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  • For Ebola Victim, US Trip Followed Years of Effort

    10/08/2014 10:19:30 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    ABC News / The Associated Press ^ | October 8, 2014 | Emily Schmall
    Thomas Eric Duncan, the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States, grew up next to a leper colony in Liberia and fled years of war before later returning to his country to find it ravaged by the disease that ultimately took his life. Duncan, 42, arrived in Dallas in late September, realizing a long-held ambition to join relatives. He came to attend the high-school graduation of his son, who was born in a refugee camp in Ivory Coast and was brought to the U.S. as a toddler when the boy's mother successfully applied for resettlement....
  • George Stephanopoulos Frets Over U.S. Taking Action Against ISIS:

    08/24/2014 11:45:49 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 37 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | August 24, 2014 | Jeffrey Meyer
    On Sunday, August 24, This Week moderator George Stephanopoulos bizarrely worried that the U.S. might take too much action in combating the terrorist group ISIS.
  • Ezra Klein: 'There Still Might Be' a JournoList

    02/07/2014 11:04:29 AM PST · by Sir Napsalot · 27 replies
    Breibart - Big Journalism ^ | 2-7-2014 | Joel B. Pollak
    <p>Tom Bevan and Carl Cannon take Ezra Klein for a spin in the latest edition of RealClearPolitics' "Morning Commute." The duo has posted several clips of their interview with Klein, but one this morning is particularly strange. They ask Klein about JournoList, the email group Klein ran several years ago that often served to coordinate coverage among left-leaning members of the media. Does such a group still exists, Cannon wonders?</p>
  • Media Madness, and the Reckoning

    09/02/2012 9:27:23 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 7 replies
    American Thinker ^ | September 2, 2012 | Clarice Feldman
    Last week a line was crossed, and full blown insanity manifested itself in the formerly-mainstream media. My friend JMH is a model of a temperate media consumer, but watching the coverage of the Republican convention, she could not contain her fury: Something just snapped today, when I read about the race baiters at MSNBC not even airing any of the Convention's minority speakers. Even if Artur Davis weren't black, how is it a non-story, when the guy who seconded Obama's nomination ends up with a prime time spot on the GOP Convention stage? Ditto for covering Ted Cruz, who pulled...
  • Vanity: A Convenient Crime

    07/20/2012 3:19:37 PM PDT · by TheRuralDisenfranchised · 16 replies
    Me | 7/20/2012 | TheRuralDisenfranchised
  • Old photos may be deceptive in Fla. shooting case

    03/30/2012 3:17:51 PM PDT · by thecodont · 66 replies
    Associated Press via San Francisco Chronicle / SFGate.com ^ | Friday, March 30, 2012 | By MATT SEDENSKY, Associated Press
    (03-30) 13:43 PDT West Palm Beach, Fla. (AP) -- When he was shot, Trayvon Martin was not the baby-faced boy in the photo that has been on front pages across the country. And George Zimmerman wasn't the beefy-looking figure in the widely published mugshot. Both photos are a few years old and no longer entirely accurate. Yet they may have helped shape initial public perceptions of the deadly shooting. Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2012/03/30/national/a124959D75.DTL#ixzz1qdnyTFbC
  • CNN Poll: Perry still at top but Romney stronger vs. Obama

    09/26/2011 9:09:00 AM PDT · by TexasFreeper2009 · 337 replies
    CNN politics ^ | 9/26/11 | cnn political unit
    According to the survey, which was released Monday, 28 percent of Republicans and independents who lean towards the GOP say they support Perry as their party's presidential nominee, with Romney at 21 percent. Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is at ten percent, with Rep. Ron Paul of Texas, who's making his third bid for the White House, former Godfather's Pizza CEO and radio talk show host Herman Cain, and former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, all at seven percent. The poll indicates that Rep. Michele Bachmann of Minnesota is at four percent, with former Sen. Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania at three...
  • OBAMA WEB TO REPORT 'GOSSIP, SMEARS, ATTACKS' ON PRESIDENT

