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Late last year, a Gallup poll showed that Americans’ trust in the mainstream media has fallen to its second lowest level on record. Only seven percent of Americans responded that they have a “great deal” of trust in the media.

That loss of trust has been well-earned by the mainstream media, and it explains the massive growth of independent media and alternative voices on social media. The response to the rise of independent media voices has been a rush to “cancel” any voice outside the accepted mainstream narrative.

Citizens of the Soviet Union would read manipulated media like Pravda not because the regime reported facts, but because truth was hidden between the lines of what was reported and what was not reported. That seems to be where we are in the US today.

Last week an extraordinary article appeared in, of all places, NBC News, reporting that the US intelligence community is knowingly feeding information it does not believe accurate to the US mainstream media for the American audience to consume.

In other words, the article reports that the US “deep state” admits to being actively engaged in lying to the American people in the hopes that it can manipulate public opinion

According to the NBC News article, “multiple US officials acknowledged that the US has used information as a weapon even when confidence in the accuracy of the information wasn’t high. Sometimes it has used low-confidence intelligence for deterrent effect…”

Readers will recall the shocking headlines that Russia was prepared to use chemical weapons in Ukraine, that China would be providing military equipment to Russia, that Russian President Putin was being fed misinformation by his advisors, and more.

All of these were churned out by the CIA to be repeated in the American media even though they were known to be false. It was all about, as one intelligence officer said in the article, “trying to get inside Putin’s head.”

That may have been the goal, but what the CIA actually did was get inside America’s head with false information meant to shape public perception of the conflict. They lied to propagandize us in favor of the Biden Administration’s narrative.

Those pushing the “Russiagate” hoax through the Trump years claimed that the goal of “Russian disinformation” was to undermine Americans’ trust in our government, media, and other institutions. Isn’t it ironic that the CIA itself has done more than the Russians to undermine Americans’ faith in the media by feeding false stories to establish a particular narrative among the American people?

After the Bay of Pigs disaster, President Kennedy has been quoted as wanting “to splinter the CIA in a thousand pieces and scatter it to the winds.” That didn’t work out too well for him. As Senate Majority Chuck Schumer famously told Rachel Maddow in 2020, responding to the-President Trump’s criticism of the CIA, “let me tell you: You take on the intelligence community — they have six ways from Sunday at getting back at you.”

As more information about the activities of the US Intelligence Community in trying to bring down Trump come out, it appears that, for once, Schumer was right.

It’s time to revisit President Kennedy’s post-Bay of Pigs wish. The CIA using lies to propagandize the American people toward war with Russia is just one of thousands of reasons to scatter a million pieces of that agency to the wind.

(Republished from The Ron Paul Institute by permission of author or representative)
 
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  1. Durruti says:

    It’s time to revisit President Kennedy’s post-Bay of Pigs wish. The CIA using lies to propagandize the American people toward war with Russia is just one of thousands of reasons to scatter a million pieces of that agency to the wind.

    Statesman Ron Paul‘s concluding sentence – sums it up.

    1. What the CIA is worth.

    2. President J F Kennedy‘s solution.

    3. “Bay of Pigs” whenJFK & Khrushchev walked the world away from the danger of WW III.

    Unfortunately, since November 22, 1963, the USA is no longer Sovereign & the CIA is the junior branch of MOSSAD.

    • Agree: Truth Vigilante
  2. Thank you, Dr. Paul, for your articles and views.

    In my opinion, there are a multitude of entities across the globe that should be shattered and spread to the wind in an effort to hopefully make the world a better place . Unfortunately, I don’t think in the end that would really make any difference, since those broken pieces could re-constitute themselves into something else or other new entities would rise up to fill the power voids, and the cycle would start over. C’est la vie!

  3. do chere says:

    It is nothing new. The honest Mr and Mrs US (and their children) and those of Western Europe are lost in the universe so far as the whole truth on earth goes. When Putin came up with the phrase “empire of lies”, “the empire of lies” went to work and lied about the state of his mind. How all this will pan out , it remains to be seen but the stark reality is that the US and Western citizenry are in the deep pit of lies as a result of his/her illegitimate President and his Western Europe puppet cohorts. It doesn’t mean Putin has the right to wage war just as it isn’t right for the US and Allies to reserve the right to wreck Libya, Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan and many others by way of racist wars and covert means and then lied about it and lied about their lying. The so-called (Western) MSM is nothing short of a powerful propaganda machine whose grip across the globe on those who worship at its alter is merciless. Western arrogant lying is mountain high and it is the biggest security danger to the planet by all means, not Putin per se or North Korea. Once the West would want something from under your feet, the lying starts and if not successful at first it will increase until one is totally submerged and is free meat to their enemies.

