Skip to comments.The Storm Is the New Pizzagate — Only Worse
Posted on 01/23/2018 1:48:22 PM PST by nickcarraway
A new conspiracy theory called The Storm has taken the grimiest parts of the internet by, well, storm. Like Pizzagate, the Storm conspiracy features secret cabals, a child sex-trafficking ring led (in part) by the satanic Democratic Party, and of course, countless logical leaps and paranoid assumptions that fail to hold up under the slightest fact-based scrutiny. However, unlike Pizzagate, the Storm isnt focused on a single block of shops in D.C., or John Podestas emails. Its much, much bigger than that.
As most terrible things do, this story begins with a post on /pol/, a sub-board of the more-or-less-anonymous, anything-goes website 4chan. Over the last few years, /pol/ which technically stands for politically incorrect has slowly but surely become a top contender for the ever-coveted title of the most upsetting community online. Its the sort of place where neo-Nazis and people who believe women shouldnt have basic human rights used to meet before we started verifying them on Twitter and electing them to public office. And as of late, its expanded its ranks to include fringe members of all shapes and sizes.
On October 28, someone calling themselves Q began posting a series of cryptic messages in a /pol/ thread titled Calm Before the Storm (assumedly in reference to that creepy Trump quote from early October). Q claimed to be a high-level government insider with Q clearance (hence the name) tasked with posting intel drops which he, for some reason, called crumbs straight to 4chan in order to covertly inform the public about POTUSs master plan to stage a countercoup against members of the deep state. It was, in short, absolutely insane. However, thanks to some rather forced coincidences like Q kind of, sort of guessing that Trump would tweet the word small on Small Business Saturday, and this one time the internet decided that Q was totally on Air Force One because he posted a blurry picture of some islands while Trump was on his trip to Asia and a whole heck of a lot of wishful thinking, people believed he was the real deal.
So he kept talking.
This is obviously very real news. Nothing insane going on here at all. Photo: Anonymous According to Q, Trump was never really involved with Russia, and isnt actually under investigation by Mueller & Co. On the contrary, Q insists that its actually Clinton and Obama who were corrupted by Putin (and are now actually under investigation by Mueller) because theyre obviously just evil, money-hungry globalists wholl do anything for the highest bidder. (Oh, yeah, and theyre also apparently into raping and killing children, though the crowd is split over whether this is because theyre satanists or just part of some weird blackmail scheme involving the CIA.) Q also claims that Trump, the genius that he is, figured all of this out way back when he was just a measly presidential candidate, and has been pretending to love Putin and/or be involved with Russia ever since as a way to force a third party to investigate these horrors without drawing the attention of those evil Dems-who-must-not-be-named, of course because hes just that selfless of a leader.
The More You Know. Photo: Anonymous In this fantasy world, all of the far rights wildest dreams come true: Q promises that Clinton, Obama, Podesta, Abedin, and even McCain are all either arrested and wearing secret police-issued ankle monitors, or just about to be indicted; that the Steele dossier is a total fabrication personally paid for by Clinton and Obama; and that the Las Vegas massacre was most definitely an inside job connected to the Saudi-Clinton cabal.
They believe all of this will be coming to a head any day now. That The Storm of arrests, political turmoil, and Republican vindication is coming. Though there have been some, uh, miscalculations as for exactly when.
For example, take this crumb left by Q on November 1:
Q Clearance Patriot
My fellow Americans, over the course of the next several days you will undoubtedly realize that we are taking back our great country (the land of the free) from the evil tyrants that wish to do us harm and destroy the last remaining refuge of shining light. On POTUS order, we have initiated certain fail-safes that shall safeguard the public from the primary fallout which is slated to occur 11.3 upon the arrest announcement of Mr. Podesta (actionable 11.4). Confirmation (to the public) of what is occurring will then be revealed and will not be openly accepted. Public riots are being organized in serious numbers in an effort to prevent the arrest and capture of more senior public officials. On POTUS order, a state of temporary military control will be actioned and special ops carried out. False leaks have been made to retain several within the confines of the United States to prevent extradition and special operator necessity. Rest assured, the safety and well-being of every man, woman, and child of this country is being exhausted in full. However, the atmosphere within the country will unfortunately be divided as so many have fallen for the corrupt and evil narrative that has long been broadcast. We will be initiating the Emergency Broadcast System (EMS) during this time in an effort to provide a direct message (avoiding the fake news) to all citizens. Organizations and/or people that wish to do us harm during this time will be met with swift fury certain laws have been pre-lifted to provide our great military the necessary authority to handle and conduct these operations (at home and abroad).
POTUS will be well insulated/protected on AF1 and abroad (specific locations classified) while these operations are conducted due to the nature of the entrenchment. It is time to take back our country and make America great again. Let us salute and pray for the brave men and women in uniform who will undertake this assignment to bring forth peace, unity, and return power to the people.
It is our hope that this message reaches enough people to make a meaningful impact. We cannot yet telegraph this message through normal methods for reasons Im sure everyone here can understand. Follow the questions from the previous thread(s) and remain calm, the primary targets are within DC and remain at the top (on both sides). The spill over in the streets will be quickly shut down. Look for more false flags stay alert, be vigilant, and above all, please pray.
