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"Peace" Prize Winner Obama Demands Record War Chest

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posted on Jan, 13 2010 @ 02:22 PM
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"Peace" Prize Winner Obama Demands Record War Chest


www.prisonplanet.com

Nobel Peace Prize winner Barack Obama is to request a record defense budget for 2011 in order to expand the war in Afghanistan and continue the conflict in Iraq, according to military officials.

Obama will ask Congress for an extra $33 billion in addition to a record breaking $708 billion to swell the Defense Department’s coffers next year.

Defense spending will top $700 billion for the first time military sources revealed to the AP, after commanders were briefed on the figures, in addition to projected budgets through 2015, earlier this week at the Pentagon.
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posted on Jan, 13 2010 @ 02:23 PM
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Isn't it ironic, don'cha think?

How can a president who just received a peace prize ask for the largest military budget in history. Incredible!

He's now technically the biggest war monger in current decades, after a campaign full of saying he would end the wars.

It's just incredible to me that the mainstream media lets this slide, as if it's nothing.

You know the biggest criticism of Obama when it comes to the war? They say he's not "serious enough" about it, and hasn't used enough "war on terror" rhetoric! That's their only criticism.

What is wrong with us?

www.prisonplanet.com
(visit the link for the full news article)



posted on Jan, 13 2010 @ 02:52 PM
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Well he is just trying to keep the American people safe and free.....

There are terrorists all over the world that want to kill us because of our freedom....

They need to be hunted down and destroyed around the globe.....








posted on Jan, 13 2010 @ 02:57 PM
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I love how the title of the article says "DEMANDS" and then the first line of the article says "IS TO REQUEST".

Big difference, BIG!

to the source of the article




posted on Jan, 13 2010 @ 03:08 PM
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You can't honestly think he won't get it do you? He might as well have demanded it as it's pretty much the same thing.

But yes...you are right.



posted on Jan, 13 2010 @ 03:10 PM
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Originally posted by David9176
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You can't honestly think he won't get it do you? He might as well have demanded it as it's pretty much the same thing.

But yes...you are right.


That still doesn't excuse the author of the article from creating a clearly biased headline. No doubt where he/she stands on their political issues.



posted on Jan, 13 2010 @ 03:12 PM
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I believe he says it's "Peace through War "




What the ----- does that mean ?



posted on Jan, 13 2010 @ 03:21 PM
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Was that supposed to be sarcasm?

Or are you really that brainwashed?

I'm hoping it was sarcasm...


[edit] haha your winky emoticon wasn't winking at me before... Now I see the sarcasm


[edit on 13-1-2010 by seattletruth]



posted on Jan, 13 2010 @ 03:26 PM
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Originally posted by Sean48



I believe he says it's "Peace through War "




What the ----- does that mean ?


It means that he read the book 1984 and stole one of the main themes, knowing that the general population is stupid enough to eat it up, with enough help from the media.

Whataya know, it's working.



posted on Jan, 13 2010 @ 03:31 PM
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Originally posted by Aggie Man
I love how the title of the article says "DEMANDS" and then the first line of the article says "IS TO REQUEST".


"To request" sounds like the legalese of just generally "asking" Congress or whoever it is in general who has to approve this. He has to do it "by the rules" to make it look like a legitimate system.

For him "to request" something legally is close enough to demanding, considering he is sitting as president and speaking legally.



posted on Jan, 13 2010 @ 03:45 PM
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Originally posted by seattletruth
It means that he read the book 1984 and stole one of the main themes, knowing that the general population is stupid enough to eat it up, with enough help from the media.

Whataya know, it's working.


I know, right?


How many people here have honestly read the book 1984 by "George Orwell"?


THE AUTHOR OF THIS BOOK PREDICTED THIS WAS GOING TO HAPPEN.

It's a specific kind of propaganda called "doublethink" that is an extreme and blatant form of conditioning. Ie for there to be peace there has to be war; for there to be freedom there has to be slavery; for us to be strong we must be ignorant.

These are all themes from Orwell's book 1984. And in that book, a great fiction book, he lays out how a system could come to power that he calls "Big Brother" and intrudes upon all your daily business and knows everything you do and say through technology. There are "thought crimes" that you can be charged with for saying certain things, though they don't actually read your mind.

