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Steve Mills

Are we ready to acknowledge the press exaggerates things to make headlines?

Posted Tuesday, June 23, 2020, at 8:21 PM
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  • Steve you are exactly right. Unquestionably this was a hoax. Question, was it a purposely orchestrated event and if so by whom, or was it an innocent mistake? I side with the former.

    -- Posted by cmcclanahan on Wed, Jun 24, 2020, at 1:06 PM
  • I noticed that Bubba, Al Sharpton and some others are STILL calling it a noose and are still playing the race card. Now it is a "non-functioning" noose. Then it ISN'T a noose by definition which says it is a slip knot. If it does not slip, it is a loop tied o a rope to provide a handle.

    If they want to investigate is more as Al wants, find out who raised the alarm and WHY. We kno9w who ran with the story, EVERYONE and I think it would be a great learning point, but no way, they are not going to admit that they overreacted or made a mistake.

    It was a noose.

    -- Posted by stevemills on Wed, Jun 24, 2020, at 2:22 PM
  • If people can't see the obvious media manipulation by now then there is no hope for them. I would like to think it is only for ratings but i think it is much deeper and more sinister than that.

    It is all about the narrative, by people who hate this country. The narrative being that the U.S. is evil, racist, unjust, etc. etc. Therefore it must be destroyed/reformed. Remember the Democrats praise Obama for having "a plan to re-build America from the ground up". To rebuild from the ground up, first you have to tear down what is already there. They will use every means to create division. The ultimate goal is the overthrow of the U.S. and conversion to a Socialist state.

    The media bias is obvious;

    They report George Floyd for weeks, how he was held down for 9 mins. But not a word about Tony Timpa who was held down for 13 mins and killed in the same manor. Why? Because Timpa was white and Floyd was black. Timpa didn't fit the racist narrative. It is doubtful that there would have been rioting and looting over Timpa.

    If it was only ratings, both stories would have generated that.

    So, it seems the headlines are driven by the narrative not the ratings.

    -- Posted by Liveforlight on Wed, Jun 24, 2020, at 5:08 PM
  • Trump was right from the start-----Fake news fake news fake news! hp

    -- Posted by horsepoopperson on Wed, Jun 24, 2020, at 5:30 PM
  • If there is someone else who disagrees, I am open to discussing but let’s try to do it without belittling anyone, on either side.

    Another observation about the National press is how the Covid death toll seems to be the lowest since late March but all they are talking about is the rise in positive tests.

    We could all use a break with some positive news but that may not result in “clicks” or in the past it would have been “selling newspapers”.

    -- Posted by stevemills on Wed, Jun 24, 2020, at 6:59 PM
  • Bubba Wallace has said he didn't see the noose, a black crewman did and reported it to NASCAR. Today he said it " definitely was a noose." Interesting.

    -- Posted by cmcclanahan on Wed, Jun 24, 2020, at 10:13 PM
  • They’re doubling down on their obvious mistake to save face or they are instigators looking to cause divisiveness.

    -- Posted by stevemills on Thu, Jun 25, 2020, at 7:41 AM
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    Steve, I would disagree with you if I could. For discussion' sake. But I can't. The media is so far gone I wonder if it will ever regain a smidgen of believability.

    What I wish they would tell me is when and where do we meet to protest Crackerjacks.

    -- Posted by fair share on Thu, Jun 25, 2020, at 9:31 AM
  • Bubba Wallace named NASCAR race card driver or the year.

    -- Posted by quietmike on Thu, Jun 25, 2020, at 12:22 PM
  • -- Posted by RocketValentine on Thu, Jun 25, 2020, at 2:08 PM
  • The picture of the "noose"/"door pull" seems to morphing. Another picture from CNN seems to show a more defined noose form. It reinforces my premise that the news media or "someone" is manipulating the story.

    "NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace says he's "p*ssed" members of the public are now questioning his integrity after the FBI said a noose found in his garage stall this week was there before his team moved in." quoted from CNN

    And so he should be since he had never even seen the object in question but just being told about it. BUT his doubling down and continuing verbiage about the mishap DOES have me concerned.

