5 Stories The Mainstream Media Ignored While Reporting On Kim Kardashian's Robbery

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Submitted by James Holbrooks via TheAntiMedia.org,

One of the saving graces of the ailing corporate media - for the folks setting the agenda, anyhow - is its relentless ability to hyper-focus the public’s attention on altogether meaningless events.

Take, for instance, an armed robbery that sees property stolen but no one harmed. Such an event is unfortunate, yes, but such is life. People get robbed. It certainly isn’t something that should consume the news cycle — particularly when developments of actual importance are unfolding around the world.

Yet that’s exactly what happened this week after reality TV star Kim Kardashian was robbed at gunpoint in Paris on Monday morning. Kardashian, who was in town for Fashion Week, was forced into the bathroom of her hotel room, tied up, and robbed at gunpoint. The perpetrators, men dressed as police officers, stole about $10 million.

Again, it was an unfortunate incident, but the starlet is fine, and Paris officials have assured the Kardashian clan the perpetrators will be brought to justice. At this point, had the celebrity been an average citizen, the media would have likely concluded there was nothing more to the story and moved on. But then, if she were an average citizen, the media wouldn’t have covered the story in the first place.

And that’s the point.

In truth, the Kim Kardashian incident is precisely the type of filler story the corporate media has used time and again to keep the celebrity-obsessed masses distracted from reality. And while — in this instance — the bought and paid for networks fixated on the fact that the assailants are still at large, interviewed the starlet’s friends about her mental state, and tried to pass off reports of her being tailed prior to the incident as breaking news, there were events taking place in the world that the masses following Kim Kardashian should be informed of.

As such, here are five stories you might’ve missed while the corporate media was obsessed with Kim Kardashian and her stolen jewelry.

1. DIPLOMACY BETWEEN RUSSIA AND THE US IN SYRIA IS DEAD

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Following weeks of failed talks and escalating violence in the war-torn Syrian city of Aleppo, diplomatic efforts between Russia and the United States officially cratered on Monday, with the Russian Deputy Foreign Minister declaring “there has been no exchange of information” between the two countries of late and State Department spokesman John Kirby saying the U.S. is “suspending its participation in bilateral channels” with Russia.

For those paying attention, the news shouldn’t have come as a shock. Following a U.S. airstrike that killed 62 Syrian soldiers — for which the U.S. blamed bad intel — and an attack on a U.N humanitarian convoy near Aleppo that killed a dozen aid workers — for which the U.S. blamed Russia — the latest Syrian ceasefire brokered by Washington and the Kremlin officially collapsed two weeks ago.

Since then, the fighting in Aleppo has intensified, and the accusations being hurled have grown bolder. One U.S. ambassador equated the Russian air campaign in Syria to “barbarism.” Indeed, all the official breakdown of diplomacy regarding Aleppo really means is that the fighting will go on and it will undoubtedly get much worse. The only difference is that now, our leaders don’t have to pretend to be trying to talk a way out of it.

2. THE PENTAGON DUMPED HALF A BILLION DOLLARS INTO MAKING PROPAGANDA FOR TERRORISTS

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On Monday, the Bureau of Investigative Journalism reported on the revelation the Department of Defense spent more than $500 million from 2007 to 2011 creating fake news and propaganda for terrorist groups in Iraq. The largest recipient of said funding was a British PR firm.

The Bureau of Investigative Journalism writes:

“The Pentagon gave a controversial UK PR firm over half a billion dollars to run a top secret propaganda programme in Iraq, the Bureau of Investigative Journalism can reveal.

“Bell Pottinger’s output included short TV segments made in the style of Arabic news networks and fake insurgent videos which could be used to track the people who watched them, according to a former employee.”

Once the propaganda items were created, “the team embedded a code into the CDs which linked to a Google Analytics account, giving a list of IP addresses where the CDs had been played,” says former Bell Pottinger worker Martin Wells.

He goes on:

“If one is looked at in the middle of Baghdad…you know there’s a hit there. If one, 48 hours or a week later shows up in another part of the world, then that’s the more interesting one, and that’s what they’re looking for more, because that gives you a trail.”

In truth, this all sounds like par for the course given what we know about the machinations of the War on Terror.

3. THE PUBLIC GOT A RAW LOOK AT HILLARY CLINTON

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Audio from hacked emails, recently made public by the Washington Free Beacon, once again highlights Hillary Clinton’s flip-flopping ideological nature and her true thoughts about voters. On Monday, the Intercept reported on the new audio, which was recorded at a campaign function in February, pointing out her contradictions:

“Clinton has been inconsistent in the past about espousing political labels. She has at times touted herself as a stalwart liberal. For instance, she said last July: ‘I take a backseat to no one when you look at my record in standing up and fighting for progressive values.’ But a few months later, she told a group in Ohio: ‘You know, I get accused of being kind of moderate and center. I plead guilty.’”

