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  • The Mainstream Media Have Forfeited All Respect

    02/21/2017 4:36:10 AM PST · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    American Thinker ^ | February 21, 2017 | Steve McCann
    The inevitable conflict between the mainstream media and Donald Trump has come to boil just four weeks into his presidency. The media are beside themselves that someone would castigate them at every opportunity and use hyperbole such as “enemy of the American people” and purveyors of “very fake news” to get under their skin, as their narcissism and sense of self-importance knows no bounds. They fail to understand why they are held in such disregard -- polling has revealed only 32% of Americans trust the media (down from 55% in 2000) and why so many cheer Trump’s visceral attacks. Over...
  • Yes, the Mainstream Media Really Is the Enemy of We the People

    02/20/2017 11:10:47 AM PST · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 20, 2017 | Todd Starnes
    President Trump is getting quite a bit of blow back for saying the fake news media is the enemy of the American people. And most of the blow back is coming from the fake news media."The FAKE NEWS media (failing @nytimes, @NBCNews, @ABC, @CBS, @CNN) is not my enemy, it is the enemy of the American People!" he tweeted. As you might imagine, the folks with blemish-free skin and perfectly coiffed hair accused the president of being some sort of tin pot dictator -- trying to silence and intimidate the press.Former Washington Post reporter described the president's tweet using words like "authoritarian" and "dangerous" and...
  • President Trump Has Been Far Too Nice To The Mainstream Media

    02/20/2017 12:15:48 AM PST · by Kaslin · 49 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 20, 2017 | Kurt Schlichter
    The sequel to that stupid mommy porn bondage movie is now in theaters, giving naughty thrills to bored housewives whose liberal husbands can’t cut it manwise, but the real festival of S&M was in the White House as President Trump unleashed his iron discipline on the media. Call it Fifty Shades of Orange. It wasn’t a press conference – it was a kinky dungeon session where masochistic journalists eagerly sought out the delicious pain Master T was dealing. Hack after hack stepped up, tried to play “gotcha.” and ended up whimpering in the fetal position. The best part was...
  • Media Lapdogs Become Rabid Attack Dogs

    02/18/2017 7:21:57 AM PST · by Kaslin · 22 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 18, 2017 | Jeff Crouere
    The liberal media have awakened from their eight years of slumber. The Trump presidency has turned dozing Obama lapdogs into insanely rabid Trump attack dogs. Over the past few weeks, the media has been involved in a feeding frenzy trying to harm the new administration by focusing on one “fake news” scandal after another. The most recent controversy involves the resignation of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn and his conversations with Sergey Kislyak, the Russian ambassador to the United States during the transition period for the Trump administration. In these discussions, there was a mention of the new U.S....
  • Megyn Kelly Is Said to Be Leaving Fox News for NBC

    01/03/2017 9:37:29 AM PST · by usafa92 · 241 replies
    NY Times ^ | 1/3/2017 | Jim Rutenberg
    Megyn Kelly, who arrived at Fox News 12 years ago as a television news neophyte but rose to become one of its two biggest stars, has decided to leave the network to take on a broad new role at NBC News for an undisclosed amount, people briefed on the negotiations said on Tuesday. The NBC News chairman, Andrew Lack, wooed Ms. Kelly away from Fox News by offering her a triple role in which she will host her own daytime news and discussion program, anchor an in-depth Sunday night news show and take regular part in the network’s special political...
  • Megyn Kelly Jumping from Fox News to NBC

    01/03/2017 10:22:47 AM PST · by C19fan · 193 replies
    PJ Media ^ | January 3, 2017 | Stephen Kruiser
    The least-shocking, long-rumored departure in cable news seems that it is about to happen. The still-dominant Fox News Channel has been through a lot of changes in the past several months, most notably saying good-bye to the man who made it a ratings powerhouse. Now, according to The New York Times it appears that FNC is losing one of its biggest stars:
  • Fidel Castro’s Historic Propaganda Affiliates (the Mainstream Media)

