2nd Amendment, Media, Politics

MSNBC Defends Gun Rights…in Venezuela

In another case of accidental irony by the Left media, MSNBC reporter Kerry Sanders argued FOR the Second Amendment during a segment covering the violence at the hands of the Venezuelan government on disarmed protesters. Sanders noted Maduro’s monopoly on violence, adding context for lost MSNBC viewers: “You have to understand in Venezuela gun ownership is not something that’s open to everybody. So if the military have the guns, they have the power, and as long as Nicol·s Maduro controls the military, he controls the country.” Her remarks were made after a viral video showed an armored Venezuelan military vehicle plowing into a crowd of unarmed protesters. For the Left, it’s gun regulations for thee but not for me.

Here’s more from The Daily Wire…

MSNBC reporter Kerry Sanders accidentally made a strong case for the Second Amendment on Tuesday during a segment on the far-left network about the chaos in Venezuela.

The segment came after opposition leader Juan Guaido called on Venezuelan citizens and members of the armed forces to join a movement to overthrow brutal socialist dictator Nicolas Maduro.

Sanders noted that Maduro still maintained control of the military through the whole ordeal, adding: “You have to understand, in Venezuela gun ownership is not something that’s open to everybody. So if the military have the guns, they have the power and as long as Nicolás Maduro controls the military, he controls the country.”

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Big govt, Media, Politics

LEAK: Google Blacklists Conservatives

Two official policies leaked this week reveal that Google keeps an in-house news media blacklist to silence conservative outlets. Google’s search features use “the deceptive_news domain blacklist” to filter out conservative sites in the search results. The strategy includes “fringe ranking” or “not showing fake news, hate speech, conspiracy theories, or science/medical/history denial unless we’re sure that’s what the user wants.” This revelation stands in direct contradiction to Google CEO Sundar Pichai’s testimony before the House Judiciary Committee earlier this year. Whether or not this is part of a broader Democratic political strategy remains to be determined, but we wouldn’t be surprised.

Here’s more from PJ Media…

New documents confirm that Google maintains and manually alters a news media blacklist that has targeted conservative outlets.

Two official policies called the “misrepresentation policy” and the “good neighbor policy” contribute to the company’s “XPA news blacklist,” maintained by Google’s Trust & Safety team, The Daily Caller’s J. Arthur Bloom reported Tuesday. “T&S will be in charge of updating the blacklist when there is a demand,” one of the documents reads.

Many search features use “the deceptive_news domain blacklist” to filter out sites that violate the misrepresentation and good neighbor policies, according to the document The Daily Caller unearthed. It was approved by Ben Gomes, Google’s head of search, Google Fellow Pandu Nayak, and software engineer Paul Haahr. Haahr is also involved in “fringe ranking: not showing fake news, hate speech, conspiracy theories, or science/medical/history denial unless we’re sure that’s what the user wants.”

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Issues, Media

Whistleblower: Google Calls Christians “Counter to Our Mission”

Google software engineer Mike Wacker is yet again blowing the whistle on his former employer. This time he’s revealing the company’s very anti-Christian bent after having slammed Christian YouTube ads as “homophobic” and “very counter to our mission.” These statements were published in Google’s in-house newsletter delivered to more than 30,000 employees. The revelation pours even more gasoline on the reality that Google, Facebook, and other tech giants have been caught in the midst of systematic censorship of conservative and Christian viewpoints.

Here’s more from PJ Media…

Early Wednesday morning, Google software engineer Mike Wacker went public with an incident showing anti-religious bias among the company’s Human Resources (HR) division. HR slammed Christian YouTube ads as “homophobic” and “very counter to our mission” in a newsletter that goes to 30,000+ employees at the company.

Wacker previously published the remarks of a Google manager who blamed “fake news” and “hate speech” for President Donald Trump’s election. On Wednesday, he tweeted, “Let me give an example related to religion this time, one where HR is involved in describing sincere religious beliefs as ‘homophobic’.”

The comment came in the “Yes, at Google” newsletter, which reaches 30,000+ employees, Wacker said. While the newsletter was once run by employees, HR took over in May 2018. He identified “Yes, at Google” as a “curated … newsletter of anonymized incidents of micro-aggressions and micro-corrections.” The newsletter has enabled a “call-out culture.”

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Big govt, Media, Politics

Google Admits Creepy Off-Mode Location Tracking

At least one Google executive has admitted more than six months after the Associated Press reported that “many Google services on Android devices and iPhones store your location data even if you’ve turned off location tracking. During a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Tuesday, Google Senior Privacy Counsel Will DeVries told lawmakers that “the processing of personal information is necessary to simply operate the service the user requested.” He added that “requiring” individuals to control data processing “can create a burdensome and complex experience that diverts attention from the most important controls without corresponding benefits.” In other words, user privacy is just too hard.

