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  • Taboo Topics in Journalism Today - (says liberal media bias gave Kerry 5 to 20 million votes!)

    07/14/2005 8:58:55 AM PDT · by CHARLITE · 17 replies · 1,230+ views
    A.I.M.ORG ^ | JULY 14, 2005 | CLIFF KINCAID
    The old media, with their documented and demonstrable liberal bias, have lost much of their clout. But through the networks, the major papers, and the White House press corps, they continue to set the national agenda. And that means there are some things you just don't write about if you want to remain "in" with the liberal media. Newsweek senior writer Charles Gasparino, appearing on Tina Brown's now-defunct CNBC show, made the following admission. "We sow the seeds of our own demise. Journalists have been advocates of the liberal attitude for way too long, and now we're paying the price....
  • Reasons to pull the plug on public broadcasting

    07/13/2005 8:50:57 AM PDT · by Alexander Rubin · 7 replies · 309+ views
    Canada Free Press ^ | Wednesday, July 13, 2005 | Michael M. Bates
    Congress is once again debating the budget for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, which partially funds the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) and National Public Radio (NPR). Public broadcasting doesn’t require fine-tuning. Like most other remnants of the Great Society, it needs to be killed. Much of the discussion centers on the question of public broadcasting’s bias. That question was settled long ago. PBS’ and NPR’s programming has had an obvious leftist tilt since their inception. In 1969, PBS carried a documentary on the ongoing struggle in Vietnam. The program was produced in - surprise, surprise - Communist North Vietnam. A...
  • Kissinger advisor for Unocal and CNOCC

    07/13/2005 8:47:14 AM PDT · by Alexander Rubin · 2 replies · 272+ views
    Canada Free Press ^ | Wednesday, July 13, 2005 | Judi McLeod
    Toronto-- Tomorrow is D-Day for the Republic of China gaining a toehold in the American business world. Thursday is the day when the battle between Chevron corp. and CNOOC over Unocal Corp. is set to come to a head with the U.S. company’s board due to decide whether to back the Chinese group’s US$18.5-billion bid and withdraw support for Chevron’s US$16.6-billion cash-and-share offer, says the Financial Times. "The Unocal board’s decision is crucial to the outcome of CNOOC’s attempt to challenge Chevron–a move that has sparked a barrage of opposition from U.S. politicians." CNOOC’s offer will be the subject of...
  • 'Mainstream' judges

    07/01/2005 2:10:36 AM PDT · by neverdem · 5 replies · 490+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | June 30, 2005 | Thomas Sowell
    The Washington 'Mainstream' judgesBy Thomas SowellPublished June 30, 2005 Recent shocking Supreme Court decisions may at least wake up those people who have been saying glibly the Senate has spent too much time fighting over judicial nominees, instead of getting back to the "real" issues.     What is more real than the Supreme Court decision throwing homeowners on the mercy of local politicians, who may want to confiscate their homes and turn over the property to some hotel or shopping mall that will pay more taxes?     However outrageous it may be to make constitutional protections for property rights vanish...
  • Citizen Journalism Growing - (sites like Free Republic gaining in "power of persuasion" vs. MSM)

    06/28/2005 4:34:01 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 3 replies · 462+ views
    A.I.M.ORG ^ | JUNE 28, 2005 | SHERRIE GOSSETT
    Not surprisingly Glenn Reynolds of Instapundit gave a videoblogging demo, showing just how easy it is to add video reports to online content. In an interesting development, Glaser also reported that Cox announced he is working with the Poynter Institute to offer up online classes for journalists and bloggers explaining blogging basics. The classes will be part of Poynter's NewsU and may include information to help bloggers understand liability issues. On my own blog several months ago I pointed out the great potential for such synergy. Meanwhile newspapers continue to jump on the blogging bandwagon. Brian Gottstein, a former online...
  • Thomas Sowell: "Mainstream" Judges

    06/28/2005 10:33:26 AM PDT · by RWR8189 · 18 replies · 1,123+ views
    Creator's Syndicate ^ | June 28, 2005 | Thomas Sowell
    Recent shocking Supreme Court decisions may at least wake up those people who have been saying glibly that the Senate has been spending too much time fighting over judicial nominees, instead of getting back to the "real" issues. What is more real than the Supreme Court's decision throwing homeowners on the mercy of local politicians, who may want to confiscate their homes and turn the property over to some hotel or shopping mall that will pay more taxes? However outrageous it may be to make Constitutional protections for property rights vanish by verbal sleight-of-hand, that is unfortunately very much in...
  • FOX Poll: Congress 'Out of Touch'; Majority Supports Renewing Patriot Act

