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  • The Corporate Media’s Coronavirus Propaganda For China Is Finally Catching Up With Them

    04/02/2020 7:12:28 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 04/02/2020 | Christopher Bedford
    Beijing has lied about the coronavirus from the start, while here in the West our corporate media has actively and enthusiastically spread its lies to households across the free world. But now that news of China’s lies is beginning to seep out, will it make a difference? Will there even be corrections? Don’t count on it.Even before reports on incinerators “working around the clock,” massive orders for urns, government bribes to keep mourners quiet, and total government censorship, China’s lies were obvious. Even before China concealed the outbreak, blamed the U.S. military, and expelled foreign reporters, their lies were obvious.Their...
  • Bloomberg once said Social Security is a bigger Ponzi scheme than Bernie Madoff's

    02/29/2020 8:47:37 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 48 replies
    The Week ^ | February 26, 2020
    Billionaire and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg twice compared Social Security to a Ponzi scheme when he was in office, CNN reports, which is a far cry from his current stance as a Democratic presidential candidate. Nowadays, Bloomberg has vowed to to strengthen entitlement programs, but he used to see them as a major hurdle in the effort to shrink the United States' deficit. During appearances on his old radio program "Live from City Hall," which were reviewed by CNN's KFile, Bloomberg made the Ponzi scheme comparison once in 2006 and again in 2009. The latter instance was...
  • Bloomberg unveils plans for Americans’ Social Security, retirement savings

    02/17/2020 6:41:44 AM PST · by Red Badger · 32 replies
    CNBC ^ | Sun, Feb 16 2020 | Lorie Konish
    Key Points Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg is coming out in favor of boosting Social Security and creating new ways for American workers to save for retirement. The plans mark the latest addition to the former New York City mayor’s campaign platform, and puts him in line with other Democratic candidates who have called for shoring up Social Security benefits and the program’s long-term solvency. Bloomberg’s proposals also aim to help improve retirees’ lives, from giving low-income workers access to government-provided retirement savings plans to helping to ensure seniors get better access to health care and housing. ===================================================================== Mike Bloomberg...
  • Mini-Mike Just Quietly Bailed Out the DNC

    03/22/2020 2:43:00 PM PDT · by EyesOfTX · 12 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | David Blackmon
    Campaign finance laws? What campaign finance laws? – Apparently, federal campaign finance laws never envisioned the scam just pulled off by Mini-Mike Bloomberg. I told you when he got into the race that this was all a scam, that he wasn’t really seriously seeking the nomination, and his actions since that time only made my case. Stop Dieting - Get Life Long Results Noom uses technology to help you get healthy. Learn more! Here’s how the scam worked: In most campaign seasons both the RNC and DNC are flush with money and able to throw millions around to vulnerable campaigns...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Friday 3/20/2020 Newsdump Friday

    03/20/2020 9:06:36 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 5 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 3/20/2020 | Nextrush/Self
    The coronavirus death rate in the US is just over 1.25 percent of cases but first.... North Korea firing two short range missiles Saturday morning local time.... Saying the fight against Islamic State has made progress and out of concern for the coronavirus pandemic the US-led coalition in Iraq is reducing its military presence... At least two dozen Afghan police and military killed with others missing following an attack by Taliban connected forces.... The troubled US aircraft maker Boeing is getting a bailout from the federal government.... Moving to distance herself from the situation is the former UN Ambassador and...
  • Bloomberg takes credit for leading NYC through 9/11 — when Giuliani was mayor

    02/27/2020 6:34:54 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 26 replies
    nypost ^ | 02/26/2020 | Ebony Bowden
    Presidential hopeful Mike Bloomberg takes credit for leading New York “through” the 9/11 attacks in a campaign ad. But there’s one problem: He didn’t become mayor until four months later. Touting his leadership chops, the billionaire released a 30-second video including the claim. “I led a complex, diverse city through 9/11 and I have common-sense plans to move America away from the chaos to progress,” Bloomberg, 78, is seen saying at a campaign rally. But Rudy Giuliani was mayor during the attacks, and he didn’t hand Bloomberg the keys to Gracie Mansion until Jan. 1, 2002.
  • Mike Bloomberg pumped nearly $1B into failed presidential bid

    03/20/2020 2:31:27 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 52 replies
    NY Post ^ | March 20, 2020 | 5:16pm | Ebony Bowden
    WASHINGTON — Mike Bloomberg’s failed White House bid cost the media mogul nearly $1 billion, according to a new FEC filing — double what was previously reported. The total cost of the Big Apple billionaire’s fully self-funded campaign was a stunning $935,360,675.56, the filing made public Friday shows.
  • Benedict Bloomberg: Billionaire Reneging on Plan to Back Dem Nominee?

