Monthly Archives: October 2013

Celebrity Video Tells Government to ‘Stop Watching Us’

Some major Hollywood celebrities are appearing in a new video to express their objections to the widespread surveillance program, which has been administered by the National Security Agency (NSA).

Despite being highly critical of the government surveillance policy, the video’s celebrity participants avoid any mention of the individual who is ultimately in charge of the agency, President Obama.

The U.K. Guardian newspaper first reported on the U.S. government’s surveillance tactics after having received documents from agency contractor Edward Snowden. A series of reports published in the Guardian as well as the Washington Post revealed what were at one time secret activities by the NSA, which involved the gathering of phone records and Internet activities of U.S. citizens.

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The Collective Media Gang Up on Ted Cruz

The latest target of the news and entertainment media’s poison arrows is Sen. Ted Cruz.

The mainstream news media have joined forces with entertainment shows in a multi-pronged attack on Cruz that is reminiscent of the treatment meted out to former GOP vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin.

The tactics being employed by the mainstream news media in attacking Cruz were exemplified by ABC News as it conducted the first interview with the Texas senator since the partial government shutdown came to an end.

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Hollywood Working on Snowden Film

Some have called Edward Snowden a whistleblower, a dissident, and a traitor. Others have characterized him as a patriot and a hero.

Now the former CIA and NSA employee, who intentionally disclosed to the press classified details of several top-secret United States and British government mass surveillance programs, is being whispered about in the entertainment industry offices of Los Angeles and Beverly Hills.

Snowden engaged in the leaking of information to the U.K. Guardian, which resulted in the publication of a series of exposés that revealed details concerning the interception of U.S. and European telephone metadata and several Internet surveillance programs.

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Celebrities Ratchet Up the Political Vitriol

Young Americans are being inundated with propaganda that sings the praises of Obamacare.

In order to spur the 18 to 35 year-old demographic to sign up for the health care program, the Obama administration has brought Hollywood stars onboard to serve as pitchmen and women. This is occurring in spite of the fact that the new online insurance marketplaces necessitated by the health care law have been plagued by a host of technical glitches, which have slowed, and in countless cases, completely halted enrollment in the programs.

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