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The Media Is Not a Court of Law - Let's Stop Pretending It Is

Updated on September 26, 2018
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I'm on the right side of politics and enjoy a good debate on government, the economy, common sense, and the rights of the people.

America has watched for several weeks as the United States Senate Committee has interviewed Judge Brett Kavanaugh for a position on the Supreme Court. The testimony and questions from the Committee followed expected Party-Line narratives and it appeared that the Judge was likely to be confirmed. That was until after the hearing ended, but before the vote took place. Senior Senator Diane Feinstein started talking about a letter that she had in her possession for several months from an individual that claimed the Judge has molested her at a party in High School. She stated that she intended to turn the letter over to the FBI for analysis with the expectation that they would engage in a full investigation and derail the Judge from being confirmed.

The hours turned to days as information was slowly leaked to the media; some say it was planned that way, while others claim the details were still “emerging.” Regardless of which side you stand on, the information became known through the media. Christine Blasey Ford, a California teacher, made claims that the Judge attacked her at a house party when she was 15 and he was 17. She is unable to back up any portion of her accusation with any facts. She does claim to have a polygraph test, which has been kept secret and says therapist notes and the word of her husband can back up the allegations. The one other person she states was in the room is denying the charges completely.

Delay, Delay, and Delay Some More

Ford was invited by Senate Committee Chairman Grassley to speak under oath in front of the Senate Committee several times, but her legal representation keeps asking for special considerations. As of yet, she has not confirmed whether she will show up on her scheduled appearance date. The letter she sent to Senator Feinstein has already been shown to have irregularities. Many have asked why she chose to send it to a Senator rather than to the FBI or another law enforcement agency. The therapist notes she claims will corroborate her accusation have not been released and those who have seen them also claim they are in direct dispute with her current claim.

One key thing to remember throughout this short timeline is that the media, not law enforcement or any agency, has been advancing the narrative. In fact, there is no evidence that a police report has actually ever been filed in this incident. Three people who she claims to have been present at the party are all stating that nothing happened. There are no witnesses, no one has ever heard of this incident until now, she cannot put an exact time or date on the incident, and much of it rests on what is known as “recovered memory.” Her lawyers are demanding an FBI investigation, but there is nothing to base such an investigation on. So from a legal standpoint, she has zero pieces of evidence.

The Clock is Ticking

Because of her accusations being so weak, Democratic operatives have been canvasing the nation trying to find others to support her testimony. They weren’t disappointed when the New Yorker, a fading magazine, published a story by Ronin Farrow and Jane Mayer that focused on a second accuser. This one, Deborah Ramirez, claims that Judge Kavanaugh assaulted her at a party, but, and it’s a big one, that she was so intoxicated that she couldn’t be certain who the person was. The New Yorker published an article with no proof of anything from a person who had significant memory gaps from drinking. The Senate Committee took the allegation serious and invited her to testify under oath. She of course refused to testify and to provide a written document to the Senate, instead working through the media instead; another claim with absolutely zero traction under the rule of law.

So far, two strikes against the attacking Democrats. But, before you could say case closed, yet another accusation suddenly materialized. This one comes from Attorney Michael Avenatti, who also chose to use the media as his main contact with the world, rather than the legal system. His client, Julie Swetnick, claims to have witnessed lines of men waiting to gang rape drugged and intoxicated girls at parties in her youth. She also claims that the Judge and his friends were the ones drugging and raping the helpless girls; this supposed happened on a regular basis. She continued to attend these parties until becoming a victim herself. She says it was only after 10 parties that she was chosen to be assaulted. She’s basically saying that she stood by as helpless girls were assaulted and she did nothing. And to make matters worse, she kept going to those parties where predatory behavior was taking place. And yet she never filed a police report, never contacted authorities, and never actually observed the Judge involved in any of these activities. But, that didn’t stop the lawyer from pushing this narrative out to a complicit media. The lawyer is also demanding a full FBI investigation which would further delay the confirmation process.

Julie Swetnick
Julie Swetnick

Why The Lack of Real Hard Evidence?

With the date set for tomorrow, no one is sure who will show up except for Judge Kavanaugh; who has already released actual evidence and has had six FBI background checks. The GOP led Senate appears to be losing patience for the repeated delays and attempts to force the Judge to withdraw. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell isn’t budging and has indicated there are enough votes to confirm the nomination regardless of the media noise. The Democrats think that the media will be their savior rather than the actual laws of this great nation. If they were all assaulted by the Judge, then why is it, that none went to the police? Why weren’t any of these assaults ever reported in any of the six background checks the Judge had done on him? There are too many questions and too many gaps in any of the stories for them to be taken seriously, expect by a media determined to stop a Conservative Justice from reaching the Supreme Court.

