WATCH: This is extremely dangerous to our democracy…

A few days ago, every local news station in America owned by the Sinclair Broadcast Group – a massive media conglomerate – read short a statement about the spread of “fake news”. The same statement, word-for-word. CBS, ABC, NBC and Fox, it didn’t matter. They were united in their chant.

As you watch the montage – put together by user “D” on youtube – you have to ask yourself: What is the mechanism behind this? Who wrote the statement, and what structure allows their words to be spoken by hundreds of mouths to millions of viewers?
Most importantly – how revealing is this of our media? How often has this united-front of opinion been present, but less obvious?

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Now is the time a Corbyn supporter, with the ability, should create an equivalent video of brainwashing regarding ”antisem*tism” perpetuated by the British ”free press”and the Friends of Isral brigade. It is relentless. BBC, Sky, Channel 4, Itv, Channel 5, screenshots of the Fraudian, Daily Heil, Telegiraffe, Times and any other Murdoch/Dacre/Barclay Bro toilet papers. Political ”pundits”. Tweets from Mann, Philips et al the turncoats betraying the Labour voter. CFoI Finish the vid with Corbyns actual pass-over statement and clear position as a human rights campaigner that is against any form of discrimination. Strike while the irons hot. And keep… Read more »

timfrom
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timfrom

Methinks Sinclair doth protest too much…

John Watwood
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John Watwood

lmao! ‘Nuff said. Useful idiots all in the montage. Blind fools narrating the kakistocracy’s orthodoxy.

rogerglewis
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psyop collage : Free Download & Streaming : Internet Archive
https://archive.org/details/Morethantaboo2013HolocaustWhatstrueandWhatsfalseHD via
“Because of the myth of the “good war” millions have been pointlessly murdered by needless interventionism. Without the Holocaust narrative, WWII is nothing but another colonial resource war.

John Watwood
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John Watwood

I agree. Just more primitives of imperialism.

rogerglewis
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Reblogged this on MUSO MUSINGS ON FATHERHOOD THEORY AND STUFF and commented:
psyop collage : Free Download & Streaming : Internet Archive
https://archive.org/details/Morethantaboo2013HolocaustWhatstrueandWhatsfalseHD via
“Because of the myth of the “good war” millions have been pointlessly murdered by needless interventionism. Without the Holocaust narrative, WWII is nothing but another colonial resource war.

rogerglewis
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rogerglewis
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http://songmeanings.com/songs/view/59735/ General Comment I think this song is actually about interrogations rudolf hess went through when he landed on enemy grounds. Tests and facts are mantioned, and a lack of real communication between hess and english intelligence. I think that Ian(through Hess) is complaining how they kept Hess in jail beyond reason, but as a part of their anti nazi politics. As some kind of a souvenir really to remind them that they did right. “Just to live in the past tense to make believe you were right” I think that Ian is showing his sympathies towards Hess and Nazism… Read more »

Sav
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Sav

John Oliver repeats this video and suddenly everyone is cheering on how this is new news & John gave them a heads up. Forget the Sinclair group, all the MSM were running this campaign against ‘fake news’. The words may have been different but it was done in unison just like foreign policy is sold. You’ll hear the same terms being used. Or the other tactic is for one outlet to make a report and everyone else simply regurgitates it as an article.

Mikalina
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Mikalina

…the words may have been different…..
Sounded to me like they were all the same and atempts to say otherwise is to ‘fudge’.

Sav
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Sav

I wasn’t talking about this video, Mikalina. I meant the whole campaign in MSM against ‘fake news’.

John Watwood
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John Watwood

Regurgitates is an ample and concise term.

Eric Blair
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I went looking for “our” democracy but I couldn’t find it anywhere. The media is the Empire’s propaganda department, elections are a pieces of Kabuki theatre designed to bamboozle the proles and power-obsessed thieves, liars, torturers and killers run the show. This is hardly a new development. The exaggerated outrage and affected surprise every time the establishment’s crooked and devious ways are exposed is getting boring. Surveillance, manipulation and deception (and lying about it at every turn) is part and parcel of full-spectrum dominance. Surely we all know this by now so what’s with the “OMG they are threatening our… Read more »

rogerglewis
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John Watwood
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John Watwood

Could not have iterated that better myself. Do not wish to try even. I concur Eric Blair. Agenda 21 will continue, and in my opinion, succeed. The ‘resistance’ will be people living in tiny, isolated, autonomous communities that the kakistocracy doesn’t give a rat’s tail about. Hell, as in 1984, when they bomb their own ‘sustainable’ cities(slave quarters?) they’ll have someone to blame. Mayhaps.

