(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – One of the most effective rhetorical tools in normalizing massive military budgets is to treat spending billions — and sometimes trillions — of dollars as something one has to do in order to be “modern.”
“Modernization” is, after all, an attractive label. Who doesn’t want to be modern?
SEATTLE, WA.) – 1891 was the year the first silent black & white picture was made. Silent films, movies with no sound tracks, reigned as king of the celluloid stacks until the late 1920’s when The Jazz Singer came out.
The “movie producer scam” has probably been around since that silent film era.
(EVERETT, WA.) – When you stop to think about it for a moment, what you are looking at is a near miracle. As far as anyone knows there were no eyewitnesses to the terrible murders of the two happy, very much in-love young people those many years ago.