Candy canes, Santa Claus, presents under the Christmas tree… Where did all this stuff come from? Christmas – the whole story Candy canes, Santa Claus, presents under the Christmas tree… Where did all this stuff come from? Some surprising answers. Hint: Thank Cola Cola, 19th century New York City department store owners and Viking pagans. Brasscheck TV needs your help Brasscheck TV relies on viewer contributions to keep going Donate...Read More
“A sinful practice” Coca Cola to the rescue Early American Christians banned Christmas. They considered it “a sinful practice” Yes, it’s true. Those Pilgrims and Puritans we think so highly of thought celebrating Christmas was sin! The Christmas we know and love today? Thank Coca Cola and 19th Century NYC department stores. Brasscheck TV needs your help Brasscheck TV relies on viewer contributions to keep going Donate...Read More
Awash in Corporate Propganda You’re only as sane as the information you receive The US has – hands down – the most propagandized population in the world. Even people in North Korea have a firmer grasp of reality. Why is this so? It’s the news media. They’ve mastered the art of reporting nothing and making it seem like it’s something. They’re also very creative and convincing first class liars. Kind of like Bush Republicans. What’s the solution? Scott Ritter has an answer and thanks to the Internet, more and more people in the US are breaking free of the...Read More
How the news media fails us How it all went wrong The US news media is fascinated by the Kennedys. Fascinated with smearing them, fascinating with sensationalizing them, fascinated with the process of making them disappear. How often have you seen Robert F. Kennedy Jr. on mainstream TV news? Not very often. This video shows why. Brasscheck TV needs your help Brasscheck TV relies on viewer contributions to keep going Donate...Read More
Pro war all the time CNN leads the way The movie “Spin” – which is over 25 years old and which we’ve featured on Brasscheck TV several times – touched on this story way back then. The fact is that the military’s “influence” on the news has been going on for a long time. George Seldes, one of the most important investigative journalists in American history, relates how he was threatened with military execution for reporting the news about World War I. The military has gotten more subtle I guess. Brasscheck TV needs your help Brasscheck TV relies on viewer contributions to keep...Read More
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