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Porkins Policy Radio episode 190 Black Budget with Folie a deux

This week Folie à Deux joined me to discuss Black Budget, the new comic series he wrote and illustrated. The discussion opened talking about the comic itself, which addresses mind control and MK Ultra. The history of MK Ultra and other government-sponsored programs fill the discourse and the book. We also discussed how this topic is covered in the alternative media and conspiracy culture. Later some of the hidden messages and Easter eggs throughout Black Budget are revealed. We also talked about the 1983 invasion of Grenada and the subsequent bombing of a mental hospital which some have suggested was a site of mind control experiments. Also discussed are the connections between Grenada and Jim Jones and many more real life easter eggs.

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Show Notes:

BlackBudgetComix.wordpress.com

@ComixBlack

@Black_Budget

Look at the Place! Sudan Says, ‘Say Sorry,’ but U.S. Won’t

Dr. Geoffrey Bourne, Anatomist; Primate Expert a Prolific Writer

Evidence of Revision – (5 of 6) – RFK Assassination, MK ULTRA Jonestown Massacre

The Black Hole of Guyana: The Untold Story of the Jonestown Massacre

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Porkins Policy Radio episode 189 Lizzy on Al Kamandjati and how to help in Palestine / George Nader Arrest

This week I am joined once again my good friend Lizzy to discuss her work in Palestine. Lizzy began by talking about her own personal journey which has led her to live and work full time in Ramallah. We discussed her work with Al Kamandjati, a non-profit which offers world-class music lessons for Palestinian children. We talked about the mission of Al Kamandjati and its founder Ramzi Aburedwan. Lizzy talked about Aburedwan’s life growing up in the Al Amari refugee camp and how this led him to create the organization. Lizzy touched on the day to day struggles that Palestinians face including night raids, checkpoints, and violence at the hands of the IDF. She talked about her own personal experiences dealing with this trauma. Lizzy and I talked about several people she knew who were murdered by the IDF and the psychological toll on the families involved. Later we discussed ways for people to get involved. Lizzy talked about the need for people to simply educate themselves about the reality of the situation. We also talked about simple ways for people to organize here in the US. Later we touched on the complacency and apathy in the US when it comes to the plight of the Palestinians, and how we can overcome this.

In the second hour, I change gears and talked about the recent news that international fixer, Trump transition team member, and convicted pedophile, George Nader, was arrested in JFK Airport for possession of child pornography. I talk about the roots of this case which stemmed from his 2018 arrest in Dulles Airport. I touched on his cooperation with Robert Mueller and the strange way he was “let go” and allowed to return to the UAE. I discussed some of the truly heinous charges against Nader. I also talked about what this may mean in the larger context of Trump World.

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Show Notes:

AlKamandjati.org

History of Al Kamandjati

PPR 103 Helping in Palestine and Armchair Investigators

Children of the Stone: The Power of Music in a Hard Land

The Iron Wall: Israel and the Arab World

Mornings in Jenin: A Novel

The Lemon Tree: An Arab, a Jew, and the Heart of the Middle East

Pity the Nation: The Abduction of Lebanon

Blood Brothers: The Dramatic Story of a Palestinian Christian Working for Peace in Israel

The Gun and the Olive Branch: The Roots of Violence in the Middle East

George Nader, Witness in Mueller Probe, Denied Release on Child-Porn Charges

George Nader 2018 criminal complaint

The Ochelli Effect: Facetime Emoticons Marketing Corruption

Bannon described Trump Organization as ‘criminal enterprise’, Michael Wolff book claims

Trump Pal ,Child Rapist George Nader / Green Party Indictment Facts

The Ochelli Effect – Digital Historical Literature Lament

Mike and Chuck started the Tuesday show discussing book stores and how they have disappeared in recent years. The Amazon book store has shaped how people find things to read, despite being limitless in its offerings. While talking the two actually do searches of the site to see what happens when they look for Mike’s great book “The War State”. Your results may vary.

Mike also mentions how publishing is changing and complains a bit about how good books on the JFK Assassination do not rise to the top of many search results. A short discussion on why the Vietnam War is written about currently was also part of the discussion.

Porkins arrived in the second hour. Chuck and Pearse discussed his show the two recorded earlier in the day. Both men explain the process of growth in one experiences doing a long-standing radio show/podcast.

