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The Battle of Lafayette Square Not What Every Major News Source Claims

Mollie Hemingway, at TheFederalist.com, says the so-called “Battle of Lafayette Square” — in which unprovoked cops attacked peaceful protestors with tear gas canisters to clear a path for President Trump’s awkward Bible photo op — is not what every major news source said it was. Her account largely agrees with a statement from the acting […]

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Air Travel Not Riskier: Cabin Air Treated Like Medical-Grade Isolation Room

Joseph Allen, Harvard professor of exposure assessment, says there’s a safe path for return to air travel in the age of COVID-19, in large part because cabin air gets circulated and filtered like a medical-grade isolation room under CDC guidelines. Read Joseph Allen’s piece in the Washington Post: “Airplanes Don’t Make You Sick. Really.“ This […]

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If Trump Ran WWII Like COVID-19 You’d Read Washington Post in German

Washington Post columnist Max Boot lays out how President Franklin Roosevelt would have run WWII if he did it like President Trump is handling the COVID-19 pandemic. He concludes that if Trump led during World War II, you’d be reading Boot’s column in German. Sign up for Patriot Post email alerts (FREE) and get your […]

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3 Trump Facts That Should Scare Democrats: Money, Black Men and Latinos

President Donald Trump is doing three things that should “scare the hell out of Democrats” according to Jonathan Capehart in the Washington Post. Bill Whittle thinks Capehart almost gets it, and then goes wildly off the rails. Can Trump’s historic campaign war chest, plus his outreach to Blacks and Latinos virtually assure his reelection? Visit […]

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Conservative Judicial Legacy Will Last for Decades, Even if Trump Loses in 2020

The lede spells out just why so many conservatives overlooked their concerns, and voted for Donald Trump, and why many more will do so in November 2020.
“After three years in office President Donald has remade the federal judiciary, ensuring a conservative tilt for decades, and cementing his legacy no matter the outcome of November’s election.”

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Now Trump Won’t Eliminate Inefficient Agency That Employs 5,500 Bureaucrats

There’s bipartisan agreement that the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is inefficient, using antiquated and vulnerable computer systems. But after 18 months of trying to eliminate an agency that employs 5,500 bureaucrats, President Trump now says he won’t.

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Unwinnable: Do Afghanistan Papers Prove Officials Lied to Keep War Going?

The Washington Post publishes documents released through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request about the U.S. war in Afghanistan, claiming they show that U.S. officials promoted a rosy view of progress, when behind the scenes they knew the war was unwinnable.

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Even Republican States Don’t Want Trump’s Refugee Ban: Utah Would Welcome More

In September, President Trump told states by executive order that they can ban refugees, but as of now, not one state has taken him up on the offer. Trump capped refugee arrivals at 18,000 — down from an Obama administration high of 110,000.

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IRS Cures News Bias: Grants Struggling Newspaper Nonprofit Status

The IRS grants the Salt Lake Tribune newspaper nonprofit status, setting a precedent for the survival of journalism in the 21st century. Will donors who crave fairness and accuracy make tax-free donations to the Tribune, or The New York Times? Does abandoning the pursuit of profit free journalists to tell the unvarnished truth without taint of opinion.

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Facebook Saves Journalism and Truthiness (Should Reporters Still Learn to Code?)

Facebook’s recently-announced news tab will provide a reliable place for Americans to find accurate reporting, credible journalism and truthiness — far from the fake news and disinformation of social media. Is this good news for fact-hungry Americans and a rebirth of actual journalism, or is it the final death knell of the great American newspaper, […]

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How SNL Could Appeal to Conservatives: In the Wake of Shane Gillis-gate

Saturday Night Live reportedly believed that comedian Shane Gillis would appeal to conservatives, so they hired him in a shameless play for a bigger audience going into the 45th season of the once-great sketch-comedy show. Then they fired Gillis within hours.

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Anatomy of New York Times Kavanaugh Smear: Grey Lady Reveals Her Seamy Side

The New York Times runs an uncorroborated, single-source, decades-old, piece of gossip about now-Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh at a college party. The woman in question won’t talk, and her friends say she has no recollection of the alleged incident.

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Bernie Saves Journalism: Will He Stop Greedy Fat Cats from Killing Newspapers?

Democratic-Socialist presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says he’ll stop greedy fat cats from buying, merging, and closing news outlets. The Columbia Journalism Review gives spaces to this “Bernie saves journalism” plan. Would the truth get out more under President Bernie Sanders, or is he merely disturbed that the Democratic party’s PR firm shrinks as the Internet continues killing newspapers?

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Respected Elites Say Trump Worse Than Hitler, Burn Down the GOP

Donald Trump is as destructive as Hitler, Stalin or Mao and is responsible for more deaths: this from psychiatrist Dr. Allen J. Frances, author of “Twilight of American Sanity: A Psychiatrist Analyzes the Age of Trump.”

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Poll: Majority Approves of Trump’s Economy, and Will Vote Against Him

President Trump’s approval rating is up, and most Americans think he’s doing a good job with the economy. But according to a new poll, most Americans also plan to vote against Trump. Will the man who changed politics forever in 2016 fall victim to more massive change and lose in 2020 despite the strong economy. If it’s not the economy, stupid…them what is it?