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  • The Media is the Devil's Tool Box

    08/15/2016 3:29:45 PM PDT · by AuntB · 25 replies
    TheTownCrier ^ | Aug. 15, 2016 | TheTownCrier
    They’re trying to brainwash you, just like they’ve brainwashed the Hillary voters. They’re trying to discourage you, make you feel disappointed. DO not let them! Look at the Trump rallies with thousands, then look at the Hillary rallies with dozens. The media is lying to you and trying to destroy a good man and the MILLIONS of US Citizens who support him! Disappointment brings discouragement. Constant failure to realize our plans or expectations will cause us to lose confidence and hope, and inability to handle disappointment becomes a great tool. The following story, given to me by a friend and...
  • The profound mystery of the "enthusiasm gap" (Salon says Obama blew it)

    09/02/2010 7:54:28 PM PDT · by tlb · 24 replies
    Salon ^ | Sep 2, 2010 | Glenn Greenwald
    1) Huffington Post's Sam Stein notes the increasing number of conservatives who now advocate same-sex marriage; how that places them to the left on this human rights issue of Barack Obama, who continues to explicitly oppose marriage equality; and how Democratic operatives are worrying that the Party, as a result, risks losing the devotion of gay activists and, especially, their money. 2) Sen. Dianne Feinstein -- Iraq War supporter, Surveillance State cheerleader, and beneficiary of her husband's vast, defense contracting wealth -- will take the lead in working to defeat Prop 19 and thus keep marijuana criminalized, in turn keeping...