    12/17/2016 11:48:47 AM PST · by Kaslin · 2 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 17, 2016 | Humberto Fontova
    “Much more valuable than rural recruits for our Cuban guerrilla force were American media recruits to export our propaganda.”Ernesto “Che” Guevara.“Propaganda is vital—propaganda is the heart of our struggle.” Fidel Castro“The vetting procedure starts the minute the (Cuban) regime receives your visa application. When your smiling Cuban ‘guides’ greet you at the airport they know plenty about you, and from several angles.”Chris Simmons, the Defense Intelligence Agency’s top Cuban spycatcher, now retired“The Castro regime assigns 20 security agents to follow and monitor every foreign journalist. You play the regime’s game and practice self–censorship or you’re gone.”Vicente Botin, reporter for Madrid’s...
  • A Vanquished Press Fails To Comprehend Its Defeat by Trump

    11/23/2016 6:39:30 AM PST · by Rummyfan · 35 replies
    The New York Sun ^ | 22 Nov 2016 | Conrad Black
    As there is an incessant crescendo, still gaining in volume each week, about President Obama’s “legacy,” I thought it appropriate to try to identify this legacy, which his supporters believe history will honor. I have written here and elsewhere that, apart from breaking the color barrier and disposing of bin Laden, I am hard pressed to think of anything useful in his legacy. Never have I been an Obama hater or someone who disputed his patriotism. I do think that Mr. Obama is rather subdued about the tired pieties of “American exceptionalism” and that this is not unjustified given his...
  • Media Malpractice? Media Bias And The 2016 Election

    11/20/2016 5:35:59 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 24 replies
    IBD ^ | November 18,2016 | TOM WESTERVELT and RAGHAVAN MAYUR
    The People's Repudiation Of Media Influence Thus, despite the media's best efforts to defeat Trump through a barrage of negative news stories, most Americans appeared not to be swayed by media coverage. Election Day provided the most definitive proof of both the media's bias against Trump and the people's repudiation of its attempts to influence the election narrative. Heading into the day of the vote, most news outlets were confident that Clinton would become the 45th president of the United States, as they pointed to poll after poll showing the former secretary of state comfortably leading Trump. This coverage seemed...
  • Bannon Critics Okay with Sharpton, Ellison

    11/18/2016 4:08:31 AM PST · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    American Thinker ^ | November 18, 2016 | Daniel John Sobieski
    The mainstream media, having failed to derail or even anticipate Donald Trump’s victory, have now seized on discrediting one of the architects of his victory, calling Navy veteran, entrepreneur, and Breitbart publisher Steve Bannon a “white nationalist”. They cite as evidence some Breitbart headlines designed to provoke and attract readers as being beyond the pale. Compared to what? The New York Times, perhaps? Publishers don’t necessarily control every jot and tittle of content in their publications, but if one concedes the point of Bannon’s critics, those who have problems with Bannon advising Trump had no problem with race-baiter Al Sharpton...
  • America cannot HEAL until we stop the left wing media HATE

    11/16/2016 2:41:57 PM PST · by Mozilla · 39 replies
    Trump News ^ | Wednesday, November 16, 2016 | Mike Adams
    (NaturalNews) As I'm asking myself when I'm going to return Natural News to its usual format of covering health, nutrition and disease prevention, I'm struck by the realization that the left wing media is now the single greatest cause of psychological stress and mental illness in America. While Hillary Clinton's campaign slogan was "Stronger Together," the mainstream media has decided to pursue a campaign of division, sabotage and hate. It is unacceptable. It must be stopped. It's now obvious to me that America cannot HEAL until we stop the left wing media HATE machine. The same media outlets that heaped...
  • Commentary: The unbearable smugness of the press

    11/10/2016 5:48:05 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 47 replies
    CBS News ^ | November 10,2016 | BRIAN SNYDER
    There’s a place for opinionated journalism; in fact, it’s vital. But our causal, profession-wide smugness and protestations of superiority are making us unable to do it well. Our theme now should be humility. We must become more impartial, not less so. We have to abandon our easy culture of tantrums and recrimination. We have to stop writing these know-it-all, 140-character sermons on social media and admit that, as a class, journalists have a shamefully limited understanding of the country we cover. What’s worse, we don’t make much of an effort to really understand, and with too few exceptions, treat the...
  • VANITY Google Pining for the Days of Walter Cronkite?

