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  • Melissa Harris-Perry Pronounces Marine Corps Motto Semper 'Fee'

    01/19/2014 9:27:39 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 59 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Call it Melissa Harris-Perry's "corpse-man" moment . . . In a segment on the role of the US military during her MSNBC show this morning, Harris-Perry, quoting the Marine Corps motto, pronounced it Semper "Fee." Marines of course pronounce it "fye." Perry surely meant no disrespect. But it is a mark of how detached she and so much of the liberal media is from military culture that she could make such a mistake. View the video here.
  • Confirmed: MSNBC pretty darned ignorant about Christianity and Scripture

    12/28/2013 5:31:51 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 54 replies
    Hot Air ^ | December 28, 2013 | Ed Morrissey
    The best part of this jaw-dropping display of ignorance from MSNBC’s Joy Reid on Christianity? It comes in a segment called — wait for it — “Pretenders”! Reid argues that Sarah Palin, whose latest book celebrates Christmas, was a hypocrite and a bad Christian because … she put up a Christmas tree! Why, the noted Biblical scholar Reid smirked, that’s a violation of Scripture:(VIDEO-AT-LINK)JOY REID, SUBSTITUTE HOST: In “Pretenders” tonight, a merry Palin Christmas. Sarah Palin dropped by Fox & Friends to promote her manifesto on Christmas purity. She brought a treat better than Christmas cookies – family photos. (BEGIN...
  • Brian Kilmeade just blamed the Te Party candidate for Cuccinelli's loss.(Vanity)

    11/06/2013 4:13:08 AM PST · by Mrs. Frogjerk · 58 replies
    Now I know why I take Fox News in small doses. I was watching Fox & Friends this morning and caught Brian Kilmeade blaming the Tea Party candidate for Cuccinelli's loss. Hello! Cuccinelli was backed by the Tea Party! He was most likely referring to the fake Libertarian candidate backed by an Obama bundler. Blaming the so called "Tea Party" candidate for the results of the VA race is flat out lying! No more Fox News for me! Not even small doses!
  • CNN Reports Aaron Alexis Had An “AR15 Shotgun”

    09/18/2013 11:15:14 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 42 replies
    The Dana Show ^ | September 16, 2013
    Yes, we must ban those “AR15 shotguns.” I heard about this from a few folks on Twitter tonight. h/t Sharky *Edited to add: We all know that the same network forgot Ft. Hood, whose contributor Charles Blow once used “assault handgun” in a debate with yours truly on 2A, and whose 9 pm eastern host thinks AR stands for “assault rifle” wasn’t talking about the MKA 1919. Just because the sheer style is similar, the platform is not. **I’m told by a handful of folks that there exists audio of this being said. ***Twitter reminds me how their 9pm...
  • CNN Anchor Can't Remember the Last Shooting at 'U.S. Military Facility'

    09/16/2013 10:48:23 AM PDT · by chessplayer · 54 replies
    During CNN's live coverage of Monday's shooting at the Washington Navy Yard, anchor Carol Costello asked when the last time was that a gunman wreaked "havoc at a U.S. military facility." In 2009, a jihadist killed 13 in a mass-shooting at Fort Hood in Texas. "I used to work in Washington, live in Washington. This seems so unusual to me that a gunman could create this kind of havoc at a U.S. military facility," Costello stated. "Have you ever heard of it happening before, Brian?" she asked correspondent Brian Todd, reporting live from the vicinity of the shooting.
  • ‘Sum Ting Wong’: Local news channel reporting on Asiana crash gets punk’d — hard [video]

    07/12/2013 2:06:49 PM PDT · by Patrick1 · 35 replies
    Twitchy ^ | 7/12/2013 | Patrick1
    I don't care who you are, that's funny! Larry The Cable Guy.
  • New York Times Reports Kermit Gosnell Guilty of Killing “Fetuses”

