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MFP is neologisms that get sticky. Cheugy is the latest, being a term that Generation Z calls Millennials, perhaps it’s the revival of more postmodernism. Generation Z consumer-brand attacks on Millennials consumption habits may be all that Gheugy is about. Proud Boys and their golf polos may be Cheugy, if only...

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  • May 16, 2021

I say “schaden,” you say “freude”! Schaden! … I can’t hear you! Okay, we’ll come back to that. This is all you need to know for the time being. Donald J. Trump’s “From the Desk of” blog (link not available) is a big dumpy pile of impotent derp. From NBC...

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  • May 12, 2021

More GQP spotted owl-isms, riffing on culture war again because Moscow Mitch claimed last year that the Democrats’ nanny-state will regulate 'how many hamburgers you can eat'. Now GOP governors are beefing with a Biden policy that does not exist. More manufactured crisis, courtesy of RWNJ media. x Saw Greg Abbott comment on...

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  • April 26, 2021

NASA needed to test its Rover programming and terrain around the same time as the trend for movies about street racing and making doughnuts on pavement. Happy science. https://twitter.com/OhOEvie/status/1364008082552934400?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw Nasa’s $800m Mars Exploration Rovers have accidentally drawn a penis. The twin exploration vehicles Spirit and Opportunity were launched nine years ago,...

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  • February 23, 2021

One hopes that after the farce of a Trump impeachment acquittal, that criminal proceedings begin in all of the relevant venues. We have already seen how Trump uses lawfare delaying tactics with even less aplomb than Mitch McConnell. We can also be assured that within the year, the numerous right-wing militants will...

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  • February 15, 2021

The best explanation of short selling (as it applies to GameStop) that I've read pic.twitter.com/o9ZL5HqsKf — John M. Cunningham (@jmcunning) January 28, 2021 1/2Short selling means borrowing shares and immediately selling them. When the price goes down, they buy them back for cents and return them to the lender. This...

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  • January 31, 2021

Pastor Justin Speak, a member of Reddit’s “Wall Street Bets” subreddit, supports the GameStop short squeeze to make the rich pay. Pastor makes the moral case. See full episodes here. On a recent Politics Done Right show, one of the listeners thought that the Wall Street Bets subreddit members might be...

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  • January 29, 2021

Large hedge funds representative of fictitious capital aka “dumb money” got screwed by swarming reddit collective action. Numerous “redditors” caused a small scale version of (short) market chaos. WE GOT JON STEWART TO JOIN TWITTER He's right tho… https://t.co/iHedgMhKqg — WSB Mod (@wsbmod) January 29, 2021 UPDATE: It's definitely not a...

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  • January 29, 2021

The Wall Street Bets on Reddit move on GameStop has proven that the stock market and its financial instruments are a special fraud. Reddit proving something big Chat – Join Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 3:00 PM CentralVideo Zoom: LINK — Live Calls: (346)248-7799 ID:254 0 9091 Topics: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez...

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  • January 28, 2021

The Wall Street Bets on Reddit move on GameStop has proven that the stock market and its financial instruments are nothing but a fraud. Reddit, Wall Street Bets, GameStop See full episodes here. From the time I took an economics elective class and understood the stock market in detail and...

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  • January 28, 2021

Not really a heist film, but a brief amusement worth another cinematic treatment of financial markets like Trading Places. If not, here’s a quick recap: a bunch of traders — many amateurs — got together on the online discussion forum Reddit and decided they were going to pump up GameStop’s...

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  • January 28, 2021

Democracy is an afterthought for Trumpists. Whether it’s the “sense of style” or “good men knowing their limitations” the movie character of Dirty Harry played by Clint Eastwood resembles the RWNJ fantasy of transcendent morality embodied in some westerns. Harry Callahan acts beyond a rule of law premised on liberal...

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  • January 28, 2021

Reddit activists are proving that the stock market is but a fraudulent betting game. Homeland security watching Right-Wing extremist. And More! Reddit proving something big Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 3:00 PM Central Video Zoom: LINK — Live Calls: (346)248-7799 ID:254 0 9091 Topics: Reddit activists are making me proud....

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  • January 27, 2021

Darn that Big Tech, it’s like the Deep State decided to merge with it and become mega-kleptocracy. Appropriately the new platform could be called “Trump”, and like Parler, access your personal information with its influence and affiliation interface. It could cut out the “middleman” in his grifting model. Twitter permanently...

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  • January 9, 2021

“A 22-year-old self-proclaimed member of the “Boogaloo Bois” movement pleaded guilty on Wednesday to trying to sell weapon parts to Hamas after traveling to Minneapolis amid this summer’s George Floyd protests.”  What’s curious is that for these Boogaloo Bois, while domestic terrorism remained the goal, the path had that Iran-Contra...

