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  • Mary Landrieu is the clear choice for Senate: Editorial

    11/26/2014 3:38:19 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 93 replies
    The Times-Picayune ^ | November 26, 2014 | By The Editorial Board
    Mary Landrieu is dedicated to the well being of Louisiana residents. Even her vote for the Affordable Care Act, which is being used to attack her, reflects concern for the hundreds of thousands of her constituents who lack health insurance. Seniority matters in the Senate. Although Democrats lost control of the chamber in the midterm elections, Sen. Landrieu would be one of the highest-ranking members of the minority party in the next Congress. Her track record demonstrates her ability to work successfully with Republicans on a variety of matters. Louisiana needs Sen. Landrieu's knowledge, energy and influence in Washington as...
  • Rise of the Rust Belt Republicans

    11/22/2014 6:57:17 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 12 replies
    Politico ^ | 11/22/14 | JAMES HOHMANN and JAKE SHERMAN
    Are these governors the GOP’s antidote to the party of the 1 percent? Gov. Scott Walker, a rabid Wisconsin Badgers fan, likes to razz Gov. John Kasich about his Ohio State Buckeyes. “We’re hoping to be against each other in the Big 10 championship in a couple weeks,” he said during a panel discussion at the Republican Governors Association meeting here this week.
  • Florida State University shooter thought cameras were watching him: police

    11/22/2014 5:44:17 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 24 replies
    Daily Digest ^ | 11/22/14 | Dan Taylor
    The man who police say shot three people at Florida State University had complained to authorities in New Mexico that cameras were watching him and he heard voices talking about him, according to new reports. Myron May, a 2005 Florida State graduate, is accused of returning to his school this week and shooting two students and a library pistol before being shot fatally by police, according to the Associated Press. In September, May walked into the Las Cruces Police Department to report his suspicions on cameras installed in his apartment and voices that were talking about him and laughing at...
  • Were the shooting victims at Florida State white? Media isn't reporting....

    11/21/2014 6:18:54 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 36 replies
    11/21/14 | sff
    The Miami media finally got around to reporting a little bit about the shooter at FSU. NOTHING, however, about the victims. I have seen enough liberal media to know that if the shooter were white and had shot two or three black students, RACISM would be the drumbeat.... In this case, the shooter was black....but the victims have not been identified.
  • African-American Collegiate Scholarship Fund [Pic of FSU Shooter]

    11/20/2014 9:23:19 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 23 replies
    Myron May Myron May Graduate of Texas Tech University School of Law 2009 -Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. -Rocky Mountain Region Chairman of the National Black Law Students Association -Texas Tech Law Review -Texas Tech Board of Regents Scholar Graduate of Florida State University Alum 2005 Wewahitchka High School Alum 2001
  • Obama in Winter

    11/18/2014 5:59:36 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 18 replies
    New York Times ^ | November 17, 2014 | by David Brooks
    They say failure can be a good teacher, but, so far, the Obama administration is opting out of the course. The post-midterm period has been one of the most bizarre of the Obama presidency. I’m not sure why the Obama administration has been behaving so strangely since the midterms. Maybe various people in the White House are angry in defeat and want to show that they can be as obstructionist as anyone. Maybe, in moments of stress, they are only really sensitive to criticism from the left flank. Maybe it’s Gruberism: the belief that everybody else is slightly dumber and...
  • Confrontations Await Obama After Productive Trip

    11/16/2014 8:21:44 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 27 replies
    ABC News ^ | November 16, 2014 | By JULIE PACE AP White House Correspondent
    After a productive trip abroad, President Barack Obama headed home Sunday on a collision course with Republicans on immigration and an oil pipeline project, showdowns that threaten prospects for cooperation over his remaining two years in office. Given his faltering political support in the U.S. and his party's recent election losses, his trip to China, Myanmar and Australia appeared to offer respite. The president, who was due to arrive in Washington late Sunday, basked in policy breakthroughs with China and warm welcomes in Myanmar and Australia. "I intend to build on that momentum when I return home," Obama said at...
  • Fox Anchor says CNBC 'silenced' her coverage of Obamacare (“disrespecting" office of pres)

