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Fake Russian Ads Stoked Racial Tensions -- Race-Hustling Democrats 'Colluded'
Townhall.com ^ | May 17, 2018 | Larry Elder

Posted on 05/17/2018 6:01:15 AM PDT by Kaslin

President Donald Trump rejects the narrative that Russia wanted him to win. USA Today examined each of the 3,517 Facebook ads bought by the Russian-based Internet Research Agency, the company that employed 12 of the 13 Russians indicted by special counsel Robert Mueller for interfering with the 2016 election. It turns out only about 100 of its ads explicitly endorsed Trump or opposed Hillary Clinton.

Most of the fake ads focused on racial division, with many of the ads attempting to exploit what Russia perceives, or wants America to perceive, as severe racial tension between blacks and whites.

Think of it. Vladimir Putin, president of a formerly communist country with the blood of possibly tens of millions of its own people on its hands, is using the race card in America, the least-racist majority-white country in the world, a country that just a few years ago elected and reelected a black person for president. Putin therefore "colludes" with race-card carrying Democrats like Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., who once called the "good" Bush, George Herbert Walker Bush, a "racist." Then there's former Vice President Joe Biden, who recently told the Rev. Al "no justice, no peace" Sharpton: "It's what these guys are all about, man. These Republicans don't want working-class people voting. They don't want black folks voting."

Sharpton, earlier this year, said that Trump "is someone who's chosen a path that is absolutely racism with steroids." Sharpton also wrote: "There were hopes last year that the executive office would temper some of this pettiness, but sadly we now see this is not the case. Rather than attempt to grow and learn, Trump has leaned into his role as divider-in-chief. This is exactly the same racially divisive, unapologetic blowhard I knew in New York."

Sharpton lectures Republicans on political etiquette?

Is this the same Sharpton who shot to fame by falsely accusing a white man of raping a black woman? Is this the same Sharpton, who, according to The New York Times in 2014, owes "more than $4.5 million in current state and federal tax"? Is this the same Sharpton who called the black then-mayor of New York City, David Dinkins, a "n--- whore"?

CNN's Don Lemon recently said: "Critical thinking is important as a journalist. If you cannot surmise that this President -- if he's not racist, he's certainly racist-adjacent. ... We have come to a consensus in our society that facts matter. ... I feel like it's my obligation as a journalist to say it."

Aside from routinely being called "racist," President Trump is denounced on left-wing cable shows and late-night television as a "liar." MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell, a former aide to Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan, D-N.Y., called Trump "a pathological liar." CNN's Don Lemon opened a recent show by discussing "the 3,000 lies that the President has told since inauguration."

Trump's "lies" pale in comparison with the Big Lies of the modern left.

The left insists, teaches, preaches and indoctrinates that racism remains a major problem in America. So-called "civil rights" organizations -- like Black Lives Matter, the NAACP or the Southern Poverty Law Center -- denounce alleged "institutional" or "systemic" or "structural" racism as a serious problem in America, even as racism continues to recede.

Sharpton lectures Republicans on political etiquette?

Is this the same Sharpton who shot to fame by falsely accusing a white man of raping a black woman? Is this the same Sharpton, who, according to The New York Times in 2014, owes "more than $4.5 million in current state and federal tax"? Is this the same Sharpton who called the black then-mayor of New York City, David Dinkins, a "n--- whore"?

CNN's Don Lemon recently said: "Critical thinking is important as a journalist. If you cannot surmise that this President -- if he's not racist, he's certainly racist-adjacent. ... We have come to a consensus in our society that facts matter. ... I feel like it's my obligation as a journalist to say it."

Aside from routinely being called "racist," President Trump is denounced on left-wing cable shows and late-night television as a "liar." MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell, a former aide to Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan, D-N.Y., called Trump "a pathological liar." CNN's Don Lemon opened a recent show by discussing "the 3,000 lies that the President has told since inauguration."

Trump's "lies" pale in comparison with the Big Lies of the modern left.

