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  • 4 Fannie Mae senior execs resign (Beth Wilkinson - married to David Gregory)

    09/20/2008 2:03:24 PM PDT · by decimon · 58 replies · 2,887+ views
    CNN ^ | September 20, 2008 | Unknown
    The troubled mortgage finance giant announces restructuring of organization with more direct reports to CEO.WASHINGTON (AP) -- Mortgage finance giant Fannie Mae, taken over by the government earlier this month, announced Friday the resignations of four senior executives and said it was restructuring its organization. The company, the biggest buyer and guarantor of home loans in the country, and its sibling Freddie Mac (FRE, Fortune 500) were taken over on Sept. 7 in a rescue plan that eventually could require the Treasury Department to put up as much as $100 billion for each of them over time if needed to...

    09/07/2008 6:33:59 PM PDT · by flyfree · 429 replies · 2,225+ views
    <p>MSNBC drops Keith Olbermann and Chris Matthews from anchor chair... David Gregory will anchor news coverage of the coming debates and election night.... Developing...</p>
  • NBC’s David Gregory Spikes Rev. Wright/Clinton Story; Cites Jewish Beliefs

    06/13/2008 11:48:35 AM PDT · by Rufus2007 · 16 replies · 454+ views ^ | June 13, 2008 | Jeff Poor
    Has NBC White House Correspondent David Gregory turned over a new leaf? Gregory, who has earned a lot of critics for having an anti-Bush/liberal bias, made it seem that way during a discussion about ethics in politics and journalism Thursday. He claimed to struggle with Jewish teachings about saying bad things about others - at least when it comes to Democrats. Gregory, who is Jewish, said he relies on the Jewish law on speech to make editorial decisions for his MSNBC daily afternoon show "Race for the White House."
  • Matthews's Motor-Mouth Leaves Gregory Grimacing

    05/28/2008 3:37:23 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 26 replies · 67+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    I haven't seen Chris Matthews this excited since a Barack Obama speech sent that special sensation skyward. The Hardball host is in an absolute frenzy over Scott McClellan's allegations. So much so that guests on this evening's show are having a hard time expressing themselves as Matthews expounds at length. Ari Fleischer finally called Chris on it. And while David Gregory didn't express his ire in words, he made a facial expression that left little doubt as to his annoyance at being cut off in mid-sentence. The screencap shows Gregory's grimace. But be sure to view the video here to...
  • Tucker Carlson Out at MSNBC

    03/10/2008 5:25:26 PM PDT · by Sleeping Freeper · 32 replies · 1,135+ views
    AP ^ | 3/10/2008
    Tucker Carlson Out at MSNBC NEW YORK (AP) — The bow tie is out at MNSBC. David Gregory is replacing Tucker Carlson as host of a one-hour show each evening. The news network is making a handful of changes to respond to heavy political interest. Gregory's new show is called "Race for the White House" and will be on each weekday at 6 p.m. starting next Monday. Carlson has been at MSNBC for nearly three years. MSNBC also says that Andrea Mitchell will anchor an hour each afternoon. Keith Olbermann's popular "Countdown" program will rerun every night at 10.
  • Dean to David: Your Suggestion of Undemocratic Dems 'Complete Nonsense'

    03/06/2008 7:08:24 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 29 replies · 90+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    This is getting entertaining. . . With Hillary firmly in the race after her Texas and Ohio victories, the Dems are setting about forming that circular firing squad for which they're famous. Evidence comes from this morning's Today show. First, goodbye Obambi, hello Rambo-ama. Then, DNC Chairman Howard Dean on the hot seat, snapping at David Gregory, calling his suggestion that a nominee decided by party elites would appear undemocratic "complete nonsense." View video.
  • NBC's David Gregory Ignores Obama's 'We've Won Michigan' Gaffe

    Barack Obama was clearly off his game on Wednesday's "Today" show as he not only mistakenly referred to David Gregory as Matt Lauer but even worse proclaimed "We've won Michigan."
  • Gregory Sign-off: 'Thanks for Washington'

    02/12/2008 1:52:37 PM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 16 replies · 81+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    OK, it was probably just a Freudian slip by someone with the Potomac Primary on the noggin. But perhaps big-government loving MSNBC should consider it as its official new sign-off. In any case, here's how David Gregory said goodbye at 3:59 PM ET at the end of his stint as network host this afternoon: DAVID GREGORY: That's going to do it for me. My colleague Norah O'Donnell will take over our coverage. I'm David Gregory, thanks for Washington. Thanks for watching, rather. Stay with MSNBC -- all day coverage of Chesapeake Tuesday. Keith Olbermann and Chris Matthews will host coverage...
  • Gregory Grilling Gets to Hillary: 'No, Wait a Minute!'

