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Rense.com: The Ultimate Russian Troll Factory

All this BS about Google and Facebook spreading adversarial "propaganda" pales in comparison with Jeff Rense's brand of "Journalism".
Jeff Rense is NOT a Hippie
Jeff Rense is NOT a Hippie
Rense.com somehow quietly slipped through the media net that recently ensnared Infowars. Seems Alex Jones gets all the official heat while Rense just chugs along with the most outrageous propaganda of all. Always pro-Putin, always anti-Clinton, always making excuses for Trump's craziness and lies, totally anti-Semitic and anti-Muslim. Rense began as a sort of "Art Bell" of the web. Lots of UFO and Alien stories, Ghosts, the Supernatural, and anything out of this world. After they sucked in the Alien Autopsy crowd the onslaught of political tripe began and grew by leaps over the decades. Anyone who actually believes the crud in Rense.com probably subscribed to the lamented Weekly World News and still thinks Batboy is real. The Dems are betting big that Trump and the Russians actually aided and abetted in the rigging of the election somehow. By releasing phony news stories to a gullible John Q that convinced him Hillary was evil? Trump may as well call himself Igor these days. He'll go down in history as the first Russian President the way Willie was hailed as the first Black to wear the crown. The problem with Rense is that he has a huge following that's more intellectually aware than the lemmings who swallow Alex Jones' barking on a daily basis. Rense cleverly mixes in a few insightful threads among his painfully deluded and brainwashed "writers". Plus the site's hubris has no bounds. They're always "the world's top alternative news site". Says who? Jeff Rense? If this idiot show isn't sponsored by Russia I don't know what is.

Actually Everything Is Sponsored By Russia 16.Feb.2018 20:22


How can you prove that YOU are not sponsored by Russia? Got any links for that?

don't call me Boris 18.Feb.2018 07:08


Blues- get a grip

You Are The One With The Conspiracy Theory About "Russia" 19.Feb.2018 00:21


You are the one who is worried about "Russians" under your bed.

Why should I worry about "evil Russians"? That's stupid.

Why not just get rid of computer voting and have hand counted paper ballots like the rest of the world?

You want WW-III. I promise you will not enjoy that, so get a grip. Seriously.

blues has a point.... 19.Feb.2018 12:14


Yes, who knows what the source of this or any article really is. As far as Rense goes, sure it's got plenty of UFO paranormal nonsense and the politics can be knuckleheaded right wing jingoism, but are we comparing it to the glop the mainstream media force feeds us? Or even much of the crap that gets posted on Indymedia or any other alternate media outlet for that matter? If you poke around Rense there's actually some quite brilliant, illuminating and insightful articles, some of which could be considered quite anarchistic in nature, even more so than some of the pretentiously anarchistic articles here in Indymedia. Maybe it is ultimately a "Russian" operation but that doesn't mean it can't be interesting and informative.

But rAT used to be a fan of Rense...what happened? 19.Feb.2018 13:12


Hate to interrupt you kids. Nothing like a good conspiracy food fight. Except...rAT was always a fan of Rense.

rAT's article with Rense link:


rAT's reply to a critic of Rense:


"Hey "d": I guess you agree with Bush about rense.com 06.Sep.2005 11:43

rAT link

According to the government, Rense.com is the TOP DISINFORMATION SITE in the nation. Man, Jeff Rense must be doing SOMETHING RIGHT. You could be a troll, with this odd blend of understanding and skepticism you're serving up here. You obviously haven't done your homework. Just because it's on Rense.com doesn't mean a posting is the absolute truth, but there is a lot of food for thought there for those with an open mind. There's been a million posts like yours here. Dissing IndyMedia won't get you anywhere anyway. "

So what happened, Mr. rAT? Just asking questions....

Rense dawt com is a Repost site. 19.Feb.2018 19:15


( Holy shit when I saw this on the Newswire I flashed back to 2002 for a second... WTH / WTF does anybody care about Jeff Rense in 2018, again? )

as I recall the Rense web site it was mostly a repository for reposted articles from primarily right-wing bloggers and news sites. No original content.

I never heard Rense's radio show, podcast or anything else. (Primary exposure to the reposted articles was via Mike Rivero's WhatReallyHappened site, back in the early 2000s when he would crosslink a ****load of stuff from Rense.) At the Rense site, reposted pieces typically had the source site and author posted at the bottom of article / end of text.)

not sure why even the .gov would be concerned about Rense, he's like a fourth-rate version of Rush, Stern, and Drudge scrambled together.

Rense is an irrelevant also-ran in 2018 (Alex Jones having long since eclipsed him in terms of 'conspiracy media empire').

hatred.com 27.Feb.2018 08:30


Rense actually was interesting and informative at one time many years ago. Now it's hatred.com And Putin still sucks.

Only The CIA And You Hate Russia. Coinidence? 01.Mar.2018 21:15


Putin for US King! (For as long as he lives.)

It's seriously our only hope.

See the State of the Nation (2hr, 3min):