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NSA Scandal Sends Sales of George Orwell's '1984' Soaring on Amazon (Sales up almost 6000%)
Daily Finance ^ | June 11, 2013 | Eamon Murphy

Posted on 06/11/2013 8:58:09 PM PDT by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

The LA Times reports that sales of the book, which concerns a discontented propagandist working for the Ministry of Truth in a time of endless war, are up 5,771 percent as of Tuesday morning. From a sales rank of 12,507 in the days before The Guardian published top-secret government documents provided by Snowden, "1984" has risen to crack Amazon's top 200.

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It sure doesn't hurt the conservative cause.

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1 posted on 06/11/2013 8:58:09 PM PDT by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears
Hey, I've got a suggestion.


2 posted on 06/11/2013 9:03:17 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's next run. What'll you do?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

A couple years ago when the big Obama agenda was having the rich pay their “fair share” Atlas Shrugged started looking less like fiction. In fact one might find it entertaining to move said tome from the fiction to the history section in your local book store. You can put it right between a couple books on Obama.


3 posted on 06/11/2013 9:08:27 PM PDT by USNBandit (sarcasm engaged at all times)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

another good book is “it can’t happen here” by sinclair lewis


4 posted on 06/11/2013 9:09:59 PM PDT by 1st Division guy
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Amen ! not only George Orwell's 1984 novel but sales of the bible and any thing on the end times, the anti-christ will sky rocket.
5 posted on 06/11/2013 9:11:30 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears
Retitled and repurposed for 2013 America:

1984: The How-To Manual for American Progressives

Forward by Barack Obama

6 posted on 06/11/2013 9:13:33 PM PDT by TChad
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears; Slings and Arrows; martin_fierro; MeekOneGOP; Daffynition; Allegra; ...

Good for them!


Ping list was edited by a cat, really. I patched it back together, so if you want to be off or on let me know.

7 posted on 06/11/2013 9:20:20 PM PDT by Lady Jag (If you can't make them see the light, let them feel the heat. - Reagan)
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To: Lady Jag

“It was a bright cold day in April and the clocks were striking thirteen...’’


8 posted on 06/11/2013 9:47:29 PM PDT by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: Lady Jag

9 posted on 06/11/2013 9:52:44 PM PDT by JoeProBono (Mille vocibus imago valet;-{)
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To: Lady Jag

Buy your copy of “1984” before they get heated to “Fahrenheit 451”!!!;)


10 posted on 06/11/2013 9:56:50 PM PDT by Frank_2001
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To: Lady Jag
Ping list was edited by a cat, really.

I believe it. It's a little scary when a cat saves a file after he is through editing it.

11 posted on 06/11/2013 9:59:12 PM PDT by TChad
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To: JoeProBono
Just wanted to say "good night" to FR, patriots, and assorted governmental agencies reading this.

A friendly reminder to the NSA. The excuse, "we were just following orders," will get you a front seat at the next Nuremberg trials.

Sleep tight ya'all.

5.56mm

12 posted on 06/11/2013 10:00:03 PM PDT by M Kehoe
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13 posted on 06/11/2013 10:06:25 PM PDT by JoeProBono (Mille vocibus imago valet;-{)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

People want to know more about the blueprint this administration is using... they will be astounded.


14 posted on 06/11/2013 10:09:48 PM PDT by Republican1795.
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

post this from and wide of forums/social sites/your email contacts - what should really give people a chill is that this was made years ago....but even then, it wasn’t fiction - it was a wake up call.

so Wake TFU, America

A lot more people would watch a video than read a book - make this go viral -

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f0MX38ShoCI


15 posted on 06/11/2013 10:41:44 PM PDT by maine-iac7 (Christian is as Christian does - by their fruits)
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To: TChad
Forward > Foreword

Bah.

16 posted on 06/11/2013 10:54:58 PM PDT by TChad
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

Orwell was all wrong.

His date was too early and his views were far too sunny and optimistic.


17 posted on 06/11/2013 11:05:24 PM PDT by Jack Hammer (American)
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To: Jack Hammer
Obama's latest slogan. . .


18 posted on 06/11/2013 11:16:59 PM PDT by deks ("...the battle...liberty against the overreach of the federal government" Ken Cuccinelli)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears
I used to think I was of average intelligence, but now I'm convinced I'm a genius.

