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  • Enthusiast (11096 posts)
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    1. Can't say that I blame them.

    "The NSA’s capability at any time could be turned around on the American people, and no American would have any privacy left, such is the capability to monitor everything. There would be no place to hide."  Frank Church "When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men in society, over the course of time they create for themselves a legal system that authorizes it and a moral code that glorifies it." - Frederic Bastiat, 1848
    • Koko (4514 posts)
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      3. …!

  • Major Hogwash (3055 posts)
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    2. They will declare the US media to be "fake news" for blaming the Russians . .

    . . for Trump’s win over Hillary last year. Then Trump will smile like a Cheshire cat and point to their findings every time bad news comes out about him.


    Trump moya marionetka ~ Putin  
    • Salemcourt (629 posts)
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      5. Compared to RT

      CNN and MSNBC are fake news.

    • Post Removed (853 posts)
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      8. Fake News?



      How Americas Most Powerful News Media Worked Hand in Glove with the Central Intelligence Agency and Why the Church Committee Covered It Up


      In 1953, Joseph Alsop, then one of America’s leading syndicated columnists, went to the Philippines to cover an election. He did not go because he was asked to do so by his syndicate. He did not go because he was asked to do so by the newspapers that printed his column. He went at the request of the CIA.

      Alsop is one of more than 400 American journalists who in the past twenty‑five years have secretly carried out assignments for the Central Intelligence Agency, according to documents on file at CIA headquarters. Some of these journalists’ relationships with the Agency were tacit; some were explicit. There was cooperation, accommodation and overlap. Journalists provided a full range of clandestine services—from simple intelligence gathering to serving as go‑betweens with spies in Communist countries. Reporters shared their notebooks with the CIA. Editors shared their staffs. Some of the journalists were Pulitzer Prize winners, distinguished reporters who considered themselves ambassadors without‑portfolio for their country. Most were less exalted: foreign correspondents who found that their association with the Agency helped their work; stringers and freelancers who were as interested in the derring‑do of the spy business as in filing articles; and, the smallest category, full‑time CIA employees masquerading as journalists abroad. In many instances, CIA documents show, journalists were engaged to perform tasks for the CIA with the consent of the managements of America’s leading news organizations.

  • TRex (3550 posts)
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    4. Russia outplayed the US of A.

    They knew American Pretense was more powerful than actual reality. Well played Russia.

    Oh sweety, no just no, when I or those of us here talk about the ultra rich - it is NOT you! Not you by a longshot, oh my God did you think...no way you actually thought we meant you? Lord, this country is full of rich stupid people and you seem to be one of the worst. No sweety, you are just a low paid pawn to those ultra rich we talk about. They are wrecking the world, you are an enabler and I understand not being able to sleep at night. I wouldn't either, selling out our future. You have kids right?  
  • ThinkingANew (1423 posts)
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    6. Lots of people will be surprised to find these media outlets operate in Russia

    Since our media always makes it look like alternative outlets are not allowed in Russia.

    Maybe that is part of the point of this.

    "(modern) newspapers publish nothing more than “weaponized text"" “When you read a newspaper article, you are reading weaponized text that is designed to affect a person just like you." Julian Assange  
  • jerry611 (374 posts)
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    7. Well CNN's days in Russia are numbered