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    In Soviet Russia... meh, I'm unimaginative, today. There has to be a really good joke to be made from "corrupt hotdog salesman," though

    https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/569516...e-news-russia/

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    Fox News Fights Defamation Claim Over Seth Rich Story
    https://www.courthousenews.com/fox-n...th-rich-story/
    A federal judge pored over reporting on the Seth Rich murder investigation for six hours Wednesday to dissect defamation claims against Fox News.
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    Georgia GOP official shares video claiming Parkland students ‘rehearsed’ massacre before ‘fake shooting’
    https://www.rawstory.com/2018/03/geo...fake-shooting/

    Another GOP official sharing fake news ...
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    Quote Originally Posted by BackFistMonkey View Post
    Georgia GOP official shares video claiming Parkland students ‘rehearsed’ massacre before ‘fake shooting’
    https://www.rawstory.com/2018/03/geo...fake-shooting/

    Another GOP official sharing fake news ...
    Stupid, probably. Well, stupid, definitely, but not sure exactly how much stupid to blame on which people. I don't know his motives, but you and I share #fakenews frequently.

    My takeaway was the hate voicemails. Seems a bit hypocritical, no? (paraphrasing) "I'm so pissed off at you at suggesting that Parkland might have been false flag that I hope you eat a .223 traveling at its rated velocity." Not a lot of bright bulbs in this story.

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    Quote Originally Posted by submessenger View Post
    Stupid, probably. Well, stupid, definitely, but not sure exactly how much stupid to blame on which people. I don't know his motives, but you and I share #fakenews frequently.

    My takeaway was the hate voicemails. Seems a bit hypocritical, no? (paraphrasing) "I'm so pissed off at you at suggesting that Parkland might have been false flag that I hope you eat a .223 traveling at its rated velocity." Not a lot of bright bulbs in this story.
    I have been neglecting this thread.

    If you catch yourself posting fake news try to add it here. I need to link the Parkland ROF stuff.
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    But then again that specific situation was accidental (misinformation) being reported. Fake News is usually purposeful lies (disinformation) being transmitted.
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    I'm almost done with this other other other BS project, so then I will get back to my other other BS project which we've talked about in private - I think there's a good opportunity to join #fakenews into that, I need to think about how to shoehorn it in, but the high-level is effectively the same thing.

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    "Alex Jones Is Finally Getting The Defamation Lawsuit He Deserves
    The Infowars host spun a conspiracy around a witness to the Charlottesville attack. But this victim won’t back down."
    https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry...ction=politics

    Fake News hits the courtroom.
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    I don't mean to sound bitter, cold, or cruel, but I am, so that's how it comes out.
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    Oh, my dear Monkey, have I got a treat for you (assuming you haven't already seen it):


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