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  • Here’s how liberal activists astroturfed town hall protests against Rep. Tom Reed (#NY23)

    02/25/2017 6:41:34 AM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 29 replies
    Legal Insurrection, All Rights Reserved. ^ | 02/24/17 | William A. Jacobson
    <p>You probably have seen viral videos of the disruption of town halls held by Congressman Tom Reed.</p> <p>The media narrative is that there was an organic, grassroots uprising by concerned citizens.</p> <p>Don’t believe it. As detailed below, there was a well-organized national and local campaign to get activists to Reed’s town halls for the specific purpose of creating a protest environment. Instructions how to protest and what questions to ask were circulated. Though the town halls were in the western part of the district, liberal groups in Ithaca and Tompkins county organized protests and got their members there. Other liberal groups like Planned Parenthood also got their people out.</p>
  • Asra Nomani: Alt-Left Is Waging ‘Propaganda War’ and ‘Cyber Jihad’ to Claim America

    02/14/2017 10:37:28 AM PST · by davikkm · 3 replies
    breitbart ^ | JOHN HAYWARD
    Asra Nomani, a former Georgetown University professor, co-founder of the Muslim Reform Movement, and author of Standing Alone: An American Woman’s Struggle for the Soul of Islam, joined SiriusXM host Alex Marlow on Tuesday’s Breitbart News Daily. Marlow professed his admiration for Nomani’s recent column, “The Alt-Left’s Cyber Jihad Against Trump and His Supporters,” which covered what Marlow described as “the most significant news event of the year so far, aside from the Trump inauguration”: the anti-free-speech riots at U.C. Berkeley. “Being a journalist, I believe in the power of words, and I also study propaganda. I feel like we’re...
  • Netflix’s New Racist Show: “Dear White People”

    02/09/2017 1:50:01 AM PST · by nodwam · 33 replies
    Hidden Americans ^ | 02/09/2017 | Richard Saunders
    Netflix has released a trailer for it’s new show ‘Dear White People’ and the show appears to look like a giant white shaming series. What Netflix is doing is racist, divisive, disgusting, and really just sad. People need to think long and hard if they want their hard earned money going to a company that promotes racial division and prejudice. Watch the trailer below:
  • Watch: 5 Most Politicized Super Bowl Ads

    02/06/2017 6:00:11 AM PST · by C19fan · 50 replies
    Breitbart ^ | February 5, 2017 | Daniel Nussbaum
    Super Bowl LI on Sunday night was as close to a politics-free experience as a football fan could have hoped for, with even halftime performer Lady Gaga eschewing political talk in favor of high-energy showmanship — but several big-name brands couldn’t help but include overt political messaging in their Big Game advertising.
  • Budweiser’s 2017 Super Bowl Commercial Goes Full Social Justice Warrior

    02/01/2017 7:03:10 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 85 replies
    Youtube ^ | 01/31/17 | Mark Dice
    Budweiser’s Super Bowl 2017 commercial is a pro-immigration propaganda piece, which will undoubtedly turn off half of their customers, who are already voicing their disapproval of the ad online. It's called "Born the Hard Way." Media analyst Mark Dice has the story.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oCH5ARvtPO0        
  • WaPo: Trump sacking acting A.G. raises new questions about his respect for the rule of law

    01/31/2017 11:25:03 AM PST · by Zakeet · 69 replies
    Washington Post ^ | January 31, 2017 | James Hohmann with Breanne Deppisch
    THE BIG IDEA: Back in 2015, when the idea of Donald Trump in the Oval Office seemed far-fetched, Jeff Sessions wanted to know whether Sally Yates was willing to stand up to the president. "You have to watch out, because people will be asking you to do things you just need to say no about," the Alabama senator told her during her confirmation hearing to become deputy attorney general. "Do you think the attorney general has the responsibility to say no to the president if he asks for something that's improper? A lot of people have defended the [Loretta] Lynch...
  • I have officially stopped watching Supergirl.

