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  • Report: Liz Cheney May Subpoena Kevin McCarthy After His Refusal to Cooperate with January 6

    01/13/2022 11:17:56 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 62 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01/13/2022 | Wendell Husebo
    Democrat-allied Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) on Wednesday reportedly said she may subpoena House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA). This comes after McCarthy communicated he would not cooperate with the January 6 Committee. “I wish that he were a brave and honorable man. He’s clearly trying to cover up what happened. He has an obligation to come forward, and we’ll get to the truth,” Cheney told CNN.
  • Trump: I'd Fire Dan Rather

    03/06/2005 10:35:06 AM PST · by beyond the sea · 66 replies · 1,760+ views
    Newsmax.com ^ | 3/6/05 | unknown
    Megabucks real estate mogul Donald Trump, whose patented phrase,"You're Fired," has become the centerpiece of NBC's hit show "The Apprentice," said Sunday that he'd fire CBS News anchorman Dan Rather if he had the chance. "I would have fired him a long time ago," Trump told "Fox News Sunday." "I would have said, 'Dan, you're fired.'" The recently remarried gazillionaire went on to elaborate: "I'm not a big fan of Dan Rather. I don't want to be a fan of Dan Rather. I don't think he's good at the news. I don't think a lot of people think he's good...
  • Happy Anniversary, Guys

    09/09/2005 6:01:19 AM PDT · by AliVeritas · 21 replies · 961+ views
    Powerline ^ | September 09, 2005 | John Hinderaker
    Today is September 9, the first anniversary of "Rathergate." It was at 7:51 on the morning of Sept. 9, 2004, that Scott hit the "save" button on the original version of "The Sixty-First Minute", which discussed the 60 Minutes program on President Bush's National Guard service that had aired the previous evening, along with the DNC's advertising campaign on the same subject that was beginning on the morning of Sept. 9. At the end of his post--now the most famous post in the young history of the blogosphere--Scott included a quote and a link to a Free Republic post by...
  • The Days That Changed The Media - RatherGate (September 8-9, 2004)

    09/09/2005 8:01:50 AM PDT · by Carling · 10 replies · 703+ views
    Vanity | 9/9/04 | Carling
    I hate vanities, but I thought that today and last night deserved recognition for being the one year anniversary of TankerKC and Buckhead blowing the CBS ANG document story out of the water. As we all know, this ultimately led to the disgracing of Dan Rather and rapidly advanced the already slow-moving demise of the MSM as a monopoly.
  • Rather: CBS 'Doesn't Want Me to' Pursue Bush Guard Story (FR mentioned)

    09/26/2005 8:44:49 PM PDT · by RatherBiased.com · 54 replies · 1,388+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | September 26, 2005 | Matthew Sheffield
    In a televised interview with former CBSer Marvin Kalb, retired CBS anchor Dan Rather stated that his network will not allow him to continue to pursue the story of President Bush's Air Guard service. "Straight-up, no chaser, no," the exiled anchor said when asked if he would consider filing a story about it on the "60 Minutes" news magazine since he continues to believe in it. "CBS News doesn't want me to do that story. They wouldn't let me do that story," Rather said, declining to elaborate further. (See it in WMV or RealMedia video.) Rather also expressed suspicion about...
  • CBS' Mary Mapes, in 'Vanity Fair,' Defends Role in 'RatherGate'

    11/01/2005 9:38:05 PM PST · by freespirited · 33 replies · 852+ views
    NEW YORK In the upcoming December issue of Vanity Fair, Mary Mapes, the CBS News producer who lost her job after the disputed "60 Minutes II" Bush/National Guard report, writes, "I must answer the bloggers, the babblers and blabbers, and the true believers who have called me everything from 'feminazi' to an 'elitist liberal' to an 'idiot.' "If I was an idiot, it was for believing in a free press that is able to do its job without fear or favor. ...I didn't know that the attack on our story was going to be as effective as a brilliantly run...
  • Fired CBS News Producer Unrepentant (ABC Mary Mapes Interview)

    11/08/2005 1:45:17 PM PST · by frankjr · 72 replies · 2,123+ views
    ABC News ^ | 11/8/05 | BRIAN ROSS
    In her first interview since being fired, former CBS News producer Mary Mapes maintains that her controversial "60 Minutes II" story on President Bush's National Guard service was "true" and that "no one has proved that the documents were not authentic."... In her interview with ABC News chief investigative correspondent Brian Ross, to be broadcast Wednesday morning on "Good Morning America," Mapes says she is unrepentant about her role. "I don't think I committed bad journalism. I really don't," she says.... Mapes says Rather did not have "any obligation to resign" from his position, as CBS correspondent Mike Wallace recently...
  • FLASHBACK: 30 Years Ago Tonight, Dan Rather’s Failed, Fake News Ambush of Bush