    09/13/2011 4:59:29 PM PDT · by libh8er · 272 replies · 1+ views
    http://www.attackwatch.com/
  • Americans Down on the Economy, But Don’t Blame Obama: WSJ/NBC Poll (LOL)

    06/16/2011 10:29:24 AM PDT · by wac3rd · 65 replies · 2+ views
    Daily Ticker via Yahoo! Finance ^ | 06-16-11 | Aaron Task
    A new WSJ/NBC News poll confirms what's obvious to most people: There's a lot of anxiety about the economy right now. However, the poll also finds a strong majority don't blame President Obama, which is a bit of a surprise. More on that in a moment; but first, the numbers, based on a poll of 1000 adults conducted between June 9-13: •Just 29% of Americans think the economy will improve over the next year. •30% think the economy will worsen in the coming year. •44% say the economy is headed for another recession. •Over one-third of poll respondents say their...
  • Where is your evidence? (blamestreet media)

    01/16/2011 2:40:59 PM PST · by bronxville · 8 replies
    Glenn Beck ^ | 01-11-2011 | Stu
    [...] ABC News “Though there are no known ties whatsoever between shooting suspect Jared Lee Loughner and Sarah Palin or any part of the Tea Party movement, the “crosshairs” became part of the media coverage of the Tucson shootings from the very beginning.” LA Times (23rd paragraph) “Those seeking a coherent philosophy will probably be frustrated”, said Mark Pitcavage, director of investigative research at the Anti-Defamation League. “So far, most of his beliefs appear to be the product of his own mind, primarily,” he said. Wall Street Journal “All he did was play video games and play music,” said Tommy...
  • Andrew Breitbart: Time To Start Returning The Punches Of The Bully Media (Bush vs. Palin)

    01/25/2010 6:23:42 AM PST · by AnnaZ · 40 replies · 1,685+ views
    AnnaZ/YouTube ^ | 1/24/10
    Andrew Breitbart discusses the rage directed by the left and their complicit media at George W. Bush and Sarah Palin. Taped Saturday January 23rd at Governor Perry's Blogger Summit in Austin, TX. Video here.
  • Stopping The Rush (Limbaugh)

    10/15/2009 5:00:50 PM PDT · by raptor22 · 42 replies · 2,514+ views
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | October 15, 2009 | IBD staff
    Media Bias: Not long after pro football welcomed a convicted felon back on the playing field, Rush Limbaugh is dropped for his opinions from a group seeking to buy an NFL franchise. Won't someone throw a flag? When even Keith Olbermann says back off, you know the politically correct critics of the conservative icon and megaradio talk host's proposed part ownership of the St. Louis Rams are guilty of piling on. The prospect of the leading conservative voice in America participating in the purchase of a football team sent the liberal elites into cardiac arrest and into a frenzied campaign...
  • LA Times reporter rides with the Taliban

    01/10/2009 10:07:26 PM PST · by ysoh · 35 replies · 1,308+ views
    LA TIMES ^ | 1-11-09 | Paul Watson
    A Times writer joins Taliban fighters in an especially dangerous part of Afghanistan. The men appear to have no fear of troops, and prove to be gracious hosts.......
  • Without a Prayer: Barf and Profanity Alert (Rolling Stone Magazine)

    08/22/2008 5:38:03 PM PDT · by SeattleTiger · 27 replies · 773+ views
    Rolling Stone ^ | August 7, 2008 | Matt Taibbi
    Without a Prayer Subtitle: John McCain can't stand sucking up to the Christian right. Is this the end of the GOP's unholy alliance? "The Bible-thumpers, mainly working- and middle-class whites with limited educations from the landlocked states of the South and the Midwest, would seem to have had little in common with the archpriests of the neoconservative movement, who as it happened were mainly Jewish academics with fancy degrees from the East and West Coasts. But they did: They shared an almost equal disdain for democracy, free speech and learning, and paradise for both groups was an intellectually mute America...
  • Clinton Backer's Firm Alleged to Aid Scammers (he is CNN's pollster)