In the new clips, Clinton seems to affirm her fluid ideological state, saying of this year’s election cycle that on one hand there’s “the kind of populist, nationalist, xenophobic, discriminatory kind of approach that we hear too much of from the Republican candidates,” and on the other it’s “a deep desire to believe that we can have free college, free healthcare, that what we’ve done hasn’t gone far enough…”

Of her place in that pageantry, she added:

“I am occupying from the center-left to the center-right. And I don’t have much company there. Because it is difficult when you’re running to be president, and you understand how hard the job is — I don’t want to overpromise. I don’t want to tell people things that I know we cannot do.”

She also spoke of the supporters of then-challenger Bernie Sanders, suggesting it was disillusionment with the future — and not any genuine dislike of her — that drove young people to favor the senator from Vermont.

“They’re children of the Great Recession,” she said, “and they are living in their parents’ basement.” She added that “if you’re feeling like you’re consigned to, you know, being a barista…then the idea that maybe, just maybe, you could be part of a political revolution is appealing.”

4. MILLIONS OF RUSSIAN CITIZENS PREPARE FOR NUCLEAR WAR

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On the heels of the official breakdown of talks to halt the fighting in Aleppo, Syria, the Kremlin ordered emergency preparedness drills to be carried out among the Russian citizenry beginning Tuesday. As Common Dreams reported:

“Amid collapsed diplomatic efforts over Syria and increasing tensions with the United States, the Russian government is beginning emergency response exercises on Tuesday that will include the participation of thousands of government officials and many millions of citizens who will respond to a mock nuclear attack or other large-scale catastrophe.

“The four-day drill will reportedly include 200,000 rescue professionals, tens of thousands of emergency vehicles, and an estimated 40 million civilians from around the country.”

The drills are purportedly intended to “practice organization of management during civil defense events,” according to Russian Emergencies Minister Vladimir Puchkov. Though, given the timing — literally hours after DOD spokesman John Kirby confirmed U.S.-Russian diplomacy in Syria was over — it isn’t a reach to interpret this move as the next logical step toward another cold war with Russia.

5. BEES PUT ON ENDANGERED SPECIES LIST FOR FIRST TIME EVER

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While it may not grab headlines like endless global warfare or rampant political criminality, the fate of the bumblebee nevertheless has an extreme impact on the existence of human beings. And as was reported Tuesday, for the first time ever, the bumblebee was recently labeled an endangered species.

“Seven species of Hawaiian yellow-faced bee in the genus Hylaeus, once the most abundant insects on the tropical islands,” writes the Free Thought Project, “are now so scarce that they are one of the state’s least observed pollinators.”

The pollination habits of bees are vitally important to the native flowering plants of the ecosystems they occupy. If the bees disappear, certain plants will disappear, which will lead to certain animals disappearing, and so on — creating a domino effect.

And that effect would touch human beings as well, as the Free Thought Project highlighted:

“Not only is this driving many species to extinction, but it also poses a grave threat to our agricultural integrity…The bumblebees’ contribution to farms is estimated at $3.5 billion.”

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What Kim Kardashian and her jewelry contribute to society is, at the current date, yet to be determined.

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VWAndy's picture

 This is how cults sidestep accountability.  Some slight of mind and killing any in thier way. These believers are capable of some very sick stuff. The mental gymnatics are a sight to see. 

BigDawgz's picture

Speaking of stories in the media.......where's the big reveal/data dump everyone was saying Assange was supposed to do on Wednesday after his disappointing non-release on Tuesday?

Barley Burnside's picture

Ass-ange works for the CIA..Snowden works for the CIA .Kardatians work for the CIA...

Phil Free's picture

Assange is trying to keep the target off of him. -They- just killed his lawyer, you know. Pushed him (John Jones) in front of a train in London.

-They- sent an assassin after him (Assange) in the Ecuadorian Embassy, too ... but Embassy security caught the guy scaling a wall at 2:47am, so the assassin made a hasty retreat and escaped.

... so, yeah ... if I was Assange, I'd be working at keeping a low profile.  Better a low profile, than no profile.

Atomizer's picture

I was bored in watching ID channel due to repeats. I saw Nancy Grace rip on the Paris reporter. It was refreshing. I loathe Nancy Grace, she kept asking about CCTV videos. The woman in Paris said they were police officers and after gaining access, put on black ski masks. Were is the video to support these claims? 

Good job Nancy, you were riding that Paris reporter like Huma motorboats Hillary Clinton. 

I changed the channel after that. There is another forensic channel to view. 

loveyajimbo's picture

Shows how obese and smelly Kim has become... the thief had her tied up and didn't take a little ride?  LOL!!! 

