In the past five years, the New York Police Department has spent $347,000 on false arrest lawsuit settlements. According to the Village Voice, these costs stem from the city’s “gravity knife statute.”
Aldous Huxley stated in The Doors of Perception that the mind is “a reducing valve”, filtering a greater reality – what he called Mind-at-Large – to the human organism.
This week, two stories of public schools forcing patriotism on students made headlines, highlighting a deeply-ingrained sense of American pride that pervades society — one that often begins in grade school with daily recitations of the pledge of allegiance.
There are bad ideas and then REALLY fucking bad ideas. Take for instance my recent habit of chasing whiskey with beer. I’ve fucked up, gotten lost, and even blew off quality time with the family to discuss reincarnation with my town’s homeless population.
It’s no secret to any Disinfonaut that the mainstream media is an utterly corrupt institution that’s at best a mouthpiece for political and corporate interests and at worst propaganda outlets that willfully covers-up and deceives the public about the happenings of those that rule over us.
I laugh in the face of death, make horrible crude jokes, and just generally find some measure of joy in situations where others might cry or wail. I’m the kind of guy that finds shit like this hilarious:
The video has been reported in the mainstream media, including The Guardian. The various articles unanimously dismiss the video as a prank or a spoof. None of the dismissals provide an explanation for why the video should not to be taken seriously.
There are very few places that are so terrible, so utterly tinged with some dark and malignant energy that they simply must be destroyed. Like some cursed doll or haunted house there is no saving them, save for the holy and sacred cleansing power of fire.
After School Satan A word of introduction: my recent research—and to a degree my own family history—has of necessity led me to recognize certain practices and philosophies that involve deliberate child sexual…
The Flat Earth debate ain’t going away (one imagines that Donald Trump will say he believes the Earth is flat any day now), so Mic introduces us to some prominent flat Earthers:…
We all know that “Disinformation Is Power,” right? The New York Times reveals that Vladimir Putin has figured it out too: Fifteen years ago, a few months into his presidency, Vladimir V….
Fox News correspondent Jesse Watters was shouted off the streets by the crowd at the “DNC Resistance March Against Police Terrorism and State Repression” Tuesday as he was attempting to conduct interviews with protesters.
More and more people are getting news and ideas from social, rather than traditional, media. But is that a good thing? Maybe not, according to a new study.
For the first time in history, humans have been able to simulate an atom, and it was only possible through quantum computing. This opens up a massive field; “going from qualitative and…
Poland. Romania. Croatia. A year doesn’t pass when the idea of a new NATO member isn’t proposed. As the Atlantic alliance expands, it does so invariably eastward, straight to Moscow’s front door. Does…
Charlie Kaufman has one of the most inventive and original minds in Hollywood. That’s probably why he has eluded mainstream success. Mr. Kaufman is perhaps best known for writing the modern classic Eternal Sunshine…
Wikileaks has released 19,252 emails from seven of the top Democratic National Committee figures in an on going campaign called “Hillary Leaks.”
Oliver Stone managed to rev up publicity for his new film about Edward Snowden by likening Pokémon Go to totalitarianism, reports Vulture: Last year, on the first day of Comic-Con, I watched Jennifer Lawrence…
We no longer have politicians in America who are willing to tell people the harsh truths they don’t want to hear. The rhetoric and narratives communicated to the American people are cooked up by unelected bureaucrats in backrooms
The FBI is regarded as the cream of the crop in law enforcement, an agency beyond reproach and committed to doing what’s right. Provided of course the guilty aren’t running for office but you get my drift.
You’d have to be more or less off the grid, or at least outside the initial launch countries, to be unaware of the mobile app Pokémon GO that has zombie-like smartphone users wandering…
Black Lives Matter (BLM), the activist group that campaigns against police brutality and racial injustice, has just come out with their plan to help fix the issues that plague police forces throughout the country.
If only we could say Trump’s name and make him disappear like Rumpelstilskin. Unfortunately, we’re not exactly granted that luxury, because we don’t live in a fairy tale.
Our country rewards mindless, Frankenstein monster-like meat-headed police officers for cowardly offing unarmed black men with paid vacations. That sound like our reality or some very bad plot?
Three Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) officers have been shot in downtown Dallas. The shots were fired during an organized protest/riot over the Louisiana and Minnesota shootings earlier this week.