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  • 'Beat Trump fervour' has swamped the Democrats, but will it hold until the 2020 election?

    03/11/2019 6:15:35 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    ABC News ^ | March 12, 2019 | Micheline Maynard
    Residents of New Orleans barely catch their breath after Mardi Gras before festival season begins, celebrating everything from music to po'boy sandwiches. But Democrats are putting on their own version of festival season across the United States. Enthusiastic crowds are turning out for a number of the candidates who've declared their intention to run for president. California Senator Kamala Harris, the most prominent female candidate in the group, attracted full houses at her appearances this weekend in the key state of South Carolina. It was the third time she had visited there in her nascent campaign. Ms Harris' fans include...
  • Roseanne Barr blames Michelle Obama for getting fired at ABC, calls Donald Trump a 'genius'

    03/11/2019 8:46:02 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 17 replies
    Yahooo Entertainment ^ | 3/11/2019 | Erin Donnelley
    […]Barr told the magazine of Obama’s alleged involvement. “That’s what I was told and I tend to believe it because the woman who fired me is now working with the Obamas at Netflix.”(snip) Barr added that her tweet—which she concedes was a “very stupid thing” — was intended to be an attack on the Obama administration’s ties to Iran, which she sees as anti-Semitic. She also cited unsubstantiated claims that the Iran-born Jarrett may be Muslim. “I should have written it backwards,” she said. “It came out dyslexic. It should have been, ‘Valerie Jarrett’s ties to the Muslim Brotherhood have...
  • ABC News’ Terry Moran: Media, Democrats Face ‘Reckoning’ If Mueller Finds No Collusion

    03/10/2019 2:37:00 PM PDT · by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas · 38 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 03/10/2019 | Chuck Ross
    “How big a deal is it if they don’t find collusion for the president?” ABC “This Week” host Martha Raddatz asked Moran. “Huge,” said Moran. “He’s cleared. If Robert Mueller comes back, Mueller became a folk hero in the United States.”
  • American Idol 2019--Live Thread

    03/03/2019 6:14:06 AM PST · by silent_jonny · 919 replies
    ABC.Go ^ | 3-3-19
  • Malkin's handy history of Fake Noose(BHM?)

    02/20/2019 5:09:23 AM PST · by rktman · 17 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 2/20/2019 | Michelle Malkin
    Is it any wonder that American news consumers are at the end of their ropes of patience with the “mainstream media”? Three weeks ago, when I first documented troubling questions, contradictions and doubts about Trump-hating, attention-craving actor Jussie Smollett’s absurd hate crime claims, few in the “professional” journalism herd paid heed. Now, with a grand jury investigation on the horizon, everyone’s a Johnny-come-lately debunker. And everyone’s making excuses: How could we have known? Why would anyone lie about racism? What could have possibly prepared us for such a scandalous swindle? I’m especially looking at you, Robin Roberts. You and ABC’s...
  • Nolte: Networks Refuse to Cover Senate’s ‘No Russia Collusion’ Report

    02/18/2019 8:10:43 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 9 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2/16/2019 | John Nolte
    The same networks that spent 2,202 minutes of collective airtime to push the Russia Collusion Media-Hoax are refusing to cover the Senate Intelligence Committee bipartisan report, which found no collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia. The Media Research Center (MRC) did the research and found that between January 21, 2017, and February 10, 2019, “ABC’s World News Tonight, the CBS Evening News, and the NBC Nightly News [spent] 2,202 minutes on the Russia investigation [, which] accounted for nearly 19 percent of all Trump-related reporting [, and now] none of those three shows have even mentioned the investigation since...
  • Newborn baby discovered lying on road in near-freezing temperatures

    02/11/2019 2:40:56 PM PST · by Texas Fossil · 69 replies
    ABC 30 ^ | Updated 17 mins ago (2-11-19) | Sontaya Rose
    MADERA, Calif. (KFSN) Authorities rescued a newborn girl early on Monday after she was found lying on a rural road in Madera County, located in the middle of California's Central Valley. The baby was cold but otherwise believed to be in good condition. She was covered only with a blanket. The Madera County Sheriff's Office working to track down the newborn's mother, who is described by witnesses as Hispanic or Caucasian, possibly in her twenties. She left the area in a small white SUV. SUSPECT DESCRIPTION: Newborn baby girl’s mother described by witnesses as hispanic or caucasian, possibly in her...
  • Modern Family Renewed for 11th and (Yes) Final Season at ABC

