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LovingA2andMI's Journal
LovingA2andMI's Journal
May 30, 2016

Flint Water Crisis Update: Eight Months After National Reveal Nothing Changed On The Ground

As the first independent media resource to report on the Flint Water Crisis in March 2015, we'll be first to admit -- we stop covering this tragedy in February 2016.

Not long after filming the mini-documentary titled "Flint Water Crisis - Real People, Real Stories Real Life" highlighting residents stories in the City Limits of Flint, Michigan of how they dealt with a toxic water disaster expelling from faucets, sinks and other water output resources in what was once dubbed as "Buick City".

Why did we at Independent Underground News & Talk stop reporting on the Flint Water Crisis considering our small independent media resource originally broke much of what has been regurgitated "breaking news" over the year plus?

We foreseen what is now the sad reality six months later post the first December 2015 National Media story in the Washington Post. Not much has changed for Flint's poorest and most suffering residents on the ground with being able to trust water coming out of their taps, at all.

Read More Here: http://www.reachoutjobsearch.com/2016/05/flint-water-crisis-update-eight-months.html
May 25, 2016

Melissa Gilbert drops out of race for Congress

"WASHINGTON — Little House on the Prairie actress Melissa Gilbert is dropping out of the race for a congressional seat in Michigan, citing advice from her doctors.

Gilbert made the announcement through a statement issued by her campaign shortly after a report by WDIV-TV, Detroit, on Tuesday evening that she intended to leave the race, and a Detroit Free Press report that Democratic members of Michigan's congressional delegation had been told Tuesday about Gilbert's impending decision.

In her statement, Gilbert said injuries to her head and neck sustained in accidents in 2012 had worsened, forcing her from the race and denying Democrats what may have been their best chance to pick up what has been a reliably Republican district in recent years.

"While I have received the best treatment and therapy I could have asked for, those injuries have only gotten worse," said Gilbert. "As much as it breaks my heart to say this, my doctors have told me I am physically unable to continue my run for Congress."

Earlier Tuesday, as rumors swirled about the possibility of Gilbert abandoning the race, state elections director Chris Thomas said even if she dropped out, her name would, at this date, remain on the Aug. 2 primary ballot — and probably be the only Democrat on it."


May 22, 2016

This is what Democracy Looks Like!!

Plenty of #BernieLove was on full display at the 12th Congressional Democrats (MI) Convention - in the spirit of cooperative democracy - 4 Delegates and 1 Alternatives were chosen to represent U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders at the Convention.

Pictures by @IUNewsTalk

May 20, 2016

The Moral Of This Story Is: When Liars Lie And Get Caught In Their Lies - By Snopes.com

CLAIM: Angry Bernie Sanders supporters threw chairs during an adversarial Nevada Democrat convention in May 2016.


WHAT'S TRUE: Video captured during the Nevada Democrats' convention depicts a man briefly picking up a chair before placing it back down without throwing it.

: Despite extensive YouTube, Periscope, and photographic documentation captured by supporters of both Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, no available images document anyone's throwing chairs at the Nevada convention.

[Collected via e-mail and Twitter, May 2016]

We're there chairs thrown during the chaos at the DNC convention in Nevada ?

Supporters of Senator Bernie Sanders during the Nevada Democratic Party’s convention at the Paris Las Vegas Hotel on Saturday.
From Bernie Sanders Supporters, Death Threats Over Delegates

The senator’s supporters were incensed at a state convention they believe epitomized a rigged political system, with some threatening officials online.

ORIGIN:On 14 May 2016, Democrats held a third-tier convention in Nevada, the events of which were, by all accounts, adversarial. Supporters of Bernie Sanders claimed that rules were adjusted and schedules changed without notice, while supporters of Hillary Clinton claimed Sanders supporters were violent and obstreperous and resorted to throwing chairs.

Much of the initial reporting came from local journalist Jon Ralston, who live-tweeted events as they occurred at the convention on 14 May 2016. While Ralston didn't report at the time that chairs were being thrown at the convention, he later tweeted that:

The chair-throwing claim was repeated across election coverage. In an interview with MSNBC's Chris Matthews and Rachel Maddow, Democratic National Committee chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz repeated, in concert with video footage of a man holding a chair aloft, the refrain that Sanders supporters had been throwing chairs at the convention:

The video shown during that segment was credited to the YouTube account of a "Bud Meyers," but we viewed Meyers' uploaded footage from the 14 May 2016 convention and were unable to locate the clip that included the image credited to him by MSNBC. The only relevant video we could locate on his YouTube account was a clip mocking (rather than confirming) the chair-throwing rumor:

The only intact footage that matched MSNBC's claim and imagery shows a man of unknown affiliation briefly lifting a chair before placing it back down without throwing it....


