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  • NYT’s Friedman Compares Global Warming Deniers to Trotsky Marxists – Blames Global Warming for

    04/07/2014 6:56:29 AM PDT · by Nachum · 37 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 4/6/14 | John Hoft
    Wow. This was warped and offensive. New York Times columnist and author Thomas Friedman sited a debunked study to compare global warming deniers to Trotsky Marxists – then blames the Syrian revolution on global warming, not on Bashir Assad’s brutality. Let me put this in personal terms. Your son or daughter has a disease. And you go to 100 doctors. 97 out of a hundred say, “This is a cause and this is a cure,” and three percent say, “This is a cause and this is a cure.” It’s like 97% of experts say this. 3% say that. And, conservatives...
  • This Nasty Comic Strip on Religious Freedom (that) Ran in the NY Times

    04/01/2014 11:47:24 AM PDT · by NYer · 53 replies
    Creative Minority Report ^ | March 31, 2014 | Matthew Archbold
    So it would seem the New York Times believes that if you want to make a living you must give up your constitutionally protected rights. I guess because money is dirty and so are those evil Christians...or something. Click image to enlarge it.
  • NYT reporter: Obama administration the ‘greatest enemy of press freedom’ in a generation

    03/24/2014 3:37:17 PM PDT · by McGruff · 47 replies
    THE DAILY CALLER ^ | 03/24/2014 | James Risen
    New York Times reporter James Risen called the Obama administration “the greatest enemy of press freedom that we have encountered in at least a generation” on Friday, explaining that the White House seeks to control the flow of information and those that refuse to play along “will be punished.” Poynter reports that Risen made the remarks while speaking at Sources and Secrets conference — a meeting of journalism and communication professionals held in New York City. The foreign policy reporter, who is currently fighting a fierce court battle with the federal government over his protection of a confidential source, warned...
  • Appalling: NY Times editorial distorts, misleads, and lies to readers on HHS Mandate

    03/23/2014 1:07:26 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    Hotair ^ | 03/23/2013 | Dustin Siggins
    With many political debates, I try to give opponents the benefit of the doubt on intentions. Sure, raising taxes is a bad thing, but some politicians and pundits believe higher taxes will benefit society. Some people think we need to spend more, and others really fear climate change.When it comes to the HHS abortifacient/contraception/sterilization mandate, however, I’ve almost stopped being that generous with the left’s media and thought leaders. This New York Times Magazine editorial is a prime example as to why. Almost from start to finish, the piece misleads and misdirects readers about the mandate, its opponents, and religious...
  • The New York Times’ 3 Worst Corrections On Christian Holidays*

    03/18/2014 7:03:20 AM PDT · by Pan_Yan · 4 replies
    The Federalist ^ | March 17, 2014 | Mollie Hemingway
    The New York Times’ 3 Worst Corrections On Christian Holidays* *Technically, one of these might not be real. March 17, 2014 By Mollie Hemingway An earlier version of this article mischaracterized the Christian holiday of Easter. It is the celebration of Jesus’s resurrection from the dead, not his resurrection into heaven. —The New York Times, April 1, 2013 An earlier version of this article misquoted a comment from Malachy McCourt on St. Patrick. Mr. McCourt said, “My attitude is, St. Patrick banished the snakes from Ireland and they all came here and they became conservatives.” He did not say St....
  • 50 Years Later, We Know That the NYT Distorted the Kitty Genovese Story to Drive an Agenda

    03/15/2014 7:11:53 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 21 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | March 15, 2014
    On Friday, March 13, 1964, in Kew Gardens, Queens, Winston Moseley murdered Kitty Genovese, a twenty-eight-year-old bar manager, in Queens. In a March 10, 2014 column (HT Instapundit) in the New Yorker, Nicholas Lemann reviewed two recently published books on the murder and its aftermath, one by Catherine Pelonero and the other by Kevin Cook.
  • Joel Brinkley, a Times Washington and Mideast Reporter, Dies at 61

