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    Default Laura Loomer is asking for your prayers. Really.

    From December:




    But oddly, this from a few hours ago:


    Wow. I've never had "bad fajitas," but had a tough time with over-ripe scallops once.

    Sure, Laura, I'll send you my "Thoughts and Prayers." But as a Biblical pro-tip, you might also investigate "Repentance."
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    Default Re: Laura Loomer is asking for your prayers. Really.

    Nicely put, Tom.
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    Laura Elizabeth Loomer is an American far-right and anti-Muslim political activist, conspiracy theorist, and internet personality.
    meh
    Simpler is better, except when complicated looks really cool.

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    I bet some of the 192 comments are interesting
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    ZERO sympathy......

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    I hope she meets her end quickly.

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    I have lots of drenches, insecticides, herbicides and just good old fashioned poisons she could try. How about some snake venom. Anything rather than a laboratory produced vaccine. JayInOz

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    I hear that a colonic cleanse (or facial scrub) of chai, ground ginseng and ivermectin paste is worth a try.
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    Quote Originally Posted by isla View Post
    I bet some of the 192 comments are interesting
    One of them mentioned Delta, and the next christened it the MAGA Variant.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Paul Pless View Post
    meh
    That’s what I was wondering, who?

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    Quote Originally Posted by LeeG View Post
    That’s what I was wondering, who?
    she’s a congressional candidate in Florida, in a deep red district.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hugh Conway View Post
    she’s a congressional candidate in Florida, in a deep red district.
    and she lost to a dem
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    Quote Originally Posted by Paul Pless View Post
    and she lost to a dem
    Different district. She lost to a dem in a blue district fl-21 (Miami dade) She’s now running in Florida-11 (villages, etc)

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    Quote Originally Posted by LeeG View Post
    That’s what I was wondering, who?

    She's a GQP MAGA nutter would-be politician from Florida (where else?

    Racist, white supremacist, natch. Anti-[muslim/gay/etc], check.

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laura_Loomer

    You could check her status but she's on perma-bans on Twitter, Facebook, Medium, ... pretty much every "social platform". PayPal, VenMo, GoFundMe, Uber, Lyft, etc., too.

    She was even banned from the CPAC convention. Which should tell you something.

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    So that was posted on Parler LOL
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    I hope she 'goes home' to her deity concept.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nicholas Carey View Post
    She's a GQP MAGA nutter would-be politician from Florida (where else?

    Racist, white supremacist, natch. Anti-[muslim/gay/etc], check.

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laura_Loomer

    You could check her status but she's on perma-bans on Twitter, Facebook, Medium, ... pretty much every "social platform". PayPal, VenMo, GoFundMe, Uber, Lyft, etc., too.

    She was even banned from the CPAC convention. Which should tell you something.

    [I wonder how long she'd last down here in the Bilge? ]

    lovely

    Loomer has worked as an activist and journalist for several organizations, including Project Veritas, a right-wing group known for producing secretly recorded and deceptively edited undercover audio and video investigations of media organizations and left-leaning groups.[6][7] She also briefly reported for the Canadian far-right news website The Rebel Media in 2017, and has occasionally reported for the American far-right conspiracy theory and fake news website InfoWars.[8][7]

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    In a post on the Trumpist social network Gettr, Loomer complained that she started suffering from “fever, chills, a runny nose, sore throat, nausea and severe body aches” on Wednesday that she said felt like “a bad case of the flu... So I took a COVID test and it came back POSITIVE.”

    She added: “I have not taken the COVID-19 vaccine, and I don’t plan on ever taking it because it is unsafe and ineffective. Today, I immediately started a treatment of Azithromyacin and Hydroxychloroquine. I’m also taking the OrthoMune dietary supplement.” She said she’s also received the Regeneron antibody treatment used by ex-President Donald Trump.

    However, in follow-up messages on her Telegram channel late Thursday, she made it clear that she was suffering severe symptoms. “Just pray for me please,” she wrote. “Can’t even begin to explain how brutal the body aches and nausea that come with COVID are. I am in so much pain.”
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    Looks like some people's prayers have already been answered.
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    May she see the light and The Good Lord show her mercy.
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    Jesus what social media made possible.


    https://www.nbcmiami.com/news/local/...spended/53772/

    Barry University Student Behind ISIS Club Video Apparently Suspended

    A Barry University honor student at the center of an undercover video that showed her trying to convince officials into allowing a pro-ISIS campus club claims she's been suspended.

