News Media: Reality Is What We Say It Is

One of the strangest developments in the Age of Trump is the news media’s abandonment of reality-based reporting. They have gone from journalism to fabulism. They aren’t fudging facts and spinning the news, they’re just making shit up.

Illegal immigration has been a chronic problem for decades. It was a problem when Ronald Reagan was President. It was a problem when George H.W. Bush was President. It was a problem when Bill Clinton was President. It was a problem when George W. Bush was President. It was a problem when Bronco Bama was President.

Now that Donald Trump is President, the media says, “Problem? What problem?”

Jim Acosta’s first tweet posted up above was self-debunking. “I’m standing behind a wall and there is no illegal immigration problem here. Walls obviously don’t work.”

Debunking the second one requires a little local knowledge. The place where Acosta is standing is at a bend in the river and the Border Patrol uses it for observation because it gives a clear view in both directions. There is also a boat ramp there that the BP uses to launch their boats. The Mexican side of the river is fairly open with few places to hide. Last but not least, it is close to the BP’s local office. Needless to say, the Border Patrol has agents there on a frequent basis.

Unsurprisingly, the coyotes take their pollos somewhere else to cross into the United States.

The last tweet reminds me of a sulky teenager.

Parent: “Clean your room. It’s a mess.”
Teen: “No it’s not.”
Parent: “Yes it is.”
Teen: “Nuh uh.”
Parent: “Uh huh.”
Teen: “Nuh uh.”

The news media wants us to believe them and not our lying eyes and ears. This raises a key question: Are they delusional idiots or just shameless liars?

I’m going with shameless idiots.


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217 Responses to News Media: Reality Is What We Say It Is

  1. helenk3 says:

    wonder if today’s “journalists” I call then stenos would even have a job on this paper

  2. helenk3 says:

    this is not a surprise.

    just wondering, do you think the dems oppose the wall because they are stilling running guns into Mexico for the cartels and getting a cut of the drug and sex trafficing money?

  3. Dora says:

    • elliesmom says:

      One of the reasons I became “not a feminist” is how subjective some people are about what’s acceptable and what’s not. A long time ago I was in a small room meeting with Pat Schroeder when she was considering a run for the presidency. She said a true feminist is someone who has a strong sense of what is right and what is wrong in regards to the treatment of women. There can be no moral relativism or cultural differences involved. She said it was unfortunate the Democrats as a party didn’t support her in that. She anticipated it would be a problem for her going forward. We didn’t get a chance to find out.

      • Myiq2xu™ says:

        It boggles the mind that feminists would support massive immigration from countries where sexism and misogyny reduce women to the status of sex slaves.

      • helenk3 says:

        my idea of a feminist is nothing like what today’s so called feminists preach. my idea of a feminists earns and demands respect. they are not some guy’s wet dream of an easy lay with no responsibility. They stand up for women who are treated badly. I will never understand the silence on the islamic treatment of women and children.
        They use the brain God gave them and do not become useful idiots.
        I do not know what to call today’s so called feminists but it is not feminist.

        • DeniseVB says:

          My ideal feminist is Sarah Palin. She had it all. Women were created to do the things men can’t do.

          • helenk3 says:

            yes she is

          • John Denney says:

            She’s fit, intelligent, practical, multi-talented, confident, but not arrogant, good sense of humor, good shooter, not afraid to get her hands dirty, and loves people. She embraces a rugged lifestyle and appears to handle it easily.

            The “feminists” should take lessons from Sarah Palin.

          • Constance says:

            I like Sarah as the ultimate feminist too.

  4. Dora says:

    With the democrats running things in the state, the word reforms makes me nervous.

  5. DeniseVB says:

    Sadly, my local paper has resorted to the Acosta side of the news. “We don’t need no stinkin’ Wall” because it won’t solve the problems, illegals will find another way, (Debbie Downer music, waaah-wah). Also in my paper today, meet the border landowners who will FIGHT the Wall. Fine, we’ll mark you on the Google Map for the Cartels and Coyotes as an EZ-Pass participant.

