Category Shadow Government

Life in the Electronic Concentration Camp: The Surveillance State Is Alive and Well

  By John Whitehead, constitutional and human rights attorney, and founder of the Rutherford Institute. “Big Brother in the form of an increasingly powerful government and in an increasingly powerful private sector will pile the records high with reasons why privacy should give way to national security, to law and order […] and the like.” […]

Examining who runs the United States

via: https://seeker401.wordpress.com/2015/11/22/examining-who-runs-the-united-states/ http://www.nytimes.com/2015/09/15/us/examining-who-runs-the-united-states.html?_r=4 A former C.I.A. officer with experience in Turkey wrote a provocative essay this summer about the “deep state.” The phrase refers to a parallel “secret government” embedded in the military and intelligence services, whose purpose is to provide a check on electoral democracy. But Turkey wasn’t the target of the essay, written by […]

Rebirth of a Nation

Tom Engelhardt In The Age of Acquiescence, a new book about America’s two Gilded Ages, Steve Fraser asks why it was that, in the nineteenth century, another period of plutocratic excesses, concentration of wealth and inequality, buying of politicians, and attempts to demobilize the public, Americans took to the streets with such determination and in […]

The Era of CIA Presidents

John Chuckman George H. W. Bush senior, the man for whom the Langley headquarters is named was more than a short-term appointed CIA Director. He had a long but never acknowledged background in CIA, a fact which has come to light from a few references in obscure documents obtained by assassination researchers over decades. He […]

“Invisible Government”

Dire Warnings From Past U.S. Presidents and Other High-Profile Leaders About an “Invisible Government” That Runs the U.S. With “No Allegiance To the People” Written by Ross Pittman  There are a lot of critics of the U.S. government these days. Admittedly, a good part of the time, I’m one of them.  Some people would say […]

Why Won’t Obama Declassify Bush’s 9/11 Secrets?

  via http://www.zengardner.com/us-congress-stirring-911-truth/

Democracy…Going, Going Gone

Keeping Brennan as CIA Director = Triumph of Secret Government by DAVE LINDORFF Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), head of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, says that John Brennan, the director of the CIA who has finally admitted that he lied when he angrily and repeatedly insisted that the agency did not spy on staff […]