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- Successfully Urging a City to Oppose Trump Budget
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Category Archives: Media
I loved Michael Lewis’ book – The Big Short – about the 2008 Wall Street created global financial catastrophe, that is still impacting the little guys on Main Street eight years after it was supposedly resolved by Paulson, Bernanke and … Continue reading
In Part One and Part Two of this article I revealed how the Deep State’s fake data and fake news propaganda machine can be overcome by opening your eyes, observing reality, understanding how Fed created inflation has destroyed our lives, … Continue reading
In Part One of this article I exposed the establishment narrative of a strong economy as rubbish by providing hard data regarding imploding gasoline usage, failing bricks and mortar retailers and plunging restaurant sales. “Inflation may indeed bring benefits for … Continue reading
“The older I grow, the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom.” – H.L. Mencken “The older I get the less I listen to what people say and the more I look at what they do.”– Andrew … Continue reading
By Robert Parry, the investigative reporter who many of the Iran-Contra stories for The Associated Press and Newsweek in the 1980s. Originally published at Parry’s Consortium News (republished with permission). It’s heartwarming that The New York Times and The Washington … Continue reading
Newly-Declassified Documents Show that a Senior CIA Agent and Deputy Director of the Directorate of Intelligence Worked Closely with Owners and Journalists with Many of the Largest Media Outlets
Newly-declassified documents show that a senior CIA agent and Deputy Director of the Directorate of Intelligence worked closely with the owners and journalists of many of the largest media outlets: The United States Senate Select Committee to Study Governmental Operations … Continue reading
Professor Emeritus of Russian Studies at Princeton, Stephen Cohen, this week in The Nation, dissects the six “factually unverified allegations” that supposedly prove “Trump has been seditiously ‘compromised’ by the Kremlin” and that Trump and Putin worked together to steal … Continue reading
By Ray McGovern, a 27-year CIA veteran, who chaired National Intelligence Estimates and personally delivered intelligence briefings to Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush, their Vice Presidents, Secretaries of State, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and many other senior … Continue reading
Neocon and neoliberal war propaganda, as exhibited in the Washington Post, New York Times, etc., “has turned much of the liberal/progressive community” in the US “into a pro-New Cold War constituency willing to engage in a new breed of McCarthyism”, … Continue reading
“Gentlemen! I too have been a close observer of the doings of the Bank of the United States. I have had men watching you for a long time, and am convinced that you have used the funds of the bank … Continue reading
After doing virtually nothing to help underwater homeowners for 8 years, Obama acted to slightly reduce mortgage insurance payments. But there’s a catch … Obama made sure the program to reduce mortgage insurance wouldn’t start to happen until after Trump … Continue reading
By David Martin. Originally published at DCDave.com. A Review Most people who have done any reading at all on the assassination of John F. Kennedy have heard of Joseph A. Milteer. He is the right-wing activist who was recorded on … Continue reading
On Email Hacking Allegations, West Establishment says Trust Torturers, Distrust Torture-Whistleblowers
British mainstream paper the Daily Mail reported that former British Ambassador to Uzbekistan, Craig Murray, says he can attest firsthand that the Clinton/Podesta materials handed to Wikileaks were leaked from a Washington insider, not stolen by Russia. But the Daily … Continue reading
In Part One of this article I explored Thomas Paine’s critical role in the creation of our nation. His Common Sense pamphlets inspired the common people to uncommon acts of courage and heroic feats of valor; leading to the great … Continue reading
I attended the women’s rights rally in Portland, Oregon, today to support women worldwide and urge Trump to end Obama and Hillary Clinton’s record weapons deals with the most repressive state for women in the world, the totalitarian dictatorship of … Continue reading
“Without the pen of the author of Common Sense, the sword of Washington would have been raised in vain.” – John Adams Thomas Paine was born in 1737 in Britain. His first thirty seven years of life were pretty much … Continue reading
Buzzfeed reports that a former British intelligence official said that Russia is blackmailing Donald Trump with evidence of his sexual peccadilloes, including liking “golden showers”. The story has gone viral, and CNN notes that intelligence officials say the reports might … Continue reading
By Joe Giambrone, Political Film Blog. Democrats and their apologists have proven to be far more pathetic than previously witnessed. A quasi-fascist nationalism has erupted, and the blind rush to conflate Donald Trump with Russia has expanded the envelope of delusion. … Continue reading
The main U.S. intelligence official pushing claims that Russia hacked the Democratic party is James Clapper, the Director of National Intelligence. But Clapper was responsible for a lot of the bogus intelligence which led to the Iraq war. Newsweek reported … Continue reading
The US corporate press was abuzz with front page, top stories today about the disagreement between incoming president Trump and some figures from the CIA and other intelligence agencies regarding the leaking of facts about Hillary Clinton, which some in … Continue reading
In Part One of this article I discussed the failure of our brains to think rationally due to our biases and the relentless propaganda flogged by our Deep State ruling class. Viewing the future through the looking glass of the … Continue reading
“The idea that the future is unpredictable is undermined every day by the ease with which the past is explained.” – Daniel Kahneman, Thinking, Fast and Slow A couple weeks ago I was lucky enough to see a live one … Continue reading
The propaganda about Iraq having weapons of mass destruction was one of the most blatant examples of “fake news” in American history. Now, many of the same idiots who pushed the Iraq war lies are stirring up hysteria about Russia. … Continue reading
Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, After coming under attack, the alternative media successfully appropriated and reassigned the now ubiquitous term “fake news” to a variety of disingenuous mainstream media outlets. The corporate media is not too happy about this, … Continue reading