    11/15/2014 7:15:37 AM PST · by maggief · 65 replies
    American Thinker ^ | November 15, 2014 | Rick Moran
    An anchor for Fox Business Network who used to work for CNBC told viewers that her superiors at the network "silenced" her reporting on Obamacare, telling her she was "disrespecting the office of the president" by pointing out that Obamacare's math didn't add up. Daily Caller: Fox Business Network anchor Melissa Francis said she was “silenced” by CNBC when management told her she was “disrespecting the office of the president” by reporting about Obamacare. Francis highlighted Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber’s comments about the “stupidity” of American voters and the administration intentionally misleading the public about what’s in the law and...
  • Florida's job gains in October more than double those a year ago

    11/14/2014 6:38:48 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 6 replies
    Ft Lauderdale Sun Sentinel ^ | 11/12/14 | Marcia Heroux Pounds
    Florida added 20,050 private-sector jobs in October – more than doubling the 8,580 jobs gained in the same month a year ago, according to a regional employment report released Wednesday by payroll and human resources firm ADP.
  • How One Landslide Win on Election Day Cost Two Stations $10 Million

    11/13/2014 11:08:40 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 26 replies
    tvspy.com ^ | 11/12/14 | Mark Joyella
    In local TV, nobody likes a landslide. Close races are more intriguing to cover for the newsroom, and they are far, far more lucrative for the sales department. An analysis by the Cincinnati Business Courier concludes the runaway win on Election Night by Ohio Governor John Kasich cost two Scripps stations, Cleveland ABC affiliate WEWS and Cincinnati ABC affiliate WCPO $10 million in lost revenue: “Political spending is about the footprint and the competitiveness of each individual race,” Scripps CFO Tim Wesolowski said during a conference call for Scripps executives to talk to investors and analysts about the company’s third-quarter...
  • United Way study finds working families struggling to get by

    11/13/2014 9:51:03 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 21 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | 11/11/14 | JENNY STALETOVICH
    Almost half the residents of Florida, including much of the state’s glitzy southern half, are barely getting by, living below the federal poverty level or struggling to pay for food, housing, childcare and other basic needs, according to a United Way study released Tuesday.
  • Missouri panel to investigate Koster [Democrat Attorney General]

    11/13/2014 5:53:31 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 10 replies
    Missouri House Speaker Tim Jones on Wednesday created a committee of lawmakers to review allegations that Attorney General Chris Koster is influenced by lobbyist perks and campaign contributions. Jones, a Eureka Republican, said the committee will look into claims that Koster, a Democrat, changed policies and negotiated more favorable settlements in consumer fraud cases following lobbying by companies. The allegations were raised by a New York Times article published last month that cited similar examples involving attorneys general across the country.
  • Obama’s China trip exceeds expectations with wins on climate change, trade

    11/12/2014 4:07:41 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 53 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | November 12, 2014 | McClatchy News Service
    Expectations were low when President Obama started his China trip Monday, less than a week after Democrats were trounced in the midterm elections. Yet upon his departure Wednesday from Beijing, Obama could claim some trophies from his visit: He’d landed several agreements with his hosts, including a first-ever commitment by China to control its greenhouse gas emissions. “I would describe this as the most successful multilateral summit of his presidency,” said Aaron Connelly, a research fellow in the East Asia program of Lowy Institute in Australia. He said it was impressive that the White House had been able to nail...
  • Joe Biden's littlest fan: 3-year-old girl who...regularly 'speaks' to VP on her toy phone

    11/12/2014 4:54:11 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 29 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 11/11/14 | Sophie Jane Evans
    Many children have imaginary friends. But few of those BFFs are called Joe Biden.... ....Earlier this year, Avery's grandmother, Becky Burke, posted a message on Biden's website, informing him of his littlest fan and their regular 'chats', according to KCCI News 8.... Then, last Wednesday night, she answered the phone - and Biden was on the other end. 'He said, "This is Joe Biden" and I said, "Who the hell is this?' said Ms Burke. 'And he said, "This is Joe Biden", and I said, ‘I’m so sorry, I’m so sorry I said that to you.”
  • Time for Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid to go

    11/11/2014 5:00:11 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 41 replies
    The Boston Globe ^ | November 12, 2014 | By Scot Lehigh
    IN POLITICS, there’s nothing harder than realizing that it’s time to go. For Democrats Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi, that moment has arrived. With the Democrats’ midterm losses, the two 74-year-olds should announce that when this session of Congress ends, they will relinquish their roles as leaders of their respective Democratic caucuses. And if Reid and Pelosi don’t soon come to the conclusion on their own that it’s time to bow out? Well, then, their fellow Democrats, recognizing that you can’t begin a new era with old leaders, should let both know that the time has come to go.
  • Come to the WPLG Facebook Page for The News, Stay for the Abuse

