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Sep 12 2022

Trump to Blame if Dem Pol Killed Reporter

Who gets the blame when a Democrat politician is arrested for murdering a journalist who had ruined his career by exposing his unseemly conduct? You guessed it: Donald Trump.

From Nevada:

Clark County Public Administrator Robert Telles was arrested for the gruesome murder of Jeff German, a reporter for the Las Vegas Review-Journal…

German had recently published an exposé about Telles, alleging that Telles created a hostile work environment and had engaged in an inappropriate relationship with one staffer. Over the summer, Telles lost a bid for reelection to fellow Democrat Rita Reid, and many have suspected that German’s recent articles helped sink Telles’ campaign. …

According to police, the evidence against Telles, an ardent gun control advocate, is damning.

Last week, Joe Lombardo of the Las Vegas Metro Police Department took questions from the media. An unnamed reporter did her best to shoehorn the story into the liberal narrative:

[A] reporter noted it was probably not an “appropriate” time to talk about “politics,” to which Sheriff Joseph Lombardo responded, “So why are we talking politics then?”

The reporter then pressed: “Do you condemn former President Trump’s normalization of violence against journalists?” — likely a reference to the former president’s frequent reference to some mainstream correspondents as “enemies of the people.”

Now why would anyone see ideologues in the left-wing media establishment as enemies of the American people?

On a tip from Wiggins.

Sep 06 2022

Another Culture War Skirmish in Provo

You know the Culture War requires a renewed commitment when the front lines are in Provo, Utah.

Last weekend, Provo hosted the all-ages, family-friendly Back to School Pride Drag Extravaganza. “Talent” for this grooming event apparently consisted largely of local Brigham Young University students and alumni.

BYU is currently embroiled in a hate hoax that despite its obviousness has inspired South Carolina to cancel a basketball series with it.

This puts pressure on the school, which is owned by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, to demonstrate that it is on board with the liberal agenda lest it be canceled by the academic establishment.

This news from BYU has NBC fuming:

Brigham Young University removed pamphlets with off-campus resources for LGBTQ students from welcome bags for incoming freshmen late last month.

Created by RaYnbow Collective … the pamphlets offered information about weekly and monthly events available to LGBTQ students, as well as lists of organizations in the area that could provide therapy, safe housing, mentorship and more. The RaYnbow Collective is not officially affiliated with the university.

Let’s hope not. BYU is among the last refuges in the country where homosexual behavior is officially discouraged. This draws the ire of the media and LGBT activists, who would like to do to it what they did to the Boy Scouts of America.

The same RaYnbow Collective sponsored the supposedly child-friendly drag show in Provo, which featured perverts whose names are variant spellings of Anal Leakage and Genitalia.

When NBC demanded to know why the pamphlets were removed, BYU emailed a statement that included the following:

The decision to remove the materials by Student Life was based on the university’s commitment to provide support through the Office of Belonging and our counseling services and not to allow outside entities to imply affiliation with or endorsement from the university.

Or to put it slightly differently, they were not going to allow LGBT militants to create the impression that BYU officially endorses their depraved agenda.

Notes NBC,

The announcement of the new office came the same week church leader Jeffrey R. Holland spoke at the Utah campus about defending the doctrine of the family and marriage as the union of a man and a woman.

Sounds like a plot to preserve the remnants of moral decency. Good thing the media exposed it.

LGBT militants were able to subjugate the Boy Scouts because the cowards running the organization did not have the commitment or character to stand up to them. Let’s hope BYU is different.

On a tip from Franco.

Sep 04 2022

CNN Adjusts Reality Before Our Very Eyes

Even the clowns at CNN are more politically astute than whoever produced Biden’s bizarre denunciation of those who oppose him as threats to democracy. The weird blend of the militaristic with the satanic may serve as political pornography inside the bubble of moonbattery inhabited by Biden’s radical handlers, but it won’t play in Peoria. CNN propagandists quickly realized this and ham-fistedly adjusted the colors to appear less menacing. The blood-red lighting was transformed before our eyes, turning the stripes on Old Glory magenta in the process.

The Western Journal reports:

Some viewers questioned the use of dark red lighting in the speech, describing the imagery as authoritarian. …

The lighting even drew comparisons to the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany — two brutal dictatorships that made use of red colors in state imagery.

Speeding up the video makes it more obvious — and also easier to sit through Biden’s demagoguery:

Once again we see that the liberal media establishment is in the business of adjusting our perceptions to advance the agenda of wicked people like Biden and his handlers.

On tips from Varla and Blackjack.