The left insists, teaches, preaches and indoctrinates that racism remains a major problem in America. So-called "civil rights" organizations -- like Black Lives Matter, the NAACP or the Southern Poverty Law Center -- denounce alleged "institutional" or "systemic" or "structural" racism as a serious problem in America, even as racism continues to recede.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial
KEYWORDS: 201605; 2016election; cambridgeanalytica; demonrats; facebook; racialtensions; russia
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1 posted on 05/17/2018 6:01:15 AM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

So, the entire “Black Live Matter” movement was a KGB operation.....


2 posted on 05/17/2018 6:11:13 AM PDT by tired&retired (Blessings)
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To: Kaslin
"It turns out only about 100 of its ads explicitly endorsed Trump or opposed Hillary Clinton."

Notice they do not say how many of the ads:

"explicitly endorsed Hillary Clinton or opposed Trump."

3 posted on 05/17/2018 6:14:38 AM PDT by tired&retired (Blessings)
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To: Kaslin

Where is the list of the 3000 lies? This same number is being used over and over so that the ignorant public will accept it as truth. Where is a list of ten lies?


4 posted on 05/17/2018 6:24:27 AM PDT by Freee-dame (Best election ever!)
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To: Kaslin

The left says that President Trump is the divisive one, when Obama never once failed to dive right in, in any situation involving whites and blacks, before the facts were all in. Always on the side of blacks. And Obama himself said that he would stand wirh Muslims should the political winds shift “in an ugly direction”, which I surmise to mean, should Americans take offense or express offense when Muslims murder innocent people. At least, Obama never blamed Islam during the many incidents in in his time in office, when Muslims murdered people in the name of Allah. No “bitter clinging” to the Koran there, no sirree.


5 posted on 05/17/2018 6:24:40 AM PDT by mrsmel (I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: Freee-dame

He said that he had toast for breakfast when it was actually a toasted bagel.


6 posted on 05/17/2018 6:25:53 AM PDT by mrsmel (I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: Kaslin

Here’s the collusion. Dems need to go to jail.
BLM and other movements are inspired by the forces that want this country destroyed.


7 posted on 05/17/2018 6:27:07 AM PDT by I want the USA back (Liberalism is the transformation of mankind into cattle. -Nietzche)
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To: Kaslin

Since the article doesn’t come out and say it clearly:

Russian racist ads were pro-Hillary Clinton and anti-Trump. Polling showed that some Black voters were pro-Trump, and vastly more were indifferent to Hillary; there would be no “Obama surge” in Black voter turnout for Dems. Stirring up racism is a favorite Dem tactic for voter turnout. The Russkiis were simply channeling Terry MacAuliffe.


8 posted on 05/17/2018 6:27:10 AM PDT by Chewbarkah
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To: Kaslin
President Donald Trump rejects the narrative that Russia wanted him to win.

Why on earth would KGB Putin perfer a strong-on-defense, deeply patriotic, team like Trump/Pence over an American-military-hating, suicidal-on-defense, democrat administration, particularly as he's in the process of restoring the evil empire? Makes no sense whatsoever. Dems are the ones who are out to basically cripple our military. This as they assist the Russians, via their traitorous UraniumOne deal, missile defense and nuke deals, including the Iran nuke deal that Putin loved so much, and claimed to have played a major role in formulating.

9 posted on 05/17/2018 6:35:46 AM PDT by ETL (Obama-Hillary, REAL Russia collusion! Uranium-One Deal, Missile Defense, Iran Deal, Nukes: Click ETL)
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To: Kaslin

Are these ads part of the 2 Terabytes of data that Mueller wants to dump on the court as evidence?

I would love it if the judge came back and said:

Yes, I’ll admit that data into evidence. But you will also, immediately, hand over all your other evidence, NOW!!!! And, I will give you an additional 2 weeks to take each ad, translate it into English and then return with both the Russian and English versions, saved on portable hard drives, broken down in chronological order, starting with the earliest ones and working forward to Election Day and beyond. Additionally, anyone that does the translations will be added to the witness list and be prepared to testify in this courtroom.

Pursuant to this court order, I will forbid you from requesting additional funds from DOJ or Congress to pay for personnel to do the translations.

