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Eerie Similarity between Government Shutdown and V For Vendetta Scene

I must say, that as an Enlightened Libertarian, I often find myself relating pieces of cinema and literature to our current political world. V for Vendetta, to me, represents the most thought-provoking critique of government overreach that year by year seems to hit closer to home. The scene posted here came to my mind recently with respect to the current administration's use of the government shutdown to really stick it to the public, in hopes of showing us how desperately we need government to assist us in even our most arbitrary activities. I know its been said a lot, and yes it may sound conspiratorial, but I can't help but feel that the administration want this shutdown to HURT...


http://youtu.be/Iu_30-8ZlmQ

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Funny

This scene was the very first thing I thought of when I saw the Nasa and Nist websites were down. Great minds think alike I suppose.

As soon as I saw that, I

As soon as I saw that, I guessed right at what scene it was. I call it the "Why they need Us" scene.
It seems to apply more and more today. That one scene seems to apply to alot of stuff. Thats probably one of my favorite scenes in the movie. Wish I had thought to post it since its more and more relevant.

To climb the mountain, you must believe you can.

Michael Nystrom's picture

Thank you

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Is TSA shutdown???

I'm sure airlines could handle security themselves. The way it should have been all along.

"My aim is not to pass laws, but to repeal them".
Senator Barry Goldwater, Senator Rand Paul
and others.

“The God who gave us life, gave us liberty at the same time: the hand of force may destroy, but cannot disjoin them.”

– Thomas Jefferson

Yes we need them! Who else is

Yes we need them! Who else is going to tell us we can't camp out in the middle of the woods?

Question for all of you here

If the shut down is Obama's fault, and the shutdown is good, then should't you all be cheering on Obama?

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Your implying that the government is actually shut down

Its not, about 85% of the government is still open. They closed down parks and memorials but let's see them furlough the NSA, CIA, FBI and DHS. They just closed down the things that people want so we could come crawling back asking for more government.

Exactly!

I'll never forget the school board meeting I attended where a new law was being discussed that would allow a referendum on school tax hikes (PA has a blank check to raise property taxes at will for "schools"). An administrator smirked and said that if people didn't vote for the tax hike they'd just discontinue bus transport and sports programs. They all thought that was quite hilarious. I began homeschooling the next year. I wanted my kids nowhere NEAR these monsters.

The "shutdown" is fake

It is a paid vacation for pampered parasites, coupled with vindictive and arbitrary punishment.

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Pleeese, what shutdown?

I see no shutdown.

When I see a shutdown I will call you. Obama couldn't shut down the government if he tried. Neither can congress.

Enough with the DEM, REP thing, aren't we over that yet?

President Obama Might Ask Who Benefits from U.S. Debt Default SCARE
http://www.tavakolistructuredfinance.com/2013/10/credit-deri...

WOW...!!! Great link...!!

Why does our government want to hurt us?

It's no longer our gov't.

This is no hyperbole here. We have been taken over by foreign entities long, long ago.

The beach head was taken in 1913 with the passage of the Fed Reserve Act which allowed unlimited money to criminals to buy up all centers of influence in America, from Congress, to the Boy Scouts, to the universities, to the churches, to all the major associations, to all major (Fortune 500) corporations and esp the media.

With such power the families behind the banks (numbering just a few thousand criminal people) seek to destroy completely all Liberty throughout the world. These people are very organized under Satan or Lucifer, but they are NOT all of one mind and one heart. There are splits.

But Satan's time is running out. So we will see an acceleration of his works. Most of the death and destruction carried about by Lucifer is done via the state, so look for the state to lead the effort to TRY TO crush patriots and Christians everywhere.

Does that help? We the people have let criminals take over. There's been a hijacking of our government, a coup.

"It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a rEVOLution before tomorrow morning." - Henry Ford

What a great find

totally applicable...thanks!
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The World is my country, all mankind is my brethren, to do good is my religion.

"What we need right now is a

"What we need right now is a clear message to the people of this country. This message must be read in every newspaper, heard on every radio, seen on every television. This message must resound throughout the entire Interlink! I want this country to realize that we stand on the edge of oblivion. I want every man, woman and child to understand how close we are to chaos. I want everyone to remember why they need us!"

100%

No doubt.

