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  • The Murder of an American Nazi

    09/26/2011 12:24:35 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 27 replies
    CBS News ^ | September 25, 2011
    When Jeff Hall, a rising star in the neo-Nazi National Socialist Movement, was murdered last spring by his own 10-year-old son, it seemed easy to blame the boy's exposure to violent rhetoric and guns. But, as correspondent Lesley Stahl reports, the truth is far more complicated. "60 Minutes" investigates the case and the growing strength of hate groups nationwide. The following script is from "The murder of an American Nazi" which aired on Sept. 25, 2011. Earlier this year, the leader of a neo-Nazi group was murdered in Riverside, California. His name was Jeff Hall. He was a burly man,...
  • "60 Minutes" goes to "South Park"

    09/23/2011 10:00:24 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 12 replies
    CBS News ^ | September 23, 2011
    They still haven't found a line they won't cross. The latest taboo busted wide open by "South Park" creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone is religion. It's a comedic assault on religious dogma called "The Book of Mormon" and it's currently the hottest show on Broadway. Steve Kroft talks to the pair about that musical comedy and brings "60 Minutes" cameras to observe the creative process that's kept the foul-mouthed school boys of "South Park" at the top of the basic cable television heap for years.
  • Obama: I Was 'As Active in Planning OBL Mission As Any Other Project During My Presidency'

    05/08/2011 6:56:57 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 112 replies
    Business Insider ^ | May 8, 2011 | Noah Davis
    60 Minutes aired the interview Steve Kroft conducted with President Obama on Wednesday at the White House in which the Commander-in-Chief discussed the successful mission to kill Osama bin Laden. "I felt very strongly there was a strategic imperative to go after him," the President said even though he admitted they had no photograph and no direct evidence of bin Laden's presence. The President also said he was "about as active as any project that I've been involved with since I've been President... I was not involved with designing the initial plan but each iteration they'd bring to me, make...
  • Obama: No sleep lost over bin Laden killing

    05/08/2011 5:28:55 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 61 replies
    Obama: No sleep lost over bin Laden killing By Michael O'Brien - 05/08/11 07:15 PM ET President Obama said he didn't lose any sleep over Osama bin Laden's killing. The president said he had no hesitation over ordering bin Laden's death, though he admitted to nervousness about sending U.S. special forces troops into Pakistan or the dangerous -- but ultimately successful -- mission. "As nervous as I was about this whole process, the one thing I didn't lose sleep over was the possibility of taking bin Laden out. Justice was done," Obama said Sunday on "60 Minutes" on CBS. "And...
  • Cult of 'Three Cups of Tea' Should Have Known Better

    04/24/2011 5:26:28 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 25 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 24, 2011 | Debra J. Saunders
    The first tip-off that Greg Mortenson's memoir "Three Cups of Tea" has some credibility issues comes in the book's introduction. Co-author David Oliver Relin writes that as Mortenson is flying over Pakistan, the helicopter pilot marvels to Mortenson, "I've been flying in northern Pakistan for 40 years. How is it you know the terrain better than me?" The pilot also confides, "Flying with President Musharraf, I've become acquainted with many world leaders, many outstanding gentlemen and ladies. But I think Greg Mortenson is the most remarkable person I've ever met." People don't talk like that. Books don't lead with that...
  • Couric’s Rocky Path to a Likely Parting With CBS (Dinosaur Media DeathWatch™)

    04/11/2011 5:01:35 AM PDT · by abb · 28 replies
    The New York Times ^ | April 11, 2011 | Bill Carter
    For Katie Couric, the offer in 2006 to become the anchor of “CBS Evening News” came with another incentive, one she prized almost as highly, according to two of her friends: the chance to report for “60 Minutes,” the newsmagazine that for Ms. Couric stood for the kind of serious journalism she had always aspired to. Regular appearances on “60 Minutes” were written into her $15 million-a-year contract with CBS, but once she arrived at the network, she found a chilly reception from some of the staff members at the venerable program. Some of Ms. Couric’s associates said that the...
  • John Boehner: Obama disrespectful to me