If this isn’t done in two weeks, I will hold anyone from the Special Counsel’s staff, in contempt and will detain them for as long as needed to complete the task I’m so ordering. And, I will also have personnel on hand, in the courtroom to verify if the translations are accurate and if not, I will have those responsible taken into custody on a Perjury charge.

And, I will not be dismissing this case for any reason, until I get the translated copies and will not allow DOJ or the Special Counsel to withdraw the charges/indictments.


I think the folks in Mueller’s office would either head right to the nearest camera and lay the whole corrupt scheme out there or one of them would be mixing up some of Jim Jones’ tasty KoolAid.


10 posted on 05/17/2018 6:41:33 AM PDT by qaz123
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To: Kaslin

I’ve never yet heard them name a lie, only accuse President Trump of telling them!


11 posted on 05/17/2018 7:15:49 AM PDT by JimRed ( TERM LIMITS, NOW! Build the Wall Faster! TRUTH is the new HATE SPEECH.)
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To: All
THE BLOB AND THE BOOB

"Al, we are beloved national figures. You and me are BFF."

12 posted on 05/17/2018 7:15:51 AM PDT by Liz
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To: Kaslin

What is is that makes these ads “fake”?


13 posted on 05/17/2018 7:19:28 AM PDT by circlecity
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To: Kaslin
So-called "civil rights" organizations -- like Black Lives Matter, the NAACP or the Southern Poverty Law Center -- denounce alleged "institutional" or "systemic" or "structural" racism as a serious problem in America, even as racism continues to recede.

A great American once said "There is a class of colored people who make a business of keeping the troubles, the wrongs, and the hardships of the Negro race before the public. Some of these people do not want the Negro to lose his grievances, because they do not want to lose their jobs. There is a certain class of race-problem solvers who don't want the patient to get well." - Booker T. Washington

14 posted on 05/17/2018 7:21:56 AM PDT by JimRed ( TERM LIMITS, NOW! Build the Wall Faster! TRUTH is the new HATE SPEECH.)
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To: qaz123
I will give you an additional 2 weeks to take each ad, translate it into English and then return with both the Russian and English versions

?????

The adds are all in English. They were attempting to manipulate the American public and stir up racial hatred with the help of the dems and MSM. Would not be very effective if they were in Russian.

15 posted on 05/17/2018 8:34:27 AM PDT by usurper ( version)
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To: usurper

From a Daily Caller article, dated 16May18.... http://dailycaller.com/2018/05/16/mueller-terabytes-russian-media/

Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Wednesday revealed his office is prepared to flood two terabytes of Russian social media content — without any translation — into the court record to comply with a discovery request by one of the defendants in his collusion case.

The government’s lead attorney, Jeannie Sclafani Rhee, confirmed her office had compiled two terabytes of Russian-language social media content and confirmed little of it was translated.

“The government did not translate every single word and doesn’t have to,” she told the court.


16 posted on 05/17/2018 9:36:51 AM PDT by qaz123
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To: I want the USA back

“BLM and other movements are inspired by the forces that want this country destroyed.”

So was the “civil rights” movement of the 1950s and 1960s, and the holy holy saint MLK (or whatever the plagiarizing, depraved libertine’s real name was).


17 posted on 05/17/2018 10:58:45 AM PDT by dsc (Our system of government cannot survive one-party control of communications.)
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To: Freee-dame

There’s one. Only 2999 to go.


18 posted on 05/17/2018 12:33:48 PM PDT by Freee-dame (Best election ever!)
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To: Kaslin; fieldmarshaldj; NFHale; GOPsterinMA; stephenjohnbanker; bagster; BillyBoy; LS; ...

https://youtu.be/SYnVYJDxu2Q?t=57


19 posted on 05/17/2018 4:39:53 PM PDT by Impy (I have no virtue to signal.)
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To: Impy

Please

None of dat


20 posted on 05/18/2018 4:43:09 PM PDT by campaignPete R-CT (Committee to Re-Elect the President ( CREEP ))
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