Thursday, September 22, 2016
By the way, the notion that this guy could come at cops with a gun cuz of NC's open carry law is beyond asinine.— Suicidal Altruism (@SuicidalAltruis) September 22, 2016
The MSM’s Obsessive, Lying, Hatred of Trump is Destroying Their Credibility in the Eyes of the American People (Pat Buchanan)
Note that no matter how the press bends over backward to pander to blacks and harm whites, blacks still insist that it’s “racist,” and are increasingly robbing and assaulting their racial-socialist reporter friends.
Trump & the Press — A Death Struggle
September 19, 2016 at 9:51 p.m.
By Patrick J. Buchanan
Alerting the press that he would deal with the birther issue at the opening of his new hotel, the Donald, after treating them to an hour of tributes to himself from Medal of Honor recipients, delivered.
“Hillary Clinton and her campaign of 2008 started the birther controversy. I finished it. … President Barack Obama was born in the United States. Period.”
The press went orbital.
“Trump Gives Up a Lie But Refuses to Repent” howled the headline over the lead story in The New York Times.
Its editorial called Donald Trump a “reckless, cynical bully” spreading political poison in an “absurdist presidential campaign,” adding that Trump is the “ultimate mountebank” using a “Big Lie” that “made him the darling of the wing nuts and racists” and “nativist hallucinators.”
You get the drift.
While Trump’s depiction of the birther controversy was … inexact … there was truth in it. Obama’s campaign did charge the Clinton campaign with drawing press attention to that photo of Obama in traditional Somali garb. Apparently, Sid Blumenthal did push a McClatchy bureau chief to search for Obama’s birth records in Kenya.
Tim Kaine was wailing on Sunday about how “painful” Trump’s birtherism has been to African-Americans. And Democrats and the media are pledging not to let it go, but to exploit Trump’s attempt to “delegitimize” Obama’s presidency.
These are crocodile tears. Obama gave the game away Saturday night. At the Black Caucus’s annual gala, says The Washington Post, a “beaming” Obama “gleefully” had the attendees rolling in “laughter” over Trump’s concession. “With just 124 days to go,” mocked Obama, “we got that thing resolved.”
Many news organizations will go along with the game. For many appear to be all in on Clinton’s depiction of half of Trump’s supporters as a “basket of deplorables” who are “racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, Islamophobic … haters.”
Yet one wonders. Do the major media understand that in their determination, bordering on desperation, to kill Trump, they are killing their credibility? And as they are losing credibility they are losing the country.
According to a new Gallup poll, distrust of the press has hit an all-time high. Half the nation’s Democrats still trust the media, but only one-in-three independents and one-in seven Republicans, 14 percent, believe the media are truthful, honest and fair.
When, early in his presidency, Obama jokingly referred to the White House Correspondents Association dinner as his political base, Americans now believe he was not exaggerating the case.
And the more the media vent their detestation of Trump, the more Trump’s supporters revel in their discomfort. “We love him most of all for the enemies he has made,” said backers of Grover Cleveland in 1884. Trump’s folks feel that way about the national press.
America’s media seem utterly lacking in introspection. Do they understand why so many people hate them so? Do they care? Are they so smugly self-righteous and self-regarding they cannot see?
Take the birther issue again. According to a January HuffPost/YouGov poll, an astonishing 53 percent of all Republicans, 30 percent of all independents, and even 10 percent of Democrats still believe Barack Obama was born outside the USA.
What does this say about the persuasiveness of the press?
Indeed, what does it say about the idea that universal suffrage is the best way to determine the leadership of a republic?
In 2016, America faces serious issues — a rising deficit and escalating debt, the explosion of entitlements, the resurgence of Russian power, Chinese military expansionism in the South and East China seas, North Korea’s development of nuclear missiles, and Afghanistan.
Now consider the issues that have transfixed the media this election season:
The birther issue, David Duke, the KKK, a Mexican-American judge, Black Lives Matter, white cops, the “Muslim ban,” the Battle Flag, the “alt-right,” the national anthem, Trump’s refusals to recant his blasphemies against the dogmas of political correctness, or to “apologize.”
What does the continual elevation of such issues, and the acrimony attendant to them, tell us?
