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  • Bloomberg’s Amazingly Inaccurate Ad to Keep Areas Gun-Free Zones

    03/03/2015 9:32:58 PM PST · by richardb72 · 4 replies
    Crime Prevention Research Center ^ | MARCH 4, 2015 | John R. Lott Jr.
    Bloomberg's argument here is that the bill to allow concealed handgun permit holders to carry on school property is really an attempt to let criminals carry guns around schools. The fact that people will need a permit that requires a criminal background check is never mentioned. So what is the rate that permit holders cause problems? It is very, very rare. . . .
  • Libs Already Regret Net Neutrality; Google to Filter Search Results by "Fact"

    03/02/2015 12:42:41 PM PST · by Kaslin · 21 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | March 2, 2015 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: By the way, folks, just as I predicted, a bunch of liberals, a bunch of leftists have started learning what is in net neutrality, and they are unhappy. The Wall Street Journal has a headline: "Liberals Mugged by Obamanet -- Buyer's remorse is already setting in for Google and other 'net neutrality' proponents." You know what the one thing that none of these people ever figured on? None of them, none of these leftists ever dreamed Obama would do what they have now discovered is part of net neutrality. That is: The Regime is going to regulate content. They...
  • Just when you think Obama-bashing can’t get worse, it does

    03/02/2015 9:35:32 AM PST · by Zakeet · 35 replies
    Tampa Tribune ^ | March 2, 2015 | Joe Henderson
    It wasn’t enough for the residents of Wingnut Nation to argue in defiance of facts that Barack Obama was not born in America. Some of them even cling to the belief he is an agent of radical Islam sent to destroy our country by, I don’t know, raising the minimum wage. Despite all the preaching, pleading and warnings of doom from Donald Trump, American voters elected this man to the highest office in the free world. Twice. So what’s next? Step right up, Rudy Giuliani, America’s mayor. He charges the president, leader of these United States, with the high crime...
  • Call to Action this week after Netanyahu's speech.

    03/01/2015 7:27:14 PM PST · by blueyon · 10 replies
    self | 3/01/15 | Blueyon
    Please take to Twitter, Facebook, all news Media sites and any/all other sites you can think of after Netanyahu gives his speech Tuesday. The WH has already rebutted a speech they have not heard. We all know you can not rebut something that hasn't happened yet but we are talking this administration. So with that said, we need to dominate social media! Comment Comment Comment on everything with your views of Netanyahu. Don't let the main stream media frame this with WH talking points and anti-Israel rhetoric.
  • Gun-Grabbing Geraldo: 'Far Too Many Creepy Untrained People with Deadly Weapons'

    03/01/2015 6:51:38 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 41 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | February 28, 2015 | Melissa Mullins
    Gun-Grabbing Geraldo: 'Far Too Many Creepy Untrained People with Deadly Weapons' By Melissa Mullins | February 28, 2015 | 10:52 PM EST Fox News host Geraldo Rivera made another outrageous statement regarding gun control, and his distaste for those who choose to exercise their right for the Second Amendment. On Friday’s Fox & Friends show, Geraldo was asked to comment on a recent story out of Pasadena, Texas about a mother who was “charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.”
  • Scott Walker woos CPAC by boasting about crusade against Wisconsin unions

    02/27/2015 6:51:56 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 35 replies
    The Guardian ^ | The Guardian | Steven Greenhouse
    Seeking to wow a crowd of conservative activists on Thursday, Wisconsin governor Scott Walker decided to trumpet what first made him a Republican hero: his crusade against organized labor.In what many saw as a boast that he could handle Islamic State, Walker talked of besting labor and said: “If I can take on 100,000 protestors, I can do the same across the world.”With that red meat line at a gathering of the Conservative Political Action Conference(CPAC), Walker won raucous applause about the episode that thrust him on to the national stage–his success in pushing through legislation in 2011 to curb...
  • ISIS militant ‘Jihadi John’ unmasked as middle-class Brit

