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  • Ted Cruz explains the non-story about his Goldman Sachs loan – [VIDEO]

    01/14/2016 7:18:11 AM PST · by Isara · 145 replies
    The Right Scoop ^ | Jan 14, 2016 | The Right Scoop
    When you’re at the top the attacks come at you from everywhere. In this case it was a NY Times article that, as Levin suggested last night, was fed to them by some Republican operative working for another campaign. But just like the Trump-ed up birther story, it’s another non-story.Ted Cruz explains below:Ted Cruz explains Goldman Sachs loan (Video)It’s no surprise that Ted Cruz is actually human and makes errors like the rest of us. As he said, the loan against his assets has been disclosed in a variety of other ways so it’s not something he’s been trying to...
  • More from the gun wars ...

    12/26/2015 9:00:07 PM PST · by richardb72 · 6 replies
    Pittsburgh Tribune Review ^ | Dec. 26, 2015 | Colin McNickle
    In its latest installment in a crusade to rid America of firearms, The New York Times “reports” on a “study” that purports to show how, in the first six years after Missouri “repealed the requirement for comprehensive background checks and purchase permits, the gun homicide rate was 16 percent to 18 percent higher than it was the six years before.” Oh, what an indictment, eh? Well, not exactly. The Times, which on Dec. 5 ran a front-page editorial (the first since 1920 when it took Republicans to task for nominating Warren G. Harding for president) against guns, was citing a...
  • New York Times Retroactively Edits Article to Remove Admission of Obama’s Cluelessness of Terror

    12/18/2015 11:38:23 AM PST · by QT3.14 · 20 replies
    Moonbattery ^ | December 18, 2015 | Dave Blount
    Under rule by oligarchical collectivists, the progressive future is certain; it is the past that keeps changing. For example, on Thursday night Obama had said that the reason he didn't appreciate that people were upset by the Muslim atrocity in San Bernardino is that he hadn't been watching enough cable TV. But within a few hours, he had no longer said it:
  • The N. Y. Times reveals the liberal mindset in an editorial that attacks gun owners

    12/09/2015 9:49:58 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 4 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 12/9/15 | Doug Book
    Last week, the New York Times published its first front page editorial in 95 years. Did the Grey Lady choose to warn Americans about the continuing dangers of Islam, the most massive national debt in history or the fact that “…the Affordable Care Act [could] cost about $132 billion more than what was expected?” No. The Times editorial staff donned hair shirts and beat their breasts over the “…moral outrage and… national disgrace that civilians can legally purchase weapons designed specifically to kill people with brutal speed and efficiency.” Back to this in a moment. The article is filled with...
  • On This Day: August 1, 1863: NY Times uses Gatling guns to defend the NY Times (Hypocrites)

    12/06/2015 6:35:26 AM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 4 replies
    At Newspaper Row, across from City Hall, Henry Raymond, owner and editor of The New York Times, averted the rioters with Gatling guns, one of which he manned. The mob, instead, attacked the headquarters of abolitionist Horace Greeley's New York Tribune until forced to flee by the Brooklyn Police.
  • The Most Pressing Issue in 95 Years (Comment on NYT Editorial)

    12/05/2015 6:40:03 AM PST · by drop 50 and fire for effect · 55 replies
    National Review Online ^ | December 4, 2015 | Jonah Goldberg
    The Peace of Versailles, Buck v. Bell, the Great Depression, Pearl Harbor,* the Hitler-Stalin Pact, the Ukrainian famine, the internment of Japanese-Americans, the Tuskegee experiments, the Holocaust, McCarthyism, the Marshall Plan, Jim Crow, the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Kennedy Assassination, the 1964 Civil Rights Act, Kent State, the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution, Watergate, withdrawal from Vietnam, the Killing Fields, the Iran hostage crisis, the Contras, AIDS, gay marriage, the Iran nuclear deal: These are just a few of the things the New York Times chose not to run front page editorials. But, the “Gun Epidemic” in America? That deserves a...
  • The Walrus and the New York Times

