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  • How Times columnist Bill Keller aids Sarah Palin’s “death panel” smear

    01/14/2014 2:25:16 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    Salon ^ | January 14, 2014 | Brian Beutler
    NYT's Bill Keller thinks he's enlightened for endorsing palliative care. Here's how he's affirming right-wing mania. This is long lost in the mists of time, but the single most contemptible lie about Obamacare — that it includes “death panels” — wasn’t originally rooted in vague notions of rationing or socialization. It began as a paranoid, dishonest critique of a provision included in early drafts of a bill that ultimately became the Affordable Care Act. Back in the summer of 2009, healthcare reformers hoped the final legislation would allow physicians to bill Medicare when they provide end of life counseling to...
  • Obamacare: The Rest of the Story

    10/14/2013 5:54:52 AM PDT · by Beave Meister · 32 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 10/13/2013 | BILL KELLER
    Unless you’ve been bamboozled by the frantic fictions of the right wing, you know that the Affordable Care Act, familiarly known as Obamacare, has begun to accomplish its first goal: enrolling millions of uninsured Americans, many of whom have been living one medical emergency away from the poorhouse. You realize those computer failures that have hampered sign-ups in the early days — to the smug delight of the critics — confirm that there is enormous popular demand. You have probably figured out that the real mission of the Republican extortionists and their big-money backers was to scuttle the law before...
  • Steiger, Downie Refused to Join Keller/Baquet Op-Ed (WSJ & WaPo Decline to Defend NYT/LAT Treason)

    07/06/2006 12:16:17 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 5 replies · 783+ views
    Editor & Publisher ^ | July 7, 2006 | Joe Strupp
    NEW YORK Managing Editor Paul Steiger of The Wall Street Journal and Executive Editor Leonard Downie Jr. of The Washington Post were both asked to be part of last weekend's unique joint Op-Ed piece by the editors of The New York Times and Los Angeles Times, which defended the publication of stories about the secret SWIFT bank monitoring program, E&P has learned. But each declined. "We had talked about doing something together," Steiger said. "But when I looked at it and thought about it, our position was so different from theirs -- that nobody asked us not to publish [our...
  • Evangelist Claims 1.6 Million Christians Will Write in ‘Jesus Christ’ for President on Tuesday

    11/05/2012 8:04:21 AM PST · by marshmallow · 40 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 11/5/12 | Billy Hallowell
    Internet evangelist Bill Keller is on a mission to convince Christians to reject both Democratic President Barack Obama and Republican contender Mitt Romney. Rather than selecting either of the main candidates, Keller is challenging believers to choose Jesus Christ for president — literally. As of July 2012, he claimed to have already convinced nearly 200,000 Christians to write in the savior’s name, rather than select any of the men officially running for the presidency. Now, just four months later, Keller’s pool of supporters has increased monumentally to more than 1.6 million. While this may seem like a number that is...
  • Minister Critical of Romney and 'Mormon Cult' Suggests Third-Party Options [Obama slammed, too]

    05/04/2012 5:36:22 AM PDT · by Colofornian · 30 replies
    Christian Post ^ | May 2, 2012 | Stoyan Zaimov
    Christian minister Bill Keller of LivePrayer.com, who has frequently spoken out on the so-called dangers of voting for presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney in this year's general election due to his Mormon faith, suggests that the only real option for Christian voters are third-party candidates. Keller recently compared the choice of voting for Mitt Romney or for President Barack Obama as "flipping a coin where Satan is on both sides." "How can anyone who claims to be a follower of Christ vote for our current president who in every word and deed has proven to be a true enemy...
  • One God or Many

    09/05/2011 11:15:44 AM PDT · by rhema · 2 replies
    Patriot Post ^ | September 5, 2011 | Burt Prelutsky
    Sometimes you can focus so hard on a single tree, you lose sight of the forest. For instance, every sane person, which automatically excludes leftists, realizes that we can easily un-elect Barack Obama next year. But we should not lose sight of the fact that we will simultaneously be sending Hillary Clinton, Cass Sunstein, Timothy Geithner, Janet Napolitano, Eric Holder, Jeffrey Immelt, Jay Carney, Valerie Jarrett and Joe Biden, back where they came from. That should certainly provide all Republicans, no matter which candidate they happen to support at the moment, with plenty of incentive to vote for our ultimate...
  • New York Times Editor - Bigot