    05/24/2007 8:04:50 AM PDT · by doug from upland · 16 replies · 1,157+ views
    nysun ^ | 5-22-07 | Gerstein
    Clinton Backer's Firm Alleged to Aid Scammers BY JOSH GERSTEIN - Staff Reporter of the Sun May 22, 2007 URL: http://www.nysun.com/article/54982 A Nebraska entrepreneur facing allegations that his firm does business with scam artists targeting the elderly, Vinod Gupta, has directed more than $3 million in the past decade to political campaigns and projects connected with President Clinton and Senator Clinton. Mr. Gupta's company, infoUSA, Inc., repeatedly rented marketing databases to unscrupulous individuals who used the lists to engage in fraud, according to the New York Times. A front-page article in the Sunday paper said the company promoted a list...
  • CNN Juxtaposes Falwell With Hitler, Airs Entire Piece Emphasizing Gay GLAAD Leader

    05/16/2007 2:01:55 PM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 40 replies · 1,938+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | 5/16/2007 | Tim Graham
    The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) has issued a call to media outlets to stick to a script of liberal bias and emphasize "Falwell's history of denigrative comments and examine the cultural progress toward inclusion, acceptance and respect that he fought against." Their website even included a story from CNN’s Newsroom from Tuesday afternoon, in which CNN prominently included old protest video that placed a large illustration of Falwell’s face next to a large illustration of Hitler’s face. So much for GLAAD's "anti-defamation" pose. On "Anderson Cooper 360," CNN correspondent Randi Kaye, who raised eyebrows in December for a story worrying...
  • Vietnam and the "Whites as Cancer" Myth

    03/28/2007 4:26:06 PM PDT · by Inverted World · 1 replies · 99+ views
    The Inverted World ^ | 3/27 | The Realist
    Our last column, “Utopia and its Scapegoats,” showed how the 1960s New Left portrayed whites as a uniquely power-hungry and greedy race that was to blame for the world’s suffering. While the New Left was a small, radical movement, the “whites as cancer” myth would entrench itself in the American psyche over the next 40 years. One of the primary vehicles by which the New Left’s ideas entered the mainstream was the portrayal of the Vietnam War in the American media. Two lies about Vietnam that had their origin in the New Left have been repeated to us so often...
  • Media Owe Rove an Apology - or at Least a Few Hugs

    06/14/2006 6:39:12 AM PDT · by Quilla · 9 replies · 824+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | June 14, 2006 | Noel Sheppard
     In America, people are innocent until proven guilty, unless of course they are Republican.No finer example of such legal relativism has occurred in recent memory than the case of President Bush’s top advisor, Karl Rove. For months, virtually every mainstream media outlet proclaimed his guilt regarding the Valerie Plame Wilson affair, or what has been not so affectionately named the CIA-leak case.Take for example the media’s excitement over pending indictments for Rove. This hit a fevered pitch last fall as Special Prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald, after almost two years of research, depositions, and grand jury testimonies, was about to announce his...
  • Al-Jazeera Int'l Struggles to Debut

    06/11/2006 12:42:04 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 23 replies · 394+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 6/11/06 | AP
    The English-language Al-Jazeera International TV network faces enough hurdles to make Olympic champion Edwin Moses tremble. It has missed its target launch date and won't set another, has no public commitments by anyone to show it in the United States, saw its closest competitor beat it to the market and is the target of a pressure campaign by a group hoping it never airs here. Al-Jazeera International's operators are nonetheless pressing forward with plans to create a worldwide news operation, despite a name that immediately raises hackles in the West. "Give us a fair crack of the whip," urges Lindsey...
  • Haditha, Just War Theory and the Press

    06/09/2006 6:16:36 AM PDT · by Quilla · 3 replies · 358+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | June 9, 2006 | Don Crawford
    Leftist media, congressmen, and elitist groups have already committed premature evaluation concerning the role of members of the Kilo Company, 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment. The left and our drive-by media have already pronounced our troops guilty of murdering 24 men, women, and children last November 19, at Haditha, a farm town in the Upper Euphrates Valley. And this includes not just Kilo Company, but all Marines and the entire chain of command. Sadly, they have convicted our military of all charges prior to any trial, and much worse, two weeks before the completion of either the investigation or the...
  • Caesar's belated epiphany (Kathleen Parker)

