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(Washington Post)   RT finally registers as a foreign agent rather than having their assets seized. Russia promises retaliation. "We're not a foreign agent" argument takes a severe beating   ( washingtonpost.com) divider line
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2017-11-10 04:19:13 PM  
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Pic of a couple of "totally not spy" RT reporters.
 
2017-11-10 04:52:54 PM  
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"Yeah, that's a biatch, ain't it?"
 
vpb [TotalFark]
2017-11-10 05:51:12 PM  
So, when will DT register?
 
2017-11-10 06:54:11 PM  
When will Alex Jones register?
He quotes RT. Fox quotes him. D2S sets American policy based on what Fox and Friends tells him to do.
 
2017-11-10 06:56:04 PM  
Lots of people rushing  in to judge RT
 
2017-11-10 07:00:06 PM  

Idontlikemoose: Lots of people rushing  in to judge RT


Moose and squirrel been giving you a hard time lately?
 
2017-11-10 07:00:22 PM  
They threaten 'retaliation' for being forced to follow the law.  Meanwhile, Russia has received zero 'retaliation' whatsoever for interfering in our elections. Sanctions were voted in, but then never enacted, and of course the complicit GOP will allow that. Russia has to know by this point that once this Admin is removed, there will be hell to pay. They should be classified as cyber-terrorists, and subject to the same treatment we currently use for ISIS.
 
2017-11-10 07:00:31 PM  
U.S. intelligence agencies in January described RT America TV as "a Kremlin-financed channel operated from within the United States, [which] has substantially expanded its repertoire of programming that highlights criticism of alleged U.S. shortcomings in democracy and civil liberties.''

So, we're doing this to prove them right?
 
2017-11-10 07:04:16 PM  
So long story short we are attacking the channel I watch in the airport rather than going after the real issues? I will watch whatever is on but that happened to be on a lot.
 
2017-11-10 07:05:24 PM  
 
2017-11-10 07:07:28 PM  

kanesays: Senate candidate Roy Moore's son is arrested for the ninth time

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This happened Wednesday.


Well, Wednesday, October 11th, but carry on...
 
2017-11-10 07:07:32 PM  

insertsnarkyusername: Idontlikemoose: Lots of people rushing  in to judge RT

Moose and squirrel been giving you a hard time lately?


You understand. Thank you.
 
2017-11-10 07:09:42 PM  

Idontlikemoose: insertsnarkyusername: Idontlikemoose: Lots of people rushing  in to judge RT

Moose and squirrel been giving you a hard time lately?

You understand. Thank you.


The correct answer should have been something like "Squirrel is okay, I don't like moose".  C'mon, that was just floated over the plate for you to knock out of the park!
 
2017-11-10 07:12:06 PM  
Rotten Tomatoes are spies? I KNEW it I just knew it, glad that was finally dealt with.
 
2017-11-10 07:12:31 PM  
Good! Now if only can have FOX registered as GOP propaganda and CNN registered as "only halfway up Clinton's cooter except for Anderson Cooper who is totally farking awesome" we might get somewhere
 
2017-11-10 07:13:19 PM  
I like Russia Today (RT).

They aren't afraid of copyright law, and have really good videos accordingly.
 
2017-11-10 07:13:57 PM  

Idontlikemoose: Lots of people rushing  in to judge RT


No rush, I did it years ago.  Some of the US new organizations shill for the US also.
 
2017-11-10 07:14:24 PM  
In finance, banks have an absolute obligation to know who they receive money from and send money to.

Social media needs to follow the same requirements on accounts and advertising.
 
2017-11-10 07:17:09 PM  

SomeAmerican: In finance, banks have an absolute obligation to know who they receive money from and send money to.

Social media needs to follow the same requirements on accounts and advertising.


But, but, the old days were so perfect, can't we just pretend it's 1880 and just kind of muddle through the challenges of the modern era? BUT I WANNAAAAA!!!
 
