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Most news today can be considered fake. Each organisation has its agenda depending on who owns it. Hearst figured it out but if people would look at news with a bit of skepticism it would be a step in the right direction. Social media has almost become more important than the news itself.






03-06-2017 09:50 PM
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Most news is left-leaning or right-leaning in its narrative.

But, that's not fake news if the reporting is based on fact. Fake news is lies and conspiracy theory reported as fact.

I don't follow media that's proven to specialize in fake news, and I don't get news from social media.





03-06-2017 09:53 PM
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(03-06-2017 08:57 PM)sally Wrote:  I read the bible the other day, where would you like me to start?

I'm interested in the meaning behind the fig tree incident.





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I'll have to get to that later, Tucker Carlson is on. He's the only one I get the news from because he's cute as a goddamn button. Fake or not.





03-06-2017 10:01 PM
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(03-06-2017 09:53 PM)HairOfTheDog Wrote:  Most news is left-leaning or right-leaning in it's narrative.

But, that's not fake news if the reporting is based on fact. Fake news is lies and conspiracy theory reported as fact.

I don't follow media that's proven to specialize in fake news, and I don't get news from social media.

The definition of fake news may be a bit opaque but quite a few conspiracy theories have proven true. Is it a crap shoot? I'm not sure but gut feeling could prove more telling than any black & white statement. Some things are so silly but have been true also. I guess each individual should be skeptical. Some more than others.






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(03-06-2017 10:01 PM)sally Wrote:  I'll have to get to that later, Tucker Carlson is on. He's the only one I get the news from because he's cute as a goddamn button. Fake or not.

I understand.

I feel the same way about Alex Jones.

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Just about every word out of his loud mouth is horseshit, but god damn he's one sexy motherfucker.





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Once again news now is not reported is is manufactured.





03-06-2017 11:44 PM
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(03-06-2017 11:44 PM)BigMark Wrote:  Once again news now is not reported is is manufactured.

Why do you keep repeating that false motto of the lazy-minded as if it's a philosophical truth?

Your sources of news manufacture some of it, based on some of the shit you've posted here, Biggie. But, news now, in general, is not manufactured.

Have you lost the ability to discern fact from fiction? Which of these stories (my summarizations) that I read at Wall Street Journal, Daily Mail, Market Watch, Fox News, Reuters, The Guardian, Crimesider, ABC News, and the LA Times........ are manufactured news, Biggie?

1. Trump Signs Revised Executive Order on Travel Ban -- removes Iraq from ban, pushes out effective date to March 16th, removes religious preference, removes indefinite ban on Syrian Refugees, specifies exemptions for those legally in the country.

2. Pentagon Confirms Additional Ground Troops Deployed in Syria; Mission Redefined to Avoid In-Fighting between U.S. Allies (Kurds and Turks).

3. Trump's Approval Ratings Improve Following Joint Congressional Speech.

4. President Trump Accuses Former President Barrack Obama of Tapping His Phones with No Evidence to Back it Up in Tweet Storm; Calls Obama "bad or sick guy".

5. Dow closed above 21000 as stocks soar after Trump speech.

6. Trump Tweets Hurt Equities; US Dollar Gains.

7. Trump on Track to Spend Exorbitant Amount of Taxpayer Dollars on Travels -- by one estimate the president has already rung up as much in travel costs as the Obama and Biden families did in eight years – all at the expense of taxpayers.

8. Volunteer officer, Boy Scout leader charged with raping boy.

9. U.S. Marines Under Investigation for Sharing Nude Photos of Female Officers On-line, Without Consent.

The problem isn't that news isn't real or that it's all manufactured now. The problem is that you, Biggie, gravitate towards and believe bullshit reported at easily identifiable fake news sites.





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(03-06-2017 10:05 PM)HairOfTheDog Wrote:  I feel the same way about Alex Jones.


There are those who get their news from him and they believe it. Same goes for Drudge and Breitbart. They all have a following and it's quite substantial. Those that get their news from those sources are morons, there is no nice way to say that.






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I'm wondering if Khizr Khan's travel privileges being under review is fake news. Surely it must be given this man has been a United States citizen for over 30 years.






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(03-06-2017 09:34 PM)Maggot Wrote:  Dammit! if you like your doctor you can keep them...........I promise. Bullshit


I look forward to reading your opinion of the revised ACA. Smiley_emoticons_smile






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I bet the Republicans won't be looking at their shoes as it's being promoted. The mandate was such a bad idea and the entire thing was basically an entitlement tax. Hopefully it can be chopped where it needs to be axed. The idea is a good one but was really not a good plan. The democrats shoved it through with no lube because it was the only chance they had to pass it with a majority.






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Some fake news from yesterday:

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Derp.

Yet again, President Trump watched a FOX News report, twisted what was reported, and spewed a false claim via Twitter.

According to the government’s latest “Summary of Reengagement of Detainees Formerly Held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba,” the vast majority of the released Gitmo detainees who were “confirmed of reengaging” — 113 of the 122 — were released or transferred out of Gitmo by President Bush.

http://www.factcheck.org/2017/03/trumps-...tmo-blame/





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I have a better understanding of fake news after watching the hearings. I know I sometimes have some snark where dumb people are concerned but I never really thought that people would be so stupid as to get their news from FaceBook or similar sites. The reality is, many people do and they believe it and they pass it on as if it were fact. Those who are behind fake news count on those people who aren't very bright, they know there are those who will believe what they are told.






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