“Gucci this, Fendi that, Gucci this, Fendi that”. No wait this isn’t about Chamillionaire song of old. No, this about the Inauguration of the giant imbecile and Commander-in-chief Donald J. Trump that happen on 20th January 2017. That we’re living in extra-ordinary times is certain, when Breitbart is household-name in the White House, when Alternative facts is spinning on the corporate media and the pictures from the day isn’t evidence enough for the Trump Administration.
I am sure they don’t believe that there is less ICE in the Artic than for 2 decades ago, because the Trump didn’t see it then and doesn’t see it now. Even if Sean Spicer sees dancing angles and E.T. as believable that Trump Inauguration was the most majestic and popular in history. That it we’re more visited than the Barrack H. Obama on the 20th January in 2009 and John F. Kennedy on the 20th January 1960. These had very big crowds attending, two inaugurations that I without a doubt had more people attending that the one of Donald J. Trump this weekend.
Donald J. Trump and his administration might not like the fact, because Obama was terrible and could not achieve even the same level of popularity on his first day in office. Trump failed even getting popularity. The Apprentice reality star turned President couldn’t beat the lawyer and human rights activist turned one-term senator becoming President in 2009. That must be so demeaning for a man who wants to believe he is better than everybody else.
Trump has demolished and destroyed anybody… he has attacked and said that other people are weak and stupid, he has called them any name under the sun, but now he could show humility. His staff and his leadership could show character, instead they go back to primaries and doesn’t tell it like it is. Instead they lie and say about the commuting, the time of the hour of the pictures, the skyline and the type of camera-lens is the reason. If that was believable than Elsa from Frozen would appear instead and dance with Donald instead of Melanie! That is not true, but that is believable as the excuses.
They can call it alternative facts, but the DC Metro system ticket system even says a lot of the matter of public attending the day of the President. The festivities and the celebration of the coming term of the newly sworn-in Executive; Trump has really fallen far behind. Trump hasn’t even managed ordinary day in Washington D.C. on average weekday DC. Metro are estimated to about 639,000 but on Trump’s day it we’re barely 570,557, while on the Obama first inauguration in 2009 there we’re 1,100,000 commuters.
I know that is depressing numbers by the kingpin and the POTUS Trump, alas that is the reality. He might not be able to live with that fact and spin it in a million circles, hope the blender doesn’t stop and hope that a playboy-bunny arrives instead of Conway. Still, he hired Conway and not some left astray from the Playboy mansion.
Donald Trump has to accept defeat, even if it isn’t in his manhood or in his way. He is a self-proclaimed winner with massive bankruptcies and mortgage debt on Trump Towers to Wells Fargo; still he wants to be multi-billionaire in chief. Trump wants to be king. As he thinks he are the biggest genius and wisest man ever gracing God’s green earth. That is just who he thinks he is… apparently he and his Administration isn’t that.
If Spicer and Conway we’re brilliant and speaking like it is: they would say it wasn’t as they hoped for, it wasn’t the day they anticipated since they we’re the winner of the recent President Election in 2016.
What we now know, that for 4 years the United States will be indecent, be blatant ignorant and not caring about reports, indicators or facts, they will be run on ideas and opinions from the men in the administration of Trump. Trump will be marching on the regard that he is the man and the rest has to follow. The opinions of him are the righteous the rest has to shut-up and listen.
Trump want’s the media to sound to his horns, to sound to his agenda and only his views. The others are speaking wrong and biased. Because they are not spreading his bias and his wonderful magnificent ideas of how he sees the world.
Trump can and his Administration can spread the news of biggest and best Inauguration ever in United States history, still we know that is wrong. As there we’re more likely attending the Woman’s March the day after. That must be a bummer that One Woman writing five lines on Facebook can gain more popularity than the newly elected President. So, here we are in the start of Presidential era under Trump and it starts with a lie, just like his whole candidacy we’re too, based on a lies. These lies and more to come will be the determined factor of the Trump Term in office. Because the acts and deception from the Oval Office will be important to the Acts and Presidential Orders coming from the Trump Administration; like this leak:
There been a crazy American Presidential Election where the Republican candidate Donald J. Trump won with a massive margin on the Electoral College. Still, there has been Russian connection and Donald Trump has been an ally from the early moment of his campaign. Trump he said the most amazing thing about the Russian autocrat and plutocrat who doesn’t care much about democracy or freedoms for his citizen’s.