    08/31/2011 3:15:18 PM PDT · by Chuckmorse · 10 replies
    The Whig Manifesto ^ | August 31, 2011 | Chuck Morse
    Does Bill Keller, Editor of the New York Times have any idea why his editorial “Asking Candidates Tougher Questions about Faith,” contains the very essence of bigotry? He writes “We have an unusually large number of candidates, including putative front-runners, who belong to churches that are mysterious or suspect to many Americans.” He then proceeds to specifically, and quite intolerantly, single out Roman Catholicism and Mormonism. Regarding Mormons, Keller glibly asserts that he didn’t care if Mitt Romney “wore Mormon undergarments beneath his Gap skinny jeans.” Continuing with his laundry list of Mormon beliefs that he doesn’t care about, he...
  • New York Times Editor Bill Keller Resigns

    06/02/2011 12:21:34 PM PDT · by facedown · 55 replies · 1+ views
    The Blaze ^ | June 2, 2011 at 11:20am | Posted on June 2, 2011 at 11:20am by Jonathon M. Seidl
    NEW YORK (The Blaze/AP) — The executive editor of The New York Times is stepping down after eight years on the job. The Times announced Thursday that Bill Keller is leaving the post to return to writing. He will be replaced by Jill Abramson, formerly one of his top deputies. Times Publisher Arthur Sulzberger Jr. says in a statement that Keller asked for the change a few weeks ago. Keller plans to write for The New York Times Magazine and the paper’s Sunday opinion and news section.
  • "FLA: Sahar Mohammed to Evangelist Bill Keller: 'Jihad Upon You' - 'Your Days Are Numbered'"

    10/13/2010 11:21:20 PM PDT · by Cindy · 7 replies
    THE JAWA REPORT - blog ^ | October 13, 2010 | Posted by By Allahakchew aka SH
    October 13, 2010 "FLA: Sahar Mohammed To Evangelist Bill Keller: “Jihad Upon You" - “Your Days Are Numbered.”" SNIPPET: "NaplesNews NAPLES — The Collier County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a possible death threat made against a Naples-based online evangelist who has called Islam a “false religion” about “death and hate,” and who is trying to build a “Christian Center” at ground zero in New York City in response to the planned mosque. Bill Keller, 52, who hosts a paid-programming television show on MyTV8, which he described as the O’Reilly Factor from a “Biblical perspective,” said the threat was on his...
  • "Birther" Infomercial Hits the Airwaves

    09/25/2009 2:15:17 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 293 replies · 7,201+ views
    CBS News ^ | 9/25/09 | Stephanie Condon
    The suspicion that President Obama was born outside of the United States has been written off as a conspiracy theory, but that hasn't stopped the so-called "birther" movement from keeping their theories alive. A fundamentalist Christian Web site LivePrayer.com has produced a 28-minute infomercial dedicated to questioning where the president was born. It has run at least once on a CBS affiliate in Lubbock, Texas. LivePrayer.com was founded by Christian minister Bill Keller, who committed his life to God after spending time in prison for insider trading, according to his site. The infomercial is also the work of attorney Gary...
  • Poll: News media's credibility plunges to new low

    09/14/2009 12:50:07 AM PDT · by Saije · 31 replies · 1,497+ views
    Boston Globe ^ | 9/14/2009 | Michael Liedtke
    The news media's credibility is sagging along with its revenue. Nearly two-thirds of Americans think the news stories they read, hear and watch are frequently inaccurate, according to a poll released Sunday by the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press. That marks the highest level of skepticism recorded since 1985, when this study of public perceptions of the media was first done. The poll didn't distinguish between Internet bloggers and reporters employed by newspapers and broadcasters, leaving the definition of "news media" up to each individual who was questioned. The survey polled 1,506 adults on the phone...
  • THE SAVAGE NATION!!!!!! 5-19-09

    05/19/2009 2:50:58 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 80 replies · 2,514+ views
    www.michaelsavage.wnd.com ^ | 5-19-09 | Dr. Michael Savage
  • Shame on Notre Dame

