Tag Archives: free press

How Democracy Dies: The normalization of mendacity and propaganda

Donald Trump is a proven liar. He lies often and effortlessly. He lies about the profound and the trivial. He lies to avoid guilt and invite glory. He lies when… Read more »

If Donald Trump wants to see an enemy of the American people, he should look into a mirror

The FAKE NEWS media (failing @nytimes, @NBCNews, @ABC, @CBS, @CNN) is not my enemy, it is the enemy of the American People! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 17, 2017… Read more »

The truth shall set you free…unless you can blame the media for reporting the truth

Today the President Trump has condemned:Washington PostFBINSACNNMSNBCHillaryNY TimesObama He has not condemned:RUSSIA — Impeach Donald Trump (@Impeach_D_Trump) February 16, 2017 As much as I’ve tried to stay abreast of the… Read more »

How to maintain your sanity and compassion in very insane and compassion-deprived times

Like many Americans, Erin and I have struggled, wondering how to maintain our sanity in our new fascist world order. It would be very easy- far TOO easy- to get… Read more »

A free press? Who cares? We have Fox News! And Breitbart!!

Today: This tweet is unavailableSoon: The press office is unavailable Then: The facts are unavailableFinally: Your rights are unavailable pic.twitter.com/ALjZ1YBGq0 — Thomas Bishop (@ThomasB00001) January 25, 2017 The White House… Read more »

“It’s not every day that a U.S. president calls journalists ‘among the most dishonest human beings on earth’”

Reuters orders reporters to cover Trump like an authoritarian regime: Expect ‘physical threats’ https://t.co/TNqoUMx2W1 pic.twitter.com/nGXpgQuBlP — Raw Story (@RawStory) February 1, 2017 The Reuters news agency this week recognized the… Read more »

How Democracy Dies: When the White House tells the media to “shut up”

In a rare interview, President Trump's strategist Stephen Bannon said the media should "keep its mouth shut" https://t.co/6Kk3QJqWbP — The New York Times (@nytimes) January 27, 2017 WASHINGTON — Just… Read more »

The most dishonest man on Earth displays his world-class lack of self-awareness

Stars Jumbotron with a topical joke. pic.twitter.com/9vsmTG1Agj — Kate Morrison (@unlikelyfanatic) January 22, 2017 WASHINGTON — President Trump used his first full day in office on Saturday to unleash a… Read more »

“The first rule of the Trump Presidency is: You do not talk about the Trump Presidency”

(sincere apologies to National Lampoon) It's time for news outlets to stop giving a proven liar the benefit of the doubt: https://t.co/NmxPD9SUYT pic.twitter.com/ksdiu0S327 — Media Matters (@mmfa) January 8, 2017… Read more »