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Originally posted by jasonl1983
Originally posted by Kali74
Does the MSM lie? Not really;
Does the outright fabrication of news items count? Or filming your reporters on a soundstage while claiming they are broadcasting from the desert?
And no, I DO NOT BELIEVE SANDY HOOK WAS A GOV'T JOB. I simply care about journalistic integrity. Something Cooper apparently doesn't understand.
Originally posted by Grimpachi
Well I saw this coming from a mile away. Everything Anderson brought up about the crazy theories floating around I have read from members on here. It is shameful really. Common sense was not used by a great many people in these threads and if you called those people out you were labeled a shill, etc., etc. Conspiracy theorists took a big hit in credibility department and it was rightfully earned in this case. If you didn’t know this was going to happen then you were not reading the threads on this topic. Maybe this was needed to get us back on track and critical thinking to be applied more in the threads.
One step forward and two steps back is what has just happened to conspiracy sites because of those who couldn’t think critically. Time will tell if the lesson was learned or not. At least the moderators tried to keep it sane here.
Originally posted by NewAgeMan
reply to post by theAnswer1111
I have a friend who doesn't think that anyone died and that indeed the whole thing was staged, and he's a total loon and I think it's a disgrace especially in light of the pain and suffering and sorrow of the little victim's families.
I have no problem with Cooper doing a show on it. Sure the reporting on the event was crap, but to say it was all staged? C'mon, gimme a break.
edit on 12-1-2013 by NewAgeMan because: (no reason given)
I think it's a disgrace especially in light of the pain and suffering and sorrow of the little victim's families.
Originally posted by ownbestenemy
Originally posted by SaturnFX
The problem is, the msm tends to group all conspiracys in the same basket of nuts..when some have a lot more credible and curious attributes. Not all things are the same, yet one shoebox is fitting them all.
Then I believe we, as a community, utilize this moment to realize that we are no different. Members here levy blanket statements, pit one side against the next, compartmentalize and place into tidy little boxes on an hourly basis. I cannot count how many times as a member I (or anyone else for that matter) get lumped into some form of "disinformation agent" category when we engage in discussion of a theory presented.
The community needs to take a hard look at itself to realize that Anderson isn't that far off in my opinion as we gave him the ammunition to sell.edit on 12-1-2013 by ownbestenemy because: (no reason given)
Cooper would not have bothered to put this forth except that youtube and facebook are viral with claims that many like your friend believe are true. They refer to the incident as a movie and if thousands of people weren't watching and promoting these the government wouldn't care. They don't want to lose the Information War so the mock, condemn and belittle anyone who should question the official story. It is a bullying technique to make their opponent look bad.
Originally posted by Kali74
reply to post by Tecumte
Don't be so open minded that your brain falls out.