America is bitterly and irreparably divided over race, ideology faith, history and culture, and Trump’s half of the nation rejects the modernist gospel that America’s diversity and multiculturalism are her greatest treasures.
To the contrary, Trump’s half wants secure borders, “extreme vetting” of immigrants, especially from the Mideast, and foreign and trade policies marked by an “Americanism” that seems to be an antonym for globalism.
They want America to be “great again,” and they believe she was once, and is not now.
No matter who wins in November, America is going to face a divide unseen in decades. If Donald Trump wins, he will confront a resident media more hateful than that which confronted Richard Nixon in 1968.
If Hillary Clinton wins, she will come to office distrusted and disbelieved by most of her countrymen, half of whom she has maligned either as “deplorables” or pitiful souls in need of empathy.
Not for half a century has the idea of “one nation under God, indivisible,” seemed so distant.
Charlotte Riots—the Sequel
Just when you thought it was safe to go back outside... [chuckle]. (Not with ALL THOSE BLACKS running around).
Someone shot seriously tonight by a “civilian” [Update: and died, while a second person was also shot], as the blacks prove again, that a day of factual dissemination—meant nothing. They are rioting for the sake of rioting, a la Ferguson.
This is the situation they love—chaos, anarchy. So far, seven police injured tonight, one civilian shot in the head.
This might sound like baloney, but here goes.
When I heard Donald Trump speak several weeks ago at his rally in Austin, Texas, I knew I was going to experience some hoopla before I went. One buddy of mine told me that he'd read that Trump's speech that night had little of substance. I personally was surprised at how much Trump talked about black Americans that night, and what he would do for them. He spoke at some length about crime and unsafe neighborhoods, and how he would help decent black Americans live safer lives.
Today I found myself wondering if Trump's speech might have more than one meaning. If Trump is elected and if he comes down hard on crime, blacks will be given a choice. Decent, sane blacks will have nothing to fear from Trump. The, uh, other ones will find that the rules of the game will have changed, hopefully to their disadvantage.
N.S.: In Heather Mac Donald’s new book, The War on Cops, she spoke to numerous young blacks in crime-ravaged neighborhoods, before the police got handcuffed. They said they almost never got stopped and frisked, because the coppers know who the bad guys were.
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
"CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Peaceful protests quickly turned into chaos in the streets of uptown Charlotte Wednesday night, as demonstrators gathered in response to the shooting of 43-year-old Keith Scott.
"Peaceful protests quickly turned into chaos in the streets of uptown Charlotte Wednesday night, as demonstrators gathered in response to the shooting of 43-year-old Keith Scott."
More good news for The Donald.
"In an interview with Fox News' Megyn Kelly, CMPD Chief Kerr Putney confirmed that the person shot in uptown had died as a result of a gunshot wound."
Protests turn violent in uptown Charlotte (WCNC)
N.S.: The MSM never fails to assert that black riots were initially "peaceful," as if the violence were somehow inexplicable. They even said that about the mass murder of five white cops in Dallas at the "protest" by Black Lives Matter, which only exists to get white cops slaughtered/fired/railroaded. This media talking point is apparently an extension of calling black riots "demonstrations."
"Reinforcements are headed to a violent Chicago. As a major part of a plan to combat crime — including the city’s worst homicide rate in decades — the police department said it wil…"
"One person was taken to the hospital late Tuesday afternoon following a shooting along Old Concord Road in University City, officials said." [He later died.]
Every city with a significant Negro population is going to erupt before Election Day.
MINUTE-BY-MINUTE UPDATES: McCrory declares State of Emergency for Charlotte (WSOCT)
This poem, by Al Wilson-written in 1968-is being read by Trump at his rallies. The comparison to Mideast "refugees" is brilliant.
On her way to work one morning,
Down the path alongside the lake,
A tender-hearted woman
Saw a poor, half-frozen snake,
His pretty colored skin had been
all frosted with the dew.
"Oh well," she cried,
"I'll take you in,
And I'll take care of you."
"Take me in, oh tender woman,
Take me in, for heaven's sake
Take me in oh tender woman,"
Sighed the snake.
