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posted on May, 21 2012 @ 09:34 AM
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I don't know what's going to happen first:
- millions upon millions engaging in civil disobedience (ignoring their unconstitutional laws, quit funding the government's war against it's own people by the way of NOT PAYING FED TAXES)
- or an actual armed revolution.

Either millions will be jailed, millions will be killed, or millions will be jailed then killed.

Either way, currently we ALL fund their operations.

Back in the day, corporate taxes were those that funded government operations and income tax was around 1%. Now some of the largest corporations don't pay any taxes and the individual gives upwards of 35% to the government. As the years went by, they chipped away and chipped away, which is the way government does things (boiling the frog), the time has come for the citizens response. The clock is a minute from midnight.

Obviously, without any provoking... just minding our own business, citizens have become enemy number 1, we are now the terrorists. The time for waking up has passed. It is now time for action. We all have to make up our minds and make our own decisions on how we are going to battle this.

United we stand!




posted on May, 21 2012 @ 09:42 AM
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I hate to admit it, but our beloved Republic is becoming more and more fascist every day. This is a remarkable step toward total fascism. I am pondering whether I should move out of the country and give my children a future in a better land of the free...



posted on May, 21 2012 @ 09:44 AM
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So, in other words, they want to do what they have always done, only now they want to make it legal for them to do so...

"Hoping to silence the voices of dissent" comes to mind for me...



posted on May, 21 2012 @ 09:47 AM
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There's a BAN on propaganda in the US?

That's rich. No really, I'm falling over my chair here in laughter, it took 20 mins to write this post.

Anywhoo, anybody who thinks that here isn't MASSIVE ammounts of propaganda that come from everywhere...well, you just crawl back into your cave and we'll let you know when the coast is clear...

~Tenth



posted on May, 21 2012 @ 09:49 AM
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So when you take away all the smoke and mirrors and fancy words, this would just legalize them lying to us on purpose to further an evil agenda? What next a kick in the groin? At this point why don't they just come right out and say it. "American's, this is your government speaking....we hate you and we want a war with you." Really, this NDAA is a direct attack on the American people, not to mention a myriad of other policies passed by Bush and Obama (most recently). Why don't they just ask us? At the end of the day, propaganda or no propaganda, most of us don't believe the government anyway and consider EVERYTHING they say to be a lie, so it really doesn't matter other than the fact that they will now be able to lie and not be prosecuted for it, which is really getting to look like dictatorial power.
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posted on May, 21 2012 @ 09:52 AM
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anyone with a good head on their shoulders knows that propaganda is spewed out everyday all day in america. look at advertisements, tv shows, movies, music..everywhere! they're just finally getting around to putting this down in writing. & whether or not it is passed, propaganda will still be used on the american people.



posted on May, 21 2012 @ 10:00 AM
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I think it is the government that is going out of its way to provoke a confrontation with the people. The people have been taking it in stride because a civil war with evil is the last thing anyone(but the government) wants.

I think it is a bit too early to incite violence. Sooner or later when unemployment reaches 30%(like it did before nazi germany) and the people have nothing to lose conflict will come on its own. To force an outcome is the wrong approach me thinks, but it does suit the bankers and government. The sooner the conflict happens it ensures success on their side because everyone is still too confused from work exhaustion to get properly informed. All you have to do is see how the same political parties have ALWAYS been winning the election cycle. The people have THEMSELVES to blame before anyone else!

The best time to squeeze a pimple is when it is ripe to get all the puss out. This guarantees the best outcome....



posted on May, 21 2012 @ 10:03 AM
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It is a fair warning, to the "concerned" American public --- that if we allow American politics to be dominated by right-wing goons such as Republican U.S. Rep. Mac Thornberry's attempt to "1984" the proposed 2013 NDAA bill, will bring about further disruption of the function of the U.S. government towards total dysfunction.

I'm definitely in favor of Democratic U.S. Rep. Adam Smith's attempts to urge his collegues last Monday, that the next NDAA did not allow the military to detain anyone on U.S. soil without trail. Current law gives the excutive branch to much power.



posted on May, 21 2012 @ 10:10 AM
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I am just about to eat breakfast.


This description, although a very disgusting analogy, IS a perfect description of our current government. Republican/Democrat Governments = pus.



posted on May, 21 2012 @ 10:20 AM
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sooo aren't they already using propaganda? or are they just wanting to be honest about it now by making it LEGAl



posted on May, 21 2012 @ 10:24 AM
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Of course no american should be detained without trial.

That is something I would expect in syria, iran, somalia, etc.

Worry not my friend, we are moments away from becoming a second world country and then its all downhill to the aforementioned third world countries. Heck maybe we can become a fourth world country: is that possible?



posted on May, 21 2012 @ 10:24 AM
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Just remember before he took power, Hitler made everything and I mean everything Nice and legal...



posted on May, 21 2012 @ 10:26 AM
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Originally posted by WhoKnows100
Communist Goals (1963) Congressional Record--Appendix, pp. A34-A35 January 10, 1963

15. Capture one or both of the political parties in the United States.
 
16. Use technical decisions of the courts to weaken basic American institutions by claiming their activities violate civil rights.
 