2017-11-10 07:17:28 PM  

kanesays: Senate candidate Roy Moore's son is arrested for the ninth time

This happened Wednesday.


Old news is so exciting?  And anyway, so?
 
2017-11-10 07:18:15 PM  

studebaker hoch: I like Russia Today (RT).
They aren't afraid of copyright law, and have really good videos accordingly.


long time no see.

Welcome back, ya bastid ;-)
 
2017-11-10 07:19:46 PM  

dambis: So long story short we are attacking the channel I watch in the airport rather than going after the real issues? I will watch whatever is on but that happened to be on a lot.


Real issues like what? Football players "disrespecting the anthem"? Uranium One? The homosexual problem?

Go eat some borscht, Ivan
 
2017-11-10 07:21:48 PM  

johnny_vegas: kanesays: Senate candidate Roy Moore's son is arrested for the ninth time

This happened Wednesday.

Old news is so exciting?  And anyway, so?


So obviously Moore's son is an America hating law breaking scumbag. And the apple doesn't fall far from the tree. And you're trying to deflect, which makes you just as bad.
 
2017-11-10 07:22:30 PM  
RT actually seems to be much less biased than say foxnews.

Actually, all the major media outlets in the US are way more biased than RT.
 
2017-11-10 07:22:43 PM  
Trump was giving his BFF Putin some love taps when they met, today.
 
2017-11-10 07:23:31 PM  
SOUSA The Washington Post - "The President's Own" U.S. Marine Band
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Didnt read, too much paywall
 
2017-11-10 07:24:46 PM  
RT used to be a pretty good channel. Wasn't overly biased as far as I could tell and had some interesting non-news programs such as travel shows. Unfortunately that all changed after the invasion of Crimea.
 
2017-11-10 07:27:27 PM  
Careful, they might get mad, take their borscht and go home.

/on second thought
 
2017-11-10 07:28:38 PM  
A lot of shill activity in this thread. Drew must have hit the button.
 
2017-11-10 07:28:48 PM  

Kumana Wanalaia: johnny_vegas: kanesays: Senate candidate Roy Moore's son is arrested for the ninth time

This happened Wednesday.

Old news is so exciting?  And anyway, so?

So obviously Moore's son is an America hating law breaking scumbag. And the apple doesn't fall far from the tree. And you're trying to deflect, which makes you just as bad.


Is he Russian?
 
2017-11-10 07:29:15 PM  
Correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't RT literally a government channel?
I mean there isn't some Russian Murdoch out there, is there?
If that was the case, then sure, it registers as a foreign agent in whatever country it operates.
Kind of like an extension of the embassy.
IF, however, it's privately owned, that's not right, and it should have the label removed or proven the owner is a front.

/I might or might not be looking at you, Ali Baba
 
2017-11-10 07:33:24 PM  

kanesays: Senate candidate Roy Moore's son is arrested for the ninth time

This happened Wednesday.


I don't think he'll be required to register as a foreign agent.
 
2017-11-10 07:34:53 PM  
I haven't had to check this many accounts in a while...
 
2017-11-10 07:44:32 PM  

jdbob: RT used to be a pretty good channel. Wasn't overly biased as far as I could tell and had some interesting non-news programs such as travel shows. Unfortunately that all changed after the invasion of Crimea.


At it's best, I'd say it was like a less competent Al-Jezeera, as long as the topic wasn't intertwined with any of Russia's interests (or Qatar's for AJ) it might be fairly even handed reasonably good reporting.  Of course, it's not like many American news organizations could even accomplish that in the past couple decades at least.
 
2017-11-10 07:47:00 PM  

vpb: So, when will DT register?


I use their spokes to build all my wheels.  14 gauge stainless cross 3.
 
2017-11-10 07:50:12 PM  

johnny_vegas: Kumana Wanalaia: johnny_vegas: kanesays: Senate candidate Roy Moore's son is arrested for the ninth time

This happened Wednesday.

Old news is so exciting?  And anyway, so?