    11/04/2016 11:52:51 AM PDT · by AbolishCSEU · 30 replies
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    Seems Google is paying homage to the "great" Walter Cronkite's birthday. Father of the mainstream liberal media. Must be pining for the days before the internet and alternate media exposed the press for what they were; completely in the tank for dems as they are right down to today.
  • On The Upside, At Least This Election Will Destroy The Media

    11/03/2016 4:34:34 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 34 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 3, 2016 | Kurt Schlichter
    With the clock ticking toward Election Day, the mainstream media seems intent on committing ritual suicide by eviscerating the tattered remnants of its credibility. See, thereÂ’s some good news out there if you just look for it.At this writing, it still looks like Felonia Milhous von Pantsuit will convince enough morons to vote for her to defeat Donald Trump, but who the hell knows? The polls are tightening, my book remains eerily prescient, and in Hades they are getting out the mittens. So whatÂ’s next from our disgraced media drones as they face the possible repudiation of every libfascist thing...
  • NBC, Chuck Todd Hide Wife's Kaine Donation, and Her Firm Getting Millions from Bernie Campaign

    10/26/2016 11:28:19 AM PDT · by george76 · 20 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | October 26, 2016 | Tim Graham
    NBC Meet the Press host Chuck Todd has a wife who’s active in Democratic Party strategic communications, and sometimes donates to Democrats. In 2012, Kristian Denny Todd contributed $2,500 to Sen. Tim Kaine. Todd never felt any need to disclose this during his three recent Kaine interviews on NBC (August 7, September 18, and October 23). But Maverick Mail & Strategies, the firm Mrs. Todd founded in 2007 with fellow James Webb aides Steve Jarding and Jessica Vanden Berg, did heavy lifting for openly socialist Bernie Sanders for President this year. Open Secrets shows a bill for $1.992 million made...
  • NBC News not even trying to hide its Hillary bias

    10/18/2016 8:01:08 AM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 25 replies
    New York Post ^ | October 18, 2016 | John Crudele
    NBC seems to have gone out of the news business. The network has been remarkably shy about reporting on the massive amount of e-mails being released through WikiLeaks, but more than willing to give time to anyone who says anything bad about Trump. Competitor CBS, on the other hand, seems to be dividing up with time equally into a “Bad Donald, Bad Hillary” segment. NBC, of course, is the network that employs John Harwood, a CNBC correspondent who sent love notes to the Clinton campaign and even generously offered his advice. I hope Harwood was auditioning for a job with...
  • CLINTON STAFF BIGOTRY MOSTLY IGNORED

    10/12/2016 6:11:33 PM PDT · by Morgana · 7 replies
    catholicleague.org ^ | October 12, 2016 | Bill Donohue
    Bill Donohue comments on how the mainstream media are covering the Wikileaks story on anti-Catholicism in the Clinton campaign: Most of the media have been delinquent in reporting on the latest Wikileaks story involving Hillary Clinton’s campaign chairman John Podesta, communications director Jennifer Palmieri, and Center for American Progress senior fellow John Halpin. In a series of email exchanges, Palmieri and Halpin made patently disparaging remarks about Catholics, and showed disdain for evangelicals as well. They shared their vitriol with Podesta, who did not respond (the source we quoted from yesterday mistakenly attributed a remark by Halpin to Podesta). Fox...
  • 'Good Morning America's' Amy Robach apologizes for 'Racial Slur' During Broadcast

    08/22/2016 8:16:32 PM PDT · by Mozilla · 49 replies
    Inquisitr ^ | August 22, 2016 | Nikki Cruz
    Good Morning America anchor Amy Robach was under fire after she used a racial slur during a broadcast. During the Monday broadcast, Robach, who was filling in for Robin Roberts, used the words “colored people” while speaking about diversity or lack thereof in Hollywood. During the segment, Amy Robach used the term “colored people” when talking about the criticism Hollywood has received by giving most roles to Caucasian actors. Specifically, the segment dealt with the casting of mixed actress Zendaya as the reimagined Mary Jane in the upcoming Spider-Man: Homecoming. As the Inquisitr reported, many fans were up in arms...
  • Vanity: CNN uses "Black" with Trump but "African-American" with Clinton.