    12/12/2010 4:34:05 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 89 replies · 3+ views
    Boehner: Obama disrespectful to me By: Jake Sherman December 12, 2010 05:30 PM EST John Boehner thinks President Barack Obama is engaging, smart and brilliant but also remains smarted by the president accusing him of taking taxpayers hostage to secure a tax break for the rich. In an interview with Leslie Stahl of “60 Minutes” for broadcast Sunday night on CBS, Boehner said Obama showed him “disrespect” by calling him a hostage-taker. “Excuse me, Mr. President I thought the election was over,” Boehner said, according to a transcript obtained by POLITICO. “You know, you get a lot of that heated...
  • Did Bernanke Save Us From A Depression?

    12/06/2010 5:17:15 PM PST · by Kaslin · 34 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | December 6, 2010 | Left wing dimwit EUGENE ROBINSON
    Ben Bernanke may or may not succeed in saving the economy, but at least he has the courage to try — and the honesty to tell the truth. The same cannot be said of our elected officials. Congress is buried under a crushing surplus of cynicism, while the White House seems paralyzed by a deficit of courage. An expert on the Great Depression, Bernanke is determined not to be the Federal Reserve chairman who allows the nation to plummet into Great Depression II. Since our political leaders can't be bothered to do what urgently needs to be done — stimulate...
  • Bernanke Won’t Rule Out More Bond Buys

    12/04/2010 11:16:56 AM PST · by FromLori · 18 replies
    WSJ ^ | 12/3/ | Luca Di Leo
    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke told CBS in an interview to be aired Sunday that he’s not ruling out purchasing more bonds to aid the U.S. economy, the network said in a release Friday. In an interview taped Tuesday in Columbus, Ohio, Bernanke defended the central bank’s program to buy $600 billion in U.S. Treasury notes, which was attacked by senior politicians in the U.S. and abroad. Top Republicans charge the bond purchases, due to end in June, could bring high inflation and may weaken the U.S. dollar excessively.
  • Bernanke on 60 Minutes: Doesn't rule out QE3 (to stimulate the economy, interest rates low)

    12/05/2010 9:20:11 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    CNN Money ^ | 12/05/2010 | Annalyn Censky and Colin Barr
    <p>Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke this Sunday will make his second appearance on 60 Minutes, defending the central bank's controversial $600 billion bond buying program.</p> <p>And he doesn't rule out the possibility that more could be on the way.</p> <p>"He explains why the Fed announced its intention to buy $600 billion in Treasury securities, defending against charges the move will lead to inflation and not ruling out the purchase of more," CBS said Friday.</p>
  • Breaking: Bernanke Will Discuss QE2 on 60 Minutes

    12/02/2010 5:56:39 PM PST · by The Magical Mischief Tour · 13 replies
    Economic Policy Journal ^ | 12/02/2010 | Economic Policy Journal
    He's desperate....,.BUT he is still printing. His appearance on 60 Minutes will make "duck and cover" Cold War propaganda look like the thing that saved the planet. UPDATE: CBS Sunday, Dec. 5, 2010 THE CHAIRMAN - The chairman of the Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke gives a rare interview to Scott Pelley in which he discusses pressing economic issues, including the unemployment rate, the deficit and the Fed's controversial $600 billion U.S. Treasury Bill purchase. Henry Schuster is the producer.
  • Fed Chairman Bernanke on 60 Minutes

    12/05/2010 6:50:22 PM PST · by Kennard · 16 replies
    CBS ^ | December 5, 2010 | CBS interview
    Q: The major banks are racking up profits in the billions. Wall Street bonuses are climbing back up to where they were. And yet, lending to small businesses actually declined in the third quarter. Why is that? A: A lot of small businesses are not seeking credit, because, you know, because their business is not doing well, because the economy is slow. Others are not qualifying for credit, maybe because the value of their property has gone down. But some also can’t meet the terms and conditions that banks are setting. Q: Is this a case of banks that were...
  • Lady Gaga,Anderson Cooper shared whiskey drinks during interview,CNN anchor tells The Insider

