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Old 31st January 2018, 05:22 PM   #1
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Amtrak train crash was a liberal plot

An Amtrak train collided with a garbage truck at a crossing in West Virginia this morning. The driver of the truck was killed instantly; some minor injuries were reported on the train. Three Republican congressman, destined for a GOP conference in West Virginia, were among the train passengers. They were not injured, and proceeded to the conference without incident. Write-up here.

Conservative social media has exploded with outrage as fringe conspiracy theorists and Russian bots actively promote a conspiracy theory that the accident was...a conspiracy, by Democrats, the "deep state", Hillary Clinton, George Soros, the FBI, ISIS, and/or possibly any combination of these working together in concert. Details differ; some - including Alex Jones - are claiming that the whole incident was staged in order to distract attention from what they assert was Trump's "successful SOTU uniting the country" and the collision itself either never took place, or that elements of the scene such as the destroyed truck and the scattered garbage were staged and witnesses to the wreck are lying. Others assert the wreck happened, but was an unsuccessful murder attempt targeting the GOP congressmen on the train. Still others contend the incident was intended to "send a message" to Republican congressmen that "they need to get off the Trump Train", whatever the hell that means.

Numerous examples of the chatter on social media about the incident can be found here.
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Old 31st January 2018, 07:38 PM   #2
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So... When my granddad's truck died on a hill, rolled onto the tracks & was hit by a train...

(Runs to grandparents' old house to look for vintage, 007 spy gear.)
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Old 31st January 2018, 09:47 PM   #3
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Attention whores who have only one trick. And even that is not spectacular or satisfying to anyone else.
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Old 1st February 2018, 09:33 AM   #4
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Then the conspirators are even more foolish than those who thought the American people were too difficult to sufficiently motivate for a middle east war and that an intricate false flag on 9/11 was needed to cajole a war-reticent public into a frenzy. What a waste of effort.

THESE liberal globalist conspirators, however, saw their false flag backfire spectacularly - their big distraction from Trump's amazing, unifying SOTU speech was....

...making a bunch of GOP heavyweights look valiant and heroic as they strove to help the wounded.

What a bunch of maroons!
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Old 1st February 2018, 10:26 AM   #5
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It was a suicide truck bombing, but the driver forgot to bring the bomb.
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Old 1st February 2018, 06:59 PM   #6
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It was a suicide truck bombing, but the driver forgot to bring the bomb.
The dump truck was full of three day old garbage perhaps it was a failed biological attack?
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Old 1st February 2018, 09:18 PM   #7
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