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  • ABC 2015-16 Season Ratings (updated 6/29/16)

    06/30/2016 7:51:32 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 10 replies
    tvseriesfinale.com ^ | 6/29/16 | Staff
    Only three returning ABC TV shows were up in the ratings last season and many new series were cancelled. How will the alphabet network perform this time around? Stay tuned! There’s lots of data that network execs looks at when deciding whether to renew or cancel a TV series but ratings are the major ingredient. These charts will be updated daily, as new ratings data becomes available. ABC shows (so far): $100,000 Pyramid, 20/20, 20/20: In an Instant, 500 Questions, American Crime, The Bachelor, Bachelor Live, The Bachelorette, BattleBots, Beyond The Tank, Black-ish, Blood & Oil, Castle, The Catch, Celebrity...
  • Mitch McConnell Refuses to Answer if Donald Trump is Qualified to be President

    06/26/2016 9:01:23 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 63 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | JUNE 26, 2016 | Jim Hoft
    What a sad egotistical man… Republican leader Mitch McConnell refused to say whether or not he thinks Donald Trump is qualified to be president during his interview on ABC Sunday morning. “I’ll leave that to the American people to decide.” “This Week” host George Stephanopoulos, a Hillary lackey, then pointed out 64% of Americans don’t think Trump is qualified. Hillary Clinton, a serial liar, is under investigation by the FBI and was instrumental in the calamity we see today in the Middle East – but McConnell thinks Trump is not qualified? Seriously?
  • Newly released e-mails: Hillary’s own staff mocked her choice of a big donor to high-level security

    06/26/2016 8:27:06 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 22 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 06/26/16 | Dan Calabrese
    His only qualification was giving lots of money to the Clinton Foundation A few weeks ago, ABC broke the story of Raj Fernando, a big-money donor to the Clinton Foundation - as well as past campaigns of both Obama and Hillary - and how he managed to land a spot on the prestigious International Security Advisory Board. That’s a board generally populated by former generals, governors and top diplomats, who advise the Secretary of State on international security matters. Lots of eyebrows were raised when a securities trader with no background in any of this was introduced as a new...
  • Benghazi emails suggest White House aide involved in prepping Rice for ‘video’ explanation

    04/29/2014 10:31:55 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 98 replies
    Fox News ^ | 4/29/2014 | Catherine Herridge
    Newly released emails on the Benghazi terror attack suggest a senior White House aide played a central role in preparing former U.N. ambassador Susan Rice for her controversial Sunday show appearances -- where she wrongly blamed protests over an Internet video. More than 100 pages of documents were released to the conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch as part of a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit. Among them was a Sept. 14, 2012, email from Ben Rhodes, an assistant to the president and deputy national security adviser for strategic communications. The Rhodes email, with the subject line: "RE: PREP Call with...
  • Cavs win 2016 NBA Finals Championship!

    06/19/2016 8:26:11 PM PDT · by Pontiac · 155 replies
    WEWS ^ | 6/19/16
    BLOG: After 52 years, Cavs win NBA Finals Championship The Cleveland Cavaliers defeated defending champions Golden State Warriors, 93-89, in Game 7 of the NBA Finals for the first title in franchise history.
  • NBC’s Today Ignores CIA Director’s ‘Stark Warning’ About ISIS

    06/17/2016 1:34:18 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | June 17, 2016 | Kyle Drennen
    On Friday, NBC’s Today skipped any mention of CIA Director John Brennan detailing Obama administration failures in the fight against ISIS while testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee. The morning show ignored the major story despite Thursday’s NBC Nightly News devoting a nearly two-minute segment to the topic. On Nightly News, anchor Lester Holt declared: “Now to a stark warning here at home from the director of the CIA over the threat from ISIS. John Brennan told Congress today efforts to defeat ISIS on the battlefield have not put a dent in the group's ability to carry out terror attacks....
  • GMA Allows Just 18 Seconds for ‘Unprecedented’ Revolt Against Obama Policy

