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Dec 02 2020

Paul Krugman Mans the Memory Hole

Like they say, under leftism, the future is certain; it’s the past that keeps changing. Iconic New York Times columnist Paul Krugman just coughed up a whopper that requires erasing whole years of recent history.

Krugman assumes Biden will be inaugurated, and lies that “he will immediately be confronted with an unprecedented challenge” in that he will be “the first modern U.S. president trying to govern in the face of an opposition that refuses to accept his legitimacy.”

Never mind the “selected not elected” crap they used to undermine GWB for his entire first term. What about the past 4 years, during which the Democrat Party/MSM relentlessly proclaimed that Trump was illegitimate because of the debunked Russian conspiracy hoax?

Byron York quotes Hillary Clinton:

“He [Trump] knows he’s an illegitimate president,” Clinton told CBS’s “60 Minutes” on September 29, 2019.

Prominent Dem Rep Jerrold Nadler called Trump illegitimate too. So did holy civil rights saint John Lewis. So did Joe Biden. So did Jimmy Carter. So did Paul Krugman himself, who honked in January 2017,

“Is it O.K., morally and politically, to declare the man about to move into the White House illegitimate? Yes, it is. In fact, it’s an act of patriotism.”

It is never pleasant watching progressives try to use the word “patriotism.”

Now Krugman proclaims that “Democrats never said Donald Trump was illegitimate.” Why tell such an obvious lie? Because as York says, it “encourages a sense of grievance.” When their guy is in office, being called illegitimate makes him a victim. Victims have moral authority, provided they are people liberals like.

On a tip from ABC of the ANC.

Dec 01 2020

The First Word of the Headline Is a Lie

There is no excuse for taking anything the liberal media establishment says at face value, in light of its propensity to brazenly lie. Consider this headline, from NBC2 in Fort Myers, Florida:

Woman Stabs Venice Man With Machete in Attempt to Steal His Wife

From the story:

According to a report from the Sarasota Sheriff’s Office, 27-year-old Alana Gibson drove from the state of Maine to Venice, Florida in hopes of running away with the victim’s wife. …

Gibson broke a window to get into the Venice home, then used a machete to … stab the man multiple times. While Gibson was stabbing him, the man’s wife attempted to stop the slashing. Gibson then choked the woman she was there to whisk away.

It is mentioned only in passing, in the middle of the report, that Alana Gibson is a “transgender woman.” That is, he is not a woman, despite the headline and the use of feminine pronouns. He looks like this:

However, according to liberal doctrine, men are literally women so long as they fashionably say they identify as women, and transsexuals don’t tend to have mental problems.

As noted at Breitbart,

The misidentification of suspects’ sex is increasingly common in media reports of crime — even when there is a video of the alleged crimes. The cause is unclear, but journalists’ organizations have allied with transgender groups to promote the claim that a person’s self-declared gender overrides their male or female sex.

If they will tell absurd lies that can easily be disproven just by looking at the video that accompanies the story, the likelihood is not high that they report accurately when we are reliant on their word for the details.

The media isn’t alone in lying brazenly. The entire liberal establishment is involved in gaslighting us into an alternate reality. The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office describes Gibson’s arrest under the title, “Woman Charged With Attempted Murder Following Break-In,” also lying from the very first word. The story uses feminine pronouns for Gibson and does not even hint at the truth by referring to him as a “transsexual woman.” A casual reader might think that the mugshot of Gibson with a 5 o’clock shadow was placed there by mistake.

On a tip from ABC of the ANC.

Dec 01 2020

Rick Wilson Vents His Spleen

How much does former “Republican” Rick Wilson of the Daily Beast and the Lincoln Project hate deplorables — i.e., regular Americans? He is as glad to tell you as he is delighted at the idea of cognitively dysfunctional DC Swamp veteran Joe Biden becoming POTUS:

The dark is rising for Trump’s sycophants, toadies and enablers. Their tough-guy acts and [expletive deleted]-your-feelings [expletive deleted]-talk have become a furious whine of complaints and recriminations as a toxic slurry of rage and despair has left a stinging bile in the back of their throats that won’t go away. Trump lost, and they can’t spin their way past it.

The dark is rising, and Wilson loves it. Biden campaigned on the promise of a “dark winter.” The bad guys are breaking out the champaign.

The charming Wilson compares his country to a prostitute:

America is watching [Republicans] experiencing a combination of fury and humiliation as Trump heads to the door before even dropping the cash on the nightstand.

Thanks go to Wilson for helping us to understand how anyone could wish for a Joe Biden presidency. Petty spite is a powerful motivator among some people.

On a tip from Varla.

Nov 30 2020

Candace Owens Pushes Back Lying “Fact Checkers”

To assist in censoring opposition to its intolerant ideology, Big Tech utilizes “fact checkers.” These consist of fellow leftists who lend a superficial veneer of credibility to the deplatforming of conservatives by pretending to be neutral arbiters of truth.

