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Confirmation of Paid Democrat Trolls?
American Thinker ^ | 5 Oct 13 | Randy Fardal

Posted on 10/05/2013 10:17:26 AM PDT by xzins

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1 posted on 10/05/2013 10:17:26 AM PDT by xzins
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To: Jim Robinson; onyx; RedMDer; Alamo-Girl; P-Marlowe; humblegunner
from the article: Does it also pay "trolls" to disrupt civil debate in the comment sections of conservative websites?
2 posted on 10/05/2013 10:18:29 AM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: xzins
Does it also pay "trolls" to disrupt civil debate in the comment sections of conservative websites?

Of course they do. They generally don't last long around here.
3 posted on 10/05/2013 10:19:01 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: xzins

There was a thread on FR Just before the last election about this. Don’t have any idea how to find it.


4 posted on 10/05/2013 10:20:16 AM PDT by raybbr (I weep over my sons' future in this Godforsaken country.)
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To: xzins
discrediting Big Media, the Democrats, and ObamaCare.

How does it discredit them? It really defines them.

5 posted on 10/05/2013 10:21:53 AM PDT by 17th Miss Regt
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To: xzins

It’s certainly possible.

I’ve been accused of doing so myself.


6 posted on 10/05/2013 10:22:29 AM PDT by humblegunner
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To: xzins

What’s that going on there in the woods???


7 posted on 10/05/2013 10:22:31 AM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com/2013/10/04/nicolae-hussein-obama/)
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To: raybbr

I agree. I’ve read something like this on FR before but I can’t find it.


8 posted on 10/05/2013 10:22:41 AM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: xzins

After what happens every time someone supports personal freedom and really limiting government to its constitutional duties around here, I would have to say yes.

Strangely, many of the disrupters fighting the hardest claim to be social conservatives! They are either statists, or socialist conservatives.


9 posted on 10/05/2013 10:24:33 AM PDT by noprogs (Borders, Language, Culture)
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To: raybbr
"There was a thread on FR Just before the last election about this. Don’t have any idea how to find it"

Was it one of these, maybe?

http://freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2939749/posts

http://freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2963060/posts

10 posted on 10/05/2013 10:25:23 AM PDT by CatherineofAragon ((((Support Christian white males----the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization.))))
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To: xzins

My local paper (CourierPress, Evansville, Indiana) has had paid trolls for years. It’s obvious when they have names that include clues like “Kstreet” etc. This is smart, but evil, and it needs to be exposed, destroyed, and buried.


11 posted on 10/05/2013 10:25:30 AM PDT by HMS Surprise (Chris Christie can STILL go straight to hell)
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To: raybbr

http://freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2939749/posts

http://freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2963060/posts


12 posted on 10/05/2013 10:26:01 AM PDT by CatherineofAragon ((((Support Christian white males----the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization.))))
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To: xzins

from one main media website I make comments on
it has become clear to me this past year that the
Obama WH has an entire army of media trolls
working every media form and forum possible

they can be detectable and often are

because their indovtrination and training
results in a common form, style and key-word-set
of political speach with the Obama WH policy
position clearly less than one-degree of separation
between its official language and theirs


13 posted on 10/05/2013 10:26:02 AM PDT by Wuli
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To: xzins
Confirmation of Paid Democrat Trolls?

Yep, they been around since Satan started to lie.

14 posted on 10/05/2013 10:27:06 AM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: xzins

Check out this face book page!!! It is not going well for Obamacare!!!

https://www.facebook.com/Healthcare.gov


15 posted on 10/05/2013 10:35:26 AM PDT by tallyhoe
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To: xzins

RE “Does it also pay “trolls” to disrupt civil debate in the comment sections of conservative websites?”

Something about that phrase makes me think of the 2012 GOP primary here LOL


16 posted on 10/05/2013 10:37:06 AM PDT by sickoflibs (To GOP : Any path to US Citizenship IS putting them ahead in line. Stop lying about your position)
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To: xzins
I agree with 99% of what Randy Fardal says here, but there is one sentence that is like fingers nails scraping on a blackboard to me.

“We already know that Democrat activists illegally censor constitutionally protected free speech by pulling fire alarms when conservatives speak on college campuses; are they using similar stunts on the internet?”

One more time.
Only government(s) can CENSOR.
These little pukes can illegally disrupt the speeches, but they cannot censor.

17 posted on 10/05/2013 10:40:16 AM PDT by Tupelo (Snatching Defeat from the jaws of Victory, an old Republican Tradition.)
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To: xzins

Fake phoney fraud like the rest of the democrat party.


18 posted on 10/05/2013 10:42:16 AM PDT by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible traitors. Complicit in the destruction of our country.)
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To: xzins
Secondly, I work for an organization that pays me quarterly to posts [sic] the political stuff as "advocacy" (so it's kind of my job).

Well, well, well. What do we have here?

If you go to the Healthcare.gov Facebook page, you can tell who the paid trolls are. But they're out-numbered 1000-1.

