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  • Newsweek fires reporter who published inaccurate story on Trump's Thanksgiving Day plans

    11/30/2019 10:15:37 AM PST · by SamAdams76 · 135 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | November 30, 2019 | Mike Brest
    The Newsweek reporter who published an inaccurate story about President Trump's Thanksgiving Day plans has been fired. The outlet's original story claimed the president only planned on tweeting and golfing during his holiday break, neglecting to mention his trip to Afghanistan. Newsweek’s Jessica Kwong, whose Twitter handle identifies her as a political reporter "covering Trump administration and family," initially published the article Thursday morning, before the president's trip to Afghanistan was announced publicly. The story's initial headline was, “How is Trump spending Thanksgiving? Tweeting, golfing and more.” “Newsweek investigated the failures that led to the publication of the inaccurate report...
  • The New York Times and Newsweek Deliver Thanksgiving Disgraces

    11/29/2019 4:34:20 AM PST · by EyesOfTX · 9 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | David Blackmon
    Ok, so, what else would we expect from the New York Times, right? Right. Still, the headline that ran with an op/ed piece by the corrupt newspaperÂ’s inept economist, Paul Krugman, betrayed a desperate effort to plumb new depths of journalistic malfeasance by the newspaper of fake record: Image I couldnÂ’t tell you what Krugman says in his latest bit of lame-brainery because itÂ’s behind the TimesÂ’s firewall, and we here at TodayÂ’s Campaign Update are not in the habit of lending monetary support to the faking of AmericaÂ’s news. But letÂ’s be honest: Nothing Krugman has to say is...
  • Jessica Kwong humiliated (Tweeted that President Trump was golfing. He was in Afghanistan)

    11/29/2019 3:17:25 PM PST · by Enterprise · 77 replies
    Kwong: "How is Trump spending Thanksgiving? Tweeting, golfing, and more. Mark Dice @MarkDice "Newsweek deleted this tweet after getting demolished for their arrogance and hatred when it was revealed that President Trump made a surprise appearance in Afghanistan to serve the troops Thanksgiving dinner."
  • Donald Trump Mocks Newsweek for Fake Thanksgiving Headline

    11/29/2019 11:20:00 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 19 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 29 Nov 2019 | Charlie Spiering
    President Donald Trump mocked Newsweek after they reported Thursday he spent Thanksgiving golfing and tweeting. In fact, the president was secretly traveling to Afghanistan to visit deployed American troops. “I thought Newsweek was out of business?” Trump wrote on Twitter, sharing a screenshot of the article and photos of him with the troops in Afghanistan posted by his son Donald Trump Jr. I thought Newsweek was out of business? — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 29, 2019 “Fake news gonna fake!” Trump Jr. wrote. The Newsweek story, first published at 10:16 a.m., was later updated to reflect the president’s...

    11/19/2019 10:58:46 AM PST · by Bloody Sam Roberts · 77 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 11/19/2019 | Ewan Palmer
    Four teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of attacking an elementary school bus in Georgia, which left one child needing hospital treatment. An 18-year-old non-student, along with two middle school students and one high school student, are alleged to have attacked the bus carrying Snapfinger Elementary school students on Hollyhock Terrace in Decatur, DeKalb County, on Monday, November 18. The attack occurred around one mile away from the school, reports WSBTV. It is unclear what exactly occurred on the bus. An 18-year-old non-student, along with two middle school students and one high school student, are alleged to have attacked the...

    11/13/2019 11:01:19 AM PST · by jmaroneps37 · 152 replies ^ | 11/12/19 | BY MELISSA LEMIEUX
    As a consistent critic of Lil Annie Menopause Coulter I have mocked her over the past three years. I never saw any reason to support this hideous bag of quisling bones. Nevertheless, every thread dealing with this lowlife invariably draws her supports out and there will be comments in her support. This always puzzles me considering what site we are on. These things said, I have to ask; given this latest spew of vicious mendacity from this foul pos a woman, what do her supporters have to say to this tweet from their hero? Replying to a tweet by President...

    10/22/2019 1:54:29 PM PDT · by rintintin · 94 replies
    Newsweek ^ | Oct 22 2019 | Jason Lemon
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell suggested on Tuesday that President Donald Trump had lied about a conversation between them regarding the president's controversial call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. Nancy Cordes, the chief congressional correspondent for CBS News, reported on Tuesday that she had pressed McConnell over Trump's assertion that the Republican from Kentucky had told him that his call with Ukraine's president was "perfect" and "innocent." McConnell responded to Cordes by claiming he had never spoken with Trump about the call. When the journalist asked McConnell if that meant Trump had lied, the Republican lawmaker responded: "You'd have to...

