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More politicians need to do this.I'm watching a Turkish historical series called

Payitaht Abdulhamid II which is about the declining years of the Ottoman Empire leading into WWI. Itís 154 episodes each 21/2-3hrs long without commercials and tells the story of Sultan Abdulhamid II who, if the series is historically accurate, was a great leader who was fighting to preserve the resources, mainly oil, from the West who set itís sights on breaking up and colonizing the fading Ottoman Empire. It is riveting and aggravating to watch because all his efforts are undermined by disinformation fed to the newspapers by Western nations and betrayals by government officials. Itís the same old story, plant a fake story and watch the populace immediately believe it and take to the streets in rebellion. At least back then they didnít know any better and only had newspapers to inform them but just like today, the media isnít interested in the truth as spreading lies and disinformation is much more profitable.

I can't deal with the FB RWNJs which my BIL is. He gets his news exclusively

from memes so we have meme wars. I gave up trying to persuade him with facts so now itís just good natured meme wars. I told him his needs new material because he is still sending Hillary memes. In fact, he sent me a Vince Foster meme yesterday. He is a 70 year old rich guy worth millions who goes to church every Sunday. He met my sister at a car dealership, left his wife of 20 years and teenage sons to marry my sister. But the hypocrisy never stops, he paid off the church to annul his first marriage so he could be married in the church again. The memes with the guy praying and the one that said there were no white people in the Bible were particularly effective. I didnít have the heart to send the meme with the old guy and the halftime show but that is him
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