    08/20/2016 11:02:10 AM PDT · by SilvieWaldorfMD · 33 replies
    Self ^ | 8/20/16 | Self
    Observation: Have you noticed that when Trump talks to or about the Black Community, that CNN's headline is: "Trump To Blacks: What Do You Have To Lose?" or "Trump Makes Outreach Bid To Blacks From A White Suburb", yet when they talk about Queen Hillary, the term AFRICAN-AMERICAN is used and not BLACK? Trump's speech this afternoon from Michigan was really good -- and he never said the word "BLACK". He said "AFRICAN-AMERICAN". Yet CNN's headlines say "Trump... Black". Such a misrepresentation! This is why the mainstream media blows!
  • Trump offers dark vision of America in speech

    07/22/2016 7:23:15 AM PDT · by Rennes Templar · 115 replies
    CBS News ^ | July 22, 2016 | Reena Flores
    On the final night of a convention filled with mishaps -- of the plagiarism, non-endorsement varieties -- Donald Trump painted a bleak picture of America, even as he officially accepted the Republican party's nomination for presidency. His name was stamped in bold font across the convention hall jumbotron as he walked on stage. "I humbly and gratefully accept your nomination for the presidency of the United States," Trump began his speech. He paused for a moment before departing from his prepared remarks to join the audience in chanting: "USA! USA! USA!" At this point, Trump couldn't help but gloat a...
  • Fact Check: WaPo Gives Democrats Many Pinocchios For These False Claims on Guns

    06/20/2016 9:51:30 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 20, 2016 | Guy Benson
    The entire purpose of my satirical piece demanding the immediate defunding of Planned Parenthood and reconsideration of the Supreme Court's gay marriage ruling "as a result of" the Orlando terrorist attack was to promote fact-based rationality in policymaking, even in the wake -- or especially in the wake -- of a terrible event.  "Public policy should be crafted based on evidence and empiricism, ever mindful of the constitution, even when it's politically inconvenient. Our discourse should encourage thoughtful disagreement, not seek to squelch it by serially impugning others' motives.  Our analysis of stomach-turning violent instances should be rooted in reality and fact, not shoe-horned into pre-existing ideological narratives," my author's note...
  • The Mainstream Media Chose a Side and Now It’s Paying the Price

    06/20/2016 4:54:25 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 22 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 20, 2016 | Kurt Schlichter
    What’s super sad is that when I started counting all of the mainstream media reporters I respect I didn’t run out of fingers. Most of them are just what Glenn “Instapundit” Reynolds memorably labeled “Democrats with Bylines.” And that’s literally true – something like 90% of them are, in fact, Democrats. And they act like it. So when Trump refuses to play nice with them, or I hear about another round of lay-offs, the best I can summon up, if I’m in a generous mood, is a half-hearted “Meh.”The MSM, of course, wants to have it both ways. It wants...
  • Donald Trump Embarrasses (sleazebag) ABC "reporter" in middle of presser: 'You're a Sleaze!'

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

    03/30/2016 1:40:26 PM PDT · by PennsylvaniaMom · 60 replies
    The Pittsburgh Post Gazette ^ | 3/30/16 | Maria Sciullo
    WTAE-TV news anchor Wendy Bell has been fired after a recent public apology from the station regarding a post on her Facebook page. A statement made today from Hearst Television, the station's parent company, reads "WTAE has ended its relationship with anchor Wendy Bell. Wendy's recent comments on a WTAE Facebook page were inconsistent with the company's ethics and journalistic standards."
  • Old Every Evening: Mainstream Media Year in Review

    01/09/2016 11:24:07 AM PST · by Kaslin · 1 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 9, 2016 | Marvin Olasky
    My wife Susan and I look forward in 2016 to our 40th anniversary. Like God's loving-kindness described in song, a good marriage does not fade away, but is new every morning. Wish that I could say the same about daily mainstream media reporting. Yet as I fill in my 28th straight annual ballot for the Media Research Center's "Worst Reporting" award, the tragedy of reporters-turned-propagandists is ... old every evening. Yes, some journalists covered Hillary Clinton's scandals with the hope of knocking her off and making Bernie Sanders or Joe Biden the Democratic nominee. Joy Behar, co-host of ABC's The...
  • Sarah Palin mocks Washington Post for false report she’s joining Al Jazeera

