Operation Mockingbird

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    Operation Mockingbird

    CIA Media Manipulation

    "A society whose citizens refuse to see and investigate the facts, who refuse to believe that their government and their media will routinely lie to them and fabricate a reality contrary to verifiable facts, is a society that chooses and deserves the Police State Dictatorship it's going to get." -- Ian Williams Goddard"

    The CIA's secret activities, covert missions, and connections of control are all done under the pretense and protection of national security with no accountability whatsoever, at least in their minds.
    Considering the public is held accountable for everything we think, say, and do there is something seriously wrong with this picture.
    The CIA is the President's secret army, who have been and continue to be conveniently above the law with unlimited power and authority, to conduct a reign of terror around the globe.
    The "old boy network" of socializing, talking shop, and tapping each other for favors outside the halls of government made it inevitable that the CIA and Corporate America would become allies, thus the systematic infiltration and takeover of the media.
    Under the guise of 'American' objectives and lack of congressional oversight, the CIA accomplish their exploits by using every trick in the book (and they know quite a few) that they actually teach in the notorious "School of the Americas", nicknamed the "School of Dictators" and "School of Assassins" by critics.

    In 1948, the CIA recreated its covert action wing called the Office of Policy Coordination with Wall Street lawyer Frank Wisner as its first director.

    Another early elitist who served as Director of the CIA from 1953 to 1961 was Allen Dulles, a senior partner at the Wall Street firm of Sullivan and Cromwell, which represented the Rockefeller empire and other trusts, corporations, and cartels.

    Starting in the early days of the Cold War (late 40's), the CIA began a secret project called Operation Mockingbird, with the intent of buying influence behind the scenes at major media outlets and putting reporters on the CIA payroll, which has proven to be a stunning ongoing success.

    The CIA effort to recruit American news organizations and journalists to become spies and disseminators of propaganda, was headed up by Frank Wisner, Allen Dulles, Richard Helms, and Philip Graham (publisher of The Washington Post). Wisner had taken Graham under his wing to direct the program code-named Operation Mockingbird and both have presumably committed suicide.

    Media assets will eventually include:

    ABC

    NBC

    CBS

    Time

    Newsweek

    Associated Press

    United Press International (UPI)

    Reuters

    Hearst Newspapers

    Scripps-Howard

    Copley News Service, etc.

    and 400 journalists, who have secretly carried out assignments according to documents on file at CIA headquarters, from intelligence-gathering to serving as go-betweens.
    The CIA had infiltrated the nation's businesses, media, and universities with tens of thousands of on-call operatives by the 1950's. CIA Director Dulles had staffed the CIA almost exclusively with Ivy League graduates, especially from Yale with figures like George Herbert Walker Bush from the "Skull and Crossbones" Society.
    Many Americans still insist or persist in believing that we have a free press, while getting most of their news from state-controlled television, under the misconception that reporters are meant to serve the public. Reporters are paid employees and serve the media owners, who usually cower when challenged by advertisers or major government figures.

    source link: Operation Mockingbird - CIA Media Manipulation

    Rolling Stone Magazine...The CIA and the Media by Carl Berstein (Co-Author of All the President's Men) Oct. 20,1977: http://danwismar.com/uploads/Bernstein%20-%20CIA%20and%20Media.htm

    CIA Disinformation in Action,Operation Mockingbird and the Washington Post: CIA Disinformation in Action, Operation Mockingbird and the Washington Post

    Operation Mockingbird (PDF) :http://humanbeingsfirst.files.wordpress.com/2010/12/cacheof-jfkmockingbird-spartacus-educational-schoolnet-uk.pdf

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    The CIA (originally the OSS) was created out of a hodge podge of amateur wanna-be spies during WW2 and it turned into a gigantic bureaucracy with a secret budget staffed by political hacks who didn't get anything right since WW2. Korea came as a surprise as did the Berlin Wall. JFK and his quirky brother who happened to be the Attorney General used the CIA in ways that nobody ever intended. Under JFK's watch the CIA morphed into a little army above Constitutional restraints. The CIA actually trained, housed and equipped a Cuban invasion force and left them to die at the Bay of Pigs. Indications are that the CIA tried to recruit Lee Harvey Oswald as a double agent and bungled the job badly. The 9-11 hijackers were attending flight school in the US while the CIA was diddling around trying to spend it's incredible budget.
     

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