    03/14/2014 1:58:42 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 3 replies
    The New York Times ^ | March 13, 2014 | William Yardley
    Joel Brinkley, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter who spent more than two decades at The New York Times, where he displayed range, rigor and lucid writing as a White House correspondent, as Jerusalem bureau chief and as an editor, died on Tuesday in Washington. He was 61. The cause was acute undiagnosed leukemia, resulting in respiratory failure from pneumonia, said his wife, Sabra Chartrand. Mr. Brinkley was a son of David Brinkley, the widely respected television news anchor, and he established his own journalism reputation early in his career. In 1980, while working at The Louisville Courier-Journal, he won a Pulitzer...
  • War Veteran Obituary: ‘In lieu of flowers, cancel your New York Times subscription’

    03/11/2014 2:05:34 PM PDT · by don-o · 6 replies
    TCOT Report ^ | March 11, 2014 | Christina Botteri
    Leonard M. Smith served in two wars, was married for 58 years, raised five children, and did not suffer fools. And so, upon is passing, his family honored us with an obituary that – while entirely none of our business – shared with us a sense of the remarkable life and times of their Dad.
  • NYT Launches Coverage of 'Strident' CPAC 'Conundrum' With Usual Loaded Labeling

    03/08/2014 3:48:07 PM PST · by Kaslin · 14 replies ^ | March 8, 2014 | Clay Waters
    The New York Times covered the latest annual gathering of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) with its usual mix of suspicion, overloaded labeling bias, and anti-GOP doomsaying. The paper's skeptical coverage of the three-day conservative confab, held this year at National Harbor on the Potomac, opened with two stories in Friday's edition, one on the organizers's attempts to put "a less strident face on the convention and the party."
  • Who’s the Villain Here? (vomit alert)

    03/06/2014 6:36:58 AM PST · by Beave Meister · 10 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 3/5/2014 | Nicholas Kristof
    Shrewd reporting about the Ukraine crisis comes from The Onion, which declared that American reaction is evenly divided — between the “wholly indifferent” and the “grossly misinformed.” In the latter category, it seems, belong the chest-thumpers who blame the Crimea catastrophe on President Obama. “We have a weak and indecisive president that invites aggression,” scolded Senator Lindsey Graham (revealing his own weakness: grammar). “President Obama needs to do something!” Likewise, Senator John McCain complains that Obama’s foreign policy is “feckless,” so that “nobody believes in America’s strength anymore.” Representative Mike Rogers, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, worries that...
  • Cheerio! British Elitist Piers Morgan Out at CNN

    02/24/2014 6:54:57 AM PST · by servo1969 · 54 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 2-24-2014 | Jim Hoft
    If there’s one thing more annoying than an American liberal elitist lecturing Americans on appropriate conduct and conversation, its a British liberal elitist lecturing Americans on appropriate conduct and conversation. Piers Morgan is out at CNN. Cheerio! The New York Times reported: There have been times when the CNN host Piers Morgan didn’t seem to like America very much — and American audiences have been more than willing to return the favor. Three years after taking over for Larry King, Mr. Morgan has seen the ratings for “Piers Morgan Live” hit some new lows, drawing a fraction of viewers compared...
  • The Tyranny and Lethargy of the Times Editorial Page

    02/05/2014 11:40:58 AM PST · by CreviceTool · 5 replies
    New York Observer ^ | February 4, 2014 | Ken Kurson
    IT’S WELL KNOWN AMONG THE SMALL WORLD of people who pay attention to such things that the liberal-leaning reporters at The Wall Street Journal resent the conservative-leaning editorial page of The Wall Street Journal. What’s less well known—and about to break into the open, threatening the very fabric of the institution—is how deeply the liberal-leaning reporters at The New York Times resent the liberal-leaning editorial page of The New York Times.
  • The Tyranny and Lethargy of the Times Editorial Page

    02/04/2014 2:50:46 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 10 replies
    The New York Observer ^ | 2/4/2014 | KEN KURSON
    IT’S WELL KNOWN AMONG THE SMALL WORLD of people who pay attention to such things that the liberal-leaning reporters at The Wall Street Journal resent the conservative-leaning editorial page of The Wall Street Journal. What’s less well known—and about to break into the open, threatening the very fabric of the institution—is how deeply the liberal-leaning reporters at The New York Times resent the liberal-leaning editorial page of The New York Times. The New York Observer has learned over the course of interviews with more than two-dozen current and former Times staffers that the situation has “reached the boiling point” in...