Everyone has to do whatever they are told by the state and go along with whatever they hear by the state, and they are told that if they do this, that through this "slavery," as the state's enemy might claim, they might finally win this long war and achieve peace and be truly free again.

The war, in this book, coincidentally, was a long-standing war occurring on the other side of the world, but used as a pretext anyway for demanding more and more at home and becoming more and more intrusive.

The media lied and made up numbers so often that the main character, an employee for the "Ministry of Truth," noticed that they contradicted themselves regularly even within the same week with various figures and statistics of recent swings in the war. The exact job of the main character, Winston Smith, at the "Ministry of Truth," was to go back through old newspapers and other physical records and physically destroy any that had erroneous information as deemed by Big Brother. What this amounted to was constantly re-writing history and destroying access to old information, at the "Ministry of Truth."

You may have noticed that the names of the government departments in this book are also examples of double-think: the "Ministry of Truth" promotes destroying history and "ugly facts," the "Ministry of Plenty" rations everyone only so much, the "Ministry of Peace" perpetuated war.

They haven't quite taken it that far yet with our "Defense Department," to call themselves the "Peace Department" and brainwash us as a nation that much more deeply, but even the name "Defense Department" should remind us that our military is for self-defense purposes, and that's how it was originally intended by our forefathers who dedicated their efforts to ensuring as much freedom to us as possible for as long as possible.



-- Oh, and I can't leave this part out. (Don't read if you're going to read the actual book because this will ruin parts of it for you)

The main antagonist body to the state, according to the state was this rogue phantom of a guy's army that no one could ever find and his forces were all "underground." He was basically a terrorist leader, a spitting image of Osama.

The protagonist of the book, Winston Smith, eventually gets completely fed up with his system of government, because he has a very disturbing and dramatic awakening within it to where he realizes to what a grotesque extent his entire view of his world, and the views of everyone around him, was ritually misinformed by their political leaders and their systems of power.

So Winston finally decides he's had so much, he's done with it all, and he "coincidentally" comes upon the opportunity to join up with this underground movement to overthrow the system. So he takes the opportunity and meets up with some people behind closed doors and announces that he wants to join them.


Turns out it was all a set-up, the guys pretending to be anti-establishment were really part of an investigating team for Big Brother, and Winston was arrested.

Turns out the whole image of this terrorist leader was an invention by Big Brother, and there was no internal threat or enemy. The closest thing to that was simply the people themselves by the very nature of what happens when you habitually repress them and take away their power and freedom, and they become aware of it.

~~END SPOILER~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

So yeah, I would say this is required reading for ATS'ers. It's a classic. It's not too long, and it's entertaining. It's really a work of genius. It's fun to read. And extremely educational. From a modern prophet in the early half-mid 1900s. You can even find it online!


www.george-orwell.org...


Part 1, Chapter 1

Part One


1
It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen. Winston Smith, his chin nuzzled into his breast in an effort to escape the vile wind, slipped quickly through the glass doors of Victory Mansions, though not quickly enough to prevent a swirl of gritty dust from entering along with him.



See!? You're reading it already. Save it and come back to it in a few.
www.george-orwell.org...

[edit on 13-1-2010 by bsbray11]



posted on Jan, 13 2010 @ 03:49 PM
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Originally posted by rainfall
reply to post by seattletruth
 


Well he is just trying to keep the American people safe and free.....

There are terrorists all over the world that want to kill us because of our freedom....

They need to be hunted down and destroyed around the globe.....







its impossible to know if you are ironic or if you are blind, since most people is ...

but yeah, its a great idea to kill innocent people, to create wars where they live, its a nice idea, this will make all these people lose their fear, anger and desire to kill any american they find



posted on Jan, 13 2010 @ 03:51 PM
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Originally posted by Aggie Man
I love how the title of the article says "DEMANDS" and then the first line of the article says "IS TO REQUEST".

Big difference, BIG!

to the source of the article



big difference? are u @$¨serious?

if obama demands or request something like this amount of money, it doesnt matter, its just wrong to kill innocent people and create terrorists to obain oil or whatever the resources they want ...




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