A Spy Coup in America? by Robert Parry, Consortium News

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A Spy Coup in America?

December 18, 2016 

Exclusive: As the Electoral College assembles, U.S. intelligence agencies are stepping up a campaign to delegitimize Donald Trump as a Russian stooge, raising concerns about a spy coup in America, reports Robert Parry.

By Robert Parry

As Official Washington’s latest “group think” solidifies into certainty – that Russia used hacked Democratic emails to help elect Donald Trump – something entirely different may be afoot: a months-long effort by elements of the U.S. intelligence community to determine who becomes the next president.

I was told by a well-placed intelligence source some months ago that senior leaders of the Obama administration’s intelligence agencies – from the CIA to the FBI – were deeply concerned about either Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump ascending to the presidency. And, it’s true that intelligence officials often come to see themselves as the stewards of America’s fundamental interests, sometimes needing to protect the country from dangerous passions of the public or from inept or corrupt political leaders.

It was, after all, a senior FBI official, Mark Felt, who – as “Deep Throat” – guided The Washington Post’s Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein in their Watergate investigation into the criminality of President Richard Nixon. And, I was told by former U.S. intelligence officers that they wanted to block President Jimmy Carter’s reelection in 1980 because they viewed him as ineffectual and thus not protecting American global interests.

It’s also true that intelligence community sources frequently plant stories in major mainstream publications that serve propaganda or political goals, including stories that can be misleading or entirely false.

What’s Going On?

So, what to make of what we have seen over the past several months when there have been a series of leaks and investigations that have damaged both Clinton and Trump — with some major disclosures coming, overtly and covertly, from the U.S. intelligence community led by CIA Director John Brennan and FBI Director James Comey?

Some sources of damaging disclosures remain mysterious. Clinton’s campaign was hobbled by leaked emails from the Democratic National Committee – showing it undercutting Clinton’s chief rival, Sen. Bernie Sanders – and from her campaign chairman John Podesta – exposing the content of her speeches to Wall Street banks that she had tried to hide from the voters and revealing the Clinton Foundation’s questionable contacts with foreign governments.

Clinton – already burdened with a reputation for secrecy and dishonesty – suffered from the drip, drip, drip of releases from WikiLeaks of the DNC and Podesta emails although it remains unclear who gave the emails to WikiLeaks. Still, the combination of the two email batches added to public suspicions about Clinton and reminded people why they didn’t trust her.

But the most crippling blow to Clinton came from FBI Director Comey in the last week of the campaign when he reopened and then re-closed the investigation into whether she broke the law with her sloppy handling of classified material in her State Department emails funneled through a home server.

Following Comey’s last-minute revival of the Clinton email controversy, her poll numbers fell far enough to enable Trump to grab three normally Democratic states – Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin – enough to give him a victory in the Electoral College.

Taking Down Trump

However, over the past few weeks, the U.S. intelligence community, led by CIA Director Brennan and seconded by FBI Director Comey, has tried to delegitimize Trump by using leaks to the mainstream U.S. news media to pin the release of the DNC and Podesta emails on Russia and claiming that Russian President Vladimir Putin was personally trying to put Trump into the White House.

This remarkable series of assessments from the CIA – now endorsed by the leadership of the FBI – come on the eve of the Electoral College members assembling to cast their formal votes to determine who becomes the new U.S. president. Although the Electoral College process is usually simply a formality, the Russian-hacking claims made by the U.S. intelligence community have raised the possibility that enough electors might withhold their votes from Trump to deny him the presidency.

If on Monday enough Trump electors decide to cast their votes for someone else – possibly another Republican – the presidential selection could go to the House of Representatives where, conceivably, the Republican-controlled chamber could choose someone other than Trump.

In other words, there is an arguable scenario in which the U.S. intelligence community first undercut Clinton and, secondly, Trump, seeking — however unlikely — to get someone installed in the White House considered more suitable to the CIA’s and the FBI’s views of what’s good for the country.

Who Did the Leaking?

