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October & November 2011 Post Round-up


A little something to tide all of you over until I can actually write again. Yes, hardly anything new – but it’s organized! With pretty formatting! And links! And all of my blog content since the revival back in September!

Full listing after the jump. See that underlined ‘read more’? Click it. Now. You know you want to.

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Production Machinations and Skeptic Conservative Shows 9 & 10


Thought I should post more – and at the same time share some of the production things I busy myself with!

First, a screenshot for the curious. More below.

Yes, this is for an audio podcast

Mixing 'cards' to go with each individual segment on the show.

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The Occupy Movement – A Critique of the Message


Well, this has certainly been long in coming. Last friday – October 7th – I went in person to observe the Occupy San Diego protest. I haven’t been able to do any follow up since, but I’m planning to drop by Civic Center Plaza sometime this week to take note of crowd sizes, and most especially how the message has evolved since day 1.

Before I went down, I had several questions buzzing around my mind. We already had two weeks of the Occupy movement taking place, varying in attendance from city to city, but with a few common themes – the 99% argument, a general attitude of anti-corporatism, and anti capitalism that seemed to have socialist sympathies. It was being sold as a noble movement – the oppressed, the homeless, the foreclosed, the unemployed lower classes rising up against the rich to call for economic fairness. The leftist version of the tea party, if you will -a  comparison that has been made many times – usually by those commenting from the leftist sphere of opinion.

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Full-on Revival


For reasons of convenience, I am briefly reviving this blog to act as a host for citizen journalism efforts I am planning to undertake over the next several months.

Those of you who follow me actively, consider this my supplemental blog for the Skeptic Conservative Podcast.

Those of you stumbling upon this – Hello! I am TheDougem, an independent conservative/gaming vlogger currently pursuing a history degree at UCSD. I like sharing my love of strategy games and my take on current events on my youtube channel. I try to be receptive to all points of view, and encourage a healthy skepticism of all political creeds. If you wish to get in touch with me, leave a comment here 🙂