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More Trouble for Propagandists at NewsGuard as Fact Checks Flop…AGAIN

As we continue to move toward a “post-reality” world, we must we weary of gatekeepers and exclusionists such as NewsGuard.

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There is something inherently deceptive about the practice of “fact checking”, as it pertains to our nation’s current political predicament.

You see, the ruling class seems to be pushing a narrative of division and hatred, demanding that we adhere to the two party system in order to galvanize and reinforce the disparity between these two incredibly divergent sides.

The truth is, the wedge that has driven us further apart is nothing more than the greed of the political ruling class, whose personal wealth is magnified exponentially for every term they remain in office; not only from the sense of their hefty government paycheck, but also from the lobbyists and special interest groups who will continue to donate to their campaigns…and pockets.

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In this world of encouraged division, anyone who turns a profit while claiming neutrality can immediately be categorized as dishonest; it’s just the nature of the game.  You’re being paid by the guys who make gasoline, cigarettes, and laundry detergent to be entertaining enough to keep the fans glued through the commercial breaks.  It’s purposeful hyperbole…we all know it, and we all allow it to continue, just so long as it occurs in the left-leaning sphere of influence.

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On the right, however, news has become a battlefield.  The oppressors in this metaphor are folks such as NewsGuard, who portend to be such powerful “fact checkers” that they were immediately imbued some authority at their inception.  As the company prepares to launch a bolt-on fact checker for Microsoft’s Edge browser, they have been under the microscope of the alternative media.

We aren’t liking what we’re seeing.

Demonstrating its inability (or unwillingness) to effectively fact check establishment-approved news sources, the neocon-backed and Microsoft partnered NewsGuard news rating servicecurrently presents users with a green “trustworthy” marks next to links to BuzzFeed’s bogus Moscow Tower story, while putting red “untrustworthy” warnings next to Breitbart News links correcting it.

NewsGuard is a browser plugin developed by beltway establishment conservatives and Obama-Clinton alumni that claims to give news sources a “green” or “red” rating based on their trustworthiness. What it actually does is give its “green” rating to establishment-favored sources (including those famed for fake news debacles like Rolling Stone and the Weekly Standard) while discrediting pro-Trump media like Breitbart News and the Drudge Report.

The problems keep piling up, too:

If NewsGuard’s interactions with recent fake news stories are any guide, it is more likely to confuse users than help them sort fact from fiction. As Breitbart’s Lucas Nolan reports, stories promoting the recent smear campaign against the students of Covington Catholic High School were given a green rating by NewsGuard. This comes despite the fact that numerous mainstream media reporters including S.E. Cupp have apologized for their role in promoting the smears, which were based on a selectively clipped video posted to social media.

The same is true of BuzzFeed’s fake news disaster last week. The site published a story, now widely-criticized, that claimed President Trump ordered his lawyer Michael Cohen to commit perjury. The story was quickly bought into and amplified by the mainstream media, before it came to an embarrassing end when none other than Special Counsel Robert Mueller disputed it.

If you believe NewsGuard’s rating system though, the story is perfectly trustworthy. People who use the extension on their browsers will see a green “trustworthy” label next to the story on social media and search engines.

As we continue to move toward a “post-reality” world in which “deepfakes” shake the very core of our society, we must we weary of gatekeepers and exclusionists such as NewsGuard.

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MSNBC Likens Trump Voters to ‘Slave Owners,’ Says 4th of July Is ‘Independence for White Men’

MSNBC host Tiffany Cross, y’all…

John Salvatore

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You have probably never heard of Tiffany Cross, considering she works over at MSNBC. Hopefully, this is the first and only time we’ll have to write an article about her. Like Colin Kaepernick, Cross used her platform to bash America on Independence Day. She even compared Trump supporters to “colonizing slave owners.” The modern-day liberal is not a good person. Cross said, “And so here we are celebrating the birth of a nation, independence for white men at a site described by one native American activists as “a symbol of white supremacy.” Trump choosing Mount Rushmore for a 4th of July campaign stop is just like when he chose Tulsa, the site of the 1921 massacre against black Americans, for his Juneteenth weekend rally. It’s that cool, tired and familiar jab to black, brown and indigenous people that makes the shrinking MAGA voter feel as big as a 60-foot face of a colonizing slave owner.” WATCH: https://twitter.com/TimJGraham/status/1279798547563634689?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1279798547563634689%7Ctwgr%5E&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.thegatewaypundit.com%2F2020%2F07%2Fsick-msnbc-host-labels-4th-july-independence-white-men-compares-trump-voters-colonizing-slave-owners%2F From Daily Wire: President Donald Trump played a video during the White House Coronavirus Press Briefing on Monday that showed the media’s initial response to the coronavirus outbreak and highlighted his response to the outbreak and showed Democratic governors around the country praising the Trump administration for the work they did. […] CNN cut away from the press conference shortly after the video started playing and MSNBC followed suit several moments later. https://twitter.com/PeterAtlantic/status/1249822751491330048 Here’s the video Trump played… https://twitter.com/jasonrantz/status/1249824309742161920?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1249824309742161920&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dailywire.com%2Fnews%2Ftrump-plays-video-of-medias-response-to-coronavirus-democrats-praising-him-cnn-msnbc-cut-away And here’s the cut away from the liberal outlets… https://twitter.com/RNCResearch/status/1249827288734208001?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1249827288734208001&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dailywire.com%2Fnews%2Ftrump-plays-video-of-medias-response-to-coronavirus-democrats-praising-him-cnn-msnbc-cut-away

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Obama White House Doctor: ‘I Think’ Joe Biden Has Some ‘Cognitive Issues’

Don’t necessarily need to be a doctor to see that…

John Salvatore

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Democrats don’t want to vote for Joe Biden. They just want to vote against President Trump. Joe has consistently shown the public that he doesn’t have what it takes to be commander-in-chief. And you don’t need to be a doctor to understand that he’s not all there upstairs. From Breitbart: Former White House Physician Dr. Ronny Jackson told The Kyle Olson Show that former Vice President Joe Biden needs to take a cognitive assessment and release the results, but that his campaign won’t let that happen. “I’m not comfortable with him being my president,” Jackson said. […] “I think he’s got some cognitive issues,” he continued, before adding that he’s not diagnosing the former vice president and has not examined him. VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=19elWWUmIj8&feature=emb_title From TDW: Is Joe Biden experiencing dementia? That’s a question the pollsters at Zogby International posed to 1,007 “likely voters.” The results were surprising: 55% said they think the former vice president, 77, “is in the early stages of dementia.” Read more at this link. VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IlaW40ST_f8&feature=emb_title

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