    02/03/2014 1:01:17 PM PST · by Lonesome in Massachussets · 12 replies
    American Spectator ^ | 2.1.2014 | Bill Zeiser
    One day in the foreseeable future, high school students will no longer read Elie Wiesel's Night to learn of the incredible bounds of human resilience. They will instead read the memoir of Vanessa Csordas-Jenkins. They will read, and they will be inspired. Who is Vanessa Csordas-Jenkins, you might ask? Only the subject of the most harrowing story you will ever read in the New York Times. Csordas-Jenkins suffered indignities that no human being should ever have to suffer. And she did so with grace and dignity that only [can] be described as vintage Csordas-Jenkins. Our story begins with Ms. Csordas-Jenkins,...
  • NYT Caught Altering Christie Story: Port Authority Official No Longer 'Has Evidence,

    02/01/2014 8:17:29 PM PST · by Kaslin · 34 replies ^ | February 1, 2014 | Tom Blumer
    Longtime readers here may recall that yours truly and others have written about liberties New York Times reporter Kate Zernike has taken with the truth, especially in her reporting on the Tea Party movement. Her penchant for inventing baseless stories about alleged racism in the movement once caused the late Andrew Breitbart to label her "a despicable human being." Breitbart might well have the same reaction to the hours-later revision made at Zernike's Times story Friday about Chris Christie. Several alert bloggers and tweeters noted that her story about Christie's knowledge of shut lanes on the George Washington Bridge conveniently...
  • What Has the Times Done to Mrs. Clinton?

    01/24/2014 1:10:13 PM PST · by servo1969 · 63 replies ^ | 1-24-2014 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Have you seen, folks, the New York Times magazine cover this Sunday? Here, let me turn the Dittocam off. I've gotta zoom in on something. This is the ugliest damn thing I have ever seen, and I do not know what they are thinking. Okay, I want to show you here on the Dittocam, and we'll put it up at "Planet Hillary." That is the cover of this Sunday's New York Times. Yes. And you see planet Hillary. What you can't read, the neighboring little star shooting there, people like her daughter and Huma that are in her...
  • Sunday's NYT Magazine Cover to Feature Bizarre 'Planet Hillary'(Truly Bizarre)

    01/23/2014 11:23:34 AM PST · by lbryce · 32 replies
    NewsMax ^ | January 23, 2014 | Bill Hoffmann
    Hillary Clinton has not yet declared her bid for the Democratic presidential nomination — but you wouldn't know it from The New York Times Magazine to be published on Sunday. The cover story, titled "Planet Hillary," is illustrated by a graphic showing a solar system with a huge planet at the center which features Clinton's smiling face. The teaser for the article by Amy Chozik, a national political reporter for the Times, reads: "The gravitational pull of a possible 2016 campaign is bringing all the old Clinton characters into her orbit. Can she make the stars align, or will chaos...
  • Political gridlock shouldn’t be solved with monarchy

    01/14/2014 1:37:25 PM PST · by ThethoughtsofGreg · 10 replies
    American Legislator ^ | 1-14-14 | Will Freeland
    With the endless gridlock of modern Washington, it’s tempting to want to ditch the whole American constitutional system and install a king, who could at least get things done. This is essentially what David Brooks is proposing in his column this month, though he doesn’t quite come out and say it. Brooks is right that gridlock is stifling desperately needed policy innovation and reform, but is wrong about the cause and solution for it. The problem is too much power and authority is centralized in the federal government. The solution is to look to the states, which are already a...
  • Rubio Demands States’ Right to Ignore the Poor (NYT Excessive Literary License Barf Alert)

    01/09/2014 3:46:57 PM PST · by lbryce · 15 replies
    New York Times ^ | January 9, 2014 | David Firestone
    For a senator who likes to hold himself out as the future of the Republican brand, Marco Rubio has come up with a remarkably retrograde contribution to the party’s chorus of phony empathy for the poor: Let the states do it. All anti-poverty funds should be combined into one “flex fund,” he said in a speech on Wednesday, and then given to the states to spend as they see fit. He actually believes that states will “design and fund creative initiatives” to address inequality. “Washington continues to rule over the world of anti-poverty policy-making, with beltway bureaucrats picking and choosing...
  • Chinese Tycoon Wants to Buy The New York Times

