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Seven Big Lies 'American Sniper' Is Telling America

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posted on Jan, 22 2015 @ 04:52 PM
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originally posted by: tiberius10721
a reply to: olaru12
Fotunatley people like me are still the majority here in the US even though the socialist/commies have tried their best to neuter and feminized us with their political correctness it hasn't worked we are stronger than ever!


When i read that i was immediately thinking "DR. Strangelove"...




Don't worry! Your bodily fluids are safe


Oh, and welcome to the 21st century
edit on 22/1/2015 by kloejen because: (no reason given)




posted on Jan, 22 2015 @ 04:52 PM
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I took it with a pinch of salt and overlooked bs, what I ended up with was a good action movie.

I did the same last night with lone survivor and got the same result.

In your defence though I am British, therefore the film gave me nothing to be ashamed of. I guess it's my guilty pleasure with movies.

I feel your comments, good thread.



posted on Jan, 22 2015 @ 05:03 PM
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originally posted by: tiberius10721
You will never understand the bond between soldiers if you have never served!


And have I even SKIRTED the subject of "the bond between soldiers"? Please.



As far as your comment goes about the US military not having defended you since ww2 how bout all the money and resources we spent during the Cold War to keep the commies at bay until the cloapse of the Soviet Union ,what about all the men who died and resourses we still spend in Korea ?


Read carefully. I said, "One of the last wars that was actually fought for the people."



Or how bout the fact that China right now is building a massive navy who do you think will be standing up to them?


We shall see. If the military stands up to an ACTUAL threat, then, as I said, I'll support it. Maybe you should read the post you're responding to... Just an idea.



Bush and Cheney may be war criminals but don't use your emotions to minimize the contributions the US military has made to the world!


MY emotions are fine. However, a few have gotten VERY emotional when defending the military.



posted on Jan, 22 2015 @ 05:06 PM
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originally posted by: CharlieSpeirs
When that book is filled with glorification and at least one proven falsity is when I start to question ones "heroism" and start to think they had ulterior motives than just defending their brothers in arms.


And that's what this thread was supposed to be about, but it got hi-jacked...



posted on Jan, 22 2015 @ 05:11 PM
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originally posted by: Granite
Your real hate is because this movie is HOT right now and Selma is COLD at the theater.


LOL! What does Selma have to do with any of this??? I haven't been to a movie theater since 1999. I couldn't care less about how much money they make. And this "hatred" you speak of? You're making it up. Talk about hi-jacking!



posted on Jan, 22 2015 @ 05:16 PM
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originally posted by: OpenEars123
I took it with a pinch of salt and overlooked bs, what I ended up with was a good action movie.


I think it definitely has value as a good action flick. I'm not into war movies, but with the director and actors, I think it probably has potential to be a "good" (not great) movie.

Thanks for your comments.



posted on Jan, 22 2015 @ 05:23 PM
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a reply to: Benevolent Heretic

Lol what hatred? I've been a member of ats for about 6 yrs and can remember when this site was actually about conspiracy theories and having fun talking about stuff put out there by richard c Hoagland and John lear that was crazy but entertaining I never once commented just enjoyed the reading but over the last year I have noticed all the hatred in the threads towards the United States and kept my mouth shut I only chimed in today because Chris Kyle had more heroism in his little pinky than most of the population ! Maybe he was such a awesome dude it makes people here at ats insecure about their own manhood ?



posted on Jan, 22 2015 @ 05:23 PM
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a reply to: Benevolent Heretic

Lol
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posted on Jan, 22 2015 @ 05:25 PM
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a reply to: Benevolent Heretic

Agree with you, the thread got hijacked. Mostly due to badly informed responses in this thread, misconceptions about communism, and why people fight wars in the first place.
I was part of the derailing too. I just cannot stand "soldiers" posting such inflammatory conflicting information, just because they have a feeling that they have "saved the world"..

Back on track. "American Sniper" - another Hollywood piece of ... Inspiring the youth that the military is just fun and giggles, and hey? Who can kill the most people? US political correctness?

I wonder, will there be a PC-game based on the book too? If so, is this targeting the youth? And why?
I guess that is what this thread is really about ?



posted on Jan, 22 2015 @ 05:28 PM
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a reply to: kloejen

How come when someone has a different opinion than you they are considered uninformed maybe we are just able to take in all the information and we just come up with our own opinion rather than jump on the bandwagon I hope they do make a video game and his wife and family get some of the proceeds



posted on Jan, 22 2015 @ 05:40 PM
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originally posted by: tiberius10721
Lol what hatred?


You read me correctly. What hatred?



