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  • Clarence Thomas Isn’t A ‘Symbol Of The Trump Era.’ He’s An American Icon

    05/20/2020 10:16:22 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 24 replies
    The Federalist ^ | May 20, 2020 | Joy Pullman
    Ever since he matured from Marxist revolutionary to conservative heavyweight champ, the American left has felt free to smear Clarence Thomas. Ever since he matured from Marxist revolutionary to conservative heavyweight champ, the American left has felt free to smear Clarence Thomas in ways they’d scream “racism!” at if he were still one of them. It’s a half-century reminder of which political team consistently weaponizes a twisted conception of racism to obtain power at any cost, instead of recognizing racism as a moral evil with objective standards of transgression that apply equally to all.In this reprehensible tradition, The New York...
  • New York Times calls for DNC investigation into Biden sexual assault claims

    05/02/2020 8:16:37 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 98 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 01 2020 | Adam Shaw
    The New York Times on Saturday called for the Democratic National Committee to investigate the sexual assault claims against presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden -- a day after he denied the allegations for the first time. “As is so often the case in such situations, it is all but impossible to be certain of the truth. But the stakes are too high to let the matter fester — or leave it to be investigated by and adjudicated in the media. Mr. Biden is seeking the nation’s highest office,” a column by the Times’ Editorial Board said. The call came a...
  • NY Times Writer Stokes Alarmism About Racial and Economic ‘Inequality’ if Economy Restarts

    04/28/2020 12:56:35 PM PDT · by JV3MRC · 26 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 4/28/2020 | Joseph Vazquez
    The farcical New York Times dealt with the question of re-opening our coronavirus-devastated economy by stoking progressive alarmism about racial and economic “inequality.” The Times published a preposterous story headlined with a false equivalency, “Job or Health? Restarting the Economy Threatens to Worsen Economic Inequality.” Author Jim Tankersley grumbled in the sub-headline that “The coronavirus recession has exacerbated the racial and income divides in America.” Tankersley continued: “Lifting restrictions too soon will make them worse and leave workers with a bleak choice.” That logic taken out of the dustbin of progressive economics was plastered on the front page of The...
  • No, The Wuhan Virus Won’t Cause A U.S. Population Decline

    04/18/2020 5:47:28 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 30 replies
    The Federalist ^ | April 18, 2020 | Steven Camarota
    Adding a city the size of Philadelphia in just one year hardly means we are on the cusp of a decline in population, as The New York Times article suggests. A recent news article by Sabrina Tavernise in The New York Times warned U.S. population growth has slowed so much that the Wuhan virus might tip the country into population decline this year. It is the latest in a string of articles, editorials, and columns recently that mislead the public about the nation’s demographic future. Like other writers, Tavernise anchors her warnings by pointing out that the rate of U.S....
  • New York Times Editor Admits Biden Sexual Assault Story was Censored at Behest of Biden Campaign

    04/14/2020 1:14:01 PM PDT · by xzins · 63 replies
    Frontpage Magazine ^ | Apr 14, 2020 | Daniel Greenfield
    Dean Baquet is not a very bright guy. The New York Times isn't there for any obvious reason except his willingness to be both a token, and, unlike his predecessor, submissive to the Sulzberg clan, while pushing assorted identity politics agendas. It takes a very 'not bright guy' to make the admission that Baquet did about the Times' hit piece on Tara Reade, the former Biden Senate staffer who had accused him of sexual assault. The New York Times whitewashing piece had initially included and then deleted a paragraph that attracted a lot of attention. ***"The Times found no pattern...
  • NY Times editor suggests report on Biden accuser was changed after Biden campaign complained

    04/13/2020 11:12:20 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 11 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 13 2020 | Joseph A. Wulfsohn
    New York Times executive editor Dean Baquet appeared to admit Monday that the controversial change in its report about the sexual-assault allegation against former Vice President Joe Biden was influenced by his presidential campaign. The Times raised eyebrows on Sunday after it deleted a tweet and tweaked its report about the 1993 accusation made by former Biden staffer Tara Reade, which originally read, "No other allegation about sexual assault surfaced in the course of reporting, nor did any former Biden staff members corroborate any details of Ms. Reade's allegation. The Times found no pattern of sexual misconduct by Mr. Biden,...
  • NYT's Haberman hits Trump over 'misleading' audio on her coronavirus reporting

