The New American

A biweekly news magazine of Constitutional politics in the United States. Articles include expert analysis of current events, editorial commentary, free-market economics, history, and culture. Published by the John Birch Society.

Articles from Vol. 19, No. 3, February 10

Behind the Bias: Instead of Investigating and Exposing the Actions of the Power Elite, the Major Media Are Complicit in That Elite's Drive for Total Control. (the Media Cartel)
"We are grateful to the Washington Post, the New York Times, Time magazine, and other great publications whose directors have attended our meetings and respected their promises of discretion for almost forty years." The speaker was David Rockefeller,...
Behind the Big News: The John Birch Society Video Behind the Big News Shows That the Mainstream Media Distort the News Because They Are Controlled by a Powerful Elite Seeking Global Dominion. (Video Review)
Remember when a mere suburban housewife, who had never organized anything but a car pool, suddenly blossomed into the top-notch organizer of the Million Mom March on Washington to demand more gun controls? Remember when General Motors was accused...
Bread and Circuses: Mass Entertainment Focusing on Emotional and Sensory Stimulation Has Put Americans in Danger of Suffering the Fate of the Romans, Who Entertained Themselves into Oblivion. (Mass Entertainment)
The Roman satirist Juvenal, writing in the first century AD, lamented that "the people that once bestowed commands, consulships, legions, and all else, now meddles no more and longs eagerly for just two things --bread and circuses." Juvenal had the...
Expertly Using "Experts": Leftist Media Organs Selectively Use So-Called Experts to Propagandize the Masses on Behalf of a Statist Agenda. (Expert Opinion)
Sometimes media bias is obvious, as was the case with Barbara Walters' interview of Fidel Castro on October 11, 2002. "For Castro, freedom starts with education," Walters enthused. "And if literacy alone were the yardstick, Cuba would rank as one of...
From the Editor
Cartel (n.) -- A combination of independent commercial enterprises designed to limit competition. Americans have more than one TV channel and more than one newspaper. Yet they all seem to parrot the same Establishment line. The reason is not just...
Many Channels, No Choice: Many Americans Think That News and Entertainment Providers Differ from One Another. in Reality, the Same Global Cabal Essentially Controls Them All. (the Media Cartel)
For the Joneses -- a hypothetical, representative middle-American family -- the typical day begins at 5:30 a.m., with ESPN Radio blaring from Dad's clock radio. As Dad, morning cup of coffee in hand, skims the headlines of his "local" newspaper (which...
Missing Alternatives: On Many Vital Issues, the Major Media Seek to Prevent Americans from Considering Any Alternatives That Do Not Further the Goals of the Media's Globalist Masters. (Hobson's Choice)
English stable owner Thomas Hobson had a rather peculiar way of selling horses. Customers who arrived at his 17th-century establishment were told they were perfectly free to examine any animal in the barn but, if they wished to purchase one, they must...
Public Consensus Con Game: Time after Time, the Media Deception Artists Have Aided the Ongoing Revolutionary Agenda by Portraying Radical Schemes as "The Will of the People". (Defining Popular Opinion)
All successful revolutions have prospered only by creating the impression that revolutionary goals are popular. Tyrants throughout history have therefore sought to manipulate public opinion by orchestrating press coverage. Adolf Hitler had his rallies...
The Bill of Rights: First Ten Amendments to the Constitution
Article I. Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting tile free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of this people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government...
The Dogs That Don't Bark: A Watchdog Will Not Bark at a Burglar If It Recognizes Him as a Friend. the Mainstream Media's Failure to "Bark" at Communism's Crimes Speaks Volumes about Its Loyalty. (Blackout)
The media's vital role as "watchdogs" is rarely more important than in matters of national security. And rarely is national security more threatened and in need of protection by loud barking than in cases involving treason by high-level officials and...
The Power of Truth. (the Last Word)
When the newly informed American recognizes that powerful Insiders are conspiring to consolidate economic and political powers in a one-world government, he may also conclude that the situation is hopeless. "How can I, an ordinary American, prevent...
The Whole Bag of Tricks: On Behalf of a Clandestine Power Elite, the Media Cartel Is Using Every Trick Available to Subvert Traditional Values. A Prime Example Is the Campaign to Legitimize Homosexuality. (Multi-Pronged Attack)
"All warfare is based on deception.... To subdue the enemy without fighting is the supreme skill." So wrote Chinese philosopher and military strategist Sun Tzu in his classic text The Art of War. A deliberate war of deception is being waged on America...
"They Went That Way!" the Establishment Mediameisters Have Compiled a Proven Record for Concealing Crimes and Diverting Public Attention to Side Issues or Completely Fabricated Stories. (Misdirection)
We are all familiar with cartoons in which Bugs Bunny or Daffy Duck throw on a quick, transparent disguise and send the pursuing Yosemite Sam or Elmer Fudd off on a wild goose chase. Politicians regularly use this ploy when caught red-handed, pointing...
Understanding the News: With the Major News Outlets Working to Further the Agenda for a Socialist New World Order, Americans Can and Must Learn to See through the Slanted Reporting. (between the Lines)
In a free society, the news media performs a useful and essential function. As no individual can examine all events firsthand, the media plays the role of surrogate, transmitting the knowledge of those events to all citizens so they can make informed...
Using Hate to Feed the State: The Case of Trent Lott Illustrates the Establishment Media's Use of a Totalitarian Tactic Described in George Orwell's 1984. (Smear)
"A lot of people in Washington have been trying to nail me for a long time," commented former Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott (R-Miss.) shortly after his forced resignation from that post. "When you're from Mississippi, when you're conservative and...