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  • I’m A Democrat, And The Left’s Russia Gaslighting Scares Me More Than Trump Does

    05/25/2018 6:20:16 PM PDT · by Magnatron · 32 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 24 May 2018 | Saritha Prabhu
    My fellow Democrats are increasingly becoming the kind of low-information voters they despise and think are only on the other side. I am an ordinary voter living far from the Beltway who feels gaslighted by our political and media establishments regarding the Russia investigation. Our current Yanny versus Laurel political moment is probably confusing even for professional political commentators. But for ordinary Americans it is a bewildering, disorienting spectacle. Which is it: Is Donald Trump a threat to the republic, or is the deep state the threat? Was the Russia investigation legit, or was it concocted by an out-of-control Federal...
  • Orwell’s Nightmare: Articles About Tommy Robinson’s Arrest Rapidly Scrubbed From the Internet

    05/25/2018 12:38:50 PM PDT · by snarkpup · 75 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | May 25, 2018 | Cassandra Fairbanks
    Articles about the arrest and subsequent imprisonment of independent journalist and activist Tommy Robinson are being rapidly scrubbed from the internet after the British government put restrictions in place banning any reporting on the matter. Robinson, 35, was arrested on Friday for suspicion of ‘breaching the peace’ while livestreaming to report on the trial of a child grooming gang and will now have to serve a prior 13 month suspended sentence for a similar offense. Articles from the Daily Record, Birmingham Live, The Mirror, RT and even Breitbart News were all taken offline in the hours following his detention.
  • CBS Wants to Know if Citizen Who Stopped OKC Shooter Had Permit

    05/25/2018 4:41:43 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 127 replies
    FinkelBlog ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    “CBS This Morning” gave generally fair coverage today to yesterday’s shooting at an Oklahoma City restaurant in which an armed citizen shot and killed the assailant. But CBS couldn’t help but let the MSM’s fixation on gun control creep in. At the end of the segment, the CBS reporter on the scene, David Begnaud, said: “We asked the police if that armed civilian had a permit to carry his weapon, and they told us they didn’t know but they were looking into it.”Get the rest of the story and view the video here.
  • How a weakened ESPN became consumed by politics

    05/24/2018 11:43:50 AM PDT · by T-Bird45 · 14 replies
    WSJ via MSN ^ | 5/24/2018 | Shalini Ramachandran
    Link only due to MSN site however the entire WSJ article is there, no paywall.
  • CIA or CNN? The Media Deep State’s Echo Chamber - Greenfield

    05/25/2018 7:43:50 AM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 29 replies
    FrontPageMag ^ | May 25, 2018 | Daniel Greenfield
    CIA or CNN? The Media Deep State’s Echo Chamber Will the media ever be held accountable for conspiring against America? May 25, 2018 Daniel Greenfield Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is an investigative journalist and writer focusing on the radical left and Islamic terrorism. Spygate began with the Clinton campaign. It ended with informants and eavesdropping on the Trump campaign. Clinton opposition research morphed into an endless investigation of her opponent. The Clinton campaign and its opposition research were the starting point of Spygate. And Mueller’s hound dog face scowling from a thousand CNN screens...
  • Morgan Freeman On Accusations: “I Apologize To Anyone Who Felt Uncomfortable Or Disrespected”

    05/24/2018 2:07:19 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 50 replies
    deadline ^ | 5/24/18 | Anita Busch (yes, that is the name)
    Morgan Freeman, who has been accused by multiple women of inappropriate behavior or harassment on set, at his production company and/or while marketing his movies, issued a brief statement of apology this morning, saying, “Anyone who knows me or has worked with me knows I am not someone who would intentionally offend or knowingly make anyone feel uneasy. I apologize to anyone who felt uncomfortable or disrespected — that was never my intent.”
  • Trump claims ex-intelligence chief Clapper admitted FBI spied on his campaign. That's false.