    12/02/2015 3:39:28 AM PST · by Zakeet · 20 replies
    PowerLine ^ | December 1, 2015 | John Hinderaker
    As part of its cheerleading for the U.N. climate convention in Paris, the New York Times is running a series on What Climate Change Looks Like. First up are the walruses: This week, we're featuring images that show how global warming has already impacted the world. Packed shoulder to shoulder, an estimated 35,000 Pacific walruses congregated on Alaska's northwest coast near Point Lay last fall. Normally the mammals find ocean ice sheets to rest on, but as waters have warmed the ice sheets have disappeared. In seven of the last nine years swarms of walruses swam ashore for refuge, as...
  • Trump demands NY Times apologize for accusation

    11/27/2015 4:33:26 AM PST · by GonzoII · 139 replies
    WND ^ | 45 mins ago | Cheryl Chumley
    Donald Trump, leading Republican candidate for president, took his spat with the New York Times to the next level, doubling down on his denial of mocking a handicapped reporter and then demanding the newspaper apologize for accusing him of doing so. In tweets sent out Thanksgiving Day, Trump said once again he didn't poke fun of Serge Kovaleski, a New York Times journalist who suffers from arthrogryposis, a congenital condition that restricts the movements of his arms. His campaign first opened with this clarification: "Donald J. Trump today demanded an apology fro the failing New York Times which accused him...
  • NYT Incurious About Racial Slur Charge by Mizzou Journalism Prof. Against Faculty

    11/11/2015 11:55:04 AM PST · by PJ-Comix · 6 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | November 11, 2015 | P.J. Gladnick
    The New York Times is displaying an astounding lack of curiosity about a significant charge of racism relayed by its own editorial page editor. Brent Staples was quoting a Missourianarticleby University of Missouri journalism professor Cynthia Frisby when something she wrote just leaped off the page. It was a charge of racist slurs being hurled at her by fellow School of Journalismfaculty members. So what was the response from the Times? Nothing. Even though it would be easy to investigate, they have not checked into her charges. Here is the shocking claim by Professor Frisby as relayed by the incredibly...
  • Actor James Woods: 'Hate Crime Massacre of Christians Finally Silences Obama'

    10/02/2015 6:58:46 PM PDT · by george76 · 87 replies
    CNSNews ^ | October 2, 2015 | Mark Judge
    26 year-old gunman Chris Harper Mercer opened fire on the campus on Thursday, killing nine people and wounding seven. Mercer reportedly singled out Christians for death by asking the religion of potential victims before firing on them. Mercer was then shot and killed by law enforcement. In a series of tweets on October 2, Woods argued that because the victims were Christian, both resident Obama and the media would lose interest in the story. "NY Times writes a front page story about a hate massacre targeting Christians without using the word 'Christians,'" Woods tweeted, linking to story in the New...
  • NY Times: Modern man has no use for a gun. He doesnt own one, and he never will (Shortened)

    10/02/2015 2:53:25 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 47 replies
    Jihadwatch.org ^ | October 2, 2015 | Robert Spencer
    The modern man has no use for a gun. He doesnt own one, and he never will.The modern man cries. He cries often. What will the modern man do when the Islamic State threat that he has ignored, denied, and dismissed as Islamophobia for so many years becomes undeniable reality staring him in the face? He will cry. He will cry often.
  • Iraqi intelligence agent denies he met 9/11 leader

    12/13/2003 8:39:33 PM PST · by witnesstothefall · 4 replies · 193+ views
    Taipei Times ^ | Sunday, Dec 14, 2003
    A former Iraqi intelligence officer who was said to have met with the suspected leader of the Sept. 11 attacks has told US interrogators the meeting never happened, according to US officials familiar with classified intelligence reports on the matter. Ahmad Khalil Ibrahim Samir al-Ani, the former intelligence officer, was taken into custody by the US in July. Under questioning he has said that he did not meet with Mohamed Atta in Prague in the Czech Republic, according to the officials, who have reviewed classified debriefing reports based on the interrogations. US officials caution that Ani may have been lying...
  • Former CIA officer charged in alleged leaks

    01/23/2012 6:42:19 PM PST · by oldernittany · 11 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 1/23/2012 | Greg Miller
    Kiriakou, 47, was a source for stories by The New York Times and other news organizations in 2008 and 2009 about some of the agencys most sensitive operations after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. ......... that the information Kiriakou supplied to journalists ... enabling defense attorneys there to obtain photographs of CIA operatives suspected of being involved in harsh interrogations. Some of the pictures were subsequently discovered in the cells of high-value detainees.
  • New Barrier for Immigrants: Texas Birth Certificate

