These six things doth the Lord hate: yea, seven are an abomination unto him: A proud look, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood, An heart that deviseth wicked imaginations, feet that be swift in running to mischief, A false witness that speaketh lies, and he that soweth discord among brethren.
Contrary to the narrative of Donald Trump’s friends and foes alike, the phenomenon of “fake news” long precedes the 2016 presidential election, even if the moniker is of a fairly recent vintage. To deem an item reported by journalists a piece of “fake news” is not necessarily to say that it is patently
To grasp the distortion James Comey makes of his February 14 meeting with President Trump, first review the meeting of January 27. In a previous article, I showed how the version of the February 14 Flynn conversation leaked to the New York Times in May was tailored by James Comey to create the
As the words and images by which we live our public and private lives coarsen and become more violent, as we identify in ways antagonistic to one another, it is surprising only that instances of violence among us are not more frequent. A civil conflict in some ways more destructive of social peace
Conventional opinion is that Sarah Palin must climb a steep hill in her fight with the New York Times. For a person of prominence to win a libel action against a big media company is so difficult that few are willing to try, and the nastiness of litigation discourages even the most intrepid,
Do you know what federal prosecutors do when a thief brings the FBI incriminating documents that he has swiped from his victim’s home? They use the documents to convict the victim. And they would use such stolen evidence to convict the victim even if the thief were a hacker. Even if the thief
In the ultimate display of irony-averse stupidity, Fraud News Network CNN threatened an American citizen on this fourth of July. The occasion was the now-infamous GIF tweeted out by President Trump, which shows Trump tackling and beating a wrestler on Wrestlemania. Except instead of showing the wrestler’s face, CNN’s corporate logo is substituted.
CNN Justifies the Meme (with apologies to Kipling’s “Arithmetic on the Frontier”) A great and glamorous thing it was, The media high ground to own— To set each debate’s terms, because Yours was the mightiest microphone— And your pronouncements carried weight. You squandered that, though. It’s too late. Much credibility you spent, Through
Jacob Harold of GuideStar USA. GuideStar USA—a nonprofit organization that, in effect, polices other nonprofits by publishing pertinent data about their funding and tax status—recently joined the FBI and the U.S. Army in distancing itself from the Southern Poverty Law Center. However, GuideStar has left open the possibility they will once
One wonders why it took the branding of a Muslim as a hater by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) for the mainstream media to begin questioning the methodology, criteria, and the partisanship of that once-respected institution. After all, SPLC has been branding mainstream Christian groups as “haters” for many years. Even so,