Malcolm Pryce
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There are now quite a few of these compilation videos out there on YouTube, here’s one:

Whoever has compiled them has made an error in adding a laughter track to them which confuses and detracts from the message. Watch a few and you will be astonished.

Mikalina
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Mikalina

The ‘laughter’ track is the most scary thing about this. People are supposed to find this funny?

John Watwood
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John Watwood

I good a good laugh every time I watch one. Must have humor to brighten our darkened days.

fremo.remo.
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fremo.remo.

this is extremely dangerous to our democracy….

Richard Wicks
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Richard Wicks

Um, this has been going on for decades…
Conan O’Brien does a bit around this, by recording part of the segment, then switching to another affiliate, then another, then another.
The US hasn’t had a media since AT LEAST 2000 but if you mentioned “Hey, Hussein wouldn’t work with binLaden, he spent the last 20 years murdering any religious leader that was also political, and fought a war against the Iranian theocracy” – well, you were just simply insane and needed to take your meds.
Glass that, 20 years later, finally people are realizing, well the obvious.

vexarb
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Richard. Yes, the Guardian smearing Sadam with accusations of religious fanaticism was the first thing that made me suspicious of the MSM. Sadam was one of a generation: a secular socialist Leaders like Assad, Nasser and Kassem; similar to the European secular socialists of their generation: Harold Wilson, Willy Brandt, Mendes France, Golda Meir. I wrote BTL that religious fanatics like Bin Laden were Sadam’s mortal enemies, so he could not possibly be in league with the Saudi terrorists of 911. Afterwards one began to realize that Bin Laden and other oily Saudi religious fanatics were friends of oily Anglo… Read more »

vexarb
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@Richard: ” 20 years later, finally people are realizing, well the obvious.” Reminds me of a story about Oxford mathematician GH Hardy. During a lecture he wrote some steps of a proof on the board and said, “From this it obviously follows …”. A student: “But, Professor, it is not obvious”. Hardy paused and thought a minute. Then without a word he left the class and was seen pacing up and down the quad, deep in thought. Came back 20 minutes later, said: “It is obvious”; and resumed his writing. Or the maths student who said, “After looking at the… Read more »

John Watwood
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John Watwood

Indoctrination at it’s greatest. And all those whom follow the orthodoxy. The kakistocracy has it down to nigh perfection. That is why we here commenting on this platform, and those like it, are a minority. Humans are engineered to be ‘social’. And, in my opinion, to be slaves. It is only a minority whom seek to be truly autonomous, but the system will not, or rarely, allow this. Even the ‘elites’ are a slave to the sovereignty and hierarchy of the kakistocray’s systems. What I have discerned anyways, and believe by observation and history.

tonyopmoc
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vexarb,
What “Saudi terrorists of 911” ?
“It is not obvious”
Tony

vexarb
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@tonyopmoc. The oily Saudi terrorists (such as the Bin Laden family) who worked on 911 in collusion with oily US terrorists (such as the Bush family). The former were visiting the latter’s ranch on 910; and their private jet was the only plane allowed to fly out of the USA on 912. I guess the person who gave this permission was the same person who ordered US Air Defenses to be shut down on 911 — oily US VP Dick Cheney. The collusion between oily US terrorists in high places and oily Saudi terrorists in high places went on to… Read more »

vierotchka
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The bin Ladens are not Saudis, they are Yemenis, and they were never involved in the oil industry – they were and still are involved in the construction and renovation of buildings.

vexarb
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@Vierotchka. From WikiPedia: “Osama bin Mohammed bin Laden was born in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, a son of Yemeni Mohammed bin Awad bin Laden, a billionaire construction magnate with close ties to the Saudi royal family. ”
Thanks. Alright, not oily and not Saudi; just Yemeni billionaires with close ties to the Saudi royal family and the Bush POTUSA dynasty.

David C. Lee (@worldblee)
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Aah, the corporate hive mind at work. Of course, what they don’t mention is the kind of “democracy” they view as “ours”. You know, the kind that cheats in elections to make sure Hillary wins the nomination, the kind that blames everyone but their candidate for losing the national election, the one that supports Saudi Arabia and Israel with more weapons no matter who they kill, the one that occupies countries around the world via around 1,000 foreign bases, and of course the one that supports free money for billionaires 365 days a year while giving working people the finger.

