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Transgender Teen on TLC Show: “Puberty is a Form of Torture”

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 04:34
<p>In the January 16 episode of TLC’s <em>I Am Jazz</em>, titled “Resisting Temptation”, transgender teenager Jazz Jennings and "her" mom, Jeanette, are invited to participate in panel discussion on gender dysphoria for a podcast. The discussion includes a scientist from Toronto, Dr. Susan Bradley. Other panelists are Zinnia Jones, a transgender woman and researcher from Atlanta, and Jodie Patterson, a mom with a transgender son who is looking for guidance on dealing with her child.</p>

President Trump Unveils Winners of 2017 Fake News Awards

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 04:15
<p>When President Trump announced them in early January, many in the liberal media thought that the Fake News Awards were a bluff and he wouldn’t go through with them. But after previously been postponed, Trump unveiled the “winners” Wednesday night. Out of the top 10 instances of fake news, CNN was sloppy enough to win four awards with the top spot going to <em>The New York Times</em>. The awards twice noted a Media Research Center study that showed 90 percent of the media’s coverage of him was negative.</p>

CNN's Christine Romans Hides Dow's 2 Years of Pre-Presidential Election Flatness

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 04:04
<p>The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above 26,000 for the first time on Wednesday. When it first jumped the 26,000 hurdle during Tuesday's trading, only to fall back at the close, CNN's Christine Romans somewhat surprisingly noted it. But as she did, she positively and erroneously spun the market's awful pre-presidential election history in a way that even some conservatives have ignorantly come to accept.</p>

Character Praised as 'Legend' for Putting Poop in College Republicans' Fridge on Freeform Comedy

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 03:22
<p><em>Alone Together</em> is a new show on Freeform which chronicles depressing Millennial best friends Benji (Benji Afalo) and Esther (Esther Povitsky) living in Los Angeles. The second episode, "Road Trip," aired on January 17 and followed the pair going on a road trip with their friend Jeff (Edgar Blackmon) to celebrate Benji's birthday and we find out how they feel about Republicans in what might be the most disgusting way possible.</p>

CNN's Savidge Highlights Former Dems Who Still Support Trump

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 02:12
<p>Over the years, the dominant media have become infamous for touting Republicans who decide to support a Democrat for President. But on Wednesday's <em>New Day</em>, viewers got to see a rare example of the media highlighting the opposite in the form of a group of former Democrats in Ohio who switched parties, voted for Donald Trump, and still support him enthusiastically.</p> <p> </p>

NBC Ignores Apple Creating 20K New Jobs, CBS Censors the Role of Tax Cuts

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 01:51
<p>The GOP tax cuts scored yet another win on Wednesday when tech giant Apple cited the cuts as a driving factor for their newly announced plans to build a new campus, create 20,000 new jobs, and invest $350 billion in the U.S. economy among other exciting announcements. But despite the great news, <em>NBC Nightly News</em> and Spanish-language networks Univision and Telemundo failed to cover the story at all while <em>CBS Evening News</em> left out their praise for the tax cuts.</p>

Michael Wolff's 'Fire and Fury' Fiction to Be Produced as TV Series

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 01:16
<p>Good news for all those anti-Trumpers out there who couldn't get enough of Michael Wolff's work of fiction, <em>Fire and Fury</em>. The book (novel) will be produced as a TV series according to an exclusive report in the January 17 <em>Hollywood Reporter</em>.  Of course, it is pretty much a given that the portrayal of President Donald Trump will end up being so over the top divorced from reality that it will inadvertently end up as a comedy series where much of the audience will laugh at, not with, the producers of the show.</p>

Survey: Americans Very Concerned About Liberal Media Bias, ‘Fake News’

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 01:03
<p>While acknowledging that technological advances “have made it easier for Americans to connect with each other and to find information, including details about the major issues facing the country,” a poll conducted in late 2017 by four liberal foundations indicates that media bias and “fake news” are still serious problems.</p>

MRC’s Graham Blasts ‘Crazy’ Liberal Media as ‘Democratic Party Hacks’ Questioning Trump's Health

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 23:58
<p>The Media Research Center’s Tim Graham was a guest on the Wednesday edition of FBN’s <em>Risk and Reward</em> and he didn’t hold back in hammering the liberal media’s persistence that President Trump as mentally ill, telling host Liz MacDonald that they’re no more than “crazy” “Democratic Party hacks.”</p>

Limbaugh Torpedoes ‘Childish,’ ‘Unstable’ Liberal Media as ‘Unfit’ for ‘Their Constitutional Duties’

