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  • Vanity! You know what I am happiest the most about Trump's Executive Order?

    06/20/2018 3:44:15 PM PDT · by grayboots · 58 replies
    myself | 6/20/2018 | myself
    Is that this shut up the liberal media's whining about those "poor illegal immigrant children". Stopped them in their tracks. Now I guess it's back to Russia,Russia,Russia!!!
  • Manhunt Underway For Pennsylvania Man Accused of Threatening (trunc)

    06/20/2018 3:26:45 PM PDT · by grayboots · 13 replies
    Blunt Force Truth ^ | 6/20/2018 | Cristina Laila
    Manhunt Underway For Pennsylvania Man Accused of Threatening to ‘Put a Bullet in President Trump’s Head US Marshals are searching for 26-year-old Shawn Christy of McAdoo, Pennsylvania after he threatened to ‘put a bullet in Trump’s head,’ in a social media post. The man is considered armed and dangerous. CBS Pittsburgh reported: U.S. Marshals are searching for a Central Pennsylvania man accused of threatening President Trump and other officials. WNEP reports that Marshals are looking for 26-year-old Shawn Christy of McAdoo, Pennsylvania. Authorities say he should be considered armed and dangerous. CBS Pittsburgh reported: U.S. Marshals are searching for a...
  • Battered by Trump, G7 leaders choose to be 'polite,' productive

    06/07/2018 10:42:19 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 64 replies
    Reuters ^ | David Ljunggren, Jean-Baptiste Vey
    OTTAWA (Reuters) - Leaders of the Group of Seven rich nations headed for a summit in Canada on Thursday more divided than at any time in the group’s 42-year history, as U.S. President Donald Trump’s “America First” policies risk causing a global trade war and deep diplomatic schisms. In a bid to rebuild America’s industry, Trump has imposed hefty tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, including those from key G7 allies like Canada, Japan and the European Union. He has threatened to use national security laws to do the same for foreign car imports and has walked back on environmental...
  • Conservatives see double-standard on Roseanne, cite Olbermann, Joy Reid

    05/30/2018 8:07:43 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 34 replies
    The Hill ^ | 05/30/18 | Joe Concha
    Conservatives on Twitter lashed out following the swift cancellation of Roseanne Barr's hit ABC program after here racist tweet, citing a double-standard in entertainment for those who are conservative or support President Trump. The right-leaning critics took particular aim at ESPN’s decision to hire Keith Olbermann and MSNBC’s continued employment of Joy Reid. Both have made provocative comments in the past. ABC canceled Barr’s show after she wrote a tweet that referred to former Obama senior adviser Valerie Jarrett as a product of the “The Planet of the Apes” and “the Muslim Brotherhood.” Olbermann was recently hired by ESPN for...
  • Netflix going down the drain.

    05/27/2018 9:04:54 PM PDT · by Fhios · 84 replies
    5/27/18 | Total Vanity
    Okay, I'll say that this started happening after IMDB scrubbed their forum boards -- which I found very useful. The signal to noise ratio was pretty good, but I'm sure they dropped it so's to attract advertisement dollars. Like who wants to invest their money or give advanced information to a website that's likely to get trashed in there forums? Now what's happening over at Netflix that I find upsetting? Films and television series that are not in English. Now I love asian films non dubbed with just Closed Captioning. And I understand that some people don't mind and that...
  • MSNBC's Nicole Wallace stops reading Trump tweets on air: 'These are boldface lies'

    05/26/2018 10:24:38 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 74 replies
    The Hill ^ | May 26, 2018 | Morgan Gstalter
    MSNBC host Nicolle Wallace cut herself off mid-sentence while reading President Trump’s tweets on-air Friday, calling them "boldface lies." “I’m not reading anymore of this,” Wallace said with a laugh. “These are boldface lies and as his audacity and his sort of fantasies expand, I wonder what role you think the truth plays in this for any of them." Wallace had been reading a series of the president's tweets in which he again attacked the FBI's use of an informant during his campaign, suggesting the agency used a top-secret spy to monitor his team before it began its investigation into...
  • Jemele Hill named 2018 NABJ Journalist of the Year

    05/22/2018 9:18:26 AM PDT · by AT7Saluki · 22 replies
    NABJ website ^ | 5/18/18 | James Durrah
    Jemele Hill has been selected as the 2018 Journalist of the Year by the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ). The annual award recognizes a black journalist who has amassed a distinguished body of work with extraordinary depth, scope and significance to the people of the African Diaspora. Known for her provocative commentary on what’s happening in sports and in the news, Hill is a senior correspondent and columnist for ESPN’s The Undefeated. She uses her platform to address national, social and cultural issues, in addition to sports. Hill nearly broke the internet last year when she criticized President Donald...
  • Fake News -- the Mainstream Media Version

