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Old 14th August 2017, 06:20 PM   #1681
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Originally Posted by The Big Dog View Post
why did he extort him like the scum weasels at cnn?
That was my reading of xjx388's post. The implication of those ellipses was quite chilling.
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Old 15th August 2017, 07:03 AM   #1682
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What is it with Trump and his fanboys hating on CNN anyhow?
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Old 15th August 2017, 07:08 AM   #1683
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Originally Posted by d4m10n View Post
What is it with Trump and his fanboys hating on CNN anyhow?
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/201...165ac5e791.jpg
They're Nazis.

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On Tuesday morning, President Trump retweeted an image of “the Trump Train” striking a CNN journalist. He shared the image with his 36 million followers three days after an alleged neo-Nazi sympathizer ran over a woman during a white supremacist rally in Virginia, killing her.

Trump later undid his retweet, but the damage was done. Further, the account he promoted — @SLandinSoCal — has repeatedly posted racist content, including anti-Semitic propaganda from David Duke’s website:

The account has also amplified the racist birther conspiracy theory:
He has to walk back his condemnation of white nationalists and associated groups somehow.
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Old 15th August 2017, 07:09 AM   #1684
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Wow, I'm shocked that Trump retweeted stuff from racist sources. I mean, he's not racist, right, so, that's surprising.
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Old 15th August 2017, 07:26 AM   #1685
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Originally Posted by Argumemnon View Post
Wow, I'm shocked that Trump retweeted stuff from racist sources. I mean, he's not racist, right, so, that's surprising.
I've been assured by people in this thread that Trump gets all sorts of stuff like this sent to him all the time and that he's probably not aware of the sources.

Who among us hasn't retweeted something from racists and white supremacists five or six times unknowingly and totally by accident?

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Old 15th August 2017, 07:35 AM   #1686
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Originally Posted by Stacko View Post
They're Nazis.



He has to walk back his condemnation of white nationalists and associated groups somehow.
The text you quoted misrepresents the cartoon. It says that the cartoon represents the Trump train striking the CNN guy, but it's clear that the CNN guy is trying unsuccessfully to hold back the train (consistent with the text of the tweet). He hasn't been struck by it.

A minor point, but that fact makes the comparison to Charlottesville much less apt.

Of course, the rest of the criticism about retweeting a reprehensible source stands, but the cartoon itself is not so offensive (aside from the usual: Trump and supporters love to cast the free media as the enemy).
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Old 15th August 2017, 07:46 AM   #1687
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The Indy Star posts a picture of the Trump Train striking and killing the Democratic Party!

http://www.indystar.com/story/opinio...rain/96534086/

They are teh Nazis or something!
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Old 15th August 2017, 09:39 AM   #1688
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Originally Posted by The Big Dog View Post
The Indy Star posts a picture of the Trump Train striking and killing the Democratic Party!

http://www.indystar.com/story/opinio...rain/96534086/

They are teh Nazis or something!
I'm sure you were already aware of the distinction, but I'll make it for you anyway: The cartoon itself has nothing to do with Nazis and white supremacists, it's the Twitter account where Trump found it that does.
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Old 15th August 2017, 09:43 AM   #1689
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Originally Posted by Argumemnon View Post
Wow, I'm shocked that Trump retweeted stuff from racist sources. I mean, he's not racist, right, so, that's surprising.
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Old 15th August 2017, 09:47 AM   #1690
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Originally Posted by johnny karate View Post
I'm sure you were already aware of the distinction, but I'll make it for you anyway: The cartoon itself has nothing to do with Nazis and white supremacists, it's the Twitter account where Trump found it that does.
I was referring to the laughable claim that the train was "striking" or "murdering" CNN.

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Old 15th August 2017, 11:52 AM   #1691
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Originally Posted by The Big Dog View Post
I was referring to the laughable claim that the train was "striking" or "murdering" CNN.

#FAKENEWS
Oh okay, so you have no response to the issue of the president retweeting racists and white supremacists, presumably because you're perfectly okay with that.
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Old 15th August 2017, 12:05 PM   #1692
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Originally Posted by The Big Dog View Post
I was referring to the laughable claim that the train was "striking" or "murdering" CNN.

#FAKENEWS
Yes, you keep posting fake news. Why is that?
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Old 15th August 2017, 03:48 PM   #1693
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Originally Posted by johnny karate View Post
That was my reading of xjx388's post. The implication of those ellipses was quite chilling.
d4m10n has revealed that he knows who HAS is. Can't tell you if he's extorted him since he didn't make a public statement like CNN did.

For the record I don't know or care who he is.
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Old 15th August 2017, 04:16 PM   #1694
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Originally Posted by d4m10n View Post
Is it bad if I point out that that is a totally awesome train engine? Right, scrub out the Nazi insignia, totally agree there, but that's a really badass engine underneath that paint.
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Old 15th August 2017, 04:19 PM   #1695
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Originally Posted by The Big Dog View Post
I was referring to the laughable claim that the train was "striking" or "murdering" CNN.

#FAKENEWS
You do realize that this isn't twitter and hashtags have no particular point here?

Aside from that, I agree. The image isn't a train striking CNN. It is an image of a man (donkey/news network) trying to stop a train. Comparing it to Charlottesville is going too far.

That said, the fact that the source is yet another racist on Twitter is newsworthy.
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Old 15th August 2017, 06:41 PM   #1696
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Originally Posted by phiwum View Post
Is it bad if I point out that that is a totally awesome train engine? Right, scrub out the Nazi insignia, totally agree there, but that's a really badass engine underneath that paint.
German scientists and engineers have a well-deserved reputation, to this day.
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Old 15th August 2017, 06:56 PM   #1697
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German scientists and engineers have a well-deserved reputation, to this day.
To be fair, I was reacting only to the looks of the engine and not its efficiency, power or anything else that matters.
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Old 16th August 2017, 01:08 PM   #1698
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OMG more doxing from the MSM

http://www.thesunchronicle.com/news/...9b773bbf0.html
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EVEN MOAR DOXING

http://www.thelcn.com/lcn01/antifasc...rcher-20170817
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Old 18th August 2017, 05:30 AM   #1700
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Good on the anti-fascists. Get those names out there. They'll soon learn that normal people don't particularly like Nazis.
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Old 22nd August 2017, 09:56 AM   #1701
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8th Cir.: An apology is a "thing of value" under federal extortion law.

http://media.ca8.uscourts.gov/opndir/17/08/163778P.pdf

Just what CNN extorted out of the doxxee here.

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8th Cir.: An apology is a "thing of value" under federal extortion law.

http://media.ca8.uscourts.gov/opndir/17/08/163778P.pdf

Just what CNN extorted out of the doxxee here.

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Why do you oppose freedom of speech?
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Old 22nd August 2017, 10:18 AM   #1703
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Originally Posted by The Big Dog View Post
8th Cir.: An apology is a "thing of value" under federal extortion law.

http://media.ca8.uscourts.gov/opndir/17/08/163778P.pdf

Just what CNN extorted out of the doxxee here.

lock em up
HAS apology posted to Reddit prior to speaking with KFILE. You are doing positing precrime.
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