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TheDebbieDee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Dec-28-05 12:11 PM
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20. Relax, everybody. This is just another attempt.....
to propagandize us.

For at least the last 6 years (since the beginning of the 2000 Presidential Election campaign) we, as a people and as a nation and culture have been told over and over again in several different situations that things are the opposite of what they appear to be.

I can't believe that so many of us DUers still get sucked into the "I can't understand why so any people still support *!"

His supporters are largely fictitious, his base is an illusion - used to keep us wondering why * supporters cannot see the truth instead of working together to fix the problems that we know exist.

* is a history major. He may be stupid about a lot of things, but I'll bet you he's real familiar with the history of Germany in the 20s, 30s and 40s. He knows how Hitler used propaganda to keep Germans and other European nations paralyzed until it was too late for their governments to protect them.
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  -Rasmussen: 64% Say NSA Monitoring Okay sabra  Dec-28-05 11:54 AM   #0 
  - they keep trying don't they  sasha031   Dec-28-05 11:56 AM   #1 
  - sheep following an UGLY chimpanzee  saigon68   Dec-28-05 02:01 PM   #42 
  - I always assumed it happened  corporate_mike   Dec-28-05 02:51 PM   #46 
  - Can't cry wolf forever fortunately.  Flabbergasted   Dec-28-05 05:21 PM   #55 
  - It's not about the right to wiretap - it's about getting a court order  marylanddem   Dec-28-05 11:56 AM   #2 
  - Spot On  Ravenseye   Dec-28-05 12:06 PM   #14 
  - It certainly is BS and so many people are easily fooled  MODemocrat   Dec-28-05 12:06 PM   #15 
  - Exactly. And of course that's how these sick MFs spin it....not about  MidwestTransplant   Dec-28-05 12:52 PM   #33 
  - That's right. Next they'll come out with a poll saying that 70% of  BullGooseLoony   Dec-28-05 06:38 PM   #59 
  - Excellent point, marylanddem! You caught on right away. Sabra, you  Peace Patriot   Dec-28-05 06:59 PM   #60 
  - Bill of Rights...  bookman   Dec-28-05 11:56 AM   #3 
  - I already posted something similar on another site  bush still has to go   Dec-29-05 06:39 AM   #72 
  - Wrong question to ask.  sparosnare   Dec-28-05 11:56 AM   #4 
  - Exactly  nomad1776   Dec-28-05 12:02 PM   #12 
  - They're legally allowed to listen in now as long as they get a FISA  stopbush   Dec-28-05 11:56 AM   #5 
  - Yep - it's outrageous & disgusting. n/t  marylanddem   Dec-28-05 11:58 AM   #9 
  - Exactly - intionally biasing the question  karynnj   Dec-28-05 01:35 PM   #38 
  - Misoperative phrase: "people living in the United States"  Old and In the Way   Dec-28-05 11:57 AM   #6 
  - Yes Goddamn it! This pisses me off  Generator   Dec-28-05 01:44 PM   #40 
  - So how many approve of wire tapping without a warrant?  Bob3   Dec-28-05 11:57 AM   #7 
  - Bingo  GoddessOfGuinness   Dec-28-05 07:26 PM   #61 
  - That lie is so off the wall - How many polls have been posted  liberal N proud   Dec-28-05 11:58 AM   #8 
  - How 'bout the question:  EST   Dec-28-05 11:59 AM   #10 
  - But the follow up question:  MrPrax   Dec-28-05 12:01 PM   #11 
  - The way the question was framed is not 'interesting' ...  NanceGreggs   Dec-28-05 12:04 PM   #13 
  - Even if 100% believed it was ok  DinoBoy   Dec-28-05 12:07 PM   #16 
  - Further reason...  truthInCO   Dec-28-05 12:18 PM   #23 
  - Notice this doesn't say that people think UNWARRANTED taps are okay  leveymg   Dec-28-05 12:07 PM   #17 
  - already has >> WorldNutDaily: Most Americans back Bush-ordered wiretaps  sabra   Dec-28-05 12:10 PM   #19 