    06/17/2016 1:00:17 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 26 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | June 17, 2016 | Scott Whitlock
    Although NBC and CBS on Friday covered the “unprecedented,” “deep frustration” that diplomats at the State Department have for Barack Obama’s Syria policy, ABC’s Good Morning America allowed a scant 18 seconds to the move against Obama. This is despite allowing 14 minutes to a Demi Lovato rock concert, clearly not as important a topic.  Here is the total of GMA’s coverage on Friday from news anchor Amy Robach: “President Obama's policies in the Middle East coming under fire. This time from diplomats at the State Department. More than 50 diplomats have signed a memo urging the President to launch...
  • Guy admits to blocking door at niteclub.

    06/12/2016 7:33:31 PM PDT · by proust · 92 replies
    twitter ^ | 6/12/2016 | ABC news
    Just saw this video on Twitter.. this was on ABC news.
  • Paul Manafort: Romney Is A Sore Loser and a ‘Coward’

    06/12/2016 4:40:42 PM PDT · by orchestra · 37 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 6/12/2016 | Pam Key
    Sunday on ABC’s “This Week,” the campaign chair for presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump Paul Manafort said former 2012 GOP presidential candidate and former governor of Massachusetts Mitt Romney was a “coward” for attacking Trump and the other Republican who ran for president because he chose to not run.
  • ABC Blames Orlando Terror on Election Rhetoric and Guns in America

    06/12/2016 4:36:33 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 85 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | June 12, 2016 | Nicholas Fondacaro
    On Sunday, even after the FBI hinted the presence of a link to radical Islam, the panel on ABC’s This Week blamed the terrorist attack at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida on heated election rhetoric and guns in America. “I think we all ought to pause with what happened in Orlando today,” stated ABC’s Matt Dowd when asked if third party candidates could gain supporters, “And if we understand that all of the hateful thoughts become hateful words become hateful actions.” Dowd continued, “And now, maybe in the course of this, after what happened, the temperatures will go down...
  • [September 6, 2015] Matthew Dowd: 'Donald Trump, as of Today, is the Republican Nominee for Presiden

    09/06/2015 10:20:11 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 62 replies
    ABC News ^ | September 6, 2015 | This Week with George Stephanopoulos
    http://abcnews.go.com/video/embed?id=33571619
  • Bill Kristol: I'm "Afraid" Trump Could Win

    06/12/2016 11:16:51 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 122 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | June 12, 2016 | Pam Key
    unday on ABC’s “This Week,” Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol commented on Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s chances in the general election and said that he was “afraid” presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump could win.
  • ABC On San Jose Violence: 'Pure Attacks' By Anti-Trump Protesters, 'Even The Elderly' Were In Danger

    06/04/2016 8:59:48 PM PDT · by catnipman · 67 replies
    ABC’s Good Morning America covered the violence that erupted outside of Donald Trump’s rally in San Jose, California Thursday as “pure attacks” where “even the elderly” walked into a dangerous environment. When Trump’s supporters attempted to leave the rally, they were greeted by large crowds of protesters
  • National Press Club President: What Does Donald Trump Have Against the Constitution?

    06/01/2016 1:28:49 AM PDT · by Pinkbell · 76 replies
    National Press Club ^ | May 31, 2016 | John M. Donnelly
    The National Press Club president expressed alarm on Tuesday about Donald Trump’s dangerous attitude toward the First Amendment. At a press conference earlier in the day, Trump had said “the press should be ashamed of themselves” for investigating his fundraising for veterans. Trump at one point called an ABC News reporter a “sleaze.” “You know my opinion of the media,” Trump said, “it’s very low.” Two days before, Trump had told a crowd on the National Mall that reporters are “liars” and “lowlifes.” Trump had previously called for making it easier for public figures to sue news organizations for libel,...
  • Sunday Roundtable Guests Seven Times More Likely to be Anti-Trump