Here’s more from PJ Media…

A Google executive admitted during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Tuesday that Google tracks users’ phones — even when their location history is turned off.

Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) questioned Google Senior Privacy Counsel Will DeVries about the company’s tracking policies during a hearing examining online consumer privacy. Some of DeVries’ answers will likely disturb consumers who thought there was a way to avoid being tracked by Google through their phones.

In his prepared remarks, DeVries told lawmakers that “the processing of personal information is necessary to simply operate the service the user requested.” He asserted that “requiring” individuals to control every aspect of data processing “can create a burdensome and complex experience that diverts attention from the most important controls without corresponding benefits,” and therefore a “specific consent or toggle” should not be required for every use of data.

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Big govt, Media, Politics

Sandmann’s Family Hires Hard-Hitting Libel Attorney

The family of the now famous 16-year-old Covington Catholic High School student Nicholas Sandmann has hired a legal heavyweight specializing in “aggressive libel and slander suits against media organizations,” according to media reports. Todd McMurtry, the family attorney, says he settled on Lin Wood, who has the distinction of being dubbed “attorney for the damned” by former CBS anchor Dan Rather. Though the family has not committed publicly to suing the mainstream media for ruining their high school junior’s reputation on the national stage, McMurtry has said that “all options are on the table.” It’s time for a full-court press; hold the Left media accountable for fake news.

Here’s more from PJ Media…

The family of 16-year-old Covington Catholic High School student Nicholas Sandmann is not messing around. To protect their son’s reputation, they hired a high-profile Georgia attorney whose specialty is “aggressive libel and slander suits against media organizations,” according to WCPO.

This comes after the family contracted Kentucky’s largest public relations firm to help them navigate through the largely hostile media environment.

In a news release Thursday, the Sandmann family’s attorney, Todd McMurtry, said he “conducted an extensive search to find a nationally-recognized attorney skilled in the fields of libel, defamation, and the First Amendment.”

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Big govt, Media, Politics

Google Rigs Search Results to Favor Abortion, Liberals

Just last month Google CEO Sundar Pichair swore under oath to Congress that the search engine giant does not “manually intervene” on any specific search results. He lied. According to an internal discussion thread obtained by Breitbart News, Google makes manipulation a regular habit on its YouTube video platform and regularly targets the Right. Specific topics subjected to “blacklist” censorship include prolife videos when “abortion” is searched. Other topics modified by behind-the-scenes engineers include those related to Democratic Congresswoman Maxine Waters and gun grabber David Hogg. In other words, birds of a Leftist feather flock together.

Here’s more from Breitbart…

In sworn testimony, Google CEO Sundar Pichai told Congress last month that his company does not “manually intervene” on any particular search result. Yet an internal discussion thread leaked to Breitbart News reveals Google regularly intervenes in search results on its YouTube video platform – including a recent intervention that pushed pro-life videos out of the top ten search results for “abortion.”

The term “abortion” was added to a “blacklist” file for “controversial YouTube queries,” which contains a list of search terms that the company considers sensitive. According to the leak, these include some of these search terms related to: abortion, abortions, the Irish abortion referendum, Democratic Congresswoman Maxine Waters, and anti-gun activist David Hogg.

The existence of the blacklist was revealed in an internal Google discussion thread leaked to Breitbart News by a source inside the company who wishes to remain anonymous.

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Big govt, Media, Politics

AOC Abandons Truth in Favor of Illegal Immigration

Triggered by President Trump’s Tuesday night immigration address, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) appeared on MSNBC with Rachel Maddow and promptly went off the rails to defend the Left’s open borders agenda. Some of her most notable comments included these gems: “Every day immigrants commit crimes at a far lower rate than everyday Americans” and that the illegal immigrant caravan posted up at our Southern border “are acting more American than any person who seeks to keep them out ever will be.” AOC also doubled down on her previous claims that President Trump is racist. Her remarks were made, somewhat ironically, after she appeared on CBS’ “60 Minutes” to explain that truth is an acceptable casualty in the pursuit of moral superiority.

Here’s more from The Daily Wire…

On Tuesday night, after President Trump delivered his address to the nation regarding immigration, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) appeared on MSNBC with host Rachel Maddow, and proceeded to make some of the wildest statements of her neophyte career, including, “Every day immigrants commit crimes at a far lower rate than everyday Americans,” that illegal immigrants on the border “are acting more American than any person who seeks to keep them out ever will be,” that President Trump has a “proven track record of discrimination against anybody who’s really non-white in the United States, and that Trump assumed the office of the presidency with his “racist and violent rhetoric.”