Like this: “I have no relationship with him other than he called me a genius. He said Donald trump is a genius and he is going to be the leader of the party and he’s going to be the leader of the world or something,” Trump said, embellishing Putin’s praise” (…) “I’m saying that I’d possibly have a good relationship. He’s been very nice to me,” Trump said. “If we can make a great deal for our country and get along with Russia that would be a tremendous thing. I would love to try it.” (…) “President Trump would be so much better for US-Russian relations. It can’t be worse,” Trump said” (Diamond, 2016).
So I was questioning and wondering why there we’re no leaks from the Republican Party as the DNC leaks was so massive, finally when the Election is over and soon the Swearing-in a bunch of confidential reports on the connection between Trump and Russia surface. This was late and wished we had seen this in August or even September last year so the public could see and listen to how Trump’s past and present connection to Russia is very questionable. These intelligence and reports proves motives and the possible acts of the President-Elect and others who has had questionable link with Russian authorities and central leadership in Kremlin.
Take a look!
“Former top Russian intelligence officer claim FSB has compromised TRUMP through his activities in Moscow sufficiently to be able to blackmail him. According to several knowledgeable sources, his conduct in Moscow has included perverted sexual acts which have been arranged/monitored by the FSB” (…) “According to Source D, where s/he had been present, TRUMP’s (perverted) conduct in Moscow included hiring the presidential suite of the Ritz Carlton Hotel, where he knew President and Mrs OBAMA (whom he hated) had stayed on one of their official trips to Russia, and defiling the bed where they had slept by employing a number of prostitutes to perform a ‘golden showers’ (urination) show in front of him. The hotel was known to be under FSB control with microphones and concealed cameras in all the main rooms to record anything they wanted to” (CIR 80, June 2016).
“TRUMP previous efforts had included exploring the real estate sector in St. Petersburg as well as Moscow but in the end TRUMP had had to settle for the use of extensive sexual services there from local prostitutes rather than business success” (CIR 95, 2016).
“According to SECHIN’s associate, the Rosneft President (CEO) had raised with PAGE the issues of future bilateral energy cooperation and prospects for an associated move to lift Ukraine-related western sanctions against Russia. PAGE had reacted positively to this demarche by SECHIN but had been generally non-committal in response” (CIR 094, 2016).
“PUTIN’s priority requirement has been for intelligence on the activities, business and otherwise, in the US leading Russian oligarchs and their families. TRUMP and his associates duly had obtained and supplied Kremlin with is information” (CIR 097, 2016).
“Kremlin engaging with several high profile US players, including STEIN, PAGE and (former DIA director Michael Flynn), and funding their recent visits to Moscow” (…) “IVANOV reported that although the Kremlin had underestimated the strength of US media and liberal reaction to the DNC hack and TRUMP’s links to Russia, a PUTIN was generally satisfied with the progress of the anti-CLINTON operation to date. He recently had a drink with PUTIN to mark this” (CIR 101, 2016).
“The local business/political elite figure reported that TRUMP had paid bribes there to further his interests but very discreetly and only through affiliated companies, making it very hard to prove. The local service industry source reported that TRUMP had participated in sex parties in the city too, but all direct witnesses to this recently had been “silenced” i.e. bribed or coerced to disappear” (…) “The two St. Petersburg figures cited believed an Azeri business figure, Azar AGALAROV (with offices in Baku and London) had been closely involved with TRUMP in Russia and would know most of the details of what the Republican presidential candidate has got up to there” (CIR 113, 2016).
“Substance included offer to large stake in Rosneft in return of lifting sanctions on Russia. PAGE confirms this is TRUMP’s intention” (…) “PAGE has expressed interest and confirmed that were TRUMP elected US President, then sanctions on Russia would be lifted” (CIR 134, 2016).
“On payments, IVANOV’s associate said the operatives involved had been paid by both TRUMP’s team and the Kremlin, thought their orders and ultimate loyalty lay with IVANOV, as head of the PA and thus ultimately responsible for the operation, and his designated successor/s after he was dismissed by the president PUTIN in connection with the anti-CLINTON operation mid-august” (CIR 166, 2016).
This here is having massive indications of conspiracy against the coming President, who has been a bit too much praising of the Russian President himself. As well, as he has not been able to cough up his IRS Tax Returns, that could show the business-cooperation and owned real-estate that the Trump Organization could have in St. Petersburg or Moscow. This is believable as Trump has tried to diversify and also spread his business around the world.
