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  • MAGA-land’s Favorite Newspaper

    01/17/2021 9:02:00 PM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 29 replies ^ | January 13, 2021 | Simon van Zuylen-Wood
    ... The epoch times was founded in 2000 by John Tang, an Atlanta-based follower of the Chinese spiritual movement Falun Gong, whose members you might have seen doing meditative exercises in parks, and whose living messiah is Li Hongzhi, a cherubic-faced man generally shown wearing dark suits. The movement, which claims to have millions of adherents, encourages believers to abandon lust, greed, alcohol, and other worldly “attachments.” Some of the more unusual characteristics of its outlook include a distrust of medical doctors and a belief in malevolent, Earth-roaming aliens who created impious technology (such as video games). In 1999, the...
  • It Is Not ‘Humane’ For The Atlantic To Sympathize With Killing Babies With Down Syndrome, Like My Little Sister

    11/30/2020 6:57:59 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 6 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 11/30/2020 | Evita Duffy
    Recently, The Atlantic published an article, “The Last Children of Down Syndrome,” by Sarah Zhang, in which she explores the effects of prenatal testing in Demark. Denmark is among many Nordic countries that provide taxpayer-paid prenatal testing for Down Syndrome and other genetic anomalies. In Denmark, more than 95 percent of those who receive a DS diagnosis choose to abort their child. In 2019, only 18 children with Down Syndrome were born in the entire country.While Zhang claims to present readers what she calls an “emotional ground truth” by giving pros and cons to the DS abortion debate and “humanizing”...
  • Obama: John McCain 'Would Badmouth' Fellow Republicans to Me in Private

    11/17/2020 3:30:11 PM PST · by MNDude · 115 replies
    News NEWS Obama: John McCain 'Would Badmouth' Fellow Republicans to Me in Private By Kipp Jones Published November 16, 2020 at 2:25pm Share P Former President Barack Obama said in a recent interview that the late Sen. John McCain, a Republican, confided in him to privately disparage members of his own party. In an interview with The Atlantic released on Monday, Obama discussed at length his presidency, current events, and his upcoming 768-page memoir in which he attacks the Republican Party base. When speaking with The Atlantic’s Jeffrey Goldberg, Obama hinted that he wasn’t alone in his criticism of Republicans.
  • Far-Left Rosie Gray, McKay Coppins Escorted Out of Private Event for Breaching Reporting Rules (Liberal Snakes in the Grass)

    11/09/2020 10:02:19 AM PST · by yesthatjallen · 2 replies
    The National Pulse ^ | 11 08 2020 | Staff
    Buzzfeed’s Rosie Gray and The Atlantic’s McKay Coppins breached reporting rules by attending War Room: Pandemic’s election night event and attempting to interview attendees and participants despite not being invited as reporters and failing to declare themselves to attendees as such. Gray, who serves as a politics and media reporter for cat meme blog Buzzfeed, recently published an article chronicling War Room: Pandemic’s election night party, which National Pulse Editor-in-Chief Raheem Kassam co-hosted alongside Steve Bannon. She attended the event alongside fellow establishment journalist McKay Coppins – a staff writer at The Atlantic. Coppins also penned an article about his...
  • Why Voting For Biden To Stop The Riots Will Ensure They Never Go Away

    10/29/2020 9:18:50 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 24 replies
    The Federalist ^ | October 29, 2020 | Kyle Sammin
    This republic endures when people vote based on what they think will be right and good for all of us. Americans donÂ’t pay tribute. There is a palpable fear on the left that each new spasm of rioting and violence in the streets will drive more people away from their side. While Joe Biden himself is not tossing bricks and setting fire to police cars, his Democratic Party is the home of those who would excuse the rioters while Republicans are more likely to condemn street violence. It is natural that people who oppose anarchy in their cities and towns...
  • Trump Is the Best Candidate for the Illiberal Left

    10/26/2020 7:45:50 AM PDT · by Borges · 12 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | 10/26/2020 | Yascha Mounk
    A number of influential commentators who firmly opposed Donald Trump in 2016 recently announced their intention to vote for him in 2020. Nearly all of them, including James Lindsay, Danielle Pletka, and Ben Shapiro, blamed illiberalism on the left. As Shapiro said on his popular show, he is planning to vote for Trump because “Democrats have lost their fuc%*%* minds.” Concerns about illiberal tendencies on the left are not made up out of thin air. Many Democratic politicians have not been as full-throated in their opposition to left-wing political violence as they should be. Parts of the left now seek...
  • The Coronavirus Surge That Will Define the Next 4 Years