    Again from CNN: "In a statement posted to his Twitter earlier this week, he said the "act of racism and hatred leaves me incredibly saddened" but vowed the incident "will not break me, I will not give in nor will I back down."

    On Tuesday night, he said he continued to stand by what he said.

    He jumped on the "train" too quickly and should have waited it out to see what really happened. His comments just show how words and manipulations can get everyone tied in a know.

    -- Posted by stevemills on Thu, Jun 25, 2020, at 2:37 PM
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    RV, are you trying to claim the "noose" (slip knot) pictured on your "believable media" was visible from the track yet somehow Bubba "Jussie" Wallace hadn't seen it over the last several months? Lolololol. By the way, the alleged "noose" did not have a slip knot.

    It really is thought provoking to realize we live in a country SO racist that Black Americans have to stage their own hate crimes.

    But kudos to Bubba Jussie for being NASCAR's #1 Race Card Driver.

    -- Posted by fair share on Thu, Jun 25, 2020, at 5:16 PM
  • I think Mr. Wallace had just been assigned that garage (IF the latest information is accurate)

    The "noose" first put out by the press does not look anywhere close to the one that I saw recently and is the same to which RV linked. This one looks like new rope and has every appearance of being functional to me.

    The "noose" that was spread on the news previously seems to have been conveniently erased from Google search. I chose not to download it and post, but I am now regretting that decision. It was one supposedly put out by NASCAR and circled to identify it.

    Search for it and you will find blank spots where legitimate news organizations used it for their story but it is now gone. (apparently link was deactivated)

    Facebook posts that had it now have a statement that the post is no longer available. I sure am glad there is no censorship.

    -- Posted by stevemills on Thu, Jun 25, 2020, at 8:45 PM
  • The fact that the media left out the picture of the noose when the story was first broke should have been enough to arouse suspicion. The story matched the agenda/narrative. The picture, probably not or it would have been shown right away.

    The fact that pictures are now appearing, and others being removed, should be enough to let anyone know we are being played.

    -- Posted by Liveforlight on Thu, Jun 25, 2020, at 9:49 PM
  • And just in case anyone wants to misinterpret the conversation, this is about National press manipulation of the news.

    -- Posted by stevemills on Fri, Jun 26, 2020, at 9:40 AM
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    Why blame the media for showing a picture that was released to them by NASCAR. Are they supposed to suppress that information?

    -- Posted by RocketValentine on Fri, Jun 26, 2020, at 11:04 AM
  • Fair question.

    They sensationalized it and fanned the flames of racism. A quick glance told most folks it was not a noose so They could have just reported it and said their was an investigation.

    Now, instead of pointing out how different the before and after pictures are, they accept it again, remove all traces of what they showed before with no comment and interview all the race experts, force Wallace into an embarrassing corner from which he has now lashed out.

    In short, they fan the flames of whatever serves their purpose and I am beginning to think their purpose is not in the best interest of the Nation but their own pocket books.

    -- Posted by stevemills on Fri, Jun 26, 2020, at 11:52 AM
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    It's all a show folks! Thousands of people are being arrested that you are not hearing about. The Dems know it's going to come down to their arrests too, so they are Panicing and doing everything they can to stop the declass (Red Pill). Racist always seem to work for the Democrats, but blame it on the Rep. The blacks are beginning to see who the racists are.


    As for the Covid-19 goes, I can again say "There you go!" The Truth will set you free. The Govenors of 5 states put covid-19 infected elderly in the nursing home of health old folks and infected them. This is MURDER! Trump is pushing Legislation to allow people to sue the Govenors for killing their elderly family members, which it should be. I personally believe they should be sued then tried and executed for Murder.

    But wait! Bedford county's Covid-19 is on the rise again, but only because they are doing more testing of people not tested, plus half or better are shaking the virus off, just as predicted.

    So what is it T-Gazette? Is the deadly Covid-19 deadly or going away?

