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Roving organic MAGA crowds bypassing censorship

Fueled and Moving:  Remember 2009? The Climate Skeptic world was set on fire as the ClimateGate hide-the-decline pure corruption was both verified and then ignored by the media.  Now the Bidengate expose and audacious censorship is fueling the same indignation, brazen confidence and sheer determination on in a much bigger scale across the US of A.

Suddenly people who just had suspicions or hunches that things were wrong have been converted into campaigners with a mission. Doubts get replaced with confidence, and as the groups grow, so does the sense of “I’m not the only one”.

If the media won’t act as an outlet, then people find another way…

Trump’s Grassroots MAGA Army Working Around Platform Controls…

Sundance, ConservativeTreehouse

The MAGA rallies, parades and grassroots events are breaking out independent of each-other and literally happening all over the place on any given day.  Miles and miles of cars with Trump flags… same with boats… and sometimes just marches in the street where thousands of people just gather and walk with American flags, Trump banners, and other gear.

The media not only have to put out the Biden-fires, they have to censor the censorship-flames too.

So they blow the smoke back. Any friend of Big Gov is a friend-to-defend, so the mainstream media are covering for the Twitter and Facebook bias:

CNN blames a shadowy “right wing offensive” plan to discredit social media:

A right-wing offensive” is the 2020 narrative equivalent to Clinton’s vast Russian conspiracy theory.  The truth is Big Tech is getting their ass kicked by the American electorate and they are freaking out about how visible, in-your-face, unapologetic and dramatic the MAGA activism has become.  Thus blame-casting is needed.

 It’s not like social media companies are naughty for denying half the population’s right to speak, it’s a Russian plot.

h/t Another Ian

Speaking of dramatic activism. Footage on Twitter (that isn’t censored yet) shows some remarkable organic gatherings. Not only are Trump events packed solid and filled for hours before they start, Trump supporters are gathering spontaneously, even going right outside Biden and Harris events. Apparently there are rolling lines of SUV’s, many with American flags, driving in convoys .

 

MY LYING EYES

Byron York describes “The big Trump rallies you don’t see.”

“I can’t believe there aren’t any newspeople here,” said Linda of Greene County, Pennsylvania, as she stood among hundreds of cars and pickup trucks. … Indeed, although there were carloads of Trump supporters as far as one could see, and many more on the way from Ohio and West Virginia, and this enormous political event was happening less than two weeks before the presidential election, as far as I could tell, I was the only newsperson there.

It was the biggest political rally no one saw.

John Hindraker:

We see, for the most part, what the people who run news organizations want us to see.

Much more at the link. An obvious question is, where are the thousands of people spontaneously turning out to support Joe Biden? To take just one example, where were the Biden boat parades? There weren’t any, of course. On the contrary: when Biden and Kamala Harris made a joint appearance in Yuma, Arizona, not a single person showed up.


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What are we to make of the crowds? In 2016 Hillary played to half-empty rooms too, but she still got 60 million votes.

The passion of the top ten percent is not necessarily an indication of what the middle ten percent are thinking. But it’s hard to believe a man who can’t get a crowd in a carpark  can win the US presidency.

The media IS the problem.

If we had better media, we’d get better politicians.

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    TdeF

    And in today’s Australian, you can tell Trump is going to win as the anti conservative Troy Bramston has an amazing rant against this very popular President, enemy of leftists across the world.

    “A tryannical, undignified Donald Trump has trashed the presidency and even threatened the republic”. He cannot find a single good thing about the Trump Presidency. Clearly the deplorables like Trump and half of America are ‘trashing the Republic’. “the republic itself may not survive if Trump is re-elected”.

    What I find really odd is that if you are popular, you are ‘populist’, a terrible thing to be. As Sir Humphrey Applebee would ask, what does the public know about running the government? After all, the vote for Hillary in the swamp of D.C. was 98.6%. Clearly 1.4% were total deplorables. It looks like the same ratio for US journalists and Hollywood.

    Ironically apart from the public service, the workers’ unions are no longer part of the extreme left. Only the rich and powerful know what’s good for you. And the Millenials are too lazy to vote. It’s not their election without Sanders/Harris who promises them free education and no jobs when they graduate.

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      After all, the vote for Hillary in the swamp of D.C. was 98.6%.

      Well, 92.8% anyway.

      Result for 2016 Presidential Vote District Of Columbia

      Incidentally, if you want a good site to follow the election result, this Politico site is probably one of the best.

      Tony.

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      TdeF

      Thanks. I remember the figure of 98.4% very clearly and found it in the early predictions . I was amazed at any election result outside a communist dictatorship which reached 98%.

      The final figure was apparently 90.9% but at the time and now in hindsight, people seemed to be giving the prediction as the result. A bit like the BOM temperature measurements.

      And you get different figures for different sites.

      What is also amazing to me is that they want to make Washington D.C. a country, along with Puerto Rico, so they can get more senators. Both a taxation dependencies. Washington has only 300,000 people against 40 Million in California.

