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« Reply #75 on: August 23, 2016, 03:51:27 PM »
Point is that the DNC scandal is the biggest political news we got at this point and no mainstream media covers it.  You have to dig for it which is the problem.

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« Reply #76 on: August 23, 2016, 04:07:53 PM »
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I don't know if the three are connected, but Julien Assange's lawyer just pushed himself in front of a train a few days ago, and he was certainly making a lot of noise about the DNC and Clinton before hand.

Actually, Julian Assange's lawyer died back in April, and the story I heard seems to be that - while he did leap in front of the train of his own accord - he wasn't in his right mind at the time, having checked himself into a mental health clinic some time before. The recent development in this is that an inquest ruled that his death was "not a suicide" in that he lacked the requisite mental intent to take his own life, opening the door to civil suits.

While the context makes it notable, particularly since this was a successful man with a family who was used to taking on high-profile cases, serious depression (and other mental health problems) do not have to correlate to personal circumstances, and so I'm not sure how suspicious his death really is.
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« Reply #77 on: August 23, 2016, 04:14:14 PM »
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Actually, Julian Assange's lawyer died back in April, and the story I heard seems to be that - while he did leap in front of the train of his own accord - he wasn't in his right mind at the time, having checked himself into a mental health clinic some time before. The recent development in this is that an inquest ruled that his death was "not a suicide" in that he lacked the requisite mental intent to take his own life, opening the door to civil suits.

While the context makes it notable, particularly since this was a successful man with a family who was used to taking on high-profile cases, serious depression (and other mental health problems) do not have to correlate to personal circumstances, and so I'm not sure how suspicious his death really is.

Huh.  I saw it connected in an article that made mention of the DNC staffer and a guy that served paper to the DNC over the DNC leak, so they date certainly would have helped.

Can't trust the media.

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« Reply #78 on: August 24, 2016, 03:05:24 AM »
The guy who wikileaks all but said leaked the DNC documents to them, who was a DNC staffer, died under mysterious circumstances shortly after the leak.
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« Reply #79 on: August 24, 2016, 03:08:36 AM »
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No, I'm making a joke on your rejection of mainstream media: You think everything mainstream is leftist propaganda and so go to the extremes of the political spectrum for 'unbiased' information.

Also, you act like a crybaby. "Fuck you, you and your people are all totalitarians! You call me a nazi, boo ho, apologize for hurting my feelings in my safe space!"


Stormfront isn't a right-wing forum. It's an explicitly neo-nazi forum. Saying someone goes to stormfront for their news is not like saying they watch Fox or go to Breitbart. It's saying they're a neo-nazi.

Now, I hate all totalitarians of every stripe (which is your beef with me), but I especially have a particular place of hate reserved in my heart for fucking neo-nazis.

I'm willing to give you one last benefit of the doubt: Maybe you were too fucking stupid to understand that stormfront is a literal neo-nazi website that only neo-nazis frequent.

If you now say "I admit that I was too fucking stupid to realize that Stormfront is an explicitly neo-nazi site, and I apologize", I won't give you the ban it's fucking obvious you deserve.
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« Reply #80 on: August 24, 2016, 03:42:59 AM »
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Yeah, like I said, hard to have perspective.

It's not hard. It takes effort to put aside nationalistic ego, but anyone who wants to be honestly analytical about their homeland can certainly achieve perspective.

I'm very unsure about the idea that foreigners know more about other countries than about their own. I'm not going to trust the average citizen (of any nation) to enlighten me on other nations.

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« Reply #81 on: August 24, 2016, 06:01:19 AM »
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Stormfront isn't a right-wing forum. It's an explicitly neo-nazi forum. Saying someone goes to stormfront for their news is not like saying they watch Fox or go to Breitbart. It's saying they're a neo-nazi.

Now, I hate all totalitarians of every stripe (which is your beef with me), but I especially have a particular place of hate reserved in my heart for fucking neo-nazis.

I'm willing to give you one last benefit of the doubt: Maybe you were too fucking stupid to understand that stormfront is a literal neo-nazi website that only neo-nazis frequent.

If you now say "I admit that I was too fucking stupid to realize that Stormfront is an explicitly neo-nazi site, and I apologize", I won't give you the ban it's fucking obvious you deserve.

Since when's calling you a cunt bannable? Or even calling you something you're not? The standard's shifting with every day it seems, and with amount of people you called Swine, whether they frequented Forge or not, it's a laughable accusation at best. Should I ask that you ban yourself, as you called me a jizz stain, and I am very sure that I am not, in fact, a jizz stain (last time I checked, you can't draw bone marrow from jizz, but hey), neither am I a brainwashed child of a Soviet/Post - Soviet apparatus, which you did call me? I don't even frequent Daily Kos nor read NIE.

