crypto adj. Secret; covert.
gon suff. A figure having a specified kind or number of angles.

Governments, Corporations and Media are out of control.

These prominent components of our society are increasingly driven by hypocrisy, corruption and greed. They have never been more powerful than they are today, and their ability to shape the outcome of events goes mostly unnoticed by the public at large.

The Cryptogon refers to the hidden structure underlying and interconnecting the political, economic and perception management systems currently in operation on this planet. When John Ralston Saul states that, “In reality, we are today in the midst of a theology of pure power—power born of structure, not of dynasty or arms,” the “structure” he is referring to is what I am calling the Cryptogon.


This site will strive to disseminate information and perspectives that have been ignored, covered up or otherwise belittled by government, media, and corporations. Any number of topics are appropriate. Here is a short list:

Covert operations
The behavior of transnational corporations
Mind control
Drug and arms trafficking by state intelligence agencies
The Bretton Woods institutions (World Bank, IMF, GATT-WTO)
Propaganda and perception management
Political corruption and influence peddling
Secret organizations and societies
Political assassination

Technology issues related to political control
And, stuff that’s just plain neato

The information provided here will come from all sources, including my own writing. Users are encouraged to submit information they think may be appropriate via email (text and links only please, no attachments).

SEPTEMBER 11, 2001

September 11, 2001 was the opening scene in the final act of the show we sometimes call, “Society as we know it.” I’m not saying this event marked the beginning of THE END OF EVERYTHING, although it may be that, but it was definitely the beginning of the end of things as they have appeared over the last generation or so.

Since the assassination of John F. Kennedy, an international, crypto-fascist syndicate has been rapidly consolidating its grip on this planet. Changes to the global system have been implemented slowly, consistently and in a manner so subtle that only a tiny fraction of the population in the industrialized world ever noticed anything was wrong.

In the states targeted for control, however, where the interests of what are now the G8 states did not correspond to the interests of the target populations, liberal amounts of genocide, torture and “market discipline” prepared the planet for the overt imperium that is about to be created. The focus during the Cold War was, Containment of Communism. When the Soviet Union collapsed, that focus switched, immediately, to the Expansion of market economies. But how can this expansion go forward if opposition to it is growing with each passing day?

A final push was needed to justify the theft of the whole damn show. And the world watched on CNN. In reality, what has happened is that a few haves out there have picked a fight with the vast majority of people in the world who happen to be have-nots. Of course, nobody in power in the industrialized world comes out and says that. Instead, they roll tape of the World Trade Center towers falling to the ground and talk about the need to fight terrorism.

In other words, 9/11 makes the Reichstag Fire look like a boyscout exercise. Regardless of the details of the genesis of 9/11, the effects are essentially the same. Ask yourself: Cui bono? Who benefits?

In 2000, humanity was at a crossroads. At that point, things probably could have gone either way. After September 11, however, the die has been cast, and we are now witnessing the ascendancy of the same interests that supported Hitler, killed JFK and perpetrated countless and incomprehensible acts against people all over the globe.

I think it would be wise to bear in mind that the events of 9/11 will probably pale in comparison to the diabolical plots that may be hatched in the near future. I say that because, even as bad as 9/11 was, it wasn’t enough to polarize the world. Something else is going to happen that will require a bold move by the G8 states. I don’t know what that event will be, but it will be transformational in nature, changing the way we think about freedom of speech and movement, money, surveillance, state sovereignty and many other factors.

In the wake of 9/11, the outward appearances of things didn’t change significantly—except at airports. After the next event, even the most deaf, dumb and blind Americans will scratch their heads and think, “Gee, there are soldiers on the street.” America as we think we know it is already gone, and has been for years. What will be different is that even the rhetorical image of America will be shattered into pieces. The Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave, etc? Remember all of that? The mask will be off and we will finally get to gaze upon the actual system we created with our decades of apathy and sloth.


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My name is Kevin Flaherty. I’m 40 years old, and I graduated from the University of Southern California with what turned out to be a useless degree in International Relations. I was particularly interested in U.S. foreign policy analysis, security studies and information warfare. For quite some time, I’ve realized that the social sciences are more interested in maintaining the status quo than getting at the root causes of the problems we face. For the most part, we are taught how to “react” and “manage” after the fact, not how to “prevent” and “ameliorate” in the first place. The most salient factors in many events and situations get swept under the rug.

Most of what I consider to be useful knowledge was gleaned from reading little known, out of print and hard to find books, listening to freaks and lunatics on the radio in the dead of night and interviewing people who were directly involved with events. I view the output of established media as a slurry of manure and toxic waste; a propaganda product that requires heavy analysis and context fitting in order to recover the 5%-10% of useful information contained within an obfuscated mess.

What’s the solution?

The system is in collapse now. This is my best and only advice: Get into a situation that eliminates your reliance on luck and minimizes the impact of factors that are completely beyond your control. Do this immediately.

I no longer live in the United States. New Zealand is my wife’s home country. I moved there with her in March of 2006. We live on a small and beautiful farm, grow organic vegetables and raise livestock.

“I have sworn upon the altar of the Almighty God eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.”

-Thomas Jefferson

“To live in this process is absolutely not to be able to notice it… Each step was so small, so inconsequential, so well explained or, on occasion, ‘regretted,’ that, unless one were detached from the whole process from the beginning… one no more saw it developing from day to day than a farmer in his field sees the corn growing. One day it is over his head.”

-Milton Mayer, “They Thought They Were Free”

“Still, if you will not fight for the right when you can easily win without bloodshed, if you will not fight when your victory will be sure and not so costly, you may come to the moment when you will have to fight with all the odds against you and only a precarious chance for survival. There may be a worse case. You may have to fight when there is no chance of victory, because it is better to perish than to live as slaves.”

-Winston Churchill

“We wish to remind the world’s political and corporate leaders that the authority of the state and the powers of the private corporation are grants extended to these institutions by the sovereign people, by civil society, to serve the collective human interest. It is the people’s right to demand that governments and corporations remain accountable to the public will and interest.”

-The People’s Earth Declaration: A Proactive Agenda for the Future

“The business of the journalists is to destroy the truth… We are the tools and vassals of rich men behind the scenes. We are the jumping jacks, they pull the strings and we dance. Our talents, our possibilities and our lives are all the property of other men. We are intellectual prostitutes.”

-John Swinton, speech given while working for the New York Sun, 1880

“There are periods of history when the visions of madmen and dope fiends are a better guide to reality than the common-sense interpretation of data available to the so-called normal mind. This is one such period, if you haven’t noticed already.”

-Robert Shea, Robert Anton Wilson, “The Illuminatus Trilogy”