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GoCubsGo wrote:
Mon Jul 29, 2019 6:58 pm
1🐱-Naive pussy or low rent troll?
Yes.
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Vrede too wrote:
Mon Jul 29, 2019 7:25 pm
GoCubsGo wrote:
Mon Jul 29, 2019 6:58 pm
1🐱-Naive pussy or low rent troll?
Yes.
Yeah, I'm exercising the ignore function. Life's too short.
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GoCubsGo wrote:
Mon Jul 29, 2019 7:45 pm
Yeah, I'm exercising the ignore function. Life's too short.
Ditto, I'm rationed to what others choose to quote or respond to with enough detail for me to figure it out.

Not that I'm complaining, y'all. Do whatever feels right and I'll make my own choices whether to pile on or not.
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Airlines public image hasn't fared well these days. Maintaining flight has become a challenge, just getting off the ground shouldn't come at a surprise.

David Mikkelson needs your support fellas.
https://www.gofundme.com/savesnopes

'Fact checking' website Snopes on verge of collapse after founder is accused of fraud, lies, and putting prostitutes and his honeymoon on expenses (and it hasn't told its readers THOSE facts)
'Fact-checking' website Snopes is asking its users for help in a GoFundMe saying an 'outside vendor' is 'holding it hostage'
But the site which claims to be 'transparent' and to tell people the facts they need to know hasn't told those donating everything that is going on
In fact it is at the center of a bitter legal battle with its CEO being accused of fraud, lies, conspiracy and putting prostitutes and his honeymoon on expenses.
David Mikkelson set up company which owns Snopes.com in 2003 with then wife Barbara but she sold her 50 per cent stake during bitter divorce
Owners of company which provided it with tech and advertising services bought her stake but have now fallen out with Mikkelson and call him a fraudster.
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/articl ... lying.html

Vrede, ask snopes is it true. :lol:
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neoplacebo wrote:
Mon Jul 29, 2019 6:45 pm
Ignorant begat Gullible
:lol: :thumbup:
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Snopes' Founder Has Own Dirty Laundry To Fact-Check.
The dude left his wife to marry a call girl, porn actress. Vrede, ask snopes is it true. :lol:


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This is fake news; people fall in love every day and everybody's got dirty laundry, most of which doesn't need to be fact checked. You're coy

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neoplacebo wrote:
Mon Jul 29, 2019 9:40 pm
This is fake news; people fall in love every day and everybody's got dirty laundry, most of which doesn't need to be fact checked. You're coy
Ask snopes is it fake news.
https://www.gofundme.com/savesnopes

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It's not entirely fake, but it is distorted by muckraker media Daily Mail. Compare, for example, to the "divorce" between the NRA and its long-time PR/ad firm. Lots of name-calling. Same with athletes when they no longer get along with their representation, or golfers when they split with their caddies. But even Daily Mail didn't try to claim that the information provided by Snopes.com in the product of its site is unreliable.

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neoplacebo wrote:
Mon Jul 29, 2019 9:40 pm
This is fake news; people fall in love every day and everybody's got dirty laundry, most of which doesn't need to be fact checked. You're coy
I didn't know if it was fake news or not; actually know nothing about it but just the fact that our self righteous benefactor called attention to it made it suspect to me sort of automatically.

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Courtestan: Eryn O'Bryn is the stage name for Elyssa Young, who continues to have a website offering her services as a 'courtesan' in which she has shared pictures from her past. Court papers allege that her honeymoon with David Mikkleson, who is also her boss, went on expenses.

When the money runs out, she'll move on to the next easy score.
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Divorce "court papers allege..." Yeah, we all know how accurate those are. :lol:

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Not that any of this is new "news" anyway, but there are always two (or more) sides...

https://www.sandiegoreader.com/news/201 ... considers/#

So CAT, do you intend to boycott Snopes because you think the owner is a sleaze, or what? It' not like being a sleaze (if he is one) changes the value of his site's information - no more than the homophobia of Dan Cathay makes a Chick Fil A sandwich less good.