    01/30/2017 7:18:01 PM PST · by Castigar · 132 replies
    1/30/2017 | Castigar
    Supergirl has been taken over by liberals
  • The Famed 'Doomsday Clock' Is More Like A Liberal Angst Meter

    01/27/2017 4:37:27 AM PST · by IBD editorial writer · 26 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | 1/26/2017 | John Merline
    "Closer to 'Doomsday' Than Any Year Since '59" screams the headline in the Huffington Post. The story, and many others like it, point to the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists' famous "Doomsday Clock," which is supposed to be a reliable indicator of the risk the world faces of a nuclear war. The clock shows how many minutes there are until midnight, which was supposed to mean nuclear annihilation. This year, the group moved it to 2.5 minutes to midnight, 30 seconds closer than it was last year. When the Doomsday Clock launched in 1947, the initial setting was seven minutes...
  • Apocalypse is 30 seconds closer, say Doomsday Clock scientists

    01/26/2017 2:33:47 PM PST · by Ennis85 · 54 replies
    BBC News ^ | 26th January 2017 | BBC News
    Scientists say the world has edged closer to apocalypse in the past year amid a darkening security landscape and comments by Donald Trump. The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists (BPA) moved the minute hand of the symbolic Doomsday Clock from three minutes to two-and-a-half minutes to midnight. It is the second closest it has been. BPA chief Rachel Bronson urged world leaders to "calm rather than stoke tensions that could lead to war". In a report, the BPA said President Trump's statements on climate change, expanding the US nuclear arsenal and the questioning of intelligence agencies had contributed to the...
  • Trump Entering White House Unbent and Unpopular (NY Slimes Unending Untrue Alert)

    01/17/2017 6:42:46 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 63 replies
    The New York Slimes ^ | 2017-01-17 | Peter Baker
    WASHINGTON — In one way at least, President-elect Donald J. Trump has already surpassed all of his recent predecessors. It took Barack Obama 18 months in the White House for his approval rating to slip to 44 percent in Gallup polling, and it took George W. Bush 4½ years to fall that far. Mr. Trump got there before even being sworn in.Indeed, Mr. Trump will take office on Friday with less popular support than any new president in modern times, according to an array of surveys, a sign that he has failed to rally Americans behind him, beyond the base...
  • Cornel West on Donald Trump: This is What Neo-Fascism Looks Like (Barf)

    01/15/2017 3:32:38 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 38 replies
    You Tube ^ | 1/12/17
    Trump is a fascist. He's picking on everybody. Waaaah!
  • 'Liberal snowflake' Hollywood stars come under fire for 'pathetic' video (T)

    01/15/2017 7:49:21 AM PST · by rktman · 57 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | 1/14/2015 | brit reporters
    Donald Trump's supporters have hit out at Hollywood once again, this time over a video of some of the biggest celebrities defiantly singing before his inauguration. A new clip by W Magazine and Conde Nast Entertainment shows the likes of Emma Stone, Natalie Portman and Amy Adams reciting the disco classic I Will Survive. The star-studded cast is seen participating in a 'lyrical improv' reading of the Gloria Gaynor song in the video, released just days before Trump will be sworn in. It's already racked up more than a million views, but many of Trump's most fervent fans found the...
  • TANCREDO: REPORT REVEALS MASSIVE INDOCTRINATION OF STUDENTS AT UNIVERSITIES THROUGH TRANSFORMATIVE C

    01/14/2017 9:34:05 PM PST · by ForYourChildren · 53 replies
    BREITBART ^ | 14 JANUARY 2017 | by TOM TANCREDO
    Students at hundreds of colleges and universities are being systematically indoctrinated into the “New Civics” of social justice activism, according to a report released this past week by the National Association of Scholars. The report’s findings suggest that the suppression of free speech on college campuses that is making headlines is only the tip of a very large iceberg. What lies beneath the surface is a massive, publicly funded program of indoctrination through a remaking of the curriculum as a vehicle for advancing the political agenda of progressivism. The full NAS report, MAKING CITIZENS: HOW AMERICAN UNIVERSITIES TEACH CIVICS, can...
  • rush to throw out Obamacare could backfire