    Senior Laura Loomer partnered with Project Veritas and its president, James O'Keefe, for the video, in which Loomer told instructors at the Miami Shores university that she wanted to start “the humanitarian club” to help promote education in the Islamic state. O’Keefe alleges the video captured university worker Derek Bley unfazed when the student came to him to begin the process of forming an on-campus organization that would support ISIS.

    According to the apparent suspension, Loomer is not allowed on campus or allowed to attend class. It also allegedly claims Loomer created a hostile environment at the school.
    https://spectatorworld.com/topic/tale-laura-loomer/

    Laura was never close to her mom, and was raised by her dad, a mostly secular Jewish doctor, along with her two brothers, one of whom struggled with severe behavioral issues. ‘I just remember the police were often at my home. I grew up a very anxious, depressed kid. I had struggles with depression, so I would use politics as a kind of outlet to escape all the dysfunction of my life.’

    Fox News talking heads like Sean Hannity and Bill O’Reilly felt, she says, like friends. ‘I used to come home and watch Bill O’Reilly with my dad every night, and we’d have like five TVs on in the house, and it was always Fox News.’ Laura found friendship through her television. She watched hidden-camera shows like To Catch a Predator, Punk’d, and Cheaters; these shows influenced her ‘Loomered’ brand of activism (a term she coined in 2017).

    ‘I used to think it was cool, watching these people get embarrassed on camera and getting confronted. I’ve always been really drawn to that, and in a way, it’s kind of what I do with the Loomered videos, which are like a more political and profound type of Punk’d.’
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    Why do religious people think that other peoples prayers will have more effect than their own? Do they think prayers are cumulative, that more is better? Perhaps they think that God won't notice unless there is a significant chorus. Curious people want to know
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    Several years ago, there was published an actual 'scientific study', with the usual required parameters - 'does prayer influence healing?'

    The answer - they could find no supportive evidence.
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    Quote Originally Posted by isla View Post
    Why do religious people think that other peoples prayers will have more effect than their own? Do they think prayers are cumulative, that more is better? Perhaps they think that God won't notice unless there is a significant chorus. Curious people want to know
    what makes you think that she's actually religious?
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    More must be better. I mean, that God has so much to keep track on. There's surely some kind of 'this looks important' prayer-alarm?

    But if I, as an atheist, said a prayer for this woman, does it get added to, taken away from, or is merely disregarded from the global prayer-total?

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    In my case I find comfort when I know people are praying for me.
    So for me anyway, it does influence my healing.
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    I never want to see somebody suffer and die, but I find I have been forced to admit some people may be better off not among us. The fact that the right wing "media influencers" seem to be piling up on the pyre might be a good thing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AndyG View Post
    More must be better. I mean, that God has so much to keep track on. There's surely some kind of 'this looks important' prayer-alarm?

    But if I, as an atheist, said a prayer for this woman, does it get added to, taken away from, or is merely disregarded from the global prayer-total?

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    Ahem.

    I think God has a better perspective on what "the right thing" would be in pretty much any situation or narrative we find ourselves in. And that God's way of acting after having been invited to interfere with our typical 100% free will stuff will be to encourage a positive pathway through the muck. What "positive" looks like to God, though, is rather different from how it looks to finite guys like me.

    My prayers on behalf of Loomer aren't that she survives, but that her experience is fruitful somehow.
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    She'll probably get elected.
    "alternative facts (lies)" are a cancer eating through a democracy, and will kill it. 1st amendment is not absolute.

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    posthumously.
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    Quote Originally Posted by oznabrag View Post
    One of them mentioned Delta, and the next christened it the MAGA Variant.

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    I am reminded -- it seems (to me at least) that the only prayers that are demonstrably effective are the prayers of thanksgiving.
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    Quote Originally Posted by webishop14 View Post
    I am reminded -- it seems (to me at least) that the only prayers that are demonstrably effective are the prayers of thanksgiving.
    one should never pray for patience
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