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The Aspen Times
Aspen Times Weekly: What does FREEDOM mean to you?we can get grumpy, we get into a state where we complain about everything. Jul
Aspen Times Weekly: What does FREEDOM mean to you?
The Aspen Times / Posted 46 minutes ago
we can get grumpy, we get into a state where we complain about everything. July 4 is a good reset. Reading George Orwell or Kafka, or the Diary of Anne Frank, these people fully understood creeping surveillance, arbitrary abuse of power,... Read more
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Scotsman
Campaigners seek Bute House name change over fascism link claimselected administration. Fighters flooded into the country from around the worl
Campaigners seek Bute House name change over fascism link claims
Scotsman / Posted 3 hours ago
elected administration. Fighters flooded into the country from around the world to fight in the war. Author George Orwell fought in the conflict, and was shot in the neck by a sniper in 1937 - with the bullet missing his main artery by a... Read more
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Evening Standard
Remembering our sports heroes who died at the Sommeto describe great players as warriors, giving everything of themselves, fightin
Remembering our sports heroes who died at the Somme
Evening Standard / Posted 5 hours ago
to describe great players as warriors, giving everything of themselves, fighting in order to triumph. It is, as George Orwell put it, disparagingly, “war minus the shooting”. But that minus the shooting bit is everything. In another age,... Read more
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Newton Daily News
The truth has been (omitted)pledge allegiance to (omitted), may God protect him (in Arabic) on behalf (omit
The truth has been (omitted)
Newton Daily News / Posted 23 hours ago
pledge allegiance to (omitted), may God protect him (in Arabic) on behalf (omitted).” This memory holing would make George Orwell cry. In this iteration, Allah becomes God (See, Islam is just like Judaism and Christianity!), but we can’t mention... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
John G. Brookerof Southington, Martin (Joyce) Hurst of West Southington, Michael (Donna) Hurst
John G. Brooker
Tribune Chronicle / Posted yesterday
of Southington, Martin (Joyce) Hurst of West Southington, Michael (Donna) Hurst of Akron and Melissa (John) Beukeman of Orwell; his grandchildren, Ashton, Alexandra and Julie Brooker; and 33 step-grandchildren and great- grandchildren. Besides... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Pentagon Research May Be Dangerous to Your HealthNational Institutes for Health (NIH) have been up to their eyeballs in death sc
Pentagon Research May Be Dangerous to Your Health
Op-Ed News / Posted yesterday
National Institutes for Health (NIH) have been up to their eyeballs in death science work and could, as a tribute to George Orwell, appropriately be renamed the National Institutes of Death. "You cannot factually accept anything NIH/NID or the World... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Pentagon Spending May Be Detrimental To Your HealthNational Institutes for Health (NIH) have been up to their eyeballs in death sc
Pentagon Spending May Be Detrimental To Your Health
Op-Ed News / Posted yesterday
National Institutes for Health (NIH) have been up to their eyeballs in death science work and could, as a tribute to George Orwell, appropriately be renamed the National Institutes of Death. "You cannot factually accept anything NIH/NID or the World... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Beaver Scouts in Ipswich celebrate 30th anniversary in swine styleweek were members of the 5th Ipswich Beavers who have been busy celebrating thi
Beaver Scouts in Ipswich celebrate 30th anniversary in swine style
Ipswich Star / Posted yesterday
week were members of the 5th Ipswich Beavers who have been busy celebrating this landmark year along with fellow members of Orwell District and neighbouring Wolsey District. Beavers from the two districts worked together to paint their junior pig... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Face Time with Joey Petersenchanged? Yes, definitely. What do you want to be now? A psychologist. Is ther
Face Time with Joey Petersen
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
changed? Yes, definitely. What do you want to be now? A psychologist. Is there a book you’d recommend? “1984” by George Orwell. Who would play you in the movie of your life? It’s got to be Jim Carrey. What was your first job? Swim... Read more
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Newsmax
Brexit Fairy Story: Britain Quits the 'Animal Farm'crassly manipulated the high ideals of the European Union primarily for their o
Brexit Fairy Story: Britain Quits the 'Animal Farm'
Newsmax / Posted 2 days ago
crassly manipulated the high ideals of the European Union primarily for their own benefit. It all reminded me of George Orwell’s book “Animal Farm.” As the story begins, all the animals get together to overthrow their common enemy, the farmer.... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
