Russian Manipulation of Americans- turning them against each other

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    "Heart of Texas, a Russian-controlled Facebook group that promoted Texas secession, leaned into an image of the state as a land of guns and barbecue and amassed hundreds of thousands of followers. One of their ads on Facebook announced a noon rally on May 21, 2016 to “Stop Islamification of Texas.”

    A separate Russian-sponsored group, United Muslims of America, advertised a “Save Islamic Knowledge” rally for the same place and time.

    On that day, protesters organized by the two groups showed up on Travis Street in downtown Houston, a scene that appeared on its face to be a protest and a counterprotest. Interactions between the two groups eventually escalated into confrontation and verbal attacks."

    https://www.texastribune.org/2017/1...nized-protest-texas-different-russian-page-l/
     
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    I'm sure they did the same thing with blacks and whites.
     
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    I meant to say turning US against ourselves in the title.
     
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    Av, I wish the american public was smarter....
     
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      So if the Russians sought ways to turn Americans against each other, then they were motivated by watching the successes of certain groups during the last administration.
       
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        And they're certainly following the lead of the liberal media.
         
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        Heck we do mess like this in other countries. Surprised they spent as little as they did on stuff like this.
         
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        American Populace.
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        Slug I fcuking hate people.
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        I'm guessing they watched Obama's 8 years of division as a "how to" guide.
         
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        Sadly we are not. I guess this is the way America ends. By turning us against one another. The only way this works if is Americans hate each other.
         
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          This is about the americans being manipulated by....
           
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          It has everything to do with Trump. The Russians along with the media and Democratic party are trying to overturn the election results and get rid of Trump. Do they seriously believe the tens of millions of people who voted for Trump and who have been the beneficiaries of his policies are going to sit back and do nothing?
           

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