Yes, It is ALL Fakenews

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Re: Yes, It is ALL Fakenews

Post by gnome » Fri Jan 05, 2018 8:04 pm

Think I'll try it and post my experience. Interesting idea.
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Re: Yes, It is ALL Fakenews

Post by Grammatron » Fri Jan 05, 2018 8:09 pm

gnome wrote:Think I'll try it and post my experience. Interesting idea.
Thank you, I respect the fact you are even thinking about doing this.

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Re: Yes, It is ALL Fakenews

Post by Skeeve » Fri Jan 05, 2018 11:00 pm

Lets hear it for CNN....

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Re: Yes, It is ALL Fakenews

Post by gnome » Fri Jan 05, 2018 11:30 pm

Love how the comments start in about crisis actors and sandy hook...

What am I looking at? Give me the tl;dr version besides what it looks like, that demonstrators are posing for a camera op.
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Re: Yes, It is ALL Fakenews

Post by Anaxagoras » Sat Jan 06, 2018 12:03 am

corplinx wrote:Steve Bannon Shadow President was a serious story even though he was apparently a token for the Mercer money.

And they all knew it.

It's a lie of omission to not mention the bogus story yourself when it's the "narrative of the week" for the sake of calling BS on it. So just because they chose not to run the narrative doesn't mean they are guiltless.

So yes, It's all Fakenews.

It's Fake until Proven Correct. There is no assumption of credibility anywhere in the news-sphere except for maybe The Intercept for me now. They are leftists, they admit it, they admit their skew, but when they aren't spouting opinion at least they have a real goddamn source.
I note that the narrative has changed though. It used to be that these sources were fictional and reporters were making it all up. Now Sloppy Steve was the leaker. Or one of the biggest leakers. Eventually he was fired because he got too sloppy. To say that he never had any influence is also a lie.
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Re: Yes, It is ALL Fakenews

Post by Grammatron » Sat Jan 06, 2018 12:06 am

Anaxagoras wrote:
corplinx wrote:Steve Bannon Shadow President was a serious story even though he was apparently a token for the Mercer money.

And they all knew it.

It's a lie of omission to not mention the bogus story yourself when it's the "narrative of the week" for the sake of calling BS on it. So just because they chose not to run the narrative doesn't mean they are guiltless.

So yes, It's all Fakenews.

It's Fake until Proven Correct. There is no assumption of credibility anywhere in the news-sphere except for maybe The Intercept for me now. They are leftists, they admit it, they admit their skew, but when they aren't spouting opinion at least they have a real goddamn source.
I note that the narrative has changed though. It used to be that these sources were fictional and reporters were making it all up. Now Sloppy Steve was the leaker. Or one of the biggest leakers. Eventually he was fired because he got too sloppy. To say that he never had any influence is also a lie.
Like the leaked information about Rex getting fired?

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Re: Yes, It is ALL Fakenews

Post by Anaxagoras » Sat Jan 06, 2018 12:12 am

Grammatron wrote:
Like the leaked information about Rex getting fired?
I doubt he's the source for that one. He was already out when the Tillerson rumors were reported.

There are other leakers too.
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Re: Yes, It is ALL Fakenews

Post by Doctor X » Sat Jan 06, 2018 7:58 am

Meanwhile, Tom Brady is upset he has not won a team award that does not exist.





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Re: Yes, It is ALL Fakenews

Post by Anaxagoras » Sat Jan 06, 2018 4:35 pm

Bill Belichick 'sees an opening' to coach Giants and might take it amid Patriots drama: source :hyper:
Can Bill Belichick, yes Bill Belichick, be the next coach of the Giants? With a report of turmoil in New England involving him, Tom Brady and Robert Kraft, it certainly seems feasible.

“I’m sure Bill knows this is his last chance to be the Giants coach,” a source close to Belichick said Friday. “Bill sees an opening — an opening to get to the Giants.”

The source has not spoken to Belichick since the story came out, but is very familiar with The Hoodie’s desire to coach the Giants.

The source also said he’s not certain if the reported friction and tension in New England will prompt Belichick to force his way out, but if he does, he said he is certain, “The Giants are the only place he wants to be.”

John Mara, Steve Tisch and Dave Gettleman must work their contacts to find out if Belichick wants the Giants head coaching job after explosive details emerged Friday in an ESPN story of a fracture in the relationship between Belichick on one side and Tom Brady and Robert Kraft on the other.
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Re: Yes, It is ALL Fakenews

Post by Doctor X » Sat Jan 06, 2018 7:08 pm

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Re: Yes, It is ALL Fakenews

Post by Anaxagoras » Sun Jan 07, 2018 2:13 pm

Fwiw, The Gorilla Channel wasn't in Wolff's book, it was a Twitter hoax:

http://www.politifact.com/punditfact/st ... ols-1000s/
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"Wow, this extract from Wolff’s book is a shocking insight into Trump’s mind," the prankster said Jan. 4, adding what looked like a picture of a section of the book.

