Why Ridiculous Official Propaganda Still Works

For students of official propaganda, manipulation of public opinion, psychological conditioning, and emotional coercion, it doesn’t get much better than this. As Trump and his army of Goldman Sachs guys, corporate CEOs, and Christian zealots slouch toward inauguration day, we are being treated to a master class in coordinated media manipulation that is making Goebbels… Read More Why Ridiculous Official Propaganda Still Works

Trumpocalypse (a/k/a The Death Throes Of National Sovereignty)

So it looks like we’ve got about 55 days until the end of Western civilization, and possibly even life on Earth. That’s right, the Trumpocalypse has officially begun. According to the torrent of histrionic tirades the corporate media have been projectile vomiting out at us since November 9, we are on the brink of a… Read More Trumpocalypse (a/k/a The Death Throes Of National Sovereignty)

The Party

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

USAF Brigadier General Jack D. Ripper for President

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