    01/25/2018 5:14:06 AM PST · by markomalley · 54 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 1/25/18 | Scott Whitlock
    On Monday, January 25, 1988, 30 years ago tonight, Americans across the country saw with their own eyes an early example of the ugly liberal media attack machine. Dan Rather, the anchor of the CBS Evening News at the time, laid a trap and attempted to ambush then-Vice President George H.W. Bush on live TV. Of course, Rather’s goal was to embarrass the leading Republican contender for the 1988 Republican presidential nomination.  The segment was supposed to be a “candidate’s profile.” Instead, Rather screamed at the Vice President over the Iran-Contra scandal, making it the sole topic discussed. Visibly angry, he berated...
  • Proportionally spaced fonts(The Post that started it all)

    09/09/2005 5:42:06 AM PDT · by Dog · 22 replies · 1,270+ views
    Free Republic | Sept 8 2004 | Buckhead
    Howlin, every single one of these memos to file is in a proportionally spaced font, probably Palatino or Times New Roman. In 1972 people used typewriters for this sort of thing, and typewriters used monospaced fonts. The use of proportionally spaced fonts did not come into common use for office memos until the introduction of laser printers, word processing software, and personal computers. They were not widespread until the mid to late 90's. Before then, you needed typesetting equipment, and that wasn't used for personal memos to file. Even the Wang systems that were dominant in the mid 80's used...
  • Fake news raises doubts about what's real

    08/12/2005 11:42:37 AM PDT · by Graybeard58 · 22 replies · 1,279+ views
    Waterbury Republican-American ^ | Friday, August 12, 2005 | David B. Caruso (A.P.)
    NEW YORK -- With its official-looking BBC News banner, the Web site looked real enough, but the sick tale it told seemed too preposterous to be true. "Lion Mutilates 42 Midgets in Cambodian Ring-Fight," blared the headline. An article followed about a circus-like spectacle that went awry and resulted in many deaths. The page was a hoax, but it exploded across the Internet. Soon it was being repeated by bloggers, radio show hosts and a few newspapers. The New York Post published the yarn in its "Weird but True" column on May 20. The episode was another in a string...
  • Amazon.com Removes Mapes Excerpt

    10/05/2005 7:38:43 PM PDT · by RatherBiased.com · 49 replies · 1,829+ views
    NewsBusters.org ^ | October 5, 2005
    After initially putting the first chapter of fired CBS producer Mary Mapes's book, Truth and Duty, on its web site, Amazon.com has apparently pulled the plug on the enterprise. Visitors to the online book retailer can no longer read the excerpt as it no longer shows up in listings for the print or audio versions of the book.Was the excerpt yanked because of the several objectively incorrect assertions it contained, and the subsequent blog firestorm their exposition caused? Only Amazon or Mapes's publisher, St. Martin’s Press knows for sure.
  • CBS' "Evening News": Gore's Loss To Bush Contributed To Separation

    CBS News: "It's been ten years since that oddly public passionate kiss at the Democratic convention. That was followed by Gore winning the popular vote for President but losing the electoral vote. Family friend Sally Quinn says that may have done the marriage irreparable harm."
  • Dan Rather Scandal Movie 'Truth' Gets Greenlight

    09/04/2014 7:46:43 PM PDT · by SueRae · 59 replies
    The Hollywood Reporter ^ | 9/4/14 | Pamela McClintock
    RatPac, Echo Lake and FilmNation have boarded the Robert Redford and Cate Blanchett project James Vanderbilt's Truth, the high-profile movie chronicling the scandal that derailed Dan Rather's career, has gotten the greenlight to begin shooting this fall. Brett Ratner's RatPac Entertainment and Echo Lake Entertainment will finance the movie, starring Robert Redford as the iconic news anchor and Cate Blanchett as Mary Mapes, Rather's producer. At the same time, FilmNation has come aboard to represent international rights and will pre-sell the project to foreign buyers at the Toronto Film Festival, which kicks off Thursday night (based on the cast, it's...
  • "Rathergate" Scandal Takes New Turn - (Col.David Hackworth was "secret source!)

