FBI – NO CAMERAS in Oregon!

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Government Corruption Runs Deep

Ladies and Gentlemen, I admit, I wasn’t really “keeping up” with the news the last few months as this “memo” thing began, nor did I pay much attention to the “Russian Collusion” story based solely on the fact I have no television and rarely see much news.

I read things on FB or the Internet and get interested and start digging. It’s how I get all my news. By getting interested in a story and then reading all side of the coin, not just one news agency, ALL OF THEM. Right, Left, Middle, Russian, German, French, makes no difference to me. I READ IT ALL.

After poring over that memo release and all the various news sources associated with it, I have come to a rather scary conclusion. Following are my thoughts only:

1) The memo details a lot of corruption. But, it’s only the surface. There is more to come, a LOT more. Names will get named, and connections will be made.

2) The corruption went all the way up the chain of command back to Obama himself, Susan Rice, Hillary Clinton, James Comey and many others.

3) This makes Watergate look like a “speeding ticket”.

4) The Democratic Party is in absolute MELTDOWN right now and you can judge that for yourselves by simply reading the screeching going on just on Facebook. They are self-destructing, and the lies keep coming, in droves.

5) I predict – and I rarely do this because I’m usually wrong – that there will be major protests in the next few weeks over this as more details are revealed. They will turn violent, to the point of destruction, turning over cars, “Antifa” will suddenly reappear, as will the “New Black Panthers” and other “Democrat support groups”… and the violence will get very, very large in major cities.

6) The Civil War is ON. This is no joke any more. It has been on-going now since before the elections (See a previous article I posted about How Civil War Happens) and understand that the violence will be directed at the cities at first, then at Right Wingers, Conservatives, White men and women, and children because they wil use Alinsky tactics to “pick a target, freeze it and attack it”. Mark my works on this.

7) The violence will get worse as the Spring and Summer drag on.

Be prepared. Keep your powder dry. Stock up on food and water and be ready for anything – or nothing at all. But always be Prepared for the worst. If you are a conceal carry license hold (and I don’t care if you are) don’t go OUT without your weapons any more and be trained and prepared to defend yourself. No one else is going to do it for you.

Before long, I’m afraid, we’re going to have to remove the Communists from America and take it back from them.  They’ve had a grip for too long.  It’s time to clean house.

Islam is NOT a religon

Islam is not a religion, it is a legal/political system masquerading as a religion.

Islam is a Political system of conquest and subjugation.

Islam uses immigration to gain a foothold in the target country.

Immigration is nothing more than maneuvering an invading army prior to 1st open battles.

If you look at what is happening in various places, you will find that Muslims come in, in droves to certain areas.  Dearborn, Michigan just south of Detroit was a haven to these people when your author lived there in the 60s-70s.  Mostly though, in the 1970s.  Many of them owned liquor stores.  Which is interesting because Islam dictates against the use of Alcohol.

Once they get an overwhelming number of their population in excess of the existing population of an area, they begin attempting to implement Sharia Law, or at least attempting to enforce their “rules” upon others in their “neighborhoods”.

Of the cities we’ve personally visited (and countries) that are “over overwhelmingly Muslim” the areas deteriorate, slums form, gangs of Muslim youths run around and women disappear from the streets.

England, Sweden and France are suffering from these animals now.  And other countries as well.

Basically, Americans MUST come to gripes with the fact that “Islam is NOT a religion” and understand it is a method of conquering the unsuspecting host lands.

There have been several “Crusades” through history.  While many so-called “historians” will tell you “Crusades were used to spread Christianity and war against non-Christians” (which is a truth spread thin) the fact is that the the First Crusade was in 1095, when Pope Urban II called for an expedition to take Jerusalem from the Turks, who had harassed Christian pilgrims.

Now, why on EARTH would he do that?  I mean, just “Christians” right?

