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Wed Feb 11, 2015, 09:06 PM

Shaping Public Opinion Via the "Expert" Terrorism Analysts, Democracy Now






Published on Jan 13, 2015


http://democracynow.org - Who are the so-called terrorism experts? In the wake of the Paris attacks, the corporate media has once again flooded its news programs with pundits claiming authority on terrorism, foreign policy and world events. We discuss the growing and questionable field of "terrorism experts" with three guests: Glenn Greenwald, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and co-founder of The Intercept; Lisa Stampnitzky, social studies lecturer at Harvard University and author of "Disciplining Terror: How Experts Invented 'Terrorism'"; and Luc Mathieu, foreign affairs reporter for the French newspaper Libération.

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Response to mother earth (Original post)

Thu Feb 12, 2015, 04:06 AM

1. You have to wonder what our elites are REALLY thinking...

 

When the media they own and control goes the "Full-Monty" on fear regarding a number of issues (Putin,ISIS, Ebola)
with terrorism leading the way.

This video brilliantly de-constructs the nauseating, but ominous phoniness of these so-called "authorities",
who are payed damn good money to LIE to us and manipulate our fears in our own mass-media.

Don't mean come off as a conspiracy-theorist, but thinking about the cui bono here
is a bit scary, to be honest.

Are We The People being set up?
And if so, for what?

I can't help thinking...

Nothing would stop a populist surge (based largely on economic issues), and feared by the elites,
like a big, shiny new war.


Know what I'm tryin' to say?

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Response to nikto (Reply #1)

Thu Feb 12, 2015, 04:11 AM

2. Another thought on the topic...

 

Those "Terrorist-Experts" are actual Experts,
like
Glenn Greenwald
is
worse-than-Hitler.

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Response to nikto (Reply #2)

Thu Feb 12, 2015, 10:18 AM

3. Absolutely, the people who try to expose truth are turned into villains, while people dig their

heads into the sand.

Once a person is aware of the unified messaging of the so called experts and talking points of MSM, it all becomes clear, public opinion is being shaped and molded to suit agenda that we may not agree with if the truth were known. So a "truth" is crafted to gain consent of an unsuspecting public.

Winners and losers are declared in our elections, frontrunners are appointed, and we know at least two presidential elections were stolen, yet we acquiesce.

It's funny that Brian Williams is being exposed recently, while we have given a free pass to bigger liars, ones that used office to present their lies and steer a nation into war, or the lies of stolen elections...we are millions, yet we give our consent through silence.
It's amazing we have any whistleblowers at all, protections have been steadily dismantled, as though that could possibly make us "safer".

It's important to talk about these issues, to expose them and make people realize how we give our power away.

TY, nikto, for your thoughtful response.

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