So, is all of the liars: Starting with Jon Ralston, Roberta Lange, DWS, CNN, MSNBC, New York Times, "News" Readers at CNN and MSNBC (you'll know who) will APOLOGIZE to:

1). Bernie Sanders
2). His Nevada Delegates
3). The Chair That Was Never Thrown
4). The Pope (for forgiveness -- for they knew not who they thought would prove their lie FALSE -- Bernie Supporters that is)
5). Anyone in the USA and Around World That Believed Temporarily They Were "non-bias" or "journalists at all"
6). Ohio State Senator and Sanders Surrogate Nina Turner who said on DAY ONE #NoChairWasThrown
7). Whatever else you might like to throw (not being a chair) in...
May 19, 2016

MUST READ/MUST SPREAD: Counterpunch - The Faux Fracas in Nevada: How a Reporter Manufactured a Riot

Jon Ralston, the dean of political reporting in Nevada, has spread nothing less than a pack of lies about what went down at the state’s Democratic convention on Saturday. And the fact averse oligarchic national media has run completely riot with the provable falsehoods. No chairs were thrown at the convention Saturday. No death threats were made against the chair of the convention Roberta Lange. And Bernie Sanders delegates were not simply mad because their louder shouting was ignored.

Ralston has been the culprit behind each of these falsehoods; and the New York Times, CNN, MSNBC, and a dizzying array of other outlets have swallowed them whole then regurgitated them for their much more massive audiences.

While as late as 2012 Ralston could be counted on as someone with a known Liberal establishment bias who would nevertheless stand firm where it came to truth and journalistic integrity, his ethics began to slip in the years since. (And let’s be clear, refusing to write for an outlet anymore that pulled a column unfavorable to Harry Reid is honorable; waiting over two years to reveal that fact is a bit dastardly.)

Here are the details of the lies originating or spread by Ralston, followed by how they spread among the chattering elite who attempt to pass themselves off as unbiased media:

Ralston reported live from the convention for most of the day, but decided to leave before tensions boiled over. Nevertheless, it was taken as a simple fact that he had observed Sanders supporters throwing chairs when “Roberta’s Rules” were enforced with finality at the end of the proceedings.

As it turned out, Ralston finally admitted last night that he hadn’t seen this himself but was relying especially on local reporter Andrew Davey. Davey first said he had still frames showing the chair throwing which he would publish. He has not produced the stills in question, but did retweet a still image of a chair held high that was initially posted on Reddit. I spoke with the person who posted it to Reddit and confirmed that it was grabbed from the video now widely seen which shows that other Sanders supporters quickly took away the chair in question. I asked Davey by Twitter if he still had photos to publish, then criticized him for retweeting the Reddit image instead. He blocked me.

READ MORE from Counterpunch Here: http://www.counterpunch.org/2016/05/18/the-faux-fracas-in-nevada-how-a-reporters-pack-of-lies-ran-riot-in-the-fact-averse-media/

Also, this tweet is from SATURDAY, May 14 around 8:13 pm ET -- Screenshot by us at Independent Underground Radio LIVE by Jon Ralston, showing his clear bias and intent to start the "train" of blaming Bernie Delegates only --- over any facts --- for what happened in Vegas last Saturday.

Jon Ralston should be called out for this type of Ratf***ing type of reporting. It is flat out disgusting and sad for a so-called "Journalist".

May 18, 2016

Morning Joe: Tells The Truth About The Bernie Sanders Revolution - IURL

Can there be any truth in Corporate Media about the Bernie Sanders Campaign?

Well, let's hope the Team at MSNBC's Morning Joe still have their jobs tomorrow, as in this 20 minute segment, the panel dishes tea on the DNC, the Corporate Democrats Quest to Suppress Socialist Democrat Bernie Sanders, how the Party has worked to upheaval Sanders Campaign since the beginning and much more.

This is a MUCH WATCH video as this much truth telling may never be seen in corporate media, again.

Independent Underground News & Talk
May 17, 2016

State Senator Nina Turner - Bernie Sanders Surrogate to Visit IURL To Discuss What Happened in Vegas

Bernie Supporters Group on DU.

We are pleased to announce Ohio State Senator and Bernie Sanders Surrogate Nina Turner will visit Independent Underground Radio LIVE podcast tonight at 9pm ET, to discuss what happened at the Nevada Democratic Convention last Saturday, May 14. Feel free to tune in at 9pm ET at the following link:

The call-in number is 347-934-0185 -- and all calls will be screened in advance so if you are seeking to call in with a question, please do so between 9:03-9:09 pm ET for screening purposes.


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