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https://www.newsweek.com/parler-censoring-write-trump-ga-hashtag-1549891

Social network Parler has allegedly hidden posts on its website that are tagged as #WriteInTrumpForGA. The hashtag is encouraging disgruntled supporters of President Donald Trump to write the president in rather than any candidate for the upcoming Senate Runoff elections.

The hashtag originated in a Super PAC with GOP ties.The Committee for American Sovereignty, connected to political consultant Roger Stone, launched a website calling for people to "Hack the Runoff," and write in Trump. The website states:

>With enough write-ins in the Georgia senate race, we can tilt the balance in Georgia in Trump's favor! If we can do this, we have a real chance at getting these RINO [Republican In Name Only] senators to act on the illegitimate and corrupt election presided over by a Democrat party that is invested in the Communist takeover of Our Great Nation. We will not stop fighting for you, the American Patriot, against the evils of Socialism and inferior Religions. This is a Christian Nation and will be as long as we fight, together, for our sovereignty.

A user on Twitter shared a screenshot of Parler's search screen. The screengrab shows no results for #WriteInTrumpforGA. However, a Newsweek search on Parler shows that there are 21 "Parleys" for the aforementioned hashtag, six for a #WriteInTrumpforSenateGA, and 52 for #WriteinTrumpGeorgiaRunoff.

While there are only a few Parleys in each category, the one with the most posts is the #WriteInTrump hashtag, which has 158 Parleys. Some Parler users also shared similar screenshots alleging that the social network was censoring the posts. "We need to #boycottgeorgiarunoffs #boycottgarunoff #boycottga #boycottgarunoffs and write in #trump2020 if you want to send a MESSAGE to RINOS if you are a real believer. Otherwise, the establishment gears will just keep churning, churning, churning. This is our chance," one post read.
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>>736679
The tide goes out, the tide comes in. You can't explain that.
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>>738636
It's literally the headline and first sentence in op's article you clearly didn't read.
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>>738669
You must be missing the part where the allegation hasn't been confirmed
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>>738671
>>738615
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>>738672
That is exactly what I'm talking about, you can easily find the posts that are allegedly censored

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>Six weeks ago, Facebook announced a ban on Holocaust denial. It’s still easy to find.
>As of Wednesday afternoon, one of the first results in a Facebook search for “Holohoax” — a term popular with Holocaust deniers — was a post decrying “Zionist White Jewish Supremacist Child murdering Apartheid State, Talmudic Satanic Holohoax promoters.”

>Right below it was a video, posted by a group with more than 6,000 followers, captioned “Research: Holohoax and Jew world order.”

>These results showed up six weeks after Facebook announced that it was banning Holocaust denial and distortion across its platforms, including Instagram…

https://www.jta.org/2020/11/25/united-states/six-weeks-ago-facebook-announced-a-ban-on-holocaust-denial-its-still-easy-to-find
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>>738015
>>>/x/
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>>738015
>psywarrior.com
Based /x/chad
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>>738015
Based retard
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It's happening
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>>737728
LGBTs got a little Memorial plaque at the Holocaust Memorial in Berlin :')

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=re_5Njf0BVw
what you think about this?
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>>737749
Yeah nothing burger, tell that to the families of all the people in that plane the Iranians shot down in response.
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>>737770

There are literally too many Zionist Jews and End-timer Evangelical Christian voters in the US to let something so rational and beneficial for America happen.
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>>738504
He's right though.

>>737749
Who in the west would stop them?
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>>738585
Who cares about voters? They have no power. They can only choose which clown sells them the decisions of the oligarchs. The arms manufacturing oligarchs, the people who actually matter in society, are against decreased military aid. Why? Because they are the direct recipients of the military aid money. Four billion dollars in government contracts every year. Very important for an industry sector whose overpriced and outdated products nobody would buy under free market conditions.
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>>738593
You share people's beliefs that they have no power (the same delusional mindset they go to vote with) and act surprised when the people sell their power

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https://www.cbsnews.com/news/charles-manson-follower-leslie-van-houten-parole-reversed-governor-gavin-newsom/

California Gov. Gavin Newson has reversed parole for Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten, marking the fourth time a governor has blocked her release. Van Houten, now 71, was the youngest member of Manson's murderous cult.