© 2018 Ralph Schwartz

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  • tsadjatko profile image

    13 months ago from now on

    So true Ken, but I've heard where CNN does do damage is internationally in Europe and other countries CNN has a presence and may be in places the only news from America they get, is that true?

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    Ken Burgess 

    13 months ago from Florida

    The 'news' isn't news anymore... its opinion, propaganda, fabrications, you name it.

    'News Agencies' like CNN, MSNBC, FOXNews, have to spin material everyday... some, like MSNBC and Rachel Maddow don't even bother with facts anymore, its all spin, all the time... with Maddow producing crocodile tears every other night over how terrible the country has become under the tyrannical Trump.

    Most people have caught on, they trust CNN less than they trust Congress to tell them the truth and do the right thing.

    And the younger generations coming up, don't even watch these shows (or cable tv in general). So the damage CNN and MSNBC can do in the future is minimum, no matter how much support they get from the corporate sponsors or state, if no one tunes in, it doesn't really matter what they say.

    Only FOX has an audience that consistently hits over a million these days, the rest of them combined don't add up to the viewership FOX has. With good reason, they produce garbage.

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    Paula 

    13 months ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

    At the end of the day, Ralph, like you said (& I agree 100%) everyone needs to be aware & alert at all times, what they post online anywhere. It is permanent. Even deleting does not change the fact that the info was up & visible for any length of time, with millions of eyes on it. Much like attempting to retract a public statement heard round the world...? Good luck with that.

  • RJ Schwartz profile imageAUTHOR

    Ralph Schwartz 

    13 months ago from Idaho Falls, Idaho

    There is a digital archive of the entire internet called the "Wayback Machine" - it crawls the web and archives everything EXCEPT those sites which exclude themselves. It is where researchers now go to find old stories, etc. I'm not 100% up to speed on the actual details of how it works, but it does exist......for now.

  • fpherj48 profile image

    Paula 

    13 months ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

    OK, thanks Ralph. I see that your position is the same as mine. By telling us that entirely wiping out a Facebook (or other social media) site has become regular practice and that individuals do it all the time, didn't help me to understand your opinion of that practice.

    It would seem anyone could believe it's all part of a cover-up...an attempt to hide one's past behaviors, etc......but frankly, Ralph, lately we can't actually know. For instance, I have no doubt the democrats could create any numbers of bogus, ridiculous "excuses" as to why Blasey-Ford erased her accounts!! Every excuse, in their opinion, would be perfectly A-OK and above-board.

    Apparently, we're all suppose to be plain stupid. So sorry to the dems that we're NOT!

  • RJ Schwartz profile imageAUTHOR

    Ralph Schwartz 

    13 months ago from Idaho Falls, Idaho

    Paula - I answered on Carolyn's feed. My opinion is that this practice appears to show guilt right from the start. When you try to hide your past, it usually means you have something buried that could derail your narrative; possibly even show you to be a liar or worse.

    It should be a lesson to our youth to be careful about what they post and what sites they frequent. We've always been told that the internet never forgets, and it doesn't, but that it can be sanitized to make those hidden details difficult to find. Notice how there aren't even any pictures of her except the ones they wanted you to see (her glasses, looking distraught, etc.) - that's the only impression many people might get of her and they interpret her as a victim because the DNC painted her as one. Clever way to target the sheeple and with the help of the media, they can push the narrative.

  • tsadjatko profile image

    13 months ago from now on

    Narcissists like the Clintons NEVER awaken from their fantasy.

  • tsadjatko profile image

    13 months ago from now on

    I knew you'd have something good to say about this! When it comes to the Clinton's talking bad is good!

    I really like what Dick has to say about Hiliary.

    https://youtu.be/5Plb0s7QAWA

    I would love to see the loons that protested Kavanaugh show up and protest the Clintons. Since they did it for Soros money maybe we can start a GoFundMe to raise money to pay them to protest the Clintons.

  • fpherj48 profile image

    Paula 

    13 months ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

    T........S H U T UP!! Get outta here! This cannot be for real. What the Heck?? A Comedy Tour by the one & only Couple of Corruption, Bonnie & Clyde?? Oh----My----God. This has got to be one of their bigger pranks on the American people.