She wrapped him up all cozy,
In a curvature of silk,
And then laid him by the fireside
with some honey and some milk
Now she hurried home from work,
That night as soon as she arrived,
She found that pretty snake
She'd taken in had been revived.
Now she clutched him to her bosom,
"You're so beautiful," she cried,
"But if I hadn't brought you in
By now you might have died,"
Now she stroked his pretty skin
and then she kissed and held him tight
But instead of saying thanks,
That snake gave her a vicious bite.
"I saved you," cried that woman,
"And you've bit me even, why?
You know your bite is poisonous
And now I'm going to die"
"Oh shut up, silly woman,"
Said the reptile with a grin,
"You knew damn well I was a snake
Before you took me in.
N.S. It’s even worse than that because, whereas the type of person depicted in the song will get herself killed, genocidal “humanitarians” want to get the rest of us killed.
Al Wilson: The Snake
Negroes Never Let Facts Stand in the Way of Starting a Good Riot: In Charlotte, They Riot, in Response to a Police Failure-to-Die Incident; Running Updates from the Fog of War
Blacks Rioting in Charlotte
FOX News broke in at 1:15 a.m., to show video of more grist for Lesta Holt... white cop shoots armed black (says the police), or an unarmed black (says the blacks). Rioting ensues. Police wounded.
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 1:24:00 A.M. EDT
In Charlotte, it appears a black cop shot the black perp. Now dey's gonna riot ovah dat, too?
Maybe the truth is the blacks don't want anyone (black OR white cop) interfering with the crime scene they are immersed in. Of course, it helps the liberal narrative, when whitey does the shooting. What will Lesta say tonight?
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 10:49:00 A.M. EDT
(Heavy) Rioting and unrest erupted in Charlotte, North Carolina over the police shooting of father of seven Keith Lamont Scott, intensifying throughout the night, as fires were set, trucks looted, and officers wounded.
The outrage – which led to the injuries of at least a dozen officers, one by a rock – was fueled, in part, by a dramatic and expletive-laden video that Scott’s daughter, Lyric, streamed on Facebook Live immediately after the shooting, in which she claimed police shot her father because he was black.
Scott’s brother said on video that all white people are f–king devils, although the officer who shot and killed Scott was also African-American. Negroes never let facts stand in the way of starting a good riot.
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 11:12:00 A.M. EDT
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
"Garland police say the body of a man found below a bridge near Duck Creek, along Walnut Street at Brookside Drive, showed signs of trauma."
At CBS News/Dallas-Fort Worth.
UK Seeks to Trump EU: It Has Started Building a “Great Wall of Calais,” in Order to Keep Jungle Camp Rapefugees Out
"The construction of a 1-kilometer concrete barrier passing by the infamous 'Jungle' refugee camp in Calais, northern France, began Tuesday. Dubbed the 'Great Wall of Calais' by the media, it aims to stop asylum seekers from entering the UK.
RT: UK starts building ‘Great Wall of Calais’ to keep Jungle camp refugees out.
The postwar Vienna-set, Carol Reed/Graham Greene masterpiece, The Third Man (1949), stars Joseph Cotten as Holly Martins, but revolves around “Harry Lime,” the character played by Orson Welles.
Harry is a blackmarketeer whose accomplices steal essential medicine for deathly-ill children. Harry would then water down the medicine, and re-sell it on the black market to parents and doctors who had to buy it from Harry’s gang at outrageously marked-up prices, because the gang had stolen it all! But because the medicine was, unbeknownst to the parents and doctors, watered-down, the children would die horrible deaths.
The Nietzschean Harry had no conscience about what he was doing. To him, people were just so many ants. Bill Clinton is the new Harry Lime, but with a Marxist flavor.
San Francisco State University Builds Illegal, Racially Segregated Dorms for Black Students, Where They Can “Safely Live and Talk”
San Francisco State Builds Segregated Dorms Where African-Americans Can "Safely Live And Talk" | Zero Hedge
“‘We want to work with our student leaders in the Black Student Union and other students of color organizations to make sure that our living and learning community here is inclusive.’ So segregation is now considered inclusive?”
The dorms could just as well be your local post office.
At Zero Hedge.
