blog

PHIL SOCIETY PRESIDENT SORCHA RYDER: DIDN’T YOU KNOW THE PHIL’S A SHAM AND SCAM?

TRINITY PHIL SOCIETY A SHAM AND SCAM:  So Says Sorcha Ryder’s Defender On 14 July 2018, I was informed by Sorcha Ryder, President of the Trinity University Philosophical Society (Dublin), that I was “chosen to receive the Honorary Patronage of the University Philosophical Society” and that I had “topped the lists of elected Patrons voted on by Fellows, Staff and Students of the College.” But it slowly dawned on Ryder that receiving me wasn’t a prudent career move.

The Long Road Home – Tom Secker on Fortress on a Hill

I recently joined Henri of Fortress on a Hill to discuss the National Geographic drama series The Long Road Home, in light of the over 400 pages of documents that I obtained detailing the US Army's support for the show.

Stars of CBS’ FBI Admit They are Making Propaganda for the FBI

Missy Peregrym and Zeeko Zaki, two of the stars of the CBS drama FBI were asked about the government shutdown this week, and responded with a statement that sounds like it was written by the FBI's Investigative Publicity and Public Affairs Unit.

BREXIT UPDATE 1: Guest Post by Deborah Maccoby

BREXIT UPDATE: PART 1: THE NORTHERN IRELAND BACKSTOP Last Tuesday (January 15) the British House of Commons rejected Theresa May’s Brexit deal by 230 votes.  The parliamentary defeat was the largest sustained by any British government in history; the previous record was held by Ramsay Macdonald in 1924, who lost by 166 votes.  Why was the deal defeated – and by such a massive majority? THE NORTHERN IRELAND BACKSTOP The crux of the deal’s rejection by Parliament is the Northern Ireland backstop. What is the Northern Ireland backstop?

WHEN THE STENCH OF CORRUPTION REEKS TO HIGH HEAVEN: Sorcha Ryder, Niamh Lynch, and Truth

WHEN THE STENCH OF CORRUPTION REEKS TO HIGH HEAVEN An Open Letter to Students, Faculty and Staff at Trinity College (Dublin)     If one’s olfactory organ comes under assault from the foul stench of official corruption, then what’s to be done: cover one’s nose or clear the air?   I’ve opted for the latter civic course of action.  

HELLO DARKNESS, MY OLD FRIEND How the President of Trinity University Philosophical Society Rectified an Error

How the President of Trinity University Philosophical Society Rectified an Error On 14 July 2018, I was informed by Sorcha Ryder, President of the Trinity University Philosophical Society (Dublin), that I was “chosen to receive the Honorary Patronage of the University Philosophical Society” and that I had “topped the lists of elected Patrons voted on by Fellows, Staff and Students of the College.”

Fake News, Trump and the Freedom of Information Act

A story doing the rounds claims that the Trump administration is taking advantage of the government shut-down to change the rules by which the Department of the Interior processes and responds to FOIA requests.

Was the Integrity Initiative behind the Salisbury Poisoning?

Newly-released documents on the Institute for Statecraft's Integrity Initiative suggest that they had a hand in the Salisbury poisoning fiasco that dominated the British press last summer.

Why a Transgender James Bond Completely Misses the Point

After actor Dominic West suggested that the next James Bond be transgender the commentariat have gone batshit arguing over whether this is a key moment in the struggle for trans rights or another sign that the entertainment industry is dominated by damn commie libe

From a Correspondent. (He’s right. The comments are UNBELIEVABLE!)

I think the BDS and its controversies have pushed Israel lobby hands to do something that has divided further American jews on the question of Israel. 
 
A look at the comment section gives a feel that AIPAC and their agents have shot themselves in the foot using U.S. lawmakers. 

Finkelstein to Speak in Philadelphia on January 10 at 5:00 pm

DATE: Thursday, January 10th PLACE: District 1199C Union Hall (1319 Locust St, Philadelphia PA, 19107) TIME: 5PM SPONSOR: The Saturday Free School, The Year of Du Bois

How Does Cinema War Propaganda Really Work?

In our latest article, Matt and I reflect on two of the most common claims made about National Security Cinema, namely 1) That the government is really important in making movies more militaristic and 2) That Hollywood doesn’t produce dissenting films.

On Her Majesty’s Clandestime Service – Tom Secker on Fortress on a Hill

Chris and Danny from Fortress on a Hill invited me onto their podcast to discuss militarism in Hollywood, the DOD's role in altering scripts, how recruitment propaganda works in the UK, the military vs intelligence approaches to cou

Phil Strub Retired 6 Months Ago and No One Reported It

In July the Pentagon's Hollywood liaison Philip Strub retired after 29 years in the job. Mysteriously, this was not reported by any media outlet, small or large, mainstream or independent.