Traces of Reality
September 8, 2014
“Fear and Fake Journalism: Is the ISIS Propaganda Working?” with Pearse Redmond
On this edition of Demanufacturing Consent: Guillermo is joined by Pearse Redmond, host of Porkins Policy Radio. Pearse breaks down the enigmatic character of Matthew Van Dyke, the former “journalist” turned freedom fighter in Libya, who Pearse refers to as the “CIA’s favorite mercenary.”
We discuss his relationship with both James Foley and Steven Sotloff — journalists allegedly kidnapped, murdered, and beheaded by the Islamic State and used in propaganda videos — and the implications of their association with a deceitful, phony journalist, self-professed propagandist, and potential CIA asset.
We also discuss the ongoing fear mongering regarding ISIS, their supposed infiltration of Cuidad Juarez, Mexico, and their plot to sneak across the US border and use Mexican drug cartels to “take out a power grid” in the United States. We detail how such an outlandishly ridiculous story took shape and spread throughout the media, perfectly timed to coincide with the anniversary of 9/11, and how certain sectors of the “alternative media” are feeding into this latest round of fear-based propaganda.
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Judicial Watch: Imminent Terrorist Attack Warning Update: Ft. Bliss Increases Security (August 29 — the “unnamed government official” speaks!)
Frank Gaffney: Will ISIS Strike America’s Achilles Heel? (September 3)
Actress Kelly Carlson Warns US Power Grid Vulnerable to Terrorist Attacks (September 4 — wouldn’t be a full-blown propaganda campaign without a little Hollywood, would it?)
Rand Paul: Secure border to prevent ISIS ‘infiltration’ (September 4)
ISIS Insurgents Threatening U.S. Border (September 8)