NewSpeak ~ DoubleSpeak Used In MSM To Control Us

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posted on Apr, 28 2013 @ 08:20 PM
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Been thinking about this for awhile, then this term just came in to existence during the manhunt for the Boston Bombers:

Shelter In Place. This is such an obvious way to make MARTIAL LAW sound inviting I couldn't resist creating this thread.

First, a little history...

"NewSpeak" refers to George Orwell's 1984....he never used the term "DoubleSpeak", but it's the same thing. It's a way for an oppresive Government to control you by manipulating words...and then repeating them over and over again. "Political Correctness" is an offshoot of this idea.

Some examples:

* Revenue Enhancement = TAXES

* Entitlements = WELFARE

* Unmanned Aerial Vehicle = DRONE

* Kinetic Military Action = WAR STRIKE

* Racism = PROFILING (Israel uses profiling quite effectively to prevent terrorist attacks)

* Domestic Terrorist = AMERICAN PATRIOT

* Servicing The Target = BOMBING

* Peace = WAR

* Nobel Peace Prize = LICENSE TO BOMB COUNTRIES

* Enhanced Interrogation = TORTURE

* Ethnic Cleansing = GENOCIDE

* Pre-Emptive Strike = UNPROVOKED ATTACK

* Near Miss = NEAR HIT

* Detainee = PRISONER OF WAR

* Collateral Damage = INNOCENT BYSTANDERS KILLED IN WAR

* AlQueda = MUJAHIDEEN (remember those wonderful freedom fighters we supported against the awful Soviets)

* Freedom Fighters = TERRORISTS FURTHERING AMERICAN AGENDAS

* Intelligence = SPYING

* Asset = FOREIGN SPY

* Wet Team = ASSASSINATION TEAM

* Shock And Awe = MASSIVE BOMBING

* Spin = LIE

* Transfer Tubes = BODY BAGS

* Security Contractors = EXPENDABLE MERCENARY TROOPS

* Relocation = FORCED ABDUCTION

* Liberate = INVADE

* Refugees = POOR MINORITIES WITH NOWHERE TO GO

A few Corporate examples:

* Death Tax = ESTATE TAX

* Consumer = CITIZEN

* Biosolid = SEWAGE

* Trickle-Down = DRIBBLE-DOWN

* Downsizing = LAYOFFS / FIRING PEOPLE

* Meaningful Downturn = RECESSION



These are just some examples, please feel free to add some to this thread.

Recognize when and why MSM keeps feeding you these terms, it's all part of the Slow Kill.

Do not be afraid to call a spade a spade, because, heck, that's what it is!


www.newspeakdictionary.com...

www.sourcewatch.org...

examples.yourdictionary.com...

en.wikipedia.org...

en.wikipedia.org...




posted on Apr, 28 2013 @ 08:39 PM
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Its insane how people all around us soak up everything they see on television. Whats worse, is complacency. When the Boston bombing was going on, my wife was watching some housewives crap, and I wanted to see if there were any new developments, she was pissed because I was changing her show, and said "well cant you just record the news on the dvr and watch it later?" I replied "thats....kind of not the point, im concerned and I want to know whats going on"

WTF is wrong with people. The doublespeek on the msm is rediculous, especially msnbc, and Piers Morgan just vomits it out all day.

Thank you for this post, I will share it. S+F




Obama:

Let me be perfectly clear = stop thinking, shut up I command you to believe what I say


edit on 28-4-2013 by sicksonezer0 because: (no reason given)



posted on Apr, 28 2013 @ 08:43 PM
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sanf Signals
"department of defence"



posted on Apr, 28 2013 @ 08:49 PM
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Yup, everything starts with "Let me be perfectly clear"...that's when the Bull Hockey meter should go off the chart



posted on Apr, 28 2013 @ 09:18 PM
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Originally posted by Signals
* AlQueda = MUJAHIDEEN (remember those wonderful freedom fighters we supported against the awful Soviets)

If anything, the above is what the American government want you to believe because it allows them to bracket large groups of people under one heading.

Mujahideen is more of a descriptor rather than a terrorist or individual organization and it's an important distinction to make if we're to understand people around the world.

Some of the terms are indeed 'spin' and it's quite deliberate from the lowest up. Humans respond for better or worse to 'cleaner' terms, and we are ourselves to blame for the majority of it. Though some of it certainly arose from military propaganda and training but it's as old as the world itself.



posted on Apr, 29 2013 @ 12:28 PM
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Here are a few that I thought up:

For your safety - "For our safety"
Too big to fail - "Give us too much money to fail"
Unemployment is decreasing - "More workers have left the workforce"
Affordable Health Care - "Mandatory Health Care"
Corporate Subsidy - "Corporate Welfare"
edit on 29-4-2013 by Krazysh0t because: (no reason given)



posted on Apr, 29 2013 @ 01:27 PM
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S&F

'a trusted government official has told me' -
'sources close to the white house'
'could it be that _______ were/was trying to______ ?


