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  • An Interesting Fact From "The Next Revolution w/ Steve Hilton" on Fox News: The Labor Participation Rate Under Biden Is At Its Lowest Since 1977

    01/23/2022 9:56:18 PM PST · by Its All Over Except ... · 10 replies
    1/23/22 | Its All Over Except...
    Steve Hilton, on his show "The Next Revolution w/ Steve Hilton" on Fox News, displayed on the screen stats from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics showing that the labor participation rate under Biden right now is as bad as it was under Jimmy Carter in 1977. He followed that up by saying we as a nation have the worst inflation in 40 years along with having the worst labor participation rate in 45 years. What say you?
  • Fact-Checkers Are Used to Confuse the Public: Sharyl Attkisson

    01/23/2022 9:22:39 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 25 replies
    The Epoch Times ^ | January 23, 2022 | Masooma Haq and Jan Jekielek
    Five-time Emmy award-winning journalist Sharyl Attkisson said she has seen an increased effort to manipulate the public to appreciate censorship and disapprove of journalism. One of the strategies that has been employed is the use of third-party fact-checkers, she said.“Nearly every mode of information has been co-opted, if it can be co-opted by some group, [and] fact-checkers are no different,” Attkisson told EpochTV’s “American Thought Leaders.”“Either they’ve been co-opted, in many instances, or created for the purpose of distributing narratives and propaganda,” said Attkisson. “This is all part of a very well-funded, well-organized landscape that dictates and slants the information...
  • COVID Vaccine Mandates Strongly Opposed in Europe, US as Vaccine Failures Increase

    01/23/2022 10:02:53 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 9 replies
    The Epoch Times - Commentary ^ | January 23, 2022 | Barbara Loe Fisher
    Since coronavirus pandemic lockdowns were implemented by many governments in 2020, people around the world have held largely peaceful protests against unprecedented social distancing restrictions that are devastating global economies and ruining people’s lives. Now, faced with being ordered to obey new laws that require them to be injected with COVID-19 vaccines in order to enter public spaces or hold a job, on July 24, 2021–World Freedom Day–hundreds of thousands of people of all ages took to the streets in Australia, United Kingdom, France, Italy, Greece and Germany to publicly challenge oppressive public health laws. The messages on the signs...
  • Fewer Than 1 in 6 Americans Want U.S. Soldiers in Any Ukraine-Russia War: Poll

    01/21/2022 5:05:38 PM PST · by Its All Over Except ... · 76 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 1/21/22 | Darragh Roche
    Fewer than one in six Americans want U.S. soldiers deployed to defend Ukraine if Russia invades the country, according to a new poll published on Friday, as high level talks got underway in Geneva. A poll from Convention of States Action (COSA) in partnership with the Trafalgar Group found that just 15.3 percent of likely general election voters believed the U.S. should provide troops as "boots on the ground" in the event of an invasion. The figures came as Secretary of State Antony Blinken met Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov for talks in Geneva with tensions between Russia and Ukraine...
  • CNN Hack Harwood Defends Biden's Pitiful Press Conference Performance

    01/21/2022 2:02:01 PM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    James Joyce’s Ulysses was first published in 1922, just over two weeks after the British handed over the keys of Dublin Castle to Michael Collins and his new Irish government. The other great literary event of that year was TS Eliot’s The Waste Land. Joyce’s novel had much in common with Eliot’s long poem — it dealt with the rawness of urban life using competing narrative forms, including pastiche and myth and different kinds of voices. The Waste Land sounded a sort of death knell for the narrative poem, just as Ulysses set about killing off the single-perspective, the all-knowing...
  • Feder: Chicago Public Media approves 'historic partnership' for WBEZ, Sun-Times

    01/19/2022 4:54:37 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 13 replies
    Daily Herald ^ | Robert Feder
    The parent company of public radio station WBEZ 91.5-FM is moving forward on plans to acquire the Chicago Sun-Times -- a merger designed to assure survival of the money-losing newspaper that will create one of the nation's largest nonprofit local news organizations. The board of Chicago Public Media voted Tuesday to approve the deal, which was first disclosed here in September. The merger is expected to be finalized by Jan. 31.
  • AP FACT CHECK: Trump seeds race animus with COVID falsehood