    05/16/2009 6:40:34 PM PDT · by cdchik123 · 13 replies · 561+ views
    liveprayer ^ | 5/15/09 | Bill Keller
    (Psalm 139:13-15, Jeremiah 1:4-5) "You did form my inward parts, you knit me together in my mother's womb...you knew me right well; my frame was not hidden from you, when I was being made in secret..." Psalm 139:13-15 Shame on Notre Dame! The Roman Catholic Church has been a true leader in the fight for life over the years. That is why it is so sad to see the preeminent Catholic University in the world invite and honor President Barack Hussein Obama to receive an honorary degree and give the commencement address this Sunday. I fully understand the prestige to...
  • The Culture of Death Hanging over this Nation like a Black Cloud

    05/05/2009 10:06:45 PM PDT · by truthandlife · 4 replies · 532+ views
    Liveprayer.com ^ | 5-05-09 | Bill Keller
    The culture of death hanging over this nation like a black cloud! God created man never to die. Physical and spiritual death were never part of God's plan for man. However, it was man, exercising his God-given free will that introduced both forms of death into the human experience. Death is from the pits of hell itself, while life is from God. Satan comes to KILL, steal, and destroy and is synonymous with death. It is through faith in Jesus Christ that man is promised everlasting life and conquers death. Christ came to give life and life abundantly and He...
  • Daily Devotional (Tue. 11/25/2008) Liveprayer.com 185814

    11/26/2008 5:47:39 AM PST · by NoGrayZone · 17 replies · 500+ views
    LivePrayer | 11/25/08 | Bill Keller
    ***IT IS NO ACCIDENT GOD HAS YOU READING THIS TODAY. READ IT CAREFULLY.THIS COULD VERY WELL BE THE TIME AND MOMENT GOD IS CALLING YOU TO MAKE A DEEPER COMMITMENT TO HIM AND HIS WORK, AND IS OPENING THE DOOR FOR YOU TO MAKE A REAL IMPACT WITH YOUR LIFE. FOR SOME, THIS IS GOD SPEAKING TO YOU.I WILL BE PRAYING FOR YOU AS YOU HEAR....AND RESPOND. Are you ready to take a stand for Christ??? The Holy Spirit spoke to me long and often last year about the importance of this year. I didn't know the details, other than...
  • Clark Hoyt, Conscientious Objector

    02/24/2008 7:18:11 AM PST · by jdm · 3 replies · 107+ views
    Captain's Quarters ^ | Feb. 24, 2008 | by Ed Morrissey
    On Thursday, New York Times editor-in-chief Bill Keller hysterically accused the John McCain campaign of "wag[ing] a war" on the Gray Lady simply by issuing a clear and calm denial of Keller's smear. If that's true, then give Times public editor Clark Hoyt in the conscientious objector status. Hoyt wants no part of defending Keller or his journalists, which he makes clear in a stinging rebuke: The article was notable for what it did not say: It did not say what convinced the advisers that there was a romance. It did not make clear what McCain was admitting when he...
  • White House accuses NYT of anti-GOP bias

    02/23/2008 11:22:04 AM PST · by george76 · 50 replies · 200+ views
    The White House sided with Sen. John McCain and accused The New York Times on Friday of repeatedly trying to "drop a bombshell" on Republican presidential nominees to undermine their candidacies. White House deputy press secretary Scott Stanzel... "I think a lot of people here in this building, with experience in a couple campaigns, have grown accustomed to the fact that during the course of the campaign, seemingly on maybe a monthly basis leading up to the convention and maybe a weekly basis after that, the New York Times does try to drop a bombshell on the Republican nominee. "And...
  • New York Times editor blames readers for dustup over John McCain article

    02/23/2008 4:12:59 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 103 replies · 1,074+ views
    NY Daily News ^ | 2/23/08 | KENNETH R. BAZINET
    The embattled executive editor of the New York Times defended its John McCain story Friday with a novel explanation for the flood of critical e-mails the newspaper received: slow-witted readers. "Personally, I was surprised by the volume of the reaction," Bill Keller wrote in a Times Web site Q&A forum. Readers posted 2,000 comments and sent in 3,700 questions. "I was surprised by how lopsided the opinion was against our decision, with readers who described themselves as independents and Democrats joining Republicans in defending Mr. McCain from what they saw as a cheap shot," Keller added. The problem, Keller went...
  • NYT Editor: Why Are You All So Stupid?

