They Really are Lying to Us

FoxNews, New York Times, CNN, Washington Post... they all lie to you. Russiagate is just foreplay for what's coming. by Arthur Bloom edited by O Society June 10, 2020 Books will be written one about the many media failures during the Trump regime. Yet much of the Russiagate narrative-shaping is related to a broader problem of … Continue reading They Really are Lying to Us

Wild Ride in the WayBack Machine…

by O Society April 1, 2019 Wish this was an April Fool's joke, folks. But it isn't. It's all really real. There's nothing funny here. I mean what's funny? Like a clown? https://youtu.be/E84VqqCPI7w How is it funny? Does it amuse you? Today, we're going to take a trip in the WayBack Machine to 6 months … Continue reading Wild Ride in the WayBack Machine…

The Illusory Truth Effect: How Millions Were Duped By Russiagate

by Caitlin Johnstone edited by O Society March 27, 2019 “Mueller Finds No Trump-Russia Conspiracy,” reads the front page headline of Sunday’s New York Times. Bit by bit, mainstream American consciousness is slowly coming to terms with the death of the thrilling conspiracy theory that the highest levels of the US government had been infiltrated by the Kremlin, … Continue reading The Illusory Truth Effect: How Millions Were Duped By Russiagate

James Comey: What I Want From the Mueller Report

"I am rooting for a demonstration to the world the United States justice system works." ~ James Comey I agree in principle with James Comey. I want to see justice. I want the truth. However, I believe in writing this essay to the country, Comey is still acting out his role in our kabuki theater, … Continue reading James Comey: What I Want From the Mueller Report

The Psychology Of Getting Julian Assange Part 4: Why Everyone Wants To See Him Hang

written by Lissa Johnson New Matilda  edited by O Society Mar 22, 2019 Convinced Julian Assange handed Trump the election? Certain he raped two women in Sweden? Want to see him rot in jail? The fourth in a five-part series by clinical psychologist Lissa Johnson explains the science behind smear and propaganda, and how and … Continue reading The Psychology Of Getting Julian Assange Part 4: Why Everyone Wants To See Him Hang

Insidiocracy: Russiagate, Corporate Media & Losing My Religion (4)

by Nina Illingworth Jan 23 It’s nine-thirty on a Saturday night and for the first time in a long while, I care enough to be furious about themainstream media’s openly dishonest coverage of yet another largely fictional story in the endless and excruciating “Russiagate” saga. The latest “bombshell” Trump-Russia revelation from Buzzfeed News had predictably fallen completely … Continue reading Insidiocracy: Russiagate, Corporate Media & Losing My Religion (4)

RussiaGate’s Top 50 Greatest Hits: Stories Retracted, Corrected, and Just Plain Wronged (2)

by Doug Johnson Hatlem  ThreadReader Jan 20, 2019 Are we now over 50 major news stories to be retracted or seriously corrected, all in the same direction, with respect to Russia since 2016? I'll start a thread here to count them (I had started one for a CounterPunch article more than a year ago, but … Continue reading RussiaGate’s Top 50 Greatest Hits: Stories Retracted, Corrected, and Just Plain Wronged (2)

BuzzFeed’s big scoop and the media’s giant factual loophole

Call them “four-sourced clovers” – unverifiable scoops. by Matt Taibbi Hate Inc Jan 19, 2019 On Friday, January 18, Special Counsel Robert Mueller took the unusual step of releasing a statement essentially shooting down the latest “bombshell” in the Russiagate story, which had been released by BuzzFeed earlier that day. The BuzzFeed story said Donald … Continue reading BuzzFeed’s big scoop and the media’s giant factual loophole

The Trump-Russia Scam – How Obama Enabled The FBI To Spy On Trump

by  Moon of Alabama   Jan 16, 2019 Despite the loss of major narratives, the war of the deep state against U.S. President Trump continues unabated. The main of tool in this  war are allegations of relations between Trump and anything Russia. The war runs along several parallel paths. The narrative war in the media … Continue reading The Trump-Russia Scam – How Obama Enabled The FBI To Spy On Trump

The FBI’s Investigation of Trump as a “National Security Threat” is Itself a Serious Danger. J. Edgar Hoover Pioneered the Tactic

by Glenn Greenwald Intercept Jan 14, 2018 LAST WEEK, the New York Times reported that the FBI, in 2017, launched an investigation of President Trump “to consider whether the president’s own actions constituted a possible threat to national security” and specifically “whether he had been working on behalf of Russia against American interests.” The story was … Continue reading The FBI’s Investigation of Trump as a “National Security Threat” is Itself a Serious Danger. J. Edgar Hoover Pioneered the Tactic