You are here
Week of May 21, 2017 News 

Week of May 21, 2017

The Prison of Two Ideas: How To Win When People Demonize You, Greg Gutfeld, Fox News

5 Things Ann Coulter Got Wrong About Trump, Michael Brown, Townhall

What The Press And The Wizard Of Oz Have In Common, Brent Bozell, Townhall

Gallup Poll: Democratic Party Favorability Drops, Lauretta Brown, Townhall

The Other Half Of The Comey Story, Ed Klein, Townhall

Murdered DNC Staffer Had Contact With WikiLeaks, Bob Eschliman, Charisma

A Major White House Shake-Up Is The Best Thing Trump Can Do, Bre Payton, The Federalist; Trump And The Media: It’s A Circus, Mike Huckabee, MikeHuckabee.com

James Comey Deserved To Be Fired, Ben Domenech, The Federalist

Just Another Reason Not To Watch CNN: Sycophantic Press Illustrates Their Own Hypocrisy, Bre Payton, The Federalist

 

Editor’s Choice


The Fix Is In, And In, And In…Harvard Study Shows Massive Media Bias Against Trump, Bob Adelmann, The New American

Quotes/Excerpts: “…[For Trump’s first 100 days] negative news reports outpaced positive ones by 80 percent to 20 percent … in no week did the coverage drop below 70 percent negative and it reached 90 percent negative at its peak…coverage by CNN and NBC “was the most unrelenting — negative stories about Trump outpaced positive ones by 13-to-1 on the two networks. Trump’s coverage on CBS also exceeded the 90 percent marker. Trump’s coverage exceeded the 80 percent level in the New York Times (87 percent negative) and Washington Post (83 percent negative). The Wall Street Journal came in below that level (70 percent negative)….The sources of Trump’s most and least negative coverage were similar for every outlet, except for Fox News….Trump’s coverage during his first 100 days was negative even by the standards of today’s hyper-critical press. Studies of earlier presidents found nothing comparable to the level of unfavorable coverage afforded Trump … [media coverage] during his first 100 days … were 4-to-1 negative over positive….The sheer level of negative coverage gives weight to Trump’s contention … that the media are hell bent on destroying his presidency.” [emphasis CS]

Former Attorney General On Comey: He Spins Facts To Paint Himself Hero, Sean Davis, The Federalist

Quote: “In light of Comey’s history of twisting private conversations and events, it’s probably a good idea to take anonymous leaks from him and his friends with a grain of salt.”

Flashback: Obama Administration Leaked Classified Info But Liberal Media Gave It No Attention, Bre Payton, The Federalist

A Look At History: Nothing Comparable With Watergate Exists Today But The Left’s Intent Is To Bring Trump Down, Pat Buchanan, Townhall

Quote: “Trump has been under a cloud of a “Russian connection” to him and his campaign for nearly a year. Yet no hard evidence of Trump-Russia collusion in the election has been produced….that the mainstream media are equating “Russia-gate” and Watergate tells you what is afoot….the deep-state determination to bring him down is as great as it was with Nixon.”

The Liberal Lie So Big It May One Day Split The Country, John Hawkins, Townhall

Video – Could This Be The Biggest Scandal In The Last 60 Years? Sara Carter/Hannity, Fox NewsVideo: The Destroy Trump Alliance, Hannity, Fox News

Video – To Trump Press Team: This Is A War Dammit – So Get To War, Lou Dobbs, Fox Business

Video – Tucker Carlson: ‘Democrats Have Changed In Ways That Should Worry You’, Tucker Carlson, Fox News

6 Quick Takeaways From Trump’s Firing of FBI Director Comey, Mollie Hemingway, The Federalist

Trump Under Attack: Target of More Late Night Jokes Than Other Presidents Combined, Ted Johnson, Variety

Quote: “According to the director of the [George Mason University Media] center, Robert Lichter, the 1,060 jokes about Trump in his first 100 days are more than recent presidents drew in their entire first year.”


Bill O’Reilly’s Citizenship Quiz, billoreilly.com

Updated List Of Laws Hilary Clinton Has Potentially Violated, Hannity/Giuliani, Fox News
 

Israel

Should America Even Be Meeting With Abbas Or The Palestinians? Mike Huckabee

What We’re Not Supposed To Talk About: The Problem Is Not The Islamic State, But Islamic Hate, Raymond Ibrahim, Raymond ibrahim.com

Quote: “The greater issue is that regular Muslims who are not called “ISIS,” “Taliban,” “Boko Haram,” or “al-Qaeda,” commit similar acts—and much more frequently—though this is rarely mentioned by big media lest people begin to connect the dots…Accordingly, what “extremist” “terrorist” and “militant” groups are doing is only the notable tip of the iceberg of what Muslims are doing all around the world.”

Your American Tax Dollars Fund Palestinian Terrorism, Jonathan Feldstein, Breaking Israel News
 

Short Videos


Video: Former FBI Director Got What He Deserved – Here’s Why, Hannity, Fox News

Common Sense Synopsis: Outlines each of the major laws Clinton violated inter-spliced with Comey’s July 2016 Press Conference in which he outlines some of the violations, but still fails to indict. Includes evidence for Clinton Foundation violations, including the Russian Uranium deal specifically.