Among the most ham-fisted of the fact checkers is PolitiFact, which denounces factually correct information as untrue. The thought police may stop inflicting this form of cancelation on Candace Owens, because they have gotten too much pushback:

It is indisputable fact that no matter how many times the MSM calls Joe Biden “president-elect,” he is not the president-elect until the elections have been certified by the states and the Electoral College has voted. Technically speaking, the liberal establishment media does not run the country — at least not according to the Constitution.

Owens is suing several “fact checkers” for helping to suppress information and opinion that does not support the mendacious liberal narrative: PolitFact, USAToday, and Lead Stories.

Frequent victim of Big Tech censorship Mark Dice tips his hat:

On tips from KirklesWorth and Lyle.

Nov 29 2020

The Biden Media

The media has been in full attack mode for 4 years. But if it succeeds at installing Joe Biden in the White House, it will have a very different role:

If only the media had been as excited about President Trump’s peace deals in the Middle East as they are about Joe Biden’s potential new cat, then maybe we could take them seriously.

Also in the news,

Biden was seen sporting some funky socks at a recent no-questions-allowed presser.

Bloomberg News political reporter Jennifer Epstein issued a tweet informing us that “Today [Biden] wore dark blue socks adorned with lighter blue dogs.”

We can look forward to more frivolity.

Magazines will undoubtedly run pages of flattering pieces on Dr. Jill’s down-to-earth fashion finds.

Who knows, maybe President Obama will make a return to the White House to shoot some BuzzFeed sketches with Joe.

Biden’s Pretoria media can’t get any less professional than it has been already.

When most candidates would have been asked about their delinquent child’s laptop from hell — Joe Biden was asked about his milkshake preferences.

The press tried to feign fairness with other Democrat frontrunners, but they knew Biden’s candidacy could not handle any kind of heat.

Biden, exceptionally feeble and flawed, needed the press to roll him over the finish line.

Taking office won’t make him any sharper. Media coverage will only get more farcical as Biden submerses into a murky pool of dementia.

No one will miss Donald Trump more than the media. Shifting from a fiery moonbat jihad to puff pieces protecting a cognitively declining corruptocrat will not boost circulation. But then, maybe they can call in a favor by getting Biden to bail them out with subsidies.

On a tip from KirklesWorth.

Nov 25 2020

One Headline Sums Up MSM Mentality

No need to plunge headlong into the ocean of cartoonish propaganda excreted by the liberal media establishment. Stick a toe in first. One headline is enough to determine whether it is worth your time to go any farther:

What if Trump Won’t Leave the White House? A Hostage Negotiator, an Animal-Control Officer, and a Toddler Whisperer Have Advice

That is an actual headline from the Boston Globe.

Trump is a terrorist, an animal, and a toddler, and he will not leave the White House gracefully even if the election is finalized and finds him the loser. Chuckle smugly if you identify with the liberal elite.

Hat tip: Not the Bee.

Nov 23 2020

Escaping the Liberal Information Reservation

Liberal establishmentarians act surprised that regular Americans — fed up with being lied to and censored — are escaping the information reservation by establishing their own means of communicating and keeping themselves informed. Join Mark Dice in laughing at their distress as they watch the monopoly they have so obnoxiously abused slipping through their fingers:

Nothing expresses the total lack of self-awareness that characterizes leftists like CNN propagandists denouncing “echo chambers.”

On a tip from KirklesWorth.

Nov 23 2020

MSM Takes ChiCom Money

How trustworthy is the liberal establishment media, you ask? This should answer your question:

China Daily paid The Wall Street Journal more than $85,000 and the Los Angeles Times $340,000 for advertising campaigns between May and October 2020, according to a disclosure that the propaganda mill filed this week with the Justice Department under the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA).

China daily is controlled by the Chinese Communist Party’s version of the Ministry of Truth.

The Iranians Obama so loved to suck up to may hate us more frenetically, but America has no worse enemy than the Biden clan’s ChiCom paymasters. They are the only ones in a position to supplant the USA as global hegemon — and they mean to do it.

Taking money from China Daily is the equivalent of taking it from the KGB during the Cold War.

Don’t be surprised to the see the WSJ receiving this tainted cash. Its opinion page is fine; the rest of the paper is standard liberal establishment.

Publications on the payroll also include Foreign Policy magazine, Britain’s Financial Times, and Canada’s Globe & Mail. In addition,

The Beijing-based outlet paid several newspaper companies a total of $1,154,666 for printing costs, including $110,000 to the Los Angeles Times, $92,000 to The Houston Chronicle and $76,000 to The Boston Globe.

This is a small price to pay to help solidify strategic friendships.

China Daily pays American publications like the Washington Post and WSJ to run advertorials that can be hard to distinguish from news articles.

China Daily paid The Washington Post more than $4.6 million from late 2016 through October 2019, according to a FARA disclosure China Daily filed in June.

The Journal received $6 million for advertorials from 2016 through April 2020, according to the disclosure.

To its credit, the New York Times has scrubbed ChiCom advertorials from its website, concerned for once about losing what remains of its credibility.

On a tip from Bluto.