    10/25/2020 8:46:14 AM PDT · by rintintin · 90 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | Oct 22 2020 | ROBINSON MEYER
    The United States is sleepwalking into what could become the largest coronavirus outbreak of the pandemic so far. In the past week alone, as voters prepare to go to the ballot box, about one in every 1,000 Americans has tested positive for the virus, and about two in every 100,000 Americans have died of it. Today, the United States reported 73,103 new cases, the third-highest single-day total since the pandemic began, according to the COVID Tracking Project at The Atlantic.
  • A new blow to Iran's forgotten Jews

    10/19/2020 8:50:16 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 2 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 17/10/20 | Dr. Refael Medoff
    Isn’t there something incongruous about a human rights organization providing a platform to a journalist who has whitewashed human rights abuses? Next week, an online event organized by the human rights group “3 Generations” will feature New York Times op-ed columnist Roger Cohen, who sparked an international furor in 2009 when he visited Iran and announced that the oppressed Jews there were not really so oppressed, after all. Cohen’s assertion that Iranian Jews were “living, working and worshiping in relative tranquility” was met with scorn across the political spectrum. Jeffrey Goldberg, in The Atlantic, called him “credulous.” The Anti-Defamation League...
  • What George W. Bush Plans to Do About Trump

    10/16/2020 7:56:33 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 159 replies
    theatlantic ^ | 10/16/2020 | Edward Isaac - Dovere
    George w. bush doesn’t like Donald Trump. He doesn’t like how Trump is behaving as president. He clearly doesn’t like the division in the country Trump has fostered. He knows American democracy is under threat. He has tried to be reassuring, telling people that America has survived rough times before—a way of using insistent optimism to diplomatically acknowledge the rough time the nation is going through now.
  • Hillary Clinton: ‘We Still Don’t Know What Really Happened’ in the 2016 Election

    10/09/2020 12:20:20 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 98 replies
    Breitbart ^ | October 09 2020 | CHARLIE SPIERING
    Failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton continued questioning the result of the 2016 election, voicing her concerns in an interview with the Atlantic published on Friday. “No, there was a widespread understanding that this election [in 2016] was not on the level,” she said in an interview with Edward Issac-Dovere about her spectacular loss to President Donald Trump. “We still don’t know what really happened. I mean, there’s just a lot that I think will be revealed. History will discover.”
  • Hillary Clinton Says She Was Right All Along

    10/09/2020 3:33:25 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 44 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | 10/9/2020 | Edward-Isaac Dovere
    Only one Democrat other than Joe Biden has experience running for president against Donald Trump, and she’s not quite over 2016, or confident that Biden will be able to do what she couldn’t. Hillary Clinton has been in lockdown like everyone else. It feels like Groundhog Day, she told me Wednesday afternoon. But existential exhaustion looks different for a woman who has spent the past four years thinking about the final month of the 2016 election—and who worries that Vladimir Putin, disinformation, and our deep political divides will still threaten American democracy even if Biden wins. In many ways, Clinton...
  • NYT Calls For UN ‘Election Intervention’, Says Biden Must Follow Belarus Protesters And ‘Appeal To The World For Help’

    10/08/2020 7:29:45 PM PDT · by dontreadthis · 73 replies
    Revolver News ^ | OCTOBER 7, 2020 | NATALIE WINTERS
    The opinion editorial, entitled “America May Need International Intervention” was penned by Peter Beinart, also is a contributor at The Atlantic and Political Commentator for CNN. In over 1,000 words, Beinart makes the case for foreign election interference under the auspices of the notoriously globalist, anti-Trump United Nations, specifically the body’s Human Rights Council. The United Nations Human Rights Council, however, hosts egregious human rights abusers such as China, Somalia, Sudan, Venezuela, and Qatar. Despite this, Beinart tees up his piece insisting “even Democrats may find it hard to imagine, but the “leader of the free world” would benefit from...
  • John Bolton: Trump Is a ‘Useful Idiot’ to Many Foreign Dictators

    09/15/2020 6:48:39 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 48 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 09/14/2020 | Pam Key
    Former National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Monday’s broadcast of CNN’s “The Situation Room” that President Donald Trump has been a “useful idiot” in his dealing with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Chinese President Xi Jinping, and North Korean Kim Jong-un. Anchor Wolf Blitzer asked, “Lieutenant Colonel Vindman also told The Atlantic magazine President Trump is in his words, Vladimir Putin is a useful idiot. Do you agree with that characterization?
  • A Pro-Trump Militant Group Has Recruited Thousands of Police, Soldiers, and Veterans: An Atlantic investigation reveals who they are and what they might do on Election Day.

