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Ignorant Little Mockingbirds Never Leave the Nest

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posted on Jan, 21 2017 @ 06:45 PM
This is a conspiracy oriented website.

Why does anyone here take the MSM seriously? Why does anyone quote the MSM like it’s some infallible source? Why do we expose ourselves to the MSM and their narratives, only to project them onto others?

The term “fake news” is only being spread around because of the sheer amount of it coming from the MSM. As we expand our ability to share and receive information, more people are exposing themselves to alternative and individually driven sources of information.

It’s the MSM's job to make it's viewers understand specific events and information congruently with whatever current agenda is being pushed. These outlets would collapse under the weight of their own lies if the narrative was discovered to be intentionally false and misleading.

Combine this deception and new found awareness with how the average American feels about their government and country and you'll begin to see the unraveling of society in all it's forms, as trust is wrestled back from those we have put our faith in. As for retaliation,

The MSM have initiated a true information war.

Wisner was told to create an organization that concentrated on "propaganda, economic warfare; preventive direct action, including sabotage, anti-sabotage, demolition and evacuation measures; subversion against hostile states, including assistance to underground resistance groups, and support of indigenous anti-Communist elements in threatened countries of the free world."

What some people still don't take into account...
(on a conspiracy website nonetheless)

In 1948, Operation Mockingbird was established. The operation was designed to influence both foreign and domestic media, allowing the CIA to overthrow governments and political adversaries.

In 1948, Frank Wisner was appointed director of the Office of Special Projects (OSP). Soon afterwards OSP was renamed the Office of Policy Coordination (OPC). This became the espionage and counter-intelligence branch of the Central Intelligence Agency.

The OPC was funded by using money set aside for the Marshall Plan. Some of that money was used to bribe journalists and publishers. Wilsner was constantly looking for ways to dupe and convince the public that communism was dangerous, essentially creating the Cold War.

Care to guess how this was achieved?

Wait for it…

Wilsner recruited Philip Graham from the Washington Post to run the project. By the early 50’s Wilsner “owned” members of The New York Times, Newsweek, CBS and other communication outlets.

In 1951, Allen W. Dulles persuaded Cord Meyer to join the CIA. However, there is evidence that he was recruited several years earlier and had been spying on the liberal organizations he had been a member of in the later 1940s. According to Deborah Davis, Meyer became Mockingbird's "principal operative."

This is why the MSM should be question at all times. Those crying over fake news are the same entities creating it. Many of these media outlets have evolved into the same that exist today, still towing the line and helping to spread disinformation.

After 1953, the network was overseen by Allen W. Dulles, director of the Central Intelligence Agency. By this time Operation Mockingbird had a major influence over 25 newspapers and wire agencies. These organizations were run by people with well-known right-wing views such as William Paley (CBS), Henry Luce (Time and Life Magazine), Arthur Hays Sulzberger (New York Times), Alfred Friendly (managing editor of the Washington Post), Jerry O'Leary (Washington Star), Hal Hendrix (Miami News), Barry Bingham, Sr., (Louisville Courier-Journal), James Copley (Copley News Services) and Joseph Harrison (Christian Science Monitor).

Actually, the CIA has thousands of foreign operatives disguised as journalists that fabricate fake documents and publish false reports. Domestic operatives then use these bogus reports to cite “facts” from, also disguised as journalists.

"The CIA currently maintains a network of several hundred foreign individuals around the world who provide intelligence for the CIA and at times attempt to influence opinion through the use of covert propaganda.

It all looks legit from beginning to end, but the source (what we're often told to accept), can easily be in on the deception. It's a complete alteration of reality that can successfully lead to both complacency and civil unrest among civilians.

These individuals provide the CIA with direct access to a large number of newspapers and periodicals, scores of press services and news agencies, radio and television stations, commercial book publishers, and other foreign media outlets."

In 1977, Rolling Stone alleged that one of the most important journalists under the control of Operation Mockingbird was Joseph Alsop, whose articles appeared in over 300 different newspapers. Other journalists alleged by Rolling Stone Magazine to have been willing to promote the views of the CIA included Stewart Alsop (New York Herald Tribune), Ben Bradlee (Newsweek), James Reston (New York Times), Charles Douglas Jackson (Time Magazine), Walter Pincus (Washington Post), William C. Baggs (The Miami News), Herb Gold (The Miami News) and Charles Bartlett (Chattanooga Times). According to Nina Burleigh (A Very Private Woman), these journalists sometimes wrote articles that were commissioned by Frank Wisner. The CIA also provided them with classified information to help them with their work.

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posted on Jan, 21 2017 @ 06:45 PM

According to Alex Constantine (Mockingbird: The Subversion Of The Free Press By The CIA), in the 1950s, "some 3,000 salaried and contract CIA employees were eventually engaged in propaganda efforts". Wisner was also able to restrict newspapers from reporting about certain events. For example, the CIA plots to overthrow the governments of Iran and Guatemala.

Some history...

The Marshall Plan

The Marshall Plan (officially the European Recovery Program, ERP) was an American initiative to aid Western Europe, in which the United States gave over $12 billion (approximately $120 billion in current dollar value as of June 2016) in economic support to help rebuild Western European economies after the end of World War II.

The plan was in operation for four years beginning April 8, 1948. The goals of the United States were to rebuild war-devastated regions, remove trade barriers, modernize industry, make Europe prosperous again, and prevent the spread of communism.