A California panel recommended parole in July for Van Houten, who has spent nearly five decades in prison. Newsom reversed her release once previously and his predecessor, Jerry Brown, blocked it twice.

Van Houten's attorney, Rich Pfeiffer, said they will appeal Newsom's decision.

"This reversal will demonstrate to the courts that there is no way Newsom will let her out," Pfeiffer said. "So they have to enforce the law or it will never be enforced."

Van Houten is serving a life sentence for helping Manson and others kill Los Angeles grocer Leno LaBianca and his wife, Rosemary, in August 1969. Van Houten was 19 when she and other cult members fatally stabbed the LaBiancas and smeared the couple's blood on the walls.

The day before, other Manson followers, not including Van Houten, killed pregnant actress Sharon Tate and four others.

Newsom said in his decision that "evidence shows that she currently poses an unreasonable danger to society if released from prison."
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Man that's gotta suck being in prison for over 50 years. Still, wtf does she expect?
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she a cute tho. I find it funny that /pol/ is preaching the same race war bullshit 50 years later, and this kid has been locked up for all that time and it never happened.
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>>738632
Meds. Take them
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>>738632
Look at the current state of the USA and tell me again that there is no race war happening...
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>>738661
There is no race war happening, but if you read nothing but Breitbart racebait headlines you might think there was.

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https://www.politico.com/news/2020/11/26/trump-conspiracies-georgia-senate-440776

President Donald Trump’s demonization of mail-in voting may have cost him votes in the recent election. Now, his demonization of Georgia’s entire electoral system is hurting his party’s chances at keeping the Senate.

Driven by Trump’s insistence that Georgia’s elections are indelibly rife with fraud, conspiratorial MAGA figures are calling for a boycott of the two Senate runoff races, slated for Jan. 5, that will determine which party controls the upper chamber.

Their reason: The two GOP candidates, Sens. Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue, are not only insufficiently pro-Trump, they may be complicit in Georgia’s electoral fraud.

It doesn’t matter that both candidates are essentially lock-step with Trump, or that there is no evidence of links to electoral malfeasance. On Twitter and its less-restrictive alternative Parler, Trump’s more hardline followers have linked the duo to the president’s favorite — and untrue — voter-fraud theories. Hashtags like #CrookedPerdue and #CrookedKelly are flying around. The two lawmakers’ Parler accounts are brimming with posts accusing them of being secret “liberal DemoRats.”
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>>738656
I understand that what you think is going to happen isn't based on reality, there was no foreign hacking in this election, and that in a few months you will have moved on to some other baseless conspiracy theory after this one dies.

The "Biden is a pedo" narrative is more effective than Dominion voting conspiracies, Anon, get with the program.
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>>738658
Keep telling yourself that, so no servers on foreign soil huh? No possibility of that coming out in your mainstream media then? Question is it ok to store data regarding the USA elections in a foreign country?, but seeing as you haven't ever answered a thing in previous posts i don't expect an answer or if so what will it be Wikipedia again lmao.

Hey you've been the one defending the pedo creeper in all of your comments and posts going back months.Another checkable fact
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>>738660
not him but how are anonymous posts a checkable fact?
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>>738660
>Keep telling yourself that
It seems like you are the one who has to keep telling himself that Trump has some kind of chance at winning even after he lost. Keep telling yourself the "proof" will be released any day now. Keep telling yourself that Joe Biden won't be inaugurated. Keep telling yourself "its coming out" and "just wait" until you are blue in the face. Reality will move on without you.
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I just want one of the tinfoilfags to explain how in the name of fuck Joe Biden is a pedo. You mean because he sniffed some women's hair?? Having a hair fetish isn't the same as being a pedo you morons.

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https://madison.com/wsj/news/local/education/university/uw-madison-moves-forward-on-plan-to-move-70-ton-boulder-seen-as-symbol-of/article_d024d9a7-c143-5a91-8165-b8ac521d1dc6.html

UW-Madison is moving forward on a plan to remove a boulder from Observatory Hill after calls from students of color who see the rock as a painful reminder of the history of racism on campus.

