A Year Under Trump: Victories and Losses

by Andrew Johnson and John Ford It has been one year since Trump’s inauguration, and Trump Derangement Syndrome (TDS) has flourished beautifully among the left — in an era where the percentage of negative media coverage for the President wavers around 90%, it is becoming increasingly difficult to find any coherent pieces not dripping with “progressive” dreck or unhinged hatred. While the mainstream media is busy retracting fake news stories, and the liberals are busy calling for impeachment or…

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The Media Loses It Over “S***hole Countries”

by Vincent Cucchiara President Donald J Trump has, once again, made international headlines by saying something well known to every single person not living under a rock. According to the New York Times piece on the subject, Trump, during a meeting to discuss immigration, made several statements questioning the need for immigration protections for foreign nationals several impoverished nations. The most notable of which, from the apparently quite exasperated President, was questioning why we need “all these people from…

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Media Narrative Conflicts With Reality

by Vincent Cucchiara Last Sunday, September 24th, recent Sudanese immigrant Emanuel Kidega Samson shot 7 people, killing one, at the church he had previously attended in Antioch, Tennessee. What with football players kneeling and all, this story hasn’t been getting much attention excepting for some conservative commentators and right-wing YouTube personalities who have been comparing it to another church shooting, that of Dylann Roof, which received months of coverage describing the racist motives of the shooter and provided the pretext…

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Kaepernick in The Current Year

by Dominic Decinti The most overused meme in this decade is “It’s the Current Year”, an appeal to beliefs which are presupposed to be the only acceptable modern discourse. Whatever the debate, this appeal to the Zeitgeist is inescapable. It gets thrown around like a football in the West Coast offense. For my readers with a less than stellar football IQ, that is the style of play with all the passes and touchdowns. The one time I will use that…

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