Category Archives: media

IT’S ONLY OUR MONEY

The Pentagon Money Pit By Dave Lindorff/ Counterpunch/ August 11, 2016 What if the inspector general of the Department of Health and Human Services were to report that $6.5 billion in spending by that federal agency was unaccounted for and … Continue reading

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THE FAILURE OF THE CORPORATE MEDIA

by Arlen Grossman There are at least two ways in which the corporate media is neglecting to warn the American public about impending disasters: 1) Despite a constant barrage of unprecedented climate catastrophes: tornados, flooding, heat waves, wildfires, etc., the … Continue reading

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Terrorists: Why Do They Want to Blow Us Up?

First Published at OpEdNews March 26 (Headline Status) By Arlen Grossman Pretty much missing from the commentaries and responses to the recent Belgium bombing was the basic question as to why Muslim extremists attack us. And its obvious corollary: if … Continue reading

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GOOD QUESTION

Bernie Won All the Focus Groups & Online Polls, So Why Is the Media Saying Hillary Won the Debate? By Adam Johnson/Alternet.org/October 14, 2015 CNN.com Who “won” a debate is inherently subjective. The idea of winning a debate necessarily entails … Continue reading

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TERROR ATTACKS: PERFECT RECORD

Zero for 40 at Predicting Attacks: Why Do Media Still Take FBI Terror Warnings Seriously? By Adam Johnson/ FAIR/ July 1, 2015 On Monday, several mainstream media outlets repeated the latest press releaseby the FBI that country was under a new … Continue reading

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Oh Really, O’Reilly?

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Media Blackout: Child Rape in Colombia by Americans

By Arlen Grossman A 12-year-old Colombian girl was allegedly drugged and raped inside a Colombian air force base in 2007. The perpetrators were U.S. Army Sergeant Michael J. Coen and defense contractor Cesar Ruiz. They were never arrested and were subsequently … Continue reading

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Osama Bin Laden Death Hoax–The Latest Chapter?

Another Fake Bin Laden Story By Paul Craig Roberts/ PaulCraigRoberts.org/ November 7, 2014   Osama Bin Laden Is Dead – WE GOT HIM! (image by zennie62) RT, one of my favorite news sources, has fallen for a fake story put out by the … Continue reading

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Killing the Messenger

The Myth of the Free Press http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/the_myth_of_the_free_press_20141026/ Posted on Oct 26, 2014 By Chris Hedges Screen shot of journalist Gary Webb from Vimeo. There is more truth about American journalism in the film “Kill the Messenger,” which chronicles the mainstream media’s discrediting of … Continue reading

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War Against ISIS: Here We Go Again

By Arlen Grossman/ The Big Picture Report Reuters, via Landov It is easy to predict what will happen as the United States chooses to start another overseas war. It’s easy because we’ve done it so many times before and once … Continue reading

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