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Press Normalizes Trump's Lawlessness as Use of 'Tools of Presidency' to 'Broaden Appeal'

Originally published at http://www.commondreams.org/views/2020/08/29/press-normalizes-trumps-lawlessness-use-tools-presidency-broaden-appeal


Bingo! Now let’s also give a nod to their whoreparate masters whose fealty to Big Money sets and confines the agenda.


Control of mass media is just another in the long list of dumbing down using propaganda to control the already dumbed down populace who grew up on Wheaties The Breakfast of Champions ! and text books written in Texas by the religious fanatics owned by the corporate families, Kochs, Sacklers of Oxycontin fame and all the others.


Bingo: “When it’s over” That’s the bourgeoisie careerist ethos in a nutshell: never risk ones professional standing and its attendant political and social benefits, and in the process, advance ones career by leveraging the “specter” of its institutional raison d’être. And at the first possible chance, cash in on their vacuous heroics with the most morally forsaken revisionist history, i.e.,selective omissions.

The American professional class is pathetic, and worse, enabling and perpetuating our social and political miasma.


Make no mistake: the corporate media are 100% in support of the Fascist Murcan Empire.


Something to remember when a paper like the New York Times suggests the Democrats ignore the left.

The Democrats in fact enable Fascism. The result is Herr Trump.


Now this is the kind of Media Studies and Civics 101 critical thinking that will never be welcomed over the corporate-captured U.S. broadcast system. Either the commercial end of broadcast spectrum or the so-called Corporation for Public Broadcasting dba CPB’s end of the tuning band.

It took a Democratic Party President caught lying to the American people about the trivial matter of escalating the U.S. boots-on-the-ground in Vietnam (see Gulf of Tonkin Incident in de-classified news that our Gatekeepers of Information didn’t present in real time, and after-the-fact by decades felt the declassified revelations of why Washington fed more of our youth into the Agent Orange soaked jungles of SE Asia) in a non-declared war to replace the National Education Television network, a local and truly original use of the public’s air waves with cookie-cutter CPB. Where every week is THIS WEEK ON WALL STREET or PLANET MONEY or BUSINESS INSIDER or MARKETPLACE or BLOOMBERG BILLIONAIRE BUSINESS NEWS or FORBES or FREAKANOMICS.

Where never a word is heard from the perspective of the 99.9% of U.S. living on FRANCHISED MAIN STREET or WAGE SLAVE WEEK and surely caught on the merciless and predatory food chain of PLANET OF THE CLOCK-PUNCHERS.

No surprise this contributor to COMMON DREAMS, Janine Jackson is not welcome within the Corporate Caliphate’s Golden Rolodex of entrepreneurial indoctri-NATION where Food Stamp Nation mired in half a century of pauperizing Wage Stag-flation is checking out via suicide in higher numbers than at any time in the Boom-Bust cycles of Free Market U.S. life. Hope Janine Jackson is at least welcome on the Public Interest broadcast news and analysis systems of our global trading rivals like Canada (CBC), Australia (ABC), Italy (RAI UNO), UK (BBC), and New Zealand just to name the 4 Anglo language Eyes and Ears plus one of Italy’s many Public Interest broadcasters competing with the Silvio Berlusconi and Rupert Murdoch cartel of commercial Weapons of Mass Distraction:

Don’t even try and compare our U.S. Private Interest broadcasting options with the nordic nations who passed U.S. long ago on peer-reviewed academic indices of Public Policy outcomes in Health, Education, Housing and Social Welfare according to the OECD score board of Public Interest as well as Global Trade Deal Winners\Losers.

Even in entrepreneurship Finland leads the way with Washington’s Duopoly policies of the long-failed Neo-Liberal E-CONomic policy outcomes ranked down among Third World nation-states, who rarely have the problem of BIG GOVERNMENT or a NANNY STATE that our corporate-captured broadcast system attributes our poorly reported declining fortunes to relative to the World’s winners.

See this reversal of long-running top ranked global policy outcome achiever Finland’s reversal of economic decline when Nokia lost its global lead in the telecomm cell phone market to Apple’s off-shored and tax evasive empire:
You won’t see it on THIS WEEK ON WALL STREET or MARKETPLACE or BUSINESS INSIDER or FREAKANOMICS or PLANET MONEY or BLOOMBERG and FORBES BILLIONAIRE news or the commercial networks like CNBC cuz they’s only care about the PRIVATE INTEREST investors who let their money do their work for 'em in our FINANCIALIZED NEW WORLD ORDER.

Not news-worthy on any of the bid-net programming that crowds a U.S. Wage Slave or Clock Puncher’s perspective off of our broadcast spectrum or from the rarely enforced Teddy Roosevelt and the Trust-Busters’ crusade against the Robber Barons of Anti-trust\Anti-competitive monopolistic captured markets. Like cyber telecomm platforms of ALPHABET LLC (dba GOOGLE), FACEBOOK, MICROSOFT and AMAZON (so big in cloud-computing they’ve sewn up the NSA and CIA contracts as the newest wrinkle to Neo-Liberal E-CONomics’ doctrine and dogma of PRIVATIZING Every Public Service including NATIONAL SECURITY!

Mitch Ritter\Paradigm Sifters, Code Shifters and Atonement Seekers
Lay-Low Studios, Ore-Wa
Media Discussion List and Looksee


I take solace in the fact that many of the “journalists” will be executed for producing “fake news” once the coup is complete. They made their bed lying about Hillary and fawning over the dictator in the making.

Womp. Womp.

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Thank you for this article------the upper middle class in this country is fat and lazy and they are pathetic—and I was glad to see the torys name brought up who is really responsible for where we find ourselves today----Rupert Murdoch------fox “news” has been pushing this crap about the cities burning because of democrats all summer----many of the average people did not know they were being taped for the repub conv.

We live in a CORPORATE MILITARY POLICE STATE-------funny I have not really heard anyone come out and ask why all this HATE for socialists??? I am not a fan of socialism but do we believe in FREEDOM----FREEDOM is about being able to have a real discussion on issues-----

The republican convention was one giant con----and it is not just Trump who should be held responsible for what he has done—it is the republican party----these people think they can keep fixing elections----thank 2000 supreme court for overthrowing the government----9/11–2008 crash----Clintons keep hold of party rather than Gore----and now the planet may not make it to 2021----do people realize what Pompeo is doing and the tensions in the China sea------don’t be fooled Trump will turn on the world if re-elected----the guy is SICK.


Socialism is not understood and so many varieties of socialism. We now have in America socialism for the wealthy and their corporations with our military protecting them around the world when they are raping and pillaging the nations of the world. Socialism for the wealthy and crumbs for the people which they want to take away.

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I really enjoy reading your posts but I have to say that I find the excessive use of capital letters too very distracting to finish the read in one or even three attempts.

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people really need to understand that the Main Stream Press is a wholly owned propaganda tool of the ruling classes who’s failure to protect the people so they could continue to amass their fortunes on the backs of the suffering of the American people is evident to anyone who cares to pay attention–they want us to sacrifice our lives for their money–TIME TO STRIKE-- if we want to survive this most recent assault on us–and if your politician takes now or has taken in the past --a single corporate dollar–they are NOT working for you-they are working solely for those dollars from the corporations–as our current condition makes abundantly clear

Sorry, Mary. I’m clearly over-compensating for being under-capitalized!

I’ll try harder to control my declarative and attention grabbing recourse to the tool box.

Thanks for even struggling to read through this slog.
Health and balance

Mitch Ritter\Paradigm Sifters, Code Shifters and Atonement Seekers
Lay-Low Studios, Ore-Wa
Media Discussion List & Looksee

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