GOOD NEWS: AMERICA IS MATURING AS A NATION

GOOD NEWS: AMERICA IS MATURING AS A NATION

Thanks to the internet and social media, Americans are now learning to distinguish between real and fake news

It’s getting harder to pull the wool over American voters’ eyes

The Reuters Institute For The Study Of Journalism recently released a report showing that trust levels in news media vary hugely by country. Trust is highest in affluent Western European nations, primarily due to the presence of well-funded public service broadcasters. Some 65 percent of people in Finland, for example, agreed that “you can trust most news most of the time”.

In the United States, however, the epicenter of the fake news storm unleashed by Lying Hillary and her lamestream media supporters, trust was far lower – just 33 percent.

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ALTZAR: So, it’s working, its working!

As a longtime fighter for the Truth in Media, a non-profit endeavor I founded over a quarter century ago to counter the fake news in the mainstream media during the Balkan wars in the 1990s, I find this report quite heartening.

As a nation we are maturing, getting smarter, learning to depend more on our own wits, exercise judgment and use common sense, instead of placing a blind trust in the media and government institutions as many of our parents had.

What better proof of it than Donald Trump’s election win. Without the internet and the social media, Hillary and the hoards of her lying and cheating lamestream media supporters would have dominated the news and fooled most people. Just as CNN et. al. did in the 1990s, for example, in Bosnia and Kosovo. And Trump wouldn’t have stood the chance.

So it’s working, it’s working! Free spirit is returning to America. Slowly. But the pendulum is now swinging in the other direction. And the universe is unfolding as it should and always had.

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1994 PREDICTION COMING TRUE

Over 22 years ago, I predicted that the PC/Internet revolutions would have a similar effect on mankind as had the invention of a handgun. They would level the playing field, I wrote in a Nov 12, 1994 article, and empower individuals and small businesses in the way we have not seen since Leonardo da Vinci and the Renaissance period (see PC/Internet Revolutions and Refusion of Arts and Scienceshttps://goo.gl/3bFaFg).

“With a handgun in her hand, a little old lady could confront a 500-pound gorilla – and win!,” I said.

[also see my 1997 FORBES column “Move over Einstein, Signor da Vinci Is Back”http://djurdjevic.com/Columns/forbes7-97.htm, and my speech in Saint Petersburg, Russia, in May 2006 (PDF) – https://goo.gl/jDMsWv%5D.

And that’s what happened on Nov 8. A Little Old Lady America loaded her handgun and shot down the fake news Hillary and her lamestream media cohorts were trying to advance. At the same time, Wikileaks kept releasing the real news about the most corrupt candidate who has ever run for president.

It was a modern David vs. Goliath story, In the end, the truth won. Which I find quite heartening after trying to advance its cause for over a quarter century.

LAMESTREAM MEDIA: WHO AND WHEN INVENTED THAT TERM?

I also find the widespread use of the term “lamestream” media quite heartening. In the early 1990s, my Irish-American friend, Peter Maher, a retired professor of linguistics at a Chicago university, were using that term in reference to media lies and deceptions about the war in Bosnia. I remember that I had to put it quotes because the spellchecker would reject it.

Not anymore. Now “everybody” is using it. And the spellchecker doesn’t mind it, either. Another small victory. 🙂

WHAT NOW? IS A NEW AMERICAN REVOLUTION UNDER WAY?

A Truth in Media Editorial on American Presidential Campaign

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WHAT NOW? IS A NEW AMERICAN REVOLUTION UNDER WAY?

With Cruz dropping out of the race, the GOP establishment chieftains have run out of stooges to throw in Donald Trump’s way. They are on their backs. Humiliated and mocked by the American electorate. From now on, Trump will coast to his inevitable nomination.Cruz quits

And the lamestream media whores, who have been bashing Trump unabashedly for months now, are starting to pause and reconsider their loyalties. There is a new bigger, better pimp in town. So watch the major media turn on a dime and start to cow-tow to Trump now.

No wonder the reporting of Trump news has suddenly become civil. And it will become more so in the future. Because the media brown nosers are realizing they had bet on a wrong horse. And are now starting to backtrack, to kiss a new butt.

All good so far. But from now on, the new American Revolution gets really interesting.

On the other side, Bernie Sanders’ win in Indiana, and his unwillingness to concede to HIllary, is also tearing down the Democratic party establishment.

Which is also all good as far as it goes.

My “ideal” Democratic scenario: “Hillary gets arrested. Bernie gets nominated by acclamation.”Indictment-Certain-in-Clinton-Email-Scandal-Before-November

Fat chance, I know, given a louse like Obama still in office (see another story on that below).

But wait till Trump gets into the White House. There won’t be a hole small enough in this entire country for Hillary and Slick Willie to hide in. Their day of judgment and reckoning is coming.

