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USA Today Promotes, Fails to Report

Have to go line by line on this horrific imitation of journalism

USA Today gets worse, if that's possible.

They said:
"What began as a Facebook post by a Hawaii grandmother the day after Hillary Clinton's loss in November's election..."

What we know:
"Substituting a tale about a grandma for hard news, USA Today failed to report that left-wing radical activist billionaire George Soros provided more than $33 million to 50 "progressive" groups to coordinate a staged event in the nation's capital..."

"Soros has funded, or has close relationships with, at least 56 of the march’s “partners,” including..."

They said:
"...blossomed into a sweeping protest uniting people of all ages, races and religions who crowded downtown Washington."

What we know:
"...attracted progressives and left wing people, primarily women, LGBTQ1A+s and people of color with disproportionate secular and disgruntled American-hating angry folks."

They said:
"...they fear Congress and Republicans will roll back reproductive, civil and human rights."

What we know:
"They imagine Congress and Republicans will roll back reproductive, civil and human rights. No evidence for these fears was presented."

They said:
"Sister rallies mirror main event, some 670 demonstrations take place, organizers say."

What we know:
The newspaper made no effort to see if the "organizers" number was true, they just repeated it. Who are these "organizers"? No facts were provided. How did they get such a count for the "spontaneous" one-day "event"? The very fact they could even pretend to make such a statement indicates a high degree of pre-planning for the so-called spontaneous demonstration, ripping credibility from the notion this represents concern for the subjects promoted by the organizers and promoted by the "news." It was later grudgingly revealed Soros poured money into making this happen.

As part of the peaceful protest, pop singer Madonna, a keynote speaker, called for blowing up the White House. No arrest was reported. Signs carried by the protesters were the most vicious, vulgar, obscene, profane, pornographic, disgraceful, disgusting, expletive-laced, hysterically funny and unfit for broadcast ever seen in a demonstration, gleefully published by lamestream media and widely available on the web, proving once again that everything the left accuses everyone else of -- is psychological projection of themselves.

USA Today may be USA's nastiest left-wing propagandist

I'm constantly stunned by how unethical USA Today has drifted, dropping virtually any pretense of newsworthiness, in its campaigns to denigrate anything American, and frame a dialog into the democrats dungeons of thought. For example:

USA Today deceptively says on Christmas Day, 12/25/16:
"Russia has developed one of the world's most sophisticated cyberwarfare networks -- one that the CIA says interfered in America's election to help Donald Trump."

Accurately stated, this would read:
"Every major nation on Earth has developed sophisticated cyberwarfare networks that are constantly in use against each other in every imaginable way."

"Unconfirmed leaks exist that Russia and others used its hackers to release criminally damaging information to WikiLeaks about Hillary Clinton's corruption and malfeasance throughout her entire operation, which apparently may have hurt her election chances."

We needed various (not just possibly Russian) hackers and WikiLeaks to discover and report that networks and cable "news" stations were working in collusion with the democrats to get their preferred candidate elected.

When we found out, they accused the Russians of throwing the election, which they continue to claim to this day, and will never stop claiming, until they put it in history books for government-school classrooms, which they also (currently) manage.

Although alerted about the ethical problem, USA Today never responds.

NOTE: No one has challenged the accuracy of the information revealed.

How the Clintons, who spent their entire lives in public service, amassed a fortune estimated at more than $200 million, has never been satisfactorily explained. On leaving the White House they were "dead broke," they said.

If democrats had not colluded to defeat their own candidate Bernie Sanders, and had not colluded with the media to corrupt the debates, and had not run an unsecured email server for top secret government business, and had not lied about everything, and did not have a campaign manager who gave the word corruption a new darker meaning, hackers would have little to give to Wikileaks for the public to see. We almost have to thank whoever hacked them for releasing the truth, because the Clintons worked so hard to hide it. Failure to elect a gang that corrupt, because their secrets came out, is hardly a bad thing, except to the people supporting the gang.

I've been informed I have to take it back about USA Today. The entire lamestream media is that way.

It's Not a "Margin of Error"

"News" Media All Knows This

It's just a measure of the sample size

But it sure sounds better to suggest --
there is a measure of accuracy and it's known.

That's a smokescreen.
No, make that, a lie.

Because of the way the science of statistics is done, the size of a sample controls how reliable certain aspects of averaging will be. That's not exactly accurate, but it's close enough for this short description. We're dealing with polls you see in "news" media that pretend to declare their accuracy by stating a margin of error. That's hard core fake news. They don't accept that. They continue unabashed. To unfake it, they would swap in, "This poll had a sample size of 450." But that would serve no purpose. So they stay with the fake.

