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  • Another of Clinton's scripted airplane 'Press Conferences'.

    10/21/2016 6:16:43 AM PDT · by tosh · 14 replies
    youtube ^ | Youtube
    Watch from 2:00 on. Nick Merrill, Clinton's press secretary, texts reporters questions, signals them with knowing glances and nods, actually intercedes in conference to ensure his teed up reporters get to ask his pre arranged questions. In plain sight. Unreal.
  • There’s no media conspiracy against Trump (!!!)

    10/20/2016 8:00:03 PM PDT · by Beowulf9 · 42 replies ^ | OCT 19 2016 | Robert J. Samuelson
    Regardless of who wins the election, the press — or, at any rate, what used to be called the “mainstream” media — may be the big loser. Donald Trump is making a case that he’s the victim of an orchestrated media campaign to defeat him, and although the charge is not true, it may stick among his devoted followers.
  • Andrea Mitchell Falsely Claims Donna Brazille Leak Story has been 'Completely Knocked Down'

    10/20/2016 1:45:54 PM PDT · by freestyle · 52 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 10/20/2016 | Chuck Ross
    In the face of all evidence to the contrary, MSNBC host Andrea Mitchell claimed on Thursday that allegations that Democratic National Committee chair Donna Brazile leaked town hall questions to the Clinton campaign have been “completely knocked down.”Mitchell was discussing references Donald Trump made on Thursday to leaked debate and town hall questions. Trump claimed on Twitter that questions from Wednesday’s debate, moderated by Fox News’ Christopher Wallace, were provided to the Clinton campaign.On Thursday, he referred to the scandal involving Brazile and her apparent leaking of a CNN/TV One town hall question asked of Clinton in March.“That was...
  • I'm Shocked, Shocked to Find...Claude Rains in 2016

    10/19/2016 3:42:21 PM PDT · by Stepan12 · 5 replies
    Grasstops USA ^ | October 19, 2016 | Don Feder
           Claude Rains' character in the iconic film "Casablanca" has just been told by Maj. Strasser to find a reason to close Humphrey Bogart's nightclub. Rains to Bogart: "I'm shocked, shocked to find that gambling is going on here!" The croupier hands him money. "Your winnings, sir." "Oh, thank you very much."        This election has been filled with stunning revelations and Ripley's-Believe-It-or-Not moments:        I'm shocked, shocked to find that the liberal media are an adjunct of the Clinton campaign.        According to a Gallup Poll released in mid-September, public confidence in the media has fallen to an all-time...
  • Piers Morgan Tonight show openly bragging about their bias toward Hillary back in 2012

    10/18/2016 7:49:38 PM PDT · by fuzzylogic · 2 replies
    Wikileaks ^ | 2012 | Wikileaks
    Not sure if you were able to catch my interview with President Clinton last night on Piers Morgan Tonight. Do you think calling Secretary Clinton the greatest Secretary of State of all time shows just a touch of my bias?
  • Shameless Bias in Presidential Science. “Science” sites go after the Republican candidate only.

    10/18/2016 11:55:31 AM PDT · by fishtank · 3 replies ^ | 10-16-16 |
    Shameless Bias in Presidential Science Posted on October 16, 2016 Why do “science” news sites go after the Republican candidate only? This is another arena Donald Trump could show is rigged. This entry is about news bias; it does not take sides. Readers are free to make their own conclusions about the better candidate. But a fair result can only come from getting facts straight and reporting them with balance. Since these news sites quoted below often defend Darwinian evolution, it’s instructive to see if their bias on that subject shares commonalities with bias in the political arena. All the...
  • NBC News not even trying to hide its Hillary bias

    10/18/2016 8:01:08 AM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 25 replies
    New York Post ^ | October 18, 2016 | John Crudele
    NBC seems to have gone out of the news business. The network has been remarkably shy about reporting on the massive amount of e-mails being released through WikiLeaks, but more than willing to give time to anyone who says anything bad about Trump. Competitor CBS, on the other hand, seems to be dividing up with time equally into a “Bad Donald, Bad Hillary” segment. NBC, of course, is the network that employs John Harwood, a CNBC correspondent who sent love notes to the Clinton campaign and even generously offered his advice. I hope Harwood was auditioning for a job with...
  • CNN Irked at Chant [semi-satire]

