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Are we all Stooges or Fools?

Original post made by A Stooge or a Fool, Another Pleasanton neighborhood, on Sep 4, 2009

How can anyone in their right mind be fooled by the publicity that economy is on the mend when the Unemployment has hit an all time high? How can any of the reporters out there write a story of recovery when it was base on 1 (yes ONE) data point? Have we all fallen to be stooges? This country has a lot of smart people and can most of you be fooled by claims of the Obama administration and the news media that economy is on the mend when unemployment this month continues to slide to the worst point ever? Speak up America! Speak up with your Votes!

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Posted by dublinmike
a resident of Dublin
on Sep 4, 2009 at 4:17 pm

Boy, the media can't win. If it reports bad news, people get upset. It reports good news, as little as there is, people get upset.

The economy is in terrible shape and I watch many cable shows and TV shows that report it. But, there are some positive signs as well. Improvement doesn't happen overnight, it's gradual.

But, your last line is telling of your viewpoint: you hate Obama and can't wait to trash his administration.

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Posted by mark
a resident of another community
on Sep 4, 2009 at 6:57 pm

Yes there are a lot Sheeple on the loose. An education system designed to Dumb Down America, dublinmike as an example. You need to understand that the media and the politicians in Washington are all bought and paid for by International Banksters that own this country.
Elections are no more than a circus sideshow. Makes no difference who is appointed, the policies do not change. The Banksters rule USA and there putting the final squeeze to us all, using their puppet government, media, hollywood,NGOs, nonprofit organizations (Carnegie and Rockefeller Foundations) etc. etc. One could say that they covered most of the bases, but not all! They also have these self-appointed mind guards (Traitors) like dublinmike, way cool, bi curious, homeowner and others glued to this site to try and discredit everyone that reveals the truth. They use a number of deceitful ploys to do this, like attack the messenger or change the subject in order to misdirect or confuse the issues. The government and the media are pros at the confusion game.

A traitor by the name Edward Barnay took the lead for these crooks. He was the master mind of public relations deception. He wrote a book titled Propaganda around 1925, and it starts off by saying he is applying the lessons of the first World War. The propaganda system of the first World War and this commission that he was part of (Creel Commision) showed, he says, it is possible to "regiment the public mind every bit as much as an army regiments their bodies." These new techniques of regimentation of minds, he said, had to be used by the intelligent minorities in order to make sure that the slobs stay on the right course. We can do it now because we have these new techniques.

Make no mistake in this regard, these low lifes are TRAITORS to America.

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Posted by mark
a resident of another community
on Sep 4, 2009 at 7:18 pm

Positive signs dublinmike? I think not, not in the real world anyway. We will see a ton of foreclosures in the last quarter of 2009 and first half of 2010 along with a ton of Commercial Real Estate foreclosures. Possibly another 1000 Banks will close due the Commercial foreclosures. The Powers That Be have known this all along, it is by their design. Of course the government knows this but keeps on lying about these facts, as well as the media, and the Traitors mentioned above. You wont see them argue these facts, they will use one of Bernays books to guide their deception here on this site. (Mind Guards)"A certain amount of self-censorship occurs. If individuals have questions, they keep them to themselves. This lack of dissent results in what Janis calls an "illusion of unanimity." If any difference does occur, group pressure is applied to bring the dissident into line. Janis also mentions "the emergence of self-appointed mindguards—members who protect the group from adverse information that might shatter their shared complacency.""

Group Think:Web Link

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Posted by john
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Sep 5, 2009 at 3:30 pm

actually, there is an uptick in semi, albeit,small. No one's doing much in the way of hiring though, until the signs of a sustain recovery are present. When it happens, it will happen fast.

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Posted by A Stooge or a Fool
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Sep 8, 2009 at 9:23 am

To dublinmike, I am not a Obama support is correct but I don't dump on him just because I feel like it. I actually support some of his initiatives. No I don't support 'W' on all his initiatives when he was in office.

The blog was to talk about how the media just blindly and sheepishly pump up the news to make Obama look good. It is very subjective to what they cover. For examples, with American boys continuing to die for this country's freedom, the 'crosses' in Lafayette are no longer news in the media. So, where is the outcry from the public about this? Are we so blind that we tend to forget our truly heroes?

I want what is right for this country and I DON'T CARE who is in the office. This country literally runs on its own anyways.

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