A few macro points on government whistleblowers, leaks and the media. If the media, journalists, did what they are supposed to be doing, would there be any need for channels such as Wikileaks? But the media, and almost all coopted alternative media with a large reach, have been doing the exact opposite- Here’s how. The […]
In this video I briefly discuss Edward Snowden’s new book, the facts governing publishing books when it comes to government intel whistleblowers, government intelligence agencies’ Prepublication Review and Authorization process, and provide you with a broad overview of three types of Government Whistleblowers. The Lone Gladio Paperback The Lone Gladio e-Book Classified Woman Paperback Classified […]
One of the most common conspiracy theories you hear in this line of research is that the Pentagon and CIA fund Hollywood movies. This isn't entirely untrue - the CIA covertly funded productions of Animal Farm and 1984 in the early Cold War period - but on the whole, it is untrue. In all the many thousands of documen
Lone Survivor is a piece of absolute militaristic schlock, starring the whiny-voiced Marky Mark Wahlberg as Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell - the only survivor of Operation Red Wings, a 2005 special forces joint operation in the summer of 2005. Over 100 pages of Navy documents show their heavy involvement in the film and how they covered
GI Jane is a crude, clumsy attempt to show a 'woman's perspective' on being in the military, that ruined Demi Moore's career as a leading lady. Little known until now is how the Pentagon negotiated with Ridley Scott to rewrite the script, and even though the film didn't qualify for military support some of the scr
Fields of Fire is one of the greatest movies that was never made. A brutal but sympathetic portrait of the Vietnam War, it was denied military support despite being written by a former Secretary of the Navy. This week I examine the story of Fields of Fire using a file from the DOD’s entertainment liaison office.
The Superman reboot Man of Steel launched the (now abandoned) DC Extended Universe, and put a much darker tinge on the Superman franchise than any previous incarnation, especially the Christopher Reeve classics. Man of Steel benefited from large-scale support from the military, but hidden until now are the d