According to Wikipedia
“Groupthink is a psychological phenomenon that occurs within a group of people in which the desire for harmony or conformity in the group results in an irrational or dysfunctional decision-making outcome. Cohesiveness, or the desire for cohesiveness, in a group may produce a tendency among its members to agree at all costs. This causes the group to minimize conflict and reach a consensus decision without critical evaluation.”
The key point in this paragraph, is I think,
“Without critical evaluation”
One cannot make a informed decision if one doesn’t have all facts to consider.
Which brings us to the manipulation of the media and the use of fact checkers in social media.
On October 14th The New York Post, one of the most credible and oldest newspapers in the country published:
“Smoking-gun email reveals how Hunter Biden introduced Ukrainian businessman to VP dad”
Twitter, the social media giant, controlled by Jack Dorsey, locked down the account of the New York Post and as of yesterday refused to allow the newspaper access to the platform until the original tweet is removed.
The Boston Herald calls out the blatantly obvious in its article.
“Mainstream media’s silence on Biden story scandalous”
“When is a story not a story? When Facebook and Twitter say so.
The New York Post printed an article Wednesday alleging that Hunter Biden introduced his father, then-Vice President Joe Biden, to a key exec at a Ukrainian energy firm less than a year before the VP pressured government officials in Ukraine into firing a prosecutor investigating the firm.
The Post cites emails as its source, allegedly obtained as part of data recovered from a laptop left at a repair shop in Delaware.
Not good enough for Facebook and Twitter. After the Post published their piece, Facebook said it had decided to limit the distribution of the story on its platform so it could fact-check the claims. Twitter said it was blocking the article because it included people’s phone numbers and email addresses, which violated privacy rules, and because the article violated their policy on hacked materials.
The veracity of the Post’s story will rise or fall based on its reporting — but for the social media platforms to act as journalistic gatekeepers is hypocritical at the very least.”
More insulting is the fact that
Within a few hours, Facebook announced that it would limit the story’s spread on its platform while its third-party fact-checkers somehow investigated the information. Soon after, Twitter took an even more dramatic stance: Without immediate public explanation, it completely banned users from posting the link to the story.
Since the release of said article, more and more information has surfaced legitimating the story..
While the evidence overwhelmingly confirms the authenticity of the emails and text messages, the fake news instead runs with intelligence official-rejected claims that the corruption scandal is Russian! Not only is there no evidence the emails and text messages are “Russian disinformation,” Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe—who, has access to the actual intelligence—has stated unequivocally that “the laptop is not part of a Russian disinformation campaign targeting Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden.” FBI and Justice Department officials have also reportedly agreed with Ratcliffe’s assessment.
NewsBusters determined that fewer than 10 minutes out of 92 hours of news programming Wednesday and Thursday were devoted to the Biden controversy, a story which quickly evolved into a Big Tech controversy.
According to the study, ABC and CNN devoted no time at all to the New York Post’s report. The Disney-owned network avoided the subject on “Good Morning America” as well as “World News Tonight.” ABC News anchor George Stephanopoulos also failed to ask Biden about the controversy during Thursday night’s town hall with the Democratic nominee.
Tucker Carlson Tonight” averaged a whopping 7.6 million viewers on Tuesday for its exclusive interview with Tony Bobulinski, proving Americans are interested in the ongoing scandal despite other news organizations dismissing it.
CNN similarly skipped over the Biden scandal. In additon, the anti-Trump network chose Wednesday not to broadcast live coverage of the Supreme Court confirmation hearing of Judge Amy Coney Barrett, effectively ignoring the two biggest stories of the day.
Since researching statistics and resources for my book “the American Citizens Handbook on Immigration” I have come across a unsettling number of conservative podcasts and you tube channels that have been demonetized and their programs exposure axed.
One such action revolves around PragerU.
Short for Prager University, it is an American non-profit organization that creates videos on various political, economic, and philosophical topics from an American conservative or right-wing perspective.
I recommend you google and see for yourself.
The above website has registered a astounding 4.2 billion views and counting.
The above video was restricted from Facebook and YouTube. When challenged on this, the Facebook spoke-persons answer was- it had the word “murder” in it.. Go Figure.
In addition, this video from Prageru
Was published on Facebook and YouTube and then greyed out by a fact checker. Prageru came back with a rebuttal. See below
When Amy Coney Barrett was sworn in, the major networks had minimal coverage with many boycotting the ceremony.
When trump struck the mid-East peace agreement, which was proclaimed in some circles as the most historical peace agreement since the 70’s, it was greeted by crickets from the major media.
This is the clear message that the Big Three networks transmitted, in response to That major news: Under the leadership of President Donald J. Trump, Sudan agreed to recognize Israel and establish diplomatic relations with Jerusalem. This was the third such peace deal that the president has negotiated since August The United Arab Emirates agreement was the first compact between Israel and any of its former enemies in 26 years. A second treaty, between Israel and Bahrain, followed just 29 days later, on September 11. The Israel-Sudan accord fell into place 42 days after that, on October 23.
Before you minimize the effect of this, please note that President Trump has received not one, but three Nobel prize nominations, all those being from overseas.
The bias and censorship from the major media is more than unsettling. If you don’t believe me, Google any political arena and take note of the top articles. I’m betting that almost all are left leaning institutions, New York Times, Washington Post, NPR, Guardian, Vox to name a few. What you won’t find, are conservative institutions, such as New York Post, The Washington Post , National Review to name a few.
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If the Biden-Harris ticket wins the election, they will single handily dismantle the country. They will loosen borders, laws, defund ICE, approve amnesty for the fifteen to twenty illegal immigrants currently residing here. We Will take another step towards being a nation of Tribes, rather than of Proud and Patriotic American Citizens.
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