    After telling everyone that Trump is planning on punishing the Govenors of the 5 States for endangering the lives of the nursing home patients and killing some of them, The BEDFORD COUNTY people in authority (no names revealed) are proceeding with the Walking Horse Celebration. The Show MUST GO ON, regardless that thousands of people will be sitting elbow to elbow in the stands and walkways. We have to stay 6 feet away from everyone when we go to Walmart or stand outside in line to renew our auto Tags, but I don't see these people from ALL OVER THE WORLD coming to the Celebration Center and observing the 6 feet apart rule.

    If you think the covid-19 is bad in Bedford Co NOW, Wait until after the Horse Show!

    If you read THIS, then you just went down another Rabbit Hole without knowing it or what they call being "RED PILLED"! See how easy it is to force you to take the Red Pill????????? No one can stop what is coming!

    -- Posted by sui on Fri, Jun 26, 2020, at 4:24 PM
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    Fake News! That is exactly what they are. They are telling you what they want you to believe, not what is happening. You have been told the fake news for so long that you can not believe the truth. They want you to go to the polls this year and vote democrat. When you pull that lever for a Democrat, you are pulling the lever for the Anti-Christ. You see, the democrats want Trump out of office because he has already arrested most of the high up corrupt politicians and still arresting them. They know it's just a matter of time before they are all arrested. So they are wanting to beat Trump so they can stop him and go back to human trafficking and devil worshiping. Trump has destroyed too much of their world for them to start over so the Anti-Christ will come up and start his reign on earth. That is just how close we are to the Time of the Anti-Christ. The Pope has been arrested and executed for his part in human trafficking and money laundering along with the Queen and the Royal Family.

    Trump is fighting the battle between the Powers and the Principalities mentioned in the Bible. It's coming to a close if the people don't wake up and start living like they know what is going on! ****, two "RED PILLS" in a row. And you let the crazy idiot give them to you. You can't spit them up. They are there forever inside of you. Wake up! The Blue Pill isn't going to exist much longer.

    -- Posted by sui on Fri, Jun 26, 2020, at 4:43 PM
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    Dang, sui. I'm sure glad to see you back as good as ever. Was starting to wonder if Rona got you.

    -- Posted by fair share on Fri, Jun 26, 2020, at 9:30 PM
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    Not me. Had to take on the Artificial Intelligence on my computers. Had quite a battle with it but won that bout!

    I subscribed to T-G and sub is about up. I went online to read a short front page story and it said if I wanted to read it online I would have to subscribe. Don't see that happening! Just waiting for the subscription to expire so I don't have fool with the nonsense.

    The reason I am here is to let the Royal Family of Bedford County show off their stupidity!

    It seems that they just can't seem to be able to come up with a decision on reopening the schools.

    What's the PROBLEM? It's very clear to everyone what they need to do.

    There are laws that prevent you from not sending your kids to school because the education is MANDATORY! What part of that don't the elders of Shovel UNDERSTAND? WE would go to jail if we didn't send our kids to school but now we have to keep them home and school them ourselves. Who needs the schools? The people do so they can go to work and do other things that need to be done while the kids are in school.

    Computer schooling? Yeah, that's the ticket. Force the parents to go out and buy Computers for the kids to go online to porn sites. The kids can't learn in school so how do you think they are going to keep their nose in their computer doing home work?

    Here is your simple answer!

    You have already decided to infect everone in Bedford County and the surrounding Counties with Covid-19 from the people you are allowing to come into our counties from all over the world, not just America. You have all just sat down at the table and conspired with each other to commit first degree Murder by Covid-19, just so you can get the yearly revenue you have to have to keep the county running. So, you think the kids being out of school and in the streets aren't going to catch Covid-19 from the Horse Shore Committee and visitors and local show goers won't bring the Covid-19 home to their families to spread to the children and families that don't go to the Horse Show?

    Nay! It's okay to put us on the Covid-19 MAPS.

    Well, there you go. It sounds to me like I was right all along. This Coronavirus is nothing but a scam to control what the people can and can not do. Will the restaurants finally open up in Shovel, not for the locals but the Celebration Visitors?

    My answer would be to put the kids back in school where they belong and wake up. Kinda simple isn't it?

