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Old 28th January 2021, 05:58 PM   #161
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Originally Posted by Babbylonian View Post
That's a good theory, but IIRC the party did fund her primary opponent and she still won. Her district wanted a dangerous loon and they got one.
Thatís an election, however. In this case if the Democrats are getting ticked that a woman who talks gleefully of killing them along with belief is several conspiracies that are just embarrassing the GOP may decide defending her against removal is not a hill worth dying on.
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Old 28th January 2021, 06:35 PM   #162
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Originally Posted by smartcooky View Post
Further confirmation (if any was needed) that she is a total whackjob!
She was running around the Capitol hallways (caught on the news) insisting legislators had to swear in using the Bible and not the Koran and she was going to track them down and see if they would swear in on the Bible.

Maybe she expected they would shrink away in fear lest they burst into flames. The reporters tried to tell her there was no requirement they had to swear in using a Bible but like all these nut-jobs she simply insisted they were wrong.

I wished the reporters had followed up because I'd like to have seen the legislators the woman was trying to find laugh in her face.
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Old 28th January 2021, 06:45 PM   #163
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Here we go (sorry if it's already posted):

The Independent: Marjorie Taylor Greene tried to force Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib to retake their oaths on a Bible in a resurfaced video
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Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene, a QAnon-supporting Republican who is known for pushing conspiracy theories and making racists comments, previously tried to force Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib to retake their congressional oaths on the Bible.

Video footage surfaced on Wednesday of Ms Greene walking through the halls of Congress prior to being elected as a Georgia representative.

In the footage, she was claiming that Ms Omar and Ms Tlaib were illegitimate Democratic representatives because they took their oaths of office on the Quran instead of the Bible.
It doesn't say what happened.
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Old 28th January 2021, 06:57 PM   #164
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I wonder if she's going to do a good job for her constituents. I wouldn't think so, but a good staff can help.
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Old 28th January 2021, 07:28 PM   #165
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If they don’t all quit.
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Old 28th January 2021, 08:10 PM   #166
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I'd think David Hogg (the young man she accosted in the video) could develop a massive following. I haven't seen him in the media for quite some time, but the recent interview shows him with a Moses-level head of hair and practically channeling the WASP idealization of Jesus. He's articulate, charismatic, and obviously highly tolerant of ********.
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Originally Posted by Skeptic Ginger View Post
She was running around the Capitol hallways (caught on the news) insisting legislators had to swear in using the Bible and not the Koran and she was going to track them down and see if they would swear in on the Bible.

Maybe she expected they would shrink away in fear lest they burst into flames. The reporters tried to tell her there was no requirement they had to swear in using a Bible but like all these nut-jobs she simply insisted they were wrong.

I wished the reporters had followed up because I'd like to have seen the legislators the woman was trying to find laugh in her face.
No one tell her that Jewish members are usually sworn in on Bibles containing only the Old Testament.....
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Old 28th January 2021, 09:29 PM   #168
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Originally Posted by Minoosh View Post
I wonder if she's going to do a good job for her constituents. I wouldn't think so, but a good staff can help.
She is going to make her district the laughing stock of the country, ....
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Old 28th January 2021, 09:31 PM   #169
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Originally Posted by Skeptic Ginger View Post
Anyone tell her about the Dem from Hawaii who is a Buddhist and was sworn in on the Buddhist Scriptures?
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Old 28th January 2021, 11:28 PM   #170
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Originally Posted by dudalb View Post
No one tell her that Jewish members are usually sworn in on Bibles containing only the Old Testament.....
That's OK because it's still "Godly".

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She is going to make her district the laughing stock of the country, ....
They already are for having elected her.
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Old 28th January 2021, 11:55 PM   #171
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Originally Posted by dudalb View Post
Anyone tell her about the Dem from Hawaii who is a Buddhist and was sworn in on the Buddhist Scriptures?
You mean Mazie Hirono? Well, she's not the only one!
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Old 29th January 2021, 12:11 AM   #172
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So that's why "Jewish Space Laser" is trending on Twitter this morning.
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Old 29th January 2021, 12:17 AM   #173
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as so many like her, Marjorie is running around naked in a thunderstorm blaspheming, hoping to get struck by lightning to prove that God exists.
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Old 29th January 2021, 12:22 AM   #174
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Originally Posted by The Great Zaganza View Post
as so many like her, Marjorie is running around naked in a thunderstorm blaspheming, hoping to get struck by lightning to prove that God exists.
Hopefully, God will oblige her.
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Old 29th January 2021, 12:25 AM   #175
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Hopefully, God will oblige her.
no, because that would prove her point.

