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The Ten Big Stories the Media Ignored Most in 2021 – From Brexit to Flying Saucers

Posted on Monday, November 22, 2021
by AMAC Newsline

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Most Americans understand the biases of the mainstream media that tilt nearly every major news story. But what have they downright ignored in 2021? Here are the ten big stories (and honorable mentions) the media ignored most in 2021:

10: Brexit Wasn’t the End of the World

Remember Brexit? Of course. And the Brexit vote in 2016 certainly didn’t suffer from a lack of media coverage.

But after so much downright panic, one of the biggest news stories of 2021 has been how few of the predictions of doom came true. None, in fact. Yet, the media has ignored that too.

Normally, a smooth implementation isn’t newsworthy and we wouldn’t blame the media for missing it. But in the case of Brexit, the volume of hyperbole was dialed up to a ten.

Many anti-Brexit leaders predicted economic ruin, closed borders, and a weakened nation. Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, even said that Brexit could mean the destruction of “Western political civilization in its entirety.”

The world deserved a follow-up when none of that happened. Instead, crickets.

9: The National Security State Doesn’t Get Its Man—Julian Assange

Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks and the activist who has leaked confidential documents like internal political party communications and allegedly broken American law by releasing top secret national security cables, faces American charges which could put him in prison for over 150 years.

After years of eluding American authorities by hiding in an Ecuadorian embassy, the United Kingdom finally captured Assange in 2019. Extradition appeared inevitable.

But on January 4, a British judge blocked extradition, ruling that “severely restrictive detention conditions designed to remove physical contact” in the United States would worsen Assange’s depression. Such a development both suggests a greatly diminished U.S. prestige on the world stage, and is an invite for other potential Assange’s to endanger American national security

When one of the United States’ closest allies won’t hand over one of our most wanted outlaws, it’s a major story. Just don’t tell the media…

8: Paris Creates a New World Order

Royal Dutch Shell is one of the most powerful institutions in the world. But in 2021, the corporation—and world—got a wake-up call, not that many noticed.

In May, Shell was ordered by a court in the Netherlands to reduce its carbon emissions by 2030 by 45 percent under the Paris climate accords, the multilateral climate change agreement the United States has rejoined under President Joe Biden after President Donald Trump withdrew.

That agreement was often billed in the United States as an aspirational but non-binding document with targets but no teeth because the Senate has not ratified it as a treaty.

The Shell decision, however, shows how much teeth these targets have around the world and how ready other governments are to enforce them despite their economic consequences in the private sector.

7: China Takes One Giant Leap Into Space

The media has ignored plenty about China over the last several years. Credible ideas about COVID-19 leaking from a Wuhan lab were dismissed as crackpot conspiracy theories. Chinese censorship of movies and sports has become widespread but goes mostly unnoticed.

But, in the meantime, China’s major advances in space have barely gotten any attention at all.

First, China became the second country in the world to land a rover on Mars, after the United States. The Chinese rover, Zhurong, had to travel the same distance between Earth and Mars as past American rovers have had to travel—about 240 million miles. But the space between American and Chinese capabilities is getting smaller and smaller.

As if that weren’t enough, China began construction on its first space station, Tiangong and two Chinese astronauts conducted a spacewalk.

The media didn’t pay much attention to the story and paid even less attention to the date: July 4. Message received, just not by the media.

6: The Media (and U.S. National Security) Blew it on “Russiagate”

The media certainly didn’t miss “Russiagate,” the allegation of Russian collusion with the 2016 Donald Trump presidential campaign. But the media has almost entirely ignored this year’s revelations. In short, we now know that the allegations of the “Steele dossier” and subsequent federal investigation were based entirely on concocted information provided by Democratic Party operatives. And we now know definitively what a sham it all was.

Moreover, it now looks as if the media were not merely unwitting victims of a Democratic misinformation campaign. Rather than being duped themselves, the media were actively engaged the duping, pushing the narrative fabricated by James Comey and Democratic operatives.

The final nail in the coffin of the Russiagate hoax should have been considered one of the greatest scandals of all time. But the media seems to have no interest in giving the story the attention it deserves, almost certainly because they were knowingly complicit from the start.

5: BidenStamps, the Biggest Expansion of Welfare since ObamaCare

As America struggles with more and more inflation and fewer and fewer workers, there have been plenty of explanations offered. Most have blamed a combination of supply-chain disruptions from the COVID-19 pandemic and the federal unemployment bonus.