...but over the last year I have noticed all the hatred in the threads towards the United States


I never expressed ANY hatred toward anything, much less the United States. Jesus, must you fabricate things to have a discussion? I actually love this country. I could move anywhere in the world that I wanted to, but I prefer to stay here because I believe in this country.


Maybe he was such a awesome dude it makes people here at ats insecure about their own manhood ?


You're certainly entitled to your feelings about Chris Kyle, but as I've said before in this thread, stating that Kyle lied and is not a "hero" to me, does not mean I'm feeling hatred.

And yes, I'm pretty damn insecure about my manhood, as I'm a woman. Nice attempt at a personal attack, but I'm afraid you missed your mark by a mile. No sniper, you...
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posted on Jan, 22 2015 @ 05:42 PM
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a reply to: Benevolent Heretic

Lol sorry I didn't realize you were a woman my bad now it all makes sense!😄😄😄



posted on Jan, 22 2015 @ 05:44 PM
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originally posted by: tiberius10721
a reply to: kloejen

How come when someone has a different opinion than you they are considered uninformed


Maybe you should ask yourself that question... I mean, seriously! I'm not attacking you for your opinion. You are entirely entitled to it. I just don't share it. That seems to have your knickers in a quite a knot. You're the one telling me my opinions aren't valid. Projecting much?
edit on 1/22/2015 by Benevolent Heretic because: changed "knockers" to "knickers" LOL!



posted on Jan, 22 2015 @ 05:52 PM
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originally posted by: tiberius10721
a reply to: kloejen

How come when someone has a different opinion than you they are considered uninformed maybe we are just able to take in all the information and we just come up with our own opinion rather than jump on the bandwagon I hope they do make a video game and his wife and family get some of the proceeds


I did not write that. I hinted at your ignorance when it comes to these current events. And especially this piece of propaganda.
I just think its great we can discuss our different point of views, online, within seconds we can talk. And so we are. See, thats technology that i truely love the USA for! Innovation! That's why i wonder and spend my time on all these stupid useless wars. I don't think you really want to go back "overthere"? Wouldn't you rather stay at home, and have fun, make bar-b-q, stuff like that?

In my opinion these wars since 2001, are totally fake and only serves a few billionaires. That is why i wonder why you keep defending them? Did you have a great time "overthere" ? Or do you feel that it has made a difference after all these years?

In my humble opinion, it has just escalated. And this Hollywood piece is just bringing more books/wood to the fire.
Educate yourself on the history of oil, and the present will become much more clear. Remember the American Dream, can only exist due to oil...

Lets track backwards for a moment, and check out if previous movies had the same impact...
25 years later, how ‘Top Gun’ made America love war

Not only did enlistment spike when “Top Gun” was released, and not only did the Navy set up recruitment tables at theaters playing the movie, but polls soon showed rising confidence in the military. With Ronald Reagan wrapping military adventurism in the flag, with the armed forces scoring low-risk but high-profile victories in Libya and Grenada, America fell in love with Maverick, Iceman and other high-fivin’ silver-screen super-pilots as they traveled Mach 2 while screaming about “the need for speed.”


Really? "...the Navy set up recruitment tables at theaters playing the movie..." ?

How do you think this movie is going to impact the youth? Are you ok with that?
Oh and your dreams just came true... Play American Sniper Online!

Its not you and me we are actually discussing, its the next generation..



posted on Jan, 22 2015 @ 05:55 PM
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originally posted by: tiberius10721
a reply to: olaru12

Lol I'm not trying to convince anybody there is no help for people who have dug their own graves through political correctness. The socialists/communist have spent 60 years educating you people there is no changing your minds.


Really? Interesting, ive always found the right wing, military industrial propaganda machine to be well oiled and running on all cylinders and ready to go to work on a moments notice. Could it just be that right now people are more vocal regarding the US military machine and its actions that are quite contrary to our mational integrity and the best interests of us as a whole? That the last dozen or so years alone have destroyed our credibility and reputation? Oh graves have been dug, thats a fact. Only theyve been dug by the corporate elite using our military for their own financial gains at the expense of our servicemen. An under funded VA, impossiblility of dealing with the paperwork to obtain benefits, no jobs, lack of services, mssive homeless rates for vets, suicides through the roof... Yeah those liberal pansies are so to blame for that! What an insane fantasy land youre dwelling in! You need to do something about that chip on your shoulder and over inflated sense of self.


A terrorist could have your head on a chopping block and most of you here would willingly let yourself be slaughtered for your political correctness .


Right... Just keep slandering people for having a different point of view, it makes you look really cool when you over exaggerate and spout slurs based on nothig more than stereotypes and assumptions pumped into your mind by talking heads who depend on people like you to make their living. They're not selling truth, theyre selling feel good propaganda geared towards a specific mindset.


