Huffington, Greenwald and the Birth of the Purple Pill Media

Mar 3rd, 2014 | Category: VC Community | 22 comments
Article submitted by: Paul W. Marko, Ph.D.

In order to neuter the raging cobra of the alternative media, the globalists seem to be launching several new platforms of their newest mongoose, what I will call the “purple pill media.” This most recent ploy aims to make the outrageous behaviors of the ruling class (like possibly staging 9/11, the moon landings, the Kennedy assassinations, multiple false flag operations, etc.) food for polite discussions rather than the shameful affronts to humanity and civilization that they really are.

Based on a conceptualization hatched by brilliant Irish thinker and artist, Thomas Sheridan,[1] his notion of the “purple pill” is a take off of the red pill and blue pill idea birthed in the original Matrix movie. Thomas astutely observed that when new ideas, edgy trends or expressions of authentic rage emerge organically from the populace (the red pill of reality), the movements are quickly infiltrated, watered down and sterilized by the powers that be. As an example, the hippie, anti war movement of the 60’s, a true awakening by a generation that were no longer willing to swallow the hypocrisy of the American dream (red pill), became swiftly co-opted and diluted into politically acceptable, anti war goop, ushering many into the purple pill of loyal opposition to war and causing still others in the flock to double back into the blue pill of the mainstream conservative society. Other examples range from the original hip hop music to the sincere beginning of the Black Power movement; the strategy is to infiltrate, twist and water down the message, such that it no longer has teeth, cannot mobilize action or threaten the establishment.

Over the past few weeks, major globalist money has been thrown into partnerships with media trendies and supposed “pals of the people,” to begin new “alternative” media networks. Arianna Huffington, the famous conservative turned liberal and Glamour Magazine’s woman of the year, signed a deal with billionaire Nicolas Berggruen to start a new media company, World Post news website.[2]  Berggruen is the founder, benefactor and inspirational leader of the Institute on Governance, an organization dedicated to solving the problems of globalization in the 21st century.[3] At the same time Glenn Greenwald, internationally known journalist and releaser (excruciatingly slow – 1% revealed so far) of the documents leaked by Edward Snowden, signed a $250 million dollar deal with Pierre Omidyar, owner of Pay Pal corporation, to start a media vehicle.[4] Greenwald said that it was his dream to have an outlet like this to “promote in-depth reporting.”4 Likely not too in-depth on some subjects, however, since his “Angel Investor’s” company has been and still is a compliant party to the NSA spying program exposed in the Snowden leaks.[5] Just to assure you that these are not unrelated coincidences, Omidyar is on the editorial board of the new World Post news website.[6] These new “alternative media” funded by globalists and fronted by celebrities, I propose, will form the basis for the purple pill media or just the purple media. But what can we expect to find on these venues?

Since the idea is to make the outrageous, criminal acts of the globalists mainstream and easy to swallow, “conspiracy theories” will be acknowledged and investigated in stories that will fully express the facts in the story. This article will be likely answered by an establishment expert, someone with a mountain of credentials but no scruples, assuring the public that although the facts of the case are true, there is no danger involved and many logical reasons why the situation exists. After which, the matter will be debated on a public forum, in a civilized manner and then filed under interesting but irrelevant. For example, a story that reveals that chemtrails exist and governments throughout the world are spray aluminum, barium and strontium particles on the earth in vast amounts in combination with various viruses and nano-technology could emerge on these websites. The original article (red pill) will be followed by an article interviewing a leading expert on everything in the sky explaining that the program does exist and indeed it is spraying those particular particulates, but not to worry, these measures are important to save the planet from global warming (purple pill). The publication will then move to the next subject leaving the “informed” readers to make up their minds on this controversy, thereby converting the red pill of global genocide from the sky into the purple pill of a cocktail party topic for discussion. If I am correct the purple pill media will likely expand their platforms into television outlets with game shows like the old Wheel of Fortune, with questions like, “Now for the bonus round and chance to come back next week…Who ordered the Norad stand-down on 9/11? There could be a reality show called “Escape from Abu Ghraib” where the public will get used to the prisoner and captor roles and consider them quite purpulishly normal.

