“Deception is a state of mind and the mind of the State” – James Jesus Angleton

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“Deception is a state of mind and the mind of the State” – the late James Jesus Angleton, chief of the Central Intelligence Agency’s (CIA) counter-intelligence (CI) staff, Associate Deputy Director of Operations for Counter-Intelligence/ADDOCI.

This choice quote from the master of deception and duplicity seems appropriate to recall when examining premier investigative journalist Robert Parry’s superb article, “Who’s the Propagandist: US or RT?”

Keen observers as varied as Lew Rockwell, I. F. Stone, Laurence M. Vance, Bill Hicks, Thomas DiLorenzo, or Paul Craig Roberts have pointed out that all governments are composed of liars. Even this CNN regime apologist blandly acknowledges this fact but says no one ever called Jimmy Carter a liar while he held office. He is lying, of course (as this cover article of the May 5, 1980 edition of Inquiry magazine aptly demonstrates as well as this earlier cover article from the same publication, “Reorganization: Carter’s Big Lie.”

 

6:31 pm on May 1, 2014