How Brexit Threatens to Turn the UK Into "Borisland"growing in-work poverty and rising inequalities and dualisms, and with governme
How Brexit Threatens to Turn the UK Into "Borisland"
Naked Capitalism / Posted 2 days ago
growing in-work poverty and rising inequalities and dualisms, and with government in permanent austerity mode. As George Orwell wrote so aptly in The Lion and the Unicorn, England “resembles a family, a rather stuffy Victorian family, with not... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Public Protector Thuli Madonsela Addresses 2016 Sunday Times Literary Awardsauthors such as Paton, Chinua Achebe, Alex Laguma, Andre Brink, Bessie Head, Ch
Public Protector Thuli Madonsela Addresses 2016 Sunday Times Literary Awards
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
authors such as Paton, Chinua Achebe, Alex Laguma, Andre Brink, Bessie Head, Charles Bosman, William Shakespeare and George Orwell that contributed to her own social awakening. Likening today's writers to their counterparts of yesteryear, the... Read more
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Royston & Buntingford Crow
South Cambs artists open their doors for open studios monthmedia – both based in Steeple Morden (pictured). Watercolour artist Janet Gamm
South Cambs artists open their doors for open studios month
Royston & Buntingford Crow / Posted 3 days ago
media – both based in Steeple Morden (pictured). Watercolour artist Janet Gammans will also be showcasing her work in her Orwell studio, as will Helen Lanzrein from Meldreth. Cambridge Open Studios is one of the oldest open studio events in the... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Crash blocks one lane of A14 eastbound just before Orwell Bridge The A14 heading towards the Orwell Bridge An accident involving a Honda Civi
Crash blocks one lane of A14 eastbound just before Orwell Bridge
Ipswich Star / Posted 3 days ago
The A14 heading towards the Orwell Bridge An accident involving a Honda Civic and a lorry blocked one lane of the A14 eastbound in Wherstead at junction 56, the A137 Wherstead... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
George Orwell and Michael Jackson - Two Eccentrics Who...History tells us that one 'George Orwell, a British Novelist, Essayist and Crit
George Orwell and Michael Jackson - Two Eccentrics Who...
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
History tells us that one 'George Orwell, a British Novelist, Essayist and Critic,' was born on a date like today's, June 25, in the Year of Our Lord 1903 - and died on Jan. 21, 1950. You never heard of the fellow, you say? Neither had I... Well,... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Hundreds turn out for Orwell Walk despite torrential rain The Orwell Walk, Run and Cycle. Check point at Nacton Shore Organisers of th
Hundreds turn out for Orwell Walk despite torrential rain
Ipswich Star / Posted 3 days ago
The Orwell Walk, Run and Cycle. Check point at Nacton Shore Organisers of this year’s Orwell Walk were hailing the determination of participants after nearly 1,000 people took part despite... Read more
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WA Today
Donald Trump a bigger worry than Brexit, but before that bogeyman rises ...has reminded those receiving his newsletter of two great quotes pertaining to E
Donald Trump a bigger worry than Brexit, but before that bogeyman rises ...
WA Today / Posted 3 days ago
has reminded those receiving his newsletter of two great quotes pertaining to England and Europe, the first from George Orwell in his 1941 England Your England: "The famous 'insularity' and 'xenophobia' of the English is far stronger in the... Read more
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Canberra Times
Donald Trump a bigger worry than Brexit, but before that bogeyman rises ...has reminded those receiving his newsletter of two great quotes pertaining to E
Donald Trump a bigger worry than Brexit, but before that bogeyman rises ...
Canberra Times / Posted 3 days ago
has reminded those receiving his newsletter of two great quotes pertaining to England and Europe, the first from George Orwell in his 1941 England Your England: "The famous 'insularity' and 'xenophobia' of the English is far stronger in the... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Donald Trump a bigger worry than Brexit, but before that bogeyman rises ...has reminded those receiving his newsletter of two great quotes pertaining to E
Donald Trump a bigger worry than Brexit, but before that bogeyman rises ...
Brisbane Times / Posted 3 days ago
has reminded those receiving his newsletter of two great quotes pertaining to England and Europe, the first from George Orwell in his 1941 England Your England: "The famous 'insularity' and 'xenophobia' of the English is far stronger in the... Read more
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The Age
Donald Trump a bigger worry than Brexit, but before that bogeyman rises ...has reminded those receiving his newsletter of two great quotes pertaining to E
Donald Trump a bigger worry than Brexit, but before that bogeyman rises ...
