"No great advance has ever been made in science,
politics, or religion, without controversy."
Banker's Magazine jubilantly declares:
executive powers are compelled to listen to the demands of
They are not entirely controlled due to the fact that
organization has not yet reached perfection."
"The language of political reporting is filled with
accounts of staging and
backdrops, camera angles and
scripts, sound bites and spin control." - Kiku Adatto
|"The system of political
institutions in a given society represents an arrangement of power and
authority. At some point within the system, certain institutions are recognized
as having the authority to make decisions applicable to the whole community.
The exercise of this function naturally attracts the attention of groups and
individuals who feel that their interests and purposes will be affected by the
decisions taken. When this awareness takes the form of
action directed towards political
institutions, the activities become "political" and a part of political
nature." - Sheldon S. Wolin, Politics and Vision
politics are defined as;
pertaining to polity, or civil government
using or marked by
agreeable and courteous with a degree of
"Political merchandisers always
appeal to the weaknesses of voters.
They make no attempt to
educate the masses into becoming
self-government; they are content merely to manipulate and
The resources of
psychology and social
sciences are mobilized.
Carefully selected samples of the
electorate are given "interviews in depth."
These interviews in
depth reveal the subconscious fears and
wishes most prevalent in a given society at the time of an upcoming
Images aimed at allaying or, if necessary,
enhancing fears, at
satisfying wishes, at
least symbolically, are then chosen by experts, tried out on
readers and audiences,
changed or improved in the light of the information obtained.
which the political campaign is
ready for the mass communicators.
All that is now needed
is money and a candidate
coached to look "sincere."
political principles and
plans for specific action have come to lose
most of their importance." - Aldous
"Most people believe their
leaders are just and fair
even in the face of
evidence to the contrary.
Once a citizen sees the government
under which she or he lives is lying and corrupt,
the citizen has to choose what he
or she will do about it.
To take action in the face of
corrupt government entails risk.
To choose to do nothing is to
surrender self-image of
As most people do not have the
courage to face that choice propaganda is not designed to fool the
critical thinker but only
to give moral cowards an excuse
not to think at all." - Michael Rivero
"Junk politics does not
demand justice. It always personalizes
It eschews debate for
trumpets eternal optimism, praises
moral strength communicates i-feel-your-pain but allows
zero interruption in
practices that strengthen existing
interlocking systems of
socioeconomic advantage." - Chris Hedges
"Most politicians started out as
silver-tongued barristers whose very job description involves bending the
truth and outright lying.
The idea that anyone would reject
Rudy Giuliani or
John Edwards or
Barack Obama in favor
Mitt Romney, all lawyers, is pitiful.
What kind of a
country do you think we're running here?" -
toward showmanship entertain their way through life.
The ability to awe the audience
gives you a position of reverence.
manner of perceiving
reality based on a
bias will inevitably be unable to make
in the proper context.
Science has become
subordinate to politics
Multiple contradictory realities from
all fields of concern,
global warming to
reproductive health, teach
October 16, 1972 Thomas Hale Boggs, Sr. Majority
leader of the House of Representatives and Congressman Nick Begich of Alaska
die in a airplane crash weeks before national elections.
Oct. 16, 2000 Democratic Senate candidate Mel Carnahan dies in
a private plane crash just three weeks before the 2000 elections.
October 24, 2002 Two weeks before the 2002 elections
Democratic Senate candidate Paul Wellstone is killed in a plane crash. His wife
dies with him.
The balance in the Senate
for years 2002 to 2004 was 51 Republicans, 48 Democrats, and one independent.
If both Wellstone and Carnahan had not been killed, and Wellstone had
gone on as projected to win his race, the balance would have been 50 Democrats,
49 Republicans, and one independent.
This could have significantly
changed what happened in Congress and in the US, where the presidency and both
houses of Congress were Republican controlled over those two years.
the Centers for Disease Control is
Once considered an exemplar of truly scientific public
health recommendations, the collateral damage of political meddling at the
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is now manifest in even the
journalistic approach framing the debate
over mercury in childhood vaccines.
One can only wonder what the
consequences will be of this loss of an independent voice should a major public
health catastrophe occur." - Kevin Patrick, professor of Family and
Preventive Medicine University of California San Diego, editor-in-chief of
the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
"To say that
government ought to do that which is "expedient," or
to do that which will tend to
produce the "greatest happiness," or to do
that which will subserve the "general good," is to say nothing; for there
is infinite disagreement regarding the natures of these desiderata.
A definition of which the terms are indefinite is an
Whilst the practical interpretation of
"expediency" remains a matter of opinion, to say that a government should
do that which is "expedient," is to say that it should do, what we think it
The expediency-philosophy ignores
a world full of facts.
It considers the
philosophy of humanity easy,
the constitution of the
social organism simple, the
cause of people's conduct obvious; general examination can provide "collective wisdom," the insight
requisite for law-creation.
The expediency philosophy
thinks that man's
intellect is competent to:
observe accurately the facts
exhibited by associated human nature;
to form just estimates of
general and individual character;
to understand the effects of
the mental tendencies of the age
and of the probabilities of
to grasping at once the
multiplied phenomena of this ever-agitated, ever-changing sea of
life, to derive from
them knowledge of their governing principles which shall enable him to say
whether such and such measures will conduce to "the greatest happiness of the greatest
Here, then, we have a rationale of the expediency ideology
It is the latest disposition to
exalt the state
at the expense of the individual.
Under the old regime the
citizen was private property of his
philosophy assumes past slavery
leads to future freedom.
Between the one
extreme of entire non-interference, and the other extreme in which every
citizen is to be
transformed into a grown-up
baby, there lies an endless labyrinth of confused debate that renders no
The honest opinion held
by each man of any given state of things is not an intellectual accident,
but indicates fitness or unfitness of moral
It follows that only a
universal manifestation of
honest opinions can create harmony between
social arrangements." - Herbert
"The only thing I can figure is that people are numb to the
unabashed lies and
distortions out of
the nation's capital.
living in a time, after all, in which a government report on
global warming was toned down by a
White House "science advisor" who then quit to go to work for
ExxonMobil." - Steve Lopez
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