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  • The New York Times publishes a politically biased and inaccurate ‘fact check’ of Trump gun remarks

    03/01/2018 3:50:31 PM PST · by rogerantone1 · 8 replies
    Fox News ^ | March 1, 2018 | John R. Lott, Jr.
    Fact checks by the media ought to be factual. The New York Times failed to do this with an error-filled piece that incorrectly claims President Trump “peppered his remarks with inaccurate facts about mass shootings and gun policy” Wednesday in a meeting with members of Congress.
  • N. Korea:Comparisons between Ivanka Trump, Kim Jong Un’s sister are sickening...

    02/26/2018 7:51:51 PM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 13 replies
    Fox News ^ | 2018/02/24 | Karol Markowicz
    Comparisons between Ivanka Trump, Kim Jong Un’s sister are sickening – Media can’t decide which way to lean Ivanka Trump is in South Korea for the closing ceremonies of the Winter Olympic Games and, inevitably, she is being compared to North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un’s sister, Kim Yo Jong, who attended the opening ceremonies. The disgusting fawning over Kim Yo Jong at the start of the Olympics exposed a truth about much of America’s mainstream media: any enemy of President Trump will be showered in praise. It didn’t matter than Kim Jong Un is a brutal despot who is...
  • MSNBC: ‘Republican Party Is Officially Dead,’ Now ‘Party of the KKK’

    02/26/2018 7:30:25 PM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 60 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | February 26, 2018 | Bill D'Agostino
    Deadline: White House host Nicolle Wallace has proven time and again to be one of MSNBC’s most outspoken Trump critics. But she outdid herself on Monday when she spent nearly the full hour mocking the President and trash talking Republicans, taking only the occasional break to report the news. The bloodbath began when Wallace mentioned the President’s proclivity for aggressive weekend Tweets. She characterized Trump’s behavior as “this releasing of pressure,” wherein he “rages away at Twitter in his jammies.” Continuing with her imaginative illustration, she inquired:
  • The Media Is Lying To The Parkland Survivors

    02/22/2018 2:39:10 PM PST · by detective · 12 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 02/22/2018 | Peter Hasson
    I don’t usually write opinion columns and I wasn’t planning on writing one after Wednesday night’s CNN town hall, but the more I thought and reflected on it, the more I became convinced of one ugly truth: the media is failing the Parkland students
  • Sen. Lankford Corrects Chuck Todd: Handguns Far More Popular for Crime Than AR-15s

    02/18/2018 12:13:26 PM PST · by rktman · 30 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 2/18/2018 | AWR Hawkins
    During a February 18 appearance on NBC’s Meet the Press, Sen. James Lankford (R-OK) told Chuck Todd that handguns are used for crime far more often than AR-15s. Lankford’s statement followed Todd’s focus on how an 18-year-old can buy an AR-15 in Florida, but must be 21 in order to buy a handgun. During the live broadcast, Lankford responded, “An AR-15 is a rifle, a handgun is obviously a handgun…[and] there are three, four, five times as many crimes committed with a handgun than there are with a rifle.” He added, “When you look at the statistics, many, many, many,...
  • Robert Mueller just made it impossible for Trump to call the special counsel probe a 'total hoax'

    02/16/2018 4:21:21 PM PST · by mdittmar · 146 replies
    CNN ^ | February 16, 2018 | Chris Cillizza, CNN Editor-at-large
    (CNN)On Friday afternoon, the Justice Department announced that special counsel Robert Mueller had indicted 13 Russian nationals for their roles in attempted meddling in the 2016 election.Most of these people do not live in the United States, and you can bet your bottom dollar that Russia won't be extraditing them any time soon. But that's not the point. The point is this: The indictments of a baker's dozen of Russians gives us a very clear window into not only the depth and breadth of the Mueller investigation, but also makes crystal clear what the Russians wanted in the 2016 election...
  • Fake News: There Haven’t Been 18 School Shootings in 2018

    02/16/2018 1:16:40 PM PST · by Kaslin · 22 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | February 16, 2018 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: I had this yesterday and it got aced out by other things. But there was a popular news item yesterday that this was like the 18th school shooting in whatever period of time. And it was totally bogus. It was entirely bogus! It was entirely untrue. This year alone! It was 18 school shootings in this year alone. Of all places, The Washington Post came along and debunked it. But it doesn’t matter. The Drive-Bys will not abandon this. Any gun statistic that they think advances their radical cause, they will use, stick with it, lie about it. They...
  • News Analysis: After Florida shooting, Trump offers comfort - to gun owners

