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  • The LA Times joined the growing group of major papers calling for Trump's impeachment

    12/07/2019 11:35:24 AM PST · by Menehune56 · 70 replies
    Business Insider via Yahoo! "News" ^ | 12/7/2019 | John Haltiwanger
    The Los Angeles Times editorial board on Saturday called for President Donald Trump to be impeached, joining an expanding list of major newspapers offering public support for either Trump's impeachment or the impeachment inquiry into his dealings with Ukraine. Less than a week after the impeachment inquiry transitioned into a new phase in the House Judiciary Committee, the Times' editorial board wrote: "We've seen enough. Trump should be impeached."
  • Shep Smith Trashes Trump as Autocrat Spewing 'Garbage and Lies' at Journalists Dinner

    11/22/2019 8:47:03 AM PST · by rktman · 70 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | 11/22/2019 | Tim Graham
    Liberal media outlets were thrilled at Shepard Smith's first public remarks since abruptly leaving Fox News last month. Smith hosted a dinner of the Committee to Protect Journalists, and proclaimed he was donating a half million dollars to the group. Michael Grynbaum at The New York Times reported he called "for a steadfast defense of independent journalism, while offering a few subtle barbs at President Trump’s treatment of the press." Subtle? “Intimidation and vilification of the press is now a global phenomenon. We don’t have to look far for evidence of that,” Smith said. “Our belief a decade ago that...
  • Trump directed Ukraine quid pro quo, key witness says

    11/20/2019 4:10:04 PM PST · by mdittmar · 90 replies
    ap ^ | 11/20/2019 | LISA MASCARO, MARY CLARE JALONICK and ERIC TUCKER
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Ambassador Gordon Sondland declared to impeachment investigators Wednesday that President Donald Trump and his lawyer Rudy Giuliani explicitly sought a “quid pro quo” with Ukraine, leveraging an Oval Office visit for political investigations of Democrats. But he also came to believe the trade involved much more.
  • Lincoln Administration Seizes Opposition Newspapers

    11/09/2019 4:45:49 PM PST · by hapnHal · 19 replies
    https://newseumed.org ^ | May 18, 1864 | Newseum Collection 
    Should the secretary of war order two anti-Lincoln newspapers to close after publishing fake proclamations that make the administration look bad? Can First Amendment freedoms of speech and the press be limited during a time of civil war?A new crisis strikes on May 18, 1864. At 3:30 a.m., a messenger pretending to be from the Associated Press news service delivers a forged presidential proclamation to a number of New York City newspapers. The proclamation calls for 400,000 more troops through either voluntary enlistment or a new draft. It makes the Union Army seem desperate. Most newspapers check on the validity of...
  • Don Trump Jr. defiant after naming whistleblower as 'Eric Ciaramella'.....

    11/06/2019 12:04:40 PM PST · by caww · 97 replies
    .washingtonexaminer ^ | 11/6/2019 | Mike Brest
    He tweeted,... "The entire media is Triggered that I (a private citizen) tweeted out a story naming the alleged whistleblower. Are they going to pretend that his name hasn’t been in the public domain for weeks now? Numerous people & news outlets including Real Clear Politics already ID’d him." Alleged ‘Whistleblower’ Eric Ciaramella Worked Closely with Anti-Trump Dossier Hoaxer," Trump Jr. tweeted. Trump Jr. later pushed back on the claim that his tweet was a part of an effort to out the whistleblower in conjunction with the White House. “The outrage on this is BS. And those pretending that I...
  • The Memo: After Vindman, GOP anxiety deepens (Barf)

    10/30/2019 4:20:11 PM PDT · by robowombat · 34 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/30/19 06:08 PM EDT | NIALL STANAGE
    The Memo: After Vindman, GOP anxiety deepens BY NIALL STANAGE - 10/30/19 06:08 PM EDT Republican concerns are mounting about President Trump as damaging information piles up regarding his dealings with Ukraine. The dam is not yet at the bursting point, but anxiety — fueled by the sense that more revelations could emerge at any moment — is rippling through the GOP. “It’s fair to say my conversations with members continue to go to a worse place,” said Doug Heye, a former communications director of the Republican National Committee. Heye added that, for the moment, there was a sizable gap...
  • 'Total panic' as 'shell-shocked' White House struggles to find impeachment footing

    09/27/2019 11:38:47 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 132 replies
    NBC "News" ^ | September 26, 2019 | By Shannon Pettypiece, Kristen Welker, Hallie Jackson and Carol E. Lee
    WASHINGTON — White House officials were scrambling Thursday to figure out how to counter the House Democrats' impeachment inquiry, with one source familiar with the situation describing a sense of “total panic” over the past week at the lack of a plan to address the new reality. There appears to be rising “anxiety, unease, and concern” — as one person close to the White House described the mood in the West Wing — that the whistleblower’s allegations could seriously wound the president and some of those around him. “There’s not a lot of confidence that there’s no there there,” this...
  • POLL: Who is the most divisive?

