In a different era, when decency was the norm, the members of the U.S. House of Representatives would not seat a thug like Gianforte in the chamber. In the age of Trump, it’s okay to beat up a reporter.
Politico Magazine reported that figures within President Donald Trump’s inner circle, Roger Stone and Stephen Bannon, helped former Fox News chief Roger Ailes monitor and smear his adversaries, a practice Ailes engaged in for years.Bannon, the former head of Breitbart who now serves as Trump’s chief strategist, has a history of using his
There are two issues in the latest episode of the culture wars, sparked by the Anzac Day Facebook comment by controversial young Muslim activist and part-time ABC presenter Yassmin Abdel-Magied. One is…
From the April 16 edition of CNN’s Reliable Sources:
White House press secretary Sean Spicer shut down today’s press briefing after he was asked about the international incident he caused last week by reading a Fox News transcript that accused a British intelligence service of spying on President Donald Trump last year on behalf of then-President Barack Obama.Last week, the chairmen and ran
By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) | – – Donald Trump was unhappy Saturday that the major media had neglected …
CNN just responded to their exclusion from Sean Spicer’s private press briefing, calling it “an unacceptable development” before vowing to continue to “report facts.” CNN was blocked from WH @PressSec’s media gaggle today. This is our response: pic.twitter.com/8SfY2uYKEI — CNN Communications (@CNNPR) February 24, 2017 Spicer held an off-camera question-and-answer session today with such Trump-supporting […]
World leaders aren’t taking Donald Trump’s trade barbs lying down.
The German government announced it will use “all possible means” to investigate the spread of fake news online following Russian hacks and a dubious Breitbart news story that falsely claimed Muslim immigrants attacked a church.Reuters reported that German officials announced the government’s plan to investigate the “unprecedented prolif
There is a Russian website [inosmi = foreign mass media] that translates propagandistic russophobic articles from the western media into Russian and publishes them so that Russians can see with the…
Vast Majority Of Climate Scientists Agree That Human Activity Is Driving Climate Change
Stewart is stepping aside because he’s exhausted by our petty, dangerous politics. Now we’re really screwed