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Saturday, April 21, 2018
Jay-Z Derangement Syndrome
Topic: WorldNetDaily

Jay-Z is an unhappy, blind person. I know because I’ve been there. Like him, I thought and felt like my mother, whom I resented but thought I “loved.” I believed that “racism” existed, and that whites were to blame for blacks’ suffering. It’s a lie, meant to keep whites afraid and blacks angry.

Jay-Z’s mother is a lesbian. When she came out, telling him she felt she may “love” another woman, he said he cried in happiness for her. But he has no peace. His father left the family when he was young. They supposedly reconciled before he died, but there’s nothing to indicate Shawn Carter ever truly reconnected with his father or loved him, let alone anyone else.

He’s married to Beyoncé and has children with her, but he allows her to go out on stage half naked, setting a bad example for their daughters as well as young girls and married women who look up to her. Together, they support the radical, far-left hate movement Black Lives Matter, which is worse than the KKK – killing the souls of black people by lying to them. The two came out for Barack Obama, the worst president in history who helped escalate murder in black communities by stoking black anger, undermining police and letting criminals and illegals roam free.

Jay-Z appeared on David Letterman’s Netflix show “My Next Guest Needs No Introduction.” They talked about Donald Trump, repeating predictable nonsense, calling the president a “racist” and saying he brought out an “ugly” part of America that people forgot existed. But these sick entertainers represent the truly ugly part of America – and they never let people forget about the mess they push!

There’s no evidence the president is “racist,” and there’s no proof “racism” has ever existed. It’s an illusion promoted by the children of the lie, meant to prevent white people from telling the truth and keep blacks deluded and blaming someone else for their problems. 

[...]

Jay-Z thinks the president “brought out” ugliness in America. In reality, we on the right watched the evil that Obama ushered in and emboldened, but, finally, Trump is making things right. The insane overreactions against Trump is the anger already in evil people who were accustomed to getting their way. Anyone expressing anger already had that spirit inside them before they ever knew about Trump.

I urge anyone who has any anger to pray and know yourselves so you do not fall for the lie.

-- Jesse Lee Peterson, April 8 WND column


Posted by Terry K. at 11:01 AM EDT
Friday, April 20, 2018
David Kupelian's Selective Massacre Memory
Topic: WorldNetDaily

An April 8 column finds WorldNetDaily managing editor David Kupelian in another lecturing mood, this time over the causes of mass shootings:

Guns. Bullying. Mental illness. Psychiatric medications. Violent videogames. Fatherlessness. The desire for fame.

Many reasons are invoked to explain why more and more frequently in today’s America, young men – and occasionally women – are turning into mass murderers.

Yet the highly politicized debate over core causes and prevention strategies generates far more heat than light. Liberals blame guns, the National Rifle Association and Republicans, while conservatives blame fatherlessness, godlessness and gun-free zones. But just as with most other life-and-death issues plaguing today’s painfully divided America, true consensus as to causes and cures – which could then become genuine policy solutions – always seems out of reach.

Kupelian then goes through a laundry list of recent massacres and their alleged causes, durnig which he adds copycat perpetrators to his checklist of causes. But he suspiciously omits two recent massacres from his recounting -- perhaps because Kupelian's employer may have helped to influence them.

Conspicuous omission No. 1 is Anders Breivik, who massacred dozens in Norway in 2011. Breivik's anti-Mulsim, anti-multiculturalism and anti-feminism manifesto cited WND six times.

Conspicuous omission No. 2 is Dylann Roof, who murdered nine blacks in a South  Carolina church in 2015. Roof'sobsession with black-and-white crime and the state of post-apartheid South Africa echoed similar concerns made by WND columnists.

Kupelian then plugs the current issue of WND's sparsely read Whistleblower magazine, which has the theme "Why kids become killers." But if WND won't examine its own possible role in culpability, why bother reading it?


Posted by Terry K. at 1:44 AM EDT
Thursday, April 19, 2018
WND's Cashill Finds Another Dubious Character to Defend
Topic: WorldNetDaily

Jack Cashill sure knows how to pick 'em.

In addition to his longtime affection for murderers who kill people he doesn't like, the WorldNetDaily columnist has been on a roll this year in defending more people who arguably don't deserve it.

