In this week’s episode, John and Adam tackle the Parkland School Shooting conspiracies, the disinformation, and outright bullshit surrounding this tragic event.
Shouts of “False Flag” and “Crisis Actors” are all too common these days and, far more often than not, without merit. We’ll dissect these claims and, hopefully, contribute a little critical thinking to the conversation.
Hey, and we learned a new term: Gish Gallop.
In the second half, John breaks down the recent Mueller indictments of the 13 so-called “Russian Trolls”, who apparently had so much influence they were able to swing an entire election. This whole thing is starting to turn into a bad Hollywood comedy.
Hey, and we learned another new term: Whataboutism.
BTW, Jimmy Dore sums up the whole Russia thing best here. Watch:
And finally, Adam provides a brief explanation for all the recent Black Panther hype. Hint: Marketing.
Here are your research links for the podcast:
FALSE FLAG/CRISIS ACTOR LINKS
David Hogg Rehearsing His Lines with CNN? (includes video of outtakes)
Another Link to David Hogg/CNN Outtakes
David Hogg Interviewing Students (9:32 Video)
David Hogg and Students (2:52 Video)
David Hogg Addressing Accusations on CNN
Colton Haab on CNN’s Scripted Questions
Colton Haab on Tucker Carlson
Twitter Thread on David Hogg Video Timeline Discrepancies
Reddit Thread on David Hogg ‘Closet Interviews’
School Cop Resigns After Stoneman Douglas Shooting
Armed Cop Present During Shooting Did Nothing
Open Letter to Skeptics of Parkland Shooting Conspiracies
RUSSIA RUSSIA RUSSIA LINKS
New York Times Magazine Article on the Russian Internet Research Agency 2015
Russian ‘Troll Farm’ Indictment Shredded by Journalist Who First Covered It in 2015
Lee Camp explains the “fucking joke” Mueller indictments here:
Here’s the Actual 37 Page Indictment (read for yourself)
Mueller Files Joke Indictment Against Russian Trolls
Russia Troll Factory Had 1.25 Million Monthly Budget
Hillary Outspent Russians 53 – 1… and Still Lost
Facebook VP: Majority of Russian Ad Spending Happened AFTER the Election
Russians Tried to Help Bernie Sanders and Jill Stein
Russian Troll Accounts on Reddit
Russian Troll Spreadsheet
Confessions of a Russiagate Skeptic
Gentleperson’s Guide to Forum Spies, Shills, and COINTELPRO Operations
David Brock’s Confidential Memo on Fighting Trump (Astroturfing)
How Social Media Sites Are Being Manipulated by Astroturf Campaigns
Corbett Report: What Everyone’s Missing About Russiagate
Stanford Study: Minimal Persuasive Effects of Campaign Contact in General Elections