Monday, September 19, 2016
See President Bill Clinton and First Lady Hillary Clinton Perform in Hillary Gump (1995 Gridiron Dinner Video)
The Full-Length Version—Don’t Say I Didn’t Warn You!
Sunday, September 18, 2016
[Re: “Oregon: A White Couple Fatally Runs Over a Black Man, so It Must be a ‘Hate Crime,’ Right? Trust the MSM to Make It One, While Ignoring Countless Black-on-White Hate Crime Murders!”]
1988 - Ken "Death" Mieske puts down Ethiopian invader Mulugeta Seraw on a Portland street.
2011 - Ken Death dies in prison.
Friday, September 16, 2016 at 2:38:00 PM EDT
NO mention that the negro pulled a knife on the white man. That would be a mitigating circumstance? Pulling a knife is saying "I intend to kill you" This whitey guy is also an ex-con. That is not mentioned either.
Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 10:16:00 AM EDT
"1988 - Ken “Death” Mieske puts down Ethiopian invader Mulugeta Seraw on a Portland street."
This is a famous case. The whitey man stabbed the colored cab driver to death in an argument over a fare. An "argument".
Also famous because this Ken had heard the racist joke on the Tom Metzger call in racist joke hot line.
Tom lost a $5 million civil suit because of the joke.
For those of you interested, the joke was: "Lets go see if Tyrone is still hanging around the school yard. OH LOOK, Tyrone is not hanging around any more. Someone must have cut the rope."
Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 10:20:00 AM EDT
And when whitey men behave badly, they should be punished.
And when colored men behave badly, they too should be punished.
Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 10:21:00 AM EDT
"Nobody's ever going to pull out the actual statistics about interracial murder and put this incident into perspective."
Statistics even if available might be "doctored"? Mexican killing a black is often listed as a WHITE killing a BLACK.
Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 10:23:00 AM EDT
And when the negro kills a whitey, it is often a totally unprovoked attack, savage and barbaric is the legal term. Done for sport or fun, with relish.
Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 10:25:00 AM EDT
By Jerry PDX
OK, good catch, it did get a lot of publicity but I forgot about the Mulgeta Seraw murder. It does reduce the overwhelming percentage number of black on white murders... very slightly.
I will say about the white killers of Mulgeta and Bruce is that they were not good people, they were violent POS's who I hope, for everybody's safety, are locked up for the rest of their lives. I don't care if they are white.
However, the killings were not just killing somebody out of the blue, they didn't run up and just stab somebody, or set on fire a person of a different race. Both those murders occurred during a dispute of some kind in which it's unclear who exactly started it, though we all know what race is usually the instigators of racist violence. The blacks may well have been the instigators who just got the wrong end of their own racist violent behavior.
It's unfortunate but it seems to me that in US society, pretty much the only ones who will stand up to violent, racist, negro assholes are violent, racist, white assholes. But the only ones who get called on their racist attitudes are the white ones.
Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 7:38:00 PM EDT
"You think it's in Mosul? No, the Liberal #Copenhagen under shouts of 'Allahu Akbar' and 'La ilaha illa Allah.'"
ever-present Parkinson's doctor— Philip Schuyler (@FiveRights) September 18, 2016
every Parkinson's symptom + blue-tinted lenses
Give it up, media. pic.twitter.com/G19u9ANvoD
Gaze Upon a Few of the White Children and Teenagers Whom Blacks Slaughtered for Breathing While White
“The left may have shown some interest in actual science once, but that was a century or so ago, and much of what they concluded then is anathema to them now, and they’d consider a lot of it horrible right-wing thinking today. If you doubt that, google ‘eugenics.’
“But since those halcyon days, the left has developed a strange relationship with science….”
[Read the rest at Ex-Army Libertarian Nationalist.]
Saturday, September 17, 2016
Twenty five people have minor injuries, people in Chelsea eating gelato, Trump supporters wetting themselves. About right.— Louise Mensch (@LouiseMensch) September 18, 2016
Third Terror Attack Today, in Charlottesville; Thank Allah for Islam! We Simply Must Import More Terrorists, er, Moslems; Meanwhile, in Real News...
Yoenis Cespedes just tied the game against the Twins!
