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Does anyone still remember the Journ-O-List? Back in 2008, a group of about 400-500 liberal news people, academics and pundits were part of a secret list serve organized by Ezra Klein.

Who is Ezra Klein? He’s a millennial Californian. A liberal graduate of UCLA, who considers himself a “journalist”. Those quotes are intentional because Klein isn’t a non-partisan journalist at all. The Journ-O-List was organized to promote the candidacy of Barack Obama by coordinating through its members positive coverage for Obama and negative coverage for John McCain and Republicans.

If you google the Journ-O-List you will find many articles trying to knock down allegations of deliberate and intentional bias on their part. It is notable, however, that there is evidence aplenty on the other side. The only reason these CYA articles were necessary is due to the fact that literally dozens of reputations and careers were rightly placed at risk. The unfortunate truth is, however, that former members of the Journ-O-List today, occupy many prominent positions in the media, having suffered no lasting damage to their careers at all. None of these people should be in the news business any longer posing as actual impartial reporters. They are the beating black heart of the left wing bias in today’s news media.


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Minnesota’s Attorney General is Keith Ellison, the former Congressman. Ellison has been credibly accused of sexual assault as well as anti-Semitism. Is it tru? This series of articles makes a compelling case


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In the early days of 2017, two very important articles were published by the New York Times and the Washington Post. The Times reported that President Obama, during his last week in office, changed the rules regarding the sharing of classified information in the intelligence agencies. Obama’s change allowed for a greater number of people able to share information and who they could share it with. This “sharing” gave Obama holdovers in the permanent government all the tools they needed to sabotage the incoming Trump Administration, which they did and continued to do.

In 2012, the IRS delayed granting 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(4) status to hundreds of conservative Tea Party groups. These groups were hamstrung by the IRS placing inordinately burdensome documentary requirement to satisfy a request that was routine: namely granting status as a 501(c)(3) or 501(c)(4) organization. It is quite possible that Obama owes his 2012 re-election win to the underhanded actions of the IRS and Lois Lerner.

Operation Fast and Furious was a gun running operation that was operated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. The badly run operation was supposed to serve as a predicate for stricter gun control laws. Instead, it led to the deaths of hundreds of Mexicans and an American border patrol agent.


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When Central American migrants showed up at the Southern border with young children, the Trump Administration drew fire from critics by separating the children from the adults. Trump’s opponents wasted no time painting him as heartless. It was an effective political strategy, but was it really true that President Trump was being deliberately cruel? This article from the Washington Post in 2016 explains how thousands of children were actually being smuggled into the United States by human traffickers. Some of the children were abandoned to die in the desert. Others were were sold into sex slavery to pedophiles. Still others were placed into forced labor. This article outlines the living conditions some experienced on an egg farm in Ohio.

In truth, President Trump was acting to protect the children by separating them from the adults who accompanied them. It was a painful and heart wrenching episode, but it prevented thousands more children being trafficked into the United States for illicit purposes.


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Robert Mueller found that the alleged collusion by Donald Trump with the Russians never actually happened. But that was not the only collusion with Russia that was alleged to have occurred. There was other collusion and it has been ongoing for years and it is directly tied to the Democrat Party and their pursuit of a green, carbon and fossil fuel free agenda.

Considering how heavily the Russian economy relies on fossil fuels, it is not altogether surprising that Russia would attempt to influence US policy makers to limit domestic fossil fuel production as a way to bolster the world market prices.

That influence comes in the form of Russian money funneled through off shore shell corporations into Democrat connected environmentalist groups like the Sierra Club and the Natural Resources Defense Council. This e-book lays it all out.

50+Journalists, Politicians & Grifters who Peddled Russia Collusion Hoax

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The Russian Collusion hoax was arguably the most egregious fraud ever perpetrated on the American public. Even today, many Americans continue to believe President Donald Trump colluded with the Russian government to influence the outcome of the 2016 Presidential election, despite the fact that Special Counsel, Robert Mueller found no actual collusion or conspiracy and the Department of Justice itself concluded no Americans worked with any Russians to affect the election and not a single vote was affected.

But who were those responsible for advancing this myth? The answer is literally dozens of journalists, politicians an ne’er do wells. That is what you will find in the e-book below.


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Change. It’s a word that is tossed about quite cavalierly these days. Some people are afraid of it, while others demand it. Change, in and of itself is neither inherently good or bad. But the change requires adaptation. Change without adaptation leads to dysfunction and chaos.

In the context of this discussion, what is the change affecting the media? The media has always tilted to the left. That has not changed. What has changed is the ecosystem within which the news business operates. The emergence and dominance of the internet has perverted and undermined the news business in ways we are only now beginning to notice, much less understand.

