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‘New York Times’ Opposes Airing National Anthem on TV Because It is Too Offensive

The ‘New York Times’ says it now opposes playing the national anthem on TV because it may upset some snowflakes who hate the U.S.A.



The New York Times says it now opposes playing the national anthem on TV because it may upset some snowflakes viewers who hate the U.S.A.

On Wednesday, Times writer Julia Jacobs criticized the long-standing practice of TV stations airing “The Star Spangled Banner” because it might offend some viewers.

In her culture piece entitled, “Local TV Revives a Bygone Tradition: Airing the National Anthem,” Jacobs claims that the song is a “dividing line” between people who love America and the haters who may be triggered by seeing and hearing the anthem on TV.

The paper noted that “one of popular culture’s generational divides” is if you are old enough to remember when national anthem aired on television stations at the end of each broadcast day. The national anthem was historically played at the end of the night when TV stations stopped broadcasting until the next morning because TV did not run 24 hours a day until the 1970s. The broadcast day usually ended with the national anthem aired over patriotic images followed by a test patter image and a test tone audio.

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The practice nearly disappeared once all TV stations went to 24-7 programming.

“Now, the early morning hours are filled with rebroadcasts and infomercials, eliminating any practical reason for a formal sign off,” the article noted.

However, some stations have recently revived the practice of airing the national anthem before getting into late, late night programming — most of which is often infomercials.

Jacobs decried this renewed practice saying that airing the anthem “might hear political overtones.”

“The decision to revive the anthem tradition comes at a time when overt allegiance to ‘The Star-Spangled Banner’ has become one of the lines that separate blue and red America,” Jacobs insisted.

The article went on to call the anthem a “politically charged song” that is “provocative.”

But this is just how liberals warp the debate. The national anthem has never been a “politically charged song” or “provocative” until liberal elites and extreme left-wing activists decided to start claiming it was provocative and political.

Now, all of a sudden, the song is characterized as triggering just because hard-core left-wingers say it is despite that few agree with them. And since they control the media, that is how the debate is carried on.

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Reckless MSNBC Spews Iranian Propaganda Claiming 30 U.S. Service Members Were Killed… Twitter EXPLODES!

The MSM is the enemy of the people.



NBC News Tehran bureau chief Ali Arouzi relayed an Iranian state media report indicating that Iranian rocket attacks had killed 30 American soldiers—a report that was not confirmed and proved false.

“The IRGC [Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps] was saying that Ayatollah Khamenei, the supreme leader of this country, was in the control center coordinating these attacks,” he told anchor Chris Matthews during a broadcast of Hardball on MSNBC. “This bit I’m not sure about but Iran state media says 30 U.S. soldiers have been killed in this attack. This is not confirmed, it’s just coming from Iranian media.”

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Chuck Todd at Odds with Press Colleagues Over ‘Misinformation’ Proclamation

Todd’s pals in the press were unimpressed with his incendiary statements.



The deep political divide that Americans have found themselves in as of late has, in many ways, been both propelled and propagated by the mainstream media’s overt bias and constant sensationalism.

We are being pulled apart as a nation due to the rhetoric and vitriol that is amplified by the pundits and talking heads of the 24 hour cable news media.  The incessant shouting that has become a staple of the network “roundtable discussions” is not healthy, metered behavior; it is inflammatory and often purposefully offensive.

NBC’s Chuck Todd has taken this to the extreme this week, issuing a scathing, meta-diss at the GOP.

Todd spoke with Rolling Stone for an interview that was originally published last week but Axios reported an excerpt on Thursday that put the piece back in the news. The “Meet the Press” moderator was asked about a recent interview with Sen. John Kennedy, R-La., who was accused by Rolling Stone’s Peter Wade of using “Russian talking points to defend Trump.” Wade then asked why Republicans are willing to go on the NBC News political show and spread disinformation.

“The fact is, and by the way, this isn’t going to be easy to show, but I actually think when we outline this it will, the right has an incentive structure to utter the misinformation,” Todd said.