Nov 22 2020

They Think You’re Stupid

Never mind about the Great Reset. If you are horrified by this totalitarian transnational power grab, it doesn’t exist. Only if you approve of it is it real.

If you can believe that, you can also believe that repressive coronavirus restrictions make sense for us, but need not apply to those who impose them.

You can believe that the 2020 election was as fraud-free as the “mainstream” media categorically asserts.

You can believe that Conservative Inc is committed to winning.

You can believe that the Democrat Party is not the establishment.

You can believe all of these lies if you are stupid, and as Paul Joseph Watson observes, the ruling class believes that you are:

On tips from KirklesWorth and Kate P.

Nov 15 2020

All Reading From the Same Script

How can you tell if information is false, misleading, and therefore a danger to our democracy? If it deviates by a single syllable from the script used by liberal establishment propaganda platforms:

By “extremely dangerous to our democracy,” they mean intolerably unsupportive of a narrative so phony that it can only be propped up in the absence of competing viewpoints. Such dangers will be outlawed in the future.

On tips from Ellen O and DCGere.

Nov 15 2020

CNN Doomed Without Trump

If Biden ends up becoming the President-Elect for real, CNN’s demise could be the silver lining on the storm cloud. People tune in for the Two Minutes Hate; without Trump to demonize, the channel will be left with no content.

Via Fox News:

AT&T is reportedly looking at selling CNN to pay its massive debt, but the cable news company may have hit its peak “hating Trump,” Fox Business Network senior correspondent Charlie Gasparino argued Friday.

“CNN does not have Donald Trump to kick around anymore and their ratings will take a hit,” he told “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” given the current projected presidential election results.

Word has it that bottomless-pocket moonbat Jeff Bezos, owner of the Washington Post, might buy CNN.

Continues Gasparino,

“CNN like a lot of media companies, it may have hit its peak, hating Trump.”

Many Americans will be hurt if pro-growth Trump is replaced by tax/spend/regulate Biden. At least there is some bitter satisfaction in knowing that progressive propagandists will be among them — and not only at CNN.

The entire liberal establishment media cashed in whatever remained of its credibility to defeat Trump. It may limp along for a while, propped up by zillionaire leftists or coercively funded by the government. But 2020 could be the last election that American Pravda is able to sway, as the entire discredited industry staggers off to the tar pits.

On a tip from KirklesWorth.

Nov 14 2020

Stolen Election, Part One: American Pravda

We saw this train wreck coming well in advance. Fraud resulting from the massive push for mail-in voting and shifting voting requirements were certain to corrupt the election. But it still came as a surprise that it would be this ubiquitous in contested states. Despite the liberal establishment media’s denial of its existence, there is so much information available on the industrial scale voter fraud that it is hard to sort it all out. As Bill Whittle says,

The scale of the corruption of the American electoral system is so vast that we have to break it down into several pieces and examine them one by one.

Let’s get started with the most conspicuous perpetrators of the fraud, the brazenly mendacious leftist apparatchiks comprising the “mainstream” media:

Joe Biden is not the President-Elect. Every time propagandists say “President-Elect Biden” they are not only lying but attacking our system of government. If Biden becomes President, it will be because he was chosen by the Electoral College through legal means, not by the media in a propaganda blitz.

These people don’t even know what state Kristi Noem governs, yet we are supposed to take their word for it that there is no election fraud and that the formal process of naming the President-Elect is superfluous.

On tips from Ellen O and Jester.

Nov 14 2020

Why AP Capitalizes “Black” but Not “White”

Associated Press has announced that it will capitalize “Black” but not “white.” Why? The short answer is that our liberal ruling class, which is comprised mainly of whites, loathes whites and worships blacks — or at least pretends to in accordance with the Cultural Marxist ideology that serves it as a religion. For a slightly longer answer that takes this to a deeper level, Tucker Carlson turns to Jason Whitlock:

Revering blacks for being blacks is a way of controlling them so that they can be exploited for their votes and other purposes.

On a tip from Mr. Freemarket. Hat tip: American Thinker.

Nov 13 2020

#Foxit Forces Fox News to Hire Crisis Management Team

Allowing itself to be infiltrated by liberals is not paying off for the Fox News Channel. Following upon Chris Wallace’s debate performance and John Roberts’s barking moonbattery, FNC went full moonbat on the election, calling Arizona for Biden absurdly early, refusing to call states for Trump, rushing to anoint Biden President-Elect, and ham-fistedly censoring White House objections to rampant election fraud. Its massive audience is drying up so fast that it has reportedly been forced to hire a crisis management team.

Get woke, go broke. The rule holds for no one more than Fox News, whose main purpose is to provide an alternative to the monochromatic Stalinist hellscape of liberal establishment propaganda on the alphabet channels.

It would be a shame to throw the baby out with the bathwater. There are some good programs on Fox News, prominently including Tucker Carlson and Journal Editorial Report.

FNC might still repair the situation by tossing out some of the more flagrant moonbats and apologizing to its viewers. Otherwise, expect talent to follow viewership over to Newsmax and One America.

On a tip from Josh D.

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