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'Obama found dead in shock accident' email being sent around

Posted on 07/05/2008 8:29:18 AM PDT by Grig

My spam filter grabs a non-spam email now and then and I've been monitoring what it does so I can adjust the settings and make sure it stops doing that. One of the spam I got last night had the title 'Obama found dead in shock accident'.

I'm sure if it said 'Bush' or "McCain' instead of Obama conservatives would be up in arms about it, and so I hope also see this in the same light.

I'm in Canada so I'm sure if this breaks a law or not up here. Have any of you in the USA received this and reported it?


TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: getwhitey; justsayno2spam; liberalprank; militant; muslim; notbreaking; spam; unsourcedemail; zot
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1 posted on 07/05/2008 8:29:18 AM PDT by Grig
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To: Grig

They are trying to get sympathy for Obama

They are proving to be very good


2 posted on 07/05/2008 8:31:13 AM PDT by Mr. K (Some days even my lucky rocketship underpants don't help)
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To: Grig

It’ll be alright. They have several body doubles lined up for all the candidates and high officials.


3 posted on 07/05/2008 8:31:37 AM PDT by blueheron2 (America's record worst election)
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To: Grig

Not yet.


4 posted on 07/05/2008 8:31:57 AM PDT by REDWOOD99
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To: Grig

It’s from Hiliary.


5 posted on 07/05/2008 8:33:19 AM PDT by johniegrad
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To: Grig
Wow. How strange. Haven't received that one as yet.

What part of Canada? I lived in Scarborough for a summer and fall while I was trying to figure out if the University of Toronto was where I wanted to go to college. I loved it. Ok, thats off subject to be sure.

6 posted on 07/05/2008 8:33:19 AM PDT by svcw (There is no plan B.)
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To: Grig

Could someone please clue me in to what the heck this post is about?


7 posted on 07/05/2008 8:33:34 AM PDT by Taking Congress back in 2010
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To: Grig
I'm sure if it said 'Bush' or "McCain' instead of Obama conservatives would be up in arms about it

No we wouldn't. Most of us understand that prodigious amounts of BS travels through cyberspace via email every day. Nothing to get excited about.

8 posted on 07/05/2008 8:33:39 AM PDT by Mr. Mojo
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To: Grig

He was electrocuted?


9 posted on 07/05/2008 8:34:39 AM PDT by Washechu
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To: Mr. K

Actually it looks from the body of it that they are trying to sell the typical stuff pitched in spam.


10 posted on 07/05/2008 8:36:38 AM PDT by Grig
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To: Washechu

Hillary showed up in a thong...


11 posted on 07/05/2008 8:36:41 AM PDT by xDGx
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To: Washechu

No. Cocaine overdose.


12 posted on 07/05/2008 8:37:09 AM PDT by reg45
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To: Grig

I can’t speak for this particular e-mail, but I do know that it’s a common tactic to put a shocking header on an e-mail to get people to open it. Then there’s a video or photo attached which contains malware.

There was one going around that said “Angelina Jolie dies in bizarre accident” and it was an attempt to get people to open a malware file. I’m guessing this is along those lines. If so, it’s not an attempt to get sympathy for Obama, instead an attempt to play off his fame to get people to open a malicious file.


13 posted on 07/05/2008 8:37:40 AM PDT by Numbers Guy
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To: Grig

Not exactly “breaking news” material.


14 posted on 07/05/2008 8:38:08 AM PDT by DogBarkTree (The correct word isn't "immigrant" when what they are doing is "invading".)
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To: Grig
"I'm sure if it said 'Bush' or "McCain' instead of Obama conservatives would be up in arms about it, and so I hope also see this in the same light."

So you are admitting you are a liberal? I could care less what Barack Hussein or the traitorous democrats do. Let their heads implode over stupid little childish emails as this one.
15 posted on 07/05/2008 8:40:01 AM PDT by jrooney (Obama's mentor says God Da*n America. That explains Obama's refusal to put his hand over his heart.)
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To: Washechu

Stealing copper from third rail in Chgo perhaps??

LOL


16 posted on 07/05/2008 8:40:22 AM PDT by Nailbiter
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To: Grig

OK, what was Obama doing with Hillary’s hair dryer in the bath tub.


17 posted on 07/05/2008 8:40:27 AM PDT by TLEIBY308 (I AM PRO CHOICE,I BELEIVE EVERYONE SHOULD CARRY WHAT EVER GUN THEY CHOOSE)
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To: DogBarkTree

Actully this poster is way off base. I guess he hasn’t seen all of the smear cartoons about bush and his admin. If bush was muslim their would be 100s of fatwas already out on all of the idiots that smear him in cartoons in the newspaper. Keep your leftwing ideology up north where it belongs with our big retarted friend to the north!!


18 posted on 07/05/2008 8:41:09 AM PDT by cla62
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To: Grig; Slings and Arrows
Shock hasn't killed dems in the past . . .