    What nerve, what Gall, what utter presumptuous bull crap!! In the entire history of the United States, there has never been and never will be, another 2 people who just do not have the sense God gave a gnat! How can they possibly not KNOW they are washed-up has-beens, who have more than out-stayed their welcome, have disgusted more than half the country and plainly and simply have no value whatsoever?? What the hell will it take for them to awaken from their fantasy??

  • tsadjatko profile image

    13 months ago from now on

    Y'all will love this, speaking of media look at what they will be covering soon!

    Bill and Hillary Clinton are going on a stadium tour

    October 8, 2018

    The Clintons are headlining their own stadium tour. And before you ask, saxophones are not involved.

    Following in the footsteps of Beyoncé and Jay-Z, the political power couple will take "An Evening with President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton" to 13 cities starting later this year. The duo will share "stories and inspiring anecdotes that shaped their historic careers in public service" throughout the tour, detailing "how they shaped our world today and where we go from here," promoter Live Nation

    This is no joke but it will be just that - a joke. I think the Clintons are so jealous of the huge crowds Trump has been drawing at his campaigning appearances they just have to try to stroke their egos.

    I don't believe they can pull this off. I mean don't you think the feminists will be out there protesting Bill's every move?

    NOT!

  • fpherj48 profile image

    Paula 

    13 months ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

    Hey Ralph....I came back here to ask you a favor. I responded to a comment you made to me on Carolyn's article about Blasey Ford. I would really appreciate it if you would return to that thread and answer my question? It' important to me to understand where you were coming from, just to satisfy my curiosity on the matter. Thanks.

  • RJ Schwartz profile imageAUTHOR

    Ralph Schwartz 

    13 months ago from Idaho Falls, Idaho

    The same people who are demanding an FBI Investigation would probably be the biggest offenders. I don't know anyone who would want their entire life put under a microscope.

  • tsadjatko profile image

    13 months ago from now on

    I really think that the longer this goes on that more people will feel disgusted and feel if uncorroborated accusations can derail such an exemplary person as Kavanaugh, it could happen to anyone, even themselves which sends the message home that from now on everyone now has to be considered guilty just because of he seriousness of an accusation! This is really scary, especially to people who may have a skeleton in their closet and who doesn’t?

  • RJ Schwartz profile imageAUTHOR

    Ralph Schwartz 

    13 months ago from Idaho Falls, Idaho

    Seems as if the FBI is already wrapping up their supplemental investigation (the Democrats demanded an FBI Investigation and they got one - I think they had expectations it would be like the Mueller Witch Hunt and they could drag it on forever (that will never be allowed to happen again)) The FBI is not going to find anything new - think about it. If they suddenly find a bunch of credible information, then the entire background check process looks flawed (and the FBI cannot take any more hits to the Bureau's reputation).

    Even though the prosecutor is independent and a woman, the left will somehow claim otherwise. Many people were angry at the strategy the Republicans chose with bringing her in, but now it seems to be the right choice. The hearings were not an assault on the Ford woman, but she did make her go on record to demonstrate the timeline errors and such.

    I think they shot themselves in the foot by slandering Judge K so hard - already there are new polls which show red-state Democrat polling numbers shifting hard and quick to GOP candidates. Even if the Judge doesn't get the RINO votes, I see the GOP picking up seats in the Senate which will thwart any future attempts to do this kind of smearing. I seriously see Trump getting at least one more pick in this term and maybe another 1 or 2 in his next term.

    If the Democrats win the House, they will impeach the President every day but without a crime, the Senate will laugh it off. The President can withstand two years of investigations - after all, he's already been through the wringer and they've managed a big fat nothing burger with extra nothing. America is getting tired of political theater. President Trump has proven that he gets things done and the country is in a much better position since he's taken office, and they hate that fact. He didn't fail, like they expected and he does appear to be smarter than most of them in foreign policy and trade negotiations.

    The national polling shows support for Judge K growing daily as more and more falsehoods emerge about those who made the accusations. At this point in the year, the Democrats have already played all their cards and must live with those decisions, good or bad.

  • tsadjatko profile image

    13 months ago from now on

    Ralph, here is what Mitchell said and I don’t see how anyone can dispute her findings.

    https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.washingtonexamine...

    Maybe they can argue her conclusion but based just on her findings her conclusion seems justifiable. The thing that you can gleem from what Mitchell says is that Ford’s memory lapses are just too convenient. They are the only areas of her story that if she got them wrong they may have easily been refuted and someone making up such a story would naturally say they can’t remember where or when or how she got there or got home. Rather than making something up that might be able to be proven a lie, just claim no memory? Too convenient.

