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  • A Crisis of Trust

    11/23/2020 4:17:05 AM PST · by Kaslin · 13 replies ^ | November 23, 2020 | Terry Paulson
    Irrespective of who puts his hand on the Bible at the January 20th inauguration to take the oath of office as president of the United States, we’re sure to experience a troubling crisis of trust in our divided country. From the election itself to the social media bias, from big tech’s intervention and alleged software manipulation to the mainstream media’s refusal to cover new evidence on election fraud and the Biden family improprieties in dealing with China and the Ukraine, half of America does not believe that Joe Biden is a fairly elected president. The other half believes that all...
  • 'Why should we trust Joe?' Melania tears into Biden, asks 'where were Democrats when looters burned our cities? We need my husband' at NC rally

    11/03/2020 5:26:47 AM PST · by sevinufnine · 15 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | 11/2/20 | Reporter
    Melanie Trump tore into Joe Biden in a speech at her final solo rally in North Carolina, calling the former VP a career politician who apologizes for American greatness, and is a proponent of the radical left's agenda. 'When rioters and looters were burning our cities and wrecking small businesses that belong to hard working families and bring jobs to our communities, where were the Democrats?' she asked the crowd. 'Why should we trust Joe Biden when he suggests he can do a better job? All you have to do is look back on his 47 years in political life...
  • American Views 2020: Trust, Media and Democracy

    08/04/2020 9:14:27 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 1 replies
    Knight foundation ^ | 08 04 2020 | Staff
    SNIP Executive Summary 1. Americans still value the media’s traditional roles in society, such as providing accurate news and holding powerful interests accountable for their actions. The vast majority of Americans (84%) say that, in general, the news media is “critical” (49%) or “very important” (35%) to democracy. Americans are more likely today to say the media’s role in democracy is “critical,” up five percentage points since 2017. Large majorities say it is “critical” or “very important” for the news media to provide accurate and fair news reports (92%), ensure Americans are informed about public affairs (91%) and hold leaders...
  • CNN Poll Finds That People Trust CNN

    05/13/2020 10:12:06 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 44 replies
    Summit News ^ | 05/13/2020 | Paul Joseph Watson
    A new poll conducted by CNN has found that people trust CNN.Yes, really.CNN’s Brian Stelter proudly posted the results of the poll, which purports to show significantly more people trust the news network when it comes to coronavirus information than Fox News or President Trump. Striking #'s about trusted sources…— Brian Stelter (@brianstelter) May 12, 2020 Given that the poll was conducted by CNN itself, many weren’t buying it.One respondent highlighted a Morning Consult poll which showed drastically different results, with a higher percentage of voters saying Fox News was handling the COVID-19 story better than CNN. CNN...
  • Delingpole: ‘Trust the Experts on Coronavirus’. Sure. Which Experts?

    04/09/2020 7:45:59 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 16 replies
    briedbart ^ | 04/09/2020 | James Delingpole
    Britain could suffer more than 60,000 coronavirus death by July, warns the Daily Mail. But there’s a massive tell in the first sentence of the report: “…leading scientists say.” And there’s an even bigger warning in the second paragraph: “Modelling by researchers at the University of Washington predicted 151,680 people would succumb to the virus across the continent.” Well maybe they will, maybe they won’t. No offence to the University of Washington but when I read the phrase “modelling by researchers” I know we are operating in the realms of purest fantasy. That’s because I’m a climate sceptic and I’ve...
  • Coronavirus Is 'Opportunity of the Century' for China to Build Trust, Economist Says. Um, What?!

    04/03/2020 6:33:31 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 04/03/2020 | Tyler O' Neill
    When Chinese doctors started sharing information about a new SARS-like coronavirus last December, Chinese Communist Party reprimanded them, called them in for questioning, and ordered labs to stop testing samples and to destroy existing samples. Wuhan was not put on lockdown until January 23, almost a month after officials learned of the new virus. As the disease spread around the world, China delayed any policy response for three weeks. Had authorities acted sooner, they could have reduced the spread by up to 95 percent, according to a recent study.China's denial and delay enabled the spread of a deadly virus...
  • Churchgoers Flock to Hear Louisiana Pastor Despite Virus Ban

