Platforms free of any sort of legal accountability for the content they carry, monetise and promote have created an information ecosystem where anything can be news if enough people share it or pay for it.
That feeling of sickness to the stomach that we feel now. That is the feeling of the society we rely upon breaking.
“The problem with power is that those who want power are almost always the people who should NOT be given power.”
Alexander T., contributor – The year was 2016 and I was traveling in the backseat of a luxury black Acura somewhere down a rural highway in Bumfuck, Indiana. The driver was my at-the-time girlfriend’s father, an accountant and esteemed member of the elite 1% of America who had worked his […]
by Kyle K. Mann, editor-in-chief – Virginia is the 27th state to decriminalize possessing up to an ounce of marijuana starting July 1, 2020, meaning there are only 23 seriously stupid states left. High time! I’ve been a fan of the plant for over a half century. The authority figures […]
by Kyle K. Mann, GonzoToday Editor-in-Chief – “Law enforcement” officials can see your web browsing activity without a warrant. The bill to restrict that failed in the US Senate by one vote. One vote. The vote to reauthorize and amend the Patriot Act was on May 13, 2020. Google it. […]
by Karene Horst, contributing editor – Every morning it hurts to get out of bed. My back aches. My lips scrape against each other, dry and chapped. After my first few limping steps I stumble into the bathroom, bumping my hip against the door jam. Ouch! This is 56. The […]
by Kyle K. Mann, GonzoToday Editor in chief – The time frame of Freak Kingdom is well chosen by author Timothy Denevi: from the death of John F. Kennedy to the resignation of Richard M. Nixon. It was a time of great madness; there was insanity in every direction. As […]
by Peter W. Burchard, contributor – No more meat. What? That’s preposterous. Well, just hear me out. COVID-19 originated in a meat market where rare pangolins were stacked in cages, one on top of the other, along with bats and who knows what else. Their bodily fluids followed the laws […]