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  • The News is Propaganda

    10/06/2015 12:39:41 PM PDT · by PoliticallyShort · 36 replies
    PoliticallyShort ^ | 10/06/2015 | PoliticallyShort
    In his book Abuse of Language, Abuse of Power, the German Catholic philosopher Josef Pieper wrote the following: “That the existential realm of man could be taken over by pseudorealities whose fictitious nature threatens to become indiscernible is truly a depressing thought. And yet, the Platonic nightmare, I hold, possesses an alarming contemporary relevance. For the general public is being reduced to a state where people are not only unable to find out about the truth but also become unable even to search for the truth because they are satisfied with deception and trickery that have determined their convictions, satisfied...
  • Ahmed Mohamed case: Is this a smoking gun?

    09/28/2015 5:05:45 PM PDT · by Faith Presses On · 34 replies
    9/28/15 | Faith Presses On
    This is something odd about the case that occurred to me earlier in the day. How often do you see minors who have been suddenly catapulted from ordinary anonymous life into national and international fame by some incident, and they are apparently routinely interviewed by the media by themselves? No parents or other family with them during the interviews, and no attorneys either. I've seen two videotaped interviews of him, one with the Dallas Morning News, and the other on Al Jazeera, and read other interviews, and so far it seems like he does the interviews alone. I do remember...
  • Immigration group planned girl's pope encounter for a year

    09/28/2015 9:24:21 PM PDT · by aquila48 · 10 replies
    AP ^ | Sep. 25, 2015 | ALICIA A. CALDWELL
    Sophie Cruz's encounter with the pope during a parade in Washington this week looked to be one of those spontaneous, once-in-a-lifetime-moments Francis has become known for. But for 5-year-old Sophie, the chance to wrap her arm around the pope's neck as he offered a hug, kiss and a blessing unfolded as perfectly as it was scripted by members of a coalition of Los Angeles-based immigration rights groups. For nearly a year the group had been preparing the young girl from suburban Los Angeles to make a dash for the popemobile to deliver a message about the plight of immigrant parents...
  • Russian Paper Removes Article About Soldier Wounded In Ukraine

    04/08/2015 4:34:03 PM PDT · by WhiskeyX · 9 replies
    (Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) ^ | April 08, 2015 | (Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty (RFE/RL)
    ULAN-UDE, Russia -- Journalists at a Siberian newspaper say they spent three days using scissors to cut an article about a Russian soldier who was wounded fighting alongside pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine out of 50,000 copies of the publication. Tank crewman Dorzhi Batonmukuyev's accounts of fighting in eastern Ukraine have added to what Kyiv and NATO say are incontrovertible evidence of direct Russian military support for the rebels in a conflict with government forces that has killed more than 6,000 people since April 2014. Russia denies it has sent troops or weapons into Ukraine.
  • Girl 'killed in Ukraine' never existed

    04/08/2015 3:47:51 AM PDT · by WhiskeyX · 20 replies
    BBC ^ | 8 April 2015 | Natalia Antelava and Abdujalil Abdurasulov
    [VIDEO] The BBC's Natalia Antelava and Abdujalil Abdurasulov investigate the story of a 10-year-old girl reported killed in the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine - and discover that all was not as it seemed.
  • One Professional Russian Troll Tells All

    03/26/2015 7:55:01 AM PDT · by WhiskeyX · 315 replies
    Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) ^ | March 25, 2015 | Dmitry Volchek and Daisy Sindelar
    More and more, posts and commentaries on the Internet in Russia and even abroad are generated by professional trolls, many of whom receive a higher-than-average salary for perpetuating a pro-Kremlin dialogue online. There are thousands of fake accounts on Twitter, Facebook, LiveJournal, and vKontakte, all increasingly focused on the war in Ukraine. Many emanate from Russia's most famous "troll factory," the Internet Research center, an unassuming building on St. Petersburg's Savushkina Street, which runs on a 24-hour cycle. In recent weeks, former employees have come forward to talk to RFE/RL about life inside the factory, where hundreds of people work...
  • Is consciousness {Freedom] an illusion?

