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Is it just an honest coincidence?

Asked by cheebdragon (15828 points ) September 15th, 2013 from iPhone

I’m not talking about a conspiracy or trying to start an argument. I just noticed that I haven’t seen anything on the news about the IRS or NSA, am I missing those segments or did they stop talking about it?

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Pachy's avatar

I think it’s just that the mainstream media are focusing on Syria right now. I’m sure the IRS and NSA stories are still being published, just not on front pages.

ragingloli's avatar

When it comes to media and government, I do not believe in coincidences.

Jaxk's avatar

It’s no coincidence. The media will focus on what they want you to care about. They can create a major news storm over minor incidents or complately ignore major issues. They have morphed into making news rather than reporting it.

DWW25921's avatar

~Ditto~ @Jaxk You made it easy for me by getting here first… :)

elbanditoroso's avatar

The NSA and CIA engineered the crisis in Syria by contracting with Russia.

This was to call attention away from the wiretapping.

—no I am not a conspiracy buff. This is the truth.—

antimatter's avatar

The Syria thing is over shadowing everything.

cheebdragon's avatar

If they were already wiretapping, why didnt they see the shit happening in Syria sooner? That doesn’t make sense to me.

Judi's avatar

They’ve told the news. If something new happens they’ll report it. It’s on to the next thing now. Syria.

antimatter's avatar

@Judi and @cheebdragon perhaps the News agencies is the Government and they decide where the next war should be—just kidding… :-)

Judi's avatar

I noticed that just before the first Iraq war started that war movies all of the sudden became really popular again and wondered the same sort of thing @antimatter, if we were being prepped for something.

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