At the center of this controversy is the question of who leaked or hacked the DNC and Podesta emails. The CIA has planted the story in The Washington Post, The New York Times and other mainstream outlets that it was Russia that hacked both the DNC and Podesta emails and slipped the material to WikiLeaks with the goal of assisting the Trump campaign. The suggestion is that Trump is Putin’s “puppet,” just as Hillary Clinton alleged during the third presidential debate.

But WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has publicly denied that Russia was the source of the leaks and one of his associates, former British Ambassador to Uzbekistan Craig Murray, has suggested that the DNC leak came from a “disgruntled” Democrat upset with the DNC’s sandbagging of the Sanders campaign and that the Podesta leak came from the U.S. intelligence community.

Although Assange recently has sought to muzzle Murray’s public comments – out of apparent concern for protecting the identity of sources – Murray offered possibly his most expansive account of the sourcing during a podcast interview with Scott Horton on Dec. 13.

Murray, who became a whistleblower himself when he protested Britain’s tolerance of human rights abuses in Uzbekistan, explained that he consults with Assange and cooperates with WikiLeaks “without being a formal member of the structure.”

But he appears to have undertaken a mission for WikiLeaks to contact one of the sources (or a representative) during a Sept. 25 visit to Washington where he says he met with a person in a wooded area of American University. At the time, Murray was at American University participating in an awards ceremony for former CIA officer John Kiriakou who was being honored by a group of former Western intelligence officials, the Sam Adams Associates, named for the late Vietnam War-era CIA analyst and whistleblower Sam Adams.

Former CIA analyst Ray McGovern, a founder of the Sam Adams group, told me that Murray was “m-c-ing” the event but then slipped away, skipping a reception that followed the award ceremony.

Reading Between LInes

Though Murray has declined to say exactly what the meeting in the woods was about, he may have been passing along messages about ways to protect the source from possible retaliation, maybe even an extraction plan if the source was in some legal or physical danger.

Murray has disputed a report in London’s Daily Mail that he was receiving a batch of the leaked Democratic emails. “The material, I think, was already safely with WikiLeaks before I got there in September,” Murray said in the interview with Scott Horton. “I had a small role to play.”

Murray also suggested that the DNC leak and the Podesta leak came from two different sources, neither of them the Russian government.

“The Podesta emails and the DNC emails are, of course, two separate things and we shouldn’t conclude that they both have the same source,” Murray said. “In both cases we’re talking of a leak, not a hack, in that the person who was responsible for getting that information out had legal access to that information.”

Reading between the lines of the interview, one could interpret Murray’s comments as suggesting that the DNC leak came from a Democratic source and that the Podesta leak came from someone inside the U.S. intelligence community, which may have been monitoring John Podesta’s emails because the Podesta Group, which he founded with his brother Tony, served as a registered “foreign agent” for Saudi Arabia.

“John Podesta was a paid lobbyist for the Saudi government,” Murray noted. “If the American security services were not watching the communications of the Saudi government’s paid lobbyist in Washington, then the American security services would not be doing their job. … His communications are going to be of interest to a great number of other security services as well.”

Leak by Americans

Scott Horton then asked, “Is it fair to say that you’re saying that the Podesta leak came from inside the intelligence services, NSA [the electronic spying National Security Agency] or another agency?”

“I think what I said was certainly compatible with that kind of interpretation, yeah,” Murray responded. “In both cases they are leaks by Americans.”

In reference to the leak of the DNC emails, Murray noted that “Julian Assange took very close interest in the death of Seth Rich, the Democratic staff member” who had worked for the DNC on voter databases and was shot and killed on July 10 near his Washington, D.C., home.

Murray continued, “WikiLeaks offered a $20,000 reward for information leading to the capture of his killers. So, obviously there are suspicions there about what’s happening and things are somewhat murky. I’m not saying – don’t get me wrong – I’m not saying that he was the source of the [DNC] leaks. What I’m saying is that it’s probably not an unfair indication to draw that WikiLeaks believes that he may have been killed by someone who thought he was the source of the leaks … whether correctly or incorrectly.”

Though acknowledging that such killings can become grist for conspiracy buffs, Murray added: “But people do die over this sort of stuff. There were billions of dollars – literally billions of dollars – behind Hillary Clinton’s election campaign and those people have lost their money.

