aside Mr. Bannon Has Returned To His Alma Mater Breitbart News To Wage War

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 As we have all learned that the republican President Donald Trump’ chief strategist, Steve Bannon was ousted from the White House on August 18, 2017, whereupon, he returned to his former position as chairman of the media outlet Bretibart News. Mr. Bannon has become well  known for his White nationalist’s racist viewpoints which were reflected in the media website that he helped create. He himself has described Breibart News has the go-to resource for White nationalists.

No sooner had Mr. Bannon resumed his old position, he started publicly promising to hold the president accountable if he deviates from the so-called Bannon plan.

Any attempt to depict Breitbart News as anything other than the White supremacists’ preferred news outlet with its penchant for “fake news” should be dispelled as per the below reminders.

Steve Bannon's ouster as President Trump's chief strategist may have little impact on the president's behavior.
Steve Bannon’s ouster as President Trump’s chief strategist may have little impact on the president’s behavior.

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On November 14, 2016, Heather Saul of the Independent penned the following report, “Steve Bannon: Some of the worst Breitbart headlines published under Donald Trump’s chief strategist.”

“Headlines to emerge from the site have spoken to the sexism, racism, religious discrimination and xenophobia which exploded during such a polarizing US election.”

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“Breitbart is now the most widely-read conservative site in America and it is also the site Mr Trump cited regularly throughout his campaign. The relationship between Breitbart and Mr Trump was mutually beneficial; Mr Trump gave repeated interviews to the site in the run-up to the election, driving up its traffic to a 124 per cent spike in 2016. At the same time, he had a platform which would rush to his defence when the next controversy arose.”

“With Bannon at the helm, content on the site has become increasingly contentious. Feminists and Muslims are routinely attacked. Women speaking out on issues such as harassment have been criticised, including in a piece by comment and tech writer Milo Yiannopoulos, now permanently banned from Twitter, which declared: “The solution to online ‘harassment’ is simple: Women should log off.”

“Women are — and you won’t hear this anywhere else — screwing up the internet for men by invading every space we have online and ruining it with attention-seeking and a needy, demanding, touchy-feely form of modern feminism that quickly comes into conflict with men’s natural tendency to be boisterous, confrontational and delightfully autistic.“

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 “His piece adds: “Feminism never brings men and women together in equality. it drives the sexes apart through acrimony, constant suspicion and antagonism like ‘teach men not to rape’ and illogical generalities and conspiracy theories like the ‘patriarchy’.”

“Other headlines include “Does feminism make women ugly?” and “Birth control makes women unattractive and crazy,” another piece by Yiannopoulos, this time discouraging the use of contraceptives.”

“God-fearing nutcases like me have long argued that birth control, like abortion (or “the murder of children,” if you prefer), is the work of the Devil,” he writes. “Like all things discouraged by the Bible, it leads only to misery and suffering — for young men as well as women.”

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“Tossing out birth control isn’t just kinder to women, it may be the only way to save civilisation. Sorry, no offence, but it’s true. And hey! It’s what God wants, too.”

Trannies whine about hilarious Bruce Jenner” deliberately misgendered Caitlyn Jenner after her transition. The article criticised the reaction to a billboard joking about the former Olympic athlete undergoing gender reassignment surgery.”

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The way in which articles on the site have distorted Islam has proved particularly controversial. In one, “Political correctness protects Muslim rape culture”, the website blamed an apparent increase in reports of sexual assault in Europe on Muslims. “An epidemic of rape cases across Europe has police in the UK, Norway, Sweden, Germany and other nations worried,” it began. “But you won’t hear much about it in the US mainstream media because the epidemic is a byproduct of the influx into Europe of a million, mostly Muslim, migrants.”

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The following Breitbart headlines are samplings from Snopes.com has fact checked under the title, “Aricles tagged: Breibart40 Total:”
  
News  Entertainment News

Did National Public Radio Suppress an Interview With Milo Yiannopoulos?

