Social Media Has Created the "Hive Mind" & Let It Loose Into America

Thom plus logo America has always been a racist country, but until recently (in the modern era) we didn't discuss it in "polite" company. Now, social media has created a "hive mind" among us, so the racism that was always there is clear and obvious. And Trump knows it, and is using it to connect with others in his part of the hive.

Making things worse, the algorithms the social media companies use cause everybody to think their own part of the hive is larger and more "real" than it is, so it actually does get amplified as it brings in "the unconverted" - people who would previously have rejected such thinking or speaking.

This is how the racists, misogynists, homophobes, and other bigots have so rapidly acquired both power and platforms for their hateful speech.

-Thom

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Coalage3 27 weeks 1 day ago
#1

So which hive are the gang of four using to spread their fascist, rascist vitriol? Some of the comments I have heard attributed to these representatives is just as vile and hateful as anything that Trump has uttered. They obviously hate white people, especially if you are jewish.

When Trump told them to "go back", at least he added they should then come back and show us they fixed the problems.

Thom - tell me what the gang of four has done to stop illegal immigration. Tell me anything that they have done to try and fix this problem. And yes, it is a problem that needs some solution other than just saying "come on in everybody".

And they spouted more lies yesterday. Children in cages, women drinking from toilets. Why do democrats condone outright these falsehoods? The bigger question is why they do absolutely nothing to alleviate this crisis.

Trump has been calling on the congress to come up with a solution to the immigration issue since he was elected, and he is 100% correct. This problem should be layed at their feet. Trump should threaten to close certain portions of the southern border until they come up with legislation. The american people are not against immigration, and neither is Trump. But they are against open borders. That will never be accepted.

But the party of death is trying to score political points from this nonsense instead of actually looking for a solution. And the repubs aren't much better. Its disgraceful and congress should be impeached for failing to protect the country they swore an oath to defend.

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Dianereynolds 27 weeks 1 day ago
#2

Good Tuesday Hotcoffee and Coalage3,

Right on Coalage,

I will try and ignore the fact the leftie/socialists have chosen to eliminate the second part of President Trumps tweet or the remarks that Omar made just the day before.

I believe President Trump is making these for useful idiots for his re-election. If the democrat party comes to the support of these fools all Trump has to do is tie the entire democrat party to these buffoons and cherry pick their idiotic demands in ten second clips six weeks before election time. If the democrat party does not support "the squad" the party is fractured and recovery would be near impossible. Much like Clinton stabbing Sanders in the eye in 2016 where the socialists were so pissed they helped Trump sweep this country county by county.

If any of the socialist party wants to see where these four idiots stand with the public,

‘NOT A TYPO’: Democrat Poll Shows What Voters Think Of Omar, Ocasio-Cortez

More comical than that is what these democrat party critters had to say about immigration BEFORE the inauguration of President Trump. Whoopsie.

https://twitter.com/realPowerTie/status/1147881848640552961

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Dianereynolds 27 weeks 1 day ago
#3

HotCoffee, It looks like Hatrmann's buddy has some splainnin' to do.

Lawsuit outs Ellen Ratner as source for Seth Rich information

Coalage3 27 weeks 1 day ago
#4

And there is no question that AOC called Pelosi a racist, even though she tried to walk it back somewhat. Everybody knows what she meant. Except for Thom Hartmann.

Coalage3 27 weeks 1 day ago
#5

The comments from Omar were laughable. 99% of her remarks were lies. The usual, and false, children in cages, women drinking out of toilets, and millions (yes, she said millions) of americans dying because of Trump's health care policies. Wouldn't the bodies be piling up by now? She said Trump should be impeached for his crimes. What crimes? Even Mueller gave him a pass.

The only thing she said that was true was Trump's private remarks on the Access Hollywood tape. As if democrats care about sexcapades. At least they say they don't. Plus Trump was a private citizen at the time.

In any event, they are mad because Trump is calling them out and they can't stand it. Well they better get used to it.

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HotCoffee 27 weeks 1 day ago
#6

Diane,

Remeber Donna Brazille hiding in her house saying she was fearful after Seth was murdered? Wonder when anyone will ask her about that.

Lot's of question for Debbie Wasserman Schultz and her Awan crew as well.

Jullian Asange is getting the Gary Webb treatment.

Later...............

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HotCoffee 27 weeks 1 day ago
#7

Hi Diane,

I thought I'd take a look at Somalia this morning and here's what I found.

https://www.hiiraan.com/news4/2019/July/164722/death_toll_from_kismayo_hotel_attack_jumps_to_33.aspx

https://www.hiiraan.com/news4/2019/July/164714/somalia_response_plan_for_impact_of_poor_gu_rains_in_place_to_avoid_a_major_crisis.aspx

https://www.cfr.org/interactive/global-conflict-tracker/conflict/al-shabab-somalia

https://www.usaid.gov/sites/default/files/documents/1866/hoa_ce_fs11_09-30-2017.pdf

There is much more but that's a sample.

I'm wondering what " Brown Country " Thom, Omar, and friends think we should be using as our guide to a better society?

And to think, poor victum Omar has to put up with being so offended... Why? Cause the United States people would allow her to come here and be a part of our Congress. Poor baby!

It's her duty to call Americans racist and stir up hated against the Jewish people cause we're just not Somali enough for her.

Well Omar, Somalia sure isn't on my bucket list..and.I don't believe you give a Sh*t about Latino's at the border it's the Somalis you want to bring here.

I call BS.

Then there's

Posted on July 16, 2019 by Scott Johnson in Identity Politics, The sick leftIdentity politics explained

Rep. Ayanna Pressley is the least known of the four horsewomen of the Democrat apocalypse, but tune into her teaching. She has condensed the doctrine of identity politics that they promote into a totalitarian catechism (video below). Here we have identity politics for dummies — the Democrat variation of the Know Nothing movement. As Lincoln put it:

Our progress in degeneracy appears to me to be pretty rapid. As a nation, we begin by declaring that “all men are created equal.” We now practically read it “all men are created equal, except negroes.” When the Know-Nothings get control, it will read “all men are created equal, except negroes, and foreigners, and catholics.” When it comes to this I should prefer emigrating to some country where they make no preten[s]e of loving liberty-to Russia, for instance, where despotism can be taken pure, and without the base alloy of hypocr[is]y.

Shut up, she explained.

.@RepPressley:

“We don’t need any more brown faces that don’t want to be a brown voice. We don’t need black faces that don’t want to be a black voice. We don’t need Muslims that don’t want to be a Muslim voice. We don’t need queers that don’t want to be a queer voice.” pic.twitter.com/b2TibMhPky

— Evan Lips (@evanmlips) July 15, 2019

Ok last one but a must read....

Opinion

Maureen Dowd

Scaling Wokeback Mountain

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/13/opinion/sunday/scaling-wokeback-mountain.html

nuff said... Later!

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