14.11.2013 Author: Gordon Duff

More than an Enemy – Exported Insanity

How the Media can manipulate our viewpoint-CNN-BBC-ABC-FOXAn unhappy “threesome” of deceivers, Piers Morgan, Cristiana Amanpour and Wolf Blitzer, all of CNN, stand at the pinnacle of their craft, conduits for false news, conspiracy theory and smear tactics on behalf of a consortium of intelligence agencies and special interests dedicated to disorder and entropy.

The rub, as it were, they announce it with their every breath and no one cares. They are “bigger than reality,” more convincing than truth itself.


To an educated member of western society, familiar with colloquial English and the political and cultural oddities of the US and Britain, this “threesome” is little more than a cheap “stage act” more akin to a magician with a tattered suit and unruly rabbit.

Woefully, such personages, those with discernment and a will to express moral outrage, have nearly died off.

In some ways, their greatest tool is the English language itself, a language this “threesome” butchers with their clumsy rhetoric and failed intellectualism.

A starving man selling a toothless and dying camel would likely stop short of the convoluted logic and pitiful manners that has become a trademark of CNN’s assault on reason.


A statement heard on television with regularity, “I heard it on the internet so it must be true,” is regularly inserted in commercials selling unneeded or unnecessary consumer goods and services.

Oft repeated, it is intended to reinforce unquestioning obedience to the “reality” of television, the blurred lines that manufacture a worldview through continual repetition, controlled news and fictional drama “manufactured” to reinforce the same misconceptions.

A baby duckling, were its first vision out of the shell to be a rat, would imprint itself believing the rat to be its mother, until, of course, the rat ate it.

When I think about it, the above analogy aptly describes the enamorment many Americans have with the “Tea Party,” a group favoring police state rule, lowered taxes for the rich and a plunging standard of living for the vast majority of Americans.


You see, the “advanced” English speaking nations, the US, Britain, Canada and Australia, no longer have any interest in politics, world affairs or philosophy. The descent down the evolutionary scale these once “almost great” people now endure has put such considerations beyond their comprehension.

Two decades of recent history proves this hypothesis beyond question.

What is sad is that the rest of the world is incapable of understanding that “the West” has decline such that blithering insanity is met with silence. Thus, when the “machine of fantasy and disinformation” enters high gear, the world’s media follow, they translate as they are able, they “parrot,” believing what they are hearing must be reasonable because it comes from famous people who are on television in advanced nations with public toilets and 24-hour pizza delivery.


I have spent the past two weeks traveling through Africa, the Middle East and Europe. I try to immerse myself in the perceptions of world events, the “tenor” as it were, of what is seen as news. Some things left me sickened, others angry and disappointed.

The problem isn’t bias, news organizations being for or against something or leaning right or left. This would involve beliefs, values, and I saw nothing resembling such things.

What I saw was a press, led primarily by CNN, clearly involved in an orchestrated psychological warfare operation, carefully coordinating rumor mongering, smear tactics and obfuscation with an army of controlled conspiracy theorist bloggers.

Aiding them, a third front as it were, is a sea of pundits, long discredited retired military, people claiming to be former intelligence officials and “unnamed official sources” that I know to be the invention of “influence peddling” think tanks in Washington.


cnn-newsroomFor years, it had been Fox News and the Newscorp/Murdoch empire tasked with supporting political causes typically considered either Fascist or right wing extremist. Their movement into the US was facilitated by Congressman Newt Gingrich, a vacuous and ambitious individual basked in the pretense of moral authority, “family values” and a 4th rate academic career.

Gingrich would deliver an American TV network to a foreign owner, accept jobs for family members, book deal payoffs and “soft money” donations and, in return, the Murdoch organization would drag America into a gutter of conspiracy theory, class warfare, open racism and xenophobia, like they had done in Australia and Britain before.

Times changed. Candidates like Bob Dole, Mitt Romney, Sarah Palin and Michelle Bachman, among others, were beyond redemption.

It’s not that hate and fear isn’t a powerful uniting factor. It’s that you can only burn the Reichstag just so many times before it becomes passé. Most Americans had lived through too many assassinations and plane crashes, too many terror attacks, too many “bin Laden threats” to fail to notice the pattern.


The first stage was anger and humiliation, followed by fear and hatred. This was the War on Terror, carefully planned to coincide with one extremely convenient terror attack that unleashed a long, pre-planned response.

This bought power, suspension of rights, acceptance of censorship an adherence to officially certified wild conspiracies.

Once it all fell apart, and it all has, the myth of 9/11, of Al Qaeda, the weapons that never were, the mysterious drug empire in Afghanistan, the cascade of economic collapses, the message changed.

The government that was protecting Americans from terrorism is now an enemy, tapping phones, building networks of concentration camps, militarizing police for gun seizures, readying armored vehicles for the onset of martial law.

The new message is “hopelessness” and it is continually reinforced. The media once loyal to a flaw, supporting “shock and awe” based on fabrication and rumor now sees universal health care as the real threat, followed by vaccinations and gay marriage.

As government is no longer reliably controlled, government is now the enemy and “patriotism,” always dragged out in times of national insanity like a flaming torch at a fuel spill is now represented as armed uprising against a popularly elected government.


Communications classes study CNN as an example of though control and propaganda. The methodologies once attributed to Nazi Germany actually show a level of sophistication compared to what is seen today.

CNN regularly drags out members of the Bush administration including characters such as former Vice President Cheney, perhaps one of the most hated individuals on earth, using his venomous and consumptive statements as though they were pronouncements of government policy.

Then CNN dips into its well of “unnamed government sources” that are always willing to provide statements that directly contradict well established policies, blending anonymity with conspiracy theory.

They do this in almost every article.

They have been consistent, their sources have never been correct, never been corroborated and remain perfectly anonymous.

They have also been proven to not exist.


Upon close examination, CNN’s agenda never demonstrates a discernible direction other than warfare and chaos, carefully orchestrated to profit special interest market sectors in oil and gas, defense along with banking and insurance.

Their existence, in itself, is proof that a worldwide conspiracy threatening every man, woman and child on the planet exists though hardly Islamists, al Qaeda or the nuclear armed Israeli’s and North Koreans they conveniently ignore.

CNN, when put under a microscope, is simply a “mouthpiece” for organized crime, a “super-Mafia” that has long proven itself able to appoint and dismiss world leaders at the snap of a rifle bolt.

Gordon Duff, Marine combat veteran of the Vietnam War that has worked on veterans and POW issues for decades and consulted with governments challenged by security issues. He’s a senior editor and chairman of the board of Veterans Today. Especially for the online magazine “New Eastern Outlook”.

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