Dead Wild Roses: Cloak and Mirrors – Who are We Fighting?

CJ Hopkins writes a polemic about one of the themes that crops up in leftist literature.  The elite, who are our real enemies (of the common people) will employ just about any set of tactics to keep the populace engaged in harmless activity.  Bread and circuses if you will. Yet, the marriage of politics and ...

Dead Wild Roses: The Great Truth About Mass Media and Democracy – James Garvey

I’ve come across this message now in several books and other sources of information, some scholarly, some not so scholarly.  The condensed version is this:  Our elites cannot trust the leadership and management of society to the masses.  Said masses would structure society for their, and not the elites’ benefit, therefore public opinion must be ...

Dead Wild Roses: The Best Propaganda Gigs Are Self Perpetuating – Racism in Canada.

    When one turns to the word “propaganda” images of totalitarian states come to mind – Pravda, The North Korea Times.  We envision an army of Winston Smith’s carefully scrubbing the news of improper thoughts and meanings, carefully crafting the government approved message of the day.  Of course we don’t have that here in North ...