    05/13/2013 4:43:43 PM PDT · by Morgana · 19 replies
    Life News ^ | Steven Ertelt
    Someone get the staff of the New York Times down to NYU for a Biology 101 class. The Gray Lady reported today that abortion practitioner Kermit Gosnell was found guilty of killing “fetuses.” Never mind that a “fetus” is an unborn child in the womb, not a baby who was killed after purposefully being birthed in an abortion process that is essentially infanticide. Unlike what the Times reported, a jury of 12 people, who clearly paid attention in seventh grade Life Science class, convicted him of three counts of first-degree murder. But, as the Washington Free Beacon first noted, the...
  • HARPER: CNN’s coverage of Pope Francis I laden with egregious errors

    03/14/2013 11:53:30 AM PDT · by eagleye85 · 12 replies
    Washington Times ^ | March 14, 2013 | Christopher Harper
    If CNN’s coverage of the election of Pope Francis I on Wednesday afternoon is any indication, Jeff Zucker and his minions are not ready for prime time — or any time for that matter. I stopped counting the number of errors from CNN’s anchor team after three pages of notes. The following are only the most egregious: • The network reported Francis is the first non-European pontiff in the history of the church. Well, how about modern-day history? St. Peter, the first pope, came from near the Sea of Galilee. A number of early pontiffs came from Africa and Asia....
  • MSNBC host tells Israeli amb. Hamas rockets 'rarely do damage'" disproportional"

    11/19/2012 10:23:05 AM PST · by Ooh-Ah · 70 replies
    KFYI Radio ^ | November 19, 2012 | Sharona Schwartz
    The host then suggested that because the number of rocket attacks on Israel has dramatically increased since 2009, Israel’s policy has been a "failure" (Sharona Schwartz) Beyond its military operation targeting the Hamas terrorist infrastructure in Gaza, Israel is invested in an intense media campaign to make sure its side of the story is being heard overseas. But that’s not always easy to do. In an interview with Israel’s top envoy to the United States on Saturday, MSNBC provided yet another example of how much work Israeli officials face in their effort to pass through the filter of the mainstream media and...
  • CBS News affiliate calls 2012 presidential race for Barack Obama weeks ahead of election

    10/21/2012 10:10:43 PM PDT · by Jayster · 23 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 10/21/2012 | Matthew Boyle
    The 2012 presidential election is still more than two weeks away, but on Friday a CBS News affiliate in Arizona called the race for President Barack Obama. For 17 seconds, Phoenix, Arizona CBS News affiliate KPHO ran a lower third graphic that showed that Obama had won the Nov. 6 election over Gov. Mitt Romney with 99% of the precincts reporting. The lower third graphic appeared around 3:30 p.m. on Oct. 19, during an episode of “The People’s Court.” The CBS News graphic showed Obama winning the election with 43 percent of the vote nationwide to Romney’s 40 percent -–...
  • Science is hard: Andrea Mitchell graphic says ‘Fearless Felix traveled faster than speed of light’

    10/15/2012 1:40:50 PM PDT · by Rummyfan · 50 replies
    Twitchy ^ | 15 Oct 2012 | Twitchy
    Oh, our aching sides! As Twitchy reported yesterday, daredevil and skydiver Felix Baumgartner made his space jump, in which he hoped to travel faster than the speed of sound. Science is hard, to lapdogs. Especially for the ones at MSNBC, evidently. Sound? Light? Same difference! No need to let pesky science get in the way.
  • The tea party: Convenient scapegoats?

    07/22/2012 6:20:38 AM PDT · by tellw · 19 replies
    Politico ^ | 7/22/12 | Katie Glueck
    Another act of mass violence, another round of finger-pointing directed at tea party members. When ABC News issued a report Friday suggesting that the horrific shooting at a Colorado movie theater was perpetrated by a suspect with ties to the movement, the situation had a familiar feel to it, tea party leaders say. Just as in January 2011, when the Tucson shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords sparked speculation that the perpetrator was either affiliated with the tea party or influenced by its anti-government rhetoric, members were again wrongly fingered as possible culprits and forced to defend themselves against the assumption...
  • CBS Host Laughs At Paul Ryan After Failing To Distinguish Between Tax Cuts And Tax Hikes