    03/20/2020 1:43:49 PM PDT · by JV3MRC · 24 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 3/20/2020 | Joseph Vazquez
    Promises made, promises — not kept? Failed 2020 Democratic presidential primary candidate Michael Bloomberg is now backtracking on his promise to use his multimillion-dollar campaign to support the presumptive Democratic nominee, according to NBC News’ Maura Barrett. Barrett stated in a tweet that “@MikeBloomberg is scrapping his plan to fund an independent expenditure campaign to support the Democratic nominee (he's endorsed @JoeBiden).” Bloomberg had promised to spend “$2 billion on either his own campaign or to help finance a Democratic nominee to unseat President Trump in the 2020 general election,” according to Fox Business Jan. 17.
  • The Bloomberg and Steyer Fiascoes Should Give Pause to Speech Restrictionists

    03/11/2020 7:40:30 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 1 replies ^ | March 11, 2020 | Jacob Sullum
    Two and a half weeks after Bernie Sanders slammed Michael Bloomberg for trying to "buy this election," the former New York City mayor dropped out of the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, having spent $570 million of his own money to win 61 delegates. Tom Steyer, the other billionaire in the race, did even worse, abandoning his campaign after spending more than $250 million and earning zero delegates. Those spectacular failures should give pause to the politicians and activists who argue that money poses a grave threat to democracy -- so grave that the Constitution must be amended to...
  • Bloomberg's Proudest Moment: When He Supported the Ground Zero Mosque.

    03/09/2020 7:30:23 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 18 replies
    Before he folded his presidential campaign and turned to trolling President Trump on Twitter, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg declared at AIPAC last Monday: “I was never prouder than when I stood in the shadow of the Statue of Liberty and argued that Muslims had every right to build a Mosque anywhere in our city, including near the World Trade Center.” He may have been proud, but he was not successful. The infamous Ground Zero Mosque was Bloomberg’s pet project and was hailed by all the leftist intelligentsia, including Barack Obama, but the planned 16-story structure was not...
  • Sam Donaldson Couldn't Save Bloomberg

    03/06/2020 4:48:42 AM PST · by Kaslin · 13 replies ^ | March 6, 2020 | Tim Graham
    During the Trump era, CNN's "Reliable Sources" has featured a roster of those whom the network calls "legendary journalists" to exhort the media masses and drive President Donald Trump out of the White House. The words "legendary journalist" are put on screen, and even in CNN transcripts. That would include PBS omnipresence Bill Moyers, Watergate welterweight Carl Bernstein, disgraced Dan Rather and the long-yelling former ABC anchor Sam Donaldson. The more aggressively liberal (and less professional) you are, the more "legendary" you become in the eyes of CNN. On Valentine's Day, CNN's Anderson Cooper brought on Donaldson to announce he...
  • Bloomberg's Spending Will Continue Through His 'News' Organization

    03/06/2020 4:09:46 AM PST · by Kaslin · 5 replies ^ | March 3, 2020 | John Lott Jr
    With Michael Bloomberg dropping out of the Democratic presidential race, Bloomberg News announces that it will again resume “normal coverage of the election.” But for Bloomberg News “normal” coverage means constant attacks on President Donald Trump, particularly his economic policies, to influence the election. Bloomberg spent over $550 million on his campaign, but that’s not the full story. It isn’t just Bloomberg’s massive ad campaign that is trying to make Americans feel that the country is heading in the wrong direction. His 2,700 reporters are working hard to attack Trump. A couple of weekends ago, right before the Coronavirus gyrations...
  • New Florida poll: Biden 61%, Bloomberg 14%, Sanders 12%

    03/05/2020 8:19:46 AM PST · by Trump20162020 · 49 replies
    The Hill ^ | March 5, 2020 | Max Greenwood
    Former Vice President Joe Biden has amassed a staggering 49-point lead over Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) in Florida ahead of the state’s March 17 Democratic presidential primary, according to a survey released on Thursday by St. Pete Polls. The poll shows Biden leading the pack of candidates with about 61 percent support in the Sunshine State. His nearest rival in the poll, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, registered at 13.5 percent. Bloomberg ended his campaign on Wednesday after a poor showing on Super Tuesday and has since endorsed Biden. Sanders notched only 12 percent in the poll, just...
  • Ending campaign, Bloomberg says defeating Trump his priority

