The New 2012 Propaganda Sucks, too many numbers!
The latest propaganda piece for Obama comes from the Democratic Underground website. These statist censor their message boards so do not plan on protesting the propaganda with facts, forget it. The monitors at DU remove opposition writers in milliseconds of posting. There is very little tolerance for dissenting opinions on the far left and one wonders their state of mind.
Who cares, these are emotionally handicapped, dangerous people, who think others owe them money and should be their slave.
Dictators have been using propaganda since the Egyptians got their citizens to buy into building pyramids for kings. Most propaganda pieces are simple slogans showing patriotism toward the thug in charge. Hope and Change come to mind.
Lately the propaganda has gotten a bit more complex with numbers and other deep thoughts. This gives the appearance of factual information for the under 100 IQ crowd. Most people will never question the numbers and accept them as facts. Here is the latest from the Commander in Chief.
“3,000,000 new private sector jobs.”
I have no idea what this claim is based upon.
The old school propaganda kept it simple
Obama does use the total private industries number from the BLS to emphasize job growth for “22 consecutive months,” but the number is down from January 2009, 110,985,000 to January 2012, 110,436,000, a loss of 549,000 jobs.
Maybe nonfarm payrolls?
Nope that is down from 131,555,000 to 130,263,000, a loss of 1,292,000 jobs.
Perhaps the employment level?
Gosh darn it; this is down also from 140,436,000 to 139,994,000, another loss of 442,000 jobs.
I give up. If anyone can find 3,000,0000 new jobs anywhere please let me know. I want one of them.
The next claim is “$2 trillion in deficit reduction.”
What I want to know is two things;
1. Where are they getting their LSD from?
2. How much?
Look at this one, no words!
For the record the deficit under Obama has increased from $459 billion in 2008 to $1.41 trillion, $1.293 trillion, and $1.299 trillion for 2011. As a percent of the Gross Domestic Product the deficit has climbed from 3.2% in 2008 to 10.1%, 9.0%, and 8.7%. Hmmm that does not seem like a deficit reduction to me.
The next claims are health care reform and Wall Street reform.
Those are “good” talking points?
Next time Obama campaigns he should bring them up and brag about them every chance he gets! Ah huh…
Then there is “Saved the US auto industry.” From what?
Before Bush and Pelosi jumped in Chrysler and GM were going to file bankruptcy and merge together. This would have allowed the two to consolidate into a bigger company that would have been more efficient. Reductions in payroll staffing, engineering, eliminating duplicate car/truck lines would have led to a more efficient, economically viable company, if the free market was allowed to work.
Today with government approval millions of bondholders have lost billions. Taxpayers have spent billions, resources are misallocated on wasted projects like the Volt, and it is far from a sure thing GM and Chrysler will survive. History shows that the likely hood of survival is, at best, modest.
The bailout money has not been “returned” when GM gets a loan to pay back the loan. The original bail out money has been returned, and a new line of credit issued. It amazes me how easily these statist are fooled by simple 4th grade accounting tricks.
1970s USSR Propaganda Poster, "The criminal is known"
I should have studied accounting instead of economics had I known there were this many fools to be taken advantage of. Maybe it is not too late to sell them snake oil.
“Three new trade agreement”
“Repeal “don’t ask don’t tell””
“Killed Osama bin Laden”
“Rescued American Hostages”
“Toppled Gadhafi government without and American casualty”
Even a broken clock is right twice a day.
“Unified world against Iran”
I distinctly remember this president was silent in 2009 during the Iranian uprising, back to propaganda mode.
“Has the Arab League watching Syria”
The Arab League, and the rest of the world, eh?
When a dictator kills thousands of his own citizens in the streets, in cold blood, in the age of video cameras and the Internet, it tends to draw attention to the region. The claim should be “Even president Obama has watched the video coming out of Syria.”
“No tax dollars spent on the BP oil clean-up.”
Because BP assumed responsibility for the mess, it had nothing to do with Obama, who ignored the crisis for a month.
“More deportations per year than Bush.”
Our Comrade in Chief has probably seen this one "Nations of all the World"
Janet Napolitano deserves the credit, not Obama.
“Fewer regulations than Bush.”
Tell that to the Wall Street bankers who have laid off thousands because of Dodd-Frank.
“Saved the world from global financial collapse.”
Oh yea those pictures coming out of Greece seem to be telling a different story, and the game is just beginning.
More like “Obama reappointed the biggest money counterfeiter in the history of mankind, Ben Bernanke, as Federal Chairman, and the printing presses are running nonstop. The government of the United States is toughly committed to wiping out not only the poor, but middle and upper class wealth accumulation thorough inflation, if it is the last thing we do.”
I get a headache reading it, but it scares me that there are people who have so little intellectual curiosity that they would not question outright lies.
This seems to be the Obama strategy for 2012, lie your ass off, get re-elected, and then the real fascist dictatorship can begin. Call it the Hugo Chavez dictator for life campaign. If Obama gets re-elected he will seek to overturn the 22 Amendment.
Dictator for life, or just another King Louis the XVI?