george orwell 1984
You can't fight big lies with little truths.
The legendary George Orwell would vote for Bernie Sanders, not Clinton or Trump, because Sanders doesn't use semantics as a weapon or shield. The Vermont Senator will win the Democratic nomination and presidency because Americans are tired of what Orwell refers to as defending the "indefensible."
Orwell's Thought Police are functioning today in Iran. I know this because my cousin, Shahriar Cyrus, a husband, father of a young son and accomplished painter, was arrested last week in Iran in a similar fashion. Eleven representatives of Iran's Ministry of Intelligence came for him. His crime -- like that of hundreds of others -- was his belief.
There may be no one who can say “I told you so” better than George Orwell. In his novel ‘1984’ — which was published in 1949 — the English author outlines a dystopian future is eerily similar our world today.
While skeptics may put it down to chance or informed guesswork, believers insist that these predictions are proof of the higher brain power that many humans apparently possess.
The Kansas Board of Regents, many members of which have been appointed by the governor, has voted to restrict academic free speech.
What if Edward Snowden was made to disappear? No, I'm not suggesting some future CIA rendition effort or a who-killed-Snowden conspiracy theory of a disappearance, but a more ominous kind.
What, after all, are we to make of a planet with a single superpower that lacks genuine enemies of any significance and that, to all appearances, has nonetheless been fighting a permanent global war with... well, itself -- and appears to be losing?
After analyzing such classics as The Great Gatsby and To Kill A Mockingbird, Thug Notes, and Sparky Sweets, PhD, is back
"In the abstract, you can complain about Big Brother and how this is a potential program run amok, but when you actually