“Look, I’ll just be honest, when I had the third senator [to spread Russian disinformation], Sen. Ted Cruz, come on my show and do this — who I did not expect to do this — I started to think, he wants the confrontation. He wants to use this for some sort of appeasement of the right,” Todd continued. “I didn’t know what else to think. I was stunned because he’s a Russia hawk.”

The comments did not go over so well with Todd’s colleagues, however.

Media Research Center vice president Dan Gainor mocked Todd over the comments he made to Rolling Stone.

“Wow, what an interview. The kindest thing I can say is it’s delusional. Chuck thinks Trump has turned media bias into ‘sport.’ He never connects that three years of the press falsely claiming the president is a traitor results in a legitimate amount of criticism,” Gainor told Fox News. “I do agree with Chuck on one point. He said, ‘I don’t assume I’m 100 percent right, ever.’ He’s certainly correct about that view. It’s the one Americans should embrace with vigor.”

Fox News contributor Dan Bongino said he noticed Axios’ headline that “NBC’s Chuck Todd claims Republicans have an ‘incentive’ to spread misinformation” and didn’t appreciate it.

“A laughable statement from liberal activist, & prominent Russian collusion HOAXER, @chucktodd,” Bongino tweeted, while Mark Levin called Todd “a propagandist” who has “done enormous damage to freedom of the press and the political system.”

Todd was also criticized for a misquoting of Maya Angelou, after the NBC host falsely attributed a famous phrase by the poet to Toni Morrison.

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Tom Brokaw Lies That NBC Apologized for Richard Jewell Accusations During Atlanta Olympic Bombing

Longtime TV news anchor Tom Brokaw jumped to Twitter and falsely claimed that NBC had apologized for its fake news coverage of Richard Jewel.



Longtime TV news anchor Tom Brokaw jumped to Twitter and falsely claimed that NBC had apologized for its fake news coverage of Richard Jewell during the 1996 Atlanta Olympics bombing.

The controversy over how badly the national news media treated Richard Jewell, whom they universally blamed for the bombing, has been re-ignited by Clint Eastwood’s new movie chronicling the incident. With the new focus on the incident, Tom Brokaw felt compelled to run to Twitter to absolve NBC and himself for the lies about Jewel. Unfortunately, Brokaw only ended up disgorging even more fake news about the 1996 bombing.

Brokaw posted two Tweets, one that is nearly unintelligible and ending in a lie, and a second blaming others.

In his first tweet on the topic, Brokaw wrote: “re richard jewell. 24 hours after the bombing i talked at length with a sr fbi official – who did not wave me off jewel as a suspect. i reported that and speculated why. but my last line was for now he’s just a person of interest. when the truth emerged i apologized.”

And in his second he wrote: “nbc made a substantial $ payment to the family without going through contentious negotiaton. richard and his mother went through a painful time which i deeply regret. i hope we all learned a lesson, includjng the FBI which was my principal source”

For a newsman, our pal Tom sure seems averse to proper spelling and capitalization, huh?

Anyway, as the Washington Examiner notes, Brokaw’s tweet are full of lies. Brokaw seems to want people to think that he just incidentally reported that the FBI was blaming Jewel for the bombing. But Brokaw was one of the nation’s loudest voices proclaiming Jewel’s guilt.

We know now, of course, that Richard Jewel was innocent of perpetrating the bombing. Worse, since he was a security guard at the time, he arguably saved people’s lives that day!

Yet, Brokaw spent weeks accusing Jewel of being a murderer and reporting that the FBI had proven his guilt.

Brokaw also ended his tweet saying, “when the truth emerged i apologized.” This is a flat out lie. Neither Brokaw nor NBC ever apologized for the lies they spread about Richard Jewel.

“Brokaw’s idle speculation and sloppy reporting ended up costing NBC more than $500,000 in a settlement to Jewell,” the Examiner reported. “The network announced the payout in an intentionally vague statement that claimed it had ‘resolved’ its differences with Jewell’s lawyers ‘after a vigorous and thoughtful exchange of views in which both sides defended the correctness of their positions.'”

