“The conscious and
intelligent manipulation of the organized habits and opinions of the masses is an important element in
democratic society. Those who manipulate this unseen mechanism of society constitute an invisible government
which is the true ruling power of our country. ...We are governed, our minds are molded,
our tastes formed, our ideas suggested, largely by men we have never heard of. This is a logical
result of the way in which our democratic society is organized. Vast numbers of human beings must cooperate in
this manner if they are to live together as a smoothly functioning society. ...In almost every act of our daily
lives, whether in the sphere of politics or business, in our social conduct or our ethical thinking, we are
dominated by the relatively small number of persons...who understand the mental processes and social patterns of
the masses. It is they who pull the wires which control the public mind.”
-- Edward Bernays
1. Information, ideas, or rumors deliberately spread widely to help or harm a person,
group, movement, institution, nation, etc.
2. The deliberate spreading of such information, rumors, etc.
3. The particular doctrines or principles propagated by an organization or movement.
4. Roman Catholic Church .
a. A committee of cardinals, established in 1622 by Pope Gregory XV, having supervision over foreign missions and
the training of priests for these missions.
b. A school (College of Propaganda) established by Pope Urban VIII for the education of priests for foreign
5. Archaic. an organization or movement for the spreading of propaganda.
Description: You’ve heard of his uncle Sigmund, so how come you’ve never heard of
him? This week, we dish the dirt on Freud’s American nephew, the man who literally wrote the book on propaganda,
and paved the way for women’s smoking, fluoride poisoning our water supply and the invasion of Guatemala, among
other masterful acts of PR
Propaganda's Founding Father: Edward
(1928), Bernays argued that the manipulation of public opinion was a necessary part of democracy: The conscious
and intelligent manipulation of the organized habits and opinions of the masses is an important element in
democratic society. Those who manipulate this unseen mechanism of society constitute an invisible government
which is the true ruling power of our country. ...We are governed, our minds are molded, our tastes formed, our
ideas suggested, largely by men we have never heard of. This is a logical result of the way in which our
democratic society is organized. Vast numbers of human beings must cooperate in this manner if they are to live
together as a smoothly functioning society. ...In almost every act of our daily lives, whether in the sphere of
politics or business, in our social conduct or our ethical thinking, we are dominated by the relatively small
number of persons...who understand the mental processes and social patterns of the masses. It is they who pull
the wires which control the public mind.
In the 1920s, working for the American Tobacco Company, he sent a group of young
models to march in the New York City parade. He then told the press that a group of women's rights marchers
would light "Torches of Freedom". On his signal, the models lit Lucky Strike cigarettes in front of the eager
photographers. The New York Times (1 April 1929) printed: "Group of Girls Puff at Cigarettes as a Gesture of
'Freedom'". This helped to break the taboo against women smoking in public.
Bernays helped the Aluminum Company of America (Alcoa) and other special interest
groups to convince the American public that water fluoridation was safe and beneficial to human health. This was
achieved by using the American Dental Association in a highly successful media campaign.
Edward Bernays has been cited as the inventor of the consumerist culture that was
designed primarily to target people's self-image (or lack thereof) in order to turn a want into a need. This was
initially envisioned for products such as cigarettes, for example. However, Bernays also noted in his 1928 book,
Propaganda, that propaganda is the executive arm of the invisible government. This can be seen most clearly in the
modern police state and the growing citizen snitch culture, wrapped up in the pseudo-patriotic War on Terror. The
increasing consolidation of media has enabled the entire corporate structure to merge with government, which now
utilizes the concept of propaganda placement. Media; print, movies, television, and cable news can now work
seamlessly to integrate an overall message which seems to have the ring of truth because it comes from so many
sources, simultaneously. When one becomes attuned to identifying the main message, one will see this imprinting
Mind Fu*k USA
Published on Aug 30, 2014
InfoWars.com explores the globalist propaganda machine through the brainwashing of mass
media. The Engineering of Consent.
"If you want to preserve your power
indefinitely, you have to get the consent of the ruled, and this they will do partly by drugs as I foresaw in
“Brave New World,” partly by these new techniques of propaganda. They will do it by bypassing the sort of
rational side of man and appealing to his subconscious and his deeper emotions, and his physiology even, and so
making him actually love his slavery. I mean, I think, this is the danger that actually people may be, in some
ways, happy under the new regime, but that they will be happy in situations where they oughtn’t to be
Propaganda, an influential book written by
Edward L. Bernays in 1928, incorporated the literature from social science and psychological manipulation into
an examination of the techniques of public communication. Bernays wrote the book in response to the success of
some of his earlier works such as Crystallizing Public Opinion (1923) and A Public Relations Counsel (1927).