    01/13/2005 5:05:51 PM PST · by CHARLITE · 65 replies · 3,856+ views
    A.I.M.ORG ^ | JANUARY 13, 2005 | CLIFF KINCAID
    Cliff Kincaid, editor of Accuracy in Media (AIM), commented that, "Rather's reference to Abu Ghraib, in the context of preparing the bogus attack on Bush, demonstrates that the agenda of Rather and CBS was not only to sabotage Bush's re-election campaign but to undermine the war in Iraq. They were looking for 'big' stories to hurt the U.S. at home and abroad. The Abu Ghraib story on CBS inflamed the Arab/Muslim world against the U.S., inevitably costing the lives of more American soldiers in Iraq at the hands of fanatical Muslim terrorists." AIM and Romerstein drew attention to another bombshell...
  • ‘Illegitimate’ President: Kamala Harris’s Recent Hire Believes Bush ‘Stole’ 2020 Election from Gore

    01/10/2022 11:17:28 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 30 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01/10/2022 | Wendell Husebo
    Vice President Kamala Harris’s recent communications hire, Jamal Simmons, claimed on multiple occasions that George W. Bush was an illegitimate president and stole the 2020 election from Al Gore. “I worked for Gore 2000 & believe W’s 1st term to have been illegitimate,” Simmons alleged in 2012.
  • Dr. Anthony Fauci’s Golden Parachute Will Exceed $350,000 Per Year – The Largest In U.S. Federal Government History

    12/28/2021 5:42:44 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 53 replies
    Forbes ^ | 12/28/2021 | Adam Andrzejewski
    On Christmas Eve, Dr. Anthony Fauci turned 81. However, he is not retiring just yet. If he did, Fauci would reap the largest federal retirement package in U.S. history. Our auditors at OpenTheBooks.com estimate Dr. Fauci’s annual retirement would exceed $350,000. Thereafter, his pension and benefits would continue to increase through annual cost-of-living adjustments. Fauci has 55 years of service as a federal employee. For the second year in a row, Fauci was the most highly compensated federal employee and out earned the president, four star generals, and roughly 4.3 million of his colleagues. As director of the National Institute...
  • Marine accused of being an ‘FBI plant to incite January 6 Capitol riot’ confronted by reporters with the Daily Mail at his wedding and hospitality business

    12/28/2021 7:01:52 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 39 replies
    Republic Brief ^ | 12/28/2021 | Jeff Miller
    As he drives his golf cart around his small, immaculate desert ranch, Ray Epps appears at ease. He walks through the property he has transformed into a thriving wedding venue business, emphasizing the rustic charm of the location. The peaceful scene just outside Phoenix, Arizona, could not be more different from another incident where he was involved – the storming of the Capitol Building on January 6. Epps, 60, is not only a genial wedding host for rural areas, he is also the former president of the largest chapter of the Oath Keepers. In video footage taken on the day...
  • Jeb Bush: George P. Bush destroys the immigration policies of Joe Biden

    12/26/2021 6:10:00 PM PST · by conservative98 · 50 replies
    Jeb Bush Twitter ^ | Jeb Bush
    Jeb Bush Retweeted.@georgepbush destruye las políticas migratorias de @JoeBiden y explica por qué quiere convertirse en fiscal general de Texas. https://t.co/t06u8xKs6Q por @DanielEChangC— El American (@ElAmerican_) December 26, 2021 -------Translated: @georgepbush destroys the immigration policies of @JoeBiden and explains why you want (him) to become the attorney general of Texas. https://buff.ly/3eaToLQ by @DanielEChangC
  • Bob Dole's final salute to George H.W. Bush part of senator's lasting legacy

    12/09/2021 11:39:44 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 11 replies
    fox10phoenix ^ | 12/09/2021 | Kelly Hayes
    WASHINGTON - In 2018, Bob Dole arose from his wheelchair to salute the American flag-draped casket of George H.W. Bush — reaching past decades of a fierce political rivalry to offer a touching final tribute from one World War II veteran to another. As an aide lifted him from his wheelchair, Dole slowly steadied himself before Bush’s casket in the Capitol Rotunda and saluted his one-time nemesis with his left hand, a necessity after he was hit by a shell fragment in Italy in 1945 and never regained use of his right hand.
  • George P. Bush kicks off ‘Secure the Border’ tour in El Paso

    12/08/2021 7:30:42 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 27 replies
    borderreport ^ | 12/07/2021 | Julian Resendiz
    EL PASO, Texas (Border Report) – Saying immigration has become the top security concern in Texas, state Land Commissioner George P. Bush kicked off his “Secure the Border” tour Tuesday in El Paso. “We’re covering roughly 1,277 miles from El Paso to Brownsville highlighting the efforts of law enforcement and exposing the weakness, unwillingness of the federal government to do its job and support these individuals who keep watch every day and make sure we remain a country of laws,” Bush said. The land commissioner, who is running for state attorney general, met with Border Patrol union leaders and pledged...