Sunday, May 17, 2009

Ignorance is Strength

1984 Style News

"Could a media system, controlled by a few global corporations with the ability to overwhelm all competing voices, turns lies into truth and truth into lies?"

YES <-ignorance is strength
clipped from
This week
one thing became abundantly clear: Media conservatives want to talk about
torture -- well, not
really; they want to
blame House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for failing to stop the Bush administration's
torture policies. You know, the policies conservatives contend worked great to
keep us safe. Have trouble following their logic? That's sort of the point -- a shell game is designed
to confuse the audience, forcing members of it to
select the wrong shell and lose whatever money they've thrown on the table.
There's little difference between that curbside gambling and what we're seeing
now from conservatives.
some in the
media have ignored evidence
that the Bush administration began using the
tactics in question before briefing congressional Democrats, and that upon
learning of the techniques in 2003, the top Democrat on the Intelligence
Committee expressed concerns to the CIA
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