The fact is, during his lifetime, none of these fake news outlets (nor the crooked FBI) ever apologized to him.

Richard Jewell eventually died of heart failure in 2007 after being cleared by the FBI for the Olympics bombing.

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‘New York Times’ Attacks Trump for Ruining Christmas

‘The New York Times’ came down with another bout of Trump derangement syndrome, Friday, with a piece insisting that Donald Trump destroyed Christmas.



The New York Times came down with another bout of Trump derangement syndrome, Friday, with a piece insisting that Donald Trump destroyed Christmas because Washington D.C. has fewer parties.


Because liberals refuse to socialize with Republicans… it is Trump’s fault that parties in D.C. have come to a halt?

Yes, that is exactly what the Times ended up saying even though that isn’t what it thought it was saying.

The Times entitled its absurd piece, “Donald Trump Has Drained the Swamp (of Good Christmas Parties).”

Can’t you already just hear the world’s tiniest violin playing?

The subhead of the article read, “Elites and D.C. establishment types are nostalgic for the days when cabinet secretaries rubbed shoulders with the riffraff and — gasp — journalists. ”

Oh, boo hoo.

Just read this crap:

President Trump has, as promised and to his supporters’ glee, disrupted Washington’s way of life. And sure, as during Watergate, the news business is booming and random bureaucrats have been thrust onto the national stage. But it’s been hell on the social life.

The whiny piece went on bemoaning that all of Washington used to “come out” for Christmas parties, but fewer are bothering with such things because of evil orange man.

“It’s like a siege mentality,” said Kevin Chaffee, a senior editor at Washington Life, a society magazine that is read by President Trump. “They don’t want to go out and court confrontation. Trump has cast a pall.”

Of course, the base lie at the heart of the Times article is that it is not the Trump people who are afraid to go out because they work for Trump. The Trump people won’t go out because liberals attack them both physically and verbally and won’t let Trump officials go to a party just to be sociable.

The fault does not lie with Trump. The fault lies with the liberals who are so filled with hate that social events are turned into hatefests.

It’s the liberals who are at fault.

Not Trump.

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MSNBC Guest Eric Boehlert: Interviewing White Working-Class Voters Is Racist

Another limousine liberal.



MSNBC guest Eric Boehlert said the media’s focus on white working-class voters is “dangerous” and “racist.”

Boehlert said that the opinions of white working-class voters are not news. “After impeachment, article after article: ‘Trump voters, what did you think of impeachment?’ What’s the point? That’s not news,” he said. “That’s just not news. And again, I think it’s dangerous and I think it’s frankly racist.”

Free Beacon:

This week on the Sunday news shows: An MSNBC guest argued that the media’s focus on interviewing white working-class voters is “dangerous” and “racist,” a Democratic senator took aim at both sides of the aisle for prejudging the impeachment trial, and another MSNBC guest said that military cadets need to be taught that the “OK” hand symbol is not okay.

MSNBC guest Eric Boehlert said the media’s focus on white working-class voters is “dangerous” and “racist” during an appearance on AM Joy.

“This obsession, and it goes back to the day after he was inaugurated, this obsession with interviewing white, Midwestern Trump voters and asking them what they think about Trump, it is a dangerous, it is a racist message,” Boehlert said. “Because the message is, white Republicans are who matter in this country. Their opinions are what really matter. The press invented this beat out of whole cloth after Trump was elected.” More

All Americans should matter in America. If you don’t want one group to matter, then pack your bags, pick a country where that group doesn’t live, and move there!

These people have ZERO clues when it comes to the lives of people outside New York, DC, and California. The average American citizen is tired of being called ‘racist’ because they value the rule of law.

Do all you white folks realize that the Democrats are waging war against us?

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Trump BLASTS Fake News ‘Washington Post’ for ‘Merry Impeachmas’ Tweet

President Trump’s campaign took aim at five ‘Washington Post’ political reporters for a tweet in which they were seen celebrating a “Merry Impeachmeas.”