    04/13/2020 5:41:32 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 46 replies
    The Hill ^ | 04 13 2020 | Justine Coleman
    New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman accused President Trump of using “misleading” audio of her coronavirus reporting during a White House video at Monday’s press briefing meant to defend his response to the pandemic. In the audio clip from her late March appearance on the Times podcast “The Daily,” which was played as part of an administration video of generally positive news coverage, Haberman said the president was “widely criticized” for stopping flights from China from entering the U.S., adding he was accused of “xenophobia” and racism. “At the end of the day, it was probably effective, because it did...
  • The New York Times v. President Trump

    04/13/2020 7:49:14 AM PDT · by AJFavish · 18 replies
    American Thinker ^ | April 13, 2020 | Allan J. Favish
    In “He Could Have Seen What Was Coming: Behind Trump’s Failure on the Virus” (April 11, 2020) New York Times writers Eric Lipton, David E. Sanger, Maggie Haberman, Michael D. Shear, Mark Mazzetti, and Julian E. Barnes demonstrate once again why they and their newspaper cannot be trusted. The article uses significant omissions and falsehoods to argue that President Donald Trump was acting contrary to the advice he was getting from his medical and scientific expert advisors.
  • Suffering from existential despair, the New York Times found itself a new scapegoat -- Christians Who Support Trump

    03/28/2020 7:24:18 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 25 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 03/28/2020 | Andrea Widburg
    div class="article_body top mrf-hidden"> One can feel the existential anguish oozing off every page and pixel at The New York Times.  That's not because the coronavirus is approaching apocalyptic proportions, with mass die-offs comparable to the year 1348, when the Black Death was at its apex.  Instead, the Times is confronting a different problem: President Donald Trump's poll numbers are doing very well.  His recent town hall was the most watched town hall in cable history.  His daily press conferences enthrall so many people that the media are desperate to stop televising them. Clearly, the Times had to bring out the big guns to ensure that Americans understand that not only is...
  • States Say Doctors Are Stockpiling Trial Coronavirus Drugs — For Themselves

    03/24/2020 12:53:30 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 39 replies
    New York Times via Seattle Times ^ | 03/24/2020 | Ellen Gabler
    Doctors are hoarding medications touted as possible coronavirus treatments by writing prescriptions for themselves and family members, according to pharmacy boards in states across the country. The stockpiling has become so worrisome in Idaho, Kentucky, Ohio, Nevada, Oklahoma, North Carolina and Texas that the boards in those states have issued emergency restrictions or guidelines on how the drugs can be dispensed at pharmacies. More states are expected to follow suit. “This is a real issue, and it is not some product of a few isolated bad apples,” said Jay Campbell, executive director of the North Carolina Board of Pharmacy. The...
  • Trump Considers Reopening Economy, Over Health Experts’ Objections

    03/24/2020 7:49:10 AM PDT · by where's_the_Outrage? · 72 replies
    NYT via MSN ^ | March 24, 2020 | Jim Tankersley, Maggie Haberman and Roni Caryn Rabin
    WASHINGTON — As the United States entered Week 2 of trying to contain the spread of the coronavirus by shuttering large swaths of the economy, President Trump, Wall Street executives and many conservative economists began questioning whether the government had gone too far and should instead lift restrictions that are already inflicting deep pain on workers and businesses. Consensus continues to grow among government leaders and health officials that the best way to defeat the virus is to order nonessential businesses to close and residents to confine themselves at home. Britain, after initially resisting such measures, essentially locked down its...
  • Trump rips NY Times for altering coronavirus negotiations headline 'to satisfy the radical left'

    03/23/2020 9:40:42 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 16 replies
    The Hill ^ | 03 23 2020 | Joe Concha
    President Trump ripped The New York Times on Monday for repeatedly changing a headline on an article regarding a trillion-dollar coronavirus relief package "to satisfy the radical left," calling the modifications "corrupt" and "dangerous" for the U.S. "The New York Times changed headlines 3 times in order to satisfy the Radical Left. What should have been a good story got 'worse & worse', until the headline alone made it very unfair," the president tweeted. "Fake & Corrupt News that is very dangerous for our Country!" Trump's ire came after the Times changed the original headline on an article, "Democrats Block...
  • It’s Dangerous to be Ruled by Fear (Barf lire)

    03/22/2020 7:06:25 AM PDT · by FlipWilson · 25 replies
    New York Slimes ^ | March 20, 2020 | Bret Stephens
    Donald Trump’s first instinct when it came to the coronavirus was to dismiss the threat as overblown, over there, and “totally under control.” His second was to use the pandemic as an opportunity to show off his world-historical leadership skills by treating the virus as a threat on par with World War II. Both reactions were driven by politics, not evidence. The first was unquestionably wrong. The second needs to be questioned aggressively before we impose solutions possibly more destructive than the virus itself
  • Attkisson lists false claims made by Jeremy Peters in New York Times article

