TruthRevolt Takes Dead Aim At Mainstream Media And Its Sponsors

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TruthRevolt, a new website / project born of a collaboration between Breitbart’s Ben Shapiro and the David Horowitz Freedom Center, launched today. It’s an ambitious, self-styled foil to progressive media watchdog Media Matters, and it’s taking aim not only at the mainstream media, but the sponsors who support their programming and celebrity pundits.

From TruthRevolt’s mission statement:

The media win elections for the left. It’s not the left’s competence in office; leftists have demonstrated none. It’s not the left’s ideas; leftist ideas have failed everywhere they have been tried. The left wins for one simple reason: leftists control the information distribution system in the United States. And they use that system to pillory conservatives as heartless bigots intent on harming the poor and targeting minorities.

The media must be destroyed where they stand. That is our mission at Truth Revolt. The goal of TruthRevolt is simple: unmask leftists in the media for who they are, destroy their credibility with the American public, and devastate their funding bases.

TruthRevolt focuses on high-profile media members, and holding them accountable. But TruthRevolt does not stop there. TruthRevolt understands that all politics is local, and therefore looks to fight leftist propaganda at the local level, monitoring local newspapers, television and radio. TruthRevolt also seeks to stop the left dead in its tracks when it comes to training the next generation, our college campuses.

TruthRevolt works to make advertisers and funders aware of the leftist propaganda they sponsor – and bringing social consequences to bear to create pressure on such advertisers and funders.

Fresh out of the gate, the group took aim at Al Sharpton and his MSNBC sponsor Mondelez (owner of Ritz crackers), calling Sharpton “one of the greatest race hoaxers and divisive demagogues of the last half-century.” TruthRevolt established its M.O. by launching a petition against Mondelez, setting an attainable signature threshold (1,000 names) and directing traffic to the petition by featuring a lead story about Sharpton on the TruthRevolt website’s landing page.

That petition had attracted 1,791 signatures by early Monday afternoon, making the project’s initial effort a success – though what a success entails, so far, seems to be collecting signatures instead of pressuring advertisers into actual capitulation.

Still, it’s an interesting idea that may buck typically-unsuccessful small-scale boycott efforts by effectively crowdsourcing the implicit threat of boycotts without actually uttering the B-word. Nowhere does TruthRevolt claim to be a boycotting outfit; rather, it seeks to focus concern in a concentrated fashion so that corporate sponsors understand there’s a wider market for media out there than one-sided liberal swill they’ve been subsidizing.

Visit TruthRevolt at truthrevolt.org.

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Ben Bullard

Reconciling the concept of individual sovereignty with conscientious participation in the modern American political process is a continuing preoccupation for staff writer Ben Bullard. A former community newspaper writer, Bullard has closely observed the manner in which well-meaning small-town politicians and policy makers often accept, unthinkingly, their increasingly marginal role in shaping the quality of their own lives, as well as those of the people whom they serve. He argues that American public policy is plagued by inscrutable and corrupt motives on a national scale, a fundamental problem which individuals, families and communities must strive to solve. This, he argues, can be achieved only as Americans rediscover the principal role each citizen plays in enriching the welfare of our Republic.

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  • TheOriginalDaveH

    It’s about time the Conservatives start using the Liberal Progressive tools.

    • Vis Fac

      Or hinder their effectiveness

      Libertas inaestimabilis res est
      Semper-Fi

    • regulus30

      saul alinsky/cloward & piven.

      • adbj102

        And Marx and Lenin!

        • regulus30

          yip

      • adbj102

        And it looks like “deerinwater” is another radical leftist liar!

    • adbj102

      I agree, but not in rebuttal!

    • Deerinwater

      There are no secret “tools” ~ the radical right ~ is ~ by it’s own zealot passionate nature self defeating. ~

      The middle and left have only refused to interfere in their practice of self defeatism.

      You are your worst enemy ~ as you fan the wind with illusion of false victories over imaginary diabolical and evil forces.

      It’s been quit a “show” ~ thanks for all the “Lucy” amusement. ~

      • regulus30

        deer in the headlights;; better check the wind it is blowing out your ass6666.

  • regulus30

    let’s roll;; do this thing and do it without regard for any civil discourse and political correctness;; call the communist bast666rds out and cook them.

