About: Stacey Matthews

Based in North Carolina, Stacey Matthews is a former liberal and a 16+ year veteran of blogging with an emphasis on media bias, social issues, and the culture wars.




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Twitter Fact Checks Trump’s Mail-In Ballots Tweet, Gets Fact-Checked Back

http://www.miamiherald.com/news/politics-government/election/article108687852.html
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Posted by    Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at 1:00pm 5/27/2020 at 1:00pm
http://www.miamiherald.com/news/politics-government/election/article108687852.html

On Tuesday, President Trump triggered Democrats and Twitter higher-ups in two tweets he posted warning about how mail-in ballots are ripe for voter fraud, suggesting Democratic efforts to make using mail-in paper ballots easier could lead to the presidential election being “rigged”:

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Cover-up News Network: CNN Buries and Whatabouts Biden’s ‘You Ain’t Black’ Taunt

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Posted by    Sunday, May 24, 2020 at 5:30pm 5/24/2020 at 5:30pm
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The biggest political story by far Friday was Joe Biden’s epic “you ain’t black” blunder from a Friday morning interview he did with popular New York radio talk show host ‘Charlamagne Tha God’, who is black.

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NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo Tries to Blame Trump for Nursing Home Death Scandal Cuomo Caused

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Posted by    Saturday, May 23, 2020 at 4:00pm 5/23/2020 at 4:00pm
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On the same day CNN anchor Chris Cuomo hosted his brother Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) for a 25 minute segment in which Q-tip sizes were compared, laughs were shared, and no actual journalism took place, Gov. Cuomo blamed President Trump for the fact that New York nursing homes were forced to...

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Pelosi Tries to Make Fat-Shaming Great Again, Calls Trump ‘Morbidly Obese’

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at 11:00am 5/20/2020 at 11:00am
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On Monday, President Trump was participating in a White House roundtable with restaurant executives and industry leaders when he mentioned in answer to a question from the media that he was taking hydroxychloroquine.

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Surprise: The Mask-Shamers in White House Press Corps Turn Out to Be Hypocrites

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Posted by    Sunday, May 17, 2020 at 4:00pm 5/17/2020 at 4:00pm
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Believe it or not, daily mask-wearing reports have become an actual thing among some reporters in the White House press corps.

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Media Mostly Silent After Biden’s Rapid Response Director Calls Reporter Catherine Herridge a ‘Rightwing Hack’

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Posted by    Friday, May 15, 2020 at 1:00pm 5/15/2020 at 1:00pm
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On Wednesday, CBS News senior investigative correspondent Catherine Herridge shared the bombshell news about acting DNI Richard Grenell’s notification to Congress of the declassified “unmasking list.” The list proved that some

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Fake News: 60 Minutes Segment Claimed Mike Pompeo Said Wuhan Virus Was ‘Man-Made’

https://www.mrctv.org/videos/cbs-sides-china-commies-over-america-peddles-piles-fake-news-coronavirus
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Posted by    Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at 3:00pm 5/12/2020 at 3:00pm
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As it turns out, Meet the Press host Chuck Todd was not the only journalist who peddled fake news about high-ranking Trump administration officials on Sunday using a deceptively edited video.

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Chuck Todd Used Deceptively Edited Clip to Falsely Claim Barr Admitted Flynn Decision Was ‘Political’

https://twitter.com/greg_price11/status/1259549689239818240
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Posted by    Monday, May 11, 2020 at 9:00am 5/11/2020 at 9:00am
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The mainstream media and Democrats went absolutely bonkers last week after the Justice Department announced on Thursday that they were dropping the case against former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn.

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Compare and Contrast: Media Coverage of Andrew Cuomo’s Coronavirus Failure vs. Ron DeSantis’ Success

https://youtu.be/bBuF9EdkF4E, https://youtu.be/rsyvfYeaRSQ
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Posted by    Saturday, May 9, 2020 at 6:00pm 5/9/2020 at 6:00pm
https://youtu.be/bBuF9EdkF4E, https://youtu.be/rsyvfYeaRSQ

As both a media critic and a follower of all things political, it has been both fascinating and maddening at the same time to compare the media’s coverage of NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s handling of the Wuhan Coronavirus outbreak in his state to their coverage of FL Gov. Ron DeSantis’s handling...