Both Hours provide some unique analysis of media in general along with cultural reactions in the wake of multiple evolutions.

Tuesdays are always fun, educational, and unexpected on The Ochelli Effect. News, and entertainment factory installed.

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Porkins Policy Radio episode 188 Editorial Report: Journalistic integrity and why racists are not welcome here

This week I addressed some editorial issues regarding the radio show and the types of guests I will not support or promote. I talked about the backlash I received for calling Ryan Dawson a “racist grifter” and why I continue to stand by that statement. I discussed my own journalistic integrity and why I will not allow myself to be tainted by right-wingers simply because they do “good research.”

In the second hour, I took a call from Dimitri who questioned my decision to have Lucien Greaves on the show and take much of what he was saying at face value. We talked about Greave’s’ problematic past which I, admittedly, did not research before when I had him on. I talked about my own reservations now about having him back on, and how this is an inevitable problem when it comes to radio journalism. Later we talked about another controversial figure that people ask me about Dr. Joylln West, whom Jon Atack knew and has talked about on the show before. I talked about the theories regarding West and the Oklahoma City Bombing and how much of that story doesn’t hold up. Chuck helps me finish off the show by talking about the problems that we face as journalists and radio hosts.

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Anatomy of a Crypto-Fascist Sect

The Past American Century – The Cult Like Aspects Of QAnon And Conspiracy Theories That Lead To Nowhere

From WallStreetWindow.com

In this discussion I talked with Pearse Redmond who runs the Porkins Policy Review podcast about the wild and strange claims of QAnon and the world that those who believe in “Q” live in.

Some have gone so far to turn away from family and friends to worship Q in cult like behavior grasping on to conspiracy theories that lead to nowhere.

I linked this to similarities with something called “Operation Vampire Killer 2000” that came out around 1992 and as a document passed around in the militia movement back then. Is Q repacking this document and other theories popular in past decades? Is part of a broader cultural trend of the moment where many people believe in people like Judyth Vary Baker?

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Porkins Policy Radio episode 187 Jon Gold and Adam Fitzgerald on 9/11 lawsuit and FBI FOIA

This week Jon Gold joined me once again to talk about two recent 9/11 related news stories and the varying degrees of attention they have received in the media. We started off by discussing the recent developments in the 9/11 Victims and Families lawsuit against the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Jon and I discussed their latest attempts to force the FBI to reveal the name of a high ranking Saudi government official who was overseeing two Saudi operatives in the United States who provided material support to at least two of the hijackers. We talked about these operatives, Fahad al-Thumairy and Omar al Bayoumi, and their role in helping hijackers Khalid al-Mihdar and Nawaf al-Hazmi. Jon talked about the importance of this particular lawsuit and the continued emotional trauma this has had on the victims and families of 9/11.

Later we discussed the recent FOIA release of the so-called Dancing Israelis which included photocopies of a handful of the infamous photographs taken on 9/11. Jon and I talked about Urban Moving Systems and emphasis that the 9/11 Truth community puts on this particular story.

In the second hour, we continued this conversation along with researcher Adam Fitzgerald. We explored Urban Moving Systems further, talking about their possible connections to some of the hijackers. The three of us also touched on the hijackings themselves and the discrepancies and anomalies that took place that day. We also touched on how films like United 93 have colored our understanding of the event itself. We closed out the conversation by talking about the importance of 9/11 in the current geopolitical landscape, and how it goes a long way to explaining the situation we find ourselves in today.

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Show Notes:

WeWereLiedToAbout911.com

@911JusticeNow

Jon Gold YouTube

@_AdamFitzgerald

Adam Fitzgerald YouTube

(10:25 a.m.) September 11, 2001: Staff in White House Bunker Learns of Flight 93 Crash; Vice President Cheney Already Thinks an ‘Act of Heroism’ Occurred

FOIA Release of 9/11 Dancing Israelis thru the FBI

Newly released FBI docs shed light on apparent Mossad forknowledge of 9/11 attacks

Previous Hijackings Originating From Within The United States Before 9/11

The Ochelli Effect – Iranian Chinese Water Torture

From Ochelli.com

In the first hour, the Author of The War State Mike Swanson discusses with Chuck the latest wave of tariffs in Trump Trade War with China. Mike also breaks down some basic ways to understand manufacturing paradigms as they emerge. Michael also covered the recent losses in the Dow and talks about some of what he is publishing lately.