    01/03/2014 9:04:30 PM PST · by PROCON · 64 replies ^ | Jan. 2, 2014 | Patrick Goodenough
    ( – The New York Times Company says it’s not for sale, but a high-profile Chinese businessman and philanthropist eager to buy what he views as the world’s most influential newspaper plans to fly to New York City this week to push ahead with his bid. Chen Guangbiao on Wednesday told the Global Times, a Chinese Communist Party-affiliated paper, that he has a meeting scheduled Friday with a city firm specializing in mergers and acquisitions, followed by dinner on Sunday with “a middle-level leader” from the Times.
  • New York Times editorial blasts de Blasio inaugural speeches ("Graceless and Smug")

    01/03/2014 6:08:54 PM PST · by Titus-Maximus · 52 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 1/3/2014 | chuck ross
    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s inaugural was filled with “backward-looking speeches both graceless and smug” The The New York Times said in a scathing editorial Friday. The paper’s editorial board called out three inauguration participants for their demagoguery and defended former Mayor Michael Bloomberg from the speakers’ jabs at his tenure. “Worst among them, but hardly alone, was the new public advocate, Letitia James, who used her moment for her own head-on attack: on the 12 years of Mayor Michael Bloomberg,” read the Times editorial. James, who now holds the office formerly held by de Blasio, brought a...
  • New York Times Revives Benghazi Video Lie Ti Save Hillary Clinton in 2016

    01/01/2014 8:24:22 AM PST · by raptor22 · 28 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | January 1, 2014 | IBD EDITORIALS
    Benghazi: The attempt to rehabilitate Hillary Clinton begins as the New York Times revives the long-ago debunked "video clip" excuse for the well-planned Benghazi massacre while denying documented al-Qaida involvement. These days it's all the news that is fit to be made up that graces the pages of the once-proud Gray Lady that has morphed from a self-proclaimed "newspaper of record" to the house organ for the Obama administration. The latest example is a piece on the Benghazi terrorist attack of Sept. 10, 2010, titled, "A Deadly Mix in Benghazi." It resembles the infamous White House talking points — on...
  • Why do new & old media suddenly have short memories on Benghazi? (news summary & vanity, sort of)

    12/31/2013 11:56:43 PM PST · by logi_cal869 · 22 replies
    United Nations SC11154 ^ | 12/31/2013 | self
    After reading the David Kirkpatrick's NYT piece this evening, I decided to do a little cross-checking/fact-checking, as my web search came up bupkis. Specifically, I found no mention of a key suspect in the Benghazi attack in either the NYT piece nor any critique thereof. The suspect in question: Muhammad Jamal al Kashef. It didn't take long to find the UNSC addition of al Kashef to the Al-Qaida Sanctions List, as it had occurred in October and was easy to find. I also found several other casual 'honorable mentions' thereof such as this piece from Long War Journal in February...
  • Chinese Tycoon Wants to Buy New York Times

    12/31/2013 8:58:37 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 30 replies
    Breitbart's Big Journalism / Reuters ^ | December 31, 2013 | Wynton Hall
    Chinese recycling tycoon Chen Guangbiao said on Tuesday he is set to begin negotiations to buy the New York Times. “If I acquire the Times, the paper will only report the truth and must verify all information,” Chen told Reuters. Times chairman Arthur Sulzberger, Jr. has said the paper is not for sale, and industry insiders doubt the Ochs-Sulzberger family would sell Chen the paper. But Chen told Reuters he believes the company is worth $1 billion and that money can change minds. “There is nothing that can’t be bought for the right price,” Chen told Reuters. Chen says he...