    -- Posted by sui on Sat, Jun 27, 2020, at 2:09 PM
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    What's wrong with getting every kid a computer and letting them surf unsupervised? At least they could get their aerobic exercise in the comfort and safety of their own home.

    Covid-19 is not a hoax. It is a real virus. And it is out there. It is very contagious, meaning easy to catch if you don't follow proper precautions. But it is a weenie of a virus, meaning it is easy to kill. Soap and ethanol work nicely. And it is not very deadly. Most people who get it don't even know they had it.

    But it is being used for political purposes. The dims would be more than happy to shut everything down until the economy collapses.

    When it is all said and done, we will have roughly the same number of cases and the same number of deaths whether the reopening goes fast or slow. As long as resources aren't overwhelmed. It got close for a while early on, but didn't quite make it there. The only way to get lower cases and deaths would be to completely shut down everything, including hospitals, groceries, and the government until the virus is completely gone. And that just can't happen.

    A word of warning about hand sanitizers. Some Mexican company sold some under about 7 different brand names the CDC says should not be used. This is because they put methanol in it. Methanol can be absorbed by the skin. And it can make you go blind. On a happier note, the antidote to methanol toxicity is iv or oral ethanol. Cheers!

    -- Posted by fair share on Sat, Jun 27, 2020, at 4:06 PM
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    I have antibiotic in my immune system that fights off the germs I pick up by touching other people and things. If I washed my hands every 20 minutes or after I touched something, that is all I would be doing. Washing your hands with bacterial soap helps to destroy the bacteria you have in your immune system that fights off foreign bacteria. SO again you get to wrapped up in all this health crap you are just gonna make it worse on your body. I take ASEA, Zinc, Vitamin D3, Chlorella, Omega3 and Orange Juice to help my immune system. For a 78 year old man, I look to be around 45-50 and walk straight now without being humped over and in pain. As far as I can tell, I have successfully reversed my Diabetes, lowered my BP and I have stopped taking all my heart medication except for an asprin every day. I could also stop taking an asprin everyday because Testosterone will help the development of the bones and muscles. the deepening of the voice, hair growth, and make your Blood vessels larger so that should help prevent any blockage.

    Amino acids get the blood flowing so that should lower the blood pressure quite a bit.

    I know I feel as young as I look now. AT 78 years old, I can bend over now and pick up a quarter laying on the floor without grunting and moaning!

    As old as I am and as many viruses I have picked up over the years, I figure what the **** is one more virus.

    Hey! I'm good to go just the way I am!

    I say stop all this 6 feet apart Line dancing and get things back to norm. That is, after the Walking Horse Celebration rip off is over.

    -- Posted by sui on Sat, Jun 27, 2020, at 5:44 PM
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    Word has just come down from above that this election will be highly unusual this year but God is allowing the crazy things to go on to show the people just how crazy and criminal the demons are and the crimes they are committing. He also said there will be a lot of Voter Fraud in this election, but they will be caught and punished. Also God has confirmed that Trump will win the election hands down and the world will change forever. (For the Good) You can take that to the Bank!

    You know what? It feels really good to know I am the crazy one here.

    It has been said that if you Think You ARE Crazy... You ARE NOT Crazy, but if you ARE Crazy... you will Think You ARE NOT crazy!

    For all of you who Know You are not Crazy, "Let it soak in!"

    -- Posted by sui on Tue, Jun 30, 2020, at 1:06 PM
  • Take care of yourself sui. If not for you and a few hardcore participants it would be lonely here. :-)

    -- Posted by stevemills on Tue, Jun 30, 2020, at 3:36 PM
  • I like lonely better.

    -- Posted by cmcclanahan on Wed, Jul 1, 2020, at 3:30 PM
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    Karl, what do your feelings have to do with the topic of this blog? We both know that you are off topic. But that is ok. We all know how conversation tends to drift. The more participants the better. But, if you truly like lonely better, there is a sandbox just down the way that you might be happy at. It is called Politically Incorrect.

    -- Posted by fair share on Thu, Jul 2, 2020, at 12:09 PM
  • Notice how the above commenting idiot goes off topic to accuse me of going off topic! And we wonder why the blogs are dying.

