Originally posted by korathin
Which is one of the reasons I am in favor of a national internet only(banning non-Americans from posting or unduly interfering with American politics
and socio-structures). Really, the sheer level of arrogance from the serfs from Europe who want to be slaves is sickening and a reminder of why my
ancestors helped push the redcoats out of America.
Your not American so you don't get a say with how we Americans decide to live, get over it.
No problem Korathin, just as soon as America gets its nose and influence out of every country outside of the US us 'serfs' will stop having
As for pushing the Redcoats out.....
You merely changed the colour of the coats. And your Ancestors were serfs from Europe BTW.
Anyway now that's out of the way,
S&F OP nice find, thats what ATS is all about and can I also say how refreshing it is to see so many intelligent and thought provoking posts from
new(ish members. ATS has been deluged with crap from new(ish) members lately spouting 21/12/20012 crap and not contributing much to the site at
(I know that they may be old members with new accounts BTW)
To these newish members I say welcome and thanks for contributing
Anyhoo as a 'Euro Serf' may I please have an opinion?
All the news coverage here was very limited, granted it was a tragedy but the coverage was quite unusual to say the least. The usual sentimentality
and heart wrenching images of teddy bears and references to angels in heaven and all that but what struck me was the images of gun toting cops. every
report showed cops and Feds walking around full of "authoritay" brandishing ridiculously big weapons, looking cool, and all it was short of was a
slo-mo walk with a stirring soundtrack and we had an intro to a CSI or NCIS episode. I thought it was quite incongruous that the commentators were
denouncing the US gun culture and the right to bear arms while glorifying the burly mustachioed 'Good Guys' brandishing the same weapons that the
other side of their mouths condemned.
As for how the media coerces us how to think, is their job getting easier now that our attention spans are so narrowed and the deluge of information
Social conditioning has managed to round up most people us and reduce the population to short outbursts of controlled emotion.
They have corralled the internet into using facebook and managed to limit the populaces opinions to 140 characters, and people didn't even notice or
Sometimes sheep crave a shepherd.