    10/17/2016 11:01:27 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 3 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 16 Oct 2016 | John Semmens
    In a post-debate campaign rally GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump continued his charges of media bias by referencing the three-on-one (two moderators and Hillary Clinton vs. Trump) format of the Sunday night face-off. The crowd began chanting “CNN sucks,” much to the dismay of a few CNN “talking heads,” including Chris Cuomo, Alisyn Camerota, Brian Stelter, and Bill Carter. Cuomo characterized the crowd response as “dangerous and unprecedented. We haven’t treated Trump any differently than any other Republican nominee. All of them—Romney, McCain, Bush—took it in stride without complaining. That Trump would make an issue out of it shows his...
  • Jake Tapper is Shocked, S.H.O.C.K.E.D, That Donna Brazile Would Tip Off Clinton On CNN...

    10/15/2016 4:47:50 PM PDT · by GilGil · 38 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | 10/15/2016 | Sundance
    FULL TITLE: Jake Tapper is Shocked, S.H.O.C.K.E.D, That Donna Brazile Would Tip Off Clinton On CNN Townhall Questions… Back in March CNN held a Town Hall event with Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton. Jake Tapper and Roland Martin were moderators. It is now confirmed that CNN’s Donna Brazile had an advance copy of at least one of the questions for Hillary Clinton and gave Clinton a heads’-up so she could prepare
  • One Reason the Democrats Lost So Big in Midterms: Exceptionally Low Voter Turnout

    10/15/2016 11:17:29 PM PDT · by WMarshal · 35 replies
    The American Prospect ^ | November 9, 2014 | Sam Wang
    When turnout falls, Democrats perform worse in elections. That general pattern is well known. In making their forecasts, pollsters try to estimate what that turnout will be on the basis of previous elections. This year, pre-election opinion polls were off by the largest amount seen in over 20 years. Could this massive underperformance by Democrats have been connected to a wrong guess about turnout?
  • Media Publicly Shamed by 20,000+ People

    10/15/2016 11:14:23 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 34 replies
    You Tube ^ | October 15,2016 | Millennial Millie
    Media Publicly Shamed by 20,000+ People
  • South Florida man banned from gym for wearing Trump hat?

    10/15/2016 7:13:30 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 35 replies
    wsvn,com ^ | 10/10/16
    ....A South Florida man says he was banned from his condo gym because he wore his Donald Trump ‘Make American Great Again’ cap. Is that legal? Help Me Howard with Patrick Fraser elected to check into it. Nikos Henry is a young single guy … so it’s no surprise why he moved to South Beach.
  • Hillary Clinton, Paul Ryan and the relationship that could shape Washington

    10/12/2016 9:33:42 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 38 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 10.12.16 | Robert Costa and Philip Rucker
    ..... their relationship could become Washington’s most important in determining whether the federal government functions over the next four years, should Clinton win the presidency and Ryan retain his majority — as polls show is probable, although not certain, for both. This year’s melodrama of a campaign has provided a window into the uneasy Trump-Ryan relationship, which appeared to reach its breaking point this week. What’s less clear is what a Clinton-Ryan relationship would look like.
  • Leaked Email Shows Hillary’s Team Bashing an ENTIRE RELIGION; Media Silent

    10/12/2016 6:00:07 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 34 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 10/11/16 | CE Dyer
    On Tuesday, WikiLeaks released over a thousand more emails... Amongst the newly released documents...The 2011 email, entitled “Conservative Catholicism” comes from John Halpin, a senior fellow at the left-wing Center for American Progress (CAP), and is addressed to Jennifer Palmieri, formerly of the CAP and current Director of Communications for the 2016 Hillary Clinton presidential campaign, and John Podesta. The email, in which Catholic beliefs are referred to as “backwards”, drips with contempt for Catholic Americans and Conservative Catholics in particular.... ...imagine if GOP nominee Donald Trump’s campaign sent an email just like this about Islam.
  • The first post-hot mic poll is out, and it suggests that Donald Trump is in deep, deep trouble

