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  • Media Have Dirty Hands from Ferguson

    12/03/2014 9:02:00 AM PST · by jdoug666 · 16 replies
    Accuracy in Media ^ | 12/2/2014 | Cliff Kincaid
    Looking back on the death and destruction in Ferguson, we can see the dirty hands of the media, especially CNN, now basking in the glow of (relatively) high ratings. Racial violence is a ratings booster and winner.
  • Texas A&M to Teach Aspiring Journalists How to “Put Bias Aside”

    11/28/2014 7:40:25 AM PST · by Academiadotorg · 27 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | November 26, 2014 | Don Irvine
    Ten years after they eliminated journalism as a major, Texas A&M has revived the program with the goal of teaching future journalists how to be objective and unbiased in their reporting, according to the tamuTimes. texas a&m students The program will be directed by veteran journalist Dale Rice, whose journalism career spanned 35 years. Rice said that while today’s journalism can be heavy on opinion and light on objectivity, the revived major will strive to change that trend by training future journalists to report the news without bias: Our underlying philosophy is we teach students how to put bias aside...
  • Native American group believes remains among Rush Co. artifacts

    04/04/2014 5:59:28 PM PDT · by digger48 · 25 replies
    wthr ^ | Apr 04, 2014 | Rich Van Wyk
    RUSH COUNTY - There are new reports about what investigators are discovering as they search collection of historical artifacts so huge it fills a Rush County home and several outbuildings. An organization representing Native Americans believe human remains are buried among thousands and thousands of artifacts collected by Donald Miller in the U.S. and around the world. The FBI investigation and massive effort to recover thousands of invaluable artifacts is being watched by the American Indian Movement. Until recently, its local chairman lived only a half-hour away from the Rush County site. "We are glad something like this has happened,"...
  • Suspect for FBI Raid on 91-Year-Old Indiana Artifact Collector Identified

    04/05/2014 1:23:10 PM PDT · by marktwain · 79 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 6 April, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    Who accused 91-Year-Old Donald Miller of what has been unclear.  Speculation involving his numerous technological achievements have run rampant as people simply did not believe that the government would send 50-100 FBI agents to check out the collection of artifacts that this former member of the Manhattan project had gathered over the last 80 years. But the unbelievable has become a bit more plausible  as more information has dribbled out.   Mr. Miller has not been charged with any crime, and maintains his innocence.   He claims that all his materials have been collected legally. Others have speculated that envious collectors...
  • Shutdown ruins American Indian protest at Alcatraz

    10/14/2013 9:52:54 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 11 replies
    sfgate.com ^ | October 14, 2013 | Carolyn Jones
    The federal government shutdown claimed another casualty Monday - the annual American Indian ceremony on Alcatraz in protest of Columbus Day. Indian activists and their supporters could not take the morning ferry to Alcatraz, as they've done since the mid-1980s, for prayers, songs, dancing and speeches because the island - part of the National Park Service - is closed. Instead, they gathered at Pier 33, from where they usually depart, and marched to Washington Square Park in North Beach, heart of the city's Italian heritage and Columbus Day festivities, then headed for Coit Tower to protest by the Christopher Columbus...
  • Terrorists ‘aim to hit Israeli, Jewish targets worldwide’ in coming weeks

    08/19/2013 4:57:28 PM PDT · by Lonely Bull · 6 replies
    Times of Israel ^ | August 19, 2013 | Gavriel Fiske
    Israeli and Jewish targets all over the world are likely to be sought out by terrorist organizations in the coming weeks, the Israeli government’s Counter-Terrorism Bureau warned in strikingly strident tones on Monday, listing dozens of countries where it said it had “concrete” indications of a terrorist threat. It cited concerns about terrorist acts timed to coincide with the forthcoming Rosh Hashana (New Year), Yom Kippur and Succot festivals, and also said that the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks in the US was likely to be “a favored period” for al-Qaeda and other global jihadist groups to attempt to...
  • Media to Declare Biden the Debate Winner

