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  • NBC Launches Week of Programming to 'Help' Obamacare Succeed

    09/27/2013 9:50:06 AM PDT · by Maelstorm · 50 replies
    http://www.weeklystandard.com ^ | 12:22 PM, Sep 27, 2013 | DANIEL HALPER
    NBC announced today that it would be launching a week of programming to help Obamacare get off its feet, according to a press release sent out by the network. The law has been widely opposed by all Republicans and supported by most Democrats, including President Obama. The headline of the press release reads: NBC News Launches “Ready or Not, the New Healthcare Law,” a Multi-Screen Experience to Help Americans Get the Most Out of the Affordable Care Act Dr. Nancy Snyderman Answers Most Pressing Questions Across Social and Via New Video Series #AskDrNancy Interactive Tools and Resources Help Audience Navigate...
  • CNN Analyst: Many Companies Using Obamacare as 'Excuse' to Cut Employee Health Insurance

    08/22/2013 2:00:46 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 17 replies
    CNN Analyst: Many Companies Using Obamacare as 'Excuse' to Cut Employee Health Insurance By Matt Hadro Created 08/22/2013 - 4:35pm CNN's global economic analyst says many companies are just using Obamacare as an "excuse" to make employee health insurance cuts they already planned to make. "[H]health care inflation is between seven and ten percent a year. And that's with or without Obamacare. So I do think that you're going to see a lot of companies using Obamacare and the ACA as an excuse to make changes in their plan that they might have been planning to make already," said Rana...
  • Cenk Uygur: If Bomber Is A "Right-Wing White Guy" He Will Be Excused (video)

    04/16/2013 3:49:20 AM PDT · by i88schwartz · 49 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | April 16, 2013 | RealClearPolitics
    On the Monday broadcast of Current TV's "The War Room" network host Cenk Uygur observed Americans would not be as outraged if the Boston bomber turns out to be a "right-wing white guy" instead of a Muslim terrorist. "Now, if it's a right-wing white guy, those same exact people will turn around and say, 'Well, look, let's not over blow this. I mean it's just one crazy guy, he doesn't affect anything else. It has no other implications, let's just all calm down," Uygur said. Michael Shure, the host of "The War Room," said Cenk could be totally wrong about...
  • Here we go – CNN Wolf Blitzer blames anti-tax group or tea party for Boston Marathon explosion

    04/15/2013 1:22:35 PM PDT · by Nachum · 75 replies
    fireandreamitchell.com ^ | 4/15/13 | staff
    <p>Come on. Can’t even the media hacks stop the political BS for just a few hours while we pray for the people and victims of the bombings in Boston at the Marathon? Already, CNN leftist hack Wolf Blitzer is blaming ‘anti-tax’ groups or in other words the Tea Party for the explosions at the Boston Marathon. I’ll post video as soon as it comes out. Go F*ck Yourself Wolf Blitzer and CNN. Seriously!</p>
  • Growing threat of extreme right-wing violence [The Big Lie has begun]

    04/04/2013 1:33:27 PM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 108 replies
    CNN ^ | April 4, 2013 | Peter Bergen
    (CNN) -- On the evening of March 19, Tom Clements, the director of Colorado's prison system, was shot and killed when he answered the door of his home near Colorado Springs. The slaying sparked a police chase that ended a few days later in Texas, with authorities finally killing the suspect, 28-year-old Evan Ebel, in a shootout. It was soon discovered that Ebel had been part of a violent white supremacist gang during the eight years he spent in Colorado prisons. Clements was the latest victim of increasingly active violent right-wing extremists. While American politicians and the U.S. public continue...
  • WATCH: Media caught falsely claiming gun activists heckled father who lost son in Newtown

    01/30/2013 8:40:39 AM PST · by marktwain · 38 replies
    politics.kfyi.com ^ | 29 January, 2013 | NA
    This morning, many in the media went all in with a sanctimonious attack against gun-rights supporters who they accused of heckling Neil Heslin, the parent of a 6-year old boy murdered in the Sandy Hook massacre. The only problem is that it was all a lie. Mr. Heslin was not heckled. If you look at the full, unedited tape (which was first obtained by Twitchy), you'll see that after 15 minutes of the audience remaining respectfully silent as Mr. Heslin spoke out against assault weapons, he then turns to ask the audience a direct question: I ask if there’s anybody...
  • Video: NRA's 'Stand and Fight,' targets Malia and Sasha Obama (Uh, no it doesn't)