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:lol: :!:

That is truly pathetic.
It doesn't matter if the folks at Snopes are assholes or not, or were 2 years (!) ago. 1 FAT CAN is still an idiot and a bigot for sharing the "Chuck Norris" lie.
It doesn't matter to me if the folks at Snopes are assholes or not. I have no personal relationship with them, and 1 FAT CAN is still an idiot and a bigot for sharing the "Chuck Norris" lie.

This is all about 1 FAT CAN desperately trying to deflect from having been so stupid as to have shared the "Chuck Norris" lie, and so stupid as to think that first O Really and then I wouldn't check. It's really pitiful the lengths spineless 1 FAT CAN will go to in order to cower from admitting being duped. What a sniveling wimp!
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O Really wrote:
Mon Jul 29, 2019 11:23 pm
Not that any of this is new "news" anyway, but there are always two (or more) sides...

https://www.sandiegoreader.com/news/201 ... considers/#

So CAT, do you intend to boycott Snopes because you think the owner is a sleaze, or what? It' not like being a sleaze (if he is one) changes the value of his site's information - no more than the homophobia of Dan Cathay makes a Chick Fil A sandwich less good.
About $500 an hour less valuable.

Young was an escort in Las Vegas up until at least 2015 and charged $500 per hour, according to her website.

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But, forget about Snopes. As I posted, there are a dozen or more fact check sites out there. Here are some of them besides Snopes calling 1 FAT CAN an idiot and a bigot:

https://www.politifact.com/punditfact/s ... fter-terr/
https://www.truthorfiction.com/airtran297/
https://www.factcheck.org/2009/12/what- ... light-297/
https://www.liveabout.com/tedd-petruna- ... on-3299728

Maybe the pansy will let us know that they all were involved in messy divorces years ago, hah. That's just the first 2 googled pages, easily searching "AirTran muslims". Even 12 year olds know to verify internet claims.
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1 CAT FAN wrote:
Mon Jul 29, 2019 11:38 pm

Young was an escort in Las Vegas up until at least 2015 and charged $500 per hour, according to her website.
Is there a point there somewhere?
That's probably a higher billing rate than a lot of Las Vegas lawyers and doctors.

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Who Is Fact Checking The Fact Checkers? The problem is that fact checkers themselves can be unreliable sources for what's true or not.
PolitiFact called a 2012 Mitt Romney campaign ad its "lie of the year" for a statement about Jeeps being made in China. PolitiFact admitted that the "lie" in the ad was actually the "literal truth."
We had firsthand experience with errant fact checks when Snopes published one in April claiming that IBD had "resuscitated" a "false" claim about 3.5 million more registered voters than eligible voters. In fact, we'd published that editorial eight months earlier — as was obvious from the time stamp on the article itself. Snopes later rewrote that section of its fact check — but never acknowledged its original mistake.
Worse, many media "fact checks" use other media sources to check facts....
https://www.investors.com/politics/edit ... big-media/

Snopes has the whole gang banging into one another.

As for the Chuck Norris story, Americans no longer feel uncomfortable boarding a plane. The United States, the greatest nation in the world has air travel security covered. The mistakes of the past are no longer a threat. :roll:

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Vrede too wrote:
Mon Jul 29, 2019 11:47 pm
But, forget about Snopes. As I posted, there are a dozen or more fact check sites out there. Here are some of them besides Snopes calling 1 FAT CAN an idiot and a bigot:

https://www.politifact.com/punditfact/s ... fter-terr/
https://www.truthorfiction.com/airtran297/
https://www.factcheck.org/2009/12/what- ... light-297/
https://www.liveabout.com/tedd-petruna- ... on-3299728

Maybe the pansy will let us know that they all were involved in messy divorces years ago, hah. That's just the first 2 googled pages, easily searching "AirTran muslims". Even 12 year olds know to verify internet claims.
The idiot believes


whatever he's fed

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1 CAT FAN wrote:
Tue Jul 30, 2019 1:13 am
Who Is Fact Checking The Fact Checkers?
Good question - thus the reason for looking at more than one reference for issues of any importance or complexity. For debunking tinfoil hat stuff, though, sometimes just applying the least bit of actual thought will take care of it.

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