“Taking ownership” gives NYT reporter a pass slurring Melania Trump

February 15, 2017

The headline alone was a shocker: “New York Times Reporter Apologizes for Calling Melania Trump a ‘Hooker.”

Jacob Bernstein, son of Watergate reporter Carl Bernstein and the late author Nora Ephron, identified himself on Tuesday as the loose-lipped puerile jerk who “repeated” what he is referring to as “unfounded rumors” about First Lady Melania Trump in a conversation with model/actress Emily Ratajkowski. She, in turn, unloaded on him on Twitter, saying:

“Sat next to a journalist from the NYT last night who told me ‘Melania is a hooker.’ Whatever your politics it’s crucial to call this out for what it is: slut shaming,” Ratajkowski wrote.

She continued, “Gender specific attacks are disgusting sexist bullsh-.” Although she declined to identify the journalist in question, she did identify the person as male in a later tweet.

Now that the doo has hit the fan, Bernstein, 38, wants totake ownershipof the offensive insult. “My mistake,” he added.

On Monday, the New York Times  acknowledged that the previously unidentified reporter made a “completely inappropriate” remark about Mrs. Trump, and that the reporter has been spoken to by editors at the newspaper. “The comment was not intended to be public, but it was nonetheless completely inappropriate and should not have occurred,” according to a spokesman for the New York Times.

“Spoken to by editors?” Yeah. That should do it. 

Yet why do we smell a double standard? If the First Lady in question had been Michelle Obama, “taking ownership” would have resulted in Jacob Bernstein being accompanied out the door by management with a box of his desk contents in tow.

Powerline blog’s John Hinderaker poses and then answers the question,Is the New York Times a serious news source?” Check it out. It dovetails well with our post.


Soros funded losing candidates to defeat Trump and failed

February 7, 2017

Soros fund execs gifted donations to failed presidential candidates John McCain, Marco Rubio, Jeb Bush, John Kasich and Lindsey Graham along with Mitt Romney’s VP candidate and now Speaker of the House Paul Ryan,  hoping to trounce Trump in 2016

Seeing Red AZ has been sounding the alarm about the John McCain / George Soros connection for years.  In Jan. 2014, we posted John McCain cavorts with pal George $oros, exposing the deep ties McCain has cultivated with the extremist, America-hating, open-borders globalist. Soros, a multi-billionaire has bankrolled the duplicitous Arizona senator since 2001.

Nov. 2015 we posted McCain joins Soros pushing “refugee” invasion, filled with excellent outside links that further expose the man who at that time was seeking a sixth, six-year senate term at age 80. We wrote, “the depth of McCain’s deception is mind-boggling.”

When we posted By George! McCain & Hillary have a lot in common, Feb. 1, 2016, in the fourth paragraph we included a link to Richard Poe, a New York Times-best selling author and award-winning journalist, who presented the definitive statement and follow-up question: “John McCain Gets Soros Cash. Why would McCain be the willing recipient of money from Soros — who funded Barack Obama’s 2008 and 2012 presidential campaigns?”

Interestingly, the link is kaput and a message says, “The page you are looking for no longer exists.” The site links to Poe’s books, one of which, The Shadow Party: How George Soros, Hillary Clinton, and Sixties Radicals Seized Control of the Democratic Party, he co-authored in 2007 with conservative David Horowitz.

Today we direct our readers to Matthew Boyle’s first-rate investigative report “George Soros the Godfather of the Left,” posted on Breitbart, further exposing the collusion. Boyle writes:

In total, executives with the Soros-founded company pushed $36,800 into the coffers of these GOP candidates just this past cycle. That does not include Super PACs or campaign committees, which saw tens of thousands of dollars more. While these numbers for Republicans pale in comparison to the millions upon millions poured into Democratic groups, causes, and candidates, it is significant that Soros executives are making a play inside the GOP. Perhaps even more significant is the type of Republican they aim to prop up: pro-amnesty, pro-open borders on trade, and generally speaking anti-Trump. A pattern emerges when looking at the policies of the Republicans that these Soros Fund Management executives support financially.

The biggest recipient of Soros-connected cash in the GOP was none other than House Speaker Paul Ryan, who repeatedly attempted to undermine Trump over the course of the election. According to the records available online, the Soros firm’s workers gave $10,800 to Ryan.

POLITICO reported Soros has worked under cover to remake the U.S. Justice system in his liberal image, funding left-wing prosecutor and law enforcement candidates. Here in Maricopa County he spent $2 million to topple Sheriff Joe Arpaio.