    08/17/2017 9:00:39 AM PDT · by Jeff Chandler · 16 replies
    Who is the most divisive? President Trump The Democrat Media I'm not sure
  • Rand Paul abandons Ron Paul on war and peace

    09/07/2014 7:25:49 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    The Hill ^ | September 6, 2014 | Brent Budowsky
    Months ago, the isolationism of Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) was so extreme that I said he might as well be President Bashar Assad's man in Washington, referring to the Syrian dictator and murderer at a time when Rand Paul was following the policy of Ron Paul of extreme non-intervention. Times have changed, or shall I say Rand Paul's calculations have changed, so his positions have changed. Now Sen. Paul mocks President Obama over the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and vows to be a super-hawk going after ISIS. I guess when it's time to raise campaign money for...
  • Politico Attacks Victims of IRS Scandal

    06/05/2013 12:46:54 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 18 replies
    breitbart.com/Big-Journalism ^ | 6-5-2013 | John Nolte
    Well, right on cue, Politico arrives this morning like the cavalry with an appallingly dishonest (but expected) piece of reporting that falls right in line with what Congressional Democrats did yesterday. It is as pure a piece of coordination and left-wing propaganda as you will ever read. And this is the only kind of investigative reporting Politico ever does. Imagine if Politico poured these same resources into investigating the IRS's connections to the White House or the shaping of the IRS talking points by the State Department. But today's Politico piece is all about changing the subject. All it looks...
  • Meet the journalism professor who says NRA members are treasonous, should be executed

    06/03/2013 6:23:27 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 44 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 6-3-2013 | Eric Owens
    In a bizarre op-ed in The Charleston Gazette last week, journalism professor Christopher Swindell argued that the National Rifle Association “advocates armed rebellion against the duly elected government of the United States of America.” Stirring words, to be sure, but Swindell was hardly done — not even close. He also said that the NRA is guilty of “treason” “worthy of the firing squad.” “To support the new NRA president’s agenda of arming the populace for confrontation with the government is bloody treason,” Swindell charged in his wacky essay. After briefly playing the race card and alluding to the Civil War,...
  • Christopher Swindell: Gun safety debate is B.S.

    06/02/2013 11:32:00 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 50 replies
    The Charleston Gazette (WV) ^ | 5-30-2013 | Christopher Swindell
    Watching the celebration at the NRA convention over the defeat of background checks was the most nauseating experience of the day. I am not a New York gun control liberal, either. I support a shotgun for home defense, a handgun for limited conceal/carry, and an assortment of hunting rifles to balance West Virginia's exploding deer population (as evidenced by hourly collisions with cars). So, I am hardly out of the mainstream. But, the gun safety debate is B.S. This foaming at the mouth, Obamar is coming for the guns, Nanny Bloomberg is a bad billionaire, and most despicable of all,...
  • AP CEO's letter to Eric Holder

    05/13/2013 5:24:46 PM PDT · by Nachum · 170 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 5/13/13 | Gary B. Pruit
  • NPR Host: Constitution 'Like Tinkerbell...Only Alive As We Collectively Decide'

    04/24/2013 6:01:18 PM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 50 replies
    Breibart - Big Journalism ^ | 4-24-2013 | Larry O'Connor
    Peter Sagal, host of NPR's highly entertaining "Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me," is planning a new PBS special on the US Constitution. In an interview with Politico, Sagal explains that he will be using the show to "educate" Americans about our government's framing document . The tax-payer funded show, "Constitution USA with Peter Sagal," sounds harmless enough: … We talked to people who were basically living the Constitution whether they wanted to or not, as opposed to the usual array of pundits or activists who have opinions about it. But as Sagal reveals his personal views of the constitution, a...
  • 72 Congressmen slam media over Gosnell, Planned Parenthood infanticide remarks

