US Media & the Coverage of the Israel-Palestine Conflict

Biased, Tainted, and Filtered? A few days ago I was on the phone talking with a great journalist and one of the best analysts around on the US media. We were discussing various factors of influence on our media, including many so-called alternatives, and naturally, we started talking about the Israel Lobby Factor. You know, […]

OSAMA BIN LADEN AND JOURNALISM 101

REFER TO A SOURCE IN THE PRESENT TENSE ONLY IF YOU CAN VERIFY THAT SOURCE EXISTS “There is no recent credible first-hand information on when bin Laden was last seen,” writes Asia Times Online correspondent Syed Saleem Shahzad in his December 12, 2009 article, “Osama Can Run, How Long Can He Hide?”. This line, however, is […]

The Makings of a Police State-Part IV

Secret reports, Secret budgets, Secret operations, Secret courts … A Secret Government!   The liberties of a people never were, nor ever will be, secure, when the transactions of their rulers may be concealed from them. — Patrick Henry As stated by Patrick Henry with conviction and passion, a democratic government will not last if […]

Making Afghanistan Safe for Heroin

US Media & The Perpetual Flip-Flopping on Drug-Related Stories When I read Mizgin’s recent great post about Richard Armitage and his involvement in the Golden Triangle, I rolled my eyes.  “Some Daily Kos reader out there,” I thought, “is, at this very moment, shouting ‘conspiracy theory’ at their computer.” The “conspiracy theory” accusation comes up […]

Updates & Weekly Round Up for December 12

Ron Paul on Escalation in Afghanistan, Obama Supports & Defends Domestic Enemies & More Not much in terms of site updates on this week’s Boiling Frogs Round Up. If you haven’t listened to our interview with Pepe Escobar, please do; click here. Last week I failed to bring to your attention an interesting and noteworthy […]

Peter B. Collins Invites You to Join & Support Boiling Frogs Post

Here is Peter B Collins’ message to you on our diminishing civil liberties, the mainstream media letdown of whistleblowers, and our need to have your support to fight this fight together as members of the irate minority: PLEASE DONATE NOW This project is solely dependent on your donations. Your contributions will allow us to: Purchase […]

Minot/Barksdale Nuclear Bent Spear Incident-Part I

An Analysis & Critique Over 36 hours on August 29-30 2007, six AGM-129_ACM Air Launched Cruise Missiles each containing one W80_(nuclear_warhead) were removed from safeguarded weapons storage facilities at the Minot AFB in North Dakota, loaded aboard a B-52 bomber and flown 1500 miles to Barksdale AFB in Louisiana. While removed from secure storage, these […]

Let’s Talk about VUI: Voting Under the Influence

Revisiting ‘The Lesser of Two Evils’ Mentality The real face of our two-party but one-establishment system of politics seems to have made a rare appearance again with Obama’s speech last Tuesday. That is, to those among the wannabe gullible majority, since a small fraction have known this true face for a while. The good news […]

Updates & Weekly Round Up for December 5

Pepe Escobar & John Stanton Join Boiling Frogs Post, Chalabi Cozies Up to Obama, Wasted Votes & More I am watching the first snow of the season fall as I’m typing this quick update for this past week. There’s so much to write about, and so many important articles and links to provide: Obama’s speech, […]

Armitage Part II: History in Washington

Mizgin’s Desk Reports Our first look at the life of Richard Armitage, the new American Turkish Council chairman, focused on his adventures in Southeast Asia. Today we’ll look at his history in Washington. Back in Washington in 1980, Armitage served as a foreign policy advisor to President-elect Ronald Reagan, and was soon appointed by Reagan […]

Fort Hood & the KSM trial- Part II: The al Qaeda Spy Who Could Be the Best Witness vs. KSM in NY

Why Didn’t the Feds Get the 9/11 Plot out of Ali Mohamed? A week after the September 11th attacks, FBI Special Agent Jack Cloonan flew back from Yemen to New York where convicted al Qaeda spy Ali Mohamed had been brought up from custodial witness protection in Florida to the M.C.C. (federal jail) in Lower […]

Fort Hood & the KSM trial- Part I: What do these terrorism stories have in common?

            Al Qaeda’s Master Spy could be the key to them both In its firestorm of coverage, the mainstream media has overlooked a potential link between the two biggest domestic terrorism stories of the day: the shootings at Ford Hood and the decision by the Justice Dept. to try accused 9/11 “mastermind” Khalid Shaikh Mohammed in […]

Weekly Round Up for November 28

Peter Lance Exclusive Series, ITUNES, Same Old Lobby for Obama & More For those of you who participate in Thanksgiving rituals, I hope you had a nice and feast-full TGD holiday. I truly enjoyed mine; I’m still feasting. Other than that it was a short and fairly calm week. As for our site here, I […]

Podcast Show #13

The Boiling Frogs Presents Kristina Borjesson Kristina Borjesson relates her experiences and provides analysis of the current state of investigative and enterprise journalism in the US. She discusses the drastic decline in true investigative journalism, the role of the internet and the globalization of reporting, and the clashing of the two cultures: traditional media & […]

September 11th Family Members & Advocates Endorse Boiling Frogs Post

‘A Place Where investigating & understanding the truth is the only thing that matters’ Americans and citizens from all over the world are slowly awakening to find that things just might not be as they seem. Sibel Edmonds has launched BOILING FROGS POST, a website that allows you to explore what you won’t get from […]