    01/27/2015 4:30:19 AM PST · by Reverend Saltine · 9 replies
    Jon Rappoport's Blog ^ | January 26, 2015 | Jon Rappoport
    “Cutting through disinformation about consciousness is vital, because neuroscience is moving toward a mind-controlled society, based on the idea that individual awareness is an illusion, and stimulus-response is the key to shaping a new Collective of synchronized ‘happy’ brains.”
  • Amateur pictures... Debunked! Ten images that turned out to be fake

    01/03/2015 2:14:37 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 20 replies
    France 24 ^ | 02/01/2015 | France 24
    They all sounded convincing at the time: like the picture claiming that the leader of Islamic State group had been killed, or that a Saudi women had gone to Syria in the name of a "sex jihad". But they all turned out to be fake. With the help of our Observers on the ground, throughout 2014 our team got to work debunking dozens of images. Here's a look back at our top ten.
  • Top 75 Review

    12/22/2014 3:51:33 AM PST · by WhiskeyX ^ | December 10, 2014 - 16:15 |
    Our reader Sam King made a StopFake Review in English with some added comments. There are top 75 cases that provide evidence of Russia’s Kremlin attempts to lie about their invasion of Ukraine. Most cases show Kremlin Backed Media companies using old photos to create false reports.
  • Putin's New Weapon In The Ukraine Propaganda War: Internet Trolls

    12/11/2014 8:28:42 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 57 replies
    Forbes ^ | 12/09/2014 | Paul Roderick Gegory
    <p>The internet troll army’s selling of the Kremlin’s parallel universe to the Russian people and to a skeptical Western audience is a matter of life and death for the Putin regime. If the Russian people do not buy their story, Putin loses the high “ratings” on which his regime rests. If he cannot convince his Western audience, Europe and the United States will take actions that spoil his Novorossiya ventures and threaten his regime. Trolling is a high stakes business that Putin takes seriously and the West must not underestimate.</p>
  • The Greatest Revelation of G20 Summit

    11/18/2014 7:06:34 AM PST · by se99tp · 2 replies
    CCD Report ^ | November 18th, 2014
    (…) While Putin was sitting alone at the table, the other tyrant (not elected in democratic elections) was warmly received, accepted if not worshipped. Current First Secretary of the Communist Party of China (It is worthy to note that Prime Minister Abbot and Foreign Minister Julie Bishop did not even dare to utter his full communist title in their public statements) enjoyed their company. Comrade Xi, as he should be known, not one time declared that the Western democratic values can not be reconciled with Marxism-Leninism. Comrade Xi preaches “Chinese Dream” that is another disinformation term to conceal the totalitarian...
  • Anti-American Disinformation on Ebola and AIDS

    10/28/2014 7:57:29 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 1 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/28/14 | Cliff Kincaid
    U.S. will continue to get a black eye internationally for trying to save the lives of black Africans Stories that the Pentagon manufactured Ebola in a laboratory have been surfacing in a number of U.S. and foreign media outlets, helping to create even more of a panic over the spreading disease. A new variation of an old Soviet charge, it is designed to besmirch the reputation of the United States in black Africa. In the hands of Russian disinformation specialists, it could spark protests against the stationing of U.S troops in Africa to restrict the Ebola outbreak.
  • GRAPHIC Russians shelling cities and villages with heavy mortars

    08/15/2014 7:23:37 PM PDT · by Greetings_Puny_Humans · 4 replies
    Ukraine@War ^ | 08/14/2014 | Ukraine@War
    Videos, pictures and explanation can be found at link. From the article: Translation (of angry residents): This shooting is from the city, but this is not Ukrainian army. Exactly. The is shooting from new DNR. They want to break all private houses here. They make this especially for picture and for tv for Russia. They make especially this, because they want that it look like Ukrainian army make this. But it was never that Ukrainian army was shooting. Show this on tv what I say: this is only for picture on tv. They said all this was destroyed by Ukrainian...
  • [Russian] Defense Ministry Claim on Buk in Billboard Video Doesn’t Add Up

    07/21/2014 12:48:59 PM PDT · by Greetings_Puny_Humans · 2 replies
    The Interpreter Magazine ^ | July 21st 2014 | Catherine A. Fitzpatrick
    Russia This Week: Defense Ministry Claim on Buk in Billboard Video Doesn’t Add Up By Catherine A. Fitzpatrick July 20, 2014 1753GMT: The Russian Defense Ministry gave a briefing today for the press in which they claimed that information released by the Ukrainian government on Friday about Russian-backed separatists’ possession of the Buk anti-aircraft missile system likely used in the shoot-down of the Malaysian airliner was a hoax. Among the items addressed at the briefing was a short video released by the Ukrainians showing what appears to be a Buk anti-aircraft system on a truck escaping for the Russian border....
  • Innocent civilian or terrorist: Russian TV caught using old footage

