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President Trump: The NEW one and only politics thread

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Moderator1, Nov 12, 2016.

  1. DanielSimpsonDay

    DanielSimpsonDay Well-Known Member

    you tore your family apart over an avtovaz but hey i get it you have to draw the line somewhere
    2muchcoffeeman likes this.
  2. BTExpress

    BTExpress Well-Known Member

    I didn't do shit. Just reporting what I was told.
  3. goalmouth

    goalmouth Well-Known Member


  4. HanSenSE

    HanSenSE Well-Known Member

  5. TigerVols

    TigerVols Well-Known Member

    In 1998, she was scared her government was going to impregnate her; now, she fears it will kill her.
  6. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    From a tweet above ...

    ... Trump-supporting

    ... BLM-bashing ...

    COVID-denier ... "

  7. wicked

    wicked Well-Known Member

    You forgot about all the people the Clintons had whacked... Ron Brown, Vince Foster, Seth Rich...
    lakefront likes this.
  8. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Well-Known Member

    This asshole just sounds like tonnes of fun.

    The managing editor of the prominent conservative website RedState has spent months trashing U.S. officials tasked with combating COVID-19, dubbing White House coronavirus task force member Dr. Anthony Fauci a “mask nazi,” and intimating that government officials responsible for the pandemic response should be executed.

    But that writer, who goes by the pseudonym “streiff,” isn’t just another political blogger. The Daily Beast has discovered that he actually works in the public affairs shop of the very agency that Fauci leads.

    William B. Crews is, by day, a public affairs specialist for the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. But for years he has been writing for RedState under the streiff pseudonym. And in that capacity he has been contributing to the very same disinformation campaign that his superiors at the NIAID say is a major challenge to widespread efforts to control a pandemic that has claimed roughly 200,000 U.S. lives.

    Under his pseudonym, Crews has derided his own colleagues as part of a left-wing anti-Trump conspiracy and vehemently criticized the man who leads his agency, whom he described as the “attention-grubbing and media-whoring Anthony Fauci.” He has gone after other public health officials at the state and federal levels, as well—“the public health Karenwaffen,'' as he’s called them—over measures such as the closures of businesses and other public establishments and the promotion of social distancing and mask-wearing. Those policies, Crews insists, have no basis in science and are simply surreptitious efforts to usurp Americans’ rights, destroy the U.S. economy, and damage President Donald Trump’s reelection effort.

    “I think we’re at the point where it is safe to say that the entire Wuhan virus scare was nothing more or less than a massive fraud perpetrated upon the American people by ‘experts’ who were determined to fundamentally change the way the country lives and is organized and governed,” Crews wrote in a June post on RedState.

    “If there were justice,” he added, “we’d send and [sic] few dozen of these fascists to the gallows and gibbet their tarred bodies in chains until they fall apart.” …

    The Daily Beast could not definitively determine whether Crews was writing for RedState, or posting to his Twitter account, while on the clock at his government job. But the vast majority of his writing at the site this year has been published during the work week, often during normal business hours, raising questions about the ethical use of taxpayer resources.

    Reached on his streiff Twitter account, Crews initially declined an interview request from The Daily Beast. He did not respond to a list of detailed questions subsequently sent to his Twitter account and his personal and NIH email addresses. The NIAID press office did not immediately respond to questions.

    According to his LinkedIn page, Crews has worked as a press officer at NIAID since 2007. That LinkedIn page is associated with streiff’s Gmail account, and its “connections” include a number of RedState’s founders and its former editor, Erick Erickson, many of whom are also friends with Crews on Facebook. The LinkedIn page also lists a prior stint as an officer in the Army’s Berlin Brigade—specifically the 4th Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment—which is consistent with details shared by “streiff’s” Twitter account. Crews' LinkedIn page also mentions later service in the U.S. Army's 3nd Infantry Regiment; Streiff tweeted that he was a veteran of the unit during a 2019 exchange.​

    RedState COVID Troll Streiff is Actually Bill Crews, and He Actually Works For Dr. Anthony Fauci
  9. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    somebody told me that's not how it works
    Driftwood and FileNotFound like this.
  10. 3_Octave_Fart

    3_Octave_Fart Well-Known Member

  11. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    Prison in '21.
  12. Neutral Corner

    Neutral Corner Well-Known Member

    This close to the election I'd hold my ground and resist, praying for a Biden win.
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