    01/09/2017 4:18:25 PM PST · by spintreebob · 52 replies
    georgia health news ^ | Jan 4, 2017 | Jack Bernard
    We are the most religious democracy in the world, and our Judeo-Christian ethic demands that we take care of the downtrodden. But we are also the only advanced democracy without universal health coverage. Are we confused . . . or just hypocrites? My bet is that we are very confused. The public’s reaction to Obamacare (also known as the Affordable Care Act, or ACA) is a prime example of our confusion. Most Americans are preoccupied with making a living and raising a family, and rightly so. They have no time to fully examine health care policy issues. Surveys show that...
  • Stop using attack on mentally challenged white man in Chicago to promote racist agenda against BLM

    01/06/2017 11:33:44 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 73 replies
    The New York Daily News ^ | January 5, 2017 | Shaun King
    In Chicago, at least four young black men and women did something truly awful. On a damn Facebook Live video made public Wednesday, they allegedly kidnapped a mentally challenged white man, beat him, humiliated him, cut his hair, and yelled “f--k Donald Trump” and “f--k white people” while filming it for the world to see. I just arrived back in America this morning after a week away and just watched the video moments ago. It’s awful. I have deep empathy for the victim. Twenty years ago, a racist mob of young white men beat me so badly that I missed...
  • Fallout 4 computers used to depict "Russian hacking" on CNN

    01/02/2017 3:57:08 PM PST · by Ingtar · 56 replies
    PC Gamer ^ | 1/2/2017 | Shaun Prescott
    It'd be pretty hard for the Russians to hack America using the computers in Fallout 4. For one, the computers in Fallout 4 are not connected to the internet: in Bethesda's alternative history, America never makes it that far into the future. Another obstacle stopping Russia from hacking America via the computers in Fallout 4 is that, no matter how you approach it, it'd simply be impossible. That hasn't stopped CNN using footage of a Fallout 4 computer in a story about Russian hacking, though. It's not a huge faux pas on the news outlet's part: it's simply used as...
  • KKK Leaders Allege Producers Paid Them to Fake Scenes in Canceled A&E Documentary

    01/01/2017 8:58:51 AM PST · by Altura Ct. · 17 replies
    Variety ^ | 12/30/2016
    The subjects of a TV documentary series about the Ku Klux Klan abruptly canceled last week by A&E allege to Variety that significant portions of what was filmed were fabricated by the producers. Some KKK leaders divulged that they were paid hundreds of dollars in cash each day of filming to compel them on camera to distort the facts of their lives to fit the documentary’s predetermined narrative: tension between Klan members and relatives of theirs who wanted to get out of the Klan. The findings are based on an exclusive Variety investigation based on interviews with over two dozen...
  • 15 'Useful Infidels' for Muslim Brotherhood in America

    12/29/2016 5:55:02 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 13 replies
    WND ^ | Leo Hohmann
    Everyone has heard of “useful idiots,” a term coined decades ago and widely attributed to Vladimir Lenin, the leader of Russia’s Bolshevik Revolution, who promised to bring down capitalism from within. But the Muslim Brotherhood, a leader in the global Islamic movement, learned a lot of tricks from its old communist buddies, say those who have studied the organization. They, too, have learned how to borrow from within. The Brotherhood’s revealing document, “An Explanatory Memorandum on the General Strategic Goal for North America,” which was seized by the FBI in 2004, states that the brothers “must understand that their work...
  • The Controversial KKK Series Is Canceled After A&E Discovered Klan Members Were Paid

    12/27/2016 9:31:46 AM PST · by blam · 38 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 12-27-2016 | Michael Schneider
    Michael SchneiderDecember 27,2016 Just a day after the cable network hoped to silence criticism on its Ku Klux Klan-centric docuseries “Generation KKK” by changing the title, the network has now canceled the show all together. In a statement, the network said it scrapped the series (which had been renamed “Escaping the KKK”) after discovering that participants on the show, including Klan members, were paid to participate by production company This Is Just A Test. “A&E learned last night from the third-party producers who made the documentary that cash payments — which we currently understand to be nominal — were made...
  • Mother of gang member who killed 17-year-old transgender woman goes on rant saying victim was.....

