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Friday, September 25, 2020

Long-time Trump ally and former Fox News regular Joe diGenova lashed out at the conservative-leaning network on Wednesday, claiming Fox News "fears George Soros" and wondering aloud what the liberal philanthropist "has on" Fox News CEO Suzanne Scott.

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I've heard that Fox News is part of an international child sex ring. I mean, people are saying!

#1 | Posted by Zed at 2020-09-25 09:18 AM | Reply

What is it about Mr Soros that seems to have the right-wing so obsessed with him?

Is it that he is a liberal who is wealthy?

#2 | Posted by LampLighter at 2020-09-25 10:06 AM | Reply

"Is it that he is a liberal who is wealthy?"

I think it has more to do with the fact that he earned his own money instead of just inheriting it and he still is a liberal. People like the Koch brothers, the Trumps, many others are jealous of those who make their own fortunes.

#3 | Posted by danni at 2020-09-25 10:36 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

What is it about Mr Soros that seems to have the right-wing so obsessed with him?

The issue with Soros is that he and others like him have a global vision for how they think human beings should live and they would very much like to implement that vision.

The United States as constituted is particularly problematic for people like Soros because our founding documents are based on "negative" rights--that is, they are a summation of all the things the State can't do to you. And of course, people like Soros have big plans that require all kinds of things will do to you---for your own good, of course.

The way you slowly rectify that is by targeting and funding obscure political races (local DAs, etc.)and placing larval un-American filth sympathetic to your worldview in positions of power. That's how you end up with people like that excecrable ---- Kim Gardner, the St. Louis DA who inexplicable tried to charge a couple with a felony weapons charge for defending their property against Communist rioters. This will obviously be dismissed, but it's the thought that counts.

There's lots of Kim Gardners out there---and they're being put there by people like Soros for a reason.

#4 | Posted by Mao_Content at 2020-09-25 10:41 AM | Reply | Funny: 4

-Is it that he is a liberal who is wealthy?

You forgot politically active but yes.

But nobody really cares where the wealth is sourced from, regardless of what they claim.

#5 | Posted by eberly at 2020-09-25 10:41 AM | Reply | Funny: 1

@#4

Oh, it is just because you do not like his political opinions.

... that excecrable ---- Kim Gardner, the St. Louis DA who inexplicable tried to charge a couple with a felony weapons charge for defending their property against Communist rioters. ...

The couple pointed their guns at peaceful protesters.

I've always been told by my friend who is hunter that you do not point a gun at anything or anyone unless you intend to shoot. It seems that couple recklessly ignored that important concept to threaten peaceful protesters.

But getting back to Mr Soros...

... like Soros because our founding documents are based on "negative" rights--that is, they are a summation of all the things the State can't do to you. And of course, people like Soros have big plans that require all kinds of things will do to you---for your own good, of course. ...

You mean like passing laws so that the government will prevent a woman from getting an abortion?

Mr Soros does things like that?


#6 | Posted by LampLighter at 2020-09-25 10:59 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 3

The couple pointed their guns at peaceful protesters.

They weren't "peaceful". They were a trespassing mob.

You mean like passing laws so that the government will prevent a woman from getting an abortion?

Abortion is butchering of unborn human beings because of accidental physical qualities they happen to possess. So, no. The Constitution recognizes the inalienable right of our citizens to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness--but you can't really kill innocent people in pursuit of those rights.

You get a B for effort. Kudos.

#7 | Posted by Mao_Content at 2020-09-25 11:08 AM | Reply | Funny: 2

I've always been told by my friend who is hunter that you do not point a gun at anything or anyone unless you intend to shoot.

NEWSWORTHY!

#8 | Posted by WhoDaMan at 2020-09-25 11:09 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

@#7

Sorry, political answers don't count.

Thanks, btw for the B.

But I gotta give you an F due to the exaggeration and excessive arm-waving.


#9 | Posted by LampLighter at 2020-09-25 11:13 AM | Reply | Funny: 1 | Newsworthy 2

"They were a trespassing mob."

You lie.
It's a public street.

#10 | Posted by snoofy at 2020-09-25 11:16 AM | Reply

Abortion is butchering of unborn human beings
#7 | POSTED BY MAO_CONTENT

You still pissed off that woman flushed your rape spawn?

