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The Charlottesville Newspeak

Episode 49 - The Charlottesville Newspeak
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"Very fine people on both sides."  This Trump quote has become one of the most divisive in his entire Presidency.  Joe Biden listed this quote as the top reason he is running for President.  Just today, embattled Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler used this quote as logic for resistance.  The narrative being pushed and promoted to this day is that President Trump referred to white supremacists as fine people.
Is it true?  It seems to be common knowledge that it is true.  Let's take a dive into the foundational facts surrounding the Charlottesville incident, and piece together the real story behind the rhetoric.
The Charlottesville Incident may have happened on August 12th 2017, but it really started earlier that year in February.  It was in February that the Charlottesville City Council voted to remove a statue of Robert E Lee.  The Vice Mayor, and …

Qanon Explainer for the Qurious

EP-048 - Qanon Explainer for the Qurious

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Jay Fratt - The Conservative Hippie

A Reading: An Introduction to Q
Author: Deborah Franklin (Pen Name Pseudonym)

Listen at the end for a personal editorial.

Who is Q? What is Q? And, perhaps most importantly, why is Q? Q and the ever-growing worldwide movement it’s inspired have been the objects of fascination, mockery and hatred, but of surprisingly little serious analysis.

Q first appeared in October 2017 on an anonymous online forum called 4Chan, posting messages that implied top-clearance knowledge of upcoming events. More than 3,000 messages later, Q has created a disturbing, multi-faceted portrait of a global crime syndicate that operates with impunity. Q’s followers in the QAnon community faithfully analyze every detail of Q’s drops, which are compiled here and here.

The mainstream media has published hundreds of articles attacking Q as an insane …