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Antifa Fakery - Right Wing tries to invent an "Alt-Left", and fails.
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FPP
2017-09-12 03:56:11 UTC
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Antifa Fakery - Example #1

The totally fake antifa campaign to punch white women

4chan is lousy with alt-right racists, white nationalists, neo-Nazis, Ku
Klux Klan supporters, and neo-fascists, but — to use the words of their
dear leader — “some, I assume, are good people.”

Unsurprisingly, it was in the festering bowels of the site that an
alt-right troll hatched the idea to smear antifa activists by creating a
phony leftist campaign encouraging physical violence against women
right-wingers. A recovered 4chan post explicitly instructing the site’s
troll army to find graphic domestic violence images, pair them with
messages stating the abuse was deserved for political reasons, and add
hashtags including #PunchANazi, #RacistWhiteWomen and #PunchWhiteWomen.
(Can we pause here to recognize the irony of far-right neo-Nazis
subconsciously recognizing the racism and benevolent sexism that makes
white women the necessary targets of this campaign to elicit national
outrage? I mean, the layers.)

Within hours of the plan’s conception, a horde of fake antifa social
media bots — and there are many — were tweeting out the images, as were
actual right-wing stars like Infowars’ Joseph Paul Watson. Salon notes
that “one commenter claimed to have emailed news outlets to see ‘if
theyll take the bait,’ as they pretended to be an antifa activist.”
Before the right-wing blogosphere could fall for the plot, the whole
thing was unraveled by Bellingcat’s Eliot Higgins, who dug up the actual
roots of the campaign and tweeted evidence implicating 4chan’s alt-right
trolls in the hoax. (!!!)
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FPP
2017-09-12 03:57:45 UTC
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Antifa Fakery - Example #2

The guy who lied about a nonexistent black man attacking him for his haircut

On August 16, when post-Charlottesville racial tensions were running
particularly high and neo-Nazis were the lede of every news item,
Colorado’s Joshua Witt apparently felt like the odd racist out and
decided to get his own 15 minutes of fame. Witt posted a Facebook update
claiming a stranger in a fast-food restaurant parking lot had attempted
to stab him for his “neo-Nazi” haircut. He reportedly gave police a
detailed assailant description of a “black man in his mid 20s, 5ft 10in,
wearing a green shirt and blue pants” — because why shouldn’t some
innocent African American already feeling traumatized by current
national events, not to mention the daily racism of American life, go to
jail because someone is an attention-seeking pile of sentient human
garbage? As Gizmodo notes, right-wing media ate the fakery up, with the
Alex Jones Show, Inside Edition and Fox News all repeating the story.

Police figured out Witt was lying for a number of reasons: at the time
of the fake attack, he no longer had the “fashy” haircut he claimed
prompted it, there were no witnesses from the packed parking lot and the
surveillance cameras hadn’t documented anyone running away from the
scene. You know what the cameras did pick up? Video of Witt buying a
knife at a nearby store.

Confronted with the evidence, Witt admitted he’d actually stabbed
himself. He was arrested for making a false report, and now faces up to
a year in jail and a fine of $2,650.

http://www.salon.com/2017/09/11/6-examples-of-fake-news-about-antifa_partner/
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FPP
2017-09-12 03:59:18 UTC
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Antifa Fakery - Example #3

The fake antifa photo used by right-wing fake news factories, including
James Woods

Actor James Woods, who promised he was quitting Twitter last year but
keeps right on yapping away, spends a lot of time tweeting semi-racist,
misogynist, Trump-obsessed alt-right memes. (Terrible work if you can
get it and you’re terrible enough to want it.) About a week after
Charlottesville, he tweeted this photo and hashtagged it #Hategroup and
#Antifa. The problem is that it isn’t a picture of American antifa in
2017, but of anti-fascists in Dover, England, in 2015. Vice, which
originally published the photo, was actually moved to call out Woods and
the many other right-wing entities that have gotten the backstory wrong
in employing the photo for their own propagandist ends. Vice writes:

The image has been used in, among other things, an article calling
an anti-Trump protest in November “terrorism”; an article comparing
anti-fascists to the KKK, saying they’re “affiliated with the
Democrats”; a conspiracy website’s write-up of a story about a different
anti-fascist in Pennsylvania who actually did get arrested for attacking
a police horse; an “open letter” to anti-fascists from a “patriot”
threatening them with violence; an Infowars story about MSNBC and CNN
purportedly “promoting” anti-fascist violence; a blog post about a
petition for the White House to recognise Antifa as a terrorist group;
and “Texas: Antifa Faggots SHUT DOWN by Brave Nazi Warriors” on a
website called Jew World Order.

http://www.salon.com/2017/09/11/6-examples-of-fake-news-about-antifa_partner/
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FPP
2017-09-12 04:00:08 UTC
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Antifa Fakery - Example #4

Another fake antifa photo right-wingers Photoshopped to tell a narrative lie

In the ongoing effort to prove the #ManySides theory that fascism and
racism are exactly like anti-fascism and anti-racism, this photo was
shared across conservative echo chambers in the days after
Charlottesville. It purports to show a member of antifa — you can tell
by the logo on the attacker’s jacket — beating a police officer during
the “Unite the Right” rally. What it actually shows is a Getty image
from Greece in 2009. Some neo-Nazi supporter Photoshopped the patch onto
the protester’s back. Because no low is too low.

Snopes debunked the image, and even went through the trouble of creating
a video explainer, below.

