I have been watching very curiously the scrambling of people in the press lately due to attempts to intimidate and control what reporters are writing, and even their ability to protect their sources.  I have observed in one market, newspapers under siege from a particular defense contractor, when reporters from those papers have tried to do investigative reporting into the business practices and alleged criminal activities of said company.  Duck and cover appears to be the watchword of our media.  Much very disturbing is going on in our country now.  Stop and tally up the kinds of problems for a moment; it will amaze you.  Here is a thought-provoking article from Brasscheck TV. 




The Nazis were ruthless and power mad.


The Nazis had a war machine loaded with

high tech weapons.


The Nazis had a highly effective internal propaganda



No one talks about this last item because they imported

it directly from the United States.




Brasscheck TV: The war for your mind


Here’s a little history that few are aware of…

but if you know it, it explains much about

how we got to where we are today.


When the Rockefeller group was under

widespread popular attack in the early part

of the 20th century, they hired a man named

Ivy Lee to help them rehabilitate their public

image. He was very successful at his task.


The Rockefellers loaned Lee to the Nazis

to help them with their 1930s PR problems

in the US. While, it may be hard to believe

now, US press accounts of Hitler’s rise to

power in Germany were mostly positive.


Edward Bernays, a close colleague of Lee’s,

was another master of public manipulation.


One of Bernays’ biggest fans was none other

than Joseph Goebbels, the director of

internal propaganda for the Nazi government.


Goebbels was the man who “sold” the Germans

on the Nazis (much the way Roger Ailes has

sold the US on Bush-style (i.e. criminal)



I recommend you read more, but if you want

to go straight to the video, it’s here:




*** You can’t have a dictatorship with controlling

the news media, overly or covertly


It’s important to know that even as

Berlin was literally going up in

flames, the Nazis retained the support of

large portions of Germany society as

a result of Goebbels’ “genius.”


This feat, as one book title describes it,

was “the war that Hitler won.”


Edward Bernays bragged that his book

“The Crystalization of Public Opinion”

was prominently displayed in Goebbels

private office.


You may have heard of “Kristallnacht”

a multi-day orgy of street terror against

Jews in Germany that “crystalized”

public opinion that it had become socially

acceptable to target Jews in the streets,

in their stores and even in their homes.


Most historians state that the

“kristall” in “kristallnacht” refers

to the broken windows of Jewish owned



There is one problem with this universally

accepted version of events.


“Kristall” does not mean “glass” or

“store window” in German. It means



What crystals were broken during “kristallnacht?”


Answer: None to speak of.


It is my contention that in fact

“Kristallnacht,” one of the notorious

acts of state terrorism in modern history,

was coined by Goebbels for the strategy

of “crystalizing” public opinion he learned from

his American mentor’s book by the same name.


Meet Edward Bernays, US PR man,

tutor to the Nazi propaganda machine,

and inspiration to Roger Ailes, creator

of Fox News, America’s modern day version

of Joseph Goebbels:




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