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American Coup: How a Terrified Government Is Destroying the Constitution

William Arkin talks about his book, “American Coup: How a Terrified Government Is Destroying the Constitution”, in which he argues that unelected officials in our national security establishment are undermining our constitutional rights…  Continue reading

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Are Arabs and Muslims “wild men” because the Bible says they are?

My old friend was posting about Muslims, Arabs, and was relating present day crimes of terror in the Middle East to Genesis 16 by deeming all Arabs and Muslims “wild men” due to a wrongheaded, deterministic, misinterpreted “fulfillment” of a supposed “prophecy” found in Genesis 16:11-12…
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The Road to 9/11

“This is an ambitious, meticulous examination of how U.S. foreign policy since the 1960s has led to partial or total cover-ups of past domestic criminal acts, including, perhaps, the catastrophe of 9/11. Peter Dale Scott, whose previous books have investigated CIA involvement in southeast Asia, the drug wars, and the Kennedy assassination, here probes how the policies of presidents since Nixon have augmented the tangled bases for the 2001 terrorist attack. Scott shows how America’s expansion into the world since World War II has led to momentous secret decision making at high levels. He demonstrates how these decisions by small cliques are responsive to the agendas of private wealth at the expense of the public, of the democratic state, and of civil society. He shows how, in implementing these agendas, U.S. intelligence agencies have become involved with terrorist groups they once backed and helped create, including al Qaeda.” Continue reading

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Deal with the Devil: The FBI’s Secret Thirty-Year Relationship with a Mafia Killer

Interweaving exclusive interviews, more than 1,150 pages of once secret files, sixteen pages of black-and-white photos, and the same astounding capacity for understanding criminal networks that marked his investigations of al Qaeda in 1000 Years for Revenge, Cover Up and Triple Cross,, Deal with the Devil, the term DeVecchio’s trial judge used to describe the Bureau’s relationship with this Mafia sociopath, is a page-turning ground-breaking work of investigative journalism that reads like a Martin Scorsese film… Continue reading

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Six NTSB Investigators Claim the Official TWA Flight 800 Crash Story Is a Lie

“A new film claims the official government report on the crash of TWA Flight 800 in 1996 is an elaborate fabrication, but the most shocking part of the story is that charges are being leveled by some of the very investigators who put the report together. Six experts who appear in the film were members of the National Transportation Safety Board investigation team that concluded the crash was an accident, but they now claim they were silenced by their superiors. The movies, “TWA Flight 800″ will debut on EPIX TV next month, on the 17-year anniversary of the crash…” Continue reading

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NSA domestic spying = old news

“It took me a few days to work up the nerve to phone William Binney. As someone already a “target” of the United States government, I found it difficult not to worry about the chain of unintended consequences I might unleash by calling Mr. Binney, a 32-year veteran of the National Security Agency turned whistle-blower. He picked up. I nervously explained I was a documentary filmmaker and wanted to speak to him. To my surprise he replied: “I’m tired of my government harassing me and violating the Constitution. Yes, I’ll talk to you.” Continue reading

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The Noble Lies – OK City and 9/11

The Noble Lie is necessary, Plato argues, in order to keep a stable social structure. In Plato’s mind The Noble Lie is a lie that’s fed to the masses to keep them under control and happy with their situation in life.

Plato did not believe most people were smart enough to look after their own and society’s best interest. The few smart people of the world needed to lead the rest of the flock, Plato said. And The Noble Lie had to continue. Continue reading

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