    05/22/2018 5:12:48 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 18 replies ^ | May 22, 2018 | Bernard Goldberg
    Long before fake news became a hot topic, liberals in the mainstream media were practicing their own special brand of fake news. They weren't misleading the public for malicious reasons; it was quite the opposite. They were simply showing off their humanity. The best examples of this fake news-for-a-good-cause go back to the 1980s, when two of the biggest stories in America involved the rise in homelessness (in the age of Reagan) and the national scare over a new disease called AIDS. I was a correspondent at CBS News at the time and I witnessed firsthand how -- and why...
  • Angry Scarborough: “Change the Channel” if You Don’t Like our One-Note Trump Hatred

    05/22/2018 4:29:47 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 94 replies
    FinkelBlog ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Martin Luther King, Jr. once said: “Jesus says love, because hate destroys the hater as well as the hated.” On today’s Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough gave us a glimpse of just how corrosive hate can be. As the show was going to a break, a visibly angry Scarborough, reacting to recent criticism of the show’s one-note Trump-hating samba, railed at his own audience: “If you’re thinking: it’s just one note. Morning Joe is just one note. Yeah! Yeah, guess what? A fire department has one focus when there’s a four-alarm fire. All right? So if you don’t want to hear...
  • IT’S OFFICIAL: ‘Morning Joe’ Is Dead

    05/22/2018 6:06:49 AM PDT · by Magnatron · 63 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 14 May 2018 | ALEX CASTELLANOS
    Collective fear stimulates herd instinct, and tends to produce ferocity toward those who are not regarded as members of the herd. — Bertrand Russell Belonging is a drug and we are all addicted to it. When a “like” validates our social worth, or we ignore work to respond to our most recent email, we confirm our identity in a tribe. Our brains reward the recognition with a dopamine rush. For years, I started my day with a dopamine hit at six a.m. from Morning Joe. -snip- It was great television. At its best, TV is an ensemble medium, an instrument...
  • The Science Is Settled: Journalists ARE Stupider Than U and Me

    05/20/2018 6:20:07 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 18 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 5-20-18 | MOTUS
    It’s Sunday so I offer a prayer for journalists: If you’re unfamiliar with the Dunning-Kruger Effect it states that some people are not only incompetent but their incompetence robs them of the mental ability to realize just how inept they are. Or put another way, they know not what they know not…Physics? I don’t need no stinkin’ physics!…and proceed accordingly.That seems to explain the vast majority of the journalist class. And perhaps this explains why: Journalists drink too much, are bad at managing emotions, and operate at a lower level than average, according to a new study. Excerpts: Journalists’ brains...
  • This Is How a Newspaper Dies (Denver Post)

    05/20/2018 6:49:45 AM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 61 replies
    Politico ^ | May 13, 2018 | Jack Schafer
    It’s with a spasm of profits. For a preview of the newspaper industry’s coming death, turn your gaze to Colorado, where the withering and emaciated Denver Post finds itself rolling in profits. The Post’s controlling owner, “vulture capitalist” Randall Smith, has become journalism’s No. 1 villain for having cheapened and starved not just its Denver paper but many of the titles—including the St. Paul Pioneer Press, the San Jose Mercury News and the Orange County Register—that his firm, Alden Global Capital, operates through the Digital First Media chain. At the Post, Smith’s firm cut the newsroom from 184 journalists to...
  • MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell: ‘Appalling’ How U.S. Moved Embassy to Jerusalem

    05/16/2018 7:22:08 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 69 replies
    freebeacon ^ | May 15, 2018 | Paul Crookston
    MSNBC reporter Andrea Mitchell said it was "appalling" that the U.S. moved its Israeli embassy to Jerusalem without obtaining any concessions from Israel. Mitchell expressed astonishment at the Trump administration placing the blame for violence solely on Hamas, who instigated riots along the border in Gaza. White House principal deputy press secretary Raj Shah on Monday did not call for Israel to soften its response to the riots, leading Mitchell to decry the administration’s support for Israel. "I've never seen anything like that," Mitchell said. "Even the strongest supporters of Israel in administrations Republican and Democratic would at that point...
  • Celebs Blame Trump For Deadly Protest Over US Embassy Opening In Jerusalem

