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Old 2nd July 2020, 07:00 AM   #41
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You know, there is a certain "circle of life" thing going on here..

For years/decades, Republicans have tried to build their support among the crazies (evangelical Christians, tea partiers)... End result was Trump, which many Republicans complain about in private.

Now trump is pushing the crazy from the white house, and you get even crazier (qanon) resulting, that even trump may not like.

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Old 2nd July 2020, 08:51 AM   #42
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Originally Posted by Segnosaur View Post
You know, there is a certain "circle of life" thing going on here..

For years/decades, Republicans have tried to build their support among the crazies (evangelical Christians, tea partiers)... End result was Trump, which many Republicans complain about in private.

Now trump is pushing the crazy from the white house, and you get even crazier (qanon) resulting, that even trump may not like.
If he doesn't like it, the crazy has nothing to do with it. Everything depends on whether they recognize his best ever tremendousness.
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Old 5th July 2020, 06:44 PM   #43
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These guys are crawling out of the woodwork...

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KW Miller For Congress (FL-18) @KwCongressional · 12h

Patti LaBelle is another Illuminati globalist puppet.

1991: “I’m under your spell. I don’t want to break free. You can make a slave out of me. I worship you and nobody else. I pledge my love to you forever.”

Who was she professing this to? Moloch? Lucifer? Who?
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What does Deep State Operative Patti LaBelle know about the secret plan to reinstall Barack Obama as POTUS?

Watch this video and be sure to share it worldwide. RETWEET.

What does she know? Seems like more than an innocent slip of the tongue.

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Old 6th July 2020, 06:33 AM   #44
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Originally Posted by Checkmite View Post
This guy also
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claimed this weekend that Beyoncé was an Italian woman who “keeps Satanist symbols in her bag”.
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Has he been endorsed by Trump yet?
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Old 6th July 2020, 10:39 AM   #46
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Originally Posted by Trebuchet View Post
Has he been endorsed by Trump yet?
Don't think so - he's not even affiliated with a party.
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Old 6th July 2020, 11:38 AM   #47
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Originally Posted by slyjoe View Post
Don't think so - he's not even affiliated with a party.
Do you think he's a Democrat or something? He's supporting Trump.
Just for the lulz, here's his Twitter.
And his campaign website.

Seriously, don't bother clicking on those. He's batcrappe insane.
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Originally Posted by Donal View Post
Going more to the left will increase the rhetoric from the right. the problem is, the progressive agenda is currently getting popular, so it can't be ignored.
The rhetoric from the right is guano crazy no matter what the democrats do. Remember, these are the same idiots that called Obama a leftist, socialist, commie, nazi, tree hugging, liberal, pacifist, violent radical.
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Old 6th July 2020, 03:30 PM   #49
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Originally Posted by Trebuchet View Post
Do you think he's a Democrat or something? He's supporting Trump.
Just for the lulz, here's his Twitter.
And his campaign website.

Seriously, don't bother clicking on those. He's batcrappe insane.
Trump will endorse the Republican. That was my point.
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Originally Posted by thaiboxerken View Post
The rhetoric from the right is guano crazy no matter what the democrats do. Remember, these are the same idiots that called Obama a leftist, socialist, commie, nazi, tree hugging, liberal, pacifist, violent radical.
Ya, I know. And I think the Dems shouldn't let the right-wing nutjobs dictate the conversation, but they do. They always do.
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Is it still crazy when more and more mainstream right wing people are making statements not in contradiction of it?
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Media gets all concerned about Bernie Sanders and AOC and how the democrats are moving "too far left." Yet, mainstream GOP is full of Trump whackaloons and then there are those in the extreme
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Originally Posted by Donal View Post
Ya, I know. And I think the Dems shouldn't let the right-wing nutjobs dictate the conversation, but they do. They always do.
Exactly. They should not concern themselves with what the Trumpanzees would/might say because they say it no matter what anyway.
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I just heard about this on a podcast. Alex Kaplan at Mediamatters is tracking all of the Q conspiracy supporting congressional candidates on the ballots out there. It's a frighteningly long list, and the author says that he's going to keep updating.

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  • Twelve have secured a spot on the ballot in November by competing in primary elections.
  • Of those 12 candidates, five are from California, two are from Illinois, and there is one each from Colorado, Oregon, Georgia, Ohio, and Texas.
  • Two, in Georgia and Texas, are heading to upcoming primary runoffs.
  • One in Florida is running as in independent.
  • One in New York is running as a Republican write-in.
  • Fifty-seven are Republicans, 2 are Democrats, 1 is a Libertarian, and 2 are independents.
Here are the QAnon supporters running for Congress in 2020. [mediamatters.org]
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Old 8th July 2020, 09:06 AM   #55
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And just to keep things weird:

Michael Flynn takes QAnon oath in Fourth of July video
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Old 8th July 2020, 09:32 AM   #56
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Is it still crazy when more and more mainstream right wing people are making statements not in contradiction of it?
It is still crazy, just not "fringe".
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Old 8th July 2020, 09:33 AM   #57
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Yeah I saw that yesterday. I'm not sure what to say to that except that... iIdon't know, those guys are insane, I guess.

