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Prof At The Nation: CO2 ‘A Far More Deadly Gas’ In Syria Than Assad’s Chemical Weapons

April 24, 2017 by

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By Tom Blumer ~ On the day after Earth Day’s “March for Science,” it seems appropriate to point to a column by University of Michigan History Professor Juan Cole in The Nation, a far-far-left publication considered a credible and authoritative go-to-source by the liberal intelligentsia. On April 18, Cole, echoing statements made during their final years […]

Media And The Left Create Laughably Wrong MOAB Cost Calamity

April 17, 2017 by

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By Tom Blumer ~ Shortly after the U.S. military dropped a MOAB (Mother Of All Bombs) on an ISIS tunnel complex in Nangahar Province in Afghanistan, the media began citing the alleged costs involved. The exaggerations, some by a factor of over 1,000, even after considering all of the mission’s likely direct costs, were laughably wild, […]

Graphic Fail: USA Today Thought MOAB Was Almost As Destructive As Hiroshima Atomic Bomb

April 16, 2017 by

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By Tom Blumer ~ On Thursday, the U.S. military dropped a MOAB (Mother Of All Bombs) on an ISIS tunnel complex in Nangahar Province in Afghanistan. Shortly after that, USA Today posted a breathtakingly ignorant graphic purporting to show that the MOAB contained over 70 percent of the destructive force of the atomic bomb dropped on […]

Big National News At Yahoo: Sleep-Deprived People Upset About Trump

March 20, 2017 by

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By Tom Blumer ~ At Yahoo News, chief national correspondent Lisa Belkin filed a story on Saturday about how “Trump-induced insomnia stalks blue-state America.” The writer, who is apparently too disengaged despite her position to cover substantive national issues, reports that “Blue America is having trouble with sleep — tossing and turning as they lie awake, […]

Desired Damage Done, AP Buries Its Bogus Trump-National Guard Stories

February 20, 2017 by

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By Tom Blumer ~ Friday morning, Garance Burke at the Associated Press’s “Investigative” unit broke what the wire service must have believed was an earth-shaking story that “The Trump administration is considering a proposal to mobilize as many as 100,000 National Guard troops to round up unauthorized immigrants.” 30 hours later, you couldn’t find that story, or […]

Non-Missing MLK Bust Turns Into A ‘Scandal’-Hungry Media Bust

January 23, 2017 by

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By Tom Blumer ~ Here’s an episode which indicates that many reporters in the establishment press expect the worst from Donald Trump, and can’t wait to put it out there when they think they have it. On Friday, when Time Magazine political reporter Zeke Miller didn’t immediately see the bust of Martin Luther King in the […]

Washington Post’s Richard Cohen: Use 25th Amendment To Oust Trump

January 11, 2017 by

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By Tom Blumer ~ It’s still over a week before Donald Trump’s inauguration, but Richard Cohen at the Washington Post already has a plan to get rid of him. The Post writer clearly believes that Trump — right now — fits the definition found in the 25th Amendment of the Constitution of someone who is “unable to discharge the powers […]