    12/04/2010 4:54:08 PM PST · by fight_truth_decay · 33 replies
    nydailynews ^ | 11.30.10 | Meena Hartenstein
    Anderson Cooper and Lady Gaga don't seem to have much in common, but CNN's silver fox reveals he and the outrageous pop star recently got up close and personal, and all it took was a little Irish whiskey. Cooper, who interviewed the singer for an upcoming segment for "60 Minutes," says Gaga got him so liquored up on one of their meetings that he actually struggled to do his job."I was really interested to meet Lady Gaga. She's obviously a fascinating person," he told The Insider. "We actually ended up [one] day in a pub in London drinking Jameson, which...
  • "Anger In The Land", 60 Minutes Tonight: Amazing CBS Report on Recession

    10/31/2010 6:33:55 PM PDT · by DaughterofEve · 124 replies · 1+ views
    Tonight's candid "60 Minutes" report on the country's disastrous economy, focusing on Newton, Iowa. Must see!!
  • 60 Minutes Shock Report: National Unemployed and Underemployed 17.5%; California 22%

    10/25/2010 10:03:44 AM PDT · by safetysign · 33 replies
    Big Government ^ | 10/25/2010 | Larry O'Connor
    In a report sure to cause consternation at the White House and in the offices of the Democratic Leadership in Congress, “60 Minutes” provided an in-depth report on the realities of the unemployment situation in America today. When you take into account the underemployed as well as the unemployed, the national rate hits 17% and California a staggering 22%. To put a face on the realities of the underemployed in America under Obamanomincs, reporter Scott Pelley spoke with a fiber-optics engineering manager who has been looking for work for over a year. He just took a job working at a...
  • SHOCK REPORT: "60 Minutes": The Real Unemployment Rate Is 17% (video)

    10/24/2010 6:46:09 PM PDT · by i88schwartz · 27 replies · 1+ views
    RealClearPolitics ^ | October 23, 2010 | RealClearPolitics
    "60 Minutes": The Real Unemployment Rate Is 17% CBS: "The national unemployment rate of 9.5% percent sounds incredibly high and of course, it is. But, it doesn't nearly capture the depth of the trouble. It doesn't count the people who've seen their hours cut to part-time, it doesn't count the people who've quit looking for work. If you add all of that together, the unemployed and the underemployed, it's not 9.5% percent, it's 17% and here in California it's 22%."
  • Pelley's Pathetic Puffball: Mosque Developer Didn't Have Choice Of Where To Put It

    08/31/2010 4:52:48 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 9 replies · 1+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Could Scott Pelley possibly be this naive, or was he willingly playing the role of MSM cheerleader for the developer of the Ground Zero Mosque? In the course of a chummy interview of GZM developer Sharif El-Gamal aired on Sunday's 60 Minutes, Pelley produced a pearl. Instead of asking a probing question, the CBS "reporter" served as an advocate for El-Gamal's position when it came to the siting of the mosque. Pelley, on his own initiative, asserted: "You don't have your choice of putting this anywhere you want to. There aren't many spots." View video here.
  • The Cost of Dying: End-of-Life Care (CBS Pro-Death Panel Propaganda)

    08/10/2010 6:33:33 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 47 replies
    CBS News ^ | 8/6/10 | CBS News
    (CBS) This story was originally published on Nov. 22, 2009. It was updated on Aug. 6, 2010. Every medical study ever conducted has concluded that 100 percent of all Americans will eventually die. This comes as no great surprise, but the amount of money being spent at the very end of people's lives probably will. Last year, Medicare paid $55 billion just for doctor and hospital bills during the last two months of patients' lives. That's more than the budget for the Department of Homeland Security, or the Department of Education. And it has been estimated that 20 to 30...
  • The Bloom Box: An Energy Breakthrough? Customers Say Energy Machine Works & Saves Money (Important!)

