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    Why would anyone have any respect for the modern media? They are freaking hacks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tahuyaman View Post
    Why would anyone have any respect for the modern media? They are freaking hacks.
    What they cannot spin, they make up lies, instead.
    For waltky: http://quakes.globalincidentmap.com/
    "The Nation that makes a great distinction between its scholars and its warriors will have its thinking done by cowards and its fighting done by fools."
    - Thucydides

    "Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch. Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote" B. Franklin
    Igitur qui desiderat pacem, praeparet bellum

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    Quote Originally Posted by exotix View Post
    LOL

    Trump relishes the fight.
    Time and time again, he seizes us-versus-them opportunities, casting the media as an opponent that must be defeated.


    He says he likes some reporters, but labels others as "dishonest" examples of "fake news."


    Wednesday's tweet was apparently provoked by news coverage of Trump's summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un.




    "So funny to watch the Fake News, especially NBC and CNN," he wrote.


    "They are fighting hard to downplay the deal with North Korea.


    500 days ago they would have 'begged' for this deal -- looked like war would break out.

    Our Country's biggest enemy is the Fake News so easily promulgated by fools!"



    New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman translated the tweet this way: "Someone is unhappy with headlines reflecting what happened instead of what he wants to say happened."


    MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell asked: "What deal? There is no deal with North Korea."
    Not only does he relish the fights, hes already won it
    Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.

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    Most recent fake news-Sarah Huckabee Sanders is leaving the whitehouse, she immediately called BS on that.

    What they meant to print was the WISH she would leave because just like Trump she spanks the $#@! out of them daily
    Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jimmyz View Post
    Do you ever look at the Washington Times or Breitbart or maybe listen to Dennis Prager and Mark Levin?
    Occasionally as well as Fox.
    One can be sure that he who says he knows knows nothing

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mister D View Post
    rip is an independent too. LOL
    You are right sir.
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    Quote Originally Posted by stjames1_53 View Post
    so he claims............
    All Independent means is you are not a member of a party as I have never been. Its a pretty basic definition.
    One can be sure that he who says he knows knows nothing

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cletus View Post
    Trump was correct. A biased press that is more interested in pursuing a political agenda than the truth is the greatest enemy of the People and the nation.

    We are currently afflicted with that.
    I would add that the press is here to keep power in check. They are doing a good job of that as well.
    One can be sure that he who says he knows knows nothing

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    Quote Originally Posted by Peter1469 View Post
    But it was negative press.
    Sure, a lot of it was and he was masterful in his handling of it. That's a big part of the reason for his election IMO.
    One can be sure that he who says he knows knows nothing

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    The modern media is one of the only businesses I can think of which is openly hostile to their customers. They conduct their business with no respect for their customers. If their customer base criticizes them in any way, the media calls those customers ignorant, stupid and un-American.

    How has the media earned any respect from anyone? There are random individuals who have earned various degrees of respect, but as an institution they are untrustworthy and deserve little to no respect.
    Last edited by Tahuyaman; 06-14-2018 at 03:48 PM.

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