Corporate media in America
ignores many valid news stories.
Certain topics are
simply forbidden in
mainstream corporate media.
cover these news stories would stir up questions regarding "inconvenient truths" of
the the US power structure."
- Peter Phillips
Manufacturers and industrialists
employees that if William Jennings Bryan is elected
all factories and
plants will close.
favors the Gold Standard.
William McKinley beats
William Jennings Bryan by a small margin over the question of the
EH Harriman is
director of Union Pacific Railroad.
Samuel Prescott Bush,
serving on the board of the Federal Reserve Bank of
Cleveland, is appointed chief of the Ordinance, Small Arms and
Samuel reports directly to
Bernard Mannes Baruch
as director of the Facilities Division of the
1921 Dorothy Thompson
poses as a Red Cross medical
assistant and infiltrates the inner circle of the former King Karl I, a
Hapsburg (German royal family) who seeks to reclaim the Hungarian
1925 Dorothy Thompson, New
York Evening Post European bureau chief, writes sharply insightful articles
about the volatile political situation on the continent, especially the rise of
an emerging agitator of the National Socialist German
Workers' Party named Adolf Hitler.
Dorothy marries Sinclair
1931 Dorothy interviews
speaks always as though he were addressing a mass meeting . . . a hysterical
note creeps into his voice, which rises almost to a scream.
He gives the
impression of a man in a trance." - Dorothy Thompson
1934 Adolf Hitler expels
"Journalistic content is a technical complex
expressly intended to adapt
man to the machine" - Jacques Ellul,
Technological Society, 1964
"The jounalism of the United
States, from top to bottom, is the personal affair - bought and paid for - of
the wealthy families." - Ferdinand Lundberg, America's 60 Families,
1938 Dorothy pens Refugees:
Anarchy or Organization? laying out the challenges facing refugees from the
Spanish civil war and the
November 9 Violent anti-Jewish
demonstrations, Kristallnacht, break out in Germany, Austria, and the
Sudetenland region of Czechoslovakia.
1939 Dorothy disrupts a rally of American Nazi
sympathizers, the German-American Bund.
Dorothy has a syndicated
worldwide column, reaching 9 million readers through 170 newspapers, and is the
highest paid lecturer in the US.
Time magazine puts
her on the cover and says that apart from Eleanor Roosevelt she is the most
influential woman in the United States.
Let the Promise Be Fulfilled: A Christian View of
American Council for the Relief of Palestinians makes
Sands of Sorrow which focus' on the human consequences of the mass
displacement of the Palestinian Arabs, caused by the creation of the State of
The film is introduced by Dorothy, famous for her
Dorothy is never heard
from again in the popular press.
DoD Civil Disturbance Plan 55-2, or "Operation Garden
Plot," is developed in response to the major protests and disturbances of
"Five-year inventory discloses 64% of the metalworking
machine tools used in US industry are 10 years old or older.
The age of
this industrial equipment (drills, lathes, etc.) marks the United States
machine tool stock as the oldest among all major industrial nations, and it
marks the continuation of a deterioration process that began with the end of
the second world war.
This deterioration at the base of the industrial
system certifies continuous debilitating and depleting effect that
the military use of capital and
research and development
talent has had on American industry." - Seymour Melman
1981 Grace Halsell publishes Journey to
What Christians Don't Know About Israel
"Christ is important because his solidarity with
and sisters is what guarantees
salvation in the
Jon Sobrino Jesus the Liberator
"Investigative reporting - the kind
Jack Anderson did
regularly carried in hundreds of papers across the country, the kind of
muckraking, data-intensive work that takes time and money and ruffles feathers
- is dying.
To begin with, investigations take time and money.
In America's cash-short, instant-deadline journalistic world, there' no
Are there investigative reporters in America? I'll mention two:
Seymour Hersh, formerly of the New York
Times, and Robert Parry, formerly of the Associated
Press, who uncovered the
Robert Parry tells me that he can no longer do investigative
work within the confines of an American daily newsroom.
One of the biggest disincentives to
doing investigative journalism is that it jeopardizes future access to
politicians and the transnational corporate
During the I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby
trial, the testimony of Judith Miller and other American journalists about
confidences they were willing to keep in order to maintain access seemed to me
sadly illuminating." - Greg Palast
has three distinct ceaseless biases built into it.
First, it regards
anything done by official
sources, government officials
and prominent public figures,
as the basis for legitimate
journalism posits that there had to be a news hook or a news peg to justify
a news story.
This helped to stimulate the rapid rise of the public
relations (PR) industry.
Surveys show PR accounts for between 40 to
70% of what appears as news.
