"There are two sorts of wealth-getting, as I have said; one is a part of household management, the other is retail trade: the former necessary and honorable, while that which consists in exchange is justly censured; for it is unnatural, and a mode by which men gain from one another. The most hated sort, and with the greatest reason, is usury, which makes a gain out of money itself, and not from the natural object of it. For money was intended to be used in exchange, but not to increase at interest. And this term interest, which means the birth of money from money, is applied to the breeding of money because the offspring resembles the parent. Wherefore of modes of getting wealth this is the most unnatural."

- Politics, Aristotle, 350 B.C.

"The Jew alone regards his race as superior to humanity, and looks forward not to its ultimate union with other races, but to its triumph over them all and to its final ascendancy under the leadership of a tribal Messiah."

- Goldwin Smith, The Jewish Question, October 1881

“I am a most unhappy man. I have unwittingly ruined my country. A great industrial nation is controlled by its system of credit. Our system of credit is concentrated. The growth of the nation, therefore, and all our activities are in the hands of a few men. We have come to be one of the worst ruled, one of the most completely controlled and dominated governments in the civilized world. No longer a government by free opinion, no longer a government by conviction and the vote of the majority, but a government by the opinion and duress of a small group of dominant men.”

- President Woodrow Wilson 1916

“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. It would have been impossible for us to develop our plan for the world if we had been subjected to the lights of publicity during those years. But, the world is now more sophisticated and prepared to march towards a world government. The supranational sovereignty of an intellectual elite and world bankers is surely preferable to the national auto-determination practiced in past centuries.”

- David Rockefeller, Baden-Baden, Germany 1991

“It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning.”

- Henry Ford 

“The real truth of the matter is, as you and I know, that a financial element in the larger centers has owned the Government ever since the days of Andrew Jackson.”

- Franklin D. Roosevelt, letter to Col. House, November 21, l933

“One of the least understood strategies of the world revolution now moving rapidly toward its goal is the use of mind control as a major means of obtaining the consent of the people who will be subjects of the New World Order.”

- The National Educator, K.M. Heaton

"We Jews, we, the destroyers, will remain the destroyers for ever. Nothing that you will do will meet our needs and demands. We will for ever destroy because we need a world of our own, a God-world, which it is not in your nature to build."

- Maurice Samuels, You Gentiles, 1924

“We are on the verge of a global transformation. All we need is the right major crisis and the nations will accept the New World Order.”

- David Rockefeller 

“Today, America would be outraged if U.N. troops entered Los Angeles to restore order. Tomorrow they will be grateful! This is especially true if they were told that there were an outside threat from beyond, whether real or promulgated, that threatened our very existence. It is then that all peoples of the world will plead to deliver them from this evil. The one thing every man fears is the unknown. When presented with this scenario, individual rights will be willingly relinquished for the guarantee of their well-being granted to them by the World Government.”

- Dr. Henry Kissinger, Bilderberger Conference, Evians, France, 1991

How to Think Clearly

"Never argue with stupid people. They will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience." –Mark Twain

If you want to begin to understand and appreciate the work of Mike Stathis, from his market forecasts and securities analysis to his political and economic analysis, you will first need to learn how to think clearly. For many, this will be a cleansing process that could take quite a long time to complete depending on each individual.

The best way to begin to clear your mind is to first move forward with this series of steps:

1. GET RID OF YOUR TV SET (at least cancel your cable)


3. DO NOT USE A "SMART PHONE" (or at least do not use your phone to access the internet)


The cleansing process will take time but you can hasten the process by being proactive in exercising your mind.

You should also be aware of a very common behavior exhibited by humans who have been exposed to the various aspects of modern society. This behavior occurs when an individual overestimates his abilities and knowledge, while underestimating his weaknesses and lack of understanding. This behavior has been coined the "Dunning-Kruger Effect" after to sociologists who described it in a research publication. See here.

Many people today think they are virtual experts on every topic they regard with relevance. The reason for this illusory behavior is because these individuals typically allow themselves to become brainwashed by various media outlets. The more information these individuals obtain on these topics from the media, the more qualified they feel they are in these subjects, without realizing that the media is not a valid source with which to use for understanding something. The media always has bias and can never be relied on to represent the full truth.

A perfect example of the Dunning-Kruger Effect can be seen with many individuals who listen to talk radio shows. These shows are politically biased and consist of individuals who resemble used car salesmen more than intellectuals. These talking heads brainwash their audience with cherry-picked facts, misstatements and lies regarding relevant issues such as healthcare, immigration, Social Security, Medicaid, economics, science, and so forth. They also select guests for interview based on the agendas they wish to fulfill with their advertisers.