Propaganda explored the psychology behind manipulating masses and the ability to use symbolic action and
propaganda to influence politics, effect social change, and lobby for gender and racial equality. Walter
Lippman was Bernays’ unacknowledged American mentor and his work The Phantom Public greatly influenced the ideas
expressed in Propaganda a year later. The work propelled Bernays into media historians’ view of him as the
“father of public relations
Unless otherwise noted, page numbers refer to the
2004 Ig Publishing edition, ISBN 0970312598 (The text begins on p. 35, after an introduction by Mark Crispin
"The conscious and intelligent
manipulation of the organized habits and opinions of the masses is an important element in democratic society.
Those who manipulate this unseen mechanism of society constitute an invisible government which is the true
ruling power of our country. We are governed, our minds are molded, our tastes formed, our ideas suggested,
largely by men we have never heard of. This is a logical result of the way in which our democratic society is
organized. Vast numbers of human beings must cooperate in this manner if they are to live together as a smoothly
functioning society." p. 37
"In almost every act of our lives,
whether in the sphere of politics or business, in our social conduct or our ethical thinking, we are dominated
by the relatively small number of persons [...] who understand the mental processes and social patterns of the
masses. It is they who pull the wires that control the public mind, who harness old social forces and contrive
new ways to bind and guide the world." p. 37–38
"In theory, everybody buys the best and
cheapest commodities offered to him on the market. In practice, if every one went around pricing, and chemically
testing before purchasing, the dozens of soaps or fabrics or brands of bread which are for sale, economic life
would become hopelessly jammed." p. 39
"Propaganda is the executive arm of the
invisible government." p. 48
"A single factory, potentially
capable of supplying a whole continent with its particular product, cannot afford to wait until the public asks
for its product; it must maintain constant touch, through advertising and propaganda, with the vast public in
order to assure itself the continuous demand which alone will make its costly plant profitable." Page 63 (1928
"If we understand the mechanism and
motives of the group mind, it is now possible to control and regiment the masses according to our will without
them knowing it." Page 71 (1928 edition?)
The man responsible for putting bacon and eggs on every
-- Edward L. Bernays --
Meet Edward L. Bernays, the “Father of
Public Relations” and the man responsible for putting bacon and eggs on every breakfast plate, 24-hour diner menu,
and kitchen table in America. In a vintage video unearthed by Patrick Farrell at The New York Times, Bernays
explains just how (and why) he made it happen. Hint: it had a little something to do with the fact that his main
client at the time was bacon. Edward L. Bernays describes his work with the Beech Nut Packing Company and the how
bacon and eggs became America's favorite breakfast
And this whole time we thought we had Dr. Seuss to thank. By
Verena von Pfetten4:40 pm, June 8th
guru James Lovelock was right. Hewarned last week that “the green
religion is now taking over from the Christian religion.”
Now at the U.N. Earth Summit,
even the image of Christ has been made a forcibleconvert to the eco-faith, as the city
of Rio is bathing the iconic statue of Christ the Redeemer (Christo Redentor) ingreen light: (Article Continued
Rio+20 Lord Christopher Monckton on Christ the
June 23, 2012
Lord Christopher Monckton, chief policy advisor to the Science and Public Policy
Institute and former science advisor to Margaret Thatcher, tells The New American from Rio that the
just-concluded Rio+20 conference was not about saving the planet or eradicating poverty, but about shackling
the plant under global government. He also optimistically stresses that the "pointy heads here in Rio" have
failed despite their declaration of success and that "the game is up."
Bill Jasper reports on the multi-millionaires and billionaires who preach to the
world about simplifying their lifestyles in order to combat "global warming" - while they do not in fact,
heed their own advice.
Now what do you think this means exactly, a
'sustainable human population?' James Lovelock in 2009 gave us the answer, called for the culling of the
population with a desired outcome ofONE BILLION PEOPLE
James Lovelock - Population
Reduction "max 1 billion"
James Lovelock - Population Reduction "max 1
Top scientist James Lovelock discuses that the world
population will be reduced and that this will happen in this century. And states, we would need a miracle
to stop that happening! His body language suggest to me that he knows something with
comes on the heels of a Rio+20 side summit in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, where Naomi Tsur, Jerusalem’s deputy
mayor for planning and environment,led a discussion about how holy
sites around the world can be used to indoctrinate pilgrims visiting venerated places like Bethlehem,
Calvary, and the burial site of King David.
The workshop on “Green Pilgrim Cities” took place at the
World Congress of the International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI), the group responsible
for implementing the U.N.’s “Agenda 21” sustainable-development plans at the local level.
The left-wing National ReligiousPartnership for the Environment
has been working for years in the U.S. to make green tenets a staple of religious life in America. A
bizarre eco-version of the Ark of the Covenant is making its way around the globe. And a “Green Bible” is
now available at your local Christian bookstore.
So maybe it won’t be long before recycling, carbon-footprint
reductions, and riding bicycles towork become the new religious duties
of the faithful.
