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  • WaPo Repeats Claims that Israel Harvests Palestinian Organs-A whole new level of dishonesty - and malice.

    01/23/2024 7:25:31 AM PST · by SJackson · 19 replies
    Frontpagemag ^ | January 23, 2024 | Hugh Fitzgerald
    One of the preposterous charges made against Israel by the Palestinians is that the Jewish state “harvests the organs” from dead Palestinians. This is a variant on the medieval blood libel that accused Jews of using the blood of Christian children in making matzos. Think of Little Saint Hugh of Lincoln, and William of Norwich — two children whose deaths were falsely attributed to Jews wanting to use their blood, which led to pogroms being unleashed against local Jewry in medieval England. But the Palestinian charge was apparently not preposterous enough for the Washington Post, which reported the charge as...
  • Doing your own research is a good way to end up being wrong

    01/18/2024 4:44:01 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 77 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | January 17, 2024 at 7:00 a.m. EST | Philip Bump
    The internet has been a huge boon for the accessibility of information. There are very few barriers to consuming classic literature or detailed scientific analyses or catalogues of news reports. There is also an exorbitant amount of garbage information, of course, and an entire universe of people who say stuff that they think will get people to click links that will earn themselves money. Cut through the 2024 election noise. Get The Campaign Moment newsletter. While confidence in American institutions has been in decline for some time, it’s not hard to imagine how the economic incentives of the internet contribute....
  • Washington Post journalists strike seeking rises 'that keep pace with record-level inflation' while paper CELEBRATES 'miracle year' for Biden economy

    12/15/2023 9:00:43 PM PST · by Libloather · 16 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 12/15/23 | Will Potter
    Washington Post staffers walked off the job last week to protest their salaries failing to keep up with record inflation - despite the outlet repeatedly celebrating President Biden's 'miracle' economy. The strike on December 7 came after 18-months of negotiations failed to deliver a 'living wage' in that keeps pace with soaring prices, the paper's union said. Staffers released a much-criticized video explaining their reasons for going on strike, feeling they are 'worth raises that keep up with inflation' because they covered issues including the pandemic, climate change and the Ukraine war. But just days before the strike, the Post...
  • The fear of a looming Trump dictatorship

    12/04/2023 4:26:11 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 135 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 12 04 2023 | Ishaan Tharoor
    Former congresswoman Liz Cheney of Wyoming is the poster child of a Republican establishment abandoned by the party’s far-right base. Now, she’s billboarding what may come next: In an interview with CBS aired Sunday, Cheney lamented the extent to which the Republican Party had been “co-opted” by Trumpism and said she feared the potential of a vengeful Trump presidency in 2025. “One of the things that we see happening today is a sort of a sleepwalking into dictatorship in the United States,” Cheney said. Cheney’s refusal to accept former president Donald Trump’s false claims that the 2020 election had been...
  • Washington Post: Killing Foreigners Is Good For American Business

    12/04/2023 4:08:32 PM PST · by Kazan · 19 replies
    The Federalist ^ | DECEMBER 04, 2023 | Tristan Justice
    “The war in Ukraine might be deadly but at least it’s good for Boeing!” That’s the latest message coming from advocates for unending foreign aid to Ukraine as the war with Russia drags on into its third year.The horrifying conflict, with too many scenes like the one below, could have ended more than a year and a half ago. Instead, Western leaders prolonged the conflict over stubborn demands to keep Ukrainian membership in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) on the table, and, apparently, justify spending billions in taxpayer dollars to enrich the military-industrial complex.On Friday, the Washington Post awarded...
  • Hamas release of Russian hostages highlights Putin’s new Mideast stance

    12/02/2023 2:18:51 PM PST · by NoLibZone · 6 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Story by Mary Ilyushina, Francesca Ebel
    RIGA, Latvia — When a Hamas delegation visited Moscow in late October, Russian diplomats handed them a list of eight Russian-Israeli citizens being held hostage in Gaza — captives Russia wanted the Palestinian militant group to set free. Hamas immediately signaled that the list would get special attention, state-run media reported. SNIP The special treatment for the abducted Russians is a new manifestation of the growing alignment between the Kremlin and Hamas, a relationship in which President Vladimir Putin is seeking to present himself as a leader and champion of a new “multipolar world order” and the Palestinian militant group...
  • Journalism

    11/25/2023 5:10:05 PM PST · by Rummyfan · 3 replies
    Instapundit ^ | 25 Nov 2023 | Instapundit
    The Washington Post@washingtonpost · Follow Online rumors claimed the perpetrator of a stabbing attack was an immigrant. The BBC found that the man was an Irish citizen who had lived in the country for 20 years. Police blamed a “lunatic faction driven by a far-right ideology” for the riot in Dublin.The man is indeed an immigrant, as he was originally from Algeria. The WaPo segment appears to conflate citizenship with not being an immigrant, and you can be both.…The chief suspect arrived in Ireland from Algeria more than two decades ago
  • Washington Post does Biden’s bidding, trying to wave away Hunter’s corruption

    11/20/2023 6:46:49 PM PST · by mcenedo · 16 replies
    NY Post ^ | 11/20/23 | James Bovard
    Kleenex sales may have shattered records in the DC metropolitan area this weekend thanks to The Washington Post’s nearly 5,000-word pity party for Hunter Biden. The Post revealed that “Hunter’s relationship with his own last name has . . . invited burdens and scrutiny.”