The 70-ton boulder is officially known as Chamberlin Rock in honor of Thomas Crowder Chamberlin, a geologist and former university president. But the rock was referred to at least once after it was dug out of the hill as a “niggerhead,” a commonly used expression in the 1920s to describe any large dark rock.

The Campus Planning Committee unanimously voted last week to recommend to Chancellor Rebecca Blank that the boulder be removed from Observatory Hill. Blank has previously indicated she supports the rock’s removal, though a timeline for removal has not been established.

The Wisconsin Black Student Union called for the rock’s removal over the summer. President Nalah McWhorter said the rock is a symbol of the daily injustices that students of color face on a predominantly white campus.

“This is a huge accomplishment for us,” she said on Wednesday. “We won’t have that constant reminder, that symbol that we don’t belong here.”

McWhorter also faulted the Wisconsin State Journal for printing the vulgarity in a 1925 news article.
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>>737701
I’ve seen the shining, I don’t care about protestors zio, I care about my multi million dollar hotel being hainted by red skin tribes and killing customers
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>>738083
> $75k is chump change for a university
I imagine the university thought the same thing and figured a cheap gesture was better than putting the money towards actually helping the students.
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>>738520
Savage.
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>>738067
If only
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>>737570
He isn't. You could tell by his first post he is a fucking loon or an idiot. I commend you for responding to him kindly. Patience is a rare virtue on here.

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Sigh... he's definitely getting acquitted.
>Kyle Rittenhouse, in a jailhouse interview, said he used stimulus money to get a gun. The first man he shot had just left a psychiatric hospital.

>In a summer roiled by protests for racial justice, Kenosha, Wis., moved into the national spotlight in August after a White police officer shot a Black man named Jacob Blake seven times in the back.

>Peaceful protests during the day were followed by rioting and civil unrest at night. Just before midnight on Aug. 25, tensions peaked when a 17-year-old named Kyle Rittenhouse shot and killed 36-year-old Joseph Rosenbaum. Moments later, Rittenhouse shot two other men, one fatally.

>Rittenhouse was arrested and charged with multiple counts of homicide and weapons offenses, but right-wing groups have rallied to his cause, celebrating him as a hero who sought to protect Kenosha from destructive rioting and who fired in self-defense. The events have become a litmus test for a deeply divided nation.

>A Washington Post examination of video and police records, along with other documents, sheds new light on the mindsets of the two people principally involved - one a gun enthusiast who thought of himself as a medic, the other a homeless man with a criminal record who was discharged that day from a psychiatric hospital.

>The Post found that Rittenhouse, who was too young to buy a rifle, had arranged for an adult friend to buy the weapon for him using money Rittenhouse had received from a government stimulus program.

>The Post interviewed Rittenhouse, who spoke publicly for the first time since his arrest. He said he did not regret that he had a gun that night. "I feel I had to protect myself," he said. "I would have died that night if I didn't."
https://www.washingtonpost.com/investigations/2020/11/19/kenosha-shooting-kyle-rittenhouse-interview/
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ITT; lot of retards using feelings to deny facts of the matter, believing that if they feel hard enough about it they will overturn the rulings of the law and judicial system. I hope they rule in favor of Mr. Rittenhouse, but I highly suspect there would be a shitstorm of civil unrest and we will get to see Kenosha 2.0
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>>738431
And you're super good at getting shit wrong. It wasn't brandishing. Retard.
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>>738505
>If someone in an altercation gets attacked or killed and turns out to have a criminal past, it totally justifies everything that happened based on psychic feelings that occurred during the incident!
Well it at least makes the lawyer's job that much easier to prove self defense.
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>>738603
>I hope they rule in favor of Mr. Rittenhouse, but I highly suspect there would be a shitstorm of civil unrest and we will get to see Kenosha 2.0
So be it. We can't let these animals get their way every time they throw a temper tantrum. If one innocent life can be thrown away for convenience then none have any worth in this country.