    05/20/2014 2:06:57 PM PDT · by WhiskeyX · 3 replies
    Russian TV’s latest use of old video footage from the North Caucuses to claim Ukrainian atrocities against civilians was swiftly exposed, with embarrassing reports appearing in different countries. Viewers, including many in eastern Ukraine, whose view of events is shaped primarily by Russian TV will not realize they have been duped, of course, but even western reports often pay little attention to Moscow’s highly specific dividing line between terrorists it “destroys” and pro-Russian militants in Ukraine it defends [....] Except, of course, that the corpse seen as epitomizing the carnage of civilians perpetrated by the pro-Ukrainian National Guard had already...
  • The Empire of Lies (Part 1)

    05/19/2014 3:00:04 AM PDT · by Greetings_Puny_Humans
    JR Nyquist ^ | 05/19/2014 | JR Nyquist
    The Empire of Lies, Part I Commentary for 19 May 2014 I conducted three interviews in recent days about the struggle for freedom in Ukraine, Venezuela and Romania. From writer and political analyst Sammy Eppel, I learned how the Communists are coping with powerful opposition forces in Venezuela. I also spoke, once again, with Ukrainian activist Boris Chykulay who updated me on events in Ukraine and offered his analysis; and I interviewed Anca-Marie Cernea, who was kind enough to explain the Ukraine crisis as seen from Romania – a country which struggles, even now, to break its old Communist shackles....
  • Ukrainian helicopter with UN symbols in Slovyansk turned out to be from Congo

    05/17/2014 2:17:42 AM PDT · by WhiskeyX · 11 replies
    InfoResist ^ | 17 hours ago | InfoResist
    Russian media used shots of Ukrainian peacekeeping operation two years ago in their report about Donbas. Russian media reported false information about the anti-terrorist operation in Donbas, using video recording, which was almost two years old to compromise Ukrainian helicopters in Slovyansk. This information is provided by the regional media centre of the MoD of Ukraine in Chernigiv on Friday, 17th of May. Reports Correspondent. “Some Russian media (channel “Vesti”) were reporting that helicopters with symbols of the United Nations were taking part in the anti-terrorist operation. In reality, on the video is the Ukrainian peacekeeping operation in Congo, which...
  • Glenn Beck exposes Cass Sunstein fantasy turned reality

    02/27/2014 4:16:59 AM PST · by iontheball · 19 replies
    CFP ^ | February 26, 2014 | Judi McCleod
    More antiseptic sunshine than Man on the Moon, Glenn Beck shone the sun in when he opened the door to reality over his popular Internet television show on The Blaze TV tonight. The last thing the not-too-pretty reality needed was this blaze of sunshine. It’s a reality showing that the British government has bought into Cass Sunstein’s Harvard Public Law working paper, entitled “Conspiracy Theories” that shockingly includes a step-by-step set of instructions which pays government operatives to lie about people to utterly destroy their credibility.
  • Greenwald: How Covert Agents Infiltrate the Internet to Manipulate, Deceive and Destroy Reputations

    02/24/2014 5:29:21 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 93 replies
    Glenn Greenwald's The Intercept & Guardian UK ^ | February 24, 2014 | Glenn Greenwald
    One of the many pressing stories that remains to be told from the Snowden archive is how western intelligence agencies are attempting to manipulate and control online discourse with extreme tactics of deception and reputation-destruction. It’s time to tell a chunk of that story, complete with the relevant documents. Over the last several weeks, I worked with NBC News to publish a series of articles about “dirty trick” tactics used by GCHQ’s previously secret unit, JTRIG (Joint Threat Research Intelligence Group). These were based on four classified GCHQ documents presented to the NSA and the other three partners in...
  • 11 Shocking Revelations From Highest Ranking Soviet Defector – KGB Attacking US

    02/11/2014 7:00:11 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 29 replies
    GOP the Daily ^ | 2/11/2014 | Rick Wells
    Yesterday “TheBlaze” published an interview with Romanian Lt. Gen Ion Pacepa, a discussion which arose around the publishing of his work, “Disinformation: Former Spy Chief Reveals Secret Strategies for Undermining Freedom, Attacking Religion, and Promoting Terrorism.” Pacepa is a defector to the United States, but not just any run-of-the-mill defector. He is the highest-ranking Soviet intelligence officer to ever defect. He crossed over back in 1978 and was given political asylum by then President Jimmy Carter. He has made a practice since that time to write in defense of freedom while living his life under threat of assassination, hiding out...
  • Judge declares North Carolina's abortion-ultrasound law illegal