    01/17/2013 12:00:10 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 60 replies
    Digital Journal ^ | January 16, 2013 | JohnThomas Didymus
    The NRA released on Tuesday an ad that accuses Obama of being an "elitist hypocrite," because he provides armed protection for his children but insists that the nation's schools remain "gun-free zones." The video is part of the NRA's offensive dubbed "Stand and fight," in response to its anticipation of Obama's announcement of stricter gun control measures. According to Boston.com, the 35-second video posted to YouTube by user HotWeirdNews, also appeared on the NRA's website on Tuesday. However, the video was removed from the NRA's website by Wednesday morning. The ad begins with a shot of a school, the American...
  • Now They Tell Us - The economy never really got better

    12/08/2012 7:11:34 AM PST · by Lakeshark · 78 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 12/8/2012 | Tom Blumer
    Now that Barack Obama is safely ensconced in the White House for another four years, several items which should have been noticed or revealed before Election Day have come to the fore. Collectively, they tell us two things: that the pre-election economy was worse than voters were led to believe, and that the prospects for meaningful improvement under the current regime are bleak at best. Additionally, in at least one instance, economic activity itself was likely manipulated.*snip*The probable gamesmanship occurred at Government/General Motors, which is still effectively under Obama administration control, still on track to saddle U.S. taxpayers with a...
  • The silent majority vs the liberal media

    09/24/2012 8:49:20 AM PDT · by Chuckmorse · 4 replies
    Chuck Morse Speaks ^ | September 23, 2012 | Chuck Morse
    The election of 1972 was a contest between the liberal media and the silent majority. President Nixon won a landslide victory for re-election that year carrying every state in the union except Massachusetts by running against the elite liberal media which, in turn, did everything short of illegal activities to defeat him.The media exacted its revenge in 1973 with the Watergate witch-hunt which essentially overturned the election. The election of 1980 saw much the same dynamic with Ronald Reagan defeating the incumbent liberal President Jimmy Carter and his media lackeys. Vice President George Bush did it again in 1988 when...
  • News Versus Propaganda (Thomas Sowell)

    07/23/2012 10:58:57 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 16 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | July 24, 2012 | Thomas Sowell
    Since so many in the media cannot resist turning every tragedy into a political talking point, it was perhaps inevitable that (1) someone would try to link the shooting rampage at the Batman movie in Colorado to the Tea Party, and that (2) some would try to make it a reason to impose more gun control laws. Too many people in the media cannot seem to tell the difference between reporting the news and creating propaganda. NBC News apparently could not resist doctoring the transcript of the conversation between George Zimmerman and the police after the Trayvon Martin shooting. Now...
  • The NRA’s Nightmare Claims Over Eric Holder Don’t Hold Up(Barf alert)

    06/27/2012 5:12:16 AM PDT · by marktwain · 13 replies
    tpmmuckraker ^ | 27 June, 2012 | Ryan J. Reilly
    On paper, Thursday’s vote on a resolution finding Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress is about a subset of internal Justice Department documents and whether such executive branch communications are subject to legislative oversight. In reality, as Democrats argue, and even some Republicans will admit, the vote is about much more: Targeting a top administration official who has been a long time target of the GOP’s ire. Whether it is his initial decision to try Khalid Sheikh Muhammed in federal court in New York City, or to reopen an investigation into torture during the Bush administration, or DOJ’s...
  • The Truth About the Fast and Furious Scandal (Major MSM pushback)

    06/27/2012 10:31:42 AM PDT · by kristinn · 34 replies
    Fortune - CNN ^ | Wednesday, June 27, 2012 | Katherine Eban
    A Fortune investigation reveals that the ATF never intentionally allowed guns to fall into the hands of Mexican drug cartels. How the world came to believe just the opposite is a tale of rivalry, murder, and political bloodlust. In the annals of impossible assignments, Dave Voth's ranked high. In 2009 the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives promoted Voth to lead Phoenix Group VII, one of seven new ATF groups along the Southwest border tasked with stopping guns from being trafficked into Mexico's vicious drug war. Some call it the "parade of ants"; others the "river of iron."...
  • Trayvon's killer said to make self-incriminating statements

