Harvard Study: Tone of Media Election Coverage

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Source: Harvard Study: News Coverage 2016 General Election

http://shorensteincenter.org/news-coverage-2016-general-election/

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The Sneauflayke Edition

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In other news … and I do mean news, this is true, not fake news … a professor at Loyola University in New Orleans called the cops because one of the students in his class was carrying a gun.

The student in question was a police officer who had not had time to change into civvies between his shift protecting and defending morons from themselves and his class.

So, yeah, the professor called the cops to come and rescue them all from a cop. Ummmm.

Fortunately, the cops told said professor that the student was well within his rights to attend class in uniform (the gun is part of the uniform) and so they would decline the opportunity to waste time coming on campus, cuz they had, you know, like, actual crimes to worry about.

H/t ZMalfoy

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The ABC Connection

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There are literally dozens of studies showing that women who undergo induced abortions have a significantly increased risk of developing breast cancer later in life.

Predictably, the abortion industry pooh-poohs the idea, calling the evidence “weak” and “meaningless.”  Well, duh.  They don’t want pregnant women having any information that might dissuade them from paying for an abortion, even if it involves something DEADLY, like breast cancer, that they claim to care about so much.

Sadly for women who trust abortion providers to give them accurate information, the ABC connection is real.

The ABC connection in INDIA:

Twelve out of twelve studies of breast cancer in India show an increased risk for women who had had abortions.  These findings are important because women in India marry early, do not use the pill, have multiple pregnancies, and breastfeed their babies. In other words, all of the other major risk factors for breast cancer are absent.  The Indian studies also showed that abortion was a stronger risk factor than those affecting Indian women, namely advanced age, having a family history of breast cancer, or being childless.

The ABC connection in CHINA:

A huge meta-analysis of 36 studies done in Mainland China showed a statistically significant risk of breast cancer following abortion. For Chinese women who have had one or more induced abortions, the increased risk was 44%. The risk jumped to 76% for women who had had two or more previous abortions.

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Putting pressure on works

Last year, a pro-life group exposed forty-one companies with direct financial ties to Planned Parenthood. Five of these companies have since stopped donating:

  • AT&T
  • Coca-Cola
  • Ford
  • Xerox
  • Macy’s

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More than 25% of Planned Parenthood’s funding comes from private donations, which includes corporate contributions.  Here are the companies that are still donating:

  • Adobe
  • American Express
  • Avon
  • Bank of America
  • Bath & Body Works
  • Ben & Jerry’s
  • Boeing
  • Clorox
  • Converse
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Dockers
  • Energizer
  • Expedia
  • ExxonMobil
  • Fannie Mae
  • Groupon
  • Intuit
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • La Senza
  • Levi Strauss
  • Liberty Mutual
  • March of Dimes
  • Microsoft
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Nike
  • Oracle
  • PepsiCo
  • Pfizer
  • Progressive Insurance
  • Starbucks
  • Susan G. Komen
  • Tostitos
  • Unilever
  • United Way
  • Verizon
  • Wells Fargo

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  • lifenews.com/2016/12/07/macys-we-no-longer-donate-to-planned-parenthood-abortion-business/

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Party With Doug From Upland

This guy’s been posting some really funny stuff for years.Here are some Christmas videos he made,along with a couple oldies.I think you’ll like these.
DFU CHRISTMAS 2016 SING-ALONG: Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer

DFU CHRISTMAS 2016 SING-ALONG: Deck the Halls

DFU CHRISTMAS 2016 SING-ALONG – Up on the Housetop

DFU SING-ALONG: Auld Lang Syne (Let Blacks Go Free)

DFU SING-ALONG: Words (that you can’t say about Hillary)

Doug from Upland Sing-Along: Invasion from Mexico

Doug from Upland Sing-Along: Imagine You’re an Airhead

Doug from Upland Sing-Along: Castro is Weekend at Bernies

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Friday Morning Express

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Hillary Clinton At Reid Retirement Party: ‘Not The Speech I Expected To Give At The Capitol After The Election…’
Hillary Clinton referenced her monumental loss to Donald Trump during her first appearance on Capitol Hill since the election.
“After a few selfies taken in the woods, I am thankful to be here.”
“I grateful to Senator Reid for inviting me,” she said.

