This will be a short one. Last week the lame-stream media went nuts over President Trump’s press conference…actually they became unhinged. Perhaps taking a page from el Rushbo, President Trump predicted how the media would portray his performance at the press conference and did EXACTLY as he predicted. The liberal PR department that is CNN became unglued during and mostly after the event. The most egregious comments coming from Jake Tapper who is usually the most reasonable. I guess CNN is rubbing off on poor ole Jake? They just don’t like having their bias and fake news rubbed in their faces.
Framing The Dialogue
No need for much intro here….
As Framing The Dialogue has entered into its ninth year things now have changed. When B.H. Obama won in 2008, I didn’t protest; I didn’t throw rocks at police officers; I didn’t burn cars; I started a blog. A blog, sadly, that very few people read, but that’s okay as I like writing it. I was pretty dedicated to 3-4 posts per week and I still think many of them were pretty spot on. My start in the blogosphere was jump started by George W Bush’s failure to articulate and defend conservative fiscal values…heck he really stopped practicing them in his second term. The failure of Bush and the RINOs in Congress gave us the housing/financial crisis that contributed to the election of B.H. Obama. I started Framing The Dialogue shortly thereafter.
As I’ve watched the news, read the papers, and listened to the radio over the past week since Donald J. Trump was elected to be our next President of the United States (POTUS), a few things strike me…well more than a few, but here they go:
- I am still in awe about how President-elect Trump suddenly became a racist, homophobe, woman-hating, muslim bashing, red neck as soon as became a threat to actually compete for the presidency. The guy has been in the public eye for decades and I’ve never heard a peep about how bad he is/was until he became a Republican. Hell even most establishment Republicans were against him…and that’s why he won!
Sometime I wonder why I try. I understand that newspapers rely on wire services to fill their pages, but I really don’t understand how Pittsburgh’s “conservative” paper can include drivel from the Associated Press on their pages. The headline (with link);
So really this is an anemic amount of job growth which they can only muster a description of “decent” adjective by the writer. The real story is that the unemployment rate rose “slightly”. Here is the mother of all kickers and I’ll quote straight from the article here;
Something to think about from comedian John Cleese of Monty Python’s Flying Circus fame.
Are you like me and getting tired of the incessant fight from folks who seem driven to kill unborn babies. No matter how they want to frame the act as “right to choose” it’s still abortion…killing an unborn child. I’ve heard pro-life pundit predict that history will look back on this period as a very dark period where millions and millions of babies were killed. Think of how we now look back on slavery. While I am not trying to equate the two, but you have to admit that ripping out a living child to end its life is at least as bad as slavery.
So if a person tells a lie, does that make HER a liar? Liberal media curmudgeon, Charlie Rose, doesn’t seem to comprehend the concept and most discouraging to him is that Senator Marco Rubio won’t back down like most Republicans…
One of the more difficult issues to broach with a liberal is the topic of man-made global warming. It is perhaps the left’s most glorious achievement; the solid way they have convinced a large portion of the population that the “sky is falling.” It is even more egregious than that because those who are “skeptics” (that’s classic framing-the-dialogue) because if you don’t agree you are a “skeptic” of the “settled science” rather than someone who has an opposing view. If you are lucky, being called a skeptic is the nicest label the religion of global warming will place on your soul.
The headline of the article in today’s paper was “A Growing Hunger” with a subheadline of “While jobless rates plummet, the opposite can be said of the number of people in need of food assistance.” [you can view the article here]
I will stipulate that this article was written about the growing need for many families still feeling the pinch of Obama’s recession. I know that the article isn’t about how there really is not a recovery. There is even mention of that;
“It doesn’t feel like the economy’s improving…It feels like it’s getting worse.”
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