17. Get control of the schools. Use them as transmission belts for socialism and current Communist propaganda. Soften the curriculum. Get control of teachers' associations. Put the party line in textbooks.

21. Gain control of key positions in radio, TV, and motion pictures.

24. Eliminate all laws governing obscenity by calling them "censorship" and a violation of free speech and free press.
 
25. Break down cultural standards of morality by promoting pornography and obscenity in books, magazines, motion pictures, radio, and TV.
 
26. Present homosexuality, degeneracy and promiscuity as "normal, natural, healthy."
 
27. Infiltrate the churches and replace revealed religion with "social" religion. Discredit the Bible and emphasize the need for intellectual maturity, which does not need a "religious crutch."
 
28. Eliminate prayer or any phase of religious expression in the schools on the ground that it violates the principle of "separation of church and state."
 
www.rense.com...






Nice to see someone has it right.
Where is "Joe" when you need him?
Ah here he is--

Joseph McCarthy: Biography
www.apl.org/history/mccarthy/biography.html - Similarto Joseph McCarthy: Biography

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posted on May, 21 2012 @ 10:32 AM
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Originally posted by silent thunder
www.buzzfeed.com


The upshot, at times, is the Department of Defense using the same tools on U.S. citizens as on a hostile, foreign, population.

This is not our, the citizens, country. If it ever was, it has been stealthily invaded. This is occupied territory.



posted on May, 21 2012 @ 10:52 AM
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I severly disagree. I don't think we have a covert communist agenda(which encourages atheism), I think we have a protocol of zionism agenda. Has anyone read those protocols? Why do you think europeans persecuted jews everywhere they went?

Hitler may have seemed evil and he DID hate communism, but national socialism is definitely not as bad as either capitalism or communism. When I say national socialism, I mean right wing socialism such as love of religion/spiritualism and respect for your nationality. It was the holocaust which painted a terrible picture of that system.

The ptb have DELIBERATELY SABOTAGED both socialism and communism and unfortunately millions throughout the world died in vain fighting FOR SLAVERY! How crazy is that??



posted on May, 21 2012 @ 11:00 AM
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It's simple now carte blanche to lie anything and everything. This means lying is legal.......... so you can now lie whenever it suits you, at your discretion. Woe to the IRS and courts as lying becomes legal.....just saying, this is a genie that can't be put back in the bottle, or a 'Pandora's box'.



posted on May, 21 2012 @ 11:13 AM
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legalise propaganda? LOL. What a ****ing joke. Anybody who has ever watched news on television already knows that it is these giant media conglomerates, that is, it is the mass media targeting Americans with propaganda. The government could only hope to get to the level of brainwashing skill that the media has. The media have been lying to us every step of the way.
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posted on May, 21 2012 @ 11:21 AM
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They have been using propaganda actively for over a century. Check the historical records.

Look up the History of the Sinking of the US Maine, you will find out it was all a lie to trick the US public into war with Spain. It wasn't sabotage but instead it is suspected it was an accidental explosion in one of the magazine rooms. We went to war anyways, Spanish-American War, and history changed forever as a result.

And that was for sure propaganda.

Oh and think of all those heroic cartoon depictions of Teddy and the Rough Riders.

Propaganda straight up 100%, back in 1898.

There has been no ban on propaganda, let's be honest.



posted on May, 21 2012 @ 11:21 AM
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It is all about selling the right to use the propaganda.

It will not be the government doing the deed, but the ones that will win the contracts.

Right. The 2012-2016 strategic plan of BBG (Broadcasting Board of Governors), official U.S. propaganda organ, does include the de-federalization of the federal agency, which means turning it over to some other group such as a think tank or lobby, (examples: American Enterprise Institute, AIPAC).

The turn over will be hailed as a means of "sharing the cost".

BBG Announces New Strategic Plan
BBG’s 2012-2016 strategic plan aims to make BBG the world’s leading international news agency by 2016, focused on both mission and impact, and targeting a 50 million worldwide audience gain. Titled “Impact through Innovation and Integration,” the plan calls for the establishment of a global news network and development of new delivery and anti-circumvention technologies. It also recommends streamlining management, evaluation of the possible consolidation of the three grantee networks into one organization, exploring possible de-federalization of the federal agency components, ending language duplication, modernizing distribution mechanisms to reflect the media audiences prefer, and repealing the ban on domestic dissemination of BBG programs contained in the 1948 Smith-Mundt Act.

Another look at the anti-circumvention technologies phrase: That can actually include the acquisition of "news" against the wishes of the "subject" of "news gathering", that means spying on.

Another issue related to BBG "reporters" is that they are actually agents of the United States posing as news investigators. There are laws against CIA agents posing as journalists. I suppose there aren't any laws against U.S. employed "reporters" armed with the latest covert surveillance equipment reporting back to their "boss" what they have found out.
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posted on May, 21 2012 @ 11:22 AM
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The people have been the enemy for a long time. All I can say is I hope the end comes sooner then later, I am not getting any younger.


Originally posted by OrphenFire
I hate to admit it, but our beloved Republic is becoming more and more fascist every day. This is a remarkable step toward total fascism. I am pondering whether I should move out of the country and give my children a future in a better land of the free...


So where exactly are you going to go? Got a spaceship with warp drive?





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