    11/11/2014 10:52:04 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 11 replies
    TVSpy.com ^ | 11/11/14 | Kevin Eck
    The social media team at WPLG was on a roll last night after a commenter reacted negatively to the station posting a promo on its facebook page about “A new HANDS-FREE procedure to skim the fat off your body.”Viewer Debbie Cantu wrote, “Call me cynical but is this news or an ad disguised as news? Just wondering!” In response, whoever was manning the Miami ABC affiliate’s facebook page fired back, “Uhhh, last we checked Debbie Cantu, this is still a news station. Let’s check again. Yep… still a news station.”When another viewer with the name XJ Jaguar noticed the exchange...
  • Please Continue the "Sort of God" Meme and Supporting of Obama

    11/10/2014 5:53:12 AM PST · by sr4402 · 15 replies
    vanity | 11/11/2014 | Self
    For six years, the mainstream press has been operating on a ‘Sort of God’ meme for president Obama. They turned off their normally skeptical investigative journalist mode spinning and supporting him for three quarters of a full presidency; even saying criticism of his policies was racist. It was Even Thomas, a Newsweek editor, who may have started the meme speaking with Chris Matthew's “Hardball”. June of 2009 he spoke in pure adulation “I mean in a way Obama’s standing above the county, above – above the world, he’s sort of God”. Also June of that year; the [Chicago] Sun Times...
  • Michelle Obama Appears In Veterans PSA with Cartoon Penguins

    11/10/2014 4:44:14 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 10 replies
    mediaite ^ | 11/5/14 | Josh Feldman
    .... Obama appeared in a video today to raise awareness about veterans issues. Sounds pretty standard, except for the fact that her co-stars were those cartoon penguins from the Madagascar movies (the video was a collaboration between Dreamworks and Joining Forces). In the video, one of the penguins complains that they don’t get any good missions, so Obama assigns him to oversee Operation Got Your 6.
  • Vanity: HELP, Bias in HS World History Class

    11/07/2014 3:06:33 PM PST · by CharlotteVRWC · 80 replies
    http://obamacare.gov ^ | 11/07/14 | me
    Freeper help needed. My daughter is a Freshman in a Catholic High School. World History teacher is obviously a Democrat by her statements in class promoting Obamacare, and the fact that the economy has 'greatly improved' under this administration.
  • CBS Worried GOP Congress Will Actually Pass Legislation ['They're gonna send bills up to...' Obama]

    11/06/2014 4:26:23 PM PST · by Colofornian · 30 replies
    On Wednesday's CBS This Morning, co-host Norah O'Donnell fretted that the newly elected Republican Congress would dare to pass legislation: "If you look at a number of these new senators, they're quite conservative. Why wouldn't they go along with what Rand Paul has said? They're gonna send bills up to the President, as he told Charlie Rose last night, 'We're going to keep sending bills up to the President and we'll see whether the President wants to work with us or not.' Is the President going to be forced to veto a bunch of bills?" In response, political director John...
  • Attkisson: The Inside Story of How CBS Sat on a Crucial Piece of Benghazi and Protected Obama

    11/05/2014 6:57:27 AM PST · by fredericbastiat1 · 15 replies
    TheBlaze Books ^ | 2014-11-05 | Benjamin Weingarten
    What if there was a crucial piece of information with potentially election-altering implications that a leading media organization sat on until the final weekend before a presidential election — information contradicting the storyline advanced by the president and parroted ad nauseam by that very same media organization for several weeks? Emmy Award winning journalist and former CBS News correspondent and anchor Sharyl Attkisson describes just this scenario in her new book, ”Stonewalled: My Fight for Truth Against the Forces of Obstruction, Intimidation, and Harassment in Obama’s Washington.” In an episode that would “irreparably destroy any confidence in and respect…I [Attkisson]...
  • How Hillary Clinton won the 2014 midterms [OMG, The Spin is Hilarious]