    09/18/2015 4:41:44 AM PDT · by HomerBohn · 22 replies
    New York Times ^ | 9/17/2015 | MANNY FERNANDEZ
    McALLEN, Tex. At the Republican debate Wednesday and throughout the campaign, candidates led by Donald J. Trump have assailed illegal immigration, and some have questioned whether children who are born to immigrants in this country illegally should be considered American citizens. But here on the Texas border some communities are engaged in activities that go beyond talk, enforcing some of the toughest rules in the country limiting the types of ID parents can show to receive copies of birth certificates. The result has been a refusal to issue birth certificates to many of the Texas-born children of immigrants here...
  • Walmart Decides to Drop Sale of AR-15 Assault Rifles (Major Hurl Alert!)

    08/31/2015 2:40:46 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 47 replies
    A generation ago, the American gun industry came up with a devilish new campaign to bolster declining sales militarizing the civilian firearms market with lightly adapted versions of potent battlefield weapons like the M-16 rifle. Renamed the AR-15, this semiautomatic assault rifle has come to haunt society in the hands of criminals and the deranged, who regularly kill innocent people in high-powered mass shootings.
  • Barely News: Two-Thirds of Blacks Prefer 'All Lives Matter' Over 'Black Lives Matter'

    08/23/2015 1:37:09 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 21 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | August 23, 2015 | Tom Blumer
    Most of us have heard it by now. If you have the audacity to point out in a conversation or speech that "All lives matter," you're a hateful, violent raging racist out to undermine the (white guy George Soros-funded) "Black Lives Matter" movement. Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Martin O'Malley have toth made the "mistake" of contending that "All lives matter" during the past few months. Each has felt it necessary to either apologize or otherwise back away from their statement. A Thursday Rasmussen poll the vast majority of the establishment press has ignored and will likely to continue...
  • The New York Times Believes MoJos Gun-Control Myths

    08/13/2015 10:17:51 AM PDT · by richardb72 · 4 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | August 13, 2015 | John R Lott Jr
    Normally, even the New York Times doesnt cite such an unreliable source as Mother Jones for evidence. But when it comes to gun control, its considered okay to use biased sources, call people names, and thoughtlessly dismiss the notion that gun-free zones endanger lives. After the recent shooting in Lafayette, Louisiana, former Texas Governor Rick Perry suggested that people should be able to defend themselves in public. How did the Times react? It characterized those who agree with Perry as fanatics who own the Republican Party by intimidation. Take the Times response to the fact that, with just two exceptions,...
  • Tea and Trumpism

    08/11/2015 2:31:05 PM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 29 replies
    NY Times Opinion Pages ^ | 8-11-2015 | Paul Krugman
    Memo to pollsters: while Im having as much fun as everyone else watching the unsinkable Donald defy predictions of his assured collapse, what I really want to see at this point is a profile of his supporters. What characteristics predispose someone to like this guy, as opposed to accepting the establishment candidates? The reason Id like to see such a poll is that I suspect that both conservative and liberal pundits are still getting the Trump phenomenon wrong. And yes, thats the kind of statement hey, left and right both wrong! that I usually hate when other pundits...
  • Planned Parenthood scandal shows how the (New York) Times change

    08/07/2015 5:45:33 AM PDT · by OddLane · 2 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 8/7/15 | Frank Scaturro
    Recently, citizen journalists from the Center for Medical Progress produced an undercover video showing Dr. Deborah Nucatola, senior director of medical services for Planned Parenthood, discussing the sale of organs from aborted babies. Nucatola's comments included her saying, "We've been very good at getting heart, lung, liver, because we know that, so I'm not gonna crush that part, I'm gonna basically crush below, I'm gonna crush above, and I'm gonna see if I can get it all intact." A second undercover video shows Mary Gatter, president of Planned Parenthood's medical directors' council, discussing "less crunchy" methods to abort in order...
  • Abandonment of Standard Journalistic Practices': Hillary Campaign Blasts NYT in Letter