    02/22/2010 4:36:25 AM PST · by MindBender26 · 122 replies · 3,391+ views
    (CBS) In the world of energy, the Holy Grail is a power source that's inexpensive and clean, with no emissions. Well over 100 start-ups in Silicon Valley are working on it, and one of them, Bloom Energy, is about to make public its invention: a little power plant-in-a-box they want to put literally in your backyard. You'll generate your own electricity with the box and it'll be wireless. The idea is to one day replace the big power plants and transmission line grid, the way the laptop moved in on the desktop and cell phones supplanted landlines. It has a...
  • Fox News Nails ‘60 Minutes: Spent Ten Minutes on Palin, Skipped Reid’s ‘Negro’ Remark

    01/11/2010 4:35:24 PM PST · by curth · 12 replies · 896+ views
    Newsbusters ^ | January 11, 2010 | By Scott Whitlock
    Fox News correspondent Eric Shawn on Monday hit 60 Minutes for spending ten minutes out of a 13 minute segment highlighting negative dirt on Sarah Palin. At the same time, the news magazine ignored racially charged remarks made by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. Shawn analyzed Anderson Cooper’s January 10 interview with the authors of Game Change, observing, "...Most of the CBS story was critical of Sarah Palin." He explained, "The story did not mention Reid calling then-candidate Barack Obama light-skinned with no Negro dialect, comments for which the Senator has since apologized." This is despite the fact that authors...
  • "60 Minutes" Hit Job On Palin Was Truly A Joke

    01/11/2010 3:45:27 AM PST · by militanttoby · 80 replies · 4,194+ views
    JohnZiegler.com ^ | January 11, 2010 | John Ziegler
    As cynical as I have become about the news media, even I never thought I would see the day where "60 Minutes" provided far more comedy than "Saturday Night Live," but Sunday’s edition of the formerly respected news magazine gave the educated viewer infinitely more laughs than SNL delivered (although Charles Barkley’s pathetic performance may have still somehow been even worse than that of Anderson Cooper). Specifically I am referring to the segment that was allegedly devoted to the new book “Game Change” about the 2008 Presidential election. Quite simply, (partly because it dealt with subjects about which I have...
  • Pres. Obama Says His Biggest Frustration Has Been the "Fat Cat Bankers" on Wall Street - Video

    12/14/2009 4:56:57 AM PST · by Federalist Patriot · 11 replies · 592+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | December 14, 2009 | Brian
    Here is video of President Obama in his "60 Minutes" interview last night saying that his biggest frustration is having to do things that have benefited the "fat cats" on Wall Street in order to help stabilize the nation's financial system. . . . (VIDEO)
  • LIVE THREAD: Obama on 60 Minutes

    12/13/2009 4:30:19 PM PST · by Jean S · 206 replies · 10,626+ views
    60 Minutes ^ | 12/13/09
    On now.
  • Obama slams 'fat cat bankers' (Upcoming “60 Minutes”)

    12/12/2009 10:08:41 AM PST · by maggief · 50 replies · 1,869+ views
    AFP ^ | December 12, 2009
    WASHINGTON — US President Barack Obama has hit out at Wall Street "fat cats", expressing anger that banks bailed out by the government plan huge bonuses while millions of Americans battle poverty and unemployment. "I did not run for office to be helping out a bunch of fat cat bankers on Wall Street," Obama said Friday in excerpts of an interview with CBS television to be aired on Sunday. With unemployment still hovering at around 10 percent, amid a recession triggered in part by the excesses of financial institutions, Obama voiced frustration that "some people on Wall Street still don't...
  • Steve Kroft to Interview Pres. Obama for '60 Minutes'

    12/09/2009 3:09:04 PM PST · by Beaten Valve · 20 replies · 603+ views
    TV Newser ^ | December 9, 2009 | TV Newser
    Steve Kroft interviews Pres. Obama for Sunday's "60 Minutes." It's Pres. Obama's first extensive interview since announcing the troop build-up in Afghanistan. Kroft will also ask about the economy, job creation and the security breach at his first state dinner.
  • The 60 Minutes/Vanity Fair Poll (Give Ronald Reagan a vote)

