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Public Backlash Increases Over Media’s Blatantly Biased ‘Fact’ Checks

These fly-by-night “fact checkers” have no explanation for their authority, ergo, they have none.  

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With the mainstream media out to get President Donald Trump, one of the latest weapons in their “resistance” arsenal are fact checking companies.

Where we once had a single source for this sort of checks-and-balances schtick, we now have dozens.  That alone should be raising eyebrows.  If “facts are facts”, then there would be no reason, politically or economically, to create an organization to fact check the fact checkers, right?

No, there is another motivation behind companies such as Newsguard – whose fly-by-night status in the “fact checking” industry has netted them a massive contract with Microsoft.

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Heck, the fact that there is a “fact checking industry” is enough to completely nullify the credibility of these companies.  They are simply another level to the rotten onion of the mainstream media, coercing only those who were already looking for an alternative take.

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The public is becoming keen to this reality, as well, leaving at least some hope for the future of truth in America.

Media outlets bent over backwards Tuesday night to fact check President Trump’s State of the Union address — but were accused of reaching with a string a rapid-response tweets and other analysis that came off as nitpicking.

Politico, for instance, was slammed on social media for declaring that Trump’s claim that “one in three women is sexually assaulted on the long journey north” to America was only partly true — because it’s actually 31 percent.

Politico’s GIF of the fact check was quickly “ratioed,” getting way more negative comments than retweets or likes. Activist Obianuju Ekeocha responded with a women using a magnify glass captioned, “Politico fact checkers desperately looking to find the difference between 31% and 1 in 3.”

It gets even more petty.

Meanwhile, NPR touted a fact check that critiqued Trump for praising the record number of women in Congress simply because he didn’t mention that most of them are Democrats.

These simply aren’t “fact checks”…this is just a new level of spin, being doled out with the phony authority bestowed upon these companies by themselves.

Ask Newsguard where their authority is derived from, or why they are to be capitulated to over another “fact checking” company, and you will receive whatever downgrade that they can muster.  [Author’s note:  I did just this, and received the Newsguard stamp of disapproval within days of my query.]

Until “fact checking” turns away from this new, corporately-aimed, resistance-centric cash grab, they can be considered no more authoritative than the news itself.

They have no explanation for their authority, ergo, they have none.

 

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Biden Appears Caught In Lie About Being Arrested In South Africa On Way to Visit Mandela

The person he was with denies there was an arrest…

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Joe Biden seems to remember things that other people don’t, often times because those things never happened. In other words, Joe, like many Democrats, lives in his own world where he has never done anything wrong. On Friday, the former vice president was apparently caught in a big lie about being arrested in the 1970s in South Africa on his way to go see Nelson Mandela. Just Joe being Joe! Does the 2020 presidential hopeful think people aren’t going to fact-check the stuff he says? It would sure seem that way. LOOK: https://twitter.com/katieglueck/status/1230953852309889024?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1230953852309889024&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitchy.com%2Fgregp-3534%2F2020%2F02%2F21%2Fsiren-it-appears-joe-biden-has-been-lying-about-a-trip-he-took-to-south-africa-to-meet-mandela%2F From New York Times: Andrew Young, a former congressman and mayor of Atlanta who was the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations from 1977 to 1979, said that he had traveled with Mr. Biden over the years, including to South Africa. But Mr. Young said that he had never been arrested in South Africa and expressed skepticism that members of Congress would have faced arrest there. “No, I was never arrested and I don’t think he was, either,” Mr. Young, now 87, said in a telephone interview. REACTIONS: CNN’s John King called out Biden for blatantly lying about Super PACs. Joe has said he doesn’t like them, does’t want one. But now that his low-energy campaign is running short on cash, it appears his attitude might be changing. When even CNN is calling the Democrat “frontrunner” a liar, you just know there’s a problem. Also, it shows that CNN employees have probably been told to put Joe down while building up younger, hipper, cooler, more woke candidates. Just a guess. WATCH: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=56&v=ZnZkkR93lsc It takes a special kind of person (or news outlet) to lie about something when everyone can clearly see the truth. “See” the truth. As in a picture. As in PHOTOGRAPHIC EVIDENCE. Enter PolitiFact… https://twitter.com/Chadwick_Moore/status/1167111024006303745?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1167111024006303745&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitchy.com%2Fgregp-3534%2F2019%2F08%2F31%2Fbeyond-parody-politifact-rules-100-real-photo-of-joe-biden-with-former-kkk-leader-robert-byrd-as-mostly-false%2F…

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Trump Admin to Sign Peace Treaty With Taliban, Would Bring An End to Longest U.S. War

Kind of a big deal…

John Salvatore

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If Hillary Clinton defeated Donald Trump in 2016, would the United States be lining up to sign a peace treaty with the Taliban? Would negotiations with North Korea ever have taken place? Would Iranian terrorist Qasem Soleimani still be alive, plotting attacks against hundreds, if not thousands, of innocent people? Thankfully, it’s a moot point. She lost. On Friday afternoon, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a major announcement about the Taliban in what could soon lead to the end of America’s longest war. From Politico: U.S. officials and the Taliban have reached an “understanding” that could result in a “reduction in violence” in Afghanistan, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Friday, paving the way for an agreement later this month that would bring to an end America’s longest war. […] In a more substantial statement released by the State Department, Pompeo offered further details regarding the “extensive talks” between the two parties, which he said are intended to “facilitate a political settlement to end the war in Afghanistan, reduce United States and Allied Forces presence, and ensure that no terrorist group ever uses Afghan soil to threaten the United States or our allies.” https://twitter.com/SecPompeo/status/1230807986857226245?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1230807986857226245&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftherightscoop.com%2Fus-to-sign-peace-agreement-with-the-taliban-next-week%2F https://twitter.com/nwadhams/status/1230810890854858752?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1230810890854858752&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftherightscoop.com%2Fus-to-sign-peace-agreement-with-the-taliban-next-week%2F https://twitter.com/statedeptspox/status/1230808813105766400 During Trump’s visit to Afghanistan on Thanksgiving day 2019, the president of the country said some things that the liberal media won’t be so impressed with. Then again, when it comes to anything positive involving America, the MSM doesn’t really care. Such is life. Ashraf Ghani noted, “Hamza bin Laden was a big thing, but this is the biggest there is. This is the worst ever.” He added, “Osama bin Laden was very big, but Osama bin Laden became big with the World Trade Center. This is a man who built a whole, as he would like to call it, “a country,” a…

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