Is the economy booming for you? Has Kim Jung Un actually punked Trump? As the war on terror continues to terrorize, are you feeling good about Iran becoming Iraq 2.0 in the propaganda paradigm? What criminal will Trump be told to pardon next to cultivate support from the rest of the scum of the earth? Why do farmers committing suicide to think that’s a better option than detaching themselves from the Trump Train?

Pearse Redmond covered the recent events in one gulf that remind us of other times political posturing was and catastrophic events had something to do with a Gulf. Iran is not Iraq. Other topics included Porkins Policy Radio and the seemingly dangerous devotion to inciting the end of days by John Bolton and Mike Pompeo. Pearse also explains to listeners how truth is often buried in articles deeply enough that 99% of readers won’t even bother to dig into the contradiction table.

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Porkins Policy Radio episode 186 Ken Silverstein on The Intercept, NRA spending scandal, and Venezuela

In the first hour, I went solo and talked about some recent developments in the West African nation of Burkina Faso. I started off with the recent hostage rescue operation by French special forces which freed 4 tourists. I talked about the political instability that Burkina Faso has been facing over the past several years. I also talked about the rumors that the hostages were going to be handed over to the Macina Liberation Front in Mali. I spoke about the rise of jihadi groups across West Africa and how much of it unfolded in 2012 with the ouster of Mali’s president Amadou Toumani Toure. I also discussed the role that France continues to play as a colonial overlord in West Africa. I finished off by looking at a recent attack on a church in northern Burkina Faso and how it might link to gold mining in the country, and how this is exploited by groups like the neocons.

In the second hour the founder of Counterpunch and Washington Babylon, Ken Silverstein, joined me. We started off by talking about Ken’s latest media project WashingtonBabylon.com. Ken talked about the structure of the site and the unique way they are approaching both journalism and political reporting. Later we talked extensively about The Intercept and the myriad problems facing the billionaire-funded outlet. Ken talked about the recent scandal where yet a third whistleblower has been sent to jail after cooperating with The Intercept and Jeremy Scahill. Ken talked about his own time at The Intercept and why he ultimately had to walk away. Ken and I trashed Glenn Greenwald and also talked about the theory that The Intercept is, in fact, an intelligence operation to entrap whistleblowers. Later we talked about some of Ken’s reporting looking at the NRA spending scandal and why Wayne LaPierre paid $14,000 in rent for a summer intern. We finished the conversation by looking at the situation in Venezuela. Ken also teased a bombshell story he is writing on Marco Rubio.

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Show notes:

French special forces rescue hostages in a deadly Burkina Faso raid

French ex-hostages arrive in Burkina Faso capital, pay tribute to soldiers killed

French troops free hostages in Burkina Faso

Macina Liberation Front

The Complex and Growing Threat of Militant Islamist Groups in the Sahel

Burkina Faso: Gunmen Kill Priest, Worshippers in Burkina Faso Church

Burkina Faso church attack: Priest among six killed

Burkina Faso – An Emerging World-Class Gold Province

Nexus Gold Corp

WashingtonBabylon.com

@KenSilverstein1

Where Journalism Goes to Die

The Intercept Is The Surveillance State: How Scahill & Cole Got Played By NSC & NSA

Is The Intercept An Intelligence Operation? An Ongoing Inquiry

EXCLUSIVE: DID THE HEAD OF THE NRA HAVE AN INTIMATE RELATIONSHIP WITH A RUSSIAN SPY AND HAVE HIS GROUP PAY HER APARTMENT RENT?