    02/26/2015 6:12:09 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 36 replies
    NY Post ^ | 2-26-2015 | Yaron Steinbuch
    ISIS militant ‘Jihadi John’ unmasked as middle-class Brit By Yaron Steinbuch February 26, 2015 | 7:16am The infamous masked ISIS madman seen in gruesome videos beheading Western hostages was identified by media outlets Thursday as Mohammed Emwazi — a middle-class Briton with a degree in computer programming. The BBC reported that the Kuwaiti-born Emwazi is in his mid-20s and from West London. British authorities chose not to identify him earlier for operational reasons. “I have no doubt that Mohammed is Jihadi John,” one of Emwazi’s close friends told the Washington Post. “He was like a brother to me. . . . I...
  • Lessons from Scott Walker's National Media Baptism [strategists' handbook for GOP dummies]

    02/26/2015 2:28:36 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 4 replies
    RCP - Real Clear Politics ^ | February 26, 2015 | Caitlin Huey-Burns, Congressional Reporter
    "........ Here is their joint wisdom, pooled in a kind of Communications 101 crash course—a guide for first-time candidates. Media Bias: Get Over ItIn a pitch this week, Walker encouraged supporters to help him fight back against “the clueless and mindless journalistic herd.” The Republican National Committee argued journalists are asking less relevant questions of GOP candidates than they are of Democratic candidates. Hillary Clinton and Democrats should have to answer for comments made by other Democrats, the RNC said. “If you’re a Republican, you’ve got to know you’re going to be held to a double standard,” RNC Communications Director...
  • My Scott Walker Column (And A Response To Ed Morrissey)

    02/26/2015 1:16:50 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 17 replies
    DC - Daily Caller ^ | February 24, 2015 | Matt K. Lewis, Senior Contributor
    ".......More to the point, I take issue with his suggestion that I think “Republicans had better work with the media.” It is true that I don’t believe the media are inherently evil or “out to get you.” But I also think — and this is important for candidates to know — that the press are not your friends. Ed’s framing, I think, implies I support what might be thought of as collaboration or appeasement. But what Walker did was (inadvertently) work with the media — in the sense that he played right into their hands. He made this an irresistible...
  • BREAKING: BLACK CAUCUS DEMOCRATS Plan to Sabotage Netanyahu’s Speech to Congress

    02/25/2015 8:15:49 PM PST · by blueyon · 110 replies
    Gateway Pundt ^ | 2/25/15 | Jim Hoft
    Black Caucus Democrats are planning to walk out during Netanyahu’s speech on the security of Israel. The move was reportedly planned after communications with the Obama White House. In response to this outrageous act, conservative black ministers are holding a press conference to show their support for the Israeli Prime Minister. Urban Cure reported: Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu will address a joint session of congress on March 3rd, and in a political move, leaders of the Congressional Black Caucus are planning to skip the speech in protest of Speaker John Boehner’s invitation to Netanyahu to do so. While the Congressional...
  • Melissa Harris-Perry at Cornell: Hope Trayvon Martin 'whooped the [snip] out of George Zimmerman'

    02/25/2015 8:10:56 PM PST · by grundle · 23 replies
    YouTube ^ | February 23, 2015 | Melissa Harris-Perry
    MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry delivered a laughable, childish speech at Cornell's Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Lecture on Feb. 23, 2015. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OA9GsEja0Oc
  • Is the parrot media walking into a “Willie Horton” trap over Giuliani’s remarks about Obama?

    02/25/2015 8:54:52 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 9 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 2/25/15 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    The legend of Floyd Brown lives on! During the 1988 presidential campaign a young and very clever Floyd Brown put together a brief TV spot showing people how Michael Dukakis the Democrat candidate had endangered the people of his home state – Massachusetts- by allowing a murderer out of prison on a furlough. Under ordinary circumstances, had this fact been pointed out in print or mentioned in a recorded interview even something as outrageous as this would have been buried by the Democrats’ parrot media. But that is not what happened. The clever Mister Brown had actually set a trap...
  • Don’t shoot! Instead, take a breath, Nevada!