  - In this instance the weighted framing of the question...  newswolf56   Dec-28-05 12:10 PM   #18 
  - Relax, everybody. This is just another attempt.....  TheDebbieDee   Dec-28-05 12:11 PM   #20 
  - The framing is absurd  sandyd921   Dec-28-05 12:12 PM   #21 
  - 100% of People Are Against Eating Babies and Slaughtering Kittens  Beetwasher   Dec-28-05 12:14 PM   #22 
  - When do they intend to ask if it's okay to spy on ALL Americans?  Media_Lies_Daily   Dec-28-05 12:28 PM   #24 
  - Bull Sh*t!!!!  goforit   Dec-28-05 12:34 PM   #25 
  - PATHETIC framing... WARRANTLESS would be the key word.  redqueen   Dec-28-05 12:37 PM   #26 
  - Rasmussen Again... a tool of the Right Wingos  stepnw1f   Dec-28-05 12:40 PM   #27 
  - It ain't okay with me  SpiralHawk   Dec-28-05 12:43 PM   #28 
  - the question is "is the president above the law?"  truthisfreedom   Dec-28-05 12:44 PM   #29 
  - I would agree with that - but the question they didn't ask - Should  BR_Parkway   Dec-28-05 12:44 PM   #30 
  - Total Bullshit  Vinnie From Indy   Dec-28-05 12:48 PM   #31 
  - That is not much different from the NSA's traditional job  slackmaster   Dec-28-05 12:52 PM   #32 
  - NSA Wire Tap O.K???  shantipriya   Dec-28-05 12:55 PM   #34 
  - The question doesn't go far enough...  SeattleVet   Dec-28-05 12:58 PM   #35 
  - Rasmussen is a treasonous rat bastard!  fooj   Dec-28-05 01:01 PM   #36 
  - This is a push poll if I ever saw one! eom  mrdmk   Dec-28-05 01:28 PM   #37 
  - And that 64% is completely ignorant of the Constitution.  Maddy McCall   Dec-28-05 01:39 PM   #39 
  - Rasmussen claims to be an "independent pollster"- what a crock  PA Democrat   Dec-28-05 01:56 PM   #41 
  - Scott Rasmussen worked for Bush in Texas  Tempest   Dec-28-05 03:19 PM   #48 
  - While on MSNBC 85% Think Bush** Should be IMPEACHED For It  AndyTiedye   Dec-28-05 02:08 PM   #43 
  - The fat ugly sheeple of Amerikka will beleive anything  AngryAmish   Dec-28-05 02:11 PM   #44 
  - Apparently, that 68% is NOT following that closely and are  Gloria   Dec-28-05 02:17 PM   #45 
  - The real question is: Should such spyng be overseen by an  Jim__   Dec-28-05 02:57 PM   #47 
  - Nice way to frame it.  d_b   Dec-28-05 03:26 PM   #49 
  - my thoughts exactly  ixion   Dec-28-05 03:58 PM   #50 
  - AmericaBlog: New domestic spying poll numbers are very bad for Bush  sabra   Dec-28-05 04:02 PM   #51 
  - The CONSTITUTION was not drafted by a PUBLIC OPINION POLL....  jackstraw45   Dec-28-05 04:53 PM   #52 
  - this is why the bill of rights exists  enki23   Dec-28-05 05:01 PM   #53 
  - Yep, bias in the poll from the question by including the word "terrorist"  high density   Dec-28-05 05:19 PM   #54 
  - Not the same as asking "Is it OK for the NSA to spy on Americans?"  Octafish   Dec-28-05 05:24 PM   #56 
  - Define "terror suspects".  mandomom   Dec-28-05 05:34 PM   #57 
  - When the original story broke, the Quakers were mentioned as victims of  oasis   Dec-28-05 05:36 PM   #58 
  - I think if you'd poll on whether Americans would believe that  madmark   Dec-28-05 07:40 PM   #62 
  - Wrong Question  Xipe Totec   Dec-28-05 07:46 PM   #63 
  - Given the way it's phrased even I might say yes.  bklyncowgirl   Dec-28-05 07:55 PM   #64 
  - I Don't See Anything In Their Questions About WARRANTS  Crisco   Dec-28-05 08:04 PM   #65 
  - Consider the source...  rocknation   Dec-28-05 08:29 PM   #66 
  - polls are crap  MellowOne   Dec-28-05 09:12 PM   #67 
  - The question is a skewed bunch of crap!!! n/t  American liberal   Dec-28-05 10:30 PM   #68 
  - Most Germans approved of Hitler  IndianaGreen   Dec-28-05 10:34 PM   #69 
  - "Two legs B-A-A-A-A-D, Four legs G-O-O-O-O-D!"  BiggJawn   Dec-28-05 10:51 PM   #70 
  - WTF?!  sakabatou   Dec-28-05 11:02 PM   #71 
  - TRICK QUESTION!  CJCRANE   Dec-29-05 06:57 AM   #73 

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