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    Empire Files: Steve Bannon Exposed

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    Steve Bannon has been propelled over the last year from fringe media outlier to top propagandist of the U.S. Empire as Trump's Chief Strategist.

    From his Wall Street roots and apocalyptic film career to his cultivation of alt-right bigots at Breitbart News, Abby Martin exposes Bannon's true character in this explosive documentary.

    Dissection of Bannon's ideology of "economic nationalism" and desire to "Make America Great Again" reveals the danger of his hand in Trump's agenda.



    DURATION

    27 minutes



    = DEATH BEFORE DISHONOR =

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    Quote Originally posted by Aragorn View Post
    From his Wall Street roots and apocalyptic film career to his cultivation of alt-right bigots at Breitbart News, Abby Martin exposes Bannon's true character in this explosive documentary.
    Why does that description make me question the amount of bias I'm about to see?

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    Quote Originally posted by TargeT View Post
    Why does that description make me question the amount of bias I'm about to see?
    Well, only you would know the answer to that question. I personally find Abby Martin a very thorough, intelligent, brave and honest journalist. I don't always agree with her opinions, but in the face of the biased mainstream media, she's a fresh breath, and one of today's heroes in the battle against the corrupt globalist corporatocracy.

    As they say, your mileage may vary.
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    Quote Originally posted by Aragorn View Post
    Well, only you would know the answer to that question. I personally find Abby Martin a very thorough, intelligent, brave and honest journalist. I don't always agree with her opinions, but in the face of the biased mainstream media, she's a fresh breath, and one of today's heroes in the battle against the corrupt globalist corporatocracy.

    As they say, your mileage may vary.
    Until this single piece, I would have agreed with you (Granted I haven't watched abby since she left RT).

    The language used in this "documentary" is heavily biased, some facts and a lot of spin, it's propaganda... It's so tiring to see the right and the left use this same tactic... I guess if it's not sensational it doesn't sell?

    I'm only 4 min in..she just said his (bannon's) war propaganda movies were only popular in the dark circles of tea party types........... The Tea party hasn't been around that long, it certainly was never around when bannon made movies; when I catch huge glarring errors like that that are hidden in political spin, my hackles raise...

    I HATE being lied to and manipulated (probably one of the few times I'll use the H word).

    I used to be very very political, I was a founding member of several political action groups and Active in many more to include the Alaskan Tea party (which, when it was active, was basically a libertarian leaning bunch of republicans). Eventually I found that politics is BS at any level and shifted my energy elsewhere. but I did spend years doing this and communicating with these people.

    Abby is regurgitating sound bytes here, and talking points; it's sad to see and if this is where she's going it's a down hill path; IMO.


    Is it too much to ask for just facts and no spin?

    this is EXACTLY why I get all of my news and opinion pieces from youtube and other independent sources like https://www.corbettreport.com/.

    Those guys would never put out something with this kind of spin, maybe it's an ego thing?

    Certainly is a lot of dark stuff in this vid, not sure why the spin was needed if all these things are true (lots of reference checking to do)
    Last edited by TargeT, 1st April 2017 at 04:51.

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    Quote Originally posted by TargeT View Post
    .......maybe it's an ego thing?
    Maybe it's a hormone thing.
    "To learn who rules over you simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize" -- Voltaire

    "Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people."-- Eleanor Roosevelt

    "Misery loves company. Wisdom has to look for it." -- Anonymous

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    Quote Originally posted by Aragorn View Post
    DESCRIPTION

    Steve Bannon has been propelled over the last year from fringe media outlier to top propagandist of the U.S. Empire as Trump's Chief Strategist.

    From his Wall Street roots and apocalyptic film career to his cultivation of alt-right bigots at Breitbart News, Abby Martin exposes Bannon's true character in this explosive documentary.

    Dissection of Bannon's ideology of "economic nationalism" and desire to "Make America Great Again" reveals the danger of his hand in Trump's agenda.



    DURATION

    27 minutes




    This doesn't make me feel calm and peaceful actually.
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    Abby's not producing a straight news piece here. It's not simple reporting, it's a show. Bannon's vision is dark. No reason to portray it in a neutral manner. That's not how we roll here in the US.

    There hasn't really been objective, fact-reporting news since before I was born. We're either smart and watch and listen critically, or we're led around by the nose. That's up to us.

    Everyone's manipulating us. (except maybe James Corbett)

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    Although I think in a sane world the Steve Bannon types would never even catch a whiff of power, I also agree that this is one hell of a shameless propaganda piece. The following is a quote of mine from just a few days ago, which I now disavow, because I always reserve the right to disagree with myself upon the introduction of new evidence:

    Quote Originally posted by Fred Steeves View Post
    I don't see her as knowingly being part of anything nefarious. She's young, smart, and has had a political awakening. If she matures in this awakening, she will come to see the fallacy in thinking politics solves problems.

    So long as she is chasing ratings however, she can be easily used, and her awakening will be contained in the initial stages.

    This is my opinion
    Now, I don't want to see Abby so much as catching a whiff of power any more than Bannon. One more thing, she straight up told the audience smack dab at the end as to her (or her handlers) true motivations in this. Did anyone catch that? She just wants to see the far Left in charge of things, not the far Right.

    The real resistance will come from what Bannon fears most, a united, multi cultural, Progressive movement, in the streets.
    For all her rhetoric about war, looks like she's ready to get her some too...

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    She may be at the geopolitical stage of ****ed off/angry

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    It's a story. Abby is doing what TeleSUR, who employs her, describes as documentary style reporting. It's no secret Abby is Progressive. See Occupy Movement.

    Gingrich and his ilk made it a mission to make 'liberal' and 'progressive' bad words and they crowed victory upon their success. They also made it a mission to stop dialogue and they were unashamed about it. Much of peoples' beliefs about progressives come/came from these campaigns.

    Their are plenty of people who want actual progress, not the NWO Agenda 21 bogeyman.

    Abby is confrontational which is why CNN wussed out of interviewing her after they'd invited her.

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    Quote Originally posted by Fred Steeves View Post
    For all her rhetoric about war, looks like she's ready to get her some too...
    that's how the "anti Fa" movement works... its lack of self awareness is amazing.

    in fact, all this was predicted; and it's kind of creepy how it's playing out as predicted.




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    I will not tolerate intolerance! (that was a political cartoon I saw once in Highschool)

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    Quote Originally posted by Dreamtimer View Post
    I will not tolerate intolerance! (that was a political cartoon I saw once in Highschool)
    "They" stole it from me...I used to say that with conviction...years ago!
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    I looked it up. It gets used a lot. People mean different things, too.

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    WHOA! DANG!

    Another Corbett Report fan.

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