Having seen a little of the trailer of the interview I can see why it is Sony was threatened by trying to issue the film. This has to be the Hollywoods worst taste movie since perhaps D.W. Griffiths eulogy to the Klu Klux Clan since the Birth of a Nation, which it easily surprasses

While anybody here can say what they like there is limitations to what large established institutions like Sony, the New York Times, CBS News, 21st Century Fox can do and expect no repercussions. When was the last porno video you saw featuring Barack Obama and Queen Elizabeth issued by say Universal Studios. Which large movie house issued a fictional assassination attempt portrayed in a favorable light by the Klu Klux Klan?

North Korea is a nuclear totalitartian regime and a brutal regime. But they do have a leader and they do have missles with nuclear tipped weapons. Should a movie about a CIA planned assassination of North Korea's dictator be released the U.S. government would have to repeat serveral 1000 times about how this assassination was not U.S. government policy. It would be an embarassment to say the least to the U.S. to have to deny this was anything like official intentions. It would be great propaganda for the North Koreans. While Sony is an entertainment company it is understood certain things are not done without being cleared by governments who might be affected. On the other hand for at this stage the Obama administration to ban the movie outright would garnish the ire of the libertarians who believe in the right of "free speech". I personally don't object to government censorship if that censorship eliminates the risk otherwise significant of a nuclear war but others might not feel the same way.

What better method to get rid of the problem is to have some hackers either funded or associated directly with the CIA to reveal embarssing but largely harmless information from Sony. The government could blame the North Koreans and order investigations until the Storm blows over. Sony can be given a tax writeoff or other inducement quietly not to release the movie. As there is no information released linking the Koreans to the hacks, I will believe this theory for which there is opportunity, and motive for this to occur this way. If in fact, Sony did release this I will have to sell the stock of Sony short as this is the most idiotic storyline I can think of for Movie Studio to build a script about. On the other hand, if this is the work directly or indirectly of the CIA then I have to say that my respect for them goes up a notch. I cannot no longer assume that as an institution, they are largely bereft of intellgence.

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Palindromedary 5 years 9 weeks ago
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After 9/11 and the lies our government told us about WMD and Iraq's involvement in 9/11; after the housing crisis scandal and the bank bailouts; I can no longer believe anything that our government says anymore. I'd even believe the N. Korean dictator when he said that they didn't do it over our governments claims that they did. Our government lies to us even more than Kim Jong Un lies to his people. The NSA spies on us all and we are supposed to trust what they say? The CIA has been known to call a kettle black from time to time while it has actually been doing the deeds that it accuses others of doing. It even made it look like China was hacking into our systems claiming that they and others traced those hacks back to their sources...China, they claimed. But they have the capability of doing a fake hack into our systems by routing it through China which gives the impression that Chain did the hack..when it was the CIA that initiated them. And by the way, no one outdoes the US in spying and hacking against other countries. I don't doubt that China hacks. All countries hack. And no one hacks more often, or better, than the US. No one in the world is more untrusted than the US. It is devious in it's false flag operations. And most of the world now knows this. The only people that don't seem to know it are the people of the US who fall for the subterfuge. They have a natural inclination to distrust foreigners and trust the very people they shouldn't trust. That's because the news media is more of a propaganda arm of the ruling elite controlled government than it is a real news organization.

I wouldn't doubt that the real culprits behind the alleged hacking into Sony was done by the CIA. I think that there are some really dangerous psychopaths in positions of power in the US government and quasi-government organizations that are just itching to do a first strike on some country like N. Korea. Why would they do that? Because they are insane!

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Alberto Ceras 2 5 years 9 weeks ago
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Quote Palindromedary: I wouldn't doubt that the real culprits behind the alleged hacking into Sony was done by the CIA. I think that there are some really dangerous psychopaths in positions of power in the US government and quasi-government organizations that are just itching to do a first strike on some country like N. Korea. Why would they do that? Because they are insane!

Yes, they are.

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soryang 5 years 9 weeks ago
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this whole narrative is manufactured. the sony executive is Rand Corporation and CFR. to say the movie isn't a US government propaganda ploy is just not credible although someone is stupid enough to think it is plausibly deniable. the propaganda effort is more strategy of tension to get N.Korea to crack from "soft power." the US leadership is under the severe delusion that if Kim were to fall from power or be assassinated that US forces could just waltz across the DMZ without firing a shot. the power standing behind the DMZ is China and the PLA not Kim Jong Un. China unlike Russia in Ukraine will not fall for US shennigans.

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