    • http://www.thefreedomtrainusa.com/ FreedomTrainUSA

      Definitely Remove the Political Correctness…and replace it with REAL FACTS…and as I have been saying for a long time now…USE THEIR TACTICS AGAINST THEM…Liberals are Bankrupt of any REAL IDEAS…So when you push them hard enough…They get VERY ANGRY AND SHOW THEIR TRUE COLORS….That is when you Know that You Own Them…

      • regulus30

        liberals NEVER GRADUATED MENTALLY from high school; they attack you personally with name calling and temper tantrums;; they were ass6666holes at 17 and they still are. people seldom change if they want power over others.

        • http://www.thefreedomtrainusa.com/ FreedomTrainUSA

          I agree with you concept by I think most of them never GREW OUT OF THEIR DIAPERS…Because that is what Little Kids do when they don’t get their way…THROW TEMPER TANTRUM…and Kick and Scream and Holler at the top of their lungs…WITH NOTHING OF VALUE COMING OUT OF THEIR MOUTH…

          • Deerinwater

            And such flaming polarizing talk is to achieve what exactly ?

            Go team go? yea us ?

            Just put on you’re big boy britches and serve up what you want to call “truth”. ~ and expect it to be returned if your serve lands inside the field of play.

            It’s not complicated, for neither you nor I are entitle to our own set of facts.

        • adbj102

          But if we stoop to their level, We have admitted they won. The secret is to not stoop to their level. Constantly tell the truth, and point out their lies! Wherever we can be heard! Even the few real old time democrats have smelled a rat, and are beginning to question the communists who took over the party!

      • Laquisha7

        Good tactic!

  • JRR

    It’s a start. But we have a long way to go, and not much time to accomplish what needs to be done. I hope we succeed.

    • http://www.thefreedomtrainusa.com/ FreedomTrainUSA

      If you look underneath of all the BULLS**T that the Left puts out using the Lame Stream Mafia Media…We are starting to Win the War…It is all the little things…and the Liberals know this….I have been saying that we need to get control of 2 things…Get control of the Public Indoctrination Centers and turn them back to schools that teach critical thinking skill…the other one is get control of the Media Message..

      • wavesofgrain

        “”””Get control of the Public Indoctrination Centers””””

        I couldn’t agree more!!! But, this cannot be done until Public Unions are abolished. As in the IRS, Public Unions are a cancer, a left-wing mafia government collective. They are bashing conservatives, individuality, personal responsibility, capitalism, religion…on a daily basis, especially in universities. The collective fear a smaller government, an independent people. The government feeds them from the “maker’s” tax dollars. It is to their advantage they draw as many into the collective as possible.
        The Common Core is a black omen of things to come….they will require our children to register to vote before graduating. Does this tell you what their motives are?

        • http://www.thefreedomtrainusa.com/ FreedomTrainUSA

          My old home state of WI has got a very good start on a ABOLISHING THE UNIONS…

          • adbj102

            And NOW opening PUBLIC land, Obama does not own America! Our Scott is almost as good as your Scott!

  • rocquedog

    TruthRevolt is good! TRUE REVOLT IS BETTER!! Our Concord/Lexington event is around the corner. Patriots Be Ready!

  • ” Buzz “

    Why not boycott those we consider to be our enemies? Our money will bring the corporate fathers to reality.

    • http://www.thefreedomtrainusa.com/ FreedomTrainUSA

      Buzz…Have been doing this for years…and telling everyone that will listen…

  • Phibbs

    ‘Truth Revolt’ is a product of two Jews — meaning they are staunch supporters of Israel — just like left-wing Jews are.

    • adbj102

      Not neccessarily, My father-in law told me only those from the tribe of Judah can call themselves Jews! Zionists are the supporters of the politics of the current state calling itself “Israel”, They will tell you: That was a propaganda move! This is a new nation, with NEW PEOPLE! The Biblical nation of Israel is long gone! And most of the leftist’s don’t support the GOVERNMENT of the state of Israel! And most of these “Jews” aren’t, Look up Askhanazi? Caucasian people from a tribe called Kazars, converted during the diaspora! As were the “Jews” from Ethiopia! (the religious jews decided that due to a thousand years of keeping the law and speaking hebrew, they were jews, even if they were black)

      • Nanette

        Why don’t you read and study the Bible yourself, “my father told me”, aw, you ignorance and youth is showing you are one fairy tell from out there, way out there!!!

        • adbj102

          I guess you are a follower of Alinksi, But I appreciate the complement! My grandchildren do tell me I don’t act old….Yet? I still fly, dive, and ride my dirt bike in my woods. And the Virago on the roads! I tell them I’m too old to retire! And ‘look again! I said my FATHER IN LAW ! He is Orthodox, but his brother is REFORM, a practiceing Rabbi. I’m Baptist, as are most of my kids, except one who is methodist! Ex wife hates any religion!

