The brain does not process negative adjuncts.
“ Don’t think of a white elephant” has never worked.
RECOMMENDATIONS for regaining trust in the media
- stop calling it breaking news when you have just spent 6 hours on the same subject - stop spending 6–12 hours on the same story as if you have additional information when you do not STOP obsessing and speculating on impossibilities like Trump pivoting into someone he is not
STOP spending 18 hours speculating on something that has not happened may never happen and would never happen as you expect anyway
STOP pretending things could have been worse
“25 could have been massacred if the police were not there”
then spend 8 hours on that speculation
meanwhile not a peep about the 3 UPS employees murdered
by a disgruntled man with a gun within hours of the baseball incident.
Hell hath no fury than a disgruntled man.
INSTEAD of 24 hours of the same story
which has no additional information
spend 12 of the 24 hours on the stories
of people who are trying to fix the problem.
author of Ratf**ked:
The True Story Behind the Secret Plan
to Steal America’s Democracy, a new book about REDMAP.
The Founding Fathers Tried to Warn Us
About the Threat From a Two-Party System
John Adams said:
“There is nothing which I dread so much
as a division of the republic into two great parties,
each arranged under its leader,
and concerting measures in opposition to each other.
This, in my humble apprehension,
is to be dreaded as the greatest political evil under our Constitution.”
What would Adams say if he could see today
that the two party system not only lived up to his fears
but it grew out of something called Alt-facts
THE HIDDEN TRUTH ABOUT MEXICO
- Mexico largest investment into the US is $16 billion creating 130,000 jobs
in the regions of Pennsylvania where there is a cluster of Mexicans investments
is the strongest pro Trump supporters with an 11 point lead
FIXING THE ELECTORAL COLLEGE
and the Reform group National popular vote
who are pushing to have the States mandate
that the Electoral college vote goes to the candidate
who won the national popular vote.
11 states have already signed on to the compact
to change how the allocation is done.
These 11 states have 165 electoral votes
and will activate their compact
when they have 270 from any combination of states.
Saul Anuzis is a member of the RNC
Operation LIPSTICK (Ladies Involved in Putting a Stop to Inner-City Killing),
A new approach to reduce gun violence is getting results
Shamayim Harris ( Mamma Shu Harris )
Founder Avalon Village Highland park Detroit
built Jakobi Ra Park as memorial to her 2 yr old son killed in hit and run
revitalized neighbourhood starting with a homework house for after school children
Garden and greenhouse and a store for women entrepreneurs.
David Blankenhorn explains
how his organization brings people together despite political differences.
LIKE NEWS WHICH WE REALLY REALLY NEED TO KNOW
POOR TO GET POORER
says raising the minimum wage will take ‘money out of people’s pockets’
so he’s lowering it from $10.00 / Hr TO $7.70 . Hr
Then passed a law preventing cities from having a higher minimum wage than the state
The absurdity of saying $10.00/ hr (still not a living wage)
is taking money out of ‘People’s pocket’
would be a skit for Monty Python and we would all laugh
at the stupidity of its’ irony. So who is laughing now.
The 0.0001% of course, as this is all a joke to them
how they manipulate things to stomp on the vulnerable
when they are already down.
LIKE THREATS TO FIRST AMENDMENT
- Government wants to eliminate Net Neutrality
LIKE THE REAL ECONOMY
US factory output fell 2nd time in 3 months
U.S. factory output fell unexpectedly in May
on a broad decline in production,
including the manufacturing of cars,
casting a shadow over the economy’s rebound
from sluggishness at the start of the year.
4.3 million fewer visitors applied to visit America in 2017
which is a loss of $14 billion in direct and $30 billion
indirect spending from tourists who are 11% of exports
Main funding for infrastructure repairs is gas tax
current gas tax is 18.4 cents unchanged since 1993
with inflation it means Americans
are paying 40% less gas tax than they did in 1992
How is infrastructure supposed to be paid for
- more imaginary money from the Quantitative Easing Gang?
200 democrats sue trump
LIKE THE UGLY TRUTH
America Is Now a ‘Second Tier’ Country
Some 17 others, including all of Scandinavia,
outperform the U.S. by a wide margin when it comes to well-being
including social mobility.
South Carolina Boeing plant is laying off 200 employees
the same day at the same plant where a Trump rally promised jobs jobs jobs
Orders for the company’s signature 777 jet have also slowed,
with production down nearly 60 per cent from its peak.
“Jobs is one of the primary reasons
I’m standing here today as your president
and I will never, ever disappoint you” he told the crowd
in North Charleston
LIKE 2nd AMENDMENT RUN AMOK
an amendment which states “ A well regulated Militia “
Regulated — was that word removed when the court was reading it
- Trump quietly signed a bill into law
making it easier for people with mental illnesses to purchase a gun.
Iowa , NJ , Texas and Michigan allow blind people to own guns
LIKE FIGHTING BACK
The Redirect Method uses Adwords targeting tools
and curated YouTube videos uploaded by people all around the world
to confront online radicalization.
It focuses on the slice of ISIS’ audience that is most susceptible to its messaging,and redirects them towards curated YouTube videos
debunking ISIS recruiting themes. T
His open methodology was developed from interviews with ISIS defectors,
respects users’ privacy and can be deployed to tackle other types of
LIKE ANTI-FAKE NEWS
Wikipedia’s Jimmy Wales creates news service Wikitribune
His goal is for Wikitribune to offer “factual and neutral” articles
that help combat the problem of “fake news”.
