Show your work

De-bunking, the joy of fact-checkers and know-it-alls everywhere, is so two weeks ago. NBC News says that the new thing is “pre-bunking”. While the term may trigger thoughts of media bias and censorship – “that post has been removed” – it is actually something quite different.  Researchers from Cambridge University wanted to explain “in simple, nonpartisan language some of the most common… Read More Show your work

The bias inherent in the system

The FBI confirmed it was investigating attacks on pregnancy centers carried out by Jane’s Revenge, responding to calls from Republican lawmakers. It’s not certain how serious the investigation will be as agencies which are supposed to be impartial show themselves to be quite biased when it comes to progressive agendas. Attorney General Merrick Garland said the Justice Department was very disappointed with the… Read More The bias inherent in the system

Schwerpunkt

The strong do what they will. The weak do what they must. – Thucydides  Ukraine is an engineered distraction. The one-sided nature and macro-economic-lockstep-talking-point propaganda makes this clear. This does not mean that there is not a real bombing of Kharkiv. It does not mean that innocent civilian populations are not having their livelihoods decimated. It… Read More Schwerpunkt

Stop me if you’ve heard this one

Mad readers will be aware that things have been changing in the world of COVID, especially with all attention now on Ukraine. Many things that were verboten are now being spoken about openly (the list is growing) by the information gatekeepers. The NIH has decided to investigate repurposed drugs, including ivermectin, for the treatment of COVID-19. With their credibility underwater… Read More Stop me if you’ve heard this one

Blind spots

President Biden repeated his mantra that COVID is a “pandemic of the unvaccinated”. Whether he truly believes that or is using fear as a way of controlling people’s behavior is not clear. However, the amount of changes in messaging lately makes us wonder. During hearings for arguments against the President’s vaccine mandate, Justice Sotomayor made the wild claim that 100,000… Read More Blind spots

Before and after

There has been a not-too-subtle change in the officially accepted take on COVID-19 in the last couple of weeks. Ben Shapiro was one of those who documenting the flip-flopping in a Twitter thread.  After promising to “shut down the virus,” not the economy nor the county, President Biden conceded last week that there is “no federal solution” to the pandemic. It is… Read More Before and after

Let it flow like a river

In recent weeks, the headlines have been filled with the news of several high-profile legal cases (here and here), sparking much commentary on the judicial system and the nature of justice. After the vindication of Kyle Rittenhouse, the trial for the killers of Ahmaud Arbery and the case against Andrew Coffee also concluded, both defendants claiming self-defence. Though the details varied considerably,… Read More Let it flow like a river