    02/23/2008 8:30:09 AM PST · by jdm · 117 replies · 276+ views
    Little Green Footballs ^ | Feb. 23, 2008 | by Charles Johnson
    New York Times executive editor Bill Keller has figured out why there was such a negative reaction to their sloppy hit piece on John McCain: their readers are dense. WASHINGTON - The embattled executive editor of the New York Times defended its John McCain story Friday with a novel explanation for the flood of critical e-mails the newspaper received: slow-witted readers. “Personally, I was surprised by the volume of the reaction,” Bill Keller wrote in a Times Web site Q&A forum. Readers posted 2,000 comments and sent in 3,700 questions. “I was surprised by how lopsided the opinion was against...
  • Nets Lead w/ NYT Hit on McCain, But Question Journalistic Standards

    02/22/2008 5:51:48 AM PST · by RatherBiased.com · 24 replies · 440+ views
    All three broadcast network evening newscasts led Thursday night with the New York Times story alleging an improper relationship by John McCain with a female lobbyist, but questions about the journalistic standards of the newspaper were given as much consideration as the allegations against McCain. All three ran a soundbite from Rush Limbaugh denouncing the paper while ABC and CBS featured establishment media observers who castigated the Times for basing a story on the feelings of unnamed sources: Ken Auletta on ABC and Tom Rosenstiel on CBS. “John McCain began his day answering questions about a story in the New...
  • The New York Slimes

    02/22/2008 3:38:40 AM PST · by Kaslin · 62 replies · 114+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | February 22, 2008 | Mike Gallagher
    I have two sources, both of whom wish to remain anonymous, that report to me that New York Times Editor Bill Keller was spotted in a dumpster last weekend in the Hamptons snorting crack cocaine and smothering a pair of cocker spaniel puppies with a pair of sweat socks. So now I’m reporting it to you. Wasn’t that fun? Of course this isn’t true – not that I know of, anyway – but it sure was easy to get out my laptop and write those words down so thousands of eyes could read them. Evidently, the “Old Grey Lady” possesses...
  • Top Internet Evangelist says Romney Vote is a Vote for Satan

    02/05/2008 4:53:58 PM PST · by Victory111 · 84 replies · 249+ views
    Cross Action News ^ | 2-5-08 | Rev. Michael Bresciani
    Using only his Bible as a guide top internet evangelist Bill Keller has a new website entitled “A vote for Romney is a vote for Satan.” Bill Keller the founder of the controversial “LivePrayer” program running for the last eight years is no stranger to controversy. He has confronted the gay activists, Planned Parenthood, Muslim groups and even posted a video response to Osama Bin Laden.
  • U.S. evangelist launches swine attack on Muslims (Names stuffed pig Muhammad)

    12/02/2007 3:02:52 PM PST · by wagglebee · 129 replies · 257+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 12/2/07 | Joe Kovacs
    An American evangelist has jumped into the fray over the fate of a British teacher facing calls for death over a teddy bear named "Muhammad." Bill Keller, host of LivePrayer, has posted a video on YouTube featuring a pink pig named Muhammad after the Muslim prophet. Bill Keller of LivePrayer has named this toy pig after the Muslim prophet "Indeed Muhammad was a man of murder," the pig, voiced by Keller himself, states in the video. "He was a pedophile, having a wife at the age of six. And I came to find out that the Quran really is...
  • American minister KELLER send video to Osama

    09/14/2007 7:46:42 AM PDT · by santangel · 17 replies · 617+ views
    WorldNetDaily.com ^ | 9/14/07 | bill keller
    Switcheroo: American minister sends video to Osama Says he's damned to hell if he doesn't repent, convert -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Posted: September 14, 2007 1:00 a.m. Eastern © 2007 WorldNetDaily.com Bill Keller WASHINGTON – An American television evangelist has turned the tables on al-Qaida terrorist leader Osama bin Laden – sending him a video message warning him to repent of his sins and convert to Christianity. "Osama, since you seem to be a fan of video messages, I thought this would be the best way to communicate with you," says Bill Keller, host of the Florida-based "Live Prayer" TV program as well...
  • Switcheroo: American Minister Sends Video To Osama

    09/14/2007 8:04:26 AM PDT · by NoGrayZone · 40 replies · 1,020+ views
    WASHINGTON – An American television evangelist has turned the tables on al-Qaida terrorist leader Osama bin Laden – sending him a video message warning him to repent of his sins and convert to Christianity. "Osama, since you seem to be a fan of video messages, I thought this would be the best way to communicate with you," says Bill Keller, host of the Florida-based "Live Prayer" TV program as well as LivePrayer.com in a message being posted to YouTube and 20 other major video sites in the U.S. as well as some 50 in the Middle East. Keller said his...
  • Fla. Televangelist Loses Show After Muslims Complain (Free Speech?)

