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dudalb 18th July 2021 03:29 PM

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Originally Posted by newyorkguy (Post 13541926)
I think the main purpose of these activities, at least for Marjorie Greene, is fundraising among donors across the US. She has proven to be a prolific fundraiser but, as a former Republican campaign consultant said, she's in a feedback loop. She has to provide ongoing antics in order for the donors to continue sending cash. How much political value is there for a Congress member from Northwest Georgia to go to trouble and expense to appear before 300 people in Southern California? Probably none at all. But the video, the fiery speech, the accusations, that is all undoubtedly done for the entertainment of her many donors.

And she is following the example of Trump, and almost certinaly pocketing a lot of what she raises.She's scamming the suckers.

Trebuchet 18th July 2021 03:47 PM

Popehat's reaction to Gaetz-Greene photos: He just thinks of her as three sixteen-year-olds.

eerok 18th July 2021 04:57 PM

I found this, which could be the high point of the event.

Matt Gaetz gets trolled and gets very nervous before security steps in [reddit.com]

newyorkguy 18th July 2021 05:26 PM

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Great find, the video posted on reddit. From the video::
To MTG - They say you're crazy, I don't think you're crazy.
To Matt - They say you're a pedophile. I don't think you're a pedophile.

I liked these two followup comments posted on reddit.
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Gaetz suspects it’s s a troll when the guy says “They say you’re crazy”. MTG remains totally clueless.
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Because she's seriously dumber than your average third grader and twice as mean.
Got that right.

Stacyhs 18th July 2021 05:41 PM

It takes MTG some time to realize what's happening and you can see the exact moment on her face. That silly grin starts to disappear and the up thumbs start to come down. Priceless.

http://www.internationalskeptics.com...4ca3c0e2e8.jpg

eerok 18th July 2021 05:43 PM

And here's the one I was originally looking for.

Crowd of protesters chanting “pedophile” at Matt Gaetz [reddit.com]

shemp 18th July 2021 05:50 PM

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Originally Posted by wasapi (Post 13541967)
I agree, though she is smiling and waving at the - crowd - as though she was The Star greeting the masses at the Oscars, nominated for her winning role in a movie about her.

She seems to lack any self awareness at all.

She's a P-zombie!!! :jaw-dropp

Stacyhs 18th July 2021 06:37 PM

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Originally Posted by eerok (Post 13542096)
And here's the one I was originally looking for.

Crowd of protesters chanting “pedophile” at Matt Gaetz [reddit.com]

You won't see that on their websites!

bruto 18th July 2021 09:19 PM

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Originally Posted by Lennart Hyland (Post 13541930)
People also chanted "Pedophile!" during their outdoor event.

And how unfair it must have felt that, simply exercising their public rights in a public placer, they could not throw their hecklers out, as such strong opponents of "cancel culture" are so wont to do.

Andy_Ross 20th July 2021 02:49 AM

Marjorie Taylor Green is clearly too thick to understand that free speech is not the freedom to misrepresent the truth!

Twitter have suspended her account over 'misleading' Covid posts

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-57897401

newyorkguy 20th July 2021 03:37 AM

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Greene reacts in her usual way:
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In response to her latest suspension, Ms Greene said Silicon Valley firms were attacking free speech with support from the White House. "These Big Tech companies are doing the bidding of the Biden regime to restrict our voices and prevent the spread of any message that isn't state-approved," she said in a statement to the New York Times. BBC News link
In the real world, these are very serious accusations, not to be made (or taken) lightly. Greene's irresponsibility is mind boggling. She has also said that venues deciding not to host her rally last weekend was an attack on free speech.

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Marjorie Taylor Greene 🇺🇸 @mtgreenee
·The California communists tried to stop us from gathering and speaking over the weekend ... we did it anyway!

SAVE AMERICA
STOP SOCIALISM.

Defeat the Democrats! Twitter link
MTG in Riverside last Saturday.

Norman Alexander 20th July 2021 07:33 AM

Last I heard, Twitter was a private corporation. And refusing service to an unruly customer is their gawd-given right.

Skeptic Ginger 20th July 2021 12:29 PM

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Originally Posted by Norman Alexander (Post 13543742)
Last I heard, Twitter was a private corporation. And refusing service to an unruly customer is their gawd-given right.

And these idiots who don't understand capitalism continue to call us socialists/communists.

eerok 20th July 2021 12:43 PM

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Originally Posted by Skeptic Ginger (Post 13544155)
And these idiots who don't understand capitalism continue to call us socialists/communists.