And you aren't a Nazi. A notion that culture is somehow passed genetically, and if Danes were once collaborators there will have a collaborator psyche, is closer to fascism. And no cupcake, this isn't calling you a fascist, before you inevitably get into a huff.
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« Reply #82 on: August 24, 2016, 06:33:57 AM »
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Point is that the DNC scandal is the biggest political news we got at this point and no mainstream media covers it.  You have to dig for it which is the problem.
Well if effort is required to learn things, then obviously we can't expect Americans to know anything, right? That is what you're saying? If not, what's your complaint?

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« Reply #83 on: August 24, 2016, 06:34:40 AM »
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Stormfront isn't a right-wing forum. It's an explicitly neo-nazi forum. Saying someone goes to stormfront for their news is not like saying they watch Fox or go to Breitbart. It's saying they're a neo-nazi.

Now, I hate all totalitarians of every stripe (which is your beef with me), but I especially have a particular place of hate reserved in my heart for fucking neo-nazis.

I'm willing to give you one last benefit of the doubt: Maybe you were too fucking stupid to understand that stormfront is a literal neo-nazi website that only neo-nazis frequent.

If you now say "I admit that I was too fucking stupid to realize that Stormfront is an explicitly neo-nazi site, and I apologize", I won't give you the ban it's fucking obvious you deserve.


I know that Stormfront is a neo-nazi forum you idiot, I specifically choose that example because neo-nazism is the most extreme end of the political spectrum, invoking the point that you would not take anything less as 'unbiased'. And I don't have a problem with you hating totalitarians, I have a problem with you, as Rincewind points out, handling my whole culture as a set of inherent traits passed directly down that makes me, or anyone else, naturally inclined towards collaboration.

Go ahead you insufferable hypocrite, just to once again hammer home that you are no different from the loser segment of SJWs that you constantly laud about.

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« Reply #84 on: August 24, 2016, 06:56:58 AM »
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Well if effort is required to learn things, then obviously we can't expect Americans to know anything, right? That is what you're saying? If not, what's your complaint?

In the era of infotainment, it's not a bad idea to take a step back and look at the paper publishing again.
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« Reply #85 on: August 24, 2016, 07:27:39 AM »
Reading BOOKS?! Next you'll want people to go to libraries and research things!

Oppression!!! Censorship!

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« Reply #86 on: August 24, 2016, 07:42:15 AM »
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Reading BOOKS?! Next you'll want people to go to libraries and research things!

Oppression!!! Censorship!

Don't be insane, you can download most of libraries' stock as e-books nowadays, no need to go outside.
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« Reply #87 on: August 24, 2016, 11:25:10 AM »
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Don't be insane, you can download most of libraries' stock as e-books nowadays, no need to go outside.

Heh.

I sometimes feel like the only guy that prefers the feel of a real book.  Especially since if I throw a book at you for being stupid, I'm not breaking a hundred dollar electronic device.

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« Reply #88 on: August 24, 2016, 11:37:47 AM »
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Well if effort is required to learn things, then obviously we can't expect Americans to know anything, right? That is what you're saying? If not, what's your complaint?

Your a fucking dumbass.  This is news that could determine who gets to be the president of the United States of America.  One of the most important powerful positions in the entire world.  This shit effects even you and your treating it as if it is a small thing.

This isn't the mainstream media should reported this.  This is the mainstream media MUST report it.  The fact they didn't shows you how fuck up they are.  The fact you don't care shows how truly fuck up you are.  Seriously fix yourself.

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« Reply #89 on: August 24, 2016, 11:40:28 AM »
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Point is that the DNC scandal is the biggest political news we got at this point and no mainstream media covers it.  You have to dig for it which is the problem.


What is your definition of mainstream media? It got covered everywhere. Now I keep hearing about how the mainstream press isn't covering Clinton's Email and Foundation scandal, but these are all articles with headlines linked on today's homepage of each news organization. And this is about a revelation that came on Monday, and is still rolling across the front page. I suspect that people complaining about these stories not being seen don't see it because they don't look.

If there is a major news organization that isn't covering the DNC leak or Hillary's email issues, I'd like you to name them specifically.

ABC News:New Docs Show Clinton Foundation Donors Sought Access to State Department

CBS News" Clinton campaign dogged by new donor allegations

NBC News: AP: Donors gained access to Clinton as Secy.

CNN: What is the Clinton Foundation and why is it controversial?

Fox News: Multiple donors to Clinton Foundation met with her while at State Department

Washington Post: The latest Clinton emails show what an ethics agreement shouldn’t look like

New York Times: Hillary Clinton’s 15,000 New Emails to Get Timetable for Release