    05/14/2018 8:24:03 PM PDT · by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas · 75 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 5/14/2018 | Katie Jerkovich
    Several celebrities blamed President Trump for a deadly protest over the new U.S. embassy opening in Jerusalem Monday. “I’m glad Ivanka and Jared could take time away from their busy schedules of not being qualified to represent the US to go represent the US, and celebrate moving the capital in exchange for the adelson’s donations, while 50+ Palestinians have been killed,” Chelsea Handler tweeted to her millions of followers.
  • The Parallel Universe of the New York Times

    04/27/2018 5:08:15 PM PDT · by Rummyfan · 19 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | 27 Apr 2018 | P J O'Rourke
    “We have excellent theoretical and philosophical reasons to think we live in a multiverse.” —Neil deGrasse Tyson Do parallel universes exist? I have proof that one does. I confirmed the hypothesis in a manner very like that of the young Isaac Newton, who was sitting in a garden when an apple dropped on his head. I was standing in a convenience store when a Sunday New York Times dropped on my foot. Newton, in a stroke of brilliant insight, comprehended gravity. I, in a throb of bruised toe, opened the April 22, 2018, Sunday Review section. It had long been...
  • Reporters Without Borders Blames Trump for U.S. Drop in Press-Freedom Ranking

    04/26/2018 8:25:36 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 30 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | April 26, 2018 | 1:26 PM EDT | Melanie Arter
    A new report by the group Reporters Without Borders ranking 180 countries according to press freedom showed the United States slipped two places, which the report blamed on President Donald Trump. The 2018 World Press Freedom Index reflects “growing animosity towards journalists.” “In North America, Donald Trump’s USA slipped another two places while Justin Trudeau’s Canada rose four and entered the top 20 at 18th place, a level where the situation is classified as ‘fairly good,’” the report stated. “Despite having strong constitutional protections to the contrary, the latest World Press Freedom Index findings on the US and Canada reveal...
  • GQ Magazine Deems the Holy Bible One of the Most ‘Overrated’ Books of All Time.....

    04/20/2018 6:38:49 AM PDT · by caww · 82 replies
    Breit Bart ^ | 4/20/018 | THOMAS D. WILLIAMS, PH.D.
    Gentleman’s Quarterly has proposed refashioning contemporary culture by unmooring it from the past, a feat that can be accomplished — in part — by updating lists of required reading. First among these “overrated books” is the Bible, for which the GQ editors reserve some particularly choice epithets.... It is “repetitive, self-contradictory, sententious, foolish, and even at times ill-intentioned,” or, in a nutshell, “certainly not the finest thing that man has ever produced.” The core of the GQ proposal is the surgical excision of books that serve to keep traditional values alive. As simple as it is straightforward, GQ’s plan follows...
  • Journalism Is Dead, Part 3,295,041

    04/19/2018 6:17:46 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies ^ | April 19, 2018 | Derek Hunter
    The media’s pearls were clutched with both hands this week when it was revealed that Fox News host Sean Hannity was “client #3” for Michael Cohen, one of President Trump’s personal attorneys. “Journalists” were outraged that Hannity had defended Cohen on his radio and TV shows without disclosing this, slamming Fox News in the process. Which is really the only reason they reported the story in the first place. According to Hannity, his professional relationship with Cohen was extremely limited. “I never paid Michael Cohen for legal fees. I did have occasional brief conversations with Michael Cohen, he’s a great...
  • Tampa Bay Times to slash dozens of jobs

    04/18/2018 7:32:54 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 34 replies
    The Tampa Bay Times is cutting "approximately" 50 jobs after new tariffs sent the price of newsprint skyrocketing. Paul Tash, the newspaper's chairman and CEO, had warned of the potential for job cuts in a March 23 column, writing that the new tariffs could add more than $3 million to the Times' newsprint bill.
  • Fashion Magazines Ignoring First Lady

    04/16/2018 3:20:28 PM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 18 replies
    Independent Women's Forum ^ | April 16, 2018 | by Charlotte Hays
    Vogue magazine, the arbiter of fashion, couldn't get enough of Michelle Obama. The same has not been true of Melania Trump. The New York Post observes: Magazines are showing no love for Melania Trump. The internet was in a tizzy last week when actor James Woods pointed out via Twitter that the first lady hasn’t been a muse for the magazine industry since her husband, President Trump, took office. Woods tweeted: “If the Trumps were Democrats, Melania would be on every cover of every chic women’s magazine in the world every month.” The tweet, which was accompanied by an old...