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Oh, dear! I can't make sense of the news...Here's a hint from Moscow

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Why are we so upset when China comes into Syria to bomb the same people we've been bombing, but they're so much more effective?

Where did Donald Trump come from, and how come he gets so much screen time when nobody wants him to be president (and especially not the Republicans) ?
Why is it so hard to tell sincere but stupid comments from internet trolls?
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In the 3 days after 9/11, why was the sky over the US cleared of all air traffic, and no one permitted to fly except friends and family of Osama bin Laden, the man who George Bush had just told us was responsible for the attack?
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The morning news report tells us that government debt is too high and we'll have to cut back the education budget again, then the evening news tells us that the Fed has just printed a trillion dollars out of thin air, and given it all to cover bad bets made by the world's largest banks. Is there anyone making the connection?
Vladislav Who? Never heard of him.
I give up. It's all too confusing.
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...but wait a minute...whose interest does it serve if I give up? Could it be that it's not an accident that I feel too confused to respond?
Nah...that's a crazy idea...something only the most paranoid conspiracy theorist could dream up.
This is a new video from Adam Curtis, who produced The Power of Nightmare s a decade ago, and has coined the phrase, "Oh dear"ism.

 

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