    11/05/2014 5:32:43 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 32 replies
    Yahoo "news" ^ | 11/5/14 | Andrew "The New Hack for Hitlery" Romano
    So who won the 2014 midterm elections? The easy answer is the Republican Party.... But here’s the thing: In politics, the easy answer isn’t always the only answer, and the winner of an election isn’t always the one who benefits most. Take a closer look at demography, geography and the road ahead for the parties, and it’s clear that the long-term winner of the 2014 midterms wasn’t the GOP at all. The long-term winner, in fact, wasn’t even on the ballot this year. Her name is Hillary Clinton.
  • ABC's 'World News Tonight' Finally Ends Midterm Blackout (1 week ago)

    11/03/2014 5:50:44 PM PST · by Dave346 · 27 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | October 28, 2014 | 11:28 AM EDT | Kyle Drennen
    After failing to mention the upcoming midterm election a single time since he took over the anchor desk of ABC's World News Tonight on September 1, on Monday, David Muir finally informed viewers that a political contest with "enormous" stakes was just days away: "The countdown is on, this evening, to the midterm elections tonight. Your voice, your vote. Just eight days to go before this election. The stakes? Enormous. President Obama, already battling with a Republican House, will he soon face a Republican Senate?" It had been 137 days since the ABC evening newscast had made any mention of...
  • WPVI Preventing Voters from Watching Bell vs. Booker Debate [Media Covering for Liberal]

    11/02/2014 5:58:37 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 9 replies
    bell2014.com ^ | 10/31/14
    New Jersey Republican U.S. Senate nominee Jeff Bell on Friday issued a response to WPVI’s decision to remove the 2014 U.S. Senate debate from further viewing. Bell said: “On Wednesday, WPVI (Philadelphia’s ABC affiliate Channel 6) ordered C-Span to remove New Jersey’s only 2014 U. S. Senate debate from the C-Span website. Since Channel 6 is not offering the debate for viewing on its own website, this means that the only debate between Senator Cory Booker and me is no longer available online to the voters who will decide this election next Tuesday. This is a decision by a major...
  • Stephanopoulos, ABC News Refuse to Apologize for False Scott Brown Attack

    10/31/2014 4:12:02 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 14 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10-31-14 | Matthew Boyle
    MANCHESTER, New Hampshire — Mitt Romney, the Republican nominee for president in 2012 and a supporter of former Sen. Scott Brown’s campaign, decried an effort by the liberal media to falsely smear Brown during last night’s final New Hampshire Senate debate against incumbent Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH). “You know I think it’s unfortunate but in some cases moderators hope to become part of the story,” Romney said on Laura Ingraham’s radio program. “Obviously that furthers their career and makes a lot of people talk about them. And people who are on their side are very pleased about it and...
  • Ebola vs. Lottery: Your Odds Of Winning Jackpot Are Much Better

    10/30/2014 5:49:15 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 39 replies
    CBS 2 CHICAGO ^ | 30 OCTOBER 2014 | CBS 2 CHICAGO
    CHICAGO (CBS) — With all of the coverage surrounding the potential spread of Ebola in the United States, it might be time to step back and consider your odds of actually dying from the virus. A graphic in on the Washington Post website, uses 2010 population figures to calculate your odds of dying from Ebola in the next year: 1 in 309,629,415. The odds of winning the Powerball Jackpot–currently $159 million–about 1 in 175,000,000.
  • Florida vote: MMJ initiative ‘is done,’ says pollster

    10/30/2014 6:22:32 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 6 replies
    the cannabist ^ | 10/28/14 | Ricardo Baca
    It’s looking like Florida won’t pass its medical marijuana initiative in November, according to a new poll from Gravis Marketing.... “50 percent of the Florida voters stated they would vote yes on the amendment while 42 percent stated they’d vote no,” the poll’s recap reads. “With only eight days remaining until the election, a powerful eight percent of undecided voters might hold the key to whether or not this ballot initiative passes or fails to receive the mandatory 60 percent support needed to make a change to the State of Florida’s constitution.”
  • Obama Getting Hell Over Netanyahu ‘Chicken****’ Slam

    10/30/2014 1:54:36 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 37 replies
    NYMAG.com ^ | 10/29/14 | Katie Zavadski
    ....Obama administration officials have called Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu "chickenshit" and other impolite words has raised eyebrows at home and abroad. President Obama — who is much too diplomatic to use those terms himself, even if he was really thinking them — has endured a day full of jabs about his loose-lipped underlings.... .....Not that Bibi will admit to those charges. "Our supreme interests, chiefly the security and unity of Jerusalem, are not the main concern of those anonymous officials who attack us and me personally, as the assault on me comes only because I defend the State of...
  • Former CBS News reporter Sharyl Attkisson alleges network suppressed stories on ‘corporate