President Trump’s campaign took aim at five Washington Post political reporters for a tweet in which they were seen celebrating a “Merry Impeachmeas.”

The tweet was posted by the Post’s congressional reporter Rachael Bade who, in the hours after the House voted to impeach the president, wrote “Merry Impeachmas from the WaPo team!”

This is clear bias showing that the paper’s political reporters were all elated that Donald Trump was impeached:

Indeed, that is exactly how the president’s re-election campaign saw the tweet celebrating the Democrat attack on the president.

The President’s campaign chief, Brad Parscale, slammed the admission of bias:

So did Trump scion Eric Trump:

As did others:

Before the night was over, “reporter” Bade deleted the tweet claiming that others were “misrepresenting” it as “an endorsement of some kind.”

“Of some kind”? Riiight.

The paper also made a statement. Kristine Coratti Kelly, a Washington Post spokesperson, said Bade was “off the clock” and wasn’t celebrating the impeachment.

“The reporter who sent out this ill-considered tweet was celebrating being off the clock after a long day covering impeachment,” the statement read. “She wasn’t celebrating impeachment.”

We all know the truth, though.

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Yahoo! Delivers Example of How Media Lies About Trump

Yahoo “news” uncorked a perfect example of how the media lies about Trump in a Friday piece about his comments about impeachment.



Yahoo “news” uncorked a perfect example of how the media lies about Trump in a Friday piece about his comments about impeachment.

Trump was holding a conference in the Oval Office with Mario Abdo Benítez, the president of Paraguay, on Friday to talk mostly about trade. But when the main segment was over, the media asked Trump what he thought of the House Judiciary Committee’s partisan passage of two articles of impeachment.

In reporting of the question, Yahoo News framed its report in a way that made Trump look as bad as possible.

Here is how Yahoo “news” headlined its piece about that question: Trump: ‘I’ll do whatever I want’ during Senate impeachment trial

And here are the first paragraphs of their fake news story:

President Trump said Friday that he hasn’t decided whether to wage a long or short impeachment defense in the U.S. Senate, but either way, he expressed confidence in the outcome.

“I’ll do whatever I want. Look, there is — we did nothing wrong,” Trump told reporters in the Oval Office. “So, I’ll do long or short. I’ve heard Mitch [McConnell], I’ve heard Lindsey [Graham]. I think they are very much in agreement on some concept. I’ll do whatever they want to do, it doesn’t matter.”

Now, from that you might get the feeling that arrogant Trump was blowing off all propriety, law, and order and proclaiming that he intended to do whatever he wanted no matter what is the right thing to do.

And that is precisely what the liars at Yahoo want you to believe.

But the truth is, Yahoo conveniently cut out what Trump said a scant few seconds before he said, “I’ll do whatever I want.”

Here is what really happened… the reporter asked if Trump preferred a “short process in the Senate or a more extended process?”

This question was based on claims that Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell may call a quick up or down vote on impeachment, get his down vote, and be done with it in one quick vote to prove that Trump was exonerated by a majority (and likely a bi-partisan one as a few Democrats will probably join the GOP on voting against impeachment).

So, the reporter wanted to know if Trump wanted that super quick end to the matter in the Senate, or if he preferred a longer process to give him time to get his message and witnesses out there for the public to see and hear.

To the reporter’s question, Trump praised Sen. Lindsay Graham’s statement on the process that the Senate might employ.

“Well, I’ve heard Lindsay Graham, who’s terrific, and I heard his statement, and I like that, and I could also — I could do — I’ll do whatever I want,” he said.

Now, clearly the president was referring to what he might urge the U.S. Senate to do on the matter of the process the upper chamber will finally put into effect to address the House impeachment charges.

But if you read Yahoo’s slanted, half-assed “reporting,” you would think Trump arrogantly said he will “do whatever I want” in a wide, general sense. That isn’t what he said. He was clearly talking only about the Senate process not giving himself permission to do just anything at all.

This is a perfect example of how the media lies about Trump by omission.

Here is the video of the segment in question so you can judge for yourself:

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