#11 | Posted by ClownShack at 2020-09-25 11:18 AM | Reply

It's a public street.

It was a private street.

In a gated community--said gate having been destroyed to access the community.

It was a ------- mob.

Get over it.

#12 | Posted by Mao_Content at 2020-09-25 11:21 AM | Reply

You still pissed off that woman flushed your rape spawn?

Don't worry Reza.

There's plenty more to go around.

#13 | Posted by Mao_Content at 2020-09-25 11:22 AM | Reply

but you can't really kill innocent people in pursuit of those rights.

Fetuses are not people, and most certainly not "citizens". Do they have a date of birth? How about a name? Are they citizens of the US if they are conceived here, regardless of where they are born? If they were conceived in another country, but are born in the US, which country are they citizens of? What if we can't be sure where they were conceived? Do they have Social Security numbers? If they are not citizens, how do they have rights that override the rights of actual citizens (i.e., women) over control of their own bodies?

The right's obsession with abortion will be the thing that destroys this country as a democratic republic.

#14 | Posted by WhoDaMan at 2020-09-25 11:23 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 3

Do they have a date of birth? How about a name? Are they citizens of the US if they are conceived here, regardless of where they are born?

None of those are a prerequisite for personhood, fool.

Fetuses are not people

Certainly they are.

#15 | Posted by Mao_Content at 2020-09-25 11:26 AM | Reply

@#8

thx. I'll mention that to my friend when I talk with him again. I also thought it was an excellent observation.

#16 | Posted by LampLighter at 2020-09-25 11:29 AM | Reply

It takes a remarkable degree of spittle-inducing, impotent rage to turn a Fox News/Soros thread into poorly thought-out, ad hoc defense of infanticide.

Back on topic, please.

#17 | Posted by Mao_Content at 2020-09-25 11:29 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

It was a private street.

In a gated community--said gate having been destroyed to access the community.

Citation necessary. Everything I read states the gates were damaged later.

They peaceful protestors were marching to the mayor's house.

The mayor is a public servant and the people have the right to peaceful assemble to protest in front of the mayor's house.

Your heroes. The fat and the stupid. Ran outside. They were so scared. They ran outside the safety of their own house. In fear of so many black people around them. So scared, they chose not to call the cops. So scared, the fat took the smallest gun she could find and lit a cigarette with it. So scared, the stupid one forgot how to hold his gun. So scared they literally had to shout in order for anyone to notice them.

They wanted their 15 minutes of racist fame

They wanted to impress people like you.

#18 | Posted by ClownShack at 2020-09-25 11:30 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

They wanted to impress people like you

Well they succeeded.

Maybe not to Rittenhouse levels, but still well done.

#19 | Posted by Mao_Content at 2020-09-25 11:31 AM | Reply

You still pissed off that woman flushed your rape spawn?

There's plenty more to go around.
#13 | POSTED BY MAO_CONTENT

Plenty more women for you to rape in hopes of becoming a father?

Did you mean to write that?

How odd.

#20 | Posted by ClownShack at 2020-09-25 11:32 AM | Reply

@#15 ... Certainly they are. ...

So, you seem to have fallen for the bait (#6) and have shown quite profusely that the right's weirdly extreme obsession with Mr Soros is due to little more than a difference of political opinion.

I had thought that for a while, but I never really had any confirmation of it.


#21 | Posted by LampLighter at 2020-09-25 11:33 AM | Reply

Maybe not to Rittenhouse levels, but still well done.
#19 | POSTED BY MAO_CONTENT

You do seem the type who would be aggressively attracted to a 17 year old fat kid.

Especially a fatty with low self esteem.

He's like dessert for you.

#22 | Posted by ClownShack at 2020-09-25 11:34 AM | Reply

obsession with Mr Soros is due to little more than a difference of political opinion.

No.

You were given a concise summary of why people like Mr. Soros are reviled (pouring money into local races, etc.)--with examples.

Then you failed to formulate any cogent response and simply repeated yourself.

Is there any reason you need to be taken seriously henceforth? I certainly can't think of one.

#23 | Posted by Mao_Content at 2020-09-25 11:40 AM | Reply

Fetuses are not people

Certainly they are.
#15 | POSTED BY MAO_CONTENT

So. Citizenship is granted are inception?

