The New World
Order, the Ministry of Truth
14 June 2006
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Most of us are
happy to have sufficient for our needs but with the elite, enough is
never enough. It isn’t simply resource accumulation but an insatiable,
obsessive demonic lust for power over others. Controlling others
necessitates an absolute infiltration into every area of our lives
including the source of our acquired knowledge and our perceptions about
current events. To facilitate this goal, a suspension of the First
Amendment, specifically our freedom of speech, is absolutely essential.
make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the
free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the
press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition
the Government for a redress of grievances.”
The First Amendment
protects our freedom of speech and of the press. Absent the First
Amendment, protestors could be silenced, the press could be censored,
citizens could not criticize their government nor could they organize
for social change. No rational individual would readily relinquish the
vital freedoms of the First Amendment. But like the proverbial frog who
remains in incrementally heated water, the masses are slowly surrendering
all of their freedoms without so much of a whimper. Some people will even be
relieved and anxious to surrender the freedoms patriots died for.
With hardly a struggle or even majority acknowledgement, the allied
elite have progressively seized ownership and control of the media.
The “free” press
has been seized by mega media owners who are “free” to deliver mounds of
distracting drivel camouflaged as news and information. Objectivity has
been replaced by restraint. Instead of receiving unbiased information we
are indoctrinated by the cultural, moral, economic and globalist
philosophies and falsehoods supported by elite corporate owners.
In March 1915, the J. P. Morgan interests, the
steel, shipbuilding and powder interests, and their subsidiary
organizations, met with twelve men, influential in the newspaper world
and employed them to select the most powerful newspapers in the United
States and determine the number it would take to generally control the
policy of the daily press of the United States.
These twelve men selected
179 newspapers and then began, by an elimination process, to retain only
those necessary for the purpose of controlling the general policy of the
daily press throughout the country. They found it was only necessary to
purchase the control of twenty-five of the greatest papers. The
twenty-five papers were
agreed upon and emissaries were sent to purchase the policy, national and
international, of those papers. The policy of
those 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.
This policy also included the suppression of
everything in opposition to the wishes of the interests served.
Bernard Baruch, American financier, stock
market speculator, statesman, and presidential adviser, financially backed
both newspapers and columnists. Arthur Krock, a columnist for the
Louisville Courier-Journal was under Baruch’s influence and attended
the Paris Peace Conference with Baruch and Herbert Hoover in 1919. Baruch
convinced Adolph Ochs, publisher of the New York Times that he
should hire Krock who reorganized the New York Times
bureau in 1932.
In 1926, Baruch invested $50,000 to assist
David Lawrence to found the United States Daily, which became
United States News and after World War II, it was re-name US News and World Report.
Baruch also financed Maxwell Lincoln Schuster and Dick Simon to form Simon
and Schuster. Baruch also made investments in Vogue, Vanity
Fair, Raleigh News
and Observer, Our World Magazine and others.
Simon & Schuster
grew to include seven divisions – the Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing
Group, Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing, Simon & Schuster Audio,
Simon & Schuster Online, Simon & Schuster UK, Simon & Schuster Canada and
Simon & Schuster Australia. Their imprints and brand names include: Simon
& Schuster, Scribner, Pocket Books, Downtown Press, The Free Press, Atria,
Fireside, Touchstone, Washington Square Press, Atheneum, Margaret K.
McElderrry, Aladdin Paperbacks, Little Simon, Simon Spotlight, Simon
Spotlight Entertainment, Star Trek, MTV Books and Wall Street Journal
Simon & Schuster published more than 2,000
titles annually. They have won fifty-four Pulitzer Prizes and have received
numerous National Book Awards and National Book Critics Circle Awards.
They have published both Rush Limbaugh’s and Howard Stern’s books.
Beginning in 1984,
the company acquired more than sixty additional companies, including Prentice Hall and culminated
in 1994 with the acquisition of Macmillan
Publishing Company. In 2002, Simon & Schuster was integrated with the
Paramount motion picture and television studios as part of the Viacom
Effective December 31, 2005, this corporate entity changed its name to CBS
Corporation. The present firm known as Viacom beginning December 31, 2005
is a new spin-off company created during the CBS-Viacom split.
A very comprehensive
current list of media ownership is in the book Censored 2006, Chapter
6. You can download this must-read chapter as a
PDF file. In 1985, there were fifty
media conglomerates in the United States. Now there are ten top major
media entities with connections to government, higher education, major
institutions, banking and corporate America: AOL Time Warner, Walt
Disney, Gannett, Viacom (now
CBS Corporation), New York Times, Washington
Post, Knight-Ridder, The Tribune Company, General Electric and News
Corporation. These media corporations share
board members with a variety of other large
corporations, including banks, investment companies, oil companies, health
care and pharmaceutical companies and technology companies.”
The information contained in that file
established a startling fact: media owners and their editor minions act as
the unelected, unaccountable disseminators of all truth and information.
They are free to distort, misinform, and skew all information to their
financial benefit without repercussions because of their privileged
government industry appointments and swinging-door connections.
Alexander Solzhenitsyn stated: “Such as it is, the
press has become the greatest power within the Western World, more
powerful than the legislature, the executive and judiciary. One would like
to ask: by whom has it been elected, and to whom is it responsible?”
We can thank the Telecommunications Act of
1996 which was supposed to facilitate competition. Instead it allowed the
big media companies to gobble up and digest the smaller companies,
increasing their monopoly. What a coincidence – a law that does
the exact opposite of what was intended.
