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  • Faux News strikes again

    06/26/2017 7:10:44 AM PDT · by antidemoncrat · 15 replies
    Fox News | 6/26/2017 | antidemoncrat
    When Fox News had their fair and balanced segment featuring Mary Anne Marsh and David Hoppe I noticed something familiar. About 2/3 of the tine when Dsvid was talking, they had a split screen showing Mary smirking and shaking her empty little head in disagreement. Almost all the time when she was talking they didn't have split screen.
  • NYT prints 'Trump's lies' since taking office

    06/26/2017 5:45:43 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 40 replies
    AOL ^ | 6/25/17 | Sonam Sheth
    The New York Times used a full page in this week's paper to print out every lie President Donald Trump has publicly told since taking office just over five months ago. The list contains Trump's contradictions...
  • Most Americans agree the media is biased in one way or another

    06/22/2017 6:02:39 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 10 replies
    YouGov ^ | 06/22/2017 | Hoang Nguyen
    70% of the general public agrees that news organizations are subject to partisan agendas! The rise of fake news, a growing multitude of media sources, and an increasingly polarized nation have Americans learning to take their headlines with a grain of salt. New YouGov research shows that most Americans (70%) agree that news organizations report stories in a light that’s partial to who owns them. It’s interesting to note that the two prevailing political parties perceive media bias to varying degrees. About one in two Democrats (52%) believe that news media is influenced by funding while a drastically greater number...
  • Viral Fake News Screenshot Montage

    06/17/2017 11:47:35 AM PDT · by Bubba_Leroy · 52 replies ^ | June 15, 2017 | The Internet
    A series of images posted to Imgur document hypocrisy, contradictions, and inconsistencies from left-wing and Democrat-aligned news media outlets.
  • Comey should get his story straight on Clinton, Trump

    06/10/2017 12:40:48 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 53 replies
    The Press-Enterprise ^ | June 10, 2017 | Susan Shelley
    The most stunning thing in James Comey’s testimony to the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence was what he said about special prosecutors, also called special counsels. “After former President Clinton met on the plane with the attorney general, I considered whether I should call for the appointment of a special counsel and decided that would be an unfair thing to do because I knew there was no case there,” Comey testified, speaking of the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private email server. “And calling for the appointment of a special counsel would be brutally unfair because it would send the message,...
  • Comey relief buoys Wall Street; energy falls with crude [actual headline]

    06/07/2017 2:59:10 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 15 replies
    Reuters ^ | June 7, 2017 | By Rodrigo Campos
    U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday despite a sharp decline in energy shares after written testimony from former FBI director James Comey did not add major revelations about an investigation into Russian meddling with last year's U.S. presidential election. Comey, who was fired by Trump last month, wrote that U.S. President Donald Trump asked him to drop an investigation of former national security adviser Michael Flynn. But the details of Comey's testimony, expected to be delivered Thursday to a Senate Committee, appeared to be priced into the stock market. Investors were concerned that any additional revelation could dampen already flagging momentum...
  • POLL: Which political direction does the News Media lean?

    06/04/2017 11:39:23 PM PDT · by Jeff Chandler · 15 replies
    POLL: Which political direction does the News Media lean? To the right In the middle To the Left
  • Fake protest staged by CNN film crew at London Bridge terrorist attack scene

    06/04/2017 5:27:08 PM PDT · by maggief · 59 replies
    YouTube ^ | June 4, 2017
    Published on Jun 4, 2017 They left immediately after CNN finished reporting. Source: Published on Jun 4, 2017 They left immediately after CNN finished reporting. Source: "CNN also timed this, BBC wanted to film it when they were on air, were having non of it Note the white police officers leaving before the CNN shot & the Asian officers coming in. They then left after they went off air!"
  • CNN Host Reza Aslan Calls Trump ‘Piece of ****’ for Correctly Identifying London Terror Attack

    06/04/2017 1:07:31 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 46 replies
    Breitbart ^ | June 3, 2017
    CNN host Reza Aslan attacked President Trump today for correctly identifying the London Bridge attack as an act of terror. The host of CNN’s Believer TV series attacked President Trump today for tweeting about the need to implement his previously suggested travel halt in order to prevent terrorism in America.
  • Media have forfeited all objectivity in bid to pull down Trump

    06/03/2017 11:35:09 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    The Yakima Herald ^ | June 3, 2017 | George Parry, The Philadelphia Inquirer
    “As usual, the face of Emmanuel Goldstein, the Enemy of the People, had flashed upon the screen. There were hisses here and there among the audience. ... The programmes of the Two Minutes Hate varied from day to day, but there was none in which Goldstein was not the principal figure. He was the primary traitor, the earliest defiler of the Party’s purity. All subsequent crimes against the Party, all treacheries, acts of sabotage, heresies, deviations, sprang directly from his teachings. ... He was the commander of a vast shadowy army, an underground network of conspirators dedicated to the overthrow...
  • CNN host says Trump ‘piece of [bleep]’ on Twitter tonight

    06/03/2017 6:50:07 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 95 replies
    twitter ^ | 6/3/17 | Reza Aslan
  • Jennifer Lopez' Love Does Have A Price, Performs For Turkmenistan's Dictator [2013 Flashback!]

