Tag Archives: free press

Oxymoron alert: “I love the First Amendment; nobody loves it better than me”

[H]ere’s the truth: The press is not the opposition party. The media is not the enemy of the American people. Negative stories are not fake news. And when Trump keeps… Read more »

Democracy Dies in Darkness: Welcome to Donald Trump’s Brave New World Order

In an era in which the U.S. president refers to the media as “the enemy of the American People,” The Washington Post is reinforcing its mission statement to remind its… Read more »

How Democracy Dies: “They are very smart, they are very cunning, they are very dishonest….”

OXON HILL, Md. — President Trump intensified his slashing attack on the news media during an appearance before the Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday, reiterating his charge that “fake… Read more »

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 »