    12/17/2007 7:27:37 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 163 replies · 344+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Hillary Clinton began her Today interview with David Gregory with the radiant smile on display here. But it wasn't long before an irate Clinton was demanding "no, wait a minute" when things didn't go to her liking. That's what a few minutes of serious Gregory grilling did to Clinton this morning. It was by far the most intense -- dare-I-say aggressive -- examination of Clinton I've seen this campaign season. Throughout, Hillary clung as if to a life preserver to the endorsement she received from the Des Moines Register, whose editor is that same mirthless Carolyn Washburn who moderated the...
  • NBC's David Gregory Falsely States Libby 'Went to Jail'(during McClellan interview)

    11/21/2007 7:14:23 PM PST · by RDTF · 23 replies · 680+ views
    Newsbusters via Drudge Report ^ | Nov 21, 2007 | Justin McCarthy
    NBC News White House correspondent David Gregory, accused of being a partisan, made a false statement about the "Scooter" Libby case. In reporting former White House press secretary Scott McClellan’s charge that the Bush administration fed false information, Gregory claimed Libby "went to jail for obstructing the leak investigation." Although Libby was sentenced to 30 months of prison, Libby never actually went to jail as Gregory claims. President Bush commuted Libby’s sentence, eliminating the prison term yet still upholding a hefty fine and probation. "Today," however, did not spend a lot of time on the McClellan charge, just a brief...
  • Tony Snow Speaks Candidly About Cancer

    08/07/2007 4:09:56 PM PDT · by John W · 20 replies · 1,401+ views
    NBC Nightly News via MSNBC ^ | August 7, 2007 | David Gregory
    Aug. 7: NBC Chief White House Correspondent David Gregory sits down with White House Press Secretary Tony Snow to talk about living -- and working -- with cancer. This is the full interview, 27 minutes long. Click on link and scroll down to NBC News Exclusive
  • When the 'Press' Becomes the Star -- The New Republic Fawns Over David Gregory

    06/11/2007 10:30:13 PM PDT · by Mobile Vulgus · 5 replies · 427+ views ^ | 6/12/07 | Warner Todd Huston
    When the 'Press' Becomes the Star -- The New Republic Fawns Over David Gregory I was wondering when the New Republic Magazine began to delve into comedy? I guess it's all the rage with the comedic stylings of Stephen Colbert, Jon Stewart, and John Kerry, but I had always thought the New Republic fashioned itself a magazine of "serious" political commentary. After reading a fawning, nay slobberingly sycophantic, assessment of the career of David Gregory, NBC News' White House correspondent, I have my doubts about TNR’s claims to serious analysis. The title even seems a stab at humor, or at...
  • Brave Dave's Idiotic Bush Question [David Gregory Gets Smacked Down Alert]

    05/25/2007 7:01:48 AM PDT · by seanmerc · 48 replies · 2,859+ views
    Rush ^ | 24 May 07 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Let's go to the president's press conference. The first question I want to play for you is from David Gregory, who I have a new nickname for: Brave Dave. Here is the question from David Gregory. It's about Iraq, that happened mere moments ago at a Rose Garden press conference. GREGORY: Mr. President, after the -- mistakes that have been made in this war, when you do as you did yesterday, when you raised two-year-old intelligence talking about the threat posed by Al-Qaeda, it's met with increasing skepticism. The majority in the public, growing number of Republicans...
  • WTKK airs Gregory's MSNBC try-out (might get Imus slot nationally?)