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    Paula 

    13 months ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

    I'm all too painfully aware that the media doesn't even do the job they're INTENDED to do......why would anyone be foolish enough to think the media is a court of law??

    One more thing.....this entire Kavanaugh fiasco is so SO off the charts outrageous, I have been stunned, shocked and thoroughly disgusted into silence & immobility! I feel frozen in time....stuck in a fantastic tale of make-believe.

    Ralph, the libs have finally done it. They've taken their insanity to a level beyond any measure of comprehension by normal, authentic, thinking human beings.

    I read the Mitchell report. In the comments, the libs are throwing nuclear bombs at it. Who's shocked at that?

    I need to close myself off, watch a comedy, laugh, relax and try to come back down to earth for a while. Peace, Paula

  • RJ Schwartz profile imageAUTHOR

    Ralph Schwartz 

    13 months ago from Idaho Falls, Idaho

    The Report from the Sex-Crimes Prosecutor (Mitchell) who was at the trial comes out today. It completely exonerates the Judge !

  • tsadjatko profile image

    13 months ago from now on

    Beer spill, I have to agree that is worse than Ford’s uncorroborated story if he can corroborate it.

    After all Ford wasn’t harmed. He could have suffered alcohol burns, stains and a dry cleaning bill. Get the receipt for that and the Dems will be right on it. If he kept the clothing maybe dna. The Dems will find his clothing from the beer spill, that’s an easy lie and then plant Brett’s DNA on it!

  • RJ Schwartz profile imageAUTHOR

    Ralph Schwartz 

    13 months ago from Idaho Falls, Idaho

    A Polygraph with only two questions isn't relevant - they usually ask a bunch of mundane questions such as your name, address, etc. to establish a baseline reading before asking anything else - and there would be more than two questions.

    From the weekend it appears that we're already seeing leaks in the investigation to the media and they are of course making them into different versions than the truth.

    Also Di-Fi is demanding to see the scope of the FBI Investigation - seems strange that she'd need to see an open-ended investigation right? Perhaps she wants to get to the people before the FBI and taint their stories a bit with a little pocket cash.

    Lastly, I read about a guy who was going to the FBI because Kavanaugh dumped a beer on him in college - yes, you read that right, he feels somehow emotionally injured because of a beer being spilled on him.

  • tsadjatko profile image

    13 months ago from now on

    As I have said before Soros is the puppet master behind this whole sham. Ford’s lawyer works for him and now this:

    Ana Maria Archila, one of the women who confronted Jeff Flake on the elevator at the Capitol after he said he was voting for Brett Kavanaugh, is the co-executive director for the Center for Popular Democracy and the Center for Popular Democracy Action Fund.

    The Center For Popular Democracy is heavily funded by George Soros. The organization also identified Maria Gallagher to the press as the other woman confronting Flake.

    https://www.teaparty.org/woman-confronted-flake-el...

  • tsadjatko profile image

    13 months ago from now on

    The only way to fix it is to keep pointing it out and especially in the education system. If teachers taught students about what the media has become and how to identify it it wouldn’t be long until the mainstream media starts going bankrupt because they won’t change (nor will teachers do so much for the old guard of teachers, bring in the new) Much of it like The NY Times is on it’s way there already.

    All of America’s problem are a direct result of liberalism taking over our public education system and institutions of higher learning over the last 60 years.

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    Dora Weithers 

    13 months ago from The Caribbean

    "That the media will be their savior rather than the actual laws of this great nation" shows that media power is so out of balance. They get to choose what is newsworthy and for how long. Sometimes they even decide the outcome. How do we fix this?

  • tsadjatko profile image

    13 months ago from now on

    The polygraph test was administered on August 7, one week after she wrote a letter to Sen. Dianne Feinstein detailing her story of the assault. For the test, Ford gave her account, in which she alleges that when they were both in high school, Kavanaugh pinned her to a bed during a party and groped her, trying to remove her clothing. When she tried to scream, Ford said Kavanaugh held his hand over her mouth.

    Following Ford's interview she was given a polygraph examination with ONLY the following two questions:

    Is any part of your statement false?

    Did you make up any part of your statement?

    Ford answered "no" to both questions. "Blasey's responses to the above relevant questions are not indicative of deception," the report read. Two more analyses of Ford's responses also suggested she had been truthful.