I love this one, it could be Clyde the janitors helper a page, a senator, or just a hunch that the talking head has, and each of those possible sources don't need vetted, confirmed or revealed,
all they need is REPEATED, (please repeat the phrase again and again etc.....).

hope and change = crap in one hand and wish into the other and see which one fills up first.



posted on Apr, 29 2013 @ 02:02 PM
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You think the MSM has double speak down just spend one day at ATS. This place could teach the MSM a thing about double speak and hyperbole.



posted on Apr, 29 2013 @ 02:08 PM
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Death Panel = Life Expectancy Quotient

SnF!



posted on Apr, 29 2013 @ 02:34 PM
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My favorite has always been "We received a quote from someone close to the situation but due to the nature of his/her work we cannot reveal the persons identity".

My question has always been "How am I supposed to trust this information if I don't know where it's coming from?"



posted on Apr, 29 2013 @ 02:36 PM
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My favorite is "Austerity Measures"



posted on Apr, 29 2013 @ 03:13 PM
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Cool post...

Please do not forget the most important one of them all... (in my opinion)

Economy - Squandering/Spending


e·con·o·my [ih-kon-uh-mee]
noun
1.
thrifty management; frugality in the expenditure or consumption of money, materials, etc.
2.
an act or means of thrifty saving; a saving: He achieved a small economy by walking to work instead of taking a bus.

Our "economy" has nothing economic about it at all, in fact is relies on more spending, more waste, more production of whatever can be sold for profit... it is the opposite of what is suppose to mean, in my opinion anyway.



posted on Apr, 29 2013 @ 03:16 PM
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If not "control us" in the direct sense, certainly to shape our opinions and lead us in certain directions or to make certain conclusions. To influence our emotions and make us more pliable.



posted on Apr, 29 2013 @ 06:32 PM
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European Union = SOVEREIGN NATION DESTROYER



posted on May, 5 2013 @ 09:17 PM
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Here's a great example of this from BO -

www.realclearpolitics.com...




posted on May, 5 2013 @ 09:21 PM
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Originally posted by MrSpad
You think the MSM has double speak down just spend one day at ATS. This place could teach the MSM a thing about double speak and hyperbole.

ummm..
I don't think I need to point out that the above statement applies to ALL of us here at ATS
[sarcasm]except me of course[/sarcasm]



posted on Jun, 1 2013 @ 11:17 PM
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Well, Armies no longer send Soldiers abroad, they send "Peacekeepers" instead. Wars are downsized to "Conflicts". And the time you know to run for the hills isn't so much a War, or Conflict, it's a "Peace Process". That gets really ugly. A recession is now a "Credit crunch" or a "Fiscal cliff", Spies are "Cultural attaches", Civilians killed in conflicts are "Collateral damage", Concentration camps are "Detention centres", Political indoctrination is "Social realignment", Puritans are called "Fundamentalists", and any advanced study of religion (esp Islam) is "Radicalisation". Resistance fighters are now "Insurgents", and the killing of enemy combatants is "neutralisation".
The covert propping up of foriegn Governments is called an "Aid package". Demanding protection money is "Taxation", Usury is now a "Payment plan", There must be loads more though.



posted on Jun, 1 2013 @ 11:41 PM
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Greetings my friend, it appears you yourself are not immune in the art of "NewSpeak".

You are leading the good folk of ATS into believing the term shelter in place is associated with martial law, when this is not the case, it is in fact an emergency procedure for people to take shelter in a readily accessible location originally coined for accidental or deliberate chemical spills.

Wikipedia lists the earliest incident of a shelter in place warning as being 28th February 1997 during the North Hollywood shoot out, which along with the Boston man hunt are the only ones listed that are not related to gas or chemicals spills/leaks.

en.wikipedia.org...

So, two incidents in 16 years where the term shelter in place was used incorrectly is controlling us, is it?

Sorry signals my friend, but I don't think so and you won't control me with trying to make it into something it's not.



posted on Jun, 2 2013 @ 09:27 PM
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Here are a couple off the top of my head, though covered under different terms

Quantitative Easing - Bailing out the Banks
Business Owner - Job Creator



posted on Jun, 2 2013 @ 09:34 PM
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That is fine...when you are ordered to shelter in place, be sure to use those rationalizations to make yourself feel more comfortable.

But don't you dare go outside or ask questions





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