Thirdly, professional journalism
smuggles in values
conducive to the commercial aims
of the owners and advertisers as well as the
political aims of the executive boardroom
class." - Robert McChesney
"The new Defense Media Activity
(DMA) -- "combining formerly separate Pentagon media organizations, Armed
Forces Radio and Television Service, Stars and Stripes newspaper,
and Pentagon Channel" -- needs
The DoD is looking for an "energetic and imaginative
executive" to oversee "2,400 military, government and
contract employees around the
world and a budget of more than $225 million."
The DMA is tasked
with communicating "messages and
themes" from officials
and providing "a wide variety of information products" to
Pentagon staff, service
members and their families, veterans and "external audiences."
also provides "high quality visual information, including
Combat Camera imagery depicting
United States military activities and operations."
Times: "Development of the group and its first-year budget has been given
to Bryan Whitman, since the job of his supervisor ... is vacant."
Whitman's name frequently appears in the Pentagon pundits
The DMA "will not include the America Supports You
program," which is currently under investigation for funneling PR and
marketing contracts through Stars and
Whitman said America Supports You "wasn't placed under the DMA
because it is not of the same 'nature' as other external information programs."
- Washington Post, August 25, 2008
Veteran Pentagon consultant Michael Bayer, chairman of the Defense
Business Board, told his fellow panelists that the new president's inner
circle should "set aside time in transition to identify the planning, gravitas
and interagency process necessary to respond to a likely first-270-day
November 18, 1988
Executive Order 12656 defines
emergency as "any occurrence, including
technological emergency, or
other emergency, that
seriously degrades or seriously threatens the
national security of the US."
US begins training
troops and police in "civil disturbance
"Estimated value of the weapons, equipment and
factories devoted to
DoD is 83% of the value
of all plants and equipment in US manufacturing."
US has gone
The pioneer in analysing the trade-offs as a result of
Military Keynesianism was
the late Seymour Melman (1917-2004), a professor of industrial engineering and
operations research at Columbia University.
His 1970 book,
Pentagon Capitalism: The Political Economy of War, was a prescient
analysis of the unintended consequences of the US preoccupation with its armed
forces and weaponry since the onset of the cold war.
"According to the
DoD, during the four decades from 1947 through 1987 the DoD used (in 1982
dollars) $7.62 trillion in capital resources.
In 1985, the
Department of Commerce estimated the value of the nations plant
and equipment, and infrastructure, at just over $7.29 trillion.
amount spent over that period could have doubled the American capital stock or
modernized and replaced its existing stock." - Thomas Woods
The weapons industry has
associations, lobby groups, and trade shows.
Defense and military
industries in permanent war trash economies.
Those who profit from
permanent war erase
the line between the State
and the corporation as retired military officers
walk through the revolving
relations campaigns focus on the
transformation of military men into news analysts - "message force
multipliers" - to fuel weapons
Retired military men ideologically in sync with neoconservative think
tanks, frame events in anticipation of
large budget increases for
Analysts, paid for the number
of times they appeared on television, are instructed not to quote
handlers directly or
"We knew we had extraordinary access." - Timur J. Eads,
retired Army lieutenant colonel, Fox "analyst", Blackbird
experts, monitors performance.
September 6, 2001 Veritas announces the
formation of an "advisory council" of well-connected retired generals and
Veritas gives its advisers board seats, profit sharing
and equity stakes.
Veritas intends to turn quick profits through
initial public offerings.
September 11, 2001
Barry Richard McCaffrey makes 1,000
appearances on NBC and its
McCaffrey, paid $25,000 for speeches, is quoted or cited
regularly in The Wall Street
Journal and thousands of "news"
Barry Richard McCaffrey and Wayne A. Downing are on the
advisory board of the Committee for the Liberation of Iraq, an advocacy
group created with White House encouragement to make the case for ousting
McCaffrey Associates, promises to "build linkages" between government
officials and contractors
like Defense Solutions.
McCaffrey advocates building up the
military to sustain an occupation, warning
premature withdrawal would invite
He advocates spending for high-tech
weapons, including precision-guided munitions and
unmanned aerial vehicles -
important to the Veritas portfolio.
McCaffrey, chairman of HNTB
Federal Services - an engineering and construction management corporation that
often competes for national security
contracts, consistently advocates
In corporate filings, Veritas' tells
investors they are well positioned to benefit from
a widening global war on
Veritas goes on a shopping spree, buying
enmeshed in the wars in
ridicules the Iraq Study Group recommendation of withdrawing all combat
brigades from Iraq while working with James A. Marks to win the Iraqi
translators contract for Global Linguist Solutions a newly incorporated
subsidiary of DynCorp.
When the Pentagon awards the contract to
Global Linguist Solutions DynCorp stock jumps 15%.
"I am 100% behind what the president of the US is
doing in Iraq."
