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Thread started 07/10/19 7:32am

RodeoSchro

Seth Rich Murder Conspiracy Theory was started by...


...I know you think it was Sean Hannity, or some other moron like perhaps that fat fuck/possible pedophile Alex Jones. But, no - they were just the unwitting, moronic, brain-dead and gullible tools of:

Yep. The Russians.

If you ever believed the story that Seth Rich was murdered by Hillary Clinton because he was the one who leaked her emails, I guess take heart in knowing that you were at least as stupid as Sean Hannity or Julian Assange. And that's saying something.

https://news.yahoo.com/ex...soc_trk=tw


WASHINGTON — In the summer of 2016, Russian intelligence agents secretly planted a fake report claiming that Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich was gunned down by a squad of assassins working for Hillary Clinton, giving rise to a notorious conspiracy theory that captivated conservative activists and was later promoted from inside President Trump’s White House, a Yahoo News investigation has found.

Russia’s foreign intelligence service, known as the SVR, first circulated a phony “bulletin” — disguised to read as a real intelligence report —about the alleged murder of the former DNC staffer on July 13, 2016, according to the U.S. federal prosecutor who was in charge of the Rich case. That was just three days after Rich, 27, was killed in what police believed was a botched robbery while walking home to his group house in the Bloomingdale neighborhood of Washington, D.C., about 30 blocks north of the Capitol.

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The Russian effort to exploit Rich’s tragic death didn’t stop with the fake SVR bulletin. Over the course of the next two and a half years, the Russian government-owned media organizations RT and Sputnik repeatedly played up stories that baselessly alleged that Rich, a relatively junior-level staffer, was the source of Democratic Party emails that had been leaked to WikiLeaks. It was an idea first floated by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who on Aug. 9, 2016, announced a $20,000 reward for information about Rich’s murder, saying — somewhat cryptically — that “our sources take risks.”

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Reply #1 posted 07/10/19 8:43am

Ugot2shakesumt
hin

I started listening to the podcast, (it's a 2 part story) but "it was the Russians" and "right wing" talking heads is all you really need to know.

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depressing

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Reply #2 posted 07/10/19 10:30am

Musicslave

Has Seth Rich's parents sued anyone yet for defamation of character or any other type of lawsuit pertaining to the lies on their son?

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They may not get justice from Russia starting such crap but they sure should be able to hold these American media outlets accountable.

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Reply #3 posted 07/10/19 10:35am

Ugot2shakesumt
hin

Musicslave said:

Has Seth Rich's parents sued anyone yet for defamation of character or any other type of lawsuit pertaining to the lies on their son?

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They may not get justice from Russia starting such crap but they sure should be able to hold these American media outlets accountable.

I think they sought apologies from a from a Fox News

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Reply #4 posted 07/20/19 9:37am

nd33

This story could be propaganda for all we know. And his parents would not know shit about the details of his work, let alone if he leaked confidential files from his work. It just as well could’ve been him as not. No one knows. There is circumstantial evidence pointing to it being a leak, so it had t9 be someone from the staff.
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