Jerry Alatalo
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It would be instructive if the names of the major stockholders/owners of Sinclair Broadcasting (a conglomerate of now over 200 media outlets in the U.S.) became known and/or revealed, so that people can understand the worldviews of those who pushed this media message forward. What stood out in this far-reaching message was the odd phrase, attributed to the supposed motives behind the “evil” alternative news sources, “…to control exactly what people think.” Those around America who watched and listened were given a black-and-white message absent any nuance or detail – reminiscent of George W. Bush when he told the country… Read more »

John Watwood
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John Watwood

I concur with you. When at a gym via a hospital, one of the tv screens ALWAYS has MSM on it. Many pubs/bars, lobbies, offices, clinics, etc, have the same. MSM, and ONLY, MSM. It is infectious. And those who are privately owned and publicly accessible,(bars/pubs, etc) still ‘choose’ MSM, or sports, unless asked to change the channel or people start playing music or something. The orthodoxy of the kakistocracy is absolute. Unless, of course a world wide(mostly western, but not just so) awakening and enlightenment happens, and with that revulsion and ire, Agenda 21 succeeds and we are lost.… Read more »

vexarb
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Six groups own most of the main news media, but only one — Rothshild — owns the main source of news for those media to distribute: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/whow-owns-reuters-rachel-lakhi I remember vaguely from the US election that something similar exists for TV companies: they all get their news from one main source. And sometimes that source gives them the news before it has happened eg, the Lady on the BBC reporting the fall of building 7 while it was still standing behind her (and it continued to stand for another 20 minutes!). Something like that — a result reported on TV before… Read more »

Vaska
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“There’s no truth to it. http://www.ap.org/company/about-us AP is neither privately owned nor government-funded; instead, as a not-for-profit news cooperative owned by its American newspaper and broadcast members, it can maintain its single-minded focus on newsgathering and its commitment to the highest standards of objective, accurate journalism. In 2008, Reuters was bought by the Thomson Corporation, which created Thomson Reuters. It is controlled by the Thomson family of Canada, a long-time Canadian family that’s not related to Rothschilds. On Wikipedia: Thomson Reuters The Woodbridge Company Thomson Corporation Reuters Group David Thomson, 3rd Baron Thomson of Fleet A few days ago, I… Read more »

Vaska
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See this, too: “Who owns Thomson Reuters Corp? ”
https://stockzoa.com/cusip/884903105/

John Watwood
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John Watwood

No paranoia vexarb, just realization. It is the orthodoxy of the kakistocracy at play, and you see it, feel it. Critical thinking, discernment, and observation.

timfrom
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timfrom

Yes, we get it already. Kakistocracy IS a good word, isn’t it?, As some of us were already aware. Don’t wear it out!

tonyopmoc
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vexarb,
There is vitually no evidence, that I or others can find that Rothschild ever owned Reuters. This is the best I could come up with in 5 minutes.
https://www.reddit.com/r/conspiracy/comments/11qlk9/is_there_any_proof_that_the_rothschilds_own/

Yossarian
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Yossarian

Only thing I can find linking them is that Reuter seems to have at the very least offered exclusivity to Rothschild’s London bank when he set up his service: ” Many years later, the story was recounted of Julius locking his Aachen subscribers in his office when market-moving price information was expected. All then received the information simultaneously. No doubt there is some truth in this. However, we have on record that, , in April 1850 – the very time of the signing of the pigeon contract – he offered Rothschilds banking firm in London a deal by which, if… Read more »

Mikalina
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Mikalina

Just cus you’re paranoid, doesn’t mean someone isn’t watching/controlling you………

Big B
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Big B

Frightening: but you have to wonder – just how much TV does ‘D’ watch! Talking of fake news that is extremely dangerous to our rapidly eclipsing democracy: Christopher Steele is still at it. Or rather fake news purveyors BuzzFeed are at it on his behalf. This time pushing the death of RT’s founder Mikhail Lesin as murder. This was one of Steele’s other dossiers that form part of the “From Russia with Blood” series which constitute a “serious journalistic investigation” into the “killing fields” of London. OK, I slightly misquoted Dianne Abbot there; but it pisses me off that Labour… Read more »

John Watwood
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John Watwood

chuckling Right on. Idiotocracy is the word of the day.