    02/25/2015 7:40:24 AM PST · by redreno · 18 replies
    http://www.reviewjournal.com ^ | 02/25/2015 | By STEVE SEBELIUS
    Nevada’s own Dirty Harriet, Las Vegas Republican Asemblywoman Michele Fiore, recently regaled the Chronicle of Higher Education with an oldie-but-goodie among gun lovers. “I don’t know who the quote was said by, but I’ve heard it several times and I believe it wholeheartedly, that an armed society … is a polite society,” Fiore said. Ah, yes, who could forget the recent exchange of pleasantries in Las Vegas between Tammy Myers and 19-year-old Erich Nowsch that ended with Myers dead and Nowsch facing a long prison term, at best? And that’s but the tip of the iceberg of Second Amendment moments...
  • Scott Walker Fundraising Off Media’s ‘Gotcha’ Questions

    02/24/2015 11:55:34 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 12 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 02/24/2015 | Dan Riehl
    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s campaign is using mainstream media “gotcha” questions regarding Barack Obama to start an email fundraising campaign. As The Hill reports, Walker “has drawn scrutiny for refusing to say whether he agrees with former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani’s comments questioning whether President Obama loves America.” Giuliani’s remarks came at an event attended by Walker.
  • The Media’s Embarrassing Scott Walker Spectacle [Media, heal thyself.]

    02/24/2015 12:23:51 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 10 replies
    NRO - National Review Online ^ | February 23, 2015 | Charles C. Cooke
    "..........On Vox last week, Jenée Desmond-Harris blamed many of America’s ills on “unconscious racism,” which, she suggests, is “also known as implicit bias.” There is a regnant idea in America, Desmond-Harris contends, that is “so deeply entrenched that many of us aren’t aware that we hold it — that white is better than black.” This point was echoed by Nicholas Kristof in Saturday’s New York Times. Directly addressing “white men,” Kristof submitted that because all human beings are “prone to the buffeting of unconscious influences,” “bias remains widespread in ways that systematically benefit both whites and men.” In both cases,...
  • Walker Says He Is Unaware Whether Obama Is a Christian

    02/21/2015 3:26:33 PM PST · by kristinn · 150 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | Saturday, February 21, 2015 | Dan Balz and Robert Costa
    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a prospective Republican presidential contender, said Saturday he does not know whether President Obama is a Christian. “I don’t know,” Walker said in an interview at the JW Marriott hotel in Washington, where he was attending the winter meeting of the National Governors Association. Told that Obama has frequently spoken publicly about his Christian faith, Walker maintained that he was not aware of the president’s religion. “I’ve actually never talked about it or I haven’t read about that,” Walker said, his voice calm and firm. “I’ve never asked him that,” he added. “You’ve asked me to...
  • Aiming the Starter's Gun at the GOP

    02/18/2015 9:25:11 AM PST · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 18, 2015 | Brent Bozell
    The safest bet you can possibly make at the beginning of a presidential election cycle is that the "objective" national media will savage the Republican contenders with "investigative" journalism. Not just one Republican contender, but all the Republican contenders. It's a bit amazing to look back at 2012 and remember that every Republican candidate was punched in the kisser by "journalism" if and when he or she inched into the lead. Sarah Palin never declared, but she was slimed in 2011 by NBC star Savannah Guthrie, who casually tossed out author Joe McGinniss's claims that she was a bad mother,...
  • Top 10 (Leftist) Astroturfers

    02/18/2015 6:24:06 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 8 replies
    SharylAttkisson.com ^ | February 17, 2015 | Sharyl Attkisson
    What’s most successful when it appears to be something it’s not? Astroturf. As in fake grassroots.The many ways that corporations, special interests and political interests of all stripes exploit media and the Internet to perpetuate astroturf is ever-expanding. Surreptitious astroturf methods are now more important to these interests than traditional lobbying of Congress. There’s an entire PR industry built around it in Washington.Below are the top ten astroturfers as viewed by respondents in an informal, non-scientific survey.* TOP 10 ASTROTURFERS 1. Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and Everytown2. Media Matters for America3. University of California Hastings Professor...
  • Let’s not be so quick to believe gun-control rhetoric

    02/16/2015 2:32:15 PM PST · by richardb72 · 8 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 16, 2015 | John R. Lott Jr.
    People walking the streets with guns pose a danger to others, right? With 12 million Americans across all 50 states now having concealed handgun permits, one would think that this question would have been settled one way or another. In fact, contrary to the rhetoric by gun-control organizations, permit holders almost never use their guns to commit violent crimes. Last Wednesday, The New York Times claimed “there should be no disputing” a new report, which claims there were 722 gun deaths nationwide from May 2007 to February 2015 that were not self-defense. The Times asserts: “The full death toll attributable...
  • A surprising number of presidents never graduated college