    10/09/2012 4:24:10 PM PDT · by detective · 6 replies
    Accuracy in Media ^ | October 9, 2012 | Cliff Kincaid
    Media figures get reprimanded, suspended, or even fired when caught plagiarizing the work of others. But politicians who get caught sometimes get promotions. A case in point is former Senator and failed presidential candidate Joe Biden, now the nation’s vice-president and “one heartbeat away” from the Oval Office. Known for making humorous and outrageous gaffes and statements, Biden’s history of plagiarism goes back to the time when he ran for president in 1988. Biden had delivered, without attribution, passages from a speech by British Labor Party leader Neil Kinnock. Political scientist Larry Sabato has noted that this led to revelations...
  • Pat Caddell Says: Media Have Become "Enemy of the American People"

    09/30/2012 6:25:36 PM PDT · by PBRCat · 29 replies
    Accuracy in Media ^ | September 27, 2012 | Pat Caddell
    “We’ve had nine day of lies over what happened because they can’t dare say it’s a terrorist attack, and the press won’t push this,” said Caddell. “Yesterday there was not a single piece in The New York Times over the question of Libya. Twenty American embassies, yesterday, are under attack. None of that is on the national news. None of it is being pressed in the papers.” Caddell added that it is one thing for the news to have a biased view, but “It is another thing to specifically decide that you will not tell the American people information they...
  • Reason to Hate: Barack Obama’s Racist Roots

    07/21/2012 8:35:34 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    Accuracy In Media ^ | July 17, 2012 | Rusty Weiss and Cliff Kincaid
    The morning after Election Day, 2008, The New York Times proclaimed that Barack Obama’s victory had swept “away the last racial barrier in American politics.” However, as the President’s first term draws to a close, a case can be made that the historic election was anything but post-racial; rather, it has been the most racially polarizing presidency in modern times. This is not a surprise, however, to those familiar with Obama’s background and thinking on racial matters, nor to those who have studied the role played by Communist Frank Marshall Davis in raising him as a young man in Hawaii...
  • PBS: Re-Educating America’s Schoolchildren

    07/05/2012 9:44:41 AM PDT · by Academiadotorg · 6 replies
    Accuracy In Media ^ | June 28, 2012 | Mary Grabar and Tina Trent
    When most people think of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting’s education programs, they remember the gentle Mr. Rogers welcoming children to his home, or documentaries offering exciting encounters with whales and other exotic creatures. These shows still exist. But CPB today produces lessons that glorify the Black Panthers and riots and protests of the 1960s, present rocker Patti Smith as a “patriot” for singing songs that condemn President George W. Bush, vilify Wal-Mart, and sanctify environmentalist Rachel Carson. Although their educational materials claim to be objective, the truth is that their unrelenting ideological slant that promotes the politics of protest...
  • Google Removes 640 Videos from YouTube Promoting Terrorism

    06/18/2012 11:32:24 PM PDT · by Cindy · 28 replies
    TELEGRAPH.co.uk ^ | 7:11AM BST 18 Jun 2012 | n/a
    SNIPPET: "Google removed 640 videos from YouTube in the second half of last year amid fears they promoted terrorism. The Association of Chief Police Officers (Acpo) made a request for five user accounts to be closed for allegedly promoting terrorism. Google agreed and deleted the 640 videos."
  • The Left, Not the Right, Owns Political Violence

    01/10/2011 1:33:31 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 56 replies
    American Thinker ^ | January 10, 2011 | Michael Filozof
    It took less than 24 hours for the political Left to seize upon the attempted assassination of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and the murder of six people on Saturday to blame the political Right for the shooting. Perhaps the most egregious example came from Paul Krugman of the New York Times, who wrote "We don't have proof yet that this was political, but the odds are that it was." (The newspaper that published plagiarized and fabricated accounts of the "D.C. sniper" by affirmative-action hire Jayson Blair in 2003 is still publishing unsubstantiated suppositions without "proof," eh?) "[Giffords'] father says that ‘the...
  • Vote Fraud Threatens Election Outcome: An Interview with Hans von Spakovsky

    10/29/2010 5:56:45 PM PDT · by unspun · 26 replies · 1+ views
    Gulag Bound ^ | October 29, 2010 | Roger Aronoff
    While Republicans and the Tea Party movement are poised to win a sweeping victory on November 2, a large and growing cloud hangs over the entire election process. While it has always been with us to some extent, new technologies, new forms of voting and a Justice Department that plays favorites with Americans’ voting rights now threaten our electoral system and our expectations of free and fair elections. In an exclusive in-depth interview, Accuracy in Media talked to Hans von Spakovsky about the various forms of voter fraud that are happening today, with specific examples, and the potential for massive...
  • 'The Aim Is to Make Israel a Pariah'

