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Now we know why the media is so worried about 'misinformation' -- they're trying to corner the market.

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That U.S. Senators relied on Hamilton 68's bullshit dashboard as a sole source in the #ReleaseTheMemo episode underscores how desperate they were to steer attention away from the Nunes memo about FISA abuse and the misuse of the Steele dossier, which was later proved correct by an IG report. And they were able to do so thanks to the mainstream media, handmaidens of the Democratic party who churned out dozens of stories claiming the Nunes memo wasn't just wrong, but possible grounds to have Nunes removed from office because it implied he was a witting or unwitting agent of Russia.

Shameful beyond belief.

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Once again, tremendous work Mr. Taibbi.

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“One of the saddest lessons of history is this: If we’ve been bamboozled long enough, we tend to reject any evidence of the bamboozle. We’re no longer interested in finding out the truth. The bamboozle has captured us. It’s simply too painful to acknowledge, even to ourselves, that we’ve been taken. Once you give a charlatan power over you, you almost never get it back.” - Carl Sagan

Many in the US are lost to the corrosive effects of this. They trusted CNN, NYT, NBC, etc, and now they're stuck.

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The most depressing thing is how difficult it will be to change anyone's minds about anything, even when shown the evidence.

I still have close friends, smart, well educated, good people, who think Matt and Greenwald are both right wing russian superspies.

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The audacity of this scheme is only surpassed by the damage it has caused. This is the dirtiest dirt yet. So much for trusting the media and their sources, if I ever could.

Keep digging MATT this is the story of a lifetime.

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I assume you have hired a food taster.

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I want to say unfuckingbelievable but I’m unable to use that “word” ever again. Nothing is. Thanks Matt. You are incredible.

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Schiff should now STFU about being removed from intelligence committee. I mean - not even a peep should be heard from him. It is hard to believe that we are living in these times.

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Another phenomenal Twitter File story. None of this is surprising. Calling Tulsi Gabbard a Russian spy would be beyond ballsy for Joe McCarthy. The thing that surprised me were friends and family that would actually repeat these ridiculous smears with a straight face. I need to get back to my Borscht now.

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"The latter’s advisory panel includes former acting CIA chief Michael Morell, former Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul, former Hillary for America chair John Podesta, and onetime Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol."

A veritable who's-who of MSM/Establishment indelible skid marks.

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Jan 27, 2023·edited Jan 27, 2023

People *still* believe Russia is actively destroying America, controlling everyone they dislike and rigging our elections in order to... no one seems to know why they’re doing any of this, aside from good old fashioned Red-hating I guess.

It’s not a question whether Americans will be brainwashed by elites to be afraid and *place their trust in the government. It’s already done.

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Can not Clint and the rest of the goonies be charged with felony criminal fraud, identity theft, libel, slander, and then sued civilly for same? Not just by the politicians unfairly smeared by this fraud pump, but by the real Twitter users whose handles and identities were stolen? Every prosecutor in every state should start filing criminal charges on behalf of their constituents.

Also, they weren't media "fabulists." That's too lofty a term. They were extortionists, fraud merchants, and gangsters no better than cartel leaders. Prosecute them and sue them out of existence.

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Please, please make this post public. It needs wide distribution.

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The left whined about "losing our democracy" while actively working to undermine it. Elon Musk and you have exposed the rot, but I still talk to leftists who believe all the fake news they were fed since 2017 (including the "breaking news" that you are a right wing troll). The Truth has lost its meaning in a post-factual world. Punitive damages and criminal liability must be imposed on these con artists if we hope to restore a functioning society. More importantly the politicians who participated in this fraud must be permanently removed from political power. They are a danger not just to democracy but to civilization itself.

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FBI Counterintelligence = fraud on steroids. Have we not obtained enough evidence to support a splitting of the Criminal/Law Enforcement agency from the domestic spying machine?

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