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Entertainment Industry Complicity?

Why mass entertainment requires critical scrutiny
I was reading a fascinating article called "Are You Brainwashed? Part I" by Lonnie Wolfe at Executive Intelligence Review [  http://www.thetruthseeker.co.uk/article.asp?ID=205 ] and I was struck by the following excerpt:
Somewhere in your memory banks, were planted the "pictures in your head" of the WTC attack. New Yorker film critic Anthony Lane writes in the magazine's Sept. 24 issue, "How often have we listened to these words [since Sept. 11]. The statement of fact: `The worst terrorist bombing since Oklahoma City.' The promise: `Make no mistake about it--we will hunt down the enemy, we will find the enemy, and we will kill the enemy.' The caution: `You can't fight a war against an enemy you can't see.' And the ominous look ahead: `This is a time of war; the fact that it is inside our border means that it is a new kind of war.' We have learned such sentiments like a script; that we have heard it again and again [in the days since Sept. 11] has not diminished the sternness with which we have given our assent.

"Just one problem: it IS a script. All the lines quoted come from `The Siege,' a 1998 thriller directed by Edward Zwick."

Intrigued, I googled the movie to find out more about the plot. Immediately I was presented with the movie's tagline: "On November 6th our freedom is history."

I blinked. November 6th...? ... No WAAAYYYY ... (What's 11-6 upside down?)

You see, I also remember hearing about a TV episode called "The Lone Gunman" right here on Portland Indymedia:
"FOX TV show depicts a U.S. government plot to crash a hijacked Boeing into the WTC six months before 9/11!"

I also remember hearing that Tom Clancy, who seems to have an inside scoop on a lot of things, wrote a book about a plane hitting the Twin Towers. I don't remember the name of the book though.

Could these things be flukes, or are they somehow deliberate? Could they serve some kind of psychological purpose, to somehow help to direct the flow of events or our reactions to them? Just a thought.

super wow! 26.Nov.2005 09:00


Plot Outline: The secret US abduction of a suspected terrorist leads to a wave of terrorist attacks in New York that lead to the declaration of martial law.
These rat bastards are such arrogant @!$#%&#@s!!!

I don't know about complicity 26.Nov.2005 09:25


My guess is that the thugs who did those things are just lack imagination, so they borrow what they need from those who do have some. Just look at Cheney lately. (By the way, he really does talk out of the side of his mouth. It's kind of funny to watch.) And Rumsfeld. It's very sick.

Entertainment Industry Complicity 26.Nov.2005 11:50

what's the question mark for?

there was also some video game where one of the possible scenarios involved flying a passenger jet into the WTC.

there were numerous "arab terrorists are the bad guys"- type movies in the late 90s, as I recall.....

turn off your tv.

read foriegn press.

'Executive Intelligence Review' 26.Nov.2005 13:53

just FYI

is a LaRouche publication (apparently re-posted from above at the truthseeker.co.uk site, as EIR shows up re-distributed at various libertarian/left web sites).

Lonnie Wolfe 26.Nov.2005 13:56


Lonnie Wolfe is a LaRouche clone. He rants against environmentalists and has pro-fundamentalist Christian views. But he has written some very powerful stuff! His writings about TV are very insightful. I've been putting together excerpts from his book - TURN OFF YOUR TELEVISION! If any of you know of someone who still watches TV, please pass this along to them.

Then, today, I read an article by Ralph Nader in CounterPunch. He feels that the only shows still worth watching are The Charley Rose Show and C-SPAN.

I also came across an article about the country of Bhutan and what happened there when TV was finally introduced in 2003.

9/11 is just one result in the Big Plan -- and it's being carried out through TV!!!

For all three articles, see  http://www.freewebs.com/centralcoast/TV.htm

wow 28.Nov.2005 12:01


thanks for this post. fascinating.

Video game misusage 28.Nov.2005 14:17

pcc student

An anti-war mother of a dead soldier spoke today on PCC campus. She mentioned a new video game about soldiers killing the enemy that is being used at set up neighbor hood parties for young kids and is being used as a recruitment propaganda tool to convince young boys that they to can do what the soldiers in the video are doing. A pathetic use of video games....