Skip to comments.Obama’s Latest Assault On The First Amendment
Posted on 05/24/2011 1:10:58 PM PDT by Starman417
Obama is desperate, public opinion is turning against him and he is running out of time. These little machines and the internet are allowing the public to think without direction from the propaganda bureaus and to voice their opinions with others. Obama's world of state controlled media is disintegrating, the truth is ravaging his media empire like a steak knife ripping through a ripe tomato.
To stop the hemorrhaging of popular support through alternative media, Obama has appointed a Director of 'Progressive' Media & Online Response, within the communications department. We are now paying to end our freedom of speech and the press.
This latest position doesn't compose propaganda, he merely controls negative press. It is a position we as Americans are now paying for: a position that is designed to limit our Free Speech, unless it casts positive light on Obama. In Obama's relentless attacks on the very freedoms that define us, this is just one more step meant to assure his control. We have become the protagonists of the Obama legend and he is feeling threatened; therefore, we must be silenced, if he is to win reelection.
The White House has named Jesse Lee to a new position within its communications department titled Director of Progressive Media & Online Response. Lee will essentially be responsible for building up Obamas online presence as he prepares for his reelection bid, and squashing any negative stories:
(Excerpt) Read more at floppingaces.net...
If you voted for obama in 2008 to prove that you’re not a racist you must vote for someone else in 2012 to prove that you’re not a moron.
Calls the MSM what they are in deed
The Propaganda Arm of The DNC!
“squashing any negative stories” ??? they admit that?
can you imagine the howls if Bush had done this in 2003 ?
...this is a little too close to the “Ministry of Truth” for my taste...
Ministry of Truth.
True free speech and free press only comes with proper government oversight and regulation.
But we can see how you ignorant little people would be confused.
Now pay your taxes, we need raises.
Interesting quote from across the pond (UK). “My colleague Damian Thompson appears to be under the impression that Obama is a great guy because he said nice things about the Queen. Look, I think the Queens great too, but did it really not occur to my distinguished colleague (and editor) that there might have been a hint of an ulterior motive here? Obama cant stand Britain (his wife likes us even less): he made that clear enough when he sent back Winston Churchills bust and dissed our Prime Minister with those dodgy DVDS. He blames us for what happened to his grandfather during Mau Mau. He doesnt believe in the Special Relationship. Are we honestly supposed to believe in that during the subsequent year in office, Obama has since acquired such wisdom and insight that he suddenly realises how special we are?
Of course he hasnt. Obama is just doing now what all bullies and losers start doing when they realise how unpopular they are and that everyone is abandoning them. They suck up to anybody and everybody. They whore themselves piteously before enemies they once considered beneath their contempt. Fain will they fill their bellies with husks that swine eat but which no man will give them: and serve them jolly well right, too!
By all means let us enjoy watching Obama smarm and grovel and ingratiate himself like some presidential Uriah Heep. But for heavens sake let us never give him the benefit of the doubt. Hes a cold fish and would certainly never show any mercy towards us were the roles to be reversed.”
“It is time for our congressmen to challenge this latest challenge to the Constitution and not let this tragedy continue.”
LOL...the only thing congressmen care about is “show me the money”.
The First Amendment is being czar and fettered.
Since 1951, the U.S. Congress has placed restrictions in its annual appropriation bills which state No part of any appropriation contained in this or any other Act shall be used for publicity or propaganda purposes within the United States not heretofore authorized by the Congress.
The Congressional Research Service issued a clarification in 2005 which explained publicity or propaganda is defined by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) to mean either (1) self-aggrandizement by public officials, (2) purely partisan activity, or (3) covert propaganda.