These new outlets are a very expensive chess move on the part of the globalists that we can easily counter by knowing the aim and sticking with the red pill of truth and outrage.

[1] “The Purple Pill Cometh,” October 28, 2013,

[2] Dominic Rushe, “Arianna Huffington announces launch of World Post news website,” The Guardian, January 9, 2014,

[3] “Nicolas Berggruen Charitable Trust,”

[4]  “Glenn Greenwald and the $250 Million “Angel Investor,” Jonathan Franklin, October 28, 2013,

[5] “BFP Breaking News – Omidyar’s PayPal Corporation Said to be Implicated in Withheld NSA Documents,” Sibel Edmonds, Dec. 11, 2013,

[6] “Arianna Huffington Courts Global Elite in Effort to Undermine Alternative Media,” Kurt Nimmo, January 9, 2014,

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22 Comments to “Huffington, Greenwald and the Birth of the Purple Pill Media”

  1. ALISHA says:


  2. Maria says:

    Coincidentally, I was just listening to Noam Chomsky dismiss a few key issues, such as the elite's consensus on reducing the population through health care reforms, as ridiculous. I don't know what to make of it, as those who push deception are normally so transparent and he really doesn't seem the type.

    • Sarahnp says:

      Population control has been a key tactic since at least Woodrow Wilson or before. Eugenics did not die with Adolf Hitler. Decreasing the population is negative eugenics. Negative eugenics is abortion, sterilization, contraception, and euthanasia. Positive eugenics is the attempt to breed a better human race. Genetic counseling, gene therapy, IVF, etc. Noam Chomsky, as brilliant as he is, is a socialist, to say the least. He is all for social engineering and eugenics is a part of the socialist or "progressive" movement.

      • Godozo says:

        WOW! Someone who understands that Eugenics wasn't just the killing of "undesirables" but was also the breeding of the desirables.

    • dan says:

      He is Henry Kissingers Right hand man.

  3. just a thinker says:

    Great article! Nice to see an article here that isn't inherently biased towards crazy right wing Christianity.

  4. SunshineMama777 says:

    This may work on our sheeple friends, but don't most of the VC's here already take their conglomerate-flavored news with a few extra grains of salt anyway? That is to say, why would any of us "alternative news" seekers buy into these websites? If it is because "they're pretending they're not MSM," I don't think that's a good enough reason.

    If it is a ploy to undermine the credibility of the "conspiracy" and other theories, how is it any different than all the other misinformation programs already out there, from Alex Jones, to "Alien Files Exposed!" or whatever?

    It would be funny to see them try (in a "civilized" fashion, no less!) to explain away things like SRA, the surreptitious chemical warfare and destructive social engineering they are doing, when all we naysayers would have to do is point others to websites like this one, where it's broken down and analyzed for the sick bullsh** it actually is.

    • behhna says:

      One thing is that yes the article is posted here on VC, but the article also acts as a "heads up" for what is to come.
      Some people while they search are fortunate and find like souls and they formulate groups, be they small or of substantial size. Often the case is people search and find that it's like a maze – just when you get going, bam! there's the wall, and you have to backstep to the spot you were (because you've actually come a way), and re-journey. It's much like that with media and I think this article does a fabulous job at opening the doorways of possibilities of what's to come. If we believe it's possible not only are we more likely not to get sucked into the spin, but also the actual choice of 'being open', creates the possibilities that lead us to more doorways opening.
      As is evident from many many comments and replies that there are a lot of people with many different ideas as to what is really going on in our society – the common thread here is that the majority believe that there are symbols and indoctrination. But splitting hairs is common here – as it is with many discussion groups.
      This article is very well written and helps to shine the light.
      Light shiners are always welcome.
      Shining the light doesn't imply that anyone doesn't see it ever – but sometimes we all miss things and a little help can really go a long way.