    05/24/2018 1:01:50 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 100 replies
    NBC "News" ^ | May 24, 2018 | by Jane C. Timm
    President Donald Trump claimed Thursday that former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper had admitted that the FBI spied on his presidential campaign, further escalating his attacks on the law enforcement and intelligence communities charged with probing possible collusion with Russia. "Clapper has now admitted that there was Spying in my campaign," Trump tweeted, referring to an interview Clapper did Tuesday on ABC's "The View." But that's false — Clapper did not say that. Responding to a direct question from one of the hosts, Joy Behar — "Was the FBI spying on Trump's campaign?" — Clapper said, "No, they were...
  • WATCH: CNN Interviews Man Who Won’t Move Out Of Parents’ Home. It’s Embarrassing.

    05/24/2018 11:57:34 AM PDT · by Proud White Trump Supporter · 29 replies
    True Pundit ^ | May 24, 2018 | True Pundit Staff
    In an interview on Wednesday, CNN spoke with a 30-year-old man who was legally evicted in court from his parents’ home in New York this week after they had asked him to move out multiple times. It was cringe-worthy. In the ridiculous interview, Michael Rotondo discussed his embarrassing story with CNN’s Brooke Baldwin, saying that he views his parents’ attempts to get him to move out as “attacks.”
  • Celebrities ante up for Democratic campaigns [Morgan Freeman Maxed Out to Obama]

    05/24/2018 10:18:28 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 7 replies
    ....Scores of Oscar-winners, sitcom actors and high-powered studio executives have opened their wallets this year and given much-needed campaign cash to several candidates, according to a CNN review of reports filed with the Federal Election Commission over the weekend.... Sen. Barack Obama Singer and actress Barbra Streisand, $2,300... Actor Morgan Freeman, $2,300
  • Journalist Goes To Melania’s Hometown For Some Reason, Discovers That People Like Her

    05/24/2018 9:21:49 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 31 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | May 24, 2018 | Justin Caruso
    Vendela Vida, a writer for The New Yorker, traveled to First Lady Melania Trump’s hometown in Slovenia for some reason, and discovered an extremely juicy piece of news–people generally seem like her there. The article, titled, “Searching for Melania Trump’s Childhood Home,” follows the story of Vida traveling around Europe with her family. Vida makes it to Sevnica, Slovenia, the town in Eastern Europe where the future first lady was born. The writer peppers her piece with small put-downs of the country, pointing out the fact that some shops were closed and a waitress at a restaurant didn’t know whether...
  • The Mueller Investigation is Helping Donald Trump—and It’s Trump’s Fault

    05/24/2018 7:33:17 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 7 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 05/24/18 | Judi McLeod
    “Crowding out coverage” against the real stories of the day is what the NYT does best Reality has finally hit the progs of politics. It’s best described as: ‘OMG! Is the Mueller Investigation actually helping Donald Trump?’ With the president still hanging in at about 50% in popularity polls, panic is starting to overtake visceral hatred. Like the fog in San Francisco, panic is seeping in and is even affecting latte-sipping journalists planning to celebrate the ‘We Took Down Trump!’ bash.
  • Video Shows Suspects In Man’s Robbery, Murder In Lauderhill [Illegal Aliens? MEDIA SILENT!]

    05/23/2018 2:41:44 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 2 replies
    See BS "News" Miami ^ | 5/23/18 | Joan Murray
    It has been nearly four months since her husband’s mysterious murder, but a grieving widow is working with Lauderhill Police to bring his killers to justice. “I made this trip here today because I wanted the opportunity to plea....
  • President Obama blocks Meninist account, wins Twitter [Lefties Loved BO for blocking]

    05/23/2018 2:28:42 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 16 replies
    Metro.us ^ | 5/19/2015 | M Lee
    President Obama helped debut the new presidential twitter account yesterday. In the hours following its birth the account gained more than a million followers. One of those followers was not and likely never will be the @meninist account. Meninist, a twitter account that presumably allies itself with the men’s’ rights movement, was blocked by the official POTUS account. This means that the Meninist, which follows no accounts, cannot follow @POTUS, nor can it see the account’s tweets. Boom! That’s how you win Twitter.
  • Commentary: The Media’s Defense Of Obama Administration Spying Defies Logic

