Local Syria ceasefires: The way out of a US policy dead end? by Gareth Porter + US to deploy over 400 troops to train Syria insurgents

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by Gareth Porter
Writer, Dandelion Salad
crossposted at Middle East Eye
Washington
January 17, 2015

US contradictions between the Obama administration’s policy in Syria and realities on the ground have become so acute that US officials began last November discussing a proposal calling for support of local ceasefires between opposition forces and the Assad regime in dozens of locations across Syria.

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Western Media is a Propaganda Arm of the State by Finian Cunningham + Pepe Escobar interviewed by Ry Dawson

by Finian Cunningham
Writer, Dandelion Salad
East Africa
Crossposted from Strategic Culture Foundation
March 9, 2014

I am lying to you.

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Western news media have long functioned as a propaganda arm of the state, concealing elite corruption at the heart of government: the collusion between corporate, financial and ruling power and the deeply anti-democratic nature of that power. Despite the formality of recurring elections and parliamentary style appearance, Western states are in the nuts-and-bolts of working power more accurately described as fascist corporate entities with a patina of popular democracy for window-dressing.

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Paul Thompson: 9/11-A mind-boggling journey + Sibel Edmonds: 9/11, Ron Paul, Israel and more

Updated: Sept. 17, 2011; added Part 3. Sept. 6, 2011; added Part 2 of the interview

by Peter B. Collins and Sibel Edmonds
Featured Writer
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Originally published by Boiling Frogs Post
Sept. 1, 2011

9-11 was an inside job

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This is Part I of our three-part one-of-a-kind interview series with author and researcher Paul Thompson. For additional background information please visit the complete 9/11 Timeline Investigative Project at HistoryCommons.Org and Richard Clarke’s interview by John Duffy and Ray Nowosielski at SecrecyKills.Com.

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War by Deception (repost)

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Dandelion Salad Update: Aug. 21, 2011; added the Director’s Cut version, see below.  Feb 20, 2008 How a Zionist cabal planned and faked evidence and news stories to create a war with Iraq and the ultimate false flag 9/11. The Pentagon is the largest corporation in the world and it runs the US media top down and benefits from religious conflict which it … Read More

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Ray McGovern Brutalized & Left Bleeding by Hillary Clinton Police, “So this is America!” + Video

Updated: Feb. 18, 2011; added an interview with Ray McGovern and a video from Democracy Now!

by Sibel Edmonds
Featured Writer
Dandelion Salad
Originally published by Boiling Frogs Post
February 16, 2011

To Those Who Second-Guess Our Police State Status: Shame on You!

I just received the following news and I am way too upset to write a coherent piece on this. Ray McGovern is a good friend of mine. We live less than 10 miles apart. Together we have participated in many events and protests. He is one of the most informed, articulate, gentle, peace-loving and peace-seeking human beings I’ve ever known…For me, this hits too close to home: My father was similarly brutalized by dictator regimes, and that was only the beginning, before it escalated to being tortured and having his toenails pulled out by the state police. Why? He was a doctor, a surgeon with an inquiring mind, and he spoke out whenever he could against dictatorships and for liberties. Participating in peaceful demonstrations, encouraging others to rise up for their rights, and reading authors such as Steinbeck (the American author black-listed there as ‘communist and anarchist’) landed him on the list of to-be-punished and pacified…

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War by Deception

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Updated: Aug. 21, 2011; added the Director’s Cut version.

Sent to DS from Ry Dawson

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9-11: Lies!

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50:19 – Feb 20, 2008

How a Zionist cabal planned and faked evidence and news stories to create a war with Iraq and the ultimate false flag 9/11. The Pentagon is the largest corporation in the world and it runs the US media top down and benefits from religious conflict which it helps to foster.

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