You can convert the fake into their sample size with this chart, but so what, it gets you nothing. What the poll tells you is 100% dependent on factors they can manipulate to their heart's content to get the result they seek, and you know that -- who they ask, how they ask, when they ask, why they ask. Blatant examples abound. That said, there is a science of polling, and people frequently do want to get a legit handle on what's going on, before it happens, and it can be done with loose certainty. But you already know that a poll run by democrats on abortion will show strong support, and the same poll run by republicans will not.

Fake News

How You Can Tell

If you watch ABC or NBC you C... BS
(They don't know it)

The left and the right are both outraged over what they're calling fake news. They don't agree on what this is and they're searching for a definition -- so they know what to censor. We are on real dangerous ground here folks.

Since the left controls most of the corporate standardized lamestream media, censoring what little is left is a bad idea. On CNN and MSNBC, you can tell the news is false with a simple test -- if their lips are moving it's largely false. If it's about guns it is typically 100% untrue. I've written about this extensively: Just errors of omission cast doubt on their reports -- tons of gun-related crime, virtually zero on all the good that guns do, or economics, science, balance of trade, tax base, jobs, and even sports (it's the #2 participant sport, ahead of golf).

When reporters are interviewing each other, which happens virtually non-stop (reporters are supposed to interview news makers, the people involved in what's actually happening in the world), you can use a simple test. Ask yourself, "Can they actually know what they're saying?" and if you can reply, "You don't know that!" you know it's fake news. Entire CNN broadcasts are filled with you-don't-know-that.

Reasonable concerns have arisen that fake news may have influenced the presidential election, with stories such as, "Pope endorses Trump!"  That appeared on social media, and was simply false, but it circulated widely, and some people, delighted by the report, may have decided it was time to hold their nose and vote Trump. Other reports, like "Space aliens land in Manhattan!" are fake news. But reports like "Trump will never get to 270 electoral votes!" and "Trump will never break the blue wall!" and "People trust Hillary," are as distorted as space alien stories, but presented as real, and the media still doesn't realize those were fake.

I could write a book on this, and have already opened the file. Fake News Is Real.

Media Lies About Sex Remarks

They make things up when reality isn't dark enough

The lamestream media told you:

"Trump talks about being able to 'do anything' to women because he is famous..."
-- trumped up by USA Today, on page one, 10/9/16, by David M. Jackson.

The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:

Trump actually said, "When you’re a star, they let you do it. You can do anything..."
And he went on in greater detail.

The media, completely in the tank for the other candidate, the female who repeatedly attacked other women for complaining about her husband's documented sexual assaults on them, will distort and pour guilt on the world to deny hard reality. So here it is:

Men are pigs and deserve to die.

OK, there it is. Satisfied? Now that's out of the way, let's get down to the truth.

The object of every teenage boy's desire is women's private parts, that's just the way it is. This continues unabated for decades. I have to tell you this? If you're a man, or a woman, you already know this.

The political left promotes this in every communications vehicle that exists. Now it is attempting to destroy America on this very point with unabashed guilt -- they have the core of the republican establishment, and their own party, and the media -- denying this basic biological, social and cultural TRUTH. What a win for their side.

Watch a movie. Or TV. Or the best-seller list. Non-stop objectification of women. Look at the woman supposedly the object of Mr. Trump's remarks -- Nancy O'Dell, who dresses and acts as sexually provocative as she possibly can. Who's kidding who? Her show is obsessed with who's zooming who, it is its raison detre. The attention lavished on Mr. Trump has simply brought this to the table (and floor, and wall, and bathroom, and bushes, and back of the bar).

You focused on her eyes, right?
Nancy O'Dell

Since childhood I have wondered, without answer, why women are dressed in a piece of cloth that deliberately exposes their main private part. The object of rape, incest, lust, adultery, infidelity, passion, romance novels, dirty jokes, leaked bawdy tapes. Whose idea was the dress and the skirt? Why does it persist? Why isn't that part covered, protected? I've been told that's not "ladylike." Say what?

Nightly "news" is drowning in these exposure clothes. Temptation garments. "She's asking for it" rags. The women, dolled up to the nines, bleached blonde, have to sit with their legs crossed -- all of them all of the time -- so they don't expose themselves. This is right? Don't their legs fall asleep? Mine would.

You saw the ultimate example: Sharon Stone in Basic Instinct (I could not have picked a better name). This is no secret. The holier than thou ranting on "news" shows is abject nonsense, total hypocrisy. Starting watching for it. Keep count.

No objectification here

Before I turned off the "news" version, I switched by chance quickly to the movie Horrible Bosses*, in time to see Jason Sudeikis ogle some guy's wife in their wedding photo, and remark, "I'd like to bend her over a barrel and show her the 50 states!" A mild, inconsequential remark like a thousand others to be found non-stop from Hollywood, leading the charge on objectification education of our children and ourselves.