Cashill's latest subject is Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens, who's currently embroiled in a scandal in which he is alleged to have blackmailed a mistress. He spends his April 10 column lashing out at the prosecuting attorney for "playing almost exclusively to the media" and trying to poke holes in the mistress' account of the affair. "The case against Missouri Republican Gov. Eric Greitens is almost as pathetic as the case against Donald Trump, but those who consume the state’s mainstream media do not know this and may never know it," Cashill huffed.

Unfortunately for Cashill, his column came out around the same time a report commissioned by the Republican-controlled Missouri legislature came out ofering vivid details of the coercive, abusive relationship. The woman gave sworn testimony to the bipartisan legislative committee, which found her credible. Greitens refused to participate in the committee's investigation and he denounced its findings.

Hey, at least Cashill does concede that the affair did occur and that "Greitens has admittedly done enough wrong, at least by Republican standards, that a resignation would not be out of order." So that's something.


Posted by Terry K. at 9:32 AM EDT
Updated: Thursday, April 19, 2018 9:34 AM EDT
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
WND's Farah Finally Got That Logrolling Award From His Buddy
Topic: WorldNetDaily

It's a big sign of the sad state of things at WorldNetDaily that it has to rely on what few close friends it has to generate any sort of buzz about it -- and even then, it's all about editor Joseph Farah, not WND itself as it was a few years back when it latched onto a dubious "independent news organization" calling WND trustworthy (it was actually run by a cultish church for the main purpose of attacking the prosecution of its pastor on child sexual assault charges).

WND having Chuck Norris tout a book by Farah that won't be published for another six months is just one example. Another is the award given Farah by the Western Conservative Conference. It's the conference's second attempt at giving Farah an award; the first try, in 2016, was scuttled when the entire conference was canceled due to an "unfortunate medical issue."

Buyt the conference actually went forward as planned this year, and Farah got his award; originally called the "Hero of Freedom Award" in 2016, it somehow morphed into the "W. Stanton Evans Lifetime Achievement Award."

But the Western Conservative Conference was put on by the Western Journalism Center, which was founded by Farah in 1991 as a right-wing journalism-y thing that, like a lot of ight-wing journalism-y things in the 1990s, got funding from Richard Mellon Scaife. In the mid-2000s, Farah turned it over to friend Floyd Brown, who turned into a right-wing-fringe conspiracy-monger; Brown has since tried to recreate the core of the organization as a trainer of right-wing bloggers. Farah is listed as a "trainer."

In other words, this is all a big, steaming pile of logrolling and dealing between buddies.

Farah hints at it -- but, of course, does not admit it, or that he founded the organization giving him the award -- in his March 25 column made up of his speech upon reeiving the award, in which he recounts his long relationship with Brown:

Floyd Brown, the president of the Western Center for Journalism, and I were trying to figure out yesterday how long we have been conspiring together. Neither one of us is entirely sure, but I know it goes back at least to my days in Los Angeles in the late 1980s when I was still a part of what we euphemistically call the “mainstream media.”

[...]

But, I digress. When I first got to know Floyd Brown in the 1980s, I was either running the news department of the Los Angeles Herald Examiner, then the flagship of the Hearst newspapers, or I was running another Southern California daily newspaper as editor in chief and about to be recruited to run the historic Sacramento Union, then the oldest daily West of the Mississippi.

The rest of Farah's speech was a victimhood rant blaming Google and Facebook for not promoting WND links (in fact, WND's own lack of credibility is much more to blame), railing against the Southern Poverty Law Center for (accurately) pointing out WND's extremism and unironically praying to God for forgiveness "for the way we try to wage war in the spiritual realm without calling on you first for the marching orders."

The conference itself, by the way, was so unremarkable that even WND didn't cover it. Beyond Joe Arpaio once again proclaiming himself to be a birther (and, thus, utterly without credibility), the only news came from peripheral events -- an unproven claim about an employee at a coffee stand at the convention center where the conference took place who "threatened to slip estrogen hormone pills into the coffee of attendees, and conference speaker and Muslim-hating philanderer John Guandolo for calling an employee of the airline he flew to the conference a "jihadi" for no apparent reason.


Posted by Terry K. at 12:22 AM EDT
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
WND Still Trying To Link Trump To Third Temple (And The End Times)
Topic: WorldNetDaily

WorldNetDaily has been leaning hard into linking Donald Trump to being key to building the Third Temple in Jeruasalem (and, you know, kick-start the End Times, but WND's pretending that's not actually an issue).