    02/16/2015 10:09:14 AM PST · by blueyon · 39 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 2/16/15 | Claire Daniel |
    Media and potential opponents are scandalized that Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is considering a run for president even though he didn’t graduate from college. But if Walker (who dropped out of Marquette University in his senior year) won in 2016, he would be joining an exalted group that includes the two presidents most frequently named as the favorites of the American people. Eleven presidents — exactly 25 percent — were not college graduates. Most prominent on that list are George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, who make up half of Mt. Rushmore’s foursome and are in the top three or top...
  • The Walker-Stupid, Obama-Genius Myth

    02/16/2015 6:09:19 AM PST · by libstripper · 34 replies
    American Thinker ^ | Feb. 16, 2015 | Jack Cashill
    On Joe Scarborough’s MSNBC show this past week Yale-educated Howard Dean added a new word to the lexicon of Democratic condescension, “unknowledgeable.” “Scott Walker, were he to become president, would be the first president in many generations that did not have a college degree,” said Dean of the Wisconsin governor. “And that's a problem.” Scarborough countered later in the conversation, “Well, nobody is accusing Scott Walker of being dumb because he didn't graduate from college except you.”
  • Governor Scott Walker Reflects on Reagan’s “A Time for Choosing” Speech

    02/16/2015 1:52:40 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 6 replies
    Viral Buzz ^ | February 15, 2015 | Bill Chandler
    3:08 video: Governor Scott Walker’s Interview with Young America Foundation Reflects on Reagan’s “A Time for Choosing” SpeechGov. Scott Walker: “You can give that speech [Ronald Reagan's "A Time for Choosing"] today, not tell people who it was, just play it, play the audio, and I think people would find it just as compelling today as it was the day he gave it.”[Oct 1964] .................." “President Obama and his allies tend to measure success in government by how many people depend on the government, how many people are on medicare, food-stamp, unemployment. We instead, we the conservatives measure success in...
  • How Jon Stewart turned lies into comedy and brainwashed a generation

    02/15/2015 7:34:58 AM PST · by COUNTrecount · 22 replies
    NY POST ^ | February 15, 2015 | Kyle Smith
    So Brian Williams goes out (for six months) humiliated and derided. Jon Stewart goes out (permanently, one hopes) the same day, but on a giant Comedy Homecoming King float, with a 21-gun salute from the media, his path strewn with roses and teardrops. Why? Brian Williams lied about his personal exploits a few times. Jon Stewart was unabashedly and habitually dishonest. Though Stewart has often claimed he does a “fake news show,” “The Daily Show” isn’t that. It’s a real news show punctuated with puns, jokes, asides and the occasional moment of staged sanctimony. It contains real, unstaged sound bites...
  • The Assassination of Scott Walker By The Coward Liberal Media

    02/13/2015 12:45:49 PM PST · by Kaslin · 82 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 13, 2013 | Matt Vespa
    We all knew this was coming: liberal attacks on Gov. Scott Walker for not having a college degree. In 1990, Walker decided to drop out of Marquette University during the spring semester of his senior year - a decision that’s mystified the political left. But then there’s former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean, who–as Dan wrote–basically questioned Walker’s intelligence: "This is a particular problem for Scott Walker which has not been an issue yet, but it will. Scott Walker, were he to become president, would be the first president in many generations who did not have a college degree. So the...
  • The ubiquitous Brian Williams, truly a reporter for the ages

    02/13/2015 10:53:57 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 13 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 2/13/15 | Suzanne Eovaldi
    It’s 4:30 a.m. and I’m laughing so hard I barely can see my computer screen. Do yourself a favor and click on the Freeper link below and scroll down to view priceless, photo shopped images of Brian Williams, NBC “news” anchor, currently suspended without pay for six months for telling lies. (1) From putting his arm around the Virgin Mother in a Bethlehem stable to riding shotgun with OJ on the LA Freeway and smiling with a dream-like gaze as he listens to Dr. Martin Luther King, these images of Williams are a perfect representation of the contrivances witnessed evening...
  • Environmental Scandal Engulfs Oregon Governor, Where Is National Media?

