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New York Times stops running all editorial cartoons

It's Getting Real – Google Censors the Left. And Us.

Ruling class responds to social unrest in America

How Google Censors The New American

Censorship is the way of every Dictatorship

"Books will not stay banned.

They will not burn.

Ideas will not go to jail.

In the long run of history,

censor and the inquisitor always lose.

The only sure weapon

against bad ideas is better ideas.

The source of better ideas is wisdom."

Alfred Whitney Griswold

Beyond Platforms: Private Censorship, Parler, and the Stack

Corporate media in America ignores many valid news stories.

Certain topics are simply forbidden in mainstream corporate media.

"To openly cover these news stories would stir up questions regarding "inconvenient truths" of the the US power structure." - Peter Phillips

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Revolving Door: Pentagon to the Private Sector

1896 Manufacturers and industrialists inform their employees that if William Jennings Bryan is elected all factories and plants will close.

William McKinley favors the Gold Standard.

William McKinley beats William Jennings Bryan by a small margin over the question of the demontization of silver.

1897 EH Harriman is director of Union Pacific Railroad.

1918 Samuel Prescott Bush, serving on the board of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, is appointed chief of the Ordinance, Small Arms and Ammunition Section.

Samuel reports directly to Bernard Mannes Baruch as director of the Facilities Division of the War Industries Board.

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 throne.

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.

1928   Dorothy marries Sinclair Lewis.

1931   Dorothy interviews Adolf Hitler.

"He 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 Dorothy.

"Journalistic content is a technical complex expressly intended to adapt
man to the machine" - Jacques Ellul, Technological Society, 1964

Public Relations Ghosts Place Op-Eds in Major US Newspapers

Murderous spooks drive journalism project to WikiLeaks

Journalism: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

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"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, 1937

1938   Dorothy pens Refugees: Anarchy or Organization? laying out the challenges facing refugees from the Spanish civil war and the Nazi regime.

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.

1946   Let the Promise Be Fulfilled: A Christian View of Palestine

1950   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 Israel.

The film is introduced by Dorothy, famous for her internationalism.

Dorothy is never heard from again in the popular press.

1968 DoD Civil Disturbance Plan 55-2, or "Operation Garden Plot," is developed in response to the major protests and disturbances of the 1960s.

"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 Jerusalem.

What Christians Don't Know About Israel

AG Barr orders reinstatement of the federal death penalty

"Christ is important because his solidarity with his brothers
and sisters is what guarantees salvation in the present."

Jon Sobrino Jesus the Liberator

Freeing Julian Assange: Part One

Freeing Julian Assange: Part Two

Freeing Julian Assange: Part Three

Consortium News

"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 room.

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 Iran-Contra scandal.

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 elite.

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

"Professional journalism 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 news.

Second, professional 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


"In our disenchanted world,

violence has become the decisive means for politics.

Society must be understood objectively,

a procedure that entails

refusing to jump to evaluative conclusions.

An important contribution of the social scientist

is to alert us to inconvenient facts and the

unintended consequences of human action.

Humankind may be constructing its own iron cage.

Ironically and tragically,

our own presumed progress may trap us."

Maximilian Weber

Air blast killed crew of Confederate submarine

"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 administration.

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."

The DMA also provides "high quality visual information, including Combat Camera imagery depicting United States military activities and operations."

Army 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 documents.

The DMA "will not include the America Supports You public relations program," which is currently under investigation for funneling PR and marketing contracts through Stars and Stripes.

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 crisis."

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The Militarized Budget 2017

US Military Contracts and Defense Spending

Profits Soar As Pentagon Leans On Private Corporations For Special Ops

The Real Cause of the US Debt Crisis: Spiralling Defense Spending

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November 18, 1988

Executive Order 12656 defines national security emergency as "any occurrence, including natural disaster, military attack, 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 planning".


"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 broke

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 nation’s plant and equipment, and infrastructure, at just over $7.29 trillion.

The amount spent over that period could have doubled the American capital stock or modernized and replaced its existing stock." - Thomas Woods

"Some quick to arm,

some for adventure,

some from fear of weakness,

some from fear of censure,

some for love of slaughter,

in imagination, learning later ...

love of slaughter;

walked eye-deep in hell

believing in old men's lies."

Ezra Pound

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Brothers in Arms

"Escalation" is a word for a methodical process of acclimating people to the idea of military intervention.

Nothing too sudden, abrupt or jarring, just a step-by-step process of turning war into media wallpaper backdrop.

More soldiers, more dollars funneled into a "blackhole" of mayhem, terror and killing on a grand scale for profit.

The Lack of Major Wars May Be Hurting Economic Growth

"The strategic target remains our population.

We can lose people day in and day out, they can't beat our military.

They can, and will, strip away our support." - James Terry Conway

The weapons industry has associations, lobby groups, and trade shows.

Why? 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 door.

Pentagon public relations campaigns focus on the transformation of military men into news analysts - "message force multipliers" - to fuel weapons sales.

Retired military men ideologically in sync with neoconservative think tanks, frame events in anticipation of large budget increases for military contracts.

Analysts, paid for the number of times they appeared on television, are instructed not to quote handlers directly or mention network contacts.

"We knew we had extraordinary access." - Timur J. Eads, retired Army lieutenant colonel, Fox "analyst", Blackbird Technologies

Omnitec Solutions, corporate branding experts, monitors performance.

September 6, 2001 Veritas announces the formation of an "advisory council" of well-connected retired generals and admirals.

Veritas gives its advisers board seats, profit sharing and equity stakes.

Veritas intends to turn quick profits through initial public offerings.

After September 11, 2001

Barry Richard McCaffrey makes 1,000 appearances on NBC and its sisters.

McCaffrey, paid $25,000 for speeches, is quoted or cited regularly in The Wall Street Journal and thousands of "news" articles.

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 Saddam Hussein.

BR 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 catastrophe.

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 wartime policies.

In corporate filings, Veritas' tells investors they are well positioned to benefit from a widening global war on terror.

Veritas goes on a shopping spree, buying corporations deeply enmeshed in the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, including DynCorp.

McCaffrey 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%.

Defense Contractors on the Dole

The Pentagon & Academia Connection

Behind TV Analysts, Pentagon's Hidden Hand

"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 McNeil Technologies.

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 Defense Solutions.

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 to victory."

2005 Operations in Afghanistan and Iraq account for 37% of DynCorp International revenues.

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Army Deploys Psy-Ops on US Senators

The Callousness of the Corporate Military Empire

Security and Finance State Dominates the American People

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 history.

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.

The 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 product.

The Iraq war took 6.2% of gross domestic product in 2008.

"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, 2008

"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 attacks.

After 1st Brigade Combat Team finishes its dwell-time mission, expectations are that another, as yet unnamed, active-duty brigade will take over and that the mission will be a permanent one.

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 banks.

The study says economic collapse, terrorism and loss of legal order are among possible domestic shocks that might require military action within the US" - Phoenix Business Journal

"Widespread 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 air."

Collectively, the group represented "more than 150 military contractors either as lobbyists, senior executives, board members or consultants."

The Pentagon pundits program used three propaganda techniques to sell the necessity of what is now called "a dynamic and evolving threat."

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 information;

the 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.

2009 "The military newspaper Stars and Stripes reports the Pentagon is using its favorite public 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 work force.

The money 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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