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  • Politico’s Pretentious, Error-Filled Hit Against Amy Coney Barrett

    09/24/2020 1:12:23 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 24 replies
    New York Post ^ | September 24, 2020 | Sohrab Ahmari
    It’s open season on Amy Coney Barrett, the appeals-court judge reported to top President Trump’s list of candidates to fill the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat on the Supreme Court. Barrett is a devout Roman Catholic and a member of an ecumenical charismatic community, so naturally, Democrats and their media allies are trying to cast her as Dangerous Theocrat. But the least they can do is get the facts right. Sadly, it seems that’s too much to ask. Witness Villanova professor Massimo Faggioli’s flatulent hit piece published at Politico Thursday. Faggioli charges Barrett with membership in a “Christian group with...
  • Atlantic Editor Now Admits Key Detail of Anti-Trump Hit Piece May Be Untrue

    09/08/2020 7:15:47 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 71 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 09/08/2020 | Matt Margolis
    Jeffrey Goldberg, the editor-in-chief of The Atlantic, admitted that a key detail of his article about Trump could be wrong during an interview with CNN on Sunday. “When President Donald Trump canceled a visit to the Aisne-Marne American Cemetery near Paris in 2018, he blamed the rain for the last-minute decision, saying ‘the helicopter couldn’t fly’ and that the Secret Service wouldn’t drive him there. Neither claim was true,” Goldberg wrote in his piece published last week. According to Goldberg, President Trump was overheard saying he wanted to cancel the trip to the cemetery because “it’s filled with losers.”At least...
  • Exclusive: Zach Fuentes, Top Aide to John Kelly, Denies Atlantic Story About Trump

    09/07/2020 10:38:19 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 69 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 7 Sep 2020 | Matthew Boyle
    Former Deputy White House Chief of Staff Zach Fuentes denied to Breitbart News The Atlantic’s account of President Donald Trump’s comments about troops in Europe. Fuentes unequivocally denied The Atlantic’s report last week, a huge blow to the establishment media narrative. Fuentes personally briefed President Trump on the weather situation that led to the trip being canceled. He is also a close personal confidante of former White House Chief of Staff John Kelly. “You can put me on record denying that I spoke with The Atlantic,” Fuentes told Breitbart News on Monday. “I don’t know who the sources are. I...
  • Catholic Media Fails Good Priest

    09/06/2020 5:58:39 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 3 replies
    Church Militant ^ | September 6, 2020 | Bradley Eli
    Catholic Media Fails Good Priest Parishioner: 'It was a hit piece' DENVER ( - Catholic News Agency's (CNA's) editor-in-chief JD Flynn failed in his duty as a journalist, putting a priest's reputation at risk. JD Flynn These are sentiments of multiple people who attend or are associated with Our Lady of Mount Carmel (OLMC) parish in Littleton, Colorado. They're objecting to a CNA article published on Wednesday, Sept. 2, in which Flynn, they say, hyped off-the-cuff remarks made by Fr. Daniel Nolan that were inadvertently captured on video and posted briefly online Tuesday evening. The article, they believe, was overblown and lacked much-needed context, which unnecessarily put the priest on the radar of the...
  • Laurene Powell Jobs’s Ties to China May Be Behind Insidious Trump Hit Piece In The Atlantic

    09/06/2020 11:04:29 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 09/07/2020 | Brock Simmons
    As the hit piece by far left “magazine”, The Atlantic, regarding comments Trump never actually said about the military, continues to make the rounds, it’s since been revealed that Laurene Powell Jobs, heir to Steve Jobs’s fortune, is a majority owner in The Atlantic and also a huge donor to democrat candidates, including Biden.But that only explains part of the possible reason for the fake news article.The widowed Jobs also retains huge amounts of stock in Apple and Disney, both of which are dependent on national policies that appease China. Trump’s tough-on-China policies are cutting into the elitist billionaries’...
  • NYT Magazine Publishes Hit Piece on Renowned French Doctor, Didier Raoult, Who Identified Inexpensive Cure with Hydroxychloroquine for Coronavirus – Top Critic Linked to Gilead and Remdesivir

    05/16/2020 9:05:59 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 28 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 05/16/2020 | Joe Hoft
    The French doctor who identified a cure for the coronavirus that saw immediate results, is now being targeted and smeared by those who want to cash in on a different more expensive drug made by Gilead. Of course nothing is sacred anymore. The progressive socialist left has taken over everything. Since the advent of the China coronavirus, we discovered that even medicine and the medical community is now a corrupt and political industry. This past week the far left New York Times released a report where they belittled “eminent French microbiologist Didier Raoult” and his claims for a quick and...
  • he Strange Origins Of Trump’s Hydroxychloroquine Obsession[Sicko Huffpost article]