For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. Love is patient, love is kind.
God bless my fellow Americans.
Im not sure if youre aware of this, but November has come and gone without the slightest hint of a Q-style military-backed Armageddon. Yet, this pretty glaring mistake doesnt seem to have weakened anyones faith in Q. If anything, its brought more followers into the fold.
Over the last month and a half, the Storm has spread from the depths of 4chan and 8chan to Reddit, YouTube, and Twitter, where its found hundreds of thousands of devout followers. Some of the most popular explainer videos boast nearly 200,000 views, and the QAnon hashtag has gotten so popular, its honestly difficult to track. (I signed up for one of those freebie Track Your Hashtag Now! services and #QAnon hit the 2,000-post limit within four hours.) Some poor soul even took the time to write a 117-page book charting Qs rise to power, which Im guessing has been seen at least as many times as this very aggressive Imgur guide, which was at 137,000 views as of Sunday night.
Its been a little over a year since Edgar Welch, military-style assault rifle in hand, walked into a D.C. pizza parlor, convinced it was part of a child sex-trafficking ring run by Hillary Clinton, and the internet hasnt gotten better. If anything, its worse.
Sure, in the wake of Pizzagates brief encounter with reality, a lot of changes were made: Reddit shut down the conspiracys designated sub, Twitter suspended some of the movements most vocal supporters, and the whole thing was debunked time and time again by the press. But its more evident now than ever that this was merely a Band-Aid, not a cure. And now, here we are a year later with the same thing. Sure, its a bit bigger and a whole lot less focused, but at its core, its the same. What is there even left to try? We know that stopping the conversation doesnt work. Neither do the facts. How can we even begin to argue with hundreds of thousands of people who choose to believe that a top government agent is speaking to them through 4chan, that Trump has been playing a game of 4-D mind chess this whole time, and that the Las Vegas massacre was an inside job? Is the next Edgar Welch already out there, scrolling through the Calm Before the Storm thread, and if so, is it even possible to stop him?
“The Storm” discussion parts of the ‘net are less grimy than, say, the CNN Website.
Steve Scalisi and Rand Paul were actually wounded by Left-wing crazies.
We know the New Yorker is filled with pathological liars.
It is too early to make a call on “Q”. :-)
Maybe POTUS can use Bush’s abandoned concentration camps?
New York Magazine,: even less relevant, but just as crazy.
Clinton handbook 101:
When you are caught with your hand in the cookie jar and you have no justification for your behavior (e.g. spying on Trump) start a rumor that you were caught doing much worse things, and let your enemies spread it around. Once the false rumor reaches a fever pitch, show that it is groundless and claim vindication.
Conservatives have been falling for this simple trick for 25 years now.
The coo-coo Q brigade will be along shortly to set us straight. Secret pedophillia pizza decoder ring stuff. And some of them think Trump(!) is Q. Cuz he made the secret Q sign that only Q insiders can read. Or something. Alex Jones level kookery.
And yeah, kook pizza stuff set that guy off. It ain’t harmless.
On the other hand, I've found it curious why the establishment is so vehemently opposed to Trump. The conclusion I've reached is that anyone who reaches Trump's position is not only fully aware of the underlying drivers, but fully understands the consequences. So, by breaking the elite who plan to manage various population reduction and resource conservation measures, he's essentially "spilled the beans".
Why he revealed the truth is the big question. I think the global elite believe he's just a narcissist clown who realized he could fulfill a deep seated need for attention by promising to help the deplorables. In their world view, 'tards, losers and commoners ie regular, everyday Americans, don't deserve a break. By giving them a possible second chance, they could seriously disrupt the orderly plans for future herd management.
So, either Q is way outside of Trump's wheelhouse, or it is someone who knows the score, and is suffering tremendous personal risk to warn others.
It’s not the “new” Pizzagate, it’s the same old Pizzagate - only worse.
So Paris, are you really okay with what was discovered in John Podestas emails?
Over the last few years, /pol/ which technically stands for politically incorrect
/pol/ stands for politics. It’s only politically incorrect in the writer’s mind.
Good grief....you sound like the one living in Kooksville.
Reality 101: Q has been proven correct numerous if not most times he has posted.
Additionally, if you are in denial of child sex trafficking among the “elite” satanists, you’re either extremely naive or just having a difficult time grasping reality of the evil.
“like Q kind of, sort of guessing that Trump would tweet the word small on Small Business Saturday”
They are using that again. That is nothing.
People really need to get away from the Q gibberish.....the kid is loving the attention though.
Just wondering. Do you work for NYM?
Q !UW.yye1fxo 01/23/18 (Tue) 22:36:34 384dbe No.139507
The light will reveal those on the team and those pretending to be.
This is not a game.
They want us divided.
Last posts [self destruction] will immediately show the world the TRUTH.
Instructions will be sent on how to preserve offline.
You didnt think this was simply about words did you?
We have it all.
Coming soon to a theater near you.
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