Aug 29 2022

Open Thread

The media is the Democrat Party. - Rush Limbaugh

Aug 22 2022

Open Thread

Propaganda is the executive arm of the invisible government. - Edward Bernays

Aug 19 2022

One More Laugh at Brian Stelter

Despite liberal propagandist Brian Stelter being accurately described as “contemptible, vapid, and unbearably smug,” it is almost a shame that floundering CNN canceled his comically misnamed show Reliable Sources and sent him on his way, since after this, we can’t watch Mark Dice make fun of him. Once more, for old times’ sake:

No worries, Brian. The IRS is hiring in a big way, and its standards are not high. You are a moonbat, so you qualify:

On a tip from KirklesWorth.

Aug 14 2022

Climate Change Causes Megafloods, Fat Kids, and More

The global warming hoax is like Covid hysteria only better, because unlike a virus, it never has to end. So long as there is weather, authoritarians will be able to exploit it as evidence that the climate is changing and must be stopped through government action. It is not relevant that the climate has always changed and always will, or that Big Government cannot control it, so long as the public is kept in a constant state of irrational panic with fake news like this:

Climate change is increasing the risk of floods that could submerge cities and displace millions of people across the state, according to a study released Friday.

Terror of flooding is especially appropriate in drought-prone California.

[The study] says that an extreme monthlong storm could bring feet of rain – in some places, more than 100 inches – to hundreds of miles of California.

“Could” is the operative word in liberal media stories about the weather. They report not what is happening, but what theoretically might happen if we don’t whimper in fear as we hand over our money and freedom.

[E]ach degree of global warming is dramatically increasing the odds and size of the next megaflood, the study says.

In other dramatic news, children are 30% less physically fit than their parents were at the same age. Is this because their parents won’t let them play outside, Democrats’ war on local police having rendered the streets unsafe? Is it because Covid hysteria kept kids pointlessly cooped up at home for years? Is it because, due to cultural decay, kids sit gaping at video games, Netflix, or even pornography rather than engage in physical activity? According to CBS, the last one is admittedly a factor, but the main reason is climate change:

Tony Heller demonstrates how easy it is to find these guffaw-worthy specimens of fake news on the topic of the supposedly problematic climate:

On tips from Lyle and Wiggins.

Jul 19 2022

Last Vestiges of Public Trust in Media Evaporate

Low as public trust in the media has been for decades, partisanship is driving it lower still. Gallup reports:

Americans’ confidence in two facets of the news media — newspapers and television news — has fallen to all-time low points. Just 16% of U.S. adults now say they have “a great deal” or “quite a lot” of confidence in newspapers and 11% in television news. Both readings are down five percentage points since last year.

It is likely that more people believe Elvis is still alive than in the propaganda spewed by the liberal establishment media.

Unsurprisingly, Democrats are seven times more likely to have confidence in newspapers than Republicans (35% vs. 5%). Note that even among Dems, only one in three take newspaper reporting at face value.

The power of the media depended on its credibility. That was squandered.

Now its only purpose is to generate background noise, making liberal dogma so ubiquitous that it is accepted subliminally, even by people conscious that everything the media tells us is propaganda. This can be countered by poking holes in leftist lies at every opportunity.

On a tip from jas_1985.

Jul 17 2022

MSM Ignores Rising Global Discontent

Firm pushback against moonbattery doesn’t stop in Holland and Sri Lanka. Resistance is as global as the ambitions of what Biden’s people call the Liberal World Order. You just won’t hear about it from the establishment media.

Good thing Beth Whitehead isn’t counting on ABC/CBS/NBC/PBS/CNN/etc. to keep her informed:

According to the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, which records protests worldwide, 11 countries are currently seeing protests of more than 1,000 people in response to the rising cost of living and other economic woes in 2022. As of July 5, Carnegie had recorded protests of more than 120,000 people in France, 100,000 in Spain, 10,000 in Greece, 10,000 in Kazakhstan, 10,000 in Sri Lanka, 10,000 in India, 5,000 in Iran, 5,000 in Peru, 1,000 people in Argentina, 1,000 in Morocco, and 1,000 in the U.K.

How come we have heard so little about this upheaval, other than the president getting the boot in Sir Lanka?

Corporate media won’t talk about the rest of these protests because the countries are struggling from economically disastrous policies akin to President Joe Biden’s. Any show of economic turmoil in EU member states could be traced back to EU sanctions on Russia or green energy failures, which would fly in the face of the corporate media’s agenda. Many of these countries have inflationary monetary policies.

Inflationary is Biden’s middle name.

