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Entry from March 03, 2022
MICIMATT (Military-Industrial-Congressional-Intelligence-Media-Academia-Think-Tank complex)

MICIMATT (Military-Industrial-Congressional-Intelligence-Media-Academia-Think-Tank complex)—it sounds somewhat like “Mickey Mouse”—is a term that was coined by former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) officer turned political activist Ray McGovern in 2018. The term was entered in the Urban Dictionary on August 27, 2021.

“Military-industrial complex” is an older term coined by U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower in his farewell address on January 17, 1961. However, McGovern considers “media” to be a very important part of the MICIMATT power structure.


Wikipedia: Ray McGovern
Raymond McGovern (born August 25, 1939) is a former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) officer turned political activist. McGovern was a CIA analyst from 1963 to 1990, and in the 1980s chaired National Intelligence Estimates and prepared the President’s Daily Brief. He received the Intelligence Commendation Medal at his retirement, returning it in 2006 to protest the CIA’s involvement in torture. McGovern’s post-retirement work includes commenting for Consortium News, RT, and Sputnik News, among other outlets, on intelligence and foreign policy issues. In 2003 he co-founded Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity (VIPS).

Ray McGovern
Hey, Mr. Trump! Tear Down That Deep-State Wall Of Secrecy
December 4, 2018
By David Stockman, December 3, 2018
http://davidstockmanscontracorner.com/hey-mr-trump-tear-down-that-deep-state-wall-of-secrecy-part-1/
Excerpts; Then Ray Commentary
(...)
Most important of all, any significant improvement in relations with Russia will remain stymied.  And the MICIMATT (Military-Industrial-Congressional-Intelligence-Media-Academia-Think Tank) complex, with its Deep-State enforcer, will have won yet another round.  Merry Christmas.

Ray McGovern
Russia-gate For Dummies
December 26, 2018
Dec. 20, 2018 (24 minutes)
https://lawanddisorder.org/wp-content/uploads/lawanddisorder20181224.mp3 (Or See https://lawanddisorder.org for full post)

Radio host Michael Steven Smith gives Ray a chance to address key aspects of “Russia-gate” on which most Americans have been grossly misinformed — or UNinformed. (Ray has been surprised, for example at how few have even heard of the damning documentary evidence in the Peter Strzok-Lisa Page text exchanges.)

Asked about the MIC (Eisenhower’s “Military-Industrial Complex”), Ray introduces a new acronym that better describes the ever-wider and more serious threat to the Republic — the threat also known as the “Deep State.” It is MICIMATT (with accent on the first syllable): the Military-Industrial-Congressional-Intelligence-MEDIA-Academia-Think-Tank complex.

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Melting Mermaid🍀🍀🍀#FreeAssange
@charlamanesbane
http://raymcgovern.com/2018/12/26/russia-gate-for-dummies/… “Ray introduces a new acronym that better describes the ever-wider & more serious threat to the Republic… It is MICIMATT (with accent on the first syllable): the Military-Industrial-Congressional-Intelligence-MEDIA-Academia-Think-Tank complex.”
6:38 PM · Dec 26, 2018·Twitter for Android

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Sully⏳
@DigitalHeretik
Replying to @DigitalHeretik and @Kevin_Shipp@raymcgovern now suggests using this: MICIMATT (with accent on the first syllable): the Military-Industrial-Congressional-Intelligence-MEDIA-Academia-Think-Tank complex. 😜
7:33 PM · Dec 31, 2018·Twitter for iPhone

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RSFOutzen⌛️🍄🦺🇦🇴
@Geestkraker
Replying to @ZeitgeistFilm
The Big Club is the Big Mafia and their house is called the MICIMATT; coined by @raymcgovern as the Military-Industrial-Congressional-Intelligence-Media-Academia-Think-Tank, through which they manufacture the consent of the ‘submissive and malleable’ (Leni Riefenstahl) masses.
7:17 PM · May 16, 2019·Twitter Web Client

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Evelyn Chorush
@smugassholes
@CillizzaCNN #WakeUpChrisCillizza
re: @BernieSanders media
Intel analyst @raymcgovern PDB JFK-GHWB
not JUST Media
#MICIMATT
military-industrial-congressional-intelligence-MEDIA-academia-think-tank complex
(you’re part of it obviously)
shame on you
https://youtube.com/watch?v=Tw5nkj2493I
3:11 PM · Apr 16, 2020·Twitter Web App

Consortium News
RAY McGOVERN: Once We Were Allies; Then Came MICIMATT
May 8, 2020
By Ray McGovern
(...)
The corporate-controlled mainstream media have become a cornerstone of the Military-Industrial-Congressional-Intelligence-Media-Academia-Think-Tank complex, MICIMATT, if you will.