Barry Richard McCaffrey
James A Marks,
an analyst for CNN,
pursues military and intelligence contracts as a senior executive with
James A Marks is named president of
Global Linguist Solutions and Barry Richard McCaffrey is designated as
chairman of Global Linguist Solutions.
McCaffrey is eligible to
share in profits: the contract is worth $4.6 billion over five years, but only
if the US does not pull out of Iraq.
McCaffrey published a report
recommending that the US equip Iraq with 5,000 armored vehicles provided by
Paul E. Vallely, a Fox News analyst, a
specialist in psychological warfare had
co-authored a paper in 1980 that accused American news organizations of
failing to defend the
nation from "enemy" propaganda during Vietnam.
"We lost the war -
not outfought, we were out psyoped." - Paul E. Vallely
Paul E. Vallely
urges the continued use of
psych☣l☣gical ☣perati☣ns which took aim not just at
foreign adversaries but domestic audiences as well.
Paul E. Vallely called his approach
"MindWar" - using network television and radio to "strengthen our national will
2005 Operations in Afghanistan
and Iraq account for 37% of DynCorp International
2008 DoD spending on the war in Iraq has nearly matched the
cost of the war in Vietnam, according to a new Congressional Research
Service analysis of the financial costs of wars throughout United States
Total post-911 United States military spending has exceeded
the cost of Vietnam by a considerable margin.
The ongoing war in Iraq
has incurred an estimated $648 billion to date, and total post-911 military
spending including the Iraq War, Afghanistan and other terrorism related
military expenditures has reached $859 billion.
Vietnam War cost an
estimated $686 billion in 2008 dollars.
The total cost of the American
Revolution was $101 million, or about $1.8 billion in 2008 dollars and less
than 1% of gross domestic product.
The cost of World War II was about
$4.1 trillion in 2008 dollars, and consumed a massive 35.8% of gross domestic
The Iraq war took 6.2% of gross domestic product in
"All estimates are of the costs of military operations only and do
not include costs of veterans benefits, interest paid for borrowing money to
finance wars, or assistance to allies," the CRS report indicated.
Costs of Major US Wars, Congressional Research Service, July 24,
"The 3rd Infantry Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team has spent 35
of the last 60 months in Iraq patrolling in full battle rattle, helping restore
essential services and escorting supply convoys.
Now they're training
for the same mission at home.
Beginning Oct. 1 for 12 months, the 1st
Brigade Combat Team will be under the day-to-day control of US Army North, the
Army service component of Northern Command, as an on-call federal response
force for natural or manmade emergencies and disasters, including terrorist
After 1st Brigade Combat Team finishes its
expectations are that another, as yet unnamed, active-duty brigade will take
over and that the mission will be a
They may be called upon to help with
civil unrest and
crowd control." - Army
Times, September 30, 2008 On December 17, 2008,
"A new report
by the US Army War College talks about the possibility of Pentagon
troops being used should the economic
crisis lead to civil
unrest, such as protests against businesses or
runs on beleaguered
The study says
and loss of legal order are
among possible domestic
shocks that might require military action within the US" - Phoenix
civil violence inside the
US would force the defense establishment to reorient priorities in extremis
to defend basic domestic order and
national security." -
Army War College report
David Barstow reports that 75 retired
military officers regularly appearing on television "have ties to military
contractors vested in the very war policies they are asked to assess on
Collectively, the group represented "more than 150 military
contractors either as lobbyists, senior executives, board members or
The Pentagon pundits program used
three propaganda techniques to
sell the necessity of what
is now called "a dynamic and
The Pentagon worries that framing this as a
'global' war risks reinforcing the image that
al-Qa`ida seeks to project of
itself - a highly organized, global entity capable of
replacing sovereign nations with
a global caliphate.
The three propaganda techniques involve:
the distortion of facts by
the selective withholding of
creation of an emotional cascade of fear
ending in righteous anger;
and the concealment of the true source
of the message by putting the message in the mouth of some seemingly
independent third party.
military newspaper Stars and Stripes reports the Pentagon is using its
relations firms, the Rendon
Group, to produce profiles of reporters requesting to embed with US
forces in Afghanistan.
Profiles graded reporters' past coverage as
"positive," "neutral" or "negative," sometimes suggesting how to "neutralize"
expected negative coverage or how to
design embeds to "result in favorable coverage".
In some cases, the
profiles prompted military officials to reject reporters' embed requests." -
The Weekly Spin, September 9, 2009
Pentagon employs 27,000 people
for recruitment, advertising
and public relations - nearly
the 30,000-person State Department
spent on winning hearts and minds has grown by 63%, to at least $4.7
billion - about the same amount the military spent on
body armor for troops
in Afghanistan and Iraq from 2004 to 2006.
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