Once their audience has been indoctrinated by these propagandists, they feel qualified to discuss these topics on the same level as a real authority, without realizing that they obtained their understanding from individuals who are employed as professional liars and manipulators by the media.  Another good example of the Dunning-Kruger Effect can be seen upon examination of political pundits, stock market and economic analysts on TV.  They talk a good game because they are professional speakers. But once you examine their track record, it is clear that these individuals are largely wrong, but they have developed an inflated sense of expertise and knowledge on topics for which they continuously demonstrate their incompetence.

One of the most insightful analogies created to explain how things are often not what you see was Plato's Allegory of the Cave, from Book 7 of the Republic.

We highly recommend that you study this masterpiece in great detail so that you are better able to use logic and reason.Although we recommend you read and study The Allegory of the Cave, you can get a flavor for its meaning by watching the following video. 

If you can learn how to think like a philosopher, specifically one of the great ancient Greek philosophers, it is highly unlikely that you will ever be fooled by con artists like those who make ridiculous and unfounded claims in order to pump gold and silver, the typical get-rich-quick or multi-level marketing (MLM) crowd.

STOP Being Taken

“Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.”

King James Bible - Matthew 7:15

"It's easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled." –Mark Twain

All Viewpoints Are Not Created Equal Just because something is published in print, online or aired in the broadcast media does not make it accurate.  In fact, more often than not the larger the audience, the more likely the content is either inaccurate or slanted. The next time you read something about economics or investments, you should ask two main questions in order to assess the credibility of the source. Is the source biased in any way?   That is, do they have any agendas which would provide any type of benefit accounting for their views? Most individuals either sell ads on their site or are dealers of precious metals or securities. That means their views are biased and cannot be relied upon.

Is your source is credible?  

Most people associate credibility with name-recognition. But more often than not, name-recognition serves as a predictor of bias if not lack of credibility because the more a name is recognized, the more the individual has been plastered in the media. And every intelligent person knows that individuals who have been provided with media exposure because they are either naive or clueless. The media positions these types of individuals as “credible experts” in order to please its financial sponsors; Wall Street. 

Instead of name-recognition or media celebrity status, you must determine whether your source has relevant experience on Wall Street as opposed to being self-taught. But this is just a basic hurdle that in itself by no means ensures the source is competent or credible. More important, always examine the track record of your source in depth, looking for accuracy and specific forecasts rather than open-ended statements. You must also look for timing since a broken clock is always right once a day.  Finally, make sure they do not cherry-pick their best calls. Always examine their entire track record. 

“Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.”

King James Bible - Matthew 7:15

The above questions require only slight modification for use in determining the credibility of sources that discuss other topics, such as politics, healthcare, etc.We have compiled the most extensive publication exposing hundreds of con men pertaining to the financial publishing and securities industry, although we also cover numerous con men in the media and other front groups since they are all associated in some way with each other. There is perhaps no one else in the world capable of shedding the full light on these con men other than Mike Stathis. Mike has been studying the indistry for well over a decade. Alhough he has published numerous articles and videos addressing this dark side of the industry, the entire collection can be found in our ENCYCLOPEDIA of Bozos, Hacks, Snake Oil Salesmen and Faux Heroes
At AVA Investment Analytics, we don't try to pump gold, silver or equities like many others you see because we are not promoters or marketers. And we do not receive any compensation whatsoever (including from ads) from our content. We provide individual investors, financial advisers, analysts and fund managers with world-class research, education and unique insight.

Media Lies

If you listen to the media, most likely it is costing you hundreds of thousands of dollars in lost money at minimum over the course of your lifetime. The deceit, lies and useless guidance from the financial media certainly is a large contributor of these losses to the sheep you pay attention.

But a good deal of lost wealth comes in the form of excessive consumerism which the media seeks to impose on its audience. You aren’t going to know that you’re being brainwashed or that you have lost $1 million or $2 million over your life time due to the media, but I can guarantee you that with rare exception this is the reality for those who are naïve enough to waste time on the media.

It gets worse. By listening to the media, you are likely to also suffer ill health effects through the lack of timely coverage of toxic prescription drugs or through the ridiculous medical shows, all of which are supportive of the medical-industrial complex.

And if you seek out the so-called "alternative media" you might make the mistake of relying on con men like Kevin Trudeau or Alex Jones. This could be a deadly decision. As bad as traditional media is, the so-called "alternative media" is even worse.