Video: Attorney Weighs In On Comey Firing And Case Against Trump, Jay Sekulow, Hannity/Fox News

Video: Even A Democrat Says The ‘Deep State’ Is After Trump, Hannity, Fox Insider

Doubletake: Did MSNBC Just Acknowledge Far-Left Intolerance? You Tube

Understanding The Comey Firing: He Did Not Do His Job, Sean Hannity, Fox News

Former US Attorney: James Comey Is A Danger To The Country, Tucker Carlson, Fox News

Former US Attorney: FBI Director Comey Was ‘Out Of Control’ And Motivated By ‘Grandiose Sense Of Self’, Tucker Carlson, Fox News

 

Common Sense Interpretation


Briefs

Cyber-Attack: As If There Wasn’t Enough Going On… The Daily Shot, Ricochet

NY Times and Washington Post Now The ‘National Lampoons’ Of Journalism, Mike Huckabee

Health Care In NY? Hoorah! Free Stuff For Everyone! Forever! The Daily Shot, Ricochet

Impeachment!? Bring It On! Mike Huckabee

The Witch Hunt And President Trump, Mike Huckabee

Why The Comey Firing Is Not Like Watergate, Parts 1 & 2, Mike Huckabee

Hypocrisy Rules Liberal College Students Again, Mike Huckabee

The Man Who Killed Osama Bin Laden, Mike Huckabee

Articles

Jimmy Kimmel And Our Health Care Conversation, The Transom, Ben Domenech

The Problem With Science: speculative theory, bad science, statistical chicanery, phony research, science as religion – and much more, Jeremy Samuel Faust, Slate

Quote: “Let’s face it: People like science when it supports their views. I see this every day…Who needs science when you have something mightier—personal experience?…Most of what you read and hear about turns out to be mere associations, and mostly fairly weak ones, at that.”

Does Trump Know Turkey Is Now Run By A Dictator?, Caroline Glick, Breaking Israel News/CarolineGlick.com

2017 Annual Forecast, Stratfor

 

More Common Sense


ProphecySee Common Sense Prophecy for multiple predictions – up to 11 years prior to events – that Trump would become U.S. President; Dream Discernment: Discerning The Source of Dreams Is The Most Important Aspect Of Dream Interpretation, Seaborn Hall, Common Sense Prophecy

Culture:  The Retail Apocalypse of 2017: Hundreds of Stores & Malls Are Closing – Here’s Why, Derek Thompson, The Atlantic; One Of The Most Successful Start-Ups In Silicon Valley History Was Doomed From The Start: ‘Dread Pirate Roberts’, ‘Silk Road’, And Murder And Mayhem, Nick Bilton, Vanity Fair

Quote: “In fact, many tech founders now follow a familiar arc, in which they spend the first part of their careers rapidly disrupting an industry and the second part fending off lawsuits and apologizing for their actions…this may be what Pablo Escobar looks like in the Internet Age.”

Why Princess Diana Remains An Obsession In The US 20 Years After Her Death, Jason Le Miere, Newsweek

Health/Fitness: 21 Health Foods You Should Never Eat, Dr. Axe; Radon: Is This Deadly Gas Lurking In Your Home? Dr Axe

Money: GMO Quarterly Newsletter May 2, 2017, Jeremy Grantham/Ben Inker, GMO/Advisor Perspectives

Sports: Coaching LaVar Ball’s Sons: Inside High School Basketball’s Most Chaotic 30-3 Season, Andrew Joseph

Music: The Beatles Channel on Sirius XM, Facebook; Also see, this link.

Movies: Star Wars: The Best Legacy Decision George Lucas Ever Made, The Transom, Ben Domenech; Chris Pratt Discusses ‘Guardians, Part 2’ And His Favorite Song From The Soundtrack, NME

TV: Media Bias: The Only Idiots Are The Folks At CBS, Joe Simonson, Heat Street; ABC Cancels Tim Allen’s ‘Last Man Standing’ Even Though Ratings Are Up, Teresa Neumann, Breaking Christian News

Common Sense Commentary: Hollywood will never “wake up” as the second article advises. The only way to change TV and films is to change the spiritual perspective of people in the industry. Or just start over with a new conservative industry somewhere else. In today’s digital world, its not out of the question anymore. Because, as it turns out the only idiots are not the folks at CBS.

Books: New Book: Hilary Ran The Worst Presidential Campaign Ever, John Podhoretz, NY Post; Also see, Hilary’s Presidential Bid Was Doomed From The Beginning: New Book Excerpt, NY Post

Quotes of the Month:

“For what is there more hideous than avarice, more brutal than lust, more contemptible than cowardice, more base than stupidity and folly?” — Cicero

“The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie, deliberate, contrived and dishonest, but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.” – John F. Kennedy

Related posts

Leave a Comment