Though his proudness of sexual exploits are questionable, but he is also famous for acting as royalty because of his Stardom, therefore together with his many allegation of being indecent together with woman both in his companies and in his life. That is why his chauvinism has been disgraceful during the campaign as the outspoken critics have questioned his vicious ways to the other gender. Certainly he could be the person to do what is in the reports as he liked to watch the “merchandise” during the Miss Universe broadcast and preparation where he just entered the backstage and looked around like nothing while the models where preparing themselves. So that he has the capacity of other sexual and explicit acts wouldn’t be out of character. Though he will always claim differently…
Company Intelligence Report – 2016/080 – ‘US Presidential Election: Republican Candidate Donald Trump’s Activities in Russia and Compromising Relationship with the Kremlin’ (20.06.2016)
Company Intelligence Report – 2016/095 – ‘Russia/ US Presidential Election: Further Indication of Extensive Conspiracy between Trump’s Campaign Team and the Kremlin’
Company Intelligence Report – 2016/94 – ‘Russia: Secret Kremlin meeting attended by Trump advisor, Carter Page in Moscow (July 2016)
Company Intelligence Report 2016/097 – ‘Russia: US Presidential Election: Kremlin concern that political fallout from DNC E-Mail hacking affair spiralling out of control’ (30.07.2016)
Company Intelligence Report 2016/101 – ‘Russia/US Presidential Election: Senior Kremlin figure outlines evolving Russian tactics in Pro-Trump, Anti-Clinton Operation’ (10.08.2016)
Company Intelligence Report 2016/113 – ‘Russia/US Presidential Election: Republican Candidate Trump’s Prior Activities in St. Petersburg’ (14.09.2016)
Company Intelligence Report 2016/134 – ‘Russia/US Presidential Election: Further Details of Kremlin Liason with Trump Campaign’ (18.102.2016)
Company Intelligence Report 2016/166 – ‘US/Russia: Further details of secret dialogue between Trump Campaign team, KREMLIN and Associated hackers in Prague’ (13.12.2016)
Diamond, Jeremy – ‘Timeline: Donald Trump’s praise for Vladimir Putin’ (29.07.2016) link: http://edition.cnn.com/2016/07/28/politics/donald-trump-vladimir-putin-quotes/
“A wise man told me don’t argue with fools. Cause people from a distance can’t tell who is who.”
Not that it is news that it’s has existed fake-news. Fake stories and dubious tales to change the outcome and change the demeanour of a nation to swing them to a cause, if it is war, to annex a state or change internal policies; this been done through propaganda, done through blasting tunes on the radio and spreading ill-will on the air. This is well-known methods to sway public opinion.
You begin with altering the truth, making something unbelievable believable, because of former pattern and also history of certain actors that is known. Just as the American Government under George W. Bush, with Dick Cheney and others used all kind of tricks and foul play to target the regime under Saddam Hussain in Iraq; this done with the lie of massive loads of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD), that we’re stockpiled and also imported from various sources even inside Niger and Chad. The Iraqi culprits couldn’t even find the nations on map if their lives depended on it. Still, the people behind spreading this news has walked proud-cock for decades and not asked for their favour to humanity. It isn’t just Tony Blair and George W. Bush who worked for an illegal war, also the men and woman who forced the news of ill-intent in Iraq; which wasn’t true.
“Duelfer portrays the United States as a lumbering superpower whose top policymakers, particularly in the White House and the Defense Department, lacked any basic understanding of Iraq’s history, motives and leaders. But he says Iraq also routinely misread American intentions and overestimated the capability of U.S. intelligence. He says that according to an Iraqi government account, Hussein once asked his top commanders if Iraq had any hidden weapons he didn’t know about” (…) “Duelfer describes numerous requests from senior Iraqi officials to start a dialogue with the United States to improve relations. “Each time I passed on such entreaties to Washington, there was never an answer,” he said. “If nothing else, they were missed opportunities for Washington to gain more knowledge.” (Lynch, 2009).
This is just proof of old history where the media together with government(s) are misleading the citizens to sway them for a war or conflict. As much as this can be countered with facts, the ones that swallow it with feelings will not change opinions with facts. Therefore with the current American election, certain stories has run and been eaten up, while not being true.