Why Does the Media Air Liars and Con Men?

The goal of the media is NOT to serve its audience because the audience does NOT pay the bills.

The goal of the media is to please its sponsors, or the companies that spend huge dollars buying ads, and in order for companies to justify these expenses, they need the media to represent their cause. The media does this by airing idiots and con men who mislead and confuse their audience.

By engaging in "journalistic fraud," the media steers its audience into the arms of its advertisers because the audience is now misled and confused, so in the case of the financial media, it seeks the assistance of Wall Street brokerage firms, mutual funds, insurance companies, precious metals dealers. This is why advertisers pay big money to be promoted in the financial media.

We see the same thing on a more obvious note in the so-called "alternative media," which is really a remanufactured version of the so-called "mainstream media." Do not be fooled. There is no such thing as the "alternative media." 

In order to be considered "media" you must have content that has widespread channels of distribution. Thus, all "media" is widely distributed and the same powers that control the distribution of the so-called "mainstream media" also control the distribution of the so-called "alternative media."

The claim that there is an "alternative media" is merely a sales pitch designed to capture the audience that has since given up on the "mainstream media."  The tactic is a very common one used by con men.

The same tactic is used by Washington to convince naive voters that there are meaningful differences between the nation's two political parties. In reality, both parties are essentially the same when it comes to issues that matter most (trade policy, healthcare and war). Anyone who tells you anything different simply isn't thinking straight.

On this site, we expose the lies and the liars in the media. We discuss and reveal the motives and track record of the media’s hand-selected charlatans with a focus on the financial media.  

Why Stathis Was Banned

No one has generated a more accurate track record in the investment markets over the past several years than Mike Stathis. Yet, the financial media wants nothing to do with Stathis.

You aren't even going to hear him on the radio being interviewed.

You aren't going to see him mentioned on any websites either.

You won't read or hear of his remarkable track record unless you read about it on this website or read his books.

You should be wondering why this might be. Some of you already know the answer.

The media has banned Mike Stathis because the trick is to air clowns so that the audience will be steered into the hands of the media's financial sponsors - Wall Street and gold dealers.

And as for the radio shows and websites that either don't know about Stathis or don't care to hear what he has to say, the fact is that they are so stupid that they assume those who are plastered in the media are credible. And since they haven't seen or heard Stathis in the media, even if they come across him, they automatically assume he's a nobody in the investment world simply because he has no media exposure.

Well, if media exposure was a testament to knowledge, credibility and excellent track records, Peter Schiff's clients would be a lot happier when they looked at their account balance.

Others only care about pitching what’s deemed as the “hot” topic because this sells ads in terms of more site visits or reads. This is why you come across so many websites based on doom and conspiratorial horse shit run by con artists looking to cash in on ads.

We have donated countless hours and huge sums of money towards the pursuit of exposing the con men, lies and fraud. We continue this mission but we cannot continue it forever without your assistance.

We have been banned by virtually every media platform in the U.S and every website (mainly because we expose the truth about gold and silver).

We have been banned from use of email marketing providers.

The fact is that the Jewish Mafia has declared war on us because we have exposed the realities of the U.S. government, Wall Street and corporate America.

Note that we only began discussing the role of Jews in criminality by 2009, three years AFTER we had been black-listed by the media, so no one can say that our criticism of the Jewish Mafia has led to being black-listed, not that it would even be acceptable.

You can talk about the Italian Mafia, and Jewish Hollywood can make 100s of movies about it...


We rely on you to help spread the word about us. Just remember this. We don’t have to do what we are doing.

We could do as everyone else and focus on making money. We are doing sacrificing everything because in this day and age, unfortunately, the truth is revolutionary. It is also critical in order to prevent the complete enslavement of world citizenry.   

Rules to Remember

On Exposure: No one who has significant exposure can be trusted because those who are responsible for permitting such exposure have allowed it for a very good reason, and that reason does not serve your best interests.

On Spotting Frauds: Whenever you wish to know whether someone can be trusted, always remember this golden rule..."a man is judged by the company he keeps."

This is a very important rule to remember because con men almost always belong to the same network.

You will see the same con artists referencing each other, on blog rolls and so forth.

