Tag Archives: George Orwell

Glenn Cox> Political Language

Political Language  David Glenn Cox (about the author) February 20, 2012   opednews.com Mark Twain by Public Domain “Political language. . . is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.”- George Orwell NBC- “The White House announced new Iran sanctions Monday amid a continuing impasse in international efforts […]

Noam Chomsky> Anniversaries From “Unhistory”

Anniversaries From “Unhistory” by: Noam Chomsky   6 February 2012   Truthout | Op-Ed  Flying under radar control with a B-66 Destroyer, Air Force F-105 Thunderchief pilots bomb a military target through low clouds over the southern panhandle of North Vietnam. June 14, 1966. (Photo: Lt. Col. Cecil J. Poss, USAF) George Orwell coined the useful term […]

No Free Speech at Mr. Jefferson’s Library> George Orwell, Philip K. Dick, and Ray Bradbury Would Have Recognized Morris Davis’s Problem

No Free Speech at Mr. Jefferson’s Library George Orwell, Philip K. Dick, and Ray Bradbury Would Have Recognized Morris Davis’s Problem Peter Van Buren  November 27, 2011   Tom Dispatch Here’s the First Amendment, in full: “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of […]

Nine Orwellian Propaganda Terms That Define Our War State

WAMMToday is now on Facebook! Check the WAMMToday page for posts from this blog and more! “Like” our page today. A new lexicon for these times: Nine Orwellian Propaganda Terms That Define Our War State WAMM Newsletter  July/August 2011 Victory: Like defeat, it’s a loaded word and rather than define it, Americans should simply avoid […]