“The left has been hysterically pushing a new meme, “fake news.” While ostensibly neutral in practice it is subliminally weaponized as another lame vector — along with attacks on the electoral college and so forth — to undermine the legitimacy of the election of Donald Trump. Love Trump or hate him, he won” (…) “The real “fake news” scandal, of course, lies in the mass hallucination by the mainstream media that Hillary Clinton had a near lock on the general election. The overconfident reports of this reportedly led the Clinton campaign to make some unforced errors which just might (or might not) have cost her the election” (Benko, 2016).
Though other lies during the campaign we’re lizards inside Hillary Clinton’s body, that they had killed a dozen of people and we’re part of grand conspiracy, which apparently is bit funny in hindsight as the Trump Administration is more establishment than ever before, with more businessmen and close tightknit Wall-Street that Clinton was a hired puppet for. So the concern of these reports, the news that we’re created to cater the Trump supporters should be worrying as these conservative news and pages are spread like wildfire.
“The third person effect involves more, however, than simply a psychological tendency to assume that others are more easily influenced than oneself; this hypothesis also suggests that people may take significant actions based on these perceptions. It is these actions that ultimately comprise the ‘effect’ brought about by third person perceptions. For this component of the third person hypothesis evidence is again indirect, but suggestive. Some evidence of third person effects is documented in studies of candidate viability. Bartels (1988), for example, suggests that media coverage emphasizing ‘horse race’ aspects of presidential primaries affects perceptions of various candidates’ chances of winning. The perceived viability of candidates in turn influences the attitudes and behaviors of primary voters in choosing among presidential hopefuls. In this case, as in the third person effect, the influence of mass media is brought about indirectly through impersonal impact on how people think others are thinking. The ultimate effect in this case is a vote choice, but other changes in attitudes or behaviors may also result from third person processes. For example, perceptions of viability also have been found to influence reporters’ allotment of news coverage to various candidates (see Goldenberg and Traugott, 1984)” (Muntz, 1989).
This isn’t just pizza-gate, or Bruno Mars dancing on Mars. This is the rational reality that gets naïve men and woman sucked into these stories. They have been spread on Facebook, Twitter and other places to tell our friends and family of the articles from credible sources. Some stories are click-bait to get more people to read on the newspapers and other sites. These are so common that the articles you read after is looking credible, but apparently your scepticism should be true, because when it looks to real and beautiful the deal is fake. The same is also with the well written and articulated stories, that doesn’t have bound with reality and doesn’t seem to be legit.
That people would question this page, I understand, as I am not in writing in my own name. Still, most of the time, I use sources and reports to clarify my own understanding and what sway my opinion. Still, people should scrutinize me too, as much as I pick up wrong sources myself. There are some out there that want to change public opinion and want to bring some people down and get other to rule, or get silence over the acts of evil that is occurring as we speak.
Coler a fake-news writer:
“At any given time, Coler says, he has between 20 and 25 writers. And it was one of them who wrote the story in the “Denver Guardian” that an FBI agent who leaked Clinton emails was killed. Coler says that over 10 days the site got 1.6 million views. He says stories like this work because they fit into existing right-wing conspiracy theories” (…)”The people wanted to hear this,” he says. “So all it took was to write that story. Everything about it was fictional: the town, the people, the sheriff, the FBI guy. And then … our social media guys kind of go out and do a little dropping it throughout Trump groups and Trump forums and boy it spread like wildfire.” (Sydell, 2016).
When you know that these stories hit a certain well-known perspective, a well-known agenda to be spread and to be fitted into believed atmosphere than you know that the Trump supporters would share it and believe it, even if Coler knew it all was just a lie. The lies that we’re to hurt the Clinton Presidential Campaign; this should worry and concern that major parts of the populations are following conspiracies over reality.
“But the incentives to create and distribute fake news are not only financial, and All-Star Macedonia Crying Eagle Number-One News and Views Very Good is not the only kind of fake-news website undermining the media infrastructure necessary for a functioning democracy. Trump’s nominee for national security adviser, a Jack D. Ripper type named Michael Flynn, has a particular fondness for publishing fake news to his Twitter account, as does Trump’s campaign manager, Kellyanne Conaway. Even nominally anti-Trump Republicans like Nebraska senator Ben Sasse have gotten into the fake-news business, entertaining ideas of “paid protesters” on the same day one of the most prolific fabricators of fake news admitted that the most widely shared account of paid protesters was wholly made up” (…) “This is, uhh, extremely weird, at best. Traditional news organizations, to state the obvious, are not built to survive an economy like that. You know who is, though? Politicians. The scary thing about “fake news” isn’t just that it’s financially incentivized by our new platform-gods, it’s that it’s socially and ideologically incentivized by them in ways that can’t be fixed without dismantling their entire operation. And, further, that the people best primed to benefit from “fake news” aren’t Macedonian teenagers hoping to buy guitars but leaders willing to untether themselves from truth in exchange for the powerful organizing capabilities of a passionate online audience” (Read, 2016).
