The American Propaganda Machine.
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On this episode of Unf*cking the Republic® we do a deep dive into the American system of propaganda and pull back the curtain on the tangled web of think tanks, lobbying groups, media organizations and corporations that live to fuck over the American people. We’ll demonstrate how dark money works its way through a labyrinth of special interest groups and emerges as public policy that looks and sounds patriotic and helpful but is actually designed to strip away your rights and generate profits for a handful of assholes. And we’ll show how groups like the Heritage Foundation help craft and sell these messages to turn people against their own best interests and make you believe the horse shit they’re peddling.
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- 00:00:22 | The Simpsons: Two Party System Will Doom Us All
- 00:00:41 | Rebel Without a Cause: You're Tearing Me Apart Scene
- 00:03:44 | War Department Education Film: Don’t Be A Sucker
- 00:04:16 | Captain Fantastic: Our Children Shall Be Philosopher Kings
- 00:05:00 | John Adams On The Finer Arts
- 00:07:04 | The Beatles: I Me Mine
- 00:08:59 | The Jerk: This Is All I Need
- 00:09:40 | Thank You For Smoking
- 00:10:28 | Schoolhouse Rock: I'm Just a Bill
- 00:12:20 | The Dark Knight: Some Men Just Want To Watch The World Burn
- 00:14:55 | Thank You For Smoking: Classroom Scene
- 00:16:07 | Clone High: Say Whaaat?
- 00:17:01 | SNL: The Church Lady
- 00:20:53 | AuctioneerTV: Auctioneer Fast Talker Champion
- 00:21:23 | Ronald Reagan: Medicare Will Bring A Socialist Dictatorship
- 00:22:17 | The Heritage Foundation: The Left Wants to Totally Remake the Federal Judiciary
- 00:22:24 | The Heritage Foundation: THIS Is What We Can Expect In Judge Barrett's Hearings
- 00:22:28 | The Heritage Foundation: Rioting and Looting Didn’t Change Minds in the Past
- 00:22:36 | The Heritage Foundation: Who Are Judges Amy Coney Barrett and Barbara Lagoa?
- 00:22:40 | The Heritage Foundation: Sean Hannity to President Trump
- 00:22:42 | The Heritage Foundation: Sean Hannity: Voter Fraud Is A Threat
- 00:24:11 | Kesi: Følelsen
- The Center for Public Integrity: You elected them to write new laws. They’re letting corporations do it instead.