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Please read: O'Bama signs have subliminal message
October 20, 2008 | self

Posted on 10/20/2008 4:16:54 AM PDT by Raycpa

I would like to get my observation out to as many folks as possible in the hopes of countering the subliminal message of the O'Bama signs.

I read an article a few days ago on FR about O'Bama's use of hypnotic suggestion in his speeches. Apparently he holds his fingers the same way someone holds a pencil to emphasize his points. This is supposed to anchor O'Bama in someone's mind when they see fingers held that way. When you are standing over your ballot getting ready to vote, you will see your fingers the same way O'Bama holds his fingers when speaking to you and this sight will trigger O'Bama to come to your mind. I was a bit skeptical. (http://freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2109105/posts)

I then noticed that O'Bama's signs when looked at from a distance, actually have a filled in circle next to his name. Each sign is establishing a visual picture of a filled in circle with pencil like shading. When you stand over your ballot, and see O'Bama's name with a circle next to it, the visual impressions of the signs will suggest to fill in the circle next to the name. In fact the red color in the circle of the sign is designed to attract the most attention to that part of the message, which in this case is the circle.

We have a candidate that is using hypnotic suggestion on a mass basis. On reflection, I'm not sure we can rely on typical models of turnout or the Bradley effect.


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O'Bama is manipulating masses of people to vote for him using subliminal techniques in his speeches and in his visual displays.

The more this can get out in the general public, the more its effect can be countered. I don't know how effective it is to connect O'Bama's name to a partially filled in circle when people are standing in the ballot box getting ready to vote.

This level of manipulation and deliberate deceit in a candidate is frightening and must stem from massive evil intentions.

1 posted on 10/20/2008 4:16:54 AM PDT by Raycpa
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To: Raycpa; MonicaG

Ping


2 posted on 10/20/2008 4:18:22 AM PDT by Raycpa
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To: Raycpa

Every time I get on the expressway, someone is following me.


3 posted on 10/20/2008 4:18:44 AM PDT by 109ACS (Humpty Dumpty Was Pushed!)
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To: Raycpa

And Sigmund Freud said, “Sometimes a cigar is just a smoke.”


4 posted on 10/20/2008 4:19:28 AM PDT by SatinDoll (NO FOREIGN NATIONALS AS OUR PRESIDENT!!)
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To: Raycpa

I didn’t think Fringe was on till Tuesday nights...


5 posted on 10/20/2008 4:20:20 AM PDT by Michael Barnes
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To: Raycpa

Bob Dole held a pen for years, and not once did I want to vote for him.


6 posted on 10/20/2008 4:20:29 AM PDT by 50sDad (OBAMA: In your heart you know he's Wright.)
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To: 109ACS

I know exactly what you are saying, but this is really happening. I’m the biggest skeptic I know and it pains me to bring this up but it is there none-the-less.


7 posted on 10/20/2008 4:21:07 AM PDT by Raycpa
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To: Raycpa

that’s a bit of s atretch ain’t it?


8 posted on 10/20/2008 4:21:28 AM PDT by camle (keep an open mind and someone will fill it full of something for you)
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To: SatinDoll

You don’t see the partially filled in circle? You don’t think this makes an impression?


9 posted on 10/20/2008 4:21:59 AM PDT by Raycpa
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To: camle
that’s a bit of s atretch ain’t it?

What is a stretch, the fact their is a sign with o'Bama's sign and it has a filled in circle like that of a ballot ?

10 posted on 10/20/2008 4:23:20 AM PDT by Raycpa
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To: Raycpa

Take off your aluminum foil hat for a while and try to get some rest .


11 posted on 10/20/2008 4:23:23 AM PDT by lionheart 247365 ((Socialism . . . a catalyst for apathy on the road to communism ))
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To: Raycpa
This one has a message and it isn't subliminal.

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Note the RED STAR comrades....
12 posted on 10/20/2008 4:23:54 AM PDT by Kozak (Anti Shahada: There is no god named Allah, and Muhammed is a false prophet)
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To: Raycpa

I don’t think the American people can understand such manipulation even if it were explained to them.


13 posted on 10/20/2008 4:24:05 AM PDT by Theodore R. (Cowardice is forever!)
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To: Raycpa
All your votes are belong to us!
14 posted on 10/20/2008 4:24:12 AM PDT by BallyBill (Serial Hit-N-Run poster)
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To: Raycpa

I think the Bradley effect no longer applies with the American people. Even the term “the American people” causes me apprehension.


15 posted on 10/20/2008 4:25:10 AM PDT by Theodore R. (Cowardice is forever!)
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To: admin; Raycpa

While I understand it is election season the number of VANITIES is totally getting out of hand. Why is this posted in News/Activism?
regards


16 posted on 10/20/2008 4:25:35 AM PDT by hewhowaits
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To: Raycpa

The joke is on the 0bama Zombies.
You have to fill the circle in completely or it doesn’t count, and the center of the 0bama logo is empty.


