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Originally posted by vuoto
Here's an example of a disinformation campaign:
Notice the quote in the very first post in this thread. It talks about George Bush and "Marshall Law" and an executive order.
If you were to read this, the first thing that comes to mind is that the author of this quote is an idiot. He doesn't know how to spell "martial law" for one thing. But here's the interesting part:
Go to the Capital Hill Blue web page and read the actual post that's "quoted in "goose"'s thread-starter. Notice that not only is "Martial Law" spelled correctly, but the grammar is correct and the article takes on a completely different tone. If you look up the page in Google Cache, you'll find that the original story was nothing like goose's "quote". Why was it changed?
Doug Thompson, the publisher of Capital Hill Blue, is a skilled writer. His articles, and his entire magazine, are clear, thorough, and persuasive. Why would someone quote one of Mr. Thompson's commentaries, changing spelling and grammar to make it sound like it was written by a moron?
I checked through the article and the "quote". It would have taken a fair amount of time to make the changes that appear. Did "goose" make these changes or did he get an email with the quote from the real source of the disinfo.
This is the way the Right plays the game. Take an incisive article that shows the dangers of the Bush presidency and change it to make the author appear foolish. Paint a decorated war hero like John Murtha as a coward and traitor. Say that George Bush is a brave patriot because he wears a flight jacket and talks tough. This is the way it's done.
Sorry about the spelling I usually do spell it the correct way but since that was the way it was in the article I assumed I was wrong, but still its not that bigger deal unless you want to dismiss the whole article due to some bad spelling.[quote/]
edited by goose to fix quotes
[edit on 10-3-2006 by goose]
Originally posted by Lumos
TrueAmerican, many, many thanks for those The Money Masters links. This was mindblowing, to put it mildly. If there ever was a worldwide conspiracy, this is it. Every person of conscience needs to see it, and spread the word wide and far.
Originally posted by TrueAmerican
I'd be curious to know which court would preside over such a review in that context. Because if it's the Supreme Court then, ahh.....You see where I'm going with this?
Originally posted by ignorant_ape
what goes around comes around
in 98 and 99 - we had various nut jobs screaming that clinton was about to " declare martial / marshall law " etc etc - we were going to NEVER get rid of him - yada yada
and what hapened ?????????????
what scares me the most - is i suspect that the loons screaming against bush - are the exact same baying pack - that told us all that clinton was going to become a dictator for life