    07/21/2012 11:25:11 PM PDT · by tsowellfan · 24 replies
    CBS Host Laughs At Paul Ryan After She Fails To Distinguish Between Tax Cuts And Tax Hikes (video at link)
  • Brian Ross

    07/20/2012 6:05:45 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 32 replies
    ABC News ^ | ABC News
    Brian Ross is one of the most honored and respected journalists in the country.
  • Exclusive: Interview With James Michael Holmes, Hispanic Tea Party Member Falsely Accused by ABC

    07/20/2012 11:26:26 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 99 replies
    Big Government ^ | July 20, 2012 | Joel B. Pollak
    Breitbart News spoke to James Michael Holmes, the Tea Party member falsely identified this morning by ABC News' Brian Ross and George Stephanopoulos on Good Morning America as the possible suspect in the mass shooting early this morning at a screening of the new Batman movie, The Dark Knight Rises. He is a 52-year-old Hispanic conservative who joined the Tea Party after becoming disillusioned with the Republican party. "It was freaky," said Holmes, describing his reaction when ABC News speculated that he was the culprit who entered a crowded theater and opened fire on dozens of innocent men, women, and...
  • MSNBC Fail: Graphics Team Confuses Ron Paul with Paul Ryan

    07/18/2012 1:21:20 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 16 replies ^ | July 18, 2012 | Ken Shepherd
    On today's edition of MSNBC Live, anchor Thomas Roberts talked with Michael Barbaro of the New York Times discussing the so-called Young Guns who are on the short list to be Mitt Romney's running mate: Sen. Kelly Ayotte (N.H.), Rep. Paul Ryan (Wis.), Gov. Bobby Jindal (La.), and Sen. Marco Rubio (Fla.). But when the MSNBC graphics team showed photos of the Young Guns, they accidentally used a photo of Rep. Ron Paul, the septuagenarian former Republican presidential candidate with strong libertarian convictions, in lieu of Paul Ryan. See our video below: MSNBC Fail: Graphics Team Confuses Ron Paul with...
  • NBC’s ‘Under God’ Omission Prompts Calls for Boycott, Firing

    06/20/2011 11:14:58 AM PDT · by CNSNews · 24 replies
    CNSNews ^ | 6/20/11 | Melanie Hunter
    ( – NBC apologized for omitting the words “under God” and “indivisible” from the Pledge of Allegiance during Sunday’s U.S. Open, but the incident has touched off calls for NBC to hold those responsible for the omission accountable. During the opening broadcast of the U.S. Open, NBC showed a montage that included children reciting the pledge, but the words “under God” and “indivisible” were omitted twice. The network received immediate backlash about the incident through social media, including tweets calling for a boycott of NBC. “We began our coverage of this final round just about three hours ago, and when...
  • Hey Brian Williams, Palin was RIGHT about Paul Revere you know.

    I SWEAR the left is clueless on any history they don't read in a nursery rhyme.
  • How Media Took Us For A Ride In A Prius

    03/23/2010 4:55:09 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies · 1,226+ views ^ | March 23, 2010 | MICHAEL FUMENTO
    For three days, James Sikes held America's highest honor: victim. The nation had been transfixed by his almost half-hour-long 94-mph horror ride in his runaway Toyota Prius. He burned his brakes right down to the metal, unable to even slow the vehicle. Only his prescience in calling 911, followed by a highway patrol officer providing assistance, saved his life. Then my article "Toyota Hybrid Horror Hoax" at brought it crashing down. But lest you get false impressions from that title, the real hoaxter wasn't Jim Sikes, but the media. Red flags about his story were popping up from the...
  • What's Behind America's Falling Crime Rate (Gun sales not mentioned- it's a complete mystery)

    02/20/2010 1:10:12 PM PST · by launcher · 27 replies · 1,074+ views
    Time ^ | 2-20-10
    No one can convincingly explain exactly how the crime problem was solved. Police chiefs around the country credit improved police work. Demographers cite changing demographics of an aging population. Some theorists point to the evolution of the drug trade at both the wholesale and retail levels, while for veterans of the Clinton Administration, the preferred explanation is their initiative to hire more cops. Renegade economist Steven Levitt has speculated that legalized abortion caused the drop in crime. (Fewer unwanted babies in the 1970s and '80s grew up to be thugs in the 1990s and beyond.) The truth probably lies in...
  • Kay Burley has to say sorry for mistaking Ash Wednesday cross on V.P Biden's forehead for a bruise