    12/31/2013 10:00:30 AM PST · by bkopto · 38 replies ^ | 12/31/2013
    Chen Guangbiao, listed as one of China's 400 richest people and a man known as much for his publicity stunts as his wealth, claims he is in talks to buy the New York Times. "Soon, I will go to America to do three things," Chen told a crowd Monday night at a news media award reception in the southern Chinese boom town of Shenzhen, according to the semi-official China News Service. The first, he said, "is to go discuss the acquisition of the New York Times". Asked later to elaborate on his plans, Chen simply told reporters "the negotiation is...
  • The Facts About Benghazi (NYT claims 'authoritative narrative')

    12/31/2013 7:58:19 AM PST · by Brad from Tennessee · 22 replies
    New York Times ^ | December 30, 2013 | The Editorial Board
    An exhaustive investigation by The Times goes a long way toward resolving any nagging doubts about what precipitated the attack on the United States mission in Benghazi, Libya, last year that killed Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens and three other Americans. The report by David Kirkpatrick, The Times’s Cairo bureau chief, and his team turned up no evidence that Al Qaeda or another international terrorist group had any role in the assault, as Republicans have insisted without proof for more than a year. The report concluded that the attack was led by fighters who had benefited directly from NATO’s air power...
  • NYT Defensively Declares: No 'Conspiracy' to Endorse Hillary Clinton

    12/31/2013 9:26:16 AM PST · by Nachum · 53 replies
    breitbart ^ | 12/31/13 | Tony Lee
    On Monday, the editor of the New York Times Editorial page was compelled to write that the publication has not decided to endorse Hillary Clinton for president in 2016 yet. His pronouncement came two days after the paper attempted to whitewash the Benghazi tragedy by printing a story that alleged that there was no al-Qaeda involvement in the attacks that killed four Americans (contradicting the paper's own reporting), murdered U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens had "little understanding" of the region, and that the terrorists were motivated by an anti-Muhammed YouTube video. On a blog post on the paper's website, Andrew Rosenthal...
  • Politico Swallows NYT Farcical Reporting

    12/31/2013 6:49:35 AM PST · by eagleye85 · 9 replies
    Eagleye Blog ^ | December 31, 2013 | Bethany Stotts
    Politico, trying to find a juicy angle on the latest chapter in the Benghazi saga, asks the arrogant question “Could the New York Times have saved ’60 Minutes’?” They are referring, of course, to “60 Minutes’” infamous use of charlatan Dylan Davies as a source when he did not, in fact, scale the compound wall the night of the attacks, nor see Ambassador Chris Stevens’ body in a Libyan hospital. Davies was outed by Washington Post sleuthing, and then by the New York Times, which spoke with the FBI about Davies. The FBI confirmed that this bad source had told...
  • NYT: No, Really, the Benghazi Attacks Were Fueled by That YouTube Video

    12/30/2013 6:39:13 PM PST · by Kaslin · 32 replies ^ | December 30, 2013 | Guy Benson
    The New York Times has published a new account of the deadly 9/11/12 terrorist attacks against two US compounds in Benghazi, Libya. Reporter David Kirkpatrick's sources, some of whom are anonymous, say there is little indication that international terrorist organizations like Al Qaeda were involved in the attack. Kirkpatrick's story also claims that the raids were not "meticulously planned," and were, in fact, touched off by an obscure YouTube video trailer that some say denigrated Islam. A snippet from the piece: Then, on Sept. 8, a popular Islamist preacher lit the fuse by screening a clip of the video on...
  • Sowell: Hit Piece Journalism

    12/30/2013 1:25:48 PM PST · by jazusamo · 10 replies
    Creatots Syndicate ^ | December 31, 2013 | Thomas Sowell
    Front-page editorials, disguised as news stories, have become such familiar features of the New York Times that it should have been no surprise to discover in the December 28th issue a front-page story about a professor of finance at the University of Houston who has been a paid consultant to financial enterprises. Since professors of all sorts have been paid consultants to organizations of all sorts, it is questionable why this was a story at all, much less one that covered an entire inside page, in addition to a central front-page opening, under the headline "Academics Who Defend Wall St....
  • 'Completely false': Sources on ground in Benghazi challenge NYT report

    12/30/2013 2:57:05 AM PST · by Libloather · 18 replies
    Fox News ^ | Adam Housley
    **SNIP** But a New York Times report published over the weekend has angered sources who were on the ground that night. Those sources, who continue to face threats of losing their jobs, sharply challenged the Times’ findings that there was no involvement from Al Qaeda or any other international terror group and that an anti-Islam film played a role in inciting the initial wave of attacks. “It was a coordinated attack. It is completely false to say anything else. … It is completely a lie,” one witness to the attack told Fox News. The controversial Times report has stirred a...
  • The New York Times whitewashes Benghazi

