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The Publicist at the Center of the Donald Trump Jr. Story


These days the mainstream media seem to be myopically fixated on one news story alone, the one in which Donald Trump Jr. had a meeting with a Russian female lawyer.

While anchors and pundits endlessly obsess over the minutia of the meeting, attention on one key attendee named  Rob Goldstone seems to be routinely overlooked, perhaps because his persona and identity do not fit well with the establishment media’s narrative of choice.

Goldstone, a heretofore obscure entertainment industry publicist, is the author of the email that facilitated last year’s meet-up between the president’s son and a lawyer, who ostensibly promised to provide opposition research concerning then-Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

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The Art of the Meme


As the old conventional media continue to lose their credibility and are increasingly viewed as obsolete, a new digital form of communication has become an ever more powerful tool for drastically altering the institutional news calculus of which the establishment has grown accustomed.

Grassroots organizations as well as individuals now have an avenue that can be used to articulate and communicate ideas, and the opportunity for such a freewheeling exchange, the type of which was wholly unavailable until the most recent past, is a salient one.

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Joe and Mika Loved Trump Before They Hated Him


Although these days it is hard to imagine, the truth is that morning cable hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski once had such a friendly relationship with President Donald J. Trump it became a source of concern at MSNBC’s parent company NBC.

Scarborough regularly heaped praise on then-candidate Trump and was even rumored to be one of Trump’s possible running mates.

The former Florida congressman actually refused to rule out running as Trump’s vice president and was known to have doled out political advice to him in the pre-election season. As a result, Scarborough took a great deal of heat from the elites in the mainstream media.

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Johnny Depp May Have Broken the Law

In this great nation of ours, when it comes to the issue of responsibility in exercising the God-given right to free expression, Johnny Depp has clearly crossed a line.

Interestingly, though, the actor may soon discover that he additionally ventured into territory that has the potential to place him in legal jeopardy.

While out promoting his latest film at the Glastonbury arts festival in the U.K., Depp let loose with a not-so-veiled threat on the life of the President of the United States.

In an unintelligible accent, he asked the crowd, “Can you bring Trump here?”

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A Witch Hunt Is Exactly What It Is


After Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from the FBI’s investigation into the so-called Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, the responsibility for supervising the Russia probe went to Rod Rosenstein, who, during the time period since Sessions’ recusal took place, had been serving as acting attorney general.

Rosenstein is the official who appointed Robert Mueller as a special counsel to take over the FBI investigation.

As previously represented by President Donald Trump, former FBI director James Comey, in his sworn testimony before a congressional committee, indicated that the president was not the subject of any FBI probe.

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Comey’s Testimony Requires Special Counsel to Step Down


In a stunning turn of events, former FBI Director James Comey made a recent admission during his testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee that he intentionally leaked to the press details of his private conversations with the president, and that he did so in order to prod the Department of Justice to appoint a special counsel.

The unprecedented nature of this part of Comey’s testimony can be summed up in this way: The director of the top law enforcement organization in the U.S. intentionally leaked documents to the media in order to manipulate the system, and Comey’s surreptitious action came after the president on numerous occasions had asked him to investigate leakers.

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Hollywood Hysteria over Paris Climate Accord


Immediately after President Donald Trump announced his decision to exit the Paris climate accord, Hollywood’s “geopolitical experts” flooded the media landscape with their madcap predictions and negative prattle.

The action taken by the president should not really have come as a surprise to anyone who is even mildly aware of politics and culture, whether he or she resides on the left, right, or center of the climate change spectrum.

After all, during the election cycle the president, who in his short time in office has already made good on a number of campaign promises, also explicitly said that once elected he would pull out of the accord, due its fundamental unfairness to the United States.

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Dwayne Johnson`s Film Flops Following His Announcement of a Presidential Run


Failing to come close to studio and industry expectations, Paramount/Skydance’s “Baywatch” was a surprising flop at this weekend’s box office.

With a budget of approximately $68 million, its five-day tally was only $26.6 million, while experts had expected it to haul in $42 million during the same time period.

While the film critic community has panned many projects that still end up performing well at the box office, this did not turn out to be the case for “Baywatch,” which garnered a meager 18 percent on the Rotten Tomatoes website.

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Why Robert Mueller Should Not Be Special Counsel


In a surprise move the Department of Justice via acting Attorney General Rod Rosenstein named Robert Mueller, a former FBI head, as a special counsel to ostensibly oversee the bureau’s probe into Russia’s attempts to influence the 2016 election.

The White House was given only about 30 minutes warning before the announcement was made.

Mueller’s appointment was “not a finding that crimes have been committed,” Rosenstein said in a statement.

But, according to former FBI Assistant Director, James Kallstrom, there are serious crimes that the special counsel must focus on.

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Media in Meltdown over Comey Firing


In this age of magnified reality, a two-way relationship has developed between the dominant media and the Democratic Party, one that eerily parallels a biological phenomenon.

Symbiosis is the scientific term used to describe a specific biological interaction between two different species wherein both living creatures depend upon one another for their very survival. This is the state of the relationship that presently exists between the left-leaning media and Democrats.

The messaging that is occurring as a result of this symbiotic relationship has become so uniform in content and vantage point it is often difficult, if not impossible, to determine its point of origin.

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