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(17,111 posts)
Sun Aug 21, 2016, 04:47 AM Aug 2016

Distressed beyond words about a younger relative.

The following is a facebook post from her that began as a discussion about whether Hillary had a seizure. As you can see, it soon went far afield. It is so far afield that I believe she has fallen off her flat earth and hit her head.
I have known her since she was born and to see her spout this dangerous drivel is painful. I have argued with her before but her positions were much more moderate and even reasonsble in some respects.
I have not responded to this. It was not addressed to me. Nothing I say will change her mind. I am to the point of telling her that I am going to sit shiva on her because whoever I once knew is long gone.
I am biting my tongue to keep from flaming her. I may just tell her how very sad this has made me.

"Kinda funny, but not worth worrying over. He's already had an assassination attempt that barely got coverage, so I'd imagine he's on guard. The article said it looked like Trump was about to crap his drawers. I thought it looked quite the opposite. To me it looked like he was about to go after the agitator and secret service intervened and held him back. As for Hillary, it didn't even appear that much if anything happened. But you can't see everything in these videos. One thing I do know and this has finally come out in the mainstream is that many if the protesters (provocatuers) months back were Soros funded agitators dressed in Sanders tees and were blamed to be Sanders supporters protesting at Trump rallies (through one of his foundations like open society or media matters). Soros has also been caught through the email leaks (Hilary's) to have been part of the Ukraine mess which doesn't surprise me. Soros, a known and admitted nazi collaborator runs with Rockefeller, Kissinger, all the major bankers, members of the CFR, Trilateral commission, IMF, UN heads, Bilderbergers, and usual suspects. He is known for social agitation (funder of BLM), bankrupting nations, regime toppling, funding both sides of wars, etc... I don't know why these old coots are so evil, but they deliver many of the marching orders that our presidents take (and admit to). As crazy as it sounds, you'll never get the full truth on mainstream news outlets (if you think I'm full of it, explain to me why the Smith Mundt Act was repealed under the NDAA in 2012 legalizing all forms of propaganda on Americans.) Think of the gravity of that!!!! it includes school, higher academia, tv, print, and Internet news, and can include total fabrication, disinfo, misinfo, mixed truth and lies, false flags, repetition (mockingbird). I urge anyone to research this and you'll find some extremely shocking things. Does cnn, msnbc, or fox ever provide you white papers to read? The most reputable sources I've found that actually provide you the papers, links to govt/military documents are the Drudge Report, infowars, Breightbart, and people like Dinesh Desousa, Steve Pieczenik, Michael Savage, etc... If you want a list of credible insiders, I can give you more. Seeing where we are headed, they're growing every day. Many journalists have lost their lives trying to report the truth, so please be thankful for those literally risking their lives to offer it to you. Lynn, no one should feel bad discussing politics as long as it's done respectfully. It is our civil DUTY to be informed, and this means sharing information with others so they can be informed as there's so much going on its hard for any one person to keep up. We've trusted and been asleep at the wheel too long and this govt has gotten out of control and needs to be put back in check. That IS our duty to watch them."

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Distressed beyond words about a younger relative. (Original Post) Are_grits_groceries Aug 2016 OP
yikes. Good on you for biting your tongue. cali Aug 2016 #1
I have maintained radio silence with her to keep from Are_grits_groceries Aug 2016 #2
I admire you greatly for not having done so. cali Aug 2016 #6
She's really drifted way right. That list of "reputable" sources shows where her ideas come from. brush Aug 2016 #7
The scary part is DFW Aug 2016 #3
sad Skittles Aug 2016 #4
I may just tell her to drop me a DM when she returns from whatever planet she is visiting. Are_grits_groceries Aug 2016 #5
I feel your pain jehop61 Aug 2016 #8


(114,904 posts)
1. yikes. Good on you for biting your tongue.
Sun Aug 21, 2016, 04:51 AM
Aug 2016

That is not only off the frickin' wall, it's infuriating as hell. Maybe, if you're fond of her, you should just firmly tell her that you are not going to discuss politics with her.


(17,111 posts)
2. I have maintained radio silence with her to keep from
Sun Aug 21, 2016, 04:57 AM
Aug 2016

going off on her. This is so much worse than anything I have seen before.
As I am sure you have read on here, I am capable of great sarcasm and more. It is all I can do not to unleash it on her.


(53,752 posts)
7. She's really drifted way right. That list of "reputable" sources shows where her ideas come from.
Sun Aug 21, 2016, 07:31 AM
Aug 2016

Maybe after the election and Trump is totally discredited she'll see some clarity.


(54,321 posts)
3. The scary part is
Sun Aug 21, 2016, 05:01 AM
Aug 2016

No matter HOW much evidence you may present to prove she's wrong, she'll never believe you.


(153,134 posts)
4. sad
Sun Aug 21, 2016, 05:02 AM
Aug 2016

we tend to think of the fans of this propaganda garbage as old white men, so it is distressing to hear such crap coming from younger folk


(17,111 posts)
5. I may just tell her to drop me a DM when she returns from whatever planet she is visiting.
Sun Aug 21, 2016, 05:45 AM
Aug 2016

I also want to tell her she sounds like a Nazi monitoring the press and to please put me at the top of her list of those that need watching. She knows I do my research on issues and that I don't play.


(1,735 posts)
8. I feel your pain
Sun Aug 21, 2016, 08:57 AM
Aug 2016

One of my adult children sprouts the same bs. He'll fight with me publically if I dare respond to any of his crazy rants. So my advice is to try very to ignore it all, and hopefully your loved one will calm down and turn to other pursuits once this election is over.
PS. She certainly didn't learn proper writing techniques. Paragraphs are important

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