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The Left is Already Preparing
Tomorrow´s Fake News

American Thinker, by Thomas Lifson

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Posted By:JoniTx, 7/17/2017 5:33:51 AM

A reader strolling down the street in Chicago spotted a recruiting poster for “Activist Jobs,” a bit of an oxymoron. “Activism” by implication is volunteer work undertaken because the goal sought by the acts in question is so important to the “activist.” Goal-oriented acts that are compensated are called “work,” not “activism.” But in the photograph below, the two different categories of endeavor are conflated: (Photo) The confusion is deliberate and speaks to a larger strategy of the Left, also based on deception. The American Left has relied on its mastery of the media – enthusiastically aided and abetted by

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Wetenschapper, 7/17/2017 6:35:48 AM     (No. 11321105)

Excellent, insightful article into the mind and tactics of the left, and providing hope that their cultural hegemony may at last be losing its iron grip on society.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: uno, 7/17/2017 7:00:16 AM     (No. 11321116)

Gee Wally, they even know about stuff that hasn´t happened yet?

Yet? Whadya mean "yet"?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Bubby, 7/17/2017 7:32:11 AM     (No. 11321126)

FTA "Ever since the 1950s, the left has been deliberately creating events in order to attract media attention that pushes a narrative confirming the justice of their demands. It learned that the new medium of television was perfect for creating artificial dramas that would sway support its way."

One current example FTA "The media-political deepthinkers decided that Trump’s crowd should be portrayed as dangerous, violent thugs reminiscent of Hitler’s rise to power. So Robert Creamer, husband of Rep. Jan Schakowski (D-IL) and a longtime shadowy Democrat operative, deployed “troublemakers” to stir up a hoped-for violent response, which could then be televised in an appropriately edited form. The resulting drama was eagerly lapped up by the media lapdogs, and is still believed to be an accurate vision of Trump’s supporters by many people whose media diet follows the priorities of the editors of New York Times."

Excellent article! The msm is working today on new Fake News for tomorrow. They the msm must be defeated, for they are nothing but liars and propagandists for Democrats.


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Reply 4 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua, 7/17/2017 7:33:32 AM     (No. 11321127)

Its all a narrative created by the left. They know what they are going to say in advance, and when they are going to say it. All according to plan. Its not really news, but it is propaganda to influence the American voter and influence politics. The people pushing this garbage do not represent us. They only represent themselves and special interests. Its a tyranny. We hear it every time the news comes on. Fake News. It won´t stop. The only hope is more and more people wise up, and kick the left out of power, and turn off the lefty media.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: god of irony, 7/17/2017 7:33:43 AM     (No. 11321128)

Another example of why Lifson is the best writer in the Conservative movement.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: winnie1, 7/17/2017 8:05:52 AM     (No. 11321149)

This morning on Morning idiot and the Putz, Joe Scarborough claims he got an important phone call over the weekend from a very prominent doctor telling him that the Republican Health-care Bill is bad. Every Monday Joe talks about who called him over the weekend at one time it was someone from the CIA, another time someone in the FBI and also others in intelligence. Joe is a LIAR you can tell by just looking at him when he is spewing all this garbage. Furthermore who the HELL would call him??????

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Jawone, 7/17/2017 8:06:07 AM     (No. 11321150)

And when the Fake News is reported, Bob Mueller will bring Eric Holder on board to investigate it, and arrange for Lucy Ramirez to provide all the documents they need to prove the case to a Washington DC jury.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: mickturn, 7/17/2017 9:11:12 AM     (No. 11321214)

Leftist Activists are simply PAID THUGS!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Clinger, 7/17/2017 9:11:19 AM     (No. 11321215)

Let´s see, Donny JR is offered dirt on Hillary and he shows up to get it and it turns out to be bait and switch. The definition of treason to the demonrats
The Dems spy on Trump using the intelligence assets paid for by US taxpayers find nothing then manufacture dirt to sooth their disappointed little hearts and that´s what, just politics?

JR shows up for information but none was forthcoming:

Treason

The Clintons broker a deal giving the Russians Nuclear weapons fuel in return for boatloads of cash:

Charity


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Reply 10 - Posted by: Dodge Boy, 7/17/2017 9:19:38 AM     (No. 11321225)

A very informative read by Lifson.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Dodge Boy, 7/17/2017 9:22:37 AM     (No. 11321227)

And Lifson´s description of how the left operates smacks very much of how Obie operated during the 8 wasted years he was in the WH. Equally interesting is how technology has beaten down the left.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: donnaclaire, 7/17/2017 9:29:04 AM     (No. 11321239)

Yes, and when these leftist, fear-mongering, belligerent phonies explode, it´ll stink to high heaven.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Smart11344, 7/17/2017 10:50:17 AM     (No. 11321348)

Khrushchev knew American couldn´t be undo by the Russians, he knew it had to be done in America. The democrat/progressives are today is what he was talking about. He was a visionary. The spineless republicans are assisting. In another decade the America of the past that I gre up in will no longer exist. At age 73 I hope I´m not around to see the end of America as I knew it.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Timber Queen, 7/17/2017 11:18:02 AM     (No. 11321374)

To me this is Biblical. Our enemies are falling into the traps they themselves have laid. It´s just how life works as designed by the Creator. Those that reject God and His Plan may enjoy worldly success for a certain time but it always ends in destruction. Those that recognize God and His Authority will often struggle mightily against evil forces but God´s people and Goodness always triumph.

