Episode 102 – Know Your History: Iran-Contra

by | Oct 11, 2009 | Episodes, Podcasts | 8 comments

Running Time: 1:00:02

Description:What happened in the 80s doesn’t stay in the 80s. Iran-Contra was an historical moment that reaches forwards and backwards in time to connect some of the key political players of the past 50 years…and exposes the shadow government that has been in operation for decades. Join us this week on The Corbett Report as we replace the Orwellian con/text of history by putting Iran-Contra history in context.


Documentation – Warmonger Wins Peace Prize
Time Reference: 03:31
Description: Real News #1
Link To: Information Clearing House
Documentation – Secret EU plans to become new global power revealed
Time Reference: 05:29
Description: Real News #2
Link To: Sydney Morning Herald
Documentation – Ballot Box Problems, Broken Laws Cast Doubt on Irish Lisbon Referendum Result
Time Reference: 06:30
Description: Real News #3
Link To: The Corbett Report
Documentation – Once Again, The Will of the Voters is Denied
Time Reference: 08:08
Description: Real News #4
Link To: NYCCAN.org
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Time Reference: 09:11
Description: Real News #5
Link To: Infowars.com
Documentation – The Secret Government: The Constitution in Crisis
Time Reference: 13:31
Description: A Bill Moyers/PBS production released just weeks before the Tower Commission report was released. Exposes some extremely important truths about the national security state…and hides others.
Link To: Google Video
Documentation – Moyers is a Bilderberger
Time Reference: 28:21
Description: …But for some reason they usually don’t put that in his bio.
Link To: ModernHistoryProject
Documentation – Coverup: Behind the Iran-Contra Affair
Time Reference: 29:17
Description: Goes into some of the stories that the Iran-Contra inquiries and reporting tried to cover up.
Link To: YouTube
Documentation – Oliver North Questioned on Continuity of Government
Time Reference: 34:41
Description: Representative Jack Brooks attempts to ask Oliver North about REX84 and the plans for suspending the constitution that he was working on during the Iran-Contra era.
Link To: YouTube
Documentation – Kissinger, Cheney, Rumsfeld and Iran’s Nuclear Program
Time Reference: 36:26
Description: The US loves to sell Iran weapons, and then demonize them for having weapons…oh, and use the relationship to further their own plans to detain their own citizens.
Link To: NowPublic
Documentation – Rule by fear or rule by law?
Time Reference: 37:33
Description: The choice is yours.
Link To: SFGate.com
Documentation – Homeland Security Contracts KBR to Build Detention Centers in the US
Time Reference: 38:19
Description: Why does Homeland Security need detention centers capable of handling tens of thousands? Ask Oliver North about REX84.
Link To: Google Books
Documentation – Iran Contra Drug Smuggling, Detailed Report 4 6 1987 CBS
Time Reference: 44:13
Description: Another incredible video from Jonathan Elinoff’s essential suppressed news video archive.
Link To: YouTube
Documentation – Gary Webb Dark Alliance series
Time Reference: 46:38
Description: Read Gary Webb’s original 1996 reports.
Link To: mega.nu
Documentation – Why Does George W. Bush Fly in Drug Smuggler Barry Seal’s Airplane?
Time Reference: 47:55
Description: That’s a good question.
Link To: FromTheWilderness
Time Reference: 50:32
Description: Convicted Iran-Contra liar Poindexter resurfaces as head of an Orwellian program to track and trace the finances and movements of everyone in the world.
Link To: FAS.org
Documentation – The INSLAW Octopus
Time Reference: 52:59
Description: PROMIS became PTech. And it was running in Oliver North’s White House office in the 1980s…Did I mention Cheney was running Ptech in the PEOC?
Link To: Wired
Documentation – VP George H W Bush grilled by Dan Rather
Time Reference: 59:18
Description: If memory serves, this is what reporters are supposed to do when they’re talking to power…put them in their place, ask tough questions and demand answers. I wonder if the Bushes had anything to do with feeding him those fake documents all those yea
Link To: YouTube


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