      Washington D.C. is just past half the size of Tasmania and smaller than Canberra. All are public service dependencies in the Senate, which exactly why the Greens and Liberals want them to be states. And South Australia and the N.T. are not much better.

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        TdeF

        And it is a puzzle that the 5.1% which went to other candidates was ignored in the polling based predictions. How can anyone get polling wrong in such a small community? And if they can get this wrong, even somehow not account for the other candidates, how could they get any state right?

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      Dennis

      Often obviously leftist Troy thought he had discovered the answer to The Australian Republican dream, a couple of letters from Prince Charles to then Australian Governor General Sir John Kerr supporting him at a time when Labor were treating him to vilification on a grand scale after he dared, after seeking legal advice, required Prime Minister Whitlam to call an election when the government he was leading was unable to secure a money supply bill due to a lack of numbers in bother houses. PM Whitlam refused to accept caretaker mode and go to an new election, so the Opposition Leader Fraser was appointed, the Liberal-National Coalition became the caretaker government and proceeded to call the election.

      Whitlam Labor was defeated in a landslide vote against them, dismissed by the people at the ballot boxes, election based on the Constitution and applicable constitutional law that a government that cannot demonstrate that it has the majority of seats cannot govern.

      The Prince wrote to the Governor General offering moral support apparently accepting that he had acted in accordance with the Constitution, despite the claims from Labor that what he did was illegal. And the ABC claim that it was a “dismissal” by the GG. Apparently the Queen had advice that it would be best if Sir John Kerr resigned from the position based on the vilification taking place from the Labor side. In other words to settle the nation down and appoint a less controversial person to replace him. That should not reflect badly on Sir John Kerr, he did what he was required to do despite enormous political pressure.

      Troy should research the position of the Monarch, from the passing of an Act of Parliament in Great Britain in the 1930s no Monarch has any real power, they are a figurehead for ceremonial purposes in GB and all British Commonwealth countries. During the 1980s the Commonwealth of Australia passed the Australia Act reinforcing the GB Act, noting that by that time the British Commonwealth had become the Commonwealth of Nations.

      The Governor General is the permanent Head of State here and is appointed to the position by the Federal Government.

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    Graeme No.3

    A spectre is haunting the American media, the spectre of democracy.

    Their frantic attempts to stop Trump getting reelected have boosted support for him, but they keep trying hoping that somehow that the voters can be controlled. Worse is the realisation that retaliation will destroy their current financial position.

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      Graeme P.

      Love it Graeme, “the spectre of democracy”.
      I hope you don’t mind me borrowing that.

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        Graeme No.3

        Why should I mind? I pinched it from someone else (I think he might have been one of the Marx brothers).

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      Curious George

      Media are produced by journalists. Journalists are produced by schools of journalism. The words “right wing” are considered a curse in these schools. Don’t expect any objectivity, just an unending stream of synthetic opinions. I wanted to illustrate my point by a famous “walking while black” video, but it has been disappeared: https://www.dallasnews.com/opinion/latest-columns/20151028-dorothy-bland-i-was-caughtwalking-while-black.ece
      For younger crowd: This lady jogs on a street – not a sidewalk – with headphones on. A police car follows her for a while, she can’t hear them, so they stop her and tell her that what she is doing is dangerous. She thanks them, everything polite, end of scene – on a police camera. The next day she complains of police brutality. She is a Dean of Journalism.

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    wokebuster

    Trump is making his move. Now leading in the national polls according to Rassmussen. Interesting low undecided %. Perhaps the undecided have seen enough and joining the Trump train.

    https://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/elections/election_2020/white_house_watch_oct26

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    David Maddison

    Did anyone watch Their ABC (Australia) last night? Your taxes paid for dual tag team anti-Trump bashes, first on the “730 Report”, then immediately followed by “4 Corners”. Seems Australian PM refuses to do anything about the ABC, it must be assumed he supports over a billion dollars a year being of our taxes spent on this 24/7 Marxist propaganda machine.

    One of the many reasons non-American Enemedia put so much effort into anti-Trump Marxist propaganda is that President Trump is a threat to the Left and the pure evil they do, not only in the United States but in the West in general.

    The Left are at war with Western Civilisation itself, not just the US, but the US is the most important because a) it is the most powerful country and b) for the first time since President Reagan, there is a leader that is unashamedly proud of America plus also understands and supports Western Civilisation and both the Judeo-Christian moral principles it is based upon and the reason and logic bought to us by ancient Greek thinking.

    Ben Shapiro has an excellent short <6 min video on the West and why it is good, because such topics are no longer taught in "schools" or "universities". Today they only teach why Western Civilisation is bad. https://youtu.be/RVD0xik-_FM

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      Travis T. Jones

      Their abc: More left turns than a Daytona 500.

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      RickWill

      Did anyone watch Their ABC (Australia) last night?

      You have to be kidding me. Who would be dim enough to watch the ABC? OK I have to admit I have watched some of the mini series they present. Anything that aspires to be journalism or news is not worthy anyone’s time; definitely not mine.

