That Persistent, Hacking Cough

Like the nagging cough that won’t go away compliments of the flu, a cold, your job, your partner or from finding out that Facebook collects logs of your phone calls, texts, places you had dinner at, your friends, acquaintances, and also being alleged by a whistleblower that it can listen to you at home or work (geez, who would have thunk it) – former POTUS Barack Obama won’t go away either.

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Not content with bombing 7 nations during his presidency, being at war every day of his administration and leaving the White House with a bang by dropping 26,171 bombs across 7 nations in 2016 alone, the king of uncool now wants to banish Alt. media from social media.

 

That damn, persistent, hacking cough just won’t leave us.

Barack Hussein Obama told an audience in Japan that he hopes to rid the world of alternative media from social media and the Internet. via yournewsmedia.com

“If I could do that effectively, then — you know — I would create a hundred or a thousand or a million young Barack Obamas or Michelle Obamas,” Obama said. “Or, the next group of people who could take that baton in that relay race that is human progress.”

A frightening thought.

But thinking on your own, coming to your own conclusions, using your brain to weigh the pros and cons of issues and then deciding upon things for yourself and having the choice of reading and listening to whomever might give us pause to consider alternative views, well, shyte like that can’t be tolerated by control freak nutjobs.

“One of the things we’re going to be spending time on, through the Foundation, is finding ways in which we can study this phenomenon of social media and the Internet to see are there ways in which we can bring people from different perspectives to start having a more civil debate and listen to each other more carefully,” Obama said.

And a great way to bring people from different perspectives to start having a more civil debate and listen to each other is limiting the information they get. What an idea! If only the government and mainstream media line is provided, much easier for the sheeple masses to nod their heads collectively, bow down and be the good little robots they want us to be.

Millions of little Obama’s and Michelle’s dictating what we can and can’t read or hear…or a corporate monster taking a Gehenna dump on us all…either way, it’s those persistent, hacking coughs that just won’t go away. Psychopath’s will always be psychopath’s.

Life in the modern era can be such a bummer!

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Tonight’s musical offering:

Handel ~  Watermusic ~  Suite No. 3 ~ Academy of St. Martin in the Fields

 

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Photo credit: By DonkeyHotey (Barack Obama – Caricature) [Public domain or CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)%5D, via Wikimedia Commons