    05/23/2018 1:16:21 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 32 replies
    The Federalist ^ | May 23, 2018 | by David Harsanyi
    It doesn’t matter what you think about Donald Trump — revelations that a major party’s administration was spying on another one deserve a seriousness that’s lacking in major media coverage. A recent piece by CNN’s Chris Cillizza encapsulates many of the absurd talking points adopted by an extraordinarily incurious media. And when I say incurious, I mean they’ve taken to actively dismissing evidence regarding a story that would be a huge deal in any other era. The persistent claim that Trump is abusing power for engaging in actions that are well within his purview is especially galling coming from people...
  • "News Analysis": Trump weaponizes 'deep state' to investigate his investigators

    05/23/2018 12:01:39 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 54 replies
    NBC "News" ^ | May 23, 2018 | by Jonathan Allen
    President Donald Trump has long complained about what he calls a "witch hunt" investigation into his 2016 presidential campaign by "deep state" actors in the law enforcement and intelligence communities — a probe that he says was first designed to deny him the presidency and, after he won, to delegitimize or even remove him. Now, with all the tools of that federal government at his disposal — including some of the very agencies he's cast as enemies of his presidency and the American public — he is weaponizing them to make his case that he is the victim of malfeasance...
  • Media more eager to defend MS-13 than NRA

    05/23/2018 10:10:18 AM PDT · by VegasVictor · 13 replies
    Las Vegas Review-Journal ^ | May 22, 2018 | Victor Joecks
    It’d be nice if the media defended the NRA as fiercely as they defend MS-13. Last week, President Donald Trump hosted a summit with California law enforcement officers to discuss the dangers of the state’s “sanctuary” policies. During Q&A, Fresno County Sheriff Margaret Mims worried that the sanctuary law prevented her from telling federal officials if she had an MS-13 gang member in custody. “You wouldn’t believe how bad these people are,” said Trump. “These aren’t people. These are animals. And we’re taking them out of the country at a level and at a rate that’s never happened before.” The...
  • Jemele Hill Named 2018 Journalist of the Year... [called Trump "white supremacist"]

    05/23/2018 10:00:57 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 20 replies
    The Root ^ | 5/21/18 | Monique Judge
    Jemele Hill, senior correspondent and columnist for ESPN’s The Undefeated, has been selected as the 2018 Journalist of the Year by the National Association of Black Journalists.... Hill is known for “her provocative commentary on what’s happening in sports and in the news.” “She uses her platform to address national, social and cultural issues, in addition to sports. Hill nearly broke the internet last year when she criticized President Donald Trump. She also, taking up the NABJ spirit of advocacy, addressed athletes’ rights to take a knee to....
  • BREAKING: E-mails Show FBI Brass Discussed Dossier Briefing Details With CNN

    05/21/2018 8:49:01 PM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 55 replies
    Newly revealed e-mails show that former Federal Bureau Investigation (FBI) deputy director Andrew McCabe was keenly aware of CNN’s internal understanding of a secret briefing about the infamous Steele dossier, days before CNN published any stories on the matter. The e-mails, which were obtained by Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wisc.), also reveal that top officials used coded language to refer to the salacious and unverified allegations made by Steele. Former FBI director James Comey briefed then-President-Elect Donald Trump on January 6, 2017, on at least one unproven allegation contained in Steele’s dossier, which was jointly funded by the Hillary Clinton campaign...
  • Blacks' List: Classroom activity in Virginia Beach generates slurs, stereotypes

    05/21/2018 2:50:13 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 16 replies
    ABC 10 ^ | 5/18/18
    "Blacks." That was the one-word heading on a poster created in an English class at Kempsville High School. Underneath the heading was a list of disparaging words and stereotypes used to describe members of the black community, a list generated by students. A statement from Virginia Beach City Public Schools said the purpose of the assignment at Kempsville High School was to have students "reflect on the harm that can be caused by stereotypes and unintended
  • Newsprint tariffs hit newspapers hard

    05/20/2018 12:51:14 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 32 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | May 20, 2018 | John Diaz
    Never pick a fight with someone who buys ink by the barrel,” the saying goes. Yet the Trump administration is picking a fight with American newspapers over something they buy at even greater cost and quantity: newsprint.