Archive for the ‘rewriting history’ Category

We All Know Why Trump is Demonizing the Press

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Trump is working overtime to discredit ‘The Media’ as ‘fake news’ because he can’t explain away their findings.

 
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February 27, 2017
Posted in: Election, myth busting, National Security, Partisanship, Politics, rewriting history, Right-Wing Insanity, Scandals

First Official Act of Trump Press Secretary is to Lie About an Easily Disprovable Fact?

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Press Secretary Spicer falsely claims Trump had “largest inaugural crowd in history. PERIOD!” Lying about easily disprovable facts is one thing, but why over such petty stuff?

 
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January 23, 2017
Posted in: fake scandals, General, myth busting, rewriting history, Right-Wing Insanity

Let’s Remember What “Fake News” REALLY Was

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I‘ve seen it every time control of the White House changes hands. The people who only just started paying attention as of the most recent election are “shocked, shocked!” to discover something terrible about the outgoing administration or politics at large that previous administrations were FAR more guilty of, but they didn’t pay attention to […]

 
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January 16, 2017
Posted in: fake scandals, myth busting, Politics, rewriting history, Right-Wing Hypocrisy

Yes, Russia Hacks. And you sound like an idiot joking about it.

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Russia has a long history of hacking the computers of rival countries. People only now learning of Russian hacking don’t realize how ridiculous they sound defending them.

 
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January 9, 2017
Posted in: Crime, myth busting, Politics, Rants, rewriting history, Scandals

Trump Camp Desperate To Convince Us His Gaffes Are All According to Plan

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A string of rookie mistakes, incontinent AM tweeting and a swampy cabinet are “all according to plan” say Trump supporters to worried critics.

 
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December 5, 2016
Posted in: General, myth busting, National Security, Partisanship, Politics, rewriting history, Right-Wing Hypocrisy, Scandals, Seems Obvious to Me

Why No One is Buying Trump’s Renouncement of Birtherism

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Why is it no one believes Trump’s 11th hour conversion to renounce Birtherism? What does a bigot have to do?

 
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September 19, 2016
Posted in: Civil Rights, Election, myth busting, Racism, rewriting history, Right-Wing Hypocrisy

Clinton Criticizes Sanders for Running the Campaign She Ran in 2008

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Hillary Clinton’s 2008 campaign tactics & path looked and sounded very much like the campaign of Sanders whom she now condemns.

 
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April 25, 2016
Posted in: Election, myth busting, Politics, rewriting history

Meet the Press’ Bad Delegate Math. Misstates delegate math suggesting Sanders can’t win

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MtP claims that if Super Delegates were apportioned the way Bernie wants, he’d still be way behind, but their numbers are completely wrong.

 
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April 4, 2016
Posted in: Election, General, mystery, myth busting, rewriting history

Republicans Bemoan Obama’s Iran Hostage Deal. But Republican presidents fared FAR worse

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Following last weeks release of 10 servicemen and 5 civilians from Iranian custody in only a matter of hours, Republicans were quick to condemn Obama for showing weakness. But Reagan & both Bushes did the same with worse results.

 
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January 18, 2016
Posted in: myth busting, National Security, Partisanship, Politics, rewriting history, Terrorism

Ingraham asks, “When have Republicans EVER obstructed President Obama?”

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“They have been his best friend! What are you talking about?”, chuckled Conservative radio host Laura Ingraham during Fox “news” Sunday yesterday when Juan Williams said “This [Republican] Congress has relentlessly obstructed President Obama on everything!” “Where have they obstructed Obama?” she demanded incredulously. No, I didn’t make that up. Much to the chagrin of […]

 
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January 11, 2016
Posted in: myth busting, Partisanship, Politics, rewriting history, Right-Wing Insanity, Unconstitutional

Republicans want to repeal the 14th Amendment? Maybe we should let them.

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The question of whether or not to amend, or even flat-out repeal, the 14th Amendment… passed in 1868… is suddenly a hot topic in 2015. Donald Trump has put the issue of whether or not to continue “Birthright Citizenship” front & center in the debate over next years’ election. But the “14th Amendment” covers a lot more than just […]

 
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August 24, 2015
Posted in: Civil Rights, Election, Immigration Reform, myth busting, Partisanship, Party of Life, Politics, Racism, rewriting history, Right-Wing Hypocrisy, Unconstitutional

21 Things I (Re)learned From the GOP Debates

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All SEVENTEEN Republican presidential candidates took part in at least one of three GOP debates last week (one on CSPAN & two on Fox.) I don’t know how many of you also watched the full 2-hour Prime Time GOP debate on Fox last Thursday, but I definitely wasn’t surprised by anything I heard (other than the […]

 
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August 10, 2015
Posted in: Election, Party of Life, Politics, Predictions, Religion, rewriting history, Taxes