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Ironic this quote comes from the very man scorned for his disagreements with popular opinion, and yet it is incredibly appropriate for the situation.

“America’s intellectual community has never been very bright. Or honest. They’re all sheep, following whatever the intellectual fashion of the decade happens to be. Demanding that everyone follow their dicta in lockstep. Everyone has to be open-minded and tolerant of the things they believe, but God forbid they should ever concede, even for a moment, that someone who disagrees with them might have some fingerhold on truth.”

—Card, Orson Scott (2009-11-30). Shadow of the Hegemon (The Shadow Series) (p. 176). Tom Doherty Associates. Kindle Edition.

I say long live the first amendment! Long live the true free exchange of ideas, opinions, and thought!

 

What frustrates me most about the religion of popular intellectualism

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Responsible Journalism

The unfortunate state of collusion within American journalism astounds me. I never realized how bad the situation really was until I saw this raw video feed captured prior to a press conference with Mitt Romney:

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