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Operation Mockingbird Exposed: Congressional Hearing Proves The CIA Controls Mainstream Media!

Saturday, January 25, 2014

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In 1948, the Office of Policy Coordination, would would become the covert action branch of the CIA. It was under this program that Operation Mockingbird, a domestic propaganda campaign aimed at promoting the views of the CIA within the media, began. All in all, 25 major publications would provide cover for CIA operatives, with 400 more »

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The Big Winner Of the Congressional Budget Deal

Friday, December 13, 2013

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The House overwhelmingly approved the Ryan-Murray plan just two days after it was introduced. But now, the Pentagon has once more gotten a reprieve from the budget ax: Under Murray and Ryan’s congressional budget deal, the Pentagon will get an additional $ 32 billion, or 4.4 percent, in 2014, leaving its base budget at a more »

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In Congressional Briefing, Yemeni Delegation Describe the Terror Drones Bring to Their Communities

Thursday, November 21, 2013

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A Yemeni delegation of family members of drone strike victims and human rights activists brought their story directly to member of Congress. At a congressional briefing, one Yemeni man described how his brother-in-law, an outspoken critic of Al Qaeda, was killed in a U.S. drone attack. The group is calling for an end to drone more »

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Congressional Radical Right-Wingers Relive Confederacy Fantasies

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

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The House-led federal government shutdown is more than maddening, but nobody should be surprised by the Republican confederacy behind it. Nor should anyone underestimate this century’s secessionists. The most apt historical precedent for today’s marauder Republicans is the old Confederacy, where the provocateurs are not merely intent on stopping federal governance, but withdrawing from it more »

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Less Than 10% Of The House Support Obama: Congressional Support Update

Monday, September 9, 2013

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Less than 10% of the House publicly supports President Obama’s plan for a military strik on Syria. As Bloomberg notes in this updated visual description of the hill he faces, at least 202 House members currently oppose military action.     Source: Bloomberg

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Congressional Danse Macabre Has Begun

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

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Ron Paul Institute | The first draft of the White House’s war authorization legislation was leaked today. News 1 Stop

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Obama to seek congressional OK for Syria action – Bradenton Herald

Saturday, August 31, 2013

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The San Luis Obispo Tribune Obama to seek congressional OK for Syria actionBradenton HeraldSyrian President Bashar Assad's regime has a host of options if the United States launches military strikes against it. It could directly retaliate with rockets or unleash allies like Hezbollah against Western targets. Or it could do nothing — and …Lawmakers begin more »

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Reading The 2014 US Congressional Election Tea Leaves – International Business Times

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

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Reading The 2014 US Congressional Election Tea LeavesInternational Business TimesIf the election was held today, the Democratic Party would lose seats in the House and Senate. (l-r) House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nevada, House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, and Senate Minority …and more » News 1 Stop

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Tax receipts on pace to hit record $2.7T this year, congressional report says.

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

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As President Obama launches into the next phase of budget negotiations with Congress, recent estimates may lend credence to Republican claims that the federal coffers are well fed on taxes. WT news feed

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No evidence Congressional committee does ‘utmost’ to follow up drone civilian death claims

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

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Claims by a powerful Senate oversight committee that it is doing its ‘utmost’ to verify claims of civilian casualties from covert US drone strikes have been undermined by the discovery that it has made no contact with any group conducting field studies into civilian deaths in Pakistan. WT news feed

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