Alex Jones’ Video ‘The Obama Deception’; Shocking Exposé Or Artful Propaganda?

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‘The Obama Deception’ is a video created by Alex Jones, the self proclaimed truth discloser and patriot, who runs an anti-Government website. Here’s a short review by a fan of the video;

An essential premise of the movie is that while Obama occupies the throne, real power rests elsewhere. Private bankers, the Federal Reserve, and Wall Street are a financial cabal, and they buy the candidate of their choice. The movie includes another narrative, in which power goes from the Bilderberg group to the Trilateral Commission to the Council on Foreign Relations. And as a willing stooge, Barack Obama rewards these groups by packing his administration and cabinet with people from Wall Street and the Council on Foreign Relations. Then he proceeds to break myriad campaign promises, on the road to implementing a “globalist agenda.”

Basically, it’s an anti-Obama conspiracy theory video. The video was released less than 2 months after President Obama took the oath of office. The movie has caused many people to question President Obama’s intention, and whether or not he actually is complacent in fundamentally destroying America, and whether he is being controlled by secret shadowy organizations.

Well now you no longer have to wonder if that movie is accurate, or a propaganda movie created to discredit the President, thanks to ‘The Skeptic Project’. The Skeptic Project has taken the liberty of dissecting the movie, edited clip by edited clip, and either showing how the clips were taken out of context, or why they are incorrect.

According to The Skeptic Project;

This article contains my debunking of Alex Jones’ most popular film to date, The Obama Deception. In it, as usual, I go through each statement, quote, reference, and so on in the film relating to conspiracies and/or pseudoscience and discuss it.

This movie came out extremely quickly and there are rumors that a second one is in the works; Essentially it covers how President Obama is essentially a puppet for the New World Order, sort of the same thing we hear from Alex Jones in movies about two to three times a year.

Here are some excerpts from the article that discredits The Obama Deception, that show how clips were taken out of context;

Contrary to the rumors that you’ve heard, I was not born in a manger. I was actually born on Krypton and sent here to save the planet Earth.

As if the audience laughter, and his own, weren’t enough to show the true intent behind this statement, a lot of people use this as some kind of verification that Obama is up to no good. The origin of this speech was the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner, both he and John McCain (the other presidential candidate in 2008) took jabs at each other and themselves[1].

We cannot continue to rely only on our military in order to achieve the national security objectives that we’ve set.

This was from a speech in Colorado Springs, Colorado on July 2, 2008. The part of the speech quoted was discussing that we need to expand diplomacy for national security, not just the military[2].

[Rahm Emanuel]
Everybody somewhere between the ages of 18 to 25 will serve three months of basic training…

The context is taken out intentionally by conspiracy theorists. It’s almost impossible to find a clip of this interview that isn’t cut down to a couple of minutes with some kind if conspiracy theorist commentary added in. What he was speaking about was anyone who gets involved in civil programs, such as the civil engineers, Peace Corps, etc – “everyone” that volunteers will receive “basic training” relating to whatever it is they’re joining. Essentially, as he even states, it’s a copy of similar programs during the Clinton years; even then the US didn’t have a large paramilitary organization[3]. The entire interview is about the book he co-authored with Bruce Reed, entitled The Plan: Big Ideas for America and had nothing to do with Barack Obama. This interview happened a little over two years before Rahm Emanuel was appointed Chief of Staff[4].

We’ve gotta have a civilian national security force that’s just as powerful, just as strong.

This is from the same speech in Colorado Springs and is referring to the Peace Corps; basically the idea of diplomacy being an important part of national security.

Yes we can.

Yes we can.

Obama’s healthcare plan will include coverage of our essential medical services.

Yes we can!

The video with the young black males is disturbing to a lot of people, essentially they feel it’s some kind of “Hitler Youth.” I wouldn’t go that far, considering Obama didn’t start the fraternity that created the original video, nor did anything in their little spiel say anything about being racially pure. In fact the video seems more like those “stepping” videos that were really popular a few years back. It was apparently a part of an after school program, but the video was pulled by the original uploader shortly after it appeared on the Internet[5].

To see the entire video discredited, go here;

The definition of propaganda is;




1. information, ideas, or rumors deliberately spread widely to help or harm a person, group, movement, institution, nation,etc.
2. the deliberate spreading of such information, rumors, etc.
3. the particular doctrines or principles propagated by an organization or movement.
Based on the definition of the word ‘propaganda’, and the fact that it’s easy to discredit the entire video of ‘The Obama Deception’, I think it’s safe to say that this video is nothing more than propaganda piece, created for Alex Jones’ profit.
For 19.95$ you can buy it on Amazon, or you can use this page and the link above to discredit the propaganda video known as ‘The Obama Deception’ to anyone that tries to cite it as a credible source of information.