Thought provoking. Controversial. Presidential Puppetry is sure to raise lots of eye-brows. One of those books that inspires readers to look deep beneath the surface.

John Perkins, New York Times best-selling author of "Confessions of an Economic Hit Man" and other books

Monthly Archives: June 2013

Hong Kong, Snowden Snub U.S. Demand for 'Rule of Law' As U.S. Ramps Up War In Syria

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Hong Kong refused June 23 to extradite document leaker and former NSA contractor Edward Snowden to face the spy charges that the United States had announced two days previous. Hong Kong permitted Snowden to fly to Russia to find sanctuary in another country, reputedly Ecuador. Meanwhile, the Afghanistan-rooted Taliban lashed out against the United States […]

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Backgrounder on Obama's Big Data Domestic Spying System

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Collected here is background information to resolve conflicting claims about recent revelations about the Obama-Bush domestic spying program. The expansion began immediately after the Bush-Cheney administration took office in 2001, and was later expanded after 9/11 and the imposition of the Patriot Act. Qwest CEO Joseph Nacchio is the only major communications executive known to […]

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Jesse Ventura: Fighting for Our Freedoms, Against Both Parties

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Jesse Ventura, the best-selling author and former Independent Minnesota governor, joined my weekly radio show to discuss his fight against the ongoing assault on American freedoms. He described airport security as “gestapo” tactics designed to condition Americans to submit to searches, not measurably to increase security. He said he would be willing to run for […]

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Daniel Ellsberg: Snowden's NSA Leak Was Heroic, Historic

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Edward Snowden's release of secret NSA surveillance methods used against the America public makes him the most admirable and important whistleblower in national security history. That's essence of comment by Pentagon Papers leaker Daniel Ellsberg, left, the nation's most-honored whistleblower. “There’s no American official or former official that I admire more at this point,” Ellsberg […]

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'American Conservative' Publisher Decries Major Media Conventional Wisdom, Cover-ups

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A conservative magazine publisher has created a stir during recent weeks by his non-partisan attack on shoddy and otherwise incomplete reporting by the mainstream media on vital national issues. American Conservative Publisher Ron Unz, below left, published on April 29 Our American Pravda: The major media overlooked Communist spies and Madoff’s fraud. What are they […]

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California Senator Rejects Criticism of Privacy Violations, Husband's Deal

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The chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee promptly defended on June 6 the massive invasions of Americans' privacy increasingly apparent under her watch. California Democrat Dianne Feinstein, right, justified government surveillance of citizen phone calls, emails, social media and other electronic communications as necessary for national security. Her defense of Orwellian Big Brother techniques matched […]

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Obama Doubles Down on National Security Strategy

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The Obama administration and its critics separately hardened their national security positions this week. The White House named UN Ambassador Susan Rice and former White House analyst Samantha Power to cabinet-level posts. Meanwhile, the Obama White House suffered embarassment from major revelations regarding its surveillance of the public, prosecutions of leakers, and its dubious regime-change […]

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Obama's FBI Nominee Deserves Tough Scrutiny….That He Won't Get

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President Obama's prospective nominee to lead the FBI for a 10-year term deserves rigorous review for his civil rights record — scrutiny he is unlikely to receive. The White House leaked to friendly reporters last week its plan to nominate Comey, right, former deputy attorney general during the Bush administration. A Republican, Comey was second […]

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