    12/23/2016 7:09:39 PM PST · by Morgana · 62 replies
    dailymail.uk ^ | December 23, 2016 | Liam Quinn For Dailymail.com
    FULL TITLE: Mother of gang member who killed 17-year-old transgender woman goes on rant saying victim was living in sin as a homosexual The mother of a gang member who confessed to brutally murdering a transgender teenage girl in a hate crime has claimed her son's victim was 'living in sin'. Kelly Wilkins, from Mobile, Alabama, is the mother of 29-year-old Josh Brandon Vallum - who pleaded guilty to a hate crime on Wednesday over the killing of 17-year-old Mercedes Williamson. Williamson was found dead and partially buried in a field on June 3, 2015. Vallum confessed to the killing,...
  • Record Label Expresses Outrage Over Kid Rock’s Trump-Themed Apparel (call a waaambulance!)

    12/22/2016 12:13:41 PM PST · by drewh · 26 replies
    Western Journalism ^ | December 21, 2016 ast | by Gerry Urbanek
    Citing “overwhelming demand,” rock and roll musician Kid Rock recently started selling Donald Trump-themed apparel. One of three T-shirts tied to the president-elect depicts a post-election map with Republican states labeled “United States of America” and Democratic states labeled “Dumbf—istan.” Another features the words “God, Guns & Trump.” The third includes an image of Trump along with a crude message directed at his opponents. The hat, which is a spinoff of Trump’s signature “Make America Great Again” cap, reads “Make America Badass Again.” The items are available through Kid Rock’s online store. (Warning: Some items feature vulgar language.) Related VideoBoone...
  • Whilst MSM is busy spreading jihadist propaganda, this is what's actually happening in Aleppo

    12/21/2016 12:42:06 AM PST · by fella · 6 replies
    LiveLeak ^ | 20 December 2016
    Whilst MSM is busy spreading jihadist propaganda, this is what's actually happening in Aleppo
  • Egyptian film crew arrested for 'fake' Aleppo video

    12/20/2016 11:46:19 PM PST · by Freelance Warrior · 6 replies
    9news (au) ^ | 12/21/16
    A fake video purported to show war ravaged Aleppo days after government forces retook control has led authorities to a group of filmmakers who have been arrested for the ruse in a demolition site in Port Said. Two children an eight-year-old girl, and a 12-year-old boy appeared in the footage. The group confessed to making the video with the intention of distributing it on social media. The filmmaker, his assistants and the parents of two children were detained after officers passing by the site spotted a child covered in what was later revealed to be red paint.
  • 'Rogue One’ Makes White Guys the Enemy of the Future

    12/21/2016 1:49:54 AM PST · by Altura Ct. · 66 replies
    Acculturated ^ | 12/14/2016
    Wait a minute, after thirty-nine years, it turns out that Star Wars is about race? Sort of. You may not notice at first (I didn’t, until the second half of the movie), but in Rogue One there isn’t a single non-Hispanic white male among the large cast of heroes. The rebel band seeking to steal the plans for the Death Star from the Empire is led by a white woman (Felicity Jones), a Latino man (Diego Luna) and three ethnic Asians (Riz Ahmed, Donnie Yen, Wen Jiang), with advice from a black man (Forest Whitaker) and a droid (voice of...
  • Norman Lear Sitcoms ‘All in the Family,’ ‘The Jeffersons’ Being Eyed by Sony for Reboots

    12/19/2016 2:30:15 PM PST · by Red Badger · 78 replies
    variety.com ^ | December 16, 2016 | 07:00PM PT | Senior TV Reporter Daniel Holloway
    Sony Pictures Television is in very early stages of rebooting several classic sitcoms from TV legend Norman Lear as miniseries — including “All in the Family,” “The Jeffersons,” and “Good Times” — Variety has learned exclusively. The idea currently being discussed by Lear and Sony executives would be to have new actors recreate classic episodes of the shows, working from the original scripts, and package them as short, six-episode anthologies. The scripts would be treated similar to plays being mounted in new productions. “There is some talk about doing some of the original shows, redoing them with today’s stars,” Lear...
  • A Personal Appeal to the Republican Members of the Electoral College from Michael Moore