Prior to the rise of the internet, newspapers and magazines dominated the news business. Television news, prior to CNN was not the primary source of news and information for the average American. The major broadcast networks (ABC, CBS, NBC) carried only 30 minutes of national news programming on a daily basis. Local affiliates focused on local issues. The print news outlets had a business model that relied heavily on classified ads. Many people bought the newspaper specifically for those ads. The revenue streams from advertising allowed newspapers to fund “loss leaders” like investigative journalism. When the internet arrived, however, websites like Craig’s List gave readers for free, something newspapers were charging for. The change was dramatic and the management at print news establishments failed to adequately adapt. They no longer had revenue streams to finance their journalistic investigations. Thousands of jobs were lost and a great many news outlets went bankrupt. But the news still needed to be reported. Instead of doing the journalistic legwork, newspapers went directly to the politicians and bureaucrats themselves of their spokesman. They became wholly reliant of them as sources. What was formerly investigative journalism quickly morphed into advocacy and opposition research posing as journalism. The American free press was no longer really free.

Without the ability to afford a staff of investigative journalists, news media outlets had to remain in the good graces of their sources, the people and organization they were actually reporting on. Of course, this did not mean every embarrassing story or every corruption scandal was ignored. Rather, it meant the balance of power shifted away from an impartial media, towards one more favorably disposed to the wishes of those news sources.

Think about it. If the news outlet lacks the funding for real investigative journalists working hard to uncover facts and controversy, and instead simply takes whatever the news source gives them, becoming little more than a mouthpiece. These “journalists” will gladly comply because they have the pressure of deadlines, insufficient resources to investigate independently and then become almost fully dependent on the news source.

Compounding this problem is the seemingly endless supply of broadcast “journalists” who have spent their careers in partisan politics.

It was once thought unethical to shuttle back and forth between partisan political jobs and a job in journalism. No longer. The list is actually quite astonishing and it is not often discussed, but it’s the best evidence there is that the news media has been corrupted.

For example, take George Stephanopoulos who anchors a one hour political news program on ABC every week. Stephanopoulos was President Clinton’s spokesman and has been a close friend and confidant of both Clintons for decades. Moreover, the executive producer of “This Week”, is the husband of Obama’s national security adviser and former UN Ambassador, Susan Rice.

On top of this, Stephanopoulos also co-hosts Good Morning, America, which airs four hours a day, Monday through Friday, giving this partisan Democrat operative access to 20 hours of airtime on ABC, a national network.

While Stephanopoulos may be the most blatant example of media bias, he is by no means alone. Agenda driven “journalists” and partisans are found throughout the mainstream media.

Jake Tapper at CNN is someone who has gained a measure of success and respect as a journalist who is by today’s standards, fair. Still, Tapper too, has deep ties to the Democrat Party. In the early 1990s, he was the press secretary for Democrat Marjorie Margolies, who later became embroiled in a criminal campaign scandal.

Tapper was also the national spokesman for Hand Gun Control, Inc., the anti-Second Amendment pressure group. Oddly, when Tapper hosted a raucous televises town hall in Parkland, Florida, in the aftermath of the mass school shooting atrocity there, he made no mention of his past association with a leading gun control group and showed no impulse at all to conduct a civil forum. He permitted disgraced police chief, Scott Israel and hostile members of the audience to verbally assault Senator Marco Rubio and NRA spokeswoman, Dana Loesch.

Throughout the Trump era, Tapper has made no secret of his disdain for President Trump. This, coupled with his deep Democrat Party ties, all but obliterate his credibility as an impartial purveyor of the news.

Other high profile news media people tied to the Democrat Party:

>>>Chris Matthews, MSNBC: Formerly President Jimmy Carter’s speechwriter. He also was a staffer for Tip O’Neill, where he helped engineer six government shutdowns during the Reagan Administration. Two facts, Matthews never bothers to mention.

>>>Chuck Todd, NBC: The host of NBC’s Meet the Press was a Senate staffer for former Iowa Senator, Tom Harkin. At the time, Harkin was rated as “most Liberal Senator”. Todd is also married to Kristian Denny-Todd, who is the defense attorney for Jane O’Meara-Sanders, who happens to be the wife of Bernie Sanders. Sanders’ wife came under scrutiny after the college she ran in Vermont went bankrupt. Did Chuck Todd ever point out any of his past associations?

>>>David Gregory, CNN: Chuck Todd isn’t the only host of Meet the Press with strong ties to prominent Democrats through his spouse. David Gregory is married to Beth Wilkinson, a high powered Washington defense lawyer who represented the entire Clinton team swept up in the Clinton unsecured server and email scandal. Yet, when Gregory appeared as a contributor and commentator on CNN to discuss that very scandal, he made no mention of the fact that his wife was their legal counsel, making him less than impartial, at least by all appearances.