    02/13/2015 10:08:38 AM PST · by Zakeet · 17 replies
    National Review ^ | February 13, 2015 | John Fund
    John Kitzhaber, the Democratic governor of Oregon was sworn into his fourth term of office just last month. But it seems highly unlikely he will be able to survive this month in office. Last October, the Willamette Weekly newspaper published an exposé showing how the governor’s fiancé, Cylvia Hayes, was taking money as a private consultant to environment groups and then pushing their policies in her public role as “First Lady” of the state. Most infamously, she ordered state employees to follow a policy she was being paid $25,000 by an advocacy group to promote. Apparently, some of the money...
  • MEDIA GO COLLECTIVELY INSANE OVER GOP POSITIONS ON EVOLUTION

    02/12/2015 3:25:12 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 33 replies
    Breitbart ^ | February 12, 2015 | By Ben Shapiro
    On Thursday, the media went collectively insane over Governor Scott Walker’s failure to answer a question about his beliefs on the theory of evolution. A questioner asked Walker earlier this week in London, “Are you comfortable with the idea of evolution? Do you believe in it?” Walker said he would “punt” on the issue, adding, “That’s a question politicians shouldn’t be involved in one way or another. I am going to leave that up to you. I’m here to talk about trade, not to pontificate about evolution.” This led to blaring headlines throughout the media. Huffington Post said Walker “dodged”...
  • Marines Surrender Weapons Before Yemen Evacuation

    02/11/2015 6:10:24 PM PST · by blueyon · 112 replies
    Military.com ^ | 2/11/15 | Richard Sisk
    U.S. Embassy Marines in Yemen handed over their M-9 pistols and M-4 carbines before evacuating the chaotic country with diplomatic personnel, the Pentagon said Wednesday. The Marines also left behind several vehicles at the airport in the capital city of Sanaa before departing on a civilian flight, said Army Col. Steve Warren, a Pentagon spokesman. Warren said the Marines destroyed their machine guns and other crew-served weapons before leaving the Embassy for the airport. He also said that it was unclear who now had custody of the weapons and vehicles that were surrendered. A Marine spokesman could not immediately say...
  • Brian Williams’ rescue plan crumbles as friends plead for mercy

    02/10/2015 9:44:00 AM PST · by Zakeet · 57 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 10, 2015 | Howard Kurtz
    The atmosphere surrounding Brian Williams has turned so toxic that it’s not clear when—or even if—he’ll be able to return to the anchor chair. The original plan—Williams apologizes, takes himself off the air for a few days, schmoozes with Letterman, and slides back into his job—has crumbled. The apology was weak and inaccurate, too fleeting to heal the wound over telling a lie about his chopper in Iraq having been hit by a rocket-propelled grenade. His statement that he had decided as managing editor to suspend himself made it look like nobody at NBC is in charge, that he is...
  • Sharyl Attkisson: Why Did Hillary Survive a Brian Williams-like Tale?

    02/10/2015 8:15:55 AM PST · by grundle · 31 replies
    Newsmax ^ | February 9, 2015
    Emmy Award-winning journalist Sharyl Attkisson, who covered the story of Hillary Clinton's lie about being shot at in Bosnia, says she can't understand how the former secretary of state weathered the scandal while NBC News anchor Brian Williams may not. "To me, part of the irony is if Brian Williams isn't able to survive it — that we think it's important enough when somebody gives this kind of story that he would lose his career — yet we didn't care enough to have it matter that much with someone who became our secretary of state," Attkisson said Monday on "The...
  • BREAKING: Brian Williams’s Replacement Lester Holt Falsely Claims He Flew 9 Gs, “Had Bombs Fall

    02/09/2015 3:21:48 PM PST · by blueyon · 79 replies
    GotNews ^ | 2/9/15 | Charles C. Johnson
    BREAKING: Brian Williams’s Replacement Lester Holt Falsely Claims He Flew 9 Gs, “Had Bombs Fall Around Him” in NBC Post… Gotnews.com has confirmed that embattled NBC anchor Brian Williams’s replacement, Lester Holt, has also exaggerated his past exploits. In an October 2006 blog post for NBC News Holt described conquering his fear of snakes and how he wasn’t afraid of doing dangerous things. “I am not a whimp [sic]. I have done stories dangling 90 floors above Chicago in a window-washing rig on the Sears Tower. I have pulled 9-Gs and done loops and rolls with the Thunderbirds and Blue...
  • ‘Nightly News’ Takes Ratings Hit During Brian Williams Crises (all three newser nitworks hit hard)