          • Nanette

            Alinki,contrary.to what you stated he is very evil actually..one of the many mentors of this guy in office..Well…some where there has been something perhaps twisted between our comments..I am a Southern Baptist..or raised that way and read my Bible daily. I am also evangelical and a fundamentalist..How good for you that you can be youthful, I also have grand children that think I am a very cool grandma.,. .the comment about youth was referring to the usual comments by bad mouthing youths. I do not believe a conversation can go any where by slamming someone from the get go!

          • adbj102

            OK, “I” apologize, Being a male, I learned that the male must always apologize, because HE is always wrong! See I was married! I’m Southern Baptist and proud of it, raised Presbyterian, Saved at 18, But I have a few different opinions, My neighborhood was mostly Catholics, as most of my friends, I read their Catholic comic books, mostly about the “saints” and once went to Mass with them (the priest was speaking in Latin, I couldn’t understand him) In high school my school was about 90% Jewish, so…all my friends from school were Jewish, I’m still fascinated by JAPs, Married one!! 4 children later she left! I raised them, none in jail, all of them successful! How about this: Modified evolution? Not random, but guided by God! And now that we have evolved from ignorant camel herders he can let us find out how he did it! That is the point that the atheists miss, or don’t agree with! My father-in-law and several of my preachers have stressed that the “ten Commandments” say: Thou shall not DO MURDER, NOT, thou shall not kill? Remember in the old testament Jews were told to “slay ALL of them!”. We are allowed to defend our families! As I am descended from the Irish, I’m stubborn, and I will not “go meekly to the gas chambers”, Check it out! They are real! As are the concentration camps! Remember these leftist leaders are following the communist plan!

          • Nanette

            LOL..thank you, but you need not apologize. You are still being sarcastic about “women” but that aside. The Bible is very clear what is going to happen, one only has to look at the headlines today to see where we are headed. If a person is a born again Christian, they need not worry, we and they are to be snatched away before the one to come is in power is revealed. I agree with you what is going on in this country, and only God is the one revealing these facts to many. Wow, I can see being confused about many things when there are so many view points to being “Christians”. But there is only one Christ and only one truth, very simply put. We must be born again. We are saints if we are indeed children of God. We are the Church, bride of Christ, if one simply reads the Bible, God will remove the “veil”, just pray before you read!

  • Beverly Golato

    Left wing Jews are not supporters of Israel. They voted for Obama and most are for abortion. They believe in a separate state for the Palestinians.

    • adbj102

      I’m a follower of Ticcun, I refer it to everyone for truth about the rogue state of Israel.

      • Nanette

        Your and idiot! Let’s see what the BIBLE says..!

        • Anonymous

          Nanette, “You’re” “an” IDIOT….
          At least adbj102 has a basic grasp of the English language. It always cracks me up when self righteous a-holes like you call people an idiot, yet can’t even spell simple words. CLASSIC

          • raynbene

            At least she used her real name, and are you the ultimate judge of what is right, good and holy ?

          • Nanette

            And I can see how good of grasp of good “English ” you have..filled with hate, filth and the like…a very typical progressive low life with low base English ! So I did a fast “your” instead of a “you’re. I would rather be called righteous..”self”, no, just justified by God through Christ my Lord and Savior! I am sure you speak as if you have read the Bible..but I highly doubt that. People like you who follow their father Satan are always offended by God’s children! Thank you. :)

        • adbj102

          No, if you really care about knowledge? You should read the Talmud, it says about the same thing about us as the Koran! Both religions advocate enslaving and killing EVERY ONE ELSE both Goyim and infidels, That is US!

  • http://www.thefreedomtrainusa.com/ FreedomTrainUSA

    We need many more of these to counter the Liberal Left…and promote REAL Ideas and Facts…To Counter the Lies and Distortions that are Fed to the People by the Left that is TOTALLY BANKRUPT OF ANY THING THAT ACTUALLY WORKS..

  • Speedy

    Sounds like the pot will be calling the kettle black. That’s a pair of pearl handle dandies.

