Bipartisan bill to make propoganda legal

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  1. Quantum Windbag
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    Don't worry though, I am sure the government would never try to actually lie to us.

    Congressmen Seek To Lift Propaganda Ban
     
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    I wouldn't trust the arbiters who would apply the definition. Who owns the definition mill out there in the public sphere? I can see a lot of mischief in something like this.
     
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    This is seriously messed up. And yet people are completely silent about it
     
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    Wow.
     
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    why are people ignoring this story?
     
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    I just don't know what to say o_O-/
     
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    Propaganda should NOT be banned. It's unethical but it's part of free speech.
     
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    Seawytch Information isnt Advocacy

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    I wouldn't call it bipartisan until we see what kind of support it gets. Sure, it was introduced by dicks on either side of the aisle, but let's see who gets behind this swill.
     
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    What do you want to call propaganda and misinformation?
    I'd say every press release from the White House is filled with both those things.
     
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    Just check out cable and network news.
     

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