19 posted on 07/05/2008 8:41:27 AM PDT by Lady Jag ( I dreamed I surfed all day in my monthly donor wonder bra - https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate)
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To: Grig
One word:
Arkancide.

20 posted on 07/05/2008 8:42:09 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (Yo prometo lealtad a la bandera de los Estados Unidos de America, y a la Republica que representa...)
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To: Grig

“News” spams like this often contain a virus or worm as a payload. Always delete (and I mean by pressing shift-delete!) stuff like this without opening it.


21 posted on 07/05/2008 8:45:14 AM PDT by Redcloak ("Yes, I have been drinking. Why do you ask?" #1 on the list of "Things heard from McCain voters")
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To: Grig
This MIGHT be true.

The finger of FDR puts out 220V AC. BO is wired for 24V DC.

At the very least, that jolt probably tripped BO's main breaker.

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“People get the government they deserve.” Joseph deMaistre.

And when people become THIS freaking STUPID and inattentive to their freedoms, THIS is the candidate they deserve.

1 minute satirical Obama video here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tR6b-kWncI4

Hurry before some diversity loving (RIGHT!) Obamaniac at YouTube pulls it.

22 posted on 07/05/2008 8:45:15 AM PDT by Dick Bachert
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To: Grig
The only thing worth noting from this posted thread by you is that some LIBERAL TROLLS INFEST FR and have for years, since you have been around since 1999.
23 posted on 07/05/2008 8:46:38 AM PDT by jrooney (Obama's mentor says God Da*n America. That explains Obama's refusal to put his hand over his heart.)
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To: Grig

By any chance, did it mention Fort Marcy Park?


24 posted on 07/05/2008 8:46:46 AM PDT by Old Retired Army Guy (tHE)
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To: Grig

Since you opened the spam, I would get your virtual self over to Trend Housecall and do an online scan. Those mails have shocking subjects so you open them and then malicious scripting is downloaded to your system.

In the future, just say no to spam.


25 posted on 07/05/2008 8:47:16 AM PDT by Calpernia (Hunters Rangers - Raising the Bar of Integrity http://www.barofintegrity.us)
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To: Grig

Dude...


26 posted on 07/05/2008 8:48:34 AM PDT by don-o (Have you donated to FR? If not, why not?)
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To: Numbers Guy

That’s my assesment too, but since Obama is a presidential candidate, does this constitute a crime? If it was only sent to people outside, or only sent from outside the USA, is it a crime?


27 posted on 07/05/2008 8:52:19 AM PDT by Grig
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To: Grig

My first thought if that (the Obamanation’s death) happened would be, “Arkancide!”


28 posted on 07/05/2008 8:53:27 AM PDT by RightWingConspirator (Redefeat Communism by defeating the Obamanation in 2008)
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To: jrooney

Stop reading crap in between the lines that isn’t there. I’ve been here on FR since ‘98 so there is a nice long CONSERVATIVE posting history for you to check out.


29 posted on 07/05/2008 8:53:37 AM PDT by Grig
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To: Grig

Obama got the ZOT?


30 posted on 07/05/2008 8:55:20 AM PDT by Dog Gone
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To: Responsibility2nd

Darn, you beat me to it!


31 posted on 07/05/2008 8:55:46 AM PDT by RightWingConspirator (Redefeat Communism by defeating the Obamanation in 2008)
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To: cla62

I’ve seen those cartoons and the outrage against them was justified. I’m not so naive however to think that some on our side might employ a double standard when Obama is the target.

I’m a conservative who has been here on FR for 10 years. My posts and comments are there for you to check.


32 posted on 07/05/2008 8:57:55 AM PDT by Grig
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To: Grig

Report it? to Whom? and why?


33 posted on 07/05/2008 9:00:55 AM PDT by plain talk
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To: Calpernia

Actually, I saved it to a text file without opening it and only looked at the text file. I know about what kind of crap can be in spam. Just as bad as the viruses are html spam messages that have a 1 pixel image just so opening it calls back to their server and lets them confirm your email address is valid so they can sell it to other spamers.


34 posted on 07/05/2008 9:01:25 AM PDT by Grig
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To: jrooney

Try checking the my posts while you are at it. Since when is NOT having a double standard the sign of being a liberal?


35 posted on 07/05/2008 9:02:59 AM PDT by Grig
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To: Grig
I'm sure if it said 'Bush' or "McCain' instead of Obama conservatives would be up in arms about it, and so I hope also see this in the same light.

I couldn't care less about Hussein. Let the liberals worry about the race baiting, Muslim militant.

36 posted on 07/05/2008 9:04:24 AM PDT by 1035rep
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To: plain talk

Could it not be construed as a threat, and if so would not that make it a crime?


