Category Archive: government’s war on free elections

Sep 13

Spanish government threatens to arrest 700 mayors who support Catalonian independence

All governments seek the same powers: total control of all money and property, omnipotent command over subjects, transparency and knowledge of all human activities (while keeping government affairs secret from view), and to kill all who resist. For years there has been a movement in Catalonia (a wealthy district of northeastern Spain culturally and geographically …

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Aug 08

Spanish government (upon orders of Turkish government) arrests journalist for “terrorism”

Every government that ever existed has sought to equate dissent and criticism with terrorism or treason. Untold thousands of humans have been arrested, subjected to mock trials, and/or executed for saying or writing things which their masters in government did not like. Throughout European history, thousands were burned at the stake, hanged or tortured for …

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Jun 27

Pro-government “journalists” fired for repeated lies

For years, government-trusters and pro-government journalists have ran with stories that (private sector) money in politics corrupts election outcomes. But every aspect of the “campaign finance reform” movement proves to be untrue. In fact, Donald Trump managed to defeat Hillary in the recent U.S. presidential election despite BEING OUTSPENT BY MORE THAN 2-TO-1. So the …

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Dec 15

Facebook increasingly networking with government; will launch censorship operation

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has often met secretly with U.S. President Obama at the White House and elsewhere. The corporation–which monitors millions of users–has now launched an operation to regulate its content for “fake news.” “Fake news” is a government-generated meme currently circulating widely in mainstream (i.e., government supporting) news media. The government and its …

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Nov 26

Washington Post’s “fake news” smear exposed as McCarthyite propaganda

Days ago the Washington Post published (and energetically advertised) a “news story” alleging that the 2016 Trump election was produced by “hundreds” of “fake news” stories created by Russian propagandists. (Of course, the Washington Post itself has been identified as a government CIA propaganda mouthpiece by numerous whistleblowers.) (Senate hearing in the ’70s and ’80s …

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Nov 15

British government, defying voters, has no plan to exit EU after Brexit vote

Months ago the courageous people of Great Britain voted to leave the European Union and declared their independence. Now, months later, their governmental masters have made no effort to obey their constituents. There is NO PLAN, AGENDA, OR SCHEDULE for exiting! See here.

Nov 09

In politics, it is the 4th straight election in which the side with more money lost

Last night, Trump and the Republicans defeated Democrats who were more heavily funded. In January 2010, the Supreme Court decided Citizens United v. FEC, which government trusters described as heralding an era of “unlimited” control of American politics by campaign donors. There have been powerful movements to overturn the decision by repealing parts of the …

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Oct 02

U.S. “Defense Department” spent at least a half billion dollars to create fake al-queda videos

Governments worldwide have always sought to control the message. In recent years, a fake “grass roots” movement to give government more control over election ads has arisen, calling itself the “campaign finance reform” movement. This while government agencies spend hundreds of millions annually on ads, messages and propaganda (on top of all the other ways …

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Aug 30

Be afraid. Homeland Security to Take over Elections

Be afraid. Be very afraid. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has announced that it will take jurisdiction over the U.S. election system. Elections, declared the Department, are “critical infrastructure.” Upon the ruse, er. , . . justification of protecting elections from foreign hackers, the Department has announced it intends to oversee U.S. elections. See …

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Aug 07

FIRST AMENDMENT LECTURE: Every Claim of Campaign Finance Reformers is Untrue

It is perhaps the biggest myth in American politics: that the private sector is “buying” elections through campaign spending. A version of this myth goes further and contends that capitalist billionaires are using political ads to move American government toward more free-market policies. One can find dozens of books (and hundreds of politicians) making these …

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