    10/14/2010 10:11:21 AM PDT · by Nachum · 5 replies
    commentary magazine ^ | 10/14/10 | Rupert Murdoch
    Last night, Rupert Murdoch gave an extraordinary speech at an Anti-Defamation League dinner in which he revealed, yet again, that he is a true and selfless friend of the Jewish people and of Israel. Here is the text: You [the ADL] were founded a century ago against the backdrop of something we cannot imagine in America today: the conviction and then lynching of an innocent Jew. In the century since then, you have fought anti-Semitism wherever you have found it. You have championed equal treatment for all races and creeds. And you have held America to her founding promise. So...
  • Military Homosexual Scandal Tied to WikiLeaks Treason

    08/01/2010 12:40:40 PM PDT · by unspun · 127 replies · 19+ views
    Gulag Bound ^ | August 1, 2010 | Cliff Kincaid
    In the scandal involving the theft and release of classified military information that could cost the lives of U.S. military personnel, the British Telegraph newspaper is reporting that the American soldier at the center of the scandal was “openly homosexual” and apparently held a grudge against the U.S. because of the military’s anti-gay policy. In another bizarre twist, reliable reports suggest that Private First Class Bradley Manning, the U.S. Army Intelligence analyst accused of leaking the classified information to the WikiLeaks.org website, was not only a homosexual but was considering a sex change. Manning was arrested at the end of...
  • “Rabbi Live” Turns His Sights on Obama after Helen Thomas

    06/30/2010 1:24:32 PM PDT · by Ooh-Ah · 13 replies
    Accuracy in Media (AIM) ^ | June 30, 2010 | Roger Aronoff
    Rabbi David Nesenoff has given Accuracy in Media the most detailed account yet of how his encounter with veteran White House correspondent Helen Thomas caused him to reevaluate not only his view of the media, but of the White House and President Obama. Nesenoff is a self-described liberal Democrat who used to think Obama should be given a chance to change U.S. foreign policy for the better. Now he worries about the existence of the state of Israel.He says he is increasingly troubled by the failure of Obama to speak forcefully about the right of Israel to exist... ... Nesenoff...
  • (Commiecare™) Former Adult Film Stars File California Class Action Lawsuit Against AIM Porn Clinic

    06/27/2010 8:33:06 PM PDT · by Libloather · 19 replies · 2+ views
    Yahoo ^ | 6/27/10
    Former Adult Film Stars File California Class Action Lawsuit Against AIM Porn Clinic Over Health Disclosures, Notes AHFLawsuit by Two Ex-Adult Film Performers, To Be Filed Monday in the Superior Court of California, Los Angeles County, Seeks Class Action Status in Case Against Adult Industry Medical Health Care Foundation (AIM) Testing Clinic Over Privacy Breaches of Protected Patient Health Data Press Release Source: AIDS Healthcare Foundation On Sunday June 27, 2010, 6:00 pm EDT LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Two former actresses in the adult film industry, including Diana Grandmason, are filing a California lawsuit against Adult Industry Medical Health Care Foundation (AIM),...
  • Andrew C. McCarthy on War, Politics and Media

    06/15/2010 1:56:39 PM PDT · by Ooh-Ah · 1 replies · 128+ views
    AIM ^ | June 15, 2010 | Roger Aronoff
    Last week AIM’s Roger Aronoff, host of the weekly BlogTalkRadio show, Take AIM, conducted an in-depth interview with Andy McCARTHY, the man who led the terrorism prosecution against Sheikh Omar Abdel-Rahman, the “Blind Sheikh,” responsible for the first World Trade Center bombing.  He wrote about that case in Willful Blindness: A Memoir of the Jihad, and is now out with a powerful new book, The Grand Jihad: How Islam and the Left Sabotage America, which debuted last week on the New York Times bestseller list. The primary focus of the interview is the new book, and it’s detailed analysis of...
  • Pentagon shooter pot scandal grows