    12/29/2013 7:09:16 PM PST · by Brad from Tennessee · 17 replies
    Long War Journal ^ | December 29, 2013 | By Thomas Joscelyn
    David D. Kirkpatrick of the New York Times has published a lengthy account of the Sept. 11, 2012, terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya. While much in Kirkpatrick's report is not new, the piece is receiving a considerable amount of attention because of this sweeping conclusion: "Months of investigation by The New York Times, centered on extensive interviews with Libyans in Benghazi who had direct knowledge of the attack there and its context, turned up no evidence that Al Qaeda or other international terrorist groups had any role in the assault." But how much effort did Kirkpatrick expend to uncover any...
  • 'Completely false': Sources on ground in Benghazi challenge NYT report

    12/29/2013 4:33:24 PM PST · by Doogle · 51 replies
    FOXNEWS ^ | 12/29/13 | Adam Housley
    Fifteen months after the Sept. 11 attack in Benghazi which killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans, the narrative of the attack continues to be shaped, and reshaped, by politicians and the press. But a New York Times report published over the weekend has angered sources who were on the ground that night. Those sources, who continue to face threats of losing their jobs, sharply challenged the Times’ findings that there was no involvement from Al Qaeda or any other international terror group and that an anti-Islam film played a role in inciting the initial wave of attacks. “It...
  • White House doesn't dispute report finding no al Qaeda role in Benghazi attack

    12/29/2013 3:52:51 AM PST · by Libloather · 38 replies
    NBC News ^ | 12/28/13 | Kristen Welker, Becky Bratu
    A senior Obama administration official said the White House does not dispute a New York Times article published Saturday about the 2012 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, which found no evidence al Qaeda was involved. **SNIP** The newspaper said its investigation took months and was "centered on extensive interviews with Libyans in Benghazi who had direct knowledge of the attack there and its context." It is not surprising the White House would welcome this report. Since the attack, Republicans have accused the Obama administration of downplaying the perpetrators' links to al Qaeda for political gain. The attack...
  • A Deadly Mix in Benghazi (NYT investigates)

    12/28/2013 5:03:22 PM PST · by Libloather · 67 replies
    NY Times ^ | 12/28/13 | David D. Kirkpatrick
    **SNIP** The cable was a last token of months of American misunderstandings and misperceptions about Libya and especially Benghazi, many fostered by shadows of the earlier Sept. 11 attack. The United States waded deeply into post-Qaddafi Libya, hoping to build a beachhead against extremists, especially Al Qaeda. It believed it could draw a bright line between friends and enemies in Libya. But it ultimately lost its ambassador in an attack that involved both avowed opponents of the West and fighters belonging to militias that the Americans had taken for allies. Months of investigation by The New York Times, centered on...
  • NY Times bids farewell to traditional family

    11/28/2013 4:54:03 AM PST · by IbJensen · 24 replies
    Life Site News ^ | 11/27/2013 | Kathryn Yoder
    The “American Dream”of a traditional nuclear family is getting harder and harder to come by, and the New York Times can hardly contain its glee. The Times’ entire Nov. 26 “Science Times” section was devoted to the “redefined” American family. In her featured articles, NYT reporter Natalie Angier identified traditional family as a thing of the past: “the old-fashioned family plan of stably married parents residing with their children remains a source of considerable power in American – but one that is increasingly seen as out of reach to all but the educated elite.” What’s taking its place? A lot...
  • Vanity: NYT front page WWII posts, need help

    11/15/2013 10:07:42 AM PST · by Tailback · 15 replies
    I'm trying to find the author/past posts regarding the NYTimes front pages from the WWII years. There was a post I believe on Veterans day regarding combat on Bougainville that I believe my Wife's grandfather (Marine Corsair pilot) recieved the Distinguished Flying Cross for. PM me if you can help find it, thanks in advance.
  • Editor exodus continues at NYT

    11/14/2013 6:03:30 AM PST · by HogsBreath · 21 replies
    New York Post ^ | Keith Kelly
    The stampede for the exits continues at Jill Abramson’s beleaguered New York Times. On Tuesday, three high-profile names said they were departing the Gray Lady — media columnist Brian Stelter, Chief Political Correspondent Matt Bai and Sunday Magazine Editor-in-Chief Hugo Lindgren.
  • New York Times’ Obama cheerleading harms the nation

