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What has happened
to the New York Times?

Washington Times, by Joseph Curl

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Posted By:Toledo, 2/3/2014 6:40:11 AM

The Gray Lady, America’s Paper of Record, where readers turn to find “All the News That’s Fit to Print,” has gone off the deep end.Last Friday, the paper published a huge story. “Christie Knew About Bridge Lane Closings, Port Authority Official Says,” the headline screamed.Huge. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, during a two-hour press conference weeks ago, had repeatedly insisted that he knew nothing about lane closures on a bridge leading into New York City, after allegations emerged that the lanes were shut down to punish a mayor who failed to endorse the governor’s re-election bid. Now, The Times said,

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: quantumman, 2/3/2014 6:49:34 AM     (No. 9717046)

The Gray Lady is a nattering nabob of negativism and has been liberal batty crazy since Walter Durant got his Pulitzer for his slobbering love affair with Uncle Joe Stalin.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Attila DiMedici, 2/3/2014 6:57:24 AM     (No. 9717051)

This is nothing new for the NYT, they did the same thing to John McCain in 2008 with allegations of an affair based on evidence that turned out not to exist.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: EnsignOToole, 2/3/2014 7:03:09 AM     (No. 9717056)

It seems that true journalism is dead for now. Most stories in traditional papers such as the NYSlimes are rushing headlong into the yellow kind of journalism.

Do J-Schools even teach the principles of journalism any more? Stories should answer these questions: Who, What, Where, When, Why and How?

Actually, novelists should also follow the same principles in what they are writing if they want to be believable. Oh, I forgot, we have a whole generation that doesn´t seem to care if a story is believable, as long as it´s kool. Take for instance the story of our current POTUS.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: guybee, 2/3/2014 7:32:57 AM     (No. 9717085)

Are there really that many liberals who are willing to prop up the NYT with advertising and subscriptions? What if everyone who thinks the NYT is a piece of garbage were to stop supporting it financially. How long would it last?

The ONLY solution to this media distortion is for the good people of America to stop contributing one dime to it economic coffers. Then they will choke on their own phlegm.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: pgvoisin, 2/3/2014 7:57:23 AM     (No. 9717105)

There is no Grey Lady.

Ladies are refined.
They are insightful.
They are gracious.
They are truthful.
They have class.

The New York Times is not a Lady.
She is a Progressive charlatan that is devoid of journalism and shows contempt for what our Founding Fathers died for.

What is ironic is that those very principals gave the New York Times the opportunity to first be an example of great journalism and now a greater example of non-journalism.

Her correct name cannot be share with Lucianne.com because the "Good Taste Police" would rightfully have to delete it!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: lftrn97, 2/3/2014 8:00:59 AM     (No. 9717109)

#3...I believe those questions characterize a REPORTER...Journalism seems to be taught as primarily opinion.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: nonsense, 2/3/2014 8:12:53 AM     (No. 9717122)

Some Leftist/Liberal/Progressive is funding the New York Slimes. If George Soros funds Media Matters, Center for American Progress, Hitler´s PAC, and 400 other organizations, what makes you think he would not pour millions or billions into the Times to keep the propaganda flowing.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: mulhaven, 2/3/2014 8:24:49 AM     (No. 9717141)

Was it Dan Rather who wrote the propaganda piece? He is one goofball who loves fabricated "facts". The DNC media is what it is and anyone who wants to participate with it has abandoned any hope of an honest life.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Clinger, 2/3/2014 8:26:52 AM     (No. 9717146)

If there were such evidence failure to publish it now would allow some GOP supporters to flush their contributions down the toilet. The best way to serve the political interests of the Democrat party would be to let the GOP invest heavily in a front runner who could easily discredited late in the game, even after the primary.

Either the claim is legit or it is not. If not, we have pure slanderous political activism. If it is legit but the evidence is being held back what other than shameful political activism would be the motive?

The days if simple media bias are well behind us, its downright activism.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Eheu Fugaces, 2/3/2014 8:33:02 AM     (No. 9717152)

The Times believes, as it always has, that it has a sacred duty to get Democrats elected. A Democrat hegemony is its dearest dream. Sandbagging, libeling, and smearing any Republican are acceptable tactics because the end justifies the means. In short, the NYT, like the WAPO, is a Democrat institution.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: kono, 2/3/2014 8:48:18 AM     (No. 9717173)

Where has Curl been cloistered these past thirty years? This is far from a new development for the NYTimes.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: mickturn, 2/3/2014 9:00:35 AM     (No. 9717196)

Christie...Hint, make it illegal to sell the Slimes rag in NJ. Confiscate all the papers and burn them!

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Reply 13 - Posted by: figowitz, 2/3/2014 9:25:33 AM     (No. 9717234)

Simple equation: NYT is to print as CBS is to TV

Liars.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: mc squared, 2/3/2014 9:41:44 AM     (No. 9717272)

Poster 8; Yes, they´re looking for Dan Rather´s typewriter as we speak.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: dman, 2/3/2014 9:53:59 AM     (No. 9717294)

The real question is: Why is anyone asking this question anymore? We all know what has happened.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: US56425603, 2/3/2014 10:51:15 AM     (No. 9717381)

#5 You really hit it on the head
Who pays any attention to their agenda?