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The Media's Role in the War on Terror

The media continues to utilize countless tactics designed to heighten public perception regarding the critical need to advance America’s war on terror. We see this on a daily basis. Often, the media states bold-faced lies regarding so-called terrorist activities, so as to enrage Americans.
Other times the media stages complete fabrications of events so as to portray the message Washington wants to be sent to the American people. Many alert, independent-minded Americans; Americans representing a dying breed - are aware of this. Others suspect it.
There are many other less conscious methods used by the media to achieve its directives, as dictated by Washington. Here, I show you some examples.
Previously I discussed how the media used bin Laden's porn collection as a way to expand the myth that bin Laden was responsible for the attacks on the World Trade Centers. It's a simple tactic. The more details one hears about someone alleged to have committed a crime, the more they associate the person with the crime despite evidence to the contrary.
Last year, you might remember plans by a tiny Church in Florida to burn the Qur’an on the ninth anniversary of the World Trade Center attacks. The man in charge of this ridiculous spectacle, Reverend Terry Jones, received massive media exposure from America’s media monopoly.
Now I want you to pause for a minute and ask yourself the following question.
Didn’t it seem strange how such a small group was able to obtain instant worldwide media exposure?
After all, the church only had about 50 members.
And it wasn’t as if Jones had much credibility either. For instance, although Jones refers to himself as a reverend or pastor, he offered no evidence that he has been ordained by any legitimate religious group. I suppose religious freedom allows anyone to form their own church and call oneself a reverend.
Moreover, Jones calls himself a “Dr.,” claiming he has a Ph.D in Theology from the California Graduate School of Theology. However, the college stated Jones has never attended a single course there.
Even his daughter had (allegedly) gone on record claiming that she left his church because she viewed it as a cult, with a profit incentive more than anything else.
Finally, the State of Florida discovered Jones was running his online furniture store on church property, which is illegal since the church claims a tax-exempt status.   
Given these facts about Jones, doesn’t it seem odd how the media flocked to him as if he were Osama bin Laden?