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        David Maddison

        I didn’t deliberately watch it but it happened to be on at a friend’s place I was visiting. It’s also important to know what they’re up to.

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          I watch ABC and SBS. Know thy enemy…

          SBS is far more interesting. They do much better on foreign issues, and were weeks ahead of the ABC on Covid. Often the two use identical footage from the BBC etc. The ABC is usually more woke, except on immigration and refugee issues where SBS leads the way…

          But the ABC is full of filler. They hone in on irrelevant local issues at length, like rescuing rare orchids here, which deserved a 20 second mention on a public holiday, but not a few minutes in prime time in the weeks before a US election. They have become the TV Week lifestyle mag of TV — whenever there is a death that can be milked for agitprop they interview the victims aunt, uncle and second cousin to dwell on the grief, their reaction, the counsellign at their school, etc etc and on and on. It’s like national therapy delivered, free to air, usually with woe-candles.

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            David Maddison

            I agree Jo. Sadly, most tax payers have no idea how Their ABC mis-spends their hard-earned taxes, or simply don’t care.

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              el gordo

              We must be patient, Morrison picked Ita and David Speers was shoe-horned in. The green/left are livid.

              ‘The first 12 Insiders episodes since Speers’ arrival as host, have featured 36 guest appearances. Of these, 12 have been current News Corp employees and another four, recent departees. So 44 per cent of all guests from one stable.

              ‘There is no need for the ABC to reference anything from News Corp — certainly not as the key source of information. Australia has more than 30 important media organisations. It is itself a well-resourced generator of news and news analysis. Murdoch’s minions are entirely dispensable.’

              Alan Austin / April 2020

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          Fuel Filter

          You guys should be watching Sky News. From what I’ve seen of their clips on boob tube they talk it straight.

          As such, they “get” PDJT and what he is, what he is doing and done, and, by this time, know Biden (and hopefully the Biden Crime Family…BCF from here on out) is the WORST thing that could possibly happen to the Western World, writ very large.

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            Fuel Filter

            JUST IN!!

            Exclusive — Trump Campaign Takes Over YouTube Homepage for 24 Hours One Week from Election!!

            President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign will take over YouTube’s homepage on Tuesday for 24 hours with a 7-figure ad buy, a huge investment one week from Election Day, Breitbart News has learned.

            The ads that will run as part of the buy include a variety of different messages, and these not-yet-public YouTube links to the Trump campaign ads will go public at midnight on the east coast. The first one features a narrator speaking about key themes of Trump’s rise to the White House, and moments from his presidency, on the backdrop of patriotic pictures of the president:

            Read the rest @ https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/10/26/exclusive-trump-campaign-takes-over-youtube-homepage-for-24-hours-one-week-from-election/

            heh heh heh heh heh heh

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              Fuel Filter

              Democrats Panic Over Potential Biden Loss as Trump Makes Gains

              https://www.breitbart.com/2020-election/2020/10/26/democrats-panic-over-potential-biden-loss-as-trump-makes-gains/

              {some of the txt below}

              Democrats, fearful of a repeat of President Donald Trump’s upset victory in 2016, are reportedly losing sleep over their candidate, Joe Biden, potentially seeing his lead in the polls evaporate and ultimately losing the election.
              On Friday, the Los Angeles Times noted that Democrats are nervous about Biden falling behind in the final stretch of the presidential race when it matters most.

              The report came as some polls show Trump is chipping away at Biden’s lead nationally and in battleground states.
              *****
              [Kamala Harris] indicated that Democrats are having post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) from Trump’s presidential victory.

              “You know, we all have PTSD from 2016, yes,” Harris declared Sunday, echoing Paul Begala, a longtime advisor to Bill and Hillary Clinton and a founder of the Democratic fundraising giant Priorities USA.

              “Everybody is anxious,” Begala told the LA Times. “It is not just post-traumatic stress disorder. We have permanent traumatic stress disorder. We will never get over what happened in 2016.”

              RTWT. @ link

              HEH HEH HEH

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        Rick
        I gave up on the ABC a while back. Each time, literally, that I watched the news I ended up sending in a complaint over the completely false reporting, non reporting or bias which was so prevalent.

        They initially responded but any “hard ones”, like the screaming about the increased covid cases in Europe in August Sept, but absolutely no reference to the lack of deaths, were never answered. The then Communications Ministers office refused to do anything either. Now they don’t respond.

        When you have a Charter then it needs to be followed. But we have spineless politicians incapable of standing up for all Australians and forcing the ABC to follow it.

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      BruceC

      The only time my telly is on ABC, is when I watch Spicks and Specks on ABC Comedy. Sky News Australia during the evening.

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      David-of-Cooyal-in-Oz

      My main use of the ABC is their “Just In” site, which I find useful as I can scan a lot of stories quite quickly, and often get something useful, this one for example:
      https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-10-27/acting-chief-medical-officer-hydroxychloroquine-coronavirus/12817188
      ..
      While I don’t like their approach, I suspect it’s a reasonable of report of one set of exchanges, even though they’ve not explored the validity of Paul Kelly’s position.