LIKE TACKLING GUN VIOLENCE
5 Organizations taking a stand against gun violence
Women: The Newest Weapon in the Fight Against Gun Violence
A young organization in Boston works to prevent sisters, girlfriends,
and wives from becoming unwitting accomplices to shootings,
and spreads awareness in the process.
LIKE — THE POWER OF YOUTH
A force for good, powered by the passion and purpose of young people.
Young Genius: 10-Year-Old Boy Invents A Device To Prevent Babies From Dying In Hot Cars!
LIKE EDUCATION RESULTS
America has been lagging in literacy,numeracy
and critical thinking scores for decades
below even third world countries,
Consistently Americas best elementary schools
show up 27th and 29th out of 30 developed nations
as well as having the highest school drop out rates.
Educators proudly point to the slow increase
of secondary and post secondary graduation rates.
Not seeming to care that they are graduating
more and more illiterate, innumerate
and non-critical thinking students.
LIKE — TERMITES IN THE BASEMENT
- Jeff Sessions “ I worry that we are not locking up enough people”
- VP Pence when governor of Indiana
introduced an anti-abortion bill so vile
that the Pro lifers in the Indiana Congress voted against it.
- pesticide chlorpyrifos is ok to use now
despite the fact that it causes neurological damage in children
does not save jobs does not create jobs and does not save money
- EPA lead bullets are back
now eagles and children can go back to being poisoned
when the Eagles eat carrion and the men folk
bring home the deer and moose for the winter larder.
- Scott Pruitt head of EPA
thinks “ mercury is harmless”
and “ the science is not in on the dangers of Asbestos”
Trump calls dangers of asbestos “a Mafia hoax.”
Despite 100 years of science
and the inconvenient truth that from 1999 to 2013,
between 11,586 and 15,510 Americans died each year
from asbestos-related diseases.
And asbestos is a Type I carcinogen
means there is no known safe level of asbestos exposure.
- Coal mines can now pollute rivers so as to create those jobs
Coal Magnate Robert Murray CEO of Murray Energy
“No Matter What Trump Says, Coal Mining Jobs
Are Not Returning To West Virginia
automation and natural gas has made coal less competitive”
- Trump administration planning to cut NOAA weather satellite programs
so now groundhogs will have to tell us
when a tornado or hurricane is on its way.
back to the good ol days of sticking your head outdoors
when America was GRRRRRRReat
LIKE THE SINISTER UNDERBELLY
- Answer from a supporter
is “ Well the King has to be protected “ to the question “
President Trump promised to spend all of his time in the WH
but instead had spent in 3 months more
in security for golfing at his private clubs
than Obama spent travelling in 8 years.
- Or referring to Trump as the “ God Emperor”
by the creator of the CNN body slam meme.
- Trump exempting his friends from the Ethics of office pledge
-Republicans are closing in on repealing Dodd-Frank
and bringing the Wall street banks back
to the good ol’ gambling days of 2004–2008
- Law against elected official
being both the tenant and landlord of government property
Trump is breaking the law
- Administration in the process of altering the student loan rules
so they resemble private loans
— cannot discharge their debt even if the University was a fake
and fraudulent in representing themselves
— students cannot readjust the size and duration of their payments according to income
Discharge your debt is called bankruptcy
- Trump did it 6 times just after taking out massive loans
which he then put into his pockets before being discharged.
- Drive by lawsuits
1 lawyer filed 3K suits making millions
businesses have to pay plaintiff $4K even if they are not disabled
COINCIDENCE ? OR PAY TO PLAY?
- after 10 years of saying no, China has granted Trump
and his daughter dozens of trademark rights
LIKE SCARY APPEALS COURT JUDGE SELECTION
John Bush, a lawyer and conservative blogger who spent years
publishing many of his most controversial opinions under a pseudonym,
is in line to be a judge on a powerful federal appeals court
LIKE PURSUING SOLUTIONS
TO MALIGNANT FAKE NEWS
when someone grabs a gun to go and shoot random people
in a pizza restaurant because malignant fake news convinced him
there was a child pornographic pedophile ring going on there
Basement of a pizza parlour
Yet it created a dangerous result.
- When people send death threats to Sandy Hook Parents
because a malignant fake news anchor praised
who was lauded and supported by Trump
said Sandy Hook massacre was a hoax with child actors.
Parental grief of losing a child is not enough suffering?
- Three Pittsburgh police officers killed by gun-loving maniac;
afraid Obama would limit gun rights
- Byron Williams, wearing body armor,
fired at police with a 9mm handgun, a shotgun
and a .308-caliber rifle with armor-piercing bullets, Oakland police say.
Shot and captured after injuring two officers,
Williams, on parole for bank robbery,
told investigators that he wanted “to start a revolution”
by “killing people of importance at the Tides Foundation
and the ACLU,” because Glenn Beck said “Congress
was railroading through all these left-wing agenda items.”
Freedom of speech is not absolute.
Slander, yelling fire in a crowded theatre, false advertising are examples.
Slowly laws are coming into effect that you cannot incite hate
but more has to be done to navigate the shark infested waters
of dangerous malignant fake news.
If there is no existing laws to have accountability
to malignant fake news then time to craft one.
After all America is the land of laws.
An extension to existing hate crimes laws maybe?