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mostly rubbish, with a lot of crap thrown in. A "romp" of logical fallacies, outlandish claims, cherry-picking of history, nothing new in fact. failure to differentiate the 'reporting' of facts (material or otherwise) from the drawing of inferences ( ...more
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