    03/01/2006 10:18:43 AM PST · by blitzgig · 16 replies · 649+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | 3/1/06 | Kathleen Parker
    OKLAHOMA CITY - Another day, another headline. The world moves on. Not I. I'm obsessing about those 12 cartoons, a world gone mad and an American media lost in self-righteous loser-ness. My own tribe surrendered without a fight, and we may pay for generations. Unless. -SNIP- In Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar," when the soothsayer warned, "Beware the Ides of March," Caesar brushed him off, saying: "He is a dreamer, let us leave him. Pass." Those rioting in the Middle East against the West dream of a world ruled by Islamic law. American newspapers have a duty not to ignore them or...
  • Why weren't we informed? Isn't it obvious? (Mona Charen on Cheney)

    02/17/2006 5:51:20 AM PST · by blitzgig · 133 replies · 3,280+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | 2/17/06 | Mona Charen
    There are few less edifying sights than Terry McAuliffe in full battle cry. But alas there was no avoiding him after the Cheney hunting accident. There he was demanding to know why the vice president waited 22 hours before informing the press and shouting that if Al Gore had done something like this he'd be in Leavenworth by nightfall (a dubious if pleasing supposition). The White House press corps was even more insufferable. One reporter asked, "Is it proper for the vice president to offer his resignation or has he offered his resignation?" Another demanded, "Scott (McClellan), would this be...
  • Rush Limbaugh: Are They Just Idiots in Bill Schneider's Office?

    02/15/2006 5:12:04 PM PST · by wagglebee · 43 replies · 2,583+ views
    RushLimbaugh.com ^ | 2/15/06 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: I've got to take care of something first. These idiots over at Bill Schneider's office and CNN. You remember the bit that I did yesterday in which I describe what would be happening if a Democrat vice president had shot a buddy accidentally while hunting? We would be hearing about, "Oh, this is a terrible thing. We must give the vice president room while he grieves and assembles himself as he suffers along with his friend." We'd get all kinds of features on hunting safety and there would be a totally different approach. They took one sentence out...
  • Rush Limbaugh: Did NY Times Tip Off Islamic Terror Suspects on FBI Raid?

    02/14/2006 5:11:59 PM PST · by wagglebee · 46 replies · 2,791+ views
    RushLimbaugh.com ^ | 2/14/06 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Here's a little story today in the New York Sun. Did you know that Judith Miller was back in court fighting with the special prosecutor, Patrick Fitzgerald, again? "Journalist Judith Miller and U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald squared off in court again yesterday, with a lot less public attention than last year, when the dogged special prosecutor in the Valerie Plame case had the then-New York Times reporter jailed for 85 days to force her to disclose the identity of an anonymous source. Yesterday appearance in Manhattan before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit was another...
  • Cast-iron proof of the media template....from the TIME ARCHIVES

    02/02/2006 10:08:53 AM PST · by relictele · 1 replies · 372+ views
    http://www.time.com/time/archive/preview/0,10987,944265,00.html   AMERICA'S families are in trouble—trouble so deep and pervasive as to threaten the future of our nation," declared a major report to last week's White House Conference on Children. "Can the family survive?...unmarried couples living together call into question the very meaning and structure of the stable family unit as our society has known it."   Hand-wringing over welfare cuts and other ‘community growth’ goodies?  No.  It was…12/28/70     http://www.time.com/time/archive/preview/0,10987,943113,00.html   THE Supreme Court had forbidden it, but they prayed defiantly in a school in Netcong, N.J., reading the morning invocation from the Congressional Record.…[e]verywhere, they...
  • Cronkite: Time for U.S. to Leave Iraq