    02/12/2013 4:00:44 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 64 replies
    The New York Daily News ^ | February 12, 2013 | Kristen A. Lee
    Sarah Palin got to take another jab at the “lamestream media” on Tuesday after The Washington Post issued an embarrassing correction on a false report that the former Fox News commentator is joining Al Jazeera. The Washington Post’s attention-grabbing mea culpa followed reporter Suzi Parker’s claim that Palin signed a deal to be a host and commentator for the Qatari-based network. Parker had called the faux-scoop “a cautionary tale about what can happen with politics and celebrity meet.” The story became a cautionary tale of another sort, however, when it emerged that the “news” came from The Daily Currant, a...
  • Sarah Palin slams Dakota Meyer after he asks for joint custody

    01/06/2016 4:42:07 AM PST · by Altariel · 117 replies
    Sarah Palin is slamming daughter Bristol's former fiance after he filed court papers involving the couple's daughter Sailor. Dakota Meyer filed papers seeking joint legal and physical custody of Sailor Grace, who was born on December 23 in Alaska. In the court documents filed by Meyer which were obtained by TMZ he is also asking for one other thing from Bristol - child support. Sarah responded by telling Entertainment Tonight in a statement; 'For many months we have been trying to reach out to Dakota Myers [sic] and he has wanted nothing to do with either Bristol's pregnancy or the baby.' She then said that Meyer...
  • 15 Stats That Destroy Liberal Narratives

    01/02/2016 6:15:41 AM PST · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 2, 2016 | John Hawkins
    "Muslims account for only about 1 percent of the U.S. population but account for about half of terrorist attacks since 9/11. That means Muslims in the United States are about 5,000 percent more likely to commit terrorist attacks than non-Muslims." -- Mark Krikorian2) "Consider, for example, that in 1958 a mere 4 percent of Americans approved of interracial marriage. By 2013, that number had grown to 87 percent. In 2012 these once-taboo unions hit an all-time high.Ku Klux Klan membership has shrunk drastically from millions a century ago to fewer than 5,000 today. The Black Panthers are essentially extinct. While plenty...
  • When Pro-Abortion Mantras Trump Facts

    12/02/2015 9:28:40 AM PST · by Kaslin · 3 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 2, 2015 | Brent Bozell
    Three people were killed and nine were injured when Robert Lewis Dear opened fire at a Planned Parenthood center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. After capturing the shooter, the authorities resisted identifying a motive for Dear's attacks, because they didn't have one. Early reporting based on interviews with his recent neighbors in North Carolina turned up nothing. "If you talked to him, nothing with him was very cognitive," said neighbor James Russell to CBSNews.com. "Two topics Russell said he never heard Dear talk about were religion or abortion." The Washington Post found the same: "The neighbors said they never saw Dear...
  • "Sarah Palin’s View" • CBS Sunday Morning

    11/15/2015 12:07:32 PM PST · by KC_Lion · 54 replies
    Conservatives4Palin ^ | 11-15-2015 | iizthatiiz
    CBS correspondent Tracy Smith visited with Governor Sarah Palin at her home in Wasilla, Alaska. CBS’s Tracy Smith began her interview in a harsh fashion, asking Palin if she felt "like a loser" in the aftermath of the 2008 presidential election. The Governor didn’t hedge her response, "Well sure, you either win or you lose. It’s like dang, I wish I could have added more, contributed more positively. Maybe there was no chance that we were going to win anyway." Smith pressed her assault, "Do you feel like you’re to blame for the loss in 2008, cause people do blame...
  • Mainstream Media's Bias