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  • December 17, 2020

Can enraging Georgia voters about a lost election actually spur GOP turnout in Georgia. The Trumpist cognitive dissonance is strong with them, much like Trump’s claim that he couldn’t possibly have lost because he got more votes than in 2016. x I think a lot of people are overestimating the...

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  • December 7, 2020

Trumpist anti-certifying efforts for the remaining states seem a fools’ errand but Trump and Giuliani seem to be the best fools for it. Regardless, they are chasing some version of an apocalyptic conclusion. x And Bannon talking about it openly on his insane Alex Jones-level podcast. — S.V. Dáte (@svdate) November 18,...

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  • November 18, 2020

Here’s the latest news today out of Minnesota: x Suffolk University/USA TODAY poll of Minnesota likely voters: (9/20-9/24) – SenateTina Smith (DFL) 45%Jason Lewis (REP) 35%Kevin O’Connor (LMN)2%Oliver Steinberg (GLC) 1%Other 1%Undecided 14%— David Paleologos (@davidpaleologos) September 25, 2020 They also polled the presidential race: Former Vice President Joe Biden...

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  • September 25, 2020

Yesterday r/The_Donald group got banned by Reddit. Not so easy for the rest of us. x In 2017, we used subreddit algebra to dissect r/The_Donald and filter out commenters’ interest in politics. The results supported the theory that at least a subset of Trump’s supporters were motivated by racism. (*On...

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  • June 30, 2020

Wear a Hawai'ian shirt, go to jail…Tulsa did have in attendance the anti-government gun-toting version of Proud Boys called Boogaloo Bois. Fortunately they chickened out on a mission to foment conflict for a second Civil War. Fortunately, the fashion police and the National Guard were present in Tulsa, and monitoring the Boogaloos’ paramilitary...

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  • June 21, 2020

More monkey business. One hopes the USIC is working hard on protecting the 2020 election, especially from unnamed other malign actors. Forgeries, interference, and attacks on Kremlin critics across six years and 300 sites and platforms. Secondary Infektion is a series of operations run by a large-scale, persistent threat actor...

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  • June 17, 2020

Fox News, aside from photoshopping images from video and claiming that they are authentic stills, is simply run by idiots. Being devoid of journalistic ethics seems to be a feature in a Fox News propaganda operation unaware of boogaloos. Falling for stuff on Reddit is gravy. Apparently Fox News and the Daily...

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  • June 14, 2020

Trump claims that domestic terrorists run by “radical left Democrats” have taken over Seattle. #CHAZ is not exactly Paris 1968 or even 1871. Imagine Occupy as a street fair. Trump is relying on his alternate reality to keep him appearing like IMPOTUS*. Darn it, the oxymorons have liberated Seattle and nationalized Microsoft...

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  • June 11, 2020

The other half are also pretty dangerous… “A lot of disinformation is done through innuendo or done through illogical statements, and those are hard to discover,” https://twitter.com/KatyQ82600832/status/1262403028440793088?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw “Because [the pandemic is] global, it’s being used by various countries and interest groups as an opportunity to meet political agendas,” There’s been...

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  • May 23, 2020

Trump keeps lying as he goes to Camp David for a “working weekend”, prepping for a Fox News Town Hall on Sunday. x Trump is again describing their problem-plagued pandemic response as a great success, citing model estimates of up to 2.2 million people dying. “We have saved thousands and...

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  • May 1, 2020

2016 remains the touchstone for the 2020 anti-government antics, and Trump is King Boogaloo of the Ventilators. The recent protests, however small are a sign of cosplay to come. The Trump daily briefings are now his own drag queen story hour for sheeple herd immunity. If Trump were your wacky half friend...

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  • April 19, 2020

COVID-19 is not like the seasonal flu, among other things. The above chart should end all comments about it being “just like the flu”. Remember that 0.6% of the US population has been tested for COVID-19.  And Howard Dean is the first to announce that he’ll not go on MSNBC as...

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  • April 8, 2020

Live stream at www.whitehouse.gov/… If it happens, liveblog just to see if there’ll be yet another idiotic remark. x How many American deaths will you be responsible for in this episode?— Cheri Jacobus (@CheriJacobus) March 29, 2020 x The ratings reveal that Trump is lying. MNF averaged over 12.5 million viewers last...

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  • March 29, 2020

hopefully, this brightens your mood today! President Obama & Donald Trump on Road Trip Part 1 (funny video) #tiktok #funnytiktok#trending #viral #explorepage #meme #funnymemes #funny #dank #dankmemes #lol #edgymemes #lmao #edgy #darkhumor #cringe #spicymemes #comedy #humor #anime #dankmemesdaily #love #dailymemes #funnyvideos #yeet #lmfao #lit #cool #freshmeme #memes #viral #explore #explorepage...