But that’s partly because the media has ignored a big story that’s driving both inflation and our worker shortage: BidenStamps. It’s the biggest permanent expansion of welfare since ObamaCare, but the media has let the Biden administration do it under the radar.

The new monthly benefit maximum in food stamps is now over 20 percent higher. In fact, a family of four can receive $835 per month, which is even higher than the $537 the average family of four spends on food.

These billions of additional dollars are adding fuel to the flames of inflation, particularly for groceries, and pulling even more energy out of the private sector by making welfare pay more than work.

4: Men, Women, and Science

In recent years, we have heard voices calling general neurological differences between the genders a “social construction.” We have been asked to ignore millennia of observation, admit that it’s a “myth” that brains of men and women work differently, and cast aside our “neurosexism

What a titanic clash it would be if researchers confirmed natural, objective, and neurological differences between the genders once and for all.

It happened in 2021. And it comes on the heels of growing evidence of such differences.

At the same moment the left is promoting gender as a purely “social construction,” science—with a capital S—is disproving them. 

3: Abandoned in Afghanistan

The United States’ Afghanistan withdrawal got plenty of media coverage. In fact, it was one of the few stories of the year in which the media asked some tough questions of the Biden administration. After all, it’s hard not to ask about people falling to their deaths from an American C-130.

But when the troops withdrew from the country, the media withdrew from the story. Repeatedly, most major news outlets have thoughtlessly taken the administration’s line—that there were either no more Americans left or that those who remained did so by choice—and ignored the reality.

Americans are still stuck there, whether the media covers the story or not.

2: The Manchurian App

TikTok, a relatively new social media platform especially popular with young people, reached one billion users even faster than Facebook. It is the fastest growing platform on the planet.

As it grows rapidly, it is vacuuming up almost endless reams of hundreds of millions of Americans’ personal data, including biometric data from even non-users.

Those who aren’t concerned about marketing trends or data privacy may wonder why this isn’t just mildly interesting news that belongs toward the back of the business section.

There’s one more key detail the media seems all too willing to ignore: TikTok is tightly controlled by a Chinese parent company.

A few conservatives, such as Senator Josh Hawley, have pointed out what this means: “all it takes is one knock on the door of their parent company based in China from a Communist Party official for that data to be transferred to the Chinese government’s hands whenever they need it.”

When the fastest growing tool for personal data collection in the United States has the tentacles of the Chinese Community Party wrapped around it, the media should cover it as a big, ongoing story. 

It hasn’t.

1: Aliens? What, Me Worry?

We’ve all wondered: how would our media and country react if credible sightings of Unidentified Flying Objects—UFOs suddenly appeared without a strong, reassuring government response. Panic and looting in the streets? F-16s flying overhead? A massive religious reawakening?

Well, it happened in 2021. The public watched footage taken by U.S. Navy pilots of bizarre, laws-of-physics-defying objects and admitted it cannot rule out aliens.

And what did we get? A collective shrug. Even as it mirrors a spike in the number of UFO sightings across the country. We haven’t watched wall-to-wall coverage of the story on cable news. We haven’t seen reporters accosting aerospace officials at the front door of their homes demanding answers.

Maybe because it doesn’t fit into a neat political narrative. In any case, the mystery remains unsolved.

But we did solve another mystery: what does it take to keep political pundits quiet? UFOs.

These space invaders may not be so bad after all.

Here’s to 2022!

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1 year ago

Wasn’t it Will Rogers (dedicated Democrap) who said,”All I know is what I read in the papers)? Well, I think then, as well as now, if that is true to any significant extent, you are likely to be a Commie loving Democrat in lockstep with the DemoCom Party (also called the Democrap Party, DemocRat Party, and a few other unsavory but fitting names). The majority (not all, e.g. AMAC, FOX News, etc.) are so tied in to the Democrap ultra liberal, economic crushing, Communistic philosophy, prioritized emphasis on their partisan false image, that they simply have become mostly Democrap propaganda outlets. The Democraps are punching enormous holes in the ship of state and the News Media, with a few exceptions, are providing the augers to drill the hull with.

1 year ago

Apparently, Shell has had enough of this interference and recently transferred its headquarters from the Netherlands to the UK.

On China and space, we had better watch out!! The CCP can cause enormous disruption (i.e., takeover on a global scale) here on earth by targeting orbiting satellites: communications, financial transactions, and government secrets… “Danger, Will Robinson”, that line from “Lost In Space”, comes to mind.