THE ENTIRE CONCLAVE OF BOTTOM-DWELLERS GATHERED TO GIVE ONE OF THE DIRTIEST,MOST EVIL MEN TO EVER DARKEN THE HALLS OF POWER A WARM,TEAR-FILL SENDOFF

I SPARED YOU THE ENTIRE 9 MINUTE LAMENTATION
http://dailycaller.com/2016/12/08/hillary-clinton-at-reid-retirement-party-not-the-speech-i-expected-to-give-at-the-capitol-after-the-election/#ixzz4SL1kbdAS
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NOT EVERYONE WAS AT THE PITY PARTY
Good riddance Harry Reid
This is Reid’s morality: Win, at any cost, by any means necessary. It’s a toxic worldview, and his years as a Senate leader have poisoned the institution he professes to love.
With a simple majority vote and over strenuous objections from members of both parties, Reid torched decades of Senate precedent by taking away the Senate minority’s ability to block most presidential nominations.
http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/good-riddance-harry-reid/article/2609245
Floor Fight: Tom Cotton Blasts ‘Cancerous’ Harry Reid’s’Bitter, Vulgar, Incoherent Ramblings’

Trey Gowdy:I am So Glad Harry Reid Is Leaving & BTW I Didn’t Know Mormons Used Drugs 10 /30 / 2016

Obama to appear on ‘The Daily Show’ with Trevor Noah

“As this unprecedented election year comes to an end, President Barack Obama will appear as a guest on ‘The Daily Show with Trevor Noah’ on Monday, December 12,” Comedy Central said in a statement.

The show segment will be recorded inside the White House and will air at 11 p.m. It will also likely be Obama’s very last appearance on the program as president.
http://thehill.com/blogs/in-the-know/309578-obama-to-appear-on-the-daily-show
John Glenn, American Hero of the Space Age, Dies at 95

FIRST AMERICAN TO ORBIT THE EARTH IN 1962.SPENT 24 YEARS IN THE SENATE.
TO ME,HIS LEGACY WAS CEMENTED WHEN HE SHAMEFULLY ACTED AS BILL CLINTON’S DEFENSE ATTORNEY DURING THE IMPEACHMENT HEARINGS AND WAS REWARDED WITH A FINAL TRIP IN SPACE ON THE TAXPAYER DIME IN 1998.
http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/john-glenn-american-hero-of-the-space-age-dies-at-95/ar-AAljYlq?ocid=UE12DHP#image=CCnL96|14
‘Biblical Size Storm’ Hovers On Border Between Israel And Syria, Effectively Stopping ISIS In Its Tracks…
GOD WORKS IN MYSTERIOUS WAYS

I ‘absolutely’ suffered racism in office, says Obama: Some Americans’ ‘primary concern about me has been that I seem foreign’
The president discussed the issue in a special looking back on his legacy
‘I think there’s a reason why attitudes about my presidency among whites in Northern states are very different from whites in Southern states,’ he said
He told CNN: ‘Are there folks whose primary concern about me has been that I seem foreign, the other? Are those who champion the “birther” movement feeding off of bias? Absolutely’
Obama’s successor, President-elect Donald Trump, promoted birther arguments but now says he believes Obama was born in the United States
According to Axelrod, at least one powerful Republican was disrespectful to Obama and said to him ‘We don’t really think you should be here’
THIS WHINY LITTLE PRICK PLAYING THE RACE CARD ALL THE WAY TO THE END

THE “TYPICAL WHITE WOMAN” WHO PAID FOR THE EDUCATION HE USED TO ‘AFFIRMATIVE ACTION’ HIS WAY THROUGH THE REST OF HIS LIFE.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4014260/I-absolutely-suffered-racism-office-says-Obama.html#ixzz4SL6tY1Lh
John Kelly, Trump’s Homeland Security pick, gave a remarkable speech 4 days after his son died serving in Afghanistan

HOW WONDERFUL IT WILL BE TO HAVE PEOPLE OF INTEGRITY AND IMPECCABLE CHARACTER LEADING OUR COUNTRY ONCE AGAIN.
Four days earlier, Kelly’s 29-year-old son, Marine 1st Lt. Robert Michael Kelly, stepped on a land mine while leading a patrol in southern Afghanistan. He was killed instantly.

