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Re: Alex Jones / Info Wars
« Reply #330 on: September 11, 2018, 07:33:43 PM »
Did anybody see how he confront Mark Rubio? I don't like Rubio (when he ran for president, he seemed to be running more for Pastor in Chief) but still Jones is a real shit.

https://www.theguardian.com/global/video/2018/sep/06/dont-touch-me-marco-rubio-and-alex-jones-clash-video

Jones used it to try to promote his website.
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Re: Alex Jones / Info Wars
« Reply #331 on: September 12, 2018, 04:25:08 PM »
I don't get why the news channel producers didn't kick him out of there earlier. Maybe they figured it would make for a better story than whatever Rubio had to say.

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« Reply #332 on: September 12, 2018, 06:17:14 PM »
If it bleeds, it leads. And Jones had people bleeding from the ears.
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Re: Alex Jones / Info Wars
« Reply #333 on: September 14, 2018, 03:35:26 PM »
And Rubio is about as dull as they come.

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Re: Alex Jones / Info Wars
« Reply #334 on: September 14, 2018, 08:10:32 PM »
And Rubio is about as dull as they come.

I was surprised how well Rubio handled himself. A lot less robotic than in the primaries.
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« Reply #335 on: September 15, 2018, 05:53:30 PM »
And Rubio is about as dull as they come.

I was surprised how well Rubio handled himself. A lot less robotic than in the primaries.

But he got brutally punked by freaking Alex Jones. To a professional career politician, that's quite an embarrassment. 

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Re: Alex Jones / Info Wars
« Reply #336 on: September 15, 2018, 10:17:15 PM »
And Rubio is about as dull as they come.

I was surprised how well Rubio handled himself. A lot less robotic than in the primaries.

But he got brutally punked by freaking Alex Jones. To a professional career politician, that's quite an embarrassment.

Rubio did get destroyed by Christie in the debates so dealing with overbearing big personalities isn’t his strength. This time with Jones at least Rubio seemed human. The “go back to your bathhouse with the other frat boys” comment seemed odd though.
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Re: Alex Jones / Info Wars
« Reply #337 on: September 17, 2018, 01:16:10 PM »
Yeah, it's not odd, there's a pervasive line of homophobia through Alex Jones's commentary. Even if he isn't out and out a bigot all the time, he's still of the diminished mindset that calling someone gay is an insult.
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Re: Alex Jones / Info Wars
« Reply #338 on: September 17, 2018, 01:31:41 PM »
Seemed to me he handled it pretty well. Jones is quite the asshole.

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Re: Alex Jones / Info Wars
« Reply #339 on: September 17, 2018, 03:55:12 PM »
It would have looked a lot better if he'd shown a little spine, and authoritatively told somebody to get that buffoon out of camera range while a press conference was going on.

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« Reply #340 on: September 17, 2018, 09:18:39 PM »
I like the idea of someone prominent calling Alex Jones a "buffoon" to his face on national TV.
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Re: Alex Jones / Info Wars
« Reply #341 on: March 18, 2019, 05:33:50 PM »
This American Life does a deep dive into Sandy Hook and Alex Jones.

Wow.



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Alex Jones spread the idea that Sandy Hook was a hoax, on his radio show and website for years after the shooting. He's probably the country's most famous conspiracy theorist. He's even had Donald Trump on his show. Reporter Jon Ronson travels to Jones' hometown in Texas, to investigate the story Jones tells about himself, and how he became who he is.   
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Re: Alex Jones / Info Wars
« Reply #342 on: March 18, 2019, 05:42:08 PM »
This American Life does a deep dive into Sandy Hook and Alex Jones.

Wow.


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Yeah, quite a story.  Them were some mimsy Borogoves.
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Re: Alex Jones / Info Wars
« Reply #343 on: April 02, 2019, 04:52:06 PM »
Alex Jones claims that he suffered psychosis with his Sandy Hook conspiracies
In his divorce trial though, he claimed that his show was basically an act and that he did not believe what he was spewing.

https://www.vox.com/2019/3/31/18289271/alex-jones-psychosis-conspiracies-sandy-hook-hoax

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Notorious conspiracy theorist Alex Jones claims a “form of psychosis” caused him to believe that the Sandy Hook massacre was staged.

For years, Jones, the founder of Infowars, peddled a conspiracy theory about the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, where a shooter killed 20 children and six adults in 2012. Jones has repeatedly claimed the massacre was a “giant hoax” carried out by “crisis actors” in a broad scheme to trample on Second Amendment rights.

In a video released Friday, Jones acknowledged in a sworn deposition stemming from a lawsuit filed by the families of Sandy Hook victims that the school shooting was in fact real. Jones blamed the “trauma of the media and the corporations lying so much” for triggering his extreme distrust in news and information.
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Re: Alex Jones / Info Wars
« Reply #344 on: May 02, 2019, 02:34:25 PM »


Facebook bans Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos and other far-right figures - Los Angeles Times


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Facebook Inc. said it’s banning a number of controversial far-right figures, including Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos and Laura Loomer, for violating the social-media company’s policies on hate speech and promoting violence.


It's about time.
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