    05/14/2020 8:05:20 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 22 replies
    huffpost ^ | 05/13/2020 | Nick Robins-Early
    How a “philosopher” who tweets anti-Semitism, two bitcoin bros and right-wing media helped put an idea in the president’s head. President Donald Trump’s obsession with the anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for the coronavirus may have started in part because of a self-described philosopher in China who is a fan of white nationalists, tweets anti-Semitic rhetoric and calls chloroquine “a Nazi drug that is here to teach a lesson to leftists about bias.” Weeks before Trump first promoted the drug, a Twitter conversation about hydroxychloroquine between “philosopher” Adrian Bye and two cryptocurrency investors set off a chain of events...
  • Anguished SEALs Recall Chief as 'Evil' and 'Toxic'

    12/27/2019 7:47:04 AM PST · by Menehune56 · 184 replies
    New York Times via Yoohoo News ^ | 12/27/2019 | Not Attributed
    Special Operator 1st Class Corey Scott, a medic in the platoon, told the investigators: “You could tell he was perfectly OK with killing anybody that was moving.” Such dire descriptions of Gallagher, who had eight combat deployments and sometimes went by the nickname Blade, are in marked contrast to Trump’s portrayal of him at a recent political rally in Florida as one of “our great fighters.”
  • As Trump calls for resignations, NYT finger-pointing begins on deceptive Kavanaugh hit piece

    09/17/2019 7:48:58 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 25 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 09/17/2019 | Thomas Lifson
    Oh, what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive.” -       Sir Walter Scott President Trump, an enthusiast for hitting back harder when attacked, is not about to let his arch-enemies at the New York Times off the hook for their disgraceful hit piece on Justice Kavanaugh, and is now calling for the resignations of all involved in covering up the exculpatory evidence that was omitted from the Sunday op-ed piece.   ...She can never recover, and will never return to Greatness, under current Management. The Times is DEAD, long live The New York Times! —...
  • [Flashback] The Democrats Will Never Confiscate Your Guns. Instead, You’ll Hand them Over

    08/31/2019 5:41:10 PM PDT · by Boomer · 138 replies
    All Outdoor .com ^ | August 31, 2016 | Bill J
    I see and hear a lot of talk about how a national gun registration and/or confiscation would be the trigger that would spark a second American Revolution, as patriots rise up to resist the jackbooted thugs who are going door-to-door taking away people’s arms. I have bad news for everyone who’s waiting for national registration or a mass confiscation so they can get their armed rebellion on: a national database of gun owners already exists, and a national confiscation effort will never happen. Ever. Instead, you’ll hand over your firearms peacefully. All of them, even the ones you paid cash...
  • Iranians say their ‘bones breaking’ under US sanctions

    06/24/2019 6:30:05 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 45 replies
    Associated Press ^ | June 24, 2019 | Nasser Karimi and Mohammad Nasiri
    As the U.S. piles sanction after sanction on Iran, it’s the average person who feels it the most. From a subway performer’s battered leather hat devoid of tips, to a bride-to-be’s empty purse, the lack of cash from the economic pressure facing Iran’s 80 million people can be seen everywhere. Many blame President Donald Trump and his maximalist policy on Iran, which has seen him pull out of Tehran’s 2015 nuclear deal with world powers and levy punishing U.S. sanctions on the country. In recent weeks, Iran has threatened to break out of the deal unless European powers mitigate what...
  • Trump’s prized Doral resort is in steep decline, according to company documents

    05/15/2019 10:56:47 AM PDT · by DoodleDawg · 49 replies
    Washington Post via MSN ^ | 5/15/19 | David Fahrenthold, Jonathan O'Connell
    Late last year, in a Miami conference room, a consultant for President Trump’s company said business at his prized 643-room Doral resort was in sharp decline. At Doral, which Trump has listed in federal disclosures as his biggest moneymaker hotel, room rates, banquets, golf and overall revenue were all down since 2015. In two years, the resort’s net operating income — a key figure, representing the amount left over after expenses are paid — had fallen by 69 percent. Even in a vigorous economy, the property was missing the Trump Organization’s internal business targets; for instance, the club expected to...
  • Trump depicted in Mueller report feared being called a fraud

    05/01/2019 10:19:30 AM PDT · by komivi · 48 replies
    YAHOO ^ | May 1, 2019 | MICHAEL BALSAMO
    As the Russia investigation heated up and threatened to shadow Donald Trump's presidency, he became increasingly concerned. But the portrait painted by special counsel Robert Mueller is not of a president who believed he or anyone on his campaign colluded with Russians to interfere in the 2016 election. Instead, the Trump of the Mueller report is gripped by fear that Americans would question the very legitimacy of his presidency. Would Trump, the man who put his name on skyscrapers and his imprint on television, be perceived as a cheater and a fraud? To Trump, his victory over Hillary Clinton was...
  • Republican Senators Souring On Trump’s Federal Reserve Pick Stephen Moore

