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The NDAA Legalizes the Use of Propaganda on the US Public


The newest version of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) includes an amendment that would legalize the use of propaganda on the American public, reports Michael Hastings of BuzzFeed.

The amendment — proposed by Mac Thornberry (R-Texas) and Adam Smith (D-Wash.) and passed in the House last Fridayafternoon — would effectively nullify the Smith-Mundt Act of 1948, which explicitly forbids information and psychological operations aimed at influencing U.S. public opinion.

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http://www.businessinsider.com/ndaa-legalizes-propaganda-2012-5#ixzz2DrMVY0Mp

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