Mark LevinWP is one of those. I was reading the first page of his new book, American Marxism, today, and wow, what a clueless putz.

mgidm86 20th July 2021 04:03 PM

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Originally Posted by eerok (Post 13544175)
Mark LevinWP is one of those. I was reading the first page of his new book, American Marxism, today, and wow, what a clueless putz.

I award you 50 internet points for your bravery. Gawd I can hear Levin's whiny-ass voice in my head now!

Stacyhs 20th July 2021 04:09 PM

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"These Big Tech companies are doing the bidding of the Biden regime to restrict our voices and prevent the spread of any message that isn't state-approved,"
I love how she uses the word "regime" instead of "administration".

Regime: "a government, especially an authoritarian one."

She seems to be a great fan of using irony.

eerok 20th July 2021 04:37 PM

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Originally Posted by mgidm86 (Post 13544439)
I award you 50 internet points for your bravery. Gawd I can hear Levin's whiny-ass voice in my head now!

To be honest, I didn't read very many pages. The guy is so annoying, even in print. I like to collect things for my nutbar folder, though.

Stacyhs 20th July 2021 04:39 PM

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Originally Posted by eerok (Post 13544485)
To be honest, I didn't read very many pages. The guy is so annoying, even in print. I like to collect things for my nutbar folder, though.

Folder in the singular? After the last few years, I'd think you'd need more than one! Trump alone could fill up several.

eerok 20th July 2021 04:47 PM

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Originally Posted by Stacyhs (Post 13544488)
Folder in the singular? After the last few years, I'd think you'd need more than one! Trump alone could fill up several.

In fact I do have some different ones, with sub-folders. I have no excuse. I'm a collector.

Stacyhs 20th July 2021 05:21 PM

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Originally Posted by eerok (Post 13544496)
In fact I do have some different ones, with sub-folders. I have no excuse. I'm a collector.

I think I've seen you on Hoarders. :D

eerok 20th July 2021 05:40 PM

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Originally Posted by Stacyhs (Post 13544523)
I think I've seen you on Hoarders. :D

https://www.reddit.com/r/DataHoarder/

jond 20th July 2021 05:48 PM

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Originally Posted by eerok (Post 13544496)
In fact I do have some different ones, with sub-folders. I have no excuse. I'm a collector.

Steven Wilson had a song about being a collector…
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-UoKIiw-p2g

newyorkguy 20th July 2021 06:20 PM

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Back to MTG, she held a press conference this afternoon to attack "the Communist style Twitter ban" she recieved after 'tweeting' that COVID-19 is not dangerous for people unless they’re obese or over age 65 and vaccines shouldn’t be required. At her press conference, the Washington correspondent for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Tia Mitchell, asked Greene, "Do you feel any responsibility for keeping people in Georgia safe? There are children, skinny people, who have died of the coronavirus. Do you feel any responsibility?” Greene answered:
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Tia, you crack me up,” she said. “You know what, I think people’s responsibility is their own. To read the information ― and it’s everywhere..." HuffPost link
Mitchell then asked if Greene believed in science. Greene answered:
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“I believe in God. And of course, there is science,” Greene answered. “I don’t worship science or think that science rules everything. I believe that God rules everything.”
Some of the pundits are thinking maybe Marj is starting to get in over her head now. A Georgia reporter asking her does she feel responsibility for Georgian's health and safety and Marj treats it like a joke? That might not play too well even with the folks back home.

Somebody posted on Twitter-

dudalb 20th July 2021 06:25 PM

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Originally Posted by newyorkguy (Post 13544574)
Back to MTG, she held a press conference this afternoon to attack "the Communist style Twitter ban" she recieved after 'tweeting' that COVID-19 is not dangerous for people unless they’re obese or over age 65 and vaccines shouldn’t be required. At her press conference, the Washington correspondent for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Tia Mitchell, asked Greene, "Do you feel any responsibility for keeping people in Georgia safe? There are children, skinny people, who have died of the coronavirus. Do you feel any responsibility?” Greene answered:


Mitchell then asked if Greene believed in science. Greene answered:


Some of the pundits are thinking maybe Marj is starting to get in over her head now. A Georgia reporter asking her does she feel responsibility for Georgian's health and safety and Marj treats it like a joke? That might not play too well even with the folks back home.

Somebody posted on Twitter-

Never been in the part of Georgia that MTG is from, have you?
It's indescribable;it like a parody of Redneck America come to life.

smartcooky 20th July 2021 06:38 PM

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Originally Posted by newyorkguy (Post 13544574)
Mitchell then asked if Greene believed in science. Greene answered:

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Originally Posted by Marjorie Traitor Greene
“I believe in God. And of course, there is science,” Greene answered. “I don’t worship science or think that science rules everything. I believe that God rules everything.”



