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

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Pro-CIA Ruling In JFK Murder Cover-up Sets Stage For This Week’s ‘Whistleblower Summit’

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By andrew.kreig@gmail.com (Andrew Kreig) On the eve of a major Whistleblower Summit in the nation’s capital, a federal judge issued a shocking pro-CIA ruling that has the effect of discouraging disclosure about the 1963 murder of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas. U.S. District Judge Richard Leon, shown at right in a file photo, denied […]

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9/11 Commission’s Forum Shows How DC ‘Works’

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By andrew.kreig@gmail.com (Andrew Kreig) Members of 9/11 Commission this week leveraged the 10th anniversary of their report to announce a dozen recommendations focused primarily on improving the nation’s security against terrorists. The former commissioners called for strong spending on counter-terrorism intelligence and more centralized oversight by fewer congressional committees. Speakers minimized divisive issues regarding past […]

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Sunday’s Washington Post: A Case Study In Slanted News?

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By andrew.kreig@gmail.com (Andrew Kreig) Three columns in the Washington Post’s July 20 Sunday print edition raise red flags as potential examples of government propaganda disguised as news. The Post presented them as the most prominent articles on its front page, its weekly Outlook opinion section, and its Sunday magazine. The placement strongly implied endorsement by […]

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Craven, Conflicted Media Enable Puppet Masters’ Political Agendas

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By andrew.kreig@gmail.com (Andrew Kreig) Washington’s watchdog institutions — including its timid, corporate-controlled media — are failing to protect the public. That was my lecture theme July 11 at the National Press Club as I presented reasons why mainstream news organizations under-report or ignore certain major stories about domestic and foreign affairs. Former CBS and NBC […]

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Craven, Conflicted Media Enable Political Agendas Driven By Financial Puppet Masters

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By andrew.kreig@gmail.com (Andrew Kreig) Washington’s watchdog institutions — including its timid, corporate-controlled media — are failing to protect the public. That was my lecture theme July 11 at the National Press Club as I presented reasons why mainstream news organizations under-report or ignore certain major stories about domestic and foreign affairs. Former CBS and NBC […]

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Former CIA Analyst: Washington Post, Newsweek, New York Times Suppressed Stories

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By andrew.kreig@gmail.com (Andrew Kreig) The mainstream media have kept the American public ignorant of vital news in deference to top political and military-intelligence officials, according to former CIA analyst Raymond L. McGovern. McGovern, shown below, spoke July 2 to the Sarah McClendon News Group at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. “Never has it […]

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July 4 Festivities Contrast With Cruel Toll From Global Wars

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By andrew.kreig@gmail.com (Andrew Kreig) As the United States celebrated on July 4 its 1776 independence movement, terrified residents of the world’s current trouble spots struggled to survive war and misery. The picnic-like atmosphere on the Washington Mall before a huge evening fireworks display contrasted sharply with the horrors of a new war in the Ukraine […]

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July 4 Celebrations Contrast With Cruel Toll From Global Wars

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By andrew.kreig@gmail.com (Andrew Kreig) As the United States celebrated on July 4 its 1776 independence movement, terrified residents of the world’s current trouble spots struggled to survive war and misery. The picnic-like atmosphere on the Washington Mall before a huge evening fireworks display contrasted sharply with the horrors of a new war in the Ukraine […]

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Washington Reform Message Resonates In Connecticut

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By andrew.kreig@gmail.com (Andrew Kreig) Connecticut’s tradition of vigorous civic institutions remains intact as a force for reform, I saw during my lecture tour there last week. This is good news for the rest of the country. Given the decline of the nation’s watchdog institutions located in the capital, remedial action can only come “bottom up” […]

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Past, Present Connecticut Activists Provide Models For Reform

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By andrew.kreig@gmail.com (Andrew Kreig) Revolutionary-era Gov. Oliver Wolcott and open government advocate Andy Thibault are two Connecticut patriots who inspire me as I prepare for a series of hard-hitting lectures this week in the state where I began my reporting career. Wolcott was a Yale College graduate, judge and militia commander who lived from 1726 […]

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