Besides we're already looking at Kenosha 2.0 with every state doing 3 week lockdowns.
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>>738641
It's almost like if cops stopped shooting so many unarmed civilians, none of this would need to take place.

But you can carry on bootlicking from the serenity of your cosy, sheltered, middle class existence while expecting everyone else to just keep taking it and be a bootlicking blue lives dog like you are.

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Holy shit, zoomers are doing something right for once. Fuck sports!
>On any given night, in living rooms across America, the television could be tuned to the big game, mom and dad glued to the action, children nearby. But as most any parent can attest, those children are likely to be virtually somewhere else - an app, a game, a social media feed, perhaps, lost in a smartphone where the scrolling never ends. The big game serves as background noise, if that.

>The bulky and bankable U.S. sports industry, built on towers of cash and lucrative television contracts, is confronting a Generation Z problem. The nation's youngest cohort is fundamentally different from the generations that preceded it. Having grown up with smartphones in their pockets, its members eschew traditional television viewing and subscribe to digital habits that make grooming a new generation of sports fans a challenge.

>That challenge is being met with a sense of urgency in some corners of the sports world and a sense of alarm in others, according to team and league officials, social scientists, research analysts and marketing specialists who focus on Generation Z. Failing to hook young people might not devastate today's bottom line, but it threatens to muddle the future of every league, every team and every sport.

>"If you lose a generation, it destroys value and the connective tissue," said Ted Leonsis, principal owner of Washington-based teams that compete in the NBA, NFL and WNBA. "It's what some of the big sports leagues are nervous about. Could we lose a generation because we didn't give them access and the products and services they want?"
https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/2020/11/24/gen-z-sports-fans/
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>>738022
>disgusting amount of advertisements

53 year old here and my buddies and I get together every Sunday at the bar to watch the Lions and in that situation, commercials aren't a problem and in fact, they are used as a convenient opportunity to shoot the shit and catch up with each other.

It's the only way to watch sports.

Because otherwise, I can't watch football at home by myself as the moment a commercial comes on, I get up and walk into the office to shitpost on-line and end up getting involved in a thread and giving up on the game.
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Sports are just boring as fuck to watch 99% of the time, if every hockey game was full of fights or every play in football ended with someone getting a concussion it would be far more entertaining to watch but as it stands right now I would rather go shoot some free throws in the back yard instead of wasting 3 hours watching "the big game"
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>>737963
>I think you're missing the point. The players doing the kneeling obviously know it's going to make some people uncomfortabl,
they are doing it because they want to be seen as "woke" and democrat because the media pushes commie shit.
>people like you who'd prefer to look the other way and not acknowledge issues with race and policing.
There are no issues with race and policing. Maybe blacks should stop trying to murder cops if they don't want to be killed in self defense.
>>737977
>>738008
More than half of all apehoop (the most liberal sports fans) fans 18-49 don't want to hear about the political shit, especially when the NBA sucks china's authoritarian cock
https://www.forbes.com/sites/kirkwakefield/2020/08/28/escape-from-2020--a-case-to-separate-sports-and-politics-for-more-fans-and-higher-ratings/?sh=7062bd3476ad
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>>737991
>> The only people who like sports these days are the kind of faggots who screams WE DID IT when overpaid atheletes, or unpaid student atheletes win a game
FUCKING THIS, when I lived in Birmingham had to ride the busses to work several years ago, I would hear about people talking about football like "We're gonna win with this" and talking about players like they were robots or something. A lot of older people seem to use sports to pretend they're in some position of power and take the game super personally as if their retard debates have any affect on anything.

Younger people would only watch sports because their parents had it on, not because they had any genuine interest in the game. In an age where people can get constant, uninterrupted, personalized feedback from either streamers or vidya, sitting around watching commercials between 3 minutes of tug o war is simply not good enough.

People going hurrr muh blm are idiots trying to pin the blame on a group they don't like, totally ignoring the fact that sports are boring as shit to watch unless you have a made up, personalized stake in the game.
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>>738095
Lmfao fucking quit your job. None of these categorized are logical

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https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/national-security/when-he-leaves-office-can-ex-president-trump-be-trusted-n1248994

WASHINGTON — When David Priess was a CIA officer, he traveled to Houston, he recalls, to brief former President George H.W. Bush on classified developments in the Middle East.