The latest attempt is an anonymously written April 1 WND article:

Donald Trump might not be the most popular person inside the beltway, in California, on U.S. college campuses or in the American media, but his support is growing in Israel, with one prominent rabbi saying he believes the president is destined to rebuild the Jerusalem Temple before the coming of the Messiah.

Rabbi Yosef Berger, the son of a widely revered Hasidic leader in charge of King David’s Tomb on Mount Zion, told Breaking Israel News Trump will play this “final historic reparation for his entire nation.”

“No leader in history has recognized Jerusalem as the capital of the Jews and Israel,” Berger said. “[Trump] has already created a great tikkun (reparation) for the Christians through his unprecedented relationship with Jerusalem. Trump is the representative of Edom that will perform that final historic reparation for his entire nation by building the Temple.”

Edom is an ancient adversary of Israel, founded by Esau, the twin brother of Jacob, whose name was later changed to Israel, according to Genesis. As the slightly older brother of Jacob, Esau famously rejected his birthright for a mess of pottage or stew when he was famished after a hunting excursion. Some ancient rabbis saw Edom as a spiritual progenitor of Christians.

Berger makes a lot of predictions, apparently -- for instance, he has predicted that Jesus will return in 2022.

As befits the even-more-sorry-than-usual state of journalism at WND, this article lacks a byline for a reason -- it's little more than a rewritten version of an article that first appeared at the website Israel Today (to which WND links but still credits Breaking Israel News because the Israel Today article does as well). WND doesn't mention the End Times implications of this prediction because Israel Today didn't either.


Posted by Terry K. at 11:48 AM EDT
Monday, April 16, 2018
Parkland Student Derangement Syndrome
Topic: WorldNetDaily

Jesse Lee Peterson kicked off his March 25 WorldNetDaily column with a screed against the Parkland high school studentsand the March For Our Lives they led:

The wicked have successfully brainwashed many young people to believe in phony problems and false solutions. Now they’re using children to take away our rights and freedoms.

These people support the evil that created the problems, and their “solutions” will only ever make things worse, because evil grows and does not stop until people of good stop it.

Blind people participated in “March for Our Lives” around the country, a well-coordinated effort to get rid of the Second Amendment. These people hate God and men. They pretend to be for women and children, but hurt them too; they exploit emotions, imitate logic and put people on an ego trip, motivating them to do wrong.

Underage students recently participated in a “National School Walkout” against gun rights, organized by the “youth wing” of the radical Women’s March, a pro-abortion movement supported by taxpayer-funded, baby-killing giant Planned Parenthood.

Over the weekend, indoctrinated high schoolers like David Hogg, Cameron Kasky and Emma Gonzalez, whose parents don’t love them, preached gun control, promoted by activist fake-news media. Their parents turned them over to liberalism. They’ve been paid big money to march in Washington, D.C., by the wicked Oprah Winfrey, Steven Spielberg, Obama-fanatic George Clooney and top Hollywood leftist Jeffrey Katzenberg. They’re also supported by self-important celebrities like Justin Bieber, Alyssa Milano, Amy Schumer, John Legend, Jimmy Fallon and the wolves in sheep’s clothing, Moms Demand Action.

Peterson is so filled with hatred for people who believe things he doesn't agree with that he actually went into old-man-yells-at-cloud mode to express his hate personally:

During the National School Walkout, I drove by a group of students protesting against our rights. One car in front of me honked in support. I rolled down my window and gave the kids “thumbs down.” I shouted at them, “You stupid idiots! You don’t know what you’re doing! Go back to class!” The dumb kids surrounded my car, and one girl ran up and hit my arm. Police allowed me to move along.

That's how filled with hate Peterson is. Then again, being a reasonable person doesn't get you a WND column.


Posted by Terry K. at 8:05 PM EDT
WND Likens Immigrant Caravan Seeking Asylum In U.S. To Palestinian 'Terrorists'
Topic: WorldNetDaily

An anonymous WorldNetDaily writer desperately tries to draw equivalence between two things are are not equal -- and display its hatred for both immigrants and Muslims at the same time -- in an April 1 article:

During Easter and Passover week, the U.S. and Israel faced border invasions from Mexico and Gaza, with a “caravan” of more than 1,000 Mexicans and Central Americans headed to the U.S. for “asylum” and tens of thousands of Hamas terrorists hurling rocks at Israeli soldiers.

Mexico has reportedly permitted the group of mostly Hondurans to drive north, mass at the U.S. border and post Facebook videos while chanting, “We are migrants. We are not criminals. We are workers.”

