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  • Strobe Talbott's Fifth Estate (5th Column, more like)

    02/03/2018 10:35:39 AM PST · by John S Mosby · 14 replies
    "To have found himself in such high clover -- Friend of Bill Clinton, Keeper of the Secrets, Defender of the Middle Path -- is surely to feel a little giddy, a little wonderful. In 22 years of diplomatic reporting for Time magazine he had allowed himself only one Walter Mitty fantasy, and that was to be ambassador to Moscow. Now he is the number two man at State. Now there is not only Russia to deal with, but Bosnia and Haiti. Already he has learned to strike the note of cautious optimism ("We have faced up to Bosnia in a...
  • Brokaw Frets to McCain: Trump ‘Turned the Country Against’ Media

    11/02/2017 10:40:26 AM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 107 replies
    MRC NewsBusters ^ | 11/02/2017 | Kyle Drennan
    In an interview with Arizona Senator John McCain for Thursday’s NBC Today, Senior Correspondent Tom Brokaw invited the Republican lawmaker to attack President Trump and painted the liberal media as the victim: “In the course of your political career, especially as a presidential candidate – as I learned first hand – you had some mixed relations with the press. The President has no use for the press, he has turned the country against us, in many ways.”McCain was quick to agree with Brokaw’s whining: “Yeah, I think the role of the press is more important than ever before. I hate...
  • Overlooked consequences of the Progressives war on America.

    03/31/2017 8:49:52 PM PDT · by Fhios · 1 replies
    3/31/2017 | [Total Vanity]
    We think in terms of what do our friends think. What do our enemies think? Are we creating an opening for a global crisis? Emboldening our enemies? It's been a long time since politics stopped at the water's edge -- another low the Democrats have dragged us to. Do we really have the heart to defend S. Korea from Chinese aggression by proxy. I wonder if the Chinese President sees the turmoil and decides that any hand he holds is a strong hand. I wonder if people realize that Russia has done more damage to America over this Russia/Trump collusion...
  • Ex-Assistant FBI Director: 'Fifth Column Marching Strong' Against President Trump

    03/27/2017 2:14:01 PM PDT · by drewh · 16 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 3.27.17 ast | Eric Maxk
    A former assistant FBI director during the Clinton administration lashed out on the felonious intelligence community leaks, saying it is "disgusting" and "disgraceful" a "fifth column" is embedded working against Donald Trump. "From time to time there's been leaks, but nothing like today," James Kallstrom told Sunday's "The Roundtable" on 970 AM-N.Y. "We have a fifth column that's marching strong against our president, marching strong against our culture and the American way. "And it is just disgusting." Kallstrom said the surveillance of President Trump's campaign – whether it was lawful or not – should have been "shut down" when it...
  • McCain: Dictators 'get started by suppressing free press'

    02/20/2017 10:01:00 AM PST · by ek_hornbeck · 93 replies
    CNN ^ | 2/20/17 | Eugene Scott
    Sen. John McCain slammed President Donald Trump's attacks on the media this week by noting dictators "get started by suppressing free press." It was a startling observation from a sitting member of Congress against the President of the United States, especially considering McCain is a member of Trump's party. "I hate the press," the Arizona Republican sarcastically told NBC News' Chuck Todd on "Meet the Press." "I hate you especially. But the fact is we need you. We need a free press. We must have it. It's vital."
  • Is The Obama Administration … Fully Operational?

    02/20/2017 8:04:05 AM PST · by HomerBohn · 26 replies
    Activist Post ^ | 2/19/2017 | Bernie Suarez
    Incredible as it seems it is now widely reported that Barack Obama never left. That’s right. He is parking himself in Washington D.C. and will run an operation fully dedicated to sabotaging President Donald Trump as if the current deep state war to sabotage Trump is not enough. Of course one would be foolish to think that one sabotage effort is somehow independent of the other. No one should be that naive. Americans must realize that we are on the cusp of something. Some say civil war, the mainstream media calls it “chaos,” truth seekers (like yours truly) call it...
  • Obama’s Organizing for Action Partners with Soros-Linked ‘Indivisible’ to Disrupt Trump’s Agenda

