This Breitbart article makes it appear that Microsoft is beginning the process of censoring political speech. Without consulting with its users, Microsoft has installed an establishment media browser extension, purportedly designed to rate the accuracy of news websites, as a default extension on mobile versions of its Edge browser. In practice, it creates a news … Continue reading Is Microsoft hopping on the censoring political speech bandwagon?
by baldilocks Propaganda does not deceive people; it merely helps them to deceive themselves. -- Eric Hoffer From Canada Free Press: To see that the 5 to 7 thousand ‘migrants’ aren’t coming to America for a better life only requires doing the math of the caravan, including its logistics and supplies. It’s a long 1,845 … Continue reading Who Started This Caravan?
Sheriff Bart: Oh, baby, you're so talented... and they are so dumb. Blazing Saddles 1974 Because I'm on vacation (it's so odd to be somewhere an not waiting to interview someone or have to work) I'm not paying attention to things as closely as I might but I was rather shocked to see this headline … Continue reading Rephrased: Politico Disappointed Trump is not as Stupid as his Enemies
During the Presidential campaign Donald Trump came to Worcester and though I had to be at work for 10:30 PM that night I went and covered the event. For a week there had been a bunch of buzz about the event and people of the left in deep blue Massachusetts assured people that Donald Trump's … Continue reading History Repeats Itself on Donald Trump’s NATO Trip
When Milton Friedman famously wrote “I think the government solution to a problem is usually as bad as the problem and very often makes the problem worse” in his work An Economist's Protest, back in 1975, that statement was a fundamental truth. Today there is no doubt that the government solution to any problem is … Continue reading The Government Solution is Always Worse Than the Problem
In what has become the media norm we have been treated to yet another day when we've had the MSM report that Trump has said something (Haiti is a shithole) only to have that noted Trump Apologist Jake Tapper report that the report wasn't quite accurate, and then a week of people talking about it. … Continue reading I Propose the 48 Hour Trump / MSM News Rule
Last Thursday morning, I was planning to go cover the G8 Summit at Camp David. Instead, I saw Aaron Worthing’s story, immediately recognized it as newsworthy and . . . well, God’s got a great sense of humor, doesn’t he? Robert Stacy McCain 'He has no F---ing Soul' May 23rd 2012 In my effort to improve journalism in … Continue reading Helpful word definitions for CNN/MSM Editors: “Newsworthy”
by baldilocks Social Media is great for putting out both information and disinformation (aka Bravo Sierra) at the speed of light. I wonder what the mixture ratio is for this story. A Texas woman was drawn into an intense racial debate on Hobby Lobby's public Facebook page after she took offense to the company selling … Continue reading Cottoned
I have been watching the news with a great deal of skepticism is recent years. Recently we have seen reports of statues being removed, protests to leave them alone, and all manner of garbage. Some of this is revisionist history, some of it is concern over appearances, and still more is just trying to cause … Continue reading News Coverage Wants Us All to Go Freakin Nuts Over Monuments
Jean-Claude: My salary is X. My expenses are Y. As long as my family is provided for, I do not care where the difference comes from. Taken 2008 I was getting ready to record my podcast on Sunday when I noticed this piece on Drudge. curious I checked out the piece from the Hill and … Continue reading The Hill on Kellyanne Conway, #Fakenews at its finest
by baldilocks At the American Thinker, Randall Hoven compiled an extensive list of media hoax perps. A few of the fabricators/sloppy researchers/slanderers, etc. have paid the price for their errors. However, many others--individual politicians or news agencies like serial offender Reuters--have remained in positions of prominence and continue to influence American public opinion. I realized … Continue reading Old, Old Story About Stories
President Merkin Muffley: But this is absolute madness, Ambassador! Why should you *build* such a thing? Ambassador de Sadesky: There were those of us who fought against it, but in the end we could not keep up with the expense involved in the arms race, the space race, and the peace race. At the same … Continue reading MSM/Dems Insists their own reports of Obama admin Wiretapping / Investigation of Trump are #FakeNews
Something very interesting happened to me at CPAC yesterday. I had gotten up early for a vendor breakfast but managed to forget where it was held. After some failed searches I decided to check their booth but that required passing through the secret service check and once I did that not only was the booth … Continue reading DaTechguy Meets Students TBS & Fake news at Donald Trump’s CPAC 2017 Speech
Well NH, you decided that you didn't want Kelly Ayotte as your senator so you sent governor Maggie Hassan to the US senate and on her first day in the sunlight she manages to beclown herself. Democratic Senator Touts Debunked WaPo Power Grid Story In DHS Confirmation Hearing [VIDEO] https://t.co/zUsrYXktDC via @dailycaller— Brit Hume (@brithume) … Continue reading The Unexpectedly Chronicles: Maggie Hassan Touts fake news on day one
The proliferation of fake hate crimes propagated by the left should be a warning sign to places like the MSM and Facebook that claim to be weeding out fake news but seem incapable of questioning anything that affirms their biases. So I suggest a simple rule driven by the fact that with the exception of … Continue reading The: No Video no Hate Crime Rule