    This twitter thread has graphics and more to back up Acosta’s idiocy and myiq’s wisdom….

    • taw46 says:

      I read that awhile ago. Called out that lying Acosta. Won’t stop him, though. The narrative will continue.

    • swanspirit says:

      My bet is, the Technofog person will not be interviewed by, nor will they appear on CNN soon, or at anytime in the future. Anyone want to take that bet? Anyone? 😎

  6. Myiq2xu™ says:

    CNN wanted to put a couple San Diego reporters on the air to say that walls don’t work. When they found out that the reporters would say that walls work they decided they didn’t have time for that segment.

    • DeniseVB says:

      I’ve been following that story. CNN called the San Diego station liars, now they’re walking it back as a scheduling fart? LOLOLOLOLOL. I lived in SD in the mid 70’s on the uppity island of Coronado, oh we had problems then. Nobody walked their dogs after dark.

  7. helenk3 says:

    EU bleeding billions to fraud

  8. Mothy67 says:

  9. taw46 says:

    • taw46 says:

      • Mothy67 says:

        I can’t imagine being one of them. I’d probably go on a rampage, knowing someone I cared abouts death was due to poltics. Right or wrong i think i’d create some grief myself.

        • taw46 says:

          I know. How in the hell did we let it get to this, when politicians don’t care about American citizens, preferring illegal aliens and refugees over us?

      • taw46 says:

        Watch this one. Powerful. She is from Oregon.

        • taw46 says:

        • DeniseVB says:

          Not only is TSA going to get their back pay, but a $500 bonus for working through the holidays w/o “pay”. According to my source at DIA, the airlines are taking turns feeding them lunch every day. Passengers already pay for the security fees with their tickets, where’s that money going? I do think TSA is ripe for privatization. As it was before 9-11.

          • Somebody says:

            All the various airline fees go to the federal aviation administration, as far as I know. In fact, I believe with the exception of modernization the FAA is basically self funded via the fees. That’s why there has been talk of privatizing or quasi-privatizing air traffic control. One of the sticky wickets though is the supposed trust fund that is supposed to fund airport improvements and modernization of the ATC system. It is a pile of IOU’s, like so many other funds Congress couldn’t keep their hands out of it.

            Here is an oddity, the FAA has money coming in from fees……..but decades ago they contracted out their payroll to the department of housing and urban development. That move enabled them to cut all the positions that tracked time and annual leave, handled payroll, etc. Why HUD, I have no idea…..but that is why the controllers that are staying on the job aren’t getting paid. Well maybe not the entire reason, if the payroll people were still in house they’d probably be furloughed.

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  13. helenk3 says:

    see I knew bacon and chocolate were good for you

  14. DeniseVB says:

    TCM fans will get this !

  15. Myiq2xu™ says:

  16. taw46 says:

    Judge Jeanine just talked to the President by phone for maybe 20 minutes. He sounded strong and went after them all. If anyone finds the video when it appears, post it here.

    She asked him about different Dems who would run in the primary. Of Biden, he called him a “one percenter”. Said he ran twice and never got above one percent and then Obama came along and pulled him off the trash heap. So funny!

  17. Myiq2xu™ says:

    • DeniseVB says:

      SPLC is a lefty, racist hate group and never understood how they got so much power. ACLU’s becoming the same way. AOC needs to do more research on actual hate groups 😀

  18. taw46 says:

  19. lyn says:


    • taw46 says:

      They need to fumigate that town.

      • lyn says:

        Portland’s high housing prices are dropping because of this garbage.

      • helenk3 says:

        Portland and Seattle were the only two cities where I really felt uncomfortable and not safe in my travels. I have worked in Philadelphia, New York City, LA and emeryville (right across the bay from San Francisco. there I worked in an old building right on the rr tracks in the middle of the night and had no problems

  20. Cisco says:

    Just for fun😊

    • Mothy67 says:

      Kind of cool how your mind is a step ahead. You know which it is without thinking(consciously) about it.

  21. Myiq2xu™ says:

    I did not know that Pringles sold wine in a can.