    01/18/2014 3:58:28 AM PST · by don-o · 8 replies
    AP - via WJHL ^ | January 17, 2014
    GREENSBORO, NC - A North Carolina law requiring women who want an abortion to have an ultrasound and then have a medical provider describe the image to them is a violation of constitutional free-speech rights, a federal judge ruled Friday.
  • US suspends 34 nuclear missile officers for cheating on exams

    01/17/2014 11:22:26 AM PST · by opentalk · 27 replies
    AFP ^ | January 16, 2014
    The US military has suspended 34 officers in charge of launching nuclear missiles for cheating on a proficiency test, Air Force leaders said Wednesday. The scandal at Malmstrom Air Force Base in Montana marked the latest in a series of damaging revelations dogging the country's nuclear force,including a separate probe into illegal drugs that came to light last week. "There was cheating that took place with respect to this particular test," Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James told a news conference. "Some officers did it. Others apparently knew about it,and it appears that they did nothing,or at least not enough,to...
  • New "Animal Farm" Targets Capitalism

    12/28/2013 12:45:25 PM PST · by VR-21 · 51 replies
    Frontpagemag ^ | 27 December 2013 | Mark Tapson
    Actor Andy Serkis is set to direct an upcoming movie adaptation of George Orwell’s classic novel Animal Farm. But there will be a slight deviation from the story’s original focus: rather than serve as a cautionary tale about Communist totalitarianism, this updated version will address Hollywood’s predictable, go-to embodiment of evil, the Darth Vader of our time: corporate greed. Orwell’s brilliant allegory Animal Farm was written during World War II as a satire on Soviet Communism (and very nearly wasn’t published, critical as it was of our Russian ally). It has since been adapted to film twice, a British animated...
  • NSA employees given (Thanksgiving) talking points for discussing agency with family

    12/02/2013 5:44:16 PM PST · by Libloather · 14 replies
    Guardian ^ | 12/02/13 | Spencer Ackerman
    **SNIP** ...the NSA evidently compiled a two-page document, dated November 22, giving instructions for discussing the highly secretive agency with “family and close friends”. Among the points officials are “authorized to share” this holiday season: “The NSA’s mission is of great value to the nation”; it performs its missions “exceptionally well”; and its employees are “loyal Americans with expert skills”. NSA officials did not respond to questions about the talking points, their preparation and their veracity. While most of the talking points simply provide that level of uncritical assurance, several pass along disputable or disputed claims – things that can...
  • Please Beware of a Website Called "National Report"

    10/29/2013 9:05:25 AM PDT · by IChing · 32 replies ^ | 10/29/13 | Donald Joy
    The subtlest of subterfuge is being practiced at all times, everywhere, by those of the Alinskyite Left. Although they’re malevolently delusional about what makes a society just, moral, and economically healthy, they can be as cunning as foxes and brilliantly Machiavellian in their strategy and tactics. Primary among the items on their agenda is to continually ridicule those of us on the Right. In fact, Saul Alinsky himself, in his classic community-organizing handbook titled Rules for Radicals, taught his rule #5 as follows: “Ridicule is man’s most potent weapon. It’s hard to counterattack ridicule, and it infuriates your opponent, which...
  • “Obama meets with Krauthammer, Gigot”

    10/09/2013 12:59:54 PM PDT · by Lakeshark · 36 replies
    Protein Wisdom ^ | 10/9/13 | Jeff G
    Politico:President Obama held an off-the-record meeting with five conservative journalists on Tuesday afternoon. Present at the meeting were Charles Krauthammer, the Washington Post columnist and Fox News contributor; Paul Gigot, the Wall Street Journal editorial page editor; Robert Costa, the National Review’s Washington editor; syndicated columnist Kathleen Parker; and Washington Examiner columnist Byron York, according to a source with knowledge of the meeting. Of those, at least 4 have been vocal critics of the Cruz strategy — and Obama, who follows the news and monitors his detractors and defenders just as you’d expect a paranoid narcissist would, did not pick...
  • Vatican: Get time off in purgatory by following Pope on Twitter