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Reply 17 - Posted by: jglas, 2/3/2014 10:52:04 AM     (No. 9717382)

Seems sort of normal to me . . . standard political assassination of the leading potential Republican candidate for president. Actually, I´d be surprised if they didn´t do something like this.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: wendybird, 2/3/2014 11:08:15 AM     (No. 9717407)

What establishment republicans don´t take care of, the Times will. Like ducks in a row.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: olcap, 2/3/2014 11:28:49 AM     (No. 9717456)

The tub o lard , classlees RINO will get what he has coming, and it isn´t the presidency. Go away RINO Lard a--.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Iraengneer, 2/3/2014 12:27:52 PM     (No. 9717553)

folks, if the Slimes is so pointless, than why all the commentary on this thread, much from those of us fortunate to live FAR beyond the Hudson River? Sadly, lots of people read it avidly, I´ve known those who subscribed and received it in places like Atlanta, Knoxville, Cleveland, Little Rock, and Tulsa.
So it matters, and there are those who shape their attitudes based on what the paper says. And believe what it says.
and don´t get too exercised about the paper´s stances. Yes, they´re generally wrong and they stink and all. And character assassination of those not with the program is and has long been the order of the day. Again, so? If you want a giggle, look up some of the stories from a hundred years back in cities that had several competing papers. Slander against real or imagined opponents, sometimes based upon political affiliation, sometimes based on alliances with that or a competing paper, were long the order of the day, untainted by any pretense of accuracy or even-handed treatment. Allegations of bribery, illegitimate offspring, sympathies with the nation´s enemies or the Irish or the ´robber barons´ or .... well, the list was endless.
All that´s new is the reach of this paper.
Like many, I will be happy when the building is vacant and the furniture is being sold at sheriff´s sale as part of the bankruptcy. But it probably won´t be this month.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: krause, 2/3/2014 12:46:30 PM     (No. 9717579)

If they had any actual economists at the NYT, they would know that progressivism doesn´t work in the long run.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: harper, 2/3/2014 12:57:34 PM     (No. 9717600)

No surprise. Survivors of the Titanic´s sinking stated that many curious, horrific even haunting noises came out of the hulk as it prepared for it´s death plunge.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: peterfleming, 2/3/2014 1:12:53 PM     (No. 9717634)

All this time wasting of good people, reacting to an onslaught of Communist style agitation, endless rounds of agitating propaganda.
They are harsh, dominating, controlling voices to be ignored. We are pro freedom voices who all need to learn the basics of speaking for freedom. LEARN !
stop reacting to endless commie trash. Ignore RINO
Christie´s current trumped up dilemma!
Support Christie if and when he talks about freedom.
We all have a "lesson" from Mitt, a rare decent guy in politics but a nothing as a pro freedom speaking citizen. A lackluster Christie can learn from Mitt. Chris could also join up with Cruz and Rand, and speak up about ending big government, massive taxes, every day. Let´s face it, Chris HAS the platform and he´s LETTING IT GO TO WASTE ! ! !

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Reply 24 - Posted by: GreatPlains, 2/3/2014 1:45:27 PM     (No. 9717695)

The blockbuster letter said ‘evidence exists’
the governor knew about the lane closings when they were happening.
Christie has always said he knew about the morning slow down.
Everyone who listened to traffic reports knew that there were slow downs on four mornings.
i guarantee that
there was a slow down this morning, too.
The NYT took this bit of info and falsely blew it into Christie orchestrating the shenanigans.
Yesterday, the NJ Democrat leading the investigation said that so far nothing shows Christie
had anything to do with the morning slow down.
I´m sure the NYT will get right on that.
The national media has so damaged themselves , especially over the last 15 years ,
that should we ever have another 9/11 type emergency requiring national instructions on evacuations, sheltering in place , etc-
would anyone believe them ?
# 19 Governor Christie has been invited to speak at CPAC and has accepted.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: redwhite&blue2, 2/3/2014 5:21:59 PM     (No. 9717974)

The NY slimes, the WAPO, the LA times, the Sacramento Bee, google, yahoo, tv news.....they all LIE to us constantly, on a daily basis. It´s the daily drumbeat from sunrise to past midnight, the NBC/ABC/CBS corrupt liars, the Today show, the Tonight show, letterman, the talk shows.....it´s all of them, combined with the Ass Press of liars and lefties......this is what we true conservatives are up against in 2014, not to mention the Democrat Nazi Socialist Party of thug unions, political liars, inept morons like Biden, Obama, kerry, Clinton, Reid, Pelosi, Schumer, et al....



How do we change this massive national fraud short of Civil War 2 ???? How do we convince our kids and grandkids that they are being lied to every day, all day?