Guess once that Kanye stench gets on a gal, there is no getting rid of it... short of BleachBit...

Shlomo Schwartzman's picture
Shlomo Schwartzman (not verified) loveyajimbo Oct 5, 2016 2:26 PM

BleaochBeotch

nc551's picture

In some provinces in China they have humans do the pollinating because they killed all the bees off.  Look it up, coming our way soon.  Can you smell the size of that jobs program?

vegas's picture

It's gotten to the point where pretty much everything in mass media is a "false flag" operation against somebody. I simply despise the MSM as liars with Democratic bylines. I wouldn't watch a MSM "news" event if I was paid. It's time the whole system burned down to start over; fixing it piecemeal isn't going to work. 

 

www.traderzoogold.blogspot.com

TomGa's picture

For those of us who don't pay any attention to the mainstream media, what is a "kardashian"?

ebear's picture

"what is a "kardashian"?"

Someone from Kardashistan, one of the former Soviet Republics.

aliens is here's picture

People are dumb. What else can I tell you? If people are smart then we wouldn't be in the mess we are in today.

VWAndy's picture

 It aint about smart and never was. Its about integrity same as always.

ebear's picture

It takes a certain amount of intelligence to sort out moral and ethical issues, otherwise you fall prey to demagogues and fakirs who prey on the weak-minded.  No amount of integrity can protect you from a false doctrine.  For that, you need intelligence to see through the lies.

Umh's picture

I think aliens is talking about voters and you are talking about leaders and influencers.

Moe Howard's picture

"At E!, the season 12 premiere of “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” averaged 3.19 million viewers"

 

Current USA Population: 324,727,722.

 

Why does this pimple of a number 3,190,000 dominate the news when 321,537,722 AREN'T WATCHING?????

hoist the bs flag's picture

"This year’s exercise is not exceptional in terms of scale. For example, the drill of 2013 involved over 60 million people." ( from the article)

Swamidon's picture

US on brink of war and who cares?  Headline stuff but not exactly the 60's (Cuban Missile Crisis) build-up is it?  With half the people eager to vote for the Great yellow vagina, the bees and the Pacific Ocean even more dead, and piles of rotten scandals to prove it.  Russians doing Civil Defense drills is usually a loud message but must be defensive as they don't need to destroy us when we're doing such a good job ourselves.  Maybe nukes and EMP's will wake up America, but not sure?         

the grateful unemployed's picture

nobody believed the cease fire in syria, next, 1/2b for Iraq, when does the money spigot to that lousy war end, clinton is no more or less guilty of tailoring her message to the audience, sure the russians are worried since dick cheney moved nuke armed cruise missiles into eastern europe former nato countries. obama has been fine with that as well, next, bait and switch some hawaiin bumble bees, not BEES in general, or honey bees, , and finally Kim Kardashian loses her ass in Paris hotel room thats news

snblitz's picture

#5 given the archeological record how many species have gone extinct as a percentage of the total?

What is the percentage prior to the existance of humans?

CAPT DRAKE's picture

EMPs, war without people or bullets would kill over 300 million of the US inhabitants.   

Read the book, "1 Second After", for the details.  Horrible, painful death from starvation and disease.

HRCunt will get us all killed by disrespecting Putin to the point he and the Chinese will EMP the hell out of us.  Her fucking arrogance is nothing short of spectacular.   

cbxer55's picture

I read that book, think I still have it. Yes, not pleasant by a long shot. Don't know about anyone else, but if something like that were to happen, I do believe I'd have to swallow one of them bout half inch Brain Scrambler pills. I don't want to live in conditions like that.

After all, The EMP Commission Report, I believe on page 46, stated that should this happen, "Large areas of the U.S. would be uninhabitable by civilization as we currently know it". Most of it actually. Yeah, that would be the grand check out time event. No water, no food, no ac, no heat, no toilets, no lectricity, no nothing. A time machine back 150 years, when the infrastructure could not support this many humans.

Scary thing is, it only takes one missile to do this. Get it at about 200 miles directly over Kansas, and it lights out for the US, parts of Canada and Mejico. And we would not even know it happened. No flash, no KABOOM. Nothing. And we're back to cowboys and indians time.

Sounds like fun. NOT!!!!

Caleb Abell's picture

"Following a U.S. airstrike that killed 62 Syrian soldiers — for which the U.S. blamed bad intel"

The US is correct in saying it was bad intel.  Their intel said there were 500 Syrian soldiers there, along with a children's hospital and an orphanage.  Mr. Obama repremanded the pentagon for wasting expensive bombs on a target with so few victims.  A spokesman for the Pentagon promised to be more accurate next time, and to produce a better body count.

Ban KKiller's picture

The bravery of being out of range? Yep. Roger Waters called it! 