The caravan – organized by Pueblos Sin Fronteras, or People Without Borders – traveled through Mexico last week. Officials in Mexico have not attempted to stop the migrants, about 80 percent of them from Honduras, according to the report. The group’s intent is to provide those people a safe way to travel to the U.S.

[...]

Meanwhile, in Israel, the military warned it will Hamas terrorists if violence along the border continues. Hamas claimed 15 activists have already been killed by Israeli fire in the area’s deadliest violence in four years.

Friday’s mass marches were largely led by Gaza’s ruling Hamas group and touted as the start of a six-week-long protest campaign.

“Israel is acting determinedly and decisively to protect its sovereignty and the security of its citizens,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said.

If WND doesn't know the difference between migrants seeking asylum and a protest, it really has no business calling itself a source of reliable information.


Posted by Terry K. at 12:08 AM EDT
Sunday, April 15, 2018
WND Columnist Roots For God's Judgment Against America For Funding Obamacare, Planned Parenthood
Topic: WorldNetDaily

When a nation is founded upon a covenant with God, as America was, it can be incredibly blessed, as America has been. But if it is unfaithful, acts treacherously and believes that its own prowess and military strength is the primary reason for its prosperity, God historically deals decisively in disciplining that nation. “You keep going backward so I will stretch out my hand against you. …” (Jeremiah 15:6)

For four decades I’ve promoted prayer for our presidents through the ministry of Intercessors for America. At present I’m deeply burdened that Donald Trump has erred gravely in his quest to “Make America Great Again” by majoring on military spending and neglecting the moral issue of our generation – ending abortion and eliminating taxpayer funding of its barbarism through Planned Parenthood.

What prompted this particular commentary was the recent passage by our president and Congress of the “immoral” $1.3 trillion spending bill. While military spending was increased, $500 million was slipped in for Planned Parenthood to continue dismembering one-third of a million unborn babies yearly to callously pile on the trash-heap of 60 million already aborted children (10 times those of Hitler’s Holocaust), since the infamous Roe v. Wade ruling of 1973.

There was also continued funding for Obamacare and lawless “sanctuary cities”; no real funding for the critically needed, promised “Wall”; and, putting in place $2 trillion more in deficits over the next decade.

With Republicans controlling the White House and both Houses of Congress, this is unconscionable, disgusting and inexcusable. My personal belief is that God will soon discipline our nation financially with needed judgment to jolt us into a sober time of turning back to Him.

[...]

I’m not trying to ruin your day or make you think the sky is falling tomorrow, but I am trying to awaken people to imminent discipline coming our way. Unless we honestly address and submit ourselves to a total reset, the inevitable will happen. I’m referring to a fiscal crisis that many know in our hearts has been long overdue.

-- Larray Tomczak, March 30 WorldNetDaily column

(And, no, Larry, federal funding to Planned Parenthood does not pay for abortion.)


Posted by Terry K. at 11:45 AM EDT
Saturday, April 14, 2018
WND Columnist Thinks Fringe Right-Wing Haters Are The 'New Punk'
Topic: WorldNetDaily

Andrew Thorp King's March 27 WorldNetDaily column is dedicated to promoting "new right" figures he desperately tries to portray as the "new punk":

Punk rock is not a style of music. Or a philosophy. Or a political ideology. Or a style of fashion.

Punk rock is a spirit.

A spirit that goes off road and carves its own path in accordance with the dictates of its authentic promptings.

A spirit that embraces the self-directed rugged ethos of DIY to crash through the gates long-held by outdated keepers.

And I believe its the same spirit that rejected the stale Republican/Democrat duopolized presidential candidates offered up in 2016 and drove a pitchfork into the establishment with the election of Donald J. Trump.

Trump may very well be our first punk rock president – a sentiment it seems Johnny Rotten may echo, having labeled Trump “a political Sex Pistol” who “terrifies politicians.”

As former VICE co-founder, ex-punk rocker and CRTV host Gavin McGinnes proclaimed on his show “Get Off My Lawn,” “The new right is the new punk rock.”

I couldn’t agree more.