    07/31/2015 6:29:58 PM PDT · by InMemoriam · 14 replies
    Mediaite.com ^ | 7/30/15 | Josh Feldman
    Hillary Clintons campaign sent a letter to The New York Times lambasting them for their recent coverage of Clintons use of private email while she was Secretary of State. The letter, first obtained by CNN and then posted online by the Clinton campaign, is in direct response to the Times most recent reporting on Clinton. The Times ran a report saying that two government inspectors general recommended the DOJ open a criminal investigation into Clintons emails due to classified material on her private account, but it turns out the recommendation was not on criminal grounds, so the Times ended up...
  • Hillary Clinton is a criminal

    07/24/2015 5:14:57 PM PDT · by Starman417 · 29 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 07-24-15 | DrJohn
    Darkness approaches the Clinton campaign. Maybe. Two Inspectors General have asked the Justice Department to open an investigationinto Hillary's handling of classified material on her private server. WASHINGTON Two inspectors general have asked the Justice Department to open a criminal investigation into whether sensitive government information was mishandled in connection with the personal email account Hillary Rodham Clinton used as secretary of state, senior government officials said Thursday. The request follows an assessment in a June 29 memo by the inspectors general for the State Department and the intelligence agencies that Mrs. Clinton's private account contained "hundreds of...
  • New York Times Debunked: Scott Walkers Im Not Going Nativist Conversation Never Happened

    07/03/2015 7:29:05 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 31 replies
    Breitbart Big Government ^ | 7-3-15 | Matthew Boyle
    A conversation about immigration between Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and the Heritage Foundations Stephen Moore, reported on by the New York Times this week, never happened. We have spoken with Stephen Moore and the conversation that was reported did not happen and he will tell you that. I would recommend you reach out to him, Walker spokeswoman AshLee Strong told Breitbart News on Thursday in response to an article by Jonathan Martin and Maggie Haberman. On Thursday, the reporters wrote: Stephen Moore, a conservative scholar at the Heritage Foundation who backs an immigration overhaul, called Mr. Walkers embrace of a...
  • The New York Times's Anti-Christian Hypocrisy

    07/03/2015 5:30:27 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 7 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 07/03/2015 | Daniel John Sobieski
    Once again, this time by the New York Times, it has been proven that the only group that it is politically correct to bash or offend is Christians. They turn the other cheek and forgive those who trespass, rather than behead and bomb, or storm newspaper offices to murder and maim. That much was admitted by New York Times editor for standards Phil Corbett in defending the newspapers decision to publish Monday a picture of Pope Benedict XVI fashioned out of condoms, after being among those that refused to publish the Charlie Hebdo cartoons of the Mohammed that prompted a...
  • Rubio rakes in cash after New York Times hit pieces

    06/11/2015 5:40:51 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 4 replies
    Washington Times ^ | June 10, 2015 | Joseph Curl
    Attacks by the New York Times against Republican 2016 presidential candidate Marco Rubio have backfired, bringing in wads of cash and making the once-vaunted newspaper of record look foolish. In the last two weeks, the unabashedly liberal paper has run two hit pieces on Rubio (and in one, his wife) as well. Last week, the Times attacked the Florida senator for getting four traffic tickets in 17 years. On Tuesday, the paper hit him again for taking out student loans to pay for college and then, gasp, buying a 24-foot off-shore fishing boat (the Times, of course, called it a...
  • MSNBCs Chris Hayes: NYT Rubio hit pieces are false flags planted by Rubio himself!

    06/10/2015 3:03:31 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 14 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 06/10/15 | Robert Laurie
    Someone get Mulder on the phone. MSNBC's Chris Hayes: NYT Rubio hit pieces are 'false flags' planted by Rubio himselfMSNBC hosts have spent decades blurring the line between reality, lies, and David Lynchian comedy. As a result, what was once a well-oiled left-wing propaganda machine has descended into chaos and self-parody. These days its pretty much impossible to tell whether or not theyre serious when they announce a new conservative conspiracy theory. Its not inconceivable that they actually believe what theyre saying but, since they dont do news anymore, its just as likely that theyre simply trolling conservatives with cringeworthy...
  • New York Times Wont Reveal When Clintons Donated