Anchor babies just got a 9 month head start!

Welfare mommas just got 9 months of extra child support!

Are miscarriages considered murder? They'd have to be.

Every menstrual cycle is a dead potential human being. Should women be able to menstruate? They should just be birthing every nine months from the age of 13.

Why do women think they should have any rights when we, males and total strangers, know what's best for everyone.

#24 | Posted by ClownShack at 2020-09-25 11:42 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 3

aggressively attracted to a 17 year old fat kid

Reza, you seem to spend an inordinate amount of time (at least on this thread) projecting onto others notions of rape, -----, and attraction to young boys.

Why is that?

#25 | Posted by Mao_Content at 2020-09-25 11:42 AM | Reply | Funny: 1

Is there any reason you need to be taken seriously henceforth? I certainly can't think of one.
#23 | POSTED BY MAO_RAPIST

He ran circles around you and made you look like a complete fool.

#26 | Posted by ClownShack at 2020-09-25 11:43 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

"It was a private street."

No it's not. I grew up in that area. Whoever told you that, either didn't know, or knew and thought they could lie about it and you wouldn't know any better.

#27 | Posted by Danforth at 2020-09-25 11:44 AM | Reply

#25 | POSTED BY MAO_RAPIST.

You finally learned the psychological concept of projection?

And you ignorant conservatives believed learning to be difficult.

In Rittenhouse's case. It's makes sense you'd bring up your favorite underaged boy toy.

You must have a difficult time not thinking about him.

#28 | Posted by ClownShack at 2020-09-25 11:48 AM | Reply

The best part of this thread was Mao the Rapist staying there are plenty of women for him to rape.


You still pissed off that woman flushed your rape spawn?
#11 | POSTED BY CLOWNSHACK

There's plenty more to go around.
#13 | POSTED BY MAO_RAPIST


#29 | Posted by ClownShack at 2020-09-25 11:51 AM | Reply

No it's not. I grew up in that area. Whoever told you that, either didn't know, or knew and thought they could lie about it and you wouldn't know any better

Portland Place is a private neighbourhood with private streets---as I suspect everyone following this thread has Googled and is aware of.

The fact that is indeed private has been fodder for several left-wing, ------------ articles decrying the "exclusionary" nature of STLs neighborhoods.

#30 | Posted by Mao_Content at 2020-09-25 11:51 AM | Reply

#29 | Posted by ClownShack

You're gonna give yourself an aneurysm, Reza :)

#31 | Posted by Mao_Content at 2020-09-25 11:52 AM | Reply

" Portland Place is a private neighbourhood with private streets-"

No such thing in St Louis. People claim it all the time, but it's not true.

#32 | Posted by Danforth at 2020-09-25 11:53 AM | Reply

Reza :)
#31 | POSTED BY MAO_RAPIST

Who's Reza, Josh?

Random name insults are the new thing?

#33 | Posted by ClownShack at 2020-09-25 11:55 AM | Reply | Funny: 1

@#23 ... You were given a concise summary of why people like Mr. Soros are reviled (pouring money into local races, etc.)--with examples. ...

Yup. All political differences of opinion.

That still does not explain the right-wing's weirdly extreme obsession with Mr Soros.

The right has, e.g., the Koch Brothers who do similar political things. But I don't see headlines like ~CNN is beholden to Koch Brothers, says former regular.~

The right's extreme obsession with Mr Soros is just weird. And I'm not even starting to talk about the conspiracy theories involving Mr Soros, conspiracy theories that have been promoted at the highest levels of the Republican Party.

It is just weird.


#34 | Posted by LampLighter at 2020-09-25 12:01 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

"Portland Place is a private neighbourhood with private streets---as I suspect everyone following this thread has Googled and is aware of."

Why do you keep lying? What's in it for you?

Or am I over-thinking things, and trolling the libs is simply how you've decided it's best to spend your time on this earth.

#35 | Posted by snoofy at 2020-09-25 12:05 PM | Reply

#32

I was wrong above. Portland Place is indeed a private street. My error. I retract, and apologize for my mistake.

#36 | Posted by Danforth at 2020-09-25 12:08 PM | Reply

Who's Reza

He's the other -------, homosexual Persian who puts on a train-wreck of show that I waste my time watching..

www.bravotv.com

#37 | Posted by Mao_Content at 2020-09-25 12:58 PM | Reply

apologize

No need for that. It's the Drudge Retort.

