A press that is free to investigate and criticize the government is absolutely essential in a nation that practices self-government and is therefore dependent on an educated and enlightened citizenry. – Thomas Jefferson
The control of the mainstream media by the wealthy elitist Establishment is nothing new. If Watergate served any purpose, it was to send a message to those who wanted to take complete control of the political and economic system that control of the mainstream media was imperative.
The use of propaganda to shape public perception is as old as civilization. Religion is the paramount example. But the extreme bias in the mainstream media – especially CNN, Fox News, MSNC, New York Times and Washington Post – has become so blatant that even the hoi polloi is taking notice.
It’s become impossible to ignore all of the evidence pointing at Hillary Clinton’s overt, unabashed criminal activities. Those who continue to support her choose to ignore the evidence and blame the information on Putin or on “conspiracy theorists.” The fact that CNN refuses to report anything that runs contrary to the party line supporting the HRC narrative reinforces the “conspiracy theory” storyline.
It’s easier to swallow lies because recognizing truth would destroy the myths about America that were pounded into our brains starting in kindergarten. Surely humans can’t be as evil as the tinfoil hats would have us believe…
In today’s Shadow of Truth episode, we discuss the attempt to rig the election in favor of HRC. Hillary managed to use control of the media to defeat Bernie Sanders. We also discuss our predictions for gold and silver: