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  • Schieffer: ‘We Now Don’t Know Where People Get Their News’

    05/30/2015 11:05:36 AM PDT · by PROCON · 77 replies
    cbslocal.com ^ | May 29, 2015
    WASHINGTON (CBSDC/AP) — The legendary Bob Schieffer is calling it a career Sunday as he hosts his last “Face the Nation.” Schieffer joined CBS News in 1969 and in that span he covered the White House, State Department, Pentagon, Capitol Hill, anchored the “CBS Evening News,” and hosted “Face the Nation” the past 24 years. Washington has changed dramatically when he began covering the nation’s capital. Schieffer told “CBS This Morning” on Friday that the “revolution in communications” has turned D.C. “upside-down.” “We now don’t know where people get their news, but what we do know is they’re bombarded with...
  • Ted Cruz Missed Armed Services Hearings For TV Appearances, CPAC Speech

    05/10/2015 11:27:11 AM PDT · by PROCON · 38 replies
    buzzfeed.com ^ | May 8, 2015 | Molly Ward
    Republican Senator Ted Cruz skipped two Senate Armed Services committee hearings earlier this year in favor of speeches and TV appearances, a BuzzFeed News review has found. On February 26, the Texas senator missed an Armed Services committee hearing about worldwide threats, which featured testimony from National Intelligence Director James Clapper. The discussion covered an array of national security issues, including the threat of the Islamic State and the Iranian nuclear talks. Cruz mentioned many of the same issues when he spoke at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference that afternoon.
  • A Review of PolitiFact’s “Obameter:” Outdated Garbage that “Confirms” Patently False Lies

    03/30/2015 9:56:57 AM PDT · by rightistight · 5 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 3/30/15 | Aurelius
    ...Today, looking at the chart, there are many more “promises kept” than there are “promises broken.” Yet anyone who has been paying attention over the last few years would surely see that Mr. Obama had broken a tremendous amount of promises. So why does PolitiFact still have Mr. Obama’s promises kept at nearly twice those broken? I decided to take a look. The first thing I did was see what promises were considered broken. It’s a fairly hefty list, but some of the very largest are completely missing. The biggest, and most famous, broken promise is that “if you like...
  • The BBC’s Firing of Jeremy Clarkson Proves a Point About Progressive Media

    03/27/2015 11:35:57 AM PDT · by walford · 55 replies
    EveryJoe ^ | Mar 26, 2015 | Kasimir Urbanski
    The BBC just proved that Progressive media serves the tiny elite who think they should run our lives.It’s official: The BBC have fired Jeremy Clarkson, the main presenter and inventor of the modern version of Top Gear. If you don’t yet know what Top Gear is, go look it up. It pretends to be a show about cars, but it’s actually a fascinating series about three crazy personalities doing insane stunts, and (for very good reasons) it’s been for the last 13 years the most popular non-fiction TV show… in the world.Photo by The Times/Gallo Images/Getty ImagesThe craziest thing about...
  • Survival on Social Media Run By Leftists: Watch Your Friends and Watch What You Say!

    03/25/2015 11:59:42 AM PDT · by walford · 27 replies
    Facebook ^ | 03/25/2015 | walford
    There have been several instances on social media in which those who hold to values not favored by the Left have found themselves and their groups warned, suspended and even banned for expressing themselves, while Left-leaning groups have gotten away with much worse. Remember that conservatives, Republicans, libertarians and other advocates of universal values, freedom, equality under the law and individual responsibility are held to a different standard here on Facebook and other social media venues. There was a notorious example in which Facebook required a rape survivor to use her “real name” because she testified against a “transgender” bathroom...
  • CNN Anchor: ‘Our Rights Do Not Come From God’

    02/12/2015 10:19:21 AM PST · by PROCON · 159 replies
    cnsnews ^ | Feb. 12, 2015 | Curtis Kalin
    During a heated discussion over gay marriage, CNN morning Anchor Chris Cuomo opined that the unalienable rights endowed to all Americans do not come from God. Cuomo was debating Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore on the constitutionality of same-sex marriage. Near the end of the back-and-forth and after Moore argued that rights cannot be handed down by men, Cuomo blurted out:“Our rights do not come from God, your honor, and you know that. They come from man... That’s your faith, that’s my faith, but that’s not our country. Our laws come from collective agreement and compromise.”
  • Fox's Van Susteren recommends Rachel Maddow replace Brian Williams

    02/11/2015 10:27:52 AM PST · by PROCON · 94 replies
    washingtonexaminer ^ | Feb. 11, 2015 | Eddie Scarry
    Fox News anchor Greta Van Susteren thinks MSNBC's liberal host Rachel Maddow would be a fine fit to replace Brian Williams as anchor of NBC's "Nightly News." "How about a woman?" wrote Van Susteren on her Gretawire blog Wednesday. "My suggestion: Rachel Maddow. Whether you agree with her or not, she will stir things up and provoke a debate. She is also the right price — she is already on the payroll!" Van Susteren's suggestion comes in light of news that Brian Williams has been suspended for six months as anchor and managing editor of NBC's "Nightly News." Van Susteren...
  • Eric Holder Takes Credit for Ridding the DOJ of Political Bias

    02/05/2015 11:53:55 AM PST · by Kaslin · 31 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 5, 2015 | Michael Schaus
    The self-proclaimed “activist” Attorney General, Eric Holder, told reporters that he “fixed” George Bush’s politicized Department of Justice. In fact, he went on to explain that the Obama DOJ is completely unbiased, irrefutably fair, and painstakingly judicious. And, humbly, the guy who once sued Ally Bank for discrimination without any actual evidence took full credit for “fixing” the politicization that took place during the years of Obama’s incompetent predecessor.And, he did it all without any intended sarcasm, satire, or irony… Given his history of suing banks, and handing the revenue over to Democrat oriented non-profits, I’d have to say this took a little bit...
  • Adios Al! (Thumbs Up to Last Paragraph)

    01/29/2015 8:22:58 AM PST · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 29, 2015 | D.W. Wilber
    Now that the dust and ashes have settled in Ferguson following the decision by the Department of Justice not to pursue any criminal charges against Officer Darren Wilson for civil rights violations in the shooting of Michael Brown, perhaps it’s time for some reflection on the part of the media on whether or not they should continue their on-air relationship with one Al Sharpton. As we all remember, immediately following the shooting of Michel Brown in the St. Louis County community of Ferguson Al Sharpton rolled into town with his one-man circus and fanned the flames of racial unrest. Unrest...
  • NYT Credits Big Government Spending for American Prosperity

    01/03/2015 8:18:51 AM PST · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 3, 2015 | Michael Schaus
    The folks over at the New York Times are keeping up their tradition of shilling for big government spending. In a recent column, the Times suggests that a recent uptick in government spending is creating prosperity, and boosting the economy. According to the Times: For a long stretch, government spending cutbacks at all levels were a substantial drag on economic growth. Now, finally, relief is in sight. For the first time since 2011, local, state and federal governments are providing a small but significant increase to prosperity.Yeah… Government is taking your money, spending it on redistributive welfare programs and special interest...
  • Biased reports from Rolling Stone and Senate (Rape & Torture manipulated to define America)

    12/14/2014 12:48:27 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 5 replies
    Seacoast Online, NH ^ | December 14, 2014 | Jeff Chidester
    What do Rolling Stone’s University of Virginia rape article and Senate CIA report have in common? Neither report talked to the accused. However, both also suffer from the same paralyzing component. Both reports' conclusions were determined before the facts were collected. Although each report touches on vastly different topics, they both expose a lack of unbiased critical thinking necessary for the honest, intellectual presentation of the facts. Both reports are a product of an “end justifies the means” philosophy, where the authors start with a desired conclusion and build the “facts” to support that end. Both reports are a demonstration...
  • Why Jon Stewart Is Bad For America

    12/08/2014 9:33:27 AM PST · by PROCON · 17 replies
    thefederalist ^ | Dec. 5, 2014 | Ramon Lopez
    ‘The Daily Show’ comedian Jon Stewart negatively affects public discourse. Jon Stewart’s impact on the media and politics is undeniable. “NBC Nightly News” anchor Brian Williams has noted that, when he presents a news story “Jon’s always in the back of my mind,” and that Stewart’s “The Daily Show” “hold[s] people to account, for errors and sloppiness…it’s healthy.” Stewart is often seen in this light—as a comedic check on the excesses of hypocritical politicians and the press that enables them. Stewart is a channel for the frustration many feel against those in power, and a voice for those without. But...
  • Kelly File Special: Who's Teaching Our Kids? - Liberal Bias In The Classroom

    11/28/2014 6:33:30 PM PST · by Whenifhow · 18 replies
    https://www.youtube.com ^ | Nov 28, 2014 | You Tube
    Kelly File Special: Who's Teaching Our Kids? - Liberal Bias In The Classroom
  • Liberal bias in academia is destroying the integrity of research

    10/13/2014 4:48:22 AM PDT · by george76 · 28 replies
    NYP ^ | October 12, 2014 | Naomi Schaefer Riley
    How reliable is academic research? Not very it seems, after noting that the Journal of Vibration and Control, a reputable academic publication, had to retract 60 different papers over the summer. The editors concluded that Chen-Yuan Chen, a researcher in Taiwan, had created a “peer-review and citation ring.” OK, it’s not exactly a “Sopranos” plot. But it’s pretty shady for the world of higher education. Chen went to great lengths to make up fake e-mail addresses and even assume the names of other scientists to write approvingly of his own research. In a sense, though, he was just exploiting the...
  • Liberals Manage to Make Your Grocery List Racist

    08/14/2014 1:49:19 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 50 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 14, 2014 | Michael Schaus
    Oh, how exciting… Now you can be a good little liberal, even when shopping for fresh produce and certain off-brand whiskies. According to a politically obsessed hack over at the Washington Post, some other politically obsessed hack has developed an app so you can wander through your daily life without ever losing sight of partisan political squabbles. The new smartphone app allows users to scan the barcode of consumable products in the grocery store, and it divulges the corporation’s political leanings. (I just found out that Fiji Water has switched from heavily Republican, to entirely Democrat… Ugh.)It’s so nice to...
  • Eric Holder Gets Confused - Mistakes Himself for Obama

    08/05/2014 9:43:15 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 5, 2014 | Michael Schaus
    An open disdain for the nature of our Constitutional republic must be a requisite to work in the leadership roles of the Obama Administration. In a recent interview, the nation’s chief extortionist officer (Eric Holder) explained that he’s proud to be considered an “activist” attorney general. In fact, he even suggested that being an “activist” was necessary for his job at the Department of Justice:"If you want to call me an activist attorney general, I will proudly accept that label.” What if I want to call him something else? He went on: "Any attorney general who is not an activist...
  • Krugman’s “Gotcha” Moment Leaves Something to Be Desired

    07/26/2014 12:24:26 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 26, 2014 | Daniel J. Mitchell
    I’ve had some fun over the years by pointing out that Paul Krugman has butchered numbers when writing about fiscal policy in nations such as France, Estonia, Germany, and the United Kingdom. So I shouldn’t be surprised that he wants to catch me making an error. But I’m not sure his “gotcha” moment is very persuasive. Here’s some of what he wrote for today’s New York Times. Gov. Jerry Brown was able to push through a modestly liberal agenda of higher taxes, spending increases and a rise in the minimum wage. California also moved enthusiastically to implement Obamacare. …Needless to...
  • HuffPo Attacks Companies for Making Too Much Profit

    07/22/2014 3:33:01 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 48 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 22, 2014 | Michael Schaus
    The Huffington Post is beside itself with indignant rage over companies moving their headquarters overseas to avoid paying the highest corporate income tax in the industrialized world. Feeling that Secretary Jack Lew was onto something when he accused companies of being economic traitors for reducing their tax burden, the HuffPo let loose a string of economic illiterate ramblings about the indecency of corporate profits.Early last week, the drug firm Mylan stomped on the Stars and Stripes as it ditched America for the Netherlands. Then, on Friday, the drug company AbbVie similarly renounced America. For 30 pieces of silver, it will...
  • CNN's "The Sixties" : What a Bunch of Crap!

    07/06/2014 9:13:11 PM PDT · by PROCON · 64 replies
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    CNN's "The Sixties" episodes started out giving me feelings of nostalgia, as I grew up in that era. The Beatles coming to America and all the great 60's TV shows brought a smile to my face! But then they started getting into the Vietnam War which I really didn't pay attention to until I enlisted in 1969 and spent a year there. I guess I missed the obvious bias of Walter Cronkite etal as they declared us baby killers. One of the CNN segments quoting CBS said US Forces were killing 25,000 Vietnamese civilians a year. Bull crap! Vietnam is...
  • CNN’s Costello: Does SCOTUS Ruling Allow ‘Religion to Make Decisions Over Science?’

    06/30/2014 9:06:01 AM PDT · by PROCON · 63 replies
    Newsbusters.org ^ | June 30, 2014 | Jackie Seal
    On Monday, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of Hobby Lobby and that company's argument for religious freedom. CNN’s Carol Costello wondered if the decision will now allow for “religion to make decisions over science.” Joined by a panel of several guests to discuss the coming ruling on CNN Newsroom, host Carol Costello was more concerned with the impact the Supreme Court ruling would have on science rather than constitutionality.
  • Liberals Recognize Conservative Suppression On College Campuses

    06/02/2014 8:33:41 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 3 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 2, 2014 | Ashley Pratte
    All along Young America’s Foundation has said that college campuses nationwide seem to be less and less objective—well now even Michael Bloomberg agrees. At a commencement ceremony at Harvard yesterday, Bloomberg stated that colleges are supposed to be a place where students learn how to think, not where they are told what to think. Just last week, Young America’s Foundation released its 22nd annual “Commencement Speakers Survey” which reveals that 43 liberal speakers and only 9 conservatives are scheduled to speak or have already spoken at this year’s commencement ceremonies at America’s top 100 colleges. Campuses are using commencement addresses...
  • Google Tells Conservative News Website to Take a Hike

    05/09/2014 8:32:17 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 21 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 9, 2014 | Michael Schaus
    The Conservative oriented website dedicated to aggregating news from around the world-wide-interwebs, Weasel Zippers, has just lost its primary funding source because… Well… It’s kinda hard to say. According to the site, Google AdSense (an add generator produced by the infamously liberal corporation in Silicon Valley) has cancelled its agreement with the website because of apparent violations to their terms of use. According to Google, the conservative news site has failed to produce an adequate amount of “original content” to continue utilizing the internet advertising tool provided by Google. Of course, the claim seems mildly curious given the fact...
  • If a Tree Falls on the NY Times, Does it Make a Sound? (Anti-Israel propaganda from NYT)

    05/08/2014 2:04:59 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 8 replies
    INN ^ | May 08, 2014 7:41 AM | Jack Engelhard
    … A while back, the Times ran a huge front page photo of young men and women dashing for a table full of food. The headline told a million readers that these were Palestinian Arabs who had been STARVED by Israel, but after international pressure Israel relented and the kids were finally allowed to eat. I noticed that these kids were laughing and so did some other observers, until the Times finally admitted (on page 36) that Israel had nothing to do with this.Muslims had been fasting for some holy day (Ramadan?) and were finally allowed to feast. But the...
  • (White)Babies Just 15 Months Old Show Racial Bias When Picking Playmates(Hate-Crazed Barf Alert)

    04/16/2014 1:03:23 PM PDT · by lbryce · 64 replies
    Mail Online ^ | April 15, 2014 | Staff
    Toddlers show racial bias when picking playmates, a study reveals. They also take account of how fairly others behave. Researchers tested the reaction of white 15-month-olds as toys were distributed.Two white adults divided the toys, one equally and the other unequally. Seventy per cent of the toddlers chose to play with the researcher who distributed the toys fairly. But in a second test, when one researcher favoured a white recipient over an Asian one, they picked the ‘fair’ researcher less often, the journal Frontiers in Psychology reports. And the babies are more likely to help those who share the same...
  • The Death of Journalism

    03/21/2014 1:58:16 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 21, 2014 | Jeff Crouere
    What happened to the watchdog media? Sadly, in this day of Obama, they have turned into the lapdog media. Everyone knows that most members of the mainstream news media are card carrying liberals; however, even staunch left wingers should have enough integrity to fulfill their responsibilities to the public. Our country has benefited from a vigorous “fourth estate,” but that crucial oversight is sorely lacking today. Of course when Republicans are in office, liberal journalists become quite aggressive and love to launch investigations. When Democrats are in office, these same journalists help the politicians cover up their misdeeds. The identical...
  • University Textbook Says Reagan was Extreme, Sexist, and Pessimistic

    02/18/2014 5:33:32 AM PST · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 18, 2014 | Michael Schaus
    What is a leftist supposed to do when history doesn’t perfectly fit their ideological narrative? Well… If you’re in charge of creating textbooks for college students, you just write your own version of historical events. And while you’re at it, throw in a few editorial comments cleverly disguised as “facts”. Apparently, the end result should look something like the textbook that a University of South Carolina student was required to read. In a nutshell, it explained that Ronald Reagan was a sexist, that Conservatives hate people, and that the “rich” like to exploit the lower classes because they don’t want...
  • Former NY Times Columnist Claims Fox News Is 'Dead,' And Liberals Should Stop Protesting It

    02/01/2014 10:27:55 PM PST · by PROCON · 58 replies
    newsbusters ^ | Feb. 1, 2014 | Tim Graham
    Former New York Times columnist Frank Rich wrote a long attack piece on Fox News for New York magazine theorizing that the Left pays too much attention to “waning” Fox News and gives them too much cachet by opposing them fiercely. It's called "Stop Beating a Dead Fox." Fox never succeeds on its own. Liberals have the power to make it succeed: In truth, Fox News has been defeated on the media battlefield—and on the political battlefield as well. Even the 73-year-old wizard of Fox, Roger Ailes, now in full Lear-raging-on-the-heath mode as -portrayed in my colleague Gabriel -Sherman’s definitive...
  • Saturday Night Lies

    01/13/2014 10:00:44 AM PST · by EveningStar · 12 replies
    Townhall ^ | January 6, 2014 | Cortney O'Brien
    In October, shortly after her controversial MTV Video Music Awards act, Miley Cyrus hosted an episode of “Saturday Night Live.” She gave audiences another R-rated performance by donning a brown wig to cover her blond Mohawk and grinding to the song, “We Did Stop”—a spoof of her summer hit, “We Can’t Stop.” Who was Cyrus supposed to be? Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN), partying with a flamboyant Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), portrayed by cast member Taran Killam. Bachmann (Cyrus) and Boehner (Killiam) were celebrating the successful shutdown of the federal government, thus proving they could “do whatever they want.” Ha. Politically...
  • The Parable of the Carnival and the “Freak Show” [A+E vs. Phil Robertson parody]

    12/25/2013 4:09:28 PM PST · by daniel1212 · 5 replies
    Patheos.com ^ | December 23, 2013 | Roger E. Olson
    The Parable of the Carnival and the “Freak Show” December 23, 2013 By Roger E. Olson 16 Comments The Parable of the Carnival and the “Freak Show”*This is fiction. Any resemblance to real persons or organizations is purely coincidental.Many years ago, long before the internet, television or even radio, three wealthy businessmen got together and decided to found a traveling carnival with a singular purpose. It would be different from other traveling carnivals and would be called “Culture and Enlightenment.” The “C & E Show.” Instead of the usual rides and games they hired on lecturers, artists, musicians, and took...
  • Time to roll back the left wing culture that has colonised our classrooms

    11/16/2013 8:47:17 AM PST · by JSDude1 · 20 replies
    Australian Conservative ^ | November 1, 2013 | Dr Donnelly’s
    The left planted its flag atop the educational establishment long ago. If we are to hope for better schools and smarter kids, that dominance must be overturned,” Dr Kevin Donnelly writes at Quadrant Online. “Forget the cultural-left bias and PC group mentality of the Australian Broadcasting Commission, when it comes to a pervasive ideological commitment to the left nothing beats Australia’s education establishment.” Dr Donnelly says the arrival of the Abbott Government immediately started the alarm bells ringing inside the system. “There is nothing surprising or new about such outbursts. Australia’s educationalists, along with those in other English-speaking nations, embarked...
  • PunditFact/PolitiFact: Media Bias Strikes Again -- At Me

    11/14/2013 4:22:07 AM PST · by Kaslin
    Townhall.com ^ | November 14, 2013 | Larry Elder
    When PunditFact -- the new offspring from the folks at PolitiFact -- contacted me, they wanted sources for "all of the claims" in the following statement I made Nov. 4 on CNN's "Crossfire": "In 1900, at all three levels of government -- federal, state and local -- government took less than 10 percent of the American people's money. Now, we're talking about 35 percent, and when you add a dollar value to mandates, we're talking almost 50 percent." What's the problem? PunditFact rated the statement as "mostly false." For added measure, PunditFact called the assertions "eye-popping." No, I was not...
  • Jewish Dad Questions Homework Assignment: Investigated for being Neo Nazi

    11/07/2013 8:23:37 AM PST · by samsmom · 23 replies
    Todd's American Dispatch ^ | November 6, 2013 | Todd Starnes
    You will not indoctrinate my child,” he wrote. “If you are going to present articles with a slant to one side you are morally and ethically required to present the opposing views, to give an opportunity for the student, your captive audience, to come to their own conclusions.” Barry also reached out to the principal, who defended the teacher’s assignment and allegedly told him The New York Times story was not slanted. On Friday the story took a bizarre turn. A friend of Barry’s received a telephone call that he says came from Cydnee Cohen, the president of the East...
  • More Questions ABC-NBC-CBS-CNN-PBS-NPR-AP-NYT-LAT Won’t Ask

    08/05/2013 8:20:55 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 5, 2013 | Shawn Mitchell
    URGENT MEMORANDUM TO: All the Better National Reporters FROM: The Coach. SUBJECT: The Appearance of Credibility. Listen people, you’re doing great work. Our guy’s holding up very well considering how rough the economy is. No jobs, sky high dependency. Best part: people don’t blame him. They think he’s an innocent bystander rather than president for the last five years. We’re getting it done! But one thing…maybe we gotta be careful not to show quite so much pompom and drool. Jackie Calmes and Michael Shear from the Times had a great sit down with the president. And who among us wouldn’t...
  • (Must See Video) Pastor Manning: Why Blacks Blame Zimmerman, Why Trayvon Martin Got Skittles

    07/17/2013 12:10:09 PM PDT · by Cold Case Posse Supporter · 18 replies
    This is a powerful video. Pastor Manning lays out the truth about why blacks blame George Zimmerman for the death of Trayvon Martin and why Trayvon Martin got himself killed that night. It is a must listen video. I give Pastor Manning a thumbs-up for standing up and being courageous for telling the truth.
  • Fort Hood Justice, Delayed and Ignored

    06/26/2013 4:37:25 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 26, 2013 | Brent Bozell
    A federal judge has finally selected a trial date for accused Fort Hood mass-murderer Nidal Malik Hasan -- July 9. We'll see if it actually happens. If you've forgotten that mass shooting, then the media had scored a point for President Obama. The Pentagon dismissed the terrorist attack as "workplace violence," the Obama media nodded in agreement and the massacre vanished from public memory. Hasan went on his deadly rampage, killing 13 and wounding another 32, on Nov. 5, 2009. By the beginning of 2010, the networks were already in "sleep" mode. On the one-year anniversary, only NBC filed a...
  • Student’s pro-life poster returns to walls of ND school

    05/24/2013 5:55:48 PM PDT · by Coleus · 9 replies
    ADF ^ | May 08, 2013
    Clarity on First Amendment as result of Alliance Defending Freedom letter prompts quick change Wednesday, May 08, 2013 Attorney sound bites:  Jon Scruggs #1  |  Jon Scruggs #2COOPERSTOWN, N.D. — One day after receiving a letter from Alliance Defending Freedom, a North Dakota high school and its district agreed to allow a student’s pro-life poster that was part of a class assignment to be placed back on the walls of the school. Griggs County Central School District agreed to the change on Friday after receiving the Alliance Defending Freedom letter Thursday about the poster, which the school had removed after...
  • 'Right Wing' Doesn't Equal 'Terrorist'

    04/24/2013 5:29:55 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 24, 2013 | Jonah Goldberg
    "If history were to repeat itself," warned President Franklin D. Roosevelt in his 1944 State of the Union address, "and we were to return to the so-called normalcy of the 1920s, then it is certain that even though we shall have conquered our enemies on the battlefields abroad, we shall have yielded to the spirit of fascism here at home." The "normalcy" of the 1920s that Roosevelt referred to was a time of peace and prosperity. The decade began with Republican President Warren Harding commuting the sentences of political prisoners jailed by the Wilson administration, including the socialist leader Eugene...
  • The Predictable Liberal Assault on Ben Carson

    04/15/2013 5:38:17 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 19 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 15, 2013 | Star Parker
    Dr. Ben Carson stepped into the national spotlight recently when, as speaker at the National Prayer Breakfast, to an audience that included President Obama, he was openly critical of the President’s approach to health care and his overall management of the nation’s economy. Carson, who is director of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital, is a hero to many. His life story, rising from a Detroit ghetto to a life of accomplishment and distinction, is a story of American ideals on steroids. Those ideals say that America is about merit not circumstance. Your life, your achievements are the result of...
  • IG Report Confirms PJ Media: Obama DOJ’s Leftist Election Lawyer Hiring Blitz

    03/14/2013 12:58:38 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 3 replies
    PJ Median ^ | March 14, 2013 | J. Christian Adams
    (Also see: Inspector General Report on Racialist Dysfunction inside DOJ .) It took a few years, but the report issued this week by the DOJ inspector general confirms reporting ( here) by PJ Media: the powerful DOJ Voting Section ran an ideologically charged attorney recruitment and hiring effort that deliberately sought left-leaning lawyers. Sources familiar with the thinking of Civil Rights Assistant Attorney General Tom Perez report that he and others in the department believe the damning inspector general report actually vindicates the attorney hiring decisions over the last few years in the Civil Rights Division. In essence, Perez...
  • Response to the Schlicter Piece (Barf Alert)

    03/05/2013 6:09:25 PM PST · by Kaslin · 2 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 5, 2013 | Jack Kerwick
    My interest was piqued recently when I encountered at Townhall.com the title of Kurt Schlicter’s article: “Let’s Help Academia Destroy Itself.” The author, a self-described conservative, levels a visceral assault against the university. Schlicter offers an essentially two prong attack against academia. The first we can call “the tick argument.” Academia, he says, is like “a liberal tick” in that it divests society of its “blood” while producing nothing in return. The second argument centers on the politicization of higher education. Schlicter calls academia “the College-Progressive Complex,” for it is “a reservoir of leftism” that American taxpayers are forced to...
  • Fundamentalist? Fine by Me

    03/04/2013 1:21:28 AM PST · by Kaslin · 22 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 4, 2013 | Mike Adams
    Author's Note: The following is part two in a column series. Part one, Brown Shirts at ECU, can be found by clicking on my column archive. Hi Mike. Please allow me to introduce myself. My name is also Mike, although that may be about the extent of our commonalities. But that is okay. Our strength in in our diversity! Indeed, I am writing to offer a diverse perspective on an email you sent to numerous subordinates using your East Carolina University email address. It follows in its entirety: “Hi All: The LGBT Resource Office is hosting the program stated...
  • Let’s Help Academia Destroy Itself

    03/04/2013 1:02:10 AM PST · by Kaslin · 38 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 4, 2013 | Kurt Schlichter
    Conservatives should welcome the decline of academia as we know it. I, for one, will celebrate its death by engaging in the same activity that characterized my four years at what some call its pinnacle– drinking a lot of Coors Light. There is still nostalgia among conservatives, especially older ones who have forgotten what college is really like, for the idea of higher education as a rigorous venue for intellectual growth, an environment of exciting and vibrant ideas shared by wise, caring educators dedicated to the pursuit of truth. Today, it is nothing of the sort. For the vast majority...
  • White House Still Throwing Fastballs at Insubordinate Journalists

    03/01/2013 5:47:36 AM PST · by Kaslin · 27 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 1, 2013 | David Limbaugh
    It's most gratifying that people are beginning to wake up to the bullying tactics of the White House toward those in the press who occasionally stray from the government-owned media model, but this has been going on for a while. Veteran reporter Bob Woodward has said in interviews with Politico and CNN that a White House official warned him he would "regret" publishing a story reporting that the sequestration was President Obama's idea. "(The White House aide) yelled at me for about a half-hour," said Woodward. The aide later apologized to Woodward in an email and claimed he was...
  • Liberal Media: Obama's Front Line

    02/15/2013 4:38:45 AM PST · by Kaslin · 24 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 15, 2013 | David Limbaugh
    It seems the liberal media are more concerned about Sen. Marco Rubio's midspeech sip of water than about President Obama's State of the Union commitment to double down on his disastrous policies. What will it take for once-reasonable people to become alarmed at the state of this nation's fiscal condition, its stagnant economy and its egregious unemployment? Is there no number of irresponsible liberal policies from an extremist liberal president that will exceed their willingness to tolerate? Do liberal media -- and rank-and-file Democrats, for that matter -- believe that this recklessness can go on forever? Knowing President Obama's capacity...
  • Israeli troops detain AP photographer