Right.  Because “Muslims” have a HABIT of attacking, taking hostage for ransom, and killing people.  Especially non-Muslims.  Muslims started the trade of slaves from Northern Africa.  Selling other men and women to anyone who would buy them.

Muslims lie.  They will cheat you.  They will steal from you.  And, they will kill you if they can.  Laws in America and Europe do little to prevent criminal behavior, and when it comes to Islam, it is treated like a religion and not what it truly is, a strategic battle plan.  America, the modern America has bought into the lies that “Christians were as evil as everyone else” – and perhaps there have been time periods when such was true.  The lies about Christianity continue even now so as to detract and distract from the real issue at hand.

Invasion.

Muslims have invaded for centuries, and have, in turn been turned around and sent packing when the invaded countries have had enough of them and their nonsense.

Right now, Europe has forgotten about the Crusades and why they happened.  History has all but been re-written telling us how evil Christians were to others, instead of WHY the Christians went after them.

Muslims have taken years, decades and even CENTURIES to invade before becoming what they truly are. While times change, and so do “social interactions”, we must remember that even Christians have a book written for them called the Bible which rarely is modified.

The Koran is still there, still says the same crap it said when it was written, and is intended to give a battle plan to the followers who will eventually invade another country.

Also, eventually, the invaded will wake up, smell the blood and fight back.  If they haven’t been killed.

Americans have a GREAT need to stop falling for the Liberal Mind Set, telling us how evil Christianity is, and how Peaceful the Muslims are.

Leftists have some distinct character flaws, including believing things they have been taught no matter how untrue they are.  The believe themselves more “enlightened” than say, myself, because obviously my “education” was not “real” in a “large college environment” and I question those who tell me things that I tended to find uncommonly silly.  Like “Islam is the religion of peace”.

How can someone like me, with “no college degree” be able to ascertain truth from lies, facts from fiction, and be able to understand the News that CNN is trying to tell me, if I can’t think like I’m supposed to think (like a Liberal)?

After ALL, I can’t be educated!  Thus am stupid.

The truth is, education doesn’t come from an institution.  It comes from the ability to think critically, to understand what you’re reading and above all, to be able to check your sources and know when someone is trying to pull the wool over your eyes (like the media does).

In the beginning I pointed out three truths about Islam.  Know them. Understand them and DO YOUR OWN research, don’t take my WORD for it. I implore you to read for yourself, and understand the threat to America (and Europe, and indeed ALL the World, even the Asians, and Western Civilization).

The last truth, about Immigration – is true on many levels, but Muslims use it as one of their invasion plans.

Wake up.

Boomers and Social Media

Boomers and Social Media

Generations of people have come and gone on this planet. A Generation is usually considered to be roughly 25 years or so, as that is the amount of time that parents raise their children up to “child rearing age”. So, 25 years is arbitrarily chosen as a ‘generation’.

There are several generations living at once on Earth, and in particular in the United States (which is where we use these terms most often). Other countries might call their generations something different. The “definitions” below are meant only to give you some familiarity with them and when they were born.

Your author comes from the Baby Boomers. Mid-late 50s, raised in the 60s, and coming of “age” in the 70s (voting age, drinking age, joining-the-military-age).

You can pick your own spot on the list below.

While a Boomer, your author (who “identifies as a” ‘he’ since birth) and has been involved in computers since a very early age, built his first computer himself from components and circuit boards assembled at home in the 1970s. The first one was 4K of ram, programmed with switches and LEDs, in binary. Programs were saved on a cassette tape. So, computers are not unfamiliar to this author. Many others his age are less inclined to be involved with computers and as such our generation (Older Boomers) is frowned upon as “computer illiterate”. This is blatantly untrue and an extremely undeserved reputation.  Without Baby Boomers, computers wouldn’t even exist, let alone have the innovations they have today.

For the rest of us who might be disinclined to mess with them, this article is for you specifically – Baby Boomers, please read this.