It was part of a long tradition of former presidents being consulted about, and granted access to, some of the nation's secrets.

Priess and other former intelligence officials say Joe Biden would be wise not to let that tradition continue in the case of Donald Trump.

They argue soon-to-be-former President Trump already poses a danger because of the secrets he currently possesses, and they say it would be foolish to trust him with more sensitive information. With Trump's real estate empire under financial pressure and his brand suffering, they worry he will see American secrets as a profit center.

"This is not something that one could have ever imagined with other presidents, but it's easy to imagine with this one," said Jack Goldsmith, who worked as a senior Justice Department official in the George W. Bush administration.

"He's shown as president that he doesn't take secret-keeping terribly seriously," Goldsmith said in an interview. "He has a known tendency to disrespect rules related to national security. And he has a known tendency to like to sell things that are valuable to him."

Goldsmith and other experts noted that Trump has a history of carelessly revealing classified information. He told the Russian foreign minister and ambassador in 2017 about extremely sensitive terrorism threat information the U.S. had received from an ally. Last year he tweeted what experts said was a secret satellite photo of an Iranian nuclear installation.
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>>738595
I understand that you aren't on your containment board right now.
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>>738595
Are these the boomers that /pol/ brought over from t_d?
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>>737171
This isn't news, conservatives would piss on their own grandmothers to "troll le libs"
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>>738608
>being this assblasted because a conservative memed you once
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>>737171

But the CIA have had their teeth pulled check NSAM 57

Did your man on the inside of the NBC tell you that OP? What a load of low IQ bs you spurt

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https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-election-2020/trump-twitter-diaperdon-election-press-conference-b1762682.html

Donald Trump has angrily declared Twitter a national security threat after #DiaperDon went viral following a news conference in which he repeatedly complained about perceived injustices.

“Twitter is sending out totally false ‘Trends’ that have absolutely nothing to do with what is really trending in the world. They make it up, and only negative ‘stuff’,” the US president tweeted without providing evidence in the early hours of Friday morning.

Mr Trump did not say which trending topic upset him, but following Thursday’s press briefing, which saw him furiously assail a reporter from behind a surprisingly small desk, the hashtag #DiaperDon surged towards the top of Twitter’s trending list in the US and UK.

“For purposes of National Security, Section 230 must be immediately terminated!!!” Mr Trump added, in reference to part of a 1996 law which protects websites from lawsuits over content posted by users. Any changes to these protections would fundamentally change how the internet works.

MeidasTouch, an anti-Trump political action committee, took credit for the initial use of the hashtag on Friday morning.
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Hey #dipydon
This one goes out to you baby
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v-9AfdzMw5w
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>>737489
The COPIUM mines must be running dry.
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>>737329
>here in America we’re very witty and “woke”, instead of calling the president out on what he is, what all of them have been for the last seventy years, we use funny words to seem smart and properly educated.
>lol take that diaper don!
>actually a murder, international war criminal, too of the corporate class and your slave master, just like Obama, just like bush, just like Clinton, but “lol, poopy pants!”
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>>737329
>“For purposes of National Security, Section 230 must be immediately terminated!!!”
Were Jupiter my palm, and the sun my face, I still would not have big enough a facepalm for this guy.

In addition to "anyone who disagrees with me is a national security threat", he's literally begging for a situation where social media would have to use absolutely draconian levels of censorship (and realistically, shut down for all but a few "trusted and verified" posters - of which Trump, as anyone but president, would never make the cut.)

Still say this guy woulda won by a landslide, if Twitter enforced their TOS on him back in 2016, and banned his account. It's a bed or a grave, he made or dug.
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>>738532
This post exceeds the FDA recommended daily dose of copeium

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/29/business/media/newsmax-chris-ruddy-trump.html

In 2004, Hillary Clinton was in the Senate and Christopher Ruddy had some making up to do. He was, back then, best known as “the Inspector Clouseau” of the Vince Foster case — a New York Post reporter who had popularized the baseless theory that Mrs. Clinton’s friend, who committed suicide in 1993, had been murdered.