So obviously Moore's son is an America hating law breaking scumbag. And the apple doesn't fall far from the tree. And you're trying to deflect, which makes you just as bad.

Is he Russian?


might as well be
 
2017-11-10 07:57:45 PM  

mikaloyd: [Youtube Mxrh1CrMmTY image 480x270][Youtube-video https://www.youtube.com/embed/Mxrh1CrM​mTY]

Didnt read, too much paywall


It's...................
 
2017-11-10 08:07:21 PM  
So when does Murdoch register Fox as a foreign agent?
 
2017-11-10 08:23:54 PM  

kanesays: Senate candidate Roy Moore's son is arrested for the ninth time

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This happened Wednesday.


It's all political. They're out to hurt Moore by arresting his poor, wittle, innocent son....because there isn't already enough dirt against Moore himself.
 
2017-11-10 08:29:13 PM  
Whoops - wrong thread.

\too much alcohol.....or not enough
 
2017-11-10 08:31:37 PM  

kanesays: Senate candidate Roy Moore's son is arrested for the ninth time

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This happened Wednesday.


Meh.  My brother is a useless ne'er do well too.  Doesn't really reflect on anything but his poor decision making skills.
 
2017-11-10 08:36:06 PM  

TheDirtyNacho: kanesays: Senate candidate Roy Moore's son is arrested for the ninth time

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This happened Wednesday.

Meh.  My brother is a useless ne'er do well too.  Doesn't really reflect on anything but his poor decision making skills.


It's been said before, I'm sure, but how far would Obama have gotten if there were headlines like "Senate candidate Barack Obama's son is arrested for the ninth time" back when he was running?
 
2017-11-10 08:39:18 PM  

studebaker hoch: I like Russia Today (RT).

They aren't afraid of copyright law, and have really good videos accordingly.


I think RT is a pretty cool channel. Eh good videos and doesnt afraid of anything.
 
2017-11-10 08:51:03 PM  

itcamefromschenectady: TheDirtyNacho: kanesays: Senate candidate Roy Moore's son is arrested for the ninth time

[img.fark.net image 850x555]

This happened Wednesday.

Meh.  My brother is a useless ne'er do well too.  Doesn't really reflect on anything but his poor decision making skills.

It's been said before, I'm sure, but how far would Obama have gotten if there were headlines like "Senate candidate Barack Obama's son is arrested for the ninth time" back when he was running?


Roy Moore is a piece of garbage. No help needed
 
2017-11-10 08:51:51 PM  
So in retaliation Russia is making US media register as Foreign Agents. Trump wonders how he could make them do it here.
 
2017-11-10 08:54:20 PM  
This month, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said Moscow was preparing "a surprise" in response to pressure on Russian media outlets in the United States. Asked by a Russian television talk show host Thursday whether "The Washington Post and the New York Times should pack their suitcases," she said: "Hold on, not all at once - we'll unpack our surprise bit by bit."
You know who else would love to tell NYT and WaPo to pack their bags?
 
2017-11-10 09:00:47 PM  

stuffy: So in retaliation Russia is making US media register as Foreign Agents. Trump wonders how he could make them do it here.


Umm hello that's what just happened, Putin is playing catch up. Trump and the DOJ took the first shot at RT.
 
2017-11-10 09:09:52 PM  
Lori Harfenist, of facebook and RT fame aka The Resident, and Jessie Ventura, known to all, are both RT employees. Agents.
 
2017-11-10 09:12:08 PM  

itcamefromschenectady: studebaker hoch: I like Russia Today (RT).

They aren't afraid of copyright law, and have really good videos accordingly.

I think RT is a pretty cool channel. Eh good videos and doesnt afraid of anything.


Yeah, doesn't afraid of anything.
Nice Russian syntax there, Boris.

/No Russians here, nosiree.
 
2017-11-10 09:14:01 PM  

lindseyp: So when does Murdoch register Fox as a foreign agent?


The Murdochs are all in the grips of Russian compromat.
Peeing hookers is the least of it for those guys.
That explains Fox News, too.
 
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