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FLASHBACK: Obama Called The Baltimore Rioters Thugs (Video)

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The media is attacking President Donald Trump for calling the rioters ‘thugs’ but in 2015 Obama called the Baltimore rioters thugs. This is just one more example of the MSM bias.

President Barack Obama condemned the “criminals and thugs who tore up” the city of Baltimore after rioting and looting paralyzed the city and overwhelmed local officials.

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Everything Liberals Have Said About the Breonna Taylor Shooting is a Lie

It must be reinforced that every single thing that the liberal media and other leftists have said about the Breonna Taylor shooting is a lie.

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With Wednesday’s indictment of a Louisville police officer, it must be reinforced that every single thing that the liberal media and other leftists have said about the Breonna Taylor shooting is a lie.

The media has gaslighted the American public over the Breonna Taylor shooting. Every claim the leftist media has promulgated as a “fact” in the shooting never happened.

The media has told you that the Louisville Police smashed down Taylor’s door without warning, emboldened by a “no-knock warrant.”

This is untrue. Witness have testified that the police announced themselves at the door of Taylor’s apartment and that the police did not just batter down the door without any warning. In fact, the man who was the first to open fire, Taylor’s boyfriend, Kenneth Walker, has admitted that he heard the police knocking on the door. While he also claims he did not hear them yell that they were the police, the fact that he is admitting that they knocked first means that they did not batter the door down without warning.

Next, the media “reported” that Breonna Taylor was killed lying in her bed wholly unaware about what was happening.

This is another lie. In fact, Taylor had started walking down her hallway toward the living room area when police returned fire at her boyfriend. Taylor fell shot in that hallway. She was not killed in her bed.

Next, media and leftists continue to claim that Taylor was “murdered.” This is also false. Tayler was certainly killed — and you can argue whether or not it was justified. But she was not murdered. Murder has a very specific legal definition. Someone killed during a legal police action is never “murdered.”

Finally, the media has also claimed that the Louisville Police opened fire without cause. Another lie. The fact is, Kenneth Walker fired at the police first. That bullet hit one of the officers in the leg. Only then did the other officers return fire in fear of their lives. Remember, they had no idea how many people were in Taylor’s apartment. For all the officers knew in that split second instance, there could have been any number of possible assailants.

Liberals are furious that no officers were charged with “murder” for killing Taylor. But that is because the police were committing a legal action. The law could not be construed to charge any of the officers with “murder” in this case.

Indeed, if some errant prosecutor was foolish enough and had leveled that charge, it would surely be so easily knocked down in court that it would be a waste of time to offer the charge in the first place.

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‘Washington Post’ Colludes with Big Tech to Ban Pro-Trump Teenagers from Social Media

The anti-free speech ‘Washington Post’ colluded with big tech to track down and cancel a group of teenaged Trump supporters.

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Once again, we see that the media is an enemy to free speech and the American people, this time it’s the Washington Post which colluded with big tech to track down and cancel a group of teenaged Trump supporters.

Needless to say, it is NOT the job of a newspaper to help leftists take away the free speech of teenagers who support Donald Trump. But, the Post’s Isaac Stanley-Becker became an anti-free speech activist instead of a “reporter” when he helped tar the teens as “Russian bots” and helped social media shut down their Internet accounts.

As Breitbart News reported:

The article goes to great lengths — even interviewing PhDs — to compare the teenagers to “bots,” even though the article presents no evidence that any accounts were not operated by humans, and to “Russian trolls,” even though the article acknowledges that the people in charge of the accounts were Americans.

The article also casts normal behavior of political activists, like reading from a shared list of talking points, as somehow unusual. The Washington Post labels the act of paying people to repeat political messages — a standard feature of virtually all major political campaigns — as “coordinated inauthentic behavior.”

The anti-American Isaac Stanley-Becker then contacted Facebook and Twitter and demanded that they shut down the teenagers’ accounts.

Unsurprisingly, the free speech-hating social media giants followed their orders and canceled the accounts.