Second Terror Attack Today in NY/NJ Area: Explosion in Chelsea Section of Manhattan Believed to be IED, Second IED found; at Least 14 Wounded; We Must Import More Moslems!
I thought it might be a gas explosion, but Gerard Perry points out that the FBI and DHS are on the scene. That could just be an abundance of caution, but reports from NYPD Counter-Terrorism have come in that the Chelsea explosion was in a dumpster, and that a second IED has been found.
The pipe bomb this morning in New Jersey was in a garbage can.
By Nicholas Stix
“Barack Obama”! He used the above biography for several years, through his literary agents. He had no complaint, and certainly didn’t denounce it as “racist!”
Thanks to John Squibb (https://twitter.com/jwsquibb3)!
CNN Reporter Jim Acosta Loves Illegal Alien Killers, and Hates Their Victims, While Host Poppy Harlow is a Broken Glass Democrat, Who Will Aggressively, Tenaciously Lie on Behalf of Hillary Clinton
By Nicholas Stix
Earlier today, Acosta and other CNN operatives played the “mistake” game with Donald Trump, acting as if Trump had committed an outrage, by calling on Hilary Clinton to have her bodyguards disarmed, in order to conform to her anti-Second Amendment position, and lying about Clinton’s anti-Second Amendment stance.
Acosta mentioned Trump’s statement from the night before, and then said people were wondering if he was going to “clean up what he said last night,” which is Acosta’s way of editorializing against Trump. But Trump hadn’t said anything wrong, and then Acosta emphasized that Trump had re-affirmed what he’d said.
Either Acosta or Harlow reported that Clinton had charged that Trump was inciting violence against her, as if that were a perfectly reasonable statement, and the not the blood libel it was.
Poppy Harlow was particularly aggressive for Team Hillary today. She had a panel of three people, only one of whom supported Trump, but with Harlow being a rabid Clintonite, it was actually 3-1 for Hillary, like on Don Lemon’s show.
When the lone pro-Trump panel member, a 40-something, blonde, white woman, pointed out that trump was throwing Clinton’s Second Amendment hypocrisy in her face, Harlow lied like a Persian rug for her candidate, playing the “literal” game, asserting that Clinton had not said she wanted to eliminate the Second Amendment. Duh! Neither had “Obama”!
The Trump supporter pointed out that Clinton had said that she would appoint Supreme Court justices who would overturn the pro-Second Amendment decision Heller, which meant she would gut the Second Amendment. Harlow would not relent, in lying about Clinton, and the Trump supporter eventually wimped out, saying, “That’s my personal opinion,” as if it were some irrational, idiosyncratic belief.
Back to Jim Acosta. He spoke of a meeting Trump had had with some shadowy, mysterious group that Acosta refused to name. Group X, said Acosta, “were wearing t-shirts with photos of their loved ones who, they say, were killed by undocumented immigrants.”
“They say.” So, not only would Acosta not name this wonderful organization, but he insinuated that its members were lying, and defaming respectable, foreign cut-throats.
By the way, that all of the murder victims in the photographs on their family members’ shirts were murdered by illegal aliens is a matter of public record. This is not a matter of opinion. But what Acosta did was a matter of despicable opinion.
It was immediately clear to me that Acosta was talking about The Remembrance Project, a group of fine people, led by Maria Espinoza, whom I have met a few times in the Washington, D.C. area, where I have heard the grieving members speak, and met some of them, as well.
CNN Report: American Air Strike in Syria Kills Over 80 Syrian Government Soldiers; Attack was Supposed to be Targeting ISIS; Russians Blames Us for Not Coordinating with Them, Say Strike was No Accident, and Call for UN Security Council Meeting; but Who’s Really at Fault?
When The Boss heard the report on CNN, she deadpanned, “It’s Trump’s fault.”
CNN TV headline, earlier today. The staffer who wrote the headline might be illiterate, but she’s guaranteed to be a racial socialist, and that's all that matters.
Terrorist Attack in Seaside Park, New Jersey: Pipe Bomb Explodes at Scheduled 5K Charity Run by Marines, for Families of Wounded and Killed Marines
It was 9:30 a.m. The schedule was for people to be running by at that time, but the start was delayed, due to registration. The terrorist sought to kill scores of people, but the delay and a misfire saved the day. Reportedly, there were at least three bombs wired together, but only one went off, and no one was nearby.
