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Can the Media Be Stopped – LewRockwell

Posted by M. C. on February 9, 2019

https://www.lewrockwell.com/2019/02/thomas-woods/can-the-media-be-stopped-from-destroying-this-dissident/

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Tom Woods Show

The media’s treatment of Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, presidential candidate.

Knowing what I know about the warfare state, the establishment, and the media, it’s obvious what they’re trying to do to her.

They’ve done it to other dissidents, and they’ll do it to anyone else who dissents from the War Party.

Exhibits A and B, posted by folks in my private group:

Then, from Lew Rockwell and Twitter, some sane commentary on how Tulsi is being treated:

(That’s a reference to Kasie Hunt of NBC News.)

In other words, ignoramuses are interrogating her, while not actually knowing even the most basic facts…

How did the nuttiness accelerate to this point? It shocks even me.

Be seeing you

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Forever War, Evermore: The Congressional Left Saves NATO, Trump Goes Empire First – Antiwar.com Original

Posted by M. C. on February 1, 2019

Abrams is among the most rabid neocon interventionists to ever ply his trade in Washington and was one of the chief architects of the disastrous US invasion of Iraq in 2003. In a national capital that was not obsessed with the business of Empire, Abrams would not be given the time of day.

So there you have it. The progressive Left is now defining the nitwit warmongering neocon, Nikki Haley, as a hero!

https://original.antiwar.com/david_stockman/2019/01/31/forever-war-evermore-the-congressional-left-saves-nato-trump-goes-empire-first/

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The past week has brought still more evidence that America is fiscally doomed owing to the twin burdens of the Welfare State and Warfare State. The latter, of course, is demographically and politically immovable owing to the coming tsunami of Baby Boom retirements and the absolute cowardice of the GOP when it comes to curtailing the social security and medical entitlements and performing its job as the tribune of fiscal rectitude in American democracy.

But the Warfare State’s grip on the nation’s finances is no less forbidding, as we learned from two new outbreaks of Empire First in Washington. That is, the Donald’s embrace of gung-ho interventionism in Venezuela and the 100% vote of the newly elected liberal firebrands in the U.S. House for preservation of NATO… Read the rest of this entry »

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The Real Problem: The Militarization of the NFL | The American Conservative

Posted by M. C. on September 27, 2017

Shocker! It’s about the money. Paying for “patriotism”.

It’s time for sports teams and dumb shit players to quit being the pentagons’s whore.

http://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/the-real-problem-the-militarization-of-the-nfl/

 Before 2009, Colin Kaepernick would have had to find some other way to protest racism against African Americans.  That’s because until the height of the Iraq War, NFL football players weren’t even required to leave the locker room for the national anthem, much less stand for it. Read the rest of this entry »

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