    11/30/2009 9:49:53 AM PST · by Coleus · 38 replies · 878+ views
    The 60 Minutes/Vanity Fair Poll (Give Ronald Reagan a vote)  Webcast: 60 Minutes/Vanity Fair PollCali Carlin and Michael Hogan Present the Latest Results
  • '60 Minutes' Segment Explores the Ideas of Rationing, 'Pulling the Plug on Grandma'

    11/23/2009 10:20:28 AM PST · by Rufus2007 · 29 replies · 1,304+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | November 23, 2009 | Jeff Poor
    Considering how fond liberals are of "teachable moments," it was surprising that CBS's "60 Minutes" missed one on its Nov. 22 broadcast. "60 Minutes" correspondent Steve Kroft took an in-depth look at one of the most expensive aspects of modern health care - the cost of end of life care. However, he didn't highlight the federal government's culpability in driving up those costs, or what it might mean for health care reform. "Every medical study ever conducted has concluded 100 percent of all Americans will eventually die," Kroft said. "This comes as no great surprise. But, the amount of money...
  • 60 Minutes Puts Forth Laughable, Factually Incorrect MPAA Propaganda On Movie Piracy

    11/03/2009 6:00:46 AM PST · by steve-b · 26 replies · 1,577+ views
    TechDirt ^ | 11/2/09 | Mike Masnick
    31 years ago, in 1978, the television program 60 Minutes put on an episode about the awful threat of "video piracy" to the movie industry. Featuring the MPAA's Jack Valenti, the episode focused on how the VCR was going to destroy the movie business because anyone could copy and watch a movie in the privacy of their own home. Of course, in retrospect, that episode is hilariously wrong. You would think that, given how wrong they got it thirty years ago on this particular subject, 60 Minutes would be a bit more careful taking on the same subject again. No...
  • '60 Minutes' will feature Hall's unit in segment about war

    10/10/2009 1:43:44 PM PDT · by Saije · 6 replies · 606+ views
    Morning Journal ^ | 10/10/2009 | RICHARD PAYERCHIN
    The Marine Corps unit of a Lorain native killed in Afghanistan will be featured as part of a CBS News "60 Minutes" segment about the war there. USMC Lance Cpl. David R. Hall, 31, who was killed in action Aug. 31, was serving with a force that became part of the research for the "60 Minutes" program scheduled to run this Sunday. ...It appears the television crew has footage from Helmand Province, the same place where Hall spent his final days. The reporters were a kilometer away when a bomb took Hall's life and may have footage of the helicopter...
  • President Obama on Sunday's 60 Minutes

    09/10/2009 5:05:36 PM PDT · by PghBaldy · 69 replies · 2,079+ views
    CBS ^ | September 10 | Staff
    Gives First Interview Since His Health Care Address To Congress; CBS) President Barack Obama will sit down with 60 Minutes correspondent Steve Kroft for an interview at an important moment in his presidency. The interview, his first since his televised address to a joint session of Congress Wednesday night about his health care plan, will take place Friday in Washington. It will be broadcast on this Sunday, Sept. 13, at 7 p.m. ET/PT.
  • MILITARY: '60 Minutes' Loses Appeal in Wuterich Case (Court rejects claim of reporter privilege)

    09/05/2009 5:54:19 PM PDT · by Lancey Howard · 32 replies · 3,251+ views
    A military appeals court has ruled against CBS in a battle over unaired portions of a "60 Minutes" interview with a key figure in the 2005 slaying of 24 Iraqis in the city of Haditha. The U.S. Navy-Marine Corps Court of Appeals rejected the network's claim of reporter privilege in its battle with Marine Corps prosecutors who want access to the outtakes of Staff Sgt. Frank Wuterich's interview. Wuterich is charged with nine counts of voluntary manslaughter and related offenses in the incident that was triggered by a roadside bombing that killed one Marine and injured two others. His case...
  • 60 Minutes Still Dealing in Liberal Propaganda