Better for her to get pneumonia.
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Old 29th January 2021, 12:35 AM   #176
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Originally Posted by Firestone View Post
So that's why "Jewish Laser beam" is trending on Twitter this morning.

Yeah, next thing you'll be trying to tell me is that she is a 9/11 Truth "no planer"....

Oh, wait

https://thehill.com/policy/technolog...spiracy-theory
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This is why I've enjoyed the JREF/ISF forums over the years - learning stuff. Often directly but also when branching off to other sources, Wikipedia in this case has an interesting page on the issue of taking the oath.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quran_...tates_Congress

How is it that prominent commentators or, worse, members of Congress can be so ignorant of the US Constitution? More likely they actually know that "no religious test shall ever be required..etc" and they are playing to a particular audience.
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Old 29th January 2021, 12:57 AM   #178
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Not a huge fan of Bill Maher but this is funny. Also NSFW.

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Goto 6:00

tl;dr

https://youtu.be/dPimd9W0jnE?t=359

.... "Marjorie Taylor Greene the Congress woman who makes most people say 'how is she not a teacher from Florida who ***** her students?'"...
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How is it that prominent commentators or, worse, members of Congress can be so ignorant of the US Constitution? More likely they actually know that "no religious test shall ever be required..etc" and they are playing to a particular audience.
They (at least most of them like Hawley and Cruz) aren't ignorant. They are willing to lie because they know that their primary base is dumb enough to believe their lies. Also, the thing about politics is you don't really have to be smart or competent to get elected to office. You need a good team of PR guys and just tap into the collective psyche of your base and feed their paranoia and insecurities.
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Originally Posted by Elagabalus View Post
Not a huge fan of Bill Maher but this is funny. Also NSFW.

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Goto 6:00

tl;dr

https://youtu.be/dPimd9W0jnE?t=359

.... "Marjorie Taylor Greene the Congress woman who makes most people say 'how is she not a teacher from Florida who ***** her students?'"...


Bwhahahha. "Lauren Boebert is someone you may have already thought about if you ever wondered what would happen if Michelle Bachmann smoked bath salts!"
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Originally Posted by Elagabalus View Post
Not a huge fan of Bill Maher but this is funny. Also NSFW.

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Goto 6:00

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https://youtu.be/dPimd9W0jnE?t=359

.... "Marjorie Taylor Greene the Congress woman who makes most people say 'how is she not a teacher from Florida who ***** her students?'"...
Loved the whole clip.
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GOP Congresswoman Blamed Wildfires on Secret Jewish Space Laser

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Axios has a small squib about “The Mischief Makers,” a handful of idiosyncratic congressional backbenchers who make trouble for their respective party leadership. The leading Democratic mischief-maker is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who advocates some left-wing views I consider simplistic and impractical and, in some cases, poll badly. The top example of a conservative mischief-maker, presented in perfect symmetry, is Marjorie Taylor Greene.

Greene’s views are just a bit more controversial. They include, but are by no means limited to, the following:

• The QAnon conspiracy theory, which holds that Donald Trump is secretly fighting a worldwide child-sex-slavery ring that was supposed to culminate in the mass arrest of his political opposition, is “worth listening to.”

• Muslims don’t belong in government.

• 9/11 was an inside job.

• Shootings at Parkland, Sandy Hook, and Las Vegas were staged.

• “Zionist supremacists” are secretly masterminding Muslim immigration to Europe in a scheme to outbreed white people.

• Leading Democratic officials should be executed.

The most recent Greene view to be unearthed comes via Eric Hananoki. Just over two years ago, Greene suggested in a Facebook post that wildfires in California were not natural. Forests don’t just catch fire, you know. Rather, the blazes had been started by PG&E, in conjunction with the Rothschilds, using a space laser, in order to clear room for a high-speed rail project.
https://nymag.com/intelligencer/amp/...d-execute.html
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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop View Post
GOP Congresswoman Blamed Wildfires on Secret Jewish Space Laser



https://nymag.com/intelligencer/amp/...d-execute.html
Is she alone in believing some or all of those things or are there other GOP House and Senate members who are on record saying similar things ?
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Caelum non sufficit

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Caelum non sufficit

Motto of the Jewish Space Laser Command
You think (((we))) have a Latin Motto?

Also, who leaked this?
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Greene is scrubbing past social media posts.

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Marjorie Taylor Greene's account has deleted 19 tweets in the last 12 hours.

