Category Ronald Reagan

Real Life Ministry of Truth

 via How US Flooded the World with Psyops — Consortiumnews Special Report: The mainstream U.S. media obsesses over Russian “propaganda” yet the U.S. government created a “psyops” bureaucracy three decades ago to flood the world with dubious information, reports Robert Parry. By Robert Parry Newly declassified documents from the Reagan presidential library help explain how […]

What is Clintonism? by ANDREW LEVINE There are no American politicians whose views on politics merit serious consideration for any reason other than the power they wield.  With only minor exceptions (from long ago), it has been this way since the founders’ generation passed. From genuine (though often mindless) conviction or to enhance their electoral prospects or […]

Inverted Justice: The Bigger the Crime, the Smaller the Accountability

Why We Don’t Get—and Don’t Want to Hear—the Truth  WhoWhatWhy by Russ Baker Gary Sick was the National Security Council liaison to President Carter during Carter’s 1980 negotiations with Hezbollah over the 52 American hostages held by Iran. Sick later investigated the claim that Reagan-Bush campaign chief William Casey had essentially committed treason so their team could […]

Reagan Revolution Home To Roost — In Charts

DAVE JOHNSON (This post was originally published June 16, 2010) It seems that you can look at a chart of almost anything and right around 1981 or soon after you’ll see the chart make a sharp change in direction, and probably not in a good way. And I really do mean almost anything, from economics to […]