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  • Law firm labeled hate group leading Kim Davis' crusade

    10/04/2015 9:17:57 AM PDT · by PROCON · 29 replies
    AP ^ | Oct. 4, 2015 | AP
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Kim Davis' lawyer stood onstage in a Washington D.C. hotel and pointed to a photo on the screen. It showed 100,000 people packed into a Peruvian soccer stadium, Mat Staver told the crowd, all there to pray for the Kentucky clerk battling against gay marriage. The crowd erupted. It wasn't true.
  • Charges filed against suspect in Busch Stadium mugging that left vet paralyzed [No national outrage]

    09/30/2015 5:37:40 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 27 replies
    Charges have been filed soon against 31-year-old Kilwa Jones. He is the suspect in the robbery and shooting that left Cardinals fan Chris Sanna paralyzed. He has been charged with two felony counts of assault, two counts of robbery and four counts of armed criminal action.
  • Bias Watch: Georgetown University

    09/21/2015 11:13:47 AM PDT · by Academiadotorg · 5 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | September 19, 2015 | Malcolm A. Kline
    Occasionally, students actually notice when they are in a biased course. “I felt a certain idealistic giddiness upon enrolling in ‘Prisons & Punishment,’ a government course introduced during my senior year of college,” Danny Funt writes in the September/October issue of the Columbia Journalism Review. “It was exciting to attach a resonant cause to academic inquiry, and about 95 percent of my classmates—Republican and Democrat—identified as supporters of criminal justice reform.” “Our professor had a childhood friend who was wrongfully imprisoned for murdering his parents and then exonerated 17 years later. ‘This will be the most important course you take...
  • How Ahmed’s clock became a false, convenient tale of racism

    09/19/2015 1:09:38 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 34 replies
    nypost ^ | 9/19/15 | Kyle Smith
    When is America going to get serious about the problem of white kids getting suspended from school for nothing? By now you’ve heard the story of Ahmed Mohamed, crowned by the Daily Beast “The Muslim Hero America Has Been Waiting For” after the 14-year-old brought to school a beeping, strange-looking homemade concealed device that turned out to be a clock. School officials, thinking, as 95% of Americans would, that it kinda looked like a bomb, hauled him out of class. Police put him in handcuffs and, even after the confusion passed, the boy was suspended from school. ...The main difference...
  • How Donald Trump tried — and failed — to open a casino in Florida [GOP-e Hit Piece?]

    09/19/2015 7:37:48 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 45 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 9/19/15 | Rosalind S. Helderman
    As Jeb Bush was campaigning to be governor of Florida, real estate mogul Donald Trump sought a meeting with one of Bush’s closest allies in the state legislature... Trump wanted to discuss his plan to loosen Florida’s gambling restrictions so he could partner with an Indian tribe and open a casino in the state. He met twice with the lawmaker, then-soon-to-be state House Speaker John Thrasher, once for lunch at the 21 Club in New York and again at Trump’s extravagant Palm Beach estate, Mar-a-Lago....
  • Hey media! How many OPEN town halls have your establishment candidates held?

    09/19/2015 6:53:06 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 4 replies
    9/19/15 | sff
    Trump does a speech before a BIG audience, then takes obviously UNSCRIPTED, IMPROMPTU questions..... How many of those has Hitlery done? Christie? I saw Jeb do one in front of a group of students in Miami a month ago, but who knows if the questions were cherry picked? Point is: Trump was talking to the *PEOPLE* and listening to them....not talking down to them.
  • GOP 2016 hopefuls split over Trump's Muslim controversy

    09/19/2015 5:50:46 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 63 replies
    CNN ^ | 9/19/15 | Jeremy Diamond, etc.
    Republican presidential hopefuls were split Friday amid the fallout from Donald Trump not taking issue with a man who, during a campaign event, called President Barack Obama a Muslim and said Muslims are "a problem in this country." Rick Santorum and Ted Cruz refused to criticize Trump or say whether they believe Obama is a Christian, instead slamming reporters for asking about the incident. Jindal said it wasn't a candidate's "role" to correct a questioner -- but also said he would have pointed out the U.S.'s anti-discrimination values. And Chris Christie, Lindsey Graham and Jeb Bush emphatically said they believe...
  • December: Obama Fails to correct "Black Lives Matter" statement on NYC Cops