17 posted on 10/20/2008 4:25:41 AM PDT by counterpunch (It's the SOCIALISM, Stupid!)
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To: Raycpa
An Examination of Obama’s Use of Hidden Hypnosis Techniques in His Speeches
18 posted on 10/20/2008 4:25:42 AM PDT by FReepaholic (Palin's hot and she has a birth certificate.)
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To: Raycpa

You’re onto something - I’ve suspected for some time that the Obama campaign is trying to make effective advertising and effective yard signs.


19 posted on 10/20/2008 4:26:07 AM PDT by sbMKE
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To: Raycpa

See related info....

http://gunnyg.wordpress.com/2008/10/17/an-examination-of-obamas-use-of-hidden-hypnosis-techniques-in-his-speeches/


20 posted on 10/20/2008 4:26:11 AM PDT by gunnyg
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To: Raycpa

That’s hysterical. Unfortunately it makes you look that way, too.


21 posted on 10/20/2008 4:26:29 AM PDT by edpc
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To: Raycpa
Let me add something to this. Just about everyone here will not be affected by this suggestion. However, millions of folks walk into the ballot box with no idea who they will vote for until they get there.

When they are standing there these are the ones which will be affected. This is not going to turn freepers in zombies but it can affect zombies who are undecided until the moment they enter the ballot box.

22 posted on 10/20/2008 4:26:36 AM PDT by Raycpa
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To: Raycpa
I voted last week via paper absentee ballot.

Not once did Obama come to mind while I was filling it out - excpet to think "eeeww...not That One!" My pencil did not stray anywhere near that awful name.

23 posted on 10/20/2008 4:26:42 AM PDT by Allegra (NO giving up, NO quitting, NO doom and gloom, NO drama queens...Keep up the faith)
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To: Raycpa
Actually, I would LIKE to be able to blame some sort of mind trick on Obama's popularity. Unfortunately, if and Obama victory occurs, it will be because old fashion greed and stupidity....

Many people are supporting Obama for the simple reason that they are to stupid to think for themselves or do any research. Their entire thought process consists of George W Bush = BAD , John McCain = George W. Bush, Therefore, John McCain = BAD. The rest of Obama voter are voting out of greed - one of Obamas hundreds of government handouts will benefit them, or the just wanna see someone sock it to "Wealthy" the race neutral version of socking it to "Whitey".

24 posted on 10/20/2008 4:29:42 AM PDT by apillar
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To: Raycpa

Yet I have absolutely no urge to vote for Zero.


25 posted on 10/20/2008 4:29:44 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Paying taxes for bank bailouts is apparently the patriotic thing to do. [/sarc])
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To: Raycpa

26 posted on 10/20/2008 4:30:07 AM PDT by Travis McGee (--- www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com ---)
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To: Allegra

You knew who you wanted to vote for and this suggestion stuff won’t work on you. However, an undecided who begins to reflect at that moment one last time will be affected.


27 posted on 10/20/2008 4:30:24 AM PDT by Raycpa
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To: Raycpa
It does look like part of a ballot.
Coincidence?
Not a chance.
28 posted on 10/20/2008 4:30:38 AM PDT by MaryFromMichigan
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To: Raycpa

Which cartoon do you like better - Bugs Bunny or Roadrunner?


29 posted on 10/20/2008 4:30:40 AM PDT by Allegra (NO giving up, NO quitting, NO doom and gloom, NO drama queens...Keep up the faith)
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To: Raycpa

Filling in circles is only one of many options for ballotting around the country. I’ve used some ballots where you color in an arrow to your choice of vote. I’ve had the kind where you punch with a little stylus. I’ve had touch-screen. I’ve had flip-a-toggle-switch. AND, in some municipal and bond-issue elections, I’ve had fill-in-a-circle.


30 posted on 10/20/2008 4:31:38 AM PDT by Tax-chick (After 5:00 p.m., slip brains through slot in door.)
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To: Allegra

Bugs


31 posted on 10/20/2008 4:32:22 AM PDT by Raycpa
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To: Raycpa

Was this on the DU board or the Daily Kos or even Huffington Post?

If not, you can bet your bottom dollar the WaPo, LA Times or media of that ilk will pick this up Ray, because this is the kind of looney tune stuff they like to associate conservative forums with.

I am looking at ONE FINGER Ray.

Bet you can’t guess which one.


32 posted on 10/20/2008 4:32:57 AM PDT by Cindy
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To: Raycpa

What I think is the crap taught in public schools has a bigger impact on people’s voting trends, upon reaching adulthood, than any psychological marketing program.

The use of art, symbols and advertising techniques (marketing) in political propaganda was my main focus as an Art Historian in college.


33 posted on 10/20/2008 4:34:25 AM PDT by SatinDoll (NO FOREIGN NATIONALS AS OUR PRESIDENT!!)
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To: Raycpa

If the people are going to his rallies, they’re already going to vote for him. He doesn’t need hypnosis to sway them.
This hypnosis stuff doesn’t seem to be working on the rest of us, so fahgettaboudit.