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Guy Fawkes' torture, trial, and execution :

Guy Fawkes' torture, trial, and execution :

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guy_Fawkes#Torture

"Cyril" pronounced "see real". I code stuff.

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'Was pretty gross, already.

'Was pretty gross, already.

"Cyril" pronounced "see real". I code stuff.

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The shutdown has not bothered

The shutdown has not bothered me or my family one iota. Piss on them, they can shut it all down for all I care!

I have a suggestion for this coming Halloween---

Guy Fawkes masks for everyone. Let's make this Halloween a sea of "V" masks.

those masks

are more associated with 4chan than V for Vendetta or Guy Fawkes.

People will just think it's a bunch of /b/tards running around rather than some sort of political statement.

I got nothing against 4chan, but I don't think it'd be a very good publicity stunt.

A signature used to be here!

I don't follow anything that

I don't follow anything that lot does. They are Internet-famous, not real world famous.

Just because you don't follow it

doesn't mean other people in the 'real world' don't; they've been featured on the MSM several times over the past five years or so, and it's almost always something negative (stalking, bullying, 'hacking', etc).

Also, most people in the 'real world' have no idea who Guy Fawkes is in the first place, so that argument can go both ways.

It's like me saying that Justin Beiber isn't actually famous just because I never met anyone who likes his music.

A signature used to be here!

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Very good idea.

Very good idea.

I'd wear that one along with a "Don't Tread On Me" T-shirt.

Color of latter: mustard yellow.

Like, http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00272ALL2

"Cyril" pronounced "see real". I code stuff.

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"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius

OMG! are these guys possible sockpupetts?

OK, I am officially paranoid.

I say we do everything we can

I say we do everything we can to expedite the complete and total economic collapse as soon as possible, so we can have the great reset and start all over.

do you have balls the size of Texas?

while I do note that we have been spelling the word "Revolution" with love spelled backwards.

is your money where your mouth is?
;)

Revolution Never Comes with a Warning

or, in the macro,

the overall Star Wars prequel (from a previous reply box);
always found it ironic, that Lucas' 'new' SW prequel spelled out using kindergarten dialog all about govt-sponsored false flags, yet most of the sheeple populace STILL didn't 'get' what Ep 1-3 were really all about: corporatist govt-sponsored false flag terrorism.

Setting aside some of the boldfont the YT-mirror uploader added, IMO the following is a pretty good 'Star Wars = False Flag Allegory' summation :

False Flag Terrorism AND Star Wars (HD)

http://youtu.be/58BM06V3D5U
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Published on Sep 30, 2012

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This video summarizes the 'Star Wars' prequel trilogy's political storyline, which is that of false flag war and terror.

Just as the original 'Star Wars' trilogy was modeled after folklore and mythology, such as the legend of King Arthur, the prequel trilogy was modeled after political history. 'Star Wars' creator George Lucas has said of his villain Palpatine, "It's not the first time a politician has created a war to try to stay in office." There are countless examples of governments attacking their own people as happened in 'Star Wars', not excepting the U.S. at all.

For a good documentary showing the 'Star Wars'-esque history of false flag terror and war, check out the documentary 'Terrorstorm', by Alex Jones, available for free on YouTube.

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Palpatine funds drone army build-up via Banking Guild (banksters), false flag attacks Queen Amidala's home planet Nabu (NYC) using the drones/al-CIA-da led supposedly by Count Dooku/Sith sacrificial lamb (Usama bin Laden), giving pretext to build up a Clone Army (BlackWater mercenaries) which Palpatine pre-ordered, overseen by a mercenary Jango Fett (Erik Prince), Clone Army Code 66 double cross ('mercenaries' replacing your once all volunteer army of the republic, into a fully brainwashed non-machine drones for the Empire!) It's all there, without even having to overly 'read into it too much' LOL.

Same motif, throughout human history: the story rings true, because it IS true, and we all have some sort of a 'genetic' memory of our ancestors' struggles against the same type of geopolitical evil.

Predictions in due Time...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGDisyWkIBM

"Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it's realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy." - Dr. Ronald Ernest Paul

The first time I heard Alex Jones' voice...

was when he was doing an impression of a Sith lord...

I'd just discovered www.infowars.com , read everything from lady Diana to Arnold Schwartzenegger, thought 'hey - these people know where it's at!'

Next thing I know I click on the audio feed and get Alex doing Darth Sidious.

F'in funny as Funk!

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