Friday, August 28, 2015

A Few Techniques for Truth Suppression

When those in power are caught with their pants down, their hands in the cookie jar, or simply ignoring desperate pleas from an US Ambassador in Benghazi for help there are  techniques that are employed.  Some in the Intelligence community call it 'The Tools.' The success of these techniques depends heavily upon a cooperative, compliant press and an absolutely ignorant, uneducated, lazy, slothful, American public. 


1. Deny, Deny, Deny! If it's not reported, it's not news, it simply didn't happen.

2. Wax indignant. This is also known as the "How dare you?" gambit.

Characterize the charges as "rumors" or, better yet, "wild rumors." If, in spite of the news blackout, the public is still able to learn about the suspicious facts, it can only be through "rumors." Then bring in the 'The Tools.' Begin labeling the fact finders as Conspiracy nuts, right wing fanatics, Un-American, Bigots, Hateful, Homophobes, etc.  Find ANYTHING about your detractors which is in ANYWAY racist, homophobic, misogynistic, and you have won the day. Think Johnnie Cochran exposing Mark Fuhrman  using the word Nigger, then denying it on the stand. Even though, everyone KNEW O.J. was guilty, the case was over after that.   The public, as a whole, are anemically ignorant and incapable of critical thinking. 

3. Knock down the weakest aspects of the charges against you.  Over come the weakest charges and the rest will fall like dominoes, even if they are true. Think the 1st version of 'Loose Change.'  Even better, fabricate your own false charges, then prove your innocence against made up FAKE charges.  Make up wild rumors (or plant false stories) and give them lead play when you appear to debunk all the charges, real and fanciful alike. The true charges will be tainted with the failure of the false charges against you. Being that the public is unbelievably gullible this never fails. 

4. Call the skeptics names like "conspiracy theorist," "nutcase," "ranter," "kook," "crackpot," and, of course, "rumor monger." Be sure, too, to use heavily loaded verbs and adjectives when characterizing their charges.  You must then carefully avoid fair and open debate with any of the people you have thus maligned. For insurance, create your own "skeptics" to shoot down.

5. Impugn motives. Attempt to marginalize the critics by suggesting strongly that they are not really interested in the truth but are simply pursuing a partisan political agenda or are out to make money. Hillary Clinton used this when Bill Clinton was caught screwing Monica Lewinsky.  Same thing with obama, every time he gets caught being less the barley adequate the race card is produced. 

6. Invoke authority. Here the controlled press and the sham opposition can be very useful.

7. Dismiss the charges as "old news."

8. Come half-clean. This is also known as "confession and avoidance" or "taking the limited hangout route." This way, you create the impression of candor and honesty while you admit only to relatively harmless, less-than-criminal "mistakes." This stratagem often requires the embrace of a fall-back position quite different from the one originally taken. After Bill Clinton got caught red handed with the Blue Dress, he back peddled and recast his federal perjury as a private matter between him and his wife.

9. Characterize the crimes as impossibly complex and the truth as ultimately unknowable.Think White Water. Also Hillary Clinton screaming at Congress that Benghazi was a convoluted mess which cannot be easily unraveled.

10. Reason backward, using the deductive method with a vengeance. With thoroughly rigorous deduction, troublesome evidence is irrelevant. E.g. We have a completely free press. If evidence exists that the Vince Foster "suicide" note was forged, they would have reported it. They haven't reported it so there is no such evidence. Another variation on this theme involves the likelihood of a conspiracy nut and a press who would report the leak. So, you committed the crime, but since on one can find the facts the crime doesn't exist. 

11. Require the skeptics to solve the crime completely. E.g. If Foster was murdered, who did it and why? Building 7 fell, those facts are irrefutable, but since no one can easily explain exactly how it can't possibly be a crime.

12. Change the subject. This technique includes creating and/or publicizing distractions.Always, control the discussion. Having privately owned Major Media Corporations which are controlled by a small group of very powerful men makes changing the subject very easy.  All it takes, is 1 phone call from Sumner Redstone or his grandson and the story never sees the light of day or the story gets another slant in favor of you!

13. Lightly report incriminating facts, and then make nothing of them. This is sometimes referred to as "bump and run" reporting. 0n 9-10-2001 a major story ran that Trillions were missing from the Pentagon. On 9/11 all of that was completely forgotten and never spoken of again. 

14. Baldly and brazenly lie. A favorite way of doing this is to attribute the "facts" furnished the public to a plausible-sounding, but anonymous, source.Hitler said if you tell a lie big enough people will not only believe it, they will defend it.  9/11, the FAKE Boston Bombing, the Fake Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting which never happened, etc...

15 Have your own, in pocket, reporters "expose" scandals and champion your  popular causes. Their job is to pre-empt any real opponents who have information on you.  Beat them to the punch, but spin the story to your ends. 

16. Flood the Internet with agents. This is the answer to the question, "What could possibly motivate a person to spend hour upon hour on Internet news groups defending the government and/or the press and harassing genuine critics?" Don t the authorities have defenders enough in all the newspapers, magazines, radio, and television? One would think refusing to print critical letters and screening out serious callers or dumping them from radio talk shows would be control enough, but, obviously, it is not. 

17. The most important thing is to have children in public schools teaching them your version of history.  Educate the masses, but not to any high degree.  Use the Roman 'Bread and Circus' to the enth degree. Bombard the public with Sports 365 days a year.  The moment 1 Major Sports organization is finished bring in the next...Baseball, Football, Basketball.  Have ONLY popular music stars who degrade, dehumanize, and demonize anything to do with learning and or intelligence.  "Fuck school and all that weak ass studying...I'm keeping it real yo!'  

18.  Make sure that the Media companies only release news on your schedule.  If any of the news media, reporters, media owners, gets out of control, simply have them die from UNNATURAL...natural causes. Michael Hastings supposedly got into his car at 2am and floored the accelerator to over 120mph. Which of course ended his life and stopped any more of his stories from coming out.  Andrew Breitbart  had a mysterious heart attack right after coming out and declaring that he had evidence that would derail obama's 2nd term.  Out of the blue 'POOF' he has a magic heart attack and the story never sees the light of day.  

There are many more 'Tools' which are used against honest, hard working, truth seeking individuals each and every day.   I'm am not advocating using these 'Tools.'  I am simply trying to get these obvious techniques out there into the open, where everyday people can see them and begin to understand that they are being lied to and manipulated by those in power.  I often think of Franklin Delano Roosevelt who said that politics is a drama which is nothing more then a staged play.  He said that every scandal, every political victory and defeat has already been agreed upon before hand.  After all, he said..."If voting could actually make a difference it would be illegal...   

I wanted to thank DCDAVE/David Martin. He started this and I added to it.

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