Poor Clintons. They thought they could lie and cheat their way through everything.

They may have to seek asylum in Russia. Bill Clinton has been a communist-sympathizer from back in his youth. But I don’t think Putin would look upon them as kindly as he did on Snowden. Maybe he’ll offer them an exile in an igloo in Siberia?

Either way, there is a good chance that neither the Republican nor the Democratic party will survive this election intact.

As I wrote the other night to a good friend in Texas, a former Green Beret colonel in Vietnam, “wouldn’t it be great if the two establishment parties destroyed themselves, so we can start building this Republic from scratch again?”

Trump has a lot of warts. But if that’s what it takes to break down the walls of the prison in which this nation has been held for decades, let’s have a president with warts. And a beautiful European wife who has no interest in American politics.

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OBAMA STATE DEPARTMENT HID KEY CLINTON BENGHAZI EMAIL FROM JUDICIAL WATCH

ALTZAR: Just as I finished that editorial that hoped Hillary Clinton would be arrested before she is nominated, here’s a breaking news story from Judicial Watch on her infamous email scandal.

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It has taken several years of persistent legal pressure from Judicial Watch to begin exposing Hillary Clinton’s email scandal. Last week, for example, we reported that we could have known about her email games two years ago had the State Department not withheld a key email responsive to a Judicial Watch Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request.

The Obama State Department admitted last week that it withheld a key Benghazi email of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton from Judicial Watch since at least September 2014. Had the department disclosed the email when first supposedly found, Clinton’s email server and her hidden emails would have been revealed before she authorized the alleged deletion of tens of thousands of emails.

Contradicting an earlier statement to the court, an April 18, 2016, State Department letter admits that it found the email at issue in 2014 but that it was held back in its entirety: “Also, upon further review, the Department has determined that one document previously withheld in full in our letter dated November 12, 2014 may now be released in part.”

Read more…

State Department Hid Clinton Benghazi Email from Judicial Watch http://bit.ly/1Tjm5Sd via @BreitbartNews

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UPDATE MAY 4, 2016

AND THEN THERE WAS ONE…

Kasich Calls It Quits As Well

 

“Seventeen little GOP Injuns standin’ in ravine,
One toddled home and then there were sixteen”
(my modification of the Septimus Winner’s 1868 poem)
ALTZAR: Get this – Kasich was on his way to FUNDRAISERS (!) in the Washington area when he decided to quit the race. In other words, there were still GOP Desperados on the East Coast who were throwing money down the black hole trying to stop Trump.

CNN: Kasich to drop out

Even before winning his home state of Ohio in March, Kasich was facing pressure to get out of the race, with no clear path to victory. His campaign never became more than a spoiler run, designed to keep Trump from getting the 1,237 delegates needed to win the nomination before a contested convention.

But he was not yet ready to quit. Kasich had fundraisers scheduled in the Washington area Wednesday, and was on a plane at the Columbus airport when he had a change of heart.

After having the plane taxi back from the runway, according to one source close to Kasich, he then called four of his closest friends, and said, “My heart is not in this.” The source said that his friends then told Kasich that if his heart is not in it, he ought to do what he needs to do.

Read more…

Sources: John Kasich to drop out @CNNPolitics http://cnn.it/1rojjF2

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UPDATE MAY 12, 2016

Editorial Comment
 

VOTING FOR HILLARY IS PROOF THAT “DUMBING DOWN OF AMERICA” IS WORKING

Someone had posted this ‘meme’ on the right (above) about HIllary’s voters. I did not like it. Because these people are not stupid. They are ignorant. They need to educated, not insulted.

So I made some changes to the image to make it better fit today’s political reality in America.

That said, it is more than a little ironic that the sheep are voting for the wolf in sheep’s clothing to return to the White House.

How’s that possible?

Easy. Ignorance is a powerful tool of the ruling “elite” (criminals, actually – thus the wolves in sheep’s clothing).

And how did we get to such a stupefying level of ignorance?

Gradually. As part of deliberate “New World Order” policy.

I first wrote about that in my Washington Times column in Aug 1997 – “DUMBING DOWN OF AMERICA” – http://www.truthinmedia.org/Columns/clip-aug-31-97.html

And again in 2006 – http://www.washingtontimes.com/…/4/20060204-103049-3958r/

And again in 2013 – http://www.truthinmedia.org/2013/Dumbing%20Down.html

Clearly, ignorance is winning. The “Dumbing Down of America” is working. Which is why we need to spread messages like this far and wide. For, education is the only defence against ignorance.

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Also see…

TRUMP SOUNDING MORE LIKE AN INDEPENDENT CANDIDATE (Apr 3, 2016)

WHITE HOUSE AND ISLAM: A LONG-TERM LOVE AFFAIR BETWEEN MONEY AND OIL – http://wp.me/p3QU1S-16V* * *

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