Why a Coup Is Unlikely in Venezuela

Caracas Chronicles, Part I of an Ongoing Series

Porkins Policy Radio episode 185 Jenna Orkin on the health effects of the WTC dust and the EPA’s coverup

This week writer and journalist Jenna Orkin joined me to discuss her book Ground Zero Wars: The fight to reveal the lies of the EPA in the wake of 9/11 and clean up Lower Manhattan, and the ongoing health problems caused by the World Trade Center dust. Jenna started off by telling us where she was on 9/11 and how the day unfolded for her. She talked about the fact that her son went to Stuyvesant High School at the time and how this led her to research the health effects of 9/11. We talked about the lack of clean-up at Stuyvesant and the desire to re-open the school one month after the attacks. Jenna and I talked about how this decision mirrored the official government response to the cleanup of Lower Manhattan and the re-opening of places like Wall Street. We then discussed exactly what was in the dust itself, including asbestos, Mercury, lead, and radioactive material. Jenna explained how the EPA used antiquated tests in order to hide the high levels of toxicity in the air. Jenna also talked about the science behind many of the EPA tests and how the logarithmic scale of measurement measures substances like asbestos.

Later we talked about key figures responsible for covering up the environmental disaster. We looked at EPA head Christine Todd-Whitman who repeatedly lied by saying the air was safe to breathe. We also touched on her husband’s ties to Citigroup who benefited from the EPA’s decision to lie about the safety of ground zero. Jenna and I also talked about James Connaughton who headed the White House Council on Environmental Quality, and how he manipulated press releases from the EPA. Jenna also brought up Connaughton’s connection to the law firm Sidney Austin Brown & Wood which had offices in the World Trade Center.

We finished the conversation by talking about the legacy of the EPA. Jenna and I talked about how the EPA has only gotten worse since 9/11. Jenna also spoke about the need for us as citizens to take personal responsibility in the face of traumatic events like 9/11. We touched on the state of the 9/11 research community as well. Jenna finished off the conversation by talking about her work with the late great Michael Ruppert. Chuck and I rounded out the episode by talking about Ruppert’s legacy as well as the work that goes into producing a live radio show.

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Show Notes:

Ground Zero Wars: The Fight to Reveal the Lies of the EPA in the Wake of 9/11 and Clean Up Lower Manhattan

Scout: A Memoir of Investigative Journalist Michael C. Ruppert

Environmental Protection Agency Issues (Congressional testimony 2003)

Air Contamination at Ground Zero (Congressional testimony 2007)

9/11 Omission Hearings – Jenna Orkin On Environmental Crimes – 9/9/2004

Barasch & McGarry: Lawyers for the 9/11 community

FromTheWilderness.net

“Oh Lucy! – You Gotta Lotta ‘Splainin To Do”

Crossing the Rubicon: The Decline of the American Empire at the End of the Age of Oil

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The Ochelli Effect – Facebook Myopia Dystopia Amblyopia

On TYR’s Day, A Cornucopia of Phobias and fabricated amblyopia deconstruct dreams of utopia. Michael Swanson started things off by examining the evolving social media/advertising head games driving personal interactions, Fame, and many walks of shame.

Facebook is for grandpa. The toxic anti-social media platform has been a thing for nearly a generation. What happened to your news stories and inspirations for outrage? Is it about to become more fertile digital soil for cults of personality to blossom within?

Venezuela is the focus in the second hour. Pearse Redmond and Chuck break down the alleged uprising and even speculate about the reality that may be unfolding while the MSM runs it’s standard mocking bird programming. Is anyone else reminded of “The Bay of Pigs”?

Are fake news and the anti-social media going to continue dominating public perceptions? Will the truth remain trapped behind enemy lines on the far side of the great Fire Wall?

Are the resource pirates with private armies merely utilizing the digital weapons developed in the internet age to make the repeating blueprint of regime change and population control continue far beyond 2020?

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Show Notes:

Juan Guaido coup speech

Leopoldo Lopez escapes to Spainish Embassy

Guaido’s whereabouts unknown

Soldiers involved in coup reportedly claiming asylum in Brazilian embassy

“El personalismo de Guaidó ha puesto en peligro el alzamiento contra Maduro”

@Trish_Regan

Live Updates: Venezuelan Govt Says Guaido Coup Failed, Lopez Hides in Chile’s Embassy

Clashes rock Venezuela as Guaido, Maduro vie for power

Exclusive – Blackwater founder’s latest sales pitch: mercenaries for Venezuela

Pompeo claims Russia stopped Maduro leaving Venezuela for Cuba

The Making of Leopoldo López

Venezuela – Guaidó Got Snookered – White House Starts Beating War Drums

Top general: US military focused on collecting intelligence in Venezuela

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