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NYT’s Humorless, Fearful, Defensive Take On Trump’s ‘Fake News Awards’: Threat To Press Freedom?

January 19, 2018 by

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By Clay Waters ~ Thursday’s New York Times was haughtily dismissive of the Trump-inspired “2017 Fake News Awards” posted on the RNC’s website Wednesday night: “May We Have the ‘Fake’ Envelope, Please?” The Times itself scored two of the coveted slots, one for columnist Paul Krugman claiming the markets would never recover (the Dow Jones […]

Mystery And Controversy Loom Over Trump’s Fake News Awards

January 18, 2018 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ As President Donald Trump prepares to hand out the “Fake News Awards” today to his journalist critics, a new study and a separate survey shed light on the negative news coverage of the Trump presidency and how the public defines “fake news.” On Tuesday, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders […]

Why Kaepernick’s NFL Protests Fall Short Of MLK’s Movement

January 16, 2018 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ The New Yorker caused a stir when it portrayed civil rights hero Martin Luther King, Jr. kneeling alongside NFL protesters Colin Kaepernick and Michael Bennett on the cover of the most recent edition of its magazine. The artist, Mark Ulriksen, wrote of the controversial image, “I asked myself, what would King […]

Trump’s First Year Has Been A Success, Not The Disaster Many Predicted

January 12, 2018 by

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By Herbert London ~ As President Trump’s first year in office comes to a close, media hysteria about the grave harm he will cause to the nation and the world continues unabated – even though predictions of disaster he would supposedly cause in the past year never came to pass. Since Donald Trump’s upset election […]

The Iranian Regime’s Days May Be Numbered

January 10, 2018 by

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By Dr. Michael Ledeen ~ Is it a revolution? Can it succeed? Should we support it, and if so, how? Surely this tumult is very different from the protests of 2009. It’s different in at least two ways, geographical and demographical. Geographically, whereas the 2009 protests were mainly limited to Tehran, today’s phenomenon covers the […]

The Brave Women Of Iran

January 5, 2018 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ A brave Iranian woman protests the sexist, anti-woman, and abusive rule of the Iranian dictatorship. It is an embarrassment that feminist and women’s groups across the West are not marching in solidarity in the streets of our cities. Read more by Yaakov Kirschen at Dry Bones . http://drybonesblog.blogspot.com/

How Trump Administration Will Fight Voter Fraud After Shutting Down Panel

January 5, 2018 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ After issuing an executive order late Wednesday closing his commission to investigate voter fraud, President Donald Trump now stresses the need for more voter identification and has tasked the Department of Homeland Security with ensuring the integrity of elections. The White House so far is not saying that the president will […]