The entertainment giant, apparently preparing to launch a new franchise, filed trademark applications for the name SEAL Team 6 two days after the elite military unit stormed Osama bin Laden’s home in Abbottabad, Pakistan.
Tune in alert for Discovery as they show you the entire SEAL plan of action in securing Osama bin Laden and escaping with his body from the Pakistan compound. (Editor Note: Airing tonight, 2 weeks after the supposed raid)
The government uses it, financial institutions use it, and you've seen it in the movies. But now, everyone can protect their personal accounts with iris scanning technology.
What has happened to the West is that it can see itself and others only through the eyes of its own propaganda.
Lost in all the hand-wringing over the corporate (mainstream) media's decline is a key cause of the decline: the MSM no longer publishes or airs anything that challenges the Status Quo. The timidity of the corporate media knows no bounds.
Defenders of the Bush administration’s interrogation policies have claimed vindication from reports that bin Laden was tracked down in small part due to information received from brutalized detainees some six to eight years ago.
I hope you realize these are only two examples of embedding military personnel into American newsrooms.
The portrayal of Muslims as mortal enemies serves the interests of the expanding security state and the war industry, which consume half of all federal discretionary spending.
The fact is, employment fell by 190,000 according to the Household Survey and another 131,000 people dropped out of the labor force last month or the unemployment would have been even higher. Fewer people (131,000 to be precise) wanted...
"We might ask ourselves how we would be reacting if Iraqi commandos landed at George W. Bush’s compound, assassinated him, and dumped his body in the Atlantic."
Frank Luntz is a propogandist tool, who knows the ways the select 25 were acquired in that room and who knows what they were told before Luntz tries to discredit the text message poll Fox had.
But there is another kind of blowback brewing in the U.S.: the negative consequences of massive covert manipulation of the domestic economy by the Federal Reserve and agencies of the Federal government. A key feature of propaganda...
This indicator, I remind you, is the one that matters in terms of the government being able to actually fund operations via tax collection. This indicator must be positive in order for government funding capacity to improve.
Today's BLS of 244,000 is great... until you exclude the 62,000 from McDonalds hirings, and 175,000 from the Birth Death Adjustment, and end up with.... +7,000 jobs.
Editor Note: Two things to think about - Over 400,000 Americans are being laid off each week, there are 4.25 weeks in a month, which means over 1.7 million people are being laid off each month. Top it off with a Birth/Death # of 175,000...
This is not just a battle for money it is a part of a much larger battle for souls. Therefore, they will employ as aggressive and deadly tactics in markets as they do overseas when they launch wars every other week.
Wars create fear, not to mention the thrill of tribal victory. Wars collectivize societies, dissuade and shame individualism, and bring everyone under a single banner and a single philosophy.
Killing Osama bin Laden is a pretty big deal. You’d think that it would be in the interests of US forces to take a snapshot of the elusive terror leader to milk the propaganda value of such a momentous turn of events....
When historians gather around their campfires a half century from now, they will marvel at our idiocy. Among the vital matters we failed to reckon was the diminishing returns of technology as applied to news and information. The slicker our...
(Publisher: This distraction means that we should immediately be concerned about Economic news Monday morning, Invasion of Syria, Iran War, China Dumping of all Dollar based assets, another Wikileaks dump, Gold and Silver prices,...
The difference between blatant propaganda and "managing perceptions" is... well, there isn't any. The Fed and Federal machinery are both engaged in a massive propaganda campaign to obscure the gargantuan risks implicit in their various...
With humor and persistence, filmmaker Morgan Spurlock dives into the hidden but influential world of brand marketing, on his quest to make a completely sponsored film about sponsorship. (And yes, onstage naming rights for this talk were sponsored too
Duke University and the University of Pittsburgh have launched a national public registry of adult picky eaters. Respected publications like JAMA and Psychology Today are recognizing another new eating disorder, orthorexia, an obsession with healthy
It seems very unlikely that consumer confidence could improve at the same time there's been a big jump in overall concern about the economy, owing in part to higher gas prices.
Barry Ritholtz observes how a flawed metric from an industry advocacy group has fooled major media organizations into printing ridiculous claims.
Even those who have studied for years the criminal consolidation of this planet under the global corporate-financier oligarchy may be noticing that the war in Libya is turning into something new and unprecedented.
Yep. They were pumping that $8,000 "credit" for buying a house, remember? How'd it work out?
But in the never-never realm of reality denial within the Beltway, as long as you can get a PhD or better to grace the latest offering from the Ministry of Truth, it gives useful cover to Congresscritters and other message amplifiers who will spout..