Friday, September 16, 2016
Madame Michelle Obama, the Most Despicable, Racist, First Lady in American History, Responds to Revelation that Hillary Clinton, Not Trump, Started Birther Movement, with a Hateful, Incoherent Speech
A first lady is supposed to be like Caesar’s wife—above suspicion, but Madame Michelle is a vicious, racist crook. She gave a speech at the Democratic Convention which dripped with spite against Donald Trump, yet in which she sought to portray herself as morally superior to him.
It’s a black thing.
Seven years ago, she gave a speech before the International Olympic Committee, on behalf of winning the summer 2016 Olympics for her hometown of Chicago that was a study in narcissism. She argued that the IOC should award the Olympics to Chicago, because her late father had been a sports fan, and it would be a nice gesture.
She also made the incredible claim to have been the best athlete in her neighborhood, when she wasn’t even the best athlete in her home. Her big brother, Craig, who went to Princeton on a basketball scholarship was not only a much better athlete than Michelle, but also much smarter than her.
After a lifetime of American whites truckling to her racial privilege, Madame Michelle had no awareness that foreign whites might not feel the need to pander to her.
Tonight, she responded to the revelation hours earlier that it was Hillary Clinton, not Donald Trump, who had started the Birther movement, by giving a speech in which she lied more and louder, and yet again ignored reality.
"‘Then, of course, there were those who questioned, and who continue to question for the past eight years, and up to this very day, whether my husband was even born in this country,’ Obama said, alluding to Trump's questions. ‘Well, during his time in office, I think Barack has answered those questions with the examples he set, by going high when they go low. And he's answered these questions with the progress we've achieved together.’"
Even if her husband had set a positive example, what would that have to do with the question of where he was born? But in fact, Barack Obama, never took the high road. Even during his 2008 campaign, he race-baited. While John McCain fought with both hands tied behind his back, Obama first used proxies to race-bait McCain, and then did it himself, lying about McCain.
“Oh, and did I mention, he’s black?”
And then it was on to two terms of non-stop race war, inciting blacks to murder white, Hispanic, and Chinese policemen, and whites in general.
While I was never a birther, I argued on January 20, 2009 that the presidency of the John Doe calling himself “Barack Obama” was illegal, and that he should be in prison. I see no reason to change that judgment.
Breaking News: Hillary Clinton’s 2008 Presidential Campaign is Exposed as Having Started the “Birther” Movement! Yet Another Clinton/DNC/MSM Hoax Smearing Trump Collapses!
Earlier today, I saw CNN operatives denounce Trump’s claim that Hillary started the “Birther” movement, including invoking fake “non-partisan” fact-checking operations (Politifact, etc.), and Hillary supporter Lynn Sweet, of the Chicago Sun-Times, on Fox News repeatedly ranting and raving that the Birthers” were “racist”! (By the way, Lynn Sweet is listed as having been born in 1961, but she looked like a 70-year-old lady who had once been cute.)
The Fox News hosts were two people I’m unfamiliar with. There was a young white guy, and an attractive, young white female who resembled the young Katie Couric, but who looked to be taller. Although the hosts did not opine, they stacked each segment with Trump-haters, left and right. The alleged Republicans (e.g., Rina Shah, Brian Joyce) sounded the same as the Hillary supporters (Shira Center, Lynn Sweet).
As for Rachel Stoltzfoos, assuming this is her scoop, this is tremendous reporting. My only criticism is that she uses “refute,” when she should be using “deny.”
“The Clinton campaign and the media have consistently refuted [sic] Trump’s claim Clinton started the birther movement, which Trump re-upped Friday when he said for the first [sic] publicly that he believes Obama was born in the United States.”
There are also some very informative readers’ comments at The Daily Caller.
Don’t hold your breath, waiting for Lynn Sweet to call Hillary Clinton a “racist,” or for Sweet and Clinton’s other henchmen, including nominal Republicans, to apologize to Donald Trump.