    05/24/2012 5:14:57 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 108 replies
    CNBC / Reuters ^ | May 24, 2012 | Tom Brown and Philip Barbara
    Neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman made statements to police that help establish his guilt in the second-degree murder case against him for killing unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin, prosecutors said in a court filing on Thursday. The claim came in a motion by prosecutors to keep some of Zimmerman's statements under seal pending his trial in a case that triggered civil rights protests across the United States, while sparking widespread debate over guns, self-defense laws and U.S. race relations. "Defendant (Zimmerman) has provided law enforcement with numerous statements, some of which are contradictory, and are inconsistent with the physical evidence...
  • Does The ‘NBC Editor’ Really Exist? (NBC caught in another lie about the "fired producer"?)

    04/09/2012 8:09:08 AM PDT · by Qbert · 30 replies
    The Other McCain ^ | April 7, 2012 | Smitty
    Daily- and Instapudit are on about Breitbart’s post concerning the fired NBC editor. Back at Breitbart: The questions are only just beginning on Editgate. The release of the news of the firing just before the holiday weekend smacks of a cover-up; more than that, we know that the edit itself was not restricted to the Today show. Brian Williams and the brass at NBC News must provide answers. They are responsible for editorial output, not an unnamed producer. And they must be held responsible for an irresponsible and dangerous edit apparently deliberately designed to twist the Trayvon Martin/George Zimmerman story...
  • Which NBC producer defamed George Zimmerman?

    04/07/2012 5:57:07 AM PDT · by tobyhill · 82 replies
    the daily caller ^ | 4/6/2012 | jim treacher
    We’re a little bit closer to knowing. Reuters: An internal NBC News probe has determined a “seasoned” producer was to blame for a misleading clip of a 911 call that the network broadcast during its coverage of the Trayvon Martin shooting, according to two sources at the network. NBC News brass interviewed more than half a dozen staffers during its investigation of the misleadingly edited 911 call placed by George Zimmerman just before he shot the unarmed Florida teenager, said the sources, one of whom is an executive at the network. The clip aired on the network’s flagship “Today” morning...
  • "Seasoned” NBC News producer fired, still anonymous

    04/07/2012 11:33:59 AM PDT · by Qbert · 38 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 4/7/2012 | Jim Treacher
    The New York Times, which hasn’t been reporting on NBC News editing George Zimmerman’s 911 call to make him sound like a racist, is finally doing so. Brian Stelter writes: NBC News has fired a producer who was involved in the production of a misleading segment about the Trayvon Martin case in Florida. The person was fired on Thursday, according to two people with direct knowledge of the disciplinary action who declined to be identified discussing internal company matters. They also declined to name the fired producer. A spokeswoman for NBC News declined to comment. The action came in the...
  • NBC launches internal probe over edited 911 call in Trayvon Martin shooting

    04/03/2012 3:34:46 AM PDT · by tobyhill · 28 replies
    Fox News ^ | 4/2/2012 | ap
    NBC has launched an internal probe after running an edited version of the 911 call from George Zimmerman -- the man who shot and killed Trayvon Martin -- that made Zimmerman sound racist. "We have launched an internal investigation into the editorial process surrounding this particular story," the network said in a statement to the Washington Post on Monday. NBC's "Today" show ran the edited audio of George Zimmerman's phone call to a police dispatcher in which Zimmerman says: "'This guy looks like he's up to no good … he looks black."
  • FACT CHECK: More US drilling didn't drop gas price

    03/21/2012 2:29:23 PM PDT · by Dacula · 92 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | 3:06 p.m. Wednesday, March 21, 2012 | SETH BORENSTEIN
    <p>WASHINGTON — It's the political cure-all for high gas prices: Drill here, drill now. But more U.S. drilling has not changed how deeply the gas pump drills into your wallet, math and history show.</p> <p>A statistical analysis of 36 years of monthly, inflation-adjusted gasoline prices and U.S. domestic oil production by The Associated Press shows no statistical correlation between how much oil comes out of U.S. wells and the price at the pump.</p>
  • Rising gas prices aren't as bad as you think (Morning Propaganda)

    03/21/2012 7:09:30 AM PDT · by nhwingut · 32 replies · 1+ views
    CNN Money ^ | 03/21/2012 | Steve Hargreaves
    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Gas prices are once again dominating the national debate. But despite rhetoric, high gas prices aren't hurting as much as they used to.
  • Election, economy spark explosive growth of militias

    03/08/2012 7:49:01 AM PST · by do the dhue · 47 replies
    msnbc ^ | 3/8/12 | By Stephanie Schendel, Murrow News Service
    The election of President Barack Obama in 2008 triggered an explosion in the number of militias and so-called patriot groups in the United States, the Southern Poverty Law Center reported in its annual tally of such anti-government organizations. There were 149 militias and patriot groups when Obama took office, compared to more than 1,200 today — an increase of 755 percent, the nonprofit civil rights organization reported. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- "The increase has just been astounding," said Mark Potok, editor-in-chief of the SPLC report. "The reality is that many of these groups are becoming more and more fearful that Barack Obama will...
  • Obama Poised To Win 2012 Election With 303 Electoral Votes: The Signal Forecast

    02/16/2012 5:38:08 PM PST · by blam · 52 replies · 1+ views
    Yahoo- The Signal ^ | 2-16-2012 | David Rothschild & Chris Wilson
    Obama Poised To Win 2012 Election With 303 Electoral Votes: The Signal Forecast By David Rothschild & Chris Wilson The SignalFeburary 16, 2012 With fewer than nine months to go before Election Day, The Signal predicts that Barack Obama will win the presidential contest with 303 electoral votes to the Republican nominee's 235. How do we know? We don't, of course. Campaigns and candidates evolve, and elections are dynamic events with more variables than can reasonably be distilled in an equation. But the data--based on a prediction engine created by Yahoo! scientists--suggest a second term is likely for the current...
  • Jobless rate drops to lowest in almost 3 years

    02/03/2012 6:04:18 AM PST · by John W · 179 replies
    msnbc.com ^ | February 3, 2012 | msnbc.com news services
    The U.S. economy produced another solid month of job gains in January, offering a hopeful sign for hiring in the year ahead. Employers added a net 243,000 jobs last month, the Labor Department reported Friday. That’s higher than December, when employers added a net 200,000 jobs, and it marked the seventh straight month in which at least 100,000 jobs were created. That hasn't happened since 2005. The nation’s unemployment rate fell to 8.3 percent in January from 8.5 percent in the prior month. The unemployment rate has fallen for the past five months and is now at its lowest level...
  • Gingrich 'Tired of the Elite Media Protecting Barack Obama by Attacking Republicans'

    01/20/2012 7:08:12 AM PST · by JSDude1 · 48 replies
    CNSNEWS.com ^ | January 20, 2012 | By Susan Jones
    The first question at Thursday night's debate in South Carolina went to Newt Gingrich, giving him an opportunity to denounce a "vicious" news media that is "protecting Barack Obama by attacking Republicans."
  • Dems Rejected Obama's Jobs Bill, but AP Blames the GOP Nonetheless

    10/11/2011 1:08:04 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies · 1+ views
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | October 11, 2011 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: From the Associated Press: "President Barack Obama’s jobs bill, facing a critical test in the Senate, appears likely to die at the hands of Republicans." It was never meant to live, you people at the AP. But, see, this is exactly -- I hate being right sometimes -- this is exactly what I told you the purpose of that whole jobs bill was. It is the Democrats who can't pass this bill. It's the Democrats who don't have the votes. It was Mitch McConnell's idea to push for a quick vote on this. He wanted to illustrate...
  • Rorschach Exegesis: the Bible as Gay Manifesto (response to Newsweek's cover story)

    12/10/2008 10:36:20 AM PST · by NYer · 22 replies · 1,062+ views
    Off The Record ^ | December 10, 2008 | Diogenes
    The current Newsweek has an article by Lisa Miller pretending to take seriously the idea that the Bible looks favorably upon homosexual love and is properly used in support rather than rejection of same-sex marriage.  Here's the final paragraph. My friend the priest James Martin says his favorite Scripture relating to the question of homosexuality is Psalm 139, a song that praises the beauty and imperfection in all of us and that glorifies God’s knowledge of our most secret selves: “I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made.” And then he adds that in his heart he believes that...
  • Pravda Syndrome: MSM Can’t Stop Lying About ‘Gunwalker’

    07/15/2011 11:29:53 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 25 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | July 15, 2011 | Bob Owens
    No shame: The body count may be in the hundreds, and they still scratch the president's back.“Smoking gun” emails and other recent revelations about “Operation Fast and Furious” — and other gunrunning operations by agencies of President Obama’s executive branch — have backed the mainstream media into a corner: they have been responding with silence or with outright deception. One need look no further than CNN, where syndicated columnist (and PJMedia contributor) Ruben Navarrette Jr. delivered a whopper of a lie Thursday, claiming that the administration’s attempt to create rifle reporting requirements actually affects machine guns. He claimed: The Bureau...
  • MAINSTREAM MEDIA CONTINUES TO LIE ON “GUNWALKER” SCANDAL

    07/15/2011 5:23:36 AM PDT · by marktwain · 18 replies
    ruthfullyyours.com ^ | 15 July, 2011 | Ruth King
    “Smoking gun” emails and other recent revelations about “Operation Fast and Furious” — and other gunrunning operations by agencies of President Obama’s executive branch — have backed the mainstream media into a corner: they have been responding with silence or with outright deception. One need look no further than CNN, where syndicated columnist (and PJMedia contributor) Ruben Navarrette Jr. delivered a whopper of a lie Thursday [1], claiming that the administration’s attempt to create rifle reporting requirements actually affects machine guns. He claimed: "The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has decided to try to clean up Dodge City...
  • Latest attack on Issa reeks of desperation to deflect 'Gunwalker' culpability

    06/24/2011 1:30:17 PM PDT · by marktwain · 13 replies
    St. Louis Gun Rights Examiner ^ | 23 June, 2011 | Kurt Hofmann
    The Washington Post is now claiming (as told by conveniently anonymous sources) that Congressman Darrell Issa (R-CA, and Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee) was briefed on "Operation Fast and Furious" last year, and did not object: A chief Republican critic of a controversial U.S. anti-gun-trafficking operation was briefed on ATF’s “Fast and Furious” program last year and did not express any opposition, sources familiar with the classified briefing said Tuesday. Rep. Darrell Issa (Calif.), who has repeatedly called for top Justice Department officials to be held accountable for the now-defunct operation, was given highly specific information...
  • Their Temper Tantrum (NY Times rant and barf alert)

    06/24/2011 9:01:30 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 21 replies
    New York Times ^ | June 23, 2011
    Congressional Republicans, who played a major role in piling up the government’s unsustainable debt in the first place, have thrown a tantrum and walked out of the debt limit talks. This bit of grandstanding has brought the nation closer to the financial crisis that Republicans have been threatening for weeks. But, at least now, their real goals are in sharp focus. [Snip] It has been obvious all along that cutting government services alone is not a solution to either the budget deficit or the mounting national debt. The Democrats, at least, acknowledged that reality at the bargaining table by saying...
  • CNN Quotes Rush: "Thank God for Obama"

    05/02/2011 3:02:29 PM PDT · by NELSON111 · 23 replies
    CNN | 2 May 2011 | Nelson111
    Today CNN quoted Rush Limbaugh, who said "Thank God for President Obama." What CNN did not make clear, however, was Rush was being HIGHLY sarcastic during his monologue and was thanking him for saying one thing and doing another. This is, of course, a fine example of what we are fighting in terms of MSM bias. CNN basically lied to their entire viewing public without actually lying. The implication is that Rush was thankful for Obama and what he did in terms of bringing Osama to justice...which anyone who actually heard the monologue can tell you is not true.
  • “Newsweek” Attempts to Rebrand Gun Control Scheme as “Gun Safety” Cause: Tina Brown Gets Cute,

    03/16/2011 6:05:28 AM PDT · by marktwain · 18 replies
    defensereview.com ^ | 15 March, 2010 | David Crane
    Tina Brown, the newly-minted British ex-patriot Newsweek editor-in-chief, certainly isn’t waisting any time promoting her agenda. By now it’s pretty old news that the anti-gun/anti-Second Amendment crowd (i.e. the political left) has been trying to use the Tucson active shooter situation to get new gun control laws passed, like a high-capacity magazine (not “clip”) ban and a new federal assault weapons ban (AWB). It’s par for the course, really, and to be expected. However, Newsweek just did something sneaky. In a call-to-arms (excuse the pun)-style pro-gun-control opinion piece, two of its writers, Andrew Romano and Pat Wingert, attempted to rebrand...
  • Palin aide says Politico article about Palin abandoning "don't retreat, reload" line is false.

    01/30/2011 5:34:45 PM PST · by Bigtigermike · 36 replies
    http://twitter.com/ramansour ^ | Sunday January 30, 2011
    Rebecca A. Mansour, an aide to former Alaska Governor and VP candidate Sarah Palin tweeted that an article by Politico which stated that Palin last night to the Safari Club in Reno Nevada dropped the "reload" phrase from her routine "don't retreat, reload" line — is inaccurate. For the record, this story is inaccurate http://j.mp/h5g5xG Yesterday in Reno Gov. Palin did say her trademark line "Don't retreat, reload."The Politico article written by Andy Barr seemed to have gotten the story about the allege line being drop from Reno Gazette-Journal's David Jacobs who put his ear to a closed door of...
  • AP Says Dem Early Voters Big Turnout in MD, But MD Early Voting Hasn't Started

    10/21/2010 12:16:05 PM PDT · by Mobile Vulgus · 38 replies
    Publius Forum ^ | 10/21/10 | Warner Todd Huston
    Here is an interesting question that I have for the Associated Press. The AP has a story from October 21 that features the news that Democrats in Maryland are turning out in bigger numbers for early voting than Republicans. But according to the Maryland State Board of Elections, early voting in the Old Line State isn't supposed to start until October 22. Of the early voting stats in its Oct. 21 report AP says (my bold): While it's impossible to tell for whom people are voting, so far more Democrats than Republicans are casting ballots in Iowa, Maryland, North Carolina,...
  • Media creating false controversy about the Tea Party Convention. (astroturfing!)

    01/26/2010 8:24:56 PM PST · by Bigtigermike · 14 replies · 908+ views
    http://washingtontimes.com/news/2010/jan/27/inside-the-beltway-86728839/ ^ | Wednesday January 27, 2010 | Inside the Beltway
    There's a media pile-on afoot. Led primarily by the New York Times, a variety of news organizations are attacking the National Tea Party Convention, scheduled to begin Feb. 4 in Nashville, Tenn., with Sarah Palin as the keynote speaker. The Times claims the event is a "profiteering" enterprise, suggesting that the convention violates the grass-roots nature of the "tea party" movement. "Fractiousness," territorial disputes and suspicions have cast a shadow over the effort, the paper says. Yet the event is sold out. There's a waiting list, even among those seeking entrance to Mrs. Palin's speech alone. Eight sponsors include Judicial...
  • Obama's honeymoon with media is history

    01/26/2010 11:02:20 AM PST · by jazusamo · 41 replies · 2,314+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | January 26, 2010 | Jennifer Harper
    He has an official pre-presidential logo and a dramatic custom-built dais — with columns — even before he arrived at the White House. President Obama drew instant love from the press, who were captivated by the image before them. Mr. Obama garnered more coverage — and more positive coverage — than former Presidents George W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Ronald Reagan during their comparable times in office, according to a study released Monday by the Center for Media and Public Affairs (CMPA). Much of the Obama coverage was breathlessly positive, even melodramatic. But then something happened. "The press stopped covering...
  • Media Lies About Limbaugh on Haiti: Rush Did Not Discourage Donations For Earthquake Relief

    01/14/2010 10:43:44 AM PST · by kristinn · 50 replies · 5,582+ views
    Kristinn
    Led by the Democratic party front group Media Matters which issued a posting headlined "We've already donated to Haiti, it's called the U.S. income tax", the media is smearing Rush Limbaugh with a despicable lie accusing Rush of telling his listeners to not donate to Haiti earthquake relief efforts.Rush was warning listeners of being taken in by the Obama administration by going to WhiteHouse.gov, as Obama instructed, to make donations to Haiti earthquake relief. He was concerned the donations made there would go to the Obama administration. It was that concern that prompted his remark that has been taken out...
  • Reporter takes stumble chasing Mass. candidate [Boston Globe Spins to Protect Coakley]