    07/18/2013 5:57:50 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 61 replies
    CBS ^ | 7/18/13
    The Vatican is taking a modern approach to one of its oldest traditions, by offering indulgences to Twitter followers of the Pontifex's social media account. Aware that some Catholics may not be able afford to travel to Brazil, where World Youth Day is being held from July 23-28, and perhaps also in an effort to modernize himself, Pope Francis is making this first-time offer to the faithful who follow the events in Rio de Janeiro online. Under Catholic belief, after confessing and being absolved of sin, the indulgences granted reduce the amount of time one spends in purgatory....
  • Secret move keeps bin Laden records in the shadows

    07/08/2013 6:58:18 AM PDT · by opentalk · 13 replies
    AP ^ | July 8, 2013 | RICHARD LARDNER
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The nation's top special operations commander ordered military files about the Navy SEAL raid on Osama bin Laden's hideout to be purged from Defense Department computers and sent to the CIA, where they could be more easily shielded from ever being made public. The secret move, described briefly in a draft report by the Pentagon's inspector general, set off no alarms within the Obama administration even though it appears to have sidestepped federal rules and perhaps also the Freedom of Information Act
  • John Boehner won't back immigration bill without majority GOP support

    06/17/2013 6:53:05 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 21 replies ^ | 6/16/13 | David Drucker
    House Speaker John Boehner is not going to bring a comprehensive immigration-reform plan to the floor if a majority of Republicans don't support it, sources familiar with his plans said. "No way in hell," is how several described the chances of the speaker acting on such a proposal without a majority of his majority behind him. Boehner, R-Ohio, does not view immigration in the same vein as the fiscal cliff last December, when he backed a bill that protected most Americans from a tax increase even though less than half of the GOP lawmakers were with him, said multiple sources,...
  • George Zimmerman trial: Protesters plan 'National Hoodie March [Thugs Try To Intimidate Jurors]

    06/10/2013 6:27:15 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 82 replies
    Fox Orlando ^ | 6/9/13
    A group of protesters plans to hold a "National Hoodie March" in Sanford this morning as jury selection in the George Zimmerman trial gets underway. The group plans to gather in front of the Seminole County Courthouse at 9 a.m. to demand justice for Trayvon Martin. At noon, protesters wearing hoodies plan to pull their hoodies over their heads.
  • Beck Makes Promise (from Friday)

    04/22/2013 5:25:16 AM PDT · by don-o · 250 replies
    Vimeo ^ | April 19, 2001
    Time to put up, Glenn. From Friday
  • Atlas Exclusive: Robert Spencer: Countering Muslim Disinformation

    02/23/2013 10:46:51 PM PST · by Nachum · 3 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | February 19, 2013 | Robert Spencer
    According to Islamic supremacist hate groups such as the Hamas-linked Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), no one would have any problem with Islam if it weren’t for bigoted non-Muslims who irresponsibly “link Islam to terrorism” – and this link, they claim, gives rise to acts of violence against Muslims. Hamas-linked CAIR and its allied groups have for years now been pumping out disinformation designed to “clear up misconceptions” about Islam and set the record straight. On its website Hamas-linked CAIR says that it was established in order to “promote a positive image of Islam and Muslims in America,” and declares...
  • Emperor Obama and the ministry of propaganda

    01/31/2013 10:18:07 AM PST · by Perseverando · 6 replies
    WND ^ | January 30, 2013 | Marisa Martin
    Exclusive: Marisa Martin sees U.S. president as modern-day Bonaparte “History is a set of lies agreed upon,” Napoleon Bonaparte famously said as the self-anointed emperor of France. Surely he was in a place to know, as he waged fiercely successful propaganda campaigns on several continents. Bonaparte created and wrote for two newspapers dedicated solely to his own promotion and glory. He adroitly manipulated the press by keeping unsavory personal details buried under heaps of red herring and frivolity. Artists such as David and Delarouche were commissioned to paint him swashbuckling and heroic: “Superman with a sash saves France!” Napoleon’s exploits...
  • Secretary of State Hillary Clinton admitted to hospital with blood clot following concussion

    12/30/2012 5:04:06 PM PST · by MinorityRepublican · 331 replies
    AP ^ | Sunday, December 30, 2012
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Hillary Clinton admitted to hospital with blood clot following concussion.
  • In '95, Holder called for anti-gun info campaign: 'Brainwash people...'