    01/15/2006 4:20:31 PM PST · by wagglebee · 169 replies · 3,720+ views
    Breitbart.com ^ | 1/15/06 | AP
    Former CBS anchor Walter Cronkite, whose 1968 conclusion that the Vietnam War was unwinnable keenly influenced public opinion then, said Sunday he'd say the same thing today about Iraq. "It's my belief that we should get out now," Cronkite said in a meeting with reporters. Now 89, the television journalist once known as "the most trusted man in America" has been off the "CBS Evening News" for nearly a quarter- century. He's still a CBS News employee, although he does little for them. Cronkite said one of his proudest moments came at the end of a 1968 documentary he made...
  • Three More NBC Affiliates Nix 'Daniel'

    01/06/2006 2:56:53 PM PST · by wagglebee · 193 replies · 3,716+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 1/6/06 | NewsMax
    Three Kansas NBC affiliates have announced they will not be carrying NBC’s "The Book of Daniel.” KSNG in Garden City, KSNC in Great Bend and KSNK in Oberlin have responded to community concern and will not air the program. They join KNSW-TV in Wichita, Kan., KARK-TV in Little Rock, Ark. and WTWO in Terre Haute, Ind., in refusing to carry NBC’s new series. American Family Association (AFA) says that NBC has received more than 600,000 emails protesting the program. After viewing the first episode at WBIR in Knoxville, several religious leaders gave their views on the program. Brian Kearns, minister...
  • NETWORKS PLAN 'END OF AMERICA' SHOWS

    11/27/2005 2:48:32 PM PST · by wagglebee · 44 replies · 961+ views
    Drudge Report ^ | 11/27/05 | Matt Drudge
    The TV networks are getting edgier in their '06 pilot plans. The nets have filled their development slates with a bevy of brave ideas and bold format experiments, VARIETY reports on Monday, including shows about THE END OF AMERICA! ABC alone has at least two would-be shows set in post-apocalyptic America ("Resistance" and "Red & Blue") while Gavin Polone and Bruce Wagner are teaming for the comfy-sounding plague drama "Four Horsemen" at CBS (which also is developing "Jericho," about life in a small town after America is destroyed). Says Fox exec VP Craig Erwich: "The creative community appears to be...
  • NBC Stuck to Sunny Rebroadcast of Last Year's M&M's

    11/26/2005 10:03:00 AM PST · by BronzePencil · 34 replies · 995+ views
    New York Times ^ | 11/25/05 | Andy Newman
    NBC did not interrupt its broadcast of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade yesterday to bring viewers the news that an M&M balloon had crashed into a light pole, injuring two sisters. In fact, when the time came in the tightly scripted three-hour program for the M&Ms' appearance, NBC weaved in tape of the balloon crossing the finish line at last year's parade - even as the damaged balloon itself was being dragged from the accident scene.
  • Media 'malpractice' exposed in Schiavo coverage

    10/10/2005 5:53:09 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 30 replies · 1,165+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 10/10/05 | Diana Lynne
    Americans have a short attention span, and it's even shorter for the news media. Although we've stopped talking about Terri Schiavo, the debate over her fate that gripped the nation for weeks in March didn't end with the death of the 41-year-old brain-injured Florida woman. The discussion over the right to die versus the right to life, and feeding tubes representing extraordinary medical intervention versus basic, humane care is not over. Every day, families across the country continue to grapple with this complex issue quietly under the radar screen of inquiring journalists. Proceeding outside of the media spotlight may not...
  • Rush Limbaugh: Where's Media on Schumer's Plumbers?

    10/04/2005 5:36:56 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 24 replies · 2,299+ views
    RushLimbaugh.com ^ | 10/4/05 | Rush Limbaugh
    The Investor's Business Daily has a tremendous editorial today entitled, "Schumer's Plumbers." Now, it's amazing. When we talk about the area of politics where corruption resides, it's amazing how all this attention is focused on DeLay because of this indictment, but what Chuck Schumer has done here, people on his staff, it's basically still under the radar, and that's why I want to talk about it. "Staff members for a champion of the right to privacy and a leading critic of identity theft fraudulently obtained the credit report of a rising black political star. Your turn for tough questions, Sen....
  • Stuck on Stupid (liberal media trying to spin the same broken record)

    09/22/2005 8:23:13 AM PDT · by Prime Choice · 18 replies · 1,981+ views
    Sacred Cow Burgers ^ | 09/22/2005 | Sacred Cow Burgers
  • Fake but Accurate (What Bush's handwritten note really said!)