    04/18/2013 11:43:09 AM PDT · by topher · 16 replies
    LifeSiteNews.com ^ | 4-18-2013 | John Jalsevac
    72 Congressmen slam media for failing to cover Gosnell, Planned Parenthood infanticide remarks WASHINGTON, D.C., April 18, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In a sternly worded letter, 72 congressman have accused the three leading mainstream media networks – ABC, NBS, and CBS – of “blatant media bias” for failing to cover two of the biggest abortion-related stories in recent years: the trial of “House of Horrors” abortionist Kermit Gosnell, and remarks made by a Planned Parenthood representative in support of infanticide. “The broadcasters’ blackout of the Planned Parenthood infanticide lobbying scandal and the Gosnell ‘House of Horrors’ murder trial are the biggest...
  • CNN: Pressure Cooker Bomb 'Right-Wing' Signature

    04/17/2013 5:47:18 AM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 134 replies
    Breibart - Big Journalism ^ | 4-17-2013 | Lee Stranahan
    An article published on CNN's website makes an unproven claim that pressure cooker bombs like the ones used at the Boston Marathon terror attack are a 'signature' of 'right-wing extremists.' The article was co-written by Jennifer Roland and Peter Bergen. Bergen is the CNN ananlyst made the claim that right-wing extremists could be behind the bombing less than two hours after it took place. The article says (emphasis added) : A senior U.S. counterterrorism investigator told CNN that pressure cooker bombs have also been a signature of extreme right-wing individuals in the United States who he said tend to revel...
  • Why Did This Act Of Terrorism Occur? MEDIA COPY GUIDE

    04/15/2013 4:32:10 PM PDT · by Lazamataz · 129 replies
    Free Republic Original Content | 4/15/2013 | By Laz A. Mataz
    Predictably, the American Pravda Press immediately began conjecturing that the tragic terrorist act in Boston, at the Marathon, was possibly caused by 'right wing extremists'. Quoted Peter Bergen: ""One of the things that I'd be looking at, once the device, if it is a device, is found, what kind of explosives were used. If it, for instance, if it was hydrogen peroxide, sort of a signature of al Qaeda. If it was more conventional explosives, which are much harder to get hold of now, it might be some other kind of right wing extremists..."We've also seen other extremist groups, right...
  • CNN, Esquire blame the 'right wing' extremists for Boston Marathon bombing

    04/15/2013 9:18:11 PM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 38 replies
    http://www.examiner.com ^ | April 15, 2013 | Victor Medina
    "Esquire's Charles P. Pierce wrote in an online post on the magazine's website that we should not jump to conclusions and blame foreign terrorists, then blames it on right-wing domestic terrorists. He stated "remember that this is the official Patriots Day holiday in Massachusetts, celebrating the Battles at Lexington and Concord, and that the actual date (April 19) was of some significance to, among other people, Tim McVeigh, because he fancied himself a waterer of the tree of liberty and the like." CNN's Peter Bergen stated that the bomb type could point to right-wing domestic terrorists as well. "If it...
  • Cenk Uygur: If Bomber Is A "Right-Wing White Guy" He Will Be Excused (video)

    04/16/2013 3:49:20 AM PDT · by i88schwartz · 49 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | April 16, 2013 | RealClearPolitics
    On the Monday broadcast of Current TV's "The War Room" network host Cenk Uygur observed Americans would not be as outraged if the Boston bomber turns out to be a "right-wing white guy" instead of a Muslim terrorist. "Now, if it's a right-wing white guy, those same exact people will turn around and say, 'Well, look, let's not over blow this. I mean it's just one crazy guy, he doesn't affect anything else. It has no other implications, let's just all calm down," Uygur said. Michael Shure, the host of "The War Room," said Cenk could be totally wrong about...
  • Here we go – CNN Wolf Blitzer blames anti-tax group or tea party for Boston Marathon explosion

    04/15/2013 1:22:35 PM PDT · by Nachum · 75 replies
    fireandreamitchell.com ^ | 4/15/13 | staff
    <p>Come on. Can’t even the media hacks stop the political BS for just a few hours while we pray for the people and victims of the bombings in Boston at the Marathon? Already, CNN leftist hack Wolf Blitzer is blaming ‘anti-tax’ groups or in other words the Tea Party for the explosions at the Boston Marathon. I’ll post video as soon as it comes out. Go F*ck Yourself Wolf Blitzer and CNN. Seriously!</p>