    12/17/2012 8:13:52 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | December 17, 2012 | Joel Gehrke
    President Obama promised “meaningful action” to prevent gun violence, but he didn’t explain exactly what that meant. Although a push for some kind of gun control legislation seems likely, there’s also the possibility of an anti-gun “informational campaign” as described in 1995 by then-U.S. Attorney Eric Holder. Holder, now Obama’s attorney general, proposed using various levers of media and pop culture to attach a social stigma to guns, just as smoking has been stigmatized in recent decades. “One thing that I think is clear with young people and with adults as well, is that we just have to be repetitive...
  • What John McLaughlin (pollster) Sees in the Polls Right Now (Must Read!)

    09/21/2012 6:31:56 AM PDT · by TonyInOhio · 135 replies
    Natiionla Review Online ^ | 09/21/12 | Jim Geraghty
    I reached out to Republican pollster John McLaughlin for yesterday’s piece on how undecided voters are likely to break, and he made some separate comments about polls, their impact on motivation for each side, and how the campaigns want to use skewed poll numbers to depress the opposition. How he’s defining likely voters right now: “For the most part we’re polling likely voters. It’s a loose screen. We keep people who say they’re only somewhat likely to vote. But the vast majority say that they are definitely or very likely to vote. They’re voting.” How campaigns try to sway polling...
  • Please post here what your local newspapers have as top stories online.

    09/14/2012 5:03:18 AM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 59 replies
    The Media | 14 September 2012 | Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin
    Please post links to your local online newspapers with a brief statement of what that entity sees as the important news of the day.
  • VANITY: Meagan Kelly said she hears it's in the bag for Obummer to win re-election - back room info.

    08/16/2012 12:59:38 PM PDT · by matginzac · 137 replies
    FOX News | 8/16/12 | me
    I was riding around in the car, listening to XM Radio and had FOX News with Megan Kelly's show on. She was interviewing some guy and said (paraphrase) she's hearing from people in the know who are discussing this behind closed doors that Obama will be re-elected for sure and gee, how would four more years of Obama affect the crapola you and I are talking about? What are we to think about this statement by Ms. Kelly? Complete rubbish?
  • Disinformation: How It Works

    08/09/2012 9:51:21 AM PDT · by bt_dooftlook · 8 replies ^ | 08/09/2012 | Tyler Durden
    There was a time, not too long ago (relatively speaking), that governments and the groups of elites that controlled them did not find it necessary to conscript themselves into wars of disinformation. Propaganda was relatively straightforward. The lies were much simpler. The control of information flow was easily directed. Rules were enforced with the threat of property confiscation and execution for anyone who strayed from the rigid socio-political structure. Those who had theological, metaphysical or scientific information outside of the conventional and scripted collective world view were tortured and slaughtered. The elites kept the information to themselves, and removed its...
  • Is Washington undermining Israel’s campaign against Iran?

    04/03/2012 3:55:52 PM PDT · by U-238 · 5 replies
    The Globe and Mail ^ | 3/3/2012 | Paul Koring
    A secret Israeli-Azerbaijan pact giving the Jewish state use of old Soviet air bases to attack Iran’s nuclear sites revealed by Foreign Policy magazine exposed a bold military option to the vexed problem of getting bomb-heavy warplanes to their distant targets. Or was the story all part of a complex and devious disinformation campaign by the Obama administration to box Israel in, or one targeted at the president? From a military standpoint, the strategy was simple, if audacious. Israeli warplanes would refuel in Azerbaijan before the final low-level dash across the Caspian to targets in Iran. Predictably, Israeli and Azeri...
  • Let’s demystify Newt’s ethic charges.

    01/25/2012 4:25:27 PM PST · by Vendome · 34 replies
    Vanity | 1/25/2012 | Vendome
    What follows is an article I am writing to dispell the myth's being bandied about by some very large liars regarding the Ethics complaints Newt was charged with in the 90's. I have sourced the material. It is a bit long. The formatting is for people with a short attention span and those who like to read.
  • 2012 Republican Presidential Candidate Positions Matrix

    01/09/2012 9:06:34 PM PST · by Mechanicos · 16 replies
    Southern New Hampshire 9-12 Project ^ | 1/9/12 | Ken Eyring,Southern NH 9.12 Project
    Ken Eyring (co-founder of the Southern NH 9.12 Project) and Tom Flaherty (founder of the Greater Nashua Tea Party) joined forces on WGIR radio this morning to promote the 2012 Republican Presidential Candidates Positions Matrix, which lists the positions of the leading GOP Presidential candidates on over sixty issues. The project was a joint effort between their two groups as well as with members of the NH 9.12 Liberty Action Team.
  • AG Eric Holder was responsible for 168 deaths in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing…and more

