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Salon.com: The War on WikiLeaks and Why It Matters

A newly leaked CIA report prepared earlier this month (.pdf) analyzes how the U.S. Government can best manipulate public opinion in Germany and France -- in order to ensure that those countries continue to fight in Afghanistan. The Report celebrates the fact that the governments of those two nations continue to fight the war in defiance of overwhelming public opinion which opposes it -- so much for all the recent veneration of "consent of the governed" -- and it notes that this is possible due to lack of interest among their citizenry: "Public Apathy Enables Leaders to Ignore Voters," proclaims the title of one section.

But the Report also cites the "fall of the Dutch Government over its troop commitment to Afghanistan" and worries that -- particularly if the "bloody summer in Afghanistan" that many predict takes place -- what happened to the Dutch will spread as a result of the "fragility of European support" for the war. As the truly creepy Report title puts it, the CIA's concern is: "Why Counting on Apathy May Not Be Enough":

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Bookmarked and bumped

and truly pitiful.

Prepare & Share the Message of Freedom through Positive-Peaceful-Activism.

"how the U.S. Government can best manipulate public opinion in

Germany and France"

... and just about every other country on Earth.

Ron Paul "Sign Wave Across the USA" -- November 5th!

Wikileaks and Whistle-blowers

with Salon columnist Glenn Greenwald and Cryptome.org founder John Young.

http://vimeo.com/10615688

"Give a man a gun, and he could rob a bank. Give a man a bank, and he could rob the world."

Very interesting , thanks for the link. I`m a Wikileak fan now

with caution.

It is hard to imagine a more stupid or more dangerous way of making decisions than by putting those decisions in the hands of people that pay no price for being wrong.
Thomas Sowell

What's the old saying...

I used to think I was apathetic, then I discovered I just don't care. ;)

I posted this the other day

and it sank to the bottom like a stone. http://www.dailypaul.com/node/130201

This is very important info and I'm glad it's on the Front Page. Hope everyone reads it.

"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free." Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Lamb of God - As the Palaces Burn
http://youtu.be/eWVrdFrpXHE

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Thanks for posting it

Sorry I didn't see it.

It is a shame to see that there isn't much interest on it here.

To be mean is never excusable, but there is some merit in knowing that one is; the most irreparable of vices is to do evil out of stupidity. - C.B.

Many here don't see the future

and how the same thing will be done to the DP. It is sad but true. Just look at how "we" are "anti government", etc. You know what I mean. "It" is about seeing the writing on the "wall".

"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free." Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Lamb of God - As the Palaces Burn
http://youtu.be/eWVrdFrpXHE

I agree to not pay attention to this is for lossers

Here at Ron Paul Site we like to think we are for good
This stuff isn't for good
It show how our country has eroded to special interests.

If we don't watch guys like Glen we are doomed to do what ever the elite want.

Love America and Question the News or your screwed.
If it keeps going our writing on the internet may stop!

Just want what seems to be missing, Truth and Justice for ALL
What is fraud except creating “value” from nothing and passing it off as something?