    10/10/2016 5:04:46 PM PDT · by Mariner · 84 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | October 10th, 2016 | By Philip Bump
    Even before The Washington Post reported on a 2005 recording of Donald Trump making crude comments about exploiting his celebrity to sexually assault women, Hillary Clinton's campaign was on the upswing. Her strong performance in the first presidential debate had pushed her national polling numbers up fairly quickly. Not as quickly as after the party conventions, mind you, but even before a new NBC-Wall Street Journal poll released on Monday, she led by about five points. Then the new poll came out. As always, one poll could be an outlier. This poll has a relatively high margin of error of...
  • O'Reilly: At Least 3 Media Orgs Have 'Ordered Employees to Destroy Trump'

    10/10/2016 11:21:38 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 53 replies
    At least three media organizations have "ordered their employees to destroy Donald Trump," Bill O'Reilly said this morning. Sitting down with Bill Hemmer to analyze last night's second debate between Trump and Hillary Clinton...
  • Why the post-debate polls for CNN and YouGov are wrong

    10/10/2016 10:12:51 AM PDT · by TheRef · 5 replies
    Political Ref ^ | 10/10/16
      Why the post-debate polls for CNN and YouGov are wrong Donald Trump will not win a poll with a +10% Democratic voter sample, and pollsters know it The YouGov poll, to its credit, provided internals for their poll. CNN has not, although apparently there is more to come. According to the YouGov poll, Clinton edged out Trump in the debate last night by a 47 to 42 margin. The CNN poll, absurdly, found that Clinton won the debate by a twenty-three point margin, 57 to 34. CNN notes in its article that their results match voter preference from...
  • Biased Clinton News Network Caught On "Hot Mic" Coaching "Independent" Focus Group (Video)

    10/10/2016 12:33:27 AM PDT · by NYRepublican72 · 19 replies
    YouTube ^ | 10/10/2016 | YouTube
    Link to Video: Because CNN is sooooooo honest.
  • How Poll Bias Obscures Trump’s Likely Election

    10/07/2016 11:34:02 AM PDT · by Signalman · 54 replies ^ | 10.7.2016 | Milton Rosenburgh
    "Put not your trust in princes” as Psalm 146 advises… nor put such trust in princesses or polls. For “princess,” awaiting a queenly coronation, read Hillary C and for “polls” include any of those focused on the current presidential race. In point of fact, as the Brits would say, the proper way to read the current presidential polls may be with a modicum of cryptographic decoding and guided by a few essential considerations. The first is the obvious fact that a respondent answering the pollster may not rank toward the top of the ingenuousness scale. That is to say, he...
  • Trump backers realize they’ve been played as WikiLeaks fails to deliver October surprise

    10/05/2016 10:05:22 PM PDT · by cardinal4 · 36 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 4 Oct 2016 | Griff Witte
    LONDON — The expectations were breathless. For weeks, backers of Republican nominee Donald Trump have hyped the tantalizing possibility that the anti-secrecy organization WikiLeaks was on the verge of publishing a set of documents that would doom Hillary Clinton’s chances in November.
  • As pressure for content increases, a reporter’s investigation becomes a witch-hunt.

    10/03/2016 7:18:29 PM PDT · by Tarheel Yankee · 12 replies
    Medium ^ | Oct 1, 2016 | Bradley Bethel
    Bethel's article gives an excellent summary of the issues and facts being litigated in a libel suit brought by Beth Desmond against Raleigh's News&Observer newspaper and reporter Mandy Locke. Expert witnesses quoted by Locke are testifying about their comments to Locke that were twisted, mis-quoted and created by the reporter for the purpose of smearing a forensic firearms examiner with fabricating evidence accusations.
  • Didn't realize until this AM how Pravda-like CNN is for Clinton. Wow. The worst.