    Two questions is all she was asked? Neither defined exactly what the statement she made was. This is designed to be a deception. Anyone who believes anything Blasey Ford says is purely responding emotionally and NOT intellectually. You don’t have to write down and then read a traumatic event you lived through, especially if you are as intelligent and articulate as she, a PhD, employed by several colleges and companies.

  • tsadjatko profile image

    13 months ago from now on

    FRESNO, Ca - Fresno, CA - Some say, its still a "he said," "she said," story. So who is telling the truth?

    One of the most acclaimed polygraph expert's in the country question's Dr. Christine Blasey Ford's testimony.

    His name is John Grogan, a polygraph examiner who has administered thousands of lie detector tests. He's been seen on reality TV shows like Jersey Shore, he's given Howard Stern a lie detector test, along with hundreds of other celebrities. He believes Dr. Ford had one big hole in her testimony, it was the polygraph test.

    "I was truly embarrassed to be an American today."

    Mike Der Manouel Jr., like many of us, couldn't have predicted all the explosive testimony and raw emotion that defined the Kavanuagh hearing most of the day Thursday. Leaving us to wonder what's fact and what's fiction?

    "I found Kavanaugh to be the one credible and not her."

    John Grogan is one of the most well known polygraph examiners in the country, adminstering more than 10-thousand polygraph tests over three decades, he says the polygraph dr. ford was given failed to meet basic standards.

    "Polygraph examiners are taught just like doctors do, put the blood pressure cup on the left arm, in the pictures i saw the blood pressure cup was placed on the right."

    Dr. Ford admitting she cried during the polygraph test, done hours after her grandmother's funeral, Grogan says that's another red flag

    "You can't have someone crying through a test their blood is full of adrenaline."

    The test was also done in a conference room at a hotel, Grogan says that's highly unprofessional but the chair of the Fresno county Democratic party Michael Evans thought the California doctor was extremely credible.

    "No one puts themselves through this unless the allegations were true."

    "If every American who drank beer in high school is presumed to commit sexual assault then we are in a new ugly place in this country." Judge Kavanaugh said during Thursday's hearing.

    Der Manouel believes Kavanaugh's powerful response gave him a chance to win the nomination.

    "I don't know how the confirmation will go but he won today and it wasn't even close“

  • tsadjatko profile image

    13 months ago from now on

    Two men: https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.breitbart.com/big...

    And then there is this:

    WHO IS DR BLASEY FORD?

    WELL, BESIDES BEING A “PROFESSOR” AT THE OFF BRAND UNIVERSITY, SHE ALSO WORKS AT A MAJOR UNIVERSITY DOWN THE STREET FROM PALO ALTO. SHE JUST SO HAPPENS TO HEAD UP THE CIA UNDERGRADUATE INTERNSHIP PROGRAM AT STANFORD UNIVERSITY.

    CHRISTINE BLASEY’S BROTHER, RALPH THE THIRD, USED TO WORK FOR THE INTERNATIONAL LAW FIRM OF BAKER, HOSTETLER. THE FIRM CREATED FUSION GPS, THE COMPANY WHO WROTE THE RUSSIAN “DOSSIER”. THEY LATER ADMITTED IT WAS ONLY A COLLECTION OF FIELD INTERVIEWS.

    BAKER HOSTETLER IS LOCATED IN THE SAME BUILDING WHERE THE CIA OPERATES THREE COMPANIES CALLED:

    RED COATS INC.

    ADMIRAL SECURITY SERVICES AND

    DATAWATCH

    THEY ARE OPERATED BY RALPH BLASEY II. HE IS THE FATHER OF CHRISTINE AND RALPH III.

    CHRISTINE AND RALPH III’S GRANDFATHER WAS NICHOLAS DEAK. FORMER CIA DIRECTOR WILLIAM CASEY ACKNOWLEDGED DEAK’S DECADES OF SERVICE TO THE CIA.

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    Paula 

    13 months ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

    pop......I heard or read nothing of "2 men coming forward to admit they were the ones in the room with her!!" Can you elaborate on this info a bit please?? That is huge & yes, it should end this once and for all! Where can I find this info?

  • RJ Schwartz profile imageAUTHOR

    Ralph Schwartz 

    13 months ago from Idaho Falls, Idaho

    It did appear a bit secretive - I'm sure she's already been barraged by people asking about it since it was a focused topic on social media last evening. We'll never know though.

  • tsadjatko profile image

    13 months ago from now on

    It don’t you think it strange how she appeared to be hiding the pass of an envelope?