    01/13/2010 8:50:35 AM PST · by freespirited · 65 replies · 2,844+ views
    Boston Globe ^ | 01/13/10
    A reporter trying to question Massachusetts Senate candidate Martha Coakley was involved in a scuffle with one of her aides. John McCormack of the Weekly Standard fell Tuesday night as he tried to speak with the Democrat while simultaneously videotaping her and trying to pass a metal grate on a Washington sidewalk. Photos and video of the incident show Coakley aide Michael Meehan trying to help McCormack up. A scuffle broke out as Meehan tried to block McCormack and determine if he was an operative of a rival campaign. Coakley is seen ignoring McCormack. The trip prompted criticism, since Coakley...
  • MSNBC's Chuck Todd Says Obama Buckled Under Chicago Pressure to Lobby for 2016 Olympics - Video

    10/02/2009 10:15:15 AM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 21 replies · 876+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | October 2, 2009 | BrianinMO
    Here is video of MSNBC's Chuck Todd saying President Obama went "against his instincts" in going to Copenhagen to lobby for Chicago to get the 2016 Olympics. Todd said the White House's instincts were to "not buckle under the pressure" from Chicago friends to get personally involved in lobbying for Chicago to get the Olympics. . . . (VIDEO)
  • French TV claims photos from 2005 showed damage from Israel's Gaza operation

    01/06/2009 3:00:59 PM PST · by SmithL · 7 replies · 674+ views
    Haaretz ^ | 1/6/9 | Haaretz Service
    French public television network France 2 on Tuesday revealed they had aired photographs that allegedly showed destruction caused by the Israel Air Force during Operation Cast Lead, which were in fact taken during a different incident in 2005, one in which Gaza civilians were killed by an explosion caused by militants in the Strip.
  • AP Attacks Gov. Palin EVEN in Birth Announcement of Grandson

    12/31/2008 6:52:20 AM PST · by Mobile Vulgus · 27 replies · 1,072+ views
    Publius' Forum ^ | 12/31/08 | Warner Todd Huston
    The Associated Press is classy, indeed. They can't even keep sniping at Sarah Palin out of a story announcing the blessed birth of her grandson. Ah, but wait, it gets even more annoying because not only did the AP snipe at Palin in its first birth announcement story, once called on it the AP went back twice to rearrange the piece rewriting history to make it seem as if they never sniped at her in the first place. Initially, the AP attacked Palin in its very first paragraph saying that daughter Bristol's pregnancy was the thing that caused Palin's candidacy...
  • Megan Kelly dimsantling US Weekly Editor

    09/03/2008 2:56:51 PM PDT · by tpanther · 139 replies · 5,148+ views
    AMAZING!
  • Reuters gets that sinking feeling

    08/10/2007 9:29:05 AM PDT · by Izzy Dunne · 79 replies · 2,901+ views
    The Guardian (UK) ^ | Friday August 10, 2007 | Leigh Holmwood
    News agency Reuters has been forced to admit that footage it released last week purportedly showing Russian submersibles on the seabed of the North Pole actually came from the movie Titanic. The images were reproduced around the world - including by the Guardian and Guardian Unlimited - alongside the story of Russia planting its flag below the North Pole on Thursday last week. Titanic error: Reuters issued this film still with a story about the Russian flag being planted beneath the North Pole. Photograph: Reuters
  • A STATEMENT ON SCOTT THOMAS (TNR Editors Respond)

    08/07/2007 11:29:17 AM PDT · by SeafoodGumbo · 31 replies · 1,760+ views
    The New Republic ^ | 8-07-07 | TNR Editors
    We've talked to military personnel directly involved in the events that Scott Thomas Beauchamp described, and they corroborated his account as detailed in our statement. When we called Army spokesman Major Steven F. Lamb and asked about an anonymously sourced allegation that Beauchamp had recanted his articles in a sworn statement, he told us, "I have no knowledge of that." He added, "If someone is speaking anonymously [to The Weekly Standard], they are on their own." When we pressed Lamb for details on the Army investigation, he told us, "We don't go into the details of how we conduct our...
  • Reuters withdraws all photos by Lebanese freelance

