The ousting of Bill O’Reilly at Fox News is about more than sexual harassment claims against the supercilious host of the O’Reilly Factor. It’s a signal the network is embarking on a leftward lurch.
Rupert Murdoch’s son James has emerged as the chief decision-maker in the Fox orbit as he led the effort to oust Roger Ailes last July – over the objections of his father, and brother Lachlan’s ambivalence – and now the ousting of the show’s most popular host.
Despite Fox News’ status as the cash cow for 21st Century Fox, the leftist James Murdoch is said to have held the channel in some contempt and wanted to push it toward a model much like the Murdoch-owned Sky TV in Britain. According to Hollywood Reporter, James regarded many of the people at Fox News as thuggish Neanderthals and said he was embarrassed to be in the same company with them.
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Americans endure one myth upon another. These rumors always promote business — somebody’s business – and/or government.
For more than 40 years we have heard at one time or another about the coming “global ice age,” the “ozone scare,” “global warming,” and now “climate change.”
The world thrives on these rumors. People seem to love them. Few inquire as to who might profit from rumors. Of course, we never know the whole truth until later.
What happened to some of the above rumors? Well, the “global ice age” turned into “global warming” which became “climate change” which produced a push for carbon taxes and a required purchase of “carbon credits” to be “sold” by “energy conscious” multinational corporations. Carbon credits are possibly greater fictions than the U.S. dollar.
The ozone scare seemed to have benefited DuPont. DuPont’s Freon patent was up, so the “bad effects” of Freon on the ozone spontaneously appeared. Freon was, of course, replaced with a new product patented by, guess who? DuPont!
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“When you kill innocent children — innocent babies — babies — little babies with a chemical gas that is so lethal, people were shocked to hear what gas it was, that crosses many, many lines. Beyond a red line, many, many lines,” Trump said in his usual mangled Trumpenglish while justifying his order to fire 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles onto a Syrian air base.
According to media reports on the ground, the strike killed nine, including four “babies.”
So because Trump saw images of what appeared to be some babies dying, he decided to launch missiles, killing some babies. Makes sense. Because incinerating, blowing to bits or dropping rubble on them is a much more “humane” way to kill babies than using gas (which has not even yet been proven to be true).
And escalating the war – which benefits ISIS – will lead to the deaths of even more babies. And escalation seems to be on the table.
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Media reports out of Syria Tuesday claimed that Syria used chemical weapons in an attack in northwest Syria and that it killed scores of civilians – including women and children – and constituted a war crime.
World leaders expressed shock and outrage Tuesday at reports of a suspected chemical attack in northwestern Syria that killed scores of civilians, with one UK official suggesting the incident amounted to a war crime.
Activists said the Syrian regime was responsible for the killings of at least 70 people — 10 children among the dead — leading the United Nations to replace a scheduled Security Council session for Wednesday morning with an emergency meeting.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s military denied using chemical weapons and blamed rebels for the carnage. Russia, Syria’s strong ally, said it had no warplanes in the vicinity.
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When NSA contractor-turned-whistleblower Edward Snowden left the U.S. with documents detailing the massive government intelligence apparatus spying operation on American citizens, the establishment political and nattering classes and the propaganda media called Snowden a traitor, citing a period of 11 “missing days” for his period in Hong Kong as evidence he was a Russian or Chinese spy.
All the so-called “media of record” — the big newspapers and broadcast outlets — ran with the story, turning into what The Intercept’s Glenn Greenwald describes as a “cottage industry of media conspiracists” that “devoted itself to accusing Edward Snowden of being a spy for either Russia and/or China.”
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When Donald Trump tweeted that President Barack Obama had wiretapped Trump Tower and Trump’s telephone lines, it was clear what he meant.
No one who saw or heard about Trump’s tweets thought he meant Obama had donned a ninja suit, snuck up outside Trump Tower in the dead of night, attached a bug to the phone and sat there for days listening in with headphones.
The propaganda media, leftist dissemblers and Deep State puppets jumped quickly to make it appear that’s precisely what Trump meant in order to make Trump appear deranged and out of touch for making such a claim. Even House Speaker Paul Ryan (corporatist NeverTrumper – Wisconsin) said, “No such wiretap existed.” Both Democrats and Republicans insisted Trump apologize to Obama for making the charge.
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While the people sleep, an economic earthquake is rumbling underneath. The day that they begin to feel the quake draws near. There are many flashing warning signs that the economy is about blow.
Through the coming months and year three crashes potentials crises are looming. Any one of them or any combination of two or more could send the economy into a tailspin to rival or exceed the 2008 crisis — one, the U.S. stock market; and two, student loan bubble; and three, a looming pensions crisis.
The stock market is poised to begin a sickening slide. The great Fed-inspired rally is over in spite of all manipulation.
Noted Wall Street market analyst John Hussman claims, as reported by GoldCore.com, the U.S. stock market is “the most dangerous and overvalued stock market on record – worse than 2007, worse than 2000, even worse than 1929.”
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