The problem with that sort of stuff is that it will legitimise and embolden the Q folks and possibly lead to violence.
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I just heard about this on a podcast. Alex Kaplan at Mediamatters is tracking all of the Q conspiracy supporting congressional candidates on the ballots out there. It's a frighteningly long list, and the author says that he's going to keep updating.



Here are the QAnon supporters running for Congress in 2020. [mediamatters.org]
The article, while interesting, neglects to discuss the districts in which those clowns are running. If I get ambitious I might do some research but suspect most, if not all of those who have made it to the general election are in safe Democratic districts. Or, in the case of KW Miller, running as independent in an R district.
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I’d be interested in seeing that. Maybe share it with the author too. In your free time.
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Ok, here you go, just for the 15 who are on the ballot or in runoffs. Mostly as expected with a couple of surprises. First on the list probably has a good chance.

Lauren Bobert, CO 3rd.
Rural, western, conservative district.
Cook PVI R+6
Defeated R incumbent Scott Tipton
Good chance of winning.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colora...ional_district

Mike Cargile, CA 35th
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Califo...ional_district
Pomona. Safe Dem District, heavily Hispanic
Cook PVI D+19
No Chance

Erin Cruz, CA 36th
Riverside County, Palm Springs. Swing District
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Califo...ional_district
Cook PVI D+2
May have a chance. Not the craziest.

Marjorie Taylor Greene Georgia 14th
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Georgi...ional_district
Not confirmed, runoff yet to be held. Quite crazy.
Very safe R seat, if she wins the runoff she's in.
Cook PVI R+27

Alison Hayden, California 15
On the ballot. Hayden is Black.
Alameda and Contra Costa Counties.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Califo...ional_district
Solid Dem, Cook PVI D+20

KW Miller, Florida 18
Batcrappe insane, running as independent.
District is Atlantic coast north of Palm Beach
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Florid...ional_district
Moderately Republican, Cook PVI R+5
R incumbent Brian Mast is a moderate, Miller has no chance but could cause his defeat.

Buzz Patterson, CA 7
Suburban Sacramento. Mildly Dem, D+3
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Califo...ional_district
Not among the craziest.

Jo Rae Perkins, OR Senate
Crazy, no chance in OR


Nikka Piterman, CA 13
Pretty crazy, no chance in this solid D District.
Alameda County including Oakland. Cook PVI D=40
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Califo...ional_district

Theresa Raborn, Illinois 2
Pretty crazy, no chance.
Southern suburbs of Chicago, Cook PVI D+29
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Illino...ional_district

Angela Stanton-King, GA 5
Trying to back away from Q.
Running against John Lewis, no chance.
District includes most of Atlanta, PVI D+34
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Califo...ional_district

Johnny Teage, TX 9
Pretty Crazy, thinks JFK Jr is alive. No chance.
Houston area, solid D. PVI D+29
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Texas%...ional_district

Antoine Tucker, NY 14
Write-in candidate only, no chance.
District includes parts of Bronx and Queens, currently represented by AOC.
PVI D+29
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Yo...ional_district

Rob Weber, OH 9
Looks pretty crazy, no chance.
District is strung along the shoreline of Lake Erie, PVI D+14
Rep Marcy Kaptur has been in office since 1983!
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ohio%2...ional_district

Philanse White, IL 1st
Another black Republican, no chance
Not the craziest.
Blackest district in the USA, South Chicago to Joliet. D+28
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Illino...ional_district

Samuel Williams, TX 16
Not confirmed, faces a runoff. Little to no chance anyhow.
Claims he only tweeted Q stuff to gain a following.
District is mostly El Paso, solid Dem, PVI D+17. Formerly represented by Beto O'Rourke.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Texas%...ional_district
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Ya, it seems a bunch of them got on the ballot because Republicans in those districts have no presence to speak of.
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Yeah I saw that yesterday. I'm not sure what to say to that except that... iIdon't know, those guys are insane, I guess.

The problem with that sort of stuff is that it will legitimise and embolden the Q folks and possibly lead to violence.
We already had one dud mailing pipe bombs. I'm almost certain we'll see violence this November. It won't matter who wins. These people are going to find a way to justify hurting people.
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Do you think he's a Democrat or something? He's supporting Trump.
Just for the lulz, here's his Twitter.
And his campaign website.

Seriously, don't bother clicking on those. He's batcrappe insane.
Ok, you told me not to, but I did anyway.

"No, I am NOT a cake."

Do people really feel the need to spell out they are not a cake? Or does cake have some secret meaning?