    05/17/2007 9:24:50 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 4 replies · 417+ views
    Boston Radio Watch ^ | 5/17/07 | Mark Schnyder
    Today and tomorrow morning, Greater Media's FM talker WTKK 96.9FM is simulcasting NBC's Chief White House Correspondent morning show try-out on cable news channel MSNBC and NYC's WFAN AM 660. Gregory is also being joined by former WRKO personality Leslie "The Radio Chick" Gold as he auditions for the new morning program with trade industry reports of him being seriously considered by NBC and CBS Radio as a permanent replacement for Don Imus(BRW 5/11). Imus was fired last month for racist remarks he made about the Rutgers University women's basketball team. WTKK has been featuring Mike Barnicle in the morning...
  • Pincus Tags Fleischer As Leak Source ~

    02/12/2007 2:25:08 PM PST · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 57 replies · 1,806+ views
    Las Vegas Sun ^ | February 12, 2007 at 8:25:6 PST | MATT APUZZO ASSOCIATED PRESS
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Former White House press secretary Ari Fleischer leaked the identity of a CIA operative to Washington Post reporter Walter Pincus during a 2003 phone call, Pincus testified Monday as the first defense witness in the CIA leak trial. Pincus was one of the first reporters to learn the identity of Valerie Plame, the wife of former ambassador and prominent Iraq war critic Joseph Wilson. Pincus said he learned her identity July 12, 2003 but did not immediately write about it. Plame was outed by syndicated columnist Robert Novak two days later. Pincus testified on behalf of Vice...
  • David's Disdain: 'Is Anybody Really Going to Buy' Romney's Social-Issue Change?

    02/13/2007 9:56:02 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 15 replies · 605+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    As we noted here, within minutes of Mitt Romney having announced his candidacy this morning, MSNBC, in the person of Chip Reid, branded him "far right." David Gregory has now made it a one-two punch. A bit later on MSNBC, Gregory played clips from 1994 of Romney expressing pro-choice and pro-gay rights views. Noting Romney's subsequent change to a pro-life position, Gregory expressed this opinion, in the guise of a question, to his two MSM guests: "With all respect to Governor Romney, is anybody really going to buy that, buy the timing of that, that that was some genuine...
  • Lauer's PR Nudge to Nancy: Take Smaller Plane and Smile

    02/08/2007 4:52:42 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 78 replies · 2,026+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Message to Nancy Pelosi: when Matt Lauer and David Gregory agree that your quest for a big plane is turning into a PR mess, it's time to fold your wings. Lauer raised the matter with David Gregory on this morning's "Today": "Let's talk about the size of the plane that Nancy Pelosi has requested from the Pentagon. Depending on the spin you want to believe here, either the Speaker says it's to travel efficiently back to her home district; Republicans are saying it's an abuse of power. Either way, does it just look bad from a PR standpoint?" View video...
  • Vieira: President Bush 'Not Exactly Like a Dog With His Tail Between His Legs' [Video]

    01/24/2007 4:50:30 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 34 replies · 1,595+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    As Americans, we all enjoy the right to criticize the president. But particularly on august occasions like the State of the Union, most agree that the office of the presidency is entitled to a modicum of respect. Or not -- at least in Meredith Vieira's case. On this morning's "Today," David Gregory set the stage with his depiction of W's mood: "The president was more modest in his approach, more humbled, a real sense that he reconizes that it's going to be difficult to keep both Democrats and Republicans on board here as he tries to persuade the country...
  • Gregory's Depiction of Dem Iraq Maneuvering Wins Bill Bennett's Praise [Video]

    01/18/2007 7:03:15 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 20 replies · 1,211+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Imagine you're John Kerry this morning, comfortably installed before your television in your silk robe, watching David Gregory's "Today" segment on the way the Dem presidential contenders are maneuvering their Iraq war positions. Suddenly, the screen fills with the infamous clip of you claiming you were for the war before you were against it. Enough to make a man spit out his pain au chocolat! Then Gregory adds insult to injury by pointing to your performance as an object lesson of how being too nuanced can hurt a nominee's chances. That Gregory chose to run the Kerry clip is a...
  • Tony Snow Battles David Gregory on New Iraq Report