    12/19/2016 12:34:06 AM PST · by Trump20162020 · 55 replies
    Facebook ^ | 12/18/2016 | Michael Moore
    Dear Republican Electors: Ok, if you've read this far, knowing that it's me, Michael Moore, writing to you -- well, thank you for having an open mind and the willingness to listen to someone you don't agree with. I am writing you not as a card-carrying Democrat (I'm not) who voted for Hillary (I did), but simply because I am an American who, like you, deeply loves this country and its people. Tomorrow is the day you are supposed to gather with your fellow electors and choose the next President of the United States. I am not going to ask...
  • Celebrities urge electors not to vote for Trump

    12/15/2016 1:17:46 AM PST · by Brad from Tennessee · 78 replies
    The Hill ^ | December 14, 2016 | By Jennifer Calfas
    A group of celebrities created a video to urge Electoral College members to cast their votes for someone other than President-elect Donald Trump on Monday. “You have the position, the authority, and the opportunity to go down in the books as an American hero who changed the course of history,” several celebrities say in turn. Unite for America, a group formed to try to prevent Trump from becoming president, created the video published Wednesday, which features actors Martin Sheen, Debra Messing and Bob Odenkrik, among others. . . . . .Despite media coverage, chatter and protests from a handful of...
  • OBAMA AMERICA ‘BY NO MEANS’ HAS OVERCOME ‘LEGACIES OF SLAVERY, JIM CROW, COLONIALISM, RACISM’

    12/13/2016 5:07:57 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 128 replies
    Grabien News ^ | 12/13/16
    ‘We have, by no means overcome the legacies of slavery and Jim Crow and colonialism and racism’ America is still struggling to overcome its "legacies of slavery, Jim Crow, colonialism, and racism," President Obama told Comedy Central Monday night. Appearing on "The Daily Show," Obama was asked about how he speaks to crowds about race. How does he "skirt that line between speaking your mind and sharing your true opinions on race whilst, at the same time, not being seen to alienate some of the people you are talking to," host Trevor Noah asked. "You know, my general theory is...
  • After Trump Victory, Minorities Flock to Gun Stores

    11/28/2016 4:07:23 PM PST · by Kaslin · 80 replies
    PJ Media ^ | November 28, 2016 | Liz Shield
    Don't bother reading this leftist, race-baiting drivel. I'll pull out the interesting parts of the article so you don't give the fake news media any traffic.According to NBC News, minorities are heading to the gun stores to arm up following the victory of Donald Trump in the presidential election. After Donald Trump's win, Yolanda Scott is upgrading the crowbar she keeps in her purse to a small-caliber pistol. Scott, an African-American, is one of many minorities who have been flocking to gun stores to protect themselves, afraid Trump's victory will incite more hate crimes."You feel that racists now feel like...
  • Norland Middle students star in LGBT film ‘Moonlight’

    11/27/2016 5:15:17 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 35 replies
    Two students from Norland Middle School in Miami Gardens had staring roles in the LGBT film, “Moonlight.” “Moonlight” tells the story of Chiron, a young man working to navigate life in Miami’s Liberty City neighborhood, all while being gay.
  • Former Cuban castaway Elian Gonzalez recalls his connection with Fidel Castro: 'Fidel was everyone

    11/27/2016 10:30:50 AM PST · by ColdOne · 73 replies
    nydailynews.com ^ | 11/27/16 | Dan Good
    full title............Former Cuban castaway Elian Gonzalez recalls his connection with Fidel Castro: 'Fidel was everyone's friend'.................................. Tweet email Elian Gonzalez — the Cuban boy who was found floating off the coast of Florida in 1999, sparking an international custody dispute — recalled his friendship with former president Fidel Castro, who died Friday at age 90. Gonzalez, 22, spoke to Cuban state media in Spanish on Saturday, reflecting on his experiences with Castro. He recalled the leader attending his sixth-grade graduation — when Castro told an audience about their friendship. "At first, it was an extraordinary honor, but also a heavy...
  • Liberals are doubling down on 'comedy news'

