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Thu Sep 26, 2019, 11:19 PM

You know why every scandal since Obama took office has been a nothing burger? They made it up!

Last edited Fri Sep 27, 2019, 01:29 AM - Edit history (1)

That's right - they just made it up! That's why 10 separate investigations into Benghazi turned up nothing. Nothing, absolutely a giant bowl of nothing. An extra large nothing burger. That's why investigations into the border weapons scandal turned up nothing. That's why every single investigation into Hillary's e-mails turned up nothing. That's why Fox News had to apologize when Seth Rich turned up nothing. That's why the Pizzagate shooting showed that the Comet Ping Pong restaurant had no basement. They just made it up!

They made up the Clinton Foundation, they made up Pizzagate, they made up Seth Rich, they made up the e-mail scandal, they made up Benghazi, they made up Fast & Furious, everything they've done since Obama took office has been made up. It's been made up, tweeted, retweeted, parroted 24 hours a day by Fox News, AM hate radio, and RW Christian propaganda. It's all one big, colossal shit show.

That's why their provocateurs like Alex Jones and Rush Limbaugh and Milo Yiannopolous repeatedly get their asses kicked. We know they're not journalists. We know they don't have any government experience whatsoever. Because that's all they do - make shit up and hope it sticks. All they need is saps to pin it on, and there's plenty in the GOP base, believe me.

And it will continue to be a colossal shit show for the forseeable future. Everyone has their own channel now, and no accountability whatsoever. You can literally say anything you want about anyone in the government. Will it stick? Yeah probably. Will it turn up absolutely nothing? You bet!

And therein lies the problem. You can't police speech, and I'm not touching that one with a 10 foot pole. But, in simpler terms, bullshit begats bullshit. Trump would not be in power right now if we could have seen through the bullshit when it started. The GOP is so desperate in their quest for absolute power that they'll do anything to keep it. They are so desperate to dig up dirt on liberals that they'll latch onto any iota of a piece of bullshit propaganda they can find, no matter what the consequences and if it will stick or not.

How do you fight the bullshit? With facts and voting. You may not be able to change minds that easily. But the more we cut through the bullshit the more we will be prepared for 2020 and beyond.

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Reply You know why every scandal since Obama took office has been a nothing burger? They made it up! (Original post)
Initech Sep 26 OP
CaliforniaPeggy Sep 26 #1
Initech Sep 26 #2
Hermit-The-Prog Sep 27 #3
moondust Sep 27 #4
Initech Sep 27 #7
ffr Sep 27 #5
Sugarcoated Sep 27 #6
NCLefty Sep 27 #8
Initech Sep 27 #9
ancianita Sep 27 #10

Response to Initech (Original post)

Thu Sep 26, 2019, 11:49 PM

1. Well said, my dear Initech!

This is something I had not thought of or considered. I think you're right on.

Thank you for your clear message.

I am appalled also that nobody else answered you, till I did.

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Response to CaliforniaPeggy (Reply #1)

Thu Sep 26, 2019, 11:58 PM

2. Well to be fair it is late!

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Response to Initech (Reply #2)

Fri Sep 27, 2019, 12:27 AM

3. i'm just resting my eyes

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Response to Initech (Original post)

Fri Sep 27, 2019, 12:28 AM

4. Naked pictures of Trump?

Really Devin? Really?

Nobody on planet Earth wants naked pictures of Trump for any reason. Nobody.

Sounds like Devin's Russian friends had too much vodka at their Trump 2020 meeting.



The smell of desperation...

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Response to moondust (Reply #4)

Fri Sep 27, 2019, 01:18 AM

7. Yeah I can absolutely guarantee we're not asking for that!



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Response to Initech (Original post)

Fri Sep 27, 2019, 12:33 AM

5. Enlightening and entertaining, while factual.

Rec

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Response to Initech (Original post)

Fri Sep 27, 2019, 12:42 AM

6. Well.....

Obama was so good, morally and ethically there was nothing to go after him for. It's always been my theory that that's why they made everything up, it's all they could do to try to take Obama down. Yeah, they lie about all Democrats but it always looked to me like Cons lost their minds because President Obama was THAT good.

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Response to Initech (Original post)

Fri Sep 27, 2019, 01:25 AM

8. Wikipedia: "There were ten investigations into the Benghazi matter"

There were ten investigations into the Benghazi matter: one by the FBI; one by an independent board commissioned by the State Department; two by Democrat-controlled Senate Committees; and six by Republican-controlled House Committees. After the first five Republican investigations found no evidence of wrongdoing by senior Obama administration officials, Republicans in 2014 opened a sixth investigation, the House Select Committee on Benghazi, chaired by Trey Gowdy. This investigation also failed to find any evidence of wrongdoing by senior Obama administration officials. A possible political motive for the investigation was revealed on September 29, 2015, when Republican House majority leader Kevin McCarthy, then vying to become Speaker of the House, told Sean Hannity on Fox News that the investigation was part of a "strategy to fight and win,' adding "Everybody thought Hillary Clinton was unbeatable, right? But we put together a Benghazi special committee, a select committee. What are her numbers today? Her numbers are dropping."


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2012_Benghazi_attack#Investigations

Sorry, just trying to be accurate. 6 of them were by Republicans, apparently. If you have a source for 13, let me know.

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Response to NCLefty (Reply #8)

Fri Sep 27, 2019, 01:29 AM

9. Fixed it!

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Response to Initech (Original post)

Fri Sep 27, 2019, 02:05 AM

10. Trumpists will never accept that real facts beat the hell out of fabricated alt-right facts under

rule of law.

True facts beat the "story" every time.

Humans are hard wired for truth.

And 2020 voters will vote accordingly.

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