  • STEVE POSEY

    FIRST OFF PHIBBS LET ME SAY THT I’M A PROUD SUPPORTER OF ISRAIL / GODS CHOSEN PPL , AND IT’S ABT TIME THT SOMEONE STOOD UP TO THE LEFTEST LIBERAL.LEFT WING IDIOTS

    • adbj102

      I am a proud supporter of the Hebrew People! NOT the Zionist government of Israel, They brag about Americans being their slaves! Unfortunately it’s true! But Individual Hebrew people are OK, they have no more responsibility for their government’s attrocities than the average American taxpayer! Try checking out ” Ticcun” Rabbi Michael Lerner’s liberal group in San Francisco. The balance to AIPAC! And the ADL.

  • StevenRobert

    I’m not optimistic the mainstream media or their sponsors are likely to change.

    There is a dramatic change in information technology in that many people are accessing their sources of information through the internet and other sources, even talk radio. Of course, as these types of media displace the traditional entertainment and news on cable and broadcast television, they will be under increasing regulatory pressure from Washington for licenses and even internet content, as is happening in authoritarian societies around the world.

    Still, the more alternate sources of information are available, the better the consumer will be able to assess the overall body of information and make their own judgments about what is credible.

  • Jolene Beauregard

    Would not let me share. HMMM wonder why??

  • ltbl123

    Boycotts are actually quite effective. You don’t need to attend meetings or form groups you just change your buying habits. No one has to tell me when to do it. When I find out I just do it. You are wrong if you think they don’t work. Businesses spend billions of dollars on advertizing and marketing to capture a few percentages of market share. Politicians ignore you until a few weeks before the election. Business is open 24-7 and attentive. They of course will deny your influence and then without fanfare cave. You get to cast a vote once every few years in November. You can vote dozens of times a week whenever you shop. Trust me they are counting your votes in dollars and cents.

    • adbj102

      But ACORN lets the democrats vote several times at each precinct the bus stops at, even after hand delivering bales of generic absentee ballots! They have an agreement with the leftist media not to report ANY vote fraud! And promote any leftist propaganda! The banks have arranged it so you can’t do without them, and they can’t be prosecuted! The Just Us system has been perverted, and is just another branch of the banks—-they own it!

      • ltbl123

        What you say is most likely true. I personally believe the Democrats accurately identified those precincts in the nation where voter fraud would allow them to steal the election. And did exactly that. The Democrats lost two close elections with Gore and Kerry as candidates and they used those losses to justify their illegal activities. As far as the Banks go, I do without them all the time. I’ve used Credit Unions for decades. Unless you live in the wilderness there is no need to go to a bank. The Banks don’t like CU and would like to have the CU taxed, but so far they are not. That may change. I hope not.

        • adbj102

          Last week I opened an account in the local credit union, as soon as I get the payables programed into it, I will begin using it! And dump Bankamerica! I’v been using their bill pay system, it works pretty well, but they have played a few tricks on me to make it look like my account was overdrawn, after I caught them they fixed it……..for now! I never did trust them, but Huntington Bank sold their branches in Florida! And the next closest was BA. All of my kids bank at the CU. On this I should have listened to them?

          • ltbl123

            I learned about BofA when I was 10 years old. We used to have bank day at school. We’d put a little bit of our allowance or some other earned change in a fiber envelope and send them with our passbook off to good ole BofA. One day I took my passbook down to the bank and asked to make a small withdrawal. They told me I was not old enough. I inquired (since at this age I trusted adults a little bit) “How old do I have to be?” I think they said “13”. On or about my 13 birthday I closed the account and deposited it in a local Savings and Loan. My Dad took me on my quest to get my money. He left BofA when they screwed up his checking account with erroneous entries. Listening to your kids isn’t always a bad idea, especially if they are adults.

  • dennisj

    Why are the people allowing the banks to continually commit crimes of fraud, money laundering, manipulation of markets and downright theft while at the same time taking MASSIVE bonuses to pat themselves on the back for getting it right?

    • peter

      Oops dennisj – they get massive bonuses for getting it wrong! The joke is on us!

    • Daniel F. Melton

      Forget about “too big to fail”. According to holder they’re “too big to prosecute”. What does that tell ya about law enforcement under this administration?

  • dennisj

    Oh sorry! Also gambling with money they have stolen from us. The best of all is that if they screw -up they`ll get bailed out with (guess who`s money)

  • Deerinwater

    “TruthRevolt’s mission statement:” ~ yada yada, yada `so on and so forth ~

    Now that was just too rich!

    Wonderful ! ~ I look forward to this challenge with joyful amusement and great anticipation .