The Wikileaks Bombshell You Never Heard About
Clinton Campaign Email Outlines Effort "To Produce An Unaware And
Published on Oct 11, 2016
While the media was distracting you with Trump saying the word "pussy" 11 years
ago, huge revelations emerged.
Exposed: Clinton Train Paid The
Young Turks $20 Million (Full Video)
Published on Aug 25, 2017
In this week’s episode of Newsbud’s Spiro Reports, Spiro investigates the deep state’s role
in influencing the so-called alternative media. Recently the Young Turks secured an investment deal for $20
million. You know what they say, follow the money! Find out what we discovered in this hard hitting Newsbud
community exclusive as we uncover the shady powerful network within the Clinton train who is pulling the
money strings for the Young Turks. Plus, find out what former FBI whistleblower and Newsbud Founder Sibel
Edmonds had to say about the Young Turk front man only at Newsbud.com
"Let's look at the track records, what kind of news source in the U.S. let's say in the past
fifteen years, twenty years, has the highest level of disseminating fake news? I'm talking about factual
grounds, I'm not talking about sensationalism or embellishment okay. What were the sources for the WMD (Weapons
of Mass Destruction) stories that were sold to the public, marketed on hourly basis, not even hourly on
minutely basis to the public?...Mainstream Media: NBC, NPR, CNN, all these sources. And now that we all know it
has been established that for example that WMD stories were all fake, they were lies, they were false...can you
recall any of these publications Mainstream Media publications: NBC, CNN, NPR, PBS, ever coming and issuing an
official formal retraction? Have you heard any of these channels coming and actually apologizing, and saying we
disseminated fake news. And we basically got us into the war by manufacturing consent from the public and that
caused tens of billions of dollars if not trillions of dollars in terms of dollar costs, and all these lives,
you know...People in Iraq and also American Soldiers died. So you're looking at criminal lie in this case, but
what kind of consequences those Mainstream Media channels have faced?"
Jason Russell, head of the viral KONY 2012 video urging military action in Africa, was taken into police
custody and later taken to the hospital after reportedly masturbating in public, vandalizing cars and other
bizarre activity. TMZ released video showing Russell naked on a public street corner wildly pounding the ground
apparently raving mad.
The KONY 2012 video rapidly received more than 80 million views this week, prompting a deluge of criticism and
scrutiny from viewers, as well as urging from numerous public figures to send AFRICOM troops into the region.
Research makes clear that KONY is a full on deception for geostrategic positioning vis-a-vis China for oil and
mineral resources, as well as an effort to legitimize the U.S. military's AFRICOM unit in the region through
newly-branded "humanitarian" interventions.
It is not only War in the name of Peace, but an attempt to empower the International Criminal Court under the
influence of NGOs and other related globalist corporate interests.
Obama has already deployed 100 special forces troops to the central African region back in October 2011, and a
resolution in Congress-- on the heels of KONY 2012's viral views of more than 100 million-- seeks to send more
forces there for an all out invasion on the pretext of hunting down a shadowy warlord with less blood on his
hands than an average African despot.
Congress is introducing legislation to authorize MORE
regional forces for Africa on humanitarian grounds, opening up a larger AFRICOM invasion of the continent
closely on the heels of the viral KONY 2012 video. Hope all you trendies are happy now. War is Peace!
Joseph Kony resolution introduced in House http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-503544_16...
Two House lawmakers on Tuesday introduced a resolution supporting efforts to counter the Lord's Resistance
Army, hoping to build on the momentum created by a viral YouTube video spotlighting the atrocities of LRA
leader Joseph Kony.
Resolution introduced to send more U.S. troops to "protect civilians"
Paul Joseph Watson
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Two House lawmakers have introduced a resolution that seeks to deepen US Military involvement in Africa on the
back of the Kony 2012 hoax, despite the fact that Joseph Kony and his Lord's Resistance Army have been
virtually inactive for six years.
"The resolution, introduced by Reps. Jim McGovern, D-Mass. and Ed Royce, R-Calif., calls for, among other
things, expanding the number of regional forces in Africa to protect civilians and placing restrictions on
individuals or governments found to be supporting Kony," reports CBS News.
As we have seen from US involvement in Libya and its attempts to destabilize Syria, the "humanitarian"
justification is merely an excuse for expanding US hegemony into Africa where China has aggressively staked its
As we highlighted on Monday, the establishment-manufactured hype surrounding Kony 2012 is nothing more than a
cynical ruse designed to manipulate naive do-gooders into legitimizing another US-backed "humanitarian" assault
aimed at swallowing up Africa's resources and land under Africom.
While Joseph Kony and his army disappeared six years ago, Ugandans are being killed and evicted in their
thousands by western entities right now -- but nobody is making 'viral' films about the crisis and no
celebrities are tweeting their displeasure.
