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Tue Jun 2, 2020, 10:01 PM

False claims of antifa protesters plague small U.S. cities

Amanda Seitz, Associated Press
Updated 8:53 pm CDT, Tuesday, June 2, 2020


CHICAGO (AP) — In the days since President Donald Trump blamed antifa activists for an eruption of violence at protests over police killings of black people, social media has lit up with false rumors that the far-left-leaning group is transporting people to wreak havoc on small cities across America.

The speculation was being raised by conservative news outlets and pro-Trump social media accounts, as well as impostor Facebook and Twitter accounts

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For years, some social media users have tried to delegitimize controversial or political protests with baseless theories that they were organized by wealthy financiers or extremists organizations. Over the weekend, Trump singled out antifa as being responsible for the violent protests triggered by the killing of George Floyd, saying in a tweet: “It’s ANTIFA and the Radical Left.”

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Police departments say people are phoning in “tips” they see on social media claiming antifa is sending buses or even planes full of antifa activists to their area.

More:
https://www.chron.com/news/article/False-claims-of-antifa-protesters-plague-small-15312433.php


Shouldn't police keep track of the callers and follow up to see who they are?

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Tue Jun 2, 2020, 10:09 PM

1. I called Soros and told him they were on to us

He said they've outsmarted us again so we cancelled the buses and planes. George and I will continue with our annual exchange of Hanukkah/Christmas cards.

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Response to oswaldactedalone (Reply #1)

Tue Jun 2, 2020, 10:42 PM

2. What about our checks?

I still haven't recieved my first one and apparently he has handed out 89 billion dollars worth in the last 3-4 years. Next time you chat ask him to get on it please.
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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Tue Jun 2, 2020, 11:01 PM

3. Sorry

George is spending so much to create the new world order that he's a bit short at the moment. We'll get back to you.

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