    • Cisco says:

      Re-reading AOC’s increadably stupid comment, I wondered.
      The e’ffen nerve to use that word.
      Like Sarah Sanders needing a SecSer bodyguard because she has been truly harassed.
      Or the other Republicans that can’t even enjoy a dinner out because some f’k head will rant and rave at them.
      And let’s not forget that supreme a-hole that tweeted ” he has gun(s) and will shoot up any restaurant that serves anyone in the Trump administration or his supporters?
      This is truly one clueless f’k, but less than those that voted her into office.

      • taw46 says:

        Not to mention the harassment the President endures 24/7 since the day he won the election (before even). Typical socialists/Marxists. We get to say whatever lies we want, but you have to SHUT UP. And yes, her constituents are stupid too, but I read only a small percentage of them even bothered to vote.

    • DeniseVB says:

      Oh the memory of typing those fake b.s. letters to constituents in 1965. Form letters, pre-printed on all kinds of topics. I was at the bottom of the food chain in that office, so my job was typing in constituent’s address and the salutation, then addressing the envelope. I think this was before signature machines, but I remember another staffer would “freshly and accurately” sign the congressman’s name. When she finished, returned the pile to me to fold and insert into the envelope. I think I made $350/mo, which was a sh*t ton of money for an 18 year old in those days.

  22. taw46 says:

    • DeniseVB says:

      I remember when Dan lost his race for Congress in Maryland, before he moved to Florida. What a loss for MD ! I think he’s making more of an impact for conservatives on the outside of politics and I hope boatloads of money.

  23. Cisco says:

    It is quite possible that one becomes tired of my lament, but I don’t believe anyone here will (?)
    Last year the CPD suffered, and for those of us that wore our blue & Stars, it is a suffering of pain.
    2018 had 4 Officers killed in the line of duty and more sadly, if that’s possible, and 4 by sucide, 2 in the same 5th Police District.
    Last night an off-duty Illinois State Trooper stopped to assist in a on-view traffic accident.
    He was fatally struck by a passing vehicle.
    A off duty Nurse, remember, off duty, as if there is such a thing, stopped and gave CPR, to no avail.
    “From this day to the ending of the world,
    But we in it shall be remembered-
    We few, we happy few, we band of brothers ,
    for he today that sheds his blood with me shall be my brother ”
    My brother Illinois State Trooper Christopher Lambert, find comfort in the arms of our Father.

  24. taw46 says:

    “No sooner had the Democrats taken back the majority in the House of Representatives than they proved their harshest critics correct – the party no longer concerns itself with the interests of the American people.  And by refusing to provide a dime for a physical barrier on our border, they did it in the starkest terms possible.
    Led by far-left Nancy Pelosi, who held off a challenge to her leadership from the even farther left, the House Democrats promptly put themselves in the position of being seen taking the side of foreigners entering the country illegally over the security and economic prosperity of American citizens.  They reduced themselves to the absurd position that “walls don’t work.”

  25. Dora says:

    He was very popular in NY before he decided to run for president. Everybody loved “The Donald”.

  26. helenk3 says:

    something wrong with this picture. these people are feminists right?

  27. Venus E. Lee says:

    New Twitter:


    Follow me & ll follow back

  28. DeniseVB says:

    Townhall has a good article on the President’s use of Emergency Powers, which Obama seemed to abuse on stupid stuff 😀 (Remember, I have a pen and a phone?)

  29. Mothy67 says:

    Off to use my snow blower!!!!!!

    • DeniseVB says:

      We’re just getting heavy rain, thank goodness because it would translate to about 10 inches of snow by now. Dark gloomy day, I love it, probably won’t get out of my sweats or put a bra on 😛

      • Mothy67 says:

        I used to love day drinking on those days in Manhattan. Lots of stuff shuts down, but somehow the local barkeep gets to work. Dark liquor day.

      • Myiq2xu™ says:

        or put a bra on

        Studies show that straight men’s IQ drops several points when they see boobs. Even something as simple as overhearing the words “or put a bra on” can discombobulate a man and derail his train of thought.

        Now if you’ll excuse me, I need to figure out what I was doing before I got distracted.