    12/19/2011 5:26:29 AM PST · by jmaroneps37 · 79 replies · 1+ views ^ | Dec. 19, 2011 | Doug Book, staff writer
    Documents obtained by Salt Lake City attorney Jesse Trentadue in a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit show then Clinton Deputy Attorney General Eric Holder authorized members of the FBI to provide explosives to Oklahoma City bombing criminals Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols immediately prior to the April, 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah building. Holder had authorized the FBI to provide the explosives to McVeigh and Nichols in conjunction with a Clinton Administration undercover operation named PATCON, an acronym for “Patriot Conspiracy.” As Jesse Trentadue describes it, “PATCON was designed to infiltrate and incite… militia[s] and evangelical Christians to...
  • Chinese economy nearly bankrupt? Inflation rate is 16 percent?

    11/17/2011 11:18:30 AM PST · by se99tp · 10 replies
    The Extra News ^ | 11/17/2011 | Extra News
    (...)Until recently only Chinese dissidents and some economists criticized the Politburo policy, which can be compared to printing money: building cities for no one and the sale of land. This time Chinese professor of finance, the television host, Larry Lang confirmed that Chinese economy is almost bankrupt: -the real public debt is US $ 5.68 trillion -the real inflation rate is 16 percent
  • Herman Cain leaving the campaign trail: Why now?

    10/03/2011 6:15:17 PM PDT · by Polybius · 222 replies
    Christian Science Monitor ^ | October 3, 2011 | David Grant
    Herman Cain leaving the campaign trail: Why now? Herman Cain is surging in popularity in a number of polls. So why is Herman Cain putting his campaign on hold for the next month? The Hermantor Experience is, by almost any measure, the hottest thing going in the GOP presidential primary (not named Chris Christie). < snip> But Cain seems destined to squander it. And here’s why. As NBC’s thoughtful First Read points out this morning, Cain's promoting a book - and appears to be taking himself off the campaign trail for almost a month. Cain won’t be back in the...
  • Schwarzenegger, Perry, Napolitano, Richardson urge "comprehensive" immigration reform

    08/13/2011 2:11:40 PM PDT · by SoConPubbie · 60 replies ^ | Sat, 08/26/2006 - 01:09
    The four border governers (Arnold Schwarzenegger of California, Rick Perry of Texas, Janet Napolitano of Arizona, and Bill Richardson of New Mexico) have sent a letter House Speaker Dennis Hastert and Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist urging them to pass "comprehensive" immigration "reform". While Perry says they aren't endorsing either the House or the Senate bill, they are in fact endorsing the Senate's version due to their use of the word "comprehensive". And, they're also using a Democrat talking point: "Instead of holding dozens of field hearings that do little but stir the pot of discontent, we urge you to...
  • A Hidden History of Evil

    04/02/2011 9:26:44 AM PDT · by bronxville · 54 replies
    City Journal ^ | Spring 2010 | Claire Berlinski
    A Hidden History of Evil Why doesn’t anyone care about the unread Soviet archives? In the world’s collective consciousness, the word “Nazi” is synonymous with evil. It is widely understood that the Nazis’ ideology—nationalism, anti-Semitism, the autarkic ethnic state, the Führer principle—led directly to the furnaces of Auschwitz. It is not nearly as well understood that Communism led just as inexorably, everywhere on the globe where it was applied, to starvation, torture, and slave-labor camps. Nor is it widely acknowledged that Communism was responsible for the deaths of some 150 million human beings during the twentieth century. The world remains...
  • Questions About Father Corapi's Military Records Raised, Again

    03/30/2011 9:22:12 AM PDT · by 0beron · 34 replies
    The Eponymous Flower ^ | 3/28/11 | Tancred
    Heads up... the first time it got out there was a few years ago, and someone took some time debunking it back in two thousand eight.
  • Kan Warns of High Radiation Level ("Substantial amounts", shelter in place within 30km)

    03/14/2011 7:42:56 PM PDT · by kristinn · 50 replies · 1+ views
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    02/19/2011 5:21:33 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 110 replies
    The Examiner ^ | February 18, 2011 | Sean Kerrigan
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