BFP Select Nightly News & Editorials- January 20, 2012

Dear Boiling Frogs Post Readers & Supporters:

Every weeknight we’ve been presenting to you ‘BFP Select Nightly News & Editorials,’ a thorough round up of international and national news, select editorials, videos and podcasts. We have been consistent in providing you with balanced selections from sources other than disreputable US mainstream media such as CNN, FOX, NY Times, Washington Post or News Week.  We have been highly conscious of giving equal platforms to the news organizations representing those intruded upon and violated by our nation’s foreign policy and practices. Isn’t it only fair to provide both sides? We have been daring in presenting controversial, truly independent and bold editorials and analyses feared, resented and censored by many mainstream and pseudo alternatives wary of their funding sources.

I invite you to check over 120 nightly news roundups provided to you here at Boiling Frogs Post for our track record on banning the repeatedly-discredited and long-proven illegitimate propaganda outlets. I encourage you to check our selections and see our consistency in ensuring the credibility of what we bring to you night after night. And I ask you to compare our nightly news-editorials with others who boast ‘alternativeness and independence’ but do exactly the opposite. Today, I checked one such site, and here is what I came up with:

Of approximately 50 or so headlines provided on Iran, Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Somalia, Turkey … They have 11 Headlines taken straight out of ‘Washington Post,’ 14 from ‘BBC,’ and 4 selections go directly to ‘NPR,’. Meaning: over 50% of their supposed alternative news came from 3 or 4 major mainstream media sources with very little or no credibility who have been consistently serving the Neocon and War Machine propaganda for decades.

Every day we spend several hours researching  the news and editorial selections brought to you every night. We don’t resort to the lazy-easy way of receiving headlines from 4 or 5 mainstream RSS feeds, and turning around and feeding those to you under the con game called ‘alternative.’ And we are determined to continue our ban on disgraced mainstream media sources that have long lost credibility with the true irate minority and activist citizens.

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BFP Nightly Quote

"NATIONAL DEFENSE, n. In U.S. political discourse: 1) The pauperization of the nation through expenditures for deadly weapons systems; 2) The bombardment and invasion of small countries. The United States is, of course, the only nation entitled to such 'defense.' If the inhabitants of other countries resist the U.S. government's 'defensive' measures, they become guilty of 'internal aggression'; and if governments of other countries practice U.S.-style national defense, they become guilty of 'naked aggression.'" -- Chaz Bufe, The Devil's Dictionaries 

International Newsworthy

New U.S. Commando Team Operating Near Iran

Iran Scientist's Killer May have Used U.N. Info

Iran: The Murder of Ahmadi Roshan Elicits 1000 Vocations

Iran's Press TV Loses UK License

Arab League considers Extension of Syria Mission

Pakistan: Parliament to Decide on NATO Supply Resumption

France Suspends Afghan Operations after Four More Soldiers Killed

Iraq: Maliki Accused of Detaining & Torturing 100s of Political Opponents

Bahraini Regime Attacks Protesters, Kills a Child

Saudi Arabia Pivots toward Asia

Turkey: 1000s Protest Dink Murder

Rights Groups Report: NATO Committed War Crimes in Libya

British Troops Were on the Ground During Libya Crisis

China, Vietnam Drift in South China Sea

US actions make China-Russia alliance appealing

Russia: Hands Off Iran & Syria, China & Bric Countries Behind Russian Initiative

Moscow Slams Hacker's Extradition to US

Obama Commends Azerbaijan for NATO War & Energy War Support

Turkey to Boost Military Aid to Kyrgyzstan

Freedom Survey: Central Asia Still Home to "Worst of the Worst"

Power Shifts in South Thailand

Australia Appoints First Ambassador to NATO

National Newsworthy

Pentagon Outsources War on Drugs to Blackwater

UN Asked to Probe US Efforts to Squelch Torture Probe

Ron Paul Introduces Bill to Repeal Indefinite Detention of Americans

House Approves Resolution Opposing Obama's Debt Limit Hike

Fed Probes Shuttered GE Lender

Government Lawsuit Says Bank of America Mortgage Fraud even Worse than Countrywide

South Carolina Governor Got $65,000 from Romney-Affiliated PAC

Florida Consider Bills to Privatize Government Functions ... Secretly

PIPA Postponed Indefinitely

FBI Hacked in Retaliation

Dronology: America's Flying Eye Pries on Americans

Noteworthy Editorials

Stop the Madness: Iran's Nuclear Program has yet to Violate International Law!

Another Letter from America for Iran

Power, Propaganda & Purpose in American Democracy

Alan Greenspan's Ship of Fools

The Road to Iran Goes Through Damascus

From Guantanamo to Palau: Exchanging One Prison for Another

Occupy Wall Street at a Crossroads

BFP Nightly Video-Audio

Video 1: SOPA & PIPA

Video 2: Dronology

Video 3: Tom Woods on Rick Santorum

Video 4: Fukushima-Cancer Risk to Young Children Underestimated

Cancer Risk To Young Children Near Fukushima Daiichi Underestimated from Fairewinds Energy Education on Vimeo.

Video 5: Spain's "Indignados" & the Globalization of Dissent

Podcast 1: BFP Presents Shahid Buttar- Police State USA Series

Podcast 2: Corbett Report- Solutions: People Power

Podcast 3: Peter B. Collins Show- "Pitty the Billionaire" & "America Beyond Capitalism"

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Comments

  1. Now what would happen in the US if anyone else wrote this following article about assassinating Obama?

    http://gawker.com/barack-obama/

  2. @ Macfly: Welcome! Here he/she end up in Guantanamo (NDAA;-), or, assassinated while traveling overseas (including the Bahamas;-), receive a wide range of ‘enhanced interrogation techniques’ (aka torture galore;-)… What am I missing? People, care to add more ‘likely’ possibilities?

  3. exactly.
    well, I guess it is good to be one of ‘the chosen’ here in the good old US of A

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