  • 2000 to Present: New Silent Generation or Generation Z

  • 1980 to 2000: Millennials or Generation Y

  • 1965 to 1979: Thirteeners or Generation X

  • 1946 to 1964: Baby Boomers ← for whom this article is mainly written

  • 1925 to 1945: Silent Generation

  • 1900 to 1924: G.I. Generation

Above is a list of accepted names for the Generations. The explanation of why they are called such, or why we even name generations is beyond the scope of this article so for now, for now just accept this list, understand where YOU personally are in the list and let’s move on.

It is generally recognized that most of us Baby Boomers are “old”. Our grand children expect us to be ignorant of computers, how Social Media works, and how to even use a smart phone.

Nothing could be further from the truth. You can teach an old dog new tricks, assuming, of course the “Old Dog” wants to learn. Social Media of various sorts out there exist and each has a purpose and place in life. Some join Facebook to keep in contact with their children and grandchildren. Others join Twitter (and now Gab) to make comments on politics or daily life.

There is LinkedIn, useful for posting resumes, job offers, and keeping in contact with others in similar fields (and even unrelated but helpful in obtaining a position, or helping others to get jobs). LinkedIn is the ultimate Networking tool for computers. In the old days, we “Old Folks” just used the telephone (remember that there were phones hanging on walls once?) and paper resumes, letters and knocks on office doors to hand deliver things.

Here’s a quick list of all the types of Social Media sites of which I’m personally aware:

Facebook (https://facebook.com) Stay in touch with family and friends, a “party line” if you will. Some censorship.

Twitter (https://twitter.com) Make a statement. Have followers. “Pontificate”, so to speak. Lots of censorship depending on who you are, and what you say.

Gab (https://Gab.ai) Very much like Twitter. No censorship.

Linked In (https://linkedin.com) Business networking, mentoring, industry.

Sound Cloud (https://soundcloud.com) Music, Listen, create and share with other musicians)

Instagram (https://instagram.com/) Share art, photos etc with others.

Pintrest (https://www.pinterest.com) Literally a “scrap book” with everything from photos to recipes.

Vine (https://vine.co) Six seconds of short videos.

Tumblr (https://www.tumblr.com) A chronological media site, pictures, words, a public diary of sorts.

Meetup (http://www.meetup.com) Meet with people, in person for group sports, other social activities.

Yours truly has only specific personal knowledge on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Gab.

I will discuss three of those here, very briefly and try to assist the uninitiated in a few simple hints about using these particular Social Mediums.

Facebook: Facebook has been around a long time now. It is used by many for anything from talking to friends using the built in Messenger to posting public remarks on personal pages (or on friends pages). We use it to keep in contact with friends from all walks of life, from old jobs, High School, our children, our grandchildren, and people we’ve met over the years.

Twitter: As an author we use it to put our name out there, to gain a following, and hope they will purchase my books, provide reviews and tell others to read my books. Many use it as a political platform. We specifically will address this shortly.

Gab: Exactly as above, we use it to get my name out to multiple “fans” and again, hope they will remember the author’s name, purchase our books and forward on reviews and convince others to “read”. Again, Gab, like Twitter is also used as a political platform.

LinkedIn: We have used it in the past to put out my resume. We have had job offers through it, but since we are retired, have accepted none of them, nor even interviewed for anything. You can communicate with others, with companies and with prospective employees as well.

Now, to get to the meat of this article.

Politics. For Baby Boomers. Specifically.

We all have our foibles, and idiosyncrasies. We all believe we know more than everyone else at times. We also do NOT stand on ceremony at times and will spit out what we’re trying to say, even thought we truly do NOT necessarily understand what we think we do. We’re all guilty of this to some degree. And yes, we are generalizing.

When it comes to Twitter and Gab, we step in, we say things and move on. We don’t communicate. We don’t engage people. We do not listen to each other. We “pontificate”. Twitter and Gab are both very one sided if you allow it to be so.