    05/31/2016 4:33:09 PM PDT · by Mount Athos · 19 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | May 31, 2016 | Mike Ciandella
    Trump supporters accounted for only 12 percent of all participants (9 out of 73 total) in roundtable discussions on Sunday shows from May 8 to May 29. While Fox and CNN had equal numbers of Republican and Democratic guests, ABC, CBS and NBC had nearly three times the number of liberal guests (36) compared to either pro or anti-Trump Republicans (13). ABC’s This Week with George Stephanopoulos, CBS’s Face the Nation each only had one Trump supporter during that entire time period, meaning that they each had three out of four roundtable discussions with no representative of the presumptive GOP...
  • Marine Vet Al Baldasaro Defends Trump! SLAMS Liberal Media Over False Reporting Donations (video)

    05/31/2016 5:29:54 PM PDT · by blueyon · 20 replies
    WD Wayne Dupree ^ | 05/31/16 | Wayne Dupree
    I have to applaud Al Baldasaro, a marine veteran for what he just said. Donald Trump raised $5.6M dollars for the veterans and the media continued to lie and spread negative information. Trump took care of that today and Al called out the media!
  • Katrina Pierson vs. Dem Strategist: "Who's Paying For These Protesters Outside Trump Rallies?"

    05/31/2016 3:31:00 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 31 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | May 28, 2016 | Ian Schwartz
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK)Trump national spokeswoman Katrina Pierson and Democratic strategist Angela Rye have a heated exchange on CNN Saturday morning over who's responsible for the vast number of protesters outside of the Donald Trump rallies....
  • Limbaugh Hails Trump's Media Bashing

    05/31/2016 3:52:15 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 93 replies
    politico.com ^ | 05/31/16
    To hear Rush Limbaugh tell it Tuesday, Donald Trump's 40-minute tirade against the mainstream media as he accounted for the nearly $6 million raised for veterans was a gully washer after years of parched Republican distaste with the Fourth Estate. "Well, that's what you've all wanted. That's what everybody's been asking for I don't know how long," Limbaugh began in a segment of his show, according to the transcript. "That was a press conference. That was a press conference. That was the kind of press conference Republicans voters have been dying to see for who knows how many years."
  • The Press Conference Republican Voters Have Wanted to See for Years

    05/31/2016 12:20:22 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 101 replies
    RushLimbaugh.com ^ | 5-31-2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Well, that's what you've all wanted. That's what everybody's been asking for I don't know how long. That was a press conference. That was a press conference. That was the kind of press conference Republicans voters have been dying to see for who knows how many years. Greetings, my friends. Great to have you here, and great to be back. A short busy broadcast week. Rush Limbaugh back at it. It is 800-282-2882 if you want to be on the program; the email address, ElRushbo@eibnet.com. Say what you will about Donald Trump -- how many years have...
  • 'PRESS SHOULD BE ASHAMED' Trump defends fundraising for vets, takes aim at 'sleazy' media

    05/31/2016 10:40:33 AM PDT · by Rennes Templar · 68 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 31, 2016
    Donald Trump fired back Tuesday at reports questioning his fundraising haul from a high-profile veterans event in January, releasing an extensive list of charities he said received the donations -- and slamming the media for questioning him. During a press conference at Trump Tower, the presumptive Republican nominee said he's raised $5.6 million and more is coming in. He rattled off the list of charities and the amounts they received, while taking scathing and sometimes-personal shots at the media for pressuring him to disclose the information. “I have never received such bad publicity for doing such a good job,” Trump...
  • I'm finally impressed by Trump

    05/31/2016 8:35:56 AM PDT · by JimSEA · 64 replies
    Vanity | 5/31/2016 | Self
    I've not been impressed by Trumps tactics and ridicule and don't care for some positions. HOWEVER today's press conference and Trump's handling of the press is changing my mind. He's doing extremely well and the press is being leveled for the most part. Credit given where credit due. Go Trump.
  • WATCH: DONALD TRUMP HOLDS PRESS CONFERENCE AT TRUMP TOWER

