OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT FROM THE MINISTRY OF TRUTH
Immediately and Henceforth,
- Naked aggression shall be called “preemptive war”
- Propaganda shall be called “news”
- State kidnapping shall be called “extraordinary rendition”
- Water torture shall be called “enhanced interrogation”
- Arbitrary imprisonment shall be called “extrajudicial detention”
- Kleptocracy shall be called “privatization”
- Securities fraud shall be called “derivatives trading”
- Sitting on the ground shall be called “active resistance”
- Chemical attacks against sitting civilians shall be called “pain compliance.”
That is all.
IGNORANCE IS STRENGTH
"The world is a rigged game"
Matt Taibbi at Rolling Stone: “Word has leaked out that the London-based firm ICAP, the world’s largest broker of interest-rate swaps, is being investigated by American authorities for behavior that sounds eerily reminiscent of the Libor mess. Regulators are looking into whether or not a small group of brokers at ICAP may have worked with up to 15 of the world’s largest banks to manipulate ISDAfix, a benchmark number used around the world to calculate the prices of interest-rate swaps.”
On winning and values
So, right-wingers, you want a society where families are stable, where everybody looks like you and shares your Christian faith, and where the government pretty much stays out of your business? It’s not in some Randian fantasy, it’s right here in the USA.
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