Ban KKiller's picture

Kuntsville....you pick 'em. 

TalkToLind's picture

Don't forget about the Scary Clowns, they are in your city! I heard so on TEEVEE.

silentboom's picture

A 12 year old kid in Florida is facing "terroristic threats" charges after posting a clown pic online and writing that he was coming to kill kids.

Fourth Horseman's picture

The kikes own/control 90-95% of EVERYTHING you see and hear... Take notice of the disinformation here that is being pumped instead of real news that matters... then you will see in stark clarity that the kikes are clouding your mind with BS to make you easier to control and manipulate. Not theory, FACT!

Kim the coal burner and the kikes are the real enemies of humanity. Purge them all and save the species!

neutrino3's picture

Among young girls it is called Kardashian Pray: "Mother, deliver me with no brains and Kardashian ass."

silentboom's picture

Well say bye to the bees because everyone is spraying for Zika in a huge moneygrab which you have no chance of getting and killing everything off including bees. I saw that South Carolina didn't have a single case of Zika and they sprayed and wiped out a bunch of bee farmer's bees.  Absurd but par for the course.

Albertarocks's picture

The extinction of bees.  I hope people realize what this means for the future of humanity.  And now you know what the chemtrails are all about.

mary mary's picture

Chemtrails.

Poisons your lawn-chemical company puts on your yard.

Mass poison spraying by farmers.

Bloodstock's picture

But what about the scary clown that currently occupies the whitehouse? Or the scary clown in the pantsuit lying and cheating and trying to steal her way to take that clowns place? We'll all be much safer with the successful business man with the hair.

God Bless America!

mary mary's picture

Pentagon spent $500-MILLION creating recruitment videos for ISIS.

Next up: Pentagon to add 6th-side, which will house personnel managing terrorist armies all over the world.  Special heliport for George Soros.

cinderalle's picture

i cant believe i am reading about that cheese arse bimbo on zerohedge, the woman wasnt robbed, it was a PR stunt to get attention, this self obsessed attention seeking family just cant get enough of the media attention and will go to any leghth to get attetion

Dickweed Wang's picture

One U.S. ambassador equated the Russian air campaign in Syria to “barbarism.”

 

Then Ambassador, how would you classify the "air campaign" in Baghdad and the rest of Iraq at the beginning of the Iraq war in 2003 where estimates put the civilian death toll in the tens of thousands (if not more)??  How would you classify the US Marine Corp's indiscriminate bombardment (to ruble) of the city of Falujah in that same country, where again countless civilians that had no means to escape the city were killed?? 

The fucking hypocrites in the US government make me SICK!!!

gmak's picture

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“Not only is this driving many species to extinction, but it also poses a grave threat to our agricultural integrity…The bumblebees’ contribution to farms is estimated at $3.5 billion.”

 

1. 99.9% of bee pollination activity in agriculture is from cultured hives.

2. There are about 1,000,000 other species that also engage in indirect pollination - they would love to fill the niche vacated by bees who can't survive outside of human-run hives.

3. 25 species go extinct everyday and this is just nature - the human species has nothing to do with it. In fact, we're interfering with the natural course of events in many cases and thus (greenies) are deliberately going against nature.

Lmo Mutton's picture

I say all 5 stories were a distraction and the bitch did not have any $10 mil in cash either.

 

Who Phukkn believes any of this sh!!T man???

Singelguy's picture

It was $10 mill in jewelry, not cash. I still don't believe it. People that have expensive jewelry, have CZ copies made, and keep the real stuff in the vault, otherwise the insurance premiums would be insane.

XWeatherman's picture

Did you hear about the 9 trillion dollars that the Pentagon lost?

We Are The Priests's picture

Did you hear about the 9 trillion dollars that the Pentagon is investing in gender re-assignment surgeries for military personell?

There, fixed it for you.

Dickweed Wang's picture

Did you hear about the 9 trillion dollars that the Pentagon lost?

 

It wasn't lost, it was used for countless black projects such as the secret space program and to build underground bases and nuke bunkers all over the world for the "elite" (aka our ruling masters) . . . . and no, you and I aren't welcome there.

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the.ghost.of.22wmr (not verified) Oct 5, 2016 5:53 PM
Alex DeLarge's picture

Oh my God.

Is Kim OK?

Skiprrrdog's picture

From the stress, it is reported that her ass may have actually gotten larger...

JailBanksters's picture

Nobody I've talked to believes this Cardassian story

Shpedly's picture

Exactly and I dont either. I think their ratings were in decline and they needed to drum up some attention. The whole thing stinks to high heaven. Of course the girls in my house think I'm this crazy conspiracy theory nut job. Well hell, somebody has to be the voice of reason around here, right?

JailBanksters's picture

The American people don't believe anything until they see it on television.

Richard "Eraser" Nixon