    11/03/2015 12:05:56 PM PST · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 3, 2015 | Susan Stamper Brown
    Apparently, integrity and critical thinking are not qualities found in today's mainstream media. We know this after watching the CNBC-hosted Republican debate billed as one which would focus on "the key issues that matter to all voters-job growth, taxes, technology, retirement and the health of our national economy." Obviously, that did not happen. Instead, Americans watched moderators with the seeming intellectual prowess of June bugs disrespectfully hurl boneheaded attacks and stupid questions at GOP presidential hopefuls, offering millions of viewers a front row seat to observe proof positive they are nothing more than extensions of, and left-wing propagandists for, the...
  • Hillary Is About as Qualified To Be President as Paris Hilton

    10/06/2015 4:11:27 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 33 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 6, 2015 | John Hawkins
    The downside of being governed by idiots is that people start to think that any idiot can be president. Speaking of idiots, what exactly qualifies Hillary Clinton to be president? Is it that she’s a woman? Guess what, Paris Hilton is a woman, too! Is it that Hillary was a senator for five minutes and then became Secretary of State? Guess what, Paris Hilton has exactly as many significant accomplishments as a senator and Secretary of State as Hillary, which is zero. Is it that Hillary slept with Bill? Well, she has Paris beat there….probably. Who really knows at this...
  • Donald Trump on This Week with George Stephan[Big Government]opoulos 10-4-2015 (Video)

    10/05/2015 10:06:53 AM PDT · by Jim 0216 · 11 replies
    YouTube ^ | 10/4/15 | ABC
    George Stephanopoulos Full Interview With Donald Trump 10-4-2015
  • Trump dominates Sunday talk shows

    Trump also promised to cut spending and waste in government, a promise met with skepticism from both hosts. Yet it has been pointed out that just eliminating zero-based budgeting alone, which automatically increases government spending by 6 percent a year, would stop the growth of government spending and the debt trajectory. Trump implied that there would be cuts in whole departments and business efficiencies brought to procurement and spending. As he put it in previous interviews, “It’s called management.” *snip* It was clear Trump had the American economy on his mind, first and foremost. He was detailed and less bombastic...
  • My “USA Today” op ed on Donald Trump and political ignorance

    10/04/2015 9:06:02 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 88 replies
    The Washington Post's Volokh Conspiracy ^ | October 4, 2015 | Professor Ilya Somin, George Mason University
    In this recent USA Today op ed, I explain how the unexpected success of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign is in large part the result of widespread political ignorance: Despite some recent stumbles in his campaign, the most dramatic development of the 2016 presidential race has been the meteoric ascent of Donald Trump to the status of front-runner for the Republican nomination. Trump’s rise is a particularly blatant example of a much deeper problem at the heart of modern democracy: widespread voter ignorance. Trump’s success so far is in large part the result of an almost perfect storm of political ignorance....
  • Media Trust Hits All-Time Low

    09/30/2015 6:15:04 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 22 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 30, 2015 | Brent Bozell
    Washington Post political reporter Chris Cillizza is one of those self-impressed Watergate babies who thinks everything the media report brings great value to society. His latest article was titled "Trust in the media is at an all-time low. That's a terrible thing for all of us." It is? Automobile manufacturers can claim we need a car to get anywhere. The farmers and food companies will impress on the world its need to eat. But for the news media -- especially this news media -- to suggest civilization as we know it will cease to exist without their profound wisdom and...
  • Hillary Clinton, the Candidate, Has an Access Problem

    08/01/2015 5:08:15 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 1, 2015 | Stacy Washington
    Judging by the recent actions of the Clinton campaign: Americans don’t need access to Hillary Clinton. That’s the underlying message Hillary for America volunteers received when her campaign had a scheduled stop at a black church in Florissant Missouri, a suburb of St. Louis. Clinton was in town to speak to one of her core constituencies; the so-called black community (so-called because lumping all 48 million black Americans into one monolithic hive mind is silliness.) As news of Hillary Clinton’s inability to fill a venue reaches a comical level of reoccurrence; her campaign team have taken to restricting entrance to...
  • Maddow and Seth Meyers Can’t Stop Laughing at Trump: ‘A Gift from God’

