US presidents always campaign as doves and govern as hawks. Trump did, Obama did, even Bush did. If all these hawkish remarks are what Biden Incorporated is CAMPAIGNING on, watch out.
Trump who vowed to end wars has dropped more bombs than Bush or Obama
2lt.com.au/trump-who-vowe…
President Obama, who hoped to sow peace, instead led the nation in war
latimes.com/projects/la-na…
The George Bush You Forgot

"George Bush advocates a humble foreign policy and warns Americans of the dangers of nation building. Yes, you read that correctly."

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24 Sep
Throw Sand In The Gears Of The Machine

"If enough of us throw enough sand, we can cause the whole thing to break down.
Kill public trust in the mass media by exposing their lies at every opportunity, from whatever platform you can gain access to."
medium.com/@caityjohnston…
Humanity will continue along its self-destructive trajectory until the masses use the power of their numbers to force real change. Humanity will not use the power of its numbers to force real change as long as it’s being successfully propagandized not to do so.
The oligarchic propaganda machine is therefore the primary barrier to our transition from our self-destructive patterns into a healthy collaborative relationship with each other and with our ecosystem.

So throw sand in the gears of the machine.
Read 20 tweets
24 Sep
Throw sand in the gears of the machine. Kill public trust in the mass media by exposing their lies at every opportunity. Amplify solid voices, arguments and evidence that those in power don't want amplified. Push the machine until they're forced to push back, exposing themselves.
Get the machine to overextend itself into the light where it can be seen by everyone. Create movement, and when that movement opens up gaps in the matrix, do everything you can to shove as much truth as possible through those gaps. Improvise. Don't attack the same place twice.
Make a constant study of how they fool people, so you can draw people's attention to how they're being fooled. Make a constant study of how you fool yourself, so you can understand how psychological manipulation really works.
Read 6 tweets
23 Sep
MSM Promotes Yet Another CIA Press Release As News

"WaPo, whose sole owner is a CIA contractor, has published yet another anonymously sourced CIA press release disguised as a news report which just so happens to facilitate longstanding CIA foreign policy"
medium.com/@caityjohnston…
WaPo’s virulent neoconservative war pig @JoshRogin describes what was told to him by unnamed sources about the contents of a “secret” CIA document which alleges that Putin is “probably” overseeing an interference operation in the US presidential election.
True to form, at no point does WaPo follow standard journalistic protocol and disclose its blatant financial conflict of interest with the CIA when promoting an unproven CIA narrative which happens to serve the consent-manufacturing agendas of the CIA.
act.rootsaction.org/p/dia/action3/…
Read 17 tweets
22 Sep
It has been 8 days since the news broke that the Russian bounties story lacks evidence and has been discredited. Democrats continue babbling on as though it's a real thing because their worldview is not based in reality.
Here it is again, for the victims of Russiagate-induced amnesia:
They're still just ticking along, with zero interest in facts or truth.
Read 6 tweets
21 Sep
‘Confirmed’ Has Become A Meaningless Word In Mainstream News Reporting

"The reader assumes they’re confirming the source’s claim is true, but all they’re confirming is that the first reporter didn’t just make up the claim they’re uncritically parroting."
medium.com/@caityjohnston…
Last week @politico published a report that the “Iranian government is weighing an assassination attempt against the American ambassador to South Africa” in retaliation for the assassination of Soleimani earlier this year, citing (you guessed it) anonymous government officials.
The claim was nonsensical on its face; the idea that Iran would see the killing of some random ambassador to an irrelevant country as a proportionate response to the killing of its beloved top military commander would only make sense to someone with a very US-centric worldview.
Read 23 tweets
20 Sep
People often (correctly) cite this clip to show how evil the drivers of the US empire are, but I also use it to show what dumb, incompetent failmeisters they are. They really thought they'd be able to topple all those countries in 5 years. Don't be intimidated by these assholes.
Humanity is more than capable of standing up to these sick fucks. They overestimate themselves and underestimate the rest of us. We shouldn't do the same. A lot of people talk about elite manipulators like they're unstoppable forces when nothing could be further from the truth.
Our species is in its current situation because a few primates without functioning empathy centers got a little more clever than the other primates. There are still vast forces in our universe and within each of us that can slap the empire away like a sand castle under a tsunami.
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