    Sky News presenter Kay Burley was forced to make an on-air apology today after mistaking a tribute to Ash Wednesday on American vice president Joe Biden’s forehead for a ‘large bruise’. The controversial Miss Burley, 49, made the comments during a conversation with the news channel’s U.S. correspondent, Greg Milam. When made aware of her ignorance during a commercial break, Miss Burley then compounded her insulting words by saying: ‘I’ve said three Hail Marys, everything is going to be fine.’
  • Chris Matthews: States’ Rights Equals Racism

    02/11/2010 3:26:42 PM PST · by callisto · 80 replies · 2,315+ views
    David Horowitz's NewsRealBlog ^ | February 11, 2010 | Liz Blaine
    MSNBC’s Chris Matthews is never one to let the facts get in the way of race-baiting. According to Matthews and Tuesday’s Hardball guests partisan shills, constitutionally guaranteed states’ rights are now racist! < snip > Matthews built his strawman argument, jumping from John Calhoun to Jim Crow, as he equated nullification and interposition to equal rights. Equating the succession movement to the equal rights movement is just nonsensical, Chris. Just because people have used these words doesn’t undermine the validity of the concepts presently at hand. You could almost feel the terror when guest, Wayne Slater of the Dallas Morning...
  • Boston Globe Writer Ignores Mass. Law on When Appointed Senator's Term Ends

    01/18/2010 2:05:57 PM PST · by PJ-Comix · 16 replies · 1,615+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | January 18, 2010 | P.J. Gladnick
    Boston Globe writer Lisa Wangsness can't be blamed too much for assuming that appointed senator Paul Kirk's term ends when the winner of tomorrow's election in Massachusetts, Scott Brown (photo) or Martha Coakley, is seated. Wrong. Mass. law is very specific on that term limit as Fred Barnes has noted in the Weekly Standard. The reason why Wangsness can be forgiven for her error is that it is the same assumption made by most of the rest of the mainstream media. Here is the relevant section of her article about the effect of tomorrow's election on the health care bill:...
  • LATimes Finally Finds Graphics Like Commie Propaganda Art… And Its Glenn Beck, NOT Obama

    09/14/2009 10:40:09 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 15 replies · 1,827+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | September 14, 2009 | Warner Todd Huston
    After the last three years of President Obama's graphics and poster art that evokes the style of graphics used in communist propaganda someone in the Old Media has finally discovered the similarity between today's political graphics and communist styled propaganda art. And on top of that another we see another member of the Media calling us all "tea baggers" So which of Obama's posters is the L.A. Times saying is like commie art? Is it the "Hope" poster where Obama stares off into the distance like a communist leader attempting to inspire confidence in the viewer? Is it one of...
  • MSNBC Anchor Ponders: Is &#8220;Socialist&#8221; The New N-Word?&#8221;

    The mind of a liberal who likes to play racial politics. you start to wonder whether in fact the word socialist is becoming a code word, whether or not socialist is becoming the new N-word for frankly for some angry upset birthers and others So typical. You disagree with Obama and his SOCIALIST....yes, socialist....policies and your once again a racist. The video: (H/T HotAirPundit) [VIDEO AT SITE] Whole transcript: Carlos Watson - Today I want to talk about a word that we're hearing more and more, and that's the word socialist. You hear it from a lot of conservatives these...
  • MSNBC Anchor: ''Socialist' Is Becoming the New N-word'

    Did you know that when you refer to someone as a socialist, you're really calling them the N-word?
  • CNN's Costello: States' Rights is Like 'Asking the Children to be the Parents'

