Portland A4: Fake News From Associated Press

A critical appraisal of a Fake News article: Andrew Selsky “Portland Chief Orders Review of Use of Force By Police At Protest; Patriot Prayer, ANTIFA Faceoff; Counterprotesters Say They Were Targeted”, in Seattle Times, August 6, 2018. p. B6. (Associated Press) In an extremely biased Fake News article, Associated Press journalist Selsky begins with failing […]

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More Facebook Censorship

Are Foreigners Seeking to ‘Exacerbate Divisions” in America? Dear Friends of the Ron Paul Institute: You may have missed it, but this week Facebook made a big announcement in its ongoing struggle against Russian influence in American society. On Tuesday they announced that they had identified and terminated 32 accounts (out of more than 2.2 billion users) […]

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Portland A4: What Really Happened

(There was a lot more than this, but this is a collection of comments and sources (with URLs) about this important event.) The rally of Patriot Prayer and counter-rally of Pop Mob/ANTIFA (Popular Mobilization) on August 4 in downtown Portland threatened to be a bloodbath. At least the mainstream media was hoping for a bloodbath […]

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Was Deindustrialization an Election Strategy

Manufacturing countries vote Republican. Was one fringe benefit of destroying American industry the expectation that there would be less manufacturing countries to vote Republican? And note the decline in manufacturing counties (at least 25% of jobs are in manufacturing) from 862 in 1992 to 323 in 2016. Table: “Counties Where Manufacturing is At Least 25% […]

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McCain’s Subcommittee Staff Director Urged IRS to Target Conservative Groups: Harass Them Into Bankruptcy

Judicial Watch McCain’s Subcommittee Staff Director Urged IRS to Target Conservative Groups. District of Columbia: Judicial Watch, June 22, 2018. Little is as unnerving as trouble with the IRS, especially if you haven’t done anything wrong. That happened repeatedly during the Obama administration, as his IRS enthusiastically targeted conservative groups. We’re now understanding why the […]

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