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The Washington Post’s Ferguson reporting reminds us why Americans don’t trust the media
Coach is Right ^ | 8/26/14 | Kevin "Coach" Collins

Posted on 08/26/2014 9:35:02 AM PDT by Oldpuppymax

Only 22% of Americans have confidence in the truth of what they read see or hear from the mainstream media (MSM).

The hundreds of stories that have been twisted and distorted by the MSM over the past few years have made this number unavoidable.

The latest reminder of the MSM’s love of lies and half-truths is the Washington Post’s (WaPo) twisted reportage of Ferguson Missouri riots.

The WaPo sent nine reporters to Ferguson Missouri to discover what they could about Police Officer Darren Wilson. Officer Wilson is the surviving victim of a savage attack by Michael Brown which was stopped only when Wilson was forced to shoot Brown six times stopping him dead in his tracks.

Had the WaPo been the least bit interested in accurately describing the confrontation Brown intensified to such a deadly level, it would have reported that the FBI not only classifies hands and feet as deadly weapons, its 2009 crime report showed hands and feet accounted for more deadly assaults than either guns or knives. This is why Wilson was a potential victim who is alive today; it’s because he successfully fought back.

But of course today’s agenda driven MSM has long since given up any pretense of impartial reporting. They are given their angle by Democrats and sent out to twist and/or ignore the facts to...

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TOPICS: Conspiracy; Politics; Society
KEYWORDS: fergusonmo; liberals; missouri; msm; washingtonpost

1 posted on 08/26/2014 9:35:02 AM PDT by Oldpuppymax
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To: Oldpuppymax

Trust the media. It is much more than that.

The bible is very clear about liars, deceivers, slanderers, gossips, etc., - this is the MSM, on a national level.

2 posted on 08/26/2014 9:42:00 AM PDT by ForYourChildren (Christian Education [ - a Classical Christian Approach to Homeschool])
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To: Oldpuppymax

Hands and feet being classified as deadly weapons is a great point.

Next Liberal who makes the “unarmed” argument, point out that it must be of great solace the thousands of women who are battered into submission annually by “unarmed” husbands.

3 posted on 08/26/2014 9:47:31 AM PDT by tanknetter
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To: Oldpuppymax

Are there any photos of Officer Wilson’s face after the assault? The libtards are saying his eye socket wasn’t fractured, and possibly he wasn’t even assaulted and has NO injuries. What’s the TRUTH of his injuries?

4 posted on 08/26/2014 9:48:23 AM PDT by Auntie Dem (Hey! Hey! Ho! Ho! Terrorist lovers gotta go!)
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To: ForYourChildren

We live in perilous times. Read 2 Tim 4:1 and on —

5 posted on 08/26/2014 9:50:17 AM PDT by imardmd1 (Fiat Lux)
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To: Oldpuppymax

For years, decades?, the LMSM has resembled the writing teams of various TV wrestling shows.

They are given who will win tonight’s show, how long it will take, and what the winning move will be.

There are announcers in the background stoking the crowd’s emotions. The announcers are very careful to follow the predetermined script.

Then the two gladiators enter the ring and display death defying, the announcers tell us that, moves. And the show works its way to a predetermined conclusion within its allocated time.

And the crowd cheer the correct winner and boo the correct bad guy (as defined in the writing script).

And the whole thing repeats several times until the show’s allocated time.

How hard is it to match the various organs of today’s LMSM to the bullets I mentioned above?

6 posted on 08/26/2014 9:59:44 AM PDT by Nip (BOHEICA and TANSTAAFL - both seem very appropriate today.)
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To: Oldpuppymax
It's really the height of gullibility to go one expecting the MSM will research and report events, people, or the issues accurately.

THOSE days are long gone.

I am at the point now where ‘if it was in the MSM ... it MUST be bogus’.

7 posted on 08/26/2014 10:00:00 AM PDT by SMARTY ("When you blame others, you give up your power to change." Robert Anthony)
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“I am at the point now where ‘if it was in the MSM ... it MUST be bogus’.”

That is why I do not watch any MSM station, including Faux News. I get all of my news from FR. Even the local news ‘shows’ are so slanted that it is not even funny. All of the MSM have become caricatures of themselves.