We as citizens should let these fake news being spread on social media, neither on blogs nor on other platforms. The reality is that just like Ponzi-schemes, when it seems too real to be true, it most like is. The same can be said about Fake-News that is to cater one part of the population and to shelf the real ones. The time spent on fake-news should concern the media houses and newspapers as their legitimacy is under question, the main-stream media that has been under attack. It still is, and will be for a while as the people want the spread the fake ones.
The deception, this is the real danger, it is democratic that fake stories spread and that the population are involved in the reason for the existence. As long as facts doesn’t matter and the ignorance is growing of fact-checking is dying, this is a pre-existing state that will not die down, because as long as the clicks and spreading of these fake stories happens. They will continue to write them and spread them, as long as the Republican Establishment uses them and take them as real. The Main-Stream media will discuss it and put it into the spotlight.
We can do what we can and question our use of media houses and of what we find online. We should read with caution and question the sources. We should be critical too it and not take it for granted the articles, the news and that the reports has the time or the effort to look through the feed, the agencies input or even what the editor sees as important.
“However, it must also be acknowledged that the myth surrounding the existence of perceptible media bias is not without some small modicum of truth. Advocates of the existence of said bias commonly cite a number of professional patterns and standards of conduct historically employed by journalists (though are not exclusive to “liberal” journalists) in an effort to manipulate the depiction and depth of information presented each day to the American public. Such techniques discussed included six main types or styles of biases, including; gatekeeping information (i.e. purposefully selecting ideologically reaffirming stories for syndication), employing partisan source selection, omission of (potentially contradictory) facts, manipulating the degree of attention and calculable time devoted to a given issue, and finally, openly displaying narrative, subjective contempt for objective facts” (Quackenbush, 2013).
With this in mind, the third person effect, also the media bias. Together with this we can see why the effects of distrust to the media, as it itself created. Fake News will continue to flourish as long as the public cater to it and are in disbelief of the corporate media as much as mass media trying to control the belief of the public. Something they have lost control with all the platforms, as they are not just following Fox News, CNBC or the other main-stay TV Station and Radio, reading the one newspaper, but following digital media that can come from whatever source. This shows the current state and the state of the media in our time, as the fake news can be easily spread and change the opinions of the third persons.
These all are factors and we should question our own use of media, how we perceive the news and how we question the facts… we cannot stop the propaganda, neither fake news, we just have to clear the way and show the opposite waves and counter with productive arguments that can show the reality to those that eats into the fake, the not real and not believable news. Peace.
Benko, Ralph – ‘’Clinton Beats Trump’ Is The Real ‘Fake News’ Scandal’ (12.12.2016) link: http://www.forbes.com/sites/ralphbenko/2016/12/12/clinton-beats-trump-is-the-real-fake-news-scandal/#69090a3529e6
Muntz, Diana C. – ‘THE INFLUENCE OF PERCEPTIONS OF MEDIA INFLUENCE: THIRD PERSON EFFECTS AND THE PUBLIC EXPRESSION OF OPINIONS*’ (1989)
Lynch, Colum – ‘Ex-CIA Investigator’s Book Describes Hunt for Weapons in Iraq, Saddam Hussein’s Final Days’ (31.01.2009) link: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/01/30/AR2009013003430.html
Read, Max – ‘Donald Trump Isn’t Just Benefitting From ‘Fake News’ Websites — He Is One’ (18.11.2016) link: http://nymag.com/selectall/2016/11/trump-doesnt-just-benefit-from-fake-news-sites-he-is-one.html
Sydell, Laura – ‘We Tracked Down A Fake-News Creator In The Suburbs. Here’s What We Learned’ (23.11.2016) link: http://www.npr.org/sections/alltechconsidered/2016/11/23/503146770/npr-finds-the-head-of-a-covert-fake-news-operation-in-the-suburbs
Quackenbush, David – ‘Public Perceptions of Media Bias: A Meta-Analysis of American Media Outlets During the 2012 Presidential Election’ (2013).