    01/16/2022 8:57:37 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 74 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | January 16, 2022 | By CALVIN WOODWARD and DAVID KLEPPER
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump falsely declared in a weekend rally that public health authorities are denying the COVID-19 vaccine to white people because of their race. TRUMP: “The left is now rationing lifesaving therapeutics based on race, discriminating against and denigrating ... white people to determine who lives and who dies. If you’re white you don’t get the vaccine or if you’re white you don’t get therapeutics. ... In New York state, if you’re white, you have to go to the back of the line to get medical health.” THE FACTS: No, white people are not being excluded from...
  • Is Joe Biden okay? | Presidential historians weigh his cognitive abilities

    01/14/2022 8:10:36 PM PST · by Its All Over Except ... · 39 replies
    Newsmax TV ^ | 1/14/2022 | Staff
    Presidential historians react to the rough week President Joe Biden endured, showcasing examples of "cognitive dissonance." ...
  • Getting the Jab and Doing Your Job

    01/14/2022 3:24:32 PM PST · by jfd1776 · 13 replies
    Illinois Review ^ | January 14, AD 2022 | John F Di Leo
    Joe Biden wants everyone to be vaccinated against the China Virus commonly known as Covid-19. Whether that’s a good idea or not is at this point an open question. The vaccines and boosters currently available appear to be ineffective at preventing people from catching the virus, but there is evidence often interpreted as proof that they are effective in reducing the danger of the virus to those who do catch it. There is also evidence often interpreted as proof that they are dangerous, often causing severe heart ailments in otherwise healthy people. The oddity here is that the virus may...
  • Reporter Brings Receipts on Biden Being a Colossal Failure

    01/14/2022 2:20:12 PM PST · by Its All Over Except ... · 29 replies
    BlazeTV ^ | 1/14/2022 | Staff
    Biden's Press Sec. Jen Psaki was having a rough day when a reporter decided to bring the receipts on Biden being a colossal failure. ...
  • The Likely Cause of the Media Blackout on Imploding Whitmer Kidnapping Plot

    01/11/2022 9:05:41 AM PST · by Heartlander · 11 replies
    American Greatness ^ | January 10, 2022 | Julie Kelly
    The Likely Cause of the Media Blackout on Imploding Whitmer Kidnapping Plot It is impossible to report on the Whitmer case without connecting it to January 6. So rather than do its job, the national news media is completely ignoring this sensational story.Once upon a time in America, a high-profile federal prosecution imploding amid credible accusations of FBI entrapment would earn wall-to-wall headlines in the national news media. A wife-beating FBI agent who used at least one criminal informant and a dozen more government assets to concoct a plot to abduct a sitting governor—intended to create damaging headlines for an...
  • Trump: I'd Fire Dan Rather

    03/06/2005 10:35:06 AM PST · by beyond the sea · 66 replies · 1,760+ views ^ | 3/6/05 | unknown
    Megabucks real estate mogul Donald Trump, whose patented phrase,"You're Fired," has become the centerpiece of NBC's hit show "The Apprentice," said Sunday that he'd fire CBS News anchorman Dan Rather if he had the chance. "I would have fired him a long time ago," Trump told "Fox News Sunday." "I would have said, 'Dan, you're fired.'" The recently remarried gazillionaire went on to elaborate: "I'm not a big fan of Dan Rather. I don't want to be a fan of Dan Rather. I don't think he's good at the news. I don't think a lot of people think he's good...
  • Happy Anniversary, Guys

    09/09/2005 6:01:19 AM PDT · by AliVeritas · 21 replies · 961+ views
    Powerline ^ | September 09, 2005 | John Hinderaker
    Today is September 9, the first anniversary of "Rathergate." It was at 7:51 on the morning of Sept. 9, 2004, that Scott hit the "save" button on the original version of "The Sixty-First Minute", which discussed the 60 Minutes program on President Bush's National Guard service that had aired the previous evening, along with the DNC's advertising campaign on the same subject that was beginning on the morning of Sept. 9. At the end of his post--now the most famous post in the young history of the blogosphere--Scott included a quote and a link to a Free Republic post by...
  • The Days That Changed The Media - RatherGate (September 8-9, 2004)