    09/18/2015 9:38:42 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 3 replies
    ...Patrick Lynch used his role as the President of the largest police union in New York to essentially declare war on Black communities.
  • Leslie Moonves and CBS Staff Heard Dismissing Robert Redford's Dan Rather Movie as "Half-Truth"

    09/16/2015 9:13:32 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 37 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | September 16, 2015 | by Matthew Belloni
    Before its acclaimed premiere at TIFF, 'Truth' — about the scandal that ended the anchor's CBS News career — was screened for a special viewer: CBS president and CEO Moonves, who was not impressed. Truth, director James Vanderbilt's drama about the "Memogate" scandal that ended Dan Rather's CBS News career, was touted as a world premiere at Toronto. Rather himself turned up at the event to praise the film's accuracy and its (very sympathetic) portrayal of him. CBS mostly comes across as the villain in Truth, with news chief Andy Heyward appearing to fire Rather (Robert Redford) and 60 Minutes...
  • Serena Williams Loses Tennis Match, American Media Weeps

    09/12/2015 5:18:50 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 55 replies
    Just grazing through the nets today, you would think a tennis player losing a match was enough to send the American media into an inconsolable frenzy. I think they are more worked up over Serena losing then they were about the MULTIPLE COPS murdered in the past month. Likewise, the James Blake story is getting TONS of coverage! Yet the pandemic murders of police? Under the rug.
  • Video: Clinton Campaign Collapses [Media Will Ignore]

    09/10/2015 5:20:43 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 18 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | 9/10/15 | SHOSHANA WEISSMANN
    Falls to pieces in Milwaukee.
  • Donald Trump: I wasn't talking about Carly Fiorina's face

    09/10/2015 8:11:44 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 76 replies
    CNN ^ | 9/10/15 | Jeremy Diamond
    Donald Trump said Thursday that when he suggested Carly Fiorina's face would make her unelectable, he wasn't talking about her looks. "I'm not talking about looks. I'm talking about persona," Trump told CNN's Chris Cuomo on "New Day."
  • Al-Jazeera journalists jailed for airing 'false news', Egyptian court ruling says

    09/07/2015 3:57:59 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 5 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 9/6/2015
    An Egyptian court released a detailed ruling on Sunday on why it sentenced three journalists working for al-Jazeera English to three years in prison for airing what it described as “false news” and biased coverage. The case has long been criticised by press freedom campaigners and others. The ruling, published by the state news agency Mena, said Mohamed Fahmy, a Canadian national, Peter Greste, an Australian journalist, and BaherMohamed, an Egyptian producer, were by default members of the banned Muslim Brotherhood group, which Egyptian authorities consider a terrorist organisation. “It has been proven beyond reasonable doubt that the al-Jazeera media...
  • About Gwen "Take That, Bibi" Ifill

    09/04/2015 8:30:24 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 27 replies
    National Review ^ | September 3, 2015 | Jay Nordlinger
    Well, I’ve said it a million times: The anchorman of CBS News should attend Democratic fundraisers (as happened). The Supreme Court reporter of the New York Times, a.k.a. the paper of record, should march in abortion-rights rallies (as happened). And PBS news figures should be open partisans. Yesterday, when Senator Barbara Mikulski declared for the Iran deal, meaning that this deal could not be blocked by the Senate, Gwen Ifill spiked the football. “Take that, Bibi,” she tweeted. Aha! Good one, Gwen! The PBS ombudsman has written about this matter disapprovingly. I’m not sure I disapprove. What I disapprove of...
  • PBS Ombudsman Calls Gwen Ifil "Self Inflicted Wound"

    09/03/2015 8:46:21 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 36 replies
    PBS ^ | Sept. 2, 2015 | By Michael Getler
    I’m the ombudsman at PBS and I don’t want to be glib or dash off something on Twitter that I would quickly regret, or that could easily be misunderstood, or could be used to either discredit me and my work or PBS. I had the same policy about pre-social media venues when I was the ombudsman at The Washington Post. So that brings me to the real self-inflicted wound, which was a tweet by PBS NewsHour co-anchor Gwen Ifill on Wednesday—after it became known that President Obama had secured the necessary number of Democratic backers in the Senate to ensure...
  • Bus driver suspended after being attacked by passenger [White Guy Attacked by Black Woman]