King's misspelling of Gavin McInnes' name is a theme (as well as an indication of the current shameful state of the editing process at WND that they couldn't even be bothered to fix such glaring errors). And look who's at the top of his list:

1. MILO YOUNOPOLIS – Love him or hate him, the new right’s most pronounced provocateur refuses to go away. Banned from Twitter. Fired from Breitbert. Book deals canceled. Events protested. Milo faces every wall by placing a bouncy trampoline in front of it. He pushes forward, continuing to speak his mind, staging book events and publishing not only his own book, but also those of other outlawed figures on the right, like Pamela Geller.

We weren't aware that endorsing adult sex with minors is part of the "new punk." Or writing a book so terrible his own editor trashed it. Or refusal to spell-check your work before submitting it for publication is also a punk ethic. (It's "Yiannopoulos," Andy.)

Another person whose name King couldn't bother to spell correctly appears as well:

6. GAVIN McGINNES – Witty, audacious and smarter than the average punk, the Godfather of Hipsterdom, Gavin McGinnes, embodies the true spirit of DIY punk rock individualism. Whether its mocking the doublespeak of pop culture, fighting the oxymoronic fascist bullies of antifa or promoting the virtues of fatherhood and entrepreneurialism, Gavin McGinnes expresses his conservatism while retaining the inherent punk rock ethos he grew up with.

Apparently, making racist comments and being a misogynist are "punk" now too.

King's list also includes Muslim-haters like Geller and Robert Spencer, right-wing street artist Sabo, Peter Thiel and Kid Rock, who stopped being anything resembling punk rock a decade or so ago.


Posted by Terry K. at 12:08 AM EDT
Friday, April 13, 2018
WND's Cashill Tries to Portray Terrorism Suspect As An FBI Dupe
Topic: WorldNetDaily

A man named Patrick Stein is currently on trial, along with two other defefndants, for plotting to bomb an apartment building housing Muslim immigrants in the small Kansas town of Garden City. WorldNetDaily columnist Jack Cashill -- as he is prone to do when confronted with a person who is alleged to have done terrible things -- is siding with Stein.

Cashill spent his March 28 WND column to trying to exonerate Stein by portraying him as a dupe of the FBI undercover informant who had infiltrated the bombing operation. Cashill regurgitated Stein's claim that the FBI informant recruited him into the operation and was the main driver of it. Cashill then quoted a guy he called "America’s leading authority on extremist groups," who said that "many of the would-be terrorist groups on the right, if not most, are propped up by FBI informants and undercover agents. The Garden City plot would seem to be a case in point." Cashill then adds: "As the plot reveals, it is hard to tell whether the FBI’s agent provocateursare more dangerous than the losers they encourage.

Needless to say, there's another side of the story that Cashill ignores. As an actual news outlet reported:

A Kansas militia member started trying to recruit other members to kill Muslim immigrants after the 2016 attack on the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, an FBI informant testified Thursday.

Patrick Day told jurors that Patrick Stein called him a couple of days after the attack in which a man who had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group killed 49 people in the Florida attack. He said Stein told him he was “ready to take action” against Muslims and wanted to see who else in the militia group was with him and who wasn’t.

[...]

Day testified that Stein and Allen held two more meetings to try to recruit other members to their plot. He said Stein called himself “Orkin man,” a reference to the pest control chain, because he wanted to exterminate the Somalis, whom he referred to as “cockroaches.”

Day recounted one recruitment meeting in the living room of a militia member’s house in Lakin, Kansas, during which the homeowner, Trish Burch, adamantly refused to join them, arguing that militias are only for defensive actions.

Prosecutors played a recording for jurors in which Stein could be heard saying “better not be a f—— word said nowhere by nobody.” Day said he understood that to mean the lives of the two people who had refused to join would be in danger if they talked to anybody. Those who did not join them were not given any details of the plot.

The defense is currently advancing the idea that Stein and the others were manipulated by the FBI. But it doesn't seem to be going well; a defense attorney asked an FBI agent in charge of the case why she didn't just tell the defendants that they were under investigation and should just stop plotting to blow up Muslims. The agent responded that recordings made by the informant "showed the men to be distrustful of the government and that they had already discussed lying to law enforcement, making the FBI think a knock-on-the-door was unlikely to deter the men."

Remember: Cashill thinks these men are victims, not would-be terrorists.


Posted by Terry K. at 1:32 AM EDT
Thursday, April 12, 2018
WND's Farah Anguished More By Trump Signing Big Budget Bill Than By His History of Immorality
Topic: WorldNetDaily

Joseph Farah's March 27 column carries the headline "4 things Trump needs to do after his 'stumble'." This isn't a moral stumble, though -- Farah's totally cool with Trump whoring around with porn stars.