Greene is also scrubbing her Facebook of old posts and videos from 2018 and 2019 where she spread conspiracies and endorsed violence against Democratic lawmakers.
https://twitter.com/KFILE/status/1354821456811630596
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I wonder if she's going to do a good job for her constituents. I wouldn't think so, but a good staff can help.
In what respect do you think she doesn't represent her constituents?

Saw a bit this morning on how someone interviewed people from her district. They were asked how they felt about the conspiracy theories. The response? Noah was accused of believing in conspiracy theories, too. Who can tell what's right?
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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop View Post
GOP Congresswoman Blamed Wildfires on Secret Jewish Space Laser



https://nymag.com/intelligencer/amp/...d-execute.html
Jesus ******* christ. We're in a time when this-
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They (at least most of them like Hawley and Cruz) aren't ignorant. They are willing to lie because they know that their primary base is dumb enough to believe their lies. Also, the thing about politics is you don't really have to be smart or competent to get elected to office. You need a good team of PR guys and just tap into the collective psyche of your base and feed their paranoia and insecurities.
Let's just note that Hawley graduated from Yale Law School, Cruz from Harvard, and they both clerked for Supreme Court justices. They do understand the Constitution. They just don't like it.
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Greene is scrubbing past social media posts.



https://twitter.com/KFILE/status/1354821456811630596
Honestly- why would she think that would help? It's bad enough to have said (and believed) stupid things that make you look like a fool; but trying to erase them from an internet that never forgets is just admitting loudly that you know they were stupid things and that you're a fool.
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No one tell her that Jewish members are usually sworn in on Bibles containing only the Old Testament.....

I'd like to see her try to get Kustoff and Zeldin to swear on the Christian bible and see how that played.
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In what respect do you think she doesn't represent her constituents?

Saw a bit this morning on how someone interviewed people from her district. They were asked how they felt about the conspiracy theories. The response? Noah was accused of believing in conspiracy theories, too. Who can tell what's right?
So Noah conspired with God? I don't think they understand the difference between a prediction (not that it's any less insane) and a CT.

Once one of these memes gets started, everyone of that ilk uses it, like Rand Paul claiming the impeachment trial of Trump is unconstitutional.
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Let's just note that Hawley graduated from Yale Law School, Cruz from Harvard, and they both clerked for Supreme Court justices. They do understand the Constitution. They just don't like it [give a rats ass about lying about it].
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Honestly- why would she think that would help? It's bad enough to have said (and believed) stupid things that make you look like a fool; but trying to erase them from an internet that never forgets is just admitting loudly that you know they were stupid things and that you're a fool.
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So Noah conspired with God? I don't think they understand the difference between a prediction (not that it's any less insane) and a CT.
No, I interpreted it as "God is going to destroy the world" is the conspiracy theory that Noah believed, and all his friends mocked him.

They put "Jews used lasers to start wildfires" as equivalent to the claim "God is going to destroy the world." Granted, so do I, but they actually think the second one is true so we can't rule out the possibility of the former.
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Old 29th January 2021, 10:53 AM   #196
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Originally Posted by Susheel View Post
They (at least most of them like Hawley and Cruz) aren't ignorant. They are willing to lie because they know that their primary base is dumb enough to believe their lies. Also, the thing about politics is you don't really have to be smart or competent to get elected to office. You need a good team of PR guys and just tap into the collective psyche of your base and feed their paranoia and insecurities.


But then, at least some of them really are just that stupid. Watch this guy go into brain freeze for several seconds when trying to process the idea that there is no law requiring swearing on a bible:

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That right there is a deeply, deeply stupid man.
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Old 29th January 2021, 10:55 AM   #197
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Originally Posted by Horatius View Post
But then, at least some of them really are just that stupid. Watch this guy go into brain freeze for several seconds when trying to process the idea that there is no law requiring swearing on a bible:

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That right there is a deeply, deeply stupid man.
I find it cutely ironic that so many of the people who have the deepest faith in the Bible pronounce it as the "Babble".
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Originally Posted by Firestone View Post
So that's why "Jewish Space Laser" is trending on Twitter this morning.
Damn, that would make a great card in the "Illumanatti" card game.
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Originally Posted by TragicMonkey View Post
I find it cutely ironic that so many of the people who have the deepest faith in the Bible pronounce it as the "Babble".
I despise Moore, but poking fun at his regional dialect is a bit much.
Unless you are trying to be Professor Henry Higgins...
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Originally Posted by Stacyhs View Post
That's OK because it's still "Godly".



They already are for having elected her.
I would not bet money on that.
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