John Kelly, President-elect Donald Trump’s reported pick for Homeland Security chief, never spoke of his fallen son by name during the speech to the Semper Fi Society that he had committed to give long before his son’s death. According to the Post, the elder Kelly made one request to the officer who introduced him: “Please don’t mention my son.”
Kelly, 66, is the highest-ranking military officer to lose a child in combat in Iraq or Afghanistan — a burden of war that thousands of so-called Gold Star military families like his must bear.
https://www.yahoo.com/news/john-kelly-trumps-homeland-security-pick-gave-a-remarkable-speech-4-days-after-his-son-died-serving-in-afghanistan-212540428.html

The collapse of the political Left

It’s been a tough decade for the political left. Eight years ago a Time magazine cover portrayed Barack Obama as Franklin Roosevelt, complete with cigarette and holder and a cover line proclaiming “The New New Deal.” A Newsweek cover announced “We Are All Socialists Now.”
Leftist politicians supposed that ordinary voters with modest incomes facing hard times would believe that regulation and redistribution would help them. Evidently most don’t.
http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/the-collapse-of-the-political-left/article/2609139
A PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT FROM THE PISTOL MAN
No, Fisher-Price Isn’t Selling A ‘Happy Hour Playset’

SOME SJW’s WITHOUT ENOUGH SENSE TO POUND SAND IN A RAT HOLE BECAME INCENSED AT THE THOUGHT OF MARKETING A BAR SET TO CHILDREN.
(THIS IS ONLY LEGAL IN WISCONSIN.) THEY NEED TO GET A HOBBY
The Pastor Is In…

Pastor Gregory P. Fryer of New York City’s Immanuel Lutheran Church said the idea just came to him one day.

“I thought about it for years,” the 65-year-old told WNYW-TV, “but I’m getting older and I thought, ‘I better do it if I’m gonna do it.’”

So a desk and chair hit the corner of East 88th and Lexington outside the church, along with a couple of yellow signs: “Spiritual Help 5¢” and “The Pastor Is In.”
http://www.theblaze.com/news/2016/12/08/pastor-takes-page-from-peanuts-to-minister-on-new-york-city-street/?utm_content=buffer7931b&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

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Not 1%

In another post today, Pete put up a graphic saying something like, “If you’re in America, you’re already in the 1%.”  I really liked the idea and went googling for supporting data.

What I found was a July 2015 issue of Fortune that paints a dismal picture of how the Obama Economy has negatively impacted America’s greatness.

  • People living below the poverty line: 36th out of 162 countries.
  • Child poverty levels: 34th out of 35 countries surveyed.
  • Health: 33rd out of 145 countries home to at least one million people.
  • Median wealth (U.S. $39,000 per adult): 27th in the world.
  • Stability: 20th out of 178 countries.
  • Corruption:  17th out of 175 countries.
  • Social progress index:  16th out of 133 countries.
  • Education and skills: 16th out of 23 countries.
  • Internet speed and access: 16th out of 34 countries.
  • Life satisfaction: #12 in the world.

There is one metric where we are NUMERO UNO, but it’s not one to be particularly proud of.  We are first out of 224 countries in the size of our prison population.  With more than 2.2 million in our jail, only China, with 1.66 million, comes close.

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Fortune concludes, “America is declining, in large and important measures, yet policymakers aren’t paying attention. … [Our] per capita wealth, health and education measures are mediocre for a highly industrialized nation. Well-being metrics, perceptions of corruption, quality and cost of basic services, are sliding, too. Healthcare and education spending are funding bloated administrations even while human outcomes sink.”

I don’t think this decline is accidental.  Communists have been saying for nearly 100 years that a PROSPEROUS America couldn’t be taken over.  Job #1 for the Leftie Progressive Cuba Wannabes has always been to trash our economy.  Let’s hope Trump’s election turns these metrics around and puts us back on top again.

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About all that Thanksgiving Guilt

Reports of Spanish mistreatment of the New World natives prompted a severe crisis of conscience among significant sectors of the Spanish population in the sixteenth century, not least among philosophers and theologians.”  – Thomas E. Woods, Jr., How the Catholic Church Built Western Civilization [p. 136]

This was a new thing in world history.  Before the rise of Catholic nation states, nobody much cared how conquerors treated the conquered.  Might made right, as they say.  It was standard practice for the mighty invaders to loot and pillage the natives, to slaughter those who resisted, to burn their property, and to enslave the survivors.

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And, while the slaughter of New World natives was a heinous evil, the fact is that the foundations of international law were laid in the sixteenth century because Spanish Catholics were appalled about it.

“Laws governing the interaction of states had remained vague throughout the years, and had never been articulated in any clear way.  The circumstances arising from the discovery of the New World gave impetus to the study and delineating of those laws … when theologians applied themselves to a serious reckoning with these issues. … Here again does the Catholic Church give birth to a distinctly Western idea.”  — – Thomas E. Woods, Jr., How the Catholic Church Built Western Civilization [p. 136-137]

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