The news you're not supposed to know...

Austrian Economics: Understand Economics, Understand the World
The Century of the Self: The Untold History of Controlling the Masses Through the Manipulation of Unconscious Desires
The Disappearing Male: From Virility to Sterility

The Obama Deception: The Mask Comes Off
Operation Gladio: The Hidden History of U.S. Sponsored False Flag Terrorism in EuropeThe New American Century: The Untold History of The Project for the New American Century
Article posted Jun 11 2013, 12:42 PM Category: Big Brother/Orwellian Source: Infowars Print

Poll: Most Americans Support Being Spied on by NSA

"Good German" syndrome runs rampant as government becomes tyrannical
Paul Joseph Watson

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has sacrificed his freedom, his future, his family, his home and his model girlfriend in order to warn Americans that they are the targets of a monolithic spy agency which is working feverishly to ensure that privacy is demolished – and most Americans simply don’t care.

Revelations that the National Security Agency was collecting records of millions of US customers of Verizon under a secret court order issued in April, followed by news that the NSA was also pulling private data “directly from the servers” of major US service providers such as Google and Facebook, stoked international condemnation, but not from American citizens, most of whom actually support the idea.

“A majority of Americans -- 56% -- say the National Security Agency's (NSA) program tracking the telephone records of millions of Americans is an acceptable way for the government to investigate terrorism,” reports Pew Research Center.

A comparison with a previous poll from January 2006 highlights the fact that more Americans are now likely to support NSA surveillance despite the huge scandal it caused for the Bush administration. Under Bush, 47% found NSA wiretapping of Americans unacceptable whereas just 41% find it unacceptable under Obama.

The poll also finds that whereas 61% of Democrats found blanket NSA surveillance unacceptable under Bush, only 34% oppose it under Obama – underscoring once again how partisanship is used to dismantle American freedoms no matter who is in office.

The survey also reveals that just one on four Americans are following the NSA story “very closely,” whereas the other 73% are presumably more interested in the release of the new XBox and season 17 of Dancing With the Stars.

“Sorry Edward Snowden: you just threw your life away for nothing. The sheep have been properly and thoroughly conditioned and brainwashed, which is why they continue to get precisely the government they so rightfully deserve,” writes Zero Hedge.

While the NSA cites the necessity to stop “terrorism” as its justification for eviscerating the 4th Amendment, the Obama administration is simultaneously supporting Al-Qaeda terrorists in Syria, many of whom have promised to attack the United States once they have finished with Bashar Al-Assad.

The irony of Snowden having to run to Communist China to escape from “the land of the free” is a chilling subtext to the story. Other authoritarian regimes throughout history have also cited security threats as a reason to put the entire population under surveillance.

As Robert Gellately of Florida State University has highlighted, Germans under Hitler spied on and denounced their neighbors and friends not because they genuinely believed them to be a security threat, but because they expected to selfishly benefit from doing so, both financially, socially and psychologically via a pavlovian need to be rewarded by their masters for their obedience.

That “Good German” syndrome is very much alive and kicking amongst Americans today, most of whom seem to be completely at ease with the fact that their government is becoming tyrannical while willing to make any excuse imaginable to deny that the United States is beginning to resemble a high-tech plutocracy which treats its own citizens as the enemy.
Paul Joseph Watson is the editor and writer for and Prison He is the author of Order Out Of Chaos. Watson is also a host for Infowars Nightly News.

Latest Big Brother/Orwellian
- Undercover Agents Fathered Children With Women After Infiltrating Activist Groups
- WeAreChange Blocked in France Because of New Censorship Law
- Pew Research Poll: 40% of Millennials Want to Restrict Free Speech
- France Responds to Paris Attacks by Rushing Through Internet Censorship Law
- After Endless Demonization of Encryption, Police Find Paris Attackers Coordinated Via Unencrypted SMS
- VIDEO: 'Safe Space' Students Silence Asian Woman For Saying 'Black People Can Be Racist'
- Fourth Grader Threatened With Sexual Harassment Charges For Writing Love Letter
- DEA Running Massive Wiretap Program Almost Entirely Through a Single California County Courthouse

Comments 1 - 11 of 11 Add Comment Page 1 of 1

Posted: Jun 11 2013, 3:31 PM

2413 Well I guess it's all settled then. Polls show me I'm wrong. Go back to sleep sheep.
Hank Kissinger

Posted: Jun 11 2013, 3:44 PM

99132 "...and so with gods and men the sheep remain inside their pen, so many times they've seen the way to leave..."

-peter gabriel


Posted: Jun 11 2013, 9:12 PM

7461 Who conducted this so called pol?? The government??????

Posted: Jun 11 2013, 9:37 PM

69209 This does not surprise me in a bit, and I do believe it's true. I' have been watching this behavior for years.

I was born and raised in the former USSR. And I can assure you that the topic of KGB surveillance, assault of the Soviets on the freedoms, civil rights, etc etc, were very hot among the middle class. So called "kitchen talk" was prevalent. Everybody was secretly listening to "Voice of America" and "Radio Liberty" on AM radio, broadcasted by the US.

Fast forward to the times when many of those middle class people have found their way into the US. Strange thing happened: once in the US, they have become totally uninterested in the very topics that were so hot when they were behind the iron curtain. I have yet to meet Russian emigrant who wouldn't feverishly support government version of 9/11, or who would be 1% concerned about the assault on the civil rights, about the police state, and such. You might think that having such a "school" of political dissent as having lived under Communist rule, they should be able to see through these government false flags at once. But in fact the exact opposite thing happens. They don't even want to listen, and in fact en masse they are more in support of the US government than "native" Americans. And note that these folks are mostly having excellent education, many have degrees and high income, they read books, visit theaters, etc etc.