    10/03/2016 4:35:28 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 41 replies
    10/3/16 | sff
    I have been stuck for the past hour in a place that is playing CNN. I DON'T usually watch it. Wow. All I can say is that it is apparently being funded by the Democrat party. No attempt to provide objective news, but a full on commercial for Clinton. The programming today is basically a summary of what some internet scribblers on political sites did to bash Trump.
  • Voters Don’t Trust Media Fact-Checking [Poll: 62% say media skews "fact checks"]

    10/02/2016 2:50:58 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 33 replies
    Most voters believe news organizations play favorites when it comes to fact-checking candidates’ statements... ....Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that just 29% of all Likely U.S. Voters trust media fact-checking of candidates’ comments. Sixty-two percent (62%) believe instead that news organizations skew the....

    10/01/2016 5:59:49 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 47 replies
    Powerline ^ | 30 Sep, 2016 | JOHN HINDERAKER
    If this year’s presidential election has a silver lining, it is the final demise of “mainstream media.” Which is not to say that liberal media are going away; they aren’t, of course. But liberal media’s claim to being mainstream–reliable, objective, fair, unlike fringe or partisan news sources–is gone forever. That is a good thing. No one could follow this year’s campaign without understanding that the media formerly known as mainstream (sorry, Prince) have jettisoned any pretense of neutrality, or even of journalistic integrity, in their desperation to preserve the status quo by electing Hillary Clinton president. Fair enough. We know...
  • #basementdwellers-The actual words...on Hillary Clinton’s remarks [Pajama Boy to the rescue]

    10/01/2016 3:54:20 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 23 replies ^ | 10/1/16 | Michael Pajama Boy Walsh
    The phrase “basement dweller” exploded on social media Saturday after hacked audio appeared online of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaking to donors about Bernie Sanders’ supporters. The notion that Clinton would dismiss the idealism of her former rival’s fans and millennial voters as lazy, misinformed youngsters who haven’t moved out of their parents’ homes conformed with many perceptions of the Democratic candidate as an out-of-touch elitist. The words “basement dweller,” which she never actually said, started to trend alongside “basket of deplorables,” which she did say to denigrate large swaths of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s supporters.
  • Another egregious example of liberal press bias

    10/01/2016 6:18:53 AM PDT · by detective
    American Thinker ^ | October 1, 2016 | Arnold Cusmariu
    The motto of the liberal press isn’t the much ballyhooed All the news that’s fit to print but rather, All the news we think is fit to print which in practical terms means, If we don’t report it, it didn’t happen. Examples can easily be cited of “inconvenient truths” about Hillary Clinton that the liberal press has been more than eager to bury. On the other hand, the MSM will jump at any opportunity to damage the candidacy of Donald Trump. To illustrate, let’s compare the amount of liberal press coverage of two stories, one negative and the other positive...
  • VP debate: My guess: Pence will be SLAMMED for Christian views on abortion/marriage

    09/29/2016 1:48:36 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 47 replies
    9/29/16 | sff
    I think next week in Virginia, Kaine's state, is the veep debate. Pence is going to be targeted BIG TIME for not celebrating homosexual behaviour and for thinking unborn children deserve protection. Please pray for him to be ready to give an answer for the hope that is within him, and that the arrows of the wicked fail.
  • Trump broke Cuban embargo, report says [Miami media going crazy]

    09/29/2016 8:00:18 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 78 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | 9/29/16 | PATRICIA MAZZEI
    Donald Trump’s hotel and casino company secretly spent money trying to do business in Cuba in violation of the U.S. trade embargo, Newsweek reported Thursday in a story that could endanger the Republican presidential nominee’s Cuban-American support in South Florida. Trump Hotels & Casino Resorts paid at least $68,000 to a consulting firm in late 1998 in an
  • CNN to host town hall with...Barack Obama [FREE COMMERCIAL FOR HITLERY BY LAME DUCK]

    09/27/2016 6:54:52 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 25 replies
    CNN will host the "CNN Presidential Town Hall: America's Military and the Commander in Chief," with...Barack Obama on Wednesday September 28 at 9 p.m. ET. Obama will field questions from the audience made up of active duty service members, veterans and the military community.
  • How would you grade Lester Holt? [FREEP this MSNBC poll]