37 posted on 07/05/2008 9:04:27 AM PDT by Grig
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To: Grig
Assuming it's written in the past tense, how could it possibly be conceived as a threat?
38 posted on 07/05/2008 9:06:04 AM PDT by LongElegantLegs (We are all humans, and humans poo.)
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To: Grig

Quit schilling for Obama. What you do not realize is 99.99% of the posters on FR could care leass about emails like this because we have disdain for Obama and realize how dangerous he is, and we also realize how childish and unimportant a spam email like that is. I did read between the lines. It was easy to do, the lines were a mile wide.


39 posted on 07/05/2008 9:06:43 AM PDT by jrooney (Obama's mentor says God Da*n America. That explains Obama's refusal to put his hand over his heart.)
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To: Grig

Counting down to this thread being pulled.................

5.........
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1.........


40 posted on 07/05/2008 9:07:07 AM PDT by airborne (End the "open primary" system now!!! Only Republicans should vote in Republican primaries!)
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To: Dick Bachert

Probably a prank from some whitey who read Hussein’s books.

Below are a few lines from Obama’s books “ in his own words:

From Dreams of My Father: “I ceased to advertise my mother’s race at the age of 12 or 13, when I began to suspect that by doing so I was ingratiating myself to whites.”

From Dreams of My Father: “I found a solace in nursing a pervasive sense of grievance and animosity against my mothers race.”

From Dreams of My Father: “There was something about him that made me wary, a little too sure of himself, maybe. And white.”

From Dreams of My Father: “It remained necessary to prove which side you were on, to show your loyalty to the black masses, to strike out and name names.”

From Dreams of My Father: “I never emulate white men and brown men whose fates didn’t speak to my own. It was into my father’s image, the black man, son of Africa , that I’d packed all the attributes I sought in myself, the attributes of Martin and Malcolm, DuBois and Mandela.”

From Audacity of Hope: “I will stand with the Muslims should the political winds shift in an ugly direction.”


41 posted on 07/05/2008 9:07:12 AM PDT by 1035rep
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To: Grig

No


42 posted on 07/05/2008 9:10:22 AM PDT by plain talk
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To: Grig
I’ve been here on FR since ‘98 so there is a nice long CONSERVATIVE posting history for you to check out.

Most people who accuse you/me/other long time posters of such nonsense are TOO LAZY to do their homework...or else they just don't care. It's all about them...

Many of us refer to those who joined in 2006 (largest period of troll infestation) as 'FR Lite'.

43 posted on 07/05/2008 9:13:47 AM PDT by NewLand (Veteran of Operation Chaos)
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To: Grig

>>>I saved it to a text file without opening it and only looked at the text file.<<<

Good for you! I do this too. Anyone that doesn’t realize this trick should pay attention to Grig’s tip here for checking unknown mail.


44 posted on 07/05/2008 9:17:00 AM PDT by Calpernia (Hunters Rangers - Raising the Bar of Integrity http://www.barofintegrity.us)
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To: RightWingConspirator

As you know, it was Hillary who made the connection from Obama to RFK and his death in June as she explained why she was not dropping out.

Looks like Hillary was off by just a few days.

Her Arkancide skills are slipping.

lololol


45 posted on 07/05/2008 9:19:07 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (Yo prometo lealtad a la bandera de los Estados Unidos de America, y a la Republica que representa...)
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To: Responsibility2nd

“As you know, it was Hillary who made the connection from Obama to RFK and his death in June as she explained why she was not dropping out.”

And if the spam can be traced to a Hillary supporter.....


46 posted on 07/05/2008 9:35:20 AM PDT by Grig
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To: jrooney

A) saying I’m ‘schilling for Obama’ makes you look like an ignorant fool. My support has always gone to the right, both in time and money and in my postings. I really wanted Mitt to win the nomination. Whether Obama is better or worse than Hilary is debatable, but both of them are crap, and I’m not keen on McCain either. Just because I don’t support Obama doesn’t mean I’m going to applaud when someone does something like this. It’s wrong no matter what politician is in the subject line.

B) By embracing a double standard so enthusiastically you lose the moral right to object to Democrats incorporating veiled death threats to Bush and other Republicans in cartoons, novel, movies etc. Having politics devolve even further into the gutter isn’t good for anyone.

You think it is a matter not worth bothering with, fine, you’ve said so and can now go post on some other thread. Don’t be so eager for a fight that you start creating friendly fire.


47 posted on 07/05/2008 9:46:39 AM PDT by Grig
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To: Grig

We all make mistakes.


48 posted on 07/05/2008 9:54:13 AM PDT by Technical Editor
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To: Grig

A fake news headline saying someone is DEAD is not a threat, is it?


49 posted on 07/05/2008 9:57:50 AM PDT by Technical Editor
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To: Technical Editor

Was he the Walrus?


50 posted on 07/05/2008 10:00:32 AM PDT by Calpernia (Hunters Rangers - Raising the Bar of Integrity http://www.barofintegrity.us)
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