"You know why soy milk gives men breasts? There is estrogen in soy. Why do you think libs push so hard for soy milk to be the main type of milk consumed in the USA? They want to do away with men and manhood entirely. Soy milk is one of the great trojan horses of this millenia."

Um..
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The rhetoric from the right is guano crazy no matter what the democrats do. Remember, these are the same idiots that called Obama a leftist, socialist, commie, nazi, tree hugging, liberal, pacifist, violent radical.
You forgot muslim atheist.
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So is Qanon mainstream republican yet? It is getting a lot of high level endorsements after all.
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So is Qanon mainstream republican yet? It is getting a lot of high level endorsements after all.
It's mainstream adjacent. By 2024 it will be mainstream

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So is Qanon mainstream republican yet? It is getting a lot of high level endorsements after all.
Republicans will sleep with anyone who helps them stay in power.
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Ok, here you go, just for the 15 who are on the ballot or in runoffs. Mostly as expected with a couple of surprises. First on the list probably has a good chance.

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Buzz Patterson, CA 7
Suburban Sacramento. Mildly Dem, D+3
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Califo...ional_district
Not among the craziest.
Ami Bera, Patterson Opponent, seems headed for easy relection;leads by 15%.
&th was a competive district, but Patterson is a bit too hard right to be competitive. His pushing of religoius issues, has hurt him.
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Is it mainstream republican ideology now?
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Is it mainstream republican ideology now?
President Trump and his inner circle have embraced significant elements of it - does that make it mainstream ?
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Strange times we live in. Open Q nuts are going to Congress, meanwhile Trump will be leaving the white house after an electoral defeat. Trump plays a central role in the CT world Q has built, I assume Trump leaving, largely disgraced, after 4 years of no arrests or other promises kept will be very demoralizing.

Q congress people may be showing up to a party that has largely already ended.
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Strange times we live in. Open Q nuts are going to Congress, meanwhile Trump will be leaving the white house after an electoral defeat. Trump plays a central role in the CT world Q has built, I assume Trump leaving, largely disgraced, after 4 years of no arrests or other promises kept will be very demoralizing.

Q congress people may be showing up to a party that has largely already ended.
Meh !

The fact that President Trump has failed to achieve anything merely demonstrates how powerful the Deep State really is.
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Meh !



The fact that President Trump has failed to achieve anything merely demonstrates how powerful the Deep State really is.
Perhaps, but that's a major pivot for them. The whole thing was that Q and other "patriots" were in control.

"Deep state won" is about as far from "trust the plan" as it gets
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Old 6th November 2020, 06:59 AM   #75
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Originally Posted by SuburbanTurkey View Post
Perhaps, but that's a major pivot for them. The whole thing was that Q and other "patriots" were in control.

"Deep state won" is about as far from "trust the plan" as it gets
Wait for 2024 and President Trump's second term

(presuming that Joe Biden wins)
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Old 6th November 2020, 10:21 AM   #76
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Trump losing is all part of the plan. This fake retreat will lure out the globalist pedophiles into the open. He'll run again and crush them in 2024.

Trust the plan

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Old 6th November 2020, 10:23 AM   #77
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Originally Posted by TheSupermeerkat View Post
Trump losing is all part of the plan. This fake retreat will lure out the globalist pedophiles into the open. He'll run again and crush them in 2024.

Trust the plan

I'm sure this will be the official line of the CT, but I'm not sure how easy of a pill that is going to be to swallow.

I think the Trump loss is going to offboard a lot of believers in this thing.

CTs never die, but it could become much less widely believed.
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Old 6th November 2020, 10:24 AM   #78
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Originally Posted by Trebuchet View Post
Do you think he's a Democrat or something? He's supporting Trump.
Just for the lulz, here's his Twitter.
And his campaign website.

Seriously, don't bother clicking on those. He's batcrappe insane.
My Browser just gave me a warning that this site is a security risk for my computer...
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And Marjorie Taylor Green, QANON nutcase just elected to the US COngress, has not even been seated in the house yet,and she might have made an enemy of one othe most powerful House GOP leaders:

https://www.politico.com/news/2020/1...r-spat-434751\

Not a brilliant move for a freshwoman congrees critter. I expected much entertainment from Ms. Green, but did not expect it to start this soon.
I got a feeling that ther fellow GOP House members will quicly come to hate her even more then the House Dems.
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She has not even been seated in the house yet,and she might have made an enemy of one othe most powerful House GOP leaders:

https://www.politico.com/news/2020/1...r-spat-434751\

Not a brilliant move for a freshwoman congrees critter. I expected much entertainment from Ms. Green, but did not expect it to start this soon.
I got a feeling that ther fellow GOP House members will quicly come to hate her even more then the House Dems.
As we know all too well, brilliant moves are not in the wheelhouse of QAnons. I guess she'll be good for some laughs, but how stupid are voters for putting her into public office?
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