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Outed CIA agent trying to buy Twitter so she can cancel Trumpís account [Plame]
Dennis Michael Lynch ^ | 08/23/2017 | Kat Shepherd

Posted on 08/23/2017 6:08:57 PM PDT by Fedora

Valerie Plame Wilson, the undercover CIA operations officer unmasked in July 2003, wants to buy a controlling share of Twitter. Her reason for doing so is to prevent President Trump from using the social media platform.

Plame Wilson was an undercover operative specializing in weapons of mass destruction for the CIA before influential columnist Robert D. Novak exposed her and her husband, Joseph Wilson. Plame Wilson had previously been critical of then President George W. Bush’s statements about Iraq’s purchase of nuclear weapons-grade uranium and accused members of the Bush administration of conspiring to destroy her career by breaking a 1982 law prohibiting the disclosure of the identities of covert CIA officers.

Now, Plame Wilson is crowd-funding to raise the money to buy enough shares of Twitter to block President Donald J. Trump.

“Donald Trump has done a lot of horrible things on Twitter,” Plame Wilson wrote on her GoFundMe page. “From emboldening white supremacists to promoting violence against journalists, his tweets damage the country and put people in harm’s way. But threatening actual nuclear war with North Korea takes it to a dangerous new level. ”

Plame Wilson says “It’s time to shut him down.”

She criticizes Twitter executives, who she says have “ignored growing calls to enforce their own community standards and delete Trump’s account.”

“The good news is we can make that decision for them,” she writes.

“Twitter is a publicly traded company. Shares = power,” Plame Wilson explains on the page. “This GoFundMe will fund the purchase of a controlling interest in Twitter. At the current market rate that would require over a billion dollars.”

A controlling interest in a company requires an entity to buy 50 percent of its outstanding shares, plus one. Twitter currently has about 731 million outstanding shares and is worth around $11.8 billion.

While raising “over a billion dollars” would be incredible, Plame Wilson says it’s “a small price to pay” to remove “Trump’s most powerful megaphone.” Somehow, she also believes shutting down Trump’s Twitter account will “prevent a horrific nuclear war.”

She has a long way to go, however. Over seven days, she’s only raised $9,522 as of Wednesday afternoon.

“If we can’t get a majority interest,” Plame Wilson says, “We’ll explore options for buying a significant stake in the company and champion this proposal at the annual shareholder meeting. If that’s impossible for any reason or if there is a surplus from this campaign, 100 percent of the balance of proceeds will be donated to Global Zero, a nonprofit organization leading the resistance to nuclear war.”

Plame Wilson announced her funding request on the social media platform she has hopes to take over. On Twitter, she wrote: “If Twitter executives won’t shut down Trump’s violence and hate, then it’s up to us. #BuyTwitter #BanTrump”. . .


TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 200307; attentionwhore; censorship; conspiracy; globalzero; josephwilson; lookatme; publicitystunt; santafeinstitute; searchworks; sekritagunt; twitter; valerieplame; yellowcake
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Another Clinton money-making scheme? Maybe Plame needs it to pay for her treasonous husband's court costs:

Clinton gave nod to ex-Ambassador Wilson's company for contract: Wilson and the contractor are now in court.

1 posted on 08/23/2017 6:08:57 PM PDT by Fedora
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To: Fedora; null and void

[She has a long way to go, however. Over seven days, she’s only raised $9,522 as of Wednesday afternoon.]

Too bad Barry Seal is dead. He could have helped her bring in some cocaine to Arkansas. Oh, wait. That’s tinfoil. I forgot. My bad.


2 posted on 08/23/2017 6:11:55 PM PDT by SaveFerris (Luke 17:28 ... as it was in the days of Lot; they did eat, they drank, they bought, they sold ....)
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To: Fedora

Typical liberal. Cannot win an argument. So shut down debate.

That is totalitarianism.


3 posted on 08/23/2017 6:12:24 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: Fedora

“100 percent of the balance of proceeds will be donated to Global Zero, a nonprofit organization leading the resistance to nuclear war”...no doubt she has cronies on the payroll of this ‘non-proft’.