    09/01/2015 5:36:42 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 29 replies
    WSVN-TV ^ | 8/31/15
    A South Florida bus driver is upset after he was suspended from work for several days months after he was viciously attacked by a passenger. According to the victim, his employers told him he should have handled the altercation differently. Sixty-six-year-old Ken Legler was on his routine drive July 15 when a woman stepped onto the bus. Legler said she handed over her bus pass, but he noticed it had been tampered with and then called his dispatcher to inform them regarding the pass. "I've been a bus driver 28 years. This is the way I was trained to do...
  • Bigotry in numbers: Why so many academics look down on evangelicals

    08/28/2015 6:48:58 AM PDT · by daniel1212 · 37 replies
    Those who teach in higher education are relatively OK with some religious groups, according to a study based on a 2012 online national survey that drew 464 complete responses. Asked to assess religious groups on a “feeling thermometer” of 1 to 100, Jewish people, mainline Protestants and Catholics all achieved an average score of 65 or higher, researchers led by University of North Texas sociologist George Yancey reported in an online article in the journal Sociology of Religion. Next to the bottom, just slightly above fundamentalists, were Protestant evangelicals with an average score of 48. Based on the rankings and...
  • Undercover Anti-Abortion Video Showed Images of Stillborn — Not Aborted — Fetus

    08/22/2015 4:00:46 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 28 replies
    Pro-Infanticide Yahoo "Health" Propaganda Site ^ | 8/22/15 | Jennifer Gerson Uffalussy
    On Friday, the Center for Medical Progress (CMP), the antiabortion activist group that has been releasing undercover videos targeting Planned Parenthood, the practice of fetal tissue donation, and later-term abortion, has admitted that images shown its most recent video of a fetus of approximately 19 weeks gestational age was not taken at a Planned Parenthood affiliate clinic, as heavily implied in the video. ....In the video, Holly O’Donnell, a former employee of StemExpress, a middleman company that provides fetal tissue — among their forms of donated tissue — to biomedical researchers, discussed a fetus she sees and works with following...
  • NYT Reporter: 'You Want Me to Indict and Damn Hillary Clinton? I'm Not Going to Do That'

    08/21/2015 6:51:39 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 53 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Finally! Something from a New York Times reporter you can absolutely, positively believe: that no matter the mounting evidence, he will not condemn Hillary Clinton for her email malfeasance. On today's Morning Joe, Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough repeatedly tried to get Jeremy Peters to state whether he agreed with the federal judge who yesterday declared that Hillary had not "followed government policy" regarding her email. After haplessly trying to do anything but answer the question, an exasperated Peters finally sputtered: "you want, you want me to indict and damn Hillary? I'm not going to do that." View the video...
  • FOX News Debate Anchors Actively Planned Zingers – Prepared to Escort Trump From Stage

    08/10/2015 11:57:58 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 88 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | August 10, 2015 | Jim Hoft
    The LA Times reported: As they sorted and re-sorted questions, the unpredictability of real estate tycoon and reality-TV star Donald Trump was never far from their minds. “I would say the level is about an eight on the concern meter because of the unknown,” Baier said. Baier even had a “nuclear option” at the ready for Trump if he ignored all protocol. The script — which Baier didn’t have to use — took a page from Trump’s “Celebrity Apprentice” TV show. It went like this: “Mr. Trump, in your business you have rules. You follow rules. We have rules on...
  • Jon Stewart Hosts 'The Daily Show' for Last Time ["News" Industry Gets Vapors]

    08/07/2015 5:45:41 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 18 replies
    After 16 groundbreaking seasons on "The Daily Show," Jon Stewart hosted the program for the very last time Thursday night, and a plethora of special guests joined him. The hour-long finale started as expected with Stewart, 52, bringing his unique brand of sarcastic comedy. But tears eventually came after so many former correspondents he has helped along the way continued to thank the icon.
  • ‘Abandonment of Standard Journalistic Practices': Hillary Campaign Blasts NYT in Letter