    03/20/2020 8:09:31 AM PDT · by SanchoP · 12 replies ^ | March 19, 2020 | Sharyl Attkisson
    New York Times and Peters publish multiple false statements At least two subjects have demanded retractions, corrections Peters changes Attkisson quote to suit a false narrative Peters objects to reporting of factually correct, complete list of U.S. coronavirus deaths

    03/16/2020 7:08:54 PM PDT · by lasereye · 31 replies
    Powerlineblog ^ | March 16, 2020 | John Hinderaker
    The Democrats are desperate to blame President Trump for the Wuhan coronavirus, and to criticize any measures his administration may take. They are shameless, too; at first, his response–an early ban on travel from China, which undoubtedly saved lives–was racist and xenophobic, while now anything he does is too little. Meanwhile, one country after another, Germany and Canada most recently, is closing down its borders. I guess there are xenophobes everywhere. The New York Times bashes the president daily, usually by peddling fake news. The latest example comes from Editorial Board member Mara Gay, the same one who said on...
  • New York Times Authors Deceptively Edit Trump’s Advice to Governors on Medical Ventilators

    03/16/2020 5:59:49 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 46 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 16 Mar 2020 | DAVID NG
    At least eight New York Times authors shared a deceptively edited quote Monday from President Donald Trump’s recent call with state governors, creating the false impression that the president is denying federal support for ventilators that are needed in hospitals treating coronavirus patients. In his message, the president recommended that states procure respirators and ventilators because it would be faster — but added that the federal government “will be backing you.” The Times journalists omitted the bulk of the president’s statement as they shared the story on social media. The misleading, partial quote was also boosted by a CNN correspondent...
  • As Top Historians Ring Alarm Bells About NYT’s 1619 Project, Defiant Public Schools Refuse To Answer Questions

    03/07/2020 10:20:54 PM PST · by jonatron · 16 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 3/7/2020 | Shelby Talcott
    “On August 19 of last year I listened in stunned silence as Nikole Hannah-Jones, a reporter for the New York Times, repeated an idea that I had vigorously argued against,” reads the first sentence of Friday’s essay by Leslie Harris, a history professor at Northwestern University. Harris is just the latest in a string of academics to levy criticism on Hannah-Jones and the 1619 Project. She is the first, however, who actually took part in the project as a fact-checker. During the publication process for 1619, Harris “vigorously disputed” the idea that the American Revolution was actually about preserving slavery....
  • NYT’s 1619 Project is dishonest attack on nation’s founding principles

    03/02/2020 9:46:53 AM PST · by karpov · 19 replies
    New York Post ^ | March 1, 2020 | Ryan P. Williams and Matthew J. Peterson
    It isn’t an overstatement to describe The New York Times’ 1619 Project as a journalistic declaration of war against America. Many of the project’s historical claims are downright fabrications — but in the most decisive respect, that’s besides the point. The project’s leader, Nikole Hannah-Jones, has tried to brush off the criticism of many distinguished historians by claiming that such disagreement is how historiography always proceeds — as we learn progressively more, a new “narrative” challenges old ones. The 1619 Project, however, isn’t about new historical scholarship, and insofar as journalism is about the quest for truth, it isn’t quite...
  • Nick Sandmann's lawyers intend to sue 5 additional media companies

    03/01/2020 1:33:10 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 39 replies
    MSN ^ | 02 38 2020 | Staff
    Attorneys for Nick Sandmann intend to file complaints against five additional media outlets, a status report filed earlier this week says. The report states that lawyers for the Covington Catholic High School senior intend to file lawsuits against Gannett, ABC, ViacomCBS, The New York Times and Rolling Stone. "All of the future defendants listed above have published or republished statements made by Nathan Phillips and others that Nicholas blocked or otherwise restricted Phillips’ free movement and would not allow Phillips to retreat at the National Mall on January 18, 2019. Nicholas reserves his right to file complaints in this Court...
  • Judge Napolitano on Trump suing NY Times for libel: 'Clever move, but case will be dismissed'

    02/27/2020 6:06:46 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 17 replies
    foxnews ^ | 02/27/2020 | Joshua Nelson
    The Trump campaign’s filing of a libel lawsuit against the so-called "extremely biased" New York Times was a "clever" move but the case will likely be “dismissed,” according to Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano. The lawsuit argued that the newspaper's March 27, 2019 op-ed titled “The Real Trump-Russia Quid Pro Quo" amounted to a knowingly false smear intended to "improperly influence the presidential election in November 2020." "They did a bad thing," Trump said at a coronavirus press conference later Wednesday, before hinting at more litigation. "There will be more coming. There will be more coming.”