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Old 02-17-2017, 09:41 AM
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More WaPo Fake News

WaPo really wants to push the notion that the recent ICE raids were because of Trump's EO and making good on campaign promises. Witness just a few samples:

Immigrant community on high alert, fearing Trump’s ‘deportation force’

Is fear the Trump administration’s immigration enforcement goal?

And get this: they even got AP to "fact check" their story!

Problem is, it ain't true. ICE took to the internet to call these reports "dangerous and irresponsible", which, of course, is not new territory for WaPo. Further, ICE states: "These reports create mass panic and put communities and law enforcement personnel in unnecessary danger." ICE claims these are part of planned enforcement activities no different that what occurred under Obama.

Nice job WaPo, the "gold standard" for fake news.
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Old 02-17-2017, 10:12 AM
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WaPo really wants to push the notion that the recent ICE raids were because of Trump's EO and making good on campaign promises. Witness just a few samples:

Immigrant community on high alert, fearing Trump’s ‘deportation force’

Is fear the Trump administration’s immigration enforcement goal?

And get this: they even got AP to "fact check" their story!

Problem is, it ain't true. ICE took to the internet to call these reports "dangerous and irresponsible", which, of course, is not new territory for WaPo. Further, ICE states: "These reports create mass panic and put communities and law enforcement personnel in unnecessary danger." ICE claims these are part of planned enforcement activities no different that what occurred under Obama.

Nice job WaPo, the "gold standard" for fake news.
Trump himself claimed that the increased deportations were his own doing. It is not the WashPost creating "mass panic and put communities and law enforcement personnel in unnecessary danger." It's der Trumpenfuhrer and his merry henchmen. Then there's this:

(AP) -- The Trump administration is considering a proposal to mobilize as many as 100,000 National Guard troops to round up unauthorized immigrants, including millions living nowhere near the Mexico border, according to a draft memo obtained by The Associated Press.

https://www.bloomberg.com/politics/a...ation-roundups

You still seem to have no concept of what fake news. Fake news is the myriad lies spewing from your Trumpenfuhrer's mouth yesterday, snowflake.
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Old 02-17-2017, 10:57 AM
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Trump himself claimed that the increased deportations were his own doing. It is not the WashPost creating "mass panic and put communities and law enforcement personnel in unnecessary danger." It's der Trumpenfuhrer and his merry henchmen. Then there's this:

(AP) -- The Trump administration is considering a proposal to mobilize as many as 100,000 National Guard troops to round up unauthorized immigrants, including millions living nowhere near the Mexico border, according to a draft memo obtained by The Associated Press.

https://www.bloomberg.com/politics/a...ation-roundups

You still seem to have no concept of what fake news. Fake news is the myriad lies spewing from your Trumpenfuhrer's mouth yesterday, snowflake.
Ignorance and fear have always been and will forever remain an extermely effective means to acquire, expand and retain power.
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Old 02-17-2017, 11:15 AM
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Liberals blamed Fox News, now the Publcians blame WaPo. Just a game. But sometimes, fake news is real.

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Five days after taking office, he signed a sweeping executive order that made clear that just about any immigrant living in the country illegally could be a priority for deportation, particularly those with outstanding deportation orders.
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Despite the claims that this is business as usual, an indication of the changed tactics came earlier in the week when Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly testified before Congress. He told lawmakers that immigration agents expressed frustration at not being fully allowed to enforce immigration laws under the Obama administration. He predicted Trump’s directives would end that frustration.

“I think their morale has suffered because of the job they were hired to do, and then in their sense, they’re … kind of hobbled or, you know, hands tied behind their back, that kind of thing,” Kelly told the House Homeland Security Committee. “And now, they feel more positive about things. I bet if you watch the morale issue, you’ll … be surprised going forward.”
http://www.denverpost.com/2017/02/13...ds-fact-check/
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Old 02-17-2017, 11:22 AM
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Trump himself claimed that the increased deportations were his own doing. It is not the WashPost creating "mass panic and put communities and law enforcement personnel in unnecessary danger." It's der Trumpenfuhrer and his merry henchmen. Then there's this:

(AP) -- The Trump administration is considering a proposal to mobilize as many as 100,000 National Guard troops to round up unauthorized immigrants, including millions living nowhere near the Mexico border, according to a draft memo obtained by The Associated Press.

https://www.bloomberg.com/politics/a...ation-roundups

You still seem to have no concept of what fake news. Fake news is the myriad lies spewing from your Trumpenfuhrer's mouth yesterday, snowflake.
Strike two - the admin just denied that the Trump admin is considering the National Guard thing. That's the 2nd fake news item today!

Thanks for pointing out how sloppy the media is.

http://www.wcvb.com/article/trump-ad...grants/8947482
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Old 02-17-2017, 11:24 AM
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The issue appears to be that the media is simply lazy about sourcing. Used to be that they'd at least call someone and ask "Hey, we're going to run with this story. Do you want to go on record before we do?" The AP apparently didn't bother with that when they ran with the "national guard" story.
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Old 02-17-2017, 11:25 AM
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Strike two - the admin just denied that the Trump admin is considering the National Guard thing. That's the 2nd fake news item today!



Thanks for pointing out how sloppy the media is.



http://www.wcvb.com/article/trump-ad...grants/8947482


The administration has no more credibility than Trump.

We won't know if this is fake news or not until some action is taken... Or not.
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Old 02-17-2017, 11:27 AM
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You still seem to have no concept of what fake news. Fake news is the myriad lies spewing from your Trumpenfuhrer's mouth yesterday, snowflake.
You're the one in full melt-down mode, but I'm the "snowflake"? LOL! You really have completely lost your mind.
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Old 02-17-2017, 11:28 AM
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The issue appears to be that the media is simply lazy about sourcing. Used to be that they'd at least call someone and ask "Hey, we're going to run with this story. Do you want to go on record before we do?" The AP apparently didn't bother with that when they ran with the "national guard" story.
Agreed but times have changed due to the internet. Media organizations need to post breaking news in a hurry and vetting usually follows. This also allows for propagation of fake news.
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Old 02-17-2017, 11:48 AM
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The issue appears to be that the media is simply lazy about sourcing.
Lazy!?

There's nothing lazy about this.

These people are working their asses off trying to take down Trump.

They are in full scale balls to the wall character assassination mode.

They don't give a shit about truth or objectivity.
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