So – as a suggestion, for those Boomers who have found themselves on Twitter and Gab we would implore you to “slow down and read” and then investigate. And also to compare your thinking with others.

Twitter makes you feel as if it’s about Quantity over Quality. Tweets (the messages users type on Twitter) are sent out to your Followers which are then read by followers, or retweeted or liked, or ignored. Sometimes followers respond positively or negatively to something you’ve said. Gab works the same way.

Gab and Twitter have “rooms” which you can’t see in Twitter except as Messages. Gab has a set of “rooms” you can see if you’re placed in one, or create it yourself. You don’t have to remain in a room, you can always leave.

But, here’s the biggest point. If someone places you into a room, they have liked something you’ve said and wish to hear from you more. Privately. Or with friends. There are bad uses for rooms, like spammers that want you buy something, watch a movie, or just pester you. You should leave those rooms.

If someone puts you/invites you to a room, you should engage them. Talk, find out what the room is. If it’s not your thing, leave. If it is something you’re interested in, they are seeking your advice, help, or some other thing from you. If you can help, you should ask them what they seek. If it’s advice and you’re not used to getting paid for your advice (Lawyers? Lol) simply help them out.

Boomers, you’re the elder generation. The YOUNG people in those other generations listed above actually are seeking advice from older people. They just don’t realize it yet. We do not mean that in any sort of derogatory manner.

Quite the contrary.

Young people are all we have left in this world, when we’re gone. They seek knowledge, they seek advice, they seek wisdom of the older people to help carry them through to “their time” when they become the leaders of this world.

Many of us disagree, sometimes vehemently with younger people and what we consider to be their “stupid ideas”, but without our guidance, all they have is elementary school, high school, college.

“Book Education does not a person, make.”

Common Sense isn’t common. Book learning is not the end of a education. And a Boomer CAN use Social Media.

The last thing we want to say about any of them is simple, but complex at the same time.

Most of us want to get onto Facebook and say hi to our kids, or on Twitter and yell about some political thing going on at the moment. What we fail to realize is that sometimes, no one listens to you. They don’t care. They don’t even, we’re afraid, even LOOK at what you said.

Occasionally, a smart, pithy comment will gain notice and will get sent on, liked, forwarded, re-tweeted or re-gabbed (as the case might be).

But – is that your legacy? Do you want to be ignored? Or would you prefer to count somewhere?

Here’s the complexity in the situation.

Most of you reading this will be “Right Wing”, “Moderate” or Middle of the Road on politics because of the site(s) it’s being posted on. So, we’re going to give you the secret.

Join Gab. Do it today. Do it now. Create a profile. Put a picture up (not yours). Give yourself a cool sounding name. Put up a banner picture (something having to do with what you’re passionate about).

Now, once you’re there, introduce yourself. If you’re a Right Winger – you might put something in your profile indicating you support, say President Trump. Go into the “Introduce yourself” section and say “HI, I’m whomever-you-are, and I believe this that and the other thing.”

You will suddenly be noticed. Someone will talk to you, someone will follow you, someone will re-Gab your message.

You will eventually find yourself invited to follow others, and you will follow others, and you will find your words. You will get invited to rooms/groups to communicate.

Don’t stop there. USE YOUR WORDS. Use your groups to find like-minded individuals who are, like you, for Freedom, against Censorship and want to Make America Great Again.

If you do this, we promise you a different perspective on politics, life in general and Social Media.

One last piece of advice for those of you on the other media, like Facebook. Keep politics completely off your personal page if you like your friends and don’t care who they are, or what they believe. Join a group on Facebook who has a political group you enjoy. Stay out of the ones you do NOT like. It’s a survival tool.

Separate your politics from your life, from your family, from your friends and from your hobbies.

You will survive longer. And – check your security settings on every place you visit.