    07/31/2009 4:38:17 PM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 63 replies · 2,184+ views ^ | 07/31/2009 | Matthew Balan
    CNN correspondent Carol Costello aired a fair report on Friday’s American Morning about the several states which passed resolutions that asserted their rights under the Tenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, and asked for viewer responses on the issue, but later stated that her “favorite [viewer] comment so far...‘asking for states’ rights is asking, you know, the children to be the parents’” [audio clips from the report are available here]. Costello began her report, which aired just before the bottom of the 6 am Eastern hour, with the question, “should states’ rights trump the fed?” She also highlighted the premise...
  • MSNBC's Olbermann Twice Gets Free Republic Founder's Name Wrong

    07/15/2009 9:18:05 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 98 replies · 4,638+ views
    MSNBC's Olbermann Twice Gets Free Republic Founder's Name Wrong By Matthew Balan Created 2009-07-15 12:11 Keith Olbermann, one of MSNBC’s resident leftists posing as anchors, named Jim Robinson, the founder of, as his runner-up on his “Worst Person in the World” feature on his Countdown program on Monday evening but twice called him “Jim Thompson.” After first implying that “Thompson” and his site’s moderators were a bunch of juveniles, Olbermann explained that the reason why the Free Republic founder was so bad was because a few posters on one of the regular picture caption threads made “racist” comments, that...
  • 'Jim Thompson' of Free Republic Is One of Keith Olbermann's Worst Persons In the World

    07/14/2009 4:11:47 PM PDT · by kristinn · 811 replies · 19,147+ views
    MSNBC ^ | Monday, July 13, 2009 | Keith Olbermann
    The runner-up, Jim Thompson, the owner of the right wing website Free Republic, which has moderated comments, meaning a grown up is supposed to read them and delete the crazier ones. But Thompson‘s folks waited as long as three days removing a comment thread devoted to the racist rage of a disturbing large number of his posters, possibly some of the same people who had previously conducted polls on the site on how best to topple the freely elected government of the United States. After President Obama‘s daughter appeared in a t-shirt with a peace sign on it at the...
  • <i>USA Today</i> Gets Homeschool Story Wrong

    06/16/2009 2:16:02 PM PDT · by Sopater · 14 replies · 1,700+ views
    On May 28, 2009 USA Today published a story based on a report from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), which is part of the Federal Department of Education, titled “The Condition of Education 2009.” The headline of the USA Today story was “Profound shift in kind of families who are homeschooling their children.” A few days later the title was changed to “More higher-income families are homeschooling their children.” Regrettably, among other problems with the article, USA Today made one blatant error and one very misleading claim. The blatant error is USA Today’s statement that homeschoolers are increasingly...
  • CBS: Meet Iran's George W. Bush (Ahmadinejad)

    06/14/2009 10:12:51 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 49 replies · 1,882+ views
    Ahmadinejad plays to the rural constituency almost exclusively. His own family migrated to Tehran from the provincial village of Aradan, and--as embarrassing as Tehranis find his rural accent, clothes, and demeanor--to villagers, the presence of one of their own in high office is nothing short of empowering. Ahmadinejad has literally handed out money in the provinces, even printing extra currency to do so. He has the undying loyalty of many of these villagers, and he is going to need it.
  • Surprise! Leftist Media Elite Was All Wrong on Afghanistan (Why Surprised?&lt;--Me)

    12/27/2001 11:06:45 AM PST · by SusanUSA · 41 replies · 670+ views
    NewsMax ^ | Wedneday, December 26, 2001 | With Carl Limbacher and Staff
    The quick and decisive victory in the Afghanistan war left some of the most celebrated liberals among the media elite scurrying for cover after having been egregiously wrong in declaring that the war was going badly in its earliest phases. Take PBS's Dan Schorr for example. Just six days after the U.S. increased its air attacks on the Taliban defenses the old liberal advocate pontificated that "This is a war in trouble," during the PBS "Weekend Edition" show on October 27. That was then. Now he's trying to explain his goof. Schorr told the Wall Street Journal's Matthew Rose "I ...
  • Feherty under fire for joke

    05/10/2009 5:31:27 AM PDT · by ma bell · 13 replies · 1,283+ views
    espn ^ | 09may2009 | Associated Press
    PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- CBS Sports golf analyst David Feherty came under sharp criticism Saturday for a joke he wrote in a Dallas magazine article that suggested American soldiers would be just as likely to knock off House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Leader Harry Reid as they would Osama bin Laden.
  • Fox News Shepherd Smith comes Unglued - PUTZ!