Newscasters should be immune from criticism because they maintain high standards. Hot.

Trump's remarks weren't locker-room talk. They were every-day talk. We all know it despite the denials. In fact, thanks to the denials. And women with their legs out encourage it. Don't play coy. You know it. "I am sickened by what I heard." (House Speaker Paul Ryan). Bull. "I was wrong." (Donald Trump). Everyone knows he was forced to say that. It was a normal remark men make and will continue to make unless the left emasculates us to the nub.

"No woman should ever be described in these terms, ever." (Reince Priebus, party chairman). He doesn't get out much, has been totally manipulated by guilt and the left, who revel in describing women in these terms on the big screen. "No apology can excuse the reprehensible remarks" (Jeb Bush). So he never went to a sports game and saw mostly naked cheerleaders. Have you ever seen Lingerie football?

People are falling over each other to lie and say they never heard of such a thing.

*Jennifer Anniston has a snack in Horrible Bosses. You must
be 17 to see this film (or bring an adult). Anniston, a woman,
has no problem advancing normal objectification stereotypes.

The person currently in the White House
duplicitously attacks a candidate's speech,
while inviting the worst of the worst to visit
the White House -- batches of rappers with
lyrics too gross to repeat, F bombs, bitches,
hoes, murder, degrading demeaning abuse,
elevating them to respectability without caveat.
Artists like Killer Mike with his hits One More Gram,
F*ck You Pay Me, The Next Bitch, and of course Gat Totin'.

His wife calls Beyonce a role model for her girls --
just watch her videos, read her lyrics, see if you think
solid American values are remotely connected.
Yes, the images are gross, sorry, it makes the point.

 "News" media is AWOL.

Wolf Blitzer's Professional Demise

Interview Ends All Doubt

CNN, 9/13/16 -- With a news-like demeanor and a professional tone, Wolf Blitzer actually asked a sitting U.S. Senator, "So why is Donald Trump refusing to release his tax returns?"

And with that seemingly newsworthy inquiry, Blitzer gave up the last shred of pretense that he is a journalist or reporter, and is merely a political partisan in tailored suits. The question was a perfect paradigm of the rest of his broadcast.

That question, which has been posed and addressed thousands of times literally answers itself. The people like Blitzer who ache for the information want to find things they can use to hurt Trump. Trump wants to keep it under wraps to stop them and protect himself. Everyone knows this implicitly. It's been regurgitated ad infinitum. Why even ask -- it only shows you're a partisan.

Trump has replied endlessly (Blitzer of course knows this) he is waiting for the IRA audit of him to complete. Until then, the returns are preliminary, and subject to change. That is so normal, asking the question gets an F in Journalism 101, and a dunce cap. Two dunce caps to the reporters who want the returns to see what Trump is worth -- your tax returns don't reveal that. An imbecile who files returns knows that, a commentary on too many First-Amendment-protected reporters. After the audit, Trump may stall anew, everyone knows this too.

What Blitzer should ask a sitting Senator when he gets one to speak with him, is, for example, what's happening about the $400 million in cash the terrorists in Iran got in cash from us, that's now $1.7 billion in foreign currency? Which bank cobbled together that much dough, in foreign currency? What does "provide material support to terrorists" mean (18 USC §2339A et seq.)?

Or he could ask, "Now that so many counties and states have only one health-care provider going broke and hanging on by a thread under ObamaCare, and customers everywhere have had price increases, is the system truly on the verge of collapse?" "Can it be held off until Obama is out of office?"

Or, what's happening in Chad where terrorist training camps are set up? What is Canada doing with its tar sands oil while we stall around? Or, if a person isn't free to fly, why can they drive? (full story below) How about, How do you justify the Dept. of Education, since it's not authorized by the Constitution? Or my favorite, especially good for candidates but good for politicians too, What's the purpose of government? Need more? Try The Liberty Poll:

Only a reporter would be asking such things. We don't seem to have any left.

OMG! One Newspaper Might Lean Right

The lamestream media told you:

"Republican benefactor and casino king Sheldon Adelson's purchase of the Las Vegas Review Journal, Nevada's largest newspaper, has fueled anxiety about partisan influence tainting coverage of the 2016 presidential race in a crucial western swing state." -Dan Nowicki, Arizona Republic, 12/20/15

The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:

Are they serious? With USA Today running virtual campaign ads for Hillary Clinton and calling them news, and printing supportive editorials for her right on the front page where news is supposed to go, it is stunning to see a reporter throw a fit over change in ownership of a small newspaper in a small state, and suggest this could swing the presidential election. USA Today is sold nationwide (1.7MM copies) and as an insert in Nowicki's paper. The Review Journal has a small audience (172K) in the nation's gambling state, Nevada.

