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  • CNN’s Chris Cuomo: ‘Obviously, I’ll never be objective’

    06/30/2020 6:42:11 AM PDT · by yardboyd · 7 replies
    Geller Report ^ | 6/27/2020 | Staff
    CNN is a trash network. If CNN was a legitimate network they would expose Governor Andrew CuomoÂ’s negligence, which has led to the death of thousands in the state of New York. --------------------------------------------------------- Washington Examiner âś” @dcexaminer "I'm wowed by what you did and, more importantly, I'm wowed by how you did it."@ChrisCuomo lauds @AndrewCuomo's handling of coronavirus. More people died in New York than in any other state. --------------------------------------------------------- (Video at link) CNN anchor Chris Cuomo admitted that he has not been objective in his interviews with his brother, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The CNN anchor on...
  • Conservative Students Harassed After Administrators Gave Out Contact Info

    06/29/2020 2:47:29 PM PDT · by Zenyatta · 20 replies
    LaCorte News ^ | 6/29/2020 | Damjan Tutarkov
    School officials at Union College in New York recently exposed the personal contact information of student members of the conservative Young Americans for Freedom (YAF) Union College chapter, resulting in a deluge of harassing comments and attacks from progressive students and activists. The story: Samuel Levit, chairman of the YAF Union College chapter, said the group has “been bombarded and slandered with hateful rhetoric, labeling, and vile mischaracterizations” after the university revealed the contact information, according to The College Fix. Union College exposed the YAF students after the group recently took to Twitter and Instagram to condemn the “violence, looting,...
  • Opinion: The data is in: Fox News may have kept millions from taking coronavirus threat seriously

    06/29/2020 3:28:12 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 97 replies
    The Washington Post via SF Gate ^ | June 28, 2020 | by Margaret Sullivan, The Amazon Post
    It's another one of those Trump Era realities best described as unsurprising but nevertheless shocking. Three serious research efforts have put numerical weight - yes, data-driven evidence - behind what many suspected all along: Americans who relied on Fox News, or similar right-wing sources, were duped as the coronavirus began its deadly spread. Dangerously duped. The studies "paint a picture of a media ecosystem that amplifies misinformation, entertains conspiracy theories and discourages audiences from taking concrete steps to protect themselves and others," wrote my Washington Post colleague Christopher Ingraham in an analysis last week. Here's the reality, now backed by...
  • Yet Another Study Reveals Bias in Google’s News Search

    06/24/2020 3:25:32 PM PDT · by Bogle · 11 replies
    National Legal and Policy Center ^ | May 16, 2019 | Paul Chesser
    "Northwestern research confirms other reports about Google’s alleged news search bias favoring liberal outlets and outcomes. During the 2016 campaign research psychologist Robert Epstein confirmed earlier findings revealed in a viral YouTube video that showed Google’s auto-complete search function (when you start typing and Google recommends various search terms) offered only positive suggestions when beginning a search on “Hillary Clinton,” but no negative ones. Google-owned YouTube has now censored that damning video."
  • Google Has Lost All Credibility (Vanity)

    06/23/2020 2:02:31 PM PDT · by Bogle · 46 replies
    Google suggests negative terms for capitalism, MUCH more often than it does for communism. As an experiment, I typed COMMUNISM A (without the caps), COMMUNISM B, COMMUNISM C, etc. I then tried the same with capitalism. In the entirety of communism A-Z, there are only 5 negative terms suggested. By contrast, in the entirety of capitalism A-Z, there are 38 negative terms suggested. The below list shows the exact suggestions for communism. 1. communism kills 2. communism cons 3. communism disadvantages 4. communism or barbarism 5. communism totalitarianism The below list shows the exact suggestions for capitalism. 1. capitalism and...
  • 2020 Election Poll Done for Fox News Riddled With Bias

    06/22/2020 12:47:36 PM PDT · by Repeal 16-17 · 29 replies
    Net Advisor ^ | June 21, 2020 | Net Advisor
    Another poll created for Fox News is shown to have heavy bias. We discussed last October 11, 2019, how a Fox News ‘Trump impeachment poll’ over-sampled Democrats, thus creating bias in the polling results. Once again a new 2020 Fox News Election Poll is riddled with bias.
  • A rambling Trump returns to campaign trail with routine speech to smaller-than-expected crowd

    06/21/2020 5:49:04 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 75 replies
    NBC "News" / Comcast ^ | June 20, 2020 | By Dartunorro Clark, Susan Kroll and Monica Alba
    TULSA, Okla. - President Donald Trump drew lower-than-expected turnout at his first rally in months on Saturday in Tulsa amid a tense political backdrop, nationwide anti-racism protests, and warnings from health officials about the coronavirus. Trump began the rally, his first since early March, by thanking the crowd of supporters indoors for coming, despite efforts from "some very bad people outside," alluding to the campaign's unfounded claim that protesters were responsible for the many empty seats inside Tulsa's 19,000-seat Bank of Oklahoma Center by blocking rally-goers from entering. "We begin! We begin! We begin our campaign," Trump said to applause....
  • Fake News Media manipulates picture of black man at Trump rally to make him look angry (move to chat if necessary)