    02/05/2019 11:23:53 AM PST · by EdnaMode · 21 replies
    TV Line ^ | February 5, 2019 | Michael Ausiello
    ABC is finally making a pressing Modern Family matter official: The Emmy-winning sitcom has been renewed for an 11th and final season. The network’s newly installed entertainment president, Karey Burke, announced the news Tuesday at the Television Critics Assoc. winter press tour, promising that the final season will feature “more milestone events” that long-standing fans of the series “won’t want to miss.” Modern Family this season is averaging 5.1 million total viewers and a 1.4 demo rating, down 10 and 15 percent from Season 9 but still ranking as ABC’s No. 2 comedy (behind The Conners) and No. 4 series...
  • ABC NEWS

    02/02/2019 4:07:13 PM PST · by Allen In Texas Hill Country · 49 replies
    I don't think I'm seeing/saw things. While watching the 5PM local news on 12 (ABC) out of San Antonio they brought up Ralph Northam and his situation. They then ran a clip from ABC news that in the lower left hand corner had a box that read "Republican Ralph Northam"!!!!!!!!!! Just for my satisfaction did anybody else see this ABC clip. I don't watch any national news but am about 99% sure it said "Republican Ralph Northam". More fake news?
  • Lawyer Names Those to Be Sued for Comments About Covington Students [names Reza Aslan]

    01/30/2019 9:12:03 AM PST · by Liz · 36 replies
    Campus-watch.com ^ | 1/28/19 | Petr Svab, The Epoch Times
    Lawyer Robert Barnes named several celebrities and media personalities he intends to sue for libel against some students of the Covington Catholic High School, whom he represents. In a Jan. 26 Fox News interview, Barnes specifically mentioned Reza Aslan, Iranian-American writer and commentator; Matthew Dowd, ABC News political analyst and former chief strategist for the George W. Bush campaign; actor Michael Rapaport; and The New York Daily News. The trial lawyer took up the students' case after media and social media whipped up a storm maligning the Kentucky students over their encounter with several Native American activists following the Jan....
  • Austin's a Drag: Queens define artistry in a booming entertainment scene

    01/29/2019 3:07:20 PM PST · by bgill · 21 replies
    kvue abc ^ | Jan. 27, 2019 | Drew Knight
    Amidst live music, tech startups and Sixth Street revelry, there's another bustling community thriving in the ATX. With a little boost from the mainstream success of "RuPaul's Drag Race," Austin has become a hot spot for another generation of artistry -- drag queens. Now, fans of the art form are hitting the streets in droves to become a part of the Austin drag community. From nightly shows on Fourth Street and Red River all the way to Brunch with the "Boys" at Alamo Drafthouse, now it seems you can find a drag show on any given day. To help you...
  • Why I Reported the Case of an 11-Year-Old Drag Queen to Child Protective Services

    01/29/2019 8:38:58 AM PST · by Kaslin · 43 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 29, 2019 | Karen Kataline
    “Good Morning America” recently hosted an 11-year-old “drag kid” known as “Desmond is Amazing.” Desmond Napoles made a grand entrance dressed as an adult woman and danced suggestively down a red carpet to rousing applause. Desmond finished his routine posed suggestively on the floor where he was met with more wild applause. The two hosts called him “trailblazing” and “courageous.”Desmond’s parents, Andrew and Wendy Napoles were present in the audience. They have also allowed their son to dance for money and simulate stripping in an adult gay bar in Brooklyn called “The 3 Dollar Bill.”  What causes an entire audience...
  • Networks Give Roughly 15 Times More Coverage to Women’s March Than March for Life

    01/19/2019 6:31:45 PM PST · by Kaslin · 19 replies
    Newsbusters.org ^ | January 19, 2019 | Curtis Houck
    Despite what was a much delayed but important avalanche of headlines about the group’s anti-Semitism, the 2019 Women’s March took place Saturday and it still received nearly 15 times the broadcast network newscast coverage of the 47th annual March for Life that was held Friday.  Between Wednesday morning and Saturday evening, the Women’s March fetched 14 minutes and 26 seconds of coverage on the ABC, CBS, and NBC morning and evening newscasts. This stood in stark contrast to just 58 seconds for the March for Life. The Women’s March still went on despite their controversies with some satellite marches divorcing...
  • Networks Spend Over 27 Minutes on Dubious BuzzFeed Trump Story

    01/19/2019 7:16:58 AM PST · by Kaslin · 35 replies
    Newsbusters.org ^ | January 19, 2019 | Curtis Houk
    Friday night, the Special Counsel’s office released an extremely rare statement that took a buzz saw to BuzzFeed News’s Thursday night bombshell that alleged President Trump directed former attorney and fixer Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about possible construction of a Trump Tower in Moscow. In the statement, a Mueller spokesman called it “not accurate.” Despite the fact that the BuzzFeed News story was not confirmed by — well — any news outlet from when it was first published to the statement from Mueller’s team, the broadcast networks devoted 27 minutes and 33 second on their Friday morning and...
  • Networks' nightly newscasts have ‘incessantly hostile’ tone toward Trump, study indicates