    04/02/2020 5:57:47 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 10 replies
    Religion News Service ^ | 4/1/20 | Melinda Deslatte, Stacey Plaisance, Chevel Johnson
    CENTRAL, La. (AP) — Buses and cars filled a Louisiana church parking lot for another service Tuesday evening as worshippers flocked to hear a Louisiana pastor who is facing misdemeanor charges for holding services despite a ban on gatherings amid the coronavirus pandemic. A few protesters turned out, too, including a man shouting through a bullhorn against those gathering at the Life Tabernacle Church in the city of Central, where pastor Tony Spell has been holding services. Another demonstrator held up a sign reading: "God don't like stupid." Afterward, people began leaving the church, some chatting outside the front doors,...
  • America is in peril, with wolves prancing at the door

    02/23/2020 5:33:53 PM PST · by ransomnote · 37 replies ^ | February 22, 2020 | Cheryl K. Chumley
    K.T. McFarland, conservative politico, pundit, analyst and a former national security figure in President Donald Trump’s administration, told a rapt radio audience just recently that Robert Mueller’s thuggish investigators treated her so poorly, so viciously and so unfairly — trying to get her to cop to crimes she didn’t commit and accuse others of crimes they didn’t commit, either — that she and her husband, minus hundreds of thousands of dollars in legal fees, fled to Scotland to recover and reflect on the New America: the place where civil rights are routinely violated by entrenched, smug bureaucrats.Her story is eye-opening...
  • Fear and the Fight to Remember

    02/06/2020 2:42:39 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 1 replies
    Table Talk Magazine ^ | 2/5/2020 | Christina Fox
    It happens so fast. A brief thought, a whisper really, and before I know it, I’m all twisted in knots. My husband mentions that for the next three months he’ll be out of town on business more than he is home. I look at the dates on the calendar and add them up in my head. My eyes zero in on the longest business trip of them all, and I feel a weight press down on me. I grow weary and exhausted as though I’ve just run a mile.... Fear feeds on forgetfulness. It thrives on our spiritual amnesia, our...
  • Chris Wallace Questions Pence on Pelosi Not Being Informed of Raid: (NO TRUST?)

    10/27/2019 10:32:10 AM PDT · by a little elbow grease · 117 replies ^ | 10/27/19 | Josh Feldman
    On Fox News Sunday, Chris Wallace spoke with Vice President Mike Pence and said the successful operation is a victory for America. He also questioned the VP on Trump saying he didn’t inform Pelosi in advance, with “the implication seeming to be that Pelosi or members of Congress would leak this.” “Does the President not trust the Speaker of the House with sensitive national security information?” Wallace asked. Pence disputed that was the implication, saying Trump’s “total focus was on a successful mission” and on the safety of the troops.
  • Which 3 Public Figures Do You Trust to Tell You the Truth?

    08/10/2019 7:37:16 PM PDT · by onyx · 101 replies
    Free Republic | August 10, 2019 | onyx
    Do y'all have three public Figures you can reliably depend on to tell you truth? I rely on Rush Limbaugh, Tom Fitton of Judicial Watch and recently, Mark Levin. Of course, I trust the reporting of Sara Carter and John Soloman. Greg Jarrett is another solid guy, along with Andrew McCarthy. Mollie Hemingway is A-1 and totally trustworthy. Of those solidly on our side, Sean Hannity for certain, but Rush is too, Tom Fitton, too, and, Mark Levin is too. In fact, President Trump has gained the respect and support of almost all, if not all, the major conservative...
  • NewsGuard Labels Buzzfeed ‘Trustworthy,’ Breitbart Fact Check ‘Untrustworthy’

    01/30/2019 6:21:04 AM PST · by budj · 12 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 29 Jan, 2019 | Allum Bokhari
    Demonstrating its inability (or unwillingness) to effectively fact check establishment-approved news sources, the neocon-backed and Microsoft partnered NewsGuard news rating service currently presents users with a green “trustworthy” marks next to links to BuzzFeed’s bogus Moscow Tower story, while putting red “untrustworthy” warnings next to Breitbart News links correcting it.
  • The Betrayal of America: Who Do You Trust?

