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Right Wing Propaganda and the GOP Blowback

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posted on Mar, 24 2016 @ 12:27 PM
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This gave rise to phrases such as "ivory tower liberal", "limousine liberal", "welfare baby" and many more, becoming religious-like dogma for those on the Right.


Well if ya want to talk about 'catchphrases'.

'Assault Weapon', 'Gun violence','Climate Change', and the list goes on.

ALL Propaganda in the hands of the 'right' people.

Pot calling the kettle.

Yep someone is surely 'delusional'.




posted on Mar, 24 2016 @ 01:17 PM
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originally posted by: neo96
a reply to: introvert




This gave rise to phrases such as "ivory tower liberal", "limousine liberal", "welfare baby" and many more, becoming religious-like dogma for those on the Right.


Well if ya want to talk about 'catchphrases'.

'Assault Weapon', 'Gun violence','Climate Change', and the list goes on.

ALL Propaganda in the hands of the 'right' people.

Pot calling the kettle.

Yep someone is surely 'delusional'.


Thanks for coming to the thread, Neo.

I needed a clear example of what the OP was discussing.

Exhibit A.



posted on Mar, 24 2016 @ 01:38 PM
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Propaganda is a form of biased communication, aimed at promoting or demoting certain views, perceptions or agendas. Propaganda is often associated with the psychological mechanisms of influencing and altering the attitude of a population toward a specific cause, position or political agenda in an effort to form a consensus to a standard set of belief patterns.[cit


en.wikipedia.org...

The op was PROPAGANDA.

Right wing blah.



1. NAME CALLING or STEREOTYPING: Giving a person or an idea a bad label by using an easy to remember pejorative name. This is used to make us reject and condemn a person or idea without examining what the label really means. Examples: "Republican", "Tree-Hugger", "Nazi", "Liberal", "Environmentalist", "Special-Interest Group"





8. ARTIFICIAL DICHOTOMY: This is when someone tries to claim there are only two sides to an issue and that both sides must have equal presentation in order to be evaluated. This technique is used to dupe us into believing there is only one way to look at an issue, when in fact there may be many alternative viewpoints or "sides". Like most propaganda techniques it simplifies reality and therefore distorts it, often to the advantage of the speaker. A classic example is the "intelligent design" versus "evolution" controversy, or "You are either with us, or against us".


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posted on Mar, 24 2016 @ 03:39 PM
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It's not propaganda if you can actually observe and experience what I have pointed-out.

You can deny it all you like. Doesn't change the truth of it.



posted on Mar, 26 2016 @ 06:46 PM
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originally posted by: DBCowboy
We are a nation of too many laws.


There's a very elegant way to fix this, and it even goes along with the spirit of the Constitution. Maintain the right to a speedy trial, and give everyone access to a lawyer, severely reduce the concept of plea bargains. Limit the laws based on how many cases a court can actually try. If there's too high of a caseload that the state can't process everyone quickly they'll have no choice other than to cut back on the laws.



posted on Mar, 26 2016 @ 08:11 PM
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originally posted by: burdman30ott6
Take the gun control issue, how does compromise EVER benefit, even remotely, the gun owners? "I'm going to take your rights from you and apply restrictions on your rights piece by piece" still ultimately reaches a destination of the 2nd Amendment being DOA.


Banning the most deadly weapons while still allowing others is a compromise. One wants 100% of guns gone (or close to it), and the other wants to keep them all. Compromise is somewhere in the middle based on a weapons lethality. There are many ways to go here. You can compromise based on cost and try to keep handguns out of criminals hands by making them too expensive, while guns that are less prone to emotional outbreaks, and less suitable for crimes remain accessible. You can compromise based on utility and leave the weapons suited to hunting legal. You can compromise based on how deadly something is and ban all the big fully automatic weapons while leaving slower firing, lower caliber weapons, and less lethal ammunition legal. There are many ways to go here.


Compromise on the economy still equals me paying more in taxes, the debt climbing rapidly, and more people getting handouts in exchange for voting again for politicians who keep the cycle going in the socialist direction.


More people aren't getting more in handouts though. Relative to purchasing costs the amount has been sharply declining for years, and programs like TANF have a lifetime maximum eligibility threshold. This area has been heavily compromised and continues to be.


Compromise on religious issues... I'm pro-life (though it is an issue I seldom bang my head against the wall arguing around here). How does compromise on abortion issues benefit those of the country who believe it to be legalized murder, period? "Oh goodie, only babies up to week 27 can be aborted, we win!" No. That's not only whoring out your principles, it's deciding between a punch to the nose or a kick to the balls, neither of which is even remotely beneficial.