    08/24/2007 8:46:37 PM PDT · by restornu · 33 replies · 1,059+ views
    wftv.com ^ | August 24, 2007
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- A Christian televangelist who harshly criticizes Islam and other religions said Friday that his late-night program is being pulled off the air because of pressure from a Muslim group. Earlier this month, officials from the Council on American Islamic Relations wrote a letter to the TV station's owners asking for an investigation of the show it broadcasts, "Live Prayer with Bill Keller." In a May 2 broadcast, the televangelist said Islam was a "1,400-year-old lie from the pits of hell" and called the Prophet Mohammed a "murdering pedophile." He also called the Koran a "book of...
  • Christian TV show out, Muslim pressure group blamed

    08/25/2007 7:53:12 AM PDT · by Turret Gunner A20 · 23 replies · 1,226+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | August 25, 2007 | Staff
    Preacher says CBS 'caved' to demands of Islamic organization. A CBS television station in Tampa, Fla., has announced it is taking the ongoing "Live Prayer with Bill Keller" program, on the airwaves since 2003, off after the local chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations complained of the religious views Keller expressed.
  • Fla. Televangelist Loses Show After Muslims Complain

    08/24/2007 3:26:23 PM PDT · by F15Eagle · 72 replies · 1,922+ views
    wftv9.com (Florida) ^ | POSTED: 11:28 am EDT August 24, 2007 | wftv9.com (Florida)
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- A Christian televangelist who harshly criticizes Islam and other religions said Friday that his late-night program is being pulled off the air because of pressure from a Muslim group. Earlier this month, officials from the Council on American Islamic Relations wrote a letter to the TV station's owners asking for an investigation of the show it broadcasts, "Live Prayer with Bill Keller." In a May 2 broadcast, the televangelist said Islam was a "1,400-year-old lie from the pits of hell" and called the Prophet Mohammed a "murdering pedophile." He also called the Koran a "book of...
  • Televangelist: I lost my show over Muslim remarks

    08/24/2007 1:29:44 PM PDT · by Pikamax · 30 replies · 1,388+ views
    St Pete Times ^ | 08/23/07 | Sherri Day
    Televangelist: I lost my show over Muslim remarks ST. PETERSBURG -- Televangelist Bill Keller may have finally met an opponent he can't out-talk. The controversial late-night Christian talk show host, known for his biting criticism of religious, political and pop culture figures, is going off the air. Keller, 49, says he ran afoul of the Tampa Chapter of the Council of American Islamic Relations. The group calls Live Prayer with Bill Keller a hate-filled broadcast that damages Muslims and Islam. Earlier this month, CAIR asked CBS executives to remove Keller's nightly talk show from WTOG-TV Ch. 44, a CBS-owned station...
  • TV station pulls plug on Keller The televangelist says complaints from local Muslims are to blame

    08/24/2007 3:24:23 AM PDT · by Baladas · 17 replies · 885+ views
    The St. Petersburg Times ^ | August 24, 2007 | SHERRI DAY
    ST. PETERSBURG - For the first time in nearly five years, controversial Christian televangelist Bill Keller is going off the air. Keller - known for his vitriolic criticism of religious, political and pop culture figures - said Thursday his program was yanked in response to pressure from local Muslims. Earlier this month, officials from the Council on American Islamic Relations wrote to executives at CBS asking them to investigate Live Prayer with Bill Keller, an hourlong nightly program. In a May 2 broadcast, the televangelist said Islam was a "1,400-year-old lie from the pits of hell" and called the Prophet...
  • Has New York Times editor gotten away with murder? [Melanie Morgan]