    05/31/2016 9:11:27 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 83 replies
    Right Side Broadcasting Network ^ | 5-31-16 | Joe Seales
    Tuesday, May 31, 2016: Presumptive Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump held a press conference at Trump Tower in New York City.
  • Trump details funds given to veterans’ groups

    05/31/2016 8:33:33 AM PDT · by aimhigh · 25 replies
    The Hill ^ | 05/31/2016 | Johnathan Swan
    Donald Trump on Tuesday said he finally gave "close to six million dollars" to veterans’ groups, four months after making the pledge in late January. The presumptive GOP presidential nominee also said the press "should be ashamed of themselves" for asking questions about the money he donated.
  • VIDEO: "You're a Sleaze": Donald Trump Calls Out ABC News Reporter (w/Al Baldasaro)

    05/31/2016 8:45:35 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 165 replies
    YouTube ^ | May 31, 2016 | Right Side Broadcasting
    At a press conference at Trump Tower in NYC, where Trump was providing the press with a breakdown of how the funds he raised for Veterans was distributed, Donald Trump called out an ABC News Reporter. VIDEO
  • Donald Trump Embarrasses (sleazebag) ABC "reporter" in middle of presser: 'You're a Sleaze!'

    05/31/2016 11:51:44 AM PDT · by SteveH · 140 replies
    BPR ^ | May 31, 2016 | John Binder
    <p>Donald Trump just took the mainstream media to the woodshed.</p> <p>During a press conference to clear up the confusion around his donations to veterans organizations, Trump went after the mainstream media, but specifically ABC News reporter Tom Llamas.</p> <p>“I’m not looking for credit,” Trump said of the $5.6 million in donations he has given to various veterans organizations.</p>
  • Feinstein: 'Enough is enough' on Clinton's email controversy

    05/29/2016 8:48:15 AM PDT · by yoe · 90 replies
    The Hill ^ | May 29, 2016 | Rebecca Savransky
    Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) said critics should stop focusing on Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton's email controversy and start concentrating on the issues facing the country. "This goes on and on and on. We're reaching the final stages of a primary," she said on ABC's "This Week" in an interview that aired Sunday. An internal watchdog determined in a report sent to Capitol Hill last week that Clinton and her senior aides didn't comply with the State Department's record-keeping policies. The report said Clinton never requested permission to use her personal server, and it "would not" have been approved, in part,...
  • Feinstein on Clinton's Private Server: She Just Wanted To Talk To Bill and Chelsea: It Is What It Is

    05/29/2016 8:44:59 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 41 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | May 29, 2016 | Chandler Gill
    Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D., Ca.) told ABC's Jonathan Karl Sunday that Hillary Clinton just wanted some privacy to be able to talk to her husband, daughter, and friends "and not have somebody looking over her shoulder into her e-mails." "Oh wait a second, I don't believe she was trying to hide anything," Feinstein said. "I've known Hillary for a quarter of a century. Let me tell you what I do think. I think this is a woman who wants a little bit of a private life. She wants to be able to communicate with husband, with daughter, with friends, and...
  • Trump to debate Bernie Sanders ahead of California primary?