The Age / Posted 3 days ago
has reminded those receiving his newsletter of two great quotes pertaining to England and Europe, the first from George Orwell in his 1941 England Your England: "The famous 'insularity' and 'xenophobia' of the English is far stronger in the... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Donald Trump a bigger worry than Brexit, but before that bogeyman rises ...has reminded those receiving his newsletter of two great quotes pertaining to E
Donald Trump a bigger worry than Brexit, but before that bogeyman rises ...
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 days ago
has reminded those receiving his newsletter of two great quotes pertaining to England and Europe, the first from George Orwell in his 1941 England Your England: "The famous 'insularity' and 'xenophobia' of the English is far stronger in the... Read more
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Canberra Times
Donald Trump shows that circa 2016 political language that no longer mattersthe US presidency. But in going over the top with provable lies and ludicrous
Donald Trump shows that circa 2016 political language that no longer matters
Canberra Times / Posted 3 days ago
the US presidency. But in going over the top with provable lies and ludicrous exaggeration, Trump challenges the George Orwell observation that political language is devised "to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable and to give the... Read more
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The Age
Donald Trump shows that circa 2016 political language that no longer mattersthe US presidency. But in going over the top with provable lies and ludicrous
Donald Trump shows that circa 2016 political language that no longer matters
The Age / Posted 3 days ago
the US presidency. But in going over the top with provable lies and ludicrous exaggeration, Trump challenges the George Orwell observation that political language is devised "to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable and to give the... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Donald Trump shows that circa 2016 political language that no longer mattersthe US presidency. But in going over the top with provable lies and ludicrous
Donald Trump shows that circa 2016 political language that no longer matters
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 days ago
the US presidency. But in going over the top with provable lies and ludicrous exaggeration, Trump challenges the George Orwell observation that political language is devised "to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable and to give the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Deborah Hill Cone: 10 ways to make sense of shock vote on Brexitfor reaction. But I couldn't work out whether this was a vote to go backwards o
Deborah Hill Cone: 10 ways to make sense of shock vote on Brexit
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
for reaction. But I couldn't work out whether this was a vote to go backwards or to take a big leap into the future. George Orwell: "Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past." 2 There was a picture of... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Race for Life cancelled in Bury St Edmunds due to rain – but Orwell Walk goes ahead in spite of weather Race for Life in Nowton Park, Bury St Edmunds has been cancelled due to heavy
Race for Life cancelled in Bury St Edmunds due to rain – but Orwell Walk goes ahead in spite of weather
Ipswich Star / Posted 4 days ago
Race for Life in Nowton Park, Bury St Edmunds has been cancelled due to heavy rain overnight. Today’s Race for Life event in Bury St Edmunds has... Read more
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KECI Missoula
June 25and again in 1986 to apply only to transport for the purpose of prostitution or
June 25
KECI Missoula / Posted 4 days ago
and again in 1986 to apply only to transport for the purpose of prostitution or illegal sexual acts. 1903: Author George Orwell, best known for the dystopian novel "Nineteen Eighty-Four" and the allegorical novella "Animal Farm," is born in... Read more
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The New Yorker
Murder By Poisonpoisonings. Christie’s preferred method of homicide was poison, and arsenic was
Murder By Poison
The New Yorker / Posted 4 days ago
poisonings. Christie’s preferred method of homicide was poison, and arsenic was one of her favorites. In any case, George Orwell most certainly had been thinking of Christie’s murderers, with their understandable motivations (love or money), when,... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Animal Farm author George Orwell’s birthplace ‘encroached upon’ by Bihar govtThe protected birthplace of celebrated British writer George Orwell in Bihar’s
Animal Farm author George Orwell’s birthplace ‘encroached upon’ by Bihar govt
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 5 days ago
The protected birthplace of celebrated British writer George Orwell in Bihar’s Motihari has been allegedly encroached upon – by the government itself. And it came to light on Saturday, the birth anniversary of the author who penned the classic... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