I firmly believe that Donald Trump won the presidency because God chose him as His champion in response to a faithful people´s prayers. President Trump is uniquely qualified by his education, experience, and temperament to thrive in the Communist’s milieu of division and chaos. The Uniparty apparatchiks and their enemedia lackeys have been crafting narratives in opposition of reality for so long they can no longer recognize reality. Trump is a reality based individual and therefore rejects out-of-hand obvious fantasy. His tool of choice is utilizing the humble Tweet to neutralize the millions of words spewed in print and broadcast media. The current enemedia China Syndrome level meltdown is proof of his mastery of messaging.

If the Uniparty really want to discuss treason, national security in a volatile world, and collusion with foreign governments then President Trump will happily lead that discussion. The momentum has shifted and the power of the media to cover for the Uniparty is rapidly diminishing. Next summer is going to be a whole lot of fun.

MAGA – Like its 1776.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Butch59, 7/17/2017 12:07:48 PM     (No. 11321420)

This article brings out just how that internet has changed the world. It has created places where people can go to and learn what the truth really is. People don´t have to rely on was is said on TV or printed in newspapers and news magazines. And it is the reason the dims are doing all they can to get control of the internet and allow only what that they want on the internet.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: gone2pot, 7/17/2017 12:40:49 PM     (No. 11321460)

Yeah TQ, this does indeed look like a Haman moment for the Marxists. Sadly, this modern day Haman doesn´t have to be nearly as smart (although just as evil) as the Esther Haman since the modern day Xerxes (Ahasuerus) is a fidiot.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Penney, 7/17/2017 1:44:40 PM     (No. 11321535)

´Oh what a tangled web they weave, when first they practice to deceive.´

It is interesting to note that npr´s morning anchor is based in Culver City, where fantasy films are conjured by hollyweird. ...Their obviously lefty scripts have gotten far too redundant.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Penney, 7/17/2017 1:58:49 PM     (No. 11321550)

The current media/lsm deserves the scrutiny of the people subjected to its, ´news,´ reports 24/7, & this article does an excellent job of explaining exactly why.
...A MUST READ!!!

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Reply 19 - Posted by: web, 7/17/2017 2:23:53 PM     (No. 11321573)

Reminds me of all the muslims who are fearful of the backlash from tomorrow´s act of terrorism. Now we just have to make the left fearful enough that they will stop lying and manufacturing tomorrow´s narratives. There should be consequences for the MSM purposely hiding the truth from us, and lying about events. The media exists only to report the events of the day, not interpret them for us and make up narratives.

"Those who control the present, control the past and those who control the past control the future." George Orwell

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Reply 20 - Posted by: NotaBene, 7/17/2017 5:14:31 PM     (No. 11321788)

Thomas Lifson, Rush Limbaugh, Andrew Breitbart and Sundance have been the tip of the spear and now our amazing President Donaldus Magnus is our General Patton mechanized infantry. If we defeat the one world conspiracy media possession we will win for decades to come.

Yes Timber Queen, President Trump won by the grace of God. Even I prayed for US to be rescued from our plight, and I had never prayed for anything political before.

The media may lose this one because pretty much everyone now knows that the Stock Market went up 17% since the election, adding 4 Trillion in value, some of which I am merrily blowing off this summer. I sometimes wonder whether the incorrigible National Review #Nevertumpers have 401ks. Maybe the New World Order narrative is like the song of the Sirens to them as they crash into the shoals of Marxist narratives. This goes To you too, Dr. Krauthammer.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: POstaway, 7/17/2017 5:19:15 PM     (No. 11321796)

Madam Postawy can do even better than LIfson! I can accurately predict who the major media will endorse for the presidency in 2020, 2024, 2028, and every four years after that. Watch as I caress and look into my crystal ball....it is hazy but getting clearer...it will be candidates who have something to do with the letter "D" somewhere after their names


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NEW YORK — The Boy Scouts’ chief executive apologized Thursday to members of the scouting community who were offended by the aggressive political rhetoric in President Donald Trump’s recent speech to the Scouts’ national jamboree. The apology came in a statement from Chief Scout Executive Michael Surbaugh, three days after Trump’s speech to nearly 40,000 scouts and adults gathered in West Virginia. Other U.S. presidents have delivered nonpolitical speeches at past jamborees. To the dismay of many parents and former scouts, Trump, a Republican, promoted his political agenda and derided his rivals, inducing some of the scouts in attendance to


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