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BigOleDummy

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I recently had my 2nd thread locked

for being a duplicate of another. Question. Is there a way to find out if my threads are duplicates before I try to post them? I looked and looked for this one and could find nothing. I don't start many threads so this is kind of worrisome to me as I don't want to screw up *blush* . Love it here and don't want to get banned or have my account curtailed because I can't figure something out. I AM a BigOleDummy you know ;D

True origins of the Seth Rich Conspiracy "Therory"

Source: Yahoo News Exclusive

WASHINGTON — In the summer of 2016, Russian intelligence agents secretly planted a fake report claiming that Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich was gunned down by a squad of assassins working for Hillary Clinton, giving rise to a notorious conspiracy theory that captivated conservative activists and was later promoted from inside President Trump’s White House, a Yahoo News investigation has found. ………

Yet in a graphic example of how fake news infects the internet, those precise details popped up the same day on an obscure website, whatdoesitmean.com, that is a frequent vehicle for Russian propaganda. The website’s article, which attributed its claims to “Russian intelligence,” was the first known instance of Rich’s murder being publicly linked to a political conspiracy. ..........


The Russian effort to exploit Rich’s tragic death didn’t stop with the fake SVR bulletin. Over the course of the next two and a half years, the Russian government-owned media organizations RT and Sputnik repeatedly played up stories that baselessly alleged that Rich, a relatively junior-level staffer, was the source of Democratic Party emails that had been leaked to WikiLeaks. It was an idea first floated by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who on Aug. 9, 2016, announced a $20,000 reward for information about Rich’s murder, saying — somewhat cryptically — that “our sources take risks.”questions about] ‘What do I do with this?’” .......



Read more: https://news.yahoo.com/exclusive-the-true-origins-of-the-seth-rich-conspiracy-a-yahoo-news-investigation-100000831.html



Just saw this. Very interesting.
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