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Ron Paul suggests media could be targeted by government

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posted on Oct, 5 2011 @ 07:22 PM

Texas Rep. Ron Paul suggested Wednesday that the government could just as easily target the media or academics the way it did US-born al-Qaeda operative Anwar al-Awlaki in a military strike last week.

Paul, the libertarian-minded congressman who's criticized the government's assassination of al-Awlaki in a missile strike last week in Yemen, argued that the strike opens a slippery slope toward broader targeting of citizens by the government.

Everytime you read something like this, its more and more of "1984" coming out right at you. But I thought they controlled much of the media under their thumbs at this stage of the game, are there dissidents in their ranks to be weeded out now?

This is madness!!! Save us Ron Paul, you are our only hope!!!

posted on Oct, 5 2011 @ 07:26 PM
reply to post by Kojack

yeah there is no reason for them to target the media when they are just as much a part of the government as the cia of fbi
only if large media outlets went rogue and starting speaking the truth would they 'target' them

posted on Oct, 5 2011 @ 07:29 PM
The only media members that will be targeted are those who have gone rogue, but they will more than likely be silenced by their employers before the government gets their hands on them, rendering them ineffective unless they go underground and release information through 3rd party sources.

But the fact that you have a congressman openly saying that the government would order the assassination of members of the media and other citizens is an ominous sign.

Ron Paul may be a republican, but I have yet to see this man ever be caught in a lie.

edit on 5-10-2011 by illuminatislave because: (no reason given)


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