One of the teens the Washington Post improperly smeared said she could not understand why the paper targeted her and her family.

“It’s sick that the Washington Post and Twitter are working together to take away my right to free speech,” Paige Noonan told Breitbart.

“It’s stupid and dumb,” said Brent Hamilton, another activist whose account was banned, according to Breitbart. “They call us ‘Russian bots,’ which we’re obviously not. We’re American and Arizonan, writing about what we believe in.”

“It’s censoring free speech. What we’re saying isn’t bad. We’re not spamming… we’re saying what we believe in — actual, fact-based information,” he said.

It is not the job of an American newspaper to act like an American Stasi and to hunt down and destroy the free political speech of Americans.

But that is where the U.S. media is today.

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CNN Alters a 1970s Era Photo of Biden to Get Rid of Washington Redskins Logo

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CNN used a doctored photo from the 1970s of Joe Biden and his son who was wearing a cap that originally had the logo of the Washington Redskins on it — now edited out.

In its hagiographic fluff piece entitled, Fight for the White House: Joe Biden’s Long Journey, the cable “news” network used a photo of then Senator Biden with Beau, his then pre-teen son, laying his head on daddy’s chest. Beau was sporting a stocking cap with the Redskins logo on it in the original photo.

But in the CNN puff piece, suddenly Beau’s hat was just red with no Redskins logo on it.

The airbrushing of the Redskins logo to make Biden’s history more “correct” is like something out of Orwell!

Remember how Orwell put it in his seminal book, 1984:

Every record has been destroyed or falsified, every book rewritten, every picture has been repainted, every statue and street building has been renamed, every date has been altered. And the process is continuing day by day and minute by minute. History has stopped. Nothing exists except an endless present in which the Party is always right.

Now, Stalin-like, CNN is helping Joe Biden airbrush out the things Joe wants you to forget.

As to CNN, the network is blaming Biden and saying he gave them the photo doctored like that.

Per The Hill:

CNN source confirmed in an email to The Hill Wednesday that the photo that was aired by the network had been sent by the Biden campaign for the special.

“As with any biographical documentary, we ask the subject for photos and videos. We received this picture and many others from the Biden campaign, and any additional inquiries should be sent their way. Future airings will include the original photo,” the CNN source said in an email.

Biden’s people tried to claim that they were trying not to break “copyright laws.”

Asked about the photo, a Biden aide said, “We removed the image because it is copyrighted, as is a very common practice on campaigns.”

Oh, come on. That is as weak an excuse as you can get!

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WATCH Disturbing Video of the Many Times Liberals Called for Violence Against Republicans

THIS video is disturbing: This video proves that it is the left, not the right, that goes around calling for the maiming and death of their opponents.

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THIS video is disturbing: This video proves that it is the left, not the right, that goes around calling for the maiming and death of their opponents.

Liberals always call for violence against their opponents even as the media claims it is conservatives who are spouting “dangerous rhetoric.”

The media accuses the right of being “dangerous” every day. They claim there are “right-wing militias,” and violent conservatives wandering around out there making life perilous for those innocent Democrats.

Remember when the whole of the leftist media establishment went crazy accusing Sarah Palin of advocating for the death of Democrats because she had an electoral map on her website that had target symbols over Democrats she wanted to beat on Election Day?

The claim was false, of course, but that didn’t stop the media from claiming that Palin was “inciting violence.”

But this video shows that it is really the left that incites violence against conservatives:

Liberals are liars. So are their media lapdogs.

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NYTimes Story Attacks ‘Armed Right-Wingers,’ But Offers NO Proof They Exist

A new story in the New York Times shows just how liberals lie about the news, this time with a story claiming that “armed right-wing militias”threatening BLM.

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A new story in the New York Times shows just how liberals lie about the news, this time with a story claiming that “armed right-wingers” are turning out at “peaceful” Black Lives Matter rallies… but despite the straight out claim about these dangerous right-wingers fanning out across the country, the entire 3,000 word article does not offer any actual proof of the claim.