No, Farah is much more pained by Trump signing a budget bill he thinks was too extravagent. But he's not so pained to abandon his Trump worship, conceding that like his other hero Ronald Reagan, Trump is also but a man:

It took me a few days to find the words for this commentary.

It comes down to this: President Trump was wrong to sign the $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill.

There I said it.

Now, let me explain why that was so difficult to say.

Since Jan. 20, 2017, I have been praising, extolling, acclaiming and commending Donald J. Trump for what he has accomplished in his 14 months as president. It’s more than any other president in my lifetime has achieved in that time period – by far. It is why I started the ThankTrump.us initiative. And I have no regrets about it. Zero, zilch, nada.

Before Trump was elected, I never thought I would see another great U.S. president in my lifetime – someone like Ronald Reagan. I really began to think that was a once-in-a-lifetime expectation.

I was wrong.

But Ronald Reagan made mistakes, too. He was human. He hired some bad people. He appointed some bad judges and justices. He even signed a big amnesty bill.

Yet, at the end of the day, he was an amazingly great president. You can forget about the mistakes. You should forgive them. You focus on the great things he did.

Here’s the difference, though. Trump is just getting started. He’s got at least 34 more months in office, or, with any luck, 78.

And he needs to hear from those who love him and what he is accomplishing, especially when he stumbles.

After offering tips on how Trump can "redeem this mistake," Farah concluded: "This stumble, although real and bad, is not the end of the world. It’s not the end of the Trump dream. It’s not even close to any of those things."

Yes, Farah really thinks Trump's signing of a overstuffed budget bill is a bigger failing than his repeated adultery and other moral crimes. And he's far more anguished by the former than the latter.


Posted by Terry K. at 2:56 PM EDT
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
WND Still Trying To Spin Away Stormy Daniels
Topic: WorldNetDaily

WorldNetDaily's attempts to spin away the Stormy Daniels scandal -- and right-wing hypocrisy in said spinning away -- are continuing apace.

Paul Kengor plays the whataboutism card in his March 28 column, spending most of it criticizing how women who accused Bill Clinton of sexual impropriety weren't taken seriously by the media. It's not until the second-to-last paragraph that he concedes that conservatives who defend Presidnet Trump and attack Daniels, but he pretends he's different:

And as for me, for the record, I’m as troubled by the allegations in 2018 as in 1998. I’m not shrugging this off. Conservatives must stand on principle and care about and condemn such outrageously and scandalously bad behavior, especially to retain any credibility. As readers here well know, I voiced character concerns about Donald Trump during his campaign in 2016 – as I had about Bill Clinton in 1992. But my focus here is liberals, and this reality: Their hypocrisy is coming back to bite them.

Yet to our knowledge, Kengor has not devoted anywhere near the amount of ink criticizing conservatives over their treatment of Daniels as he has attacking liberals who stood by Clinton, at WND or anywhere else.

Lerry Nevenhoven spent his March 30 column telling evangelicals to ignore their consciences about Trump's immorality because he's God's president:

The major media have blasted evangelical Christians for being hypocrites for still supporting Trump in the face of his adulterous past. Some have even hinted Christians have sold their souls to Satan for the president.

Because of the continual onslaught against Trump and the questions about his dalliances, many Christians are now acting squeamish and backing off their support for him. They are saying, “If only Trump wouldn’t have done this or that, then maybe I could still stand with him.”

My advice to these whimpering believers is for them to stop and think for a moment. Do you believe God, the Creator of the Universe and the Omniscient One, failed to see President Trump’s sins 12 years ago or five years ago or even one year ago? Our God knows when a little sparrow dies and even numbers the hairs on people’s heads. Nothing escapes His eyes.

We can be confident that God noticed Trump’s sins. But if so, why did He still choose him to be president of the United States?

[...]

So, if Trump is God’s choice to lead America right now, let’s lay our rocks down and instead, bow on our knees and pray that God is able to complete the work He has begun in the president.

WND even called in unsubstantited Clinton accuser Juanita Broaddrick to spin Stormy away:

Juanita Broaddrick, who credibly has accused Bill Clinton of raping her, says of the current brouhaha over Stormy Daniels’ alleged relationship with President Trump that both cases involved women, both involved men who became president, but that’s about the extent of the similarities.

