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Saturday, January 14, 2012

The "Brave New World" of Obama looks like the fearful old world of the KGB

Jack Kemp

Aaron Klein is a distinguished investigative journalist. Here is an excerpt from a recent column on the statist control Cass Sunstein - and thus, Barack Obama - want to exercise over Americans. Frankly, it sounds like the KGB of the old Soviet Union.

Here are both the link and a few quotes. I suggest you read the entire piece.

Obama czar proposed government should ‘infiltrate’ social network sites, chat rooms, message boards.
Posted on January 12, 2012 at 8:39 AM EST

By Aaron Klein
Just prior to his appointment as President Obama’s so-called regulatory czar, Cass Sunstein wrote a lengthy academic paper suggesting the government should “infiltrate” social network websites, chat rooms and message boards.
Such “cognitive infiltration,” Sunstein argued, should be used to enforce a U.S. government ban on “conspiracy theorizing.”


Sunstein said government agents “might enter chat rooms, online social networks, or even real-space groups and attempt to undermine percolating conspiracy theories by raising doubts about their factual premises, causal logic or implications for political action.”

Sunstein defined a conspiracy theory as “an effort to explain some event or practice by reference to the machinations of powerful people, who have also managed to conceal their role.”
Some “conspiracy theories” recommended for ban by Sunstein include:

“The theory of global warming is a deliberate fraud.”

“The view that the Central Intelligence Agency was responsible for the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.”

“The 1996 crash of TWA flight 800 was caused by a U.S. military missile.”

“The Trilateral Commission is responsible for important movements of the international economy.”

“That Martin Luther King Jr. was killed by federal agents.”

“The moon landing was staged and never actually occurred.”
Sunstein allowed that “some conspiracy theories, under our definition, have turned out to be true.”

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