MUST READ: Three big stories the media’s ‘homers’ missed
First, remember that Department of Homeland Security (DHS) “report” warning of the danger of domestic terrorist attacks by right-wing extremists? With only a few exceptions, major mainstream media outlets uncritically repeated the report’s assertions, which were allegedly based on credible intelligence from official sources.
It was left to a conservative non-profit, Americans for Limited Government (ALG), to file a Freedom of Information Act request for the documentation used by DHS to prepare the report. And guess what ALG found? Instead of intelligence reports, DHS used unverified allegations and speculations it found on the internet.
Here’s the link to the video of Black Panther members intimidating voters–who the Obama Justice Department has declined to prosecute.