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Post time 2011-3-1 17:18:50 |Display all floors
Originally posted by expatter at 2011-3-1 16:34
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The manipulation of the masses through modern media ........

Yes, that about sums it up .........

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I would not call Al Jazeera performance as manipulation even though their opinions are strong and clear and , they are always the first on the ground to report.

I call their performance as socially responsible., clear focus, clear conscience, a good model for others to follow.

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Post time 2011-3-1 17:26:52 |Display all floors
Originally posted by Revolutionar at 2011-3-1 17:18
I would not call Al Jazeera performance as manipulation even though their opinions are strong and clear and , they are always the first on the ground to report.
I call their performance  ...
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Bravo .............


Good for you ...............

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Post time 2011-3-1 17:28:54 |Display all floors
Originally posted by lebeast at 2011-3-1 17:11
Well, I've tried to find that article. I only read it a day or two ago, but I can't see it in my history. A pity as it was very good...

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Oh well if you find it sometime ..........

I enjoyed reading this about David Icke ................


guardian.  co.    uk    /books/2001/mar/17/features.  weekend

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Post time 2011-3-1 17:51:01 |Display all floors

Who Put the ‘green’ in the Green Revolution?

June 19, 2009

Posted by Daniel McAdams on June 19, 2009 05:35 AM

The United States, of course.

As in the previous “color revolutions” that seem to tirelessly capture the romantic imagination of US journalists, elites, and the propagandized population, the warm embrace of the US empire is firmly guiding the “spontaneous” Iranian uprising against last week’s election results. While I do not and should not– nor should any other American — care in the slightest who rules a country some seven thousand miles away, when the fingerprints of the US empire show up on these dramatic events overseas it is very much my business.

Several commentators have already dredged from the memory hole press reporting at the time on a presidential “finding” on Iran, which is the formal method for the president to initiate covert actions against another country. Back in 2007 — plenty of lead time for this election — the president met with the Congressional Star Chamber, the “gang of 8″ House and Senate leaders, and was granted the authorization to use some $400 million for among other things, as the Washington Post reported, “activities ranging from spying on Iran’s nuclear program to supporting rebel groups opposed to the country’s ruling clerics….”

Arch neo-conservative Kenneth Timmerman spilled the beans on activities of the other arm of US meddling overseas, the obscenely mis-named National Endowment for Democracy, in a piece written one day before the election, stating curiously that “there’s the talk of a ‘green revolution’ in Tehran.” Interesting. I wonder where that “talk” was coming from. Timmerman did not appear to be writing from Iran.

Timmerman went on to write, with admirable candor and honesty, that:

“The National Endowment for Democracy has spent millions of dollars during the past decade promoting ‘color’ revolutions in places such as Ukraine and Serbia, training political workers in modern communications and organizational techniques.

“Some of that money appears to have made it into the hands of pro-Mousavi groups, who have ties to non-governmental organizations outside Iran that the National Endowment for Democracy funds.”

Yes, you say, but what does a blow-hard propagandist like Timmerman know about such things? Well, he should know! His very spooky Foundation for Democracy in Iran has its own snout deep in the trough of NED’s “open covert actions” against the Iranian government.

How does the “Foundation for Democracy in Iran” seek to “promote democracy” in Iran with our tax dollars? Foundation co-founder Joshua Muravchik gives us a hint in his subtly-titled LA Times piece, “Bomb Iran.”

Frankly, what I find more disturbing than the fact that the US government continues meddling in this new magical era of Obama is how many in the United States continue to be taken in by these events color-coordinated from afar. Pundits have turned their websites green in “solidarity” with this “green revolution.” Self-described “libertarians” have thrown all critical thinking aside to embrace their inner green. As if hoping, somehow, that this time it will all be true. That the “people power” really is on the march. That it is a binary world where there are evil incumbents — the old guard — oppressing thrusting “reformers” who are Twittering away toward the bright tomorrow of a world where everyone wants to be just like us! Democracy!

At times like these, I turn to the great Matt Taibbi, who has written the best piece of all time on how the US has morphed into the USSR:

“Modern observers look back at the early Soviet days and wonder how it is that people could possibly have believed those fantastic tales they read about in the state papers–the lurid descriptions of fascist terrorists and wreckers who conspired to poison reservoirs and turn up rails and put broken glass in sausage in the most faraway, seemingly irrelevant places in Siberia and the far north. The answer probably is that they wanted to believe them. Because that was what was in their hearts. It wasn’t a lie that was being put over on them. It came from them.”

And on it goes…

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Post time 2011-3-1 18:54:35 |Display all floors
found it...just didn't look far enough back in the history...

thedailybell.com/1753/Anthony-Wile-Anglos     phere-Plots-Color-Revolutions-Around-the-World.html

actually, it is not as much as I remember it as being, at second blush

anyway..

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Post time 2011-3-1 19:36:50 |Display all floors
there's even a jibe at Cartalucci
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Post time 2011-3-1 19:47:53 |Display all floors
Icke's views on the Annunaki are right up there with E-meters, Tom Cruise and Xenu.
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