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SPLC Squirms Over Steve Bannon’s Power

SPLC President Richard Cohen is upset with Chief Strategist Steve Bannon:

“The chief strategist in the White House, a man who rallied a growing white nationalist movement behind Donald Trump, is now telling the news media to “keep its mouth shut and just listen for a while.”

We should all be outraged – and more than a little unnerved. …

To maintain their propaganda, they must muzzle the institutions that reveal the facts, the objective information that informs policy decisions. Without this information, a democracy simply cannot function.

Without a vigilant press and without the free flow of government information, Trump can lie with impunity. He can govern based on the “alternative facts” he gets from the far-right extremists and conspiracy theorists he apparently follows quite closely.

Voters, meanwhile, will have no way to get the truth. …”

Hahaha … what vigilant press? What objective information?

The Fake News outlets exist to push the Narrative. Remember “Hillary has a 99% chance” and “Trump has no path to 270”? Steve Bannon is correct to label the Fake News media the opposition party and to note it completely blew the election. Nate Silver makes the same point here, here, here, here, here, and here. The upshot of Silver’s analysis is that the punditry blew the election.

The punditry desperately wanted Hillary to win. They misinterpreted the data. There were oddities like Trump being ahead in Iowa by 7 and Ohio by 5 on the eve of the election which were dismissed and explained away. Iowa and Ohio have traditionally been Midwestern bellwethers. There was clear evidence that the Millennial vote was depressed, that black turnout wouldn’t match the record set in 2012, that Hispanics weren’t alienated by Trump’s racism, that there was an unusually large number of undecided voters and that there was a massive enthusiasm gap. It had also been well known for months that Trump was winning the White working class by an unprecedented margin.

I recall telling my wife on the morning of the election that there was a possibility that California was skewing the popular vote in the national polls and that Trump could win the electoral college. I simply couldn’t see Trump easily winning Ohio and Iowa, but losing Florida or North Carolina. It made no sense to me because state voting patterns are closely aligned.

“Trump +7 in Iowa.

What does that tell you? If history is our guide, it sounds to me like a Hillary collapse across the Midlands. George W. Bush won Iowa by less than 1 percent in 2004. You would have to go back to Reagan in 1984 to find a Republican winning Iowa by a similar margin.”

I was citing “alternative facts” here like cultural geography and the fact that the stock market was predicting a Trump victory. I also brought up Master Feng who predicted Trump would win the election because he had the feng shui purple energy of the country leader.

Who called the election? Master Feng or Steve Kornacki?


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Vlad le Putin
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The WH needs to go after the ADL, SPLC, and ACLU

ShlomoShunn
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SPLC was created by Morris Dees…the guy who apparently boned other men and hit on his own daughter during his divorce:

http://www.zianet.com/web/dees1.htm

http://www.ini-world-report.org/2016/08/20/more-on-sleazy-dees/

SPLC is an Al Sharkton-like foundation set up to enrich its founders:

http://www.johntanton.org/answering_my_critics/art2011jun22.html

http://nationalvanguard.org/2010/10/new-study-splc-is-a-fraud/

Newfoundlander
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‘To maintain their propaganda, they must muzzle the institutions that reveal the facts, the objective information that informs policy decisions. Without this information, a democracy simply cannot function.’ This is, ironically, a perfect description of the $PLC’s activities. Silencing information and facts is the $PLC’s entire job. They exist solely to silence anyone who wants to have an honest discussion about race. Look at their campaigns to cut off funding to the Pioneer Fund, one of the only sources of funding for research on race. They do this for the sole purpose of hindering scientists from doing more research into… Read more »
LeePefley
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I have tried to imagine what the world would be if there had NOT been a holocaust. A nightmare beyond all imagining.

Space Turtle
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Well you’re in for a rough night then!

Hipster Racist
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All I see is an Irishman being attacked for his ethnicity by Askhenazis and a Catholic being attacked for his religion by Jews.

SPLC is a racist and religious hate group.

rick rage
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not just any hate group, this. the SPLC is a gathering of the greatest group of anti-white haters in the US. this filthy nest of greasy jewish hairballs and fat kosher kunts is a veritable time capsule from Weimar Germany, Bolshevik Russia and the Cultural Revolution in the US during the Sixties. when we gain control, the SPLC must be carefully preserved for study so that future generations of whites can witness for themselves just what sort of sub-human creatures and toxic Marxist poison we had to deal with.

Dharma S. Rama
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Screw the SPLC.

ShlomoShunn
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SPLC: Sadsack Putz Losers Club.

hitlerbonedhisniece
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At the risk of being banal, are there any photos of Bannon not looking homeless? I know why leftwing media chooses lede photos where he looks like he just got his fill at a soup kitchen, not sure why rightwing media is doing it too.

kenpachi55
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awww do u make ur self look pretty? what a good little goy

Gleimhart Mantooso
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I think it gives him an “I don’t give a shite” air of aggression.

Je Suis Charles Martel
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Je Suis Charles Martel

Sorry Cohen, the Goys are Back In Town

Murikanner
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And what a Hilarious parody that would make.

Yehudah Finkelstein
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If Trump has any balls, and I think he does, he will use an IRS audit on the SPLC. The SPLC is now openly hostile to Trump. They have a 501c3 charity tax status. Lets find what the SPLC has done with all that money they’ve raised!

Kevin
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Well aren’t you the stupid one. If you want to know what any non-profit with a 501C-3 designation has done with their money just check the government website that posts all their filings. It is all there for the public to see. I know, I worked at one once not too long ago and used the website to see what my boss was paid so I would know what kind of raise I should ask for.

It’s public information and will stay that way until such time as Trump feels a need to hide that too.

ShlomoShunn
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KEVIN: “North Korea is a democracy…’cuz its website say it’s th Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.”

Nothing stupid about you, eh Kevers?

Yehudah Finkelstein
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Yeah because charities have never cooked their books! Especially a fake one like the $PLC.

You are very sensitive, do you work at the Poverty Palace in Montgomery, Alabama?

jeff412
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Shrub audited the NAACP so it would not be unprecedented.

Celestial Time
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When I said this a year ago, I meant it:

If Trump can assure me that he’ll initiate a federal investigation of the SPLC when he gets into office, I’ll be the biggest Trump supporter on the planet. I’ll start campaigning for him like a maniac if I hear him say this on the campaign trail.

In fact, I still mean it.

Kevin
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Apparently, you are either lazy, misinformed or just stupid. I’m not sure which, but all you need to know about any non-profit is posted for anyone to check on a government website. Google it and check them out. Or stay uninformed and keep spouting nonsense.

Celestial Time
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I could be lazy, misinformed and stupid. It all depends on the day of the week and time of day. But I also happen to be good with words and stuff. 501(c)(3) rules are extremely specific about absolutely prohibiting political campaign interventions. The “intervention” portion is essentially saying that tax-exempt organizations are prohibited from directly or indirectly influencing elections that show an obvious bias between the different political campaigns. They give little wiggle room, and make it very, very specific when they say that activities may only be “conducted in a non-partisan manner.” Hell, the IRS even goes on to… Read more »
ShlomoShunn
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Funny how the Clinton Foundation, set up to help the world, lost funding as soon as pay-to-play Hildebeast lost the election. Does the “governement website” note her and Bubba’s corruption, how they might have been in it to help themselves?

Yehudah Finkelstein
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Yeah, because the $PLC is totally on the up and up. Riiiiiigggghhhhtttt.

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