    06/17/2005 6:18:28 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 54 replies · 1,038+ views
    FOX NEWS.COM ^ | JUNE 16, 2005 | Dana Blanton
    Over half of voters think Congress (search) is out of touch with the country, and fewer than one-in-five believe Congress has passed legislation this year that would improve the quality of life for Americans. Clear majorities think the Patriot Act (search) is good for the country and support extending the legislation, which is set to expire at the end of the year. In addition, more than twice as many voters oppose closing the military prison at Guantanamo Bay as support closure. These are just some of the findings from the latest FOX News nationwide poll of voters. The poll shows...
  • Howard Dean: Mainstream Media Maniac - (oh my word, best sharp-shooting column yet!)

    06/09/2005 5:58:23 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 3 replies · 717+ views
    Howard Dean is doing such a bang-up job as Chairman of the Democratic Party that many are convinced he is an operative of Karl Rove. Not since the days of the Carter Administration has any single Democrat made Republicans look so impressive. But when he isn’t claiming that George W. Bush had beforehand knowledge of the 9/11 attacks, or attacking members of the military as brutal thugs, or stating that some 61 million moronic Bush voters “haven’t worked an honest day in their life,” Dean is trying to convince America that he and his liberal elitist friends represent Mainstream America....
  • Radical Iraqi Cleric Moves Into Mainstream

    06/04/2005 11:15:29 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 6 replies · 467+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 6/4/05 | Hamza Hendawi - AP
    BAGHDAD, Iraq - Arguably Iraq's most popular Shiite group, followers of radical cleric Muqtada al-Sadr have packed away their guns and now speak of "political resistance" rather than martyrdom in battle. Once dismissed as an upstart, the portly al-Sadr has been transformed into a respectable political figure, commanding the loyalty of key lawmakers and several Cabinet ministers. "We are growing stronger and our appeal is becoming wider," Ibrahim al-Jaberi, a senior official at al-Sadr's office in Sadr City, said Saturday. Sadr City is a sprawling Baghdad neighborhood that is home to some 2.5 million Shiites and the largest bastion of...
  • Journalism digs deeper into niche - (...or is it a "ditch?;" MSM in a credibility bind)

    05/29/2005 9:45:36 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 8 replies · 477+ views
    Did I say niche? Sorry, I meant ditch. On almost any issue, on almost any measure, study after study shows major differences in political and social leanings between mainstream journalists and the public. Similarly, repeated surveys demonstrate a far higher skepticism among the public of journalistic product than journalists have of themselves. Readership of newspapers and viewership of the three formerly leading networks continues to drop by major percentages, up to half or more from the 1960s. The most common response from leading news media figures is that the public is ignorant or misguided, and just doesn't understand the reality...
  • The meaning of ‘mainstream’ - (excellent! why isn't the GOP leadership SAYING THIS?!)

    05/27/2005 9:50:28 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 9 replies · 708+ views
    In the fight over filibustering judicial nominees, the Senate gave us something new: defining extremism leftward. Judges whose views Democrats have regarded as merely conservative are now seen as right-wing extremists — or, to use the phrase that keeps coming up in the current Senate debate, "out of the mainstream." But what does the phrase mean? From Democrats' public statements, it seems to mean the following: Judges who would uphold a state's ban on gay marriage are out of the mainstream; judges who would rule that parents should be notified before their underage daughter has an abortion are out of...
  • NYP: THE MEANING OF 'MAINSTREAM' (in the filibuster fight)

    05/26/2005 5:32:56 AM PDT · by OESY · 11 replies · 667+ views
    New York Post ^ | May 26, 2005 | MARK GOLDBLATT
    In the just-ended fight over filibustering judicial nominees, the Senate gave us something new: defining extremism leftward. Judges whose views Democrats would once have regarded as merely conservative are now seen as right-wing extremists — or, to use the phrase that keeps coming up in the current Senate debate, "out of the mainstream." But what does the phrase mean? From Democrats' recent public statements, it seems to mean the following: Judges who would uphold a state's ban on gay marriage are out of the mainstream; judges who would rule that parents should be notified before their underage daughter has an...
  • DFU SONG: P.S. I Love You (Jihadists -- we'll send Newsweek's Isikoff to you)

