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Two weeks ago, the media's heart went aflutter when it learned that the president had borrowed a page right out of ole' Joe McCarthy's communist witch hunt book with the launch of Attack Watch. The response by everyone, even fans of Obama, was immediate and brutal. Yet where Obama took about 24 hours to crash and burn, someone else has stepped in with a far stealthier method of ferreting out the traitors amongst us: none other than our old friends, the Federal Reserve Bank of the United States, which in a Request for Proposals filed to companies that are Fed vendors, is requesting the creation of a "Social Listening Platform" whose function is to "gather data from various social media outlets and news sources." It will "monitor billions of conversations and generate text analytics based on predefined criteria." The Fed's desired product should be able to "determine the sentiment [ED:LOL] of a speaker or writer with respect to some topic or document"... "The solution must be able to gather data from the primary social media platforms – Facebook, Twitter, Blogs, Forums and YouTube. It should also be able to aggregate data from various media outlets such as: CNN, WSJ, Factiva etc." Most importantly, the "Listening Platform" should be able to "Handle crisis situations, Continuously monitor conversations, and Identify and reach out to key bloggers and influencers." Said otherwise, the Fed has just entered the counterespionage era and will be monitoring everything written about it anywhere in the world. After all, why ask others to snitch for you and anger everyone as Obama found out the hard way, when you can pay others to create the supreme FIATtack WatchTM using money you yourself can print in unlimited amounts. And once the Internet is completely "transparent", the Fed will next focus on telephone conversations, and finally will simply bug each and every otherwise "private" location in the world. Because very soon saying that "printing money is treason" will be treason, and such terrorist thoughts must be pre-crimed before they even occur.
All we can say is we welcome our new Chairsatan Voldemort overlord. For it is truly he who must not be named henceforth.
Originally posted by KevinB
reply to post by MidnightTide
LOL, don't you get it OP? TPTB are losing control, and they know it. They are a bunch of dinosaurs near extinction and just like any animal they are panicking and responding by trying to "lock down" the system.
Fortunately it won't matter. Fiat slave money will collapse. Federal governance will collapse. They will be charged, assassinated, murdered, banished, and ridiculed by those they used to rule. Their problem, they built an unsustainable system, just like hitler, just like attila, and just like most modern dictators. Just like the rest, our current rulers had a good run, but their time is running out. If a college economics student can see the economic system is about to implode, do you really think they can't. Just because these people act like ignorant people on TV doesn't mean they aren't smart. But ask yourself, what do you do when you are an overlord, your subjects are at the door getting angrier and angrier, and your locked in your castle.
The answer, "lock down." I don't know exactly how they will do it, but most likely they will find a reason to declare martial law, and take control forcefully to avoid the fate described above. Unfortunately for them, the military won't protect them for long, most of them belong to the US people and if the government betrays us, it won't be long before they defect and join our side, just as in egypt.