  4. Petrovics: C’est la guerre – Jelenet (Mátyás Mária, Faragó András)

  5. anon[233] • Disclaimer says:

    Thank you for articulating the USA’s underlying problem and pathology. The US is a kleptocracy propped up by a police state. To reform the kleptocracy, first you have to get rid of the police state. Your police state is CIA.

    That was Moynihan’s dream too. S 126, S 236. It very pragmatically strikes at CIA’s core functions: covert action and blacklisting. A bill like this now has an important complement in the UNTOC, which provides for legal assistance. CIA covert action is by definition criminal, and nobody busts CIA crime like the Russian security services.

    You will need outside assistance because CIA is a criminal enterprise chartered with impunity in municipal law. If you try to disband them they will just kill you like they killed JFK and RFK.

    It would be nice if legal measures worked. More likely it will take a nuclear war. Whatever it takes.

    • Replies: @Emslander
  6. Jokem says:

    Keep in mind the media thrives on controversy, and if they can exaggerate the fact to make them mor controversial, they will. Sad but true.

    ‘Those pushing the “Russiagate” hoax through the Trump years claimed that the goal of “Russian disinformation” was to undermine Americans’ trust in our government, media, and other institutions.’

    Like the people really need help for that.

    ‘Readers will recall the shocking headlines that Russia was prepared to use chemical weapons in Ukraine, that China would be providing military equipment to Russia, that Russian President Putin was being fed misinformation by his advisors, and more.’

    May or may not be true, but believable. I think if Putin was, this story coming out may have made him think twice.

    I don’t like the idea of having a secret organization established in an open society. My problem is I don’t see any other way to ride herd on other entities around the world who hate us.

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
  7. Voltarde says:

    Soviet Deep Battle and OODA Loops in the Ukraine
    https://readingjunkie.com/2022/04/05/soviet-deep-battle-and-ooda-loops-in-the-ukraine/

    ” … Here me out. The bewildering whirlwind of fake news and lies are consistent with a turf war within the US government itself. The Pentagon wants a more hands-off approach to Ukraine. Yes, the Pentagon spreads absurd propaganda, but it’s consistently more pragmatic and (sort of) more grounded in reality. The civilian organs of our government in the State Department and “intelligence community” are shrill and hysterical.

    This isn’t even the first time these two factions have come into open, literal conflict with each other. In Syria, militias trained by the Pentagon fought against militias trained by the CIA (*). How bizarre! American-sponsored militias fighting other American-sponsored militias. How long will it be before we start seeing open warfare between Ukrainian nazi units trained by the CIA and moderate army units trained by the Pentagon? That would be hilarious. Anyway, as strange as that sounds, it makes sense if we understand that this is a proxy war. Not exactly a proxy war against Russia, though that’s also true (and not mutually exclusive). It’s a proxy war between the conservative and liberal factions of the American government. …”

    (*) In Syria, militias armed by the Pentagon fight those armed by the CIA
    https://www.latimes.com/world/middleeast/la-fg-cia-pentagon-isis-20160327-story.html

  8. Biff says:

    As Senate Majority Chuck Schumer famously told Rachel Maddow in 2020, responding to the-President Trump’s criticism of the CIA, “let me tell you: You take on the intelligence community — they have six ways from Sunday at getting back at you.”

    Nobody likes a grammar Nazi, but the year was 2016.

  9. Durruti says:

    https://southfront.org/in-video-french-journalist-confirmed-us-officers-command-foreign-militants-in-ukraine/

    If true, This is more evidence of an UNCONSTITUTIONAL Zio/American Gov’t. participation (Hell! Leadership) in a Foreign War, – – without a Congressional Declaration of War!

    Of course, our Constitution has been disregarded by our gauleiter Traitor Politicians for decades. At least since November 22, 1963.

    I wonder what Senator Rand Paul thinks of this?

    This is the beginning of WW III, Russia v Zio-America and its puppet NATO. A vital clue, if this information is true, is that our MEDIA has not shared this information with their public.

  10. Notsofast says:

    c.i.a.: “yeah, we lie, cheat, steal, murder,rape, torture,extort and worship our dark lord but what the fuck are you going to do about it?……..yeah, i thought so….now get the fuck outta here.”

  11. Notamason says:

    The CIA is nothing more than a plague to the Americans Values. Dean Reed was correct.