#38 | Posted by Mao_Content at 2020-09-25 12:58 PM | Reply

He's the other...

Who is the first Reza?

You seem to have missed the point.

Calling me by some random person's name isn't insulting or clever.

If you did it in real life, people would simply assume you have a bad memory or are confused.

Which. May very well be the case.

#39 | Posted by ClownShack at 2020-09-25 01:29 PM | Reply

#7 | Posted by Mao_Content

Mao mao mao...

Lamplighter is right. F in Poli Sci Constitution 101 too. You confused the DECELERATION OF INDEPENDENCE with the actual Constitution. You have made this same mistake before.

The right is concentrated on removing the rights of people in general. The constitution doesn't even deal with Equality not to mention "the inalienable right of our citizens to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness". The closest thing to it is in the 14th Amendment about equal protection under law - something the GOP blatantly frowns on. Mostly the constitution doesn't even address it as "citizens" and rather people - I mean why else would "anchor babies" even be a thing? Even the 2nd Amendment - a right wing favorite - talks about PEOPLE. LMAO... Honestly I see the GOP as trying to subvert the 14th amendment anyhow.

Abortion is an interesting quandary. One that can be debated and no minds will be changed. It comes down to science, religious and personal view. Views are as emotional as factual.

#40 | Posted by GalaxiePete at 2020-09-25 03:05 PM | Reply

#35 | Posted by snoofy

They are actually correct. It is considered a private street and private property - A part of their private gated neighborhood. So yes the protestors were trespassing on Private property. Then again, not sure I would ever vote for a person living in that type of community...

The homeowners however are guilty of negligent wielding of firearms. It doesn't matter if you are a hunter or someone who has undergone training to carry a handgun. Rule Number 1 - Never point your gun at anyone or anything unless your intent is to shoot it. Rule Number 2 - If you are shooting someone in self defense empty your gun on them center of mass - do not aim to maim. If I was their insurance company I would drop them as a risk.

The gate bit - If you go watch the videos the people entering did not break the gate down. It was in fact intact and open. I don't know who broke it or at what time. It is possible protestors later broke it after being instigated by the homeowners... It doesn't make it right. It's also possible people in the gated village broke it and blamed protestors. Anyone have video of the destruction?

An interesting kind of side note question though is was that gate on truly private property or the the right of way? It doesn't have a lot of bearing but legally speaking they could have the right to be on the inside of the private community depending on fence placement and the public road's right-of-way.

#41 | Posted by GalaxiePete at 2020-09-25 03:29 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

"A private road can be used by the general public and is open to all who wish to use it" legal-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com

#42 | Posted by snoofy at 2020-09-25 04:17 PM | Reply

I stand corrected:

"They are owned by the property owners, and the owners pay for them, the street repairs and maintenance," Bush said Monday.

"The city has no right-of-way onto those streets," he said.

Bush said homeowners are within their rights to exclude people from either driving their cars or walking through those areas.

www.stltoday.com

#43 | Posted by snoofy at 2020-09-25 04:21 PM | Reply


btw, FWIW, YMMV and all that... Speaking of Fox News...

I just saw an advertisement on BloombergTV - it looks like Shepard Smith (formerly of Fox News) has landed a show on CNBC.

Starting next Wednesday, Sept 30, 7PM Eastern Time for an hour each evening.

#44 | Posted by LampLighter at 2020-09-25 04:22 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

"You confused the DECELERATION OF INDEPENDENCE with the actual Constitution. You have made this same mistake before."

LOL

#45 | Posted by snoofy at 2020-09-25 04:28 PM | Reply

27 - It took about 2 seconds to look on google street view maps at the intersection of Kings Highway Blvd and Portland Place and see that there is a gate to traffic and a gate for pedestrians and both have a sign that says "Private Street". Locked wrought iron gates. Why lie?

#46 | Posted by homerj at 2020-09-25 04:40 PM | Reply

27- Sorry just saw your apology---

#47 | Posted by homerj at 2020-09-25 04:41 PM | Reply

Brandishing is still a crime, even on private property.

