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Forget What We Know Now: We Knew Then the Iraq War Was a Joke

Editor’s Note: Matt Taibbi was recently interviewed about the role of the media in the lead up to the Iraq War on Democracy Now!

Matt Taibbi writes for Rolling Stone: 240 more words

USA

How To Spot And Critique Censorship Tropes In The Media's Coverage Of Free Speech Controversies

American journalists and pundits rely upon vigorous free speech, but are not reliable supporters of it. They both instruct and reflect their fickle audience. … It’s easy to spot…

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Government Propaganda

Looting and Destruction Feared as Islamic State Seizes Syria’s Ancient City of Palmyra | VICE News

Is it possible that because the media has made a big deal out of ISIS capture of the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra that it will be made an example…..just for the western media? 17 more words

International Situations

Cynical coda of 'Mad Men' finale: Coke is the real thing

An acquaintance of mine posted this question on Facebook last week: “Does anybody else find Mad Men‘s writing to be vapid, direction glacial, acting somnambulatory, and the cultural references boring?” 420 more words

Mainstream Media

Neocon mouthpiece Ayaan Hirsi Ali exposed as mythomaniac

By Brandon Martinez | Non-Aligned Media | May 18, 2015

The vulgar Neocon-Zionist agent Ayaan Hirsi Ali, darling of Zionist media venues for her anti-Muslim invective and genocidal calls for a “war on Islam,” is exposed thoroughly in this Dutch documentary as a mythomaniac who fabricated entire parts of her past to gain fame and fortune in the West.

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United States

HEY, RACE-BAITERS: Don’t Read This Post Because It’ll Whiz On Your Anti-Cop BS Narrative

This is from Clash Daily.

How can this be according to our race baiter in chief white police officers shoot black men and boys in the back. 335 more words

Cruz Delivers epic smack down to media, says "ISIS is executing homosexuals- You want to talk about gay rights?"

Cruz Delivers epic smack down to media, says “ISIS is executing homosexuals- You want to talk about gay rights?”

By Michael Cantrell Via Young Conservatives-

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Ted Cruz