Essentially, the Times simply makes the assertion without bothering to prove the thesis that dangerous right-wing militias are turning out to kill blacks at rallies.

But, what we’ll see is dozens of other “news” outlets parroting the Time’s proclamation as if it is fact.

This is how the left passes its lies as “facts.”

The article in question is entitled, As Guns Get Drawn at Protest Sites, Demonstrators Fear a Volatile New Phase, and was published on September 1.

The teaser sentence reads: “As right-wing groups increasingly move to confront unrest in cities, clashes are breaking out between demonstrators with starkly different views on how to keep cities safe.”

The Times goes on the claim that “armed right-wing militias” are beginning to show up to “peaceful protests” to begin gunning down black people.

This might seem to be a shocking development in the timeline of the “protests.”

If “right-wing militias” really were beginning to roam the streets, we might see a lot more bloodshed.

But no where in its story did the Times actually PROVE there are any “right-wing militias.”

The paper spills a gallon of ink saying the people who were seen armed are “right-wing militia members.” But nowhere did they prove that ANY of the armed men seen at recent events belonged to any militia.

The Times simply lied. They made the claim that there are “right-wing militias” roaming burning cities, but they did not make any effort at all to prove that there really ARE any such militias.

This is how the media lies.

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17-Yr-Old Kenosha Shooter’s Legal Team Makes Amazing Statement Clearing His Name

The media has lied its rear end off about Kyle Rittenhouse, the 17-year-old who shot three in Kenosha, but now his legal team is correcting the record.

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The media has lied its rear end off about Kyle Rittenhouse, the 17-year-old who shot three in Kenosha last week, but now his legal team is correcting the record.

There has been one lie after another perpetrated by the left-wing, anti-American media about Rittenhouse.

We have been told he is a “white supremacist”… but no evidence was ever supplied.

He was called a “militia member.” Again, no evidence.

Then they said he was “coordinating with the police.” Another false statement.

The media next said he transported a “machine gun” across state lines. Nada on the proof.

It was said he was “looking for someone to kill.” Yep, no evidence cited.

These are just a few of the lies the leftist media told you about this young man.

Because it looked like he was about to be railroaded, the high-powered law firm of Pierce Bainbridge stepped up to represent Rittenhouse. And they just put out a statement that essentially calls the entire Democrat Party and its media lapdogs a bunch of liars.

“Kyle did nothing wrong. He exercised his God-given, Constitutional, common law and statutory law right to self-defense,” said John Pierce of Pierce Bainbridge.

The firm also put the blame for the whole incident squarely where it belongs: on the failed leadership in Kenosha:

“The Kenosha Mayor and Wisconsin Governor failed to provide a basic degree of law and order to protect the citizens and community buildings in Kenosha. The city burned as mobs destroyed buildings and property, and looters stole whatever they wanted. Rioters defaced storefronts, the courthouse, and many other public and private locations across the city,” the statement added.

Anyway, here is the full statement. It is worth reading:

VERNON HILLS, ILLINOIS / August 28, 2020 / Pierce Bainbridge is honored to represent 17-year old Antioch, Illinois resident Kyle Rittenhouse, who has suddenly found himself at the center of a national firestorm and charged with murder after defending himself from a relentless, vicious and potentially deadly mob attack in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

On August 25th, 2020, Kenosha spiraled into chaos following the Jacob Blake shooting. The Kenosha Mayor and Wisconsin Governor failed to provide a basic degree of law and order to protect the citizens and community buildings in Kenosha. The city burned as mobs destroyed buildings and property, and looters stole whatever they wanted. Rioters defaced storefronts, the courthouse, and many other public and private locations across the city.