    04/25/2009 1:03:12 PM PDT · by TheDailyChange · 28 replies · 1,367+ views
    The Daily Change ^ | 04252009 | TDC
    Shepherd Smith of Fox News needs to take some time off; the stress is OBVIOUSLY getting to him. Shep demonstrated college student naivete and narrow-mindedness regarding necessary war tactics used to protect Americans from our enemies, particularly those who strike us first and want our destruction and demise.
  • WaPo Business Columnist Tells David Gregory Taxes Are Going Up

    04/19/2009 1:20:47 PM PDT · by Scanian · 18 replies · 1,784+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | April 19, 2009 | Noel Sheppard
    As Tea Parties ensued from coast to coast last week, the Obama administration and their media minions depicted attendees as not understanding that the new president has decreed taxes will be going down for 95 percent of Americans. On Sunday's "Meet the Press," Washington Post business columnist Steven Pearlstein let the cat out of the bag: Tea Partiers are right. Taxes are going up. This revelation occurred after host David Gregory said to the Post's Pulitzer Prize winner, "There may be doubts about President Obama, but he is cutting taxes." Pearlstein responded: That's right. And the level of taxation, overall...
  • NY Times Gives Tax Day Tea Parties the Kiss-off

    04/17/2009 10:31:02 AM PDT · by AIM Freeper · 46 replies · 1,874+ views
    Boycott The New York Times ^ | April 17, 2009 | Don Feder
    It was predictable that The New York Times would take one of two approaches to the nationwide Tax Day Tea Parties on April 15 — ignore them completely or downplay them. It chose the latter. In a story yesterday, it tried to portray the phenomenon as a partisan project, driven by conservative personalities at FOX and CNBC. In reality, it was grassroots groups like American Family Association that had more to do with the largest anti-tax protests in U.S. history. The Times listed a few of the smaller rallies, to make the Tea Parties seem piddling — “200 rain-soaked participants”...
  • CNN Reporter at Chicago Tea Party: It's "Anti-CNN...Promoted By the Right-Wing...Fox"

    04/15/2009 5:57:59 PM PDT · by SeafoodGumbo · 34 replies · 1,691+ views
    TVNewser ^ | 4-15-08 | Chris
    CNN correspondent Susan Roesgen could barely get through her live shot at the Chicago tea party this afternoon. Over shouts of, "You're not a reporter," Roesgen quickly wrapped up an interview with an attendee, then said, "I think you get the general tenor of this. It's anti-government, anti-CNN since this is highly promoted by the right-wing conservative network Fox."
  • CNN'S Heidi Collins: Monstrous Spending Bill 'Is a Hold-Over From the Last Administration'

    03/06/2009 1:41:35 PM PST · by Mike Bates · 21 replies · 972+ views ^ | 3/6/2009 | Mike Bates
    On this morning's CNN Newsroom, anchor Heidi Collins gave Barack Obama some cover by characterizing the omnibus spending bill, larded with thousands of earmarks, as left over from the Bush administration: A controversial $410 billion spending bill hits a snag in the Senate. This is the bill we've been talking about with about $8 billion in earmarks. Republicans and a few Democrats are mad about all that pork barrel spending. That led members from both parties to push President Obama to veto the bill. Senate majority leader Harry Reid says the measure will be opened up for changes next week...
  • Rachel Maddow Wants Trials for "Criminal" Bush Officials; Presumes Innocence for Terrorists