    • anonymous says:

      One thing I feel the article emphasizes is the need for THAT much more discernment, as for those unaware of the truths beyond, it means it will be that much more of a challenge for those seeking truth to make it past the baby steps. It points out what we will be dealing with, on either side.

  5. Christina says:

    I Loved this article! Thanks Paul for the heads up.

  6. Sarahnp says:

    The purple for a purple America, state capitalism. Thanks for the insight.

  7. Andy says:

    Fully agree. Open/educated debate will be the lie of the purple pill media. If the Globalists did not want certain information coming out via Snowden or Assange then both of these two would be dead. Controlled leak/controlled opposition. The question is are the above acting off their own free will or are they mind controlled without knowing it like poor Mr Icke……?

  8. Adam RS says:

    Here's another example of the 'purple pill' analogy.

    I've noticed here lately around message boards that its become a running gag to say "Thanks, Obama!" when someone makes a joke about something petty happening (e.g. "I woke up late for work this morning. Thanks, Obama!"). Additionally, mainstream talk of the Illuminati seems to also be going towards that route.

  9. trace says:

    Arianna Huffington "switched" viewpoints for the almighty dollar. She's not the first one. Many politicians switch sides to secure votes. She knew that liberal media makes more money. Follow the money trail and you will find all your answers.

  10. dan says:

    Huffington is a plant that has been activated. She didn't switch to any dollar. These people work on mind control. The planning is years and years in advance. The Alternate media is there to give basic info. and then slowly to change your mind and give you the illusion that you know what's going on. Then "Game" is always on.

  11. shaders says:

    Is it really that shocking that they are taking funding from the corporates/elites. I doubt anyone here is innocent of that, in some way or other we are all part and parcel of 'the system' whether we use their products and give them our money or if we work for them.

  12. It is I only says:

    I have an easy reaction to any information!

  13. William H.G. says:

    Why are America's leaders Bush and the Clintons treated like royalty by the media? Illuminati banker slut slaves such as Carol Costello is too busy uncrossing her legs for the kids to report important information to the public. Between the corporate satanists they probably can't tell which has brought more joy for them; and misery to humans, Clintons cover-ups and distribution of mountains of cocaine or the Bush family Nazi Al-Qaeda creations?

    America is the war whore smiling psycho slut of Babylon fucking screaming kids and killing men and women while you sit back and watch.

    The Satanists took out the Kennedy's for the same reasons they will probably take-out another us president. To create death cult, blood thirsty dictators.

    And if the American masses ever try to force them out, will make you all pay in you're own blood.

    You must decide now, America. Or may God destroy.

  14. The Austrian says:

    there is only one "alternative news"-site i trust and thats mike riveros "whatreallyhappened".

    i can easily spot the "shills"- they never talk about israel (in a negative way).
    blaming usa for most cases is right yet too easy. but the shills never mention what master the usa serves- israel.

    EU, USA, ISRAEL, the dark forces on earth. or simply EUSrael.

  15. sixhonestservingmen says:

    Here's an absolutely and emphatically red pill issue brought up within the comments section of a lawyers blog, with what appears to be an attempt to neutralize it as a purple pill issue. The explosive red pill remark that raised a few hairs was dropped into the conversation in the comments section as this –

  16. Mr. Nedrud says:

    Great investigative journalism and great job pointing out a very subtle but essential concept. This is much better than anything on the vigilant community other than maybe one or two postings. Unfortunately I'm sure this "purple pill media" will go on as being successful as it has in the past. It's all ready been happening. Just look at all the people that are aware of the illuminati, at least by name, now compared to 5 years ago. It really is hard to take seriously when that's how you're introduced to it. It makes us seem like people who went too far with all the references now being made about it in the media.