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Ok so what 'bad news' is being 'buried' whilst the Wikileaks stories keep coming? Please post if

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posted on Dec, 4 2010 @ 02:42 PM
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Over the last two decades we have seen governments becoming more and more skilled in media manipulation. They all spin headlines and all try and hide the bad news, from Royal Weddings to Wikileaks, governments manipulate situations to announce the bad news so it doesn't register above the scandalous headlines.

Specifically in the UK just last week when the Royal Wedding was announced the following happened:


This morning news broke that David Cameron had chosen to axe two members of his “vanity staff” after he reversed his decision to employ a personal photographer and camerawoman at the taxpayers' expense. In a difficult economic climate, it is perhaps heartening to hear that Cameron has found both members of staff alternative employment - at CCHQ. Both will now be employed (once again) by the Conservative Party. Whilst in ordinary circumstances this abrupt and swift u-turn from the Prime Minister might have been expected to make the front pages of tomorrow’s newspapers, the news that swiftly followed Cameron’s decision meant that tomorrow headlines (and indeed, all of today’s rolling news coverage) will be dominated by the upcoming royal wedding. Early reports suggested that the Prime Minister may have learned about the wedding announcement prior to the announcement about his sacked snapper, but No. 10 later denied that these reports were true. Nearly a decade ago, spin doctor Jo Moore resigned after an email was leaked that appeared to suggest releasing bad news on 9/11, so that it would be overlooked by the media. Since then it has always paid to keep an eye on government announcements on days when press coverage is dominated by a more newsworthy event - such as a royal engagement.

From: Burying bad news? The stories you might have missed...

Previously and most highly publicised we saw the case of Jo Moore

Jo Moore (born 1963) served as a British special adviser and press officer ('spin doctor'). She was embroiled in scandal while working as advisor to Stephen Byers, the Transport, Local Government and Regions Secretary. Moore began working as a press officer for local authorities in London but moved to work for the Labour Party in the early 1980s. She was also active in local politics in Haringey. By the early 1990s she was the Labour Party's chief press officer. She served as Chief Press and Broadcasting Officer during the Labour Party's 1997 general election campaign. In 1998 she left her job to work part-time as an Account Director at a leading lobbying company. However Stephen Byers appointed her (initially part-time) as his Special Adviser from 17 February 1999. At 2:55pm BST (9:55am EDT) on 11 September 2001, after both World Trade Center towers had been hit in the attacks, but before either tower had collapsed, Moore sent an email to the press office of her department which read: It's now a very good day to get out anything we want to bury. Councillors' expenses?[1]


Please keep an eye out and post on this thread things that are being buried beneath the Wikileaks headlines so we can all stay informed.




posted on Dec, 4 2010 @ 02:49 PM
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The judge in the OK Islamic Law Amendment Case issued a temporary injunction, replacing the restraining order.
So she is still subverting the will of the OK voters in the case, and it is now legal to impose Islamic Law in OK courts.

There is no timeline at the present to revisit this issue...

So how "temporary" is the "temporary" injunction?

And this was all done at the beginning of the week, when Wikileaks was breaking.

No one seemed to care much about it.



posted on Dec, 4 2010 @ 02:58 PM
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My only thoughts are

a) price of silver is at an all time high - $29 and change (usd)
b) very strange weather in Europe - beginning of ice age?
c) gold looks like its going to break out...looks like a run on gold and silver in all currencies...so it's not a currency related move...more of a worldwide economic instability move?
d) war with N. Korea heating up?
edit on 4-12-2010 by denaliland because: added a couple more thoughts



posted on Dec, 4 2010 @ 03:01 PM
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US troops finially allowed in Pakistan?

www.dawn.com...



posted on Dec, 4 2010 @ 03:03 PM
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I hadn't seen the story about Ok, thanks for posting. I found a story with multiple comments on the situation at www.dailymailtimes.com...

Interestingly it seems the weight of opinion is that it will actually be completely overturned see this:

MOHAMED ELIBIARY, President & CEO, Freedom and Justice Foundation Reports now show that a dozen states are looking at similar legislation to Oklahoma’s Rep. Duncan. Some will view that as proof that the anti-Sharia movement is mainstream, or why would 70% of voters support it? I will concede that it is mainstream, especially in conservative states; but I would respectfully diagnose it as a crisis among Christian Americans and not a Muslim problem. The number of Muslims in Oklahoma or around the country is not driving this, because in the 230-year plus history of documented Muslim settlement in America not a single Muslim, much less a group, has ever advocated for changing the Constitution. Putting this development in historical context would show us that we had 11 states during the civil rights movement that passed legislation banning the NAACP as subversive. More than a century ago we had the zenith of an anti-Catholicism movement called the ‘know nothings” that similarly passed ordinances targeting non-Protestantism. These movements of the past were all rolled back with time and with the upholding of the 1st Amendment‘s establishment clause that there is no class-ism amongst religions in America. The federal judge was correct to pause this ballot measure, otherwise our system would suffer from the tyranny of the masses. I expect the federal court system to eventually rule it unconstitutional. Judging from the Anti-Defamation League’s recent press release here in Dallas, other religious minorities who’ve practiced their own religious laws under the supervision of our civil court system’s arbitration and mediation framework have rightly begun to speak out condemning the xenophobia behind this measure.