    09/15/2005 9:48:06 PM PDT · by Prime Choice · 22 replies · 2,272+ views
    Sacred Cow Burgers ^ | 09/15/2005 | Sacred Cow Burgers
  • FactAid (The antidote for Leftist media bias)

    09/04/2005 3:42:44 PM PDT · by Prime Choice · 21 replies · 1,270+ views
    Sacred Cow Burgers ^ | 09/04/2005 | Sacred Cow Burgers
  • Should Conservatives Give The New York Times a Break?

    08/06/2005 2:11:28 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 125 replies · 2,359+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | 8/6/05 | Mark Tapscott
    Thanks to a virtual blackout by his fellow editors elsewhere in the media, odds are good that you haven’t heard or read that Executive Editor Bill Keller of The New York Times recently capitulated in the debate over bias in America’s newspaper of record. Keller’s capitulation came in a lengthy memo he distributed in the Times’ newsroom in May as a response to an updating of a massive report by a committee appointed in the wake of the Jayson Blair scandal to recommend measures to restore the gray lady’s credibility. In a section of the memo headed “The News/Opinion Divide,”...
  • Rush Limbaugh: Media Suppression (60th Anniversary of Atomic Bomb)

    08/05/2005 6:54:22 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 38 replies · 984+ views
    RushLimbaugh.com ^ | 8/5/05 | Rush Limbaugh
    Reuters reports: “As the world prepares to mark the 60th anniversary of the dropping of the 1st atomic bomb on Saturday, some American media experts see uncomfortable echoes between the suppression of images of death and destruction then, and coverage of the war in Iraq today.” Reuters cites an article in Editor & Publisher by Greg Mitchell, claiming American officials seized film after the “atomic attacks” on Hiroshima and Nagasaki to prevent us from seeing the devastation. Mitchell compares this to Iraq: “The chief similarity is that Americans are still being kept at a distance from images of death, whether...
  • Novak Walkout Bigger Than Clinton's?

    08/05/2005 10:58:36 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 78 replies · 3,228+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 8/5/05 | Carl Limbacher
    CNN commentator Robert Novak's decision to storm off the set of "Inside Politics" yesterday has already received four times as much news coverage as a similar meltdown by ex-President Clinton. Clinton walked out in the midst of a 1994 interview with NBC in Prague. A Lexis-Nexis search conducted midday Friday turned up 39 stories on the Novak tantrum, detailing how the conservative columnist exploded during a debate with fellow CNN'er James Carville, yanked off his microphone and walked away. Novak's actions were almost a mirror image of Clinton's, who pulled the plug on a Jan. 14, 1994 interview with NBC...
  • Big Fat Yawn (MSM and Err America scandal)

    08/03/2005 7:03:38 PM PDT · by Fido969 · 11 replies · 1,014+ views
    Investor's News Daily ^ | 08/03/05 | Investor's News Daily
    Big Fat Yawn Media: Rush Limbaugh's prescription drug troubles were splashed all over the media. Yet a financial scandal rocking a leftist radio network rates no coverage. The mainstream media, fixated on bringing down Karl Rove, have so far deemed apparent funding irregularities at Air America unworthy of note. But that doesn't make them any less of story. Here's the gist, according to The New York Sun -- which is giving the scandal the coverage it deserves -- and a few others, mostly bloggers and columnists, who are providing a public service: New York City's Department of Investigation is looking...
  • Jerome Corsi: Iran has nukes now – Let's quit fooling ourselves

