"The Central Intelligence Agency owns everyone of any significance in the major media."
by:
William Colby
(1920-1996) former Director of the CIA
Source:
in Derailing Democracy: The America the Media Don’t Want You to See (2000), by Dave McGowan
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 -- concerned      
Interesting title to his book "Derailing Democracy". Many on this site don't sneek around trying to derail democracy they do it straight out or straight forward. At least we know who they are. I give it only a two because I don't trust a lot of what those guys say, simply because they are unable to prove it. While the guys on this site who try to derail democracy cannot prove at least we know who they are.
 -- Waffler, Smith, Arkansas     
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    Waff, every now and then you write something that makes sense, then you come up with this "guys on this site who try to derail democracy" nonsense. Where on earth did this come from. Last I heard, Arkansas was still part of the earth but I'm beginning to wonder.
     -- jim k, austin     
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    You don't read very well Jim K. If you have not heard the oft repeated phrase that "we are not a democracy" you have certainly been high on something. Either the folks who say it are trying to derail it or deny it.
     -- Waffler, Smith, Arkansas     
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    On the contrary, the people who are worried that we are fast losing our democracy are the ones who most respect and desire it. The problem is that too many have been brainwashed by corporate owned media to think fascism is democracy. If we don't wake up to the fact we'll soon know what the complete lack of democracy truly is. No one is a better fascist than Cheney and Bush.
     -- Dick, Fort Worth     
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    The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is like the KGB in Russia, and is one of the most dangerous institutions in the world. And the Bush's obviously are products of it. Paranoia and deception are their game because they know it works. Man, I can't believe I am in agreement with Dick again on this one -- I absolutely agree that we are being brainwashed into thinking fascism is democracy. Of course, the Nazis were 'national social democrats' so this is nothing new. I doubt that there is a true 'democracy' anywhere on Earth -- all calling themselves by that name are in fact forms of socialism whether Fabians or Leninists. Let's try and get back to the Constitutional representative republic that respects and defends the inalienable rights of each person -- that is better than subjecting us to the whim of an ignorant electorate that is easily swayed by hypnotic suggestion.
     -- E Archer, NYC     
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    I have to ask who owns the CIA? We need the citizen representatives that our founders envisioned, not the professional class of aristocracy politicians spawned in ivy league universities we have had since the late 19th century. Fascism has been a growing beast since the early 20th century. Whether it is the international socialism of the far left or the national socialism of the slightly less left makes little difference. Most have no idea what a truly free capitalist society even looks like. I don't know, however, that the CIA owns "everyone" in the major media. The NVD may own a few. Then again, the who owns the NVD?
     -- Ken, Allyn, WA     
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    Now guys be careful this blog is being monitored and I don't want any of you to disappear. Just in case anything happens to me I have 20 letters addressed to the media - drat, I forgot, they own the media too OK I'll change the address to every blog.
     -- RobertSRQ     
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    I hope you all know I'm not always entirely serious. I only put on the tin foil hat as an aesthetic fashion accessory.
     -- Ken, Allyn, WA     
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    This doesn't surprise me at all. It just proves to me that it is as bad as I suspected. Our leaders won't save us, so stop looking at them. This will require a complete and total awakening and uprising or the people. Pray that it is not too late. As to being rounded up. Don't treat it lightly. They no longer need search warrants, and you no longer have the right to a phone call or an attorney. All they need to say is that you are suspected of being a danger to Homeland Security. They can also take all of your possessions. The constitution has been made null and void. Wake up America.
     -- Ken, Milford Pa     
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    A load of bull. The CIA is nothing anymore. Probably said to confuse or mislead someone.
     -- warren, olathe     
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    Painfully obvious now more than ever, especially now that we have independent news sources on the internet like infowars, which shines the light of truth and shows the media whores of the NWO for who they really are.
     -- jack, Los Angeles     
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    Has anyone found this quote anywhere other than in the book "derailing democracy"? I haven't and I have questions about why the former leader of the CIA would be stupid enough to say that.
     -- Brian, Whitehall     
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    Amen, Brian.
     -- Karen, West Jordan, UT     
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    This quote, like so many great NWO admissions of guilt, is fabricated. It's pretty frustrating as a sympathetic researcher how often these lines turn out to be internet creations.
     -- Justin, Skilluminati Research     
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    Just another organization of malefactors walking in goose step with the socialist's how to manuscript.
     -- Mike, Norwalk     
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    Who's "we" Waffler? You got a mouse in your pocket?
    And derailing "democracy" is something that was instituted by the Founder's when they gave us a REPUBLIC.
    5 stars for the informative value of the quote.
     -- J Carlton, Calgary     
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    Wow! what a surprise - I thought the media was the last bastion of integrity....
     -- Robert, Somewhere in the USA     
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