It helps to be reminded of the liberals’ absurd judgment and lapses in coverage from their co-conspirators, the media. If the liberal media spout their trash repeatedly, conservatives should do the same for sound, logical policy decisions that help the vast majority of Americans. Eventually it might sink in, and then this country will find firm footing on the road to prosperity.

1 year ago

Steele “dossier” ? That’s the biggie. What composes a “dossier” ?
In this case, it was just a french word for a bunch of bs. The false investigation
into this never happened and ruined the names of several respected
attorneys. We haven’t heard the names John Durham, the appointed
investigator, or Fusion GPS, the perp, for several months have we ?
And you never will. It never happened did it ?

Tim Toroian
Tim Toroian
1 year ago

I have to disagree with the Assange part, I think he and Snowden should be shot for the international stuff they released

1 year ago

S.O.P. for the current selection of media sources…..none of these stories sell soap, or gain ratings.
They do not promote fear and anxiety, or the leftist agenda….and why would we expect them to do such reporting? This is the main reason for each of us to open our exposure to multiple sources….outside the “regular” media. Places like Parler, Rumble, OAN, NewsMax and Fox beyond CNN, MSNBC, CBS, ABC and most of the prominent news papers. Scan some other news sources, get facts where you can if verified, and use your brain…..If you limit your sources you limit your capacity to think things through. LIke my daddy said about the media, and politics….”don’t believe anything they say, and only half of what you see….”

Jesse F Tiede
Jesse F Tiede
1 year ago

This country is so Borked…

George Washington's Admirer
George Washington's Admirer
1 year ago

Censorship is an understatement in the Main Stream Media these days. Since Biden & Company has occupied the White House; fear and censorship abounds. They take the opposite stance of
the famous quote: “I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.” Earliest evidence of the saying appeared in the 1906 book: “The Friends of Voltaire” by S.G. Tallentyre ; (pseudonym of historian Evelyn Beatrice Hall.)

1 year ago

The other major crisis the media ignored except for horse whipping, you didn’t list here is the border crisis including its effects on the covid-19 spread and the increase in drug and sex slave smuggling. I would think this is 1 or 2 on the list.
Also FYI.. President Trump was aware of the implications of TIc Tok and it’s ties to CCP, Trump appropriately tried to ban it. The leftist screams were heard on Mars. Poor Martians. perhaps that’s why they sent the UFO,s.
Lastly, Fauchies lies is another major story. Apparently he knew China was working on the virus cause he funded it. ie: gain of function..Since he didn’t warn America as soon as it was known to be released from the lab, so we can get a jump on fighting it, an argument could be made that he is responsible for costingthousands of american lives. Instead he ignored it and continues to lie about it. Where is the outrage?

Eddie Van Halen
Eddie Van Halen
1 year ago

Sorry kids, Assange is a hero. He and Snowden made Americans aware of the criminal govt. activity taking place here.

R.J. from Arizona
R.J. from Arizona
1 year ago

Our former news outlets will only cover what the Central Committee tells them to cover.

1 year ago

If it does not fit the white supremacist, gun-toting, Bible-thumping, misogynist, homophobe, racist diatribe, the story is not worthy to report by the democrat-controlled, leftist media.

Swamp is still there
Swamp is still there
1 year ago


Who do you think you are defending our illegitimate, crooked, vile, & evil intelligence agencies against the man who STOOD UP TO THEIR EVIL?!

The 5 EYES are some of the worst of the worst. The CIA, FBI, DOJ, NSA, & a host of other bureaucrats were behind the stolen 2020 election!

RIGHT NOW Americans are being tortured in D.C. over a political rally that turned into a big psy-op that the glow boys engaged in. Without the FBI undercover agent provocateur’s none of January 6th would be memorable!

HOW CAN YOU BE SO BLIND? Are you being paid like the rest of the MSM in the CIA Mockingbird program?

Tsk, Tsk, Tsk, I expected more from you.

Willy E
Willy E
1 year ago

Our “leaders” seem to being doing a fine job of keeping us fat, dumb, sick, and happy. Maybe they’re “shape-shifters” from the UFOs that have “WOKE” up and hired some mercenaries to harass the rest of us with their rioting and looting, and the rest of us are now “Awakening” and beginning to see through their hypnotic “brain-fog” they have drugged us into. Now that we are awake, maybe we can get started in getting rid of them and repairing our country!!! Let’s gett’r done!

Harry Guzaliak
Harry Guzaliak
1 year ago

Sums it up very well.

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