    09/07/2009 5:47:55 AM PDT · by PurpleMountains · 13 replies · 893+ views
    From Sea to Shining Sea ^ | 9/7/09 | Purple Mountains
    I don't usually watch 60 Minutes, having learned 20 years ago how left-wing the program is and how much of it is devoted to liberal propaganda. Last night though, after seeing a promo, I decided to watch the episode on forest fires to see if it would be a propaganda piece for Cap & Trade (Climate Change or man-made global warming).I was right. My suspicions were justified. With no evidence whatsoever, except that forest fires in the west have increased substantially, the program blamed the fires on global warming. They did mention in passing the fire problems caused by past...
  • 60 minutes story about 1976 swine flu scare and serious side effects of vaccine

    08/29/2009 12:49:59 PM PDT · by VC42 · 17 replies · 1,375+ views
    60 Minutes ^ | 1979 | Mike Wallace
    CBS " 60 MINUTES" documentary on the swine flu epidemics of 1976 in the U.S. It went on air only once and was never shown again.
  • Bush's Guard Service

    08/28/2009 5:23:46 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 31 replies · 3,129+ views
    IBD Editorials ^ | August 28, 2009 | INVESTORS BUSINESS DAILY Staff
    Media Bias: Veteran reporter, author and commentator Bernard Goldberg reports that when CBS News did its fake National Guard story on George W. Bush avoiding service in Vietnam, it knew it was a lie.It's a liberal urban legend that Bush used the influence of his father and his father's friends to land a cushy position in the Texas National Guard to avoid service in Vietnam. The Democrats would run John Kerry as a hero in the war, and CBS News was all too eager to help with Mary Mapes producing a "60 Minutes II" segment in September 2004 charging exactly...
  • A Remarkable Recovery (video)

    08/25/2009 12:06:30 PM PDT · by nuconvert · 5 replies · 697+ views
    Lt. Brian Brennan was severely wounded in Iraq and faced unbeatable odds but, as David Martin reports, he made a remarkable recovery with a little help from a special Cherokee word. (and a visit from Gen. Patraeus)
  • Don Hewitt, creator of "60 Minutes," dead at 86

    08/19/2009 10:40:23 AM PDT · by Justaham · 13 replies · 612+ views
    Reuters ^ | 8-19-09
    NEW YORK (Reuters) – Don Hewitt, creator of CBS News' groundbreaking "60 Minutes" program and one of the most influential behind-the-scenes figures in U.S. television journalism, died of pancreatic cancer on Wednesday, CBS News said. He was 86. Hewitt worked as producer or director for CBS legends Edward R. Murrow, Douglas Edwards and Walter Cronkite, but his greatest legacy was the television news magazine format on "60 Minutes" starting in 1968
  • Creator of CBS News' "60 Minutes," Don Hewitt, Dies at Age 86 - Video 8/19/09

    08/19/2009 12:19:57 PM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 4 replies · 373+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | August 19, 2009 | BrianinMO
    Here is video from CBS on the career of Don Hewitt, the creator of 60 Minutes, and recognized at the "Father of Modern Television News." Hewitt died today at the age of 86. Hewitt's career in TV News spanned over 60 years, and went all the way back to the days of Edward R. Murrow at CBS. He created 60 Minutes in 1968 and was its Executive Producer. . . (Watch Video)
  • '60 Minutes' Creator Don Hewitt Dies

    08/19/2009 8:35:51 AM PDT · by TomServo · 59 replies · 3,514+ views
    CBS ^ | 08/19/09 | CBS
    NEW YORK (CBS News) "60 Minutes"spokesman Kevin Tedesco confirmed 86-year-old Don Hewitt has died. Earlier this year, Hewitt was diagnosed with a small, contained tumor. Hewitt was already a veteran CBS newsman in 1968 when he created "60 Minutes," pioneering the TV newsmagazine format. He served as executive producer of the program until his retirement in 2004. Hewitt has been honored with the second annual Lifetime Achievement Emmy presented by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. In 1995, he was awarded the Founders Emmy by the International Council of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. He's...
  • Michael Vick Says "I Blame Me" in Extensive "60 Minutes" Interview - Complete Video 8/16/09