    03/13/2010 11:48:11 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 63 replies · 1,290+ views
    Accuracy In Media ^ | March 11, 2010 | Cliff Kincaid
    Even before it was revealed that Bedell had shot two Pentagon guards and was a marijuana addict/psychotic, questions were being raised about how doctors in California were approving access to the drug. Left-wing California politicians have been talking about legalizing and taxing marijuana to save the state from bankruptcy. But thanks to the state's most notorious pothead, Pentagon shooter John Patrick Bedell, that vision may now go up in smoke. Bedell's easy access to "medical marijuana" in California is quickly becoming a scandal that threatens the well-funded movement to increase access to the weed by legalizing it statewide-and perhaps nationwide.
  • The Gay Infiltration of the Conservative Movement

    02/23/2010 6:18:36 AM PST · by AIM Freeper · 290 replies · 2,901+ views
    Accuracy in Media ^ | February 22, 2010 | Cliff Kincaid
    California Young Americans for Freedom (YAF) chairman Ryan Sorba generated a media controversy when he was shown at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) denouncing the organizers for inviting a homosexual Republican group, GOProud, into the event as an official sponsor. In "controversial" remarks, Sorba said homosexuality was unnatural and that he welcomed more debate and discussion about the subject from his political adversaries. But what many people don't realize is that Sorba's "outburst" was provoked by a speaker who preceded him, Alexander McCobin of Students For Liberty (SFL). McCobin went out of his way to use valuable time from...
  • Countdowning the Days for Olbermann

    02/03/2010 9:31:09 AM PST · by AIM Freeper · 15 replies · 852+ views
    Accuracy in Media ^ | February 3, 2010 | Don Irvine
    MSNBC's Keith Olbermann aka 'The Mad Ranter' has hit a bit of a rough patch now that Obamamania has faded away and Americans anger has turned from Bush to Obama. From the Los Angeles Times Remember Keith Olbermann? He was the one-time must-see anti-Bush ranter who helped rescue MSNBC (yes, it's still on at night) from even worse oblivion years ago. Well, quietly last month while no one was looking, hardly anyone was watching Keith Olbermann anymore. The guy, who's even apparently tried to get some Sarah Palin-like eyeglasses, is now forced to leap over-the-top on ex-state senators like Scott...
  • Huffington: “Fox is Appealing to the Worst In People”

    02/03/2010 7:06:49 AM PST · by AIM Freeper · 35 replies · 1,069+ views
    Accuracy in Media ^ | February 3, 2010 | Don Irvine
    MSNBC Countdown host Keith Olbermann calls Roger Ailes a liar while his guest Arianna Huffington piles on by accusing Fox by profiting on Americans misery.
  • New W.H. Comm Director Has a Dim View of Fox News

    01/20/2010 6:56:06 AM PST · by AIM Freeper · 32 replies · 1,345+ views
    Accuracy in Media ^ | January 20, 2010 | Don Irvine
    Anita Dunn may be gone from the White House but her successor feels the same way she did about Fox News. From TVNewser The White House has a new communications director -- Dan Pfeiffer -- but the message is the same when it comes to Fox News Channel. During a video interview today with The New York Times' The Caucus blog, Pfeiffer was clear about the White House position on Fox News: "I have the same view of Fox that Anita [Dunn] had, which is that Fox is not a traditional news organization. They have a point of view. That...
  • Media Homosexuals Bash Uganda’s Christians

    01/11/2010 6:31:03 AM PST · by AIM Freeper · 22 replies · 930+ views
    Accuracy in Media ^ | Cliff Kincaid
    The Washington Post editorial page has now joined lesbian MSNBC commentator Rachel Maddow in blasting the government of Uganda for considering a law to protect children from homosexual predators and the dangerous public health impact of the homosexual lifestyle. Despite its moderate views on some foreign policy issues, the Post has always come down firmly on the side of making homosexuality into a special right that should be protected and even glorified by governmental institutions. Now it wants to impose that view on Uganda's mostly Christian population. The editorial was probably written by Post editorial writer and homosexual activist Jonathan...
  • Vatican Backs Obama’s Global Agenda

