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    Re: Exposed: Right-Wing Think Tanks and Bloggers Conducted Secret 10-Year Campaign to

    Quote Originally Posted by ksu_aviator View Post
    First, has anyone heard of any of the groups covered in the report? I know I haven't.
    I have. A number of the foundations fund more conservative or moderate Democratic projects, and in my view, contribute greatly to our political conversation. By coincidence, the groups are also not big promoters of those in CAP, but rather, other think-tanks. As for some of the people involved and their subsequent projects, I am not fans of them or their work, but I think the report is guilty of putting too much "there" there. It's a report that, I suppose, fights fire with fire, but what can one really say about that other than it's sophomoric?
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    Re: Exposed: Right-Wing Think Tanks and Bloggers Conducted Secret 10-Year Campaign to

    Quote Originally Posted by Thrilla View Post
    i'm more of the mind that 19 hijackers on a bright September morning had more to do with any "Islamophobia" than any scary right wing think collaboration could ever pull off.
    Maybe it has something to do with the 17,678 deadly terrorist attacks carried out by Muslims since the attacks on 9/11/2001? In July of this year alone there were 167 jihad attacks, which killed over 700 people and injured more than a 1000...

    Naa... That can't be it... It's all a manufactured right wing conspiracy.

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    Re: Exposed: Right-Wing Think Tanks and Bloggers Conducted Secret 10-Year Campaign to

    Quote Originally Posted by Thrilla View Post
    i'm more of the mind that 19 hijackers on a bright September morning had more to do with any "Islamophobia" than any scary right wing think collaboration could ever pull off.
    Well you're missing the obvious. This right wing conspiracy was behind 9/11 as a way to gin up fear of Muslims. Oh my, have I said too much?
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    Re: Exposed: Right-Wing Think Tanks and Bloggers Conducted Secret 10-Year Campaign to

    Quote Originally Posted by TheGreatSandeno View Post
    Whether you've heard of the groups or not is entirely inconsequential.

    However biased you think the report may be, it seems comical that you and other conservatives are ready to dismiss it as a whole right away.
    Actually, it is quite consequential. If the groups are so small that the average American has no knowledge of them, what influence have they had? Small groups with no exposure have minimal ability drive national debate. If the accusation is that these groups created massive hysteria it fails when no one knows who the groups are.
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    Re: Exposed: Right-Wing Think Tanks and Bloggers Conducted Secret 10-Year Campaign to

    Quote Originally Posted by 1Perry View Post
    I see all sorts of similiar accusations on sites like worldnetdaily. I'd be embarassed to promote them.

    Illegal alien from Kenya named Obama arrested in U.S.

    Read more: Illegal alien from Kenya named Obama arrested in U.S. Illegal alien from Kenya named Obama arrested in U.S.
    LMAO, I sorry but this strikes my as funny, kinda like what I saw some time ago about a Kenyan village missing a idiot..lol.

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    Re: Exposed: Right-Wing Think Tanks and Bloggers Conducted Secret 10-Year Campaign to

    Quote Originally Posted by ksu_aviator View Post
    Actually, it is quite consequential. If the groups are so small that the average American has no knowledge of them, what influence have they had? Small groups with no exposure have minimal ability drive national debate. If the accusation is that these groups created massive hysteria it fails when no one knows who the groups are.
    There is some validity to it, however. Even political organizations can be small and still have a disproportionate influence in the conversation. As far as Islamophobia is concerned, I think that topic was far too broad to be concentrated at the hands of a handful of men and women.
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    Re: Exposed: Right-Wing Think Tanks and Bloggers Conducted Secret 10-Year Campaign to

    Quote Originally Posted by Fiddytree View Post
    There is some validity to it, however. Even political organizations can be small and still have a disproportionate influence in the conversation. As far as Islamophobia is concerned, I think that topic was far too broad to be concentrated at the hands of a handful of men and women.
    This is nothing more than a Soros smear campaign.
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    Re: Exposed: Right-Wing Think Tanks and Bloggers Conducted Secret 10-Year Campaign to

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    This is nothing more than a Soros smear campaign.
    I would be very careful about laying it at the hands of Soros. Otherwise, you're playing the game the report is playing.
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    Re: Exposed: Right-Wing Think Tanks and Bloggers Conducted Secret 10-Year Campaign to

    Quote Originally Posted by Grim17 View Post
    Maybe it has something to do with the 17,678 deadly terrorist attacks carried out by Muslims since the attacks on 9/11/2001? In July of this year alone there were 167 jihad attacks, which killed over 700 people and injured more than a 1000...

    Naa... That can't be it... It's all a manufactured right wing conspiracy.
    Maybe those deadly attacks have something to do with the fact that we've killed thousands of innocent Muslims in the Middle East for no good reason. You think?

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    Re: Exposed: Right-Wing Think Tanks and Bloggers Conducted Secret 10-Year Campaign to

    The only Muslims I oppose and will protest is Shiites, they promote Sharia law and the Left have decided they are good safe people they can deal with.

    They ignore the fact that they murder their own torture and kill woman and girls for perceived problems that don't exist in the real world, and are only in the empty heads of those who want Sharia Law to take root here.

    Anyone who backs these radicals are clearly foolish and Anti-American.

    We can not allow this Sharia BS to take hold it would destroy everything this nation was built on.

    Some Liberals don't make any sense at all.

    They claim to be for human rights but fight to allow the murder of unborn children but protest the execution of mass murderers. Now that is what I call crazy and as inconsistent as one can be.

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