    08/16/2009 6:54:06 PM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 52 replies · 1,353+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | August 16, 2009 | BrianinMO
    Here is the complete video of the Michael Vick interview with CBS News' 60 Minutes which aired tonight. The video contains the entire 60 Minutes program for August 16, 2009. But the Vick interview is up first in it's entirety following the opening introduction to the program. Vick talks about how he ever got into dog-fighting, how he feels about it now, and where he goes from here. . . . (Watch Complete Video)
  • Michael Vick Asked "What About the Dogs" in "60 Minutes" Interview - Video 8/16/09

    08/16/2009 4:22:48 PM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 67 replies · 2,701+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | August 16, 2009 | BrianinMO
    Here is a video clip from tonight's interview to air on CBS News 60 Minutes with NFL Quarterback Michael Vick, who has signed to play with the Philadelphia Eagles after leaving prison a few weeks ago. James Brown interviewed Vick and asked him "What About the Dogs?" He was asking why he beat, shot, and electrocuted dogs in a dog-fighting operation that landed the former Atlanta Falcons Quarterback in prison. Vick responded "It was wrong, J.B., it was wrong." . . . . (Watch Video)
  • Michael Vick Sits Down for '60 Minutes' Interview Sunday

    08/10/2009 4:28:07 PM PDT · by Beaten Valve · 25 replies · 894+ views
    TV Newser ^ | August 10, 2009 | TV Newser
    "60 Minutes" just announced that Michael Vick will sit down for his first interview since admitting to dogfighting and serving time in prison for the crime. The interview is not being done by one of the "60 Minutes" regulars, but rather by CBS Sports NFL TODAY anchor James Brown. The segment will also include interviews with Wayne Pacelle, head of the Humane Society of the U.S., and Tony Dungy, the former NFL coach who will be a special adviser to Vick. The former Atlanta Falcon's quarterback was released from federal custody last month and was given a conditional reinstatement to...
  • "60 Minutes" Reports on Murder Charge Against Drunk Driver Who Killed 7 Year-Old - Video 8/2/09

    08/03/2009 7:25:45 AM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 13 replies · 1,134+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | August 3, 2009 | BrianinMO
    Here is video from CBS News' "60 Minutes" last night where they took a hard look at the need for much harsher penalties against DWI offenses. It focuses on a family who were hit head-on by a drunk-driver, with their 7 year-old daughter killed. The report shows dramatic video of a dash-cam inside the limousine the family was in. You can see the drunk driver's vehicle coming right at the limo and then the crash takes place. The report then deals with the prosecutor in the case seeking a charge of "murder by depraved indifference" against the young man who...
  • CBS VIDEO: The 1976 Swine Flu Pandemic and Vaccine ( Remember judy roberts )

    07/31/2009 2:55:57 AM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 34 replies · 1,897+ views
    CBS video via DM ^ | 1979 | Mike Wallace
    Swine Flu Epidemic Of 1976 inspired the vaccination of 40 Million people a little known fact was that those vaccinations caused devastating side effects to over 4000 victims. The frightening revelations about this event are the similarities today. A company by the name of Baxter international has the contract to vaccinate 4 billion worldwide. The problem is very few know that Baxter recently was caught sending tainted Bird Flu vaccines to 18 countries. This vaccination that KILLED the host it was tested on was caught just in time.
  • '60 Minutes' Promotes $27-Billion Leftist 'Fraud' Efforts Against Chevron