Former DC Bureau Chief: Clinton Surrogate Pitched Me ‘Birther’ Story In 2008
By Rachel Stoltzfoos
2:00 P.M. 09/16/2016
The Daily Caller
Hillary Clinton surrogate Sid Blumenthal personally pitched a reporter on the President Obama “birther” story when she was campaigning for president in 2008, a former Washington reporter said Thursday.
The Clinton campaign and the media have consistently refuted [sic] Trump’s claim Clinton started the birther movement, which Trump re-upped Friday when he said for the first [sic] publicly that he believes Obama was born in the United States. “Hillary Clinton and her campaign of 2008 started the birther controversy,” Trump said, drawing a slew of media fact checks almost immediately. “I finished it.”
But former McClatchy Washington Bureau Chief James Asher has backed up Trump’s version of events, saying he was personally pitched the story by a Clinton surrogate in 2008.
Clinton had tweeted: “President Obama’s successor cannot and will not be the man who led the racist birther movement. Period.”
And McClatchy replied: “@HillaryClinton So why did your man #sidblumenthal spread the #obama birther rumor to me in 2008, asking us to investigate? Remember?”
Blumenthal is a former aide to Clinton’s husband Bill Clinton and their long-time friend.
“#CNN says #Hillary team in 2008 never raised the #birther issue,” he said in another tweet Thursday night. “#SidBlumenthal, long-time #HRC buddy, told me in person #Obama born in #kenya.”
Nevertheless, as soon as Trump reiterated his criticism Clinton started the birther movement, the media started churning out fact checks.
“I covered it at the time,” CNN’s Jake Tapper said Friday, referring to the movement. “She and her campaign never, never started the birther issue.”
“Trump Drops False ‘Birther’ Theory, but Floats a New One: Clinton Started It,” blared a New York Times headline. And The Washington Post fact checker quickly spun up a piece declaring the claim “debunked.”
At one point the MSNBC chyron read: “Trump (falsely) claims Clinton started birther controversy.”
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The Nine Pillars of Journolist 2016: CNN Continues to Peddle “Conspiracy Theory,” Leaving No Doubt that It Fanatically Supports Hillary Clinton’s Campaign
A little after 1 p.m. today, on Wolf Blitzer’s show, first Dana Bash and then Gloria Borger asserted that Donald Trump supported a “conspiracy theory.” (Bash had previously tried to look professional, but now, with her candidate desperate, she has taken off the gloves.)
They were talking about Birtherism, but leftwing CNN activists—if you’ll pardon the redundancy—have been repeating the phrase, “conspiracy theory,” regarding Trump as a framing device for weeks, regardless of context. They are trying, via constant repetition, to put the idea in voters’ heads that Trump is insane.
Brian Stelter and Kate Bolduan were the first CNN activists that I heard do it mockingly, two or three weeks ago, in response to questions that were raised about Hillary Clinton’s health. They desperately sought to mock the issue out of existence.
Stelter also rolled his eyes, and called Breitbart News “so far to the right that it practically falls off the map.” I’ve never heard anyone at CNN say that any person, organization, or media outlet, is “so far to the right that it practically falls off the map.”
Then alleged journalist Gloria Borger asserted (today), regarding Trump’s disavowal of the “Birtherism” he once supported, “You can’t erase history with one sentence.”
CNN then showed a clip of Hillary Clinton saying, “You can’t erase history.”
Neither I nor anyone else in my house heard Borger say she was merely quoting Hillary Clinton, as opposed to stating her own opinion.
Bash and Borger were saying today that Trump can’t simply put the Birther matter to rest. Why not?
On July 29, when the Clinton Campaign, the DNC, and the racial socialist MSM pulled the Khan-Con, with Pakistani Khizr Khan, whom Theodore and Walid Shoebat exposed as a jihadist and Muslim Brotherhood agent (the terrorist group that birthed al Qaeda), sharia-supporting, immigration scam lawyer baiting Trump from the floor of the Democratic Convention, and all over the media thereafter, and Trump defended himself, the MSM, Clinton spokesmen, and never-Trumpers all denied that Trump had any right to defend himself. Reconquista, Affirmative Action Republican Ana Navarro hysterically screamed to an absent Donald Trump on CNN, “Just shut up!”