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 23:18
<p>Conservative talk radio legend Rush Limbaugh came locked and loaded for Wednesday’s show, torching the liberal media as “childish,” “unstable,” and “entirely unfit to discharge their constitutional duties” in light of their “unhinged instability” at Tuesday’s White House press briefing concerning President Trump’s health.</p>

Sports Media Hype Gay Skater Opposed to VP Pence's Involvement with Winter Olympics

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 23:00
<p>In reporting on the Olympic Games, America's sports media has clearly established itself as a mouthpiece for the LGBT agenda. Yesterday <em>The Washington Post</em> and <em>USA Today</em> featured a homosexual skier, and this morning's issue of <em>USA Today</em> focuses on a gay figure skater who's angry that Vice-president Mike Pence will lead Team USA in the opening ceremonies.</p>

Meghan McCain Confronts Durbin on Reputation for Lying About Private White House Meetings

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 21:36
<p>After doubting the truthfulness of the White House doctor, who gave President Trump a clean bill of health yesterday, the hosts at <em>The View</em> skyped in Democrat Senator Dick Durbin on their show January 17, to ask him about Trump’s infamous “s***hole” comment and whether or not the DACA deal was going to happen.</p> <div> </div>

5-Year Study: Nets Spend Fewer than 24 Minutes on March for Life

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 20:55
<p>For the first time in history, the president is addressing the March for Life live via satellite. But does that mean that the media, who report on his every tweet, will finally give the pro-life marchers – and the millions of unborn they stand for – the coverage they deserve?</p>

Morning Joe Promotes “Girther” Conspiracy Theory, Refuses to Drop Dementia Claims

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 20:16
<p>On Wednesday’s <em>Morning Joe</em>, co-hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski sunk to a new low by promoting an Internet conspiracy theory claiming that White House physician Ronny Jackson lied to reporters on Tuesday when he announced the results of Trump’s physical exam. Specifically, the “girthers,” as they reportedly call themselves, do not believe that Trump weighs only 239 pounds. For his part, Scarborough questioned not only Jackson’s report of Trump’s weight, but also the doctor’s finding that the President is in good mental health.</p>

Jorge Ramos Kicks Off Search for Republican Trump Challenger

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 20:15
<p>For months, Univision and Fusion anchor Jorge Ramos has been inviting to his shows prospective 2020 Democrat challengers to President Trump. Now, he’s expanded his search to include potential Republican challengers.</p>

Jorge Ramos inicia búsqueda de contrincante republicano para Trump

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 19:53
<p>Durante meses, el presentador de Univisión y Fusión, Jorge Ramos, ha invitado a su programa a posibles competidores demócratas del presidente Trump para el 2020. Ahora, él ha ampliado su búsqueda para incluir a potenciales rivales republicanos.</p>

Going Nazi? CBS Allows Booker to Smear Trump Official on ‘Dark History’ of Obeying Orders’

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 19:48
<p>The journalists at <em>CBS This Morning</em> allowed Senator Cory Booker to smear Trump administration officials with what sounded like a Nazi comparison. The Democrat appeared, Wednesday, to gloat about his theatrical attack on Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and her recounting of whether Donald Trump used a profanity in the Oval Office. </p>

Constitutional Ignorance -- Perhaps Contempt

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 19:26
<p>Hillary Clinton blamed the Electoral College for her stunning defeat in the 2016 presidential election in her latest memoirs, "What Happened?" Some have claimed that the Electoral College is one of the most dangerous institutions in American politics. Why? They say the Electoral College system, as opposed to a simple majority vote, distorts the one-person, one-vote principle of democracy because electoral votes are not distributed according to population.</p>

‘View’ Questions ‘Alleged’ Health Report; Claim White House Doctor Had No Choice But to Lie

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 18:38
<p>For a show that likes to question President Trump’s sanity on a daily basis, the hosts at ABC’s <em>The View </em>sure like to entertain wacky conspiracy theories a lot. The day after the press obsessively questioned the presidential physician’s report that Trump was in excellent health, the talk show hosts couldn’t believe it either, wondering if it was a vast right-wing conspiracy to protect the president.</p> <div> </div>

MSNBC: Left-Wing Author Compares Trump Administration to Termite Infestation

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 17:43
<p>Appearing on MSNBC’s 9:00 a.m. ET hour on Wednesday to sell his latest Trump-trashing book, left-wing author David Cay Johnston compared the current administration to an insect infestation that was “eating away at the structure of our government.” He apparently saw himself as the exterminator ready to stamp out the supposed political parasites.</p>

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