        • DeniseVB says:

          LOL, my fellow “women of a certain age” are flattered and thank you. Of course, they’re the only ones who understand my glee for a freeing the boobies day 😀

          • Somebody says:

            I understand Denise. Every afternoon after the grandkids leave, if I have errands to run I want to do them ASAP so I can take off my damn bra and put on my PJ’s. I even have a song I sing, LOL! “Just let your boobs flop” to the tune of the Bellamy Brothers “Let your Love Flow”……I’ll spare you the rest of my lyrics, LOL!

      • Somebody says:

        It’s been snowing since yesterday where hubby is, he sent pictures. He has no snow blower, hell he doesn’t even have appropriate attire for snow. He does however have chains for his tires. We have a liquidation place here that sells off excess inventory dirt cheap from Walmart, Home Depot and Lowes. Somehow one of the distribution centers in Florida got a bunch of tire chains, so they sent them to this liquidation place. They weren’t moving (go figure) so they marked them down 75% off the discounted price. Hubby got chains for $7 a set, $14 for all 4 tires. They’re the kind you drive on to and they are self adjusting.

        He doesn’t know how well they clear the roads up there, so he may get a chance to try out the chains tomorrow morning……..of course he’s going to have to figure out a way to dig out his truck first, LOL! Perhaps he should have purchased a snow shovel or something.

        • Ann says:

          Chains on his tires for a NJ Highway? He may want to ask the people who live there about that.

          He also may want to head out for a warm jacket, boots, gloves, and hat before the spring clothing hits the stores in another week or two. Clearance should be starting. If he hunts, have him head over to Cabelas or Gander World and get a layered hunting jacket with a zip-out lining. That way, he will be able to use in sans-liner in the future. I’m not sure where he is exactly in New Jersey, but you can pretty much throw a rock and hit some sort of shopping.

          He should also hit the local hardware store for a shovel, although rock salt may be in short supply now (that is something people stock up on in November or December). The good news is Jersey winters are not awful (neither are NYC in spite of their whining). It will be March before he knows it!

          • Mothy67 says:

            Amen about the rock salt. I picked up a ton of stuff at Sam’s months ago when they put
            it out. Wait until a storm and you are SOL.

          • Somebody says:

            I got him a jacket with a zip out lining for Christmas, waterproof. I also got him gloves and a hat. The gloves he says are better than nothing, but apparently they’re FL gloves. I ordered the jacket online it’s Columbia and made for snow supposedly.

            I got him a beanie hat at a store here. Some jackass stole it his first day at work, he was pissed, really pissed. It said “Salt Life” on it, which is a thing here so I suppose that is why someone helped themselves to it.

            His legs are cold, he needs thermals. My daughter gave him wool socks and an ice scraper with his Christmas. He loves his wool socks. I couldn’t find any here, so DD got some in NC.

            I will mention checking about chains and also the rock salt. He was told to spray Pam cooking spray for de_icing his door, true or not true?

    • Mothy67 says:

      And i am done. Love that thing.

    • votermom says:

      how much snow did you get?

      • Mothy67 says:

        Three inches? Not much. Roads are all c!ear. Snow expected tonight.. We get a 500 fine if walks are not snow free. No little path have to be clear. Thus the plow purchase.
        KTE is find in Oakland. Worry wart.

  30. helenk3 says:

    parents are paying thousands of dollars for this, kids are going in debt to pay for this nonsense.

    momma do not let your kid grow up to go to college in this state

    • DeniseVB says:

      When I see stories like that, I really hope my grandtwins stay on track to join the AF after h.s. After 4 years, they get free college tuition. No wonder colleges and high schools won’t allow recruiters on their campuses 😀

      • helenk3 says:

        they will get a better education in the AF to start them off. They will be taught to use their brains and not follow blindly

    • Mt.Laurel says:

      Well they now know mittens will not really challenge anyone and will not call anyone out for their crap. Perfect perpetual foil until they need a new straw man ad they wheel hi. Around or pretend one can telecommute while running for president. You know like RGB.