    05/26/2016 6:57:48 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 16 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 05/26/15 | Robert Laurie
    Pop the corn... Last night during an appearance on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live, Kimmel delivered a question from Bernie Sanders. It’s seems Bernie wanted to know if Trump was willing to attend the now-cancelled debate in which Hillary was too scared to participate. Trump said “yes,” as long as the event generated some money for charity. What exactly constitutes a “nice sum” has not been revealed, but Bernie wasted no time in issuing a response. He’s ready to rumble.
  • Audio Shows Katie Couric Documentary Deceptively Edited Interview with Pro-Gun Activists

    05/25/2016 4:20:24 PM PDT · by RKBA Democrat · 23 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 5-25-16 | Stephen Gutowski
    The makers of a new Katie Couric documentary on gun violence deceptively edited an interview between Couric and a group of gun rights activists in an apparent attempt to embarrass the activists, an audio recording of the full interview shows. At the 21:48 mark of Under the Gun a scene of Katie Couric interviewing members of the Virginia Citizens Defense League, a gun rights organization, is shown. Couric can be heard in the interview asking activists from the group, “If there are no background checks for gun purchasers, how do you prevent felons or terrorists from purchasing a gun?” The...
  • "Hillary's America" Trailer | First Trailer HD

    05/22/2016 7:52:27 PM PDT · by Nachum · 29 replies
    YouTube ^ | 5/5/16 | Dinesh D'Souza
    What are the Democrats hiding? Watch the just-released trailer for "Hillary's America: The Secret History Of The Democratic Party." The movie hits theaters nationwide this July.
  • Tom Brokaw to Ole Miss Grads: More Guns Mean More Homegrown Terror

    05/20/2016 8:53:27 AM PDT · by rktman · 69 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 5/19/2016 | AWR Hawkins
    During a May 14 commencement address to Old Miss graduates, retired news anchor and journalist Tom Brokaw said, “more guns … will mean more homegrown acts of terror.” Tom Brokaw lamented the continuing expansion of gun ownership and the success of gun rights organizations that support that expansion. According to The Commercial Appeal, Brokaw referenced the homicide rate in Democrat-run Memphis, Tennessee, then said: I’m appalled by the determination of organizations and individuals to arm more people without any appreciation of the consequence of evermore lethal weapons in our midst. More guns and more firearm tolerance will mean more homegrown...
  • Andrea Mitchell says Clinton rape accuser 'discredited' (video at source)

    05/19/2016 10:10:48 AM PDT · by doug from upland · 65 replies
    daily caller ^ | 5-19-16 | chuck ross
    NBC News’ Andrea Mitchell said on Thursday that Juanita Broaddrick, the woman who accused Bill Clinton of raping her in a Little Rock hotel room in 1978, is “discredited.” Appearing on “The Today Show,” Mitchell aired a segment about Donald Trump’s comments during an interview with Fox News’ Sean Hannity Wednesday night in which he brought up rape allegations against the former president. “In one case, it’s about exposure,” Hannity said in the interview. “In another case, it’s about groping and fondling and touching against a woman’s will.” “And rape,” Trump interjected. Broaddrick came out publicly in 1999 with claims...
  • A Bloodbath of Shows Axed for New Shows to Debut Next Season

    05/13/2016 10:47:02 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 177 replies
    abcnews.go.com ^ | May 13, 2016, 1:19 AM ET | By lynn elber
    It wasn't quite the Red Wedding, but Thursday brought viewers news of more than a dozen prime-time shows being axed to make room for new programs next season. ABC took the sword to seven series (including country music drama "Nashville" and veteran whodunit "Castle") while Fox is sacrificing five freshman shows, including comedies starring aging pretty boys Rob Lowe and John Stamos. Meanwhile, CBS is deleting "CSI: Cyber" after this, its sophomore season, thus laying to rest the "CSI" dynasty that encompassed four series during a 16-year span. The official body count — as well as new programming blood for...
  • Bin Laden Sought U.S. Fame In TV Interview: Trial

    07/29/2008 6:59:04 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 2 replies · 170+ views
    reuters ^ | July 29, 2008 | Randall Mikkelsen
    GUANTANAMO BAY U.S. NAVAL BASE, Cuba (Reuters) - Osama bin Laden wanted to introduce himself to America with an ABC television interview months before al Qaeda bombed two U.S. embassies in Africa, the interviewer testified on Tuesday. Former ABC correspondent John Miller, testifying at the first Guantanamo war crimes trial, also recalled comparing bin Laden with U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt as he made small talk during filming of the May 28, 1998, interview at an Afghanistan mountain hideout. It was a rare opportunity for an American journalist, and Miller detailed a movie-thriller route to get to bin Laden, complete with...
  • ABC Show Trashes Angry 'White Men' and 'Filthy Country People'