After Kyle finished his work that day as a community lifeguard in Kenosha, he wanted to help clean up some of the damage, so he and a friend went to the local public high school to remove graffiti by rioters. Later in the day, they received information about a call for help from a local business owner, whose downtown Kenosha auto dealership was largely destroyed by mob violence. The business owner needed help to protect what he had left of his life’s work, including two nearby mechanic’s shops. Kyle and a friend armed themselves with rifles due to the deadly violence gripping Kenosha and many other American cities, and headed to the business premises. The weapons were in Wisconsin and never crossed state lines.

Upon arrival, Kyle and others stood guard at the mechanic’s shop across from the auto dealership to prevent further damage or destruction. Later that night, substantially after the city’s 8:00 p.m. curfew expired without consequence, the police finally started to attempt to disperse a group of rioters. In doing so, they maneuvered a mass of individuals down the street towards the auto shops. Kyle and others on the premises were verbally threatened and taunted multiple times as the rioters passed by, but Kyle never reacted. His intent was not to incite violence, but simply to deter property damage and use his training to provide first aid to injured community members.

After the crowd passed the premises and Kyle believed the threat of further destruction had passed, he became increasingly concerned with the injured protestors and bystanders congregating at a nearby gas station with no immediate access to medical assistance or help from law enforcement. Kyle headed in that direction with a first aid kit. He sought out injured persons, rendered aid, and tried to guide people to others who could assist to the extent he could do so amid the chaos. By the final time Kyle returned to 2 the gas station and confirmed there were no more injured individuals who needed assistance, police had advanced their formation and blocked what would have been his path back to the mechanic’s shop. Kyle then complied with the police instructions not to go back there. Kyle returned to the gas station until he learned of a need to help protect the second mechanic’s shop further down the street where property destruction was imminent with no police were nearby.

As Kyle proceeded towards the second mechanic’s shop, he was accosted by multiple rioters who recognized that he had been attempting to protect a business the mob wanted to destroy. This outraged the rioters and created a mob now determined to hurt Kyle. They began chasing him down. Kyle attempted to get away, but he could not do so quickly enough. Upon the sound of a gunshot behind him, Kyle turned and was immediately faced with an attacker lunging towards him and reaching for his rifle. He reacted instantaneously and justifiably with his weapon to protect himself, firing and striking the attacker.

Kyle stopped to ensure care for the wounded attacker but faced a growing mob gesturing towards him. He realized he needed to flee for his safety and his survival. Another attacker struck Kyle from behind as he fled down the street. Kyle turned as the mob pressed in on him and he fell to the ground. One attacker kicked Kyle on the ground while he was on the ground. Yet another bashed him over the head with a skateboard. Several rioters tried to disarm Kyle. In fear for his life and concerned the crowd would either continue to shoot at him or even use his own weapon against him, Kyle had no choice but to fire multiple rounds towards his immediate attackers, striking two, including one armed attacker. The rest of the mob began to disperse upon hearing the additional gunshots.

Kyle got up and continued down the street in the direction of police with his hands in the air. He attempted to contact multiple police officers, but they were more concerned with the wounded attackers. The police did not take Kyle into custody at that time, but instead they indicated he should keep moving. He fully cooperated, both then and later that night when he turned himself in to the police in his hometown, Antioch, Illinois.

Kyle did nothing wrong. He exercised his God-given, Constitutional, common law and statutory law right to self-defense.

However, in a reactionary rush to appease the divisive, destructive forces currently roiling this country, prosecutors in Kenosha did not engage in any meaningful analysis of the facts, or any in-depth review of available video footage (some of which shows that a critical state’s witness was not even at the area where the shots were fired); this was not a serious investigation. Rather, after learning Kyle may have had conservative political viewpoints, they immediately saw him as a convenient target who they could use as a scapegoat to distract from the Jacob Blake shooting and the government’s abject failure to ensure basic law and order to citizens. Within 24-36 hours, he was charged with multiple homicide counts.

Kyle now has the best legal representation in the country. With help from Nicholas Sandmann attorney L. Lin Wood, Pierce Bainbridge and multiple top-tier criminal defense lawyers in Wisconsin immediately offered representation to Kyle.