    10/21/2019 10:28:16 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 64 replies
    newsweek ^ | 10/21/2019 | Jason Lemon
    Steve Schmidt, an ex-Republican strategist who worked for President George W. Bush and the late Senator John McCain, has slammed President Donald Trump and his administration for its "corruption." "The corruption is just unbelievable. And if you look back to the Republican convention, Joe, when we talked about it at the time, the chants of lock them up—what I said about it at the time was it was banana republicanism," Schmidt told MSNBC host Joe Scarborough during his Morning Joe show on Monday. "And the descent from the American republican into banana republic territory with all of this stuff has...

    10/16/2019 8:58:07 PM PDT · by rintintin · 16 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 10/13/15 | CONOR GAFFEY
    Kurdish forces allied to the U.S.-led coalition in the fight against the Islamic State have committed war crimes by deliberately displacing thousands of civilians and demolishing their homes in northern Syria, according to a human rights group. In a report released Tuesday, Amnesty International said that the People's Protection Units (YPG)—the military wing of the Syrian Kurdish political party, the Democratic Union Party—had in some cases threatened residents with U.S. airstrikes if they did not leave their homes. The YPG has been a key ally on the ground for Western forces battling ISIS in Syria. Earlier this year, the YPG...

    08/27/2019 2:02:19 AM PDT · by Cronos · 29 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 26 August 2019 | Tom Connor
    Pesident Donald Trump said on Monday that Iran and North Korea have "tremendous potential" he hoped to help them achieve should they reach deals with the United States. Trump made the remarks Monday at the G7 summit in the French city of Biarritz, where he was joined by fellow leaders from Canada, the European Union, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and elsewhere. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif too arrived in the city for separate consultations with France that were apparently welcomed by Trump. "I'm looking to have a really good Iran, really strong, we're not looking for...
  • Newsweek: Time to Rethink Taboo on Cannibalism?

    08/24/2019 5:01:24 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 124 replies ^ | August 22, 2019 | THOMAS D. WILLIAMS, PH.D.
    Since cannibalism is found throughout the animal kingdom and therefore is something natural, perhaps it is time for humans to rethink the “ultimate taboo” against eating human flesh, Newsweek proposes in an article Wednesday. There is nothing necessarily unethical or unreasonable about eating human flesh, declare psychologists Jared Piazza and Neil McLatchie of Lancaster University, but careful reasoning over the merits of cannibalism is often “overridden by our feelings of repulsion and disgust.”While not going so far as to recommend cannibalism, saying “there is no need to overcome our repulsion for the foreseeable future,” the two authors suggest that humans could master their...
  • Fox News Analyst Warns Trump Is 'Locking Down The Intelligence Community for His Purposes'

    07/29/2019 7:55:15 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 82 replies
    Newsweek ^ | July 29, 2019 | Jason Lemon
    Mary Anne Marsh, a political analyst for Fox News, raised concerns on Monday that President Donald Trump appeared to be consolidating his control over the U.S. intelligence community with the nomination of GOP Representative John Ratcliffe to replace Dan Coats as director of national intelligence. "It's more about protecting Trump than America," Marsh, who previously served as a senior adviser to Democratic Senator John Kerry, warned during a segment of Fox News' America's Newsroom on Monday. "John Ratcliffe has been all over the investigate the investigators [probe], who's doing that right now? [Attorney General] Bill Barr, so Donald Trump has...
  • Newsweek: Golden Retrievers More Scary than Antifa

    07/26/2019 5:08:51 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 27 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | July 26, 2019 | P.J. Gladnick
    Newsweek, which changed hands a few years ago for the grand total of a buck, is now promoting the idea that the left-wing Antifa is basically a harmless organization. This promotion of a touchy-feely Antifa was done via a guest columnist named Tae Phoenix who is described as "a singer-songwriter who uses music as a community organizing tool. She organizes with the Poor People's Campaign and Indivisible, among others." The title of her column, "Ban Anitfa? I've Met Golden Retrievers Who Scared Me More," has Phoenix oozing over just how peaceable the Antifa kids are who must bear the burden of wearing black masks on a hot day:
  • Reporters told to testify in leak case (Who leaked details about scientist in 2001 anthrax attacks?)

