Tag Archives: 2016 Presidential Candidates

More Mediated than Stochastic Terrorism: Trump as the dog whistler

By ann summers   In Wilmington, N.C., on Tuesday, Mr. Trump said: “Hillary wants to abolish—essentially abolish the Second Amendment. By the way, if she gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do folks. Although the Second Amendment people—maybe … Continue reading

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On the Cover of the Rolling Stochastic Terrorism

By ann summers So whenever threats come up and/or actual events, this term gets tossed around: stochastic terrorism is an imprecise idea that while easily uttered and sounding scientistic, does not contain sufficient objectivity in a democracy that demands actionable expectation … Continue reading

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got Constitution? got cold dead hands?

By ann summers   Protesters at a Donald Trump rally in Maine held up pocket copies of the Constitution, echoing a dramatic moment from the Democratic national convention. The Republican nominee briefly stopped his speech as protesters were escorted from … Continue reading

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purge those free radicals – eight years is not enough

By ann summers   Family resemblance in language is like relative autonomy in philosophy, because academic ideologies’ democracy is the Other to anti-intellectual reactionaries across the political spectrum, but are they the same as those of low-information voters (LIV), and more importantly, … Continue reading

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raw Turkey and martial law’s disasters, natural & cultural

By ann summers Shock Doctrines in 2016 are at work in the current historical context and its appeals for “law and order” are more about shock and awe in their discourse, however constructed. Emergencies caused by natural or cultural events … Continue reading

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Political Correctness & how plagiarism goes off the light rails at the RNC

By ann summers Apparently the revolution will be televised, but the counter-revolution comes from a “series of tubes”. And it will be led by a pernicious Political Correctness (PC) that can only be eradicated by a strong, fearless, leader for the genuinely uninformed. … Continue reading

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America, “a divided crime scene”, terminated with extreme vetting

  By ann summers   The GOP seeks a perfect storm to excite their base by scheduling an opportunity for Open Carry idiots to confront Cleveland protestors outside the secure zone in a surreal 8th grade reenactors’  version of Kent State. And … Continue reading

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