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Anonymous To Launch Cyberattacks Against Trump Campaign Starting April 1
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dwightmlee
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dwightmlee,
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3/15/2016 | 4:10:30 PM
victim victim who is the victim
Stop blaming the candidate for the ultra-liberal press' (read NBC, CNN, New York Times, etc.) liberal scare tactics and the extreme left sending thugs to disrupt and cause trouble at otherwise peaceful rallies - because they believe only they – the left - have freedom of speech – nobody else. And what of us undecided moderates? Keep in mind we are watching – and deciding – against you perhaps, for your behavior. You are not hating Trump, you are hating the voters. Hating the voters does not change their minds – at least not in your favor.
JoeB348
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JoeB348,
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3/15/2016 | 5:08:56 PM
Trump is a distraction
I can understand others thinking otherwise, but any other election and Hillary would seem blatantly unelectable due to her strong signs of corruption. She's the only presidential candidate to be under Federal investigation during an election (and parties pulling dirty tricks isn't a new thing, despite her claims that it is a ruse. Even if it is, no other president has been put into this position) and no other candidate has left office just before an election to collect private funds for speeches which would be illegal of she were in office or OFFICIALLY running for president (that's why the transcripts are important. If she mentions her bid for presidency in the speeches, it could spell trouble for her). Trump is a distraction. Any other election and Hillary's candidacy would be an outrage. You're falling for the dupe, Anon.
hewenthatway
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hewenthatway,
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3/15/2016 | 6:43:41 PM
lol
"an individual purporting to a be spokesman for the collective"

"an individual purporting to be a spokesman for the collective"

 

the first couple paragraphs made me snicker tho.  don't worry tho trump, happy april fools!
PotMeetsKettle
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PotMeetsKettle,
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3/16/2016 | 9:17:07 AM
I didn't know Anonymous was supporting Trump!
The pattern is "attack Trump; Trump grows stronger".  

 

So by attacking Trump, Anonymous will make him stronger.

 

Of course, April 1 IS April Fools Day....

 

 
DarkMatter69
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DarkMatter69,
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3/16/2016 | 11:35:41 AM
Making us stronger, the silent majority...
Great - this will only strengthen my choice to vote for Trump. There's a reason he continues to win...the voters are sick of same old politics. As another post stated...you are insulting ME the voter who has a choice...he may not be your choice - WELCOME TO AMERICA (those of you who did it legally or are a citizen). The silent majority sees this sort of thing as illegal, not revealing.

Please add to our support, this announcement has only helped ;-)

 
mgotts
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mgotts,
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3/16/2016 | 12:47:56 PM
Anonymous misunderstands the enemy
They're dealing with a paranoid, authortiarian group that reacts to pretty much everything by circling the wagons and claiming they are under attack (these are typical, general characteristics, not specific to Trump).  They make up boogey men when there aren't any, so to actually attack Trump and openly claim to be doing it will only cause an increase in his and his followers' defense response.

What they are planning to do is illegal, anyway, and since they are "Anonymous" nobody can be sure the origin of the attacks, which might be from actors outside the US -- who are then meddling in an internal governmental process of another nation.  Ex KGB man and Trump's buddy, Putin, could not have thought of a better way to back him.

"dwightmlee":  Trump is judged by what he says, writes, and does.  The whole "liberal press" canard is baseless, just a transparent diversion tactic (again, demonstrating the classic authortiarian defensive posture).  Trump says and appears to be his own man, correct?  He doesn't need apologists and toadies to interpret his statements and actions, correct?  He claims, himself, that what he says is what he says -- and hasn't sought to correct himself.  Millions, including me, have watched him and heard him make statements straight from his own mouth.  Anybody who can't see him for the characterless, maniuplative, shallow goon that he is isn't looking -- and the press has nothing to do with it at all.

Not that the alternatives on the Democrat side are better.  They're not.  What a unbelievelby bad crop of candidates all around.

Oh, and Trump and his followers need to learn that they are in a political campaign, not some closed event that CEO Trump thinks he's in.  EVERY campaign gets picketed.  EVERY campaign gets hecklers. EVERY campaign gets protests.  The protests against Obama were ugly, nasty, often openly bigioted and -- as with Anonymous here -- only solidified Obama's followers' beliefs.  Trump will gain from this, not lose.  So if you're backing him <shudder>, you should just sit back and enjoy Anonymous' flawed plan.
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
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3/18/2016 | 9:37:14 AM
"Google" lol
To be fair, admirable as the goal may be, I'm not especially sure I should be very impressed (from a technical perspective) by the group's work to bring down IS-related websites when IS seems like it clearly has little idea what it's doing on the cyber front.

Case in point: Their boasts about "taking down Google."  rt.com/news/334261-isis-hackers-down-google/
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
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3/20/2016 | 3:35:07 PM
Re: lol
Oh, right.  April 1 is April Fools' Day!  I get it now.  Duh!
Daveer
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Daveer,
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3/22/2016 | 9:45:17 AM
Re: victim victim who is the victim
How can you comment on the ultra liberal press and not also comment on the ultra conservative press and people do?  We need agencies that provide actual reporting, not picking and choosing the facts to give and hide.  I believe in the Bible, but when you pull out selected quotes, that book can look scary too. The device nature of "news' this days is terrible for the country.  But hey, it gets ratings and that gets money.

I am not sure people would vote for Berni or Trump if they took the time to learn all that they represent, but people are so fed up with what is going on they are willing to take a chance.  At least is might be different.


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