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Dianne Feinstein Abandons #BelieveAllWomen With Scathing Remarks About Biden Accuser Tara Reade

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Posted by    Friday, May 8, 2020 at 3:00pm 5/8/2020 at 3:00pm
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Who could have guessed that the same party that disingenuously created the #BelieveAllWomen rallying cry for partisan political purposes would evaporate two years later once their presumptive presidential nominee stood accused?

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VIDEO: Kayleigh McEnany Flips Script And Questions Reporters On Why Media Downplayed Coronavirus Danger

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Posted by    Thursday, May 7, 2020 at 11:00am 5/7/2020 at 11:00am
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If you heard a lot of “dayums” Wednesday afternoon but weren’t sure where they were coming from, it was very likely due to new White House Press secretary Kayleigh McEnany. She gave a Reuters reporter an epic answer after he asked about past statements she made on the Trump administration’s response...

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Elizabeth Warren Says Joe Biden Has Been ‘Credible and Convincing,’ Infuriating the Berners

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at 3:00pm 5/5/2020 at 3:00pm
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For anyone wondering where Sen. Elizabeth Warren stood on the sexual assault allegations against Joe Biden, she cleared the air on Monday by stating she believed him.

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South Dakotans Throw Parade for Gov. Kristi Noem After Media Attacked Her Over Non-Lockdown

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Posted by    Saturday, May 2, 2020 at 12:00pm 5/2/2020 at 12:00pm
https://twitter.com/govkristinoem/status/1254924023743610880

Like many other Republican governors who didn’t fall in line with the mainstream media’s “lock everything down” solution for every state in response to the Wuhan Coronavirus crisis, South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem has been heavily criticized for not following their one-size-fits-all approach for how to combat the spread of...

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Mayor Bill de Blasio Again Caught Flouting NYC’s Coronavirus Rules as Cameras Roll

https://twitter.com/brooklyn_darren/status/1254165248661245954
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Posted by    Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at 2:00pm 4/28/2020 at 2:00pm
https://twitter.com/brooklyn_darren/status/1254165248661245954

A Brooklyn man who describes himself as a “progressive, socialist, bicyclist, feminist, environmentalist, globalist, he/him” and native New Yorker on his Twitter page caught New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and NYC First Lady Chirlane McCray out for a walk on Saturday in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park.

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Media Hoaxes: No, Trump does not owe $200 million to Bank of China (UPDATE: Politico issues statement noting other reporting errors)

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Posted by    Sunday, April 26, 2020 at 7:00pm 4/26/2020 at 7:00pm
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*Please scroll to the bottom for an update to this story*

Earlier this month, the Trump campaign released a hard-hitting ad criticizing Joe and Hunter Biden’s China ties. It’s an ad that set the stage for the US-China relationship as *the* major campaign issue in the months to come, thanks in large...

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1993 Larry King Segment May Lend Credence to Tara Reade’s Sexual Assault Claim Against Joe Biden

https://www.mrctv.org/videos/video-joe-bidens-accusers-mother-talking-cnn-1993
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Posted by    Saturday, April 25, 2020 at 6:00pm 4/25/2020 at 6:00pm
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Unlike old guard media outlets who have made it more than clear their only interest in Tara Reade’s sexual assault claim against Joe Biden is to make it go away, alternative news sources continue to pursue the story instead of allowing it to fade into the woodwork.

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Detroit Democrats Plan Censure Vote Against Lawmaker Who Thanked Trump For Her Wuhan Virus Recovery

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Posted by    Thursday, April 23, 2020 at 7:20pm 4/23/2020 at 7:20pm
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Earlier this month, Michigan state lawmaker Rep. Karen Whitsett (D) revealed she had been diagnosed with the Wuhan Coronavirus, and noted that her doctor had prescribed hydroxychloroquine, a drug that President Trump has often touted as a treatment for the virus.

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