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  • Neoconservatives Behind RT Anchor Liz Wahl’s Resignation?

    03/20/2014 6:33:03 AM PDT · by mac_truck · 17 replies
    RingofFireRAdio ^ | 3/19/2014 | admin
    <p>Liz Wahl’s recent resignation from Russia Today (RT), due to the network’s coverage of the Russian invasion of Ukraine territory, was nothing more than a secretive power play by neoconservatives desperate to revive Cold War tensions, according to a new investigation by Truthdig.</p>
  • Wall Street Journal Fails to Identify GOP-Bashing Author as Gay Activist

    09/15/2008 4:54:24 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies · 197+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | September 15, 2008 | Robert Knight
    Note: Brian Fitzpatrick contributed to this articleThis past Tuesday (Sept. 9), The Wall Street Journal allowed a homosexual activist to criticize GOP “gay-bashing” on the top of its op-ed page – but didn’t let readers know the author has a dog in the fight. In his lengthy article, “The GOP Should Kiss Gay-Bashing Goodbye,” James Kirchick is identified simply as “assistant editor of The New Republic.” But Mr. Kirchick is not just another opinion writer. Kirchick was named the 2007 Journalist of the Year by the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA). In 2006, he won the NLGJA’s Excellence...
  • Liberal TNR Editor: 'Bush Never Lied to Us About Iraq'

    06/16/2008 12:56:53 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 28 replies · 132+ views
    newsbusters.org & latimes.com ^ | June 16, 2008 | Warner Todd Huston
    James Kirchick, assistant editor of The New Republic, has come under NewsBusters scrutiny for his bias before, of course. Our job is, we all know, to document and analyze that bias. But while we naturally focus on when the media get it wrong, we should have the maturity to point out when those who we criticize get it right. Here is a case when a member of the media that we usually criticize did, indeed, get it right and this time it might get him in Dutch with his lefty pals in the nutroots. After all, the surest way to...
  • Bush Never Lied to Us About Iraq ( In the L.A. Times no less! )

    06/16/2008 5:21:19 AM PDT · by kellynla · 52 replies · 558+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | June 16, 2008 | James Kirchick
    Touring Vietnam in 1965, Michigan Gov. George Romney proclaimed American involvement there "morally right and necessary." Two years later, however, Romney -- then seeking the Republican presidential nomination -- not only recanted his support for the war but claimed that he had been hoodwinked. "When I came back from Vietnam, I had just had the greatest brainwashing that anybody can get," Romney told a Detroit TV reporter who asked the candidate how he reconciled his shifting views. Romney (father of Mitt) had visited Vietnam with nine other governors, all of whom denied that they had been duped by their government....
  • Calls for 'diversity' don't hold up under scrutiny

    01/27/2005 5:56:09 PM PST · by LurkedLongEnough · 317+ views
    Yale Daily News - OFF THE FENCE ^ | January 27, 2005 | JAMES KIRCHICK
    Hardly a week seems to pass at Yale without some agitation group bringing up charges of grand malfeasance against the University. Exploiting the life of Martin Luther King Jr., a coalition of graduate and undergraduate students, along with local labor leaders, has accused the University of discriminatory practices in its tenure, hiring and graduate student application processes. Two weeks ago, 80 protesters appeared in the Hillhouse Avenue office of Provost Andrew Hamilton demanding to meet with him that very instant. Angered that Hamilton did not stop everything he was doing and entertain this group of unannounced "guests" on the first...