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Why the Pew Research Poll the media is using saying 56% of Americans agree with NSA is complete BS!

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Looks like just another case of the scumbag media trying to make out anybody that disagreed with the spying to be a part of the lunatic fringe. Ha!


-About a 25% of the respondents were questioned on Thursday June 6th, the story didn't initially break in the Washington Post and Guardian until late that same day and the poll only continued until June 10th just as the story was starting to fully sink in on a nationwide basis.

-Only 26% of respondents were following the NSA story closely at the time they took the poll.

-Corporate media (Charlie Rose, Piers Morgan, Gayle King...etc) has been using the story as a way to portray supporters of Snowden's actions as fringe or unpatriotic.

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Actually I wouldn't be surprised with the 56% number...

I mean why would anyone not agree with the NSA in a poll if choosing otherwise would put you on a terrorist list.

9-11 Media Fakery: Did anyone die on 9-11?


9-11 Actors:

Pysops.. media.. actors.. propagandists... disinfo agents.. fake videos.. fake photos

Polling is a manipulation.


Apparently the down voter does not know what F U FRANK is,

or it is Frank!

It is not

It is not Frank!

But indeed, F U Frank lol

"What if the American people learn the truth" - Ron Paul

I know it was not Frank,

but he did admit polling was highly manipulated as he did so against Ron.

The corporate

The corporate media/Washington establishment think tank crowd goes in to panic mode every time something like this gets out. And they are in panic mode now, which really lets us know what they value. And at the top of the list of what they value is the ability to spy on Americans and that is so when the time comes that things get really sketchy...ie a unpopular war, another market collapse, hyperinflation...etc they can track down the exact people who are making an organized effort to oppose it. That is why they are so scared of Ron and Rand and Amash and so many others who dare point out the truth.

I'm going to break down the entire poll

The original Washington Post story can be found here: http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/most-americans-suppor...

The summarized poll results can be found here: http://www.washingtonpost.com/page/2010-2019/WashingtonPost/...

On the top the page, we see "Complete results over time available: http://wapo.st/190ROTE".

Well, let's look at each question from the actual poll results provided by Pew Research Center.

Question 1. As I read a list of some stories covered by news organizations this past week, please tell me if you happened to follow each news story very closely, fairly closely, not too closely, or not at all closely.

b. The government collecting records about Verizon phone calls for national security purposes:

Very Closely: 27%
Fairly Closely: 21%
Not Too Closely: 17%
Not At All Closely: 35%

So, we see that 52% of those being asked these questions are ill-informed to accurately respond to questions regarding government collection of phone records. These folks SHOULD NOT have been asked
Question 9 (see below).

Question 1.
c. The government collecting emails and other online activities directly from large internet companies to track foreign suspects in terror investigations.

Very Closely: 26%
Fairly Closely: 24%
Not Too Closely: 17%
Not At All Closely: 33%

So, with these results we see that 50% of those polled were ill-informed regarding the NSA collection of user data from websites like Google, Yahoo, Facebook, Microsoft, Apple, etc. and they should not have been asked Question 8 or 10 (see below).

The next sequence of questions is the "meat" used in all the news stories and TV propaganda shows. Pay careful attention to the language and the gradual shift in sentiments among those polled (even those ill-informed on the subject matter).

Question 8. What do you think is more important right now - (for the federal government to investigate possible terrorist threats, even if that intrudes on personal privacy); or (for the federal government not to intrude on personal privacy, even if that limits its ability to investigate possible terrorist threats)?

Investigate threats: 62%
Don't intrude on privacy: 34%
No opinion: 4%

Look at the wording. It talks about intruding on personal privacy, but does not mention violating the Fourth Amendment of the Constitution. Do you think the question would have received a different result if it was worded: What do you think is more important right now - (for the federal government to investigate possible terrorist threats without obtaining a warrant after establish probable cause, even if it involves violating the Fourth Amendment rights of people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects) or (for the federal government to abide by the law of the land and not violate Fourth Amendment rights of the people)?

Question 9. As you may know, it has been reported that the National Security Agency has been getting secret court orders to track telephone call records of MILLIONS of Americans in an effort to investigate terrorism. Would you consider this access to telephone call records an acceptable or unacceptable way for the federal government to investigate terrorism?

Strongly Acceptable: 30%
Somewhat Acceptable: 26%
Somewhat Unacceptable: 14%
Strongly Unacceptable: 27%

Noticed what they did with the possible answers. It wasn't a straight "acceptable or unacceptable," but tiered. I would imagine more people would have said unacceptable if there were only two options. It's possible I'm wrong. Still, look at the overall results. For those who said it would be somewhat or strongly acceptable, the total was 56% (down 6% from Question 8) and those who said it would be somewhat unacceptable or strongly unacceptable totals 41% (up 7% from Question 8).

Question 10. Do you think the U.S. government should be able to monitor everyone's email and other online activities if officials say this might prevent future terrorist attacks?

Yes: 45%
No: 52%
No opinion: 3%

I think the last question is of most importance for the entire poll. Why? Because of the word "everyone". People recognize that they are included in "everyone". The questions are structured in such a way to get the desired result. If Questions 10 and 8 were reversed in the order asked, do you think the results may have skewed differently?

I recommend everyone who reads articles about poll results to dig deeper into the actual polling questions, the order of the questions, and the language of the questions.

For anyone wondering, the missing questions were regarding sexual assaults in the military.


Good break down. Thanks

Also They're Trying To Break Our Spirit

Plus they're trying to make it seem like "Oh, it's no big deal. Nobody even cares anyway".

exactly trying to make us

exactly trying to make us feel like the lunatic fringe.

People use passwords and bathroom door locks for privacy.

Just because they claim other people are willing to sacrifice liberty for the mere promise of security, I don't. Government is bound to limits by the Bill of Rights.

When a president says target tea party people, evangelicals and Internet explorer 6 users because they deserve it.

"He pushed the button and he dropped the bomb."

Government has become a tool for punishing political/ideological enemies.

That is not a proper role for an authority.

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I knew there was something downright fishy about that poll. They were using it like a trump card on every msm show. Now we can see it was a last mintue freak-out damage control. Those going on those shows defending the Constitution need to bring out this fact.

I think we should look at how

I think we should look at how much the corporate press is attacking Snowden and the leaks as proof that they are aligned against us and doubledown or tripledown our efforts against these crazy people.