Some movies are more subversive than others.
Another presidential race is around the corner, so tradition demands that we ask: Will Newt Gingrich run? As usual, the former Speaker of the House is non-committal. The Daily Beast’s Lloyd Grove just sat down with Gingrich to see if he could discern anything more definite:
“We are looking at it very seriously,” the erstwhile Republican [...]
It was nearly eleven hundred, and in the RECORDS DEPARTMENT, they were dragging the chairs out of the cubicles and grouping them in the centre of the hall opposite the big telescreen, in preparation for the Two Minutes Hate….
The next moment a hideous, grinding speech, as of some monstrous machine running without oil, burst from [...]
Well, it’s happened. Novelist George Orwell (pictured above) told us it would. Big Brother is really watching you. The final invasion of privacy by the government has begun in Ardmore, Pennsylvania at the Lower Merion School District’s Harriton High School. It’s time to re-read Nineteen Eighty-Four. This goes way beyond electronic surveillance of enemies. The [...]
The New York Times hates the Tea Party Movement. It scorns Glenn Beck for encouraging people to educate themselves about what the U.S. Constitution actually says or to understand what the Founding Fathers intended the constitutional republic they created to look like by reading their writings in the Federalist Papers.
With its usual snootiness, The Times [...]
George Orwell’s Animal Farm taught us that while all animals are equal, some animals are more equal than others. Now, we have E.J. Dionne (whose…unique…brand of logic and argumentation Tim has noticed and argued with since his days at the Ball State Daily News op-ed page) to tell us that all broken campaign promises are [...]