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: February 2014

Jailed Journalist Update: Media Respond Timidly; Judge Fights Civil Rights Firm; Rights Anniversaries Loom

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By andrew.kreig@gmail.com (Andrew Kreig) The nation’s journalists have compiled an erratic and ineffective record of supporting jailed journalist Roger Shuler, an Alabama blogger who has spent more than five months behind bars for failing to spike his stories before a libel trial. Meanwhile, the presiding judge Claud [sic] Neilson, shown in a file photo, is […]

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Jailed Journalist Update: Media Respond Feebly; Judge Fights Civil Rights Firm, Rights Anniversaries Loom

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By andrew.kreig@gmail.com (Andrew Kreig) The nation’s journalists have compiled an erratic and so far ineffective record of supporting jailed journalist Roger Shuler, an Alabama blogger who has spent more than five months behind bars for failing to spike his stories before a libel trial. Meanwhile, the presiding judge Claud Neilson, shown in a file photo, […]

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Romney Push For Christie This Week Helps Bush, Romney In 2016

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By andrew.kreig@gmail.com (Andrew Kreig) Mitt Romney will extend a helping hand to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie this week by appearing at a Feb. 27 fund-raiser for the Christie-led Republican Governors Association. Romney’s participation was confirmed Feb. 22. Meanwhile, Christie, keeping a low-profile in the nation’s capital during a meeting of the National Governor’s Association […]

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U.S. Drops 13 Places To 46th On ‘World Press Freedom Index’

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By andrew.kreig@gmail.com (Andrew Kreig) The United States experienced a major decline in press freedom over the past year according to the new annual study announced Feb. 11 by Reporters Without Borders. The world’s largest press freedom group announced also sharp declines in the Central African Republican and Guatemala, and “marked improvements” in Ecuador, Bolivia and […]

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Illegal NSA Spying Hurts Americans In Many Ways: Radio Report

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By andrew.kreig@gmail.com (Andrew Kreig) The appalling domestic spying program inflicted upon Americans in recent years helps create needless job losses, health care snafus, and other austerity measures afflicting millions. That was my theme Monday, Feb. 10 on the Clearing the FOG (Forces of Greed) Radio Show. Please click to hear via the web my interview […]

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A Mitt Romney Nomination In 2016?

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By andrew.kreig@gmail.com (Andrew Kreig) Don’t rule out a Mitt Romney presidential nomination in 2016. Romney might prove to be the default GOP nominee, as in 2012. Jeb Bush remains, in my view, the most likely to win the nomination “as a uniter,” to re-coin a phrase. Later, Bush can capture much of the wounded Chris […]

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Top U.S. Diplomat Caught On Tape In Profane Plot

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By andrew.kreig@gmail.com (Andrew Kreig) The leak of a pirated U.S. diplomatic phone call involving plots to install new leaders in the Ukraine created an extraordinary embarrassment for the United States and illustrated the dangers of pervasive surveillance. The call involved U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Victoria Nuland, left, one of the country’s most prominent […]

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‘Puppetry’ Revelations Clarify ‘State of the Union’

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By andrew.kreig@gmail.com (Andrew Kreig) My new book Presidential Puppetry can help viewers better understand the implications of President Obama’s State of the Union address last week. Obama, shown below, announced to a joint session of Congress Jan. 28 his plans for 2014 and beyond. His rhetoric soared. But specifics fell far short of his promises […]

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Political, Legal Pressures Tighten For Christie

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By andrew.kreig@gmail.com (Andrew Kreig) Political and legal pressures are tightening on New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie following a former aide’s claim Christie knew of the George Washington Bridge closing scandal last September. Over the weekend, Christie and his aides denied the claim by David Wildman, a Christie appointee to the Port Authority of a New […]

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