    02/09/2015 1:41:55 PM PST · by Zakeet · 78 replies
    TV Newser ^ | February 9, 2015 | Chris Ariens
    Preliminary Nielsen ratings show “NBC Nightly News” dropped -36% on Friday from last week’s Monday-Thursday average among A25-54 viewers. NBC’s competitors were down too, but not as much: ABC was down -16% while CBS was down -17% on Friday.
  • Inside Rosie O’Donnell’s Dramatic Exit From ‘The View’

    02/09/2015 1:30:37 PM PST · by Zakeet · 64 replies
    Variety ^ | February 9, 2015 | Ramin Setoodeh
    When Rosie O’Donnell made her triumphant return to “The View” in September, she promised a calmer version of the host who previously fled the program in 2007 after a single season. But O’Donnell’s unhappiness at “The View” led her to announce on Friday, via a story in the New York Post’s Page Six section, that she was exiting the show after five months. ABC executives agreed to release her early from a 11-month contract, estimated to be worth $5 million. In a brief interview with “Entertainment Tonight” over the weekend, O’Donnell attributed her departure to a desire to focus on...
  • Gay Marriage Being Forced Down Throats via Alabama Newspapers

    02/09/2015 11:21:25 AM PST · by boycott · 24 replies
    AL.com ^ | 2-9-2015 | me
    The Alabama newspapers have been slamming their gay agenda down the throats Alabama readers for several weeks. As you can see, it's one story after another. The newspapers are putting those in support of same sex marriage as being on the morally correct side. It is absolutely repulsive how they're pushing this agenda. I'll add that I am shocked how frequently and hard they've been pushing it down reader's throats. It's a war of moral values.
  • MSNBC: Melissa Harris-Perry asks Eric Holder to quack like a duck

    02/09/2015 11:09:38 AM PST · by Zakeet · 15 replies
    YouTube ^ | February 9, 2015
    My nomination for Libtard Newser softball question of the year
  • Like Brian Williams, Hillary Clinton Lied About Bosnia

    02/09/2015 10:49:26 AM PST · by raptor22 · 33 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | February 9, 2015 | IBD EDITORIALS
    ies: Investigative reporter Sharyl Attkisson reminds us the secretary of state who blamed Benghazi on a video once made up a story about courage under fire in Bosnia. Maybe Brian Williams can be her 2016 running mate. 'Nothing in life," Winston Churchill once famously said, "is so exhilarating as to be shot at without result," except perhaps in the minds of network anchors like NBC's Brian Williams and political candidates such as Hillary Clinton, who also claimed a brush with death in a war zone on her resume. Perhaps they can swap war stories. Former CBS reporter Sharyl Attkisson reminded...
  • The Worst of Brian Williams: Marking His 10 Years as Anchor of NBC Nightly News

    02/09/2015 6:14:22 AM PST · by PROCON · 15 replies
    newsbusters ^ | Feb. 9, 2015 | Geoffrey Dickens
    Brian Williams marks ten years as anchor of NBC Nightly News on Tuesday night and it’s been a decade full of absurdly softball interviews with Barack Obama and trashing of Republicans and Tea Partiers. In March 2013, the Tom Brokaw-replacement turned up on Alec Baldwin’s radio show to laughably brag: “My work has been so cleansed, as I see it types, and as I’ve tried, of political opinions over 27 years.” But a look through the MRC’s archives over the last 10 years reveals Williams hasn’t been shy about spouting political opinions. From displaying a Newsweek cover of Barack Obama...
  • Only CBS Covers Latest on Brian Williams Lie, Downplays ‘Helicopter Ride’

    02/07/2015 11:02:01 AM PST · by Jim Robinson · 20 replies
    News Busters ^ | February 7, 2015 | By Scott Whitlock
    Of the three morning shows on Saturday, only CBS covered the latest on the evolving Brian Williams scandal. Predictably, NBC’s Today again stayed silent. But so did ABC’s Good Morning America. CBS This Morning anchor Anthony Mason noted, “The New York Times reports NBC News is launching an internal investigation into the reporting of anchorman Brian Williams.” Mason then downplayed the extent of Williams’s lie: “The inquiry follows Williams' on-air apology that he misled viewers when describing a helicopter ride he took when reporting from Iraq in 2003.” Saying the Nightly News anchor “misled viewers when describing a helicopter ride”...
  • Report: Obama White House Told Black Caucus to Boycott Netanyahu’s Congressional Speech