    12/08/2006 5:39:01 AM PST · by Former Dodger · 96 replies · 4,539+ views
    Editor & Publisher ^ | Published: December 06, 2006 6:15 PM ET | By Editor & Publisher Staff
    NEW YORK At his daily briefing at the White House today, Press Secretary Tony Snow was – not surprisingly -- peppered with questions about the proposals and observations in the Iraq Study Group report. On what important matter, he was asked if the president, in light of the group’s description of a severely “grave” situation in Iraq, would now say that it would be hard to turn it around. Snow said that, actually, President Bush was “confident” that this would happen. But the whole kicked off with another classic meetup or smashup between Snow and NBC’s David Gregory. Snow accused...
  • Kerry: 'Today' Hauls in Harwood to Help

    11/01/2006 5:11:46 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 29 replies · 1,326+ views
    Today Show/NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Just yesterday a reader brought to my attention the sudden TV ubiquity of John Harwood. He pointed out that - CNBC and Wall Street Journal credentials notwithstanding - Harwood is a predictable liberal voice. And sure enough, it was none other than Harwood that David Gregory chose for a comment on L'Affaire Kerry on this morning's 'Today.' And darn if that reader wasn't right about Harwood's leftward tilt. Let's read and analyze Harwood's statement: "It's difficult to see, in a campaign dominated by unhappiness about the Iraq war, how these comments will be a driving force in the last few...
  • Only Choice Is To Win The War Or Lose It (American Moment Can't Be Ceded To 25 Percenters Alert)

    10/29/2006 2:20:47 AM PST · by goldstategop · 35 replies · 1,325+ views
    Chicago Sun Times ^ | 10/29/2006 | Mark Steyn
    I was on C-SPAN the other morning, and a lady called in to complain that ''you are making my blood pressure rise.'' Usual reason. The host, Paul Orgel, had asked me what I thought of President Bush and I replied that, whatever my differences with him on this or that, I thought he was one of the most farsighted politicians in Washington. That's to say, he's looking down the line to a world in which a radicalized Islam has exported its pathologies to every corner on Earth, Iran and like-minded states have applied nuclear blackmail to any parties within range,...
  • One Is The Loneliest Number: 'Today' Sees Trend In Single Dissatisfied Republican

    10/24/2006 5:22:41 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 67 replies · 1,973+ views
    Today Show/NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    by Mark Finkelstein October 24, 2006 - 08:06 With rare exception, TV stories just don't happen - they're planned. So we can be quite sure that sometime in the last 24 hours or so, a producer at 'Today' sent out the word: "find me a Republican voter in a key state who has decided to vote Democrat this year." NBC folks on the ground in Ohio obliged, dutifully disinterring Mr. John Gaylord to be trotted out on this morning's show. NBC's David Gregory offered this silk-purse-into-sow's-ear intro: "For embattled Republicans, despite falling gas prices around the country, the economy might...
  • David Gregory's arrogance

    10/11/2006 5:36:38 AM PDT · by teddyballgame · 82 replies · 3,373+ views
    American Thinker ^ | 10/11/06 | John B. Dwyer
    NBC White House correspondent David Gregory provided another example of his arrogant idiocy during the Oct. 10th press briefing by spokesman Tony Snow. Q Looking back, is there anything that the President would have done differently? Does he believe he has made any mistakes in this? MR. SNOW: Oh, my goodness, that’s—you know— Q It’s a fair question. MR. SNOW: No, it’s a silly question. Q Why is that a silly question? MR. SNOW: Yes, yes, it is a silly question because— Q You just talked about— MR. SNOW: Well, let me ask you—give me some characterization of what you...
  • HOprah Watch: Blechh! Oprah Mag Picks Daily Kos' Zuniga, Assorted Libs "Real Sexiest Men Alive"

    09/30/2006 4:42:22 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 47 replies · 848+ views ^ | September 29, 2006 | Debbie Schlussel
    Gross! Oprah's "O" Magazine picks "The Real Sexiest Men Alive" ("Real" is underlined in the mag) in its October 2006 issue. And all we can say is: BLECHHHHHHH! Among her top 16 of allegedly "sexiest" men alive are far-left moonbat-in-chief blogger Markos Moulitsas Zuniga. Eeeuuuuwwww. What is sexy about him? Conspiracy theorists are sexy? Who knew? He's number 7...
  • Press Conference Of The President (9-15-06)