    07/31/2015 6:29:58 PM PDT · by InMemoriam · 14 replies ^ | 7/30/15 | Josh Feldman
    Hillary Clinton‘s campaign sent a letter to The New York Times lambasting them for their recent coverage of Clinton’s use of private email while she was Secretary of State. The letter, first obtained by CNN and then posted online by the Clinton campaign, is in direct response to the Times‘ most recent reporting on Clinton. The Times ran a report saying that two government inspectors general recommended the DOJ open a criminal investigation into Clinton’s emails due to classified material on her private account, but it turns out the recommendation was not on criminal grounds, so the Times ended up...
  • Nets Covered Cecil the Lion More in 1 Day Than Abortion Videos in 2 Weeks

    07/29/2015 2:08:00 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 33 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | July 29, 2015 | Katie Yoder
    America’s anchors have spoken: the shooting of one lion vastly outweighs the trafficking of baby parts by a taxpayer-funded abortion giant. In other words, the broadcast news shows spent more time in one day on Cecil the Lion than they did on the Planned Parenthood videos in two weeks. The three broadcast networks, ABC, NBC and CBS censored the third video released Tuesday by the Center for Medical Progress (CMP) exposing Planned Parenthood’s practice of harvesting aborted baby parts -- censored it at Planned Parenthood’s urging. But the news shows did find more than 14 minutes for a more...
  • Michelle Obama Offers Advice to College Students, Says She Can't Be First Lady Alone.

    07/25/2015 5:42:11 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 16 replies
    E! ^ | 7/24/15 | McKenna Aiello
    ....[BO's wife] was joined by E!'s own Terrence Jenkins, rapper Wale and more than 130 college-bound students at the White House to discuss tackling obstacles in school and the importance of education at the 2015 Beat the Odds Summit.... [she] recalled her own college experience, advising students—regardless of upbringing and background—to lean on each other during tough times. "You cannot live in isolation when you go to college," she explained. "The kids who didn't make it from my school or graduated later usually were the ones that I didn't see. They just disappeared and they tried to fix the stuff...
  • Amazon Pulls Negative Reviews of New Marriage Book

    07/24/2015 1:17:55 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 7 replies
    Daily Signal ^ | 7/21/15 | Marguerite Bowling
    A day after The Daily Signal reported on controversial reviews for Ryan T. Anderson’s new book on, the country’s largest Internet retailer said it has removed reviews that included photos of Nazi concentration camps. Anderson’s book, “Truth Overruled: The Future of Marriage and Religious Freedom,” had one-star ratings that included pictures of men in what looked to be a World War II-era concentration camp. The reviewer argued that the book was modern-day fascism.
  • Trump Is the Poison His Party Concocted

    07/24/2015 12:48:40 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 37 replies
    NYTimes ^ | 7-23-2015 | Timothy Egan
    The adults patrolling the playpen of Republican politics are appalled that we’ve become a society where it’s O.K. to make fun of veterans, to call anyone who isn’t rich a loser, to cast an entire group of newly arrived strivers as rapists and shiftless criminals. Somewhere, we crossed a line — from our mothers’ modesty to strutting braggadocio, from dutiful decorum to smashing all the china in the room, from respecting a base set of facts to a trumpeting of willful ignorance. Yes, how did we get to a point where up to one-fourth of the party of Lincoln, Eisenhower...
  • Obama tells Jon Stewart: ‘We move the ball forward’ [Final Worship Service on "Daily Show"]

    07/22/2015 2:27:52 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 22 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 7/22/15 | Josh Lederman/AP
    ....Obama took a victory lap on Stewart’s show, ticking off a list of achievements on health care, foreign policy and more. “The VA works better than when I came into office. Government works better than when I came into office. The economy is better than when I came into office,” Obama boasted.
  • Ideas For Reporters Struggling To Cover Planned Parenthood

    07/21/2015 12:04:46 PM PDT · by Colonel_Flagg · 4 replies
    The Federalist ^ | July 20, 2015 | Mollie Hemingway
    Many years ago I interviewed for a reporting job covering government waste, fraud and mismanagement. The interview went well and my future employers mentioned that they’d had trouble keeping the position filled as many reporters had trouble coming up with story ideas. They wondered if that would be a problem. I thought they were joking, so I chuckled. But they were entirely serious. I thought of that when looking at media coverage of the Planned Parenthood scandal. The media seem to be really struggling to come up with any story ideas for how to cover this story. (snip) Using Nexis,...
  • Muslims blast handling of Tennessee mosque attack plan case

