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Old 2nd May 2017, 09:41 AM   #1
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Guardian article on Sandy Hook and conspiracy theorising

This is an interesting article about the growth of internet conspiracy theory trolling and its effect on the bereaved.

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/...-victim-father
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Old 2nd May 2017, 10:41 AM   #2
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May all the trolls be roasted slowly in their own juices and fed to endangered animals. Or, just fed to endangered animals.
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Old 2nd May 2017, 02:15 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by Rolfe View Post
This is an interesting article......
Thanks Rolfe.
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Old 2nd May 2017, 04:37 PM   #4
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https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/...-victim-father
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Pozner himself used to be into conspiracy theories. When he lived in Connecticut, he often had to commute to New York and would listen to rightwing radio hosts such as Alex Jones and Michael Savage on the long drives. .... Once he got used to Jones’s “raspy voice” he liked him especially: “Alex Jones appears to think out of the box. He’s entertaining.”

Arguably, more than anyone, Jones is responsible for spreading the theory that the Sandy Hook massacre was fake.

On 27 January 2013, Jones told his audience: “In the last month and a half, I have not come out and said this was clearly a staged event. Unfortunately, evidence is beginning to come out that points more and more in that direction.”

“I wasn’t very verbal at that point, but I managed to send Alex Jones an email,” says Pozner. He wrote: “Haven’t we had our share of pain and suffering? .....

He got a reply from Jones’s assistant, who said: “Alex has no doubt this was a real tragedy.” But Jones’ thinking seemed to change. In 2015, he told his audience: “Sandy Hook is synthetic, completely fake, with actors; in my view, manufactured. I couldn’t believe it at first. I knew they had actors there, clearly, but I thought they killed some real kids, and it just shows how bold they are, that they clearly used actors.”
I'm not about to say "what comes around goes around", but Pozner sure got the boomerang.

The letter that the president got from Newtown is unlikely to ever be acknowledged by Trump. To do so would be to alienate some of his more fanatical and devoted supporters. I can't think of anything else that Trump has failed to do that is more disgusting.

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Old 2nd May 2017, 05:46 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by fuelair View Post
May all the trolls be roasted slowly in their own juices and fed to endangered animals. Or, just fed to endangered animals.
Too good for them.

These insipid sociopaths are the excrement of humanity. They should be lined up against a wall and shot, with an AR-15, one bullet at a time, starting at the feet and working the way up (in order to maximise their torture and suffering, and to help them understand what the victims went through) before finishing them off with a double tap to the head, ending their worthless existence.
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Also a recent BBC Radio 4 article HERE for those that are able to connect.
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Old 4th May 2017, 08:20 PM   #7
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Originally Posted by Ranb View Post
https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/...-victim-father


I'm not about to say "what comes around goes around", but Pozner sure got the boomerang.

The letter that the president got from Newtown is unlikely to ever be acknowledged by Trump. To do so would be to alienate some of his more fanatical and devoted supporters. I can't think of anything else that Trump has failed to do that is more disgusting.

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Disgusting is certainly another good term for it!!!!!
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Old 11th May 2017, 06:19 AM   #8
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Thanks for posting - this article was great!

I hate to be *that guy* - but could we merge this with an existing Sandy Hook thread?

I actually frequently check the old thread would be great to have it in one place!

http://www.internationalskeptics.com...249587&page=35
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There's another thread going on about the Sandy Hook parents' legal actions against Alex Jones. In the meantime, Lenny Pozner has (according to articles in New York Post and Time) won a lawsuit against James Fetzer and Mike Palacek for defamation via the book "Nobody Died at Sandy Hook." Damages have yet to be awarded.

It appears the book publisher has bailed on the authors. The book is being pulled from shelves, according to Time. Daily News reports:

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Following the decision, the publishing company apologized to Pozner in a statement.

“My face-to-face interactions with Mr. Pozner have led me to believe that Mr. Pozner is telling the truth about the death of his son,” Dave Gahary, the principal officer at publisher Moon Rock Books, said Monday. “I extend my most heartfelt and sincere apology to the Pozner family.”

https://time.com/5609120/sandy-hook-...famation-suit/
https://nypost.com/2019/06/18/dad-of...acy-theorists/
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Originally Posted by smartcooky View Post
Too good for them.

These insipid sociopaths are the excrement of humanity. They should be lined up against a wall and shot, with an AR-15, one bullet at a time, starting at the feet and working the way up (in order to maximise their torture and suffering, and to help them understand what the victims went through) before finishing them off with a double tap to the head, ending their worthless existence.
Too good for them.

American Indians knew how to injure a person permanently without killing them, Let a person have to look at the unrepairable ruin of their face until the day they die.
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Originally Posted by Ranb View Post
https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/...-victim-father


I'm not about to say "what comes around goes around", but Pozner sure got the boomerang.

The letter that the president got from Newtown is unlikely to ever be acknowledged by Trump. To do so would be to alienate some of his more fanatical and devoted supporters. I can't think of anything else that Trump has failed to do that is more disgusting.

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I agree Trump's failure to respond is disgusting but look on the bright side;You don't see Jones being invited to the White House and he has not gotten any shouts out from Trump in a long,long, time. Even to Donny, Jones is damaged goods best avoided even if you don't actually condemn him.
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Old 15th August 2019, 05:18 PM   #12
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I think its the videos that do it for most of their theories.
Like this one.. WTH https://153news.net/watch_video.php?v=66MW3R82UU21
Two adults and a young boy are filmed laughing it up at the scene.
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Old 15th August 2019, 05:47 PM   #13
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Guardian article on Sandy Hook and conspiracy theorising

What a disgusting video.
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