34 posted on 10/20/2008 4:34:37 AM PDT by nuconvert (Obama - Preferred by 4 out of 5 Dictators & Terrorists// Rove>Biden is a Big,Blowhard Dufus)
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To: Michael Barnes

LOL!


35 posted on 10/20/2008 4:34:51 AM PDT by rabidralph (Yeah, she's all that.)
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To: Raycpa

Ya, I got a finger for Obama too!


36 posted on 10/20/2008 4:36:18 AM PDT by 70th Division (I love my country but fear my government!)
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To: Raycpa

I think you are on to something.

Subliminal techniques are persuasive with weak minded individuals who are not good at thinking for themselves. Those who think not, should ask themselves why smart well run companies pay millions to tv stations to reach weak minded masses with subliminal laden commercials.

When you think about it, any campaign that did not use subliminals would be derelict.

Aren’t the ranks of 0bama’s supporters filled with the weak minded? I strongly suspect your hypothsis is correct.


37 posted on 10/20/2008 4:36:24 AM PDT by rgboomers (This space purposely left blank)
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To: Theodore R.

I don’t think the American people can understand such manipulation even if it were explained to them.
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People do love to believe they are independent minded and invulnerable to such tactics. I know two in particular who like to say they are Independents but they can see nothing positive about McCain/Palin and if they hear anything negative about Obama/Biden they immediately go into extreme defensive mode. There really does seem to be something strange going on here, I thought the same thing with Bill Clinton but this is even worse. At least Clinton had a record of some sort as a governor but Obama has no resume worthy of mention at all. Clinton smiled a lot more and had some degree of humor, Obama looks angry much of the time and has zero sense of humor. I could understand that someone might think they would enjoy having a beer with Clinton but why would anyone think they want to spend two minutes with Barack Obama? I just cannot see it, what am I missing?


38 posted on 10/20/2008 4:36:36 AM PDT by RipSawyer (What's black and white and red all over? Barack Hussein Obama)
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To: Kozak

Is that really one of Obama’s signs?


39 posted on 10/20/2008 4:36:59 AM PDT by tapatio
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To: Raycpa

Circle? Nah, it’s a hole.


40 posted on 10/20/2008 4:37:28 AM PDT by savedbygrace (SECURE THE BORDERS FIRST (I'M YELLING ON PURPOSE))
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To: Raycpa

How many billions are spent on advertising every year — this stuff works.

Whether Team Obama is purposefully using these techniques to the ends suggested in this thread is the real question.


41 posted on 10/20/2008 4:38:07 AM PDT by Beckwith ('Typical White Person')
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To: Raycpa

I vote a straight Republican ticket here in Michigan. I don’t even have to look at the name Obama....


42 posted on 10/20/2008 4:38:36 AM PDT by just me (JELLY BEANS AND WINKS AMD PLUMBERS)
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To: Raycpa

Only problem is that my state doesn’t use a pencil, you set a bunch of small levers and then pull the handle to lock in your vote.


43 posted on 10/20/2008 4:38:44 AM PDT by ikka
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To: Raycpa
Won't work on me.

I already voted for McCain/ Palin.

Garde la Foi, mes amis! Nous nous sommes les sauveurs de la République! Maintenant et Toujours!
(Keep the Faith, my friends! We are the saviors of the Republic! Now and Forever!)

LonePalm, le Républicain du verre cassé (The Broken Glass Republican)

44 posted on 10/20/2008 4:38:49 AM PDT by LonePalm (Commander and Chef)
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To: Cindy
I appreciate you think its over the top. I thought the finger pointing was too until I realized what the sign is doing. There is no question that the sign is making a connection to a ballot filled in for o'Bama.

I would be okay if it were done traditionally like the big check mark but this subliminal message is really sneaky.

And yes, I know to the Freepers who read this the idea of being manipulated to vote by subliminal messages is impossible. However, the undecided voter who changes his or her mind based on the last TV ad they watched can be strongly affected.

45 posted on 10/20/2008 4:38:51 AM PDT by Raycpa
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To: Raycpa

When I phonetically read your name, it says “race, Pennsylvania.” Obama said people in PA were racist! It must be true! You were meant to be here at this time, for this post to get the word out about Obama and race and hypnosis! Are you from the future?


46 posted on 10/20/2008 4:38:53 AM PDT by rabidralph (Yeah, she's all that.)
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To: Raycpa

bfltr


47 posted on 10/20/2008 4:39:25 AM PDT by mnehring (We Are Joe!)
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To: Raycpa

It looks like the AT&T symbol.


48 posted on 10/20/2008 4:42:57 AM PDT by lonestar
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To: tapatio

Yup.

Look up “ Obamazen.com”


49 posted on 10/20/2008 4:43:35 AM PDT by Kozak (Anti Shahada: There is no god named Allah, and Muhammed is a false prophet)
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To: Raycpa

ping


50 posted on 10/20/2008 4:46:31 AM PDT by bonnieblue4me (You can put lipstick on a donkey (or a dimrat), but it is still an ass!)
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