Thus, it becomes important to ascertain whether the media even conducts a reasonable amount of due diligence prior to interviewing individuals. As you might imagine, the media has no interest in the credibility of its sources. The media only cares to carry out the agendas of its masters; Washington and corporate America.  
In summary, Jones has no significant following, no credibility, a shady past, has used tax-exempt status illegally, his own daughter even abandoned his church, and has been alleged to have stolen funds from his previous church for his own personal use.
I'm willing to bet that Jones has never even read the Qur'an.
So why would the media waste time on this man?
Perhaps a better question is this. What could possibly be gained by the media highlighting this man and his plans to burn the Qur’an?
Certain individuals, regardless how trivial, ignorant, insane or criminal are provided with mass media exposure for a very good reason. Sometimes they are used as objects to create drama so as to attract an audience which that can sell commercials to. Other times they are used as tools to control your mind.
The media has two main objectives. The first is obvious. Because the media receives the vast majority of revenues from commercials, ads and other forms of sponsorships, clearly the media always seeks to generate drama in order to attract a large audience. This objective leverages the media’s strong relationships with corporate America.
The second main objective of the media is to manipulate public discourse. This objective leverages the media’s strong relationships with Washington DC.
This begs the question; was Jones used by the media to create drama as a way to sell commercials; or as a stool pigeon in order to manipulate public thought? 
The answer is both. However, in this instance, I feel that the Washington relationship took precedence. After all, don’t you find it strange that Attorney General Eric Holder, General Petraeus, and several other high-level Washington officials responded to Jones’ planned Qur’an-burning event?
Remember, Jones has a following of only 50 people. So why would high-level officials spend even of minute of their time on this circus show? 
Don’t you think that if Washington viewed the mass media exposure provided to Jones as some type of threat (as Petraeus claimed) they could easily get the media crime bosses to pull the plug on Jones? 
Of course they could.
The situation is similar to Wikileaks, an obvious PSYOP. 
I haven’t said much about Wikileaks in the past because once I spot a fraud, I announce it and move on. Here is an excerpt from an article I wrote in 2010…
“WikiLeaks is trying to establish credibility by supplying the public with basically useless information positioned as closely guarded secrets. However, nothing released by WikiLeaks has been valuable or insightful.
This is a pretty standard tactic used to lure sheep. Here is how it works. First, you establish credibility by revealing something that has been positioned as “insider information” or by making a case for something by presenting verifiable facts. Thereafter, the individual expands upon previously verified information and either twists the truth to fit his agendas, or else makes up things. This usually works because the followers have drunk so much of the Kool-Aid, they have become sheep willing to believe anything from their highly trusted source.
It’s quite funny to see that WikiLeaks has already fooled many hackers who actually think WikiLeaks is on their side. This is how you get people to do your dirty work. The Republican Party also did the same thing to the Tea Party.
First, consider that if WikiLeaks truly released important information that threatened anything, the media would stay away from it. Instead, the media has been all over it. Don’t you find that odd? Don’t forget that the media first and foremost would never do anything to jeopardize Washington secrets. This is why 9-11 was covered up and this is why CIA agents are working as journalists and executives in various media firms throughout the U.S. and perhaps much of the developed world. I’d like to remind you of Operation Mockingbird.
Second, just look at what WikiLeaks has released. It’s been noise; nothing insightful. However, with the help of the media, the material released has been positioned as critical. Washington has played its role as well, stating how damaging the material could be.
Third, in its most recent release, WikiLeaks claimed that it would be releasing documents about Bank of America. Okay so what? We already know about the scam operations involved with BAC, MER and CountryWide. These documents will most likely dramatize what we already know. Ask yourself why WikiLeaks isn’t going after the big fraud by banks like Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan. I’ll tell you why. Because the idea is to create the perception that WikiLeaks is uncovering valuable information. The idea is NOT to actually uncover valuable information.
Now I don’t know for certain who is behind WikiLeaks, but I will guarantee you it’s not Julian Assange. If it’s not individuals connected to Washington, then my guess is that it’s Zionists or individuals like Soros.”
Okay, so back to Jones. Many of the methods of mind control practiced by the media utilize primitive psychological tactics. 
Based on my analysis, the media seized upon Jones’ intent to burn the Qur’an as a manner by which to fuel more anti-Semitic behavior in America; not against Jews, but against Arabs.
Don’t you find it more than strange that any mention of Jews or Israel in a manner that does not praise them is considered anti-Semitic, yet it’s perfectly acceptable to call Arabs terrorists and other names that degrade their character and not be labeled an anti-Semite?
As the facts demonstrate, a much higher percentage of Arabic people are of Semitic origin than Jews or Israelis. 
Moreover, Israel is just as much of a terrorist state (if not more) than its neighbors in the Middle East. For example, consider the events in Gaza, Mossad’s involvement in the World Trade Center Bombings (both on September 11, 2001 and 1993), the bombing of the USS Liberty, and spying activities by several Jewish Americans, the ADL and many other Jewish organizations.
It is clear to me why Jones was able to gain such widespread media attention. While the media joined politicians in condemning this atrocity, the massive publicity provided to Jones served as a cover for the real objective of the media; to add support for hatred of Muslims.
In addition, the publicity event was designed by the media in order to increase friction between the U.S. and Islam. Massive exposure discussing Jones’ book-burning event increases the chance of acts of terror in the U.S. by radical Islamic youths. Thus, by providing media exposure to Jones, it directly and indirectly adds support in the U.S. to continue war in the Middle East.
The effect is similar to media coverage of say a school shooting which results more school shootings, as nut-jobs are pushed over the edge knowing they will receive widespread media attention, thereby increasing the magnitude and impact of their acts of brutal murder and insanity.  In this case, the media does not air the catastrophe in order to spur more shootings. It should be obvious that reporting these tragic events is to be expected.
