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Fake news certainly crept into our political discussions.

zerohedge, Alex Jones Infowars, RT. There was a time when no CMFer would admit to going anywhere near such trash sites. Now we have posters who read them, believe them and defend them.
We all know how you feel...any and all leftist news sites are the only news sources that are correct and valid, no matter how inaccurate or biased they are. Anything right of center is fake news and can be insulted by the all-knowing and highly informed left... :) :) :)
 

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Nothing to do with feelings. It's about objective facts.

When people talk about the "crazy uncle" they are talking about the family member who parrots infowars, rt, zerohedge etc. :)
 

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Nothing to do with feelings. It's about objective facts.

When people talk about the "crazy uncle" they are talking about the family member who parrots infowars, rt, zerohedge etc. :)
SURE-if it was 1986 not 2016-every day another stupid braindead sheep wakes and becomes your "crazy uncle".
 

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But what do you do when the crazy uncle is right? What if Trump does win the election even though every mainstream media outlet on the planet gives him no chance? What if the Russians actually did hack Hillary Clinton's emails even though she laughed at the possibility when she was Secretary of State? What if England votes to leave the EU? What if it turns out all those ridiculous peasants have more to say about world events than the experts in their ivory towers? Then what?
 

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Then you do what they are doing now...blame the Russians, blame racists, or blame alt-right news. Because, recognizing and owning up to their own faults is never an option.
 

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Did alt-right predict Trump's slim technical victory? I don't think so. They were too busy posting fake news stories about Hillary's health, pedophilia and misuse of foundation funds.

Did Russians hack Hillary. No evidence of it. They hacked DNC and Podesta but not Hillary.

Did Brexit side win the referendum battle. Sure, but the war ain't over yet.
 

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Did alt-right predict Trump's slim technical victory? I don't think so. They were too busy posting fake news stories about Hillary's health, pedophilia and misuse of foundation funds.

Did Russians hack Hillary. No evidence of it. They hacked DNC and Podesta but not Hillary.

Did Brexit side win the referendum battle. Sure, but the war ain't over yet.
Since when did Russia become the Shining Light on the Hill? According to you every person who tries to do the right thing (Assange as an example) is a Russian agent.
 

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Actually ZH and Alex Jones were saying all summer and up to the election the polls were wrong and the mainstream media was feeding everyone fake polls or news through the polls. Their polls were showing them a Trump victory and not the huge lead the mainstream media was showing.

Does that mean I believe everything they say, of course not but I did note this.

I think with all the crap Hillary has done, along with shady donations and so on that they should leave the election results as a Trump win. Yes they should look into hacking and they should change to paper balloting and so on and everyone should stop cheating. Instead it looks like they are still trying to overthrow Trump, instead of getting behind their president and holding his feet to the fire as any opposition would do.
 

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Dilbert author Scott Adams was another who predicted a Trump win and he did so a year before the election. His analysis was spot on every time. He even said the polls understated Trump's support because a lot of people including him were afraid of negative reactions if they spoke their minds in public but would express themselves in the voting booth.

There are no end of stories that come out first in the alternative media and are confirmed later, sometimes much later, in the mainstream media. This is especially true of financial stories.
 

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The polls weren't wrong. The polls close to election day were not far off the actual result. Trump outperformed slightly/Hillary underperformed. Trump had several close states break his way and won the electoral college despite Hillary winning the popular vote handily.
 

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The polls weren't wrong. The polls close to election day were not far off the actual result. Trump outperformed slightly/Hillary underperformed. Trump had several close states break his way and won the electoral college despite Hillary winning the popular vote handily.
SURE-Crooked Hillary would have won in a landslide if Boris and Natasha (top agents of King Vlad) hadn't been pulling the levers for Trump.
 

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And here is some info-wars food for thought.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OydjEPGXPN0

Of course we should only believe the mainstream and ignore everything.
The MSM is getting ridiculous at this point-grasping at any absurd conspiracy theory possible-their problem is less braindead sheep are watching/reading every day-thus the manic obsession with control of internet info.
 

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And here is some info-wars food for thought.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OydjEPGXPN0

Of course we should only believe the mainstream and ignore everything.
There is no doubt where the hacking originated from.

The hackers made mistakes and computer terminals leave digital traces.

Some of the evidence will be made public, but most of it will remain classified as the US doesn't want to reveal their sources or methods.

The intelligence committees will have access to it all in due time.

Both Republican chairs of intelligence committees have announced they will be holding hearings on the matter.

The only question is how the US will respond.
 

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And here is some info-wars food for thought.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OydjEPGXPN0


newdogcom u know how it is. Folks are never going to look any more at wornout hasbeens zerohedge, info-wars, bill the still, breitbart, RT. Those guys are yesteryear. They all talk the same line anyhow.

what folks want is something fresh, new & outrageous. Please, can you find something FN&O?

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I've been getting (what I think) reasonably unbiased news from the BBC. I gave up on Fox , CNN and never have watched MSNBC or read crap like Zerohedge. Too much hate and bias.
 

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I like watching CNN and going to Alex Jones because I find them entertaining. BBC is good but boring. For real news I like watching Global at 6PM.

Humble if you want crazy stuff then go to Steven Quayle.
 
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