    02/15/2018 2:27:49 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 48 replies
    NBC "News" ^ | February 15, 2018 | by JONATHAN ALLEN
    The day after a shooter killed 17 people at a Florida high school, President Donald Trump offered comforting words - for gun owners. "We are committed to working with state and local leaders to help secure our schools and tackle the difficult issue of mental health," Trump said in brief remarks at the White House. "It is not enough to simply take actions that make us feel like we are making a difference. We must actually make that difference." Translation: Your guns are safe. With Republicans in control of both chambers of Congress - and Democrats holding enough seats to...
  • No, There Haven't Been 18 School Shootings This Year — Not Even Close

    02/15/2018 11:43:56 AM PST · by IBD editorial writer · 52 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | 2/15/2018 | Staff
    The latest mass shooting, which claimed 17 lives at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, was a horrible tragedy. But that's no excuse for the flurry of stories parroting a gun control advocacy group's false claims about school shootings. In the immediate wake of the shooting, headlines starting appearing at major news sites: "There have already been 18 school shootings in the US this year" — ABC News "18 school shootings in 45 days — Florida massacre is one of many tragedies in 2018"—CNBC "18 school shootings in US in 2018"— AFP "U.S. averages a school shooting every 2.5...
  • The Media Sides With North Korea Over The United States At The Olympics

    02/11/2018 3:33:41 PM PST · by Baladas · 36 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 02/11/2018 | Joe Simonson
    The mainstream media’s glorification of totalitarian hellholes won’t strike anyone familiar with 20th century history as new, but this weekend’s coverage of North Korea’s regime at the Olympics would make even former New York Times journalist Walter Duranty blush. As the 2018 Olympics Winter Games began in South Korea, reporters from various networks clapped like seals at North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un’s pathetic attempt at charming journalists into accepting his regime as legitimate, choosing to woo them over with synchronized cheer squads and having his sister Kim Yo Jong leer at Vice President Mike Pence.
  • Trump's block of a memo (containing sources and methods) is a block of checks and balances

    02/10/2018 8:32:01 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 18 replies
    Crazy News Network ^ | 5:07 PM ET, Sat February 10, 2018 | Stephen Collinson
    (CNN) - The immediate result of President Donald Trump's decision to block the release of a Democratic memo on the Russia investigation is to expose him to charges of hypocrisy. But the deeper question -- one that has huge implications for the fate of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation -- is whether Trump is using his power to thwart any attempt by Congress to hold him accountable. Trump on Friday declined to release the Democratic rebuttal of a Republican memo he inaccurately claimed "totally vindicates" him in the Russia probe, warning that the new document compromised intelligence sources and methods....
  • Our Radicalized Media: A Clear And Present Danger

    02/10/2018 3:51:37 PM PST · by Kenny · 22 replies
    American Thinker ^ | February 10, 2018 | Peggy Ryan
    Most associate the term "radicalized" with ISIS.  But radical movements aren't limited to a religion.  A jihad is a crusade for a principle or belief involving struggle" and "resistance."  The Washington establishment, the Deep State, and special interests have launched their own jihad, built on a battle cry to "resist."   Today, calls to "resist!" echo through Congress as half of the House and Senate stage a mutiny against a duly elected president. "Resist!" is the call to arms from Democrat leaders (Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama) and radical activist groups (Black Lives Matter, Antifa).   More than 50 organizations have formed to "resist!"...
  • In fun-house mirrors of Trump White House, disarray can look like victory

    02/10/2018 1:58:57 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 21 replies
    The Washington Compost ^ | February 10, 2018 at 3:53 PM | Marc Fisher
    The Debrief: An occasional series offering a reporter’s insights For a president who often sees himself as standing tall against powerful forces that only want him to fail, things were looking up. The tax cuts were selling well, he got credit for a pretty good State of the Union address, employment numbers were good, and his approval rating was improving. Any other president would have seen this as a week to claim some credit (Congress passed a spending bill, with bipartisan support), do some presidential reassuring (the markets sure could have used some calming words), maybe take the high road and...
  • 'Newsweek' Writer: I Hope GOP Sees Family Members Die

    02/09/2018 8:51:29 PM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 56 replies
    Fox News Insider ^ | February 9, 2018 | Fox News Insider
    In a series of now-deleted tweets, senior Newsweek writer Kurt Eichenwald slammed House Republicans for voting for the ObamaCare replacement bill. The Daily Caller was able to capture the tweets before Eichenwald deleted them and softened his words.
  • WSJ Columnist: Why is the Media Ignoring the Real Bombshell FISA Memo?

