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Trump's Tweet on Fake News.

  1. peoplepower73 profile image85
    peoplepower73posted 4 weeks ago

    Well up until this time, I had a hard time trying to differentiate fake news from real news.  However now that Trump has posted this tweet, at least I have something to go by.  O.K. so Fake News, according to Trump's tweet are "New York Times, NBC, CBS, ABC, and CNN.  They are not his enemy, but they are the enemy of the people."

    Therefore, it follows that Fox News, Breittbart, and Alt Right, and anything that comes out of Trump's mouth and/or his staffs' mouths are all True news and Friends of the People.  All other news sources are the Enemy of the People and are Main Stream Media.  It's beginning to sound a lot like the dictators of WWII.  Once the media is controlled, it is only down hill from here. 

    Fox News and the right wing media have done a great job over the years of conditioning their viewership for the coming of the " King Trump."  Their job was to delegitimize the liberal left and they have done a great job.  He now has conditioned believers who believe him even when he is lying, because there is nothing worse or more evil than the "left liberal mainstream media."  It is the enemy of the people, but not of him because, he is invincible...Long live King Trump in the eyes of his highly conditioned supporters.

    1. ahorseback profile image47
      ahorsebackposted 4 weeks ago in reply to this

      Give it up Peoplepower : See this ?

      The entire world is really well aware that the entire democratic party is on "life support" at this  stage of the game ,   Your like the rest , simply grasping at straws !  Wishing there was someone in the other bathroom downstairs  to deliver you more paper .  the DNC is out of ammo !   The "Fake News "media is throwing everything it can and nothing sticks .

      1. Credence2 profile image82
        Credence2posted 4 weeks ago in reply to this

        We are hardly out of ammo as Trump keeps furnishing us with more. I will be witness to Donald of Orange impaling himself on his own sword.

        Your man is toast and it hasn't been a month.......

        1. ahorseback profile image47
          ahorsebackposted 4 weeks ago in reply to this

          Sad but true ; its only been a month but in that month Trump  has accomplished as much as Obama's entire first term !    You've really got to lay off that  fake news  media hooch .

          1. ptosis profile image81
            ptosisposted 4 weeks ago in reply to this

            OK, Name these 'accomplishments' Just one. Just one accomplishment. A dare you to find one accomplishment. State it. Write it out.

            1. ahorseback profile image47
              ahorsebackposted 4 weeks ago in reply to this

              -The cycle of  returning jobs and industries
              - Securing  borders
              - Ending free run immigration
              - Pi&&ing on the antis of his cabinet nominations  -approved.
              - Mexico and Canada announcing a willingness to re- negotiate trade deals
              -Stopping the bleeding down of our military strengths
              -Announcing that violence against our cops will end
              -Want me to stopping nailing it now ?

              1. ptosis profile image81
                ptosisposted 4 weeks ago in reply to this

                MMM, no
                Good intentions doesn't cut it.
                He gave proclamations or EO's but remember, Obama was given the Nobel Peace Prize for 'good intentions'.
                Picking his cabinet is what he is supposed to do. That is he duty. Nothing special there. In fact he's not even filled them all up yet due to repeated ker-flusters and people who doen't want to serve for 'personal reasons'.

                Everything else you mentioned hasn't happened yet. Give the man a break, it's only been 30 days. To think he did more than any other previous president as if some divine representation of God appears ... insanely fanatical, no different that any other extremist.


                1. ahorseback profile image47
                  ahorsebackposted 4 weeks ago in reply to this

                  I really should have said trumps accomplished more in one  week !


                  1. peoplepower73 profile image85
                    peoplepower73posted 4 weeks ago in reply to this


                    So here we are.  You have successfully changed the topic from Trump's outrageous statements that are something a dictatorial leader would say, to having us defend Obama.  Well here is why Obama received the Nobel Prize and what he had to say about it (from wikipedia).  Of course you won't believe a word of it. I'm sure "reaching out to the Muslim world", really sticks in your craw.

                    "The 2009 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to United States President Barack Obama for his "extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples".The Norwegian Nobel Committee announced the award on October 9, 2009, citing Obama's promotion of nuclear nonproliferation. and a "new climate" in international relations fostered by Obama, especially in reaching out to the Muslim world.

                    Obama said he was "surprised" and "deeply humbled" by the award. He stated that he does not feel he deserved the award, and that he did not feel worthy of the company the award would place him in. In remarks given at the White House Rose Garden on the day of the announcement, Obama stated, "I do not view it as a recognition of my own accomplishments but rather an affirmation of American leadership on behalf of aspirations held by people in all nations."

              2. dianetrotter profile image81
                dianetrotterposted 4 weeks ago in reply to this

                Several of these are still in the idea stage.
                A Wal-Mart article said their increase in jobs was projected in their plans from years ago.  Wal-Mart has always done well.
                Executive orders are not law.