Semper Paratus

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Hoosier, 2/3/2014 6:25:43 PM     (No. 9718027)

#3 - Journalism as a "profession?" If engineers were this "professional" we would all be in the river by now.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: Dodge Boy, 2/3/2014 6:36:00 PM     (No. 9718041)

"What has happened to the New York Times?"

Same thing that happened to the Newsweek mag that was sold for a buck a few years ago.


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Reply 28 - Posted by: JoElla Bee, 2/3/2014 7:06:48 PM     (No. 9718062)

"What has happened to the New York Times?"

Technology and competition has exposed them for who and what they are.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: hoopsfan, 2/3/2014 8:17:33 PM     (No. 9718115)

There are many factors at play here, and most have been mentioned.

Another way at looking at their decline -- it´s essentially a family business, and the 4th generation (Pinch Sulzberger) has proven to be incompetent and blatantly partisan.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: EQKimball, 2/3/2014 11:51:52 PM     (No. 9718323)

In the game of baseball, if the second baseman is able to conceal the ball in his glove as the runner eases off the bag in the belief that the horsehide is in the possession of the pitcher, that is deception. Neither the base runner nor the fans look at the baseman´s trickery as unfair or unethical. Most sports allow for certain deceptions. Liberals look at the "game" of politics in precisely the same way, and it bothers them not if a liberal news organization is prepared to employ "fake but accurate" (whatever that means) evidence in support of a claim that will harm the conservative opposition. The reason is that it is employed in the righteous cause of progressivism (i.e. soft socialism). Conservatives, in their view, are evil, and deserve to be caught off base by any means available, and if that means hiding the ball, or making up a news story, so be it.

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American Thinker, by C. Edmund Wright    Original Article
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As he moves from lobbyists to the golf course, from press conferences to the tanning bed, he remains oblivious to all that is around him. He has power, incredible power, and yet to this day he has no understanding of the election that made it so. Moreover, all around him are astonishing opportunities for him to be an historic figure -- one who could and should be the man who did more than any other single person in turning back the red tide of Obama. It’s all there for Speaker of the House, and yet John Boehner manages to miss

Would YOU be underwater if the
polar caps melted? Map reveals
what our planet would look like
if sea levels rose by 260ft

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Daily Mail (UK), by Ellie Zolfagharifard    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/21/2014 5:20:21 PM     Post Reply
Global sea levels have risen by 8 inches (20cm) since 1880 and scientists predict they could rise up to 3ft (98cm) by 2100. But despite the UN’s recent threats of war, famine and extreme weather, such a dramatically different world caused by sea level rise can be hard to imagine. To help picture the future, Martin Vargic, an amateur graphic designer from Slovakia, has created a map depicting the planet with sea levels around 260ft (79m) higher than they are today. He imagines what Earth would look like if the ice sheets surrounding the North and South poles melted, releasing

Reid: ´We Are a Nation of Laws,
Not of Men and Women´

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Cybercast News Service, by Susan Jones    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/22/2014 10:53:27 AM     Post Reply
It may not be tomorrow, but Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) says "something will happen" to force a Nevada rancher to obey a court order to stop grazing his cattle on federal land and pay his grazing fees. "It´s obvious that you can´t just walk away from this," Reid said in an April 18 interview with a Nevada´s KSNV-TV News 3 program “What’s Your Point?” "You can´t have a law that is -- we´re a nation of laws, not of men and women," he said. (Video) Reid noted that most cattlemen pay their taxes, pay their fees, and follow

38 Republican lawmakers put aside differences
for lawsuit challenging legality of Obamacare

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Washington Times, by Dave Boyer    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/22/2014 5:20:31 AM     Post Reply
Thirty-eight Republican lawmakers, including such unlikely bedfellows as John McCain of Arizona and Ted Cruz of Texas, have joined to support a lawsuit challenging the legality of the Affordable Care Act and accusing the president of repeatedly ignoring the law he signed for political reasons. The lawmakers have signed onto a legal brief in support of a lawsuit filed by Sen. Ron Johnson, the Wisconsin Republican who is asking a federal court to overturn Obamacare’s special treatment for members of Congress and their staffs. “The unlawful executive action at issue in this case is not an isolated incident,” the brief

A rancher´s armed battle against the US
government is standard libertarian fare

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Guardian [UK], by Kieran Suckling    Original Article
Posted By: MissMolly- 4/21/2014 8:10:33 AM     Post Reply
Perhaps the most remarkable feature of American democracy is the magnificent estate of public land that it reserved from the very beginning for the use of all citizens, rich or poor. There is nothing like it in the democracies of Europe, which came into being with nations already carved up into private fiefdoms. The Great Idea that hundreds of millions of acres of forests, deserts, rivers and prairies should be owned by, and managed for, the public interest has had a profound and lasting influence on American culture. But not everyone has accepted it. Cliven Bundy’s armed standoff with the National Park


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