Tag Archives: free press

Truth isn’t Liberal or Conservative, nor can it be manipulated for political advantage

Astonishing as it may seem, 63 million Americans who claim to love their country (as well as their freedom and liberty) elected a President who hates democracy. Whether it’s due… Read more »

Then they came for the journalists and I did nothing, for I watch only Fox News Channel

Indiana Republican state Rep. Jim Lucas (R-Seymour) has drafted a bill that would require journalists in the state to be “licensed” with state police. According to the Indy Star, Lucas,… Read more »

If you start with a pig and a tube of lipstick, you’re not going to end with a prize show horse

President Trump has enacted more legislation and signed more executive orders in his first 100 days than any president in a half century, despite historic Democratic obstruction. Justice Neil M…. Read more »

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 »