Invisible Children, the group behind Kony 2012 has created a groundswell of support for Uganda's dictator
Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, a man who has been in control of the country for 30 years and was returned to power in
an election last year that was rife with fraud according to European Union observers.
Museveni has been implicated in genocide after ordering his guards to shoot and kill civilians. He is also
notorious for bumping off his political enemies. "The group is in favour of direct military intervention, and
their money supports the Ugandan government's army and various other military forces," writes the Visible
Children website, which has documented the hoax behind Kony 2012. "Here's a photo of the founders of Invisible
Children posing with weapons and personnel of the Sudan People's Liberation Army. Both the Ugandan army and
Sudan People's Liberation Army are riddled with accusations of rape and looting, but Invisible Children defends
them, arguing that the Ugandan army is "better equipped than that of any of the other affected countries",
although Kony is no longer active in Uganda and hasn't been since 2006 by their own admission. These books each
refer to the rape and sexual assault that are perennial issues with the UPDF, the military group Invisible
Children is defending."
The Kony 2012 group itself has been exposed as a ruthless business empire that spends the majority of its
income on its own expenses. The organization refuses to allow its financials to be properly audited and has a
low two-star rating in accountability from Charity Navigator.
Angelia Jolie openly works for the UN and CFR pushing
globalist wars under the cover of humanitarian intervention. Drunk on the blood of Iraq, Libya, Syria,
Afghanistan and scores of other nations Jolie is now pushing military invasion to "help" Africa. She and her
masters know full well that they are carrying out destabilization operations in the 3rd world so population can
be reduced and resources stolen. We need to call a spade a spade, this is part of a new branding rollout to
launch a AFRICOM take over of Africa. This constitutes a crime against humanity and Jolie is a party to it and
needs to be arrested along with other globalist that are using left cover to widen globalist empire. The
problem is you can't go to the UN because it is at the center of the corporate global government takeover, the
people are asleep and wars are being launched against innocents in the name of a bleeding heat liberal agenda.
THEY COME IN PEACE! http://www.infowars.com/ http://www.prisonplanet.tv/ https://twitter.com/#!/RealAlexJones http://www.facebook.com/AlexanderEmer...
Kony 2012 is but another piece of slick propaganda designed to tug on the heart strings -- and the purse
strings -- of ignorant Americans who are clueless about the real reasons why the globalists are now moving into
Africa in a big way. Invisible Children's connections to USAID and thus the CIA should put the effort in
Africa is one of several targets prized by the globalists as they move to grab vital natural resources,
consolidate power and unleash their monetary enslavement and world totalitarian government end game around the
'I am a Ukrainian' Video Exposed As Kony-Style
The video is meant to push the idea that the Ukrainian
revolt is grass roots, but its origins can be traced back to the U.S. State Department.
While it may rate up there with the best in gaming, America's Army is not an exercise
in largesse towards the gaming community. It's essentially a propaganda tool funded to the tune of more than
$US10 million ($A11.1 million) of US taxpayers' money designed to attract young people to military
The US Army spends an estimated $US1.5 million annually to support the game, a drop in the $US583
million ocean of the army's recruitment advertising budget last year. But the modest expense is reaping big
dividends with 28 per cent of players clicking through to the US Army's recruitment site and about 40 per cent
of new US Army recruits in 2005 having played the game before signing up.
The National Defense Authorization Act of
2013 amended the Smith-Mundt Act and effectively killed any nominal restraints on the use of propaganda against
domestic audiences. Since then the Pentagon has had free rein to win over U.S. hearts and minds, spending extra
effort to target the millennial crowd. Late Night with Seth Meyers is just one example of many illustrating how
well the Pentagon has stepped up its game.
The Pentagon has stepped up its propaganda game in the Internet age. Tapping into the millennial mind
requires more than hackneyed advertisements and catchy slogans. It requires celebrity, humor, and flattery.
Seth Meyers, the host of Late Night, is happy to help
How does millennial propaganda work?
Meyers sets the stage by framing those in uniform as “our nation’s armed forces,” when in
reality they exist to fight for corporate interest,
to take out regional competitors of
Israel, and to keep the oil flowing. The U.S. war budget is a direct transfer of roughly $1 trillion
each year into war corporations. In other words, the funds are public but the profits are private. Members of
the U.S. military are anything but “our nation’s armed forces.”
Meyers then effectively portrays the Secretary of War, a position occupied at the time by
Ashton Carter, as an avuncular soul. Carter performs well. He switches fluidly between grinning buffoon and
goodhearted protector. This is a deliberate deception. Carter spent most of his life in service of the war
machine, using his formidable brainpower to provide research, policy analysis, and academic backing.