      And I was able to submit a question:
      “When will the ABC report on the Switzerland experience:
      COVID under control: out of control: under control again
      =
      HCQ in use: HCQ withdrawn: HCQ in use again
      ?”

      But I don’t expect any response to result.
      Cheers
      Dave B

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      Interested

      Correct, David Maddison.
      The U.S. is a burr under the saddle of the global socialist cause. The globalist push for a totalitarian world government was coming along nicely under a series of ‘swamp dwellers’ – including faux conservatives like the Bush family – but then along came Trump.
      He doesn’t toe the line with the manmade climate change deception and he refuses to subjugate America to the dictates of the U.N.
      He’s the swamp’s worst nightmare …. and he just won’t go away!
      The socialists are desperate to get back to ‘business-as-usual’ … and what they’re working towards ain’t pretty!

      In addition, the very bad things people like the Clintons and Obamas have done – which would vanish away under Kamala Harris and ‘the squad’ if Trump is defeated – might just be dragged out into the light of day for all to see. Retribution may be at hand for a lot of extraordinarily corrupt people who richly deserve it.
      And that WILL BE a pretty sight!!

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    David Maddison

    America is thriving since it’s been out if Paris, because of both cheap energy and Trump’s other economic policies. It’s incredibly disappointing that no one else followed.

    And not that it matters, but for the ignorant classes that think CO2 is bad, it has reduced CO2 emissions as well.

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    Another Ian

    Fits here (IMO)

    “Nolte: New York Times Accidentally Confirms Breitbart’s Voter Fraud Reporting”

    https://www.breitbart.com/the-media/2020/10/26/nolte-new-york-times-accidentally-confirms-breitbarts-voter-fraud-reporting/

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    nb

    The ABC is a disgrace.
    The left is so concerned because their plots to take over the world were going along smoothly after decades of work. But as they neared completion people rejected their vision. They are so close to destroying nations, freedoms and economies. With America onside they win, with Trump in power they lose much of what they have built up.

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    TIP

    My gravest concern for the US elections is – Fraud

    Without the possibility of (mass) fraud – i had felt the election was a one horse race.

    When reading this (common) statement “In 2016 Hillary played to half-empty rooms too, but she still got 60 million votes.”

    Is that hiding in plain sight? Have they been doing it previously – just not large enough for the then unexpected challenge.

    The lesson for Australia – we should shun postal voting, reserved for those only truly incapacitated.

    I realise our postal voting system is infinitely superior to the USA mail ballot system – but it still represents the weakest link in our most important of systems.

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      Mark D.

      infinitely superior to the USA mail ballot system

      I won’t argue without knowing anything about AU mail-in procedures but to be clear we don’t have “a” system we have at least 50 systems with varying degrees of checks and balances.

      The Left has always fought against election reform which should be proof enough that there IS a problem.

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    Travis T. Jones

    Reprise!

    The Trump Train (to the tune of Petticoat Junction) …

    ~

    Come ride the Trump Train that is rolling down the track to the election

    Forget your virus fears, it is time to vote at the election

    Fake news you bet

    Even more when you get

    To the election

    20-20 election!

    ~~

    There’s a democrat group called the Shady Rest in the election

    It is run by Nancy come and be her guest at the election

    And there’s Swampy Joe, he is moving kinda slow at the election

    20-20 election!

    ~~~

    When the finish bell rings for the Shady Rest at the election

    Postal votes for country miles is the democratic style at the election

    But the finish to observe is Trump’s winning move at the election

    20-20 election!

    ~~~~

    Petticoat Junction 1963 – 1970 Opening and Closing Theme HQ

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=9&v=XRhi8Tk9nNE&feature=emb_logo

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    Rick Kinsman

    If the media are the problem then we need to do something about the media!
    Their right to free speech does not mean they have any right to deny others the same right to free speech.

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      David-of-Cooyal-in-Oz

      How about making it mandatory that their on line stories allow comments, without exception?
      Cheers
      Dave B

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      el gordo

      Sky News is unashamedly right wing and the Guardian, SMH and Age are left wing, but for the ABC to be centre left is obnoxious. The government has to find a way to restore balance in the ABC newsroom, any suggestions?

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        Graeme#4

        Once an organisation is infected with a culture issue, there is no way to redress this. So surely the only solution is for the ABC to become a public subscription service.

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        Graeme No.3

        Split it up so a monolithic structure isn’t possible. Then make into a subscription service for each part.
        BruceC would have to pay for Spicks and Specks by subscribing to the Comedy channel.
        Mothers of young children will want the Children’s Channel.
        Those who want Political Indoctrination + astrology can subscribe to the PC Channel (including Attenborough and other BBC climate hysterics).
        For those not in the inner city there should be a Country Channel with news (not current affairs), plus emergency up-dates, even what is now called the weather forecast.

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          Then make into a subscription service for each part.

          Think of how much money they would make from a subscription service if they had all their old British programs from the 70s.

          They’d make scads just from people wanting to watch The Two Ronnies.