MIchael Hudson: The Slow Crasha set of definitions on junk economics and showing that what people usually rec
MIchael Hudson: The Slow Crash
Naked Capitalism / Posted 5 days ago
a set of definitions on junk economics and showing that what people usually receive in the mainstream is what George Orwell would call Doublethink. It’s euphemism. When people are running up more and more debt for housing, they call that... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Lost in the cloud. . ." Blah, blah and, for emphasis BLAH. The only thing missing from his state
Lost in the cloud
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
. . ." Blah, blah and, for emphasis BLAH. The only thing missing from his statement was any clear meaning. George Orwell, thou shouldst be living at this hour. English hath need of thee; the language has become a fen of stagnant waters... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
United Methodists announce changesParish has been appointed to Whitneyville UMC in the Williamsport District. Pa
United Methodists announce changes
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
Parish has been appointed to Whitneyville UMC in the Williamsport District. Pastor Jackie L. Condon from the Rome/North Orwell Charge has been appointed to Great Bend Community in the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre District. Pastor Gloria J. Montgomery... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Wings draft pick Dennis Cholowski a 2-way defenseman growing into bodysummer, it's a great off-ice thing to do." Prodded about his reading, Cholowsk
Wings draft pick Dennis Cholowski a 2-way defenseman growing into body
Detroit Free Press / Posted 5 days ago
summer, it's a great off-ice thing to do." Prodded about his reading, Cholowski revealed he'd recently finished a classic. “My last book I read was 1984 by George Orwell,” he said. "I really liked that book. I guess that's my favorite right... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
OUT & ABOUT | Club Calendarcom. Meetings: First, third Thursdays, legion hall, Columbiana. Call 330-549-51
OUT & ABOUT | Club Calendar
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 5 days ago
com. Meetings: First, third Thursdays, legion hall, Columbiana. Call 330-549-5173, 330-536-8031. ORWELL GUN CLUB: Turkey shoots Fridays, 7 p.m. 330-683-4738. PORTAGE SUMMIT FIELD & STREAM: Trap shoots every Tuesday, 5 to... Read more
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The Irish Times
Peter Crawley on . . . indifference to factsindifferent to fact. For a sinister interpretation of how we come to believe t
Peter Crawley on . . . indifference to facts
The Irish Times / Posted 5 days ago
indifferent to fact. For a sinister interpretation of how we come to believe the incredible, you can always consult George Orwell (or at least until he is claimed by the memory hole). “If all records told the same tale – then the lie passed into... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
As a lifelong English European, this is the biggest defeat of my political life | Timothy Garton Ashhe did in the moment of victory, of the triumph of “real people, ordinary peopl
As a lifelong English European, this is the biggest defeat of my political life | Timothy Garton Ash
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 5 days ago
he did in the moment of victory, of the triumph of “real people, ordinary people, decent people”. This is the language of Orwell hijacked for the purposes of a Poujade. Combining and magnifying these discontents is a broader reaction against the... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
'If you've got money, you vote in ... if you haven't got money, you vote out'is perhaps its most marked characteristic. You notice it the instant you set fo
'If you've got money, you vote in ... if you haven't got money, you vote out'
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 5 days ago
is perhaps its most marked characteristic. You notice it the instant you set foot on English soil,” wrote George Orwell in 1941. Not now, surely? What defines these furies is often clear enough: a terrible shortage of homes, an... Read more
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Business Insider
The greatest thinker in British history pinpointed the characteristic that drove the English to Brexit back in 1941When George Orwell wrote his essay, 'England your England,' there were Nazi bom
The greatest thinker in British history pinpointed the characteristic that drove the English to Brexit back in 1941
Business Insider / Posted 6 days ago
When George Orwell wrote his essay, 'England your England,' there were Nazi bombers flying overhead. And with the threat of death all around him and global trust at an all-time low, he wrote one of the most insightful meditations on a human... Read more
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examiner.com
Democratic Party's socialist Bernie Sanders is a libertarian?live" authoritarians who want to keep everyone smushed under the thumb of arrog
Democratic Party's socialist Bernie Sanders is a libertarian?