    11/18/2009 10:31:49 AM PST · by FromLori · 76 replies · 2,202+ views
    AIM ^ | 11/18 | Cliff Kincaid
    Some pro-life Catholics reacted with shock to the news that the Vatican warmly greeted the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to President Obama, who is pro-abortion. They don't seem to understand that the Vatican and Obama agree on most major international issues. This is the untold story-how Obama and the Vatican accept major ingredients of what has been called a New World Order. Another untold story is how, despite a disagreement over abortion, the U.S. Catholic Bishops and the Obama Administration agree on major aspects of so-called health care reform. These topics are mostly taboo in the liberal and...
  • Take AIM: Steven Emerson and Lee Edwards

    11/12/2009 6:52:22 AM PST · by AIM Freeper · 1 replies · 173+ views
    AIM ^ | 11-12-09
    Steven Emerson, Executive Director of The Investigative Project on Terrorism, discusses Fort Hood and jihadist front groups in America. Dr. Lee Edwards, Distinguished Fellow at The Heritage Foundation and Chairman of the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation, talks about the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, and the Global Museum on Communism.
  • Take AIM: Cliff May and Leslie Carbone

    10/28/2009 11:37:14 AM PDT · by AIM Freeper · 1 replies · 189+ views
    Cliff May, president of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, discusses his recent trip to Pakistan, as well as the situations in Afghanistan and the Middle East. Leslie Carbone talks about her new book, "Slaying Leviathan: The Moral Case for Tax Reform" (Potomac Books, 2009). For more information visit defenddemocracy.org and lesliecarbone.blogspot.com.
  • Live on C-SPAN 2 Today: Accuracy in Media 40th Anniversary Conference (On Now)

    10/23/2009 6:38:02 AM PDT · by kristinn · 30 replies · 1,458+ views
    C-SPAN ^ | Friday, October 23, 2009 | Kristinn
    C-SPAN 2 is covering Accuracy in Media's 40th anniversary conference live today.Congratulations to our friends at AIM!
  • Free Tickets for FReepers to AIM 40th Anniversary Conference in DC October 23

    10/20/2009 2:32:34 PM PDT · by AIM Freeper · 3 replies · 379+ views
    Accuracy in Media ^ | October 20, 2009 | AIM
    Accuracy in Media (AIM), America's first independent watchdog of the news media, is giving FREE tickets to FReepers to attend AIM's 40th Anniversary Conference in Washington, DC on Friday, October 23, 2009. To get your ticket, visit www.aim.org/events and enter discount code "freerepublic" or go to: http://aim40thconference.eventbrite.com/?discount=freerepublic Speakers include Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX), Tony Blankley, John Fund, Andrew C. McCarthy, Cliff Kincaid, Trevor Loudon, Anita MonCrief, Hans von Spakovsky, Marc Morano, Robert Bluey, Ann McElhinney, J.P. Freire, and Don Irvine. Tickets are regularly $75 and include a buffet luncheon and morning and afternoon snacks. YOU MUST REGISTER IN ADVANCE for...
  • Accuracy in Media 40th Anniversary Conference

    10/15/2009 12:14:05 PM PDT · by AIM Freeper · 3 replies · 304+ views
    AIM ^ | 10-15-09
    Accuracy in Media (AIM), America's first independent watchdog of the news media, will celebrate its 40th anniversary this year at a conference held in Washington, DC, on Friday, October 23.
  • Ready, Aim, Fire McChrystal

    09/24/2009 10:13:48 PM PDT · by Nachum · 26 replies · 2,713+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | 9/24/09 | Diana West
    There are many reasons to fire Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal, and all of them are contained within his 66-page "assessment" of the war in Afghanistan. The document is fascinating, just as the work of zealots is always fascinating. As a high priest of the politically correct orthodoxy, McChrystal has laid out a strategy to combat Taliban jihad in the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan without once mentioning Islam, and forget about jihad (fireable offense No. 1).
  • The Media Genius Of Andrew Breitbart

    09/19/2009 12:58:21 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 72 replies · 3,120+ views
    Accuracy in Media ^ | September 18, 2009 | DANIEL GLOVER
    Two gutsy young people did the undercover journalistic legwork that quickly turned public opinion against the radical leftist group ACORN, but their work might have been less effective without the "promotional genius" of Andrew Breitbart. Breitbart, who first made a splash on the new media scene at The Drudge Report, released the first video shot by "the pimp and the prostitute" (James O'Keefe and Hannah Giles) on Sept. 10, the day Breitbart launched his new Web site, BigGovernment.com. It exposed ACORN employees in Baltimore aiding and abetting both underage prostitution and tax fraud.Since then, BigGovernment has released four more video...
  • Dems Worry That Boxer Is Too Abrasive