Twitter Revisited:   Twitter is changing their “rules” in a few days (18 December 2017), their terms of service will allow them to suspend any account they feel like, when ever they wish, and they have been particularly set on removing people who are Trump Supporters, Right Wingers and anyone else they deem to be “dangerous”. If you don’t believe that, just read some of the material being bandied about the past few weeks on the Internet about the subject.

In reading the TOS for Twitter, we do NOT find they are specifically going to limit targeted accounts, except for spammers, and “name squatters” and so forth.  The whole “Twitter Purge” still may come about, it might be a non-event.  But, we will discover that on the 18th of December 2017, we are sure.

Gab is absolutely the newest, and safest way to “get your word out” and the network is growing. A few days ago, Andrew Torba (@a) stated they were at 333,333 accounts. No where near as large as Twitter yet, but, Twitter’s been around awhile. Gab is pretty new, measure in a couple of years now.

Twitter means to silence the Right. They mean to silence anyone who does not conform to their unwritten standards of “Left Leaning”, “Progressive” or “Muslim” apparently. At some point, something is going to give, and Twitter is going to crash and burn. Facebook is as creepy as it gets for wanting and collecting information about you, and sending you ads.

The whole “Net Neutrality” thing isn’t neutral at all. It’s an effort by the “information providers” like Google, Twitter, Facebook and the like to OWN the bandwidth and force the “bandwidth providers” (the ISPs) to pay for it all. Raising prices on the public (those of us who use it to collect information) is the point.

Freedom of Speech is being driven into the ground, censored and called Hate Speech. Both sides are somewhat guilty of this too. Not the Right and certainly not just the Left. Both. But, when the Right says something it’s called names like “racist” or something similar, and the same language from the Left is championed as “free speech”.

It’s not. It’s as much hate speech as we have heard in years.

If you are a Baby Boomer, and you want your voice heard, then we URGE you to sit down and learn something of the various Social Media sites, choose your poison and dive in. Don’t hit and run, that is don’t post and move on.

Engage both friend and foe alike. Use your words. Not your curse words either. Don’t name call… unless they do it first. But, it’s always better to keep your message clear and on point without distractions and there will be distractions. There will be people who hate your face, your name, your ancestry, your political stance.

You must stand firm in your convictions and correctness. That is “Be Correct”. Don’t lie, don’t make it up, don’t take the first conspiracy theory you see and espouse it. Don’t even BELIEVE those. Do your own research and if you don’t know how to do research DO NOT TAKE THINGS AT FACE VALUE EVER, not from either side.

Common sense rules, and with it you can determine the veracity of statements from the media.  Do not use “fact checking sites”.  That’s the lazy way out, and the chances of them being correct are very low, especially since most of them are paid for by Left Leaning organizations!

Knowledge is key. Facts are Truth. There’s no such thing as “my truth and your truth”. There is only Truth.

Social Media is the key to communication these days, and it has found more errors in “Main Stream Media” than another other researcher or group, or so-called “Fact Checking Group” (those things are another bane of human existence, how lazy must one be to simply believe what ever is fed to you by Snopes or Politifact?)

Knowledge is not only key. It is power. Power to win arguments and debates. Power to build a bigger, better mousetrap. Or political party.  Or group of like minded individuals.

Knowledge, above all else, is what makes us human. Our intelligence is innate, but still derived from knowledge. Without knowledge, we are simple animals who live, eat, sleep and excrete. We are more than animals.

So Boomers… if you have some hatred for computers (why are you reading this then?) or more likely a hatred for “large government” or “intrusive government” or “intrusive applications” get over it. This is the 21st Century. The Government is NOT coming after you for speaking your mind. Unless that Government becomes a Left Leaning Marxist regime (which it could again).  Using your speech helps the rest of us prevent a Left Leaning Marxist regime.

Stand up (or rather sit down at your computer) and be heard. Think. Learn. Be powerful.

Use your Social Media to work with others.

If the Key to Power is knowledge, then the key to success is Communications through Social Media.

Do it. Today.