"On his first night in the White House, President Trump complained that the TV in his bedroom was broken, because it didn’t have ‘the gorilla channel’," the faux excerpt began. "To appease Trump, White House staff compiled a number of gorilla documentaries into a makeshift gorilla channel, broadcast into Trump’s bedroom from a hastily-constructed transmission tower on the South Lawn."
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Re: Yes, It is ALL Fakenews

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sun Jan 07, 2018 2:53 pm

I want there to be a gorilla channel. :evil:
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Re: Yes, It is ALL Fakenews

Post by Witness » Sun Jan 07, 2018 3:25 pm

Abdul Alhazred wrote:I want there to be a gorilla channel. :evil:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=InKcuC4fK78

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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sun Jan 07, 2018 4:13 pm

Witness wrote:
Abdul Alhazred wrote:I want there to be a gorilla channel. :evil:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=InKcuC4fK78

:mrgreen:
Thank you.

The most interesting bit is where the forest ranger (a Congolese who grew up as a hunter gatherer) explains that he'd never seen a gorilla until he got his job.
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Re: Yes, It is ALL Fakenews

Post by corplinx » Sun Jan 07, 2018 8:40 pm

The gorilla channel is a hilarious exercise in confirmation bias. 4chan shamed the "cable news entertainment" portion of the country. I wasn't aware of the gorilla channel until last night when I had some idle time.

Btw, as far as FakeNews goes, it works two ways. Our President is a giant shit talker who steers them by the nose with his twitter feed (sadly).

Scott Adams talks about the recent "stable genius" debacle (part of the "high school drama" thing I talked about) which I did not take part in. Scott talks about it the way we should be talking about these things. In terms of how the populace at large perceives things and how the different factions try to steer public opinion through memetics.

https://www.pscp.tv/w/1YqJDLENMgoJV

It kind of goes back to the "DARK" meme that suddenly popped up overnight in every beltway news source about Trump when it was apparent everyone was on the same mailing list and got the same notes the same day. Organized conspiracy, no. Lazy beltway circlejerk and "tell the hicks what to think" arrogance, yes.

Watch the video, trust me. We should be talking like we're behind the curtain and not being led by the projected Oz.

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Re: Yes, It is ALL Fakenews

Post by WildCat » Sun Jan 07, 2018 9:04 pm

Anaxagoras wrote:Fwiw, The Gorilla Channel wasn't in Wolff's book, it was a Twitter hoax:

http://www.politifact.com/punditfact/st ... ols-1000s/
With off-the-charts anticipation over the release of a tell-all book about President Donald Trump, the Twittersphere was primed for a classic hoax. The Twitter account @pixelatedboat delivered.

"Wow, this extract from Wolff’s book is a shocking insight into Trump’s mind," the prankster said Jan. 4, adding what looked like a picture of a section of the book.

"On his first night in the White House, President Trump complained that the TV in his bedroom was broken, because it didn’t have ‘the gorilla channel’," the faux excerpt began. "To appease Trump, White House staff compiled a number of gorilla documentaries into a makeshift gorilla channel, broadcast into Trump’s bedroom from a hastily-constructed transmission tower on the South Lawn."
They should have said he was talking about BET to really feed the TDS narrative. 5/10
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Re: Yes, It is ALL Fakenews

Post by Pyrrho » Sun Jan 07, 2018 9:15 pm

So who's going to start a petition/GoFundMe/Kickstarter to make The Gorilla Channel a real thing.
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Re: Yes, It is ALL Fakenews

Post by Doctor X » Sun Jan 07, 2018 11:17 pm

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Re: Yes, It is ALL Fakenews

Post by Witness » Mon Jan 08, 2018 3:40 am

Abdul Alhazred wrote:The most interesting bit is where the forest ranger (a Congolese who grew up as a hunter gatherer) explains that he'd never seen a gorilla until he got his job.
That, and the fact that bushmeat is considered a delicacy. (Just hope they cook it long enough…)

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Re: Yes, It is ALL Fakenews

Post by Doctor X » Mon Jan 08, 2018 6:39 am

2018 The Year It All Going To Fall Into Place, Delusional Sources Report
WASHINGTON—Fooling themselves into believing things were going to be turning around, delusional sources reported Friday that 2018 will be the year it’s all going to fall into place. “No ifs, ands, or buts about it, everything is finally going to come together in 2018,” said Liam Thomas of Margate, FL, echoing the sentiments of others nationwide who had also completely lost touch with reality and had absolutely no evidence whatsoever to support their optimistic claims. “I just know that things are going to start happening for me. I laid the groundwork in 2017, but 2018 is when my career’s gonna take off, I’ll start eating right, and I might even meet that special someone. Yeah, it’s going to be great.” At press time, sources had already reportedly decided not to make the same mistakes in 2019.

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