    10/28/2014 3:04:10 PM PDT · by Nachum · 13 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 10/28/14 | Erik Wemple
    CBS News declined to comment on the allegations below. In an astonishing media tour following her resignation from CBS News last spring, correspondent Sharyl Attkisson sat before interviewers ranging from radio host Chris Stigall to CNN media correspondent Brian Stelter and launched attacks on her newly former employer. Such attacks were rarely specific. Example: “With various stories, you do get the idea at some point that they want you to stop, especially if you start to dig down right into something very, very important,
  • O'Reilly Cites 'Stunning' MRC Study on Nets Ignoring Midterms; Carville Tries to Dismiss It

    10/27/2014 11:12:43 AM PDT · by Albion Wilde · 82 replies
    Media Research Center's Newsbusters.org ^ | October 24, 2014 | Kyle Drennan
    On his Fox News show Thursday night, host Bill O'Reilly cited the Media Research Center study on the network evening newscasts censoring coverage of the 2014 midterms: "Eight years ago, the nightly network newscasts went full out to cover the campaigns, which Democrats were favored to win....But this time around, the graph is far different. At this point in time, ABC News did 36 election reports eight years ago. So far this year, zero, nothing. CBS, 58 in year 2006. 14 this year. NBC, 65 eight years ago. 11 this year. Simply stunning."
  • Obama Visits Maryland; Democrat Drops 9 Points?

    10/27/2014 11:00:29 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 37 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | Matt K Lewis
    Things appear to be tightening in Maryland, where a poll leaked to The Daily Caller shows the gubernatorial race is “extremely close — only 2 points, 46 to 44, separate Democratic Lieutenant Governor Anthony Brown and Republican small businessman Larry Hogan.” ....How could this be possible? I mean, what has happened in the last week? For one thing, President Obama — not welcome on the trail in red states — campaigned for Brown in Maryland, where crowds began streaming out during his speech, leaving empty bleachers behind.
  • Miami police officer's killer sentenced to life in prison [Black on black crime]

    10/27/2014 9:39:49 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 12 replies
    WPLG-TV ^ | 10/27/14 | Andrea Torres
    Judge sentences Andrew Rolle to life in prison Monday morning. A jury found Rolle, also known as "Birdman," guilty of first-degree murder. He killed Miami police officer James Walker in January 8, 2008 during a North Miami Beach shooting. Rolle, 28, was also found guilty on two counts of attempted first-degree murder.
  • Fuel Costs Ease, US Airline Profits Soar

    10/27/2014 6:49:20 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 4 replies
    ABC "News" ^ | 10/23/14 | David Koenig
    Profits are soaring at the biggest U.S. airlines as fuel prices drop — but don't expect fares to fall too. Heading into the busy holiday-travel period, the airlines expect even cheaper fuel, thanks to the nosedive in crude oil prices. The price of jet fuel, an airline's biggest single expense, has dropped by about one-fifth since mid-June.
  • EX-cbs-reporter-explains-how-the-liberal-media-protects-obama

    10/26/2014 6:29:09 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 16 replies
    New York Post ^ | October 25,2014 | Kyle Smith
    Sharyl Attkisson is an unreasonable woman. Important people have told her so. When the longtime CBS reporter asked for details about reinforcements sent to the Benghazi compound during the Sept. 11, 2012 terrorist attack, White House national security spokesman Tommy Vietor replied, “I give up, Sharyl . . . I’ll work with more reasonable folks that follow up, I guess.” Another White House flack, Eric Schultz, didn’t like being pressed for answers about the Fast and Furious scandal in which American agents directed guns into the arms of Mexican drug lords. “Goddammit, Sharyl!” he screamed at her. “The Washington Post...
  • Ex-CBS reporter’s book reveals how liberal media protects Obama

    Sharyl Attkisson is an unreasonable woman. Important people have told her so. When the longtime CBS reporter asked for details about reinforcements sent to the Benghazi compound during the Sept. 11, 2012 terrorist attack, White House national security spokesman Tommy Vietor replied, “I give up, Sharyl . . . I’ll work with more reasonable folks that follow up, I guess.” Another White House flack, Eric Schultz, didn’t like being pressed for answers about the Fast and Furious scandal in which American agents directed guns into the arms of Mexican drug lords. “Goddammit, Sharyl!” he screamed at her. “The Washington Post...
  • Black Bus Tour Guide Goes On Racist Rant Against Chinese [Video]

