Being an expatriate American in Berlin, I am occasionally asked by my German friends to explain what the hell is wrong with America. “CJ,” they ask me, in their scary German accents, “was zum Teufel ist los mit Amerika?” In the past, this question normally referred to the latest mass shooting at some school or… Read More The Party
In a departure from our usual behind-the-scenes-type operations, the Consent Factory announces today its endorsement of USAF Brigadier General Jack D. Ripper for President. Given the recent and ongoing series of relentless attacks on America, and democracy itself, being perpetrated more or less around the clock by the Russians (hereinafter the “Rooskies”), Wikileaks, Trump, and… Read More USAF Brigadier General Jack D. Ripper for President
Last Tuesday, if you listened closely, you could hear it whoosh across the Internet, the enormous sigh of collective relief, as social liberals, center-leftists, and other “progressive Capitalism” fans received the news that it was finally over. Bernie Sanders and his fanatical legions of hopped-up, all-white hacky-sacking Bernie Bros had at last been banished from… Read More Welcome to “Reality,” Kids
So, Donald Trump, the billionaire buffoon and latest official Hitler-alike, wants to “make America great again,” and neoliberal elites throughout the Western world are noisily soiling themselves en masse in the mainstream press on a daily basis. According to respected, prize-winning papers like The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Guardian, and some other… Read More Trumpocalypse: America Saves the World Again!
All right, much as we hate to do it, we’re going to interrupt our series on Herding your Critics into Fake Communities and Wasting their Time to repost another sarcastic little piece our disobedient and disrespectful employee, CJ Hopkins, slipped into CounterPunch back on May 4. We weren’t going to run this one here at… Read More Coming this Summer … Revenge of the Bride of Sophie’s Choice
OK, this is one of our absolute favorites here at the Consent Factory. For our money, in terms of distracting and rendering harmless any serious critics of your corporate-controlled global empire, this is definitely one you want to go with. Herding critics into fake communities and wasting their time is not only essential to maintaining… Read More How to Herd your Critics into Fake Communities and Waste their Time (Part 1)
EDITORS NOTE: No sooner than had we warned you it would probably happen in our previous post, it appears our missing employee, CJ Hopkins, somehow gained access to our blog and posted the following, which, for legal reasons, we are going to let stand. The Corporate Media Echo Chamber (first published Counterpunch, April 25, 2016)… Read More A Communiqué from Deep Upriver, Somewhere Near the Czech Border