: Some are “polls” designed as “psy-op” tools to get you to equate something entirely reasonable with only one candidate, to the blow-the-air-raid-sirens exclusion of the other big party’s wholly vilified candidate.
Larry Wines: Now, if you are part of a group of beleagured rebels under constant attack, would you fire a pair of missiles at a ship knowing you were using-up your expensive missiles for no purpose, other than to piss somebody off?
Larry Wines: Republican leaders all sound like the Vichy French police inspector in “Casablanca” when he is handed his winnings just as he “discovers” that “There is gambling going on here?”
Larry Wines: Welcome to 2016, Mr. de Tocqueville. A time and a land devoid of intellectual honesty, where the promise of the Fourth Estate as the ultimate check and balance on the three branches of government and the forces of society was lost when the mainstream media became a wholly-owned subsidiary of corporatocracy.
Larry Wines: They’re all lying. Not simply “mistaken,” or “wrong,” but knowingly lying. You will see it for yourself when you watch the video.
Larry Wines: Disney began to fear that some poor, unwashed kid, who was not an offspring of a wealthy family, might be able to ride with Mr. Toad or see the Haunted House with a ticket bought for some other kid.
Larry Wines: It’s not a “Brazilian thing.” Not at all. Machiavelli is alive and well and he doesn’t spend all his time destroying the rain forest.
Larry Wines: In July, 2016, the utter improbability of all things political has us ready for Rod Serling to make an entrance.
Larry Wines: I’m from Eastern Europe, so ollie-ollie-oxen-free, Ollie, and there won’t be any more Stan to claim it’s another fine mess you’ve gotten me into because Donald never admits to getting into a mess.
Larry Wines: That endless roll of statistics that distills human carnage into numbers has a new line in the compilation, as anonymous as traffic highway deaths, as impersonal as any numbers too big to associate with individual human persons who are suddenly dead.
Larry Wines: After riding all night as one prong of a US Army unit — sent to find and return Native American Indians to the Reservation on which the government had ordered them to live — that army unit found them.
Larry Wines: Now that Brexit has happened, it’s definitely scaring the hell out of the banksters on both sides of the Atlantic. By Tuesday, we’ll know to what extent that applies to Japan and China, as well.
Larry Wines: Where were their fact-checkers when the networks took their morning leads from an H-arrow campaign press release falsely claiming Sanders supporters had “thrown tantrums” and “thrown chairs” at the Nevada Democratic Convention?