Nowhere is the Pentagon’s environmental
destruction mentioned. Nowhere is Carter’s body count mentioned. Civilian deaths in Yemen, Libya, Somalia,
Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iraq,
Syria, and the Philippines,
are deliberately excluded when pulling the wool over the eyes of sensitive millennials. Nowhere does this slick
propaganda piece mention Carter’s coopting of Silicon Valley,
his support for the
Egyptian dictator, his expansion of USAFRICOM, or
love for the Saudi regime. Well done.
Jokes abound. They’re well placed, designed to obviate any criticism of Pentagon policy. Meyers
jokes about invading sovereign nations, which the Pentagon actually does with unamusing regularity. Meyers jokes about weak nuclear security, even
lapses in the security of the U.S. arsenal are no laughing matter. (Upon discovering terrible security
practices, the Pentagon just declares the status of its nuclear
incompetence a secret.)
Meyers frequently reminds the viewer that the Pentagon is home to “two-hundred and eighty four
bathrooms,” but conveniently omits the fact that numerous extra bathrooms were included in the building’s
design in order to comply with Virginia’s racist segregation laws (
Carroll, p. 4). Meyers should have instead stated that the Pentagon is home to 24,000 bureaucrats who would
better serve the country and the world by becoming teachers, doctors, farmers, and firefighters.
Seth Meyers remarks, “One of the great things about the Pentagon are all the interesting items
they have on display.” He then shows the personal property of a leader whose country the Pentagon destroyed
during an illegal war. Not included in
the display cases are: 1) the corpses of the more than 1 million
Iraqis who lost their lives as a direct result of the Pentagon’s actions; 2) splintered shells of U.S. ordnance
launched from unmanned aerial vehicles
against civilians and gangs in Pakistan, Yemen, Somalia and throughout the Greater Middle East; 3) soil and
water samples from towns the Pentagon
polluted; 4) the bodies of U.S. pawns who died overseas, images of which Pentagon policy conceals
unless families of the deceased request an exemption; 5) pictures of the thousands of veterans who have
taken their own lives after being used and abused by the U.S. war machine.
During the question and answer session, Secretary of War Ashton Carter admits that he wants to
appeal to the 18-24 year old demographic. He then calls the U.S. military the “finest fighting force the world
has ever known,” yet the Pentagon hasn’t won a single war in the lifetime of a twenty-four year old.
Hats off to the tag team of Carter and Meyers. Their ruse has worked, judging by the live
audience’s reactions and the enthusiastic comment section below the video. The Pentagon dictates the terms, and
the U.S. populace largely accepts its disinformation and outright lies. The lesson is clear: we have to learn
to see through the Pentagon’s propaganda if we ever want to live in a world without war.
# # # #
Christian Sorensen, a Newsbud Contributing Author & Analyst, is a U.S. military veteran.
Pirated satellite feeds revealing U.S. media personalities' contemptuous plans for their viewers come full
circle in Spin. TV out-takes appropriated from network satellite feeds unravel the tightly spun fabric of
television, a system which silences public debates and furthers the intolerance of anyone outside the pack of
journalists, politicians, spin doctors and televangelists who manufacture the news. Spin moves through the L.A.
rebellion and the floating TV talk-show called the 1992 U.S. presidential election.
Smith-Mundt Act “reformed” this month allowing CIA to
July 15, 2013
Operation Mockingbird, the
CIA’s long term effort to control the news, has shifted into overdrive.
On July 2, a little noticed “reform” passed in January went into effect. The Smith-Mundt Modernization Act of 2012, passed as part of the 2013 National Defense
Authorization Act, will allow the CIA to flood America with more government propaganda.
The Smith-Mundt Act, passed as the national security state was taking shape in 1948, authorized the State Department
to unleash a tidal wave of propaganda outside the United States while supposedly forbidding its
dissemination inside the country. The law set the stage for Frank Wisner, who headed up the CIA’s covert
action division in the early 1950s, to build his “mighty Wurlitzer,” described by none other than the
New York Times as “the means for orchestrating, in almost any language anywhere in
the world, whatever tune the CIA was in the mood to hear.”
In the years since, the establishment media has worked hand in glove with the CIA. This
cozy relationship was revealed by Frank Church and the Select Committee to Study Governmental Operations
with Respect to Intelligence Activities in 1975 and, a few years later, by reporter Carl Bernstein.
“Among the chief executives who helped the CIA were William Paley of CBS, Henry Luce of
Time, Arthur Sulzberger of the New York Times, Barry Bingham Sr. of the Louisville Courier-Journal, and James
Copley of the Copley News Service,” write Amy Goodman and David Goodman in Unreality TV,The Mighty Wurlitzer, Hijacking Public Media, a chapter from the book
Static: GovernmentLiars, Media Cheerleaders, and the People Who Fight Back.