>>>Jim Sciutto, CNN: Another partisan Democrat who poses as an impartial news anchor. Sciutto came to CNN straight out of the Obama Administration where he served in a political position, advising President Obama on foreign affairs. In fact, when CNN’s Washington Bureau Chief announced the hiring of Sciutto, no mention was ever mad that he was a political appointee of Obama’s. Sciutto’s job was to report “news” on the administration he once worked for andf who’s policies he advanced. That fails even the most modest effort at journalistic integrity. How convenient!

>>>Chris Cuomo, CNN: the son of former NY Governor, Mario Cuomo and the brother of the current governor, Andrew Cuomo.

>>>Al Sharpton, MSNBC: race hustler and former Democrat Presidential candidate.

>>>David Rhodes, CBS News President, 2011-19: brother to Obama’s National Security Adviser, Ben Rhodes. As President of CBS News, Rhodes was in that role when investigative journalist, Sharyl Attkisson exposed the gun running operation, Fast and Furious. Her reporting was deeply embarrassing to the Obama Administration and some speculate that Attkisson’s exposes stopped making it to CBS’s air and her eventual departure from CBS after a stellar 20+ year career were driven, at least in part, by her dogged determination to report on that scandal and the friction it created with the Obama White House.

These are just a handful of examples outlining the incestuous relationships that have corrupted the American news media. That corruption extends well beyond even that which is outlined here. The super wealthy are also part of this corruption. The New York Times and the Washington Post are both owned by billionaires. The Times by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim and the Post by Jeff Bezos. Both use these newspapers as a vehicle to promote their own interests which have little or nothing to do with impartial, unbiased journalism.

Now, imagine a situation where this merging of the national media and the authority of the permanent government join forces to drive the country in a particular direction that runs counter to the Constitutionally elected leadership’s policies. What we are then faced with is the classic case of an immovable object meeting the irresistible force. Nobody elected anyone in the FBI, CIA, DOJ, DHS, NSA or any of the other intel agencies. They are all part of the Executive Branch of the government and serve at the pleasure of the only elected official in the Executive Branch, the President of the United States.

Each member of the Executive Branch takes an oath to uphold the Constitution. The same Constitution that empowers the President, not them. The Federal bureaucracy has no legitimate role as a check on the President. The President is NOT answerable to federal bureaucrats. To act in ways that undermine the President is in fact, sedition.


18 USC §2384 defines Seditious Conspiracy as:

“Two or more persons who conspire to overthrow, put down or destroy by force the Government of the United States.” It further defines seditious conspiracy to include, “oppose by force the authority of [the United States], or by force to prevent, hinder or delay the execution of any law of the United States….”

By this definition, anyone in the Federal government who is conspiring with others to thwart President Trump’s policies, could be prosecuted for seditious conspiracy under 18 USC §2384.

The Constitution is unambiguous as to who leads the Executive Branch of the Federal Government. Article II §1 of the Constitution states:

“The executive power shall be vested in the President of the United States of America…[The President] may require the opinion, in writing, of the principle officer in each of the Executive Departments, upon any subject relating to the duties of their respective offices.”

The President is now in a struggle with his own executive branch and their allies in the media, looking to overthrow his administration, which was legitimately elected.

If their efforts are successful, the Constitution itself will have been overthrown. No President in the future, whether duly elected but out of favor with the news media and the federal bureaucracy, can ever be safe from this kind of outrageous behavior.

If the permanent government, with the support of the news media can collude to oust any President they don’t like, then the People have been totally disenfranchised and their voices have been silenced.

In his Second Treatise on Civil Government, John Locke described the only possible solution to this eventuality:

“Whensover, therefore, the legislature shall transgress this fundamental rule of society, and either by ambition, fear, folly or corruption, endeavor to grasp for themselves or put into the hands of any other, an absolute power over the lives, Liberties and estates of the People, by this breach of trust, the government forfeits the power the People had put in their hands and it devolves to the people who have the right to resume their original Liberty and to provide [for it].”

Let us pray we never arrive at the point where our media and Federal bureaucracy act without the consent of the people under the Constitution. That will be a dark day for America and an even darker one for the seditious conspirators.


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Mediaite: Stephanopoulos Flap Exposes Partisan Divide on Media Bias

John Locke’s Second Treatise on Government

NewsBusters: Presidents of ABC and CBS News Have Siblings Working at White House With Ties to Benghazi

The Intercept: Chris Matthew’s “Hardball” guests donated $79,050 to his wife’s Congressional Campaign

Huffington Post: Sharyl Attkisson: It Was ‘Easy To Want To Leave’ CBS News

Forbes: These 15 Billionaires Own America’s News Media Companies