Tag Archives: propaganda

Astroturf and manipulation of media messages [VIDEO]

Astroturf and manipulation of media messages [VIDEO] A carefully constructed narrative designed to manipulate your opinion… “In this eye-opening talk, veteran investigative journalist Sharyl Attkisson shows how astroturf, or fake grassroots movements funded by political, corporate, or other special interests … Continue reading

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The Cult of the American Sniper

“Does the Christian or denizen of the Old American Empire die and kill for it, as the members of the Cult of the American Sniper apparently believe?” Continue reading

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Euphemisms & Euthanasia

Euphemisms & Euthanasia “The thief [Satan] comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.” ~ Jesus (John 10:10) I like words. Maybe that’s why I’m a writer? Or maybe I … Continue reading

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Stop the hero worship of veterans

Stop the hero worship of veterans “As a veteran, I’m tired of being blindly celebrated. Good intentions aren’t a substitute for good politics.” ~ Rory Fanning This is an important article written by Army veteran Rory Fanning… Stop thanking me … Continue reading

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Groups make wounded vet and his family propaganda props for more needless wars abroad

Groups make wounded vet and his family propaganda props for more needless wars abroad This is so sad… on so many levels… It seems these groups shamelessly made this wounded vet and his family propaganda props for more needless wars … Continue reading

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Edward Bernays and the Art of Public Manipulation

Edward Bernays and the Art of Public Manipulation Video – Edward Bernays and the Art of Public Manipulation: http://youtu.be/qiKMmrG1ZKU via @YouTube   Edward Bernays – Propaganda (.pdf) – http://www.whale.to/b/bernays.pdf  

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Unplugging from the News/Propaganda

One of the best things I did recently was to unplug from the news/propaganda. Talk about stress and negative energy…. the news/propaganda is the worst! I’ve been spending this summer building mountain bike trails and riding my bike…. and I’m … Continue reading

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