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You know you'll hear it. We get to enjoy the Superbowl because the troops are over there killing people.

The Killings Have Nothing to Do With Our Rights and Freedoms
by Jacob G. Hornberger

This weekend is the Super Bowl, which means that viewers will be treated to the standard line about the troops -- that they are over there protecting our rights and freedoms here at home. The sports broadcasters might even intimate that the reason we get to enjoy the football game is that the troops are over there killing people.

The notion that overseas troops are protecting our rights and freedoms is another one of the U.S. government's most successful indoctrination programs. With the exception of libertarians and a handful of liberals, most everyone in America is convinced that the killings in Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen, and elsewhere are for the purpose of keeping us safe and secure here at home, enabling us to continue enjoy sporting events, attend church, conduct business, and enjoy our lives.

The indoctrination even extends to church ministers, people who one would expect to be somewhat more immune to political indoctrination given their primary devotion to God and religious principles. Yet, every Sunday in churches throughout the land, ministers exhort their parishioners to pray for the troops for protecting our rights and freedoms.

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The Killings Have Nothing to Do With Our Rights and Freedoms

Super Bowl: The Killings Have Nothing to Do With Our Rights and Freedoms

http://fff.org/2013/01/29/no-the-troops-are-not-protecting-o...

The added bonus

Of knowing that gays and women are now allowed to kill for leviathan as well!

the NFL is pretty socialist

the NFL is pretty socialist these days.

Southern Agrarian

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Super What?

I'll be spreading Manure in the garden. Preparing for this spring. Just planted the seed last Sunday in the greenhouse. Dale in ADA,OK I hope you still read here when you can. Same with you Mike Lawson. Hope you both are spreading the seed as I still do. I walked into the greenhouse this evening and the smell was overwhelming. This is Truth as nothing else can be.

Jim

1976-1982 USMC, Having my hands in the soil keeps me from soiling my hands on useless politicians.

Yippee! And maybe Gabby Giffords can recite the Pledge of

Allegiance! It would be incomplete without her!

Seems likely to happen.

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i subscribed to jacob

i subscribed to jacob hornberger's pamphlets when i was a teenager living in a white trash trailor park, in texas, in 1995.

it's good to hear from him. He is awesome. He better start storming into churches and throwing the priests out of the parish.

lawrence