Terrorism USA

In the past couple of days, pipe bombs were sent to the homes and offices of persons and individuals who “President” tRump attacked in campaign speeches-Bill and Hillary Clinton, billionaire philanthropist George Soros, Barrack and Michelle Obama, Joe Biden, Robert DeNiro, Maxine Waters, Debbie Wassermann Schultz, and Time-Warner, where CNN has its New York Offices. These were serious bombs, not just a high-school prank; fortunately, thanks to the great work of NYPD and the Secret Service, the bombs were rendered harmless.

These persons and institutions, like I said, criticized tRump, as all Americans have the right to do; but trump railed against them in rallies, calling CNN “fake news” and”The enemy of the people.” His fans still chant “lock her up!” at the mention of Hillary Clinton’s name; and trump and Republican Senators, during the Brett Kavanaugh hearings, accused George Soros of subsidizing the demonstrations against Kavanaugh’s nomination. (Soros has also been accused of subsidizing the caravan of Centeral American people fleeing the violence and poverty of their nations to come to the “land of the free”; his name is a code word for all kinds of anti-Semitic conspiracy mongering.)

Right after the bombs were found, trump spoke of the need for unity and a call to end violence; this was about as sincere as his condemnation of the racist, neo-fascist marchers in Charlottesville, after he said there were “very fine people” among them. Then, later on, trump tweets that the “fake news” media brought the violence upon themselves, and tells them to “clean up their act.” What does THAT mean? Don’t criticize him or his minions? Don’t report his corrupt tax schemes for his father? His spinelessness after the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, the Washington Post reporter, by Saudi operatives, just for a wildly exaggerated arms deal? His brown-nosing of such tyrants as Vladimir Putin, Kim Jong-Un, and Xi Jinping? His blatant lying about the republican tax giveaway bill to plutocrats and corporations? His urging his fans to beat up opponents, saying he’ll pay their legal bills? His mouthpiece Kelly Ann Conway talking about “alternative facts,” deciding which is or isn’t the truth?

Democracy, if it ha any chance of surviving, needs debate and discussion, and that includes a free press-not necessarily the corporate press, but all sorts of voices speaking truth to power, watching the government and other centers of power. Any threats to silence the press of any other forms of discussion will harms us as a society.

we must not give up or shut up. This series of terrorist acts-yes, it IS terrorism, not just some unhappy nutjob-makes voting on November 6 even more essential. Get out and VOTE November 6, and make a stand against trump and his thugs and thuggery.

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Ronald Reagan’s wartime lies: The president had quite a Brian Williams problem – Salon.com

The powers that be, be they political, economic, or media, think WE the PEOPLE are stupid, like we don’t need the truth, and we have to be lied to. Thaat is a form of disrespect.

Ronald Reagan’s wartime lies: The president had quite a Brian Williams problem – Salon.com

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Chuck Todd Gives Breitbart News A Big Wet Kiss | Crooks and Liars

All through the ‘seventies and onward, I heard so much about the”left-liberal-slanted news media.” It was a form of denial of reality on the far right, whenever things don’t go their way or there is information that doesn’t suit their dogma. Media organizations are for-profit corporations, and they adapt their news to benefit other for-profit corporations, the same ones that have dominated our society and politics forever. The hiring of an all-out racist on a “mainstream” news show will, I hope, put that myth to rest.

 

Chuck Todd Gives Breitbart News A Big Wet Kiss | Crooks and Liars

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Discussing President Obama’s immigration speech

THIS is what the big networks, ABC, CBS, NBC, and Fox would not broadcst, the President of the United States making an important policy statement. This shows how stuck on stupid the “news” media is now, while they drool over Kin Kardashian’s ass. Thank God, with the internet,, we can get news on our own and we don’t need the networks; they are nothing but billion-dollar corporate bueaucracies.

Two Days Before Midterms, CNN\’s State Of The Union Devotes Entire Show To Republicans

Here once again we have an example of the “liberal slanted news media” favoring Republicans, and telling Americans the election is over before we even vote. Think for your OWN damn selves, and get out there and VOTE like your future depends on it because it does.

Two Days Before Midterms, CNN\’s State Of The Union Devotes Entire Show To Republicans

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Addicting Info – The Big Lie The Media’s Telling You About Obama’s Approval Rating

“Liberal slanted news media,” eh? The same “news” media has been telling us that Democrats will lose big even before the voting has started, so let’s not bother to even go out to vote. Nonsense! People died for the right for others to vote, it’s the biggest power we have in this country, the last semblance of “democracy” in this country. I urge EVERY one to run, don’t walk to the polls and vote, don’t let the “news media’ do your voting for you.

Addicting Info – The Big Lie The Media’s Telling You About Obama’s Approval Rating

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