    07/17/2015 5:23:35 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 32 replies
    Muslim groups say a judge's decision to release from federal custody a Signal Mountain man accused in court records of planning an attack on a mosque in New York state represents a double standard and should be revisited.... ...Ibrahim Hooper, spokesman for the Council on American-Islamic Relations, said Doggart poses a threat to Muslims and shouldn't have been released. Other groups have echoed those sentiments. "I think this case has been mishandled and it hasn't been treated with the seriousness it deserves," Hooper said. ""Unfortunately, this fits a pattern of cases in which no Muslim is involved and it is...
  • CNN Blasts CBS News’s Major Garrett for Asking Obama Tough Question

    07/15/2015 9:42:27 PM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 61 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 15, 2015 | By John Nolte
    During Wednesday’s national press conference about his Iran deal, President Obama played the media like a fiddle. It was a situation where the media was so compliant the questioners were hand-picked by the White House beforehand, the president filibustered throughout, and Obama ended the event by asking himself the questions he wanted to answer. Only Major Garrett of CBS News asked a truly tough question, a question that was obviously framed in a way to cut through the president’s rigorously-rehearsed talking points. For daring to question the Lightbringer in the same way the media questioned President George W. Bush for...
  • Liberal dredges up old racist fears

    07/15/2015 7:44:17 PM PDT · by TChad · 2 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | 7/13/2015 | Michael Barone
    In the Washington Post's liberal blog The Plum Line, Paul Waldman last week recycled one of the enduring lies of liberal politics: that "the Willie Horton issue," as Waldman calls it, was a successful appeal by the 1988 Bush for president campaign to American voters' racism. That's a lie and deserves to be exposed as such.
  • In 5:00 BBC Credits Obama w/ Pluto Mission, Trashes Bibi Like He's Got Horns, + Glorifies Iran Deal

    07/15/2015 12:14:51 PM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 11 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 15 July 2015 | Reaganite Republican
    Was watching BBC Europe yesterday -flicked it on the the hotel for five minutes while unpacking- and the amount of left wing pom-pom shaking they can pack into a brief period of time is just about any intellectually-honest person can stomach... And that's regardless of political bias -like we never knew The Beebe leaned to the left. But it's relentless these days... I used to admire their professionalism and world coverage in the 80s/90s, as I still do the Telegraph, etc. British press is in many ways superior to my own country's, imho- even car magazines, i.e. CAR was a...
  • Brad Steinle on Twitter: Thanked Donald Trump on July 4

    07/15/2015 9:33:37 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 18 replies
    Twitter ^ | 7/4/15 | Brad Steinle
    I am Brad Steinle. Kate Steinle's big brother. She was my best friend, my love, my everything!
  • Obama to Hold a Press Conference on Iran [LIVE THREAD Wednesday 1:00 pm Media Call to Worship]

    07/15/2015 1:26:44 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 25 replies
    White House Dossier ^ | July 14, 2015, 5:43 pm EDT | Keith Koffler
    ....Obama Wednesday will hold an East Room press conference to try to explain what on earth he was thinking when he agreed to the deal with Iran. The proceedings will begin at 1:00 pm Obama Standard Time, which is generally Eastern Time plus about twenty minutes. I will live stream it for you.
  • Michelle Obama Was On 'So You Think You Can Dance'....

    07/14/2015 5:54:06 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 19 replies
    Bustle ^ | 7/13/15 | Keertana Sastry
    FLOTUS is just like us, you guys! She loves the same shows as us! On Monday night’s episode of So You Think You Can Dance, the series showed us the all-star dancers’ trip to the White House to perform at the 137th annual Easter Egg Roll. And because she’s basically one of the coolest women ever, First Lady Michelle Obama joined the dancers onstage to perform a routine and get the crowd moving as part of her initiative combat childhood obesity. SYTYCD host Cat Deeley had the chance to also interview the First Lady about her love for So You...
  • Amazon: 'No evidence' of bulk sales for Ted Cruz book

    07/13/2015 8:11:32 AM PDT · by VinL · 40 replies
    Politico ^ | 7/13/2015 | Dylan Byers
    The New York Times' refusal to put Ted Cruz's memoir on its bestseller list is once again being called into question — this time by Amazon, the largest Internet retailer in the country. On Sunday, an Amazon spokesperson told the On Media blog that the company's sales data showed no evidence of unusual bulk purchase activity for the Texas senator's memoir, casting further doubt on the Times' claim that the book — "A Time For Truth" — had been omitted from its list because sales had been driven by "strategic bulk purchases." "As of yesterday, 'A Time for Truth' was...
  • Hillary Clinton’s interview with CNN full of softballs