    09/27/2016 6:17:22 AM PDT · by Colofornian · 46 replies
    How would you grade Lester Holt? ...
  • Lynn Sweet just said on Fox that Donald Trump had "months of favorable coverage"

    09/23/2016 8:49:04 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 24 replies
    Fox News | 9/23/16
    Absolutely unbelievable. Three person attack team against Trump: Judith Miller, Greg Jarrett, Lynn Sweet. Judy Miller says objective reporters all agree that Matt Lauer was rude to Hillary and not rude to Trump. She says regarding complaints about unfair coverage, Hillary has a legitimate reason to complain, but Trump does not. Lynn Sweet states Trump has benefited from months of favorable coverage by the media. I had to laugh. She ripped Trump for not holding press conferences.... Then Gregg Jarrett chimed in to agree. He complained that Trump will attack you if you're not cheering for him.
  • TV press pool deletes footage of Trump hotel tour in protest [Temper Tantrum by media]

    09/16/2016 2:58:43 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 19 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 9/16/16 | GABBY MORRONGIELLO
    Television reporters deleted video footage on Friday of Donald Trump's new hotel in Washington, D.C., after his Friday press conference left the media feeling trolled by the Republican presidential hopeful and he blocked a producer from joining a tour of the luxury hotel. According to multiple reports, staffers from a variety of TV networks decided not to air the b-roll they had captured as a way of protesting the Trump campaign's decision not to allow anyone but photographers on the hotel tour.
  • Birther stuff revived to distract from HRC's seizures and "deplorable" remarks

    09/16/2016 12:50:16 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 44 replies
    9/16/16 | sff
    Maybe this was already posited by someone, but I don't recall. The Washington comPost wanted to help Hitlery change the subject from her disastrous candidacy and campaign, so "birther" crap was resurrected. Suddenly CNN and even FOX got on board. Pathetic. Trump stays on message, gets endorsed by great veterans, and the media is left looking like fools. My guess is they'll try to keep this alive, by orders implicit or explicit from Team Shrillary.
  • Latest Mainstream Media Political Headlines

    09/15/2016 2:43:40 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 8 replies
    REDDIT ^ | 9-15-2016 | TCRLAF
    Just thought I'd give you the list of the latest Political Headlines from Reddit Politics, within just the last 15 minutes: UK INDEPENDENT: Little Miss Flint meets Donald Trump, appears terrified FORBES: Trump's Ever-Changing Tax Plan Changes Again THE ATLANTIC: Trump's Economic Plan: New Promises Same Old Problems NEW YORK TIMES: The Arithmetic in Donald Trump’s Jobs Plan Doesn’t Really Work VOX: It’s time for Ivanka Trump to STOP pretending she’s above the political fray CNN: Harry Reid: Trump is a 'human leech' SLATE: Donald Trump Wants You Think He’s a Populist. But His Economic Plan Is Built for the...
  • Larry Sabato hedging his bet on Clinton, admits Trump may be one state away

    09/15/2016 7:03:23 AM PDT · by TheRef · 60 replies
    Political Ref ^ | 09/15/16 | Political Ref
    On Thursday, Sabato and company admitted that their normal model is possibly not as reliable in this election. The normal assumptions they make, he points out, are not necessarily holding up. Throughout the article, while still holding to the prediction of a Clinton win, Sabato gives numerous reasons why he might be wrong and Trump may win . . .
  • American trust in news media falls to lowest level in history: Gallup poll

    09/14/2016 2:13:03 PM PDT · by FenwickBabbitt · 22 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | September 14, 2016 | Jennifer Harper
    A major pollster has some stark news: “Americans’ trust and confidence in the mass media ‘to report the news fully, accurately and fairly’ has dropped to its lowest level in Gallup polling history, with 32 percent saying they have a great deal or fair amount of trust in the media. This is down eight percentage points from last year,” writes Art Swift, an analyst for the Gallup poll, which first asked the nation to weigh in on the press in 1972. ... “Republicans who say they have trust in the media has plummeted to 14 percent from 32% a year...
  • Report: Google Search Bias Protecting Hillary Clinton Confirmed in Experiment