But it now seemed possible that Mrs. Clinton might run for president, and Mr. Ruddy laid it on pretty thick. Mrs. Clinton was doing “a remarkably and surprising good job for NY as Senator,” he wrote to a mutual friend, former Mayor Ed Koch of New York. “I might not like Hillary’s liberalism, but I don’t dislike her on a personal level — as I do Rudy. Rudy Giuliani is a bad person.”

I asked an amused former Clinton aide to dredge this correspondence out of an old box because Mr. Ruddy, a Long Island-born 55-year-old, has emerged as the most audacious media entrepreneur of the Trump election fantasy. The chief executive of Newsmax and part of President Trump’s South Florida social circle, Mr. Ruddy has capitalized on the anger of Mr. Trump’s supporters at Fox News for delivering the unwelcome news, first in Arizona and then nationally, that Mr. Trump had lost his re-election campaign. On Newsmax, however, the fight is still on, the imaginary election-altering Kraken is yet to be released, Mr. Trump is striving valiantly for four more years and the ratings are incredible.
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The noisiest effort is led by Hicks Equity Partners, the family business of a Republican National Committee co-chairman and friend of Donald Trump Jr., Thomas Hicks Jr. The Hicks group has sought to lead buyouts of both Newsmax and its smaller and stranger rival, the One America News Network. The group is also pursuing a third strategy, according to a confidential investment proposal I obtained, which would focus on culture rather than news: building “a family-friendly programming destination of broad appeal based on traditional values” by buying and merging a small “equestrian sports and lifestyle” channel and a larger one, which a person briefed on the talks identified as the small, independent Ride-TV and Great American Country, which is owned by the cable behemoth Discovery. (A spokesman for Hicks Equity Partners didn’t respond to an inquiry about a potential deal.)

Other possibilities for the president to cash in on his stature include creating a new Trump TV network from scratch, either as a television broadcast channel, a package of online video or even a way to direct cash into the Trump family political operation.
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Mr. Ruddy has a head start. His main commercial advantage is the network’s distribution, which the company says puts it in 70 million of the roughly 90 million American homes that have cable, thanks to deals with the largest distributors, Comcast and AT&T. It’s a laborious, and expensive, process to get onto the cable package — even if you are, as Newsmax currently is, way up the dial. The programming is also available through a livestream on its app and on a range of newer “over-the-top” TV platforms like Roku. (OAN claims to be available in about half as many cable homes.) The process of establishing a cable network is also deeply political, as things often are in monopolistic industries: Newsmax was dropped from AT&T’s DirectTV in 2016, and restored the next year after Senator Charles E. Grassley called the move “unfair” during hearings about AT&T’s attempt to acquire Time Warner. You could imagine executives at Comcast and AT&T taking their time to make a deal with Trump TV.

But Mr. Ruddy also has a problem. His TV business, a speculative bet that could be worth billions if it can cut deeply into Fox’s audience, currently loses money. The company invested $70 million from 2014 to 2017, according to a confidential overview produced for potential investors in 2018 that one of them shared with me. And Mr. Ruddy told me Newsmax is still investing.

Those costs are partly because new channels often pay cable companies to get on TV. Mr. Ruddy declined to describe his specific arrangements with the cable providers, but said, “It’s not unusual for companies to do that when they start out.” And it’s partly because big advertisers have fled right-wing talk shows, leaving even the widely viewed prime-time shows on Fox News with less lucrative “direct response” ads for pillows and medical devices.
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Newsmax has inverted the usual media business dynamic. The company is losing money on television, and making it on the internet, though Mr. Ruddy told me he expects that “revenues on cable and OTT television will be more robust and consistent than the online business for the next 10 years.”

Newsmax has built a solid, and unusual, business by catering to the 50-and-older demographic it described in the document shared with investors as “Boomers and Beyond.” The website’s voice, its big and lucrative email lists, and its products, from books to magazines to vitamin supplements, have the tone of conservative direct mail. And it’s working: The company projected its 2018 revenues at more than $59 million, divided among advertising, subscriptions and e-commerce. (One sponsor on the app last week was selling health advice, asking “Is the ‘Pandemic’ a Lie?”)