    09/16/2006 1:58:38 PM PDT · by ConservativeStLouisGuy · 15 replies · 693+ views
    White House Website ^ | 9-15-06 | President George W. Bush
    THE PRESIDENT: It's always a pleasure to be introduced into the Rose Garden. Thank you, Wendell. Thank you for coming. I'm looking forward to answering some of your questions. This week our nation paused to mark the 5th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. It was a tough day for a lot of our citizens. I was so honored to meet with family members and first responders, workers at the Pentagon, all who still had heaviness in their heart. But they asked me a question, you know, they kept asking me, what do you think the level of determination for this...
  • Video of Bush's smackdown of Gregory

  • Newsman to Tony Snow: 'Don't Point Your Finger At Me!' (David Gregory)

    09/05/2006 3:35:58 PM PDT · by Peach · 349 replies · 10,524+ views
    Editor and Publisher ^ | September 5, 2006 | EP Staff
    NEW YORK A not especially eventful press briefing at the White House today turned rancorous with NBC's David Gregory telling Press Secretary Tony Snow, "Don't point your finger at me," and Snow accusing the newsman of being "rude" and delivering Democratic talking points. Earlier, speaking to reporters, Snow, continuing the administration's media focus on the war on terror, accused "some in the Democratic Party" of saying "we shouldn't fight the war" and "we shouldn't apprehend al-Qaeda" or even "question al-Qaeda." Snow got into a tussle with Gregory after the NBC journalist told him, in a lengthy remark, that the public...
  • Freep a poll! (Redecorating the White House briefing room because...)

    08/02/2006 12:22:23 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 11 replies · 445+ views ^ | 8-2-06 | Mediabistro
    Why are they really doing construction on the James S. Brady Briefing Room? To improve it To move the press permanently across the street To bug the place To make it leak proof David Gregory would soften up if surrounded by pastel tones
  • WHAT I WOULD HAVE ASKED THE PRESIDENT (Gregory whines even when Bush doesn't get the question)

    07/25/2006 2:13:26 PM PDT · by teddyballgame · 48 replies · 1,306+ views
    MSNBC ^ | 7/25/06 | David Gregory
    Just back from the White House press conference with Nouri Al-Maliki and I'm struck by a couple of things: It was the Iraqi prime minister's first ever visit to the White House and yet the White House allowed just two questions from the American and Iraqi press. So many issues remained unaddressed. It would seem to me that the president would want a fuller airing of his views on a subject severely undermining his political status at home and U.S. policy abroad. Here's what I would have asked: "Mr. President, you argued before the war that invading Iraq would bring...
  • David, Is That You? [Who's Holding that Sign?]

    07/21/2006 5:08:58 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 36 replies · 2,131+ views
    Today Show/NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    by Mark Finkelstein July 21, 2006 - 07:41 The Today show never showed us just who was holding that placard. But judging from his comments this morning, just how surprised would we be to find it was David Gregory himself? Did David perhaps rev up for his appearance by reading this all-out assault on Bush foreign policy from in the LA Times? In any case, he came loaded for Bush bear with a totally bleak tour d'horizon that included these gems: "The president's foreign policy was designed to make the the Middle East safer. It's not." "Crisis after crisis has...
  • Chris Matthews: No Matter How Good the News, Bush Doomed to Go Down

    06/27/2006 6:00:39 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 99 replies · 2,819+ views
    Today Show/NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    by Mark Finkelstein June 27, 2006 The Seer of MSNBC hath spoken: no matter how good the news might be now for President Bush, he will be in worse shape come the November elections. That was Chris Matthews' reading of the entrails on this morning's Today show. Guest-hosting David Gregory interviewed him, and, sounding the same theme we saw over at this morning's Early Show, cast the controversy over the latest leak of an anti-terror program not as a threat to national security, but as "this attack on the New York Times." Gregory teed up this softball for Matthews: "The...
  • Weekend Talk Show *Preview* for 6/24 and 6/25/06 (not the live thread)