    10/24/2014 6:16:43 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 29 replies
    Shark Tank ^ | 10/24/14 | Javier Manjarres
    Yo! Yo! Yo! Who says black on white or black on Asian racism isn’t alive and well in America? A bus tour guide in the liberal Mecca known as San Francisco, California, recently went on a racist rant against the Chinese people and the Chinatown district of that city. In a 2:30 minute video that was shot by one of the tourist along for the ride, the guide, who just so happens to be a black woman, is seen wielding what appears to be a bottle of booze while sharing her hate for Chinatown and its residents.
  • Bristol Palin Has Had It With Media Bias: ‘Let Me Tell You What Actually Happened’

    10/24/2014 5:34:58 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 27 replies
    inquisitr.com ^ | 10/24/14
    ...In response to the recent coverage of what has come to be commonly called the “Palin Brawl,” that occurred last month in Alaska, former Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin’s daughter, Bristol, has taken to her blog to set the record straight. ....[Bristol said] "Violence against women is never okay… Even if that violence occurs against conservative women. Imagine for a second the outrage that would happen if Chelsea Clinton had gotten pushed by some guy. Had she tried to defend herself, the liberal media would’ve held her up as some feminist hero. But it wasn’t Chelsea. It wasn’t Hillary. It...
  • Are Colorado Polls Underestimating Democratic Turnout?

    10/24/2014 5:19:45 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 38 replies
    NBC ^ | 10/24/14 | Mark Murray
    Is it possible that pollsters are underestimating the size and composition of Colorado's electorate in the upcoming Nov. 4 -- given that the state now mails ballots to its voters? Democrats...certainly hope that's the case. And now they have data backing it up, according to a new poll....
  • Dish Drops CNN, Several Other Turner Networks (CNN gone)

    After failing to come to terms with Turner on a new deal, Dish Network has dropped CNN, Cartoon Network, truTV and TCM, among others. "Despite our best efforts, we were unable to reach an agreement with Dish Network, and they have unilaterally decided to pull CNN, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, truTV, TCM, HLN, CNN en Espanol and Boomerang off the air upon the expiration of our current deal," Turner said in a statement. "Turner has worked diligently for months to come to a fair agreement including multiple extensions and compromises, and it’s unfortunate that Dish is once again operating in...
  • Political Confirmation Bias

    10/21/2014 4:04:22 PM PDT · by Starman417 · 7 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 10-21-14 | Wordsmith
    Pew Research Journalism Project has a slightly interesting survey out: Overall, the study finds that consistent conservatives: Are tightly clustered around a single news source, far more than any other group in the survey, with 47% citing Fox News as their main source for news about government and politics.Express greater distrust than trust of 24 of the 36 news sources measured in the survey. At the same time, fully 88% of consistent conservatives trust Fox News.Are, when on Facebook, more likely than those in other ideological groups to hear political opinions that are in line with their own views.Are more...
  • Florida TV: Crist ads ALL MORNING are right after Scott ads. By design?

    10/16/2014 5:43:59 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 8 replies
    10/16/14
    Yesterday was the governor's debate....Today I tune in to local Miami TV....and though I haven't been watching all morning and every channel all the time (I have a life), I am noticing something new. Every Rick Scott commercial I have seen has been IMMEDIATELY followed by a Charlie Crist commercial....as if the Crist campaign has arranged for special "rebuttal" time after every Rick Scott ad. Am I being kooky?
  • Watch Michelle Obama Dance With a Turnip

    10/15/2014 4:56:43 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 44 replies
    ABC ^ | 10/14/14 | Devin Dwyer
    Fresh off the fall harvest in her White House garden, first lady Michelle Obama got down with a turnip. Her moves appeared in a Vine video posted to the @FLOTUS Twitter account....
  • It's Not Bias that Makes US Whites Wary of Blacks