    06/20/2020 10:48:28 AM PDT · by Texas Eagle · 12 replies ^ | June 20, 2020 | RSBN
    This is a link to a live video so you'll have to use the clock in the bottom right corner of the screen. Go to the 1:40 PM EDT part of the video. The young lady is interviewing a black guy who had a picture taken of him by the Fake News Media to make him look like he's yelling at somebody with the caption of "Unrest breaks out at Trump rally"
  • AP FACT CHECK: In time of trauma, Trumps congratulates self

    06/20/2020 7:00:32 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 19 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | June 20, 2020 | By CALVIN WOODWARD and HOPE YEN
    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump prefaced the revival of his campaign rallies with days of self-congratulation, a familiar pattern that has not been disturbed by the traumas of this time. ... A look at claims and the reality from the past week: TRUMP: “Biden got failing grades and polls on his clueless handling of the Swine Flu H1N1. It was a total disaster, they had no idea what they were doing.” - tweet Thursday. THE FACTS: This is a distorted history of a pandemic in 2009 that killed far fewer people in the United States than the coronavirus is killing...
  • NBC Op-Ed: Melania Trump isn't a liberal punchline. How a model became a despot's wife.

    06/20/2020 5:44:08 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 54 replies
    NBC "News" / Comcast ^ | June 20, 2020 | By Nina Burleigh
    What is the role of women in a political movement as misogynistic as President Donald Trump’s? What does it take to be the consort to an authoritarian? Washington Post writer Mary Jordan’s deeply reported book focusing on Melania Trump tackles, in its own way, several of these questions. While the initial buzz centered around rumors that the first lady leveraged her husband’s election to revise her prenup - this book is much more than a standard Bob Woodward-style recitation of insider accounts. Far from the helpless stereotype that has become a running punchline, Jordan’s research reveals something larger: the personality...
  • AP changes writing style to capitalize “b” in Black

    06/20/2020 3:56:23 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 25 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | June 20, 2020
    The Associated Press changed its writing style guide Friday to capitalize the “b” in the term Black when referring to people in a racial, ethnic or cultural context, weighing in on a hotly debated issue. The change conveys “an essential and shared sense of history, identity and community among people who identify as Black, including those in the African diaspora and within Africa,” John Daniszewski, AP’s vice president of standards, said in a blog post Friday. “The lowercase black is a color, not a person.” The news organization will also now capitalize Indigenous in reference to original inhabitants of a...
  • Amid wave of cultural change, Trump tries to stir a backlash

    06/20/2020 3:43:22 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 38 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | June 20, 2020 | by Julie Pace (D-AP)
    WASHINGTON -- It was June 2015, and Democrats felt the nation’s political and cultural winds blowing their way. The Supreme Court ruled in President Barack Obama’s favor on landmark gay marriage and health care cases. The White House was awash in rainbow light, a symbol of a liberal cultural takeover that seemed unstoppable. The following year, Donald Trump was elected president, propelled by a revolt of voters who weren’t on board. As he barrels toward the November election, Trump is again positioning himself as the spokesperson for voters resisting a new wave of cultural change, ready to ride any backlash...
  • Colossal Screw-up: Did You Catch What an NBC News Reporter Tweeted in Their Hit Job Against The Federalist?

    06/19/2020 4:55:50 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 41 replies ^ | June 18, 2020 | Matt Vespa
    Well, it looks like NBC News’ Verification Center tried to go after conservative news sites and ended up peddling fake news instead. It comes after a story they pushed claiming that Google has demonetized The Federalist. Yet, Google denied they did any such thing, even refuting it on their Twitter account. This forced NBC News to edit their piece:  Google has banned ZeroHedge, a far-right website that often traffics in conspiracy theories, from its advertising platform over policy violations found in the comments section of stories about recent Black Lives Matter protests.Google also issued a warning on Tuesday to The...
  • ABC Writes Glowing Portrayal of Brooks as Dedicated Family Man, Criminal Record Tells Different Story