    06/23/2006 7:42:56 PM PDT · by Phsstpok · 34 replies · 944+ views
    Network and Cable News Networks | 6/23/06 | Network and Cable News
    Weekend Talk Show *Preview* for 6/24 and 6/25/06 (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.Sunday Shows for 6-25-06 ABC This Week (George Stephanopoulos) Meme: What is wrong with these Democrats?  We hand them the election on a silver platter and they just screw it up!Bush has had two good weeks - it's time to bring out the big guns and knock that fool down a peg Topics: Iraq Withdrawal?: In a pair of exclusive...
  • 'Today': The More Things Change, The More the Liberal Bias Stays the Same [Gay Marriage Debate]

    06/05/2006 5:01:49 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 29 replies · 903+ views
    Today Show/NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    by Mark Finkelstein June 5, 2006 Katie Couric's gone, but not to worry: the Today show hasn't missed a beat when it comes to consistent liberal bias. This morning's topic was one near and dear to the MSM heart - gay marriage. And sure enough . . . Ann Curry interviewed MSNBC show host and former GOP congressman Joe Scarborough on the issue. But while Ann theoretically is serving as Matt Lauer's temporary co-host pending the arrival of Meredith Viera, Curry seems stuck in her erstwhile newsreader mode, dutifully parroting DNC and NY Times talking points. The basic liberal line...
  • 'Today' Rains on Bush-Blair Parade, Katie & McCain Spar

    05/25/2006 5:34:14 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 27 replies · 1,569+ views
    Today Show/NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    by Mark Finkelstein May 25, 2006 With the Yankees fresh from taking two-out-of-three from the Red Sox, why not a NewsBuster double-header this morning? In the opener, with British Prime Minister Tony Blair in Washington for talks with President Bush, Today did its best to rain on any good news emerging from Iraq. NBC White House reporter David Gregory obseved that "two leaders who have paid a heavy political price for launching the war in Iraq will stand together tonight before the country to argue there is new reason for hope." A hope that Gregory was quick to seek dash....
  • Weekend Talk Show *Preview* for 5/13-5/14/06 (not the live thread)

    05/13/2006 3:29:13 PM PDT · by Phsstpok · 33 replies · 877+ views
    Network and Cable News | 5/13/06 | Network and Cable News Shows
    Weekend Talk Show *Preview* for 5/13 - 5/14 (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: It's Mother's Day - they want the day off to be with Mom.Put Biden and Hagel on... it's autopilot time... we can phone this one in!We say that the NSA programs are all bad, therefore they're bad.  Don't listen to anyone else.See?  We're not being mean to (Laura) Bush, which means we're fair and...
  • The Difference Between Fallen Angels, Demons, Aliens, Jedi, and the Watchers

    05/12/2006 8:24:27 PM PDT · by restornu · 121 replies · 31,935+ views
    The Watcher Files ^ | By Sherry Shriner
    In these last days, the Bible says it will be a time of mass hybridization and the mixture and corruption of human DNA by fallen angels, also known as "Aliens." The government is and has been, conditioning the existence of aliens through Hollywood, science fiction, cartoons, and other sources. However, they are not telling you the whole truth. These Aliens are not ascended masters, or enlightened ones, or beings from galaxies millions of miles away, nor are they our forefathers or original creators. They are fallen angels who were kicked out of heaven for their rebellion against the headship...
  • AAR: Boston Glob Reporter Forgot American Hero, but Knew Who Cindy Sheehan Was (WHCA FReep, 4/29/06)

    04/30/2006 4:24:44 AM PDT · by sauropod · 155 replies · 19,279+ views
    Self, ^ | 4/30/2006 | Sauropod
    Honor roll for tonight's FReep include: Jimmy Valentine's Brother, Mr/Mrs Mason-Dixon, bstein80, Doctor Raoul, staytrue, kristinn, tgsltakoma, angelwood, billf, sauropod, exit148, DollyCali, Wheelbarrow, bert, albion wilde, christopher lincoln, bufordp; dinasour, hellinahandcart and gunsareok. Compared with other years, this year's WHCA FReep was no disappointment. The theme of our counterprotest this year was "Pulitzer Prizes for Treason" given that Dana Priest and others are receiving Pulitzer Prizes for reporting illegally leaked information. There were several signs that alluded to what is going on (only in America), including this brilliant one by BufordP: This point was further reinforced by our very own...
  • Tom Brokaw to David Gregory: Cool it!