    02/19/2017 9:08:09 PM PST · by Rockitz · 15 replies ^ | 19 Feb 2017 | Aaron Klein
    Organizing for Action, the activist group that morphed from Barack Obama’s first presidential campaign, has partnered with the newly-formed Indivisible Project for “online trainings” on how to protest President Donald Trump’s agenda. Last week, Breitbart News extensively reported that Indivisible leaders are openly associated with groups financed by billionaire George Soros. Politico earlier this month profiled Indivisible in an article titled, “Inside the protest movement that has Republicans reeling.” The news agency not only left out the Soros links, but failed to note that the organizations cited in its article as helping to amplify Indivisible’s message are either financed directly...
  • Chuck Todd: Donald Trump’s Delegitimization of Press ‘Un-American,’ ‘Not a Laughing Matter’

    02/16/2017 4:41:36 PM PST · by ForYourChildren · 95 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 02/16/2017 | Alex Griswold
    In a tweet sent during President Donald Trump‘s Thursday press conference, MSNBC host Chuck Todd indicated he didn’t find the bizarre hour-long back-and-forth with reporters all that humorous. The Meet the Press host live tweeted the spectacle, at times sending tweets that indicated he didn’t believe the president was telling the truth, and that the rambling press conference would damage his relationship with Congress. {..snip..}
  • An Alleged Muslim Spy Ring in the State Department - Is This Why Rex Tillerson Cleaned House?

    02/12/2017 4:10:16 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 66 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 02/12/2017 | Submitted by Duan via Free Market Shooter blog,
    Submitted by Duan via Free Market Shooter blog,Shortly after Trump took office, and before Rex Tillerson was even confirmed as Secretary of State, a slew of State Department officials were removed from their positions (or were forced to resign) as part of an effort to “clean house” at the State Department.  The whole affair was haphazardly covered by the media, especially by Jeff Bezos’s blog, which insinuated that the departures were “an ongoing mass exodus of senior Foreign Service officers who don’t want to stick around for the Trump era.”Further analysis revealed that the officials were actually removed from...
  • CNN Producer Sues Over Trump Refugee Order

    02/01/2017 6:51:31 AM PST · by Helicondelta · 40 replies ^ | 02/01/17
    A CNN producer, editor and Iraqi national who was detained at an Atlanta airport on Sunday has filed a federal lawsuit to challenge President Trump's immigration order, according to The Atlanta Journal Constitution. Mohammed Tawfeeq, the CNN producer, has been a permanent legal resident of the U.S. since 2013. Tawfeeq’s CNN duties include frequently traveling to the Middle East, according to the lawsuit filed Tuesday. Tawfeeq was detained Sunday at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport for additional screening, delaying his entry into the United States.
  • Daily Beast Editor Decries ‘Rampant Islamophobia’ and ‘Xenophobic Politics’ in Europe

    Appearing on a special extended edition of NBC’s Today on Tuesday, Daily Beast world news editor Christopher Dickey fretted that “rampant Islamophobia” in Europe would intensify following the terrorist attacks in Belgium. Talking to co-hosts Savannah Guthrie and Matt Lauer early in the 11 a.m. ET hour, Dickey warned: “It's a huge political issue because there already was rampant Islamophobia in this part of the world.
  • Activists Protest Symbols Of Oppression In Tampa, Burn American Flag

    07/05/2015 2:56:49 PM PDT · by Iron Munro · 48 replies
    Tampa Bay Times ^ | July 3, 2015 | Zack Peterson
    Surrounded by nearly 50 activists, Crystal Wilson steadied a small American flag in one hand, and a lighter in the other. "The American flag holds as much hatred, as much oppression, as much blood as the Confederate flag," said Wilson, 25. She sparked the lighter, guiding the small flame to the red, white and blue cloth. It caught fire, and burned away the flecks of fabric. Another activist raised two smaller flags to the fire, and a third raised a full-sized American flag to the conflagration. Together, the emblems of freedom withered into tiny black bits on the sidewalk. The...
  • NYPD working to recruit more Muslims; expanding cadet program for college students