    02/08/2018 3:41:28 PM PST · by Kaslin · 32 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 8, 2018 | Guy Benson
    We'll bring you Wall Street Journal columnist Kimberly Strassel's tweetstorm in a moment, but I'll take a stab at answering her question about the media right out of the gate.  Three possibilities: (1) The GOP hyped the Nunes memo, which quickly became the center of this whole firestorm -- replete with counter-memos, FBI objections, etc.  The press followed the spotlight. (2) As we've been saying, there are so many complex pieces of this larger puzzle, following the plot is difficult.  It's not just news consumers wondering, "which memo is this now?" -- it's many of the people trying to cover this drama,...
  • Wikileaks Reveals All the Journalists Who Schmoozed With Clinton Campaign

    02/07/2018 2:35:50 PM PST · by detective · 33 replies
    AIM ^ | February 7, 2018 | Brian McNicoll
    It’s not news mainstream media lined up en masse behind Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential campaign, but it is worth noting how many in the media were willing to compromise their ability to report fairly on the election by connecting themselves to her campaign. At least 65 prominent mainstream media personalities were participating in dinners, cocktail receptions and other functions, according to an analysis of material exposed by Wikileaks. The events were held ostensibly to make them feel like insiders to the campaign and promoters of its objectives. In what was billed as an off-the-record meeting for drinks with...
  • NPR Host: ICE Agents Are Like The Gestapo

    01/15/2018 6:50:59 PM PST · by Kaslin · 21 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 15, 2018 | Matt Vespa
    Oh, we’re back to Nazi references again. Last week, NPR’s Maria Hinojosa compared federal law enforcement officers to the Gestapo because they were doing their jobs. Hinojosa was on MSNBC with Ali Velshi to comment on President Trump “s**thole countries” remark that sent left wing America into full-blown meltdown mode last week. It became another angle to call Trump a racist. Even though one can argue quite convincingly that Somalia, one of the countries Trump listed in his executive order on immigration (aka the “Muslim ban”), is indeed a hellhole. Until Americans, especially liberals go to vacation in Somalia, South...
  • CNN Gets Called Out for Mocking Indian-American WH Official's Name

    01/15/2018 11:18:35 AM PST · by Kaslin · 50 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 15, 2017 | Cortney O’Brien
    CNN has been hammering President Trump 24/7 since reports that he called Haiti, El Salvador and African nations "s***hole" countries. Multiple anchors, guests and analysts called Trump a racist live on air.The context makes Chris Cuomo's comment about a White House official on Monday pretty hypocritical. During yet another segment about Trump's "s**hole" comments, the anchor thought it appropriate to mock Indian-American White House deputy press secretary Raj Shah by not even bothering to find out his full name.“We went to the White House when it happened, Raj whatever-his-name-is didn’t back off the words,” Cuomo said.Shah kindly informed them that...
  • GOP senator: 'Gross misrepresentation' of Trump's remarks

    01/14/2018 2:57:22 PM PST · by SMGFan · 41 replies
    MSN/ CNN ^ | January 14, 2018
    Georgia Republican Sen. David Perdue said Sunday that President Donald Trump did not use the phrase "shithole countries" during a meeting with lawmakers on immigration reform last week. "I'm telling you he did not use that word, George, and I'm telling you it's a gross misrepresentation," Perdue told moderator George Stephanopoulos on ABC's "This Week." During an Oval Office meeting on immigration Thursday, Trump expressed frustration with people coming to the United States from "shithole countries," sources told CNN.
  • GOP senator denies Trump made ‘sh*thole’ comment

    01/14/2018 11:45:04 AM PST · by conservative98 · 50 replies
    NY Post ^ | January 14, 2018 | 1:58pm | Mark Moore
    “I’m telling you he did not use that word, George. And I’m telling you it’s a gross misrepresentation. How many times do you want me to say that?” Sen. David Perdue told host George Stephanopoulos on ABC’s “This Week” Sunday. “The gross misrepresentation was that language was used in there that was not used and also that the tone of that meeting was not contributory and not constructive,” he said. Perdue, a Georgia Republican, attended the meeting last Thursday with other GOP and Democratic lawmakers seeking to hammer out a deal on immigration when Trump reportedly wondered out loud why...