19 posted on 10/05/2013 10:45:35 AM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: tallyhoe
Paid Amateur Face Trolls say "we LURVE Bronco Bama!!"

the President people have tolt me they WILL pay my rent Until my baby daddy is paroled.


20 posted on 10/05/2013 10:48:29 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: xzins; CatherineofAragon; Jim Robinson; onyx; RedMDer; Alamo-Girl; P-Marlowe; raybbr; ...
Does it also pay "trolls" to disrupt civil debate in the comment sections of conservative websites?

The answer is a resounding Yes.

I know that Doug Hagmann and CanadaFreePress are persona non grata here, but his article in January outlined the entire concept of operations.

The "Cyber Warriors For Obama" project kicked off in January, with funding directly from the Odinga campaign coffers. They have social media mapped, infiltrated, and compromised.

21 posted on 10/05/2013 10:48:58 AM PDT by Old Sarge (And Good Evening, Agent Smith, wherever you are...)
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To: cripplecreek
The trolls are easy to identify on the obamacare facebook site too. They are the only posters posting positive comments about obamacare. I have news for the stupid rats, they aren't fooling anybody. Obamacare will bring their downfall.
22 posted on 10/05/2013 10:49:52 AM PDT by peeps36 (I'm Not A Racist, I Hate Douchebags f All Colors)
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To: tallyhoe

OK for about the last week, I’ve caught heck for not buying into the FR “oppose Obamacare” thing because we do not have anything to offer in return.

How about, if Obamacare is off to a rough start, Republicans focus (FOCUS NOW) on preparing a competing, more freedom-oriented but just as economical healthcare plan.

Don’t talk about it.

GOP put it together, agree on it, and vote on it in the House.

PASS IT.

Quickly. I mean a real reform however.

Have something real, cheap and significant to fight with.

For everyone.


23 posted on 10/05/2013 10:50:51 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network
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To: xzins

This is just the beginning.
Wait until the “success” stories of the “navigators” start rolling out...


24 posted on 10/05/2013 10:52:08 AM PDT by nascarnation (Democrats control the Presidency, Senate, and Media. It's an uphill climb....)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

I want to see them put the GAO (who will tot up budgets for any Congressional proposal) to the question:

WHAT IF WE SCRAP OBAMACARE AND JUST ISSUE MINI-MED PLANS TO THE WELFARE SET. WHAT IS THE FINANCIAL IMPACT.

I bet the answer comes back: huge win.


25 posted on 10/05/2013 10:52:28 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (The Lion of Judah will roar again if you give him a big hug and a cheer and mean it. See my page.)
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To: cripplecreek

“They generally don’t last long around here.”

Some do. They just pretend to be more conservative than the rest of us and hate everything GOP. That seems to work out for them.

We have one right now that uses the same screen name as he does at Dailey Kos. I notice that most of them only jump on the bash a Republican threads.


26 posted on 10/05/2013 10:55:20 AM PDT by 1035rep
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To: HiTech RedNeck

They’ll complain of the stigma of having insurance for welfare recipients. It’s how we got EBT cards...so nobody in line knows they’re on the dole.


27 posted on 10/05/2013 11:00:49 AM PDT by Cyber Liberty (It's hard to accept the truth when the lies were exactly what you wanted to hear.)
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To: 1035rep
We have one right now that uses the same screen name as he does at Dailey Kos.

Point him out then.

28 posted on 10/05/2013 11:02:04 AM PDT by humblegunner
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To: humblegunner

chopperjc


29 posted on 10/05/2013 11:07:38 AM PDT by 1035rep
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To: xzins
do I really have to say it???

30 posted on 10/05/2013 11:08:32 AM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: 1035rep; humblegunner; chopperjc
chopperjc

He let it slip when he said to me, "Your party..."

31 posted on 10/05/2013 11:11:53 AM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: 17th Miss Regt

Spot on. This is SOP for the Left. Lying is an autonomic response for them.


32 posted on 10/05/2013 11:14:58 AM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: humblegunner
I’ve been accused of doing so myself.

Of being an Obamabot troll?

33 posted on 10/05/2013 11:15:53 AM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: 1010RD

Yep, sure have.


34 posted on 10/05/2013 11:17:11 AM PDT by humblegunner
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To: xzins; Jim Robinson; RedMDer; Alamo-Girl; P-Marlowe; humblegunner; DJ MacWoW; LibLieSlayer; ...

Thanks very much, dearest xzins.

Right now, my primary concerns are Jim and our FReepathon, but I am still finding time to write emails of encouragement to Mr Speaker Boehner and to my Senators, to stand strong, and I urge y’all to do the same!

We always welcome new members, but our guards go up every time we’re lectured...lol.

I’ll tell you ALL right now, that my troll-radar will go bezerk whenever I see a newer member mention “birther crap” with regard to Ted Cruz.

God bless and keep you all


35 posted on 10/05/2013 11:19:09 AM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: humblegunner

“Yep, sure have.”

You can’t really experience FR properly until you’ve been called a troll by somebody.


