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Itís true: Government agents are infiltrating online communities
Glenn Beck ^ | 2/26/14 | Glenn Beck

Posted on 02/26/2014 5:22:57 PM PST by Nachum

If you have been following Glenn since his days at Fox News, you may remember the expose he did on Obama ‘regulatory czar’ Cass Sunstein and his nudge theory. One of Sunstein’s more disturbing ideas involved government operatives infiltrating online communities in order to disseminate false information. As Glenn describes it, the goal was to “pose, infiltrate, and discredit.” Anyone who actually took Sunstein’s words at face value were mocked and labeled conspiracy theorists. But, as it turns out, it was all true.

“The English version of the NSA is the GCHQ… The English NSA has now revealed that that’s exactly what our government is doing,” Glenn said on radio this morning. “What Cass Sunstein proposed in a purely academic setting – that was his excuse – the British NSA has now verified. That’s exactly what we are doing. And so there are operatives posing as regular citizens on our web sites and in our organizations. I mean how crazy is that? Wake up, America! Wake up!”

Glenn Greewald – the former Guardian reporter who worked to publish the material exposed by Edward Snowden – released a thorough report on his new website, FirstLook.org, dissecting the data.

Greenwald reports:

Over the last several weeks, I worked with NBC News to publish a series of articles about “dirty trick” tactics used by GCHQ’s previously secret unit, JTRIG (Joint Threat Research Intelligence Group). These were based on four classified GCHQ documents presented to the NSA and the other three partners in the English-speaking “Five Eyes” alliance. Today, we at the Intercept are publishing another new JTRIG document, in full, entitled “The Art of Deception: Training for Online Covert Operations.”

By publishing these stories one by one, our NBC reporting highlighted some of the key, discrete revelations: the monitoring of YouTube and Blogger,

(Excerpt) Read more at glennbeck.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: agents; casssunstein; government; infiltrating; nsa; online; surveillancestate; yeswescan
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1 posted on 02/26/2014 5:22:57 PM PST by Nachum
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To: Nachum; LucyT; maggief; 2ndDivisionVet; WildHighlander57; Seizethecarp

FYI


2 posted on 02/26/2014 5:26:07 PM PST by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then or now)
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3 posted on 02/26/2014 5:26:33 PM PST by gaijin
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Its no surprise.

Propaganda minister Cass Sunstein wrote a paper on the techniques when he was at Columbia university years ago.


4 posted on 02/26/2014 5:28:50 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Nachum

FUNSA


5 posted on 02/26/2014 5:29:08 PM PST by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Nachum

The Government listening to our private phone conversations and email and using paid shills to manipulate public opinion on the Internet? Why, only tin foil hat wearing, moonbat kooks believe that rot! The nutters have been spouting that nonsense for years.


6 posted on 02/26/2014 5:30:19 PM PST by Count of Monte Fisto (The foundation of modern society is the denial of reality.)
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To: Nachum

I wonder who the FR agent is...


7 posted on 02/26/2014 5:30:26 PM PST by kinsman redeemer (The real enemy seeks to devour what is good.)
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To: Nachum
Ohhhh, I so hope the next Repub Prez turns Obama's policies on Dems! I hope he/she has a plan to remove/marginalize all Dem operatives at all levels of every agency; root them out or move them to jobs/locations they hate and won't be able to subvert the cleansing process.

Yeah, like that'll ever happen. We play too nice.....

8 posted on 02/26/2014 5:33:24 PM PST by jeffc (The U.S. media are our enemy)
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America has become one big re-education camp.


9 posted on 02/26/2014 5:35:14 PM PST by Lexington Green (America has become one big re-education camp.)
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To: Nachum

FTA: “Ultimately, Glenn had a simple message for his listeners and viewers: When you come across someone who appears to be a troll – don’t engage.

“I’m not saying this for any other reason than you have to be extraordinarily careful on what you look at. When you read, especially comments sections, it is easy to get the view that ‘wow, I’m kind of alone,’” Glenn explained. So I want you to understand that’s what’s happening… You fight fire with water… If you know the game they are playing, when you see things like that, don’t engage. Just don’t engage… You have to understand it and then fight fire with water.”

I was just looking at the comments on an article about the terrorists who became an Obamacare navigator and noticed that the big troll there was almost totally ignored. No matter how obnoxious he barely got any replies and the 2 he did were to tell him to go away.

I’ve stopped a couple of trolls recently by asking them to list what fatass did at Secretary of State that would justify her being promoted to POTUS. No answer.


10 posted on 02/26/2014 5:36:01 PM PST by Aria ( 2008 & 2012 weren't elections - they were coup d'etats.)
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To: kinsman redeemer
I wonder who the FR agent is...

Somebody on this forum has been saying that I am paranoid. Now who is it?

11 posted on 02/26/2014 5:39:55 PM PST by VRW Conspirator ( 2+2 = V)
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To: Count of Monte Fisto
using paid shills to manipulate public opinion on the Internet

Ancient tactic using modern tools. In the progressive era they were the four minute men who just had something to say and the handful of people placed throughout a crowd to appear numerous and agree. Saul Alinsky called it the diamond technique. Unions still use it today.

"Ellie Light" posted here at FR....and literally hundreds of other places nationwide. There's one who used to show up in every thread about the national popular vote to pimp it with paragraphs long responses that came only seconds apart. I did some searching and found the exact words posted in over 120 different places.
12 posted on 02/26/2014 5:40:49 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, Ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

http://www.nachumlist.com/


13 posted on 02/26/2014 5:42:25 PM PST by Nachum (Obamacare: It's. The. Flaw.)
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To: kinsman redeemer

“I wonder who the FR agent is...”

You rang?


14 posted on 02/26/2014 5:44:16 PM PST by JimSEA
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From 2010

Ellie Light: Dozens more sightings of Obama’s most prolific letter-writing fan

http://www.cleveland.com/open/index.ssf/2010/01/ellie_light_dozens_more_sighti.html


15 posted on 02/26/2014 5:44:23 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Nachum

Greenwald: How Covert Agents Infiltrate the Internet to Manipulate, Deceive and Destroy Reputations
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3126612/posts


16 posted on 02/26/2014 5:44:23 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Sarah Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: Nachum

yes Nachum ... True! Maybe is too late but I will not be counted out, just yet!!! FUBO!


17 posted on 02/26/2014 5:44:59 PM PST by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: JimSEA

I think its that Jim Thompson guy who showed up here a couple years back.......


18 posted on 02/26/2014 5:45:42 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Nachum; COUNTrecount; Nowhere Man; FightThePower!; C. Edmund Wright; jacob allen; Travis McGee; ...

Nut-job Conspiracy Theory Ping!

To get onto The Nut-job Conspiracy Theory Ping List you must threaten to report me to the Mods if I don't add you to the list...

19 posted on 02/26/2014 5:46:34 PM PST by null and void (<--- unwilling cattle-car passenger on the bullet train to serfdom)
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To: cripplecreek; Jim Robinson
I think its that Jim Thompson guy who showed up here a couple years back.......

Hmmm, I dunno… Thompson seems like such a stand-up guy, I think the better bet is on that Robinson fellow.
;)

20 posted on 02/26/2014 5:48:26 PM PST by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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