I do not understand how it could be overturned when the motion has received a majority in excess of 70% of the electorate in a legal sanctioned vote???

Yet another indication to me that democracy is non-existent/irrelevant in the USA. (GWB and Florida anyone?)



posted on Dec, 4 2010 @ 03:04 PM
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Originally posted by denaliland
My only thoughts are

a) price of silver is at an all time high - $29 and change (usd)
b) very strange weather in Europe - beginning of ice age?
c) gold looks like its going to break out...looks like a run on gold and silver in all currencies...so it's not a currency related move...more of a worldwide economic instability move?
d) war with N. Korea heating up?
edit on 4-12-2010 by denaliland because: added a couple more thoughts


I've never bought silver or gold before and I'm getting an inheritence (not too big) but I'm thinking about putting a huge chunk into silver. I was thinking bars?



posted on Dec, 4 2010 @ 03:08 PM
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sb510 food safety bill.
net nuetrality

voter fraud

and now liebermans new one.



posted on Dec, 5 2010 @ 04:14 PM
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any news today in the non wiki/buried headline world?

think this is a really important topic and appreciate your posting anything you have.



posted on Dec, 5 2010 @ 04:22 PM
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Rapanui (Easter Island) Under Fire By Chilean Troops
www.abovetopsecret.com...



posted on Dec, 5 2010 @ 04:23 PM
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Also, The anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor is coming up on Tuesday... a day that will live in infamy. Great day for a false flag nuclear attack on NYC, don't cha' think?



posted on Dec, 6 2010 @ 12:38 AM
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Widespread Comcast Outage
www.annarbor.com...


Comcast has suffered an outage, reports Chicago Breaking News, which extends to Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Minnesota. The troubles started at about 8:30 p.m. Eastern time, and are related to the Comcast domain name system (DNS) servers.
This is not the first Comcast outage related to name server issues, reports Engadget, which points to an earlier set of name server outages on the East Coast that affected network users in late November. Similar issues occured in 2005, reported CNET at the time.



posted on Dec, 8 2010 @ 03:49 PM
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This is today:

House Democrats' bill freezes most agency budgets

By ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press Andrew Taylor, Associated Press – 16 mins ago

WASHINGTON – Democrats controlling the House moved ahead Wednesday on legislation that would freeze the budgets of most Cabinet departments and fund the war in Afghanistan for another year.

The bill would cap the agencies' operating budgets at $1.2 trillion, including $159 billion to prosecute the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. That's the level of the recently finished budget year but a $46 billion cut of more than 3 percent from President Barack Obama's request.

FULL STORY

This probably will make the news though, at least around here anyway

edit on 8-12-2010 by onehuman because: (no reason given)



posted on Dec, 8 2010 @ 04:07 PM
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Who is going to be shocked ina world with no morals. Really i am asking all of you here, do you really have any morals left anyone here?

If you live in west with morals, the gov may target you as a terror suspect and you did nothing but just do not want to do anything wrong. But heck my life has proven that is against the law in uk, lol.

So really will anything shock you people, i doubt it.

Over stimulation has it costs, and you guys and everyone show this. I do not care for wikileaks,a s i think its just the usa gov, but what ever they brought out, how can be it any worse than what we already know, for us who look into this stuff?

For me at least 90% love evil, and the rest of us just have to live with that attitude of being laughed at for having some morals.

Really peopel what would shock you? We live in a world of absolute beasts, and my life has proven the police target people for commiting no crimes what so ever. That is how sick the system is.
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posted on Dec, 8 2010 @ 04:14 PM
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sb510 food safety bill.
net nuetrality

voter fraud

and now liebermans new one.


I think you are correct. We have a lame duck Congress with a lot of bills that will change this country into the type of place TPTB wants coming up for vote. Who knows what bills have been drafted and are about to be slid through this Lame Duck session while our attention is elsewhere?

The Federal Reserve Act of Christmas Eve 1913 comes to mind.



posted on Dec, 8 2010 @ 04:23 PM
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The military war-gaming civil unrest and financial collapse maybe



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