Maddow began by asking Ocasio-Cortez to comment on Trump’s remarks, prompting the first of Ocasio-Cortez’s rants, as she bloviated:

I cannot tell you the amount of dysfunction that this president is advancing. We have now over 100 new members of this freshman class.

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Issues, Media, Politics, Uncategorized

Pro-2A Student Doxxed for Pro-Gun Graduation Pics

Brenna Spencer gained viral social media infamy after her graduation picture last spring that sported not only a “Women for Trump” tee but also a handgun in her waistband. Since then the 22-year-old graduate of the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga has received death threats and calls for her to commit suicide in the wake of the tweet, which showed up on nearly 20 million Twitter feeds. Spencer has also been the victim of cyberstalking after her address was posted on social media. To her credit, rather than being scared into silence, Spencer is now working with a nonprofit in Tennessee dedicated to educating students on gun rights and concealed carry.

Here’s more from PJ Media…

When Brenna Spencer posted her graduation photos on Twitter back in April, she posed wearing a hot pink “Women for Trump” shirt and a black handgun tucked into her skinny jeans.

“I don’t take normal graduation photos….” tweeted Spencer, a graduate of the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga who now lives in Nashville.

Spencer, now 22, told PJ Media that she posted the photo “to bring awareness of how important it is to protect yourself, especially for women.”

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Big govt, Media, Politics

CNN Triggered by Troops’ MAGA Hats

CNN swiftly pivoted from its premature report blasting President Trump’s failure to visit our overseas troops on Christmas to attacking our troops for asking President Trump to sign their “Make American Great Again” hats and “Trump 2020” patches. The horror! CNN’s “The Situation Room” even brought in Obama-era “experts” to discuss whether or not our soldiers were violating Department of Defense guidelines that forbid partisan political activities. Naturally, the “experts” found the servicemen guilty because the items were campaign related, but they conveniently forgot that the prohibition is not for individual personal political opinions so long as they do not imply or appear to imply DoD sponsorship or endorsement of a candidate or cause. The U.S. Uniform Code of Military Justice apparently doesn’t apply when CNN’s opinion is entirely sufficient.

Here’s more from The Daily Wire…

On Wednesday, as President Trump visited American troops stationed in Iraq at the al-Asad airbase, CNN took a shot at the troops who asked Trump to sign their “Make America Great Again” hats or their embroidered patches reading “Trump 2020.” The network discussed whether the service members might have violated Department of Defense guidelines against partisan political activities, and later implied on its website that the troops had indeed violated the rules. But CNN left out a key part of the guidelines when they quoted them.

On CNN’s “The Situation Room,” the network turned to a military expert to determine whether what the troops did was inappropriate. Shockingly, that military expert turned out to be none other than Retired Rear Adm. John Kirby, a former Obama administration spokesperson. Even more shockingly, Kirby theorized that the troops’ actions were indeed inappropriate, saying archly, “It is in fact a campaign slogan, that is a campaign item, and it is completely inappropriate for the troops to do this.”

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Big govt, Media, Politics, Uncategorized

Liberal Media Loves ALL Immigrants…Except FLOTUS

A university in Germany has published a study exposing the U.S. liberal media’s double standard in its coverage of immigrants. For them, there’s no love to spare for First Lady Melania Trump, who is the embodiment of the American Dream after lawfully immigrating to the U.S. from Solvenia. “SNL portrays Melania Trump as an uncharismatic doll and ‘trophy wife,’ drawing on misogynist and anti-immigrant views, echoing neoliberal media, such as The New Yorker, which described her as ‘the perfect body on which to hang a brand,'” said research fellow Katharina Wiedlack. Wiedlack elaborated that “stereotypes of post-Soviet women, the slut and the victim,” are in full swing when the liberal media discusses the First Lady. Could it be that the Left only loves immigrants when they’re politically expedient? We’re shocked by this revelation!

Here’s more from PJ Media…
A research fellow and professor at the University of Flensburg in Germany has published a new study highlighting the double standards the liberal media uses when discussing Melania Trump.

The first lady, 47, was born and raised in Slovenia, and is the only first lady to become a naturalized United States citizen. Though Mrs. Trump should be seen as an immigration success story, research fellow Katharina Wiedlack, Ph.D., worried that it has been otherwise.

Her study, “In/visibly different: Melania Trump and the othering of Eastern European women in US culture,” was published December 6 and analyzed the 2016 SNL skit “Melanianade” to illustrate how Mrs. Trump is depicted throughout media in the United States.

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