There perhaps is no more apt analogy for our current financial crisis than the USS Titanic. Mr Ismay with his fateful line “when can we get underway, dammit!” embodies current American sentiments like “we can’t let this crisis slow us down,” “how can we fix this?” and “the USA’s banking system is just too robust […]
V for Vendetta is more than just a movie or another piece of mindless fiction…it is a testament of our time and rare exposé detailing just what can happen (and really what might happen in this country) if we allow our rights to be taken away. The history of Guy Fawkes circles around his 1605 […]
The following is an animated version of another brilliant Ron Paul speech.
The last 60 seconds of this documentary is a bit off, but 99% of it is spot on and demands attention. The cost of an American college eduction was once “well worth the cost.” It no longer is (for a vast majority of reasons). The promises of $1M more in aggregate salary over a person’s […]
Further to my previous post, here is a great summary of Ken Burns’s recent documentary “The War”, which is actually worse than his Civil War one.
The following article ends up by making an important point regarding the famous Ken Burns documentary on the Civil War: “Watching the film, you might easily forget that one side was not fighting for, but against the very things that Burns claims the war so gloriously achieved. Confederates, you might need reminding after seeing it, […]
The narrator and Marla look on as the headquarters of “major credit card companies” collapse.