Ministry of Truth (Minitru)

Now we know why Obama really wanted to cede management of the internet
Evidently, it was not to strengthen the First Amendment’s freedoms of speech and press.
Hunh, knock me down with a feather.

President Barack Obama floated the notion of a test for media organizations, griping about the wide-spread existence of alternative media available in America [i.e. freedom of speech and press make dictatin' hard].

“We are going to have to rebuild within this wild-wild-west-of-information flow [i.e. those pesky freedoms-of-speech/press things] some sort of curating function [i.e. a Ministry of Truth] that people [i.e. governments, foreign and domestic] agree to,” he said.

Throughout his presidency, Obama has repeatedly complained about the existence of Fox News and Rush Limbaugh, causing division amongst Americans and making his job [destroying American America] difficult, but he rarely offers a solution. This time, Obama floated the notion of a media test [i.e. censorship] ….

“There has to be, I think, some sort of way in which we can sort through information that passes some basic truthiness [!!! see below] tests and those that we have to discard because they just don’t have any basis in anything that’s actually happening in the world,” he said. [yep, a Ministry of Truth]

He quickly clarified that he was not referring to censorship, but hinted that there should be a safe place online ["safe place" meaning a place where speech and press are controlled] for news and information.

“It’s creating places where people can say, ‘This is reliable and I’m still able to argue about — safely [safe for whom?] — about facts and what we should do about it while still… not just making stuff up,” he said. [which he's just making up]

During a press conference in China [evidently, his model for internet control], Obama called for an international agreement to regulate [but not a treaty, which would get shot down in the Senate or ruled unconstitutional by SCOTUS] the internet to avoid starting a cyberspace arms race [you know, spreading that enemy of totalitarians, freedom]. [story]

Violation of Oath of Office, despicable, tyrannical, and treasonable.


⬇︎ Truthiness ⬇︎ »

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Title cultural ref
Example of truthiness
Tell the truth

Google signs on to be their Ministry of Truth.

Curating function? How does that differ from a normal comment?
(What? Yeah, .gov trolls.)

10 Comments!

  1. SondraK, Queen of SondraKistan
    Posted October 15, 2016 at 12:01 pm |

    By ceding authority The Ministry will not be encumbered by the pesky US Constitution. Not that The Administration actually is anymore, but this way it’ll be way easier.
    Lowest common denominators and stuff………

  2. Joe Bandmember ≠ damn right I'm not equal to that
    Posted October 15, 2016 at 12:05 pm |

    Another unconstitutional “agreement” made by the tyrant Ali-Bama.

    “Vee are from ze UN and vee vill confiscate your computers and vireless devices…”

  3. dick, not quite dead white guy
    Posted October 15, 2016 at 12:24 pm |

    Ev-er-ry fri-k-ken day!
    I hope the bastard (literally – see Frank Marshall Davis) strokes out or gets lung cancer. I’ll dance in the street.
    I never hated another human being as I hate that SOB.

  4. Posted October 15, 2016 at 1:31 pm |

    My question to the quisling in the WH – What in hell is wrong with the wild, wild west? It was instrumental in making this country the greatest nation God ever put on the face of the earth – that’s probably why he hates it. That, and he knows how inferior his country of origin is.

  5. DougM (not as deplorable as one might think)
    Posted October 15, 2016 at 3:45 pm |

    ^ Yep

  6. Posted October 15, 2016 at 3:54 pm |

    I think some politician piñatas up n’ down Constitution Avenue would be perfectly fitting for Halloween decorations.

    Not the paper mache versions, either.

    Something more…um…authentic would be more called for, I think?

    Jim
    Sunk New Dawn
    Galveston, TX

  7. dick, not quite dead white guy
    Posted October 15, 2016 at 8:53 pm |

    If H wins, will Googlie get a cabinet seat?

  8. Thunderbottom
    Posted October 16, 2016 at 5:11 am |

    The traitor-in-chief had no right to cede control of something that didn’t belong to him in the first place. He’s taken Carter’s place of “worst president ever”; odds are he’ll also take Carter’s place as “worst ex-president ever”.

  9. mech
    Posted October 17, 2016 at 9:50 am |

    Well, it looks like another generation of interwebs should be on the way existing within or without the existing pipes. Maybe even quantum nodes bounced off chinese satellites? I’ll ask around among folks more practiced in such things.

    Some fiction calls it the tangleweb and others the signal. Subcarrier, subspace, talking stones, Who knows?

    Mr. U.: “Can’t stop the signal, Mal. Everything goes somewhere, and I go everywhere.”

  10. DougM (not as deplorable as one might think)
    Posted October 17, 2016 at 11:20 am |

    ^ Dammit!
    That would’a made a good cultural ref.