The media only highlight these world protests when they grow too big to ignore or when the facts can be skewed toward their [preferred] narratives. Cherry-picking which protests to highlight gives media cover to paint them as isolated incidents in non-Western countries instead of a worldwide trend showing the consequences of embracing left-wing policies. After all, Biden is making the same blunders in the United States, and corporate media can’t have Americans connecting those dots.

Yet dots are getting connected, and none too soon.

On a tip from Blackjack.

Jul 14 2022

NBC News Calls for More Pro-LGBT Censorship

The difference between an activist and a journalist is that activists shout their opinions at you, whereas journalists adopt a pose of objectivity while cherry-picking Experts to shout their opinions at you. An example is a recent NBC piece calling for even more draconian censorship on social media so as to silence resistance to the LGBT agenda:

For the second year in a row, the five largest social media platforms received failing grades on LGBTQ safety, according to a report from GLAAD, an LGBTQ media advocacy group.

“Safety” in this context means “compliance.”

GLAAD’s second annual Social Media Safety Index graded Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok and YouTube on LGBTQ safety, privacy and expression using 12 LGBTQ-specific standards. GLAAD found that all five of the platforms scored below 50%.

To score 100% would require every public communication to be devoted to obsequiously praising sexual perversion and the corruption of children.

“LGBTQ people are under attack right now,” Sarah Kate Ellis, president and CEO of GLAAD, said in the report.

LGBT militants are at the top of the cultural Marxist hierarchy. They represent a tiny minority of the population, yet dictate terms of existence to the rest of society as they defile cherished institutions that have endured for millennia. Yet we are told they are put upon, on the grounds that “far-right pundits and even some Republican officials” refer to the LGBT groomers who have become so prevalent in our society as “groomers.”

NBC News describes attempts to protect children from groomers who sexualize, homosexualize, and transsexualize underage victims as “targeting transgender youth” — as if the children were depraved before the groomers got to them. As usual, decent, sane people who try to do good are cast as the villains.

To promote the corruption of children in particular and LGBT domination of American culture in general, social media platforms need to crack down harder on dissident thought — i.e., all criticism of the LGBT agenda. GLAAD provides NBC with shovelfuls of meaningless data on how oppressed crybullying LGBTers feel themselves to be as a result of reading things online that they don’t agree with.

Social media platforms will be happy to respond to this pressure with still more censorship. But Democrats will no doubt pass legislation making it mandatory anyway.

The piece adds balance at the end by quoting someone who believes in free speech and moral decency. Just kidding; that would get an activist I mean journalist fired at NBC News.

On a tip from Steve T.

Jul 12 2022

LA Times Columnist Denounces US Constitution

Conservative Supreme Court justices do their job by upholding the Constitution. Liberals don’t hate them so much as the Constitution itself. Nicholas Goldberg of the Los Angeles Times is up-front about it:

The problem isn’t just with the justices. The problem, or at least a substantial portion of it, lies with the U.S. Constitution itself.

He finds an Expert to quote:

“It was written by a small group of white male landowners clustered along the Eastern Seaboard in a largely agrarian society in the late 1700s,” said David S. Law, a professor at the University of Virginia School of Law who studies courts and constitutions around the world. “How could it possibly fit the needs of a highly diverse country of 300-plus-million people in the 21st century, a military and economic superpower in a globalized world, a highly developed, post-industrial nation that stretches from sea to shining sea?”

Because it is based on the timeless, universal principles of individual liberty, natural rights, and limited government is how.

According to Goldberg and Law, a constitution that upholds freedom rather than guaranteeing goodies is not keeping up with the times:

[C]onstitutional thinking has evolved since 1787. Today, most new constitutions include far more enumerated rights than ours, notes David Law. The right to education, for instance, and to privacy, food, healthcare and housing.

Goldberg also wants constitutional rights to abortion, to unionization, and to force the world to cater to each person’s disabilities. He calls for the environment and favored identity groups including homosexuals and transsexuals to be granted explicit rights (i.e., superior status).

The “right” to force other people to provide you with food, housing, and special privileges could only be found under an authoritarian regime. If you have a “right” to other people’s labor and property, you have no rights, because you live under socialism.

Leftists want to take away our rights and replace them with privileges bestowed by Big Government at other people’s expense. The purpose of the Constitution is to defend America from people like Nicholas Goldberg and David Law.

On a tip from Lyle.

