Articles by Washington's Blog
How to Spot - and Defeat - Disruption on the Internet
Washington's Blog · David Martin’s Thirteen Rules for Truth Suppression,  H. Michael Sweeney’s 25 Rules of Disinformation (and now Brandon Smith’s Disinformation: How It Works) are classic lessons...
The Secret Playbook of Internet Trolls
Washington's Blog · The reason that Internet trolls are effective is that people still don’t understand their game.
All of the Countries Which the U.S. "Regime Changed" Have Descended into Brutal Chaos
Washington's Blog · Quantifying the Effects of Regime Change Since 2001, the U.S. has undertaken regime change in Iraq, Afghanistan and Libya. All 3 countries are now in chaos … and extremists...
American Public Turns Anti-War ... Warmongers Desperately Reply, "But War Is GOOD for Us!"
Washington's Blog · Artwork by William Banzai   War Is Peace, Freedom Is Slavery, and Ignorance Is Strength The American people are now overwhelmingly opposed to more war in Ukraine, Syria...
NSA Spying Did Not Result In a SINGLE Foiled Terrorist Plot
Washington's Blog · Debunking Government’s Justification for Mass Surveillance Preface: The Bush and Obama administrations have claimed for more than a decade that spying on Americans was...
How Should People of Faith - Or Atheists Who Want to Talk With Them - Think of Bank Crime?
Washington's Blog · The Bible and Nobel Prize Winning Economists Agree: “When The Sentence For A Crime Is Not Quickly Carried Out, People’s Hearts Are Filled With Schemes To Do Wrong” Preface...
5 Ways the Government Shutdown Isn't Slowing Down Warmongers
Washington's Blog · Warmongering Continuing Full Speed Ahead The government shutdown isn’t slowing down the warmongers.  For example: The CIA is ramping up covert training program for...
5 Years After the Financial Crisis, The Big Banks Are Still Committing Massive Crimes
Washington's Blog · Preface: Not all banks are criminal enterprises. The wrongdoing of a particular bank cannot be attributed to other banks without proof. But – as documented below – many of...
Poll: More Americans Believe World Trade Center 7 Was Demolished On 9/11 than Believe the Government's Explanation
Washington's Blog · What Do You Believe? Preface:  Americans have learned in the past decade that our government lied to us about: Iraq weapons of mass destruction ...
U.S. Desperately Tries to Justify Syrian War ... After Everyone Agrees to a Peaceful Solution
Washington's Blog · U.S. Tries to Walk Back Peace Deal Earlier today, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, Russian foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, and Syrian Foreign Minister Walid...
Opposition to Syria War Goes All the Way to the Pentagon
Washington's Blog · Military Is Opposed to Syria War Many current and former military officers are highly skeptical of any military engagement with Syria. They are speaking out in...
Breathtaking U.S. Hypocrisy on Chemical Weapons
Washington's Blog · The U.S. has Repeatedly Violated the “Red Line” on Chemical Weapons The U.S. encouraged Saddam Hussein’s use of chemical weapons against Iran … which was the largest use of...
Syria War "Coalition" Dissolves: Britain, France, Canada and Most Other Countries Say NO to Syrian Attack
Washington's Blog · U.S. Is Isolated Britain, France, Canada, Nato, Israel, Italy, Jordan and the rest of the world have said no to a Syrian attack. The Arab League – which backed the war...
Cheat Sheet On Syria: Events Are Moving Quickly Now… Here’s What You Need to Know
Washington's Blog · The U.S. is about to attack Syria. Here’s what you need to know:   Bombing Syria will only strengthen the hardliners … and harm America’s national security. The top...
The U.S. Has Repeatedly Falsely Accused Others of Chemical and Biological Weapons Use
Washington's Blog · Shouldn’t We Be Cautious … Given the Repeated Bogus Claims? In 1981, the U.S. accused the Soviets of supplying chemical weapons to Communist states in Vietnam and Laos for...
The U.S., Britain and Israel have Used Chemical Weapons within the Last 10 Years
Washington's Blog · Those Condemning Syria Have Themselves Recently Used Chemical Weapons We condemn all use of chemical weapons. But the U.S. used chemical weapons against civilians in Iraq...
Everyone's Talking about "False Flags" ... Isn't that Another Bogus Historical Conspiracy Theory?
Washington's Blog · Forget Boston, 9/11 and Oklahoma City … Is False Flag Terror Even a REAL Historical Concept? More people are using the term “false flag” than ever before. Some claim that...
Ter·ror·ism (Noun): When OTHER People Do What We Do
Washington's Blog · It’s Not Terrorism When WE Do It The United States is arguably the world’s largest sponsor of terrorism, although we call it “self defense” and fighting “humanitarian”...
The Real Reason America Used Nuclear Weapons Against Japan. It Was Not To End the War Or Save Lives.
Washington's Blog · Atomic Weapons Were Not Needed to End the War or Save Lives Like all Americans, I was taught that the U.S. dropped nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in order to end...
Mainstream Media: Presstitutes for the Rich and Powerful
Washington's Blog · While the Rupert Murdoch scandal is justifiably front-page news, there is a much wider problem with the mainstream media. Purchasing ReportersFamed Watergate reporter Carl...
Co-Chair of 9/11 Inquiry: American Government Covered Up State Assistance to Hijackers
Washington's Blog · It's front page news today that: Journalists at Rupert Murdoch’s now-shuttered News of the World paper tried to access the mobile phones of 9/11 victims, a former New York City...
Pentagon Papers Whistleblowers, 9/11 Commissioners Themselves Call for a New 9/11 Investigation
Washington's Blog · The two main players in releasing the Pentagon Papers were Daniel Ellsberg and United States Senator Mike Gravel. Senator Gravel is the person who read the Pentagon Papers into...
Like Iraq, the "Facts" Regarding 9/11 Were "Fixed Around the Policy"
Washington's Blog · 3 facts show that the government "fixed the facts" regarding 9/11 around a policy decision to exonerate the government from any blame whatsoever.1. 9/11 Commission's Chief...