“The leading TV networks, including ABC and NBC, and the wire services-AP, UPI, Reuters, along with Hearst
Newspapers, Scripps Howard, Newsweek, the Miami Herald, and the Saturday Evening Post all had dealings with
the spy agency. The CIA’s most valuable associations were with the New York Times, CBS, and Time Inc.”
This media penetration by the CIA is not merely a baseless conspiracy theory as some might
argue, but is backed up by CIA office memos released under FOIA revealing the placement of “important
assets” inside every major news organization in the country. “It was not until 1982 that the Agency openly
admitted that reporters on the CIA payroll have acted as case officers to agents in the field,” writes
“Most consumers of the corporate media were – and are – unaware of the effect that the
salting of public opinion has on their own beliefs,” Constantine continues. “A network anchorman in time of
national crisis is an instrument of psychological warfare in the MOCKINGBIRD media. He is a creature from the
national security sector’s chamber of horrors. For this reason consumers of the corporate press have reason to
examine their basic beliefs about government and life in the parallel universe of these United States.”
Despite the promise of the Smith-Mundt Act – that a firewall stands between foreign and
domestic propaganda – the CIA, the bastard child of Wall Street lawyers, has never honored its charter (prohibiting
domestic operation) and has consistently utilized the corporate media as a propaganda machine.
Enactment of the Smith-Mundt Modernization Act underscores the fact the CIA no longer
pretends to honor its charter and refrains from flooding the media with government propaganda. “The
evaporation of Smith-Mundt and other provisions to safeguard U.S. citizens against government propaganda
campaigns is part of a larger trend within the diplomatic and military establishment,” ace reporter Michael Hastings wrote in May, 2012, more than a year before his assassination.
In fact, this “larger trend” has been in effect since the imposition of the National
Security Act in 1947 and the establishment of the National Security Council, the principal forum used by the
financial elite and their intelligence apparatus to dictate policy to the president of the United States and
the State Department.
“Conspiracy Theory”: Foundations
of a Weaponized Term Subtle and Deceptive Tactics to Discredit
Truth in Media and Research
By James F. Tracy
Global Research, January 22, 2013
“Conspiracy theory” is a term that at once strikes fear and
anxiety in the hearts of most every public figure, particularly journalists and academics. Since the 1960s the
label has become a disciplinary device that has been overwhelmingly effective in defining certain events off
limits to inquiry or debate. Especially in the United States raising legitimate questions about dubious
official narratives destined to inform public opinion (and thereby public policy) is a major thought crime that
must be cauterized from the public psyche at all costs.
Conspiracy theory’s acutely negative connotations may be traced to liberal historian Richard Hofstadter’s
well-known fusillades against the “New Right.” Yet it was the Central Intelligence Agency that likely played
the greatest role in effectively “weaponizing” the term. In the groundswell of public skepticism toward the
Warren Commission’s findings on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, the CIA sent a detailed
directive to all of its bureaus. Titled “Countering
Criticism of the Warren Commission Report,” the dispatch played a definitive role in
making the “conspiracy theory” term a weapon to be wielded against almost any individual or group calling
the government’s increasingly clandestine programs and activities into question.
This important memorandum and its broad implications for American politics and public discourse are detailed
in a forthcoming book by Florida State University political scientist Lance de-Haven-Smith, Conspiracy
Theory in America. Dr. de-Haven-Smith devised the
state crimes against democracy concept to interpret and explain potential government complicity in
events such as the Gulf of Tonkin incident, the major political assassinations of the 1960s, and 9/11.
“CIA Document 1035-960” was released in response to a 1976 FOIA request by the New York
Times. The directive is especially significant because it outlines the CIA’s concern regarding “the whole
reputation of the American government” vis-à-vis the Warren Commission Report. The agency was especially
interested in maintaining its own image and role as it “contributed information to the [Warren]
The memorandum lays out a detailed series of actions and techniques for “countering and discrediting the
claims of the conspiracy theorists, so as to inhibit the circulation of such claims in other countries.” For
example, approaching “friendly elite contacts (especially politicians and editors)” to remind them of the
Warren Commission’s integrity and soundness should be prioritized. “[T]he charges of the critics are without
serious foundation,” the document reads, and “further speculative discussion only plays in to the hands of the
The agency also directed its members “[t]o employ propaganda assets to [negate] and refute the attacks of
the critics. Book reviews and feature articles are particularly appropriate for this purpose.”
1035-960 further delineates specific techniques for countering “conspiratorial” arguments centering on the
Warren Commission’s findings. Such responses and their coupling with the pejorative label have been routinely
wheeled out in various guises by corporate media outlets, commentators and political leaders to this day
against those demanding truth and accountability about momentous public events.
No significant new evidence has emerged which the [Warren] Commission did not consider.
Critics usually overvalue particular items and ignore others.
Conspiracy on the large scale often suggested would be impossible to conceal in the United States.
