To better manufacture consent, U.S. Army soldiers are embedded as intern and fellows at local TV affiliates, along with previously reported newspapers and national outlets.
Archive for the ‘National News’ Category
Tags: ABC, Af-Pak War, Bush Administration, CBS, Chicago Tribune, CNN, David Barstow, Defense Department, FOIA, FOX News, Iraq War, John Cook, military industrial media complex, MSNBC, Newspeak, Obama Administration, PSYOPS, US, US Army, War, War on Terror, WRAL, WTOC
Tags: Afghanistan, airstrikes, Boeing, drones, extrajudicial assassination, Israel, Ivan Eland, Lockheed MArtin, military industrial complex, military welfare, Obama Administration, Pakistan, Pentagon, Robert Gates, War on Terror, war spending
Ivan Eland sat with RT to discuss the astronomical political clout held by the welfare queens of the military-industrial complex that will thwart any translation of the Pentagon’s rhetoric into actual policy (7:04):
Tags: BP, BP escrow fund, BP Exploration & Production, corporatism, Deepwater Horizon, eco-terrorism, environment, Gulf of Mexico, Gulf oil spill, Newspeak, NOAA, Obama Administration, Rainer Amon, Suzanne Goldberg, US
With 90% of up to 4.4 million barrels of oil ‘unaccounted for’, it’s now… still unaccounted for.
Tags: antiwar activists, Arab American Action Network, Bush Administration, Chicago, civil liberties, criminal justice, FARC, FBI, Hatem Abudayyeh, Jason Ditz, Jim Fennerty, Joe Iosbaker, Minneapolis, Obama Administration, Patrick Martin, peace movement, SCOTUS, Stephanie Weiner, The Humanitarian Law Project v. Holder, thoughtcrime
F.B.I. raids over the weekend in Minneapolis and Chicago aimed to “quiet activists”.
Tags: civil liberties, FBI, internet surveillance, law, libertarian, NSA, Obama Administration, US, US Congress, warrantless wiretapping program
The White House will push Congress to ‘make it easier to wiretap the internet’.
Tags: Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani, civil liberties, conservatives, constitutional rights, Guantanamo Bay, John Grisham, Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, NY Times, tea party movement
A Gitmo detainee expressed support for U.S. civilian courts over military tribunals, so they must be evil.
Tags: ACL, al-Qaeda, Anwar al-Awlaki, Charlie Savage, civil liberties, constitutional rights, counterterrorism, CT, Eric Holder, extrajudicial assassination, Glenn Greenwald, Jason Ditz, libertarian, Obama, Obama Administration, Obamaphilia, terrorism
The Justice Department is playing hardball against the ACLU’s efforts to block an executive order to assassinate an American citizen charged with no crime.
Report: $2.75bn U.S. Fighter Jet Welfare to Israel Approved While One in Seven Americans Live in PovertyPosted: 16 September 2010 by Sayyid in National News, Palestine-Israel
Tags: Barak Ravid, Benjamin Netanyahu, Ehud Barak, IAF, Israel, Middle East, military aid, military industrial complex, Obama Administration, poverty, US
20 F-35’s purchased by Israel will be ‘entirely funded’ by the U.S. military.
Tags: criminal justice system, Kevin Carson, law, liberty, Nancy Grace, Newspeak, prisons, Wendy Murphy
Kevin Carson on the criminal injustice system ‘shrills’ pushing the narrative that the letter of the law aides criminals against so-called ‘crime fighters’.
Tags: arms race, arms trading, Boeing, corporatism, Iran, Israel, Lockheed MArtin, Middle East, military industrial complex, missile defense, Obama Administration, Raytheon, Saudi Arabia, THAAD, unemployment, United Arab Emirates, US Congress
The Saudi royal family is reportedly being helped by the Obama Administration to push a $90bn deal with big players in the military-industrial complex for arms and military technology upgrades through political approval in Washington.
Tags: Afghan mujahideen, Afghanistan, Alfred W. McCoy, Bank of Credit and Commerce International, BCCI, Central Asia, CIA, Contras, Dianne Feinstein, drug war, Iran-Contra, Kevin Carson, Latin America, Newspeak, Nicaragua
Kevin Carson on the objective of the ‘War on Drugs’ having little to do with lifestyle and all to do with perpetual war.
Tags: Alabama, Alcoholic beverage control states, anarchism, Idaho, Kentucky, libertarian, Mitch McConnell, privatization, prohibition, public goods, Utah, Virgina, Virginia
Utah, Alabama, Idaho and six other states in the Union have a monopoly on alcohol.
Tags: Bill Murphy, China, Dan Brebner, ECB, economics, Executive Order 6102, FDR, Federal Reserve, fiat money, Fort Knox, GATA, George W. Bush, gold, Gold standard, Great Recession, HR 1207, IMF, JPMorgan Chase, Kitco News, libertarian, New York Sun, Ron Paul, Russia UK, silver
The U.S. congressman plans to introduce a bill in 2011 that would force the claimed gold holdings at Fort Knox and the central bank in New York to be audited for the first time in almost 60 years.
Tags: 9/11, AIPAC, AntiWar radio, Ben-Ami Kadish, CIA, electoral politics, espionage, Iran, Israel, Israel lobby, Israeli Arabs, Keith Weissman, Mark Glenn, Middle East, Mohammed Atta, Mossad, Newspeak, NPT, Obama Administration, Phil Tourney, Philip Giraldi, Ramzi bin al-Shibh, Scott Horton, settlement expansion, Steve Rosen, Stewart Nozette, US, USS Liberty, West Bank
At AntiWar Radio, Philip Giraldi discussed his recent article about the Israeli spy agency operating from New York to D.C.—‘disinformation operations’ about Palestine and Iran’s civilian nuclear program—as well as its agents and assets committing espionage against the U.S. government with impunity (26:08):
Tags: Amie Zandel, atheism, Bernard Stone, Chicago, Cordoba House, digby, Faizan e Madina, Ground Zero Mosque, Islam, Islamic Center of Murfreesboro, Islamophobia, libertarian, Muslim, neoconservatives, New York City, Park51, Phyllis Bennis, regulation, religion, tax expemtion, taxation, US, Vince Gerasole, West Rogers Park, xenophobia
A local chamber of commerce and city ward’s office denied a permit to build a mosque in one of the most diverse neighborhoods in the nation because the government can’t tax it as much as alternatives.