The Enduring Spirit of Howard Beale

BealeTalk show host, comedian, attorney, and political analyst Lionel is this week’s guest on Real Politik. He discusses his participation in the origins of contemporary talk radio, a long fascination with political conspiracies, the decline of broadcast journalism, the return of Howard Beale, how courtrooms can resemble comedy clubs, and much more.

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FSU Shooting: The Anticipation of Mass Fraud

FSU_FootballBy Dr. Jason Kissner

While it is obviously vital to detect and deconstruct the fictitious narratives that often accompany mass events charged with political significance, here we will discuss another potential line of thought that should perhaps be pursued: the anticipation of mass fraud.

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Myron May’s Suicide Letter

myron-mayThe following is the text of the letter that Myron May sent to 10 recipients, along with a flash drive and some other documents. Most of these materials have been confiscated by federal authorities. Photos of said signed correspondence has also been received and reviewed but are not posted here-JFT

VIA CERTIFIED MAIL: RETURN RECEIPT REQUESTED

November 17, 2014

Dear Ms. Mitchell and other addressees,

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Video: FSU Shooting a PR-Media Con Job

thrasherAs the Florida State University shooting story continues to unfold, more questions emerge on several fronts. The following video examines whether the November 20 shooting was a staged event, complete with repeated “Tweets” from the account of one Blair Stokes, an intern at Tallahassee-based “behavioral change” and “crisis communications” public relations firm SalterMitchell.

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CT Report Lays Groundwork for Nationwide Psychiatric Surveillance

LanzaBy Vivian Lee and James F. Tracy

On November 21, 2014 the State of Connecticut’s Office of the Child Advocate issued a 114-page report, Shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School: Report of the Office of the Child Advocate (PDF), focusing on the ambiguous profile of Sandy Hook Elementary School shooter Adam Lanza that may become the basis for mental health practices throughout the United States.

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Rogue Academics, Intrepid Truthers, and the Freedom to Ask Anything

lionelBy Lionel

[Professional title deleted]* James Tracy of [deleted]* University and Memory Hole Blog joined me for a conversation on the dread conspiracy theory, the label that shuts down and shuts up without fail. Behold the man who dared to question the official account of Sandy Hook, a man who simply and merely asked questions and then uncured the usual and predictable wrath of a feckless and impuissant mainstream media who don’t take kindly to those who question whether they’re doing their job.

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