                Good thing
                At the end of the month when he gives an address to Congress, we will hear him itemize the accomplishments.

          2. peoplepower73 profile image85
            peoplepower73posted 4 weeks ago in reply to this

            ahorseback:  Don't confuse motion with progress. A hobby horse has motion, but no progress.  That is what Trump has done.  There is a lot of motion, but very little progress.  His horse is just rocking back and forth.  I thought you might appreciate that metaphor, because of your poetic skills.

      2. peoplepower73 profile image85
        peoplepower73posted 4 weeks ago in reply to this

        ahorseback:  Thank you.  You are a prime example of what I was talking about. You have been conditioned to no matter what this man says, or does it is alright with you and his supporters, because there is nothing worse than the liberal media and agenda.  All though from what I have seen, the main stream media isn't that biased.  They have Trump surrogates on that defend his every move.  However, it is still the same, his supporters love him and hate everybody who doesn't agree with him.

        You see the empty toilet paper roll that you posted.  If Trump told you it was full, you would believe him and try to wipe you a$$ with it.  That's how far you have been conditioned.  Actually it's called brainwashing, not by Trump, but for years and years by the right wing ideology.

        1. ahorseback profile image47
          ahorsebackposted 4 weeks ago in reply to this

          P.P. I'll give liberals this much , You all have  cerebral Teflon *   for protection against any enlightenments to truth .     However,   Right -left - all of the establishment swamp dwellers .
          Trump won -We're coming for you .

          1. Credence2 profile image82
            Credence2posted 4 weeks ago in reply to this

            If you notice, horsey, he did not say that it was just the LIBERAL press that was the enemy of the people, but ALL the press.

            How can you cover for anyone who makes a statement like that? Are you in actuality of a tyrannical nature that is in favor of press censorship? That what it sounds like to me. So, what is your alternative to a free press?

            This guy, Trump,  can urinate on Miss Liberty both figuratively and literally and he would still be your hero?

    2. ptosis profile image81
      ptosisposted 4 weeks ago in reply to this

      Even Faux 'News' is balking at ƬЯЦMP's attack against the media:

      Fox News anchor Chris Wallace: “Yes, presidents have always had — and politicians have always had — problems with the press. They want good press. The press doesn't always give it to them,” Wallace said. “But what Jefferson [was saying] is, despite all of our disputes, that to the functioning of a free and fair democracy, you must have an independent press.”

      On Sunday, the 80 year old curmudgeon Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said, to “Meet the Press” host Chuck Todd; “I hate the press. I hate you, especially. But the fact is, we need you. We need a free press. We must have it. It's vital.”

      #NotTheEnemy  Who is the real enemy of the people?

      The United States perhaps should use a motion of no confidence as in the UK. It would be better to have a legal means of removal to vote that a person in a position of responsibility is deemed unfit &  inadequate due to failure to carry out obligations, or is making decisions that other members feel are detrimental to the country.

      I don't think it  would be beneficial to the stability of this country - and the world itself by allowing history to repeat itself once again as when the Roman Senate grew so infuriated that they declared Nero an enemy of the people and drew up plans for his arrest and execution.

      Today, "enemy of the people" is still deployed. But mostly, you hear it from dictators. It's never before been uttered by the leader of the free world. - https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wor … 3cda44c214






      For Trump etal who lie, give alternative 'facts' and bully people here is the most apt  quote:

    3. promisem profile image94
      promisemposted 4 weeks ago in reply to this

      Fake news really has a simple definition. It's any news that Trump doesn't like.

  2. peoplepower73 profile image85
    peoplepower73posted 4 weeks ago

    So Trump says Fox new is not fake news.  Well that is where he got his news about Sweden being attacked by  terrorists.  If turns out it was fake from Fox news.  Click on the picture of Trump to read the article and see his tweets.  But none of that matters to his supporters, because they say, "He needs time to be president and do wondrous things for them and the country. So stop criticizing him."

    http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/t … t-fox-news via @TPM

    1. promisem profile image94
      promisemposted 4 weeks ago in reply to this

      Trump is saying that Fox isn't fake news because he and Rupert Murdoch have formed a cozy partnership.

      http://mediamatters.org/blog/2017/01/04 … ful/214924

  3. MizBejabbers profile image88
    MizBejabbersposted 4 weeks ago

    The media have for years been billed as the "Fourth Estate", meaning that they are a vital part of government operations. The phrase "Government in the Sunshine" has been around for years and is used to denote the transparency the media has attempted to bring to government (at least in the past). Love 'em or hate em, past presidents have at least cooperated with the media. Trump is the first one to tell them to stick it where the sun don't shine." I predict that it ain't gonna be pretty.