The Khan-Con: The July 29 DNC Speech
Oh, yeah. That’s the way to get elected president. Don’t campaign, or speak on your own behalf, and follow the “advice” of those who seek to destroy you.
Trump was right to criticize Khan, including pointing out that Mrs. Kahn stood mum at the podium, while her husband vilified Trump at the DNC, because that was her role in Islam. But no one would publicly support him. (After Trump said that, Mrs. Khan vilified him, but she was again just following her husband’s orders, under sharia.) His campaign advisors, including his kids, let themselves be conned by relentless concern-trolling assertions by his enemies, that if he would just drop the Khan-Con, and “apologize” (for what?), all would be forgiven.
Khizr Khan is exactly the sort of person who should never have been permitted to enter the United States, and who should be deported, along with his wife. Why his son honorably served in our armed forces, and died in action, I do not know, but I suspect that he did so without the blessing of the same parents who have ruthlessly exploited his (not their!) sacrifice.
Meanwhile, Trump’s poll numbers dropped, but were those real numbers, or push-poll numbers? And if the numbers were real, were people souring on Trump, due to the relentless Journolist campaign, asserting that he had made “mistake” after mistake, a campaign which could have easily been knocked out, if the Republicans who had sworn an oath to support him, had honored their word, and counter-punched on his behalf?
So, he apologized, and his enemies, who had demanded that he drop the matter, themselves instead on bringing up the Khan-Con for weeks.
The notion that “Gold Star Families” are above reproach is garbage.
The Khans are political opportunists who support terrorism (if you support sharia, you support terrorism), and who took cheap shots at Trump. They entered the political arena as operatives, and must play by the rules of the game. But they cheated, and gladly made themselves of use to Trump’s enemies.
Heck, I’d never before heard the terms “Gold Star Fathers” or “Gold Star Families.” There was only “Gold Star Mothers,” as I heard my Nana (1893-1976) say about mothers who had lost their sons in The War. And being a “Gold Star Mother” was like being Caesar’s wife. You had to be above suspicion; not a political hack.
Apologizing to your enemies never works.
The notion that Republicans are paranoid conspiracy theorists goes back to the time of Senator Joseph McCarthy (R-WI). “Tailgunner Joe” spoke of “a conspiracy so immense.”
Communists and anti-anti-Communists mocked McCarthy, while Republicans either sat on their hands, or openly supported the enemy. They combined to make McCarthy the invisible man of the U.S. Senate.
As Stanton Evans, Ann Coulter, and Diana West would prove, using the Venona Transcripts long after McCarthy’s death in 1957, the conspiracy was even more immense than he’d imagined.
Mocking Republican anti-Communists as “crazy conspiracy theorists” has been a tactic of the Left, which really does habitually conspire against its enemies, for well over 50 years.
The Hillary Clinton campaign (which includes the MSM), and the Never-Trumpers have fanatically repeated the tactics of Journolist 2016.
The Nine Pillars (so Far) of Journolist 2016
• Trump is Hitler;
• Trump’s supporters are violent Nazis (black supremacist and militant homosexualist CNN activist, Don Lemon, has obsessively shown anti-Trump propaganda videos, while refusing to show the violent attacks by Hillary Clinton supporters on non-violent Trump supporters);
• Trump must be bullied into disavowing his supporters, again and again, until they desert him;
• Trump must surrender the positions that made him successful (the so-called “pivot”), so that his base will desert him, and Hillary Clinton can win a landslide victory;
• Any position Trump takes in reaching out to blacks, Hispanics and women, must be denounced, as if he had called them racial or sexual epithets;
• Everything Trump says must be “fact-checked,” and asserted to be false, by Democrat media operatives (who give Clinton a free ride);
• Everything Trump does must be tarred as a “mistake”;
• Everything Trump and his supporters say must be mocked as the stuff of a “conspiracy theory”; and
• Hillary Clinton must be protected, at all costs, with lies, lies, and more lies, of omission and commission.
There will surely be more Journolist 2016 dirty tricks to come.
By Nicholas Stix
At Reuters/Yahoo, via Drudge (inspiration for my title) and my Oak Park, IL, author and blogger friend, Jim Bowman.