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  • March 14, 2020

hopefully, this brightens your mood today! President Obama & Donald Trump on Road Trip Part 2 (funny video) #tiktok #funnytiktok#trending #viral #explorepage #meme #funnymemes #funny #dank #dankmemes #lol #edgymemes #lmao #edgy #darkhumor #cringe #spicymemes #comedy #humor #anime #dankmemesdaily #love #dailymemes #funnyvideos #yeet #lmfao #lit #cool #freshmeme #memes #viral #explore #explorepage...

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  • March 14, 2020

Nobody has been writing about ACRONYM and SHADOW on this site but it is about to bring a reckoning to the Democratic party at the worst possible time. I will do a little bit of a recap, but if you can read this article by David Dayen in The American...

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  • February 6, 2020

A new Washington Post article describes the mechanics of disinformation underlying portions of the smear campaign to which Rudy Giuliani claimed credit as a private citizen working for Trump. Colludy or Conspiry? 'I needed #Yovanovitch out of the way' so  malign actors in Arms for Dirt created fake lists The story that...

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  • December 17, 2019

Whether among a family, in the workplace, or on the web, gossip operates as cancel culture and at scale is easily monetized by tabloid media. The production of pariahs is one genre of media culture, that in a family is the production of runts, scapegoats, or black sheep. You may...

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  • December 2, 2019

While not an AI algorithm, “Anonymous”, a White House insider who wrote a NY Times op-ed and now a book titled “A Warning” didn’t get a good reception in Reddit. The author decided to do a book promotion by presenting themselves in AMA: “Ask Me Anything” this evening in Reddit, and...

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  • November 27, 2019

The Russians have always been there. Whether they’re political officials, hackers, or organized crime figures, we’ve never really left the Mueller report and the Steele dossier. Reminder: Mueller Report noted that Jared Kushner & Flynn met on Nov 30, 2016 w. Russian Ambassador Kislyak: they “discussed US policy toward Syria, and...

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  • October 19, 2019

The Fake President Fake Condolence Tour is scheduled to make a stop in El Paso tomorrow, but the city’s residents aren’t having it. They’ve been signing onto an online letter to Trump telling him, in no uncertain terms, to stay the fuck out. Written by the Border Network For Human Rights, the...

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  • August 6, 2019

A team of analysts at Politico found a small group of 200 accounts—specifically these guys—drove a “disproportionate” amount of racist and negative disinformation, over a 30-day period, targeting four Democratic presidential candidates for 2020: Sen. Kamala Harris, Sen. Bernie Sanders, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, and former Rep. Beto O’Rourke. In fact, between 2-15%...

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  • February 22, 2019

The deep thinkers of QAnon are besides themselves that drumpf’s promised Red Wave did not wash over the land last night and their salty tears are delicious.  Travis View on Twitter shares with us their horror and consternation, so we won’t have to trek to 4Chan or Reddit to enjoy....

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  • November 7, 2018

Medicare For All Briefing On Capitol Hill By  Mike Hersh for Alan, Mike F., Dr. Bill, Janis, Dan, Deb, Kimberly, Bryan, and Shayna—Your PDA National Team Hitting The Streets, The Suites, The Phones, And The Internet—Let’s Make Some Noise! This past week we were focused on building support for Medicare for...

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  • October 20, 2018

Most people here probably aren’t familiar with roll20. It’s a website that provides a sort of shared space for people to play tabletop roleplaying games (like Dungeons & Dragons) online. It’s built well-enough, and has become quite popular; it’s a great way for groups of people who took up the...

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  • September 26, 2018

By  Mike Fox for Mike H., Donna, Dr. Bill, Janis, Dan, Deb, Kimberly, Bryan, and Shayna—Your PDA National Team Hitting The Streets, The Suites, The Phones, And The Internet.  Let’s Make Some Noise! Another intensely busy week in PDA land.  But then, when you’re battling Trumpco’s insanity, there’s no time waste! This...

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  • September 8, 2018

Whenever my astonished eyes alight on one of Hugh Hewitt’s sprightly jaunts down the cobblestone courts of Crazy Town, I wonder how The Washington Post chooses its conservative contributors — and whether they could find equally trenchant analyses from, say, a random Reddit user, or the next guy who gets arrested for...

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  • September 8, 2018

Huffington Post President Donald Trump pulled this awkward pose in the Oval Office on Monday as he announced the overhaul of the North American Free Trade Agreement: Not shopped And of course, folks online noticed. Reddit user mynameis_neo shared the snap to the site’s “PhotoshopBattles” thread on Thursday, where it...

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  • August 31, 2018

Most of us don’t want the rabid Internet in our private and business lives, some like Ellen Pao cant avoid that connection Ellen Pao was at the heart of two of 2015’s biggest feminist news stories: her discrimination lawsuit against former employer Kleiner Perkins; and her resignation from content-sharing site...

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  • December 23, 2015