Today, his legal team was successful in working with the public defender to obtain a several-week continuance of his extradition hearing to September 25th. This at least partially slows down the rush to judgment by a government and media that is determined to assassinate his character and destroy his life.

Kyle, his family, the team at Pierce Bainbridge and his other lawyers intend to fight these charges every step of the way, take the case to trial and win an acquittal on the grounds of self-defense before a jury of his peers.

The legal fees and other costs of Kyle’s defense will be provided through donations to #FightBack Foundation Inc., a Texas 501(c)(4) foundation created by John Pierce and Lin Wood to protect lawabiding American citizens whose rights are being trampled on by state and local governments that are more concerned with appeasing mobs than protecting those rights.

Pierce Bainbridge founder John Pierce praised Kyle’s strength and resilience. “A 17-year old child should not have to take up arms in America to protect life and property. That is the job of state and local governments. However, those governments have failed, and law-abiding citizens have no choice but to protect their own communities as their forefathers did at Lexington and Concord in 1775. Kyle is not a racist or a white supremacist. He is a brave, patriotic, compassionate law-abiding American who loves his country and his community. He did nothing wrong. He defended himself, which is a fundamental right of all Americans given by God and protected by law. He is now in the crosshairs of institutional forces that are much more powerful than him. But he will stand up to them and fight not only for himself, but for all Americans and their beloved Constitution. We will never leave his side until he is victorious in that fight.”

Further updates will be provided as the investigation and legal proceedings unfold.

#FightBack

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CNN ‘Gossip’ Brian Stelter Slammed for False Claims About DOJ Interfering with Fox News

The Department of Justice slammed CNN “gossip” Brian Stelter for what they say are his false claims.

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CNN’s Stelter Says They May Cut Away From The RNC If There’s ‘Disinformation’

The Department of Justice slammed CNN “gossip” Brian Stelter for what they say are his false claims that the the department interfered with Fox News personality Andrew Napolitano.

In his Trump-hating new book, Stelter claimed that U.S. Attorney General William Barr pressured Fox News to put a muzzle on Napolitano who has been known to make all sorts of proclamations that later turn out to be untrue. Along with his worsening track record, Napolitano also sided with those who wanted to impeach the president.

In the book, Stelter said that Trump was furious with Napolitano and “was so incensed by the judge’s TV broadcasts that he had implored Barr to send Rupert a message in person … about ‘muzzling the judge’. [Trump] wanted the nation’s top law enforcement official to convey just how atrocious Napolitano’s legal analysis had been.”

Stelter claimed that Barr’s message “carried a lot of weight,” but “no one was explicitly told to take Napolitano off the air.”

However, the DOJ has spoken out to say that Stelter’s claims are false. Worse, Stelter never bothered to ask the DOJ about his claims to see if he could get any confirmation.

Isn’t that one of the tenets of “journalism”? To ask a target for comment and to report what they say?

Kerri Kupec, a DOJ spokeswoman, took a swipe at Stelter’s claim in a tweet on Saturday.

Kupec is not the only one taking shots at Stelter over his fantasy-laden tome.

New York Times business editor David Enrich noted that Stelter is just as guilty of the very tactics he has accused Fox and the Trump administration of perpetrating. Enrich points out that in his book Stelter “resorts to name-calling and spreads gratuitous gossip about Fox personalities.”

Enrich notes that Stelter parades himself as the ultimate feminist who defends women, but at one point in his book he accuses a female Fox anchor of “using sex to get ahead.” That’s pretty sexist, isn’t it, Brian?

The Times editor added that all Stelter’s name calling seems like “retribution” against his enemies in the book.

Enrich ended his review with an extremely biting slam: “Readers are left to look down on Fox’s millions of loyalists as gullible members of an extremist cult. It is just the sort of easy-to-digest but unnuanced conclusion that would play well on cable news.”

In the end, CNN’s viewers are as bad as what they haughtily assume of Fox’s.

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