Fact Check: Antifa Member Photographed Beating Police Officer?
Full Report: https://t.co/doP9v8DgxDpic.twitter.com/R5u9J4RJIj
— snopes.com (@snopes) August 15, 2017


http://www.salon.com/2017/09/11/6-examples-of-fake-news-about-antifa_partner/
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2017-09-13 00:49:05 UTC
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Antifa Fakery - Example #4
Another fake antifa photo right-wingers Photoshopped to tell a narrative lie
The truth is far more damaging, so why would anyone go to the trouble of
creating a lie, unless it's the LEFT trying to cast stones at their own
glass house.
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FPP
2017-09-12 04:00:56 UTC
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On 9/11/17 11:57 PM, FPP wrote:

Antifa Fakery - Example #5

The anti-antifa flyers encouraging the murder of white children

A pretty good rule of thumb for distinguishing neo-Nazi propaganda from
antifa materials is that the latter doesn’t contain blatant anti-Semitic
slurs. I mean, that’s kind of the major point of contention between
these two factions. That was apparently lost on the dumb neo-Nazis who
came up with this fake antifa flyer; they stuck an anti-Jewish epithet
right at the top of it, maybe not realizing they basically left a
neo-Nazi calling card. Who talks about “heeb masters” except white
racist conspiracy nuts who think the George Soros-funded globalist NWO
is going to elect a Muslim chemtrail for president? They literally
couldn’t even suppress their Jew hatred for the one hour — maybe two,
tops — it takes to design a pamphlet free of slurs so it could pass for
the real thing.

Also, it openly advocates for the murder of white children, which is
totally a thing a group would publicly hand out flyers for. They would
also make sure to stamp said call for murder with their logo.

The other telltale giveaways are enumerated by @AntifaNYC, which gave
Snopes a rundown of the obvious fails:

– there is no such group called the “national antifa front.” there
is only one national group in the US and it is the Torch Antifa Network.
And I can only think of one antifa group that uses the term “front” —
and none use the term “national,” which in the context of our work has a
far right connotation.

– No one wants to kill white people. This is a perverted reading of
the idea of the “abolition of the white race” which says that the
CONCEPT of whiteness needs to be dispensed with — NOT literally harming
anyone. no antifa ever says things like the “evil white race.”

– no antifa would ever use this language of the “to do what must be
done,” “after the purge,” or “workers paradise.” this is a cartoonish
image of Stalinism. most antifa are anarchists [and] are opposed to all
this.

http://www.salon.com/2017/09/11/6-examples-of-fake-news-about-antifa_partner/
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FPP
2017-09-12 04:02:45 UTC
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And my personal favorite!
Antifa Fakery - Example #6

The Antifa Manual, a poor simulacrum of an antifa how-to guide

There are countless numbers of fake African-American Twitter accounts
set up by alt-right members and other assorted racists. You can usually
tell they’re fake because they’re jam-packed with uncreative
stereotypes: forced hip-hop slang, references to stuff racist white
people think all black people are into, “black names” that sound like
they were made up by racist white people, and on and on you get the
point. Basically, if it seems like the profile came out of a racist
Trump supporter’s fever dream, it probably did.

My point is, lack of nuance or subtlety is a recurring theme with these
anti-antifa campaigns. The Antifa Manual, which recently made the rounds
among right-wingers, is a distillation of nonsensical antifa urban
legends and liberal stereotypes. Some posters claimed it was found at —
where else? — Evergreen College. The cover states, “Do not distribute to
any cis white males, non-PoC, non-LGBTQ peoples a.k.a. fascists” because
the person who wrote it clearly overlooked the fact that cis white males
actually dominate antifa spaces. (Under any other conditions, that fact
would make white racists proud, actually.) Throughout the seven-page
“manual,” which you should really check out for yourself, are ridiculous
ideas that right-wingers imagine black leftists fantasize about, run
through a machine that imbues them with the racism of the right.

“Those who can’t work will be provided a stipend and unlimited supply of
opiates, marijuana, meth and cocaine to occupy their free time,” one
passage declares. “Container ship after container ship will be converted
to massive passenger cruise-liners and will ferry poverty-stricken brown
people from around the world to the (former) United States and Western
Europe,” states another passage.


http://www.salon.com/2017/09/11/6-examples-of-fake-news-about-antifa_partner/
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trotsky
2017-09-12 10:53:00 UTC
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2017-09-12 10:52:00 UTC
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FPP
2017-10-11 03:35:54 UTC
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Trump personally trying to take away 72,000 Iowans healthcare.

The Washington Post reported last week that Trump, in an unusual move,
personally intervened to try to prevent Iowa from being granted what is
known as a 1332 waiver, which gives states more flexibility in enforcing
the Affordable Care Act.

If Trump’s wish is granted, an estimated 72,000 Iowans would not have
access to the individual health insurance markets next year, state
officials have said.

It’s time to act because people are suffering. Where do the 72,000
Iowans go if they don’t have access to the individual market,” Rep.
David Young (R-IA) said in a local TV interview. “...If the
administration is balking on this for political expediency, I don’t
think that’s right.”

Health care experts have pegged rising premiums under Obamacare partly
to the Trump administration’s refusal to extend Obamacare
subsidies—known as cost-sharing reduction (CSR) payments—on a long-term
basis.

https://www.thedailybeast.com/donald-trumps-obamacare-sabotage-is-starting-to-piss-off-republicans
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Ubiquitous
2017-10-11 09:26:53 UTC
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Trump personally trying to take away 72,000 Iowans healthcare.
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RichA
2017-10-11 05:40:11 UTC
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Propagandistic sloganeering and abbreviations are reserved for the radical left.
trotsky
2017-10-11 11:00:13 UTC
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Post by RichA
Propagandistic sloganeering and abbreviations are reserved for the radical left.
Stick it up your MAGA, asshole.

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