    11/28/2008 4:18:15 PM PST · by St. Louis Conservative · 47 replies · 1,698+ views
    Newsbusters ^ | November 28, 2008 | Jack Coleman
    Alas, lamented lefty pundit Rachel Maddow of Air America Radio and MSNBC, President-elect Obama may pursue a 9/11 commission-type inquiry into alleged crimes of the Bush administration instead of full-blown show trials. Maddow also demonstrated her odd predilection toward condemning Bush officials as guilty who've yet been charged with anything, much less convicted, while wringing her hands over the fate of horribly misunderstood terrorists such as Salim Hamdan, bin Laden's "driver." Here's what Maddow said on her radio show Monday, initially referring to the death of a high-level al Qaeda operative in Pakistan -- And hey, remember the other war?...
  • Time for Him to Go (Moonbat columnist needs to read the Constitution)

    11/23/2008 11:58:50 AM PST · by Kaslin · 72 replies · 1,661+ views
    New York Slimes ^ | November 23, 2008 | Gail Collins
    Thanksgiving is next week, and President Bush could make it a really special holiday by resigning. Seriously. We have an economy that’s crashing and a vacuum at the top. Bush — who is currently on a trip to Peru to meet with Asian leaders who no longer care what he thinks — hasn’t got the clout, or possibly even the energy, to do anything useful. His most recent contribution to resolving the fiscal crisis was lecturing representatives of the world’s most important economies on the glories of free-market capitalism. Putting Barack Obama in charge immediately isn’t impossible. Dick Cheney, obviously,...
  • Fiction as fact. Hoaxing of MSNBC the latest media fiasco

    11/15/2008 8:29:22 AM PST · by BAW · 17 replies · 1,051+ views
    San Diego Union Tribune ^ | November 15, 2008 | Union-Tribune Editorial
    This is lesson No. 1 from the latest journalistic fiasco: the hoaxing of MSNBC by a pair of aspiring filmmakers, Eitan Gorlin and Dan Mirvish, who created Martin Eisenstadt, a fictional adviser to Republican presidential nominee John McCain. This faux adviser, MSNBC reported, had admitted that he was the McCain aide who told Fox News that GOP vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin was so ignorant she believed Africa was a country. It turned out that this was only the latest hoax by Gorlin and Mirvish. The fictional Eisenstadt's call for the construction of a casino in Baghdad's Green Zone was picked...
  • Video: MSNBC falls for Palin/Eisenstadt hoax

    11/10/2008 3:57:33 PM PST · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 36 replies · 314+ views
    Hot Air ^ | November 10, 2008 6:00 pm | Allahpundit
    Specifically, this hoax. I’d love to throw stones at them and TNR, but people on our own side were taken in too. Guys? The post at Shakespeare’s Sister revealing the hoax is linked on the first page of the Google results for “Martin Eisenstadt.” Remember these goofball viral “ads” for Giuliani? Anything look familiar? The “Harding Institute for Freedom and Democracy”? Named after one of America’s worst presidents, whose term in office lasted two years with zero foreign policy accomplishments? Dude? Click the image to watch.
  • NY Daily News Hamill Implies Democrats Defecting To McCain Are Racist

    10/28/2008 6:34:47 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 61 replies · 1,273+ views ^ | October 28, 2008 | Kerry Picket
    It is no surprise the media is going full throttle on the racism issue in this final week of the campaign. There seems to be concern among liberals that usual democratic voters will pull the lever for John McCain. NY Daily News writer Denis Hamill wrote an article today illustrating his concern that his white liberal contemporaries were defecting to McCain. Hamill emphasizes in each example that these Democrats are voting McCain because of Obama's race. (my emphasis added): But we're nervous. We're Jewish and I spoke to my parents down in Florida today. They're voting for McCain." "Because he's...
  • NATO responsibilities equate to "attacking Russia" to Democrats?!?