    06/09/2015 3:46:46 AM PDT · by elhombrelibre · 12 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | 8 Jun 15 | Alana Goodman
    The New York Times is clamming up about the specific date Bill and Hillary Clinton contributed $100,000 to the papers charity group in 2008, but denies the donation played a role in its coverage and endorsement of Clinton in the Democratic primaries that year. The Washington Free Beacon reported on Sunday that the Clinton Family Foundation, a little-known philanthropic organization controlled by the Clintons, donated $100,000 to the New York Times Neediest Cases Fund in 2008. The charity is administered by the paper and run by top brass at the Times Company. On Jan. 25, 2008, the Times endorsed Hillary...
  • For the NYT, the Rubios traffic tickets are a big deal. Clintons tickets to Orgy Island? Not so

    06/08/2015 10:45:03 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 12 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 06/08/15 | Robert Laurie
    Tickets? Please. For the NYT, the Rubios' traffic tickets are a big dealMarco Rubio and his wife, Jeanette, are criminals. There. Weve said it. According to a bombshell New York Times report, the Rubios are a pair of neer-do-wells who flout societys conventions every time they get behind the wheel. Their crimes are as numerous as they are vile. The Rubios are guilty. of traffic citations. I know. You had high hopes for young Marco and Im sorry to tell you its over. Facts, though, are facts. The Rubios are outlaws of the no turn on red variety.
  • Clinton Donated $100K to New York Times Group the Same Year Paper Endorsed Her

    06/08/2015 3:20:16 AM PDT · by markomalley · 24 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 6/8/15 | Alana Goodman
    A little-known private foundation controlled by Bill and Hillary Clinton donated $100,000 to the New York Times charitable fund in 2008, the same year the newspapers editorial page endorsed Clinton in the Democratic presidential primary, according to tax documents reviewed by the Washington Free Beacon.The Clinton Family Foundation, a separate entity from the Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation, has been the familys vehicle for personal charitable giving since 2001.It is funded directly by the Clintons and distributes more than $1 million a year to civic and educational causes.The New York Times Neediest Cases Fund is a charity affiliated with...
  • How The New York Times Undervalues (Catholic) Women

    05/17/2015 7:08:35 PM PDT · by Morgana · 1 replies
    federalist ^ | May 12, 2015 | Maureen Collins
    There are a few things that I do not like about being a woman. One of them is being lectured by people like Frank Bruni at The New York Times about how I am oppressed by my Catholic faith. Funny, I never realized it. Brunis article, Catholicism Undervalues Women, has many of the standing up to the patriarchy tropes anyone would expect, with some surprises and glaring factual errors along the way. He begins by wryly mentioning Pope Francis statement about equal pay for women wherein, Bruni says, the pope fashioned himself a feminist. Bruni laughs at this, assuring his...
  • Clinton Foundation tied to Russian efforts to control uranium supplies

    04/23/2015 6:28:24 AM PDT · by markomalley · 11 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 4/23/15 | Jazz Shaw
    Im not sure if this is a bombshell report from the New York Times this morning or if its just more of the same old same old when it comes to Hillary Clinton and the Clinton Foundation. The Paper of Record has been digging into more details from Peter Schweizers upcoming book, Clinton Cash, and finds that there was a lot of money changing hands between interests in Russia, Canada and the United states at a time when Russia was moving to try to gain control of a significant portion of the worlds uranium supplies. (Its something they seem to...
  • A Practice Nook in the Subway [FReeper published in the NYT]

    04/18/2015 3:38:00 AM PDT · by Silly · 16 replies
    The New York Times (Metropolitan Diary) ^ | April 16, 2015 | Paul Klenk
    Dear Diary: A singer often in need of a handy practice area, I sometimes vocalize in the subway (in addition to busking). The cathedral-like acoustics of these underground passages are friendly to the voice, and on my lunch break I can loosen my tie and warm up with some scales. I have found a little cul-de-sac perfect for this at a station near work, out of the paths of the Midtown commuters rushing through. Passers-by who hear my tenor coloratura sometimes pop their heads around the corner in curiosity; some smile or wave. But I go there for the architecture,...
  • New York Times Writer Wonders if Bowe Bergdahl Will Get Honorable Discharge