          Incidentally, for those who like those old and some newer British drama programs, there is a subscription Service available now (relatively cheap too) Acorn TV.

          Tony,

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            As I’ve said before, we just dictate that if we have to spend $1b on public tellie (which we don’t) the Lib-Nats can pick which channel gets half that help (Skynews, say) and the Labor party chooses which channel….

            What could be more fair? (Apart from selling both it and SBS off).

            Or split the ABC in half — call one the LEFT ABC and one the RIGHT ABC. It’d be a start and more honest.

            But the Right ABC would be captured almost by definition by leftist journo’s and “RINO’s” unless there was a serious oversight mechanism to stop that.

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        David-of-Cooyal-in-Oz

        How about Peta Credlin to replace Ita, on Monday?
        Cheers
        Dave B

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        Terry

        There is simply no reason for the ABC and/or SBS to exist. And particularly not when the country is running public debt and deficits of astronomical proportions.

        To the extent that any market gaps exist, these can be filled on a temporary basis (ie only until those market gaps no longer exist) by the government issuing and tightly managing very strict contracts (no bias or agendas) to private operators for the delivery of specific services.

        Examples of service delivery might include: broadcast of parliament, service delivery to remote/uneconomic locations, etc.

        Examples of “services” not delivered would be: Political Opinions and Commentary, “comedy”, niche interests (eg foreign languages, classical music, etc) – ALL of these can be delivered through existing commercial offerings (subscription, internet, whatever).

        First step is to commence diminishing the ABC/SBS budget on an annual basis in preparation for sale, or if there is no market interest, cessation of operations within the decade (so, -10% per year until closed). A voluntary subscription model might also be used to replace some of the lost funding – I am sure it would be about as popular as voluntary carbon offsets on airline tickets.

        The mere mention of such a plan would send “The Left” into apoplexy. While they understand little about anything, they do understand the power of ABC/SBS subversion of our society and its significant contribution to the destruction of our values and way of life – hence their manic support for the continuing existence of these boondoggles as public funding sinks.

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        Steve of Cornubia

        I have no problem with privately-owned media having an overt bias, whichever way that takes them. Ultimately, that bias will be supported or rejected by their subscribers, making it a commercial issue for the company and its shareholders. Hidden or denied bias is of course another matter and a common trait among leftist journalists, but again a matter for subscribers and shareholders to deal with, or not.

        The ABC is a totally different matter, along with all other ‘media’ organisations that rely on taxpayers’ funds to operate. In return for that funding, they should be obliged to represent the people who fund them, i.e. the taxpayers and, like the ‘proportional representation’ frequently demanded by lefties, the views, preferences, political bias and cultural mores of said taxpayers should be similarly ‘proportionately’ served in ABC content.

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        David Maddison

        Their ABC is beyond hope. It should just be sold for its asset value alone, i.e. land, buildings and equipment.

        Also, if sold, the Government should keep the trade name “ABC” so another Leftist organisation can’t start up their own channel with the same Leftist-identified name.

        To sell it as a going concern will just perpetuate the problem as it will be purchased by Green Labor, the unions or Soros etc..

        The ABC must be utterly destroyed like the cancer it is.

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    David Maddison

    In the US social media claim immunity from prosecution for third party content on their sites under Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act as they claim to be common carriers like a telephone service. However, clearly they act as publishers because of their censorship of conservatives. Therefore they are no longer common carriers. They can’t have it both ways. Trump has signed an Executive Order about this on May 28, 2020.

    https://www.whitehouse.gov/presidential-actions/executive-order-preventing-online-censorship/

    Sec. 2. Protections Against Online Censorship. (a) It is the policy of the United States that the scope of that immunity should be clarified: the immunity should not extend beyond its text and purpose to provide protection for those who purport to provide users a forum for free and open speech, but in reality use their power over a vital means of communication to engage in deceptive or pretextual actions stifling free and open debate by censoring certain viewpoints.

    Section 230(c) was designed to address early court decisions holding that, if an online platform restricted access to some content posted by others, it would thereby become a “publisher” of all the content posted on its site for purposes of torts such as defamation. As the title of section 230(c) makes clear, the provision provides limited liability “protection” to a provider of an interactive computer service (such as an online platform) that engages in “‘Good Samaritan’ blocking” of harmful content. In particular, the Congress sought to provide protections for online platforms that attempted to protect minors from harmful content and intended to ensure that such providers would not be discouraged from taking down harmful material. The provision was also intended to further the express vision of the Congress that the internet is a “forum for a true diversity of political discourse.” 47 U.S.C. 230(a)(3). The limited protections provided by the statute should be construed with these purposes in mind.

    (See link for entire text.)

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      BruceC

      Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorseyhave been invited to the Senate Judiciary Committee for a ‘please explain’. Also Google has been hit with a Antitrust lawsuit from the DoJ.

      Doesn’t seem to worry them though as they franticly deleting/banning links to the latest Biden family text messages.

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      Fuel Filter

      That is going to change very soon.