    07/12/2015 1:04:48 PM PDT · by QT3.14 · 9 replies
    WRKO Boston - The Kuhner Report ^ | July 8, 2015 | Jeff Kuhner
    == Listen to segment == (Nothing asked about Benghazi, but in stark contrast, he plays an excerpt later how Rihanna Taylor rakes candidate Carson over the coals on his stance of gays).
  • Miami Media reporting Trump says MOST Mexican immigrants are rapists & murderers

    07/09/2015 5:46:09 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 14 replies
    Noticing how LOCAL news is portraying Donald Trump's words at his campaign launch a couple weeks ago. Trump was speaking about ILLEGAL ALIENS and the criminal element within....The VIOLENT criminal element.... Now, at least one of the Miami TV stations is reporting that Trump says MOST MEXICAN IMMIGRANTS are rapists and murderers...a COMPLETE misrepresentation of his comments. WFOR, WPLG, WSVN and WTVJ are the English speaking stations in would think since Trump owns the Doral golf course, and does lots of business in Florida, they'd make an effort to accurately report his statements.
  • Secret Service director's mission: Fix the agency [CNN puff piece]

    07/08/2015 3:52:10 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 2 replies
    CNN ^ | 7/7/15 | Jim Acosta
    More than nine months after a knife-wielding intruder scaled the White House fence and entered what should be the most secure building in the world, the man tasked with reforming the U.S Secret Service vowed such an incident would never happen again. "It should not have happened. And it won't happen again," Secret Service Director Joseph Clancy said in an interview with CNN. .... last week, the Secret Service added spikes atop the White House fence to thwart jumpers, a temporary measure that came more than nine months after September's infamous intrusion. Clancy acknowledged the new deterrent would only go...
  • Outrage as Twitter reveals just 49 of its 3,000 US employees are black [1.7%]

    07/02/2015 5:20:59 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 72 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 7/2/15 | MIA DE GRAAF
    Twitter only has 49 black employees - out of 2,910 staff members in America. The 35 men and 14 women account for just 1.7 per cent of the firm's US operation, which is 93.8 per cent white or Asian. It represents a stark lack of progress since last year, when senior executives promised to boost their number of African American staff from 2 per cent.
  • Gay rights supporters push beyond marriage to broader legal protections

    06/28/2015 4:36:53 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 60 replies
    The Houston Chronicle ^ | June 27, 2015 | Paul Kane, The Washington Post |
    Fresh off their biggest legal victory, gay rights supporters began to expand their efforts beyond same-sex marriage to a broad push to rewrite civil rights law and extend protections to other personal and financial actions. A liberal coalition spanning gay rights groups and traditional African-American leaders turned its attention to a new legislative bid to outlaw discrimination against homosexuals in employment, housing, financial dealings and other regular actions not protected under the Supreme Court's ruling declaring same-sex marriage a constitutional right. "You can be married on Saturday, post your pictures on Instagram on Sunday and fired from your job on...
  • THOUGHTCRIME! Traditional marriage opinions BANNED by PA newspaper after Supreme Court ruling

    06/26/2015 7:04:08 PM PDT · by markomalley · 35 replies
    The Right Scoop ^ | 6/26/15 | Soopermexican
    The “Pennsylvania Patriot” newspaper may think they’re patriotic, but shutting down dissenting opinion doesn’t seem to be true to the roots of the country. After the Supreme Court ruling today that feelings are more important than the Constitution and words have no meaning, the editorial board at Pennlive posted this notice: As a result of Friday’s ruling, PennLive/The Patriot-News will no longer accept, nor will it pring, op-Eds and letters to the editor in opposition to same-sex marriage. Then after a few actual patriots on twitter started mocking the Fascist idiots, they changed it just a tad so that they...
  • NY Times: ISIS “is offering reliable security; providing jobs

    06/22/2015 2:18:07 PM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 24 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | 06/20/2015 | Pamela Geller
    Ben Hubbard of the New York Times writes of the Islamic State, or ISIS, that “…the group is offering reliable, if harsh, security; providing jobs in decimated economics; and providing a rare sense of order in a region overwhelmed by conflict.” This summary of ISIS and their good deeds sounds eerily similar (and just as disgusting) to the accolades bestowed upon Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party before — and even after — the Second World War and the Holocaust. Hubbard uses the example of a nameless labourer from Raqqa who had “earned good money painting their offices,” who opined...