    05/04/2009 4:41:05 AM PDT · by Rufus2007 · 9 replies · 1,049+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | May 4, 2009 | Jeff Poor
    When $27 billion is at stake, some companies would pay big bucks to win a PR battle, but one side of an environmental lawsuit doesn't have to, since CBS is pushing its position for free. On CBS's May 3 "60 Minutes," correspondent Scott Pelley, who once compared global-warming skepticism to Holocaust denial, gave the plaintiff of a $27-billion frivolous lawsuit against Chevron a public relations victory with his report. Pelley's report featured a suit filed by the Amazon Defense Coalition, a group described as "eco-radicals," who are trying to squeeze $27 billion from Chevron for environmental cleanup that the nation's...
  • Morgan Freeman: Why Do We Need a Black History Month, I am an American

    06/27/2009 12:57:48 PM PDT · by Bill Dupray · 45 replies · 1,641+ views
    Patriot Room ^ | June 27, 2009 | Bill Dupray
    So what is Freeman's solution to the "race problem?" Why stop talking about it, of course. Mike Wallace has no frickin' idea how to handle that kind of blasphemous candor.
  • They Shoot Cats, Don't They?

    06/01/2009 1:53:26 PM PDT · by Twotone · 6 replies · 1,152+ views
    American Spectator ^ | May 2009 | Quinn Hillyer
    We were told it was the first time Mike Wallace had ever apologized to an elected official on air on 60 Minutes. For all I know, it still might be the only time. And 15 years later, in this age of Obama when the establishment media is hostile to conservatives, the episode still can teach lessons about how to fight back with the truth.
  • Is the Anti-gun personality backing down or being brought down?

    04/14/2009 7:22:07 PM PDT · by marktwain · 10 replies · 739+ views
    There is no single person who has an anti-liberty personalty; there are simply hundreds of thousands of them. You know them by their notions which seem to work against the better judgment of the electorate, and their use of abusive laws to make them stick. The entire report from ABC’s 20/20, "If I Only Had A Gun..", was to fabricate how silly, how futile, how dangerous is the idea of armed self-defense. But, dangerous for whom, is what I ask. Thugs in a large civil disturbance? Anti-liberty activists fighting for their prestige? Somali Pirates? The report-that-became-an-informercial posited that we cannot...
  • How Ahmad Batebi Survived Torture In Iran (60 Minutes interview)

    04/05/2009 6:53:27 PM PDT · by nuconvert · 6 replies · 1,006+ views
    (CBS) Much of the attention on Iran over the last few years has focused on its mysterious nuclear program. Another mystery that has received far less attention is torture in Iran's prisons. It's a story the Iranian government doesn't want you to hear; a story a man risked his life to tell. His name is Ahmad Batebi, and quite by accident he became one of the most famous dissidents in Iran. He says he endured years of torture in an Iranian prison, after his picture appeared on the cover of The Economist magazine. He escaped from Iran last year, and...
  • CBS 60 MINUTES INTERVIEW - WAS OBAMA HIGH?

    04/05/2009 4:49:30 AM PDT · by all the best · 41 replies · 5,081+ views
    youtube ^ | March 31, 2009 | FleetwoodFactor
    After much speculation that President Obama was high during this 60 Minutes interview, we found evidence that CBS tried to cover up the President's indiscretion. This is the raw footage of Obama's interview with Steve Croft. You have to look close to discover all of the elements that were covered or removed from the televised version by the clever use of deceptive editing.
  • CBS’s Rooney Dismisses Viewers Criticizing His Pro-Obama Bias

    03/30/2009 5:15:31 PM PDT · by 50mm · 27 replies · 1,848+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | March 30, 2009 | Kyle Drennen
    On Sunday’s CBS 60 Minutes, commentator Andy Rooney read from some viewer letters: "It's always fun to read the letters people send, I get a lot of them, although, to be honest, if I took all the letters seriously I wouldn't ever say anything again. I get quite a few bad letters and, of course, I pay least attention to those. I don't want you to see me cry." Some of those "bad letters" came from viewers who criticized Rooney’s and the media’s pro-Obama bias: "Thomas Overley writes from Oceanside, California. He's mad because he thinks I like President Obama....