Anyone with a cursory knowledge of American history knows the U.S. intelligence services are not above targeting their own citizens with covert action. The CIA employed a journalists to spread disinformation during the Cold War under a program known as Operation Mockingbird.
Then there was the Reagan Administration’s attempts to crush “Vietnam Syndrome”— the reluctance many Americans felt in supporting imperial adventures abroad after the failed Vietnam War—through the use of state propaganda on the American people.
Though the law at that time forbade direct propaganda efforts directed at the American people, President Reagan signed National Security Decision Directive 77, which created a propaganda unit within the National Security Council.
Its policies would be implemented by the Office of Public Diplomacy for Latin America, that rested within and was staffed at the time by none other than Neocon Robert Kagan. Cut to the present day and things haven’t changed much. The Neocons will stop at nothing to engage in war.
Since 2008, Neocons the world over have been trying to implement a second Cold War. It has been one failure after another. Not only do Americans now understand that blaming Russia for practically anything is a hoax, they are seeing that the first “Red Scare” was a hoax too.
Operation Mockingbird, while still unofficially running today, officially ran from 1950s to the 1970s. This means that pretty much everything during those two decades that was reported in the media about the Soviet Union was lies.
Do something to make America great again. Call (202) 224-3121 to tell your Senator/House Rep to implement a sweeping “Church Committee” type public investigation into the corrupt and criminal activities of the #CIA #FBI, #NSA and so-called “intelligence community.”
We cannot forget the campaign orchestrated by @JohnWRendon under the Bush adminstration after 9/11. Once again, Neoconservatives were responsible for waging war on the hearts and minds of Americans.
Here’s the thing about Operation Mockingbird. During the Trump administration it would have been impossible to address it because there was so much chaos. Now, it is clearly visible.
In 2012, Hillary Clinton’s State Department with the approval of the Obama administration let expire the government’s own prohibition against using propaganda against the American people. Passed in 1948, the Smith-Mundt Act, restrained the federal government’s use of propaganda.
When the Obama administration repealed the Smith-Mundt Act, domestic propaganda became legal. The government has been legally lying —BIG LIES— to us. #RussiaHoax
They reinstated the last propaganda apparatus of Operation Mockingbird, adding social media. With 2013’s amendment of key parts of the Smith-Mundt Act, the government freed this propaganda network to covertly broadcast messages to the American people with official legal impunity.
In 2018, we learned that most of the media is tied to our or some other country’s intelligence services and is manufacturing and harvesting hate via legal propaganda made possible by Smith-Mundt Act. This is made possible by the Five Eyes intelligence alliance.
The Smith-Mundt Modernization Act of 2012 was inserted into the 2013 National Defense Authorization Act by the Obama administration. Revoking this act would take away much of the CIA’s presence on in the news media and on Twitter and Facebook.
Media has been colluding with government for decades, but has had to do so with stealth. They're emboldened by the repeal of the Smith-Mundt Act and simultaneous permission to propagandize millions of Americans in the 2012 NDAA – propagandizing accelerated during the Obama Admin.

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6 Apr
After years of observation, I have come to the firm conclusion that a form of Operation Mockingbird has been operating in the media since 2013. Maybe the original CIA program never ended. But, the media has unquestionably been churning out government propaganda for seven years.
I have written about this extensively. A few years ago I came to the initial conclusion that the CIA was in complete control of the American media (and social media). I held off making such pronouncements. Today I place hand on Bible and swear to it. blogs.mediapart.fr/nicholas-molod…
Read up about Operation Mockingbird. It is not a conspiracy theory but a very well documented fact.
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6 Apr
Ron Paul: Why Is Biden Administration Pushing Ukraine To Attack Russia? eurasiareview.com/05042021-ron-p…
“The unhinged U.S. ‘experts’ behind the 2014 coup against the elected Ukrainian president are back in power and they are determined to finish the job —even if it means WWIII! The explicit U.S. backing of Ukraine’s military ambitions in the region are a blank check to Kiev.”
—Said another way, Neoconservative propaganda poses as analysis. Russia is no more of a threat today than it was during the Cold War. A bunch of Nazis “advised” the U.S. government, inflated the Soviet threat out of recognition and profited handsomely from the intellectual grift.
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6 Apr
The Neo-Con Attempt to Rewrite the History of World War II, by Wayne Madsen (2015) voltairenet.org/article187144.…
“Among those pushing for increased sanctions on Russia and ignoring its significant role in winning WWII are the sons and daughters of fascist and Nazi Eastern European emigrés who arrived in the U.S. in the years following the war, mostly via the CIA’s Operation Paperclip.”
Out of this constellation of fascists arose the Ukrainian-American Zionist Lev Dobriansky and his daughter, former George W. Bush State Department official, Paula Dobriansky, along with the one-time supporter of the German Gestapo in Hungary, George Soros.
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6 Apr
From the 1950’s to 1970’s, the CIA covertly funded leading domestic and foreign journalists from numerous media outlets like WaPo, Time, NYT and CBS to publish CIA propaganda. Operation Mockingbird and was first brought to the public’s attention in 1975 by The Church Committee.
Senator Frank Church, after whom the committee was named, spelled out that misinforming the world was costing American taxpayers around $265 million a year. Some of that cost was wages as many of the CIA’s journalists drew a CIA salary over and above their official media salary.
After the initial revelations, Congress admitted in 1976 that the CIA maintained a network of several hundred foreigners “who provide intelligence for the CIA and at times attempt to influence opinion through the use of covert propaganda.” In 1977, Carl Bernstein reported more.
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6 Apr
Ronald Reagan’s acting career was launched by Operation Mockingbird. Then Actors' Guild president, Ronald Reagan, was a screen idol recruited by Mockingbird's Crusade for Freedom to raise funds for the resettlement of Nazis in the U.S.
Today’s Reaganites are essentially Nazis. In 1975, a Senate Select Committee chaired by Senator Frank Church shocked the nation when it reported on its investigations into America’s history of Nazi covert action at home and abroad. But the word “Nazi” was never used.
The committee identified a number of similarities and common patterns in plans to assassinate foreign leaders that took place under the watch of both GOP and DNC admins. The committee argued that the Cold War didn’t change the fact that assassination was unacceptable for America.
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5 Apr
In the mid-1970s, at a historic low point in American Neoconservatism, the CIA began a major campaign to turn corporate fortunes around. They did this in several ways. First, they helped create numerous foundations to finance their domestic operations.
Even before 1973, the CIA had co-opted the most famous ones, like the Ford, Rockefeller and Carnegie Foundations. But after 1973, they created more. One of their most notorious recruits was billionaire Richard Mellon Scaife. In WEII, his father served in the OSS, the first CIA.
By his mid-twenties, both of Scaife's parents had died, and he inherited a fortune under four foundations: the Carthage Foundation, the Sarah Scaife Foundation, the Scaife Family Foundations and the Allegheny Foundation.
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