Francis Lee
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Francis Lee

This sort of attempted social and biological engineering isn’t new. Mass ideological manipulation used to be the remit of the church during the middle-ages, but with the secularization trends of the 20th century society, mass manipulation has become a science – a science constructed and (almost) perfected by Edward Bernays, Gustav Le Bon and Graeme Wallas. Most infamously it was operationalised in Nazi Germany during the 1930s. But it was not restricted to the Nazis. Walking around the Imperial War Museum in London looking at the various jingoistic posters is a clear demonstration that anyone could play this game, and… Read more »

fa100d
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fa100d

Possibly this bit of html (?) or maybe something simpler….
https://www.w3schools.com/html/html5_video.asp

John Watwood
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John Watwood

Wells is also the man whom wrote the Manifesto of the Elites. After which, he became a science fiction writer. No coincidences, just connections.

vierotchka
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It smacks of desperation…
After all, we can’t have the population know the truth, now, can we?
I read somewhere, several times, that the MSM’s rates have steadily been going down, and that fewer and fewer people take them seriously.

Vaska
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It may seem a desperate move, but it’s worked exactly as intended: the majority of Americans actually believe it.

DomesticExtremist
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DomesticExtremist

How about “highly likely”, “of a type produced by Russia” and “only plausible explanation” that runs through Ms May’s statement, statements from the EU, NATO, and US like the lettering through a stick of rock?

MichaelK
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MichaelK

Isn’t this piece a crystal clear example of propaganda aimed at a mass audience, something, we are told, that doesn’t happen in our part of the world, compared to Russia and China? We are supposed to have a system full of fiercely independent, free and strong-minded journalists that represent a broad spectrum of views, people who aren’t robots all reading from the same state/corporate script.

MichaelK
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MichaelK

Fortunately, more and more people are giving up on ‘the News’ and are switching it off and getting on with other things. I don’t think the mass media really has much of a future.

John Watwood
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John Watwood

I don’t believe it will have to. When all those people in the MSM are obsolete, they will be done away with. Along with 6.5 billion other individuals. They are just to stupid(ignorant, nascent?) to see it.

Mikalina
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Mikalina

They’ve been told they are the ‘special’ ones and they believe it. Works every time.

MichaelK
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MichaelK

I’m not quite sure whether this piece, from the New York Times is an April Fool’s joke, or not. I’ll let the keen-eyed observer decide for themselves. In my opinion the exaggerated language and the patent absurdity of much of the arguments, point in that direction. Only it’s getting hard to tell these days when one reads the western media. Is this a parody of fake news inserted by some dissident, appalled at the path we’re on?
https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/poisoned-door-handle-hints-at-high-level-plot-to-kill-spy-uk-officials-say/ar-AAvm4vU?ocid=spartandhp

John Watwood
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John Watwood

I am shocked! There wasn’t a comment section. Weird. But I have a few questions. Moscow is in Europe, shouldn’t that be considered being in the West? Is Ukraine considered West now that it has been ‘liberated’? Is Poland or Romania West or East? Or any other country that resides in those regions? Who gets to decide where the lines of West and East are drawn? I’d like to ask that of MSM and watch them rub their temples and exclaim: “Owww! My head hurts!” laughing. Great comments btw.

Peter
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Peter

Hard to tell, indeed, whether the NYT article is an April Fool’s joke or not. If it’s meant to be taken seriously, the authors should be ashamed of themselves, so breathtakingly bad is it. The NYT is giving the Graun a good run for its money in lost standards and abandoned virtue. Facts are not only not sacred, they’ve been abolished.
The NYT article uses absolutely ALL the techniques of ‘big fat nothing burger’ journalism.
It seems OffGraun is under cyber attack. Someone is starting to take it seriously. Good news, I suppose. Cui bono?

Binra (@onemindinmany)
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The term ‘democracy’ can mean so many different things as a result of being used (abused) as a symbolic reference for a sense of non tyranny in general terms of holding power accountable or in check to some sense of willing consent of the people. So appealing for reaction to a sense of ‘threatened democracy’ feels to be still speaking within the framework of a distorted narrative. If we are to restore and grow a truly human culture in freedom of thought, speech and endeavour that align and embody such freedom, instead of succumbing to an imposed system of tyranny… Read more »

John Watwood
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John Watwood

For the primitives(elites, royals, etc) words mean what the say they mean, or wish them to mean. Hate can mean love, war can mean peace. W/e they decide. Shoot, can even do it in a court of law, as long as it is provided to and then stipulated by a judge. laughing Just a play of words, symbols lined out on a piece of parchment. And people still believe that that is ‘rule’. Funny methinks that.

vexarb
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“You shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free”.
“Love casteth out fear”.
Or, as Socrates said 500 years before that, “Blow the Democratic Consensus! I don’t care how many people support my opinion, what I want to know is: can you and I reach agreement by following a chain of thought to its Logical Conclusion?