But there was absolutely no justification in providing Jones with any media exposure whatsoever. If someone like Joel Osteen were to announce plans to burn the Qur’an, mass media exposure might be justified due to millions who follow and support him. But remember, Jones’ church had only 50 members.
Recall that several months earlier, plans to erect a Mosque near ground zero began receiving a huge amount of media coverage. This also had a hidden agenda. Think about it for a minute. If you were an Islamic leader, and if Islamic terrorists were in fact responsible for the attacks on 9-11, why would you add to the fire with plans to erect a Mosque near Ground Zero? It simply makes no sense if you care about your people.
By moving forward with this development, Americans become even more outraged at the irony of the situation, given that most Americans have been fooled to think that Osama bin Laden and other Muslims carried out the attacks on the World Trade Center.  In effect, it helps galvanize the belief that radical Islam was responsible for the attacks on 9-11. It’s a perfect case of complete manipulation of the American people. 
Once Washington sends the official story line to the media to broadcast to the people, any alternative ideas offered are always labeled as conspiracies. Others are labeled as quacks, racists, bigots or anti-Semites. Instead of addressing the issues, the media is quick to defame individuals who present viewpoints counter to those supplied to the media by Washington. This tactic has become stale and ineffective.
I have my own ideas about the genesis of the proposed Mosque. In my opinion, one or more individuals who have been disguised as Muslims spearheaded these plans as a manner by which to stir more outrage from the American public. Doing so adds strength to the false sentiment that Muslims were behind this attack, despite inadequate evidence. Think of it as a smoke screen. I’m not going on record stating that this is a fact because I don’t have the evidence. I’m going by logic. Whatever the case may be, there’s something very fishy about the deal.  
We see similar smoke screens that have been propagated by neocon media personalities, so as claims of Obama being a Muslim. Let me be clear. This claim has been disseminated in order to diminish or refute any criticism that Obama is in fact controlled by Zionist Jews.
While Obama might be a Muslim in theory, all that matters are his actions. If we examine Obama’s most trusted advisers, we do not see a single Muslim or even Christian Arab. If we examine the heads of the most important government agencies, we do not see any Muslims. We only see Zionist Jews.
If we examine Obama’s advisers on Middle East policy, we see not one single Muslim or Christian Arab. We only see Zionist Jews and other Zionists. You might recall the fact that George Bush included only Zionist Jews to on his Middle East advisory committee. This is by no coincidence.
Regardless, who is in the White House, regardless what they say in front of the camera, one thing is for certain. America is being run by Zionist Jews, as it has been for decades. And the U.S. continues to spend trillions of dollars to fight wars to advance Israel’s directives at the expense of weakening America’s international standing and economy. 
But alas, the plot thickens. It would appear that Jones actually identified Jews as a threat to Christianity, and had previously announced that he planned to also burn copies of the Talmud along with the Qur’an during an interview with the Ugly Truth
During the interview, “when (Jones) was pressed to describe the real groups, persons and agendas behind the de-Christianizing of America and the subversion of her moral, political and cultural moorings, he admitted that the extremists directing the controlled demolition of American society were not Islamic in character, but rather Jewish.”
After being contacted by several journalists about his intentions to burn the Talmud, Jones allegedly announced that he had changed his mind.
It is clear to me that if Mr. Jones was planning to burn the Talmud in protest to the attacks on 9-11, he would surely be labeled a terrorist group by the FBI and CIA, because of course, these agencies are largely under the control of the Zionist Jewish mafia. 
While Jones decided not to move forward with his book-burning event, at that point it really didn’t matter because the media had already accomplished its objective.
Without any surprise, shortly after Jones’ book-burning promotion, rumors began to circulate that he was arrested for possession of child pornography. It’s gotten to the point that whenever someone is accused of passion of child pornography, there appears to be a set up by government officials as a way to discredit the individual.  
Although I have not spent sufficient time researching whether or not he was in fact arrested for passion of child pornography, I find it odd that the story from NBC cannot be accessed. Perhaps it was retracted after it was proven to be false. Given how irresponsible the media is, I wouldn’t be surprised if in fact this was the case.
People should never allow the media determine what is or is not true because the media is merely a tool for manipulation and financial gain. The only way to find out the truth is to research things with an open mind. Of course, most people simply do not have the time required to research things for themselves. But everyone should make the time to research the big things, like 9-11.
Others may not have adequate experience analyzing things to the extent they are able to exercise good judgment. For those who fall into this category, I would suggest that you identify one or more individuals who have demonstrated a track record of credibility with no agendas. This is a very difficult task requiring extensive research in itself. In the end, on any given day, you are not likely to locate a source that is 100% correct about everything. This points to the problem of understanding to what extent to utilize each of your sources.
Be careful, because there are countless frauds out there. The more you understand what is going on around you, the more easily you will be able to spot the frauds.
During his massive PR exposure, the media made reference on many occasions to a book written by Jones. I am quite certain that many Americans bought his book because they have been programmed to act on impulse, feeling the need to be fed more BS by media celebrities. Others bought the book it in support of his misguided hatred towards Muslims. Any way you look at it, Jones profited from the event without ever even burning the Qur’an.
Jones' immediate and unwarranted rise to fame last year is similar to that enjoyed by Octomom, Paris Hilton, Joe the Plumber and countless others who have been publicized by the media. Octomom got an endorsement deal from PETA. Paris Hilton made millions for doing nothing.
And Joe the Plumber got a book deal. But the big winner in each case has always been the media and the agendas they have been paid to represent.
Interestingly, Jones recently announced that he planned to burn the Qur’an. Last month, according to reports, this time he went through with his promise perhaps as an attempt to replicate the media exposure he received the previous year.
Welcome to America’s manipulative media monopoly, rewarding liars, crooks and hacks with massive publicity in order to execute its agendas, while censoring unbiased experts seeking to communicate the truth. 

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