    08/02/2005 5:55:43 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 83 replies · 1,236+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 8/2/05 | Jerome R. Corsi
    The Washington Post is running today an "undisclosed sources" article designed to surface a supposedly new "National Intelligence Estimate" that says Iran is 10 years away from having an atomic bomb. Here we go again. The leftist mainstream media has launched its own pre-emptive attack against the Bush administration, hot on the case of making sure we don't get tough with Iran. Last month, I traveled to Israel where I addressed the Knesset about the nuclear weapons threat represented by Iran. I told the Knesset that Iran's nuclear program was a "clear and present danger," and I stressed that the...
  • Major Journalism Scandal at Sacramento Paper - (Bee didn't learn from NYT Jason Blair fictions)

    07/19/2005 2:35:11 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 10 replies · 822+ views
    A.I.M.ORG ^ | JULY 19, 2005 | CLIFF KINCAID
    As more comes to light about Diane Griego Erwin, the former Sacramento Bee columnist, the more revealing and instructive the story becomes. It is a story we mentioned in a recent Media Monitor, but much more has come to light. In one sense, it is another validation for the New Media, specifically the blogs; and for another, it shines a light on problems related to diversity in the newsrooms, when diversity strictly refers to skin color. It also spells potential big trouble for the Sacramento Bee editor, Rick Rodriguez, the new president of the American Society of Newspaper Editors (ASNE)....
  • AP retracts false Blair quotes on Israel (2nd time AP wrongly linked Israel to blasts)

    07/11/2005 5:37:05 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 14 replies · 644+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 7/11/05 | Aaron Klein
    JERUSALEM – The Associated Press yesterday retracted a story falsely claiming British Prime Minister Tony Blair blamed the London terror attacks on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. It was the second time in the past few days the media agency falsely linked Israel to the deadly bombings. On Saturday, the AP published a story claiming Blair explained in a BBC Radio interview that to prevent future attacks against London the Israeli-Palestinian conflict needed to be resolved. According to the AP, while discussing the "very deep roots" of terrorism, Blair said "that meant boosting understanding between people of different religions, helping people in...
  • Julianne Malveaux: USA, Bush are 'Terrorists'

    07/11/2005 4:47:02 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 177 replies · 5,965+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 7/11/05 | Carl Limbacher
    Semi-regular USA Today columnist Julianne Malveaux said Monday that President Bush is "a terrorist" and that America is "a terrorist nation." In an interview that began with Malveaux accusing U.S. troops of "beating" terrorist suspects at Guantanamo Bay, the controversial author and economist told ABC Radio host Sean Hannity: "Terrorism in the United States is as old as we are. You want me to give you a litany of terrorism? You want me to start with what's happened to the Indian population? You want to go on to what happened in Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1921?" "C'mon now, Sean," Malveaux told...
  • Judith Miller, TWA 800 and the Death of Press Freedom

    07/05/2005 5:57:37 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 139 replies · 3,183+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 7/6/05 | James D. Sanders
    The New York Times, NBC and other dominant media have destroyed the Constitution's Freedom of the Press. Today giant tears are shed at the New York Times because one of their own, Judith Miller, appears to be on the way to prison for up to 120-days because she nobly refused to give up a source. The Supreme Court recently ruled that she, as a journalist, must assist a federal government investigation when ordered to do so. The First Amendment, in pertinent part, says: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or...
  • The 50-year fraud of Alger Hiss

    07/04/2005 12:33:32 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 121 replies · 2,500+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 7/4/05 | Jack Cashill
    Editor's note: The following commentary is excerpted from Jack Cashill's eye-opening new book, "Hoodwinked: How Intellectual Hucksters Have Hijacked American Culture," where he shows how, over the last century, "progressive" writers and producers have been using falsehood and fraud as their primary weapons in their attack on America."I am not and have never been a member of the Communist Party," Alger Hiss said under oath on Aug. 5, 1948, and calmly refuted the accusation of former Soviet agent Whittaker Chambers. The House Un-American Activities Committee had subpoenaed Chambers two days before. Then a senior editor at Time magazine, Chambers had...
  • Katie Couric's Replacements in Waiting

