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teacher_tim

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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:23:57 PM

"President Obama supporters appear to be using fake Twitter accounts to send pro gun-control messages to members of Congress, Texas Republican Rep. Steve Stockman and conservative bloggers who also reviewed the messages said Monday.

Bloggers first spotted the trend and said they suspected some social media funny business because the senders had sent no other tweets, had no followers and followed nobody.

In addition, blogger Stacy McCain said his review found the majority of the accounts supporting Obama’s gun-control campaign were created less than 48 hours before a member of Congress was contacted."

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"A review of Stockman’s Twitter account by staffers and conservative bloggers shows at least 16 identical tweets.

The Stockman staffers said 10 were computer-generated and six came from real people, though only one lives in Stockman’s southeast Texas district. Two had only one follower, former Obama digital strategist Brad Schenck.

“Schenck somehow found and followed them before they ever tweeted anything, followed anyone or followed any real people,” Stockman said."

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teacher_tim
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2013 1:01:01 PM

No, I don't, but it's just one more lie, misdirection, adjustment, etc. by the "transparent" administration and Obama.

No CHANGE here; move along, folks...
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RNorm
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2013 1:00:38 PM

"I didn't say we never use the liberal "repete a lie" plan. We just don't depend on it for nearly every single situation like the liberals do."


LOL, Ok, so conservatives use the same plan only 89% of the time, so its ok?

Gotcha...
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RNorm
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2013 12:49:10 PM

"Win at any cost, right RNorm?"


You mean the ratings wars? Yeah Rushbo will perpetuate ANY lie (that is swallowed hook, line and sinker by the dittoheads) to keep himself on top...

Now if you're referring to twitterbots, then I guess you're also talking about the TCOTs (top conservatives on twitter) who also use twitterbots in their legions?

Surely you don't think only liberals use twitterbots, right?
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teacher_tim
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2013 12:20:47 PM

Win at any cost, right RNorm?
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oilpan4
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Message Posted: Feb 27, 2013 11:26:32 AM

I didn't say we never use the liberal "repete a lie" plan. We just don't depend on it for nearly every single situation like the liberals do.
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RNorm
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2013 11:13:15 PM

"We all know the number one liberal plan of all time used to sway public opinion is to repeat a lie over and over again until its believed to be true. "


I think that originated with Rushbo and the Dittoheads: and it was so effective that it has been copied on Fox News, Hannity, Glenn Beck and a few others...
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PatAZ
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2013 8:24:28 PM

Not surprising considering the "transparent" white house crowd we have.
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jdhelm
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2013 9:45:02 AM

10 myths about gun "control"
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oilpan4
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2013 9:19:06 AM

We all know the number one liberal plan of all time used to sway public opinion is to repeat a lie over and over again until its believed to be true.
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RNorm
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 11:37:09 PM

"So you are agreeing that the Dems are desperate on gun control or just dishonestly trying to make the public think they are stronger on this issue than they really are?"


I'm agreeing to nothing; just pointing out that there are a WHOLE lot of people, INCLUDING republicans that use twitterbots. In fact, I have a few that even follow me. Its quite easy to see who they are.




"Is this as OK as the multiple votes by one Democratic poll worker for Obama? "

Or is it as OK as GOP operatives attempting to send people to the wrong place to vote or throwing their voter registrations in the trash???
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teacher_tim
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 11:32:05 PM

"Um, a lot of people, even republicans, use twitterbots... "

So you are agreeing that the Dems are desperate on gun control or just dishonestly trying to make the public think they are stronger on this issue than they really are?

Is this as OK as the multiple votes by one Democratic poll worker for Obama?
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jdhelm
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 11:28:14 PM

i heard that even tho al gore invented twitter, it's all george bush's fault
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RNorm
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 11:00:57 PM

Um, a lot of people, even republicans, use twitterbots...
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flyboyUT
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:32:43 PM

And this kind of dishonesty is a suprise????????
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