Category Archives: public interest

Did Mike Cernovich lie to 60 Minutes?

Recently, Mike Cernovich has had a lot of media exposure. A couple of weeks ago, he was featured on a 60 Minutes segment about Fake News.[1] Earlier this week, he claimed he published a scoop about Susan Rice, who was … Continue reading

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The injustice of Donald Trump revealed

Donald Trump is going to demonstrate how he negotiates, how he gets the big deals, how he gets his kicks. He is not clever. He is not smooth. He is not a great negotiator. Instead, he will brutalize the American … Continue reading

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Trump threatens US reporters to make them obedient

For I know that some human beings are like horses—the more they get what they want, the more unruly they are apt to become. The way to manage men like that is to put the fear of the bodyguard into … Continue reading

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Who won Trump’s press conference? Rupert Murdoch

As the public recover from their first experience with a Trump presidential press conference, we can take stock of what has happened. For Trump supporters, this was a masterpiece. This is what they wanted. This is what they want. They … Continue reading

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Why Trump likes Chicago: it fits his world view

Trump likes Chicago because it fits his world view. Chicago is a city of two halves one poor and the other wealthy. As the wealthy do not have to endure, the City’s corrupt politics, it never changes. In a city … Continue reading

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Ailes, Murdoch and how Gretchen Carlson used the Dark Arts

Rupert Murdoch and Roger Ailes rose to, and remained in, power by the benefit of journalism’s “dark arts” and their ability to do “favors”. The dark arts refer to illegal or potentially illegal activities. They are such acts as phone … Continue reading

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Roger Ailes, “friends” and the media industry’s dirty laundry

Roger Ailes is alleged to have sexually harassed women for the last 30 years and more recently while in charge of Fox News. He and 21st Century Fox have agreed to make a $20 Million payment to Gretchen Carlson to … Continue reading

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Keith Vaz and Political Coercion: Why now?

The news for Keith Vaz is devastating.[1] In the Sunday Mirror [2]it is reported that he is alleged to have hired male prostitutes for sex. The allegations[3] suggest that he is experienced in procuring their sexual services. The reports indicate … Continue reading

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Alexis Jay and the legal assassins

Alexis Jay is the fourth chair of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA). The three previous chairs were from the legal profession. The last chair Justice Goddard resigned. Critics have suggested she lacked the necessary skills to meet … Continue reading

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Theresa May: Booted and spurred to ride roughshod over our rights

Theresa May is the United Kingdom’s latest Prime Minister. As only the second female PM, she is a historical figure. She is noted for, and proud of, her footwear which have become her trademark. She has good taste in shoes … Continue reading

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