    09/22/2006 9:48:13 AM PDT · by Impeach98 · 17 replies · 1,602+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 09/22/2006 | Melanie Morgan
    ...Has Times editor gotten away with murder?Posted: September 22, 2006 1:00 a.m. Eastern If you blinked you would have missed it. I'm speaking of the news coverage about who really leaked Valerie Plame's identity as a non-covert CIA agent. The leaker, former Colin Powell aide Richard Armitage, was a vocal critic of the war in Iraq. Perhaps the media "overlooked" Armitage and his role in this scandal precisely because he shared their disdain for the war in Iraq. Did you happen to notice that Karl Rove, Dick Cheney and Scooter Libby didn't receive that same consideration – even though they...
  • Bay Area business group inducts HP's Dunn into Hall of Fame (Oh, the irony of it all)

    09/20/2006 11:37:58 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 4 replies · 279+ views
    ap on Riverside Press Enterprise ^ | 9/20/06 | Paul Elias - ap
    SAN FRANCISCO Hewlett-Packard Co.'s beleaguered chairwoman Patricia Dunn was in decidedly friendly territory Wednesday night as she made her first public appearance since landing at the center of a corporate investigation gone awry. Dunn was inducted into the Hall of Fame of the Bay Area Council, a politically influential business group. "All I will say about the maelstrom is that I look forward eagerly, in the near future, to setting the record straight and going back to leading my life as discreetly as possible," Dunn said during her acceptance speech. "And in the meantime, it wouldn't hurt if the Pope...
  • Bill Keller "Pissed Off" by "Disgraceful" White House

    09/12/2006 2:08:51 PM PDT · by shrinkermd · 112 replies · 3,466+ views
    Times Watch ^ | 12 September 2006 | Clay Waters
    The Times' executive editor accuses the Bush White House of stirring up a "partisan hatefest" against the paper over its revelation of an anti-terrorist program that monitored international banking transactions. Deep inside New York magazine's front-page profile of Times Executive Editor Bill Keller (ludicrously called a "true centrist" by writer Joe Hagan) is this gem about his reaction to White House criticism of the paper's exposure of its tracking of international banking transactions for terror clues: "They pissed me off....I think the administration is genuinely distressed that we ran the story over their objections. I think they were embarrassed by...
  • The United States of America vs. Bill Keller

    09/12/2006 2:17:22 PM PDT · by shrinkermd · 17 replies · 1,228+ views
    NY Magazine ^ | 19 September 2006 | Joe Hagan
    The United States of America vs. Bill Keller How hard is it to be executive editor of the New York Times today? The White House calls him a traitor. He gets roasted every day on talk shows and blogs. The newsroom is losing faith. The paper is shrinking. And the worst part is that fighting back means overcoming his own nature... ...For a meeting without historical precedent, the president of the United States had called the Times to the White House to personally try to prevent a state secret from appearing in print—an exposé of the National Security Agency’s efforts...
  • NYT, Miller spar over role in leak probe("Judas" Miller-to the NYT that is)

    10/22/2005 7:53:24 PM PDT · by Saynotosocialism · 25 replies · 1,880+ views
    ASSOCIATED PRESS WRITER ^ | Saturday, October 22, 2005 | By PETE YOST
    New York Times reporter Judith Miller speaks during the 2005 SPJ Convention & National Journalism Conference in Las Vegas Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2005. Miller, who was jailed 85 days for refusing to reveal a source, defended her decision to go to jail to protect the source and told a journalism conference Tuesday that reporters need a federal shield law so that others won't face the same sanctions. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) WASHINGTON -- In the latest fallout from the CIA leak investigation, reporter Judith Miller and The New York Times are engaging in a very public fight about her seeming...
  • Calame: Times Lied About Timing Of NSA Article ( NY Times caught, again ? )

    08/13/2006 7:30:49 AM PDT · by george76 · 53 replies · 2,552+ views
    Captains Quarters ^ | August 12, 2006 | Captain Ed
    The New York Times' public editor, Byron Calame, publishes a startling admision from Bill Keller regarding the publication delay of the most explosive story in his short reign as managing editor. Earlier, when Keller told people that the NSA surveillance story got delayed from December 2004 based on requests from the White House, speculation circulated that the story had actually gotten shelved before the presidential election. Now Calame confirms that Keller lied about the publication history of the Lichtblau/Risen effort: Keller has destroyed what's left of his paper's credibility. He lied to everyone about the timing of this publication, baldly...
  • The NY Times is sinking fast