    06/27/2005 7:14:27 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 62 replies · 20,826+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 6/27/05 | Carl Limbacher
    The once perky Katie Couric may not be so perky these days. Two rising NBC news stars are being groomed for a top network anchor spot and the New York Post reports that one of them could be in line for Katie Couric's Today Show. With "Today's" ratings plummeting as ABC's "Good Morning America" on the rise, nervous NBC execs may place the blame on Couric, who has become increasingly acerbic through the years. According to the Post the two new stars are Alexis Glick, a "Today" regular, and Natalie Morales, an MSNBC news host and also a "Today" regular...
  • Columnist invents 43 people? (Sacramento Bee can't locate many profiled by Diana Griego Erwin)

    06/27/2005 7:01:26 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 35 replies · 1,585+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 6/27/05 | WorldNetDaily
    A longtime columnist of the Sacramento Bee who resigned amid controversy last month may have invented the existence of 43 people she wrote about over several years, an internal investigation found. The paper announced yesterday it had completed a probe into Diana Griego Erwin's writing, stating: "We have been unable to verify the existence of 43 people she named in her columns. This doesn't prove these people don't exist, but despite extensive research we have been unable to find them." Bee Executive Editor Rick Rodriguez wrote that recent tightening in editorial standards at the paper led to questions about the...
  • Lies in the Library--the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

    06/26/2005 12:01:16 PM PDT · by SJackson · 6 replies · 566+ views
    RJ Magazine ^ | 6-26-05 | Andrea Rapp
    Libraries have become the latest battleground in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and the Israelis are getting bibliographically battered. Lies in the Library Libraries have become the latest battleground in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and the Israelis are getting bibliographically battered. by Andrea RappA few months ago, I ordered a collection of recently published children's books on Israel for our temple library. Much to my dismay, after reviewing the works I discovered that many books contained flat-out incorrect information reported as fact, demonstrated a blatant anti-Israel bias, or sometimes both. These are the library books on Israel that students across the country will...
  • Bauer: Major TV Networks Boycotted 'Hospital Bomber' Story

    06/22/2005 12:04:28 PM PDT · by IAF ThunderPilot · 22 replies · 1,646+ views
    Arutx Sheva ^ | Jun 22, '05
    Despite the distribution of a video of the Arab suicide bomber who intended to blow up a hospital by the IDF, nearly all foreign news agencies chose to boycott the story altogether. An outraged former undersecretary to US President Ronald Reagan and candidate for Republican Presidential nominee, Gary Bauer wrote a scathing critique of the world media’s decision to avoid the story. Excerpts from Bauer’s letter: ”If you don't get the Fox News Channel then you didn't see any of the dramatic footage of the Israeli army's arrest yesterday of a 21-year old, female Palestinian homicide-bomber, strapped with 25 pounds...
  • Gallup Poll: Public Trust In Media At All Time Low

    06/13/2005 11:21:00 AM PDT · by My Favorite Headache · 25 replies · 1,243+ views
    All Headline News ^ | 6-13-05 | Douglas Maher
    Gallup Poll: Public Trust In Media At All Time Low June 13, 2005 2:25 p.m. EST Douglas Maher - All Headline News Staff Reporter New York, NY (AHN) - A new Gallup poll released today shows statistics that many in America have been claiming for the last ten years "credibility is vanishing from news". Between the CBS Texas Air National Guard story with President Bush,to Newsweek's mishandling of the Quran story,people polled with questions relating to credibility in the news whether it be in paper or on TV proved to be shockingly low. The poll stated people who have a...
  • Canadian National Broadcaster Found Guilty of Anti-American Bias Says Study

    06/08/2005 6:06:01 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 12 replies · 767+ views
    LifeSiteNews.com ^ | 6/7/05 | LifeSiteNews
    CALGARY, June 7, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) - An extensive study into Canada's publicly funded national broadcaster, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), has found that CBC television news coverage of the United States is consistently marked by emotional criticism, rather than a rational consideration of US policy based on Canadian national interests. In the study, released today by the Canadian think-tank, The Fraser Institute, the authors examine the kind of anti-American views expressed in one major Canadian news outlet. They attempt to determine whether views critical of the United States reflect chiefly a rational criticism of the United States based on reasonable...