    08/13/2007 8:54:25 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 13 replies · 1,298+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 8/13/07 | Matt Apuzzo - ap
    WASHINGTON - Five journalists must identify the government officials who leaked them details about a scientist under scrutiny in the 2001 anthrax attacks, a federal judge said Monday. U.S. District Judge Reggie B. Walton ordered the reporters to cooperate with Steven J. Hatfill, who accused the Justice Department and FBI of violating the federal Privacy Act by giving the media information about the FBI's investigation of him. The reporters named in the opinion are Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman of Newsweek, Allan Lengel of The Washington Post, Toni Locy, formerly of USA Today, and James Stewart, formerly of CBS News....

    07/04/2019 7:06:18 PM PDT · by madprof98 · 63 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 7/4/19 | CHRISTINA ZHAO
    BUTTIGIEG REBUKES MAN AT CAMPAIGN EVENT FOR INSISTING HE TELL BLACK PEOPLE TO 'STOP COMMITTING CRIME AND DOING DRUGS' Buttigieg, who has been mayor of South Bend since 2012, took questions from attendees Thursday at the Carroll County Democratic Party barbeque. One man, who identified himself as Dave Begley, proposed a new tactic to supposedly help the 2020 hopeful tackle the tensions between "police and the black community" in his hometown. "Mayor Pete, there has been some controversy in South Bend between the police and the black community, and I have a solution for you, and I'd like you to...

    06/06/2019 8:26:46 AM PDT · by Steve1999 · 10 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 06-06-19 | RAMSEY TOUCHBERRY
    Climate change proposals from the 2020 Democratic field aren't quite cutting it for the woman behind the Green New Deal. Several 2020 Democratic hopefuls have unveiled initiatives to combat climate change, but most of them don't go far enough for Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. The candidates who've released plans are former Vice President Joe Biden, Washington Governor Jay Inslee, Senator Elizbeth Warren and former Representatives Beto O'Rourke and John Delaney. "The entire field of climate plans still needs to be pushed," the freshman Democrat told reporters Wednesday. "And the issue is that it's not even that I think it needs to...
  • Following Trump’s Comments, FEC Chair Clarifies Law on Foreign Contributions to Election Campaigns

    06/13/2019 5:39:59 PM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 26 replies ^ | June 13, 2019 | Chris Morran
    Following President Donald Trump's comments earlier this week that he would be willing to accept information about his political opponents even if were provided to his campaign by a foreign government, the chair of the Federal Election Commission (FEC) has publicly released a statement reminding everyone that doing so would be "illegal."
  • Donald Trump's Successful Europe Trip Shows He's Truly Grown Into the Job

    06/08/2019 6:27:16 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 24 replies
    Newsweek ^ | June 8, 2019 | Peter Roff
    In the main, the American media do not think highly of our current president. This matters. Whether they admit it or not, their personal views shape their reportage. They regard him as a pretender to the throne, an accidental occupant of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue who has done more to discredit his office than most any of his predecessors. In their eyes, he's a bombastic boor and a bumbler whose reckless disregard for the dignity of his office has cheapened the nation in the eyes of the world. Not everyone holds that opinion. A goodly number of his supporters probably don't...
  • Nigel Farage and Boris Johnson: Donald Trump’s friends to dominate British politics

    05/25/2019 12:15:56 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 22 replies
    Newsweek ^ | May 2019 | Shane Croucher
    Conservative member of Parliament Boris Johnson, who campaigned to leave the EU., is the clear favorite to replace May among bookmakers and party members, though he faces several challenges. Trump described Johnson, a former mayor of London, as a friend during his visit to the U.K. in 2018. The U.S. president also said Johnson would make a good prime minister, comments that irritated May at the time and for which he apologized. The delayed Brexit process and the widespread hatred of May’s deal triggered a surge in support for the populist leader Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party, which is set to...

    05/26/2019 3:49:04 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 95 replies
    Newsweek ^ | May 25, 2019 | SCOTT MCDONALD
    Jon Voight Cries With Joy Thinking About Trump U.S. Alyssa Milano has become an A-list activist who was recently called a “C-list” celebrity by Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp. On Saturday, Milano called actor Jon Voight an “F-lister’ who was trying to “stay relevant” after he released two videos that showed immense support of President Donald Trump. Milano’s grading system followed a two-part video released on Twitter late Friday, with Voight calling Trump the “greatest president since Abraham Lincoln.” “People of the Republican Party, I know you will agree with me when I say our president has our utmost respect and...