Author Archives: George Fisher

About George Fisher

George is a freelance writer, an author and a Democratic political consultant. He has worked as Deputy Communications Director for a Senatorial campaign and Campaign Manager for several NC House races and one congressional race. He previously worked as a news producer for a local television station.

Woman drives into White House barricade, claims fiance is president | IOL News

Washington – The Tennessee woman who police said attempted to drive her vehicle into a White House barricade yelled out in court during her initial hearing Saturday: “My fiance is the president.” Jessica Ford, 35, of La Vergne, Tennessee, was … Continue reading

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The ‘scripted’ town-hall question: A CNN non-scandal – The Washington Post

People criticize CNN all the time, on social media, on television, on the radio. Most of it fizzles. However: When a survivor of a horrific school shooting in Parkland, Fla., criticizes the 24/7 network for alleged misfeasance in handling the … Continue reading

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InfoWars’ main YouTube channel is two strikes away from being banned – CNN

(CNN)InfoWars, a far-right media organization run by Alex Jones and known for peddling unfounded conspiracy theories, is on thin ice with YouTube after it posted a video that portrayed the survivors of the Parkland school shooting as actors. The Alex Jones … Continue reading

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Artist Ai Weiwei visited Puerto Rico as part of research into mass migration – NBC News

ISABELA, Puerto Rico — Internationally acclaimed artist and Chinese dissident Ai Weiwei, known for his work motivated by social justice issues, recently traveled to Puerto Rico to witness the impact of the devastation wrought by Hurricane Maria, including on the people left … Continue reading

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The war on apathy over America’s wars – Salon.com

Our report’s revelations were, I thought, dramatic, largely unknown to the American public, and another reason to demand a conclusion to our never-ending wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. They were also a significant black mark against the private contracting companies … Continue reading

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13 Ways Public Schools Incubate Mental Instability In Kids

Why doesn’t anyone investigate the toxic effects of today’s bureaucrat-run mega-schools in the wake of a school shooting? It’s high time we place a share of the blame there. Apologists for these noxious systems continue to shift blame for their … Continue reading

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FCC chair Pai receives NRA gun award for courage | TheHill

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai received the National Rifle Association’s (NRA) “Charlton Heston Courage Under Fire Award” at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday. The NRA-sponsored award was given to Pai in recognition of months of heavy criticism over his … Continue reading

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