Thursday, February 27, 2014

Why Do You Think We Call Them Trolls?

From our Treehouse friends, the NSA is planting operatives on internet sites.  Sundance says:  Many have suspected this for quite some time.    We have known this for quite some time.   Edward Snowden releases new NSA documents which point out – There are paid intelligence and data operatives who professionally troll website content and comment pages based on federal strategies and objectives.

Your tax dollars at work:

Now, thanks to the efforts of National Security Agency whistle-blower Edward Snowden and journalist Glenn Greenwald, readers no longer have to take the word of “paranoid” bloggers who relate tales of paid government trolls lurking in comment sections and other concentrated top-down efforts to muddy the information provided by alternative media.

I noted this back in November.


  1. Indeed. All the more reason to put one's efforts into tax-free wealth creation.

  2. We were talking about Mr. Ed and way back there, I remember seeing a movie about barter. I think it was Tony Randell who played an IRS agent. I believe Debbie Reynolds was the girl in the movie whose father had not filed income tax, claimed he had no income, and Randell was supposed to audit him. It turns out he basically lived by trading with no tax liability. I think the IRS lets him off the hook.

    Also, I think Debbie Reynolds' character ends up marrying Tony Randell's character -- probably the real reason Dad avoided the fate of Wesley Snipes and Willie Nelson.

  3. It was more "complex" than I remembered. Pop ends up owing $50,000 and would have to sell the farm. The Mating Game