    • taw46 says:

      I don’t think she is writing those tweets. Someone is behind the scenes, pulling the strings, to advance the socialist agenda.

  31. foxyladi14 says:

    ….I do have a plan on the Shutdown. But to understand that plan you would have to understand the fact that I won the election, and I promised safety and security for the American people. Part of that promise was a Wall at the Southern Border. Elections have consequences!

    — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 12, 2019

  32. Mothy67 says:

    Read on twatter that killary and soros are planning a lawsuit. It’s from something called newspunch so a i take it with a shaker of salt.
    But if true wouldn’t that open a yuuuuge can of worms. Congress takes an oath. Each Angel Family should sue. They have more standing than those two.

  33. helenk3 says:

    I was just reading about the Kennedy family and all the deaths in that family.
    JFK had enemies in the FBI and the CIA just like Trump has now. JKF did not want to increase forces in VIet Nam, he was withdrawing troops. He had issued a EO against the fed reserve.
    It was weird reading the way the same things seem to be repeating themselves now

  34. helenk3 says:

    I do not think he is looking into her eyes

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  39. Mothy67 says:


    • 1539days says:

      Was she hiding a wine bottle with the can, or was the can of Pringles basically on the verge of leaking?

      • Mothy67 says:

        I don’t know but the visual was hilarious. Drunk driving around on a scooter at 6:30 am. The article gave few details. But I don’t think a wine bottle would fit in a pringles can. How would they know it’s wine. Bet it’s a fabricated story. Still love the image.

  40. taw46 says:

  41. Mothy67 says:

    I was considering taking a few miniature. People to see A Dog’s Way Home. Nope it stars Ashley Judd. Talk about shitty casting. That is such the flyover country type film. I can’t look at that nasty pos. What were they thinking.

  42. taw46 says:

  43. Constance says:

    I feel like the National Enquirer revelation that Jeff Bezoz has been having an affair leading to his divorce and all the embarrassing and sordid details, is a hellish pay back by Trump for the Washington Posts attacks on Trump. So now I’m wondering what other future attacks will be carried out by Trump and company on vicious media men. I can’t wait! Pay backs are hell boys!

    • Mothy67 says:

      Funny, but i think it’s an act. The guy in back seat looks like a cop and he didn’t freak. Still funny.

  44. taw46 says:

    • Constance says:

      I love the shut down. The ineffective Congress is throwing a hissy fit and they are used to doing this to get their way and get attention. If they did their jobs and negotiated government funding on time there couldn’t be a shut down. Do you f’ing jobs! Negotiate a way forward. And we are not stupid enough to open the government and then try to negotiate with you dipshits. DO IT NOW CONGRESS. And what are the Republicans waiting for. Write a bill that gives 6 billion for The Wall and 2 billion for more judges and holding facilities and permanent legal status but not citizenship to DACA people who have no criminal record. There is no need to negotiate with the Dems for this just do it. If they won’t vote yes on that it makes a point that they are probably getting kickbacks form the open border and want the DACA issue to bloviate and virtue signal about but don’t really want to solve the problem.

    • Cisco says:

      GFY Lisa🖕

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  47. taw46 says:

    Now this tweet? This one definitely sounds like it came from her. It’s like watching a teenager, and her followers are just as bad. Fangirls.

    • Cisco says:

      I ask.
      ….no I was going to give a intelligent response.
      But, as said before, nucking futs.

      • Cisco says:

        “Comprehensive voting reform”
        No ID or registration, and voting “rights” for ILLEGAL F’KING ALIENS.
        That’s Dem voters.

    • 1539days says:

      Pelosi wants PAYGO so that Republicans can’t pass tax cuts without cutting military spending and Cortez is against it because she wants to budget unlimited government programs and pay for it with more debt.
      Talk about a lose-lose proposition.

    • Mt.Laurel says:

      D.C. really does not want to be a state. They would lose a boatload of $$$$ and then they would not be able to pull the poor poor us taxation without representation.

      Although given the idiots in DC from Maryland, there is no one representing us either. Or most states for that matter. In it for themselves.

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