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Along with Julian Assange, the 4th Estate is now Utterly Gone. How Media and Propaganda Control What We Think.

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Along with Julian Assange, the 4th Estate is now Utterly Gone. How Media and Propaganda Control What We Think.

Through the words of others who know well what they say, it is easy to learn and understand how "they" control our minds using propaganda and the media. "They" have been doing it for a very long time ... they know well what they do.

Julian Assange tried his best by releasing paramount evidence to enlighten the people with truth. Thank you Julian, you did reveal vital truth; but reading the quotes below makes it now seem that any efforts to reveal the truth to enlighten the people were in vain ... The truth stood no chance to enlighten the land of the dumbed down.

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"There is no such thing, at this date of the world's history, in America, as an independent press. You know it and I know it. There is not one of you who dares to write your honest opinions, and if you did, you know beforehand that it would never appear in print. I am paid weekly for keeping my honest opinion out of the paper I am connected with. Others of you are paid similar weekly salaries for similar things, and any of you who would be so foolish as to write honest opinions would be out on the streets looking for another job. If I allowed my honest opinions to appear in one issue of my paper, before twenty-four hours my occupation would be gone. The business of the journalist is to destroy the truth; to lie outright; to pervert; to vilify; to fawn at the feet of mammon, and to sell his country and his race for his daily bread. You know it and I know it, and what folly is this toasting an independent press? We are the tools and vassals of rich men behind the scenes. We are the jumping jacks, they pull the strings and we dance. Our talents, our possibilities, and our lives are all the property of other men. We are intellectual prostitutes." John Swinton, a toast before the New York Press Club in 1953. Called by his peers "The Dean of his Profession", was the former Chief of Staff for the New York Times.

"We are grateful to the Washington Post, the New York Times, Time magazine and other great publications whose directors have attended our meetings and respected the promises of discretion for almost forty years. It would have been impossible for us to develop our plan for the WORLD if we had been subject to the bright lights of publicity during those years. But, the world is now more sophisticated and prepared to march towards a world-government. The supranational sovereignty of an intellectual elite and world bankers is surely preferable to the National auto determination practiced in past centuries"--David Rockefeller in an address to a Trilateral Commission meeting in June of 1991

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"We in the press like to say we're honest brokers of information and it's just not true. The press does have an agenda." Bernard Goldberg, as quoted by Harry Stein in the June 13-19, 1992 TV Guide.

"In March, 1915, the J.P. Morgan interests, the steel, shipbuilding, and powder interest, and their subsidiary organizations, got together 12 men high up in the newspaper world and employed them to select the most influential newspapers in the United States and sufficient number of them to control generally the policy of the daily press....They found it was only necessary to purchase the control of 25 of the greatest papers. "An agreement was reached; the policy of the papers was bought, to be paid for by the month; an editor was furnished for each paper to properly supervise and edit information regarding the questions of preparedness, militarism, financial policies, and other things of national and international nature considered vital to the interests of the purchasers." - U.S. Congressman Oscar Callaway, THE CONGRESSIONAL RECORD FEBRUARY 9, 1917 - PAGE 2947 & PAGE 2948.

"Instead of three competing television networks called NBC, CBS, and ABC, what we really have is the Rockefeller Broadcasting Company, the Rockefeller Broadcasting System, and the Rockefeller Broadcasting Consortium." -Gary Allen, "The Rockefeller File," 1976

"We know in the not too distant future, a half dozen corporations are going to control the media. We took this step (merger) to ensure we were one of them"--Time Warner spokesperson.

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Nice collection, David! Helps to illustrate how distracted the masses really have been over the years. Elites, in particular, have been comfortably letting this stuff out quite regularly, yet people just don't notice. I'm sure they do it as some self-gratifying exercise to reinforce their own sense of "superiority".

I do remember when Rockefeller thanked the MSM for their "cooperation" in helping to keep the Bilderbergers out of the spotlight. I brought it up with people I knew at the time, only to get "that look" - you know, the look you get when people are doubting your sanity. They just couldn't see the significance, or even parse the statements. More likely, they just weren't interested.

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I understand "that look" you got. Most people could read two, four, six of these quotes and still shrug their shoulders. So(?) they will say, people say lots of things.

My purpose in gathering so many quotes -- I did it ten years ago and have a lot more on "money" and "terror" -- is to try to break through to close-minded people. One not so small obstacle to "getting through" is to get them to take the time and read at least most of the quotes. That is not easy; many will start phasing out as soon as they see there is more than one page to read!!

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I get it. In a Twitter-centric world, anything longer than a few sentences gets the "TL;DR" treatment. (TL;DR = Too Long; Didn't Read) It's either gets read or it just doesn't.

With this stuff, though, I think more is better - the more corners of the globe, the more people from different walks of life, the more people from the past, present and future - it all adds up to a glaring message being missed by many for a long time.

Personally, I think what you've done here is great.

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I think what you've done here is great, too, David Watts. You're excellent at research and compilation. Powerful stuff here.

I wonder if the only people who will really understand the import are people who already know the import. After all, we are the ol' OEN regulars. A piece like this needs to find its way to the non-thinking.

One crazy thought: Lots of quotations are from the SS-era buggers. And post-war the US invited in a boatload of them-- Operation Paperclip. Maybe it's not just the Roman Empire that still lives; but also the clever ugly madmen with their oh-so-special techniques and technologies. The USA sure wanted to learn and OWN all that stuff. Some quotes from GWB sound straight from their playbook.

Humanity has never been much good, has it? At least a big segment of it. That warmed-over, spoiled cream on the top, which is really the very bottom, the dregs.

These quotes p*ss me off!!

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Don't be too surprised at what any of the Bush clan says. Not with their lineage...

Bush descends from many famous people, including: Strongbow, Aoife, Dermot Mac Murrough, Brian Boru, Charlemagne, Edward I, King John; Malcolm III, King of Scotland; Hugh Capet, King of France; William the Conqueror, Edmund II Ironside, Alfred the Great, Lady Godiva, and Cerdic, first King of the Saxons.

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Several of the quotes were from the Nazi's Goebbels and Hitler. But you can be sure the tools of propaganda are pretty much the same everywhere.

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