    02/07/2015 5:26:47 AM PST · by blueyon · 79 replies
    Gateway Pundt ^ | 2/06/15 | Jim Hoft
    Joe Biden will skip Israeli Prime Minister’s Congressional speech in March. He is going to leave the country. Minority Leader Pelosi says Democrats will be busy and she hopes the event won’t take place. And now we know that the Obama administration told Black Caucus members to skip the speech and to publicly speak out against it. The Daily Mail reported: Two prominent black Democrats in the House of Representatives are vowing to skip Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress next month, a move that a White House insider says was put in motion by the Obama administration.
  • NBC: Brian Williams Offers Clarification About 2003 Iraq Incident (Fake but Accurate)

    02/05/2015 5:47:47 AM PST · by maggief · 28 replies
    NBCNews ^ | February 4, 2015
    NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams on Wednesday's program offered a clarification of the events that led to his news team being protected in Iraq by the Third Infantry in 2003 — and his recent honoring of one of the Army vets who was there. (snip) Williams and his team were actually in one of the aircraft following a Chinook helicopter that was hit. In fact, in the original Dateline special on the incident, Williams even says, "On the ground we learn the Chinook ahead of us was almost blown out of the sky," acknowledging he was not in the...
  • NBC'S Brian Williams admits on air to lying

    02/05/2015 5:28:19 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 59 replies
    WND ^ | 2-4-2014
    NBC'S Brian Williams admits on air to lying On 02/04/2015 Front Page,U.S.,World NBC News’ Brian Williams has been caught in a lie and forced to recant. The nation’s top-rated news anchor apologized on the air Wednesday evening for fabricating a story of personal heroics, claiming to have been aboard a helicopter in Iraq in 2003 when it was hit by enemy fire. “I made a mistake in recalling the events of 12 years ago,” Williams said. At the time Williams reported the original incident, he did not claim to be on the Chinook copter that was hit by a rocket-propelled...
  • Can NBC News Now Have Any Credibility with Brian Williams as Its Face?

    02/04/2015 8:32:55 PM PST · by kristinn · 105 replies
    The Baltimore Sun ^ | Wednesday, February 4, 2015 | David Zurawik
    If credibility means anything to NBC News, Brian Williams will no longer be managing editor and anchor of the evening newscast by the end of the day Friday. The admission from Williams Wednesday that he lied about being in a Chinook helicopter that was hit by enemy fire during the invasion of Iraq in 2003 is astonishing. And he only admitted the lie after being confronted with it by the military publication, "Stars and Stripes," which has a well-documented report and timeline showing his shifting version of events over the years. SNIP Really, if this was 10 or 15 years...
  • What’s Really Happening Is Democrats Are Blocking Department of Homeland Security Funding

    02/04/2015 5:51:05 PM PST · by RedMDer · 15 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | February 04, 2015 | Genevieve Wood
    The headline in one Washington newspaper read: “Senate Dems block legislation reversing immigration actions.” That’s one way to see it. A more accurate headline would have been: “Senate Democrats block debate over legislation funding the Department of Homeland Security.” The latter is exactly what all 45 Senate Democrats did earlier this week when they voted against “the motion to proceed” ... Democrats have clearly decided their only hope of winning this battle is to frame the GOP as the obstructionist party as long as the media will let them get away with it. And so far they have...
  • Media Bias Rears Ugly Head in Vaccine Controversy

    02/04/2015 6:49:44 AM PST · by Academiadotorg · 31 replies
    Accuracy In Media ^ | February 3, 2015 | Cliff Kincaid
    The media think they have discovered another issue to beat Republicans over the heads with—vaccines. But the media have no credibility on this, or any other major health issue. They do have, and often demonstrate, a partisan political bias on such controversial matters. “Vaccination debate flares in GOP presidential race, alarming medical experts,” states The Washington Post in horror. It’s yet another attempt to portray Republicans as “anti-science.” This follows the “climate change denier” mantra used against conservatives and Republicans for supporting pro-growth economic policies. In the measles case, NBC news is attacking Republican Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky for...
  • Is Mike Huckabee Right About Being Gay?

