Uh oh … Michael Cohen’s Client … defeating terrorism, despotism and liberalism

Update from the Ring of Fire   The Washington Post recently conducted interviews with several White House staffers where they admitted that Sean Hannity “basically has a desk” at the White House, and that he and the President speak on the phone quite frequently. Among the things they discuss are what the President should tweet out …

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Good on Reuters! To the rest of the media I shout “Do yer jobs folks!”!

Just saved a bookmark to my news category on my browser. "So what is the Reuters answer? To oppose the administration? To appease it? To boycott its briefings? To use our platform to rally support for the media? All these ideas are out there, and they may be right for some news operations, but they …

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Corporate Welfare finally gets its chance to run the government as a business – an incompatible combination of show business, advertising and news.

This year looks to be momentous in so many ways. For the first time in our history we are not going to be led by a politician thought trusted to be statesmanlike, ideologue or party puppet. The current choice was made by the majority of voters in this country - be they not statesmanlike, ideologues …

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What the hell is all this fake news stuff?

Understanding The Fake News Universe A Guide To Fake News Terminology Fake news is information that is clearly and demonstrably fabricated and that has been packaged and distributed to appear as legitimate news. Article discusses the following in particular: Fake News Purveyor ... Fake News Creator ... Hyperpartisan ... Websites, Facebook Pages, and Social Media …

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where voters are renewed, re-aroused and willing to insure that never again will the bamboozle trump the truth

I've long held a view that when a political candidate hires a campaign consultant of the Frank Luntz spin doctor ilk - that candidate has robbed his/her potential constituency of a relationship of trust. Such an act places a manipulative gate-keeper smack dab between the citizen and the elected representative. If we accept that sort …

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There might be a need now in this country for an AA- type group for “Stampededs Anonymous”

The Media’s Final Email Flop, A Fitting End To Journalism’s Troubled Campaign Season And just like that, the latest Clinton email controversy evaporated on Sunday. FBI Director James Comey announced that recently discovered emails that “appear[ed] to be pertinent” to the bureau's investigation of Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server turned out to not …

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On mockery of a president who sheds tears over children killed by guns

Mockers insisting that Obama's tears aren't real nor valid and that all he deserves is contempt because of political value judgments ... no matter that his intent is to save lives. Such is nothing more than Junior High behavior at its filthiest. Trevor Noah: "See that thing you’re feeling right now? That pain in your …

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