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Old 12th February 2019, 01:43 PM   #921
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Originally Posted by carlitos View Post
5 years later, that site still looks fresh and new. I almost expect to see a "Netscape Now!" button or a dancing baby animation.
In the land of the Truthers, it's always 2002....
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Old 12th February 2019, 02:13 PM   #922
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Originally Posted by carlitos View Post
5 years later, that site still looks fresh and new. I almost expect to see a "Netscape Now!" button or a dancing baby animation.
My favorite is the "5th Annual 9/11 Physics Debate for 2018" where they "won" by default because no one accepted the challenge to "debate". If I remember, ANETA awarded the proceeds to themselves (Mark Basile) for this.....
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Old 12th February 2019, 02:33 PM   #923
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Originally Posted by DGM View Post
My favorite is the "5th Annual 9/11 Physics Debate for 2018" where they "won" by default because no one accepted the challenge to "debate". If I remember, ANETA awarded the proceeds to themselves (Mark Basile) for this.....
As far as I can tell, Rick Shaddock, not Mark Basile, runs ANETA and would thus get to keep the proceeds. ANETA is an entirely fake charity (there is no formed or registered charitable entity that corresponds with it) that uses a fake office space mailing address in a rent-by-the-hour space to lend itself legitimacy to the unwary (e.g., truthers).

When I looked into it a few years ago, I found three other similar fake charities then run by Rick:
  1. "Association for Digital Currency" (http://a-dc.org/donate/index.htm)
  2. "Association for John Kennedy Assassination Truth" (http://jfktruth.org/donate/index.htm)
  3. "Association for Barack Obama Identity Truth" (http://www.obamatruth.us/donate/index.htm)

There may be others. Rick Shaddock is probably an even bigger fraudster than "Ziggi Zugam" or Mark Basile.

I hope truthers one day wake up and realize their "movement" leaders are simply preying upon them and monetizing their predilection to believe nonsense.

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Old 12th February 2019, 03:50 PM   #924
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Originally Posted by benthamitemetric View Post
As far as I can tell, Rick Shaddock, not Mark Basile, runs ANETA and would thus get to keep the proceeds.
I seriously doubt there was ever a real study. The amount collected was likely exaggerated to inflate the image of what was the "truth movement" during the Bush hate years (truther heyday). Shaddock even "cut off" Basile a few years ago for not getting results, what happened with that?

I seriously doubt anyone will claim fraud on this because the effort in small claims court is too great.............
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Old 12th February 2019, 04:34 PM   #925
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Shaddock posted here for a hot minute. Boy was he a real beauty.
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Old 12th February 2019, 06:38 PM   #926
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Originally Posted by carlitos View Post
5 years later, that site still looks fresh and new. I almost expect to see a "Netscape Now!" button or a dancing baby animation.
LOL
One is almost surprised to not see any MARQUEE tag on that page!

I giggle at Rick for pushing at the same time Chandler, Legge, Wyndham on one hand, the CitizenInvestigationTeam on the other. Could Rick Shaddock please try to agree with Rick Shaddock on whether or not a large plane hit the Pentagon?
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Old 14th February 2019, 06:25 PM   #927
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I thought it was a Cruise missile in
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