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Yale Prof Denies She’s Diagnosing Trump While Pushing for Exam

Bandy Lee, the Yale psychiatry professor that has been telling members of Congress she thinks President Trump is dangerous and should be forced into an examination, is strangely unable to comprehend the psychiatry of what she’s doing. That point came through in an interview she did with Vox, the liberal website run by former Washington […]

NY Times: ‘Fire and Fury’ is Full of Inaccuracies, But Underlying Message is Believable

The recent media frenzy of Michael Wolff’s book, “Fire and Fury,” and his take on the inner White House workings has exposed some blatant biases. Some of the claims in the book have proven to be false, such as when Wolff wrote that then-candidate Donald Trump did not know who former Speaker of the House […]

Freedom Partners Revives Democrats’ False Claims about Tax Reform

Last week, Freedom Partners, a pro-free-market organization affiliated with the Koch network, published a list of companies that announced bonuses and other investments in their employees following Congress’ passage of tax reform legislation. Show More Summary

ESPN: Katie Nolan’s Comments About President Trump Were ‘Inappropriate’

ESPN, which struggled last year after several of its on-air personalities aired their political views on the sports channel, is facing another controversy after fill-in host Katie Nolan called President Trump a “fcking idiot” and “fcking stupid person” on last Wednesday’s broadcast of Viceland’s Desus and Mero Show. Show More Summary

Washington Post Admits Trump’s First-Year Jobs Numbers Were ‘Very, Very Good’

The Washington Post admitted Friday that President Trump’s first-year jobs numbers were “very, very good” compared to those of previous presidents. Relative to the figure from January in each president’s first year in office (excluding those presidents who took office after a death or resignation), Trump saw one of the biggest percentage-point drops in the […]

NBC Tweets Support for Oprah as ‘OUR Future President’

NBC chimed in on the Golden Globes last night with a tweet supporting Oprah Winfrey as “OUR Future President.” Nothing but respect for OUR future president. #GoldenGlobes pic.twitter.com/h4hkjewu0K — NBC (@nbc) January 8, 2018 The tweet came right after host Seth Meyers made reference to a potential Winfrey candidacy in his opening monologue: “In 2011, I […]

Media Dismisses Voter Fraud Claims, Cheers Investigation Anyway

President Trump announced Tuesday he had disbanded the voter fraud commission and moved its work to the Department of Homeland Security because of resistance from the states, he said. “Rather than engage in endless legal battles at taxpayer expense, today I signed an executive order to dissolve the Commission, and have asked the Department of Homeland […]

Mainstream Media Gathers Info in Hopes of Invoking 25th Amendment

Mainstream media has started to question President Trump’s mental health in hopes the 25th Amendment could be used to force him from office. The latest broadsides came from a book that claims the president is increasingly forgetful, repeats stories word-for-word, and frequently fails to recognize old friends, and a Politico report that a Yale psychiatrist […]

100+ Companies Giving Bonuses Thanks to GOP Tax Reform

The Republican tax reform bill would not lead to bonuses or benefits for their employees, according to The Atlantic. In the magazine’s piece last month on the myths about GOP tax reform efforts, the magazine said that companies won’t invest profits from tax cuts into their employees. Americans for Tax Reform sent a list to the […]

CNN Laments Lack of Heating in Baltimore Schools, Avoids Blaming School Admins, Unions

During this winter season’s bomb cyclone weather, during which the Southern and Northeastern United States have been hit by freezing and frigid weather conditions, news that Baltimore public school students are freezing in their classrooms hit social media. CNN ran an opinion piece on the controversy, written by a former Baltimore City elementary school teacher, […]

MSNBC Analyst: Trump’s ‘Nuclear Button’ Tweet Makes Him ‘Demented and Deranged’

On Wednesday, MSNBC national affairs analyst John Heilemann said that President Trump’s claim that the U.S. has a bigger “nuclear button” than North Korea makes him seem “demented and deranged.” Trump issued a tweet after North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un said he has a “nuclear button” on his desk in his New Year’s speech. “North […]

The Atlantic’s Prediction Companies Would Not Give Raises Thanks to GOP Tax Reform Falls Flat

The Atlantic, at the beginning of December 2017, published a piece that outlined the “7 myths of the GOP Tax Bill.” Among the seven alleged myths, The Atlantic reported that companies would not invest money in their workers by giving them a raise. However, since the tax reform bill was passed and signed into law, […]

Slate Writer: Manafort Lawsuit ‘Almost Certain to Fail’

Asked to slam his own work for a website known as Calling My Shot, Mark Joseph Stern wrote that his writing amounts to “overwrought, underdeveloped rants that veer schizophrenically between the irksome poles of grating outrage and glib mawkishness.” But Stern, less than two years out of law school, now covers gay issues and the […]

Media Panics Over Trump Tweet to North Korea

President Trump’s belief that strong foreign policy is the best way to secure America has scared the left and its allies in the mainstream media. When Trump set North Korean leader Kim Jong Un straight on who would win a battle between the two countries, the media dutifully freaked out. “North Korean Leader Kim Jong […]

NBC News’ Katy Tur Urges Caution on ‘Fire and Fury’ Book

NBC News correspondent Katy Tur, who was a frequent target of Donald Trump during the 2016 presidential campaign, urged caution about Michael Wolff’s controversial new book on the Trump White House. A note of caution on Fire and Fury pic.twitter.com/o9OzV7ltWm — Katy Tur (@KatyTurNBC) January 3, 2018 This isn’t the first time Wolff has been […]

President Trump to Announce ‘Fake News Media’ Awards Monday

President Trump tweeted Tuesday that he will announce the winners of the “fake news media” awards on Monday afternoon. I will be announcing THE MOST DISHONEST & CORRUPT MEDIA AWARDS OF THE YEAR on Monday at 5:00 o’clock. Subjects will cover Dishonesty & Bad Reporting in various categories from the Fake News Media. Stay tuned! […]

HuffPo Blogger Claims GOP Senator Was ‘Prop’ at GOP Tax Reform Event

Sen. Tim Scott (R.-S.C.) is the first black U.S. Senator since 1897 and was a part of tax reform legislation efforts. However, that information was lost on a HuffPo contributor, who claimed the senator was a “prop” for the GOP at a tax reform event before the Christmas holiday. Scott was in the front row of […]

Washington Post May Have Omitted Past Investigations by Fusion GPS Firm

The Washington Post recently wrote a review of Fusion GPS, the opposition research firm that was behind the so-called “Trump dossier.” The dossier was compiled by former British intelligence agent Christopher Steele and has since become the center of a congressional investigation due to its investigative tactics. In their review, the Post mentioned the dossier […]

WikiLeaks Pushes Damning Evidence About Collusion Between Clinton, NY Times

  The New York Times published a story Saturday headlined, “Republican Attacks on Mueller and F.B.I. Open New Rift in G.O.P.” That same day, WikiLeaks posted a late-night tweet saying not so fast, NY Times, Daily Wire reported. WikiLeaks revealed that a Times reporter exchanged emails with the State Department—which Hillary Clinton headed at the […]

WaPo: Here’s How to Make 2018 Candidates Squirm

With primary season soon to be upon us for the 2018 midterm elections, Jennifer Rubin, who writes the Right Turn blog for the Washington Post, offered a list of “How to make the candidates squirm in 2018.” Since the reported opinion comes from a conservative perspective, one might expect questions that put Democrats in uncomfortable positions. […]

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