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This Cartoon predicts the future 50 years ago.

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posted on May, 4 2009 @ 05:43 AM
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A 50 year old cartoon showing a future possibility must now have its creators turning in their graves. For anyone who can remember this cartoon it must leave a really bad taste in their mouth. They must be asking themselves, "Why didn't I listen"? "Why didn't I stand up and voice my anger and frustrations"?

And we are all now very aware of the continual arguments, discussions and further questions we are now talking about.

How much longer will it be before the 'prophecy' of this cartoon comes into full effect?


It's interesting how it opens up with the British national anthem, an obvious play on Americas fight to break away from tyranny.

The end of World War II did not bring peace at home. Nuclear anxiety, anti-Communism and international political realignments fueled the Cold War and turned our country's media landscape into a battleground. In the press, on the radio, and increasingly through the newly emerging medium of television, business and labor struggled for power over the national consciousness. Seeking a prize worth much more than public consent, these opposing forces fought to redefine the economic structure of the nation.
To most working people, postwar "normalcy" meant a final farewell to Depression-induced privation, access to consumer goods unavailable during the war years, and a redistribution of the economic pie through the newly powerful labor movement. To business, however, the end of hostilities promised freedom from New Deal liberalism. Corporations sought an end to planning and government influence, to communist, socialist and labor movements, and above all, shrinkage of the public sector, swollen in sixteen years of economic depression and war. Both sides characterized their points of view as patriotic and their opponents as un-American.
www.livevideo.com...

John Sutherland productions made quite a few of these cartoons. I've tried to find this Harding College, but to no avail, maybe someone knows who, where and if it it still exists.
big cartoon data base
IMDB- John Sutherland
Internet Archive
I've provided these links here as they all seem to have a 'collection' of similar cartoons, yet none of these links appears to have a full list. Each seem to have a few missing.

I am in the process of watching them all


For those of you who dislike the oil grabbing, profit building, slave driving corporate types, you're gonna love this one... They even attempt to make ET look stupid..




posted on May, 4 2009 @ 06:40 AM
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cool stuff. S&F. I could spend the whole day watching cartoons like that. I kinda wish the future would look like Akira or Appleseed



posted on May, 4 2009 @ 06:47 AM
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What the hell does this piece of ethnocentric propaganda predict?

It's ridiculous child indoctrination: Notice the dark skinned salesman of the -ism. Very funny indeed



posted on May, 4 2009 @ 08:04 AM
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Originally posted by Extralien
It's interesting how it opens up with the British national anthem, an obvious play on Americas fight to break away from tyranny.


Mmmm...not sure, but doesn't God Save the Queen share the same melody as "The Stars And Stripes Forever", or something like that?

Not sure...just a Colonial, myself.

The poster below has corrected me...thanks...like I said, I'm just a Colonial.


[edit on 4-5-2009 by JohnnyCanuck]



posted on May, 4 2009 @ 08:12 AM
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And yet, they were careful to say 'capitalist' and not Capital- ISM.

Gotta love propaganda.






(Oh and btw, the tune for "God Save the Queen" and the American Anthem "My Country Tis of Thee" are the same thing. I think they meant, by playing the tune, the later.)



posted on May, 5 2009 @ 04:31 PM
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Originally posted by JohnnyCanuck

Originally posted by Extralien
It's interesting how it opens up with the British national anthem, an obvious play on Americas fight to break away from tyranny.


Mmmm...not sure, but doesn't God Save the Queen share the same melody as "The Stars And Stripes Forever", or something like that?

Not sure...just a Colonial, myself.

The poster below has corrected me...thanks...like I said, I'm just a Colonial.


[edit on 4-5-2009 by JohnnyCanuck]


Oh, I never knew that.. Thanks for that.. I've learnt something there.



posted on May, 18 2009 @ 02:01 AM
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Nice cartoon.

Everyone loves ...ism.

Let's have anarchy instead.




[edit on 18-5-2009 by In nothing we trust]



posted on May, 18 2009 @ 02:51 AM
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I dont think it predicted any future.

Its common sense video, and really nothing more then that.



posted on May, 18 2009 @ 03:11 AM
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Oh yeah, America is just starting to have problems, before it was the greatest place with tons of the freedom we were promised. Pffft. We have progressed a lot in 50 years. Several minorities did not live in the supposedly wonderful, freedom driven world that this cartoon depicted. I’m not saying that a lot of screwed up stuff that relates to the NWO isn’t happening, but this cartoon is barefaced propaganda.



[edit on 18-5-2009 by rapinbatsisaltherage]



posted on May, 18 2009 @ 03:50 AM
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Originally posted by rapinbatsisaltherage

... this cartoon is barefaced propaganda.



Ment to support the people who had something to lose. Like land, wealth and their life.



Screw 'em all.



posted on May, 18 2009 @ 03:58 AM
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Ment to support

This cartoon wasn't made to support anything. It was meant to influence. It was meant to scare people during the cold war.



posted on Jan, 17 2010 @ 06:41 AM
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If anything, the video is a nice reminder of what the word "America" meant to a lot of people in the WORLD.

Yes, it was not ideal but a LOT of people were willing to do anything possible to come to it this "Ideal"




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