    05/06/2016 7:43:11 AM PDT · by Nachum · 48 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 5/6/16 | Alexa Moutevelis Coombs
    If you ever want to know what liberal Hollywood really thinks, just watch a Shonda Rhimes show. In about every other episode she has characters going off on thinly veiled, self-righteous liberal monologues. Tonight, ABC’s Scandal had two separate characters rant about "white men" and "country people." For those who aren’t unfamiliar with Scandal, GOP presidential primary candidate Hollis Doyle (Gregg Henry) is a character intended to spoof Donald Trump. The similarities in this particular show are endless: The opposing campaigns despair that “no matter what he does America loves him,” an ex-wife claims he raped her, he’s asked to...
  • R.I.P. Madeleine Sherwood, Mother Superior on 'The Flying Nun'

    04/26/2016 6:30:59 PM PDT · by Morgana · 23 replies
    metv.com ^ | April 25, 2016 | metvstaff
    Madeleine Sherwood performed Tennessee Williams dramas on stage and screen, and worked with legendary film director Elia Kazan. Her Broadway roles included The Crucible, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and Camelot — roles that any actor would envy. However, the Quebec native is perhaps best known for running a convent of nuns in Puerto Rico on television. For three seasons, Sherwood portrayed Reverend Mother Superior Placido on The Flying Nun, the charming, quirky 1960s sitcom that sent Sally Field soaring to a new level of stardom. As reported in The Hollywood Reporter, Sherwood has died at the age of...
  • Trump's Anti-GOP Complaints Are Big News, While Threats to Anti-Trump GOPers Are Ignored

    04/15/2016 12:37:56 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 29 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | April 15, 2016 | Rich Noyes
    Here’s what is most unusual about this week in news coverage of the GOP nomination drama: what’s not the top story of the week. On April 13, ABC’s World News Tonight correspondent Tom Llamas devoted most of that night’s report to chilling death threats against the Colorado state Republican party chairman, angered at how Donald Trump failed to win any delegates at the weekend party convention. Besides that one report, and two minor mentions (one on ABC’s Good Morning America and on Thursday’s CBS Evening News, that’s all the broadcast news attention given to reports of actual death threats in...
  • Trump Video Clips Needed

    04/08/2016 10:24:53 AM PDT · by the_doc · 159 replies
    Self | 04/08/16 | self
    I would like to know if any FReepers can provide links to the following videoclips: 1) Very old Larry King TV Show interview in which the very young Donald Trump starts off by insulting Larry King about his bad breath; 2) The speech (?) in which Trump reportedly made an insinuation that Ben Carson is a child molester; 3) The part of the South Carolina TV debate in which Trump somehow blamed George W. Bush for 9-11; 4) The statement (speech/interview/Twitter post?) blaming Cruz for Obamacare by endorsing John Roberts candidacy on the SCOTUS. Some or maybe even all of...
  • We Thought We Were Free

    04/07/2016 2:47:58 PM PDT · by PoliticallyShort · 58 replies
    PoliticallyShort.com ^ | 04/07/2016 | PoliticallyShort
    The America we live in, our nation, our people, our society, is not the America most of us were born in at all. The uniquely American forms are all there, all untouched, all reassuring, the football games, the local bars, the movies, the concerts, and the holidays. But the spirit, which most of us never noticed because we made the lifelong mistake of identifying it with the forms, has been fundamentally transformed. The transformation has occurred through the slowly creeping separation of not only the government from the people, but the people themselves from their country. It has taken place...
  • George Will: Trump Has Only Been Pro-life For About 15 Minutes