This tells that even for the high-level peoples, bread and circuses far overshadow everything else. Their true interest in USSR was not civil liberties, it was the prosperity of the US. Once they have found it, they couldn't care less about these issues.

I guess, pretty much the same applies to those folks who have been interviewed.

Posted: Jun 11 2013, 9:48 PM

The poll should have asked: Are you OK with the government spying on you so they can rob you, intimidate you, and dominate you more efficiently?

"Stopping terrorism" has nothing to do with it.

Posted: Jun 12 2013, 1:17 AM

69209 That survey is based on several big assumptions:

1. Terrorism exists
2. By recording phone calls, government is investigating it
3. That investigation has some actual results in the form of some saved lives.

The relation of these assumptions to the reality is vividly demonstrated by the fact that poor FBI has been provoking patsies nonstop since 9/11, creating one "cell" after another, and had zero luck in catching anyone real, i.e. not created by themselves - the same number as TSA did.

That all to prevent terrorist act that with the best luck would take 4-5 lives. Meanwhile, 32,000+ people die every year in car crashes, but we don't hear about investing billions in preventing it, building huge data centers analyzing the traffic that could reduce that number, etc.

Posted: Jun 12 2013, 1:56 AM

US patent US6816296 or, (N)ode (S)witching (A)sembley

Where did the NSA come from? The commis have the CIA, FBI, BEN, yet, they can simply makeup a fake agency, (you fucks had better make sure to write a fake history for the founding this agency in commi-pedia; established in 1992, of course...) and people don't even blink.

56 percent... That would be 11 in the government's spooky math.

I was talking with one of the CIA's "private (CON)tractors" the day before Ed Snowden (anagram for that name) leaked (realized the con, that is the con) the governments not-so-secret spying methods, and he was telling me: "you don't understand, it's bigger than they realize."
My response was: "didn't you read the script? It reads that your kind will be the first to go." Him: "No! But you don't understand!"
Me: "Yes! I do, you stupid-fuck, it's YOU, who didn't understand."

Church inc. is pointing toward Jordan (Edomite territory) while their puppets (government inc.) are pointing us toward Ed Snow..... I'm curious BEN, the scripts you're writing... Do you realize that your names are going to be substituted, for the the so-called: "terrorists?" If I was promised eternal life, (who in the hell wants that?) I'd probably be somewhat pissed, if I were writing the conditions to my own death.

Mommygov Keeps Me Safe

Posted: Jun 12 2013, 9:46 AM

99169 See something say something comrade.

Posted: Jun 12 2013, 10:35 AM

7630 Just more main stream propaganda, fed to the receptive ones that are trained to hear the message. Unfortunately, these same receptive ones will be the first ones herded into the camps "for their own safety". They cannot imagine a world in which they would be required to think for themselves. That would be anti-social on their part.

Posted: Jun 12 2013, 12:07 PM

7172 I suspect these POLLS will be completely reversed when a Republican President is in office.

Posted: Jun 12 2013, 7:24 PM

Until a political figure targets you for speaking the truth, no one has a clue what the government can do. Most all have PR firms that track Facebook, twitter and this directs their clients PR plan. My case has lasted over a year, and the politician that used me won his election! What a sore winner!
Comments 1 - 11 of 11 Page 1 of 1

Add Comment


Verification *
Please Enter the Verification Code Seen Below

Please see our About Page, our Disclaimer, and our Comments Policy.

This site contains copyrighted material the use of which in some cases has not been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. Such material is made available for the purposes of news reporting, education, research, comment, and criticism, which constitutes a 'fair use' of such copyrighted material in accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107. If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond 'fair use', you must obtain permission from the copyright owner. It is our policy to respond to notices of alleged infringement that comply with the DMCA and other applicable intellectual property laws. It is our policy to remove material from public view that we believe in good faith to be copyrighted material that has been illegally copied and distributed by any of our members or users.

About Us - Disclaimer - Privacy Policy

Advanced Search


Remember Me
Forgot Password?

Donald Sutherland Reveals The Real Meaning Of The Hunger Games - 11/27Drone Pilots Have Bank Accounts and Credit Cards Frozen by Feds For Exposing US Murder - 11/27Pot Breathalyzers: Coming Soon to A Drug War Near You - 11/27Georgia Sheriff Puts Up Sign Warning People Who Disagree With Him About God to Leave - 11/27World's Most 'Adorable' Drug Kingpin Is Actually The Daughter of Texas DEA Head Honcho - 11/26City Settles After Police Chief Arrested Man For Calling Public Official A 'Liar' - 11/27Bezos Beats Musk - 11/27Heroic Cops Protect Community by Raiding a Group of 90-Yo Women Playing Mahjong - 11/26

Man Follows Speeding Cop, Finds Out He Was Speeding To Buy PeanutsMission Creeps: Homeland Security Agents Confiscate Women's Panties For 'Copyright Infringement'Cop Shoots Couple's Dog, Threatens Jail For Trying To Save Dog's LifeSWAT Team Shoots Teen Girl & Her Dog During Pot Raid On Wrong HomeDurham, NC Cop Testifies Faking 911 Calls To Enter Homes Is "Official Policy"Indiana Sheriff Says US A "War Zone" To Justify New MRAP Military VehicleTampa Cops Surveil Pot Dealer, Catch Him Selling Pot, Raid His Home & Kill Him"You Just Shot An Unarmed Man!": Witness Says Police Shot His Friend With His Hands Up