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Old 10th February 2020, 07:18 AM   #41
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Originally Posted by Armitage72 View Post
Florida's open government laws make information much more readily available to the media, so events in the state are publicized more often.
That's it. If you look around your State, these things happen every day.

Remember the time a kook drove through a voter registration booth in your State, and all the other daily tales flowing out of the Sunshine State? No? Well, shame on your reporters for not noticing these extremely public and outrageous stories. The journalists must have been on statewide coffee break.

Maybe it's a conspiracy of The Other 47 Big/Local Media. Yeah, that's it.
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Old 10th February 2020, 07:21 AM   #42
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Originally Posted by smartcooky View Post
"Florida man drives into group of Trump supporters"

Really, is that what actually happened?

I'm not saying what happened wasn't bad, it was, but William Parcher, please stop using the dishonest practice of giving your threads misleading titles.

"Florida man drives into group of Trump supporters" creats visions of a vehicle ploughing into people in the street like the Charlottesville murderer did.
With all of the daily mail links, he probably copies most of this nonsense from drudge report links. It wouldn't be a stretch that those are the actual misleading headlines from drudge.
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Old 10th February 2020, 07:33 AM   #43
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Originally Posted by Steve View Post
Motivation is unknown at this time but lots of partisan speculation anyway.

Regardless of motivation this ******* needs to be taken out of circulation for a long time.
Considering he didn't hit anyone I'd say he'll get less than 5 years. I'm not sure if there's a felony charge that I saw, but even if that were the case it would be within the 5 year range. No one killed, no one hurt. If he gets more than probation I'd be pretty shocked.
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Old 10th February 2020, 08:59 AM   #44
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It's that time again. Open white nationalists where marching in the streets again, so the usual propagandists have to point out how leftists are the real violent ones. Andy Ngo and other "journalists" are firing up the propaganda mill.

100 masked members of Patriot Front, an openly neo-fascist organization, marched on DC this weekend.

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-u...-idUSKBN20301H

Patriot Front is largely a rebranding of Vanguard America, which broke up after the UTR terrorist attack.

So yeah, the left is the real danger here. Some guy ran over a tailgate tent with his car.

Pay no attention to the masked brownshirts marching and chanting fascist slogans.
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Old 10th February 2020, 10:18 AM   #45
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Originally Posted by SuburbanTurkey View Post
It's that time again. Open white nationalists where marching in the streets again, so the usual propagandists have to point out how leftists are the real violent ones. Andy Ngo and other "journalists" are firing up the propaganda mill.

100 masked members of Patriot Front, an openly neo-fascist organization, marched on DC this weekend.

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-u...-idUSKBN20301H

Patriot Front is largely a rebranding of Vanguard America, which broke up after the UTR terrorist attack.

So yeah, the left is the real danger here. Some guy ran over a tailgate tent with his car.

Pay no attention to the masked brownshirts marching and chanting fascist slogans.
Hard to imagine what goes on in their heads when they realize they are being protected by armed black cops very close to them, and white people giving them the finger from the sidelines. Gotta be some world class cognitive dissonance going on there.
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Old 10th February 2020, 10:39 AM   #46
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Hard to imagine what goes on in their heads when they realize they are being protected by armed black cops very close to them, and white people giving them the finger from the sidelines. Gotta be some world class cognitive dissonance going on there.
Ability to compartmentalize and ignore things has never been something humanity has struggled with.
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Old 10th February 2020, 10:53 AM   #47
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I am glad no one was hurt and I hope he gets whatever sentence he deserves or help he needs.
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Old 13th February 2020, 10:14 PM   #48
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Originally Posted by tyr_13 View Post
Vile. If this keeps up a Trump supporter might actually be killed. We shouldn't be attacking the people or the process with violence.

That's been the Trumper job. Leave it to them.
You're still at it with this tired old canard?

I remember giving you over a dozen examples of violence against Trump supporters in a different thread some time ago. Did you forget about them?

I'll give you a few more examples of non-Trumpers committing violence against "Trumpers" to prove that you are lying.

15-year-old Trump supporter slapped in the face by an anti-Trumper who also fractured the jaw of an adult Trump supporter.

67-year-old man has his MAGA hat knocked off and is spat on.
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Old 13th February 2020, 10:25 PM   #49
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Originally Posted by sphenisc View Post
He certainly appears in tents.
Don't worry, sphenisc. I got it.
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Old 13th February 2020, 11:15 PM   #50
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Originally Posted by cullennz View Post
I am finding it a bit tedious how some posters can go completely off topic like this and it just gets ignored while you get multiple posts deleted on other threads.
Did you report it as off-topic? The mods are unlikely to act on anything without a report.
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Old 13th February 2020, 11:37 PM   #51
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Originally Posted by arthwollipot View Post
Did you report it as off-topic? The mods are unlikely to act on anything without a report.
No. Fair point to be fair. Don't think I have ever reported a post. Just figured there were people reading given the amount of crap I get in my skeptics inbox about moves.

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Old 15th February 2020, 03:40 AM   #52
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It wouldn't surprise me if this was a "false flag" attack staged by some pro-Trump group.
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Old 15th February 2020, 04:04 AM   #53
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Originally Posted by Bogative View Post
You're still at it with this tired old canard?

I remember giving you over a dozen examples of violence against Trump supporters in a different thread some time ago. Did you forget about them?

I'll give you a few more examples of non-Trumpers committing violence against "Trumpers" to prove that you are lying.

15-year-old Trump supporter slapped in the face by an anti-Trumper who also fractured the jaw of an adult Trump supporter.

67-year-old man has his MAGA hat knocked off and is spat on.
I'll see your slap and hat knock and raise you

mass shootings

https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/di...ture-maga-hat/

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/04/u...shootings.html

pipe bombers

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/05/n...e-bombing.html

encouraged by Trump

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/...sidents-resort

https://www.cnn.com/2019/02/12/opini...nce/index.html

https://www.haaretz.com/world-news/t...ting-1.7622791

https://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/10/u...y-clinton.html

https://abcnews.go.com/US/verbal-tau...ry?id=62778248

https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/back...ry?id=48415766
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Old 15th February 2020, 05:26 AM   #54
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Originally Posted by TragicMonkey View Post
Attempted murder is the least of his crimes. That haircut...Florida still has the death penalty, right?

I'm surprised it took this long for somebody to imitate the Brienne-of-Tarth look.

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But you're right. He should have put more effort into trying to get the hair right.
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Old 16th February 2020, 03:06 AM   #55
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It wouldn't surprise me if this was a "false flag" attack staged by some pro-Trump group.
Come on; that's delusional. This is supposed to be sceptics' site.

If you read widely enough, you'll realise that "both" sides demonises and tells the same sort of delusional conspiracy nonsense about the "the other". I'm not saying it's equivalent, but a lot of it is startlingly similar.

Change all the party affiliations in the original story, and you'll get the same sort of false flag nonsense from the Republicans.
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Originally Posted by cullennz View Post
No. Fair point to be fair. Don't think I have ever reported a post. Just figured there were people reading given the amount of crap I get in my skeptics inbox about moves.

How do you do it?
How do you report a post? Bottom left corner. Little triangle with a ! inside it.
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