    12/24/2018 10:09:26 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 11 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 12/24/18 | Linda Goudsmit
    Globalism's war against America has reached a tipping point “Who do you trust?” is the foundational question in human relationships. Social relationships, family relationships, business relationships, romantic relationships, intimate friendships, professional relationships, political relationships - human relationships rely on trust. The existence of trust or the absence of trust defines human relatedness. Parents tell their children when they are very young, “Whatever you do don’t lie to me.” Why? Because trust is the foundation of love.
  • Extreme Danger. Elections Ahead

    10/15/2018 6:04:27 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 10 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/15/18 | Fredy Lowe
    It now comes down to turn-out numbers. Anyone who plans to stay home will actually be voting for the democrat. Get out and vote only for Republicans Billy Joel once sang, “..the closer you get to the fire the more you get burned, but that won’t happen to us, because it’s always been a matter of trust.” And, likewise America’s 242nd year experiment in self-government, has always been a matter of trust. Our societal framework and the United States Constitution only work when We The People trust our government. Coincidently, we may also know how close any one of us...
  • John Locke on Trust and Government

    08/27/2018 1:57:10 AM PDT · by Jacquerie · 2 replies
    ArticleVBlog ^ | August 27th 2018 | Rodney Dodsworth
    Subtitle: Toward an Annual Article V Convention. To most historians of the 17th Century Stuart era, John Locke’s Two Treatises of Government rationalized the Glorious Revolution of 1688. At least one historian, Peter Laslett, disagrees. To Laslett, Locke’s texts were instead a call for revolutions yet to come. Not only did Locke’s philosophy call for our 1776 revolution, it reaches out to us today . . . but with a twist. Where Locke gave little attention to the nuts and bolts of how a community goes about restoring free government after its dissolution, our Framers provided the solution in Article...
  • My trust fund made me miserable

    08/16/2018 5:48:40 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 85 replies
    nypost ^ | 08/15/2018 | Hannan Sparks
    Over the past six years, Lane Fury has collected more than $185,000 in family money. Eventually, Fury stands to inherit roughly $6 million, but the 27-year-old doesn’t see this good fortune as a positive thing. “I don’t actually want it,” says Fury. “There is this sense of shame or embarrassment, like maybe some of the problems in the world are my fault, so I shouldn’t really be open about [my wealth].” While many people struggle to pay the bills and make ends meet, those lucky enough to have family money say they have problems of their own. Fury says having...
  • Vanity: Who do you trust? Who can we trust?

    04/27/2018 4:01:41 AM PDT · by neverevergiveup · 54 replies
    4/27/2018 | pieceofthepuzzle
    Who do you trust? Who can we trust? This is an open question, for which I personally don’t have many answers. I ask this at a personal level, societal level, and global level. I’m not a cynical person, but like many I am currently disillusioned and disappointed by what I see as a world in which deceit is acceptable - if it is an ends to a personal means and advances one’s self interest, and a world in which ‘honor’ doesn’t seem to be as valued a concept as I perceive it once was – at least in the abstract....
  • The left’s ‘Denmark envy’

    03/29/2018 10:00:23 AM PDT · by C19fan · 29 replies
    Washington Post ^ | March 27, 2018 | Megan McArdle
    Health insurance gets all the headlines, the fierce political battles, the politicians accusing each other of wanting fine, upstanding American citizens to die. But while health insurance may pay your medical bills, it does nothing to protect you from a big risk that all Americans face: that when they get sick, they won’t be able to work, and all the obligations they’ve taken on — the car payments, mortgage, student loans and credit card debt — will send them spiraling into financial catastrophe. What the middle class may need even more than health insurance, in other words, is income insurance:...
  • Apple Confirmed A Longtime Conspiracy Theory, Gave Regular Customers A Big Reason To Distrust It

    12/21/2017 4:36:36 PM PST · by blam · 62 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 12-21-2017 | Troy Wolverton
    Apple has long inspired an almost religious devotion among customers and tech aficionados — but it just seriously undermined its fans' faith and loyalty. The company on Wednesday acknowledged what some people have long suspected: that it has been secretly stifling the performance of older iPhones. Critics have accused the company in the past, based on anecdotal evidence, of purposely slowing phones to compel users to upgrade to the latest model. While Apple admitted to the practice on Wednesday, it sought to underscore that it had done so for a purely altruistic reason: to prevent older phones from shutting down...
  • People's Trust in Clergy Hits All Time Low: Poll

    12/02/2017 7:09:21 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 12/02/2017 | Anugrah Kumar
    The proportion of people who say they trust priests to tell the truth has reached an all-time low in Britain, while the number of those trusting politicians and police has risen, according to an Ipsos MORI survey.Only 65 percent of respondents said they trusted priests to tell the truth, according to the survey, conducted among 988 adults last month, The Times reports. Last year, 69 percent had said they could trust clergy, and in 1983, when the annual poll was first conducted, the percentage was as high as about 85 percent.The proportion of those who say they can trust politicians rose...