Posts Tagged ‘false claims’

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These despicable neo-McCarthyite scum are some of the most contemptible propagandists America has ever shit out.

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ABC News Broadcasts Fake Syria Bombing Video That’s Actually From a Kentucky Military Show in 2017

So, ABC News just threw away its credibility, forever.

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US media, at least those fed content from deep state sources like CIA and NSA, has collapsed in a smoldering heap. This is a great summation of how Russiagate never really had any verification…

More often, when explosive #Russiagate headlines go sideways, the original outlets simply ignore the new development, leaving the “retraction” process to conservative outlets that don’t reach the original audiences.

This is a major structural flaw of the new fully-divided media landscape in which Republican media covers Democratic corruption and Democratic media covers Republican corruption. If neither “side” feels the need to disclose its own errors and inconsistencies, mistakes accumulate quickly.

 

It’s official: Russiagate is this generation’s WMD

 

We’re at that next devolution: first and wrong. The Russiagate era has so degraded journalism that even once “reputable” outlets are now only about as right as politicians, which is to say barely ever, and then only by accident.

 

This section on DAVID CORN is kind of priceless:

In the program, however, the subject of getting facts right came up and Corn said this was not a time for reporters to be picking nits:

So Democrats getting overeager, overenthusiastic, stating things that may not be [unintelligible] true…? Well, tell me a political issue where that doesn’t happen. I think that’s looking at the wrong end of the telescope.

I wrote him later and suggested that since we’re in the press, and not really about anything except avoiding “things that may not be true,” maybe we had different responsibilities than “Democrats”? He wrote back:

Feel free to police the Trump opposition. But on the list of shit that needs to be covered these days, that’s just not high on my personal list.

 

#FireDavidCorn
#FireMaddow

 

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medcannabis

 

  1. Bogus “study” recruits mental patients with known disorders and tallies up which ones use cannabis. All they’ve discovered, via Occam’s Razor, is that mentally stressed individuals self-medicate. That’s it. It’s been old news for a long time. This is a repeat.
  2. Though they did measure for alcohol, I found a very curious omission indeed: no mention of anti-depressants or other psychiatric drugs! The ones whose labels explicitly warn of psychotic episodes.

FDA’s “Black Box” Warning on prescription drugs (2012 version):

“Clinical Worsening and Suicide Risk: Patients, their families, and their caregivers should be encouraged to be alert to the emergence of anxiety, agitation, panic attacks, insomnia, irritability, hostility, aggressiveness, impulsivity, akathisia (psychomotor restlessness), hypomania, mania, other unusual changes in behavior, worsening of depression, and suicidal ideation, especially early during antidepressant treatment and when the dose is adjusted up or down. Families and caregivers of patients should be advised to look for the emergence of such symptoms on a day-to-day basis, since changes may be abrupt. … Symptoms such as these may be associated with an increased risk for suicidal thinking and behavior and indicate a need for very close monitoring and possibly changes in the medication.” (FDA, 2012, emphasis added)

The media, including NPR, has run with this “study” using the implication that cannabis CAUSES the problem, when not even the authors dare to claim this. So, it has become a propaganda meme, not so much science.

Cannabis use is associated with increased risk of later psychotic disorder but whether it affects incidence of the disorder remains unclear.

Rigged studies are associated with finding what the researchers want to find!

This is more propaganda than science.

The contribution of cannabis use to variation in the incidence of psychotic disorder…

We included patients aged 18–64 years who presented to psychiatric services in 11 sites across Europe and Brazil with first-episode psychosis and recruited controls representative of the local populations. We applied adjusted logistic regression models to the data to estimate which patterns of cannabis use carried the highest odds for psychotic disorder.

Say again? Now?

They assumed cannabis causes “psychotic disorder” and simply found that psychotic disorder patients like to self-medicate with cannabis. I wonder why?

“assuming causality,”

“…Nevertheless, it is not clear whether, at a population level, patterns of cannabis use influence rates of psychotic disorder.”

PS.

The very next fucking day!!!

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I’m getting tired of being correct so fucking often, but not getting paid for it.

 

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FAIR also addresses this sham.

 

Misreporting Manafort: A Case Study in Journalistic Malpractice

The story was picked up across the US, including by  USA Today(11/27/18), the Washington Post (11/27/18), Bloomberg(11/27/18), Yahoo! News (27/11/18), The Hill (11/27/18) and Rolling Stone (11/27/18). One CNN analyst (11/27/18) analyst excitedly commented that the news was “hugely significant” and “could be one of the two missing links to show real interference and knowledge of Russian involvement” in the election.

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Owen Jones leaves a Telegraph editor with so little credibility, the guy deletes his Twitter account

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US has no evidence of Syrian use of sarin gas, Mattis says

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. has no evidence to confirm reports from aid groups and others that the Syrian government has used the deadly chemical sarin on its citizens, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Friday.

“We have other reports from the battlefield from people who claim it’s been used,” Mattis told reporters at the Pentagon. “We do not have evidence of it.”

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The Guardian keeps popping up in an unflattering light.

Russiagate Skeptic Debates A Professional Russiagater

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Democrats have peddled a series of blatant conspiracy theories for the past year. This exposes a number of them.

Russiagate Is More Fiction Than Fact

These tensions only stand to worsen in a political climate in which diplomacy with Russia is seen as a weakness, and in which challenging it through sanctions and militarism is one of the few areas of bipartisan agreement. Conflict with a nuclear power may threaten the future annihilation of many, but it offers immediate benefits for some.

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After shown to be ass clowns of the lowest order, and even disavowed by the equally corrupt Washington Post, PROPORNOT still grinds on. Today they discovered the Political Film Blog.

So, let’s look at what they’re claiming, shall we?

FALSE CLAIM 1:

“This is what Russian-Assad regime propaganda looks like…”

FALSE.

The source is clearly: Theodore A. Postol Professor Emeritus of Science, Technology, and National Security Policy Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Postol’s name is even identified in the Tweet they have chosen to demonize.

So, according to propaganda front “Propornot” Theodore Postol of MIT is an agent of Russia and/or Syria. Oh really? Where’s that evidence, clowns?

FALSE CLAIM 2:

“It wants to muddy the waters around Assad’s history of chemical weapons massacres” (sic)

FALSE.

Glaringly false again. They first assume the conclusion and then demonize anyone who would investigate what actually happened and what verifiable evidence supports it. They do this deliberately, knowingly, and are themselves the propagandists in this discussion.

This is an anti-propaganda blog. “Propornot” is the kind of propaganda we do not tolerate, and will continue to discredit. It’s pretty easy, too, since they do most of the heavy lifting discrediting themselves.

Washington Post’s ‘Fake News’ Guilt

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One hour before the “Propornot” Tweet, the Postol post was noticed by ELIOT HIGGINS.

Coincidence?

I think we may have a lead as to who is behind these anonymous shit tossers.

Higgins was completely discredited for making up bogus claims about the Syrian military and the Ghouta 2013 Sarin attack. Is this what privatized covert intelligence operations/PSYOPS look like??? (Low-budget ones!)

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Debunking “myths” that aren’t myths at all…

AstroTurfing — Systematic Corporate Deception