“The Real Anthony Fauci” – The Movie
” Narcissists are possessed of inordinate abilities to charm, to convince, to seduce, and to persuade. Many of them are gifted orators and intellectually endowed. Many of them work in politics, the media, fashion, show business, the arts, medicine, or business, and serve as religious leaders.
… By virtue of their standing in the community, their charisma, or their ability to find the willing scapegoats, they do get exempted many times. Having recurrently “got away with it” – they develop a theory of personal immunity, founded upon some kind of societal and even cosmic “order” in which certain people are above punishment. ” ~ Hervey M. Cleckley
Science for Hire / Gary Null production
The propaganda industry blasts us 24/7 with the captured one-only version of economics. Nevertheless, the cracks are showing
Having lived through one of the more spectacular failures of Neoclassical economic policy, and now with the same priesthood at the helm, who have learned nothing, and forgotten nothing. – It is informing, if not reassuring to read Chang’s books, wherein he with humour and humility tackles the most blatant myths.
What they say and what they do. – Do we have to choose between conspiracy, incompetence or economic entropy?
It is ‘chilling’ to see the players in this financial and moral crash state that it’s the cost of investigating the reasons for it, and trying to get the banksters behind bars, – that constitutes the extravagant costs.
(the teleprompter is out of order)
In All The Presidents’ Bankers, Nomi Prins tells the story of the merry-go-round between bankers and presidents, ~ but ignorance is strength.
Pre-meltdown, “Complex Financial Instruments” were the pride and joy of the experts, nothing much has changed.
Janet M. Tavakoli explains some terms and numbers.
The Fraud Triangle: Need, Opportunity, Rationalization.
The total Global Economy ~ 71 trillion, – but interest rate swaps OTC derivatives are “worth” 560 trillion, – 7 trillions traded every day.
Ending world poverty costs $175 billion * 20 years, – but that’s communism, we much prefer the vile maxim.
By the ways Lockheed-Martin shares from 2000 to date are up 930%
Our own “theatre director” has replaced journalists with news children (21). It’s not the truthiness, but how it looks.
The latest MSMBS World Headlies
And the politicians continue to debate concocted problems, – from which they miraculously save us. The rest go into the Too Difficult’ Box . Then the D’s Go Marching In: Deflect, Delay, Deny, Discount, Deceive, Divide, Dulcify, Discredit, Destroy, and Deal.
They’ve Nothing to Hide:
- Peanut allergies, The Menace of Our Age.
- Vladimir saves NATO and picks ties for it’s members.
- Man-eating Muslims keep No-Such-Agency in the gravy.
- Court rules to Keep it all in the Family (i.e. the meltdown).
- Us annexes Eu to show John Wayne movies in French Cinema.
- Victoria expands her cockle empire, opens Chevron Shop, map?
- Angela opens “Perverts-Haven” a new mobile phone sex corp.
- Edward finds home in the Land of the free (and brave).
Reality Is Not What You Think.
“Today’s pollsters have become our secular priests, and politicians and journalists flock to them for guidance.
Susan Herbst has offered a timely and sophisticated analysis of the history and meaning of public opinion. Herbst’s central argument is that the method for measuring public sentiment profoundly shapes the expression and meaning of public opinion. Herbst convincingly challenges the prevailing treatment of polls as simply a neutral measuring mechanism for producing a clear, objective rendering of the mass public’s attitudes. Instead, she argues that public opinion is a constructed category and a mechanism that politicians and others use to control or domesticate the mass public.”
“Data is not information, information is not knowledge, knowledge is not understanding, understanding is not wisdom.” ~ Tim Berners-Lee