idea that the "mainstream" media is any kind of check
on our rulers is a concept that just doesn't apply in the year 2017.
They are a branch of government, not a check on it. And nothing
shows this more than how they function in wartime i.e. the
last 16 years.
In the run up
to the Iraq war, they reported lies as if they were facts. And the
same goes for all the post-9/11 conflicts they've covered: totally
uncritical, they're nothing but lapdogs of the Pentagon.
a major problem: where can the American people find out what's really
going on? That's why we founded Antiwar.com to let the people
know how they're being lied to, and by whom.
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