Jun 29 2022

Publicity Stunt Reduces January 6 Commission to Farce

Move over, Christine Blasey Ford. Democrats have a new star witness — Cassidy Hutchinson:

Watching CNN analysis Jeffrey Toobin accuse Trump of attempting to “strangle” a Secret Service agent is especially rich, considering that Toobin is best known for choking a chicken in front of coworkers.

Trump’s lead Secret Service agent is reportedly ready to confirm that her testimony is a crock of lies. However, pretending to take this woman seriously allows the media to run hyperbolic headlines like the one splashed across the front of the Wall Street Journal this morning:

Trump Knew Mob Was Armed, Sent It to Capitol, Staffer Says

If there had been any significant presence of firearms among the alleged insurrectionists, the media would have been grinding it in our faces for the past year and a half. CNN is reduced to squealing that bear spray and even flagpoles should count as arms — in the context of a supposed attempt to overthrow the US Government.

However, since most people don’t read beyond the headlines, the intended impression has been created.

On tips from Occam’s Stubble and KirklesWorth.

Jun 15 2022

NBC Enraged at Fox Sports

Nothing could be more obnoxiously woke than sports media. Yet Fox Sports has committed a thought crime, even if by accident. NBC was quick to call it out:

Fox Sports opted against airing “Jeopardy” champion Amy Schneider throwing out a first pitch during the network’s coverage of a baseball game from San Francisco [last] weekend…

Schneider, an Oakland resident who triumphed in 40 consecutive “Jeopardy” contests and is the show’s greatest female player, took the mound ahead of the Giants-Los Angeles Dodgers game on Saturday.

As a cursory glance will tell you, Amy Schneider is not female, except in the Twilight Zone of moonbat ideology. He is a transvestite.

That’s why Fox News had a political duty to show him throwing out the first pitch. Instead, it showed NASCAR’s Kurt Busch throwing out a pitch in a different game so as to promote a nearby NASCAR race it was to televise.

The unexplained snub took on even greater weight since Schneider … had appeared Saturday as part of Pride Day at Oracle Park.

If ever you pass up an opportunity to glorify a guy associated with sexual deviancy, you have committed a snub. This is nearly as bad as uttering a “slur” — which can get the police involved.

The Dodgers and Giants put aside their ancient rivalry and both donned caps with rainbow colors instead of L.A.’s distinctive white and San Francisco’s orange.

In the hyperwoke MLB, it’s not whether you win or lose, it’s how obsequiously you suck up to Black Lives Matter and LGBT activists.

Hats off to the tiny minority of players with enough character to say no to this crap. Too bad there aren’t enough of them to make the game worth watching.

Maybe Fox Sports just wanted to spare the average viewer from having to make a dash for the bathroom, a hand clapped over his mouth, vomit spurting from between his fingers.

On a tip from Steve T.

Jun 12 2022

Suspected Homophobe “White Nationalists” Arrested

While media promotion of Black Lives Matter was in overdrive, authorities mostly stood down as radical leftists rioted about 570 times over a 3-month period. In contrast, those on the right get arrested for allegedly thinking about rioting:

Thirty-one people affiliated with the white nationalist group Patriot Front were arrested near an annual LGBTQ+ event Saturday in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, police said.

The suspects were booked on suspicion of conspiracy to riot, Coeur d’Alene Police Chief Lee White said at an afternoon news conference.

Matt Walsh ought to follow up “What Is a Woman?” with “What Is a White Nationalist?” In this case, some of the white nationalists involved are probably FBI agents trying to engineer another Reichstag moment. The January 6 Committee couldn’t preempt prime time forever, and the feds need to prove they can do better than the farcical Gretchen Whitmer kidnapping ploy.

White said police were made aware in recent days that a number of groups planned to disrupt Pride in the Park, an annual event highlighting civil rights struggles for the LGBTQ+ communities.

We are to believe that the privileged identity group atop the Cultural Marxist Pyramid of Power is oppressed. Preserving that narrative has become increasingly difficult as militant LGBT activists bully society into conforming to their grotesque ideology.

Federal law enforcement partners have been in contact with local police on the matter, the chief said…

No doubt.

The Southern Poverty Law Center identifies Patriot Front as a white nationalist “hate” group.

The SPLC also identifies the Family Research Council as a hate group; that’s what inspired LGBT terrorist Floyd Lee Corkins’ foiled mass shooting. It has listed mild-mannered moderate Ben Carson in its “Extremist Files,” and has denounced the blog Jihad Watch — which exists to draw attention to the violent extremism of Islamic radicals — for “violent extremism.”

In the mainstream media, SPLC is regarded as an objective expert source. Keep that in mind before taking anything the media presents at face value.

On a tip from Bluto.

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