    07/19/2006 2:40:14 PM PDT · by Sergeant Tim · 22 replies · 519+ views
    http://www.stopthenewyorktimes.org/ ^ | July 19, 2006 | Sergeant Tim
    Thomas Lifson made some interesting comments this morning, on RealClearPolitics.com: "...The print edition of the New York Times in its local metropolitan market is in serious decline. Management won't openly admit it in so many words, but circulation is declining and its advertising sales force is facing more competition from new media, while traditional advertisers like department stores decline. The future is bleak, so it is time to get their money out of a loser."Jacks Risko and I noted 5 months ago that, "The Times has seen its comparable core metropolitan circulation decline by 27% since 1993 (the first year...
  • If the NY Times is not neutral...

    07/07/2006 7:18:13 AM PDT · by Sergeant Tim · 18 replies · 727+ views
    Stop the New York Times ^ | July 6, 2006 | webmaster
    In an op-ed that appeared in the New York Times on July 1, 2006, Dean Baquet (L.A. Times editor) and Bill Keller (New York Times executive editor) said: "…We, and the people who work for us, are not neutral in the struggle against terrorism. ... "…The New York Times has held articles that, if published, might have jeopardized efforts to protect vulnerable stockpiles of nuclear material, and articles about highly sensitive counterterrorism initiatives that are still in operation." They say they are “not neutral” in the GWOT, after all, they too are in the enemy’s kill zone. They infer they...
  • Al-Zarqawi's cell phone reportedly yields surprises

    07/03/2006 6:11:31 AM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 78 replies · 4,871+ views
    CNN ^ | July 3, 2006
    Abu Musab al-Zarqawi had the phone numbers of senior Iraqi officials stored in his cell phone, according to an Iraqi legislator.
  • My Letter to Bill Keller

    07/02/2006 4:52:46 PM PDT · by MistrX · 17 replies · 1,122+ views
    me | 07/02/06 | myself
    My Letter to Bill Keller
  • What is Treason? (Hey, NEW YORK TIMES, what should be the penalty for treason?)

    07/02/2006 4:35:12 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 62 replies · 1,484+ views
    DFU | 7-2-06 | dfu
  • Journalists and 'Leakers' Feel Heat

    07/02/2006 4:02:49 PM PDT · by ikez78 · 23 replies · 1,074+ views
    Associated Press ^ | 7/2/06 | Charles Hanley
    Headline by headline, a trickle of news leaks on Iraq and the antiterror campaign has grown into a steady stream of revelations, and from Pennsylvania Avenue to Downing Street, Copenhagen to Canberra, governments are responding with pressure and prosecutions. The latest target is The New York Times. But the unfolding story begins as far back as 2003, when British weapons expert David Kelly was "outed" as the source of a story casting doubt on his government's arguments for invading Iraq, and he committed suicide.
  • "SLIMES PROTEST" Slogan Contest!!

    07/02/2006 2:38:08 PM PDT · by AirBorn · 104 replies · 2,021+ views
    Protest Warriors ^ | 7/1/06 | Darth Airborne
    " Protest Warriors " March against Anti-American National Security Leakers and Anti-Troop Liberal Media outlets .(and to Show Support for Our Troops!)
  • N.Y. Times editor: I'd publish it again

    07/02/2006 3:11:43 PM PDT · by markedmannerf · 57 replies · 1,407+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | July 2 2006
    The top editor of the New York Times remains unrepentant about publishing stories exposing national security intelligence programs, saying he would do it again. "I think it's useful for us to discuss, to know about how our government is waging this war to protect us," said Bill Keller, executive editor of the Times, on CBS' "Face the Nation" program. "This was a case where clearly the terrorists or the people who finance terrorism know quite well, because the Treasury Department and the White House have talked openly about it, that they monitor international banking transactions. It's not news to the...
  • Keller on Face the Nation (Keller:We publish even when lives are at risk)

    07/02/2006 2:31:14 PM PDT · by Jameison · 33 replies · 1,206+ views
    Patterico's Pontifications ^ | 7/2/2006 | Patterico
    Bill Keller was on Face the Nation this morning. -----, and you have to see it to believe it. You know the utter arrogance you have seen in this man’s written defenses of his exposure of classified information? It comes across triple-strength on video. He says the White House has reacted strongly because it’s an election year, and it’s “red meat” to beat up on the New York Times. Also, the White House is just embarrassed that they can’t hold onto their secrets. Also, this wasn’t a secret anyway, because the terrorists knew about it. (He shows no sign of...
  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 2 July 2006