    08/07/2006 7:48:55 AM PDT · by PajamaTruthMafia · 170 replies · 4,902+ views
    Reuters ^ | 07 Aug 2006 | Reuters
    LONDON, Aug 7 (Reuters) - Reuters withdrew all 920 photographs by a freelance Lebanese photographer from its database on Monday after an urgent review of his work showed he had altered two images from the conflict between Israel and the armed group Hizbollah. Global Picture Editor Tom Szlukovenyi called the measure precautionary but said the fact that two of the images by photographer Adnan Hajj had been manipulated undermined trust in his entire body of work. "There is no graver breach of Reuters standards for our photographers than the deliberate manipulation of an image," Szlukovenyi said in a statement. "Reuters...
  • Breaking on Fox: Reuters admits 2nd photo doctored

    08/07/2006 6:57:45 AM PDT · by PajamaTruthMafia · 177 replies · 7,002+ views
    FoxNews | 08/07/06 | FoxNews
    Fox News just reported that Reuters admits second photo was doctored. Here's the image:
  • Shin Bet: Hamas funded last week's foiled attack at Karni

    04/30/2006 5:31:23 PM PDT · by Sabramerican · 8 replies · 381+ views
    JERUSALEM POST ^ | Apr. 30, 2006 | YAAKOV KATZ
    Shin Bet: Hamas funded last week's foiled attack at Karni YAAKOV KATZ and HERB KEINON, THE JERUSALEM POST Apr. 30, 2006 Senior Hamas leaders in the Gaza Strip, the Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) revealed on Sunday, funded and trained Palestinian terrorists who last week launched a thwarted terror strike on the Karni Crossing into the Gaza Strip. This was the first time since winning the Palestinian elections in January that Hamas was directly connected to anti-Israel terror activity. A cell consisting of operatives from the Popular Resistance Committee (PRC), the Shin Bet revealed, arrived at the Palestinian side of...
  • L.A. Times pulls columnist's blog over Web fake

    04/21/2006 6:32:11 PM PDT · by Liberty1970 · 30 replies · 966+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 4/21/06 | Dan Whitcomb
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Los Angeles Times has suspended the blog of a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist who posed as an Internet reader to defend his own column and attack his conservative foes. The Times apparently learned of Michael Hiltzik's multiple identities from another blogger, Patrick Frey, who was slammed by the columnist under a pseudonym. Frey, author of a blog called Patterico's Pontifications (www.patterico.com), traced the writer back to Hiltzik's computer. http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20060421/wr_nm/media_latimes_dc_3
  • Conservatives Turn on New 'Wash Post' Blogger, Urge Him to Step Down

    03/24/2006 10:01:52 AM PST · by summer · 31 replies · 1,465+ views
    editorandpublisher.com ^ | March 24, 2006 | E&P Staff
    NEW YORK A two-day effort by liberal bloggers to find, and publicize, numerous examples of plagiarism committed by new Washington Post blogger Ben Domenech culminated today in calls that he give up his new position--from some of his conservative supporters. One of them, most dramatically, is columnist and blogger Michelle Malkin. As an editor at Regnery, Domenech handled her most recent book. Conservatives had hailed Domenech's appointment to write the Red America blog. "I cheered for Ben, the editor of my last book at Regnery, when he announced his new position," Malkin wrote on her Web site today. "I criticized...
  • Republicans All Alone in Viewing the Economy as in Good Shape

    03/21/2006 6:35:44 AM PST · by pissant · 110 replies · 1,453+ views
    Gallup ^ | 3/21/06 | Frank Newport
    PRINCETON, NJ -- Americans continue to resist giving the nation's economy positive ratings, regardless of what so-called "hard" economic indicators may show. Only about a third of Americans rate the current economy as excellent or good and 6 out of 10 say the economy is getting worse, not better. In general, these ratings are slightly worse than earlier this year, although still not as negative as they were early last fall after Hurricane Katrina and the rapid run-up in the price of gasoline. Views of the economy remain highly partisan, with Republicans the most positive, Democrats most negative, and independents...
  • 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.