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President Obama again calls the United States the 'Homeland' - DOUBLESPEAK!
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[quote:Taewen:MV8yNTc1OTg3XzQ0ODUzMDgwXzNERjE3QzE4] [quote:Anonymous Coward 59395782:MV8yNTc1OTg3XzQ0ODUzMDEyXzIzREE2N0Q=] Trying to squelch American high ideals and enduring values of sovereignty and nationalism through language and re-framing. This man is completely anti-American. [/quote] And it's exactly what they did with 'doublespeak' in the George Orwell book 'Nineteen Eighty-four' [/quote]
During his live speech regarding Iraq, the president
referred to the United States as the 'Homeland'. For some reason, every time I hear a politician say that it gives me the creeps, like a flash of foreign armies marching across the plains of Nebraska
I did some looking around, and I guess I'm not the only one. First time I heard it was from Bush, and it's been cropping up a lot more lately.
Does anyone else get a prickling in the back of the neck when you hear it? I'm an American living in the
, not the 'Homeland'!
I know I'm not the only one. I found this link from back in '02.
link to www.slate.com
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