    07/23/2015 4:00:54 PM PDT · by Lady4Liberty · 39 replies
    Mediaite ^ | July 23, 2015 | Josh Feldman
    Rachel Maddow sat down with Seth Meyers last night and couldn’t stop laughing at how amazing Donald Trump‘s presidential campaign has been, not for the country as a whole but for her specifically. She said his campaign has been a “gift from God” and explained to an amazed Meyers how Trump is not just crushing his opponents in the polls, but doing so by a mile and keeping serious candidates out of the race. Meyers found the bright side: no one will be able to take him down with comments he made on a hot mic or something because the...
  • WaPo’s Milbank: Trump a ‘Rotten Pig,’ ‘Fraud,’ ‘Sarah Palin Phenomenon’

    07/12/2015 3:51:58 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 88 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 12,2015 | PAM KEY
    On Fox News Channel’s “MediaBuzz,” Washington Post columnist Dana Milbank attacked Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump as a “rotten pig,” a “fraud,” and a “Sarah Palin phenomenon.” “I love writing about him. Yeah, the man is a rotten pig but good for our business, and yes, it is a guilty pleasure,” Milbank said. He added, “This is a perfectly legitimate story for media to be covering. It’s justified by the polls and what is this man doing but holding up a mirror to our political system? He knows how to work the media. He knows how to work the Republican...
  • They Hate Us, But Who Cares?

    07/09/2015 5:48:39 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 8, 2015 | Cal Thomas
    In her 1985 speech after receiving the Best Actress Oscar for her role in "Places in the Heart," actress Sally Field famously gushed, "You like me; you really, really like me." The latest in a long history of surveys examining the public's level of trust in the news media might paraphrase Field's line this way: "You hate us; you really, really hate us, but we don't care." The 2015 State of the First Amendment Survey, a project of the Newseum Institute's First Amendment Center, has "discovered" what most of us could have told them. According to the survey, "Only 24...
  • Sarah Palin Calls Lena Dunham A 'Pedophile,' Blasts Media Over Treatment Of Duggars

    06/05/2015 8:21:55 AM PDT · by Oliviaforever · 46 replies
    Huffington Post ^ | 6/4/15 | Ed Mazza
    Sarah Palin is lashing out at the media for how it has covered the sexual abuse revelations about "19 Kids And Counting" star Josh Duggar while giving "Girls" star Lena Dunham a free pass. Writing on her Facebook page, Palin compared the media storm over Duggar, whose parents confirmed on Fox News this week that he had “improperly touched" some of his sisters when he was a teenager, to that of Dunham, who wrote in her book "Not That Kind of Girl" that, as a 7-year-old child, she gave candy to her 1-year-old sister in exchange for kisses and a...
  • Finding Redemption in the Josh Duggar Story

    05/25/2015 10:05:12 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 248 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 25, 2015 | Michael Brown
    I have no desire to pile on with more comments about Josh Duggar, who appears to be a very serious and committed Christian who has made no excuses for the sins of his youth and who deeply desires to make a positive impact for the Lord in the years ahead. I simply want to share some redemptive thoughts, supplementing some of the excellent statements made by others, including former governor Mike Huckabee and Southern Baptist leader Russell Moore. 1. Jesus really does change people. While critics of the Duggar family want to indict them (along with other, evangelical Christians, especially...
  • After Stephanopoulos, I am Boycotting All the Talking Heads

    05/20/2015 5:12:21 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 60 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 20, 2015 | John Kass
    Some of you are probably done with ABC News over the George Stephanopoulos embarrassment. Of course, you wouldn't be wrong to boycott ABC News. You might be a fool not to. If you have any pretension to intellectual honesty, you either boycott ABC News over this Stephanopoulos mess, or you take a pair of hairy donkey ears and pin them to your temples. It's possible that you wish to keep on watching the ethically challenged ABC News but you'd really like to skip the hassle of searching for authentic hairy donkey ears. In that case just wear a kilt, a...
  • Let’s Celebrate the Death of the Mainstream Media! (extremely satisfying read alert)