    06/11/2015 2:49:58 AM PDT · by markomalley · 29 replies
    AP ^ | 6/8/15
    The New York Police Department is working to recruit more Muslims, and is asking for help within the community to better refine outreach aimed at stifling the lure of overseas terror groups, officials said Monday. Right now, there are about 800 Muslim uniformed police officers out of about 35,000, according to the NYPD Muslim Officers Society. Of those, only about 20 are higher ranked officials. Lt. Adeel Rana, commanding officer of the community affairs immigration outreach unit, said there has been a slow increase over the past decade, but it has been rapidly changing in the past year and a...
  • Hillary Clinton Supporters Name 13 Dirty Words Reporters Can't Use

    03/27/2015 5:54:15 PM PDT · by ATOMIC_PUNK · 54 replies ^ | 3/26/2015 | Jeff Dunetz
    A group called HRC Super Volunteers just warned me "We will be watching, reading, listening and protesting coded sexism..." 2/2 Sexist words, they say, include "polarizing, calculating, disingenuous, insincere, ambitious, inevitable, entitled, over confident..." Also sexist, according to HRC Super Volunteers: "Secretive" and "will do anything to win, represents the past, out of touch..." Amy Chozick
  • Nigel Farage blames Paris attack on 'rather gross policy of multi-culturalism'

    01/08/2015 8:06:29 AM PST · by UKrepublican · 48 replies
    Nigel Farage has been accused of exploiting the murders of cartoonists in France for political gain after saying the attack was a result of “a really rather gross policy of multi-culturalism”. The UK Independence Party leader said there was a “fifth column” living in Britain and France responsible for terrorist attacks. He said the attacks underlined for "controlled immigration policy" with "full checks on everybody" who migrates to Britain. Theresa May, the Home Secretary, condemned the comments. "It is irresponsible to talk about a fifth column", she said. Eric Pickles, the Communities Secretary, said it was "utterly wrong" to attempt...
  • Boehner's Amnesty Fixation Undermines GOP Momentum

    05/16/2014 6:10:11 AM PDT · by xzins · 47 replies
    GOP ^ | May 15, 2014 | Christopher G. Adamo
    As the 2014 mid-term congressional elections loom, Democrats are indeed feeling gloomy. Their fanciful notion of retaking the House of Representatives, so gleefully pondered in the aftermath of Barack Obama’s 2012 reelection, is hardly mentioned anymore. Worse yet, some dire predictions of this fall’s outcome even include the prospect of Republicans gaining a majority in the Senate. The continually faltering economy (it is a stretch to honestly characterize anything that has occurred since 2009 as a “recovery”), combined with the nation’s collapsing international standing and a growing awareness that the worst repercussions of Obamacare are still yet to come, could...
  • Are media buying into ‘phony scandal’ claim?

    07/27/2013 9:53:46 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 36 replies
    Fox ^ | July 27, 2013
    Conservative leaders allege the media are trying to ignore the once high-profile scandals overshadowing the Obama administration, as President Obama and his aides aggressively push the claim that these controversies are "phony." The "phony scandal" line was the unofficial talking point of the week in Washington. White House Press Secretary Jay Carney made it his fallback retort from the podium -- when asked about the president's new wave of speeches on the economy, Carney explained Obama was trying to refocus Washington away from "fake" controversies. For three speeches in a row, Obama hammered this refrain: "With this endless parade of...
  • #3884 - PA...: Hamas "More Dangerous Enemy" than Israeli Occupation

    06/29/2013 3:27:58 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 2 replies
    MEMRI ^ | 2/6/13
  • Beat the press Reporters reveal how the Obama administration threatens and controls the media

    03/03/2013 2:39:20 PM PST · by Nachum · 32 replies
    NY Post ^ | 3/3/13 | MAUREEN CALLAHAN
    <p>As coverage of last week’s flare-up between Bob Woodward and the White House devolved into the granular parsing of words and implications and extrapolations and possible intent, the larger point was roundly missed: the increasing pressure that White House correspondents feel when dealing with the Obama administration — to follow their narrative, to be properly deferential (!), to react to push-back by politely sitting down and shutting up.</p>
  • Is the American Economy Being Deliberately Destroyed? (Vid-8:48)

    12/15/2012 10:04:41 AM PST · by bayouranger · 36 replies ^ | 14DEC12 | bill whittle
    Is the looming economic destruction of America deliberate? Bill Whittle thinks so. So do I.