from 'endgame' to 'life after people'
from jaymes: A couple of years ago I would have considered a show such as the History Channel’s upcoming, “Life After People” to be nothing more than a hypothetical morbid journey into the worst of ‘what if’ scenarios, but then there was EndGame... It certainly seems reasonable to think that with the staggering amount of evidence proving the world elite’s heart-felt plan to rid the planet of 80% of its inhabitants, that this History Channel special is either a sick joke, or their version of a fair warning for what the elite have planned. Given this hypothetical total population “disappearance” scenario, one wonders if Dr. Pianka and his students will be throwing a party for the event.
cruise is 'totally & completely indoctrinated'
from radar: By now you've undoubtedly seen "The Video", in which it is established beyond all reasonable doubt that Tom Cruise, the once-irresistible leading man from such American classics as Top Gun and Risky Business, isn't playing on the same field as the rest of us. But where exactly is he playing? How did this happen? Is there any hope for him? For these answers and more, we chatted with Scientology expert Rick Ross, the founder of the Rick Ross Institute for the Study of Destructive Cults, Controversial Groups and Movements.
Radar: So what's the first thing that strikes you about this video?
Ross: It reveals the extent to which Tom Cruise views everything in the world through the lens of Scientology. He is totally and completely indoctrinated. He sees himself as the chief visionary of Scientology, and it's obvious that the Church perceives him that way, too. He's essentially become their number-one missionary. What's shocking is how fully the line between "Tom Cruise the person" and "Tom Cruise the Scientologist" has been erased.
feds cite 'cuckoo's nest' hospital
from ap: Mental patients at the Oregon State Hospital, the setting for "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," were exposed to threats ranging from infectious outbreaks to patient-on-patient assaults, according to a Justice Department report released Wednesday. The report, based on an investigation in 2006, found several horror stories from Oregon's primary adult psychiatric facility... There were nearly 400 cases of patient-against-patient assault over a year and cases of patients injuring themselves, including multiple suicide attempts, while under staff observation. Mice were found in rooms, and outbreaks of norovirus and scabies were reported, according to the report.
kubrick's dr. strangelove depicted classified plans
from urWURLDnow: Commentators in 'Kubrick: A Life in Pictures' point out that Stanley Kubrick's satirical black comedy Dr. Strangelove had an uncanny resemblance to what could really happen in regards to authority to drop 'the bomb.' Kubrick had effectively deciphered Strategic Air Command and understood the dilemmas and unconstitutional provisions planned for continuity of government long before such items were declassified or discussed in public.
subject of 'friedman' film loses appeal
from ap: A federal judge has rejected a man's bid for exoneration in a child-molestation case explored in a noted documentary film, saying he filed his appeal too late. Jesse Friedman's appeal stemmed from the Oscar-nominated 2003 film, "Capturing the Friedmans." His lawyers said the documentary revealed evidence that prosecutors had wrongfully withheld — that at least one of the children who accused Friedman did so under hypnosis arranged by police.
stallone: 'bold faced lying to pacify the masses'
from steve watson: Sylvester Stallone, star of the upcoming fourth Rambo film, has described the current political climate...
"The phrase ‘politically correct’ is basically a euphemism for bold face lying because unfortunately, lies keep society functioning. The day we have our politicians actually tell us the real truth, we’d have anarchy in the streets. So we’re told what they think will pacify the masses not inflame them."
cia confirms meeting with jesse ventura
from mpr: Shortly after taking office in 1999, Jesse Ventura writes he was asked to attend a meeting at the state Capitol. He says 23 CIA agents were waiting for him in a basement conference room. Ventura's account of the meeting is detailed in an advance copy of his new book, which is scheduled for release in April. He claims the agents' questions focused how he campaigned for office, or as Ventura writes "how had the independent wrestler candidate pulled this off?"