On January 20, 2017 during Trump’s inaugural speech he revealed his vision of America. Trump’s ‘Amerika’ is a dark and dangerous place where hope does not exist, and our nation’s people are unfit to live in his fascist State unless they are pure white and wealthy.
In 2013 I believe that Vladimir Putin, Mohammad bin Salman, Donald Trump, and Fox News created a plan to destroy the United States of America. They planned the implementation of three goals which would place our nation under the control of Russia and Saudi Arabia.
This was all detailed in the “Christopher Steele Dossier.” Although Republicans deny that it is factual, the information gathered by the former MI-6 agent has never been proven a lie. It has been accepted by most of the world’s free nations as a valid document detailing the events which occurred in 2013 in Moscow, during the Miss Universe Pageant.
First, and foremost, divide the people of the United States. In the 21st century it is obvious that a nation divided can not stand, but this was only the first step in the isolation of America. It has succeeded as planned. With the aid of Fox, our people are more divided than at any other time since the Civil War.
Second, alienate our long-time allies. Just months after Trump’s illegitimate election he attended the G7 Summit. By refusing to sign the Paris Accord, he joined with only one other, small nation in refusing to agree to reduce fossil fuels, and angered our friends around the world. Trump openly admits that he admires ruthless dictators including Vladimir Putin, Mohamad bin Salman, and Kim Jong-un.
Third, help plutocrats take firm control of the future of America. Trump continues to seek tax cuts for the one percent wealthiest Americans, and our largest corporations. Capitalism has destroyed democracy in America and created a level of income inequality not seen in our nation since the great depression.
The truth you will never hear from television “news,” because they are a part of the conspiracy.
Our government, the Republican Party, and television news are complicit as they protect Trump’s vile and illegitimate presidency.
Let’s focus on the fake television news broadcasts of today.
In 1986 Rupert Murdoch and Roger Ailes created “Fox News.” Although it was labeled as a “cable news network,” in just a few weeks it was obvious that it was a right-wing propaganda machine. One goal was established on day one: a large viewership would increase advertising and make Fox the most profitable “news” network on air.
What increases ratings? One word, “sensationalism.” Through the use of lies and half-truths Fox’ fake journalists manufactured stories which were completely false, but excited viewers. Although 99.99 percent of all conspiracy theories are proven ‘false,’ or ‘mostly false,’ Fox’ viewers accept them as “alternative facts.”
CBS, ABC, and NBC learned from Fox about which stories would sell more advertising. Although they may not tell blatant lies, they omit parts of the story, or refuse to demand answers to direct questions, allowing the men and women they interview to control the dialogue. Half-truths can cause more harm than a blatant lie: a lie can be fact-checked.
I have not watched a television news broadcast since November 9, 2016. During the campaign, all television media gave Trump five-times more coverage than all other candidates combined. They love DJT: he sells advertising. Hillary Clinton was boring because she talked about the issues. Trump informed America that he is a racist, a bigot, spread anger, hated, and incited violence. He even admitted on camera that he is a sexual predator, and somehow the worst man in the world was given the presidency by the Electoral College? The election could not have been legitimate. Trump was right: “the election was rigged.”
Op-ed by James Turnage
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