  • RJ Schwartz profile imageAUTHOR

    Ralph Schwartz 

    13 months ago from Idaho Falls, Idaho

    I saw the "pass" but I don't think it was any cash - likely something similar to the Feinstien note (some allegation from someone else) or some other political intel on the Judge that she felt might help their case. A distraction for the conspiracy theorists I suppose.

    Lindsey Graham seems like a changed guy since his handler John McCain passed; wonder what he could have been in his earlier years if he would have shaken that yoke long ago.

  • tsadjatko profile image

    13 months ago from now on

    I like Lindsey Graham’s comments - I never cared for his past positions on many things but boy he told it like it is at this hearing - I wish all Republicans had his take.

    Hey Ralph, you’ll like this of Shiela Jackson

    https://twitter.com/wade222/status/104534510418398...

    I suppose she is contributing to Blasey Ford’s go fund me? Cause her lawyers said they are doing this pro bono. Maybe that’s the check for the lie detector test. Yeah, whatever it is, pass an envelop to her lawyers on camera, that’s the way to do it Shiela, just like a drug dealer being caught on surveillance.

  • RJ Schwartz profile imageAUTHOR

    Ralph Schwartz 

    13 months ago from Idaho Falls, Idaho

    The Judge was spot on with his commentary in the latter half of the day - the Democrats turned the entire process into something altogether new and ugly. It's no longer about the credentials of a person, and whether they were qualified for the job. The Democrats have shown that they are willing to politicize everything they can get attached to in our modern age. I guess the legal standing of being able to murder babies in the womb is more important to them than anything else.

  • tsadjatko profile image

    13 months ago from now on

    I’m watching the hearing and it is rediculous on the Democrat side. All they are doing is grandstanding in how we deal with victims with absolutely no respect for the fact that the real victim here may just be Kavanaugh. Booker another introduction of letters of support from people who have never seen her testifying which is happening now. No matter who supports her that has no bearing on this hearing whatsoever, they are not witnesses and that sort of thing shouldn’t be allowed at a hearing like this!

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    Wesman Todd Shaw 

    13 months ago from Kaufman, Texas

    It's just mass media dividing the smart from the stupid. Stupid people are leftist who believe the crap told to them by their mass media masters.

    Smart people are not leftist, and are perceptive enough to know better than to believe mass media ideas.

  • RJ Schwartz profile imageAUTHOR

    Ralph Schwartz 

    13 months ago from Idaho Falls, Idaho

    How is it that America has evolved (devolved) into a mob-rules mentality? The Court of Public Opinion is seriously altering people's perceptions of what is real and what is imaginary. With all the fake news, I'd expect it to go the other way and people would unplug wholesale.

    President Trump has brought so much goodness to this nation and we're slowly seeing a return to following the law, but this foolishness will likely set that progress back somewhat.

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    Wesman Todd Shaw 

    13 months ago from Kaufman, Texas

    I'm usually such a pessimist, but I think a lot of my problem has to do with me being so isolated and reclusive.

    I really and truly see things in a more positive light in this situation. Same with all situations in the Trump era.

    I think the mass media moguls have over-played their hand, and that more and more and ever more people see them as the completely dishonest ideologues they are.

    Well, today and especially tomorrow should be exciting. I'll have my fingers crossed.

    Regardless, I'm going to vote as soon as early voting starts. Straight Republican ticket for me.

  • tsadjatko profile image

    13 months ago from now on

    You have to hand it to the Dems, they are evil geniuses when it comes to playing out their diabolical plans to ruin a person’s life. I really thought Ford would not show up when the other accusers surfaced but I was so wrong.

    I don’t see how this could be happening now after all those years and 6 FBI investigations of Kavanaugh never turning up anything.

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    breakfastpop 

    13 months ago

    Two men have come forward admitting that they were the ones in the room with Ford. That should end this circus, but it won't.

  • tsadjatko profile image

    13 months ago from now on

    Ralph, I don’t know how you find the time to put together these narratives but boy you do a fantastic job of reporting the facts. If you can do it you’d think the media could wouldn’t you?

    Of course they can but they don’t want to. Like when there was laughter at the UN with Trump. There was a couple chuckles after President Trump claims his "administration has accomplished more than almost any administration in the history" And then he paused and smiling said, “I didn’t expect that reaction” and then there was real laughter, they were laughing with him not at him! But the media totally lied about the whole thing. I was watching it on CBS and the commentary was so slanted negative I wondered if they saw the same speech I did.

    There is absolutely no credibility to be found in any of these three accusers and believe me if anyone who says they believe them was the subject of their accusations they’d be suing them for slander.

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