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  • Gun-toting members of the Boogaloo movement are showing up at protests

    06/04/2020 5:14:04 AM PDT · by Magnatron · 83 replies
    CNN-LOL ^ | 4 June 2020 | Robert Kuznia, Drew Griffin and Curt Devine
    Benjamin Ryan Teeter was at his home in Hampstead, N.C., when the call to action came. It was an alert from the heart of the raging protests in Minneapolis, posted on an online forum by a fellow member of the Boogaloo movement, a loosely knit group of heavily armed, anti-government extremists. The "alert" was from a man who had a run-in with the Minneapolis police while on the frontline of the police-brutality protests set off by the death of George Floyd. "He caught mace to the face," said Teeter, and "put out a national notice to our network." After Teeter...
  • In China, U.S. protests a hot topic on state, social media

    06/01/2020 5:17:30 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 11 replies
    Reuters ^ | June 1, 2020 | by Huizhong Wu
    BEIJING - Chinese state media is giving extensive coverage to violent protests roiling cities across the United States, while the unrest has also featured widely in Chinese social media. China’s state-run CCTV aired parts of an interview that his brother, Philonise Floyd, gave to U.S. news channel MSNBC in its noon broadcast on Monday, where he said U.S. President Donald Trump did not give him the opportunity to speak during a phone call and where he cried at the mention of his brother. While the unrest in U.S. cities has been widely reported by international media, China’s interest comes at...
  • Trump, White Supremacists And Russia: Here’s Who Democrats Have Blamed For Riots So Far

    05/31/2020 6:54:39 PM PDT · by Rummyfan · 19 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 31 May 2020 | Virginia Kruter
    As riots take hold of major cities across the nation, Democrats have brought out the usual suspects in an effort to lay blame for the chaos and destruction. The massive protests were initially peaceful as people rallied over the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died in police custody after Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin knelt on his neck. Chauvin was later fired — along with the three other officers in the viral video of Floyd’s arrest — and he was charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter. But as the protests turned violent and rioters began to...
  • Tucker Carlson torches Twitter fact-check of Trump as 'a lie' and 'a form of political censorship'

    05/27/2020 11:05:47 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 6 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 27 2020 | Charles Creitz
    Tucker Carlson accused Twitter on Wednesday of "purg[ing]" political viewpoints one day after the social media platform "fact-checked" a tweet by President Trump opposing mail-in voting during elections. The "Tucker Carlson Tonight" host opened his show by "stating the obvious," telling his viewers that Trump tweets "an awful lot, and many wish he wouldn't." "Whether or not it’s politically wise ... Donald Trump has an absolute right as an American to express what he actually thinks, even if every other person on Earth disagreed with him," Carlson said. "When they used to tell you this was a free country ......
  • Who Cares if Joe Biden Sexually Assaulted Tara Reade?

    05/05/2020 7:12:33 AM PDT · by SJackson · 27 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | May 5, 2020 | John Perazzo
    The Washington Post turned a blind eye for weeks The Washington Post, an enormously influential and widely cited publication, fought the good fight. For five solid weeks, it was able to pretend that Tara Reade’s sexual-assault allegations against Joe Biden either didn’t exist or were so illegitimate as to be unworthy of any serious attention. For five solid weeks, The Post was able to wait and see which way the political winds might ultimately blow, and to give Ms. Reade some time to realize that she was fighting a losing battle and should just go away.    Consider a few remarkable...
  • China firmly opposes embroiling China in U.S. electoral politics

    04/27/2020 6:03:35 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 19 replies
    BEIJING (Xinhua) -- China Monday expressed strong opposition to embroiling China in U.S. electoral politics, in response to a memo exposed by news outlet Politico that urged U.S. Republican candidates to address the COVID-19 crisis by aggressively attacking China. The 57-page strategy document, obtained by Politico last Friday, is focused on three main lines of assault: That China caused the virus "by covering it up," that Democrats are "soft on China," and that Republicans will "push for sanctions on China for its role in spreading this pandemic," Politico summarized. "Why have some political forces in the United States spared no...
  • Vanity: Shameful Appearance by US Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-Mn) on "This Week"

    04/26/2020 11:25:06 AM PDT · by PBRCat · 28 replies
    April 26, 2020 | Self
    US Senator Amy Klobuchar, the failed Democratic presidential candidate from Minnesota, was on "This Week with George Stephanopoulos" shilling for Joe Biden's campaigning and making outrageous and false statements about President Trump using Democratic talking points. It was hard to flag all of the lies and distortions, but one really took the prize: Klobuchar claimed that Trump had advised the public "to chug bleach" to kill the COVID-19 virus. Of course, Trump never said any such thing, but Stephanopoulos made no attempt to correct any of Klobuchar's falsehoods. Maybe Klobuchar imagines herself as the Vice Presidential pick for "Clueless Joe."
  • Lysol maker urges people not to inject disinfectants after Trump remarks