    04/03/2016 4:39:10 PM PDT · by Rockitz · 107 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 3 Apr 2016 | Pam Key
    On this weekend’s broadcast of “Fox News Sunday,” Washington Post columnist George Will questioned Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s pro-life stance. Will said, “Well, there’s a policy dimension and a process dimension to running for president. On the policy side, on abortion, he was asked a question that every novice Republican candidate knows he’s going to be asked. And he didn’t have an answer. Now, that’s partly because he’s only been pro-life for about 15 minutes.
  • All Three Nets Now Covering Anti-Cruz Smear; ABC Scolds Both Cruz and Trump

    03/26/2016 2:49:48 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 153 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | March 26, 2016 | Rich Noyes
    On Saturday, all three broadcast morning news shows talked about the National Enquirer allegations against GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz, allegations for which there is still no on-the-record source or any other supporting evidence. CBS, which took the high road and skipped the tawdry allegations on Friday’s Evening News, this morning offered a 68-second item read by CBS This Morning: Saturday co-anchor Anthony Mason, which cast the matter as a “he said, he said,” between the two candidates. ABC’s Good Morning America offered a full report from weekend political correspondent Devin Dwyer, in which Dwyer unfortunately cast both Cruz and...
  • Hillary On Area 51 Secrets: "I Think We Ought To Share It With The Public"

    03/25/2016 4:05:28 PM PDT · by GraceG · 57 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 3/25/2016 | Jamie Weinstein
    Hillary Clinton says barring any national security risk, she would like to open up the government files on Area 51 to the public if she is elected president. “I would like us to go into those files and hopefully make as much of that public as possible,” she told Jimmy Kimmel Thursday night on his late night ABC talk show. “If there’s nothing there, let’s tell people there’s nothing there.” When Kimmel followed up by asking what she would do if she discovered there was actually something alarming in the files, Clinton replied: “Well, if there is something there, unless...
  • Actress Martha Plimpton Shouts Her Abortion with ‘Abortion Dress’

    03/22/2016 1:15:20 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 66 replies
    CNSNews.com ^ | March 15, 2016 | Melanie Hunter
    Actress Martha Plimpton, who plays the mother Eileen O’Neal on ABC’s “The Real O’Neals,” recently wore an “abortion dress” to promote her views on abortion, according to the Independent Journal. The shift dress features the word abortion repeatedly with hearts in between. It is part of a social media campaign called #ShoutYourAbortion, which began in 2015 and encourages women – including Plimpton - to share “positive stories about their abortion experience.” The dress is sold on the website Paom, which stands for Print All Over Me and is “an online platform for real world collaboration and creation,” according to the website.The dress...
  • Disney CEO Bob Iger Defends ABC News Over Accusations of Liberal Bias

    03/03/2016 11:53:44 AM PST · by Citizen Zed · 19 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | 3-3-2016 | Paul Bond
    "I assure you, if we felt George was not presenting it fairly or were bias, he would not be on our air," Iger said of George Stephanopoulos. "It's something we take very, very seriously, and we monitor closely." Walt Disney CEO Bob Iger defended ABC News and one of its anchors, former Democratic party advisor George Stephanopoulos, against charges of liberal bias when pressed to do so Thursday by a shareholder who works for a conservative advocacy group. "Are we perfect? No. But I believe the overall presentation of ABC News, the reputation of ABC News, is one that we are...
  • NPR Clarifies Cokie Roberts' Role After Anti-Trump Column

    03/14/2016 5:31:23 AM PDT · by Drango · 93 replies
    NPR ^ | March 14, 2016 | David Folkenflik
    NPR is acting to clarify the role of longtime analyst and commentator Cokie Roberts after she co-wrote a syndicated newspaper column calling for "the rational wing" of the Republican Party to stop Donald Trump's march toward its presidential nomination. NPR has a policy forbidding its journalists from taking public stances on political affairs. She has not been a full-time employee for decades, and several years ago Roberts officially was named a commentator. (The timing was confirmed in separate interviews with Roberts, NPR officials and the former senior vice president for news who made the decision.) The role gives Roberts more...
  • (2005) Soros Shadow Party Stalks DeLay

