Category Archive: pro-government gatekeeping

Jun 05

Poll: Americans view government as greatest purveyor of fake news and recognize press freedom as the solution

Concern over “fake news” has become a major theme of government and government-supporting news media. In recent years, several “fact-checker” organizations have been launched, with major funding from deep state sources such as George Soros and the New York Times organization. In general, such “fact-checkers” label information generated by critics and skeptics of government as …

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May 02

More efforts to blacklist news sources which question government as “unreliable”

Recent scholarship has found that the most prominent ‘fact-checking’ and ‘news-checking’ organizations tend to label news sources which are skeptical of governments as ‘fake news’ or ‘unreliable.’ Now the ‘journalism institute’ Poynter has blacklisted more than 29 popular Conservative Outlets as ‘UnNews’ Poynter, which has started the “International Fact-Checking Network,” shared the new report and …

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Apr 26

Saudi government executes teenager for social media posts about government

A 16-year-old Saudi boy posted several comments about anti-government protests on WhatsApp. The boy was severely tortured, shocked with electricity, threatened with the murder of his family, and made to sign a confession without an attorney. This week the boy was convicted of “terrorism” on the basis of his tortured confession, and beheaded before a …

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Mar 14

Governments seek to secretly spread climate hysteria through religion

The promotion of climate change hysteria is estimated to be a $2 trillion-per-year industry. Governments spend billions pushing global-warming ‘research’ grants on university professors. Government ‘data’ agencies invest additional billions adjusting data to match the theory behind the scheme. Environmentalist groups spend additional millions to promote the message. Now, a subcommittee of the UN’s Intergovernmental …

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Oct 02

Montana Outfitters License application costs $1,950

The requirement that people must obtain a government license before working in a given profession is often promoted as a public safety device. But the strongest proponents of licensing rules are often the entrenched good ol’ boys who already occupy the industry. In many licensing schemes, one must apply to ONE’S OWN COMPETITORS who sit …

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Jun 24

Glenn Beck’s media empire crumbles

Pro-government “Conservative” Glenn Beck’s multimedia empire The Blaze “appears to be on its last legs after another round of layoffs,” according to The Daily Beast. TheBlaze once generated a reported $90 million in revenue annually, but has been in a slow motion implosion over the past several years. Top-level managerial shakeups, seemingly ceaseless layoffs, and …

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Oct 28

US Postal Service has had one profitable quarter since 2006; it has lost $63 billion during that time

The U.S. Postal Service monopoly is unconstitutional* and has caused great harm to the American economy. The Postal Service has had one profitable quarter since 2006. It has lost $63 billion during that time, averaging around $5 billion in losses each year. (To put this in perspective, the annual budget of the State of Montana …

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Sep 06

Allegation: The New York Times bestseller list is rigged to favor ‘liberal’ titles

The terms ‘liberal’ and ‘conservative’ have almost no meanings. “Conservative” can sometimes designate ideas which challenge the state; while at other times the term means the precise opposite. The same goes for ‘liberal.’ What was ‘liberal’ yesteryear can be seen as ‘conservative’ today. But such designations can illuminate certain policy debates and conflicts. Regnery Publishing, …

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