    04/24/2020 5:26:39 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 116 replies
    Reuters ^ | April 24, 2020 | by Tanishaa Nadkar in Bengaluru
    Lysol and Dettol maker Reckitt Benckiser warned people against using disinfectants to treat the coronavirus, after U.S. President Donald Trump suggested researchers try putting disinfectants into patients’ bodies. "Under no circumstance should our disinfectant products be administered into the human body (through injection, ingestion or any other route)," the company said. Trump said researchers should try to apply their findings to coronavirus patients by inserting light or disinfectant into their bodies. “Is there a way we can do something like that by injection, inside, or almost a cleaning?” he said. “It would be interesting to check that.” Reckitt said due...
  • White House Corrects Reports that Jerome Adams Was Booted from Briefings

    04/21/2020 9:48:18 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 24 replies ^ | April 21, 2020 | Cortney O'Brien
    New White House strategic communications director Alyssa Farah already has her work cut out for her. One of her first orders of business was to correct fake news reports that Surgeon General Jerome Adams was "sidelined" from public appearances after some comments he made last week about how the coronavirus affects minority communities. "Avoid alcohol, tobacco and drugs,” Adams told minorities during a coronavirus task force briefing. "We need you to do this, if not for yourself, then for your abuela. Do it for your granddaddy. Do it for your Big Mama. Do it for your Pop-Pop." PBS reporter Yamiche...
  • “Trump calls you fake news. Don’t make him be right.” — Bill Maher

    04/20/2020 8:45:32 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 38 replies
    The following is a news analysis. Slanted reporters and outlets, such as the New York Times’s Jeremy Peters and Carolyn Ryan; Vanity Fair, and Facebook have worked hard to controversialize and bully certain journalists and scientists reporting factually on coronavirus, and asking rational questions. It has made it difficult to get reasoned, factual information, at times. As far as some media outlets are concerned, only worst case scenario discussions are to be permitted, even if they are proving wildly wrong. Now, the far left host of HBO’s “Real Time,” Bill Maher, is calling much of the media coverage on the...
  • Cuomo emerges as Democratic counter to Trump virus response

    03/20/2020 3:48:48 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 55 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | March 20, 2020 | By JONATHAN LEMIRE
    NEW YORK - Before President Donald Trump stepped into the White House briefing room to provide an update on the coronavirus, an opening act was broadcast across cable news of another chief executive calmly reciting statistics and safety tips. For the second straight day, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s matter-of-fact and slightly scolding demeanor from an epicenter of the pandemic was a stark contrast Thursday to the often haphazard and hyperbolic messages coming from Trump. Through daily briefings and scores of media appearances, Cuomo has emerged as one of the key faces responding to the pandemic. He is one of...
  • Trump Town Hall On Fox Now - Gee Not Like A Democrat Town Hall

    03/05/2020 3:48:40 PM PST · by Williams · 146 replies
    Fox News | Vanity
    Trump is on now but Brett Baier and Martha Macallum are doing a total hit job. How the heck can they each ask a question about Schumer attacking the Supreme Court - and turn it into anti Trump questions? And the first question from a "Trump supporter" was asking Trump to be more civil. Gee, Democrats don't get questioned this way
  • Milwaukee Mass Shooter is a Black Elizabeth Warren Supporter

    02/27/2020 9:21:34 PM PST · by bkopto · 48 replies
    Summit News ^ | 2/27/2020 | paul joseph watson
    The Milwaukee man who killed five co-workers at a beer company’s corporate office is a black Elizabeth Warren supporter, providing a clue as to why the mass shooting disappeared from the discussion so quickly. 51-year-old Anthony Ferrill showed up at the MillerCoors facility from where he had been fired earlier in the day wearing his uniform and carrying a silenced gun. He proceeded to gun down five colleagues before turning the weapon on himself. It subsequently emerged that Ferrill was an African-American Elizabeth Warren supporter (presuming that Ferrill shared the same political beliefs as his wife, who took a selfie...
  • The Media Is Lying About What I Said on the Coronavirus

    02/27/2020 11:51:13 AM PST · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    Rush ^ | February 27, 2020 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Once again, ladies and gentlemen, your host all over the news proving that it is the media attempting to politicize this coronavirus. There can’t be any doubt about it. I am being lied about, misunderstood on purpose, taken out of context. I got the audio sound bite roster today, and I’m all over it. BREAK TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Then there’s a headline here at “Limbaugh: Bernie Sanders And The Democratic Party Pose ‘Far Greater Threat To This Country’ Than Coronavirus.” There’s no doubt. Socialism, if we elect socialism we got four years of an utter disaster on our hands...
  • Exclusive: Ahead of 2020 election, a 'Blue Wave' is rising in the cities, polling analysis shows

