The Charge of the Media Brigade – John Pilger

(InfoClearingHouse) – The TV anchorwoman was conducting a split-screen interview with a journalist who had volunteered to be a witness at the execution of a man on death row in Utah for 25 years. “He had a choice,” said the journalist, “lethal injection or firing squad.” “Wow!” said the anchorwoman. Cue a blizzard of commercials for fast food, teeth whitener, stomach stapling, the new Cadillac. This was followed by the war in Afghanistan presented by a correspondent sweating in a flak jacket. “Hey, it’s hot,” he said on the split screen. “Take care,” said the anchorwoman. “Coming up” was a reality show in which the camera watched a man serving solitary confinement in a prison’s “hell hole.” Continue reading

Video: John Avlon – Conspiracy Theorists Are Potential “Suicide Warriors” & Are Mentally Disturbed

(CNN) – This John Avlon is quite a piece of work.  He is a neocon.  Look at his record – http://www.campaignmoney.com/politica…Continue reading

Military convoy to converge on county today

(Sep 29, 2009) – Soldiers from the U.S. Army’s 101st Airborne Division, based at Fort Campbell, Ky., are scheduled to arrive starting this afternoon in an impressive convoy of military vehicles — complete with helicopters flying overhead — that will travel along Kentucky’s Purchase Parkway and cross the state line into Obion County. Continue reading