    02/03/2015 9:23:53 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 37 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 02/03/2015 | Stephen Green
    “It’s not my cup of tea.” The former Arkansas governor and probable presidential candidate compared homosexuality to drinking and swearing on CNN: “People can be my friends who have lifestyles that are not necessarily my lifestyle. I don’t shut people out of my circle or out of my life because they have a different point of view,” Huckabee told CNN’s Dana Bash, while deflecting a question about whether he believes being gay is a choice.“I don’t drink alcohol, but gosh — a lot of my friends, maybe most of them, do. You know, I don’t use profanity, but believe...
  • Texas declares 'Chris Kyle Day,' [Today Feb 2] as Medal of Honor petition drive launches

    02/02/2015 7:28:44 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 37 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 02, 2015
    Texas declares ‘Chris Kyle Day,’ as Medal of Honor petition drive launches Published February 02, 2015 FoxNews.com Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is declaring Feb. 2 as "Chris Kyle Day" in his state, honoring the late sniper as a petition drive also gets underway to consider him for the Medal of Honor. Kyle, considered to be the deadliest sniper in U.S. military history, is the subject of the blockbuster film "American Sniper." Though the movie has been controversial, Abbott told Fox News he decided to honor Kyle because “he’s an American hero.” “He had the guts to stand up and defend...
  • The Scott Walker Racial Rorschach Test

    02/01/2015 10:33:22 AM PST · by PROCON · 8 replies
    thefederalist.com ^ | Jan. 30, 2015 | Heather Wilhelm
    Some people see a racist inside every head that formerly wore a mullet. Is it “racially polarizing” to publicly applaud people who achieve the American Dream? If you’re a liberal critic of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s recent Iowa Freedom Summit speech, the answer might be yes. On Wednesday, Slate writer Jamelle Bouie published “Divide and Conquer,” a guide to “Scott Walker’s divisive message for winning the White House.” If any candidate could “run a rigid campaign of polarization—aimed at winning as many white voters as possible,” Bouie writes, “it’s Walker. His language is already there. In his Iowa speech, he...
  • Story that Boehner blindsided Obama on Netanyahu invitation was manufactured agitprop

    02/01/2015 5:11:20 AM PST · by blueyon · 25 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 1/31/15 | Ed Lasky
    correction appearing in the New York Times quietly unravels what has become a major story as phony agitprop, intended to discredit the leaders of Israel and the House of Representatives. Of course, the story is still believed by many, and has well served those in the White House and media who created and disseminated it. Omri Ceren spotted the correction and explained on Twitter: NYT tries to promote anti-Netanyahu talking point that #Israel blindsided Obama. They got just 1 tiny detail wrong.
  • #BlackBrunch Violence - Downtown Saint Paul Minnesota Besieged By Black Mob Violence - Media Hides..

    01/31/2015 3:44:37 PM PST · by PROCON · 142 replies
    conservativetreehouse ^ | Jan. 31, 2015 | sundance
    #BlackBrunch Violence – Downtown Saint Paul Minnesota Besieged By Black Mob Violence – Media Hides Story…Saint Paul Minnesota is a hotbed of racially driven black mob violence, but the media work diligently to keep it hidden. Recently the frequency of the attacks has increased in severity and now even the local media are forced to discuss it. However, the media avoid the racial motive inherent in all of the suspects being black and all of the victims are white. The community is shocked, SHOCKED. (make sure you click the links and watch the videos) SAINT PAUL - A string of...
  • Sarah Palin Should Not Run For President

    01/30/2015 4:54:59 AM PST · by LeoMcNeil · 197 replies
    Leo McNeil ^ | January 30, 2015 | Leo McNeil
    Sarah Palin made headlines last weekend when she said she was interested in running for President. Palin has been an important part of the Tea Party and conservative movements in this country since she came onto the scene in 2008. Nobody on the right throws red meat to a crowd quite like Palin. Her ability to sarcastically tear down liberal sacred cows is second only to Rush Limbaugh. Best of all she drives liberals up a wall. They hate her more than any other conservative in this country, including George W. Bush and Limbaugh. Watching liberals fall to pieces over...