    03/25/2015 2:11:07 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 55 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | March 25, 2015 | P.J. Gladnick
    New York Times writer Helene Cooper must be posting her articles from an alternate reality. It is the only conclusion that one can reach when reading her reaction to the announcement todaythat Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, who was swapped last year for five Guantanamo prisoners, will be charged with desertion. So what is a major concern for Cooper? It is her speculation as to whether Bergdahl can still get an honorable discharge if found guilty and if not, how that will affect his job opportunities. I kid you not. Try not to slap your head too hard in exasperation while...
  • Hillary faces test of record as women's advocate (NY Times hit piece on Hillary)

    03/09/2015 9:20:12 AM PDT · by Personal Responsibility · 34 replies
    NY Times ^ | March. 8th | Amy Chozick
    But the Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation has accepted tens of millions of dollars in donations from Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Algeria and Brunei all of which the State Department has faulted over their records on sex discrimination and other human-rights issues.
  • George W Bush cropped out of New York Times front cover image of Selma march

    03/09/2015 7:20:54 AM PDT · by jalisco555 · 84 replies
    Telegraph (UK) ^ | 3/9/15 | Andrew Marszal
    The New York Times has been accused of bias by conservative US media after cropping George W Bush and his wife Laura out of its front-page image of the Selma anniversary march. The former Republican president took part in Saturday's march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama to mark 50 years since one of the bloodiest episodes in America's civil rights movement. But the photograph on the front page of Sunday's New York Times, which showed Barack and Michelle Obama leading the anniversary march, appeared to cut the Bushes from the right-hand side of the image.
  • NY Times Crops George and Laura Bush Out of Front-Page Photo of Selma Anniversary

    03/08/2015 10:41:36 PM PDT · by grundle · 47 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | March 8, 2015 | Tim Graham
    MRC's Dan Gainor alerted us that Ben Smith of the Daily Signal tweeted out a shocking visual: the New York Times front page on Sunday cropped George W. and Laura Bush out of its photo of a Selma anniversary march. They cropped it just to include President Obama. (Notice the Bushes didn't try to crowd right next to the president to get into the frame.) And a fuller shot: The online story by Peter Baker and Richard Fausset doesn't have column-inch limitations, but its photo, too, excludes the Bushes. http://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/08/us/obama-in-selma-for-edmund-pettus-bridge-attack-anniversary.html?_r=0
  • A Revisionist Muslim History of America (Greenfield)

    02/16/2015 8:21:36 PM PST · by Louis Foxwell · 22 replies
    Sultan Knish blog ^ | Monday, February 16, 2015 | Daniel Greenfield
    Monday, February 16, 2015 A Revisionist Muslim History of America Posted by Daniel Greenfield @ the Sultan Knish blogTurkish President Erdogans claim that Columbus encountered a mosque in Cuba (the explorer actually saw a rock whose shape he compared to the dome of a mosque) and a Saudi Imam claiming that Columbus had sailed to America to attack Muslims are typical of an emerging genre of Muslim revisionist history that lays claim to America based on an imaginary earlier Muslim presence here. While these examples may be laughable, Muslim historical revisionism has taken root in academia. It can be found...
  • Report: United States kept secret its chemical weapons finds in Iraq

    01/29/2015 2:42:55 PM PST · by TexasCajun · 51 replies
    CNN.com ^ | October 15, 2014 | Dana Ford
    The U.S. government suppressed information about chemical weapons it found in Iraq, and several servicemembers were injured by their exposure to those weapons, The New York Times is reporting. In an article published late Tuesday, the newspaper says it found 17 American servicemembers and seven Iraqi police officers who were exposed to mustard or nerve agents after 2003. They were reportedly given inadequate care and told not to talk about what happened. "From 2004 to 2011, American and American-trained Iraqi troops repeatedly encountered, and on at least six occasions were wounded by, chemical weapons remaining from years earlier in Saddam...
  • Bill Maher Turns On Obamacare? Its More Expensive, Too Confusing

    02/14/2015 10:16:39 PM PST · by grundle · 46 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | February 13, 2015 | Jamie Weinstein
    Liberal comedian Bill Maher, a longtime champion of Obamacare, began to change his tune on President Obamas signature legislation Friday night. Obamacare: You know its the signature achievement of obviously this president and like many liberals Ive been screaming how great it has been and its working and theres no doubt, Maher said on his HBO show Real Time. But The New York Times on Sunday did an article that basically said, you know, when Obama said if you like your plan nothing will change well, everything has changed, Maher said. 46 percent of people are having trouble paying...
  • Mourning David Carr? No thanks, Ill pass