    11/24/2016 11:27:47 PM PST · by Rummyfan · 11 replies
    NY Post ^ | 21 Nov 2016 | Kyle Smith
    There’s been a lot of discussion in the media whether the president-elect of the United States should be “normalized.” I’d say that point became moot when Donald Trump reached 270 electoral votes around 2 a.m. on Nov. 9. Here’s a more relevant question: When will the media stop normalizing the political musings of Jon Stewart, Larry Wilmore, Trevor Noah and all the other late-night comics? When will the leading news organizations stop mistaking court jesters for seasoned experts? Implicitly, the members of this crew boast of their lack of interest in understanding political issues every time they try to deflect...
  • Donald Trump’s media summit was a ‘ f—ing firing squad’

    11/21/2016 2:17:56 PM PST · by conservative98 · 719 replies
    NY Post ^ | November 21, 2016 | Emily Smith and Daniel Halper
    President-elect Donald Trump exploded at media bigs in an off-the-record Trump Tower powow on Monday, sources told The Post. “It was like a f—ing firing squad,” said one source. “Trump started with Jeff Zucker and said I hate your network, everyone at CNN is a liar and you should be ashamed…. “The meeting was a total disaster. The TV execs and anchors went in there thinking they would be discussing the access they would get to the Trump administration, but instead they got a Trump-style dressing down,” the source added. A second source confirmed the encounter. “The meeting took place...
  • 'No Trump, no KKK, no fascist USA!' Green Day launches into political chant against Donald [tr]

    11/21/2016 5:50:19 AM PST · by C19fan · 62 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | November 21, 2016 | Hannah Parry
    Punk rockers Green Day have never been afraid of getting political. So when the American Idiot singers took to stage at the American Music Award, they decided to use their set to take a swing at president-elect Donald Trump. 'No Trump, no KKK, no fascist USA,' lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong chanted during a performance of their new single 'Bang Bang.'
  • Michael Moore is helping Clinton fans face the day with this stirring 5-point post-US election plan

    11/13/2016 7:04:45 AM PST · by ColdOne · 82 replies
    msn.com ^ | 11/13/16 | Sarah Kimmorley
    5. You must say this sentence to everyone you meet today: "HILLARY CLINTON WON THE POPULAR VOTE!" The MAJORITY of our fellow Americans preferred Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump. Period. Fact. If you woke up this morning thinking you live in an effed-up country, you don't. The majority of your fellow Americans wanted Hillary, not Trump. The only reason he's president is because of an arcane, insane 18th-century idea called the Electoral College. Until we change that, we'll continue to have presidents we didn't elect and didn't want. You live in a country where a majority of its citizens have...
  • Donald Trump Won Because of Facebook

    11/09/2016 1:41:47 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 60 replies
    New York Magazine ^ | November 9, 2016 | Max Read
    A close and — to pundits, journalists, and Democrats — unexpected victory like Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s is always overdetermined, and no one particular thing pushed Trump over the edge on Tuesday night. His chosen party’s lately increasing openness to explicit white nationalism, the still-recent global-scale failure of the liberal economic consensus, the apparently deep-seated misogyny and racism of the American electorate, Hillary Clinton’s multiple shortcomings as a candidate, or even the last-minute intervention of FBI director James Comey might each have been, on its own, sufficient to hand the election to a man who is, by any reckoning,...
  • ‘Hawaii Five-0’ Blames ‘Gun Nuts’ for Mass Shootings

    10/27/2016 4:13:18 AM PDT · by rktman · 53 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | 10/27/2016 | Erik Soderstrom
    The latest episode of Hawaii Five-0, “Ke Ku ‘Ana,” is full of embarrassing falsehoods and other anti-gun propaganda. Kyle Kane is a deranged father who blames gun culture for the mass shooting perpetrated by his son, so he holds a room full of hostages at gunpoint to send a message. Left unstated: Kyle’s son obtained his firearm through a straw purchase, a process that is already illegal and carries a sentence of up to ten years in prison and a $250,000 fine for the purchase alone even if the illegally purchased firearm were never used in another crime. As irrational...
  • Clinton's Victory on the Larger Side for Modern Debates