Newsmax has been raising money to finance its TV ambitions. Private equity from “a couple of investors,” Mr. Ruddy said, has paid to upgrade studios and hire figures like Mr. Kelly and the former White House press secretary Sean Spicer as the hosts of shows that replaced hours of World War II documentaries, and carry conservative radio talkers including Howie Carr from Boston. The investors, he said, are domestic, despite a Politico report (picked up on Breitbart) indicating he was in talks to raise money from Qatar. Mr. Ruddy said he sent proposals to many sovereign wealth funds, among others, but has not taken foreign investment. He blames his former rival, Stephen Bannon, for pushing the Qatar story, but such grudges are fleeting in the often-shifting alliances of the new right: Mr. Bannon’s podcast, “War Room,” is now also broadcast on Newsmax late at night on weekdays.
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Newsmax now needs to raise more money, or sell fast, if it’s going to keep upgrading its talent and production quality to press its advantage with Fox News — which has begun nervously trying to block guests from appearing on the network.

When I pressed Mr. Ruddy on why he was stringing along his audience with a story he can’t, really, himself believe — that Mr. Trump won the election — he didn’t really defend it. Instead, he countered that he wasn’t the only one. “For two years, the liberal media pushed this Russian hoax theory, and there didn’t seem to be any substantiation at the end of the day and it was a pretty compelling, gripping story — controversial personalities, things happened, sparks were flying,” he said.

Newsmax continues to tell a gripping story. On Friday night, Mr. Kelly referred to Joe Biden’s “alleged victory,” hosted a long interview with Rudy Giuliani and later turned to an analyst who gave Mr. Trump a “35 to 40 percent chance that he wins this.” The 8 p.m. host, Grant Stinchfield, announced that “the momentum seems to be shifting back to the president’s favor,” and interviewed a lawyer for Mr. Trump, Jenna Ellis, and a Pennsylvania state senator trying to take back the state’s election certification.
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Mr. Ruddy’s cynicism brings me back to the most trenchant attack from conservative media on the mainstream media: that journalists think conservatives are stupid. Tucker Carlson regularly tells his audience that the college-educated snobs in New York who preside over the major outlets view conservatives as unsophisticated rubes, misled by misinformation, not as people who actually believe in the ideas pushed by Mr. Trump, like immigration should be sharply curtailed. Those attacks on the media are often false, but the coastal media sometimes does fail to understand people who aren’t like them, left and right, and sometimes they patronize their audiences.

But nobody I’ve ever covered treats an audience with the blithe disdain of Mr. Ruddy. He has them watching a great story — a thriller, a whodunit — about a stolen election. He thinks they’re stupid enough to fall for it, dumb enough to keep watching even after the fantasy inevitably dissolves, buying the supplements and the books and, crucially, tuning in to channel 1115 in large enough numbers that, eventually, the cable companies will pay him.

Perhaps he actually thinks his viewers are that dumb. Or maybe he just needs them to stick around long enough for him to find someone just as cynical, but with more cash on hand, to buy him out.
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Was scientist’s killing the opening shot of a Trump-led war on Iran?

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/nov/28/was-scientists-killing-the-opening-act-of-a-trump-led-war-on-iran

DIS DUDE AINT A LEADER!!!!!

The assassination on Friday of Iran’s leading nuclear scientist has heightened suspicions t hat Donald Trump, in cahoots with hardline Israeli and Saudi allies, may be trying to lure the Tehran regime into an all-out confrontation in the dying days of his presidency. Trump’s four-year-long Iranian vendetta is approaching a climax – and he still has the power and the means to inflict lasting damage.
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i got a meth lab zoso sticker rolled up in my pocket
Gotta seven inch trigger finger don't know how to stop it
Gotta one way pile-driver nowhere left to use it
I'm a Supercharged Freedom Fighter
And I'm givin' it all
I gotta candy stick Peacemaker know you wanna shoot it
A 3D dream maker gotta find some place to put it
Got a meth lab zoso sticker rolled up in my pocket
Gotta genuine mother maker
And I'm givin' it all
Get it up
Get it up

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7-W92xs0iMY 7H
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rambling rambling HE GOT TO BE ON CHALK

Adolf Hitler is remembered as many things: a genocidal warmonger, a hateful ideologue, a failed art student. But the phrase "drug addict" is usually not high among the list of epithets.