    Here’s some hard news for you ~ ” This protagonist Tea party lead government shut down is about to cost the GOP a Virginia Governorship ~

    so ~ in a few weeks when the NEWS Results come in ~ allow us to see where the “truth” might be found. And you can then ask me ~ How did I even know such results would occur?

    Foxed News, ~ needs some serious back-up ~ I can’t wait!

    • billybob

      I’ll bet you were one of those who predicted the end of the earth too!

  • Libertarian Soldier

    Where is the media? Where are the fact checkers?

    Media, democrats, ideologues!

    Uneducated, mis-educated, dis-educated, fear-mongering, ignorant ideologues:

    Without using “democrat math”, explain the “catastrophic” events that would occur if we don’t raise the “debt ceiling”. Explain how a government that takes in 225 to 250 billion dollars a month would default a 24 Billion dollar interest payment and move to default!

    Explain to me how the pResident can tell the public he’s said over and over again that he’s willing to negotiate with the caveat that he’ll negotiate on anything but this and that any negotiations will have to come after his non-negotiable demands are met.

    That’s a little disingenuous; don’t you think?

    Let’s use “sequestration” and (not a) “shut down” as a basis to go forward and stop spending so much money. This is like a trip to the financial adviser. Your accountant is telling you it’s time to go on a budget. This is a trip to the doctor. It’s time to go on a diet.

    Time to shop and eat smarter!

    If you don’t understand the legitimacy of the extremely appropriate, Constitutional efforts of the House of Representatives, see the Compact, Article 1, Section 1; Article 2; Section 1; Article 1, Section 7 and read Federalist 58 by James Madison, Founder and 4th President in his writing to the state of New York where he lays out the role of the House in matters of tyrannical, unconstitutional overreach by the executive.

    Drop the histrionics and the drama surrounding normal government. This is exactly how Madison prescribes a well functioning government that needs to correct bad law and corruption in the executive and the Senate.

    It’s like he knew this day was going to come and he provided that exact tool for the job to protect the people and laid it out in his explanation to New York.

    The Constitution did not foresee the kind of collectivism that brought about mass executions of 70 thousand in Russia, 50 thousand in Southeast Asia, and 6 million in Europe, no matter what the flavor of collectivism.

    They didn’t foresee islam, either. This should be the one scrutinized sect with respect to freedom of religion, in America since the politically correct (but constitutionally incorrect) left protect a right wing, geopolitical/religious ideology of domination or murder to those that believe differently.

    This presents conflicting rights for those that believe differently, that believe in natural law, in life, liberty, in free speech, in due process and in truth. The truth is islam as a peaceful religion is a lie and so is the term “moderate” for islam. There is no “radicalized” islam. This is a religion that demands submission or death to infidels and promotes dishonesty and feigned moderation to advance that end. Lying is encouraged! Blending in is rewarded if it advances the agenda.

    Censorship of the left, angry rhetoric by the left and the gay agenda against Christians and Jews is catapulting us to the next crisis, the infiltration of the muslim brotherhood, the real hate group, the real right wing, real enemies of women, islam that is advancing a stronger, more prevalent foothold in American politics, like Mohamed Elibiary, the head of the “Party for Freedom and Justice” in Texas, aka The muslim brotherhood of Egypt, already in our Department of Homeland Security and accused of unauthorized access of sensitive, secret documents. http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2012/07/20/gop-rep-yells-at-janet-napolitano-for-claiming-shes-unaware-of-classified-doc-leak-wh-terror-group-visit/

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/07/19/louie-gohmert-muslim-brotherhood_n_1687533.html

    The long and short of it is Napalitano said she’d look into it and get back to Congressman Gomert. It’s been 15 months and Napalitano, as far as anybody knows hasn’t investigated nor reported to Congress about the issue.

    Note that Napalitano’s objections were not made to Louie Gomert or Congress. If they were actually made, they were made to the leftington post at another time, not as they are characterized in the article.

    • wavesofgrain

      “”Where is the media? Where are the fact checkers?”””

      The liberal takeover had long been in progress with Soros funding all the left-wing NGO groups and journalists/jouralist schools. They were pretty clever when they also created all the “fact check” sites, so as not to have a conservative view in the media. The right needs to create a large exposure to the corrupt dealings, such as voter fraud enlistment by Acorn, Union ballot box controls, irregularities from every precinct on the front pages/links of the media.

      • billybob

        Yes those fact checks are a ploy for the far left. People ask a question and they lie right to your face and then tell you it is the truth. Both fact check groups lie and are under the influence of the Communist Soros.