    06/18/2020 6:18:59 AM PDT · by Presbyterian Reporter · 28 replies
    Townhall ^ | Jun 18, 2020 | Leah Barkoukis
    ABC News published a glowing piece about Rayshard Brooks, the man killed by former Atlanta police officer Garrett Rolfe after he resisted arrest, assaulted an officer, stole his taser and discharged it, saying he was remembered for his “hard work and dedication to family.” The news outlet spoke with those who worked with him at a construction company in Toledo, Ohio, and his wife. Though ABC describes that he was in Ohio “tending to his father.” What's not mentioned, however, is that he had failed to notify his probation officer of his new address and a warrant was issued for...
  • Months before election, Trump finds himself at odds with most Americans' views

    06/18/2020 5:46:36 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 73 replies
    Reuters ^ | June 8, 2020 | by James Oliphant, Chris Kahn, Jeff Mason
    WASHINGTON - The temporary fences that separated protesters from the White House have come down. But its occupant, President Donald Trump, appears to be more isolated than ever. Recent opinion surveys, including a poll from Reuters/Ipsos this week, continue to show Trump trailing Democratic challenger Joe Biden significantly with just over four months until the Nov. 3 election. But more revealingly, they show a president increasingly disconnected from the American electorate whose views have changed rapidly following the May 25 death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man, while in Minneapolis police custody. The lightning-quick shift in public opinion has...
  • The Guardian falsely wrote: “a protester was shot as he tried to bring down conquistador statue.” Wrong! The guy who got shot in Albuquerque was not “trying to bring down a statue.” He was trying to murder someone. So the guy shot him in self defense.

    06/17/2020 6:36:07 PM PDT · by grundle · 21 replies
    Wordpress ^ | June 17, 2020 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    The Guardian falsely wrote: “a protester was shot as he tried to bring down conquistador statue.” Wrong! The guy who got shot in Albuquerque was not “trying to bring down a statue.” He was trying to murder someone. So the guy shot him in self defense. This incident recently happened in Albuquerque.The Guardian just published this article, which has the following headline and subheadline: (the bolding is mine)“Armed vigilantes under scrutiny after statue protester shot in New Mexico”“Armed militia members were out in force at demonstration when a protester was shot as he tried to bring down conquistador statue”The article states:“Steven...
  • 'Perfect storm for when COVID hits': Neglected Black communities in Alabama see coronavirus surge

    06/17/2020 5:34:07 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 29 replies
    NBC "News" / Comcast ^ | June 17, 2020 | By Ellison Barber and Tim Stelloh
    LOWNDES COUNTY, Ala. -- The area known as Alabama's Black Belt has been hit hard by the coronavirus. The mostly rural region, which includes more than a dozen counties and is famous for pivotal Civil Rights-era events like the march from Selma and the Montgomery bus boycott, has some of the highest infection rates in the state. It also has high unemployment, low income levels - several counties have poverty rates north of 30 percent, according to a 2019 University of Alabama analysis - and limited access to grocery stores, sewage service and health care. Some hard-hit areas, like Lowndes...
  • Lafayette Square could decide Trump’s legacy -- and election

    06/17/2020 5:22:35 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 31 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | June 17, 2020 | By JONATHAN LEMIRE
    <p>NEW YORK -- Charlottesville. Helsinki. The children in cages at the Mexican border.</p> <p>And now Lafayette Square.</p> <p>Only a few legacy-defining moments have clung to President Donald Trump, who often appears to emerge relatively unscathed from a seemingly endless stream of crises and controversies. But the forceful clearing of demonstrators from the park across from the White House has resonated like few others, prompting top military leaders and usually lockstep Republicans to distance themselves from him.</p>
  • In Tulsa, fears that Trump rally may worsen racial unrest, spread of coronavirus

    06/17/2020 3:15:03 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 65 replies
    Reuters ^ | June 17, 2020 | by Jarrett Renshaw, Ernest Scheyder
    TULSA, Okla. - When President Donald Trump takes the stage at his first rally in three months on Saturday night, the scene in Tulsa, Oklahoma, will be familiar: A large venue filled with ardent supporters wearing “Keep America Great” hats and T-shirts. But outside the 19,199-seat arena is a country reshaped by the coronavirus pandemic, an economic collapse and a wave of protests over police brutality and racial injustice, a trio of crises that have dented his support just months before the Nov. 3 election. Trump’s campaign advisers believe the rally is a way to rejuvenate his base and display...
  • Google bans Federalist, ZeroHedge from its advertising platform

    06/16/2020 1:07:50 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 45 replies
    The Hill ^ | 06 15 2020 | J. Edward Moreno
    Two far-right news sites, ZeroHedge and The Federalist, will no longer be able to generate revenue from any advertisements served by Google Ads, according to NBC News. The two sites were found to be in violation of Google’s policies on content related to race when they pushed unsubstantiated claims about the Black Lives Matter protests sparked in recent weeks by the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody on May 25, NBC reported. Google did not immediately respond to an inquiry from The Hill. “We have strict publisher policies that govern the content ads can run on and explicitly...