“You have also to remember that there’s a big financial interest – particularly in the armaments industry – in a bad American relationship with Russia and the worse the relationship with Russia is the larger contracts the armaments industry can expect especially in the most high-tech high-profit side of fighter jets and missiles and that kind of thing.

“And Trump has actually already indicated he’s looking to make savings on the defense budget particularly in things like fighter [jet] projects. So, there are people standing to lose billions of dollars and anybody who thinks in that situation bad things don’t happen to people is very naïve.”

An Intelligence Coup?

There’s another possibility in play here: that the U.S. intelligence community is felling a number of birds with one stone. If indeed U.S. intelligence bigwigs deemed both Clinton and Trump unfit to serve as President – albeit for different reasons – they could have become involved in leaking at least the Podesta emails to weaken Clinton’s campaign, setting the candidate up for the more severe blow from FBI Director Comey in the last week of the campaign.

Then, by blaming the leaks on Russian President Putin, the U.S. intelligence leadership could set the stage for Trump’s defeat in the Electoral College, opening the door to the elevation of a more traditional Republican. However, even if that unlikely event – defeating Trump in the Electoral College – proves impossible, Trump would at least be weakened as he enters the White House and thus might not be able to move very aggressively toward a détente with Russia.

Further, the Russia-bashing that is all the rage in the mainstream U.S. media will surely encourage the Congress to escalate the New Cold War, regardless of Trump’s desires, and thus ensure plenty more money for both the intelligence agencies and the military contractors.

Official Washington’s “group think” holding Russia responsible for the Clinton leaks does draw some logical support from the near certainty that Russian intelligence has sought to penetrate information sources around both Clinton and Trump. But the gap between the likely Russian hacking efforts and the question of who gave the email information to WikiLeaks is where mainstream assumptions may fall down.

As ex-Ambassador Murray has said, U.S. intelligence was almost surely keeping tabs on Podesta’s communications because of his ties to Saudi Arabia and other foreign governments. So, the U.S. intelligence community represents another suspect in the case of who leaked those emails to WikiLeaks. It would be a smart play, reminiscent of the convoluted spy tales of John LeCarré, if U.S. intelligence officials sought to cover their own tracks by shifting suspicions onto the Russians.

But just the suspicion of the CIA joining the FBI and possibly other U.S. intelligence agencies to intervene in the American people’s choice of a president would cause President Harry Truman, who launched the CIA with prohibitions against it engaging in domestic activities, and Sen. Frank Church, who investigated the CIA’s abuses, to spin in their graves.

Investigative reporter Robert Parry broke many of the Iran-Contra stories for The Associated Press and Newsweek in the 1980s. You can buy his latest book, America’s Stolen Narrative, either in print here or as an e-book (from Amazon andbarnesandnoble.com).

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Clinton Foundation Is The ‘Largest Unprosecuted Charity Fraud Ever’ [VIDEO]–Interview of Charles Ortel

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Wall Street investment analyst Charles Ortel called the Clinton Foundation “the largest unprosecuted charity fraud ever attempted” before all the newly-exposed emails from campaign chairman John Podesta’s account were released from WikiLeaks.

The leaks have fortified his findings. The Wall Street investment analyst, who retired at 46 and prides himself on researching complex problems like General Electric and the credit crisis, has been fly-specking the Clinton Foundation since the spring of 2015.

Ortel explains why he believes the Clinton Foundation is a “crooked charity cooking the books” with over $2 billion dollars in revenue, in this exclusive video interview for The Daily Caller News Foundation.

The Clintons, according to Ortel, have figured out how to turn their public service into a business. This charity is “a perfect gathering place and a front” to act as if you are helping others, when in fact they bring powerful people together,concocting deals and making people rich, including the Clintons, Ortel says. (RELATED: ‘Must Act Immediately’: Clinton Charity Lawyer Told Execs They Were Breaking The Law)

Ortel found from a series of talk radio interviews that progressives are especially exercised about the Clinton Foundation’s abuse of the charity rules.Charity rules are strict as these entities stand in the shoes of the government, he says, to help people.