    04/27/2006 8:39:20 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 72 replies · 3,740+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 4/27/06 | NewsMax
    NBC anchorman emeritus Tom Brokaw has taken the network's obstreperous White House correspondent David Gregory to the woodshed, warning him not to let his relationship with brand new White House press secretary Tony Snow devolve into a foodfight. "David and I have actually talked about this," Brokaw told radio host Don Imus on Thursday. "I would succumb to this from time-to-time," the veteran newsman recalled. "You get into that bubble in the White House press corps and you begin to think that it's between you personally and the press secretary. Or that you're showing off for your colleagues in the...
  • PHOTOSHOP: Tony Snow Set To Handle Vultures As New Press Secretary

    04/26/2006 7:33:34 PM PDT · by rabair · 5 replies · 489+ views ^ | April 26, 2006 |
    Just wanted to share a photoshop I came up with, depicting the vultures in White House Press Room, under the new Snow regime.
  • Gregory on Gas: Surprising Voice of Reason?

    04/24/2006 5:05:31 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 28 replies · 943+ views
    Hardball/NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    by Mark Finkelstein April 24, 2006 Much as this column is quick to point out the prevalent liberal bias of the MSM, fairness compels us to acknowledge those occasions, rare as they might be, when the MSM plays it down the middle. NBC's handling of the recent spike in gasoline prices could be shaping up to be one of those flying-pig moments of 'fair & balanced' coverage. At the very least, there are indications that the conventional wisdom within NBC News is that the Bush administration is not to blame for the high prices, and/or that there is little government...
  • Five Letter Word for MSM Bias: 'T-O-D-A-Y'

    04/24/2006 4:48:08 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 25 replies · 1,111+ views
    Today Show/NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    by Mark Finkelstein April 24, 2006 When yet another gloomy segment on gas prices and the pessimistic prospects for the GOP finally drew to an end on this morning's Today show, you might have thought that a fluffy piece on crosswords and how mental games help keep aging minds sharp would have offered a respite from liberal media bias. Think again. Hollywood-handsome NBC reporter Peter Alexander managed to work into his segment clips of two liberal icons: Bill Clinton and Jon Stewart! Both are apparently crossword afficianados. Who knew? Perhaps most amusing: Clinton was seen musing that the answer to...
  • The People Vs. The Press

    04/18/2006 5:43:28 PM PDT · by ncountylee · 2 replies · 494+ views
    aim ^ | April 18, 2006 | Cliff Kincaid
    We should take a poll: who's the most obnoxious member of the White House press corps-David Gregory, the Cheney-hunter who called Scott McClellan a "jerk," or Helen Thomas, who demanded at a White House press conference to know the President's "real reason" for invading Iraq? Do these people realize how bad they make themselves-and their colleagues-look? The answer is they don't seem to care. Ironically, their behavior only serves to alert the American people to the liberal media agenda. Of course, the Americans can see through it for themselves. Just in case you missed it, here's what one of the...
  • Impossible to Appease: Lauer Suggests Card Left Too . . . Soon!

    03/29/2006 4:32:49 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 12 replies · 705+ views
    Today Show/NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    by Mark Finkelstein March 29, 2006 A quick take on a morning when I'm headed to Washington, DC. Sometimes, you just can't win with the MSM. For weeks, the MSM has been calling for a White House shake-up. So when it came in spades yesterday with the resignation of chief of staff Andy . . . Card [spades, Card. Come on, tough room here!], naturally the media applauded the bold move. Or not. Veteran NewsBusters readers know better. There is no appeasing the liberal media. They recalibrate their line of attack and move on. But who could have predicted the...
  • The Ingraham Effect? 'Today' Leads With Good News from Iraq