examiner.com / Posted 6 days ago
live" authoritarians who want to keep everyone smushed under the thumb of arrogant self-serving elitists. Playing George Orwell word games is the authoritarian's stock in trade. As examples, in their obsession to retain power over others they use... Read more
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International Business Times
Brexit: New Labour should have listened to 'racist' immigration concerns years ago England. And that is no more the England of Enoch Powell or the English Defence
Brexit: New Labour should have listened to 'racist' immigration concerns years ago
International Business Times / Posted 6 days ago
England. And that is no more the England of Enoch Powell or the English Defence League than it is the England of George Orwell, who wrote of 'something distinctive and recognisable in English civilisation. It is a culture as individual as that... Read more
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Christian Today
The UK has left the EU. Three ways Christians should respondjust patching up. It is a daunting task, but I have hope. It is a hope proclaim
The UK has left the EU. Three ways Christians should respond
Christian Today / Posted 6 days ago
just patching up. It is a daunting task, but I have hope. It is a hope proclaimed by one of the greatest Englishmen, George Orwell. In 1941 he wrote: "England has got to be true to herself. She is not being true to herself while the refugees who... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Debenhams invests in its Ipswich department storenew hot food serving points and art work of famous Ipswich scenes including the
Debenhams invests in its Ipswich department store
Ipswich Star / Posted 6 days ago
new hot food serving points and art work of famous Ipswich scenes including the Town Hall, Giles’ Grandma statue and the Orwell Bridge. Debehams restaurant, with around 200 seats, is probably the largest restaurant in the town... Read more
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Namibia Economist
The improbable revolutionaries“THE English are not intellectual,” wrote George Orwell. “They have a horror of
The improbable revolutionaries
Namibia Economist / Posted 6 days ago
“THE English are not intellectual,” wrote George Orwell. “They have a horror of abstract thought, they feel no need for any philosophy or systematic ‘worldview’.” England’s finest chronicler had a point. The country is rightly known for its... Read more
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The New Ulm Journal
Taking away guns won’t stop the violence"disappear" for speaking my thoughts, or get added to the "no fly" list. I also
Taking away guns won’t stop the violence
The New Ulm Journal / Posted 6 days ago
"disappear" for speaking my thoughts, or get added to the "no fly" list. I also suggest Greg read the book "1984" by George Orwell. Can we at least focus on the cause of the two most recent events in Florida and California? Both caused by Islamic... Read more
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WA Today
Donald Trump shows that circa 2016 political language that no longer mattersthe US presidency. But in going over the top with provable lies and ludicrous
Donald Trump shows that circa 2016 political language that no longer matters
WA Today / Posted 6 days ago
the US presidency. But in going over the top with provable lies and ludicrous exaggeration, Trump challenges the George Orwell observation that political language is devised "to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable and to give the... Read more
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Canberra Times
Donald Trump shows that circa 2016 political language that no longer mattersthe US presidency. But in going over the top with provable lies and ludicrous
Donald Trump shows that circa 2016 political language that no longer matters
Canberra Times / Posted 6 days ago
the US presidency. But in going over the top with provable lies and ludicrous exaggeration, Trump challenges the George Orwell observation that political language is devised "to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable and to give the... Read more
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Newsmax
Congressional Candidate's 'Make America White Again' Billboard Sparks Furyhardcore truth while simultaneously doing an end run around the iron curtain of
Congressional Candidate's 'Make America White Again' Billboard Sparks Fury
Newsmax / Posted 6 days ago
hardcore truth while simultaneously doing an end run around the iron curtain of censorship," the Post reports. "As Orwell stated, 'In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.' Unfortunately, a globalist cartel... Read more
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Namibia Economist
The Brexit vote reveals a country split down the middlethat “Leave” camp had done better than expected in rain-lashed, post-industrial
The Brexit vote reveals a country split down the middle
Namibia Economist / Posted 6 days ago
that “Leave” camp had done better than expected in rain-lashed, post-industrial northeastern towns with names from a George Orwell story, like Sunderland and Hartlepool, or gritty corners of Essex. Remain had its early strongholds, such as Orkney... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Donald Trump shows that circa 2016 political language no longer mattersthe US presidency. But in going over the top with provable lies and ludicrous
Donald Trump shows that circa 2016 political language no longer matters
Brisbane Times / Posted 6 days ago
the US presidency. But in going over the top with provable lies and ludicrous exaggeration, Trump challenges the George Orwell observation that political language is devised "to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable and to give the... Read more
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The Age
Donald Trump shows that circa 2016 political language no longer mattersthe US presidency. But in going over the top with provable lies and ludicrous
Donald Trump shows that circa 2016 political language no longer matters
The Age / Posted 6 days ago
the US presidency. But in going over the top with provable lies and ludicrous exaggeration, Trump challenges the George Orwell observation that political language is devised "to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable and to give the... Read more
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