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Newpapers Distribute Fear DVD : Delivering Propaganda, As If It is Toothpaste

‘Dozens of local newspapers in “swing” election states — from Altoona to Las Vegas (and my own Charlotte Observer) — have been paid to distribute a film designed to spread fear about our national security.’By William E. Jackson, Jr. / … finish reading Newpapers Distribute Fear DVD : Delivering Propaganda, As If It is Toothpaste

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A Browbeaten, More Passive Press Corps

White House press corps acquiescing to another line of bullshit.The mighty, scary press corpsBy Glenn Greenwald / September 6, 2008 Criticizing the McCain campaign for refusing to allow reporters to question Sarah Palin, Time’s Jay Carney writes: Political operatives love … finish reading A Browbeaten, More Passive Press Corps

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FOX News Does it Again!!

(Above)Screenshot of Fox & Friends featuring the photo it used of Jacques Steinberg, with the original photo on its left. Comparing the two photos, it appears that the following changes have been made: Steinberg’s teeth have been yellowed, his nose … finish reading FOX News Does it Again!!

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Run the Flag Up The Pole, Boys…

U.S. percentage of the world’s military spending. Source. / armscontrolcenter.org. Click to enlarge.There’s a little GI Joe in all of usBy Duncan Echelson / The Rag Blog / July 2, 2008 How military service suddenly qualifies someone for sainthood or … finish reading Run the Flag Up The Pole, Boys…

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What Scott McClellan (and Jay Rockefeller) Didn’t Tell Us

The Story Behind George Bush’s Lies By Richard W. Behan / July 1, 2008 Long accused of signature dishonesty, the Bush Administration now stands twice indicted, by Scott McClellan’s book and by two damning reports from Jay Rockefeller’s Senate Select … finish reading What Scott McClellan (and Jay Rockefeller) Didn’t Tell Us

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History : How the Republicans Perfected Their Propaganda System

Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North at Iran-Contra hearings, 1987.Iran-Contra’s ‘Lost Chapter’By Robert Parry / June 30, 2008 As historians ponder George W. Bush’s disastrous presidency, they may wonder how Republicans perfected a propaganda system that could fool tens of millions of … finish reading History : How the Republicans Perfected Their Propaganda System

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FOX News : Stop the Lies

The following comes to us from MoveOn.org. FOX News acts as a propaganda arm of the Bush administration and the Republican right. Despite its cartoonish bias, it has broad reach and substantial clout and it should be challenged at every … finish reading FOX News : Stop the Lies

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We Need a Second American Revolution

This is only in part a response to the comments made on yesterday’s post about a recent Nader speech. The bigger picture for me is that we do desperately need election reform in the US to change this jaundiced process. … finish reading We Need a Second American Revolution

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Resolved that George W. Bush be impeached…

Congressman Dennis Kucinich of Ohio. Photo/Charlie Neibergall / AP. Dennis Kucinich’s 35 Articles of Impeachment Against George W. Bush On June 9, 2008, Rep. Dennis Kucinich, (D.,Ohio) made a remarkable presentation before the Congress of the United States calling for … finish reading Resolved that George W. Bush be impeached…

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Dictating What You’re Allowed to Know

A fine example of suppression of the truth, a characteristic of the best examples of fascist states around the globe and throughout history. Remember that when you are carted off to jail for saying something unkind about an influential politician. … finish reading Dictating What You’re Allowed to Know

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