Now 15 years old, this seminal 2004 documentary by Sut Jhally and Bathsheba Ratzkoff is as valuable as ever, revealing the historical roots of exactly how the America media has become so influenced and controlled by Israel's powerful and well-financed lobby and political attack machine. The film delivers a detailed examination of American and Israeli political influence over media coverage in of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. This film delivers a striking comparison of western and international media coverage of the Middle East, showing just how distorted the narrative has become in the West and why.
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In a stunning display of ignorance, Alexandra Bruce of Forbidden Knowledge TV re-posted a video by the mentally retarded Greg Reese titled, What Happens in Vegas Stays in Vegas. The video refers to the 1-Oct-2017 mass shooting in Las Vegas by Stephen Craig Paddock.
Greg works for InfoWars, home of the king of the Bullshit Artists, Alex "Bullhorn" Jones. If anything ever happens to poor Alex, like his brain becoming functional again as a result of repeated lightening strikes while vacationing in Israel, i think Greg would be a wonderful successor to the throne.
From the video description:
It's the two-year anniversary of the Las Vegas shooting and Greg Reese shares the many discrepancies found in the public domain that negate the official story, as well as new details I had never heard before along a theory of what really happened.
Rather than using the word "theory", perhaps Bruce should've considered something slightly more accurate, like "the dumbest pile of horseshit i ever heard in my life". You'll understand why in a minute…
Video: What Happens in Vegas Stays in Vegas
I tried three times to leave a comment on her page but it wasn't posted. Apparently Bruce doesn't like having her Kooksville narrative challenged.
Here i'll address some of the comments Greg makes in the video.
Greg: "videos from the event show no muzzle flash"
Video: Las Vegas Shooting (Robert Goodwin video)
Greg: "windows intact during the shooting" and "police inside the room after the shooting said, there was no broken window"
Uh, yeah, except for the windows 32-134 and 32-135 of which LE video shows the 135 window as broken after entering the hotel room. That an officer did indeed state "we do not have a broken window" can likely be explained in that it wasn't noticed initially because of the curtain covering it, or he was commenting about a different window. Reese doesn't bother to show the entire video however because it debunks his own claim. Here we see an officer pulling back the curtain and sticking his head out of the "intact" window.
Video: Officers inside Stephen Paddock's room after the breach
Greg: "multiple shooters"
Videos from multiple witnesses at or near the venue record both the muzzle blasts and the sonic booms from the projectiles. Using simple math and multiple recordings in different locations around the venue, it is possible to determine whether there were multiple shooters and their approx. locations. My research dictates that there was one shooter targeting the concert venue and that the shooter was located at or near the Mandalay Bay.
All reports of shootings at other locations/hotels were investigated in real time by special task forces and ALL were found to be without merit. Furthermore, given the anti-gun agenda of the left/right and government in general, why downplay the tragedy if there were other shootings?
Greg: "there was also shooting going on inside the Mandalay Bay"
No kidding. Paddock fired through the front door of his room at hotel staff.
Greg: "muzzle flashes coming from the sky"
You mean the strobe lights that helicopters are required to have at night (and which are flashing completely out of sync with the gunshots)?
Greg: "while hovering in position overlooking the Route 91 Harvest festival"
Funny, because the same video in which he makes this claim doesn't show them hovering.
Greg: "took LE 72 min. to get into Paddock's hotel room"
The shooting lasted only about 10 min.. Once it stopped, there was no rush to get into the room where, potentially, a nut-case with automatic weapons and bombs might have set up an ambush. Paddock had a camera outside the hotel room, as well as another looking through a peep hole in a door, so the officers were already at a distinct disadvantage. I wonder how anxious Greg Reese would have been to bust down that door and yell "hands up!"???
Greg: the Saudi's did it
So there's a fight between 2 Saudi's that results in Paddock shooting up a concert in Vegas to send a warning to Trump (who loves the Saudis). Why, i can't possibly imagine anything more plausible than that. /end sarcasm
Yes, i do believe there is potentially a lot more to this story than what we've been fed. There are multiple evidences of foreknowledge, there's the Diazepam (Valium) with the possibility of being mixed with alcohol and the fact that nearly all of these shooting since at least Columbine have an SSRI component.
Most important was the 4chan posts which appears to have predicted the event, named names, and provided motive.
To disregard real evidence and push the Alex Jones Kooksville nonsense is doing a huge disservice to the credibility of serious researchers. This leads to the public dismissing their work as loony fringe conspiracy theory and thus ignoring the real facts and the very real possibility of a bonafide conspiracy.
So i was poking around the interwebs looking for more sources of creditable news sources when i stumbled upon The Saker website. One of the first things i do when i check these sites out is to look at their news/RSS feed to get a list of recently published articles and in the feed for The Saker i found a video quiz for 9/11. Cool! I like quizzes.
There were 23 questions in the quiz but i stopped the video to write this post after the first few which questioned the collapse of WTC 7 on 9/11. The second question was, "Aside from those collapsed at the World Trade Center, how many steel skyscrapers have been completely destroyed due to fire in history?". The "correct" answer is "none" we are told. This of course is laughably incorrect. In the answer given, we are told that "no steel skyscraper in history has ever collapsed due to fire". The question does not use the word "collapsed", it uses the word "destroyed" and many steel framed skyscrapers have been destroyed by fire. That aside, WTC 7 suffered major damage when debris from WTC 1 slammed into it during its collapse, though the "truther" community prefers to skip that part.
It is insinuated in the quiz that the official narrative that "a few isolated fires" were responsible for the collapse of WTC 7 is utter nonsense. Well, let's see what "a few isolated fires" looks like when we look at what the 9/11 "truther" movement doesn't like to show you, that being the south side of the building:
The third question in the quiz is, "What preceded the collapse of building 7?". The answer given is a countdown to the collapse (as in demolition) and an announcement by police.
I had the opportunity to question an FDNY fireman in person about building 7 and he told me that, as is obvious from the image and videos above, the damage to WTC 7 was extensive and that he was not at all surprised at its collapse. He was on the pile in the vicinity of building doing rescue work as i recall. The firemen knew it was going to collapse, so of course people were told to evacuate the area.
As far as the alleged countdown to the alleged demolition of WTC 7, we are shown a video of Kevin McPadden, who was apparently a first responder on 9/11, making a reference to a countdown, however there may be problems with both Kevin and his story.
The point here is that the fires in WTC 7 were not small, isolated fires as the "truther" community likes to posit.
There is little or no creditable evidence to support a couple of the other answers given for questions in the quiz. For example, it is strongly suggested that the planes that hit the twin towers were not typical passenger planes, but rather military, and that no plane crashed in Shanksville. To their credit, at least they seem to admit that it was a plane that hit the Pentagon.
That said, The Saker website looks like a generally good source for news, so please don't let this error dissuade you from checking it out.
For more about the collapse of World Trade Center building 7, see Possible problems with the UAF WTC 7 collapse study.
Catherine Austin Fitts has been following the story of the black budget, the missing trillions, and the back door in the US Treasury for decades. Now, her tireless work on this subject has been published in a comprehensive report from Solari.com, "The Real Game of Missing Money" Volumes 1 and 2. Today James Corbett talks to Fitts about FASAB 56, the missing trillions and the financial coup d'état which has liquidated the wealth of the United States and shipped it out the back door.