A new documentary, to be aired this weekend by Britain's Channel 4, digs into the Führer's "hidden drug habit." Based on details in a 47-page American military dossier compiled during the war, Hitler was taking a cocktail of 74 different drugs, including a form of what is now commonly known as crystal meth. He also took "barbiturate tranquilizers, morphine, bulls' semen," according to reports.

The revelations aren't exactly new. Methamphetamines, which were pioneered in Germany at the end of the 19th century, were used by various armies during World War II as stimulants to aid fatigued soldiers. The drug was popularly consumed in Germany as Pervitin, a pill Hitler took among his various medications.
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>>738422
Wow, those wacky nazis were almost as drugged up as your average contemporary American child. Didn’t Adumb know that amphetamines are meant for kids?
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>>738535

METHAMPHETAMINE

Only way t-Rump enabled to ramble on in hours long diatribes
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>>738607
Sup boomer.. kys

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https://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-51800316

The electoral council in Venezuela says a fire in its main warehouse near the capital, Caracas, has destroyed most of the voting machines held there.
Almost 50,000 voting machines and 582 computers used in the country's elections went up in flames, electoral council chief Tibisay Lucena said.
She did not say if parliamentary elections due later this year could be affected by the loss of the machines.
She also asked prosecutors to investigate the cause of the fire.
What happened?
The fire broke out in the 6,000 sq m (65,000 sq ft) warehouse in Mariche, east of Caracas, on Saturday.
"Burnt in this fire were 582 computers belonging to the civil registry, 49,408 voting machines, 400 electronic ballots," Ms Lucena said in a news conference on Sunday.
What could be the effect?
The president of the Venezuelan National Electoral Council (CNE), Tibisay Lucena, speaks during a press conference about the fire on a CNE depot on the eve, at the CNE headquarters in Caracas, on March 8, 2020
image captionCNE chief Tibisay Lucena said: "The electoral process is far from being destroyed"
While the warehouse is the main storage facility of the National Electoral Council (CNE), Ms Lucena said, "The electoral process is far from being destroyed."
Venezuela crisis in 300 words
How the political situation escalated

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The CIA has been busy lately.
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>>738264
The timing of this event is really pulling a number on my almonds.
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Bump
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So they will buy more voting machines. What's the problem here?
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Interesting.

Trump: 'I'm ashamed that I endorsed' Kemp in Georgia

https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/527882-trump-im-ashamed-that-i-endorsed-kemp-in-georgia

President Trump on Sunday said he regretted endorsing Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (R), taking a swipe at the top Republicans in the state ahead of two critical Senate runoff elections.

The president decried the use of Dominion Voting Systems machines in Georgia, which are the subject of unproven conspiracies among some conservatives. He placed blame at the feet of Kemp and Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger (R) for approving the rules of the election.

"Everything has to be approved by the legislature, and they had judges making deals, and they had electoral officials making deals like this character in Georgia who’s a disaster," Trump said of Raffensperger, who has defended the integrity of the presidential election in Georgia, where President-elect Joe Biden defeated Trump by just more than 12,000 votes.
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"And the governor’s done nothing. He’s done absolutely nothing," Trump added of Kemp. "I’m ashamed that I endorsed him. But I look what’s going on. It's so terrible."

The president, in his first television interview since Election Day, revived numerous baseless claims of voter fraud that he alleged cost him the election to Biden.


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But Maria was hot 25 years ago.
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>>738252

HOT SHE NOT N t-Rump FUGLY

HAHAHA
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>>738382
Well said, comrade.

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>>738252
>But Maria was hot 25 years ago.

Too bad her brane was never hot
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>>738552

Bitch using t-Rump for TV 'CAREER' (life support) purposes

t-Rump using the bitch for political (its over) fantasy purposes




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