So, not only were we spending big money to help rebuild war torn countries and their economies, American citizens were also funding the manipulation of opinion, both foreign and domestic. How else would we have "allowed" such atrocities to occur?

Operation Ajax was the first time the CIA had orchestrated a plot to overthrow a democratically elected government. If they can do it there, I’m sure similar tactics have been used domestically.

Operation Ajax (1953) (officially TP-AJAX) was an covert operation by the United States CIA in collaborating with the Pahlavi dynasty, to overthrow the elected government of Iran and Prime Minister Mohammed Mossadegh and consolidate the power of Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi.

In planning the operation, the CIA organized a guerrilla force in case the communist Tudeh Party seized power as a result of the chaos created by Operation Ajax. According to formerly "Top Secret" documents released by the National Security Archive, Undersecretary of State Walter Bedell Smith reported that the CIA had reached an agreement with Qashqai tribal leaders in southern Iran to establish a clandestine safe haven from which U.S.-funded guerrillas and intelligence agents could operate.

The results?

As a condition of restoring the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company (now British Petroleum), the U.S. was able to dictate that the AIOC's oil monopoly should lapse. Five major U.S. oil companies, plus Royal Dutch Shell and French Compagnie Française des Pétroles were given licences to operate in the country alongside AIOC.

Being that these operations were relatively low in cost, it encouraged the CIA to continue such practices. The next successful operation took place only a year later in Guatemala.

Arbenz was elected President of Guatemala in 1950 to continue a process of socio- economic reforms that the CIA disdainfully refers to in its memoranda as "an intensely nationalistic program of progress colored by the touchy, anti-foreign inferiority complex of the 'Banana Republic.'"

The first CIA effort to overthrow the Guatemalan president--a CIA collaboration with Nicaraguan dictator Anastacio Somoza to support a disgruntled general named Carlos Castillo Armas and codenamed Operation PBFORTUNE--was authorized by President Truman in 1952.

Shortly after, CIA Headquarters began generating memos that called for “Guatemalan Communist Personel to be disposed of during Military Operations.”

The "A" list of those to be assassinated contained 58 names--all of which the CIA has excised from the declassified documents.

They outlined categories of people to be neutralized “through Executive Action.” This meant either by murder or through imprisonment and exile. Death of an ideal.


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PBSUCCESS, authorized by President Eisenhower in August 1953, carried a $2.7 million budget for "pychological warfare and political action" and "subversion," among the other components of a small paramilitary war. But, according to the CIA's own internal study of the agency's so-called "K program," up until the day Arbenz resigned on June 27, 1954, "the option of assassination was still being considered."

The last paragraph literally points out that as a result of the CIA’s operations, more than 100,000 civilians had to be murdered in order for the plan to be a "success." In Manson-like fashion, the blood was orchestrated to appear on the hands of someone else.

While the power of the CIA's psychological-war, codenamed "Operation Sherwood," against Arbenz rendered that option unnecessary, the last stage of PBSUCCESS called for "roll-up of Communists and collaborators." Although Arbenz and his top aides were able to flee the country, after the CIA installed Castillo Armas in power, hundreds of Guatemalans were rounded up and killed. Between 1954 and 1990, human rights groups estimate, the repressive operatives of sucessive military regimes murdered more than 100,000 civilians.

This leads us back to today...

Until recently, they've been careful not to give away the fact that the CIA, FBI, Homeland Security and other government agencies all meddle in and manipulate the county's domestic affairs in various ways that the masses do not understand.

Or worse, they do understand, but feel powerless and defeated. They know they’re uninformed or don’t do enough to vet their sources, but are scared to admit that they are confused by the overwhelming amount of conflicting information.

Put on your Teflon suit and let the MSM’s drivel slide off your intellect and collect at your feet. Use the pile of trash talk as pure speculation that gets collaborated with information gained from other alternative sources. Learn to think for yourself.

Stop the infighting and find common ground.

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posted on Jan, 21 2017 @ 06:55 PM
Bravo and very well done. Thank you.

posted on Jan, 21 2017 @ 06:59 PM
a reply to: eisegesis

The sad thing is everyone should know this has been going on for sometime.

Many sources are "anonymous government" officials. Meaning if it is proven to be false or disinformation then no one is held accountable.

posted on Jan, 21 2017 @ 07:01 PM
This is one of the best posts i have seen on here in quite a while, I don't doubt any of it.

I'll keep an eye out for your posts in the future

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posted on Jan, 21 2017 @ 07:07 PM
a reply to: eisegesis

Wonderful breakdown.

This is what ATS is all about. Thank you for your efforts.

posted on Jan, 21 2017 @ 07:32 PM
Very nice post.
Thanks for taking the time to put it together.

posted on Jan, 21 2017 @ 07:39 PM
a reply to: eisegesis
Excellent OP. I as are others here, was aware of some of the info but this is much farther back than I was aware.

Thank you for putting this together. Think it will be eye opening to those who are unaware and not afraid to listen.

posted on Jan, 22 2017 @ 04:13 AM
a reply to: eisegesis

I just want to add, the Journalist in the RT video is Udo Ulfkotte (German) and take everything from him with a BIG spoon of salt. Although, he got many things right in the past with his predictions (copied from some CIA yearly report, so no big deal either.)

posted on Jan, 22 2017 @ 04:34 AM
a reply to: eisegesis

Thanks for a great thread, and for any one who missed your other thread..

US Govt Just Legalized Operation Mockingbird - FBI Can Now Impersonate the Media

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