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PostPosted: Tue Mar 05, 2019 7:03 pm 
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Republicans launch propaganda sites designed to look like local news outlets: report

An investigation by the fact-checking outlet Snopes found that several new local news websites are actually being launched by Republican consultants whose company is funded in part by the candidates the sites cover.

Politico first reported last year that Tea Party-linked conservative activists Michael Patrick Leahy, Steve Gill and Christina Botteri were behind the “Tennessee Star,” a website that purported to be a local news website but mostly posted content licensed from groups linked to big Republican donors.

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 05, 2019 8:02 pm 
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Can't win without cheating. These same people consider themselves everyone else's moral superiors. :problem:

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 05, 2019 8:29 pm 
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I think it's worth noting that it's not just "Russians" setting up fake news sites and operations.

We have plenty of domestic actors doing this crap; and we probably always have.

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 07, 2019 4:15 pm 
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We always have. I could tell you stories, but they're long and boring.

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 08, 2019 1:29 am 
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i caught one recently. a new rw site designed to confound and lie.
ive got it not sure i should post it.
i do think theyre sorta easy to spot since theyre ever so flagy wavy gravy.

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 09, 2019 1:58 am 
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ap215 wrote:
Republicans launch propaganda sites designed to look like local news outlets......


they also do the exact opposite of that.

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 11, 2019 3:14 pm 
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i caught one recently. a new rw site designed to confound and lie.
ive got it not sure i should post it.
i do think theyre sorta easy to spot since theyre ever so flagy wavy gravy.


Generally, any place there's a percieved point of disunity in the US, someone's trying to stir it up. Most are what they say they are, but some aren't. They'll pick an issue and troll both sides.

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 11, 2019 6:02 pm 
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who are the maroons who do this shit for him?..i know...melanie did it. DJTJ did it.

man, what a cowardly blow hard. harder. Harder!
https://www.salon.com/2019/03/11/trump- ... y_partner/
Trump International Golf Club plaque lists president as 2018 champ — for a tournament he didn’t play


for a guy who isnt really there!

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 11, 2019 9:19 pm 
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Ugh. Speaking of fake news sites, today I received an email from an old friend and shipmate (Vietnam era) which included a link to a Youtube video, along with an urgent request to "WATCH THIS." Well, I like this guy, even though I've suspected for years that he's a Republican, but probably a moderate one...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ofLvExA ... e=youtu.be

I had to email my friend and inform him that the thing was posted by INFOWARS and that Alex Jones was a nut case. He later told me he'd never heard of Jones before.

Ignorance is our biggest enemy.

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Ugh. Speaking of fake news sites, today I received an email from an old friend and shipmate (Vietnam era) which included a link to a Youtube video, along with an urgent request to "WATCH THIS." Well, I like this guy, even though I've suspected for years that he's a Republican, but probably a moderate one...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ofLvExA ... e=youtu.be

I had to email my friend and inform him that the thing was posted by INFOWARS and that Alex Jones was a nut case. He later told me he'd never heard of Jones before.

Ignorance is our biggest enemy.


Nothing like blowing really long and really hard on a 60 years old long expired conspiracy theory to fan the flames up a bit and give it some glowing ember of a new life.

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