Very Clever, Mr. Musk! (follow-on to yesterday's post)

Yesterday, in my post, The Musk Special: Government-Privilege Two Ways, I pointed out how government policy, government subsidies, government-sponsored research and government regulation are crucial to Elon Musk’s Tesla empire, complete with examples of plummeting electric vehicle sales in markets where governments stopped fostering them. This guy’s success is clearly dependent on government policy, and … Read more

I Posed As A Member of The Resistance & Used Their Script To Call & Complain To My Senator. Here's How It Went

Indivisible, the driving force behind the Trump Resistance Movement, encourages its followers to call their Senators and complain about whatever the issue of the day is. To make this easy, they provide weekly call scripts for them to use during the call. I wanted to see how one of these scripted calls might play out, … Read more

EP. 53 – The Lie at The Heart of the Trump/Russia Saga. Putin Didn't Destabilize Ukraine. We Did

CLICK HERE To Listen To Episode 53 of the Propaganda Report Podcast. Tuesday, July 11th, 2017 – We’re told that Russia is evil. Why? Because Putin seized Crimea and invaded the sovereign state of Ukraine. This is the foundational belief that the entire Trump “Resistance” is built on. There’s just one problem. It’s not true. On today’s … Read more

Hanlon's Razor (glossary entry)

From Wikipedia: Hanlon’s razor is an aphorism expressed in various ways including “Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity” or “Don’t assume bad intentions over neglect and misunderstanding.” It recommends a way of eliminating unlikely explanations for a phenomenon (a philosophical razor). To me, Hanlon’s razor is a deliberate misdirection. I … Read more

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