    11/10/2013 6:56:46 AM PST · by Beave Meister · 15 replies
    The New York Post ^ | 11/10/2013 | Michael Goodwin
    Poor Barack Obama. Ending his fifth year as the world’s most powerful man, he is running out of scapegoats and fairy tales. Blaming George W. Bush has lost its punch, and the ObamaCare debacle is shredding the myths he is competent and honest. Still, before he rides off into that sunset of self-pity and low poll ratings, he ought to invite his remaining friends over for a heart-to-heart. That way he can tell The New York Times that its fanatical support does him no favors. Instead, it feeds his arrogance and reinforces his belief that he can solve any problem...
  • on CBS correspondent apologizes for report on Benghazi attack

    11/08/2013 5:03:18 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 13 replies
    NBC ^ | 11/8/2013 | Bill Carter and Michael S. Schmidt
    The correspondent for the disputed “60 Minutes'’ segment about the attack on the United States Special Mission in Benghazi, Libya, last year apologized on the air Friday morning, saying it was a “mistake'’ to put on a security officer whose credibility has since been undermined by his diverging accounts of his actions that night. The correspondent, Lara Logan, said on “CBS This Morning'’ that the news division was misled by the officer, adding, “We will apologize to our viewers, and we will correct the record on our broadcast on Sunday night.” The apology followed disclosure by The New York Times...
  • The NY Times: We Endorse Obama’s Lies

    11/04/2013 10:37:15 AM PST · by Starman417 · 7 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 11-04-13 | DrJohn
    "Apparatchik" is defined as as unquestioningly loyal subordinate: a subordinate who is unquestioningly loyal to a powerful political leader or organization. You can find a cadre of Obama apparatchiks here. They are known as the Editorial Board of the NY Times. It is claimed that this board operates independently of the regular "news operations" but if no one objects to it, well.... I was going to title this "The Devil Wears Pravda." Pravda is the Russian government information outlet, unflinchingly loyal to the leader of the Communist government. The NY Times editorial board has become the US version of Pravda....
  • NY Times Praises Marxist Redistribution of Wealth in Obamacare

    10/28/2013 4:31:05 PM PDT · by Nachum · 8 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 10/28/13 | Jim Hoft
    Posted by Jim Hoft on Wednesday, March 24, 2010, 4:37 AM Not that any of us are surprised but Barack Obama’s mouthpiece, The New York Times, praised the Marxist redistribution of wealth enforced by Obamacare. And the author savors the fact that Obama is deliberately undoing “what historians have called the age of Reagan.” For all the political and economic uncertainties about health reform, at least one thing seems clear: The bill that President Obama signed on Tuesday is the federal government’s biggest attack on economic inequality since inequality began rising more than three decades ago. Over most of that...
  • In Search of Republican Grown-Ups (Do really need to put Barf's the NYT)

    10/25/2013 6:09:03 AM PDT · by Beave Meister · 5 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 10/24/2013 | THE EDITORIAL BOARD
    The leaders of the Republican Party, in full flight from their disastrous and juvenile shutdown stunt, now want to restock their ranks with grown-ups. “Let’s face it: it was not a good maneuver,” Senator Orrin Hatch of Utah told The Times recently. “You’ve got to have the adults running the thing.” Mr. Hatch and other establishment senators believe that grown-ups would not threaten the country’s full faith and credit, or keep the government closed, in order to get their way. That’s true, but it’s a rather pallid definition of maturity. A mature and responsible political party would do more than...
  • Attention America: The New York Times Knows What You Should Know and You Need Know No More

    10/16/2013 6:21:43 AM PDT · by marktwain · 3 replies ^ | 8 October, 2013 | Larry Keane
    The New York Times’ recent 6,000-word major opus, “Children and Guns: The Hidden Toll ,” is the latest installment in the paper’s self-described series on “the gun industry’s influence and the wide availability of firearms in America.” In this article, it took the authors 75 paragraphs before they acknowledged that federal statistics, in fact, show a dramatic 30-year downward trend in accidental deaths involving firearms. But that’s not the impression that the Times wanted to leave with its readers. The article focused dramatically on case vignettes involving the accidental deaths of children from firearms, which we all agree are tragic...
  • Obamacare: The Rest of the Story

