Congressman Questions Labor Dept ‘Propaganda’

Free Beacon Report Sparks Controversy

Rep. Joe Walsh (R., Ill.) is calling on Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis to explain why the department posted a series of overtly political posters throughout the building.

Department of Propaganda

Labor Department puts up leftist motivational posters at taxpayer expense

Signs posted in at least 20 Department of Labor elevators depict Secretary Hilda Solis carrying a bullhorn and rallying alongside the Rev. Al Sharpton, the Free Beacon has learned. Next to the pictures is a quote from Solis that reads in part: “We all march in our own way.”

Beijing on the Potomac

Paper that broke Watergate partners with Chinese Communist Party

An advertising partnership between the Washington Post and a Chinese government propaganda outlet is raising questions about the propriety—and legality—of an American news outlet publishing foreign propaganda under its masthead. At issue is the Post’s China Watch publication, a print and online advertising supplement that purports to deliver the news about China. The site hosts numerous articles and feature pieces that portray the Chinese government—particularly its human rights record—in a glowing light.

Kremlin Smears Amb. McFaul

Propaganda campaign compares U.S. ambassador to child killer
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Russian attacks on the U.S. government reached a new low recently when an unidentified pro-government cohort launched an Internet smear campaign meant to paint the incoming U.S. ambassador as a murderous pedophile. The target of these attacks is Michael McFaul, who was recently appointed by the Obama administration as the new U.S. ambassador to Russia.

Chinese Communists Influence U.S. Policy Through Ex-Military Officials

China uses retired U.S. military leaders for intelligence operations, report says

China’s intelligence services are using a private exchange program for retired U.S. and Chinese generals to influence the U.S. government and downplay Beijing’s large-scale military buildup, according to a congressional report.