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The Age of Political Grift

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On April 18, 2019
In the New Yorker, Mike Spies investigates how the National Rifle Association has essentially become a money-making scam, in which funds are transferred from the non-profit into a public-relations firm called Ackerman-McQueen. In turn, Ackerman transfers money into the pockets of prominent NRA figures in a great cycle of grift. The N.R.A. and Ackerman have […]

Marjoe

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On July 2, 2015

I just watched Marjoe, the 1972 documentary about an ex-child preacher turned hippie who supported himself by going back out on the preacher circuit even though he believed none of it. It’s pret

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