    03/04/2020 9:34:53 PM PST · by Starcitizen · 31 replies
    Associated Press / Yahoo Philippines ^ | 03/05/2020 | KATHLEEN RONAYNE and ALEXANDRA JAFFE
    NEW YORK (AP) — In just over 100 days, Mike Bloomberg spent over $500 million of his own fortune in a quixotic bid for the presidency that collapsed in stunning fashion on Super Tuesday, when he won just one U.S. territory, American Samoa. By Wednesday morning, he quit the race and endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden, saying his continued presence in the rapidly shrinking field would make it harder for the party to defeat President Donald Trump in November, his ultimate priority. The businessman, worth an estimated $61 billion, pledged to keep spending to defeat Trump.
  • Mike Bloomberg Suspends His Presidential Campaign, Endorses Joe Biden

    03/04/2020 7:22:28 AM PST · by TomServo · 100 replies
    NPR ^ | 3/4/2020 | Miles Parks
    Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire former mayor of New York City, announced on Wednesday he's suspending his presidential campaign, although he has promised that his presence is sure to be felt through November. "Three months ago, I entered the race for President to defeat Donald Trump," Bloomberg said in a statement. "Today, I am leaving the race for the same reason: to defeat Donald Trump – because it is clear to me that staying in would make achieving that goal more difficult." The decision follows a disappointing Super Tuesday. Bloomberg threw his support behind former Vice President Joe Biden, who had...
  • WATCH: Bloomberg Confronted Over Having a Security Detail While Pushing for Gun Control

    03/03/2020 5:47:51 AM PST · by Kaslin · 30 replies ^ | March 3, 2020 | Julio Rosas
    Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg was confronted during his town hall with Fox News on Monday over having an armed security detail while pushing for gun control that would affect regular people. "How do you justify pushing for more gun control when you have an armed security detail that’s likely equipped with the same firearms and magazines that you seek to ban the common citizen from owning? Does your life matter more than mine or my families or these peoples?" Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) supporter Clarke Chitty asked to cheers and applause. "Look. I’d probably get 40 or 50 threats...
  • Democrats Lay an Egg in Charleston, SC

    03/02/2020 11:33:48 AM PST · by kathsua · 4 replies
    Janitor's view ^ | March 2, 2020 | Reasonmclucus
    The Charleston episode of the Democrats' dog and pony show might be titled "So-What-And-The-Seven-Whatnots". The "cast off characters" includes "Moe", "Larry", "Curly Joe Biden", "Shemp", "Dopey", "Sleepy", and "Sneezey". Michael Bloomberg plays "Moe" and of course Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-VT) plays "Dopey". The performers were unconvincing as presidential candidates. If Democrats want to continue the program, they should replace the cast or hire comedy writers and turn it into a comedy.
  • WATCH: Bloomberg Brags About the 'Investment' He's Making to Oust Trump From the White House

    03/01/2020 11:13:51 AM PST · by jazusamo · 52 replies ^ | March 1, 2020 | Beth Baumann
    During his speech to supporters following the primary results in South Carolina on Saturday, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg bragged about the amount of money he's "investing" to oust President Donald Trump from the White House come November. "Some of you may remember back in Philadelphia in 2016, I spoke at the Democratic Convention and warned that Donald Trump was not fit for office. In 2018, I worked to help hold him accountable by supporting candidates who flipped 21 seats in the House," he explained. "That made Nancy Pelosi speaker and allowed us to begin holding Donald Trump...
  • Black Voters Turn Their Backs on Mike Bloomberg During Church Service

    03/01/2020 2:11:03 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 93 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1 Mar 2020 | Kyle Morris
    Congregants of a historically black church in Selma, Alabama, turned their backs on Democrat presidential hopeful Mike Bloomberg on Sunday as he addressed them. The protest, which remained silent and peaceful, took place as Bloomberg was giving a speech on the 55th anniversary of “Bloody Sunday,” a day when police attacked black citizens during a civil rights march in the town. Several images shared to social media on Sunday showed both black and white voters standing with their backs turned to Bloomberg in Selma’s Brown Chapel AME Church. Multiple attendees at #BloodySunday service are turning their backs on @MikeBloomberg as...
  • Taxing the Rich?

    03/01/2020 5:35:41 AM PST · by Kaslin · 29 replies ^ | March 1, 2020 | Gil Gutknecht
    Michael Bloomberg said something the other night that raised eyebrows. In a slip, he reminded faithful Democrats that he had paid his dues. Bragging about his $100 million in contributions that led to the Democrats retaking the House he said, “All of the new Democrats who came in, who put Nancy Pelosi in charge and gave the Congress the ability to control this presidency, I bough… I got them.” The enormous influence of people like he and George Soros can cause even some crusty conservatives to consider stiff wealth taxes. Taxing the rich is a proven vote-getter. It works almost...