    07/23/2009 11:52:24 AM PDT · by AIM Freeper · 21 replies · 849+ views
    Accuracy In Media ^ | July 23, 2009 | Don Irvine
    Senate Democrats are worried that Barbara Boxer doesn't have the chops to get the climate change bill through the Senate. From the Politico A big chunk of the House climate change bill is in the hands of Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Chairwoman Barbara Boxer — and some of its supporters are worried that she’s not up to the task. In private conversations, Senate staffers say that Boxer’s abrasive personal style helped tank the climate bill that Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) and former Sen. John Warner (R-Va.) sponsored last year. And several recent embarrassing episodes involving the California Democrat...
  • New U.N. Treaty Targets the Disabled Unborn

    07/28/2009 1:06:42 PM PDT · by AIM Freeper · 1 replies · 317+ views
    Accuracy In Media ^ | July 28, 2009 | CLIFF KINCAID
    President Barack Obama's much-anticipated pro-United Nations treaty campaign has been launched with a White House ceremony declaring support for the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. But despite the title and language of the treaty, including the affirmation of a "right to life," it is doubtful whether the treaty would protect the rights of unborn children with disabilities, such as those with Down syndrome. Through its affirmation of "sexual and reproductive health"-a phrase that clearly means access to abortion and abortion rights-the treaty also supports abortion, even though it has been estimated that over 90 percent...
  • Obama Admin Snags Another Journo

    07/29/2009 9:10:26 AM PDT · by AIM Freeper · 383+ views
    Accuracy In Media ^ | July 29, 2009 | Don Irvine
    The Obama administration has added anoother journalist to its payroll. From the American Spectator Daren Briscoe, a Newsweek correspondent who was embedded with Barack Obama's 2008 presidential campaign, has taken a job with the Obama administration, according to an email sent to a listserv of his classmates at the Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism. The email, written by Time reporter and fellow Columbia grad Jay Newton-Small, said Briscoe would be serving as deputy associate director of public affairs for the Office of National Drug Control Policy as of Monday.
  • Progressives Look to Dan Rather for Salvation

    09/09/2009 2:03:31 AM PDT · by kingattax · 13 replies · 631+ views
    Accuracy in Media ^ | September 8, 2009 | Cliff Kincaid
    If you want some indication of the disarray that the "progressives" find themselves in, consider that disgraced broadcaster Dan Rather will be keynoting a September 23 event sponsored by The Nation magazine on "What Will Become of the News?" The Nation calls Rather "legendary," ignoring how he was put out to pasture by CBS News after he used fake documents in 2004 to smear then-President Bush. Tickets to hear and see Rather are $200 each. Rather is a legend in his own mind-and apparently the minds of those left-wingers who appreciate his effort to defeat Bush's re-election bid and throw...
  • The Obama "Birth Certificate" Scandal

    09/03/2009 12:58:54 PM PDT · by kellynla · 165 replies · 6,247+ views
    aim.org ^ | 02 September 2009 | staff
    Cliff Kincaid, the editor of Accuracy in Media, has released a copy of his own birth certificate, in order to demonstrate what needs to be done to resolve the growing controversy over the alleged birth certificate of President Barack Obama. "My birth certificate includes the names of my mother and father, my mother's doctor, and the hospital in which I was born," said Kincaid. "This certified copy of an original long form document is what anyone who wants to be president should be prepared to produce." Article II, Section 1 of the United States Constitution, states, "No Person except a...
  • How Obama Revolution Came to America

    08/12/2009 12:15:24 AM PDT · by fretzer · 77 replies · 3,676+ views
    Accuracy in Media ^ | April 6, 2009 | Robert Chandler
    There are ten easy steps toward a progressive-socialist-Marxist civil society: change the popular consensus; destroy Christianity, the traditional family, and existing social mores; transform the culture; install a radical Left mind-control; attain political power; impose strict control of the military and law enforcement; restrict freedom; socialize the economy; erase American sovereignty; and embrace a world without borders.
  • The Plan for Government-Funded Socialist Media - AIM Report