Commit these traitorous names to memory: John McCain, Paul Ryan, Marco Rubio, Jeb Bush, John Kasich, Lindsey Graham. They are all anti-Trump Republicrats willing to turn on Donald Trump, the Republican party’s presidential nominee and now our 45th president for the proverbial thirty pieces of silver.

McCain’s spokeswoman, Julie Tarallo, along with those representing the other politicos contacted, has not responded to multiple requests for comment from Breitbart News. What a surprise.

H/T SRAZ Commenters Doc and Kathy


McCain: “I’ve seen no evidence of illegal voting”

January 30, 2017

McCain opts for not paying attention to facts

Speaking with CNN‘s Anderson Cooper, John McCain unequivocally asserts, “I obviously have seen no evidence of illegal voting. My focus has been on national security, getting Gen. Mattis in as secretary of defense … doing those issues.”

Then the man who is still smarting from his own presidential thrashing by Barack Obama, who withdrew his momentary support from Republican nominee Donald Trump and now pummels him at every opportunity, snidely added that he’s “learned to disregard at least some of the President’s news-making remarks and focus on the business of governing.”

Since McCain — neither the president nor a governor — has made a name for himself insulting sincere citizens who appear before the Senate Armed Services Committee he chairs, and throughout his career has partnered with liberals and Republicrats to relentlessly promotes amnesty for illegal aliens, what business of governing could he possibly be referring to?

The Washington Times reports that Hillary Clinton garnered more than 800,000 votes from non-citizens on Nov. 8, an approximation short of President Trump’s higher estimate of illegal voters, though definitely supportive of his charges of fraud.

Octogenarian McCain, who “obviously” has seen no evidence of voter fraud, must have missed this shocking three-part report documenting evidence of voter fraud on DiscoverTheNetworks.org, A Guide to the Political Left:

PART 1 includes confirmation of voter fraud Oct. 22, 2010 as reported by the Yuma Sun newspaper. Also listed is the Aug. 25, 2014 Phoenix incident of ballot harvesting as reported by A. J. LaFaro, then-Chairman of the Maricopa County Republican Committee and covered by the Arizona Daily Independent.

Part 2 and Part 3 are also filled with irrefutable evidence of voter fraud in state after state.

The Heritage Foundation provides a sampling of election fraud cases (462) and convictions (742) from across the country — including Arizona.

How are convictions on voter fraud obtained if there is no substantiating evidence to convince the jury, Mr. McCain? They “obviously” require a higher threshold than you do.


Key info preceding AZ GOP Jan. 28th meeting

January 27, 2017

Jim O’Connor is the conservative candidate for AZ GOP chairman

Republican Briefs is a reliable source for the latest news and updates from a conservative prospective. Editor Frost Taylor’s insights and straightforward reporting are a dependable daily read for many GOP grassroots activists.

That’s why we link directly to her Friday post.  If you are an elected  state committeeman attending the Saturday, Jan. 28 Statutory Meeting, you will benefit from having this information before you vote for intra-party officers and Resolutions.

Earlier this week, Seeing Red AZ wroteIt’s time to take back the AZ Republican Party,” along with an update. It contains a powerful video featuring Tim Horn, first Vice Chair of Legislative District 23, Jim O’Connor’s home district —  exposing outgoing chair Robert Graham’s disenfranchisement scheme to rig the election for his chosen successor Jonathan Lines. 

Jonathan Lines is the establishment candidate for Republican state chairman, endorsed by the untrustworthy Robert Graham and linked to the unsavory senate duo of McCain and Flake — who have been instrumental in purging conservatives from precinct committeemen posts.

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* Photo: McCain, Unknown, Jonathan Lines, Jeff Flake   What a nice cozy little group this is for a man who denies he is a McCain supporter.  Would YOU have dinner with these people?

Photo and caption: Arizona Freedom Alliance


Obama commutes tranny traitor’s sentence

January 18, 2017

Doles out plum appointments to friends

Just hours before his final exit from the White House, but still able to gleefully poke his finger in America’s eye, Barack Obama has been hard at work finding cushy government jobs for his political, tranny and sports pals — even Chelsea Clinton’s mother-in-law made the list. He’s also been commuting prison sentences. 

Obama has lopped off all but four months of the 35-year prison sentence of traitorous Bradley Manning the Army intelligence analyst convicted of a 2010 espionage leak that compromised national security as he revealed American military and global diplomatic activities.