    09/13/2016 8:19:55 AM PDT · by detective · 36 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 13 Sep 2016 | Jack Hadfield
    In a report published by Sputnik News, psychologist Robert Epstein reveals evidence that Google is manipulating search results related to Hillary Clinton that may “shift as many as 3 million votes” in the upcoming presidential election. Earlier this year, Matt Lieberman of Sourcefed published a video that claimed Google’s autocomplete suggestions were biased in favour of Clinton. The video went viral, with an abridged version of it being viewed over 25 million times on Facebook. Epstein set out with his colleagues at the American Institute for Behavioral Research (AIBRT) to investigate the claims. They concluded that whilst the investigation is...
  • Behind scenes, NBC execs concede Matt Lauer forum performance was "disaster"

    09/08/2016 10:37:13 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 118 replies
    CNN Money ^ | 9-8-2016 | Brian Stelter
    NBC News knows the "Commander-in-Chief Forum" was not Matt Lauer's finest hour. One executive, speaking anonymously, was blunt about it: "Disaster." The morning after Lauer's back-to-back interviews of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, several high ranking sources at the network said they hear the criticism and agree with at least some of it. Lauer was widely criticized for failing to fact-check or follow up when Trump falsely claimed that he was opposed to the Iraq war when it started. Some viewers thought Lauer held Clinton to a higher standard than Trump. Several people who were sitting in the audience told...
  • Can we just stop talking about Hillary Clinton’s health now? [Wash Post Panic]

    09/06/2016 4:16:20 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 82 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 9/6/16 | Chris Cillizza
    ...Led by Drudge, there have been questions circulating in the conservative media — and among Trump surrogates like Rudy Giuliani — that "something" is wrong with Clinton for months. Much of that speculation ties back to an episode in late 2012 in which Clinton caught a stomach virus, fell, suffered a concussion and was then hospitalized due to a blood clot. A certain sector of conservatives were convinced that more was going on with her health than ever became public and that this was yet another example of the Clintons hiding things from the public. "Diagnoses" have run everywhere from...
  • FLASHBACK: Matt Lauer Was Listed as a ‘Notable Member’ of Clinton Foundation Initiative

    09/03/2016 5:35:18 AM PDT · by GailA · 32 replies
    Mediate ^ | 9/1/16 | NA
    Have no clue as to copyright so link only to be safe.
  • Leaked DNC Emails show nothing’s changed in Democrat Party; they’re still the same bigots as always

    08/29/2016 9:02:34 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 2 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 8/29/16 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Hillary Clinton is trying to smear Donald Trump with a faked charge that he is connected to the Klu Klux Klan. This is clearly a panicked response to how well Trump is doing with Black voters. It is exactly the kind of insulting trash Democrats think they can use to fool people, both Black and White. As usual the Democrat is lying. It is Hillary Clinton who accepted a $20,000 donation from the Klu Klux Klan, not Trump. Recently leaked DNC Emails reveal the Democrat hierarchy plotted to destroy the candidacy of Bernie Sanders by, among other things using his...
  • NY Times Reporter Slams Hannity for “Unethical” Behavior [semi-satire]

    08/28/2016 10:01:37 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 5 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 28 Aug 2016 | John Semmens
    New York Times reporter Jeremy Peters slammed radio talk show host Sean Hannity’s “unethical behavior” regarding how he is covering the current presidential candidates. “Every profession has its norms and boundaries for assessing the way its members should handle their trade,” Peters proclaimed. “Journalists have an ethical obligation to live up to these norms and respect these boundaries. It has been agreed by the majority within our profession that it is our journalistic duty to do whatever we can to prevent Donald Trump from becoming president. Hannity has flouted this agreement by urging voters to do the exact opposite of...
  • Trump campaign CEO under new scrutiny over anti-Semitic remarks, domestic violence case