Fotunatley people like me are still the majority here in the US even though the socialist/commies have tried their best to neuter and feminized us with their political correctness it hasn't worked we are stronger than ever!


Thats hilarious that you really believe misogynistic, bigoted homophobes are the MAJORITY in this country!
Its cute that you talk trash about people who dont agree with you, making blanket statements insinuating that theyve been brainwashed by socialist commies in the education system of this country and then you come back with a retort that is for all intents and purposes simply parroting your own variation of propaganda. Its hypocrisy at its finest and completely contrary to what you were serving and protecting. Remember the day you took your oath? Protect and defend the constitution of the united states? That includes the first amendment rights of everyone, even people you disagree with.



posted on Jan, 22 2015 @ 05:56 PM
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originally posted by: tiberius10721
a reply to: Benevolent Heretic

Lol sorry I didn't realize you were a woman my bad now it all makes sense!😄😄😄


Thanks for definitively proving that your a misogynist...well done!



posted on Jan, 22 2015 @ 06:01 PM
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a reply to: Benevolent Heretic

What I have noticed is all Americans are being judged as watching Fox News as if we are to stupid to change the channel or read the newspaper or research stories online and come up with our own opinion! Or comments about the cars we drive such as humvees . As if us Americans are to stupid to take in all the information for ourselves or have any kind of introspection! If Americans are so stupid and uninformed why do we have the highest standard of living in the world? Is it cause of our stupidity lol? Now I'm not saying material wealth is everything because that would be shallow but be real about it! Really we are so uniformed that we are the most prosperous nation in the world despite the socialist/commies trying to tear us down? Maybe your just frustrated because you have met someone online who does not go along with the uninformed rubbish you are putting out!



posted on Jan, 22 2015 @ 06:10 PM
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a reply to: tiberius10721

You have been making a lot of noise here about how I supposedly hate and disrespect the military and the country, even though I have said that neither is true.

I would just like to point out that what I'm doing here is explaining why I have a problem with this ONE INDIVIDUAL. We have multiple documented cases where this guy has lied, which I don't believe is within the code of honor of the US SEALS, so don't talk to me about disrespecting the military. Tell it to Mr. Kyle. I don't think he "served with integrity" or "took responsibility for his actions". Therefore he's no hero.

If YOU choose to promote and defend this liar, you are certainly entitled, but my respect for the country and what the military is supposed to be, leads me to have a different opinion.


originally posted by: tiberius10721
Lol sorry I didn't realize you were a woman my bad now it all makes sense!😄😄😄


Hey, what can I say? Don't take on an intelligent woman unless you have the ammunition.



posted on Jan, 22 2015 @ 06:12 PM
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originally posted by: tiberius10721
a reply to: Benevolent Heretic

What I have noticed is all Americans are being judged as watching Fox News as if we are to stupid to change the channel or read the newspaper or research stories online and come up with our own opinion! Or comments about the cars we drive such as humvees . As if us Americans are to stupid to take in all the information for ourselves or have any kind of introspection!


Unfortunately, i huge number if Americans fit thst bill to a T


If Americans are so stupid and uninformed why do we have the highest standard of living in the world? Is it cause of our stupidity lol?


And here you demonstrate that one more american is not as well informed as they would like to think. America doesnt have the hughest standard of living. That would be Norway. America is number 4 on the list.


Now I'm not saying material wealth is everything because that would be shallow but be real about it! Really we are so uniformed that we are the most prosperous nation in the world despite the socialist/commies trying to tear us down?


Do you even know what a communist actually is? You domt seem to based on your epithets bamdied about. We arent the most prosperous nation in the world. Youre just repeating the myth of American Exceptionalism



Maybe your just frustrated because you have met someone online who does not go along with the uninformed rubbish you are putting out!


And again, the hypocrite comes out to play. You decry others commemts implying that disagreement is equitable with being uninformed or underinformed while you turn around and slander people who disagree with you. Its sad.



posted on Jan, 22 2015 @ 06:17 PM
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originally posted by: tiberius10721
a reply to: Benevolent Heretic

What I have noticed is all Americans are being judged as watching Fox News as if we are to stupid to change the channel or read the newspaper or research stories online and come up with our own opinion! Or comments about the cars we drive such as humvees . As if us Americans are to stupid to take in all the information for ourselves or have any kind of introspection!


Where have you pulled this out of? I have said NOTHING about ANY of that. Snap out of it!


originally posted by: tiberius10721
Maybe your just frustrated because you have met someone online who does not go along with the uninformed rubbish you are putting out!


Have you checked the number of stars and flags on this thread??? Yeah, I'm the frustrated one! LOL!



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