    04/12/2005 1:48:32 AM PDT · by rdb3 · 161 replies · 5,681+ views
    FPM ^ | 12 APRIL 2005 | Richard Poe
    Soros Shadow Party Stalks DeLayBy Richard PoeFrontPageMagazine.com | April 12, 2005 On the day that Terri Schiavo died — victim of a court order condemning the brain-damaged woman to death by thirst and starvation — Representative Tom DeLay of Texas did what few politicians have the courage to do these days. He spoke his mind."This loss happened because our legal system did not protect the people who need protection most," DeLay told Fox News on March 31. "The time will come for the men responsible for this to answer for their behavior." DeLay’s strong language worried some Republicans. They pointed...
  • ABC Chided Rubio for Getting ‘Ugly,’ Now Thinks He’s Too Mild

    03/11/2016 1:32:42 PM PST · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | March 11, 2016 | Scott Whitlock
    It seems that Marco Rubio simply can’t win when it comes to ABC. Back in February, Good Morning America derided the “ugly” and “strange” attacks he employed against Donald Trump. On Friday, the morning show’s journalists worried he was too mild and didn’t “try” in the debate. GMA’s Stephanopoulos wondered if “you do anything to slow Donald Trump down?”  In a follow-up, the former operative to Bill Clinton wondered, “Anything you wish you would have said [in the debate]?” In a previous segment, reporter Jon Karl derided, “Last night may have been the last big chance to take him [Trump]...
  • Watch: Romney Reads "Mean Tweets" From Trump, Trump Supporters

    03/09/2016 10:21:54 AM PST · by Biggirl · 77 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | March 9, 2016 | Breitbart TV
    Tuesday on ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” former Gov. Mitt Romney (R-MA), the 2012 Republican presidential nominee, read aloud tweets from his critics, which include current GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump and supporters of his presidential campaign
  • Major Jewish Group Demands ABC Cancel ‘Quantico’ for ‘Vicious Defamation of Jews, Israel and the

    03/07/2016 5:33:50 PM PST · by Nachum · 16 replies
    lgemeiner Journal ^ | 3/7/16 | Ruthie Blum
    A major Jewish group is gathering signatures for a petition against ABC to cancel the series Quantico, amid allegations of anti-Israel and antisemitic content. The Zionist Organization of America has been protesting what it considers the “blatant, vicious defamation of Jews, Israel and the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), promoting ugly lies against the Jewish people and the Jewish state” on the TV thriller about a group of FBI recruits training to become special agents. In a statement released on Friday, ZOA President Morton A. Klein and Director of Special Projects Liz Berney referred to a previous complaint they had lodged...
  • Nets Slam ‘Vulgar’ and ‘Childish’ GOP Debate Reaching ‘New Lows’

    03/04/2016 11:40:25 AM PST · by Kaslin · 24 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | March 4, 2016 | Kyle Drennen
    On Friday, the NBC, CBS, and ABC morning shows all blasted Thursday’s Republican presidential debate as “vulgar” “silly” and “childish.” The same networks that have routinely provided ample airtime to Donald Trump’s personal attacks on his rivals, lectured the GOP contenders on civility. Co-host Matt Lauer began NBC’s Today: “Vitriol and vulgarity. The Republican race reaches new lows during last night's debate....Is this any way to elect a president?” Minutes later, fellow co-host Savannah Guthrie lamented: “New nastiness, new lows in the Republican presidential race.”Nets Slam ‘Vulgar’ and ‘Childish’ GOP Debate Reaching ‘New Lows’In the report that followed, correspondent Peter...