    08/27/2016 6:18:01 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 51 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 8/26/16 | "Tribune news services"
    An ex-wife of Donald Trump's new campaign CEO, Stephen Bannon, said Bannon made anti-Semitic remarks when the two battled over sending their daughters to private school nearly a decade ago, according to court papers reviewed Friday by The Associated Press. That revelation came a day after reports emerged that domestic violence charges were filed 20 years ago against Bannon following an altercation with his then-wife, Mary Louise Piccard.
  • What everyone’s getting wrong about Trump’s immigration position

    08/24/2016 7:20:02 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 7 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/24/16 | Dan Calabrese
    Including, in all likelihood, some of his supporters One of the ways you can detect bias in reporting is with the use of a word like “hardline,” which sounds stubborn and inflexible, for a position that simply means business. When someone is said to be taking a “hardline” position, people are constantly after them to “soften” said position, which sounds so much nicer and more reasonable. So we keep hearing that Donald Trump is taking a “hardline” position on immigration, that being the determination to deport all 11 million (or 12 million, or whatever it is) illegal immigrations who are...
  • Two Articles, Same Writer. Can You Say "Media Bias"?

    08/22/2016 3:49:16 PM PDT · by COBOL2Java · 25 replies ^ | July 2016 | Elizabeth Wellington
  • American journalism is collapsing before our eyes

    08/21/2016 3:28:51 PM PDT · by QT3.14 · 47 replies
    NY Post ^ | August 21, 2016 | Michael Goodwin
    Donald Trump may or may not fix his campaign, and Hillary Clinton may or may not become the first female president. But something else happening before our eyes is almost as important: the complete collapse of American journalism as we know it. The frenzy to bury Trump is not limited to the Clinton campaign and the Obama White House. They are working hand-in-hand with what was considered the cream of the nation’s news organizations.
  • Anti-Catholic Bias @ Catholic college

    08/19/2016 7:26:50 AM PDT · by Academiadotorg · 7 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | August 19, 2016 | Malcolm A. Kline
    With increasing frequency, it is getting harder and harder for conservative Catholics, no matter how well credentialed they are, to get hired in academia, particularly in Catholic universities. When he was still teaching at SUNY, author Thomas E. Woods, Jr., told me that his enthusiasm for the Latin Mass was met with more hostility in Catholic colleges and universities than at the State University of New York, where they thought it was exotic. In the latest issue of Modern Age, a quarterly review, English professor Anthony Esolen recalls his own experiences a quarter century ago when he went to work...
  • Obama gets update on deadly Louisiana floods, heads back to golf course

    08/17/2016 3:42:34 PM PDT · by SES1066 · 33 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 8/17/16 | Dave Boyer
    The White House said Mr. Fugate “briefed the president on the resources that have been provided to support the response and recovery.” Mr. Obama directed FEMA to use “all resources available” to help in the recovery. But there were no changes in travel plans announced for the president, who is scheduled to stay on the island until Sunday.
  • Google Still At It With Trump (VANITY)

    08/17/2016 3:09:40 PM PDT · by pepsi_junkie · 20 replies
    Google search ^ | 8/17/2016 | pepsi_junkie
    Did a search today on Godwin's law. You know, that one that says any disagreement online will eventually compare someone to the nazis or to Hitler. I just wanted to see the "official" definition. Here's what I got. Note that the law is thus proven, QED.
  • David Duke endorsing Trump got 6 times more coverage than jihad murderer’s pro-Taliban father

    08/13/2016 9:48:29 AM PDT · by heterosupremacist · 11 replies ^ | 08/13/2016 | Robert Spencer
    Media bias is nothing new. 56 years ago, Richard Nixon complained that he wasn’t being given a fair shake by the media in his presidential campaign against John F. Kennedy. But the media elites, as well as the political elites, are deeply threatened by the candidacy of Donald Trump, in large part because of his refusal to toe their line regarding Muslim migrants and the denial of any connection between Islam and terrorism. And so they’re taking their open advocacy of the Leftist line to new levels. Hillary Clinton Seddique Mateen “David Duke Endorsing Trump Got Six Times More Coverage...