Twitter
Ray McGovern
@raymcgovern
MICIMATT (the Military-Industrial-Intelligence-MEDIA-Academia-Think-Tank) complex is easy to understand/remember. Rhymes w/ both Mickey Mouse & Ike’s MIC warning. Thwarts all attempts to drain Swamp and pull out of Afghanistan.
Ray discusses on Crosstalk:
youtube.com
CrossTalk | QUARANTINE EDITION | Bipartisan Death Grip
The past three presidential election cycles demonstrate voters are against foreign wars and foreign nation-building. Nonetheless, both remain high priorities…
2:00 PM · Jul 10, 2020·Twitter Web App

YouTube
#ModerateRebels
Conspiracy facts and the MICIMATT that truly governs the USA - with CIA whistleblower Ray McGovern
Jan 14, 2021
Multipolarista
We speak with former CIA analyst-turned-dissident Ray McGovern about the institutions that truly govern the United States, comprising the MICIMATT, or Military-Industrial-Congressional-Intelligence-Media-Academia-Think-Tank Complex.

Twitter
the No Effin Billionaires Party ☀️
@khilroi
“Eisenhower stressed that the only way to prevent the military-industrial complex from endangering our democracy was “an alert and knowledgeable citizenry”.
That’s the rub. The corporate-owned media has become the linchpin of the MICIMATT.” --Ray McGovern
11:41 AM · Apr 4, 2021·Twitter Web App

Twitter
Katrina vandenHeuvel
@KatrinaNation
A new acronym for our times (credit to Ray McGovern) : MICIMATT:.  Military-Industrial-Congressional-Intelligence-Media-Academia-Think-Tank complex. Use it or lose it—
2:11 AM · Jul 30, 2021·Twitter for iPad

Urban Dictionary
MICIMATT
The Military-Industrial-Counter-Intelligence-Media-Academia-Think Tank complex - a term coined by CIA officer turned political activist Ray McGovern.
Pepe Escobar: The “forever war” may have been a disaster for the bombed, invaded and impoverished “Afghan people,” but it was an unmitigated success for what Ray McGovern so memorably defines as the MICIMATT (Military-Industrial-Counter-Intelligence-Media-Academia-Think Tank) complex. Anyone who bought stocks of Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Raytheon and the rest of that crowd made – literally – a killing.
by mistah charley, ph.d. August 27, 2021

Twitter
Geza Gardner
@chazgao
MICIMATT, term that helps us see the US in a better perspective:
“The corporate-controlled mainstream media have become a cornerstone of the Military-Industrial-Congressional-Intelligence-Media-Academia-Think-Tank complex, MICIMATT, if you will.”
consortiumnews.com
RAY McGOVERN: Once We Were Allies; Then Came MICIMATT
As the 75th anniversary of World War II’s end is marked on Friday, few Americans know the Soviet Union’s major role in that victory, making them vulnerable to today’s anti-Russian messaging. By Ray…
2:16 PM · Jan 20, 2022·Twitter Web App

Twitter
Weapon Mental
@WeaponMental
It’s not enough to end NATO. NATO is a manifestation of the military-industrial complex, which Ray McGovern memorably coined as MICIMATT (military industrial Congressional intelligence media academia think tank).
12:05 AM · Mar 3, 2022·Twitter Web App

Twitter
Naeem Abbas
@tigershark791
What a beautiful term coined for American and crazy poodle think tanks. MICIMATT stands for Military-Industrial-Congressional-Intelligence-Media-Academia-Think-Tanks.
4:35 AM · Mar 3, 2022·Twitter for iPad

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