The Weekly Watch

Big Fat Lies

Today I want to feature three one hour long movies to watch during the week. The first, Cereal Killers, is about a young Irishman going to South Africa to work with Dr. Tim Noakes on a low carb, high fat (LCHF) diet for a month. The film follows what he eats, and his results. The next movie is Cereal Killers 2. It looks at endurance athletes improving performance on a LCHF, and features a couple rowing from California to Hawaii. The last film is The Big Fat Fix which focuses on Dr Aseem Malhotra's health journey in Italy. My idea is to provide food for thought... as Aseem suggests, the foods we eat are killing us. We'll also look at some other big fat lies in addition to diet misinformation.

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There's A Very Dynamic Synergy Going On Now With Online Left Media, #BoycottMSNBC Is Trending Too.

This feeling has been present with me for a long time now. I've been trying to pinpoint it but can't really. It must have been around the time of the 2015-2016 Democratic Primary that it began to become more apparent and coalesce as a tangible thing to me. Perhaps two of the biggest examples have been the success of Chapo Trap House and the Jimmy Dore Show, both unapologetic, hilarious and radical shows (the former more dashingly radical than the latter) with tons of subscribers.

wsws blows the lid off days 3 & 4 of the Impeachment hearings

Given that a) I figure all their quotes are verifiable, and b) that editor Joseph Kishore has given me permission to use the site’s content at will…I’ll copy/paste freely, as I was sincerely gobsmacked when I’d read this coverage this a.m..I’l add an inconsequential c): even though I despise wsws author Andrea Lobo’s coverage of the OAS/US/CIA putsch against Evo Morales.

Who decided the US should fight a “hot war” with Russia?’, 23 November 2019. Andre Damon, wsws

“There is a saying attributed to the banker J.P. Morgan: “A man always has two reasons for what he does—a good one and the real one.”

Welcome to Saturday ...

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“Nobody rose in Packingtown by doing good work. You could lay that down for a rule—if you met a man who was rising in Packingtown, you met a knave. That man who had been sent to Jurgis' father by the boss, he would rise; the man who told tales and spied upon his fellows would rise; but the man who minded his own business and did his work—why, they would "speed him up" till they had worn him out, and then they would throw him into the gutter.”
― Upton Sinclair, The Jungle

The Sower ~ Jean-Francois Millet. 1850


I hope I'm not boring you with my diaries

Anyway, I have a general question for the audience here. Do any of you read FAIR? Anyway, if you want to learn about how the American media put out crap and bless it as solemn truth, or if you are merely fishing for a reason for why whole legions of journalists ought to exchange places with the residents of homeless camps in Oakland, read FAIR.

Finally! Tulsi Declares Coup

It took a while, but Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii has recognized that the recent deposing of Bolivian President Evo Morales was in fact a coup.

Presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard has finally provided her take on the violent unrest that toppled the sitting president Evo Morales, telling her followers that it was a coup which shouldn’t involve US interference.