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Old 19th May 2012, 08:32 PM   #1
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Congressmen Seek To Lift Propaganda Ban


An amendment that would legalize the use of propaganda on American audiences is being inserted into the latest defense authorization bill, BuzzFeed has learned.

The amendment would “strike the current ban on domestic dissemination” of propaganda material produced by the State Department and the Pentagon, according to the summary of the law at the House Rules Committee's official website.

The tweak to the bill would essentially neutralize two previous acts—the Smith-Mundt Act of 1948 and Foreign Relations Authorization Act in 1987—that had been passed to protect U.S. audiences from our own government’s misinformation campaigns.

The bi-partisan amendment is sponsored by Rep. Mac Thornberry from Texas and Rep. Adam Smith from Washington State...

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Re: Congressmen Seek To Lift Propaganda Ban

Since when in the hell has it been illegal?
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Re: Congressmen Seek To Lift Propaganda Ban

Well not sure about that, but this is ridiculous....
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