      The head of the FFC two weeks ago wrote a very unusual letter to Congress telling them he will be “clarifying” §203 of that code.

      BTW, he’s a Republican.

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    Maptram

    When President Trump says there will be a Covid vaccine next year, we are told he doesn’t know what he is talking about. Will they say the same now that Bill Gates has said it?

    https://au.yahoo.com/finance/news/bill-gates-when-covid-19-vaccine-202309240.html

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      David Maddison

      The thing about the Left is that they can simultaneously maintain and believe in two completely independent and contradictory positions.

      Hence, I’ve always thought Leftism is a defect in being able to engage in logical thought processes. It represents a cognitive deficit. And yet Leftists are typically powerful and influential. That’s what makes them so extremely dangerous. They should have no place being in positions of power in civilised societies.

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        Ian 1946

        David,

        George Orwell called it double think.

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        Curious George

        That’s probably because they never had to work. A mandatory year of physical work between ages 13 and 14 would do wonders. Is Greta 16? Yes, that would do.

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      He said there would be one by the election. Next year was never something he had a monopoly on.

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    David Maddison

    If DemocRAT voter fraud including the Obama “motor voters” is not more than about 5% of total vote numbers Trump will win.

    I am getting very excited in anticipation of a huge meltdown by the Left in the US and globally when he wins.

    I hope there are enough conservatives roaming with their phones or cameras preparing to video these special moments.

    Here is a compilation from 2016. Beautiful.
    https://youtu.be/pRx8A4Ne17w

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    David Maddison

    When Trump is re-elected he needs to reform the electoral process to minimise or eliminate voter fraud. I know each state has its own system, some much better than others. Perhaps there coukd be a federal commission created, similar to our Australian Electoral Commission, to establish standards, do audits and check for fraud.

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    beowulf

    Joe Biden has suspended all public appearances indefinitely.

    Blame foot-in-mouth disease plus his humiliation at having his 6 supporters repeatedly gazumped by thousands of Trump supporters at Biden’s own rallies.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qxpTOvihjkw

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      BruceC

      Joke doing the rounds on the interweb thingy;

      Thought we accidentally went to a Biden rally. Turns out it was just the other 6 people in the parking lot outside of the grocery store.

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    BruceC

    Another thing that doesn’t look good for the dems was the spike in Google Search for ‘can I change my vote‘ and ‘Hunter Biden China‘ after the Hunter Biden ‘sex tapes’ were released. Searches about changing votes also surged following the final presidential debate, when Biden said that he would seek to eliminate the oil industry as president.

    https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2020/10/google-searches-can-change-vote-spike-following-hunter-biden-sex-tape-release/

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    RossP

    Something this Kiwi and I guess most Australians will find amazing is that in 6 states you are allowed to change your vote. 3 of those states are swing states. The highest trending Google search in recent days has been “can I change my vote”. The US voting never fails to amaze me, the more I read about it.

    https://100percentfedup.com/are-you-sorry-you-voted-for-joe-biden-before-you-saw-the-biden-crime-family-emails-good-news-you-can-change-your-vote-in-6-states-3-of-them-are-critical-swing-states/

    Like others above, I believe voter fraud in all it’s forms is the only thing that will stop President Trump winning. Biden actually said the other day they have organised the biggest voter fraud organisation that has ever existed –the media said it was freudian slip !!

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    Richard Ilfeld

    Americans have a tolerance for chaos and diversity that astound most more coherant societies;
    however, this is being re-addressed as it once was by geographical redistribution.
    70% of us may end up living in counties where the vote is 75% or more for one of the two candidates.
    WE used to do this with religion.
    If you belonged to the CHurch of latter day Saints, you lived in Utah.
    Your county is georgia, or Ky, or Bama, told us what flavor of Baptist you were. I could go on offending the inoffensive but you get the idea.
    Our media have gone bonkers before,as well. A biography of Henry Luce, or William Randolph Hearst can be instructive.

    The Social media may become legally liable, one remedy, but perhaps not necessary. They are viable because people are there. Their users are their produce. If they offend many, no bond hold the audience; advertisers will follow users. They are not the first generation of their ilk, and though the most successful to date may not be the last.
    I take their politics as a sign of hubris that should be as terrifying to their investors as that of prior industries who though their future was serving politians rather than their customers.

    This election may be decided by fraud. It won’t be the first, though perhaps the largest. If the majority see this, we’ll probably fix it; I think America will keep fixing things until we make the fatal mistake. Hope this isn’t it.

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      BruceC

      The only thing I’m really worried about Richard, are the riots that will follow when Trump wins the election. The BLM and Antifa are going to go nuts.

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        BruceC

        Speaking of BLM, there have been new banners appearing at some of Trumps rallies … “Biden’s Laptop Matters”

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    STJOHNOFGRAFTON

    Turn off life support for the ABC!

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    BruceC

    BREAKING NEWS: Judge Amy Coney Barrett Confirmed by the US Senate to the US Supreme Court

    Judge Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed minutes ago in the US Senate by a vote of 52-48.

