2. The Invasion of Panama
A Study in American Propaganda
Questions or Comments?
The Fairy Tale is Over
The National Media: The Establishment's Propaganda Machine
National Ignorance of Central American Politics?
The Theory behind the Propaganda
Establishment Myths & the Advantages of Parroting
Beware the Red Dust
Day 1 December 21, 1989: Panama’s Liberation?
More National Hysteria
Why isn’t the World singing our praises?
Day 3: Mass Destruction in the Liberated Country
Bush: “America just defending itself from Panama”?
The Entire World Condemns the Invasion
Day 4: Unchecked Looting
Noriega’s destruction of Panama?
No UN recognition for newly installed Regime
Fighting a Real War
Day 7: ‘Flagrant Violation of International Law’
2 TV & 10 Radio Stations Closed Down in Panama
Day 12: Fulfilling Carter’s Panama Canal Treaty?
No Panamanian Prison can hold Noriega?
Greed of Reagan/Bush era crushes Idealism of Carter era
Day 17: Prosecuting Noriega for What?
Why George Bush is not a Wimp
Panamanians responsible for damage?
Where’s the Evidence against Noriega?
Week 3: Is there no compassion?
A Senator critiques the Invasion?
Dorothy liberates the Panamanians?
America Good – by definition
How many Panamanian Civilians actually died?
Week 6: Wading Thru Mud
A Comparison of 2 Newspapers
Why Do We Get All the Propaganda?
It’s All in a Word
What’s Endara Afraid Of?
A Modern Robbing Hood
Weeks 8 & 9: Are they ever leaving?
Why are they lying?
Months 2 and 6: Two Panamanian Interviews
Month 2: Panama isn’t ‘In’ Anymore
Month 6: ‘Happily ever after’?
What have We Learned?
Media doesn’t tell the Truth
Need for Propaganda indicates Power of the People
Awareness is the Key to avoiding Manipulation
Compassion for Humanity is Painful
Propaganda taps into Greed
Integrity leads to Peace