    08/09/2009 5:13:46 AM PDT · by swisher · 12 replies · 1,422+ views
    Accuracy In Media ^ | June 8, 2009 | Cliff Kincaid
    However, Free Press, at this May 14 summit, didn't say one word about the well-documented liberal bias that has contributed to the decline in readers and viewers for traditional media outlets and has enabled the rise of the Fox News Channel, conservative talk radio, and the Internet. Instead, Josh Silver of Free Press attacked the "bellowing ideologues" on the air and declared that "The entire dial is empty of local news in many communities." New Strategy This was a tip-off that, in order to take conservative radio hosts off the air, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will be flooded with...
  • Bill Ayers and the Threat to Education

    08/04/2009 6:34:54 AM PDT · by ETL · 14 replies · 876+ views
    Accuracy In Media - AIM Column ^ | August 3, 2009 | Mary Grabar
    Imagine if, as you chat with your child's first-grade teacher and ask about how he decided to embark on a career in education, he told you, "I walked out of jail and into my first teaching job." Imagine him furthermore telling you that his days in jail and violent protesting were formative to his teaching philosophy. Most parents would have a serious discussion with the principal, at the minimum. But the teacher who brags about such beginnings is now a "Distinguished Professor of Education." Despite his specialty as "Professor of Curriculum and Instruction," he trains future teachers to dispense with...
  • AP Historical Amnesia

    07/30/2009 1:05:30 PM PDT · by AIM Freeper · 7 replies · 460+ views
    Accuracy In Media ^ | July 30, 2009 | Bethany Stotts
    Academics and students exhibit a pervasive amnesia toward the pro-Stalin actions of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade (ALB), a group of American volunteers who fought against General Francisco Franco and his Nationalists during Spain's civil war. Recent Boston University graduate-turned Associated Press reporter Kelsey Abbruzzese did little better than her college peers this July, publishing a story that lauded ALB veteran John Hovan's career. "In 1937, John Hovan volunteered to travel to Spain and fight on the side of democracy against Gen. Francisco Franco's fascist forces in the Spanish Civil War," wrote Abbruzzese on July 9. "Now, at age 93, he...
  • WaPo : Obama Avoids Tough Questions on Health Care

    07/27/2009 7:34:30 AM PDT · by AIM Freeper · 9 replies · 208+ views
    Accuracy In Media ^ | July 27, 2009 | Don Irvine
    You know president Obama's health care reform proposal is in trouble when the Washington Post starts to take potshots at it. From the Washington Post PRESIDENT OBAMA sometimes presents health-care reform as a pain-free proposition, as simple as choosing the red pill over the blue -- one that's no more effective but costs twice as much. Asked at his news conference whether "the American people are going to have to give anything up in order for this to happen," Mr. Obama's basic answer was no. "They're going to have to give up paying for things that don't make them healthier,"...
  • The Terrible Truth About Walter Cronkite

    07/20/2009 6:58:23 AM PDT · by AIM Freeper · 44 replies · 2,096+ views
    Accuracy In Media ^ | July 20, 2009 | CLIFF KINCAID
    It is wrong to speak ill of the dead. On the other hand, it is an insult to the intelligence of the American people to pretend that Walter Cronkite was the "voice of God" and "universally credible," as Mara Liasson put it on Fox News Sunday. The terrible truth is that Walter Cronkite symbolized liberal media bias and used that bias with disastrous consequences for our nation and the world. His latest cause was world government and the destruction of American sovereignty. We found out after his retirement that he was not only a liberal, which was evident from his...
  • W.H. Goes After Dems on Health Care

    07/16/2009 1:16:20 PM PDT · by AIM Freeper · 7 replies · 422+ views
    Accuracy In Media ^ | July 16, 2009 | Don Irvine
    The White House has gone on the offensive by not only going after GOP critics of his economic plan but also fellow Democrats who are concerned about the cost and scope of Obama's national health care plan. From the Politco On the defensive over the economy and health care, the White House is shooting back with a double-barreled message for its critics and skeptics. To Republicans who say the stimulus isn’t working: Back off. To moderate Democrats wary of health care reform: We’re watching you.
  • Palin’s PAC Rakes It In

    07/14/2009 6:37:57 AM PDT · by AIM Freeper · 4 replies · 453+ views
    Accuracy In Media ^ | July 14, 2009 | Don Irvine
    SarahPAC is off to a quick start on the fundraising end. From the Politico Sarah Palin’s political action committee raised nearly $733,000 in the first six months of 2009 and has more than $450,000 in cash on hand, according to new filings with the Federal Election Commission. While Republicans are hopeful that Palin will be a big fundraising help for them, her political action committee hasn’t exactly been a campaign-finance ATM. Since its formation in late January, it appears to have made just two political contributions — $5,000 to Palin’s 2008 running mate, Sen. John McCain, and $5,000 to Alaska’s...
  • Is Obama’s Science Czar a Crackpot?

