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Cable News Blasted for Conjuring Controversy in Columbus Police Shooting

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The sad truth of the matter, when it comes to the mainstream media, is that they are more successful when we are more emotional.

It’s a dirty trick of human biology:  The chemicals in our brain that allow us to feel joy, sorrow, humor, and fury are just similar enough to one another that we become addicted to them, one and all.  Feeling something stimulates our self-awareness, and we learn to crave it.

So, when you tune into CNN and what they are saying angers you, they’re planting small hooks in your noggin, reeling you in to watch the commercials that pay all of their salaries.

If you watch Fox, however, and you find yourself enthusiastically cheering after a host or guest has a mic drop moment, your brain again finds what it’s looking for, and here you are seeing your 14th Progressive commercial of the day.

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All of the big networks know this and actively participate in this salacious shamanism, and sometimes they cross the line.

Liberal outlets HuffPost and AJ+ omitted key details or pushed false narratives in their videos about the fatal police shooting of a Black teenager in Columbus, Ohio on Tuesday.

HuffPost failed to note the woman who was shot, Ma’Khia Bryant, pushed another female to the ground and lunged at another with a knife when police arrived at the scene.

The misleading HuffPo video was accompanied by the following text, which appeared to paint the police as the villain.

“Black girl killed by police,” the text read. “Police in Columbus, OH shot & killed a Black teen around the same time the verdict was read in the Derek Chauvin trial. Body-camera footage showed an officer firing several times at Ma’Khia Bryant before she collapsed to the ground. The video also showed a knife falling next to the teen. Ma’Khia was taken to the hospital in critical condition before being pronounced dead. Cops at the scene reportedly told horrified onlookers that ‘blue lives matter.’”

And then…

“A Black 16-year-old girl was killed by police, just hours after Derek Chauvin was found guilty of murder,” its clip began. Some called the video “deliberately misleading.”

Unlike HuffPost, the AJ+ video does acknowledge that the police “say the girl lunged at people with a knife.” It goes on to identify the race of the officer.

“The officer, who appeared to be white, is being taken off the streets during an investigation,” the video continued.

The Columbus story is still developing as of this writing, and there is no doubt that CNN, FOX, and others are on scene, sniffing around for something that can garner them some ratings.

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MSNBC Host Says Election Skeptics Have a ‘Lack of Masculinity’

The gender-charged language revealed a dirty little secret about the left’s gender wars, too.

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Over the years, there have been innumerable ways in which the left-leaning mainstream media has chosen to insult those with whom they disagree, sometimes subtly, but often with the brute force and all the grace of a three-legged alligator wearing a blindfold.

This bombastic bias only turned more heated during Donald Trump’s first term as President, as the volume of the Commander in Chief dared pundits and talking heads to try and keep up.

Now, as things turn downright despicable on MSNBC, host Nicolle Wallace took a very cheap shot at a very large segment of the US population.

Reporter Jacob Soboroff said, “Governor Newsom saying that the Republicans are trying to dismantle democracy and that he will accept the results of the election win or lose, full stop, a very different message than we heard from Larry Elder yesterday.”

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He added, “This is straight out of the Donald Trump playbook. You heard the governor refer to that as well. Is there a Republican icon in California that’s done this? I don’t believe so. Clearly, there is one in national American politics, the former president of the United States.”

Then came the shocker:

Wallace said, “You’re right. I worked for Dan Lungren, who was behind who never questioned the election results. I came up in politics in California working for Republicans who faced long odds, and not a single one of them ever debased the state’s voters. They never debased democracy itself. They were not sore losers. They were real men.”

She added, “I wonder, Jason Johnson if you can speak to the lack of masculinity in these male Republican candidates who can’t take a punch politically. They can’t win on the merits. They’re too weak and unpopular, so they cry foul, they cry rigged. It goes counter to all the over bogus machismo coming out of the sickest, most toxic elements of the political right.”

While Wallace’s unflinching decision to go low is shocking in and of itself, the fact that she would dare to use gender-charged language in front of the ultra-progressive MSNBC audience is surprising as well.

We know that Wallace meant to emasculate the GOP here, but she then chose to use the only language that could make her point so succinctly, and in doing so, she has unwillingly admitted that the left’s gender-language game is rigged for use only against those who they deem worth attacking.