    02/19/2020 6:45:17 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 72 replies
    Reuters ^ | February 19, 2020 | by Chris Kahn
    NEW YORK - As Republican President Donald Trump seeks a second term in November, Americans’ interest in voting is growing faster in large cities dominated by Democrats than in conservative rural areas, according to an analysis of Reuters/Ipsos national opinion polls. If the trend lasts until Election Day on Nov. 3, it would be a reversal from the 2016 election when rural turnout outpaced voting in urban areas, helping Trump narrowly win the White House. The finding, based on responses from more than 88,000 U.S. adults who took the online poll from August to December 2015 or from August to...
  • Rush Limbaugh ponders a Trump debate against Pete Buttigieg: 'What's gonna happen there?'

    02/12/2020 11:13:30 PM PST · by knighthawk · 67 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 12 2020 | Brie Stimson
    Rush Limbaugh on Wednesday suggested former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg wouldn't look masculine standing next to "Mr. Man" President Trump on a presidential debate stage because he is an openly gay married man. Democrats are “sitting there, and they’re looking at Mayor Pete, a 37-year-old gay guy ... loves to kiss his husband on the debate stage,” Limbaugh told his radio show listeners while discussing what he perceives as a weak Democratic field. “And they’re saying, 'OK, how’s this gonna look, a 37-year-old gay guy kissing his husband onstage next to Mr. Man Donald Trump? What’s gonna happen...
  • AP Fact Check -- 2020 Headlines

    02/11/2020 12:48:35 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 8 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | February 11, 2020
    Fact-checking and accountability journalism from AP journalists around the globe: AP FACT CHECK: Trump distorts gains in retirement accounts today AP FACT CHECK: Trump hypes ‘comeback,’ impeachment acquittal yesterday AP FACT CHECK: Trump, Dems and the state of disunion February 8, 2020 AP FACT CHECK: Ripping up copy of Trump’s speech not illegal February 7, 2020 AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s exaggerated ‘great American comeback’ February 4, 2020 AP FACT CHECK: Bracing for Trump’s ‘relentless optimism’ February 4, 2020 AP FACT CHECK: Distortions in Trump’s case for acquittal February 2, 2020 AP FACT CHECK: Trump defense wrong about FBI investigation January...
  • Attack of the 'Fact-Checking' Clones

    02/07/2020 4:07:08 AM PST · by Kaslin · 16 replies ^ | February 7, 2020 | Brent Bozell and Tim Graham
    Under President Donald Trump, the State of the Union address has become the Super Bowl for the left-leaning "fact-checkers." It doesn't matter if Republicans and independents enjoyed it immensely. Like House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, these journalists want to rip his speech to pieces because it somehow overflows with "untruths." But these supposedly "independent" guardians are failures at fact-checking the Democratic Party response, offered this year by Gretchen Whitmer, who was elected governor of Michigan in 2018. Let's do a quick roundup of the "fact-checker" focus. -- The Associated Press, as usual, obsessed only about the POTUS under the headline...
  • CNN's Don Lemon explains handling of segment after Trump criticism

    01/28/2020 9:15:39 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 65 replies
    The Hill ^ | 01 28 2020 | Marty Johnson
    CNN anchor Don Lemon on Tuesday night addressed a segment from the weekend that drew criticism from President Trump in which the host laughed after a guest mocked supporters of the president. "Ask anyone who knows me," Lemon said at the end of his show Tuesday while addressing the segment. "They'll tell you: I don't believe in belittling people ... for who they are, for what they believe or where they're from." Lemon said that while he found the "joke" from the guest to be funny at the time, he "didn't catch everything that was said." "I was laughing at...
  • CNN panel mocks Trump supporters – Anchor who whines about 'toxicity' delivers just that

    01/28/2020 11:21:38 PM PST · by knighthawk · 17 replies
    Fox News ^ | January 28 2020 | Dan Gainor
    Three years into President Donald Trump’s first term and the news media still don’t understand how we got here. Saturday, CNN Anchor Don Lemon show blasted Trump, his administration and his supporters. It was almost like CNN was trying its best to create a clip Trump could use in an ad to win his second term. That meant Lemon, who last June said he might have to leave TV because of “toxicity,” laughed uproariously at his own toxic TV show. And the network that regularly complains about “hateful speech” by the administration, actually promoted the incident.