    02/10/2013 10:27:32 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 10 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Feb 10, 2013 4:10 PM EST | Josef Federman
    Israeli troops detained an Associated Press photographer during West Bank unrest over the weekend, handcuffing him and forcing him to sit on the ground without food or water or access to a bathroom for roughly five hours, according to eyewitness accounts. The photographer, Nasser Shiyoukhi, was released without charge after Saturday's incident. Footage of the incident shows Shiyoukhi, 46, snapping pictures a short distance from Israeli security forces who were scuffling with a protester in the town of Yatta. Protesters had erected a small tent camp on what they say is Palestinian land occupied by Israelis. …
  • Doctored Videotapes are Peanuts

    02/01/2013 7:28:54 AM PST · by Kaslin · 24 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 1, 2013 | David Limbaugh
    Many have rightly condemned MSNBC's serpentine editing of a video to make it appear that certain gun rights activists heckled the father of a 6-year-old victim of the Sandy Hook shooting massacre, but let's not pretend this was a one-off event. The liberal media long ago forfeited their respected role as watchdog over the government and have voluntary descended to the status of a public relations arm of the Democratic Party and various liberal causes. It doesn't do it justice to call them cheerleaders, for they are active participants, every bit as much involved in bringing about the events...
  • Media Bias Exposed: MSNBC Doctors Video to Push Left-Wing Agenda

    01/29/2013 9:15:52 PM PST · by Kaslin · 23 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 29, 2013 | Daniel Doherty
    The elite media and scores of journalists on the left are outraged today because a group of pro-gun rights activists allegedly “heckled” Neil Heslin, the father of six-year-old Jesse Lewis -- one of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre -- during a Connecticut hearing on gun violence on Tuesday. Here’s the MSNBC clip making the rounds on Twitter: But wait. As Twitchy points out, the original video has obviously been altered and tampered with (fast forward to the 15:05 mark):VideoIt’s abundantly clear that someone at MSNBC doctored the original video in order to (a) push their radical,...
  • The Costas Anti-Gun Lecture Series

    12/05/2012 7:22:28 AM PST · by Kaslin · 25 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 6, 2012 | Brent Bozell
    We know the news flash: On Saturday morning, Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher shot and killed his girlfriend, then drove to Arrowhead Stadium and shot himself in the head in the parking lot in front of his coaches. To liberals like NBC sportscaster Bob Costas, this was not just a crisis. It was also an opportunity. During the halftime of the Dec. 2 Sunday night game between Dallas and Philadelphia, Costas unfurled a wholly unexpected and condescending lecture about how gun owners who harm America with their "gun culture" never learn. He began by saying he didn't want to...
  • (Vanity) Twenty-Five Things I'd Most Like To Say To A Student In A Liberal University

    11/15/2012 5:02:54 PM PST · by danielmryan · 15 replies
    My ruminating | November 15, 2012 | D.M. Ryan
    "When you hear a group of people described as 'bigoted,' 'prejudiced', 'haters' or something similar, you would be wise to ask a test question. Raise your hand and ask, 'Bigotry has been generally frowned upon for decades. Clearly, bigotry is not in anyone's self-interest. So why would these people be bigoted if it's clearly against their interest?' Consider the response you get. Is it a plain or cleverly-constructed dismissal out of hand? Even if laced with pity? But what you should watch out for is verbal hostility. If you hear hostile words, even if expressed engagingly, avoid that person....
  • A public law school faces trial over liberal bias

    10/13/2012 2:28:56 PM PDT · by Justaham · 4 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 10/13/12 | RYAN J. FOLEY
    Praised by colleagues as smart, friendly and passionate about the law, Teresa Wagner was a leading candidate when two jobs came open to teach writing at the University of Iowa law school. An alumnus, she was already working part-time at its writing center and received positive reviews from students and a key committee. But after she interviewed with the faculty in 2007, one job went to someone without teaching experience and the other wasn't filled. She was passed over for other jobs in the coming years. She now says she was blackballed because of her legal work against abortion rights...