    10/13/2014 2:12:30 PM PDT · by Enza Ferreri · 25 replies
    Enza Ferreri Blog ^ | 13 October 2014 | Enza Ferreri
    Whites walking down Main Street with an AK-47 are defenders of American values; a black man doing the same thing is Public Enemy No. 1. These are the words of Charles Gallagher, professor at La Salle University in Pennsylvania and "a sociologist who studies race", according to a CNN article on guns-race relationship. The assumption is that Americans are biased against black people. The reality is very different. The picture above, taken in August of this year, shows some of the over 30 members of the all-black Huey P. Newton Gun Club "gathered to march through South Dallas with...
  • 2 arrested, accused of making threats at Coral Springs schools

    10/11/2014 5:19:31 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 16 replies
    WPLG-TV ^ | 10/10/14 | Amanda Batchelor
    Two students have been arrested after threats on social media were made against Coral Glades High School and Sawgrass Springs Middle School. The students arrested were identified as a 16-year-old girl and a 12-year-old girl.... ..... post similar threats with one stating, "I'm a white boy. I've been bullied a lot, and I'm posting on Instagram that people don't go to school tomorrow because I'm going to shoot up the school with an AK-47."
  • EXCLUSIVE — Wolf of Wall Street Scammer Pours Cash Into Congressman Patrick Murphy’s Campaign!

    10/09/2014 9:56:30 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 2 replies
    Gossip Extra ^ | 10/8/14 | Jose Lambiet
    For the second time this year, one of the characters in the massive investment fraud portrayed in the Leonardo DiCaprio blockbuster The Wolf of Wall Street is involved in a Palm Beach area political race. Convicted felon Danny Porush, Jordan Belfort‘s main sidekick in the $200 million-boiler room scam that sent them both to prison, and his wife have become major donors to U. S. Congressman Patrick Murphy‘s reelection campaign, Gossip Extra has learned exclusively. Together, husband and wife have contributed $12,500 over the past two years to ensure that the rookie Democratic politician Murphy keeps his seat....
  • Negating the Propagandist Ruse of NPR

    10/07/2014 3:18:39 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/07/14 | Tabitha Korol
    NPR--Notorious for Palestinian Revisionism NPR’s political position is heard by many, and its audience is led to sympathize with the Islamic enemies of civilization. Our very future is in upheaval and I challenge NPR’s motives, ethics, and sense of responsibility. I have written NPR (Notorious for Palestinian Revisionism) in the past, regarding its position on the war of Islam against Israel, the Jews and Christians worldwide. Whether it is Hamas, ISIS, Muslim Brotherhood, Hezbollah, Boko Haram, and even the most ludicrous appellation—“religion of peace,” their goal is the same: global conquest and the spread of Islam and Sharia law. The...
  • Gay Rights Advocates, Dealt a Supreme Court Victory, Focus on Tough Terrain

    10/07/2014 9:23:49 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 9 replies
    NEW YORK TIMES ^ | 10/7/14 | SHERYL GAY STOLBERG
    FLORENCE, Ala. — There are countless churches but not much openly gay life in this city by the banks of the Tennessee River. So when Benjamin Newbern, a onetime field organizer for the American Civil Liberties Union, convened gay residents and those he calls “straight allies” for dinner one recent evening, it was a radical act.....
  • 'Face the Nation' Leaves Out Netanyahu's Criticism of Obama

    10/06/2014 2:04:05 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 9 replies
    truthrevolt.com ^ | 10/5/14 | Trey Sanchez
    Anyone watching Sunday's broadcast of Face the Nation on CBS did not hear critical comments about President Obama from Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Those were edited out and sequestered to CBS's website, leaving only the positive comments aired.
  • Rape survivor: Facebook panders to gays over real names, banned rape victim

    10/05/2014 10:06:29 AM PDT · by walford · 21 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | October 4, 2014 | Joe Newby
    "...I was victimized all over again," she said. "I had my ID set as Tina Si at the time. Luckily I went in and changed my name to Tina IsSavedByGrace and blocked them and it stopped." But her problems weren't over. A short time later, Facebook demanded she provide photo identification to prove she is a real person. Their goal, she added, was to silence her. "They didn't care that I was a rape victim," she said..." [mandatory excerpting sux pls read the whole article]
  • Question: Were the White House undocumented visitors described as "White Hispanics"?

    10/02/2014 6:35:10 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 9 replies
    10/2/14 | sff
    Omar J. Gonzalez, 42, jumped over the fence of the White House..... Ortega had left his Idaho home about three weeks earlier, during a time his friends said he had been acting increasingly paranoid....