“I have absolutely no respect for her coming forward like she has. I mean this woman is a porn star. She takes off her clothes for money, and if she ever did have this agreement with Mr. Trump, it was for money. And this was consensual. Mine was a crime. There’s no comparison.”

[...]

Broaddrick told interviewer Rita Cosby, “Maybe if I’d have been a porn star instead of a hardworking nurse and businesswoman maybe I’d have gotten more attention from the media.”

She cited the complete absence of interest by the mainstream media in her allegations against Clinton.

And she explained again why she didn’t pursue action against Clinton at the time, when she was running a care home in Arkansas.

“Bill Clinton was the attorney general of the state of Arkansas. He was the police. He regulated my business. He could have shut me down the minute I opened up my mouth,” she said.

And it was the ’70s.

“It was men will be men just deal with it,” she said.

But isn't Broaddrick effectively making the same "men will be men" to defend Trump against Daniels, that what he did was OK because Daniels "takes off her clothes for money"? Sure looks like it.


Posted by Terry K. at 8:32 PM EDT
WND Lets 4-H Leaders Anonymously Freak Out At Having To Treat LGBT Kids Like Everyone Else
Topic: WorldNetDaily

An anonymous WorldNetDaily writer tries to make things as scary as he or she can in an April 1 article:

“I am completely dismayed that 4-H would bow to a politically correct agenda like this,” says one 4-H volunteer in a small north Idaho town of fewer than 1,500 people, where several dedicated club leaders tell WND they are worried sick they will have to dissolve their recently formed 4-H chapter.

Either that, they say, or support new LGBTQ guidelines instructing the century-old, largely rural, agricultural youth organization to embrace a radical sexual/gender diversity agenda – everything from being required to use special transgender pronouns, to allowing biological men to use women’s restrooms, locker rooms and overnight accommodations, and much more.

And yet, the government agency that sponsors 4-H says it’s all a big mistake.

The article goes on to detail 4-H leaders in this "small north Idaho town" freaking out at the idea that they have to treat all children equally and are threatening to disband the chapter if they are forced to do so. The freakout is driven by a document offering guidance on the issue.

Strangely, the WND author isn't the only person hiding behind anonymity to push this story; the Idaho 4-H leaders freaking out over the idea they have to be nice to gay kids "asked that their last names and town go unnamed," and even the "somewhat embarrassed top USDA spokesman" WND contacted about the document (since 4-H works with the USDA and its name is on the doc) "asked to go unnamed in this report."

So this is a blind story promoted by gutless, biased 4-H leaders whom a WND writer hiding behind his own gutless anonymity granted permission to hide in order to spread their hate and bias.

But the fact that everyone's too gutless to go on the record with their anti-gay beliefs isn't stopping WND from pushing the freakout. An April 4 WND article -- with an actual byline this time, from managing editor David Kupelian -- ranted about the "multi-pronged, state-by-state movement to impose radical transgender policies on the nation’s 4-H youth organizations," noting that the guidelines are a discussion item in Iowa's 4-H program.

And, of course, this all has resulted in a screed by rabidly anti-gay WND columnist Linda Harvey:

So now the sexual anarchy mob is hounding 4-H clubs. Why can’t these people leave kids alone?

As a former member of 4-H, I am outraged.

Around 6.5 million American kids, mostly in small towns and rural areas, participate in 4-H, so gobbling up this organization would be a very tasty dish for the obese monster of sexual evil.

Conservative values? Rural America? It doesn’t get any better than this for the all-pervasive child corruption agenda. These activists have already made tentative inroads into the world of 4-H on a state by state basis, but the latest incidents signal a full-frontal assault.

Harvey concluded by huffing: "The only way to stop this evil is to act decisively. Let’s keep the 4-H pledge, particularly the part about “clearer thinking.” And in doing so, perhaps we can prevent these kids from becoming the latest victims of perversion promotion in America."

The fact that only rabid, professional gay-haters like Harvey are going on the record to attack this doesn't bode well for the cowardly, anonymous haters succeeding with their agenda.


Posted by Terry K. at 12:48 AM EDT
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
WND Forgets It Used To Promote Paul Ryan's GOP Opponent
Topic: WorldNetDaily

WorldNetDaily really wants to get rid of Paul Ryan.

A March 26 WND article touted a "hot rumor" -- unsubstantiated, of course -- taht Ryan "could resign his position as speaker of the U.S. House by the end of May," adding that "Rep. Ryan still hasn’t revealed whether he intends to seek re-election this year. And rumors of a resignation have been swirling for many months."