8 posted on 08/26/2014 10:12:53 AM PDT by spel_grammer_an_punct_polise (Why does every totalitarian political hack think that he knows how to run my life better than I do?)
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To: Oldpuppymax; All

All this inflamatory reporting of confrontations between black youths and authority is ruthlessly designed to keeping the black segment of Obama’s political support riled up so that any thought of instituting a richly deserved impeachment proceeding goes nowhere.

This regime and its supporters don’t give a damm if some poor black women or anyone else used all their resources to set up a business in those communities only to have it destroyed through blacks rioting resulting from what democrats created through their propaganda. Such blacks are viewed as eggs that must be broken to make their omlet.

That includes the whites,”hispanics” (note quotes) and asians. They are the other victims who have been maimed, assulted, and murdered by blacks citing those Florida manufactured episodes as their excuse for retribution.

This POTUS (president of the United States) signaled the clever direction to take through his use of “The Bully Pulpit”. And continues to rely on The constitutional office of The US Attorney General to conduct activities and investigations which promote rather than supress that direction. Two examples of this. First was Holder’s support of the Black Panther’s protest activity and the reward for the demise of the alledged murderer George Zimmerman of the “child”, Treyvon Martin. And second the Holder demand to withold the devastating release of the video showing the 6 foot 4 inch 295 pound Michael Brown assulting a dimunitive asian store clerk, who was being portrayed as a just turned 18 year old “kid” innocently walking home to grandma’s house shot in the back by a white police officer just because he was black. That video was released according to press reports by the police chief of Ferguson responding to FOIA (freedom of information act) requests.

The POTUS has yet to acknowledge and decry those other results, of killings and assults by blacks of whites, “hispanics”, and asians, in retribution for what a “white” hispanic did to a black kid.. Let alone be urged to do so by “news” members of the democrat propaganda army known as the media. They have yet to suffer as their victims the same or any conseqences. They like him are being held unaccountable . It’s time both are. .

While the Florida thing was going on nobody noticed what came out of HHS and its resettlement/relocation policies as a means to handle the racial divide. If Obama had his druthers and could pull it off we’d be all living in urban centers taking a street car to work, store, and play living happily together in a utopian setting with our thermostats set at 67 degrees.

They and by they I’m mean that political party which is in name only called “democrat”. There is nothing “democratic” about them. While the riots were going on you had a democrat governor calling for a “vigorous prosecution” and his state police commander marching with radicals flashing gang signs. With the cops reportedly told, let them riot. As the local state democrat representative repeats the propaganda dished out by the regime.

Not recognizing why this “racial divide” is being perpetuated has nothing to do with such lofty counter arguments being offered by the political opposition on “equality” or “justice”. Those discussions are viewed with glee and laughed at by the democrats because it diverts focus from the real reason why the those in power are using this political device known as division. It’s to keep them unquestioningly in power.

9 posted on 08/26/2014 10:30:41 AM PDT by mosesdapoet (Serious contribution pause.Please continue onto meaningless venting no one reads.)
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To: spel_grammer_an_punct_polise
I have not watched television news for YEARS.

I am always shocked when, even in passing, I see their broadcast shows.

I get past them as fast as I can... I'd rather watch the test pattern.

The worst is a bunch of overly made-up girls in cocktail dresses and smart-mouth (as opposed to SMART) guys ALL TALKING AT ONCE-I guess THAT'S the new!

10 posted on 08/26/2014 10:44:32 AM PDT by SMARTY ("When you blame others, you give up your power to change." Robert Anthony)
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To: ForYourChildren

“There are six things the Lord hates,
seven that are detestable to Him:

haughty eyes,
a lying tongue,
hands that shed innocent blood,

a heart that devises wicked schemes,
feet that are quick to rush into evil,

a false witness who pours out lies
and a person who stirs up conflict in the community.” —Proverbs 6:16-19

I’d say the MSM fits into all of those at one time or another.

11 posted on 08/26/2014 11:01:39 AM PDT by Hoffer Rand (Bear His image. Bring His message. Be the Church.)
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To: Hoffer Rand
And also, Romans 1:..

28 And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not convenient; 29 Being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, debate, deceit, malignity; whisperers, 30 Backbiters, haters of God, despiteful, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents, 31 Without understanding, covenantbreakers, without natural affection, implacable, unmerciful: 32 Who knowing the judgment of God, that they which commit such things are worthy of death, not only do the same, but have pleasure in them that do them.

12 posted on 08/26/2014 11:10:57 AM PDT by ForYourChildren (Christian Education [ - a Classical Christian Approach to Homeschool])
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