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      BruceC

      Happy Birthday Hillary

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      RicDre

      Amy Coney Barrett sworn in as Supreme Court Associate Justice at White House ceremony

      Judge Amy Coney Barrett, fresh off her confirmation to serve as associate justice on the nation’s highest court, took her Constitutional Oath on Monday at the White House.

      The Supreme Court said in a press release that Barrett will be able to start her new role after Chief Justice John Roberts administers her Judicial Oath on Tuesday.

      https://www.foxnews.com/politics/amy-coney-barrett-sworn-in-as-supreme-court-associated-justice-at-white-house-ceremony

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        BruceC

        The dems are already going full retard:
        Senator Elizabeth Warren

        We can’t simply spend an entire generation of a handful of zealous on the court breaking and destroying everything the American people want to see happen

        Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

        Expand the court

        Sen. Ed Markey

        We must expand the Supreme Court

        Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer

        I want to be very clear with Republican colleagues. You may win this vote, and Amy Coney Barrett may become the next associate justice of the Supreme Court, but you will never, never get your credibility back. And the next time the American people give Democrats a majority in this chamber, you will have forfeited the right to tell us how to run that majority.

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          BruceC

          Nancy Pelosi

          Should we expand the court, lets take a look and see. Maybe we need more district courts as well.

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          RicDre

          “We can’t simply spend an entire generation of a handful of zealous on the court breaking and destroying everything the American people want to see happen”

          Funny, they didn’t have any problems with having a handful of their zealots on the court. Also, its funny that even though they are only about 30% of the US population they think they speak for what the “American people want to see happen”.

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            Interested

            “We can’t simply spend an entire generation of a handful of zealots on the court breaking and destroying everything the American people want to see happen”

            This can be re-phrased to reflect the true intent behind it.
            “We can’t simply spend an entire generation with a handful of zealots on the court pausing and even reversing everything the U.N. globalists want to see happen.”

            The Democrats (plus faux Republicans) and their Marxist State Media haven’t actually represented the interests of the American people for a very long time now.

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      David Maddison

      Who was the Republican defector? Republicans have 53 in the Senate and Dems plus independents 47.

      Also, do we have any idea what her first case will be?

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        Brenda Spence

        Susan Collins from Maine

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        BruceC

        Possible cases on her books

        https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/10/26/justice-amy-coney-barrett-will-face-cases-on-voting-obamacare-apportionment-mueller-report/

        Also, unhinged Polesi calls the seat ‘usurped’, suggesting that the seat was taken illegally or by force

        Congress will have to reverse the damage of a radical Republican court and defend pre-existing condition protections together with every other benefit and protection of the Affordable Care Act

        With this usurped Supreme Court seat, the President is ripping away millions of families health care in the middle of a pandemic that has infected over 8.6 million and killed nearly one-quarter of a million Americans

        Kah-mah-lah Harris is calling the seat ‘illegitimate’

        Today Republicans denied the will of the American people by confirming a Supreme Court justice through an illegitimate process—all in their effort to gut the Affordable Care Act and strip health care from millions with pre-existing conditions. We won’t forget this.

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    Serge Wright

    MSM need to take special note here on the definition of a peaceful rally. No buildings on fire, no banners preaching hate, no looting, no assaults, no shooting and no intimidation towards those on the other side of the political divide. This is a typical conservative rally, where entire families participate and use good will towards others to sell their message.

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    Another Ian

    And a tail twister

    “Maybe they’re ahead, maybe they’re behind, but there’s no question the Trump campaign is having way more fun than the other guys.”

    http://www.smalldeadanimals.com/index.php/2020/10/26/heh-6/

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    RicDre

    Cardi B Freaks Out: ‘Trump Supporters Are Everywhere,’ Swarming L.A. with ‘Big A** Trucks’

    Rapper and Joe Biden surrogate Cardi B was terrified when she recently encountered groups of Trump supporters in Los Angeles, expressing horror at their “big ass trucks” and saying “I don’t like this shit!”

    Cardi B’s Instagram rants are believed to have taken place shortly before or after police officers detained her husband, the rapper known as Offset, after someone inside his vehicle allegedly pointed a gun at Trump supporters who had just participated in a rally in Beverly Hills.

    The Beverly Hills Police Department released a statement late Saturday, saying that they had arrested one of the passengers in the vehicle for pointing the weapon. The individual was identified as Marcelo Almanzar, 20, who faces charges of carrying a concealed weapon and carrying a loaded firearm in public. The Beverly Hills PD said Offset wasn’t arrested.

    https://www.breitbart.com/entertainment/2020/10/26/cardi-b-scared-by-trump-supporters-swarming-los-angeles-i-dont-like-it-with-their-big-a-trucks/

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    RicDre

    Democrats Panic Over Potential Biden Loss as Trump Makes Gains

    Democrats, fearful of a repeat of President Donald Trump’s upset victory in 2016, are reportedly losing sleep over their candidate, Joe Biden, potentially seeing his lead in the polls evaporate and ultimately losing the election.