    09/30/2020 9:07:08 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 59 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | 09/30/2020 | Story by Mike Giglio
    Stewart Rhodes was living his vision of the future. On television, American cities were burning, while on the internet, rumors warned that antifa bands were coming to terrorize the suburbs. Rhodes was driving around South Texas, getting ready for them. He answered his phone. “Let’s not f**k around,” he said. “We’ve descended into civil war.” It was a Friday evening in June. Rhodes, 55, is a stocky man with a gray buzz cut, a wardrobe of tactical-casual attire, and a black eye patch. With him in his pickup were a pistol and a dusty black hat with the gold logo...
  • The Atlantic: Do You Speak Fox? How Donald Trump’s favorite news source became a language

    09/16/2020 11:45:01 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 41 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | Megan Garber
    All happy families are alike; some unhappy families are unhappy because of Fox News. You might have come across the articles (“I Lost My Dad to Fox News” / “Lost Someone to Fox News?” / “‘Fox News Brain’: Meet the Families Torn Apart by Toxic Cable News”), or the Reddit threads, or support groups on Facebook, as people have sought ways to mourn loved ones who are still alive. The discussions consider a loss that Americans don’t have good language for, in part because the loss itself is a matter of language: They describe what it’s like to find yourself...
  • It Votes Biden Or It Gets The Riots Again

    09/15/2020 7:31:38 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 43 replies
    The Federalist ^ | September 15, 2020 | Nathanial Blake
    Threats of left-wing political violence if President Trump is reelected have gone from subtext to the plain text. The quiet part is becoming very loud. Threats of left-wing political violence if President Trump is reelected have gone from subtext to the plain text. Writing at The Atlantic, Shadi Hamid warns of “mass unrest and political violence across American cities” if Trump wins. The Democrats are embracing their inner movie villain: It votes for Biden, or it gets the riots again.Not that the rioting and related violence have stopped—from the attempted assassination of cops in Los Angeles to “mostly peaceful” protests...
  • Democrats might not accept election results if Trump wins, ‘street battles’ could ensue: Atlantic writer

    09/14/2020 6:35:40 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 91 replies
    Fox News ^ | September 14, 2020 | Brian Flood
    If you think liberals were upset when Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton in 2016, just wait until you see what happens if he also beats Joe Biden, according to The Atlantic. The progressive publication warned readers on Sunday that Democrats might not be able to concede if President Trump wins reelection, “especially” if he loses the popular vote but gets to remain in the White House. Atlantic contributing writer Shadi Hamid wrote that he doesn’t believe “Trump is a fascist or a dictator in the making” and doesn’t consider America a “failed state,” but he does have one significant concern....
  • Atlantic’s Jeffrey Goldberg Asks Alexander Vindman If Trump is Russian ‘Asset’

    09/14/2020 9:18:37 AM PDT · by rktman · 41 replies ^ | 9/14/2020 | Joel B Pollak
    The Atlantic‘s Jeffrey Goldberg scored the first post-impeachment interview with Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman on Monday and asked what he described as the “key question”: “Does he believe that Trump is an asset of Russian intelligence?” Vindman’s answer largely regurgitates left-wing conspiracy theories about Russian influence (original emphasis):
  • Dr. Fauci outs himself, sharing Atlantic Festival platform with Hillary, Pelosi, Stacey Abrams, and a Marxist BLM co-founder

    09/13/2020 5:37:52 PM PDT · by RightGeek · 28 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 9/12/2020 | Pater Barry Chowka
    Yesterday, Jeffrey Goldberg, the infamous editor of The Atlantic, whose latest fake news article one week ago alleged that President Trump had cruelly disparaged members of the U.S. military, sent an email announcing the lineup of speakers for this year's annual Atlantic Festival of esteemed progressive thought leaders. The two top highlighted speakers at the event, which this year will be streamed virtually online and free to access, are Hillary Clinton and Dr. Anthony Fauci. Also on the bill are Nancy Pelosi; Stacey Abrams; Bill Gates; and the Marxist co-founder of Black Lives Matter, Alicia Garza. Another speaker is Chesa...
  • Trump Deserves Higher Honor Than Nobel Prize

    09/13/2020 5:20:20 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 24 replies ^ | September 13, 2020 | Jeff Crouere
    For over one hundred years, the Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded. In that time, this honor has been viewed as the ultimate prize for any political leader. Recipients are supposed to be great diplomats who have brokered historic peace agreements. In contrast, the recipients are often left-wing politicians who have a suitable political agenda for the five-person Nobel Peace Prize committee. Despite their efforts to end the plague of communism in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, neither Pope John Paul II nor Ronald Reagan received the Nobel Peace Prize. Instead, it was awarded to Mikhail Gorbachev, a communist...