Skip to comments.Trump base latches onto ‘Q’ internet conspiracy cult
Posted on 08/02/2018 9:37:19 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Energized by the internet persona Qs complex web of conspiracy notions about the forces aligned against President Donald Trump, Qs followers have spread virally online and now, in real life too, forming a movement known as QAnon.
From somewhere in the vast and mysterious deep state, a dissident agent rises up to give the people cryptic clues about how their heroic president will push back the forces of evil and make America great again. The renegade informant is known only as Q, and if he actually exists, its not as a character in a movie, but somewhere in the Washington, D.C., bureaucracy.
Energized by Qs complex web of conspiracy notions about the forces aligned against President Donald Trump, Qs followers have spread virally online and now, in real life too, forming a movement known as QAnon that is making itself visible at Trumps rallies and other public gatherings.
QAnon is the latest in a string of conspiracy ideas that take hold of the publics imagination in times of social stress and technological change. And QAnon is something new, a leaderless popular movement made up of people who believe in no one and therefore are willing to believe almost anything.
To believers, Q is a pseudonym for a well-placed U.S. government agent who is posting online distress messages and bits of intel, known as breadcrumbs, in an effort to save the country and Trump from hostile forces within the government. Qs missives started appearing last October on 4chan, the mostly anonymous website where fringe ideas incubate and blossom....
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OK, let me try it. I just retired from DoD. There are hordes of young men that want to stay in the US Marine Corps, but are leaving in droves because they are saying almost to the man, that"the Corps" has gotten too soft. Furthermore, leadership is not backing NCOs in disciplining their Marines for the maintenance of strict standards. For example, a young sergeant received NJP because he called a fat, out of shape Marine, "fat." He is leaving the Corps to become a truck driver, although he really wanted to make the Marine Corps a career.
Secretary Mattis has repeatedly stated that he wants to increase lethality in DoD. Lethality comes from a warrior culture and it cannot happen if the NCOs do not have the tools to discipline their people so that the whole organization retains its military bearing.
See? I gave insight into a strategic force development issue along leadership and discipline lines, and I did not use vague terms, or riddles. You don't have to guess what is going on, nor what needs to happen.
It's not mysterious. Cut taxes and regulations, negotiate better trade deals... that's kind of it. Just free our economic might that was handcuffed by America-hating liberals.
No, they are giving us information without making direct comments. It is far more important for folks to go and find things on their own and reach the conclusion in their own mind rather than be led to one by the MSM messaging
My take away from your comment is you just want something put in front of you like a hamburger in a restaurant and your insistence that it be so just highlights things about your beliefs and postings that need no further commentary.
Stay blind if you choose, many many others here on this board had taken another path and have learned much
Sounds like you may have a case of the “blues”
I thought Q made gadgets for James Bond?
Honestly, the name is the biggest tip-off that this is all fiction
I’ve ignored all the Q threads on the site. Don’t even know what they’re pushing. Don’t want to.
You are just too intellectually lazy to stray off the ranch of what you have been consuming for decades
Oh well, you have stated your position and I am sure you will find some others here to commiserate with
An then when the dam breaks you will most like try to grab a seat on the bandwagon like you already were there
Your choice, by your words shall you be known
Pretty much like this, but perhaps with a false flag attempt or two involving "Q" shirt wearing perps thrown in, to bolster the coordinated "stupid, crazy, violent, dangerous" narrative.
When that doesn't set us all against each other, what will they do then?
Shouldn't they be covering the millions of dollars wasted on Seattle's new street cars because nobody bothered to check the wheel gauge of the rails they were supposed to fit on?
Nor they to you
Feel better now?
It takes a while to put together a credible, seamless, believable wag the dog style scenario. It’ll probably happen before the election.
There are reasons that it needs to be done this way and since you were in the Military them you should understand the need for encoded messaging
This is not ground pounding rifle toting warfare, this is educating the public by giving them trails to follow that enables them to awaken to the truth they find, not what they are told
Works for me, I find it quite elucidating as do MANY others here
And obviously there is far more to it if the MSM is so worried they have begun taking up lots of time talking about it. If it was not a threat, why would they do so....
Tick tick tick...
Simon, you look ... great in you little metal hat...
Now go and ride your bike
Have you ever done any research beyond what TV program you are going to watch tonight?
This is about answering questions by following clues but not TELLING you what to think
It is called learning, and is best when you investigate rather than just regurgitate, then you find the answers and go from there, no one telling you what to think
But if you prefer the dog training model
Good little robot..
Its a damned clever kid if so.
Q is a tremendous literary creation, an exercise in world-building, even if it is real. Much more so if its fake.
Military intelligence? In one of its first droppings it said Hillary would be arrested at a certain time and date. It never happened. Thats a source?
This isn't educating anyone. It gives people a hobby, nothing more. Nunes and Jordan are the ones that need our attention, not some attention-whore.
If you find it entertaining, fine. This is not how we should communicate and organize to reform our government. It is impractical in as much as it is ineffective.
Here’s the thing - look at this as a propaganda exercise, of the most effective sort, something that absorbs people. As a mystery-serial maybe. The mystery is the fun part. The puzzles, the figuring things out, and the heated discussions between fans and non-fans.
Builds a fan base and gets people invested in the drama. Its brilliant.
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