    10/14/2013 5:54:52 AM PDT · by Beave Meister · 32 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 10/13/2013 | BILL KELLER
    Unless you’ve been bamboozled by the frantic fictions of the right wing, you know that the Affordable Care Act, familiarly known as Obamacare, has begun to accomplish its first goal: enrolling millions of uninsured Americans, many of whom have been living one medical emergency away from the poorhouse. You realize those computer failures that have hampered sign-ups in the early days — to the smug delight of the critics — confirm that there is enormous popular demand. You have probably figured out that the real mission of the Republican extortionists and their big-money backers was to scuttle the law before...
  • In Obama’s war on leaks, reporters fight back

    10/05/2013 12:37:44 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 6 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | 10/4/2013 | Leonard Downie Jr
    Leonard Downie, a former executive editor of The Washington Post, is the Weil family professor of journalism at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University. This article is based on his report “The Obama Administration and the Press,” forthcoming Thursday from the Committee to Protect Journalists. In the Watergate era, the Nixon administration’s telephone wiretaps were the biggest concern for journalists and sources worried about government surveillance. That was one of the reasons why Bob Woodward met with FBI official Mark Felt (a.k.a. “Deep Throat”) in an underground parking garage in Arlington, and why he and Carl...
  • NY Times: Southern States Racist for Rejecting Medicaid Expansion

    10/04/2013 2:21:31 AM PDT · by markomalley · 11 replies
    Big Journalism ^ | 10/4/2013 | WILLIAM BIGELOW
    The New York Times, in one more effort to paint the Southern states as hotbeds of racism, estimates that two-thirds of poor blacks and single mothers will be denied health insurance under Obamacare because the Southern states refuse to expand their Medicaid programs. The Times adds that more than half of low-wage workers without insurance won’t get any, either. Well down in the Times piece is this nugget: more than half of states in the United States have rejected Medicaid expansion, including Ohio, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Wisconsin, which are hardly Southern. To make the charge of racism stick, the...
  • Report: Obama Consulted NY Times Editors, Columnists on Syria Strategy

    09/19/2013 2:32:30 PM PDT · by Libloather · 19 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 9/19/13 | Larry O'Connor
    What influenced President Obama's mercurial decision on military intervention in Syria? According to Michael Calderone, it may have been the editors and op-ed writers at the New York Times. Calderone confirms that President Obama had an off-the-record meeting with Times editor Andy Rosenthal, members of the editorial board, and opinion columnists David Brooks, Gail Collins and Ross Douthat. The meeting took place on on August 29, the day before he reversed course and decided to postpone military intervention. The meeting came amid the White House’s push for military intervention in Syria, one of the topics discussed that day. The Times...
  • Establishment Hypocrisy from the New York Times

    09/04/2013 5:15:00 PM PDT · by marktwain · 1 replies ^ | 3 September, 2013 | Mike Maharrey
    Earlier this year, the Missouri legislature passed a Second Amendment Preservation Act that would nullify unconstitutional federal actions violating the right to keep and bear arms. Gov. Nixon vetoed it. The legislature will have a chance to override in September. On Saturday, the New York Times came out with an editorial using the Missouri bill as a springboard to ridicule those who think the federal government should not willy-nilly violate the Second Amendment. As a measure of the gun culture’s dangerous sway over statehouse politicians, it is hard to top the pending proposal in Missouri that would pronounce all federal...
  • Cruz under a maple leaf, &c.

    09/03/2013 5:03:34 AM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 39 replies
    National Review ^ | 9/3/2013 | Jay Nordlinger
    The New York Times seems to have a special interest in Ted Cruz — in particular, his relation to Canada. As I noted in a February column, the Times referred to him as a “Canadian-born lawyer.” True, but such a curious thing to slip in, given that Ted is about as American — as Texan — as they come. Ted’s mother, a native of Delaware, and Ted’s father, a refugee from Cuba, lived in Calgary for a while. Their son was born there. They moved to Houston when he was four (as I understand it). I borrow an old saying:...