    07/15/2009 7:57:05 AM PDT · by AIM Freeper · 17 replies · 813+ views
    Accuracy In Media ^ | July 15, 2009 | ClIFF KINCAID
    Does Obama's science adviser advocate compulsory abortions and putting chemicals into the water supply to sexually sterilize human beings? Some well-known conservative bloggers and columnists have recently been repeating this information, based on revelations on a website strangely called Zombietime. But an analysis by Accuracy in Media has determined that some of the most sensational charges against Dr. John P. Holdren fall short of the mark. Still, he has a lot to answer for, including his belief in a "Planetary Regime" to manage the world. That Holdren endorsed the concept of a "planetary regime" is shocking, considering that he is...
  • White House Pressures AZ Gov on Stimulus

    07/15/2009 8:00:41 AM PDT · by AIM Freeper · 5 replies · 459+ views
    Accuracy In Media ^ | July 15, 2009 | Don Irvine
    Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has received lettres from Obama cabinet secretaries reminding her how much money her state stands to lose if stimuls spending is halted as Sen. Jon Kyl (R-AZ) called for on Sunday saying it hasn't done what the administration promised it would. From ABC News' Jake Tapper In a coordinated response to comments made by an Arizona Republican senator calling for a the stimulus bill to be halted, the Obama administration this week coordinated a series of letters to the governor of Arizona, with the implicit message: put up or shut up. Arizona Republicans responded that the...
  • Honduras Can Be Saved from Communism: Interview with Head of Pro-Freedom Alliance in Latin America

    07/13/2009 6:40:05 AM PDT · by AIM Freeper · 7 replies · 421+ views
    Accuracy In Media ^ | July 10, 2009 | CLIFF KINCAID
    This is the transcript of an interview conducted by Cliff Kincaid with Alejandro Peńa Esclusa, president of UnoAmerica and the author of The Foro de Săo Paulo: A Threat to Freedom in Latin America. Peńa Esclusa, a former Venezuelan presidential candidate and a prominent critic of the Hugo Chavez regime in Venezuela, has been spearheading opposition to the Sao Paulo Forum, a coalition of communist and leftist parties and terrorist movements in Latin America. With the end of the Cold War in 1989, it was believed by many that communism was on the wane. However, with Fidel Castro isolated in...
  • Times Looking to Charge For Online Content

    07/10/2009 7:32:24 AM PDT · by AIM Freeper · 17 replies · 525+ views
    Accuracy In Media ^ | July 10, 2009 | Don Irvine
    The New York Times has sent a survey to its print subscribers asking them how much they would pay for access to its website. From Bloomberg New York Times Co. said in a survey of print subscribers that it’s considering a $5 monthly fee for access to its namesake newspaper’s Web site. Times Co. also asked whether subscribers would be willing to pay a discounted fee of $2.50 a month for access to the site, in the poll confirmed today by Catherine Mathis, a company spokeswoman. Nytimes.com, the most visited among newspapers’ sites, is currently free. Times Co. is contemplating...
  • New York Gay Newspaper Folds

    07/02/2009 8:29:31 AM PDT · by AIM Freeper · 20 replies · 686+ views
    Accuracy In Media ^ | July 2, 2009 | Don Irvine
    The harsh advertising climate has forced one of New York City's leading gay and lesbian newspapers to lay of its staff and suspend publication. From the New York Times The New York Blade, one of the two major gay and lesbian newspapers in New York City, has laid off its editor in chief and suspended publication, the chief executive of its publishing company said on Wednesday. “Everyone was let go, but the people on The Blade know that they may come back if The Blade is coming back,” said the executive, Matthew Bank, of HX Media, which was formed in...