    09/09/2005 8:01:50 AM PDT · by Carling · 10 replies · 703+ views
    Vanity | 9/9/04 | Carling
    I hate vanities, but I thought that today and last night deserved recognition for being the one year anniversary of TankerKC and Buckhead blowing the CBS ANG document story out of the water. As we all know, this ultimately led to the disgracing of Dan Rather and rapidly advanced the already slow-moving demise of the MSM as a monopoly.
  • Rather: CBS 'Doesn't Want Me to' Pursue Bush Guard Story (FR mentioned)

    09/26/2005 8:44:49 PM PDT · by · 54 replies · 1,388+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | September 26, 2005 | Matthew Sheffield
    In a televised interview with former CBSer Marvin Kalb, retired CBS anchor Dan Rather stated that his network will not allow him to continue to pursue the story of President Bush's Air Guard service. "Straight-up, no chaser, no," the exiled anchor said when asked if he would consider filing a story about it on the "60 Minutes" news magazine since he continues to believe in it. "CBS News doesn't want me to do that story. They wouldn't let me do that story," Rather said, declining to elaborate further. (See it in WMV or RealMedia video.) Rather also expressed suspicion about...
  • CBS' Mary Mapes, in 'Vanity Fair,' Defends Role in 'RatherGate'

    11/01/2005 9:38:05 PM PST · by freespirited · 33 replies · 852+ views
    NEW YORK In the upcoming December issue of Vanity Fair, Mary Mapes, the CBS News producer who lost her job after the disputed "60 Minutes II" Bush/National Guard report, writes, "I must answer the bloggers, the babblers and blabbers, and the true believers who have called me everything from 'feminazi' to an 'elitist liberal' to an 'idiot.' "If I was an idiot, it was for believing in a free press that is able to do its job without fear or favor. ...I didn't know that the attack on our story was going to be as effective as a brilliantly run...
  • Fired CBS News Producer Unrepentant (ABC Mary Mapes Interview)

    11/08/2005 1:45:17 PM PST · by frankjr · 72 replies · 2,123+ views
    ABC News ^ | 11/8/05 | BRIAN ROSS
    In her first interview since being fired, former CBS News producer Mary Mapes maintains that her controversial "60 Minutes II" story on President Bush's National Guard service was "true" and that "no one has proved that the documents were not authentic."... In her interview with ABC News chief investigative correspondent Brian Ross, to be broadcast Wednesday morning on "Good Morning America," Mapes says she is unrepentant about her role. "I don't think I committed bad journalism. I really don't," she says.... Mapes says Rather did not have "any obligation to resign" from his position, as CBS correspondent Mike Wallace recently...
  • Today's Toons 9/21/04

    09/21/2004 2:35:04 AM PDT · by pookie18 · 60 replies · 3,039+ views
    various | 9/21/04 | various
  • Fake news raises doubts about what's real

    08/12/2005 11:42:37 AM PDT · by Graybeard58 · 22 replies · 1,279+ views
    Waterbury Republican-American ^ | Friday, August 12, 2005 | David B. Caruso (A.P.)
    NEW YORK -- With its official-looking BBC News banner, the Web site looked real enough, but the sick tale it told seemed too preposterous to be true. "Lion Mutilates 42 Midgets in Cambodian Ring-Fight," blared the headline. An article followed about a circus-like spectacle that went awry and resulted in many deaths. The page was a hoax, but it exploded across the Internet. Soon it was being repeated by bloggers, radio show hosts and a few newspapers. The New York Post published the yarn in its "Weird but True" column on May 20. The episode was another in a string...
  • Healthy Nashville Doctor Dies From Blood Clots, Complications Approx. Three Weeks After First Dose Of Pfizer Vaccine; Family In Disbelief

    01/10/2022 2:44:12 PM PST · by Its All Over Except ... · 62 replies
    The Published Reporter ^ | 1/4/2022 | Christopher Boyle
    After receiving his first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in early December, Dr. Dimitri Ndina, described as a ‘very healthy’, loving father, husband, grandfather and pharmaceutical doctor at Tennessee Oncology, was soon admitted to St. Thomas Midtown Hospital in Nashville, according to his daughter Alexis, where after a 12 day hospital stay, he developed blood clots in his lower region and passed away on December 2022. NASHVILLE, TX – It has been revealed that a beloved and longtime Nashville doctor tragically passed away last month just days after receiving his first dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine, with the official...