The commentator claims that the public radio network nixed an interview with him because he was “too articulate”.

steve-bannon-fired-cartoon-luckovich2 Fact Check  Science

Peer-Reviewed Study Proves All Recent Global Warming Fabricated by Climatologists?

A blog post, even if you like it and it is presented in downloadable PDF form, is not a peer-reviewed study.

 Fact Check  Politics

Is SPLC a ‘Left-Wing Smear Group’ That Encourages Violent Attacks?

Partisan web sites have attempted to link Scalise shooter James Hodgkinson to the civil rights watchdog group Southern Poverty Law Center.

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Fact Check  Science

Did 58 Scientific Papers Published in 2017 Say Global Warming is a Myth?

An article on Breitbart News used flawed interpretations from a climate skeptic blog to amplify a grossly inaccurate understanding of climatological research.

 Fact Check

Is Paul Ryan ‘Out’ as Speaker of the House?

Ryan has no plans to voluntarily leave his influential post, and it’s unclear if any serious effort to replace him is afoot.

steve-bannon-fired-cartoon-beeler2 News

Is Russia-Backed ‘Fake News’ Now Being Used in French Elections?

Experts caution that a Kremlin-backed disinformation campaign thought to have been carried out during the 2016 United States election may now be plaguing France.

 News  Business News

Breitbart Targeted by Calls for Advertising Boycott

The conservative web site has been the focus an effort to stop advertisers from doing business with them.

 Fact Check

Did Target’s Stock ‘Crash’ Due to Their Transgender Bathroom Policy?

The big box retailer gave investors lower-than-expected forecasts due to increasing online sales, news that affected the company’s stock price.

 Fact Check  Fake News

Stephen Bannon: ‘Nobody Can Blame You for Beating Your Wife If It’s Out of Love’?

A fake news web site put words in Trump strategist Stephen Bannon’s mouth to the effect that he defended spousal abuse as an act of “love.”

6 comments

  1. In my opinion, anyone who believes this junk wants to believe it. I had a German American relative by marriage who was a Holocaust denier. My dad couldn’t understand that position and argued with the person to no avail. No photos, films, or documents by observers swayed them. They couldn’t accept the truth. —- Suzanne

    • Dear Suzanne,

      There is nothing you can do to make a believer out of someone determined to deny reality and documented history. This is why I am grateful to our Jewish brothers and sisters who have kept meticulous records and documents and who have kept this history alive.

      I am concerned because folks like your relative have always been in existence but at least, their thinking was marginalized by society.

      Under the auspices of DDT this marginalization has has been lifted, which cannot continue. This is why, I want republican lawmakers to take a stand. The well-being of this country is at stake.

      Hugs, Gronda

  2. Gronda, since your previous post was about Mark Twain, let me use one his quotes to say why it is hard to convince a Breitbart News reader that this publication is not really news. “It is easier to fool someone than to convince them they have been fooled.”

    That quote defines how Trump got elected. Bannon has returned to drum up more fake news for Trump to use. Keith

    • Dear Keith,

      That’s a great Mark Twain quote. No one enjoys being so wrong.

      There is a quote that is apropo for DDT: “If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.”

      There’s a MT quote that I like for Evangelicals: “A Christian is a person who wants you to give up great things in a real life, for mediocre things in an imaginary one. More importantly, they demand you do the same.”

      This is one for politicians: “Politicians and diapers must be changed often, and for the same reason.”

      This one is for those who are still Trump supporters: Never argue with a fool. Onlookers may not be able to tell the difference.”

      Hugs, Gronda

    • Dear !EarthUnited,

      I have a feeling that General Kelly who successfully showed Mr. Bannon to the exit door, will now do his best to keep Jared Kushner busy with projects where he can do little harm. Mr. Kushner simply doesn’t have the chops to accomplish anything of substance.

      Hugs, Gronda

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