4 posted on 08/23/2017 6:12:41 PM PDT by lacrew
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To: Fedora

I myself plan to take a controlling interest in Amazon — just so I can block Jeff Bezos from ordering books!


5 posted on 08/23/2017 6:13:15 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy (Islam: You have to just love a "religion" based on rape and sex slavery.)
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To: SaveFerris
Over seven days, she’s only raised $9,522 as of Wednesday afternoon.

I think she'd be better off telling people she needs to raise money for a kidney transplant -- from a gorilla.

6 posted on 08/23/2017 6:14:11 PM PDT by Alberta's Child ("I was elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris." -- President Trump, 6/1/2017)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Typical liberal as in moron.

Is twitter the only social media platform?

Is she going to buy them all?

Face it, Valerie, the people win.


7 posted on 08/23/2017 6:14:19 PM PDT by joshua c (To disrupt the system, we must disrupt our lives)
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To: Fedora

I say, let her try. Can she really raise that much money?


8 posted on 08/23/2017 6:14:59 PM PDT by Reno89519 (Drain the Swamp is not party specific. Lyn' Ted is still a liar, Good riddance to him.)
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To: Fedora

What a dim bulb this nitwit is.


9 posted on 08/23/2017 6:15:25 PM PDT by Logical me
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To: lacrew
You named that tune in one:

Global Zero: Our Movement > Movement Leaders > Ms. Valerie Plame Wilson

10 posted on 08/23/2017 6:16:57 PM PDT by Fedora
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To: Fedora
"Plame Wilson is a consultant to the Santa Fe Institute, a nonprofit research institute for multidisciplinary collaborations in the physical, biological, computational and social sciences."
11 posted on 08/23/2017 6:17:37 PM PDT by Fedora
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To: Fedora

I’m no master of securities law, but I think she needs to register with some agency to start raising money to buy stock, especially in multiple states.


12 posted on 08/23/2017 6:17:45 PM PDT by aynrandfreak (Being a Democrat means never having to say you're sorry)
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To: Fedora

Liberal -itch.


13 posted on 08/23/2017 6:17:51 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals/Progressives have diseased minds.)
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Yoo hoo! Hey, IRS, there's a bit of undeclared income... And FEC, did this political action committee register with you?

More seriously, wow, what a way to fleece liberals for more money. To think, she'll likely rake in ten times what Hillary's publisher will realize in profits from her latest book.

14 posted on 08/23/2017 6:19:04 PM PDT by kingu (Everything starts with slashing the size and scope of the federal government.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Typical liberal. Cannot win an argument. So shut down debate.

That is totalitarianism.

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PROGRESSIVE = REPRESSIVE


15 posted on 08/23/2017 6:19:05 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals/Progressives have diseased minds.)
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To: lacrew

Global Zero favors unilateral disarmament (they won’t tell you that). They really really want to disarm Israel.


16 posted on 08/23/2017 6:19:36 PM PDT by palmer (...if we do not have strong families and strong values, then we will be weak and we will not survive)
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To: Fedora

Is her pocketbook bulging with $11 billion?

I saw she raised slightly over $9,200. Good luck with getting Trump’s Twitter account yanked.


17 posted on 08/23/2017 6:20:26 PM PDT by goldstategop ((In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever))
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To: Fedora

The Trump family empire should buy it first...


18 posted on 08/23/2017 6:22:59 PM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: Logical me

Without President Trump ginning up the traffice, Twitter would fold into a pile debt.

When has this outfit ever made a dime of profit?


19 posted on 08/23/2017 6:23:21 PM PDT by ptsal ( Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please. - M. Twain)
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To: Fedora
“This GoFundMe will fund the purchase of a controlling interest in Twitter. At the current market rate that would require over a billion dollars.”

LOL! Pathetic.

20 posted on 08/23/2017 6:23:23 PM PDT by CommieCutter ("Trump is god emperor and he will win." -- some hacker)
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