"If there is something you are really interested in, get the preliminaries from whatever mainstream sources you please, but then do your own research. I read a federal court decision about a year ago; better than any article I could have read."
"Just because I recognize that RT is propaganda does not mean that I buy into "pro-Western jingoism". It doesn't matter if "America and the West aren't completely innocent". RT is good if I want to see the spin that the…"
"NPR is not a mouthpiece for the US Government. While every government engages in some kind of spin from its communication department, Russia and RT are qualitatively different. RT is propaganda and as such cannot fulfill the task of independent…"
"NPR is burned out hippies reliving their college radio days and getting their news commentary from Mother Jones. You only think it's balanced because you're so far left you don't recognize that the Economist is a leftist rag."
"RT vs. NPR is not really the same thing. RT is directly coordinated with the Kremlin to ensure the message going out conforms to policy. NPR, while accepting some funding (roughly 10% in most markets) from the federal government, is by the nature of…"
Hi there Ryan. Welcome to AoM. Have a great Thanksgiving, by the way. Also, I would like to invite you to take a look at the most active group here. It's my new group called The Great Debate. It's the one with the colorful galaxy picture. In any case, good to have you here and welcome aboard.
Hey everyone! It has been a while since i have been on here. I am Devin, i am married and have a daughter. My daughter Ivy was born on tuesday (5/23/17) 5 weeks early and rushed to the NICU.I decided to come back because I now have the time. And have found that this site has great wealth of knowledge and support. So hello from the NICU!DevinSee More
"I have a big sweet tooth but I found chewing gum helps. Also, try listening to your body instead of resisting. E.g if I crave something sweet, I have an apple or other fruit. Satisfies the sweet urge.
Can't help you with drinks... I drink…"
Greetings gentlemen !After a year or so of just reading the articles, I finally have decided to join this great community.My name - ok... last name - is Kochak. I'm a 22 years old designer, bass player, nerd, and a proud brazilian ( Corruption! Hooray !!! )As you can see, I also have a quite strange sense of humour...Well, that's it for now... Grato desde já,KochakSee More
Any thoughts on how President Trump totally dissed Press Secretary Spicer on the recent trip?Situation was the formal Presidential audience with the Pope.Sean Spicer, who is Catholic, somehow didn't get included in the official Presidential Party.BUT, lower-ranking personnel on the White House communications staff were included.The "official word" was that the Vatican limits the number of persons in an official party.BUT, the Vatican has waived that limit, if requested, to allow catholics on…See More
"My take on how the current administration views "Globalism" is this: So long as the old man and his sons make money off the 1%, and his son-in-law makes money off the bottom 50%, it's all good--for them."