#48 | Posted by snoofy at 2020-09-25 04:42 PM | Reply

-the right's weirdly extreme obsession with Mr Soros is due to little more than a difference of political opinion.

and you're going to pretend it's any different than the same obsession with the Kochs (well...1 Koch now)??

What's a little hypocritical is the complaining about the Kochs while silent about Soros and then complain about the amount of money being poured into elections.

#49 | Posted by maskedman at 2020-09-25 04:43 PM | Reply

You confused the DECELERATION OF INDEPENDENCE with the actual Constitution

I believe the term in post 4 was "founding documents", was it not?

You misspelled "Declaration", by the way.

And then you wrote 150 words or so of meaningless --------- that accomplished nothing more than address a point that nobody made.

You tried, though.

#50 | Posted by Mao_Content at 2020-09-25 04:45 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

#50 | Posted by Mao_Content

Sorry for the typo and followed by a bad auto-correct - was on a break and in a hurry.

Relevant however is the fact you should go read your own post. YOU said CONSTITUTION not "founding documents". Way to dodge your ignorance.

The words were relevant to your argument about Life Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness. Those were great words but they don't mean squat when it comes to what was enacted into law. Freedom is an illusion that has continually been propagandized and pushed onto the masses in this country. There is not real freedom here we actually have very restricted lives (far worse than those in many other countries honestly) and in truth a healthy society can only function with limited freedoms.

#51 | Posted by GalaxiePete at 2020-09-25 05:19 PM | Reply

@#49

Thanks for catching a typo of mine.

I wrote in #21 -- "... have shown quite profusely that the right's weirdly extreme obsession with Mr Soros is due to little more than a difference of political opinion."

The wording should have been ...

... have shown quite profusely that the right's weirdly extreme obsession with Mr Soros is due to more than a difference of political opinion.

In other words I was saying that the right's weirdly extreme obsession with Mr Soros is just that, weird and extreme. it is beyond what political difference of opinion would create.

... What's a little hypocritical is the complaining about the Kochs while silent about Soros ...

I wasn't complaining about the Koch's I just mentioned that I don't see anyone complaining about the Koch's in the same weird, extreme manner that the right complains about Mr Soros.

Thanks again for catching my typo.


#52 | Posted by LampLighter at 2020-09-25 05:22 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

#51 | Posted by GalaxiePete

Okay.

You write more than you think, apparently.

#53 | Posted by Mao_Content at 2020-09-25 05:24 PM | Reply

#48 | Posted by snoofy

Not in true self defense. I wouldn't want to take that to court in this case even though IMHO it was obviously a case of brandishing.

I have said before a REASONABLE person would have taken cover if they felt the protestors were a true threat to them and their property. Standing face to face with them is a good way to get your gun taken away and then killed. Who's to say a protestor doesn't pop you with their own gun? Idiots with guns have too much nerve and I have seen it time and again - people with guns stand their ground and indeed escalate when a REASONABLE person would deescalate or withdraw.

#54 | Posted by GalaxiePete at 2020-09-25 05:26 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

#53 | Posted by Mao_Content

Typical wingnut. No argument just insult. Sorry you were ignorant of the difference between the documents and what they mean in regard to our laws.

#55 | Posted by GalaxiePete at 2020-09-25 05:29 PM | Reply

I have said before a REASONABLE person would have taken cover if they felt the protestors were a true threat to them and their property

You have an incandescently ------ up understanding of the term "reasonable".

If a mob of leftist ---- poses so much as an inkling of a threat to someone's life or property, the last thing anyone is going to do is "take cover"---especially with 30 rounds of hate at their fingertips.

That's carte blanche for the pink-mist bingo.

#56 | Posted by Mao_Content at 2020-09-25 05:33 PM | Reply

Reza, you there? Holla!

#57 | Posted by OSHAKHENNESY at 2020-09-25 07:05 PM | Reply

4 | POSTED BY MAO_CONTENT

Does it hurt being this stupid?

Your posts are usual right wing noise machine garbage, nothing more.

#58 | Posted by jpw at 2020-09-26 02:07 PM | Reply

Does it hurt being this stupid?

Don't worry about him. He's a natural.

#59 | Posted by ClownShack at 2020-09-26 02:16 PM | Reply

Nah I think he's just here to stir ----.

What he actually believes is a guess.

#60 | Posted by jpw at 2020-09-27 02:05 AM | Reply

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