    05/18/2015 4:29:45 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 28 replies
    Townhall ^ | May 18, 2015 | Kurt Schlichter
    Picking on the mainstream media is easier than offending radical feminists, and almost as much fun, but just because it’s barely a challenge doesn’t mean we shouldn’t do it. We should. We must. All decent, patriotic Americans yearn for the day when the effects of emerging technologies combine with the mainstream media’s insufferable progressive cheerleading to finally destroy it. Its death throes are underway, but it won’t buy the farm overnight. The body of the mainstream media is still shambling along, wreaking havoc, long after it its brain has died. So we need to put down the mainstream media like...
  • OBAMA RIPS FOX: ‘WE’RE GOING TO HAVE TO CHANGE HOW THE MEDIA REPORTS’

    05/13/2015 5:54:20 AM PDT · by Beave Meister · 8 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 5/12/2015 | John Nolte
    For going on seven years we have learned three things about President Obama: 1) He loves the poor so much he continues to create more of them. 2) He loves the poor so much he does everything in his power to keep them poor. 3) He doesn’t see the opposition as loyal, but as bad players — his enemy. This is especially true of Fox News, which Obama ripped as anti-poor bigots during a Wednesday afternoon summit on poverty. We’re used to this Obama, the forever-partisan who has never seen himself as president of all the people but only of...
  • Hillary's Campaign: Already Media-Assisted (Anyone Surprised?)

    04/15/2015 7:43:08 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 23 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 15, 2015 | Brent Bozell
    It is fair to say that Hillary Clinton is as liberal as Ted Cruz is conservative. This will explain why our so-called "objective" media are already treating Hillary as the Third Coming (Obama was No. 2) while Cruz merits hide-your-children alarms. Just the adjectives give it away. Hillary's Twitter launch on April 12 was received with words like "sleek," "savvy," "trending," "electrifying," and "approachable" She was packaged by the press exactly as she wanted it: a humble "champion of everyday Americans." Compare that to the Ted Cruz launch on March 23. These words framed the introduction: "scary," "dangerous," "slimy," "firebrand,"...
  • [DingbatNewsMedia]prayer rally cost Louisiana $10,000 in police overtime

    03/08/2015 6:54:48 AM PDT · by topher · 10 replies
    AP and NOLA.com
    {Links to two stories since one is AP and is NOLA.com]NOLA.com: Bobby Jindal's prayer rally cost Louisiana $10,000 in state police overtimeAP article from KLFY.com: LSU prayer rally cost taxpayers $10,289 for state police OT
  • Questions the Press Doesn't Ask Democrats

    02/27/2015 6:12:22 AM PST · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 27, 2015 | Mona Charen
    Gov. Scott Walker has leapt to the top of polls in Iowa. As day follows night, he has moved to the center of the liberal press's crosshairs. This is the world we inhabit: When a Democrat is perceived as popular, the press discovers layers of humor and elan we never suspected. When a Republican is gaining strength, the press sharpens its bayonets. Based on his response to trap-door questions in the past few days, we've been instructed that Walker a) is a crypto young Earther (or, just as bad, a panderer to same); b) that he ought to have answered...
  • Presidential Candidate Guide to "Gotcha" Questions

    02/27/2015 4:35:37 AM PST · by Kaslin · 20 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 27, 2015 | Mark Davis
    Dear 2016 GOP hopefuls: First of all, best of luck. If you are successful, it will be your job to dig the United States out of the eight-year abyss of the Obama presidency. This will take courage, vision, hard work and resiliency. If you have these things, great, but before we get to evaluating your worthiness to fight terror or shrink the government, we’d best see if you have the skills to navigate a couple of annoying questions from reporters. Many of you in the field may be tempted to take all of the questions about evolution and Barack...
  • Gov. Palin: Serious Problem With The Media’s Herd Mentality

    Governor Palin addresses the corruption of the media's herd mentality:  Sarah Palin  PoliticianFriends, this is a very important post I respectfully ask you to read through. Forgive its length. May it help you nail the coffin that's given shelter to a corrupt press that would stop at nothing in their fight against right.Reports today claimed Tom Brokaw was calling on his former network to fire Brian Williams for lying for years about being hit by enemy fire in Iraq. Brokaw apparently denies the reports. (Personally, I hope Williams keeps his job as the face of network news to remind America how...