    02/14/2015 10:43:07 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 23 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 2/14/15 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    David Carr the New York Times media critic has died. He was found in the Times office at 9 PM Thursday night. Those who knew him say he looked ghastly in his last several days. Published accounts of his life tell us Carr was a drug addict who was not to be trusted to tell the truth. Drug addicts in Carrs close circle suspect he returned to his voracious appetite for cocaine. One who was identified by the site Gotnews.com made this comment about his friend David, If he was going to casinos [with.] and watching hundreds of thousands of...
  • A Busker Counts His Coins [FReeper nonfiction in the NYT]

    02/01/2015 3:59:10 PM PST · by Silly · 9 replies
    The New York Times (Metropolitan Diary) ^ | August 24, 2014 | Paul Klenk (illustrated by Victor Kerlow)
    Dear Diary: A New York City busker is the recipient of love, affection, cheers, kisses and souvenirs from around the world. Or, sometimes, a plaintive shrug when a commuter cannot locate a dollar. Once when I was singing in the subway, such a man walked away dejected, then came bounding back, beaming, proudly offering a fresh yellow apple from his groceries. Yes, the money makes a difference, but Im thankful for it all. Bills spend easily, but coins accumulate. On a recent night I sorted and rolled over a years worth. Among them were a British 50-pence coin, two 5-cent...
  • Not Every Leak Is Fit to Print

    02/10/2008 5:07:57 AM PST · by ThePythonicCow · 1 replies · 139+ views
    The Weekly Standard ^ | 18 Feb 2008 | Gabriel Schoenfeld
    Not Every Leak Is Fit to Print Why have federal prosecutors subpoenaed a New York Times reporter?by Gabriel Schoenfeld 02/18/2008, Volume 013, Issue 22 Investigations of national-security leaks in Washington are not all that rare. But until Judith Miller of the New York Times was sent to jail for 85 days by a special prosecutor digging into the Valerie Plame imbroglio, investigations of such leaks in which journalists are subpoenaed were about as common as unicorns wandering the National Mall. We now have another such unicorn. On January 24, a federal grand jury in Alexandria issued a subpoena to...
  • The verdict, take 2 [NY Slime And The FISA Judges]

    03/30/2006 6:42:54 AM PST · by conservativecorner · 13 replies · 671+ views
    Powerline ^ | March 30, 2006 | Scott Johnson
    Last night John rendered his "Verdict: The New York Times blew the story." The "story" was the testimony of five federal judges -- Magistrate Judge Allan Kornblum and four former FISA court judges -- on Senator Specter's proposed revision of the FISA statute. According to yesterday's New York Times story by Eric Lichtblau: In a rare glimpse into the inner workings of the secretive court, known as the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, several former judges who served on the panel...voiced skepticism at a Senate hearing about the president's constitutional authority to order wiretapping on Americans without a court order. They...
  • NYC Bomber May Have Learned How To Bypass Detection From Leaks To The MSM

    05/07/2010 12:43:17 PM PDT · by Starman417 · 10 replies · 586+ views
    Flopping Aces ^ | 05-07-10 | Curt
    Are the NYT's and James Risen at fault here? Investigators of the failed car bombing in Times Square are looking for a money courier they say helped funnel cash from overseas to finance a Pakistani-American's preparations to blow up the crude gasoline-and-propane bomb in the heart of New York, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press. Investigators have the name of the courier they believe helped Faisal Shahzad pay for the used SUV and other materials to rig up a car bomb that would have caused a huge fireball in Times Square if it had gone off, the official...
  • The New York Times has a new boyfriend, and his name is Jeb (great piece!)

