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Posts Tagged ‘propaganda’

May 8th, 2017 - 3:33 am § in Religion

An incredible story


December 31st, 2016 - 11:50 am § in Misc.


(NewsAsia, SHANGHAI): China Central Television (CCTV), Beijing’s largest and most important TV network, said it will launch a new global media platform at the stroke of New Year’s Day to help re-brand China overseas. The new multilingual media cluster will have six TV channels, a video n[...]

December 15th, 2016 - 12:04 am § in Hypocrisy

Russian News Discusses Fake News


December 3rd, 2015 - 12:04 pm § in Misc.

Qatar, home of Al Jazeera, is two faced

Sheikha Mozah, Qatar’s queen mother and head of an international charitable foundation, has two faces. One is the charity that funds education for impoverished girls; the other is the charity that funds religious extremism. Her foundation has built a mosque in Doha.  Last Ramadan the mosque [...]

October 12th, 2015 - 4:14 am § in Politics

Chavez Goes to Heaven on Columbus Day


October 6th, 2015 - 12:59 pm § in Politics, Repugnants

Rightwing liars attack CNN using fake photo of Oregon shooter

Rightwing propagandists are known for being a pack of liars who falsify “proof” of their claims. You can do almost anything to a photo or video with readily available software. Almost immediately after the tragic massacre at Umpqua Community College in Oregon, several rightwing websites [...]

October 2nd, 2015 - 12:10 pm § in Politics, Repugnants

How to lie with a chart

Republicans are masters of propaganda. This chart was shown to the TV cameras in House hearings aimed at defunding Planned Parenthood. Here’s how they made it look like Planned Parenthood performs more abortions than cancer screenings:                 &n[...]

August 6th, 2015 - 4:28 am § in Misc.

Lessons From Hiroshima for Detroit

As Japan Marks The Hiroshima Bombing Anniversary, there are lessons how US cities can survive OUR challenges..        [...]

June 1st, 2015 - 1:27 am § in America, Hypocrisy, Politics, Religion, Religion

As Summer Approaches, Where Amerikins Ought Not Travel

OOOPS come Cuba did not make the list? I would add  Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, and parts of Idaho. But then I am Jewish and have a lot of African American friends. Of course as a Jew I am also not permitted in Singapore or Malaysia. Presumably Tea Party types should also a[...]

April 20th, 2015 - 8:38 am § in Misc.


Gov’t approved a package of bills on decommunisation, commemoration of fighters for Ukraine’s independence and victory over Nazism  The Ukrainian president, Petro Poroshenko, is expected to sign a package of laws on “decommunisation”, recently passed by parliament, which will lay do[...]