Over the years, there have been innumerable ways in which the left-leaning mainstream media has chosen to insult those with whom they disagree, sometimes subtly, but often with the brute force and all the grace of a three-legged alligator wearing a blindfold. This bombastic bias only turned more heated during Donald Trump’s first term as President, as the volume of the Commander in Chief dared pundits and talking heads to try and keep up. Now, as things turn downright despicable on MSNBC, host Nicolle Wallace took a very cheap shot at a very large segment of the US population. Reporter Jacob Soboroff said, “Governor Newsom saying that the Republicans are trying to dismantle democracy and that he will accept the results of the election win or lose, full stop, a very different message than we heard from Larry Elder yesterday.” He added, “This is straight out of the Donald Trump playbook. You heard the governor refer to that as well. Is there a Republican icon in California that’s done this? I don’t believe so. Clearly, there is one in national American politics, the former president of the United States.” Then came the shocker: Wallace said, “You’re right. I worked for Dan Lungren, who was behind who never questioned the election results. I came up in politics in California working for Republicans who faced long odds, and not a single one of them ever debased the state’s voters. They never debased democracy itself. They were not sore losers. They were real men.” She added, “I wonder, Jason Johnson if you can speak to the lack of masculinity in these male Republican candidates who can’t take a punch politically. They can’t win on the merits. They’re too weak and unpopular, so they cry foul, they cry rigged. It goes counter to all the…

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Comedian Cancels Show at Venues That Require Proof of Vaccination

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In the United States today, there is but one major cultural argument that is considered universal:  Should coronavirus vaccines be mandatory in certain situations?

This has been an ugly argument over the course of the last several months, with the anti-vaccine crowd claiming their inalienable bodily sovereignty over the progressives’ precautionary bent.

The federal government is just now beginning to wade into the debate, with US President Joe Biden demanding that all federal workers be vaccinated, (with a few exceptions), and by instilling new vaccine and testing rules for any private employer with more than 100 people on the books.

But, largely, vaccine mandates continue to exist in the realm of small and medium sized businesses who are requiring their customers to prove their jab-status.

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One of the nation’s most well-known standup comics is now taking a stand against this discrimination of the unvaccinated.

Comedian and “Saturday Night Live” alum Jim Breuer said in a Facebook Live over the weekend that he will not be performing at venues that require proof of Covid vaccination for guests.

“Two quick updates on shows that you may think you may be getting tickets to or you already have tickets to: The Wellmont Theater in New Jersey — not doing it,” Breuer said in the 22 minute Facebook live.

“Also the Royal Oak Theater in Michigan, due to the segregation of them forcing people to show up with vaccinations … I am also not doing those shows,” said Breuer, 54.

The comedian wasn’t joking around, either.

“I know I’m going to sacrifice a lot of money, but I’m not going to be enslaved to the system or money,” the comedian added.

Breuer said getting vaccinated was “a choice,” and he didn’t care what his fans might have to say about his decision to cancel his shows.

He said patrons were being “forced” and “bribed” before they could attend shows.

“If you have anything else to say, I honestly don’t care,” Breuer said. “Due to, I have to stick to my morals, I have to sick to what i know is right.”

The news comes just days after fellow standup comic Patton Oswalt took a turn in the opposite direction, saying that he would not play any shows in which the venues could not guarantee that the audience was fully vaccinated.

In the United States today, there is but one major cultural argument that is considered universal:  Should coronavirus vaccines be mandatory in certain situations? This has been an ugly argument over the course of the last several months, with the anti-vaccine crowd claiming their inalienable bodily sovereignty over the progressives’ precautionary bent. The federal government is just now beginning to wade into the debate, with US President Joe Biden demanding that all federal workers be vaccinated, (with a few exceptions), and by instilling new vaccine and testing rules for any private employer with more than 100 people on the books. But, largely, vaccine mandates continue to exist in the realm of small and medium sized businesses who are requiring their customers to prove their jab-status. One of the nation’s most well-known standup comics is now taking a stand against this discrimination of the unvaccinated. Comedian and “Saturday Night Live” alum Jim Breuer said in a Facebook Live over the weekend that he will not be performing at venues that require proof of Covid vaccination for guests. “Two quick updates on shows that you may think you may be getting tickets to or you already have tickets to: The Wellmont Theater in New Jersey — not doing it,” Breuer said in the 22 minute Facebook live. “Also the Royal Oak Theater in Michigan, due to the segregation of them forcing people to show up with vaccinations … I am also not doing those shows,” said Breuer, 54. The comedian wasn’t joking around, either. “I know I’m going to sacrifice a lot of money, but I’m not going to be enslaved to the system or money,” the comedian added. Breuer said getting vaccinated was “a choice,” and he didn’t care what his fans might have to say about his decision to cancel…

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