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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Court Ruling Against Siegelman Compels New Strategies

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By andrew.kreig@gmail.com (Andrew Kreig) A federal appeals court last week rejected former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman’s latest appeal, thus inflicting a devastating defeat upon those who seek a rule of law in the United States. The misguided but unanimous ruling announced May 20 by three Atlanta-based judges requires new and more aggressive political priorities by […]

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Tough Questions for 2016 Candidates

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By andrew.kreig@gmail.com (Andrew Kreig) What questions should reporters ask 2016 candidates? The social media site “Linked in for Journalists” is posing that question to its 30,000 members about presidential candidates, but the concept is readily applicable to candidates seeking lower-level federal posts. This exercise is worthwhile even though front-running candidates avoid meaningful responses, especially given […]

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Hersh Challenges Obama White House’s Veracity On 2011 Bin Laden Raid

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By andrew.kreig@gmail.com (Andrew Kreig) Investigative reporter Seymour Hersh continued his assault on the Obama administration’s veracity this week with a 10,000-word column in the London Review of Books disputing major White House claims about a 2011 raid in Pakistan that purportedly killed Osama bin Laden. Among other major points, Hersh alleged that the Al Qaeda […]

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42-Month Term For CIA ‘Leaker’ Continues Obama Crackdown

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By andrew.kreig@gmail.com (Andrew Kreig) The 42-month sentence imposed this week on former CIA case officer Jeffrey Sterling for leaking information to a New York Times reporter helps thwart public information about the powerful agency in a precedent extending beyond the CIA. U.S. District Judge Leonie Brinkema of Alexandria, VA imposed the sentence May 11 on […]

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Rare Reunion of Vietnam Protesters Revives Antiwar Message

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By andrew.kreig@gmail.com (Andrew Kreig) Vietnam War protesters convened this weekend in the U.S. capital for what TV talk show pioneer Phil Donahue described as an “unprecedented” gathering of leaders sharing lessons for today’s civic problems. “There has never been a gathering like this,” Donahue, 79 and shown in a file photo, said in welcoming the […]

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JIP Editor To Probe 2016 Candidates, JFK Murder April 23 at University of Hartford

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By andrew.kreig@gmail.com (Andrew Kreig) Ancient scrolls often have mysterious gaps called lacunae that make part of their text seemingly lost forever. Missing material also thwarts consumers of modern newspapers and broadcasts, whose gaps we must overcome to understand the crises harming so many communities and families. One such gap is involves the assassination of President […]

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Siegelman Update On Capitol Hill Streamed Live April 21, Archived For Reformers

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By andrew.kreig@gmail.com (Andrew Kreig) The Justice Integrity Project delivered an update on Capitol Hill streamed live April 21 regarding the notorious and continuing imprisonment of former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman for fundraising in 1999. People Demanding Action Executive Director Andrea Miller introduced this editor to speak about the case to her group during its monthly […]

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DC Experts Hail Historic Nigerian Elections As Success, But Note Challenges Ahead

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By andrew.kreig@gmail.com (Andrew Kreig) Nigeria’s first-ever transfer of power between parties via a presidential election marks a great success April 1, according experts at two conferences April 9 in Washington, DC. “When power alternates between parties the likelihood of coups goes down and confidence in democracy goes up,” said American University Professor Carl LeVan, speaking […]

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Conflict of Interest In Clinton Foundation Funding? Hillary’s Email, Part III

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By andrew.kreig@gmail.com (Andrew Kreig) Introduction: Hillary Clinton’s secret personal email system continued last week to prompt heavy news coverage but with scant scrutiny of the most sinister implications for the public. This is the third part of a series examining issues that are almost entirely overlooked, except occasionally in the alternative media. The focus of […]

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Bill O’Reilly’s JFK Murder Lies Linked To Current Events: April 1 Press Club Lecture

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By andrew.kreig@gmail.com (Andrew Kreig) The continuing importance of President Kennedy’s assassination is the topic of an April 1 lecture at the National Press Club that will underscore also practical strategies for enlisting media coverage into civic reform efforts. The McClendon News Group has invited this editor to speak on these topics at a dinner in […]

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