  12. The bureaucracy takes a life of its own and with enough time starts to act as the permanent state, with its own aim, rules and ways of doing things. In a democratic society, it has to lie and deceive nonstop in order to deflect attention and dodge detection. If that fails, it will find “the seven ways from Sunday” to hit back. This is domestically. Overseas, all the stops are pulled. A million souls might get murdered and entire nations wrecked as an afterthought. And this is called Democracy when it is evidently an empire. How it all ends, when it does, only the Almighty knows. As private citizens, all we can do is pray, never participate in illegal and immoral actions, do the right thing, and side with the persecuted but never with persecutors. It is easier said than done, may God help all of us.

    • Replies: @Jokem
    , @BananaKilt
  13. @Jokem

    My problem is I don’t see any other way to ride herd on other entities around the world who hate us.

    So what if they hate us. What you do is not let many people into your country, and you stay SF out of the rest of the world’s business.

    “Ride herd”? Who do you think you are, a TSA agent?

    • Replies: @Jokem
  14. Jokem says:
    @anno nimus

    I suggest we weight each vote based upon how much in taxes the citizen pays.
    This would change the dynamic of the elections.
    Also have the electors be chosen by the state legislatures, which would make election fraud harder.

  15. Molip says:

    The victims of infowar are not the enemy, in this instance Russians, the victims are US citizens.

    That is, the US is making war on its own people.

    • Agree: Achmed E. Newman
  16. @anno nimus

    @anno nimus

    The problem is that without having the truth, it is impossible to determine what is immoral or illegal activity.

    It seems that it is time to do nothing with the information unless you feel like you have sourced the relevant facts. It is also time to get a picture on how well you are prepared if decisions over which you have little control lead to SHTF.

    • Replies: @anno nimus
  17. Emslander says:
    @anon

    You will need outside assistance because CIA is a criminal enterprise chartered with impunity in municipal law. If you try to disband them they will just kill you like they killed JFK and RFK.

    I assume that the use of the term “CIA” herein is meant to be a generic description of all deep state covert activities, including the spreading of lies.

    The mentality of western government is now entirely divorced from the attitudes and norms of its citizenry. The US Department of Agriculture, the Department of Transportation and, certainly, Homeland Security, are as dedicated to the lies as is the CIA. I pick those out at random.

    It’s essential to government to advance lies. I speak as one who, unfortunately, worked for various levels of government all my adult life. Get any career retiree aside, provide him some decent wine and get him to spill the beans.

    I say “him” because female career government employees think the government is their husband and they never question the lies.

  18. Diagrams of World Power Structures

    IT is not just Jewish, IT is not just the USA, It is not just British, IT is now Global. An updated chart would show the power structures in China, Russia, South America, Africa. A better chart would integrate Corporations, Banking, “Zionist” forces, Jesuit Forces, “Protestant” Forces, Corrupted Islamic Forces, Worldwide Dominant Military/Industrial Forces.

    https://sites.google.com/site/911newworldorderfiles/nwo-diagram-flowchart

  19. anon[256] • Disclaimer says:

    Emslander, I say CIA advisedly. They run the country because they can kill you and torture you and get away with it. They have a dozen get-out-of-jail-free cards in law, regulation, and sub rosa administrative arrangements. Also, they hijack any agency at will: HUD to run Iran/Contra, CDC to fund banned biological weapons development, State, the Bureau of Narcotics and DEA to whitewash drug-dealing. The highest levels of government is CIA, not their presidential puppets.

  20. Jokem says:
    @Achmed E. Newman

    ‘So what if they hate us. What you do is not let many people into your country, and you stay SF out of the rest of the world’s business.’

    Staying out of other countries business is not practical, and even if it were we have already stirred up a hornets nest. We cannot just tell the hornets ‘We are done meddling’ and expect the hornets to calm down.

    ‘“Ride herd”? Who do you think you are, a TSA agent?’

    I have no idea what the relevance of this comment is?

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
  21. @Jokem

    I’d thought you were a Liberty-minded individual, till now. That’s all.

    • Replies: @Jokem
  22. Jokem says:
    @Achmed E. Newman

    I am. Just because I do not agree with you does not mean I am not liberty minded.
    Getting Libertarians to agree is like herding cats and international politics is, by its nature, amoral.
    What I said was I was not able to see any other way to deal with countries who hate us besides the CIA or something of that nature. This was a request for a substantive comment about an alternative.