Ortel’s charges raise the specter that the IRS and other government agencies are picking winners and losers for charities now with two sets of rules. Tea party groups, as well as Democrat Congresswoman Corrine Brown, who is facing over 300 years in prison for her $800,000 slush fund, faced the wrath of government, while the $2 billion Clinton charity that bends rules, goes without scrutiny, he says.

Ortel warns donors they, too, have a legal duty to ensure they are not supporting a rogue charity — as penalties can be stiff for giving to a fraudulent entity. He warns the Gates, Rockefeller, and Bloomberg Foundations and makes note of massive funding from the Swiss-based UNITAID, amongst many others.

A November, 2011 memo from the company Teneo’s Doug Band to the law firm Simpson Thacher, exposed the way Teneo leveraged speaking fees and for profit dollars to former President Bill Clinton around the edges of the Clinton Foundation. This memo, exposed on the day we interviewed Ortel, started a cascade of mainstream media coverage of the way the Clintons were using public office for private gain using the Clinton Foundation.

Ortel believes this Band memo, combined with the now-exposed efforts by Chelsea Clinton to improve the governance of the Foundation, must have caused an immediate reaction in Simpson Thacher, the firm Chelsea sought that specializes in advising its clients how to abide by the legal requirements of national, international and state charity rules.

The financial analyst believes the foundation embodies “Robin Hood in reverse.” The charity stands in the middle of a crisis and steals from the poor to give to the elites, he says.

Asked how he might explain the Clinton Foundation to a Gold Star Mother, Ortel said the Clintons are not “worthy to clean the brass on the White House doorknobs” let alone be the leader of the free world.

For more information, read Charles Ortel’s blog or follow him onTwitter @CharlesOrtel.

Mrs. Thomas does not necessarily support or endorse the products, services or positions promoted in any advertisement contained herein, and does not have control over or receive compensation from any advertiser.

Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2016/11/05/clinton-foundation-is-the-largest-unprosecuted-charity-fraud-ever-video/#ixzz4T2uprGXh

Charles Ortel’s Twitter page:  https://twitter.com/charlesortel?lang=en 

 

How The US Empire Will Collapse According To Science By Travis Gettys

 

Sociologist who predicted the collapse of the Soviet Union and 9/11 attacks warns that American global power will collapse under Donald Trump.

 

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EDUCATE! US EMPIRE
By Travis Gettys, www.rawstory.com

Reproduced from Stop the Machine! Create a New World
December 10th, 2016

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Sociologist who predicted the collapse of the Soviet Union and 9/11 attacks warns that American global power will collapse under Donald Trump.

Johan Galtung, a Norwegian professor at the University of Hawaii and Transcend Peace University, first predicted in 2000 that the “U.S. empire” would wither away within 25 years, but he moved up that forecast by five years with the election of President George W. Bush, reported Motherboard.

Now, nearly 17 years later, Galtung predicts that decline could come even quicker under a Trump administration.

“He blunts contradictions with Russia, possibly with China, and seems to do also with North Korea,” Galtung said. “But he sharpens contradictions inside the USA.”

Galtung’s biographer credits the sociologist and mathematician with correctly predicting the 1978 Iranian revolution; China’s Tiananmen Square uprising in 1989; the collapse of the Soviet empire in 1989; the economic crises of 1987, 2008 and 2011; and the 9/11 attacks.

His predictions are based on a model comparing the rise and fall of 10 historical empires, and decades ago Galtung developed a theory of decline based on “synchronizing and mutually reinforcing contradictions.”

For example, Galtung’s model identified five key structural contradictions in Soviet society that he predicted would lead to its fragmentation unless the U.S.S.R. completely transformed itself.

Galtung predicted the tensions between the repressed Soviet working class and the wealthier “bourgeoisie” with nothing to buy would lead to economic stagnation, and those economic forces combined with the push for more freedom of expression, autonomy and freedom of movement would — eventually did — pull down the Soviet Union.

He predicted in his 2009 book, “The Fall of the American Empire — and then What?” that the U.S. was plagued by 15 internal contradictions that would end its global power by 2020, and Galtung warned that phase of the decline would usher in a period of reactionary fascism.