Critics have often been enticed by a form of intellectual pride: they light on some theory and fall in
love with it.
Oswald would not have been any sensible person’s choice for a co-conspirator.
Such vague accusations as that “more than ten people have died mysteriously” [during the Warren
Commission’s inquiry] can always be explained in some natural way e.g.: the individuals concerned have for
the most part died of natural causes.
Today more so than ever news media personalities and commentators occupy powerful positions for initiating
propaganda activities closely resembling those set out in 1035-960 against anyone who might question
state-sanctioned narratives of controversial and poorly understood occurrences. Indeed, as the motives and
methods encompassed in the document have become fully internalized by intellectual workers and operationalized
through such media, the almost uniform public acceptance of official accounts concerning unresolved events such
as the Oklahoma City Murrah Federal Building bombing, 9/11, and most recently the Sandy Hook Elementary School
massacre, is largely guaranteed.
The effect on academic and journalistic inquiry into ambiguous and unexplained events that may in turn
mobilize public inquiry, debate and action has been dramatic and far-reaching. One need only look to the rising
police state and evisceration of civil liberties and constitutional protections as evidence of how this set of
subtle and deceptive intimidation tactics has profoundly encumbered the potential for future independent
self-determination and civic empowerment.
Once again, the Conan O’Brien show has revealed
countless examples of local media reading off the same script, proving that most corporate news outlets do
nothing more than push national talking points.
This article was posted: Sunday, February 2, 2014 at 8:09 am
When the first edition of The Media Monopoly was published in 1983, critics called
Ben Bagdikian's warnings about the chilling effects of corporate ownership and mass advertising on the nation's
news "alarmist." Since then, the number of corporations controlling most of America's daily newspapers,
magazines, radio and television stations, book publishers, and movie companies has dwindled from
fifty to ten to five.
The world once again finds itself hurtling to the brink of war, and once again the establishment
mouthpiece puppet propaganda media is leading the charge. This time around their lies defy description. In the sick
world of the would-be warmongers, child beheading terrorist scum are now the heroes. The blood of the innocents
that spill from here on in covers the hands of the mainstream media propagandists.
The world once again finds itself hurtling to the brink of war, and once again the establishment mouthpiece puppet
propaganda media is leading the charge. This time around their lies defy description. In the sick world of the
would-be warmongers, child beheading terrorist scum are now the heroes. The blood of the innocents that spill from
here on in covers the hands of the mainstream media propagandists.
Dead Palestinians Don't Matter to
Published on Jul 12, 2014
Citizens of Planet Earth, shadow forces are
using conquer-and-divide tactics to pit us against each other for their own nefarious ends. Some even use
religious justification to allow this battle to rage on in hopes of jumpstarting the apocalypse. We MUST stand
up to tyranny in all forms lest we have the blood of dead children on our hands.
Establishment moves into securing entertainment industry as
primary conduit for political agenda
Paul Joseph Watson
February 24, 2014
The recent replacement of Jay Leno with Obama
cheerleader Jimmy Fallon is part of a White House coup d’état to take control of late night television.
With more and more young Americans deserting
news networks and getting their information and opinions from late night comedy/discussion shows, the establishment
is moving into using the entertainment industry as its primary conduit for state propaganda.
Distrust in the institution of television news is hovering at all time lows, which is why one of
the few places left that the White House can elicit a sympathetic response to its agenda and talking points is the
cosy, make believe world of late night TV.
While Barack Obama is pursuing a chillingly dictatorial political agenda based around executive
tyranny, Jimmy Fallon is helping to massage Obama’s image as a down to earth, fun loving guy that you can
While Jay Leno savaged Obamacare in his final weeks as host, one of Fallon’s first acts was to
afford Michelle Obama the platform of The Tonight Show to push Obamacare talking points. Fallon even
once gushed that President Obama “booked himself”.
While the media has pondered on the mystery of Leno being replaced (he enjoyed consistently high
ratings for 20 years), the reality is strikingly obvious.
As Politico and others have reported, this is part of the changing politics of late night TV, with
the Obama White House now moving to seize control of late night TV, with Fallon acting as little more than a White
House spokesman whenever the need arises.
Watch the video above and read the articles below for more background.
Don’t bother looking into how the world is really run, this magazine explains all that the average
person needs to know about conspiracies… don’t mess with the Illuminati and go back to sleep!
Aimed at the casual grocery shopper, a quick answer to
every conspiracy question you ever had all rolled up into one (or, alternately just make up your own
explanation). That is, look away from the marketplace of conspiracy ideas, awakening and alternative thinking
available on the Internet, and instead put your trust in the manufactured glossy media packaged and sold in
Just never mind the real life conspiracies used to start wars, loot and pillage countries, take out leaders and
fleece everyday people; the mainstream media wants you to digest conspiracy culture as a phenomenon of intrigue
— not as a reality of assassinations, secret information, NSA spying, false flag terror events, monetary
schemes, societal manipulation and shadow control.