    01/12/2015 5:12:54 AM PST · by cotton1706 · 16 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 1/12/15 | Pedro Gonzales
    The media have two great loves in life: liberals, and conservative who "grow" and become liberals. Jeb Bush, who clearly falls in the latter category, was the subject of a fawning piece in the New York Times. The article starts with a big photo of Jeb doing charity work a month ago (that's big news now!) and talks about Jeb's "progression" from "headbanging" conservatism to a "more nuanced approach." Yes, Bush calls conservatism "headbanging," which tells you in just one word what he thinks of conservatism. Mr. Bush, 61, the former governor of Florida, insists that he will not contort...
  • New York Times: With A Dozen Parisians Dead, MUSLIMS Hit Hardest

    01/08/2015 4:50:50 AM PST · by Zakeet · 45 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | January 7, 2015 | Alex Griswold
    A dozen people may have been murdered by Islamic terrorists in Paris Wednesday morning, but The New York Times cant help but note the real tragedy behind the shooting: the growth of Islamophobia. (RELATED: The Ever-Growing List Of Cowards Refusing To Publish The Mohammad Cartoons)The attack on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo for its publication of images of Muhammad is sure to accelerate the growth of anti-Islamic sentiment in Europe, feeding far-right nationalist parties like Frances National Front, frets Times reporters Steven Erlanger and Katrin Bennhold in an article entitled Paris Attack Reflects a Dangerous Moment for Europe.[Snip] The Times...
  • Layoffs begin today at The New York Times

    12/16/2014 9:14:17 AM PST · by Zakeet · 50 replies
    Capital New York ^ | December 16, 2014 | Nicole Levy
    Job cuts at the New York Times will exceed the stated goal of 100 newsroom positions eliminated, the Newspaper Guild of New York said yesterday in a memo to union members. According to the guild, the Times said yesterday it will lay off 21 union-represented employees starting as early as today, after 57 guild members and roughly 30 non-guild members accepted buyout applications. That amounts to more than the 100 newsroom positions the newspaper said it needed to eliminate as a cost-cutting measure on Oct. 1.
  • NY Times: 'There Can Never Be A Justification For Any Lethal Assault On An Unarmed Man'

    12/05/2014 5:58:11 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 80 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    There is some good debate and conversation happening in the wake of the Michael Brown and Eric Garner cases. But there is also plenty of nonsense. Consider this gem from the New York Times editorial of this morning about police arrests: "there can never be a justification for any lethal assault on an unarmed man." How absurd. In Ferguson, there is evidence that Michael Brown was attempting to wrest the officer's gun away. Should Darren Wilson have waited until Brown was successful before defending himself? Whatever the facts from Staten Island, if a single officer finds himself in a struggle...
  • NYT: Working-Class Disgust with Democrats Hitting 'Dangerous Levels'

    12/03/2014 12:00:42 PM PST · by PROCON · 34 replies
    breitbart ^ | Dec. 3, 2014 | Wynton Hall
    Progressive New York Times columnist Thomas B. Edsall wrote on Tuesday that Democrats' embrace of Obamacare's redistribution scheme has angered and alienated working-class and middle-class Americans. "Even though midterm elections favor Republicans, the 2014 results show middle and working-class dissatisfaction with the Democratic Party rising to dangerous levels, which threatens the party's growing demographic advantages," wrote Edsall. As Breitbart News reported last Wednesday, the latest Gallup poll finds that President Barack Obama's approval rating with working-class white voters has hit an all-time low 27%. Moreover, the Gallup poll's findings were taken from opinion data collected prior to racially-charged riots in...
  • Chicago Cops Laugh at Security Demands of NYT Reporter Who Revealed Darren Wilson's Address

    12/02/2014 8:44:57 AM PST · by PJ-Comix · 60 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | December 2, 2014 | P.J. Gladnick
    New York Times reporter, Julie Bosman who along with her colleague, Campbell Robertson, thought is was perfectly okay to write an article revealing the town and street where former Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson lives. This act of complete obliviousness to the safety of officer Wilson caused quite an uproar including from Sean Hannity who blasted the Times for revealing this personal information about Wilson's home address. One result of this backlash was the publication on the Web of the home addressses of both Bosman and Robertson so they could experience a bit of karmatic kickback. Apparently this was a...
  • New York Times Recklessly Publishes Darren Wilson's Address

    12/01/2014 10:37:41 AM PST · by raptor22 · 52 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | December 1, 2014 | IBD EDITORIALS
    Media Malfeasance: Short of handing local rioters a locator map, the newspaper of record provides enough information to find the home of the police officer some still accuse of murdering Michael Brown for no good reason. We're not sure what the New York Times was thinking when it published an item last Monday by Julie Bosman on the recent marriage of Officer Darren Wilson along with the town they lived in and street they lived on. The street in the small St. Louis suburb they live in is only two blocks long, and the piece had almost all the information...