36 posted on 10/05/2013 11:20:49 AM PDT by RKBA Democrat (Power disintegrates when people withdraw their obedience and support)
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To: St_Thomas_Aquinas

Some of them are pretty stupid. I guess they missed the seminar on how to blend in.


37 posted on 10/05/2013 11:20:55 AM PDT by 1035rep
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To: xzins

“Does it also pay “trolls” to disrupt civil debate in the comment sections of conservative websites? “

Many of us for years/over a decade have felt that paid trolls post on Free Republic to disrupt any civil debate.

They never blame the rats for the problems, it is all ways the evil dumb republicans.


38 posted on 10/05/2013 11:27:30 AM PDT by Grampa Dave ( Boycott Reno & Las Vegas until those in control there, remove Reid from the senate!)
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To: xzins

Aren’t present day journalists also called paid Democrat Trolls


39 posted on 10/05/2013 11:29:44 AM PDT by Fzob (In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock. Jefferson)
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See my own personal experience with these paid trolls from the past two days here:

OFA Trolling Republican Social Media Sites (Vanity)

40 posted on 10/05/2013 11:35:14 AM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: xzins
Does it also pay "trolls" to disrupt civil debate in the comment sections of conservative websites?

Absolutely.
Fortunately, there are way too many veteran freepers for them to last too long here. They get boxed in and sniffed out pretty quickly. And remember, they also use a version of the "Diamond Technique" here and on other sites, where two or more trolls "agree" with each other and actually manage to shout down the unsuspecting.

Bottom line: Veteran freepers, do not be bashful about calling out the scumbags. And the "sign up" date, while being helpful, is not always a telltale sign. Some trolls signed up long, long ago.

I myself signed up on Democrat Underground when it first started just so nobody else there would take my handle. A few years later I went back to check it out (I think for Schadenfreude purposes), laughed at the big topic of the day (have no recollection what it was) and posted three posts before I got "tombstoned". One poster there said, "Wow. You signed up five years ago just to get thrown out now?" Of course, I didn't bother to hide my dsitain for those animals.

41 posted on 10/05/2013 11:35:16 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: raybbr
There was a thread on FR Just before the last election about this. Don’t have any idea how to find it.

Here you go...

BREITBART: Online activists on the right, unite!

Have We Uncovered An Obama Conspiracy Using Bloggers?

It takes an army: Tens of thousands of workers roll out Obamacare

42 posted on 10/05/2013 11:42:35 AM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: Old Sarge

There’s one here, an August sign-up, who’s quick to defend homosexuals, and who’s been pushing his pro-queer candidate for governor of Virginia. Other Freepers have pegged him as a retread.....they’ve been here a lot longer than I, so I would defer to their opinion. Is he a paid troll? Don’t know....could be. The pro-queer gubernatorial candidate (Libertarian) could be a stalking horse for the Democrat.


43 posted on 10/05/2013 11:47:52 AM PDT by CatherineofAragon ((((Support Christian white males----the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization.))))
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To: RKBA Democrat

There was even an awesome thread about it...

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2630004/posts


44 posted on 10/05/2013 11:49:00 AM PDT by humblegunner
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To: onyx; FReepers

Please donate today!!
We have the need for speed!!

Let's finish this Thon quickly
so Jim can fully recover without
hosting the fundraiser for two months :)
Thank you!!

45 posted on 10/05/2013 11:50:48 AM PDT by RedMDer (http://www.dontfundobamacare.com/)
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To: RKBA Democrat
You can’t really experience FR properly until you’ve been called a troll by somebody.

LOL!
A couple of days ago I followed a link here to the Canadian version of FR - - it's called Free Dominion - - made one post and was immediately called out as a "troll"! It took me awhile to figure out what that was about and I finally figured it was because in my post I referred to a scumbag named Richard Warman as "that scumbag Warman". The poster got scared that Warman might sue Free Dominion (again) and figured my post would give him an opening!

They have real issues with free speech up there in Canada, eh?

46 posted on 10/05/2013 11:53:58 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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“They have real issues with free speech up there in Canada, eh?”

They sure do. Can’t understand why they don’t just structure their affairs to incorporate outside of Canada, make use of offshore servers, and quit worrying about it.


47 posted on 10/05/2013 12:06:28 PM PDT by RKBA Democrat (Power disintegrates when people withdraw their obedience and support)
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They sure do. Can’t understand why they don’t just structure their affairs to incorporate outside of Canada, make use of offshore servers, and quit worrying about it.

That was basically what my post asked about. And I added something like, "out of reach of that scumbag Warman". That got some nervous Nellie calling me a "troll", lol.

48 posted on 10/05/2013 12:59:16 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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[he’s in Zero’s “Organizing For America” — OFA]

Flashback: Busted liar Chad Henderson enjoyed accusing conservatives of lying
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/chat/3075317/posts


49 posted on 10/05/2013 1:00:25 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (...and it's obvious what Russia's FR nicks are.)
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To: onyx; xzins
G-D Bless Jim on his Recovery!!!


50 posted on 10/05/2013 1:08:06 PM PDT by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.-Sarah Palin)
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