Summary:

  • Slow down and read the messages.  Read the comments and thread of messages below the original message.
  • Engage with others.  Pro and Con.
  • Don’t argue a point until you have your point clear in your head and can BACK UP YOUR STATEMENTS.
  • Don’t call the other side names.  It’s immature.  As much as you want to do it, DON’T.
  • If the other side behaves irrationally (and the Left certainly does) it’s probably time to move on.
  • Engage pro commentators and follow them, help them, and certainly give them other info privately.
  • Grow your OWN group of Followers on Twitter, Facebook and Gab.
  • Keep your followers engaged with pithy, informational, and fact-filled comments.
  • Take care to CHECK YOUR SOURCES of information carefully.
  • Being the first with a piece of information (unless you’re watching it happen) isn’t always best.
  • Quality over Quantity.
  •  Don’t forget to thank others for following occasionally and follow them back.
  • Like their good posts.  Ignore the junk.
  • Use your WORDS.  The Best words.  Not bad words. Not cuss words.

This Author doesn’t always practice what he preaches either.  Sometimes cuss words come out, sometimes bad words come out, and sometimes one can’t help but point out exactly what Evil in this world is without using some of those words.  Don’t be afraid to NOT point out evil!

Written for American Patriot Reality Check by American Patriot.

New York, Port Authority Bombing

Today is Monday, 11 September 2017.

Earlier this morning a premature detonation of a belt or vest bomb occurred in New York’s Port Authority area.

The only apparent injuries (at least being reported at this time) are the bomber.

The bombing suspect is ID’d as Akayed Ullah, 27.  Officials say. “He had burns and wounds to his body…This male was wearing an improvised low-tech explosive device attached to his body. He intentionally detonated that device.”

So, not so “premature” was it?  Deliberate.  Calculated to do massive damage and murder people.

And, his name says it all.

Islam is a cancer.  It needs to be excised from this country.  Muslims should be out in the streets protesting these murderers, but they aren’t.

There IS NO SUCH THING as a “Moderate Muslim”.  If you say you are, you’re lying.  If you have friends who are “nice, upstanding Muslims” they are trying to fit in, until they grown large enough in numbers to force you to their will.

There is NO MORE compromise with these people.  Shun them.  Turn away from them.  Do not buy from them.  Do not sell them anything.  Remove them from our neighborhoods and send them back to the Hell they call the Middle East.  They do not belong in American Society and can not be trusted, will not assimilate and obviously intend you harm.

Western Society has become too passive, too scared and too cowed by the Left claiming “racism”.  It is done.

We will NOT stand for Islam, we will defeat it.

Islam is doomed.

 

https://nypost.com/2017/12/11/explosion-reported-at-port-authority-bus-terminal/

 

Edit: Obama’s Fault

The Twitter Purge (#TwitterPurge)

It is happening.  Reports of suspensions, daily, weekly and permanent are coming out of Twitland.

The vast majority of those reporting them?  Conservatives.  Usually they make a remark about Islam and are given a suspension, and/or ordered to “remove the offending tweets”.

Many of these people are moving to Gab a relative new comer to Social Media.  Launched on 15 August 2016, the brainchild of Andrew Torba (@a), CEO of Gab.

As of a few days ago, well over 333,000 users have joined the rapidly growing network in direct competition to Twitter.

Twitter is driving people away by the thousands it seems, with it’s threatened “Purge”.  While Twitter doesn’t call it a purge, the TOS has been changed, and will go into effect on 18 December 2017 (interestingly enough, this happens to be Josef Stalin’s Birthday).

Stalin’s quotes certainly say something about Twitter, even though it didn’t exist by the time he died, but it is impossible for Twitter as a company to not grasp these words.