    04/30/2019 3:52:33 PM PDT · by DoodleDawg · 33 replies
    Huffpost ^ | 4/30/19 | Lydia O'Connor
    Republican senators on Tuesday began vocalizing their opposition to Stephen Moore, President Donald Trump’s nominee for the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, amid widespread criticism that the economic commentator is unfit for the job. Sens. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) and Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) both told reporters that they’re not confident in Moore, whom many economists have called out as a partisan pick more known for promoting conservative fiscal policy than for having any economic expertise. Ernst, the first Republican to speak out, told CNN it was “very unlikely” that she’d support Moore’s nomination and that she didn’t believe he would be...
  • Poll finds Trump in dead head-to-head heats with four Dems in Texas

    04/29/2019 12:38:22 PM PDT · by TexasGunLover · 110 replies
    The Hill ^ | 04/29/19 09:59 AM EDT | MICHAEL BURKE
    President Trump is in a dead heat with four Democratic presidential candidates in GOP-leaning Texas, according to a new Emerson College poll.
  • Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith wore Confederate rebel hat in Facebook (trunc)

    11/20/2018 1:49:02 PM PST · by Mariner · 300 replies
    CNBC ^ | November 20th, 2018 | Dan Mangan
    Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith smilingly posed for a photo in 2014 while wearing a Confederate cap and holding a rifle, then put the image on her Facebook page with the words "Mississippi history at its best!" That image, taken at a Mississippi museum, resurfaced Tuesday as AT&T, Leidos and Walmart joined two other companies, Union Pacific and Boston Scientific, in asking Hyde-Smith, a Republican, to return campaign contributions because of controversy over her recent jest about being willing to attend a public "hanging."
  • Trump’s Nationalism Is Breaking Point for Some Suburban Voters, Risking G.O.P. Coalition

    11/01/2018 11:04:35 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 53 replies
    The New York Slimes ^ | 01 NOV 2018 | Jonathan Martin and Alexander Burns
    HOUSTON — J. Mark Metts, a 60-year-old partner at one of this city’s prestigious law firms, had never voted for a Democratic presidential candidate until 2016. Now he and some of his neighbors in the moneyed River Oaks enclave of Houston are about to oppose a Republican once again, to register their disapproval of President Trump. “With Congress not really standing up to Trump, this election is becoming a referendum,” Mr. Metts said, explaining why he would no longer support the re-election of Representative John Culberson, an eight-term Republican. Mr. Culberson is now running roughly even with the Democratic candidate,...
  • China and Russia listen in on Trump's phone calls: NYT

    10/24/2018 3:45:06 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 49 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/24/18 | EMILY BIRNBAUM
    U.S. spy agencies have determined that Russia and China are eavesdropping on President Trump's phone calls in order to gain information that they can use to influence American policy, according to a New York Times report. Although Trump's aides have repeatedly warned him that his three personal iPhones are not secure, the president refuses to give them up, the Times reported. He continues to use them to chat with friends and confidantes. China has reportedly been keeping track of the people who Trump speaks to the most, compiling them into a list of figures to target with pro-Chinese messaging. While...
  • We Are Now Going Back to the Third Grade to Criticize Trump Cabinet Members [not satire]

    10/10/2018 12:24:10 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 60 replies ^ | October 10, 2018 | Cortney O'Brien
    More tweets at link. White House senior political adviser Stephen Miller's third grade teacher is out with a new op-ed criticizing him for his adolescent behavior. While a student at Santa Monica's Franklin Elementary school, Miller was a loner and ate glue, his former teacher Nikki Fiske regretted. Do you remember that character in Peanuts, the one called Pig Pen, with the dust cloud and crumbs flying all around him? That was Stephen Miller at 8. I was always trying to get him to clean up his desk — he always had stuff mashed up in there. He was a...
  • NY Times, ABC News, Throw Shade on New Yorker Kavanaugh Hit Piece

    09/24/2018 7:31:19 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 48 replies ^ | September 24, 2018 | by Kristinn Taylor
    The New Yorker hit piece on Brett Kavanaugh published Sunday night accusing Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh, without corroboration, of exposing himself to a female Yale classmate at a drunken dorm party in the 1980s was met with skepticism by the New York Times and ABC News. (UPDATE: CBS News, also. At end.) Kavanaugh accuser Deborah Ramirez. The Times reported, but buried, that it had spent a week investing the accusation by Deborah Ramirez but was unable to find an eyewitness and that Ramirez had recently told several of her classmates she wasn’t sure it was Kavanaugh. Judge Kavanaugh’s...