    On Friday, the Los Angeles Times noted that Democrats are nervous about Biden falling behind in the final stretch of the presidential race when it matters most.

    https://www.breitbart.com/2020-election/2020/10/26/democrats-panic-over-potential-biden-loss-as-trump-makes-gains/

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    WokeBuster

    Robert Barnes, cigar in hand, discusses his final 2020 election predictions, picks, etc., in detail here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2vclElMA5SA

    Be warned this is almost a 5 hour poll analysis discussion. I recommend you don’t watch the whole thing unless you are machoistic like me . Skip to 1.37 when he gives an overall analysis of the National Poll. He gives Trump an overall 75% chance of winning.

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    Dennis

    I wonder how many people realise that leftist groups and individuals have found a way to influence public opinion and even boards of directors of public companies and politicians.

    They buy shares in media and other businesses and use their shareholding to push their own agendas. Many astute observers realised that the Keating Labor Government’s Superannuation Guarantee Levy was done for union movement purposes, non-union superannuation firms remained but union super funds soon became major influencers in boardrooms.

    Another tactic is to send emails to companies demanding an end to advertising with media businesses that are conservative or deemed to be conservative. Sky News was for some time targeted by groups wanting to have various presenters dismissed. One such small in number of people group using that tactic called themselves “mad f*cking women”, which should explain to readers the mentality of those manipulators.

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      Ted O'Brien.

      Memory tells me that at the time of the introduction of the Superannuation Guarantee Levy John Howard declared that its primary piurpose was to “socialise the ownership of industry”.

      This was absolutely true and correct, but I never heard him say it again. Why?

      And who noticed that coincidentally the compulsory super levy was “granted” to the Hawke ALP government by the Transport industry and the right to build the Sydney monorail was granted to TNT by the NSW ALP government?

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    RicDre

    Poll: Voters Conclude Joe Biden Benefited from Hunter Biden Business Deals

    A new poll from Rasmussen Reports has found that most likely voters believe that former Vice President Joe Biden benefitted from controversial business deals reached by his son, Hunter Biden.

    According to data from the poll, 54 percent of “likely U.S. Voters believe it’s likely that Biden was consulted about and perhaps profited from Hunter’s overseas business deals including at least one involving a company in mainland China.”

    https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/10/26/poll-voters-conclude-joe-biden-benefited-from-hunter-biden-business-deals/

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    BruceC

    Big rumblings coming out of DC that when Trump wins the election (no ifs about it IMO), big shake-ups coming to the alphabet agencies …

    FBI: Wray – your fired!
    CIA: Haspel – your fired!

    … to name just a couple.

    Also, 7 scary leftist threats being exposed:

    https://thefederalist.com/2020/10/26/7-open-leftist-threats-that-political-terror-is-coming-to-america-whether-trump-wins-or-not/

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    Ruairi

    News outlets, the ones that are fake,
    May be woke but they aren’t awake,
    To events on the street,
    And their Waterloo meet,
    In a victory that Trump stands to take.

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    tom0mason

    Yes these people are in some areas, flouting the dumb as a doughnut COVID lockdown and stupid mask rules, and doing what truly matters. More power to them.

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    Serp

    A downside of Trump winning again will be my having to wear sackcloth and ashes around the house for four years as a penance for the offended sensibilities of the other residents.

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    John F. Hultquist

    In the USA, States control how voting is done, not the Federal Government.

    In Washington State:
    We do not have polling places, where there are lines.
    Earlier this month registered voters received an information pamphlet, by mail.
    A week later, ballots were mailed to registered voters.
    We can mail them back, or not. We don’t.
    On Friday or Saturday we will drop ours in a box in front of the County Court House.
    Note that a registered voter can vote in person. Few do. We haven’t in, I think, 11 years.

    We in Washington State look at news reports of people in other places standing in long lines (for hours!), and wonder what the &x%#@ is that all about.

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      Richard Ilfeld

      It is about how the counting operations in West Palm Beach and Miami “worked” for ballots not scanned in person at the polling place….
      that, and being able to stand in line in nice weather. Any system that can be tracked back to “one man, one vote” with the valid registration of the
      voter verified is fine. Any that can’t, isn’t.

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    WokeBuster

    OK so Trump’s got this election in the bag. Here’s the deal sealer. In Democrat leaning Boston a baker’s Trump cookie is outselling the Biden Cookie 600 to 136.

    https://www.boston25news.com/news/local/quincy-baker-puts-sweet-spin-politics-ahead-election-day/7C5EGO73CNCV7NGTOUUSIH26CM/

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    Deano

    For a supposedly “massively unpopular disaster of a President”, he certainly has a huge number of supporters willing to go the extra mile for him. Twitter, Facebook etc might learn yet again that trying to push your customers around just loses them to the competition.

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    Geoff Sherrington

    I was on Qantas Tehran-Sydney in June 1978 with Sir John Kerr unrelatedly in the seat behind. When the hostie asked passengers to listen to a safety demonstration by cabin crew, a low voice behind me muttered “Not another bloody demonstration!”. Geoff S

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