    03/23/2006 4:59:02 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 84 replies · 2,022+ views
    Today Show/NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    by Mark Finkelstein March 23, 2006 Call it the Ingraham Effect. Two days after Laura Ingraham sent shockwaves through the MSM with a Today show appearance in which she charged that the media accentuate the negative in their Iraqi coverage, and just the day after a palpably stung Today responded with a segment defending its coverage, Today led its show this morning . . . with good news from Iraq. To be sure, Today would under any circumstances have covered the freeing of three self-styled Christian peace activists. Story here. But would Today have otherwise highlighted the story in the...
  • Stung by Ingraham, NBC Claims Its Iraq Coverage. . . Not Negative Enough!

    03/22/2006 5:24:01 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 159 replies · 6,045+ views
    Today Show/NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    by Mark Finkelstein March 22, 2006 Laura Ingraham clearly hit an MSM sore spot with the charges she levelled during her appearance on yesterday's Today show, in which she locked horns with David Gregory and James Carville. Read Laura in the Lions Den. Ingraham accused most American media of covering Iraq from their balconies in the Green Zone, confining their reports largely to IEDs and killings and missing the more positive stories that abound across the country. This morning, a clearly stung NBC asked itself whether it is doing a good job reporting on Iraq, and - surprise! - the...
  • Laura in the Lions' Den, Carville Advises W to "Talk About the Consequences of Failure"

    03/21/2006 5:12:12 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 46 replies · 1,904+ views
    Today Show/NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    by Mark Finkelstein March 21, 2006 Was this David Gregory, or an SNL parody of a biased liberal MSMer? The topic on this morning's Today show was whether media coverage of Iraq has presented a distorted picture. You might think under the circumstances that Gregory would feign some kind of fairness. But in his very first question, to James Carville, Gregory advanced the theory that . . . President Bush is a liar. Asked Gregory: "Is the problem for this president and top administration officials that the public doesn't believe what they say anymore?" Laura Ingraham fought through the double-team...
  • Gregory Gets Caught in Political Battle (David Gregory)

    03/19/2006 12:43:30 PM PST · by doesnt suffer fools gladly · 51 replies · 1,903+ views
    Gregory Gets Caught in Political Battle By DAVID BAUDER NEW YORK (AP) - In some circles, having a Web site devoted to getting you fired could be proof that you've really arrived. NBC News chief White House correspondent David Gregory admits he's clicked on How could he resist? Presumably he wasn't among the 2,839 visitors who, through Friday, had signed a petition urging his removal. "People have their own political views and they view me through that lens and they go on the attack," Gregory said. "I think that's kind of part of the territory." What put the target...
  • Swarming with Skepticism: 'Today' Wonders "Were Iraqi Targets Hit?"

    03/17/2006 4:56:26 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 25 replies · 1,016+ views
    Today Show/NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    by Mark Finkelstein March 17, 2006 When does healthy reportorial reserve cross the line into cynicism? Today's coverage this morning of Operation Swarmer, the counter-insurgency offensive in the Samarra region of Iraq, illustrated the issue. NBC's skepticism was as clear as the legend that appeared on-screen throughout the segment: "Were Iraqi Targets Hit?" Surely it is appropriate to ask and try to answer how effective a military operation has been. But in openly wondering whether any targets were hit, Today perhaps comes close to labelling the operation a sham. Questions about NBC's motives were only heightened when immediately following the...
  • David Gregory Going Nuts at WH Briefing

    03/16/2006 9:34:09 AM PST · by pabianice · 248 replies · 9,655+ views
    Fox News | 3/16/06
    Everyone's favorite rabid Bush-hater is ripping into McClellan at a WH briefing on today's action in Iraq. Gregory is all over McClellan with charges that Bush has authorized this "bloody attack" to raise his poll numbers. Helen Thomas has just chimed in to say that Bush is a war criminal in his "unauthorized attack in Iraq" (unauthorized by the UN abd MSM). That "preemptive war is unacceptable." As McClellan replies Thomas bores ahead. Quite a sight. Reporters are now challenging McClellan on the US' right to defend itself. The masks are sure off the Dinosaur Press, folks. Continuing...