"Religion has actually convinced people that there's an invisible man living in the sky who watches everything you do, every minute of every day. And the invisible man has a special list of ten things he does not want you to do. And if you do any of these ten things, he has a special place, full of fire and smoke and burning and torture and anguish, where he will send you to live and suffer and burn and choke and scream and cry forever and ever 'til the end of time!

But He loves you."

- George Carlin (The Ten Commandments Skit)

Stacyhs 20th July 2021 07:09 PM

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“I believe in God. And of course, there is science,” Greene answered. “I don’t worship science or think that science rules everything. I believe that God rules everything.”
So another vote for one of these in the vaccination poll:

No, COVID is a hoax. The vaccine is part of some Communist plot.
No, God will protect me. You cannot trust science.

For the 5 people who checked one of those two boxes, how's it feel it be in the same category as MTG?

Jim_MDP 20th July 2021 09:16 PM

Just curious... are we gonna just ignore last week's beach pics of Marj's feet? [emoji15]
Perhaps of more interest... has she responded to the comments?

Stacyhs 20th July 2021 10:09 PM

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Originally Posted by Jim_MDP (Post 13544704)
Just curious... are we gonna just ignore last week's beach pics of Marj's feet? [emoji15]
Perhaps of more interest... has she responded to the comments?

Are they webbed?

Norman Alexander 20th July 2021 10:11 PM

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Originally Posted by Stacyhs (Post 13544729)
Are they webbed?

Her feet are small and smooth. Just like her brain.

newyorkguy 21st July 2021 03:43 AM

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At yesterday's press conference -- which Greene held in her Congressional office -- MTG refused to answer CBS News correspondent Aaron Navarro's question had she "been vaccinated."

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“Well, your first question is a violation of my HIPAA [Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act] rights. You see with HIPAA rights, we don’t have to reveal our medical records and that also involves our vaccine records,” Greene replied. The Hill
Video of question-and answer from cspan

It's been noted, simply asking someone if they had been vaccinated doesn't violate their HIPAA rights. Second, Greene seemed prepared to answer the question, as though she was aware someone might ask and she had to have an answer ready. People wonder, why couldn't she have just said 'no?' Is it because she HAS been vaccinated and does not want to go on record saying she hasn't been for fear her information might get leaked to the media?

Belz... 21st July 2021 04:39 AM

Which is to say, she has.

eerok 21st July 2021 06:50 AM

I hope the spotlight remains on MTG, because America needs to see how vacuous and deceitful the GOP has become.

kookbreaker 21st July 2021 07:04 AM

Majorie English Good.

https://twitter.com/patriottakes/sta...554148864?s=21

Marjorie Think Good. Very big brain.

https://twitter.com/ronniemotes8/sta...049835521?s=21

Norman Alexander 21st July 2021 07:44 AM

Marjorie Fails at Twitter

https://twitter.com/RonnieMotes8/sta...835521/photo/1

kookbreaker 21st July 2021 07:46 AM

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Originally Posted by Norman Alexander (Post 13545010)

Oy! Look at the post above yours!

Norman Alexander 21st July 2021 08:23 AM

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Originally Posted by kookbreaker (Post 13545011)
Oy! Look at the post above yours!

I did. This is another in the series. Did I do it wrong?

kookbreaker 21st July 2021 08:26 AM

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Originally Posted by Norman Alexander (Post 13545036)
I did. This is another in the series. Did I do it wrong?

My second link.

Norman Alexander 21st July 2021 08:28 AM

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Originally Posted by kookbreaker (Post 13545038)
My second link.

...is to a different tweet. But I'm happy to say you got this one too. Cheers!

carlitos 21st July 2021 08:56 AM

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Originally Posted by Jim_MDP (Post 13544704)
Just curious... are we gonna just ignore last week's beach pics of Marj's feet? [emoji15]
Perhaps of more interest... has she responded to the comments?

Wiki Feet* still has her at 3 out of 5 stars, which makes me wonder what 1 or 2 star feet look like. (feet are not thing)

*Do NOT click over there on a work computer.

Armitage72 21st July 2021 09:53 AM

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Originally Posted by newyorkguy (Post 13544854)
At yesterday's press conference -- which Greene held in her Congressional office -- MTG refused to answer CBS News correspondent Aaron Navarro's question had she "been vaccinated."

It's been noted, simply asking someone if they had been vaccinated doesn't violate their HIPAA rights.



It's like I said elsewhere, it's the verbal equivalent of a cargo cult. She's heard the word "HIPPA" used without actually understanding what it means, and now she chants it as a magic word expecting that it will make something happen.


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