It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything.
The only real power comes out of a long rifle.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
“The people who count the votes” decide everything.  Twitter is based on “votes” or likes, re-tweets and your ability to gain followers.  If you are denied followers by the Twitter algorithm, you are denied votes.
The rifle is Twitter’s ability to ban, and suspend users, which it has been doing in enormous numbers of late.
Education of the public – or rather – brainwashing is the goal.  If you speak up about Islam, you get banned as “hate speech”.  If you support Trump too outwardly, you will find yourself banned.  If you speak of Hillary Clinton in a negative light, or call for her incarceration, you will be suspended for some period of time known only to Twitter.
This author was banned for speaking out about Clinton.  At least we believe it was about Clinton.
This Twit was banned for something even less explosive:
Calling ICE is promoting “hate speech” in Twitter’s view?  How interesting.
This is a Reality Check Wake Up Call for every American who believes in Free Speech.
Here is why:  Twitter’s Mission statement is clear:
Our mission: To give everyone the power to create and share ideas and information instantly, without barriers.
By banning a particular group of people, ideas or thoughts, they have summarily punished “wrongthink” (Look that up, and George Orwell, and “1984”).
When a private company blatantly states they are going to give everyone the power to create and share ideas and information, and then select certain people whose ideas don’t meet some particular, unknown requirement, there is some internal collusion in the company to denying groups of people that ability.
It is time to FIGHT BACK.  We URGE you, one and all to migrate your account over to Gab before the “purge” comes.
To be fair, when this author was suspended it was for 12 hours.  It was actually for an innocuous comment about Clinton, and the account was reinstated.  However, the account was also “muted” for a few days.  NONE of the normal retweets happened, no one liked anything posted, and it took a few days to get back the hundreds of followers that summarily vanished who had previously been following the account.
So, the tools Twitter is using also appear to include a “mute”, a “shadow ban” of some kind – probably the same thing, preventing your messages from getting out.
People who read this blog are smart folks.  They know they should investigate things like “conspiracy theories” and learn the facts before jumping to conclusions, so we urge you to do your own investigations, and then we urge you to go ahead and create that account on Gab.ai.  Don’t wait until “D Day” to do it.
If it doesn’t come off as planned, that’s fine.  You have a secondary place to communicate with the brothers and sisters in arms.  In fact, Gab appears to be mostly a Right Wing hang out, but is also populated with Left wing trolls, some apparent “KKK” types (whom we detest) and others who are perhaps less socially acceptable in polite society.  But, you have a MUTE button for those types and a spam box.
Gab has a brand new feature in effect in the last few days called a “Chat Room”.  Up to 50 people can be in the rooms.  This matches Twitter’s “chat room” which shows up in messages.
There are no limits on following, or being followed as Twitter has.
Hash tags work fine on Gab.
Essentially, Gab is still being built, worked on, changed and modified as designers find time and come up with new ideas.  You can certainly help by making suggestions.
There is a “Pro” version, which is subscription, so you can create paid content, but not necessary for just snooping about.
In addition to all of this, there are some articles we’ve chosen to highlight.  They are suggested reading to bring you up to speed on a few things, like how you can more effectively get your words seen by others.  Below are several links to articles.  You will discover in reading them that there is a “Method in the madness” for some, especially those who are helping President Trump in the background to get the word out.
This is similar to what the Left does as well.  In other words, study these articles for some secrets to communication with others.
Another article will appear soon here for you Baby Boomers.  Baby Boomers are less computer inclined it seems to the younger crowd.  We’d like to help raise everyone’s awareness to Social Media uses, and perhaps educate both the Boomers, as well as the younger crowd that we’re not as old and stupid as we might look to them.
So, read the articles below, and remember this:
Every generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it.  – George Orwell
 Please read:

https://www.buzzfeed.com/josephbernstein/from-utah-with-love

http://nymag.com/selectall/2017/04/the-alt-right-took-over-twitter-through-sheer-obsession.html

https://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/2017/11/15/twitter-verification-purge-white-nationalists-amongremoves-verification-jason-kessler-richard-spence/868779001/