    -- Posted by cmcclanahan on Thu, Jul 2, 2020, at 2:20 PM
  • You were off topic Carl. The very thing you get your big drawers wadded up in you *** about.

    -- Posted by Blessed Assurance on Thu, Jul 2, 2020, at 4:18 PM
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    Well, I stand corrected. Apparently CM wouldn't be any happier there.

    -- Posted by fair share on Thu, Jul 2, 2020, at 5:06 PM
  • But getting off topic with me is OK as long as we stay light on personal attacks.

    -- Posted by stevemills on Thu, Jul 2, 2020, at 8:28 PM
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    Back on the Topic ~ Are we ready to acknowledge the press exaggerates things to make headlines? Or maybe I should say just the opposite ~ Are we ready to acknowledge the press Does Not report on things that should make headlines?

    Things like Tom Hanks and his wife were executed for their role in Human Trafficking just like Madonna - executed! Who else has been tried, and executed that you hear nothing about? Are you ready for this? Queen Elizabeth and the Pope! Charged, tried, found guilty and EXECUTED! You don't read that in the Lame Stream Media. Goerge Bush, sr and jr, Hillary and her side kick, Huma Mahmood Abedin, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama and Michael have all been EXECUTED by the justice Department. You won't hear about these until after the election when they arrest the look-a-likes and clones.

    Joe Biden ~ Why is he always staying in his Basement? He is wearing an ankle bracelet because he is under house arrest. If he goes out anywhere he has Secret Service with him to make sure he doesn't run. The news are not going to tell you this. That would mean that Trump is actually draining the swamp like he promised.

    My sources tell me that the swamp will be pretty much drained by the Election with Trump still our President. President Trump will be stepping down after the Arrests are revealed to the public and will hand the Government back over to the charge of the people.

    Go Ahead and call me Crazy all you want! Nothing can stop what is coming! Soon you will all feel Crazy and Stupid. The only question you will have is "how did Sui Know all that before it happened". Simple, I saw it happening as it happened. I was in the Rabbit Holes.

    -- Posted by sui on Wed, Jul 8, 2020, at 3:51 PM
  • Uhmmm, not sure how to respond to that sui. I think they are very selective about what they report and only repost things that they can slant their way OR cannot be ignored but executions?

    -- Posted by stevemills on Wed, Jul 8, 2020, at 4:08 PM
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    Most of these people who are Executed have not gone to trial. They know they are guilty and have seen the videos of them doing their crimes against children so they choose to accept lethal injection to save their family and relatives the embarrassment and humiliation. Some are husband and wife like Tom Hanks and his wife, where as Bill Gates will more than likely get a prison term along with his family and relatives.

    Nancy Pelose, Chuckie Schumer, Adam Schiff, and Joe Biden (a Canidate for President) all have a clone. These are important people in the eyes of the Americans. These clones were created in case they were ever threatened by anyone. The Clone would fill in for them. If the clone gets shot for example, no big deal. The main character is still alive and safe somewhere out of sight.

    These people in the swamp are indicted by a Grand Jury. Trump has nothing to do with who is arrested and who isn't. Trump can pardon them if they turn on the Deep State who was Black Mailing them. Lindsey Graham is an example of someone who turned from the Deep State and agreed to work for Trump.

    Robert Mueller served as Director of the FBI under Traitor Barrack Obama and did whatever Obama told him to do making him a Traitor also. I heard he flipped to save his a ss, but he will still go to Prison because of more future charges. Mueller also lead the overthrow of a sitting President and false arrests of innocent people and the illegal Fisa Court Scam. Again, Old Joe Biden Knew all about everything that Barrack Obama did while he was the Vice president. Oh Joe is right in the Middle of it and that doesn't even include the Ukraine Sale to Russia nor the Ukrainian One Sale nor the other illegal dealings he and his son did with Ukraine.

    And you even think he might make a good *********? Joe Biden helped to Arm and finance ISIS! Where is the good news about Joe Biden? Then you have Joe's famous speech, "They's Gonna put Yous back in Chains!"

    -- Posted by sui on Sat, Jul 11, 2020, at 12:44 AM
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