Most of us believe
that journalists have a particular responsibility to investigate and then
divulge the information that they discover. To do otherwise is to
perpetuate a facade of “reality” which is unconscionable and
irresponsible. Withholding vital information, particularly when
considering the election of our representatives, is grossly negligent and
unfair to the voters, perpetuates corruption, and squanders the lives of
our own citizens as well as foreigners. In addition, the very destruction
of our country may be an imminent reality. The media has an obligation!
The deliberate omission of truth or the calculated commission of a lie
defines the measure of an individual’s integrity. It also denotes group
integrity. George Orwell said: “During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a
Newspaper editor John Swinton said:
“There is no such
as an independent press. You know it and I know it. There is not one of
you who dares write his honest opinions, and if you did you know
beforehand that it would never appear in print. I am paid... for keeping
my honest opinions out of the paper ... others of you are paid similar
salaries for similar things... any of you who would be so foolish as to
write his honest opinions would be out on the streets looking for another
job... 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,
possibilities, and lives are all the property of other men. We are
It is incompatible to be dishonest in one area of
one’s life and honest in another. “Integrity comprises the personal inner
sense of ‘wholeness’ deriving from honesty and consistent uprightness of
Values should remain static, not situational or flexible.
and integrity no longer apply – the rules are flexible, adjustable and
situational to ensure that politicians, ethically-challenged corporate
executives and others can escape the consequences of those annoying
investigations by conscientious journalists.
Currently we witness news executives “groveling for
public forgiveness because something their reporters wrote offended
powerful interests, or raised uncomfortable questions about the past.
Stories that meet every traditional standard of objective journalism are
retracted or renounced, not because they are false – but because they are
Retractions, distortions and omissions are rampant.
CNN/Time Warner retracted a report on the CIA
operation known as Tailwind at the request of a New York attorney, Floyd
Abrams represented John Singlaub, a retired Army general who was the
source of the June 7, 1998 report that accused the military of using nerve gas
on Vietnam War-era defectors in Southeast Asia in the 1970s. The lead
reporter, Peter Arnett, ultimately left the network. April Oliver, the
gutsy CNN producer, was fired and ended up suing the network who defamed
her “Charging that CNN retracted the 1998 story ‘to mollify the military
establishment,’ Oliver accused senior network executives of approving the
substance and sourcing of the explosive script, then surrendering to
unfounded criticism after the reports aired.” Oliver said she would have
gone to prison to protect Singlaub who she claims “smeared her to distance
himself from the report.”
The Department of
whitewashed the whole incident with a timely
news briefing on Tuesday, July 21, 1998.
This is from a Rumsfeld Department of
Defense news briefing in February 2002: “Reports that say that something
hasn't happened are always interesting to me, because as we know, there
are known knowns; there are things we know we know. We also know there are
known unknowns; that is to say we know there are some things we do not
know. But there are also unknown unknowns -- the ones we don't know we
That sounds to me like a lot of stammering, stalling double talk. Isn’t it frightening to realize we have
had and continue to have such questionably qualified people in leadership positions?
Investigative reporters are routinely fired or
arrested for reporting on government or
corporate corruption perpetrated in other countries – against foreign
strangers who are desperately vulnerable. Reporters have been forced to
apologize and renounce their work. Afterwards, these conscientious
reporters are reviled and ruined. One reporter, Mike Gallagher,
was ruined as a result of his exposé of Chiquita Brands International, a
company known for their numerous CIA protected exploitations in Central
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When money or politics are affected, truth appears to be irrelevant. I
suppose one could say that you can buy anything in the world for money,
including anonymity viewed as permission – yet others like journalists,
pay the very high cost, often their lives, for the corruption and crimes
Because of what
amounts to imposed censorship, intimidation can induce journalists to
restrict their writing to the approved party line. Privileged government
status often tempts the wholly unprincipled to use that protected position
for personal financial enhancement or for illegalities that are rarely
revealed. And if exposed – just destroy the message by obliterating the
credibility of the messenger. Governments can and do commit crimes against
large segments of the population, foreign or domestic, without exposure
Unaccustomed to independent thinking, distracted and
lazy minds are susceptible to the improvised, official version of any
propagandized orchestrated crisis. Those same complacent mental captives
who feel well informed by snippets of “news” from the “Ministry of Truth”
are immediately willing to support premeditated government schemes or
legislation presented as a viable solution. Rule by crisis increases Big
Brother government power, the bureaucracy, civil chaos and our gullibility
and fear – of government and whatever enemy they have currently devised
while rapidly decreasing our personal liberties, our savings accounts, our
pensions, our health
and our jobs through constitutionally illegal trade agreements.
“In February 2003, A Florida Court Of Appeals
unanimously agreed with an assertion by FOX News that there is no rule
against distorting or falsifying the news in the United States.”
I will close with quotes from two very
wise and honest men, Patrick Henry said: “We are apt to shut our eyes
against a painful truth...for my part, I am willing to know the whole
truth; to know the worst; and to provide for it." Thomas Jefferson
said: “All tyranny
needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain
The Shadows of Power, The council on Foreign Relations and the
American Decline by James Perloff, p. 178-79
<![endif]> The Greatest
Story Never Told by Pat Riott, pg. 163-66
SimonSays.com, Simon & Schuster, Inc.
Quotes We Just Happen to Like
Editorial Freedom in Capital’s World
<![endif]> Censored 2006,
Gary Webb, p. 10
<![endif]> The Washington
Post, May 8, 1999
DoD News Briefing - Secretary Rumsfeld and Gen. Myers, Tuesday, Feb.
Journalism Review, September 1, 1998
<![endif]> Censored 2006,
Gary Webb, p. 11
<![endif]> EPA: 9/11: the
air is safe.
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