In this episode with talk with Jan Irvin about his ground research found in his article, Manufacturing the Deadhead: A product of social engineering, he co-authored Joe Atwill. We discuss MK-ULTRA, Gordon Wasson and his CIA sponsorship.
***Note*** After the interview I talked with my mother, and she cleared up my misconception about my grandmother’s role in the “Century Club.” She was not part of the Uber elite club, but rather the Texas Century Club ( http://texascenturyclub.org ). which I mistakenly thought had a loose affiliation.
In the latest black eye for the Internal Revenue Service, the agency provided Congress on Friday with another video featuring its employees, this one showing about a dozen of them line dancing on a stage.
The IRS has a known history of scandalous behavior. With Nixon, Johnson, Hoover, Kennedy, and the FBI using the IRS to intimidate their enemies, it’s no surprise that people have their eye on the IRS. Now under President Obama, they’re at it again, which begs the question: bureaucratic blunder or political profiling?
If society criminalizes large parts of the economy, of human activity, it obviously creates criminals. But if laws are straightforward and widely recognized by a society as being grounded common sense, criminals are few and the cost to taxpayers is small(er.) Everyday people also don’t feel like fat cat crony capitalists are manipulating the law for their benefit as there are few laws to manipulate.
An inquisitive alien visits the planet to check on our progress as a species, and gets into a conversation with the first person he meets. The alien discovers that we live under the rule of a thing called “government”, and wants to understand more about what “government” is, what it does, and why it exists.