Category: 6. Controlled Mass Media

  • Fear as a Lever

    No observation will cause one to be ejected from acceptable mainstream company more immediately than pointing out that what the U.S. Government is doing is “terrorism” by definition. .. That’s because using Terrorist threats or civilian-destroying violence for political gain, or to keep a population in fear, is something that only other people do — […]

  • Tom Ridge Pushed to Raise Threat Level on Re-Election Eve

    Tom Ridge, the first head of the 9/11-inspired Department of Homeland Security …  was pushed to raise the security alert on the eve of President Bush’s re-election, something he saw as politically motivated and worth resigning over. via Washington Whispers (

  • The Craven Seeking of Power

    They are pure political theater, organized by PR firms and based in a deliberate campaign of misinformation intended to terrify the very ignorant, and then turn their terror into outrage, and they are supported by Republicans in office, not because Obama’s nascent health care plan is especially bad, but because they’re sole purpose is the […]

  • Geico, Procter & Gamble, Progressive, SC Johnson, Drop Glenn Beck

    Adding to a growing list of advertisers distancing themselves from controversial Fox News personality Glenn Beck, GEICO has pledged to re-direct their advertisements away from Beck’s program on the Fox News Channel. The decision by GEICO comes on the heels of announcements made last week that LexisNexis-owned, Procter & Gamble, Progressive Insurance and SC […]

  • If You're on Medicare You Don't Get to Bitch About Healthcare

    There was a telling incident at a town hall held by Representative Gene Green, D-Tex. An activist turned to his fellow attendees and asked if they “oppose any form of socialized or government-run health care.” Nearly all did. Then Representative Green asked how many of those present were on Medicare. Almost half raised their hands. […]

  • Republicans Can't Compute This

    They can’t compute that their white man-led conservative revolution is dead. They can’t reconcile their idea of themselves with the fact that white men like them don’t run the country any more — and never will again. To them the black president is leading a column of the “other” into their promised land. Gays, immigrants, […]

  • Poll: Less Than Half of Republicans Believe Obama is American-Born

    Only 42 percent of Republican respondents in a Research 2000 survey, conducted for the liberal website Daily Kos, said they thought Obama was a natural born citizen; 28 percent said they did not believe Obama was born in the United States; 30 percent said they were not sure. via New Poll: Less Than Half Of […]

  • Glenn Beck Fan Heavily Armed, Scouts Air Nat'l Guard Site

    As reported by Saturday’s NY Post, “a Long Island mother of three — armed to the teeth with an assault rifle and shotgun — was arrested for scouting out and taking pictures of an Air National Guard base.” Her arsenal included an XM-15 assault rifle, a shotgun and 500 rounds of ammunition. via Daily Kos

  • Send Helen Thomas Flowers

    Helen Thomas nailed Dana Perino to the wall today: THOMAS: The President has said publicly several times, in two consecutive news conferences a few months ago, and you have said over and over again, we do not torture. Now he has admitted that he did sign off on torture, he did know about it. So […]

  • Complete US Media Blackout: FBI Translator Alleges Gov't Officials Sold Nuke Secrets

    Sometimes I think I get a bit too shrill with my cries of conspiracy or corruption. Then this kinda shit happens. Sibel Edmonds was a Turkish translator for the FBI for about 6 months back in 2001 and was fired after illicit activity involving foreign nationals, alleging serious acts of security breaches, cover-ups, and intentional […]