Infowars on Thin Ice

Infowars on Thin Ice

Postby Bigjohn69 » Feb 23rd, 2018, 1:32 pm

http://cnn.it/2onrgM3



(CNN) - InfoWars, a far-right media organization run by Alex Jones and known for peddling unfounded conspiracy theories, is on thin ice with YouTube after it posted a video that portrayed the survivors of the Parkland school shooting as actors.
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Re: Infowars on Thin Ice

Postby CapitalB » Feb 23rd, 2018, 1:37 pm

Youtube has been quite clear regarding their policies in regards to violence and hate mongering. Thats probably only ramping up with the increase in pressure to stop fake news.
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Re: Infowars on Thin Ice

Postby Glacier » Feb 23rd, 2018, 1:42 pm

Bigjohn69 wrote:(CNN) - InfoWars, a far-right media organization run by Alex Jones and known for peddling unfounded conspiracy theories, is on thin ice with YouTube after it posted a video that portrayed the survivors of the Parkland school shooting as actors.

How do you define "far right"? I thought InfoWars/Alex Jones were more apolitical than left or right. Prior to Obama was non-stop talking about how bad the Republicans and Bush and the American Industrial Complex were. I wouldn't think that's far right.
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Re: Infowars on Thin Ice

Postby CapitalB » Feb 23rd, 2018, 1:44 pm

He was just quoting the first sentence of the article, that you could have found through the link.
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Re: Infowars on Thin Ice

Postby Because_They_Lie » Feb 23rd, 2018, 1:56 pm

Glacier wrote:
Bigjohn69 wrote:(CNN) - InfoWars, a far-right media organization run by Alex Jones and known for peddling unfounded conspiracy theories, is on thin ice with YouTube after it posted a video that portrayed the survivors of the Parkland school shooting as actors.

How do you define "far right"? I thought InfoWars/Alex Jones were more apolitical than left or right. Prior to Obama was non-stop talking about how bad the Republicans and Bush and the American Industrial Complex were. I wouldn't think that's far right.


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Re: Infowars on Thin Ice

Postby Glacier » Feb 23rd, 2018, 1:56 pm

CapitalB wrote:He was just quoting the first sentence of the article, that you could have found through the link.

Fair enough. It would be interesting (perhaps in another thread) to get to the bottom of the word "far right." I'm confused as to what it means.
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Re: Infowars on Thin Ice

Postby Because_They_Lie » Feb 23rd, 2018, 1:58 pm

Infowars and Alex Jones wont get one strike against them. They are part of the divide and conquer system.

the REAL youtubers who speak truth to power are the ones losing their income, channels and rights.

The parkland school shooting was in my humble opinion, a hoax.

No one died, no one even got injured, that's my opinion and I am sticking to it. :)
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Re: Infowars on Thin Ice

Postby RupertBear » Feb 23rd, 2018, 2:03 pm

Bigjohn69 wrote:http://cnn.it/2onrgM3



(CNN) - InfoWars, a far-right media organization run by Alex Jones and known for peddling unfounded conspiracy theories, is on thin ice with YouTube after it posted a video that portrayed the survivors of the Parkland school shooting as actors.


In my opinion, it couldn't have happened to a more deserving guy. This idiot lost all credibility when he started trying to make a name for himself by peddling the Sandy Hook and Oklahoma City bombing conspiracy theories. You think he would have learned from the back-lash from Sandy Hook, but like they say, you can't fix stupid.
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Re: Infowars on Thin Ice

Postby Gilchy » Feb 23rd, 2018, 2:08 pm

Because_They_Lie wrote:
The parkland school shooting was in my humble opinion, a hoax.

No one died, no one even got injured, that's my opinion and I am sticking to it. :)


Imagine thinking this.

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Re: Infowars on Thin Ice

Postby The Green Barbarian » Feb 23rd, 2018, 2:17 pm

CapitalB wrote:Youtube has been quite clear regarding their policies in regards to violence and hate mongering. Thats probably only ramping up with the increase in pressure to stop fake news.


So that means that CNN clips won't be allowed on Youtube anymore? What about MSNBC?
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Re: Infowars on Thin Ice

Postby the truth » Feb 23rd, 2018, 3:23 pm

cnn would never lie :200: [icon_lol2.gif]
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