I re-read 1984 several years ago--probably because I'm also prescient. But I read Gibbon's Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire back in during the Carter Administration, for the same reason.

I'm not alone. Highly intelligent people are drawn to FreeRepublic like a magnet.

19 posted on 06/12/2013 3:31:50 AM PDT by Savage Beast ("'1984' is the essence of 'liberalism'." rlmorel)
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To: Jack Hammer

Every kid in America, by the ninth grade, should read 1984 and Animal Farm. They ought to toss in two weeks studying the Frenchman Tocqueville and his trip across America.


20 posted on 06/12/2013 3:39:18 AM PDT by pepsionice
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To: 1st Division guy

“The Gulag Archipelago” by Alexander Solzhenitsyn should be on the list, too.


21 posted on 06/12/2013 4:59:45 AM PDT by motor_racer (Pete, do you ever get tired, of the driving?)
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To: motor_racer
I would add "Darkness at Noon" by Arthur Koestler.

From Wikipedia:
Darkness at Noon is a novel by the Hungarian-born British novelist Arthur Koestler, first published in 1940. His best known work, it is the tale of Rubashov, an Old Bolshevik who is arrested, imprisoned, and tried for treason against the government which he had helped to create.

It can serve as a warning to the unthinking Obamites, that their allegiance might someday win them a bullet to the back of the head.

22 posted on 06/12/2013 7:11:53 AM PDT by Max in Utah (A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within.)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

Another excellent book along similar lines that delves into the Obamacare angle is: “The Giver” by Lois Lowry

It use to be a often assigned to young adults.


23 posted on 06/12/2013 8:16:10 AM PDT by Fitzy_888 ("ownership society")
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To: jmacusa

Orwell was a prophet.

WAR IS PEACE
FREEDOM IS SLAVERY
IGNORANCE IS STRENGTH

“Never again will you be capable of ordinary human feeling. Everything will be dead inside you. Never again will you be capable of love, or friendship, or joy of living, or laughter, or curiosity, or courage, or integrity. You will be hollow. We shall squeeze you empty and then we shall fill you with ourselves.”


24 posted on 06/12/2013 9:34:15 AM PDT by Lady Jag (If you can't make them see the light, let them feel the heat. - Reagan)
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To: deks
h/t twitchy


25 posted on 06/12/2013 9:36:23 AM PDT by newfreep (Breitbart sent me...)
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To: JoeProBono




26 posted on 06/12/2013 10:13:22 AM PDT by Lady Jag (If you can't make them see the light, let them feel the heat. - Reagan)
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To: Lady Jag

27 posted on 06/12/2013 10:19:24 AM PDT by JoeProBono (Mille vocibus imago valet;-{)
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To: Frank_2001

I have both 1984 and Fahrenheit 451. Read them long ago, among others of their ilk and I wish to heaven everyone else had.


28 posted on 06/12/2013 10:19:42 AM PDT by Lady Jag (If you can't make them see the light, let them feel the heat. - Reagan)
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To: TChad

Frankly I would like to learn those shortcuts the cat knows because he’s done things with the keyboard that I need, but he wont fess up.


29 posted on 06/12/2013 10:22:41 AM PDT by Lady Jag (If you can't make them see the light, let them feel the heat. - Reagan)
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To: JoeProBono

Love it!


30 posted on 06/12/2013 10:52:28 AM PDT by Lady Jag (If you can't make them see the light, let them feel the heat. - Reagan)
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To: JoeProBono

31 posted on 06/12/2013 10:53:14 AM PDT by Lady Jag (If you can't make them see the light, let them feel the heat. - Reagan)
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To: deks
I am hoping someone with good Photoshopping skills can put Obama's head into this pic from "The Lives of Others"


32 posted on 06/12/2013 10:55:38 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Lady Jag

33 posted on 06/12/2013 11:12:15 AM PDT by JoeProBono (Mille vocibus imago valet;-{)
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To: newfreep

That is well done. YES WE SCAN . . . Obama’s new slogan.


34 posted on 06/12/2013 12:15:57 PM PDT by deks ("...the battle...liberty against the overreach of the federal government" Ken Cuccinelli)
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To: deks
h/t twitchy...


35 posted on 06/12/2013 1:08:39 PM PDT by newfreep (Breitbart sent me...)
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To: JoeProBono

36 posted on 06/12/2013 1:55:10 PM PDT by Lady Jag (If you can't make them see the light, let them feel the heat. - Reagan)
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