    09/14/2008 9:53:38 AM PDT · by CraigPichach · 11 replies · 228+ views
    Craig Pichach
    Anyone watch CNN Late Edition today (September 14, 2008) - the Democratic governor on the panel equated Palins comments that that if a NATO member was attacked the US would fulfill their responsibilities to defend was condemned as advocating a military attack on Russia!!! Is Obama advocating that the US no longer be in the business of defending freedom and democracy anymore?? Is NATO truely just a piece of paper to them to discard? So much for the free world standing together after 50 years of the NATO treaty. I hope McCain attacks this sentiment big time; how can any...
  • Bush Doctrine? Palin Got It, Gibson Didn't

    09/12/2008 7:42:59 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 33 replies · 4,643+ views
    IBD Editorials ^ | September 12, 2008 | Charles Krauthammer
    "Ms. Palin most visibly stumbled when she was asked by Mr. Gibson if she agreed with the Bush doctrine. Ms. Palin did not seem to know what he was talking about. Mr. Gibson, sounding like an impatient teacher, informed her that it meant the right of 'anticipatory self-defense.' " —New York Times, Sept. 12Informed her? Rubbish. The Times got it wrong. And Charlie Gibson got it wrong. There is no single meaning of the Bush doctrine. In fact, there have been four distinct meanings, each one succeeding another over the eight years of this administration — and the one Charlie...
  • Wikipedia: Bush Doctrine = "various related foreign policy principles" [LISTS AT LEAST FOUR]

    09/11/2008 5:35:57 PM PDT · by KayEyeDoubleDee · 32 replies · 461+ views
    Thursday, September 11, 2008 | Hat tip - Freeper InterceptPoint
    The Bush Doctrine is a phrase used to describe various related foreign policy principles of United States president George W. Bush, created in the wake of the September 11, 2001 attacks. 1) The phrase initially described the policy that the United States had the right to treat countries that harbor or give aid to terrorist groups as terrorists themselves, which was used to justify the invasion of Afghanistan. 2) Later it came to include additional elements, including the controversial policy of preventive war, which held that the United States should depose foreign regimes that represented a threat to the security...
  • Is it still too soon for jokes about Sept. 11? (MSNBC article)

    09/11/2008 11:42:19 AM PDT · by Tulsa Ramjet · 28 replies · 208+ views ^ | 2:25 p.m. CT, Tues., Sept. 9, 2008 | Michael Ventre
    At a Friars Club roast of Hugh Hefner three weeks after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, comedian Gilbert Gottfried not only pushed the envelope, he set it on fire. He was at the podium, about to launch into the abundantly filthy “Aristocrats” joke that inspired an entire documentary film, when he mentioned that he had tried to get a direct flight “but they said they have to stop at the Empire State Building first.”
  • CNN Duped by Sarah Palin Bikini Photoshops

    09/09/2008 3:12:02 PM PDT · by onlylewis · 39 replies · 1,145+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | 9/9/08 | John Stephenson
    CNN got duped! The supposed photo of Sarah Palin in an American flag bikini holding a rifle is a proven photoshop.
  • Omaha Mall Shooter Rifle Pictures Show Ordinary SKS

    12/08/2007 6:58:18 AM PST · by marktwain · 195 replies · 4,037+ views
    Pictures from KPTM Fox 42: Omaha ^ | 8 December, 2007 | Marktwain
    It appears that we have positive identification of the rifle used in the Omaha Mall shooting. The pictures from Fox 42: Omaha show an ordinary SKS rifle with a fixed 10 round magazine. The same rifle that millions of people in the United States own for hunting and plinking. It is an acceptable deer rifle for most of the country. There have been many reports of "assault rifle" used in the MSM, and reports of 30 round magazines. It appears that all of these reports are false, probably intended to stir up anti-gun sentiment before the election.
  • Meredith Vieira Sees U.S. Defeat in Afghanistan

    09/24/2007 10:18:45 AM PDT · by enough_idiocy · 68 replies · 101+ views
    Newsbusters ^ | September 24, 2007 | Geoffrey Dickens
    Vieira to Karzai: "A lot of Americans, here, are confused by this, what's going on Afghanistan. They say, 'Wait a minute, I thought we won that war, already and now the Taliban is back? What went wrong?' So I'm asking you sir-" Karzai: "We won." Vieira: "-what's gone wrong? You've won?" Karzai: "Yes, of course we won." Vieira: "What have you won?" Karzai: "The war against terrorism. The liberation of Afghanistan. These guys, the al Qaeda, Osama and their associates were running Afghanistan. Today you're talking to President Karzai, elected by the Afghan people." Vieira: "There's also killings everyday. So...