Well, we could make an abundance of birth control freely available. Pills, shots, condoms, and everything else in order to prevent pregnancies. We could then go a step further and better fund adoption services. Then we could go a step further than that and create social safety nets that make people more willing to have children when they're in a poor economic situation. All of the above would significantly reduce the number of abortions, but that means changing your stance on your second point.



posted on Mar, 28 2016 @ 10:34 AM
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There are real conservatives yes... And most of the GOP is big govt and progressive (just like the democrats, but they want to get to their end goal through a different path and/or by piggybacking back and forth with the democrats through legislation).

The majority of both parties are basically the same. Sad people don't see it...

Concentrate your hate on issues.. not the parties.

BTW, funny how under Obama legalized propaganda is law again. Why didn't you mention that? BTW it was proposed by a rep and a dem... Which goes back to what I was just saying they are the same. Enjoy the real house of cards I guess.

www.businessinsider.com...



posted on Mar, 28 2016 @ 12:15 PM
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I have to applaud your thread. Very well done. I noticed it lacked specific info on the management of propaganda and it's use to create chaos and normally the use by the left to mimic such application, but then I realized it may be for the reason of limiting the length and scope to deliver the main point. You should consider writing a thesis on the subject.

I immediately went to the comment section to see the results and was not surprised to see venomous attacks. Believe me, I've watched this "conditioning" from the beginning. Right wing propaganda has been utilized the past forty years with disastrous results. As a result, discussing recent events and public policy publicly more often meant the possibility of physical confrontation. I've often wondered the results of a study on the arrests and ER room activity associated with bar brawls where televised propaganda was viewed. Of course I doubt such a study exists but i think you know my point. I tend to believe alcohol mixed with FOX News can easily cause violence in public situations. And the heated responses seen here leads credence to the long term brainwashing programming.

Aside from the fact political discourse can get ugly, your point is worthy of consideration. What was unheard five years ago is now possible if for no other reason than a lack of beneficial effects for America and it's people. From a psychological perspective, it's easy to understand how people can be "deceived" under the tactics of experts. Edward Bernays work in "Manufactured Consent" of yesteryear has grown with further study at Ivy League schools. The sad fact is such treatment was initially the result by the CIA in foreign applications. Your inference of key-words, tags and speaking points are a plain giveaway. Most people lack the education to be cognizant of the various techniques utilized by Wall St. interests in their advertisements to the public. Unfortunately such tactics are the norm in political thought.

With that said, the average garden variety Joe is clueless of the driving forces aimed at him. Often, if capable to understand the basics after being advised, often only sees this as a ploy by his nemesis. And again, this is another tactic utilized in the conditioning phase and worthy of further investigation. What they fail to realize is they have been played by sources unknown to him. That he is the victim, like so many others, of a massively funded and organized source to keep him at odds with others and angry. Lacking the various concepts associated in a chess game, he "feel" their leaders would not take advantage of him. Therefore, he fails to realize he's only a pawn in the game.

Only when someone or something breaks the devotion to his masters, the "come to Jesus" moment arrives. The initial response is often anger and soul-searching becomes second. Once they become aware of the deceit and the damage thereof, counter reactions are followed against the angst and dismay of the perpetrators. You can see this now as a result of Trump's campaign. The GOP leadership is in a quarry to stifle Trump and in hopes of lessening the fallout. What we see now is the frustration of those involved. They up the antics of their dog and pony show for the world's amazement. They have their experts from their arsenal of public relations agencies on speed dial and working overtime.

Change is inevitable as life shows quite often. However change can go in other directions. For those who think recent trends are solid, I believe it's too early to make that announcement. Rome wasn't built in a day therefore a cleansing period is necessary to see the results. Wall St. minions and the work they provide is a billion dollar industry and they have other tricks to mesmerize the public. The good news is...such intrusions of change come rarely but constant. The public "must" realize they can't afford to allow others to think for them. There will always be predators and it's incumbent to be at least three steps ahead of the game. If there is a real lesson to be learned let it be "always question the motives of authority."

You approach is not only healthy but welcome in today's world. While the head dead and brainwashed spews their venom, be aware of the changing times offered. The dumb-downing of Americans has allowed this corruption but there are signs of a trend available as research suggests. In one way Bernie Sander's aim to make college available to all may be a blessing if offered. There are plenty of courses available for many to become aware of recent technology and methods in mind control. It's apparent this country can't allow ignorance. Also, the whole idea of questioning the motives of authority is a result of the dumb-downing of the public and not sharing advanced study results with the world. Personally, I'm not sure what is worse...a ignorant man or a man who holds vital information from the masses. I've noticed over the years such people are selfish and only offer such info if they benefit from it. Total narcissist who believe the universe revolves around them and the rest are to be gleaned for their amusement. I tend to agree with JFK's assessment of secret societies. Especially now where little transparency by authoritative figures in government or lobby govt. sources.

But for now, I will sit and watch future events in this election cycle. There is a bad storm cometh and I have a front row seat. Of course the main reason is to see if your argument holds water. So far it may and that alone makes it worthy. The comical reactions by late night television hosts and the folly of those who seek no change by the talking heads will be golden. We live in interesting times my friend.




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