Then, an April 2 article by Chelsea Schilling tried to ratchet uiip the pressure:

Could this be the end of the road for House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wisc.?

While recent rumors on Capitol Hill suggest Ryan is seriously considering resigning his post, the top Democrat seeking his seat is seriously raking in the dough.

In fact, Wisconsin Democrat challenger Randy Bryce is pulling in more cash than any challenger to Ryan in the last two decades.

Bryce’s campaign says it raised $2.1 million at the end of the last fundraising quarter. That makes $4.75 million in total donations. Bryce also has $2.3 million in cash on hand.

Schilling went on to repeat the earlier article's claim that "rumors of a Ryan resignation have been spreading for many months."

Unmentioned in both articles, however, is the Republican primary opponent for Ryan that WND promoted for several months last year. Yes, that would be Paul Nehlen, whose book WND also published last year.

As Nehlen turned more explicitly anti-Semitic and white nationalist, WND stopped promoting him, and it eventually pulled Nehlen's book from its online store and scrubbed it from the WND Books website. But even as Nehlen has so radioactive that even white nationalists are turning on him, WND still has not made a public statement about the state of its relationship with Nehlen.

Meanwhile, Amazon is still selling new copies of Nehlen's book, which tells us that WND apparently has not formally withdrawn it from the market.

That's a notable conflict of interest WND didn't disclose, though it's one WND keeps trying to flush down the memory hole.


Posted by Terry K. at 4:15 PM EDT
Monday, April 9, 2018
Logrolling In Our Time: Chuck Norris and Joseph Farah
Topic: WorldNetDaily

Chuck Norris devoted his March 25 WorldNetDaily column to "a review of an excellent, inspiring and insightful book by Joseph Farah, CEO and editor-in-chief of WND, titled, 'The Gospel in Every Book of the Old Testament,' to be released in fall 2018," in which Farah "literally goes through all 39 books of the Old Testament Scriptures (the same combined 24 books of the Tanakh), and reveals Jesus’ Gospel of the Kingdom in each one." Norris concluded his column by gushing of the book: "I wholeheartedly recommend it to every person who either venerates the Bible as the Word of God or is simply curious to expound its original intent and often lost meanings."

Farah returned the favor in a column the next day about the column "my buddy Chuck Norris" wrote about his book. And he engaged in some self-promotional gushing of his own:

There’s just one problem: The book will not be out for nearly six months.

But it is, without doubt, of all the many books I have written and collaborated on, the most exciting to me. It’s all I want to talk about, yet, I dare not. Why? Because it’s not for release until September.

[...]

Anyone who actually knows me, speaks to me for more than five minutes or even anyone who has run into me in the last six or eight months knows that this book is my obsession.

I’m not going to tell you any more about than that, except to say, “The title explains it all.”

Have you ever heard anyone make that claim before? Is it really possible that the Gospel can be found in every book of the Old Testament – all 39? That’s what I wanted to know when I set out to research it. While researching “Restitution,” I was overwhelmed with how much Gospel I found in the Hebrew Scriptures. I wondered out loud to people if it could be true that it was in every book. So I started searching the difficult books, the ones that seemed most unlikely to contain the Gospel message. And when I found it in those, I knew I had something.

Farah then added this:

In fact, to add even more confusion to my literary repertoire, if that is possible, I’m also currently working on a new, updated and expanded edition of “Restitution.” And here’s more information you don’t need or want. I am simultaneously working on a book to follow-up “The Gospel in Every Book of the Old Testament.”

So, let me simplify all this for you: There’s only one book I am still currently promoting, “The Restitution of All Things.” It’s got a lot of life in it. It’s unique in the marketplace. And look what it led to! All I want to write about now is the Word, the Holy Scriptures, what the Holy Spirit is showing me as I study them.

Could it be that one reason WND has been skirting the edge of extinction is because its editor and majority owner was too busy writing books instead of devoting the necessary time to keep his business afloat and reputable insterad of allowing it to circle the financial drain amid a morass of fake news?

Farah closed out his column with a final gush: "And, did I forget to say a hearty thank you to my buddy Chuck Norris for the glowing praise? Many, many thanks and blessings to you, to Gena and to your great pastor, Todd." That's presumably a reference to Tood DuBord, the pastor who reportedly ghostwrites Norris' column (and has a bad habit of plagiarism).


Posted by Terry K. at 10:32 PM EDT

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