    09/30/2016 10:30:32 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 30 replies
    Gallup ^ | 9/30/16
    By 61% to 27%, Americans who tuned in to Monday night's presidential debate believe Hillary Clinton, rather than Donald Trump, did the better job. Her 34-percentage-point lead is among the more robust victories presidential candidates have earned in Gallup's post-debate polls stretching back to 1960, on par with Bill Clinton's debate wins over Bob Dole in 1996. However, as the record shows, the winner of the first debate does not necessarily win the next debate, or the election. .....John Kerry was the perceived winner of all three debates against George W. Bush in 2004, including by 32 points in the...
  • Facebook, Twitter join coalition to improve online news (First Draft News, a GooGle backed op)

    09/13/2016 7:17:05 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 19 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 9/13/16 | AFP
    Washington (AFP) - Facebook, Twitter and news organizations including Agence France-Presse have joined a coalition of media and technology groups seeking to filter out online misinformation and improve news quality on social networks. First Draft News, which is backed by Google, announced Tuesday that some 20 news organizations will be part of its partner network to share information on best practices for journalism in the online age. Jenni Sargent, managing director of First Draft, said the partner network will help advance the organization's goal of improving news online and on social networks. ...
  • Gallup: Life got better for pretty much everyone under Obama

    09/01/2016 9:34:47 AM PDT · by madprof98 · 92 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 8/31/16 | Christopher Ingraham
    "The percentages of U.S. whites, blacks, Hispanics and Asians who are thriving have all increased during the Obama era," Gallup notes. The percentage of blacks thriving has risen by about 6 points, as has the percentage of whites and Hispanics. Asian thriving has risen by about 10 points since 2008.
  • (Vanity) Dem Opponents Lead Curiously Short Lives

    08/10/2016 12:36:38 AM PDT · by CharlesOConnell · 7 replies
    8/10/2016 | CharlesOConnell
    Political Correctness is an Agitprop Tool that can be used to Legalize Anything, writes the journalist of mass-media brainwashing, Stella Morabito Green. Public opinion is increasingly a reflection of what people are willing to say based on their sense of social rewards and punishments for expressing an opinion. …using silencing tactics to achieve conformity of thought; blind rage and intolerance towards any ideas that diverge from the agenda; and all-out efforts to eliminate perceived enemies. But the visible actors who are shutting down freedom seem not to be free agents themselves. They act more like recruits whose behavior has been...
  • 16 Photos of White Allies Protesting Alongside Black Lives Matter

    07/11/2016 8:05:21 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 51 replies
    The Huffington Post ^ | July 11, 2016 | Zeba Blay
    In the days since the shooting deaths of Alton Sterling, Philando Castille and the five police officers in Dallas, there’s been a sense that America is a country divided, in the midst of a budding civil war between black and white. While there are many white people who oppose the Black Lives Matter protests that have sprung up across the nation over the past week, there are also many who have joined the demonstrations against the treatment and killings of black people across the U.S. Below are pictures that offer up a little hope, featuring white protestors standing in solidarity...
  • Two Russian pilots killed as IS downs helicopter near Syria's Palmyra

    07/09/2016 2:29:26 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 42 replies
    middleeasteye.net ^ | July 9, 2016 | MEE and agencies
    Helicopter was brought down with aid of American TOW antitank missile system, Russia’s Interfax news agency reported
  • 70 years on, little known about the Wilhelm Gustloff sinking (deadliest ever shipwreck anniversary)

    02/01/2015 2:57:53 AM PST · by Paid_Russian_Troll · 121 replies
    Over 9,000 people died in the Baltic Sea on January 30, 1945, in an attempt to evade the Red Army. The Wilhelm Gustloff was the largest shipwreck in history, but little is known about the catastrophe seven decades on. At around 9 p.m. on January 30, 1945, Adolf Hitler was speaking to the German people. In the packed dining hall of the luxury liner "Wilhelm Gustloff," as in most of the rest of the country, a radio was broadcasting Hitler's address, but the thousands of refugees from Pomerania and East and West Prussia who had struggled onto the ship weren't...
  • First [Muslim] Call to Prayer Inside Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia in 85 Years