    I have said this before, and no one responded.
    My problem is technology has changed the face of warfare. It used to be when someone committed an act of war against us, Congress had time to go into session, debate, and decide what to do.
    Now, wars can be over in a matter of days, hours or minutes. There may not be a country left by then and Congress may cease to exist.
    I am all for getting rid of the CIA as long as a palatable replacement is available.

    • Replies: @Exile
  23. @BananaKilt

    We have been blessed to be given the Truth if only we have Faith and believe in the Truth. Then the Spirit of Truth and Righteousness will lead us in the right path as Our Lord promised.

    Hebrews 11

    By Faith We Understand

    11 Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. 2 For by it the elders obtained a good testimony.

    3 By faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the word of God, so that the things which are seen were not made of things which are visible.

    https://www.biblesociety.org.uk/about-us/our-history/

  24. Exile says:
    @Jokem

    Congress has had nothing meaningful to do with warfare or foreign policy in general for decades.

    The unelected and largely unknown players of the Deep State have called all meaningful shots since at least WWII – even disregarding their superiors all the way up to POTUS when they chose to.

    China, Russia, Iran or whoever are not even remote threats to America compared to our domestic enemies who already took over America – with Congressional connivance and support bought and paid for.

    • Replies: @Jokem
  25. Jokem says:
    @Exile

    If you are suggesting the bureaucracy has become too large and cumbersome, and thus has been hard to manage properly, you get no argument from me.
    Congress still has to vote on whether to go to war, and still controls the purse strings.
    For this reason, it puts a limit on how egregious the Deep State can be.

    As far as the threat of domestic enemies is concerned, I don’t recall any of them flying an airliner into one of our buildings. If what you mean is how powerful forces have gained increasing political influence in DC, I have to say this is the inevitable trend when dealing with a Democracy. That is the form of government we have been moving to, and yes, I know we are supposed to be a Republic, a Democratic Republic, but the strong elements of a Republic have been weakened in favor of Democratic ones. Right or Wrong, that’s the way it is.

    I have suggested the electors in Presidential elections ought to be chosen by the State Legislatures, not by popular vote. This would be a move toward being a Republic as well as making elections harder to manipulate.

    China, Russia, Iran, etc. may not be the dire threat many think they are, but we do not vote in their elections and thus, do not decide their foreign policy.

    • Replies: @Truth Vigilante
  26. @Jokem

    Joker writes:

    Congress still has to vote on whether to go to war, and still controls the purse strings.
    For this reason, it puts a limit on how egregious the Deep State can be.

    Joker, do you have even the most rudimentary appreciation for who the ‘Deep State’ actually is ?
    Apparently not.

    NO ONE is capable of putting a limit on just how egregious the Deep State can be.
    They ALREADY have financial wherewithal which is multiples of U.S GDP.

    In addition to that, the ‘Deep State’. which is actually a cartel of bankers, can print/digitally create trillions more with a key stroke via their ownership or control of the U.S Federal Reserve, the Bank of England, the ECB and much more, and dole out said funds amongst themselves and their cronies (as they did in the aftermath of the 2008 GFC and have been doing ever since).

    They control the entirety of the western financial system and Congress consists of bought-and-paid-for minions of this cabal.

    I refer of course to the Zionist Usury Banking Cartel (aka the Zio cabal).

    You are living in a fool’s paradise if you believe Congress as a collective (although there are a handful of honest and independent entities within it like Senator Rand Paul and Congressman Thomas Massie), would do anything of substance other than heed the instructions from their Zio dictated script.

    • Replies: @Durruti
  27. Durruti says:
    @Truth Vigilante

    You are living in a fool’s paradise if you believe Congress as a collective (although there are a handful of honest and independent entities within it like Senator Rand Paul and Congressman Thomas Massie), would do anything of substance other than heed the instructions from their Zio dictated script.

    Exactly!

    Especially since 11/22/1963.

    We are not a Sovereign Nation. We are Prisoners – Slaves!

    • Replies: @Jokem
  28. Jokem says:
    @Durruti

    I stopped responding to Truth Vigilante comments some time ago because of his abusive comments directed at me. I will continue to do so until I am convinced Truth Vigilante can conduct a discussion as a civilized person.

    Durruti-
    You continue to regard 11/22/1963 as the day we lost our sovereignty, and hail JFK as a great president.
    I think the loss of sovereignty can be traced back to the War between the States as the point where States Rights began to erode, and power began to creep toward Washington DC.
    I think JFK was inexperienced as a President and could not see the mistakes he was making.
    He was certainly a decent man otherwise, just not inciteful enough.

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