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Monopoly II: The Doer-Describer Problem — Muckrakers, The Standard View & Buffett (the Opioid Profiteer?) clipping

Posted on December 1st, 2020

The following is an excerpt from a larger work in progress, tentatively titled Intelligence Hath No Party. I plan to post a working draft at in the near future.Who Shall We Hang Today? (Or, Why Bad Solutions Lead to Bigger Problems) "the basis of popular government during a revolution is both virtue and terror; virtue, without which terror is baneful; terror, without which virtue is powerless. Terror is nothing m...

Monopoly I: (Re)Normalizing Bad Arguments —USA v. Google clipping

Posted on December 1st, 2020

Clip source: Monopoly I: (Re)Normalizing Bad Arguments —USA v. Google Monopoly I: (Re)Normalizing Bad Arguments —USA v. Google Neither I nor my firm own shares in Google. I do not have any ties to (nor do I desire to be an apologist for) Google. This piece is the first in a series which uses the topic of monopolies to discuss consequences of faulty and often partisan arguments. Foremost, when you use bad arguments for your purposes...

The Commandeering of Press Freedom clipping

Posted on December 1st, 2020

Imagine for a moment the following faux conversation between a political master strategist and his operative. From: [The Operative] To: [Guru Strategist] Mr.[redacted], Our multi-year, diversionary bait-and-switch tactic has proven effective. The launch of Project Q was, above all, the masterstroke. Key columnunists at the Post and Times have shown exceptionally useful, particularly due to their rapid acceptance of the message. ...