Written By Aaron Lau
It is a great shame these days that the word ‘propaganda’ is being thrown around like a slur. These liberals that shame propaganda like Antifa leader Ihan Omar have shamed aspects of American history as “propaganda”. Her absolutely flawed criticism included saying that War of Northern Aggression was fought over slavery and not for the right of being wrong, that America has mistreated Native Americans and accused President Donald J. Trump of being a criminal. We might call her lies as obvious anti-American “propaganda”; while not wrong, does great disservice to the glorious purpose of what we really should call PSA: Personal Society Alerts.
What is the difference between a Personal Society Alert and a “propaganda”? It’s simple, if it sounds more like an alert or a call to arms and it affects you directly, it’s a PSA. If the message you receive is something along the lines of “America is a police state that commits horrific police brutality in seemingly every metropolitan and rural area of the country where African Americans and other people of color live”, then it’s dirty propaganda lies. It’s no secret that America has conducted what others would call its actions “propaganda” over the years, but have any of those rumors and deceit ever actually happen to you? I’m sure the police aren’t perfect and mess up every once in a while, or even accidentally inflict unintentional unpremeditated undesirable manslaughter onto maybe one or three people, but claiming its a societal problem is what makes it totally “propaganda”.
America has made PSAs in the past, specifically around World War II, the war for eternal democracy. America needed to galvanize the youth, and with the advent of the talking picture, the timing could not have been more perfect. It affected peoples lives directly, and the war is certainly an alert and a call to arms. Another great instance of America using the PSAs is to recruit intelligent young people to join the Military. There is nothing else in life that can make you more productive and ready to combat all your problems in life by joining whichever military branch best fits your personality. The PSA advertisements the government produces for television and the Internet are great at appealing to all different types of people who may otherwise be uncoordinated or too much of a hooligan to make their lives straight. Without these PSA advertisements, we would have much more crime and all kinds of violence in our society.
However, America is always hit by propaganda (the real stuff) from other countries, and at times inside our borders. Many of these pernicious countries accuse America of War Crimes, violating the Geneva Convention, and being full of obese people among many other urban legends and unverified claims. The Democratic Party loves to discourage the American patriotism and the core value of liberty by slandering President Trump and refusing to support making America greater again then it once previously was (under Republican leadership). It is a shame that Pelosi and her ‘squad’ of uncivilized folk refuse to compromise and reach common sense bipartisan solutions that can address many problems people may rightly have with America, if they are valid. But until a PSA can actually address these Democratic Party leaders, then the only thing we can all truly agree on is cutting our taxes.
America is fine, and you need to stop worrying about it.
Aaron Lau is the Bullshit News specialist in Social Media, Internet, and other On-Line media-culture related issues. He is married to his lovely wife, Cindy and has one manly daughter baby named Deborah. He enjoys ultimate frisbee and certain technologies including video games but not the liberal propaganda-endorsed “fidget spinners” that are designed to spin Republicans to the left. He has an Associates’ in Information Systems from George Washington University.