Today, the Department of Homeland Security and FBI released a report alleging Russian hacking. The report itself is only five and a half pages long in large print (with another 7 pages for future security recommendations). It’s important to note … Continue reading
The Founding Fathers protected freedom of speech and freedom of the press as the most important liberties. They are protected in the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. And as discussed below, the Founders recognized that the ability to speak … Continue reading
I stopped trying to predict markets back in 2008 when the Federal Reserve, Treasury Department, Wall Street bankers, and their propaganda peddling media mouthpieces colluded to rig the markets to benefit the elite establishment players while screwing average Americans. I … Continue reading
A new Morning Consult/Politico poll finds that Americans aren’t convinced that Russia hacked the election: This is not entirely surprising, given the extremely weak evidence of Russian hacking by anonymous CIA “intelligence officials” (air quotes) … and the CIA’s less-than-stellar … Continue reading
Last week, German security officials said that Russia hacked secret German communications and provided them to Wikileaks (English translation). But now, German officials say that the communications were likely leaked from an insider within the German parliament, the Bundestag (English … Continue reading
This brilliant tweetstorm by Matt Stoller – who has been a top Congressional Democratic aide for many years – discusses how monopolization is the underlying problem driving the symptom of “fake news” … (Twitter repeats the last tweet before each … Continue reading
Slate pointed out in 2013: I asked Josh Schwartz, a data scientist at the traffic analysis firm Chartbeat, to look at how people scroll through Slate articles. Schwartz also did a similar analysis for other sites that use Chartbeat and … Continue reading
Facebook is adding a new feature wherein a group that the Washington Post calls an ‘independent third party fact checker’ will decide whether stories are real or fake, and flag ones the group decides are fake. WaPo leaves out of … Continue reading
Today is Bill of Rights Day in America. Happy Bill of Rights Day! This post explains the liberties guaranteed in the Bill of Rights – the first 10 amendments to the United States Constitution – and provides a scorecard on … Continue reading
By Craig Murray, former British intelligence officer, former UK ambassador to Uzbekistan, and Rector (i.e. Chancellor) of the University of Dundee. Originally published at CraigMurray.org.uk. I am about twenty four hours behind on debunking the “evidence” of Russian hacking of … Continue reading
Glenn Greenwald notes that – in the face of Trump and Brexit (which were primarily caused by economic policies which have created massive inequality) – the Democratic National committee is trying to blame everybody and everything but their own status … Continue reading
The recent deal to keep Carrier jobs in the United States is not at all unusual. It only received so much press because Trump made it a campaign issue and saw an opportunity to record a big early PR victory … Continue reading
The film The Battle of Russia, produced in 1943 by the US War Department (which was renamed the Defense Department in 1949), illustrates a respectful and favorable US elite view of Russian history, the Soviet/Russian people, and Stalin for defeating … Continue reading
Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, The current controversy is different. Many people in Washington are irate over Wikileaks — not because the email were untrue but because they proved what many had long suspected . . . … Continue reading
By Robert Parry, the investigative reporter who many of the Iran-Contra stories for The Associated Press and Newsweek in the 1980s. Originally published at Parry’s Consortium News (republished with permission). Amid the mainstream U.S. media’s current self-righteous frenzy against “fake … Continue reading
Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win. – Sun Tzu, The Art of War The ongoing battle between … Continue reading
By Robert Parry, the investigative reporter who many of the Iran-Contra stories for The Associated Press and Newsweek in the 1980s. Originally published at Parry’s Consortium News (republished with permission). A key reason why American foreign debacles have been particularly … Continue reading
Fake news propagated by the US government and collaborating organizations such as the New York Times and Washington Post helped create an environment in which the US was able to illegally invade Iraq in 2003, killing at least one million … Continue reading
In launching the Iraq war and the war on terror, George Bush said “you’re either with us or against us.” We now know that the entire justification for the Iraq War was false from the get-go. And Saddam Hussein – … Continue reading
There’s something interesting about the Washington Post’s false smear of 200 news sites as being “Russian propaganda”. Specifically, the Post actually attacked a more popular news source … In July of this year, the Washington Post had 369,476,000 combined pageviews … Continue reading
Yves Smith – who runs the respected liberal website Naked Capitalism – has retained a top gun lawyer to sue the Washington Post for defamation unless it retracts its smear piece calling alternative media sites “Russian propaganda.” Smith has also … Continue reading
“Companies are not going to leave the United States anymore without consequences.” – Donald Trump The reaction to Trump’s deal to keep 1,100 Carrier jobs in Indiana has ranged from outrage to adoration. There are so many layers to this … Continue reading
The anonymous website PropOrNot.com claims that they have analyzed alternative media websites and identified 200 sites which act as useful idiots for Russian-government propaganda. The Washington Post and many other mainstream media have trumpeted PropOrNot as evidence of a vast … Continue reading
Professor Noam Chomsky is one of the most cited scholars in history. His work continues to be prominently taught in classes at top US universities like Yale. He teaches classes on US government at MIT, and has written some 100 … Continue reading
Throughout history, government officials have tried to stop “fake news” through various means before it was published. The crime of the peddlers of fake news: failing to acknowledge that those in power were perfect saints. Socrates For example, Socrates was … Continue reading
Why There Is So Much Pro-War Reporting? American media is always pro-war: Can you name a single paper, or a single TV network, that was unequivocally opposed to the American wars carried out against Libya, Iraq, Afghanistan, Yugoslavia, Panama, Grenada, … Continue reading