    06/03/2017 7:12:58 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 7 replies
    Forbes ^ | 6/30/13 | Rahim Kanani
    ....Jennifer Lopez performs for one of the world’s most repressive countries, singing happy birthday to President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov of Turkmenistan.... Turkmenistan is included in the category of countries in which “there are no or weak laws against domestic violence, rape, and marital rape, and these laws are not generally enforced.” What’s more is that according to the Turkmenistan 2012 Human Rights Report by the U.S. Department of State, “The three most important human rights problems were arbitrary arrest; torture; and disregard for civil liberties, including restrictions on freedoms of speech, press, assembly, and movement.” The President of this country is...
  • RTDNA: ‘Everyone Had a Responsibility to Cover This Story [FAKENEWS re: Montana Rep Incident]

    05/30/2017 11:42:08 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 2 replies ^ | 5/26/17 | Stephanie Tsoflias Siegel
    ....KECI, the Sinclair-owned NBC affiliate in Montana, refused to cover initial reports that newly elected congressman, Greg Gianforte assaulted The Guardian Reporter, Ben Jacobs, according to a report in New York Magazine....
  • NYT Apologizes for Calling 'Non-Gendered' Celeb a 'She'

    05/30/2017 11:07:42 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 85 replies
    mrc ^ | May 26, 2017 | Maureen Collins
    On Thursday, the New York Times issued a thousand-word apology for using the pronoun “she” to describe Asia Kate Dillon, an actress (Actor? ... Person?). Dillon, who appears in the TV series “Orange is the New Black” and “Billions,” identifies as “non-binary” and prefers to be referred to as “they.” The Public Editor at the Times, Liz Spayd, wrote the drawn-out apology for an op-ed that contained the clause “Asia Kate Dillon discussing her nonbinary gender.” Spayd writes that the mistake happened because editors “were under the impression that ‘they’ could not be used as a singular pronoun,” andcalls upon the Associated Press to...
  • When Al Franken Body-Slammed A Demonstrator

    05/28/2017 4:05:57 AM PDT · by Vlad The Inhaler · 8 replies
    Powerline ^ | May 27, 2017 | Paul Mirengoff
    When I wrote about Fightin’ Greg Gianforte’s assault (as it seems to me) on a reporter, I believed that Al Franken had a history of physical aggression against folks who annoyed him. However, the only incident I recalled (and only vaguely) involved a much lower level of violence than Gianforte’s — pushing someone, perhaps someone in conservative media, out of his way in a Capitol corridor. Thus, I passed on claiming a Franken precedent. However, Dave Begley (our man in Omaha and Council Bluffs) sent me a link to the story of Franken body-slamming a demonstrator. This is from the...
  • Trump said he wouldn’t use the presidency to boost his businesses. Now his golf club is hosting the

    05/27/2017 5:22:33 PM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 25 replies ^ | 05/27/2017 | David A. Fahrenthold & Jonathan O'Connell
    ---SNIP-- The weekend's festivities also offer a reminder of the complications surrounding the promise from Trump's lawyers that he would not use the presidency to boost his businesses. Trump has retained ownership of his real estate and branding empire - including the Virginia golf course - despite criticism from Democrats and ethics experts that he stood to personally profit from his public duties. In this case, it's unclear whether Trump's business is getting a cut of the ticket revenue. But the business, and the Trump brand more broadly, certainly stands to gain positive publicity.
  • ‘I could punch her in the face’: Libertarian student draws ire for exposing biased UWisc classes

    05/25/2017 5:40:47 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 14 replies
    The College Fix ^ | 5/25/2017 | JENNIFER KABBANY - FIX EDITOR
    Student also had her LinkedIn profile posted, called racist. Jessica Murphy, a 20-year-old student at the University of Wisconsin Green Bay, recently published a column that represented the culmination of months’ worth of work and research, including a dozen public records act requests to the University of Wisconsin system. Her target? Biased classes offered through the public university system that indoctrinate rather than teach, and “degrade capitalism, praise Marxism and encourage a ‘social justice warrior’ ideology,” she wrote in her piece, headlined “Top Five Wasteful Classes in the UW System.” Published Monday by the MacIver Institute, a Wisconsin-based think tank...
  • AP Terminates Melanie Plenda, Leftist Activist Hired to Sneak into KellyAnne Conway Event

    05/25/2017 2:12:37 AM PDT · by blam · 17 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 5-25-2017 | Matthew Boyle
    The Associated Press will no longer employ Melanie Plenda, a leftist activist exposed by Breitbart News, after she was caught violating the news wire service’s editorial standards. Plenda announced that the AP has terminated her effective immediately in an interview with the Washington Post’s Erik Wemple. Her termination comes as a Nov. 10, 2016, Facebook post she wrote—in which she pledged resistance to then-incoming President Donald J. Trump—was found to be in direct violation of the AP’s editorial standards. Plenda, in her interview with Wemple, confirmed she wrote the leftist activist post on her Facebook page—a post she has since...
  • MSNBC wins cable news weekly war for first time ever

    05/23/2017 8:50:12 AM PDT · by C19fan · 17 replies
    The Hill ^ | May 22, 2017 | Joe Concha
    MSNBC finished first in the key 25-54 demographic and in total viewers against its cable news rivals last week for the first time in its 21-year existence, according to Nielsen Research. Overall, MSNBC finished second in all of basic cable, only falling to TNT, which aired several NBA playoff games.
  • MSNBC Analyst: Explosion Sound Could Be 'Gas-Filled Balloon'

    05/22/2017 9:11:22 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 41 replies ^ | May 22, 2017
    Early Monday evening as details of a loud explosion at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester England were first rolling in, something obviously very wrong as MSNBC’s chyron was reporting “at least 20 dead.” But for the network’s Law Enforcement Analyst Jim Cavanaugh on Hardball, the terrifying noise could have been anything, including a very loud balloon popping as he told host Chris Matthews. "The police have not told us the cause of this loud explosion. There was some reports of smoke, but we could have people injured in an accidental explosion, some kind of event in there with equipment,...