    01/19/2019 1:51:19 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 37 replies
    Fox News ^ | January 15, 2019 | Brian Flood
    A new study by a conservative media watchdog group concludes that the ABC, CBS and NBC evening newscasts have covered President Trump with negative spin 90 percent of the time, but claims the coverage has done little to sway the public's overall opinion of his administration. Media Research Center senior editor Rich Noyes analyzed every episode of “NBC Nightly News,” ABC’s “World News Tonight” and “CBS Evening News” since Trump’s Jan. 20, 2017 inauguration. Noyes noted that the “tone of coverage remains incessantly hostile” and was only positive 10 percent of the time. “To determine the spin of news coverage,...
  • ABC/WaPo Poll: Support for Border Wall Soars Among Swing Voters

    01/14/2019 8:00:12 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 68 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 14 Jan 2019 | John Binder
    President Trump’s proposed wall along the United States-Mexico border has soared in popularity with American voters across the board, as he battles a split GOP-Democrat Congress to secure funding for the barrier. The latest ABC News/Washington Post poll reveals a major shift among nearly all demographic groups across the country when it comes to support for a border wall at the southern border. This time last year, the poll claimed that only 34 percent of voters supported a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border. Today, support for the wall has climbed to 42 percent overall. Most notable, swing voters are increasingly...
  • ABC’s Terry Moran Confronts Sarah Sanders

    12/18/2018 12:45:38 PM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 20 replies
    Mediaite ^ | December 18, 2018 | Aidan McLaughlin
    White House press secretary Sarah Sanders gave her first press briefing in weeks on Tuesday, and she faced a barrage of questions over President Donald Trump‘s demand for border wall funding. ABC News’s Terry Moran was scathing in his questioning, directly confronting Sanders over Trump’s nonsensical claim that his USMCA trade deal with Mexico will result in the country paying for a wall on its border.
  • Channing Dungey Joins Netflix As VP Original Content, Will Work With Shonda Rhimes, the Obamas (tr)

    12/17/2018 10:21:02 AM PST · by EdnaMode · 18 replies
    Deadline ^ | December 17, 2018 | Nellie Andreeva
    Following weeks of speculation, outgoing ABC Entertainment president Channing Dungey is officially joining Netflix in a senior leadership role as Vice President of Original Content, reporting to Cindy Holland, Vice President of Original Content. She is expected to start in February. In this newly created role, Dungey will partner with Holland in setting strategy for Netflix’s original series and will oversee a large and key portion of the slate, including some of the company’s overall deals with such top writer-producers as Shonda Rhimes, Jenji Kohan, Kenya Barris, Steven DeKnight, Marti Noxon, as well as Barack and Michelle Obama’s Higher Ground...
  • Upset With GOP Guest, Stephanopoulos Sends Microphone Flying

    12/16/2018 3:24:20 PM PST · by Kaslin · 23 replies
    Newsbusters.org ^ | December 16, 2018 | Nicholas Fondacaro
    Things got heated on the set of ABC’s This Week on Sunday when Matt Schlapp of the American Conservative Union (and the lone conservative on the panel) clashed with liberal ABC commentator Roland Martin during the Powerhouse Roundtable. And after hearing Schlapp’s opinion about the plethora of investigations into President Trump, host and Clinton lackey George Stephanopoulos was so upset he accidentally flung his microphone under the desk. In the lead up to Stephanopoulos’s microphone mishap, an angry Martin unloaded on the President by comparing him to murderous mob boss John Gotti. “But George, the biggest issue for Mulvaney and...
  • Mother of American student stabbed to death in Netherlands 'totally in shock'

    12/14/2018 7:04:24 AM PST · by ETL · 67 replies
    ABC News ^ | Dec 14, 2018 | BEN GITTLESON, CONOR FINNEGAN and EMILY SHAPIRO
    Donee Odegard knew what happened the minute two sheriffs showed up at her door. She'd been through it before. The authorities asked her a few questions about her daughter, Sarah Papenheim, before delivering the news: Her daughter had been stabbed to death while studying abroad in the Netherlands. "He was sad to inform me that my beautiful daughter had passed. I kind of knew it was coming when you have done this before," said Odegard, whose son had committed suicide at 21 three years ago, in an interview with "Good Morning America." Papenheim, a Minnesotan native, died Wednesday afternoon after...