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Media in America

Inside the Beltway: Trump wins the media war, battle by battle

2017-07-03 MikaelCarlson 0

There is a reason why the mainstream news media and the Democratic Party are in an uproar: They’ve been left out of the political equation by a player who understands the game better than they […]

About Mikael Carlson

Mikael Carlson is the award-winning political fiction author of The iCandidate and the Michael Bennit Series of political dramas. He has also written the thriller The Eyes of Others. His current series, The Black Swan Saga, are epic dystopian political thrillers that showcase a world of corporate governance dominated by elitists. The first two novels, America, Inc. and America, Inc.: Bounded Rationality are available now. He lives in Danbury, CT.

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Media in America

CNN, hookers and a demonic rabbit hole

2017-07-01 MikaelCarlson 0

I’m sorry, folks. Fake news I could have endured, but the bizarre did me in before I found any real news. Maybe it’s because today I started with one article at American Thinker and the […]

About Mikael Carlson

Mikael Carlson is the award-winning political fiction author of The iCandidate and the Michael Bennit Series of political dramas. He has also written the thriller The Eyes of Others. His current series, The Black Swan Saga, are epic dystopian political thrillers that showcase a world of corporate governance dominated by elitists. The first two novels, America, Inc. and America, Inc.: Bounded Rationality are available now. He lives in Danbury, CT.

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America

America Is Now a Reality Show

2017-06-30 MikaelCarlson 0

America has countless problems ranging from out of control spending to an opioid epidemic to gun, race, and freedom of religion issues. As serious as these issues and more like them are, it pales in […]

About Mikael Carlson

Mikael Carlson is the award-winning political fiction author of The iCandidate and the Michael Bennit Series of political dramas. He has also written the thriller The Eyes of Others. His current series, The Black Swan Saga, are epic dystopian political thrillers that showcase a world of corporate governance dominated by elitists. The first two novels, America, Inc. and America, Inc.: Bounded Rationality are available now. He lives in Danbury, CT.

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The Quixotic Quest: Reshaping American Political Thinking

2017-01-04 MikaelCarlson 0

Happy New Year! It’s also the first post of 2017 for the Politics as Unusual blog, and the holidays offered plenty of time to reflect over the past year. New Year’s Eve is a time […]

About Mikael Carlson

Mikael Carlson is the award-winning political fiction author of The iCandidate and the Michael Bennit Series of political dramas. He has also written the thriller The Eyes of Others. His current series, The Black Swan Saga, are epic dystopian political thrillers that showcase a world of corporate governance dominated by elitists. The first two novels, America, Inc. and America, Inc.: Bounded Rationality are available now. He lives in Danbury, CT.

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Media in America

Fake News and the Coming Era of Censorship

2016-12-12 MikaelCarlson 1

Have you heard the term “fake news” yet? If you haven’t, then believe me, you will. It will become as ubiquitous and misused as such stalwarts like “hate speech” and “terrorism” are. It will be […]

About Mikael Carlson

Mikael Carlson is the award-winning political fiction author of The iCandidate and the Michael Bennit Series of political dramas. He has also written the thriller The Eyes of Others. His current series, The Black Swan Saga, are epic dystopian political thrillers that showcase a world of corporate governance dominated by elitists. The first two novels, America, Inc. and America, Inc.: Bounded Rationality are available now. He lives in Danbury, CT.

America

A Crisis Made in Taiwan?

2016-12-08 MikaelCarlson 0

Trump’s phone call with President Tsai Ing-wen of Taiwan on Friday generated headlines screaming that Trump had broken with decades-old One China policy. It was the first known contact between a U.S. president (or, in […]

About Mikael Carlson

Mikael Carlson is the award-winning political fiction author of The iCandidate and the Michael Bennit Series of political dramas. He has also written the thriller The Eyes of Others. His current series, The Black Swan Saga, are epic dystopian political thrillers that showcase a world of corporate governance dominated by elitists. The first two novels, America, Inc. and America, Inc.: Bounded Rationality are available now. He lives in Danbury, CT.

America

Anatomy of a Modern News Story

2016-11-28 MikaelCarlson 0

Good journalism is a necessity for good government. It is needed to inform the populace so that we can form educated opinions about the world around us. Unfortunately, how our major news services are discovering […]

About Mikael Carlson

Mikael Carlson is the award-winning political fiction author of The iCandidate and the Michael Bennit Series of political dramas. He has also written the thriller The Eyes of Others. His current series, The Black Swan Saga, are epic dystopian political thrillers that showcase a world of corporate governance dominated by elitists. The first two novels, America, Inc. and America, Inc.: Bounded Rationality are available now. He lives in Danbury, CT.

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Media Bias or Partisan Perception?

2016-10-28 MikaelCarlson 2

Is Media Bias Real or Are We Imagining It? As we go to the polls next Tuesday to cast our ballots, we’ll all leave wondering what will happen on November 9th. Will the election be […]

About Mikael Carlson

Mikael Carlson is the award-winning political fiction author of The iCandidate and the Michael Bennit Series of political dramas. He has also written the thriller The Eyes of Others. His current series, The Black Swan Saga, are epic dystopian political thrillers that showcase a world of corporate governance dominated by elitists. The first two novels, America, Inc. and America, Inc.: Bounded Rationality are available now. He lives in Danbury, CT.

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America

Take a Knee? What Kaepernick Should Be Doing

2016-10-26 MikaelCarlson 0

When I was in the military, “take a knee” was something NCOs would say to their troops indicating it was time to relay some information. In broader society, it has a different connotation, especially when […]

About Mikael Carlson

Mikael Carlson is the award-winning political fiction author of The iCandidate and the Michael Bennit Series of political dramas. He has also written the thriller The Eyes of Others. His current series, The Black Swan Saga, are epic dystopian political thrillers that showcase a world of corporate governance dominated by elitists. The first two novels, America, Inc. and America, Inc.: Bounded Rationality are available now. He lives in Danbury, CT.

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America

#TellAmericaItsGreat – Canada Plays America’s Therapist

2016-10-24 MikaelCarlson 1

We might not agree with them all the time, and maybe even poke fun at them a little, but America really couldn’t ask for a better neighbor than Canada (not meant as an overt slight […]

About Mikael Carlson

Mikael Carlson is the award-winning political fiction author of The iCandidate and the Michael Bennit Series of political dramas. He has also written the thriller The Eyes of Others. His current series, The Black Swan Saga, are epic dystopian political thrillers that showcase a world of corporate governance dominated by elitists. The first two novels, America, Inc. and America, Inc.: Bounded Rationality are available now. He lives in Danbury, CT.

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