Nowicki supports his angst with a quote from a professor Kahn (pronounced "con"), at the University of Southern California journalism school, certainly a bastion of neutral news education, who says with great erudition, "This just smells bad from the getgo." No concern over truly outrageous existing front-page bias in national news was in the story, for reasons that were unclear at press time. The Review Journal hasn't even published anything yet under new management.

Going to Harry Reid for additional comment, arguably the most left-wing politician in Congress, the reporter points out Reid calls it, "a dog of a newspaper," and "They have the worst editorial policy in the history of the world." He apparently doesn't read USA Today or even the Republic.

People familiar with the Nevada paper know it is home to Prometheus-award winning Vin Suprynowicz, one of the most enlightened, incisive and brilliant commentators on the political scene, bar none, author of Send In The Waco Killers, exposing the government slaughter of innocents, for which no one was prosecuted.

Missing words often tell the story

The lamestream media told you:

"Salem, Ore. -- Gov. John Kitzhaber resigned office Friday amid allegations of criminal wrongdoing, almost exactly one month after being sworn in for an unprecedented fourth term. Secretary of State Kate Brown will replace him. His resignation is effective Wednesday, he said Friday in a letter... He appears to be the first Oregon governor to face an AG investigation..." Two other investigations are underway as well, involving 11 state agencies and at least 17 individuals...

The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:

The entire Page One story failed to identify the party of the Governor, so appearing as it did in USA Today, that means he must have been a democrat. One quick check online and sure enough, yup he was a democrat. Why let the enormous humiliation and embarrassment of such disgrace be associated directly with the democrat party, when you can simply leave out the word.

The media still persists in referring to Michael Brown as "an unarmed black man shot by police" instead of the more accurate "a black man shot while attempting to steal a police officer's gun." The officer was exonerated of any wrong do whatsoever, and reports of Brown having his hands raised were completely discredited by the U.S. attorney general, who is black.

Shadowy gun groups influence "news" media

The lamestream media told you:

Americans for Responsible Solutions
Everytown for Gun Safety
Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America
Illegal Mayors Against Guns

The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:

These names keep popping up in the "news," but who are they exactly? Do they have memberships? Are they "real" or are they empty shell constructs of some power broker, unquestioned by the "news" media? Why do they command such high-profile positions in the media? How did they burst onto the scene so rapidly?

Is the media doing its job vetting them? Should their membership lists be publicly revealed like gun-permit lists reporters periodically release or attempt to release? Why do those groups receive such credible and plausible coverage, when time-honored and long-standing constitutionally based groups in every state and nationally are routinely trashed by the same reporters and editors?

Should the licenses and registrations of reporters and editors be subject to official inquiries? Oh, that's right, they don't have any.

Those questions unfortunately have truly ugly answers, because the named groups are little more than hastily constructed propaganda vehicles created by a small handful of insanely rich power-brokers led by former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg and allies. And everyone knows it. The media's lack of ethics shines brightly through that smokescreen.

The media and the shell groups are exercising a misplaced vendetta against the fundamental human and civil right to keep and bear arms, in the false belief that by placing all gunpowder in the hands of the government and the police we will all be safer. (Some black people have less faith in that plan.)

The media knows this but ignores it its headlong rush to praise "the establishment" and vilify and crush the very rights that protect their right to publish the filth they propagate. The level of distortion associated with this "news" coverage would win awards, if journalism awards were given for such categories as distortion, misinformation, lack of balance, and failure to accurately inform on subjects of critical importance to the American republic. Calls for a U.S. Dept. of Accuracy (DOA) were unheeded at press time.

Factoids Replace Travel News

The lamestream media told you:

"With gas prices falling, an estimated 767,000 Arizonans are expected to travel by road this week, a 3.2% increase over last year, AAA reports." --Gannett (Arizona Republic) 11/26/14

The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:

In an un-bylined story with no backup (but attribution to a private auto club), the newspaper has somehow figured out, with decimal point accuracy, how many people are privately traveling by car Thanksgiving weekend. Even the much vaunted National Security Administration is incapable of this feat. Travel for vacation? To a store? How far? Overnight? How does this compare to the daily number of cars on a road? Is this in addition to that? Is this a factoid with no real meaning? Who are these people? Stories like this run all over, every year. Maybe it's based on a telephone survey, and you know what everyone thinks about those. Stay alert. Have a nice day. Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain.

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  • Freelance writer Alan Korwin is a founder and past president of the Arizona Book Publishing Association. With his wife Cheryl he operates Bloomfield Press, the largest producer and distributor of gun-law books in the country. Here writing as "The Uninvited Ombudsman," Alan covers the day's stories as they ought to read. Read more.

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