    06/22/2015 10:35:22 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 88 replies
    breitbart ^ | june 22, 2015 | charlie spiering
    President Obama continued his criticism of Fox News, arguing that the network’s viewers are getting a different set of facts than the rest of the country. During a WTF Podcast with Marc Maron, Obama lamented that the media is “splintered” now, with all kinds of different news outlets. “We’re not in a common conversation,” he said. “If you watch Fox News you inhabit a completely different world with different facts than if you read (the) New York Times,” he said. Obama said media institutions such as Fox News and political organizations were trying to profit from polarization, and that’s leaving the political...
  • media bias at its best. Twitter screencap.

  • New York Times Ignores Children of Gay Parents Who Want a Mom and Dad

    06/18/2015 6:58:34 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 7 replies ^ | 6-16-2015 | Ryan T. Anderson
    The New York Times ran an article this weekend profiling and quoting many children of gay and lesbian parents under the headline “What Could Gay Marriage Mean for the Kids?”Noticeably absent were any children who, while loving their two moms or two dads, yearned for both a mom and dad.In my new book, “The Future of Marriage and Religious Freedom,” I devote a chapter to highlighting the stories of children of gays and lesbians who have spoken out about how redefining marriage has social costs. Their basic story is the same: Same-sex marriage denies children like them a relationship with...
  • MSNBC Host Weighs in On Rachel Dolezal With a ‘Stupid’ Remark That’s Backfiring Big Time [Video]

    06/15/2015 10:55:13 AM PDT · by QT3.14 · 82 replies
    IJReview ^ | June 14, 2015 | Justen Charter
    On Saturday, MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry shared her thoughts about the Rachel Dolezal story with one of her guests. Perry said: “But is it possible that she might actually be black? The best way that I know how to describe this and I want to be very careful here. Because I don’t want to say it’s equivalent to the transgender experience. But there is a useful language in trans and cis, which is to just to say some of us are born cis-gendered, some of us are born trans-gendered. But I wonder can it be that one would be cis-black...
  • FLASHBACK: ABC's ’08 Prediction: NYC Under Water from Climate Change By June 2015

    06/12/2015 3:20:56 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 29 replies
    newsbusters ^ | june 12, 2015 | scott whitlock
    New York City underwater? Gas over $9 a gallon? A carton of milk costs almost $13? Welcome to June 12,  2015. Or at least that was the wildly-inaccurate version of 2015 predicted by ABC News exactly seven years ago. Appearing on Good Morning America in 2008, Bob Woodruff hyped Earth 2100, a special that pushed apocalyptic predictions of the then-futuristic 2015. The segment included supposedly prophetic videos, such as a teenager declaring, "It's June 8th, 2015. One carton of milk is $12.99." (On the actual June 8, 2015, a gallon of milk cost, on average, $3.39.) Another clip featured this prediction...
  • Hillary Clinton Joins Instagram, Posts Patriotic Pantsuits Picture [Media Drooling]

    06/11/2015 5:51:35 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 16 replies
    People ^ | 6/10/15 | Tierney McAfee
    Hillary Clinton is letting the world know who wears the pantsuits in the 2016 election. The Democratic presidential front-runner joined Instagram... Clinton, 67, captioned the snapshot of her [pantsuits] "Hard choices," in a playful nod to her 2014 memoir of the same name.
  • Rubio rakes in cash after New York Times’ hit pieces

    06/11/2015 5:40:51 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 4 replies
    Washington Times ^ | June 10, 2015 | Joseph Curl
    Attacks by the New York Times against Republican 2016 presidential candidate Marco Rubio have backfired, bringing in wads of cash and making the once-vaunted newspaper of record look foolish. In the last two weeks, the unabashedly liberal paper has run two hit pieces on Rubio (and in one, his wife) as well. Last week, the Times attacked the Florida senator for getting four traffic tickets in 17 years. On Tuesday, the paper hit him again for taking out student loans to pay for college and then, gasp, buying a 24-foot off-shore fishing boat (the Times, of course, called it a...