    07/06/2016 9:31:48 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 9 replies
    A muezzin’s call to prayer reverberated inside the sixth-century Istanbul landmark Hagia Sophia for the first time in 85 years on July 1. The building in the city’s historic Sultanahmet district broadcast the azan from its minarets following July 1’s Laylat al-Qadr, or night of power, marking the first revelation of the Quran to the Prophet Muhammad. The broadcast of the morning call to prayer from within Hagia Sophia is likely to reignite controversy over the use of the building, which was designated a museum in 1935 under Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of the modern Turkish Republic. Although the...
  • AR-15 assault rifle used in Orlando nightclub massacre, other mass shootings [Lie still on web]

    07/05/2016 2:21:43 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 29 replies
    WPLG-TV, owned by Warren Buffett ^ | 6/13/16 | Bob Norman - Investigative Reporter ("investigative" ha ha ha)
    What do the mass shootings at Pulse Orlando, Sandy Hook Elementary, San Bernardino and Aurora have in common? The shooters all chose an AR-15 assault rifle....
  • The Terrorists the Saudis Cultivate in Peaceful Countries (Kosovo, Albanians)

    07/05/2016 6:40:48 AM PDT · by Trumpinator · 8 replies
    nytimes.com ^ | JULY 2, 2016 Continue reading the main storyShare This Page Share Tweet Email More Save | Nicholas Kristof
    PEJA, Kosovo — FIRST, a three-part quiz: Which Islamic country celebrates as a national hero a 15th-century Christian who battled Muslim invaders? Which Islamic country is so pro-American it has a statue of Bill Clinton and a women’s clothing store named “Hillary” on Bill Klinton Boulevard? Which Islamic country has had more citizens go abroad to fight for the Islamic State per capita than any other in Europe? The answer to each question is Kosovo, in southeastern Europe — and therein lies a cautionary tale. Whenever there is a terrorist attack by Muslim extremists, we look to our enemies like...
  • Vladimir Putin to send Russia’s largest warship to Syria to destroy ISIS once and for all

    07/03/2016 1:37:08 PM PDT · by WilliamIII · 45 replies
    The U.K. Sun ^ | July 3 2016 | The Sun
    President authorises navy ship to transport 30 fighter jets & attack choppers to the Med in bid to rid the world of death cult
  • Mastermind of Istanbul Airport Attack Had Been Georgian Informant, Official Says

    07/01/2016 9:12:51 PM PDT · by Trumpinator · 33 replies
    thedailybeast.com ^ | 07.01.16 2:20 PM ET | Anna Nemtsova
    IT'S A SMALL WORLD AFTER ALL07.01.16 2:20 PM ET Mastermind of Istanbul Airport Attack Had Been Georgian Informant, Official Says Akhmed Chatayev is blamed for planning the deadly attack in Turkey, and an official says he was on the government payroll before returning to jihad. ODESSA, Ukraine — Sometimes the world of terror and counterterror is amazingly small. The day after at least 43 people were killed and more than 235 injured in a terrorist attack on Istanbul’s international airport, Turkish officials announced the arrest of the alleged mastermind behind the attack: Akhmed Chatayev, an ethnic Chechen from Russia who,...
  • ISIS mastermind of Istanbul terror had extradition to Russia refused because of refugee status

    07/01/2016 8:46:51 PM PDT · by Trumpinator · 11 replies
    thesun.co.uk ^ | 1st July 2016, 4:49 pm | FIONN HARGREAVES
    FREED TO KILL One-armed ISIS warlord behind Istanbul massacre ‘was due to be sent to Russia on terror charges… but court ruled it breached his human rights’ Chechen extremist Akhmed Chataev is thought to control as many as 130 ISIS militants BY FIONN HARGREAVES 1st July 2016, 4:49 pm A ONE-ARMED ISIS militant who masterminded the Istanbul airport terror attack had his extradition to Russia refused because of his refugee status. Akhmed Chataev was arrested in Bulgaria in 2011 for terrorism offences. But due to a ruling by a Bulgarian judge, the Chechen warlord could not be sent back because...