    07/02/2006 5:05:34 AM PDT · by Alas Babylon! · 692 replies · 14,271+ views
    Various big media television networks ^ | 2 July 2006 | Various Self-Serving Politicians and Big Media Screaming Faces
    The Talk Shows Sunday, July 2nd, 2006 Guests to be interviewed today on major television talk shows: FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): Sens. Jack Reed, D-R.I., and Lindsey Graham, R-S.C.; NASA Administrator Michael Griffin; Lt. Col. Michael Colburn, director of the President's Own U.S. Marine Band. MEET THE PRESS (NBC): Sens. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and Charles Schumer, D-N.Y. FACE THE NATION (CBS): New York Times Executive Editor Bill Keller; Sens. Arlen Specter, R-Pa., and Carl Levin, D-Mich. THIS WEEK (ABC): Sens. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif.; actress and United Nations goodwill ambassador Mia Farrow.LATE EDITION (CNN) : Reps....
  • NY Times editor says he would publish bank spying expose again

    07/02/2006 2:30:51 PM PDT · by frankjr · 21 replies · 558+ views
    AFP ^ | 07/02/06 | AFP
    The top editor of the New York Times said if he had it to do again, he would still publish his newspaper's controversial expose of a secret program monitoring global bank transfers, despite outrage from the Republican White House and members of Congress. Speaking on CBS television's "Face The Nation" program Sunday, Times executive editor Bill Keller said he did not regret his decision to run the story, which was condemned on Thursday in a vote by the Republican-led House of Representatives in a non-binding resolution. "I think it's useful for us to discuss, to know about how our government...
  • BILL KELLER BELONGS IN JAIL FOR TREASON

    06/30/2006 6:57:31 PM PDT · by lancer · 57 replies · 1,895+ views
    To the Point Newsletter ^ | 6.28.06 | Jack Kelly
    The battle of Midway Island was the turning point of the Pacific War. Victory at Midway was possible because the U.S. had broken the Japanese naval code. The Chicago Tribune spilled the beans in a story that ran under the headline: "NAVY HAD WORD OF JAP PLAN TO STRIKE AT SEA." President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was furious. He knew that if the Japanese read the story, they'd suspect their codes were compromised, and change them. The president "initially was disposed to send in the Marines to shut down Tribune tower," wrote Harry Evans. "He was talked out of that, then...
  • Weekend Talk Show *Preview* for 7/1 and 7/2/06 (not the live thread)

    06/30/2006 5:24:30 PM PDT · by Phsstpok · 41 replies · 1,115+ views
    Network and Cable News Networks | 6/30/06 | Network and Cable News
    Weekend Talk Show *Preview* for 7/1 and 7/2/06 (not the live thread)The main message is the Sunday Shows.  Message 1 will be the Saturday Shows and message 2 will be the show guest links post.  Then I'll post the ping list.ABC This Week (George Stephanopoulos) Meme: Bush was wrong on all the issues McCain is right onThe Supreme's smack down the Bushies (who cares if it endangers the country, it's NEWS!!!) Topics: Hamdan, Immigration, and Iraq Guests Senator John McCain, Republican - Arizona He's BAAAAACKMcCain's back and Georgie's got himIt's such a tragedy that President Bush didn't listen to Saint...
  • Sulzberger Responds to 'WSJ' Editorial Slamming the 'NYT'

    06/30/2006 10:53:12 AM PDT · by mathprof · 160 replies · 3,676+ views
    Editor & Publisher ^ | 6/30/06 | E&P Staff
    After remaining mum for the past week, even as controversy swirled around newspapers' revealing the banking records surveillance program, the Wall Street Journal editoral page weighed in today. Although the Journal published its own story just hours after The New York Times -- which has taken the most heat -- its editorial defended its own action while blasting the Times. It even included a personal slam at Times' publisher, Arthur O. Sulzberger, Jr. and said the Times did not want to win, but rather obstruct, the war on terror. Sulzberger responded this afternoon: "I know many of the reporters and...