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Old Sep 7th 2016, 09:13 AM
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Thank you Big Uncle for protecting us from the free speech of former British ambassador Craig Murray:
https://www.antiwar.com/blog/2016/09...oreign-policy/
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Eventually people will begin to realize that Uncle Sam is only interested in protecting Uncle Sam, his authority and his reputation.
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I think a lot of us have kind of just taken this as par for the course. It's only outrageous if you don't think it's normal. To be clear I don't agree with it at all, I just don't think we are "free" as such, in that sense.
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I think a lot of us have kind of just taken this as par for the course. It's only outrageous if you don't think it's normal. To be clear I don't agree with it at all, I just don't think we are "free" as such, in that sense.
I definitely don't think it is normal at all, which is why I consider it outrageous. This kind of thing seems to be normal only in the USA.

I believe all hell would be breaking loose here in Canada if the government tried to ban some British diplomat from entering the country.
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I definitely don't think it is normal at all, which is why I consider it outrageous. This kind of thing seems to be normal only in the USA.

I believe all hell would be breaking loose here in Canada if the government tried to ban some British diplomat from entering the country.
I phrased it poorly. Of course it is outrageous. But routine. Like police violence, voter discrimination, etc. etc. Normalized.
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A war on skepticism?

US government propaganda machine laments unauthorized news reporting:
https://consortiumnews.com/2016/12/0...st-skepticism/
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The voters can't handle the truth:
http://original.antiwar.com/David_St...-bloody-hands/
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US government propaganda machine laments unauthorized news reporting:
https://consortiumnews.com/2016/12/0...st-skepticism/
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Nobody here clicks on these links you post to antiwar.com or LewRockwell.com or whatever. These posts you are making do not foster any kind of discussion - they don't even pretend to be about fostering discussion. This is a discussion board, not just some place for you to post links.

All you are doing by posting these links is using our (my) Google ranking to give a traffic boost to these websites.

If I wanted to read the stuff at LewRockwell.com or Antiwar.com or whatever, I'd go there to read their stuff. Same goes for all the other members here. So please, stop posting links to random articles at these websites.

This forum is for discussion. Please feel free to start a discussion or contribute to a discussion. Continually posting links to website articles no one wants to read is a waste of this site's resources and contributes absolutely nothing to actual discussions.

This is the second request to stop posting all these links to website articles. If someone requests a source link, that's fine. But I don't like this forum being used by you just to try to drive traffic to these websites.
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