American fascism would spring from its capacity for global violence, a vision of exceptionalism, a belief in an inevitable and final war between good and evil, the cult of a strong state leading that battle, and a cult of the “strong leader.”

Galtung said all of those elements presented themselves during the Bush era, but he fears fascist tendencies could sharpen under Trump as those cultists lash out in disbelief at the loss of American power.

The sociologist identified unsustainable economic, social, military and political contradictions that would eventually topple the U.S. as a world power.

Overproduction relative to demand, unemployment and the increasing costs of climate change would weaken the U.S. economy, according to his model.

Galtung also predicted that rising tensions between the U.S., NATO and its military allies, coupled with the increasing economic costs of war and the political conflicts between the U.S., United Nations and the European Union, would also diminish American power.

“The collapse has two faces,” Galtung said. “Other countries refuse to be ‘good allies: and the USA has to do the killing themselves, by bombing from high altitudes, drones steered by computer from an office, Special Forces killing all over the place. Both are happening today, except for Northern Europe, which supports these wars, for now. That will probably not continue beyond 2020, so I stand by that deadline.”

Rising tensions between America’s Judeo-Christian majority and Islam and other religious minorities created cultural contradictions, which are further sharpened by social contradictions between the so-called American dream and the reality that fewer Americans can achieve prosperity through hard work.

The decline of the U.S. as a global power would probably rip apart its domestic cohesion, Galtung said, which could potentially reshape American borders.

“As a trans-border structure the collapse I am thinking of is global, not domestic,” Galtung said. “But it may have domestic repercussion, like white supremacists or even minorities like Hawaiians, Inuits, indigenous Americans and black Americans doing the same, maybe arguing for the United States as community, confederation rather than a ‘union.’”

That breakup could potentially bring a revitalization of the American republic, Galtung said — if Trump makes a surprising shift in his persona and policies.

“If he manages to apologize deeply to all the groups he has insulted and turn foreign policy from U.S. interventions — soon 250 after Jefferson in Libya 1801 — and not use wars (killing more than 20 million in 37 countries after 1945): A major revitalization!” Galtung said. “Certainly making ‘America Great Again.’ We’ll see.”

 

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The Obamas Just Bought Another House — And This One Is Really Far From Home

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Though the family has already leased a posh nine-bedroom mansion in the Northwest neighborhood of Washington, D.C. for when they leave the White House, Barack and Michelle Obama are now the proud owners of a fifth home on the West Coast.

According to Page Six, the Obamas bought a house in Rancho Mirage, Calif., a small town located near Palm Springs that is known for its golf resorts and was frequented by Obama during his presidency.

It is also where Gerald Ford retired.

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The Los Angeles-based interior designer Michael S. Smith is reportedly in charge of decorating the Obamas’ new home. (RELATED: The Swanky DC Mansion Where The Obamas Are Living Next)

The family — who is staying in Washington until their youngest daughter Sasha graduates from high school — now have five homes, in Washington, Chicago, New York, Hawaii and California.

Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2016/11/20/the-obamas-just-bought-a-fifth-house-and-this-one-is-really-far-from-home/#ixzz4R510zpoi

Charles Ortel: Pardons Won’t Save Clintons From Clinton Foundation Crimes?

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Published on Nov 22, 2016

Jason Burack of Wall St for Main St welcomed back returning guest, respected former value investor on Wall St and one of the top forensic accountants on Wall St, Charles Ortel http://charlesortel.com/.

Charles was warning people about accounting problems in GE, GM and the large Wall St banks well in advance of the 2008 financial crisis and his warnings proved prescient. Charles has been on a long and time consuming crusade for the truth about the Clinton Foundation and exposing the “largest ever charity fraud” in world history in excess of $100 billion.

During this 50+ minute interview, Jason starts off by asking Charles about the news today how Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway, said that the Trump administration won’t pursue additional investigations about the Clinton private email server/Clinton Foundation. Links to stories:
1) http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-11

2) http://www.cnn.com/2016/11/22/politic

Charles thinks Trump is playing poker, doing a rouse or intentionally doing a head fake. Notice how the Trump camp didn’t say the FBI, DOJ and IRS have stopped current investigations of the Clinton Foundation?

