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Dr. Scott Bonn,Doc Bonn,Mass Deception

True Crime Uncensored: Burl Barer and Dr. Scott Bonn Discuss MASS DECEPTION

Saturday, February 18th, 2pm PT, 5pmET Listen live via Outlaw Radio, or anytime on iTunes by clicking  THIS  LINK  Mass Deception: Moral Panic and the U.S. War on Iraq Connecting propaganda and distortion efforts by the Bush administration to garner public acceptance of the war in Iraq following the tragedy of 9/11, MASS DECEPTION explains how and why political leaders and the news media periodically create public panics that actually benefit both parties. Using quantitative analysis of public opinion polls and presidential rhetoric pre- and post-9/11 in the news media, Dr. Bonn applies the moral panic concept to the Iraq war–that is, he demonstrates how the Bush administration created a self-serving public panic in the U.S. after 9/11 over alleged Iraqi weapons of mass destruction with the support of the news media.  He critiques the war and occupation of Iraq as violations of domestic and international law. What other events in our history have been manipulated by the moral panic concept, and are they being used right now? Just read the headlines and listen to the news, according to the media, we have a …