It’s never too early to start conditioning kids to
accept the coming surveillance-drone police state. Disney’s new cartoon hopes to make kids love constant drone
surveillance because the snooper is just a cute little ladybug who only spies because she loves you. We
reported in 2007 about these coming drone warfare insects and now we show you the USAF Micro-Air Vehicles set
to deploy soon. But it’s not just Disney who’s propagating to the youth, The TSA released their own cartoon
showing kids how to bow down to tyranny.
This article was posted: Friday, January 24, 2014 at 5:49 am
So Disney Jr., the Disney brand aimed at
preschoolers, apparently has a cartoon that features a nanny state ladybug drone named Shutterbug which comes
complete with a little camera that transmits video up to a satellite that then sends that data in to
headquarters for analysis..."She's always in flight, on the case both day and night." (The "case," in this
case, is an infraction involving a parent leaving her daughter in a parked car in their driveway without a seat
Even die hard Disney fans that hate on us for reporting on them will have a hard time ignoring the obvious big
brother propaganda and indoctrination going on in this creepy, creeeepy cartoon.
“People in general just will
NOT, take their heads out of the sand!”
Psyops, or psychological operations, is a term used to describe
the techniques of psychological manipulation used in warfare. These operations are used to deceive, confuse,
disrupt and demoralize the enemy, with an aim toward weakening enemy resistance or even causing enemy forces to
surrender and enemy populations to capitulate.
Nickelback's soon to be released album contains a track
called Edge of a Revolution and the band sites the Ukraine Coup and Occupy Wall Street as inspirations for the
song and video. But what the band may not realize is both of the those movements were instigated by the unseen
hand of tax free foundations and George Soros. Rob Dew takes a look at the shadowy forces that manipulate
societies for managed change. And asks why is corporate rock band calling for revolution? Read more below and
empower yourself to not be useful idiot of the globalists.
remains to be seen how many Americans will keep buying the proven lies from their government (note the
links below). Time will soon tell if the people of this nation have the good sense to face that
they are being lied to, or succumb to government propaganda and
Ex-propagandist for the KGB,Yuri Bezmenov, had this to say about demoralizing
a people :
mentioned before, exposure to true information does not matter anymore. A person who was demoralized is
unable to assess true information. The facts tell nothing to him, even if I shower him with information, with
authentic proof, with documents and pictures. ...he will refuse to believe it.... That's the tragedy of the
situation of demoralization."
In addition to images of President Obama’s
address to the American public on Sunday night, it has emerged that the dramatic photos of Obama, Biden,
Hillary Clinton and members of the White House security team watching the assassination of Bin Laden
“live” were in fact completely staged, casting further doubt on the ever-changing official account of the
The staging of the Obama speech photo is
embarrassing, but the staging of the situation room photos, which were heavily promoted by the
establishment media, falsely presented as evidence that Obama, Biden and Clinton saw the assassination of
Osama live, and used by the White House to lend credence to the fairytale they were busily scripting, are
DHS Gave Muslim Brotherhood VIP Treatment,
NO TSA PAT DOWNS
A newly released document obtained via a Freedom of Information Act request confirms
that the State Department ordered the Department of Homeland Security to spare members of the Muslim
Brotherhood traveling to the US in 2012 a TSA pat down or any kind of secondary screening.
The one page document (PDF), obtained by the Investigative Project on Terrorism,
shows that members of a Muslim Brotherhood delegation traveling through Minneapolis Airport, New York’s John F.
Kennedy Airport and Dulles Airport were handed expedited entry known as “port courtesy,” which is normally
reserved for high ranking government officials and dignitaries. At the time, the Muslim Brotherhood’s candidate
Mohamed Morsi, later deposed, had not been elected president.
Bin Laden was a strawman-villain concocted by the Western
intelligence apparatus to take the blame for the orchestrated terror that is scripted and carried out by the
globalist-allied factions. The Phantom Osama bin Laden was a skeleton key opening the door to foreign
intervention in the middle east or anywhere al Qaeda might be. The motive is simple-- ever-expanding wars for
the military industrial complex, and the often more lucrative periods of reconstruction (i.e. you break it, you
buy it). The occupation continues here at home with the creation of a police state supposedly meant to combat
"I freed a thousand slaves; I
could have freed a thousand more, if only they knew they were slaves."
Only the vigilant can maintain their liberties, and only those
who are constantly and intelligently on the spot can hope to govern themselves effectively by democratic
"A society, most of whose members spend a great part of their
time, not on the spot, not here and now and in their calculable future, but somewhere else, in the
irrelevant other worlds of sport and soap opera, of mythology and metaphysical fantasy, will find it hard to
resist the encroachments of those who would manipulate and control it.”