In the interim, Bradley who has morphed into transgendered “Chelsea,” has weekly counseling sessions with a prison psychologist. After a 2014 lawsuit filed by Chase Strangio (who could make that up?) on behalf of the American Civil Liberties Union, Bradley/Chelsea is now allowed female prison undergarments and cosmetics. American taxpayers are paying for speech therapy to feminize Manning’s vocal tone and pitch and Bradley/Chelsea is now receiving female hormone treatments intended to develop breasts and make hips curvier. “Being me is a full-time job,” according to Manning.

Still Manning, claiming life is bleak as a transgender woman in Fort Leavenworth, a men’s prison,  has experienced “uncertainty” over whether the Trump administration will deny requested sex-reassignment surgery. 

Fox News reports that in 2016 Obama lifted a ban on openly transgender military personnel and will include gender reassignment surgery at taxpayers expense. No wonder Obama has commuted this traitor’s sentence. President Donald Trump’s administration is likely to have kept Manning incarcerated, and roll back those pricey procedures when military readiness is a major concern and the VA hospital scandal which erupted here in Phoenix, remains unresolved.


SPI Douglas follows predecessors: rebrands Common Core

January 13, 2017

Breitbart News stuns with the headlined article, “Arizona State Board of Education ‘Rebrands’ Common Core.” Yes, the same Common Core that had parents throughout the state so riled, they elected unknown Diane Douglas as Arizona’s Superintendent of Public Instruction based on her promise to repeal the so-called standards.

Seeing Red AZ celebrated Douglas’ huge win opposing Common Core as she trounced the incumbent in the Sept. 2, 2014 Primary Election. In the comment section of this post, she noted she was “honored to have our support and endorsement.” 

Conservative syndicated columnist Michelle Malkin was an early endorser. She also praised Douglas for calling out Arizona Common Core promoters for their devious rebranding scheme.

Arizona parents have previously been through this “rebranding” con. Gov. Jan Brewer and Douglas’ predecessor John Huppenthal already pulled a fast one as they magically re-christened Common Core as “Arizona’s College and Career Ready Standards” — hoping no one would notice. Malkin devoted countless columns to exposing the federal overreach that aims to place control of local schools in the hands of unelected Washington bureaucrats.

In Sept. 2013 SRAZ posted “Educrat trio: Huppenthal, Brewer, AZ Republic,” exposing the deceitful scheme to which Diane Douglas appeared to be the antidote. She wasn’t. 

Diane Douglas rode the anti-Common Core horse to the winner’s circle. Now she’s exposed as throwing the race.

H/T commenter azgary


Propaganda Ministry now a reality

December 27, 2016

The more we learn about the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 the more suspicious it sounds. A bipartisan bill — Countering Disinformation and Propaganda Act — sponsored by U.S. Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Chris Murphy (D-CT) sounds more than vaguely Orwellian. This too slick Press Release by Sen. Portman raises more questions than it answers, as it extols outgoing president Barack Obama signing this just prior to embarking on his Hawaiian Christmas vacation. 

ZeroHedge writes:

Fast forward to December 8, when the “Countering Disinformation and Propaganda Act” passed in the Senate, quietly inserted inside the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Conference Report.

And following Obama’s signing of NDAA on Friday evening, the Countering Disinformation and Propaganda Act is now law.

And so, with the likes of WaPo having already primed the general public to equate “Russian Propaganda” with “fake news” (despite admitting after the fact their own report was essentially “fake“), while the US media has indoctrinated the public to assume that any information which is not in compliance with the official government narrative, or dares to criticize the establishment, is also “fake news” and thus falls under the “Russian propaganda” umbrella, the scene is now set for the US government to legally crack down on every media outlet that the government deems to be “foreign propaganda.”

Quick as a wink, the US Ministry of Truth is officially born.

In 2013 Seeing Red AZ wrote about Winston Smith, the protagonist in George Orwell’s best seller “1984.” Smith was employed as a clerk in the government’s Ministry of Truth Records Department. His job was to rewrite historical documents to align with the constantly changing current political deception. Newspeak, a reduced language, became the tool to limit free thought and concepts posing a threat to the totalitarian regime.  Any form of thought alternative to the party’s construct was classified as “thought crime,” “crime think,” or “doublethink.”

Smith’s work included manipulating facts, revising newspaper articles and doctoring photographs to remove “unpersons,” the term used to describe people who had fallen out of favor with the party. We conservatives are “unpersons” to the MSM liberals. But we still have a voice. We need to continue to use it.

When his book was published in 1949, Orwell wrote, “By 2050 — earlier, probably — all real knowledge of Oldspeak will have disappeared.”  He turned out to be a reliable prophet.

On the senate side, guess who sponsored this bill? None other than John McCain. McCain and Flake both voted for S. 2943

H/T Commenter Conservative Since Birth