Next, Jason asks if/when Obama and/or Trump pardon Hillary Clinton and Bill Clinton if the pardon will cover all the crimes from the Clinton Foundation? Charles says absolutely not. He says the Clinton Foundation is most likely being investigated by state tax agencies in the US, foreign tax agencies (for setting up unregistered Clinton Foundation subsidiaries) and the Clinton Foundation has so many potential counts of wire fraud, mail fraud and solicitation (more than Corrine Brown received over 300 years in prison for!) that a blanket pardon can’t cover everything.

Jason also asks Charles about any additional information that came out about the Clinton Foundation when Julian Assange and Wikileaks released the 36 batches of Podesta Emails?

It appears that the accounting firm for the Clinton Foundation has acted like Arthur Anderson did in covering up the massive accounting fraud at Enron.

8 Laws HRC could be indicted for breaking:http://dailycaller.com/2015/09/21/eig

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Charles Ortel: Pardons Won’t Save Clintons From Clinton Foundation Crimes?

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Charles Ortel: Clinton Foundation & Crooked Hillary in More Trouble

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Charles wanted to come back in after his last interview 2 months ago and give listeners an update on his Clinton Foundation investigation and also discuss this article about how the FBI may have a mutiny go investigate the Clinton Foundationhttp://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-08…

Jason and Charles discuss how come Corrine Brown is facing over 300 years in prison for setting up a fake charity and stealing $800k with charges of wire fraud, mail fraud and solicitation while Hillary Clinton is protected by the DOJ.

Listen as Charles talks about how the Clinton Foundation may now be investigated by many US states, the IRS and foreign governments.

 

 

“Fake News”: An Orchestrated Attack by the State and Corporate Fascist Controlled Media on Alternate Media

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By Patrice Greanville, Editor, TGP

It had to come, sooner or later, under the present system. For no system deeply grounded in criminality and lies, shielded from citizens retribution and rectification by a huge machinery of disinformation, can take kindly to any form of truth-telling.

The web-borne citizen journalists and opinion makers are now challenging the tight, almost total control the plutocracy has long enjoyed. To set the national agenda, and control the public mind.

Immersed in their hubris, they created the Internet and unleashed a genie they cannot control, but whose power—in the form of “rogue” social media—has begun to demonstrate its ability to confront and destroy “official truth.”

Hence the loud cries now of “Fake News”—news and opinion, that is, that totally contradict and expose the US empire’s book of unchallenged “facts”.  Indicating the global capitalist system is moving toward finding devious ways of rooting out dissent around the world.

Our new section SPOTLIGHT (#7) is dedicated today to this subject. As is a new post carrying the evidence of the establishment’s alarm and reaction, a reaction that should warn us of worse to come. Under EITHER WING OF THE CRIMINAL DUOPOLY.

It’s worth noting that the Democrats, a party of unspeakable treachery (with the Republicans it takes little brains to see through their BS), a formation wounded by the election outcome, are spearheading the attack on a free internet. Which, let’s face it, with the state of absolute disrepair of the corporate media in terms of serving as guides to democratic decision-making, is the only remaining global resource for the dissemination of vital truths.

So read, watch and ponder.  And fasten your seat belts.

I hope I’m not sounding alarmist. But I find this new threat from the establishment something way beyond arguing about who or what is right in terms of the path to follow.  This is about suffocating all free speech across a huge and critical section of the Internet, the one reaching the public in “the West”, the source of the greatest danger to humanity these days.

—Patrice Greanville

SPOTLIGHT #7

ESTABLISHMENT FIGHT AGAINST “FAKE NEWS” A COVERT WAR ON FREE SPEECH

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The Sudden Obsession with “Fake News”

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EDITOR’S NOTE:  The almost surreal whining emanating from mainstream presstitutes about the necessity to control and regulate the Internet to stifle opinion or fact contradicting the official version of reality has elicited lucid and powerful commentary.  Diane Gee, as usual, filed one of the most effective rebuttals of this highhanded attempt at putting out one of the last and most potent depositories of truth,  even if the seekers need patience and a flexible mind to locate it.