SOPHISTICATED RIGHT-WING PROPAGANDA/REALITIES

Conserapedia & CAMERA
are phenomena to be investigated:
sophisticated right-wing propaganda.

They are “Wikipedia”-type gateways
to the Alternative Realities
of significant sub-populations in the USA.

<< PROPAGANDA >>

Conspiracies have us think of “propaganda”
as strategic information aimed at
shifting the views of others;
enemies use “propaganda” on each other.

The real use of PROPAGANDA is to support
Indoctrination by Power Groups
so as to be able to control their populations.
Power Groups present their
PROPAGANDA as TRUTH.

Our MSM is “establishment” propaganda.
The above sites provide propaganda for the “right-wing” people.

This was the theme of a book in 1962
by Jaques Ellul:
PROPAGANDA: The Formation of Men’s Attitudes  (pdf)

Noam Chomsky‘s 1988
Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media  (pdf)
is a “more modern” “history of propaganda” for the USA.

It has been a while since I thought of Ellul. It makes me think of the many writers I read in the 1960 & 70s that presented perspectives very relevant today, but no longer part of our discourse. {I need to make as list of these neglected resources – it goes with being 81.}

We continually confuse
the RECENT with the RELEVANT.

One Political Plaza is a site for anyone to post, but it reflects average persons right-wing opinions.

Future Hitler Ideology is a report on the relationship between Trump propaganda and other Fascist propaganda machines of the past.

The crazy comment threads to many online posts are not propaganda, in the sense used here – designed to influence – but reflects the type of discourse  witnessed in emergent propaganda fields.

NON-LETHAL PUT-DOWNS/CAPTURE -&- CONSPIRACY RE-VISITED

Was it necessary to KILL the Dallas shooter with a robot carried bomb?

Why not a canister of gas to put the shooter to sleep and then capture him alive?  Why not more INCAPACITATE & CAPTURE than DRONE BOMB?

Was there a reason some persons or groups didn’t want the shooter to be studied?

The claim now by “authorities” that he was a “lone gunman” doesn’t imply that the shooter’s  “project” wasn’t “managed” and that he didn’t have “handlers”. This is different from the shooter being part of an assassination team.  Who his managers and handlers might be has many candidates: rouge teams in the NRA or other pro-gun orgs, gun manufacturing corporations, militant racist groups, etc.

The technique of identifying mentally disturbed persons and assisting them to “plan” a terrorist attack and then arrest them – is well known. The Orlando terrorist attack has the earmarks of such a plot gone bad, the terrorist acted before he was arrested.

The two prior shootings of black men by police was to be a landmark event which could have called for the response in Dallas; which was successful in diverting attention. It may have backfired, as it has ignited a movement to unite the legitimate concerns of police and black communities.

Yesterday (7/8/16), a well spoken black father, with son, interviewed in Dallas called for our need of divine authority – we can’t govern ourselves, said this drug dealer turned Christian minister and family man. His analysis of the Black/Police phenomenon was good, but his solution was not so good.

There shouldn’t be competition between the personal and the social, but an interdependent complementarity. What I heard from the mayor and police chief of Dallas was significant: they called for us to think about two seeming contradictory ideas as the same time – needs of the Black Community and the needs of the Police Community. It shouldn’t be one or the other. This was the first time I’ve witnessed a META concept introduced in the MSM.

The most successful conspiracy today, is the conspiracy by elite conspirators to paint those investigating conspiracies as “conspiracy theorists” and kooks. Persons of shared interest, gathering together to plan actions – which the keep secret (or, don’t broadcast widely)- is a primary activity of all humans. These “conspiratorial” actions need not be to harm others. Inventors are conspiratorial, as are those planning surprise parties. Bad conspirators create a false myth of “secret” back-room meetings of evil, plotting conspirators. Effective bad conspiracies usually include coverup plans and false leads. One can explore some organizations or agencies as composed of competitive “conspiratorial gangs” (behaving in primitive, tribal ways, often informal) – often acting in conflict with the formal policies of the org. Those others in the org may have some knowledge of the conspiratorial gangs, but are unable or unwilling to oppose them. Many police departments in the USA are populated by conspiratorial gangs, who may form a cabal.