    05/16/2005 8:18:34 AM PDT · by doug from upland · 6 replies · 324+ views
    DFU SONGS | 5-2005 | Lyrics, Doug from Upland
    MIDI - P.S. I LOVE YOU Newsweek's really done it...they will soon be through Jihadists, we'll be sending...Isikoff to you You can to do him, oh, well, whatever We hope to see him never Isikoff to, you, you Newsweek, not Koran, is down the crapper Still in its plain brown wrapper Isikoff to, you, you Mainstream, you are longer the star Americans have turned to...FOX News and FR Newsweek, not Koran, is down the crapper Still in its plain brown wrapper Isikoff to, you, you Mainstream, you are finished (BWA HA HA) No longer the...
  • Bush Nails Their Coffin; Then, the MSM Lies

    04/29/2005 2:45:17 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 7 replies · 320+ views
    In his most informative speech to date, President Bush took it to a new level in the first press conference of his second term. Having been one who has complained about Bush's lack of specificity on Social Security reform I was really impressed with everything about his presentation. He is definitely improving his facial expressions, his gesticulation to go along with setting up the Democrats with another nail in their coffin. He literally did a tour de force on privatization. He definitely was opening the second act of his play. Now if he can only stop walking without flapping his...
  • Just The Facts Of Life Now (Paris Hilton And Jenna Jameson Go Mainstream Alert)

    04/23/2005 1:43:28 AM PDT · by goldstategop · 15 replies · 2,070+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 04/23/05 | Shawn Hubler
    The first generation to grow up with the Internet and all it has wrought in the cultural mainstream is beginning to come of age. It is a generation for whom 900 numbers and scrambled scraps of flesh on the Spice channel have given way, in a few short years, to bulk e-mail ads for the Paris Hilton sex tapes and porn subplots on "The O.C." It is a generation in which sexual frankness has become a permanent feature of the landscape, with uncertain long-term implications. By definition, pornography is sexual material that is so beyond the pale as to be...
  • Janice Rogers Brown and the Mainstream

    04/20/2005 2:10:43 PM PDT · by JBW · 2 replies · 281+ views ^ | April 20, 2005 | JBW
    Numerous left-of-center organizations have opposed the nomination of California Supreme Court Justice Janice Rogers Brown to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, claiming that her views are out of the mainstream. Examples include: the AFL-CIO, the Congressional Black Caucus and the People for the American Way. When these groups stoop to mention specifics, one of the cases most frequently cited is that of Oscar Aguilar v. Avis Rent A Car System, 21 Cal. 4th 121 (1999). Follow this link for an in-depth analysis of Justice Brown's dissent in this case:
  • Elite Media Fret Over Alternative Media

    04/16/2005 2:22:28 PM PDT · by An American Patriot · 31 replies · 1,270+ views
    Media Research Center ^ | April 15, 2005 | MRC
    CBS's Lesley Stahl and MSNBC's Chris Matthews, both liberal Democrats, whined repeatedly on Hardball about bloggers and other alternative media who have deflated the liberal media monopoly Matthews, who hosts a show of unedited opinions, rued how news is "coming out of blog sites and stuff that is unedited in a lot of cases, which is my big problem with it."There's no editors around." Stahl complained "it's contributing to the public's continuing dislike of us and mistrust of us." Stahl, who works for an outlet which used forged memos in a political hit job, lamented that instead of checking facts,...
  • George Soros and the Press - (his illegal deeds overlooked by MSM)

    04/13/2005 3:48:37 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 18 replies · 654+ views
    A.I.M.ORG ^ | APRIL 13, 2005 | CLIFF KINCAID
    One would think that our journalists, who profess a commitment to the Bill of Rights, would raise the alarm. But they're too busy filling out grant applications to the Soros Open Society Institute. Last fall, in our report on George Soros,we noted that "The media consistently ignore the fact that this so-called 'philanthropist' has had several brushes with the law," including a conviction in France for insider trading. On March 24, that insider trading conviction was upheld. The Washington Post gave the story one paragraph on page 2 of the Business Section of the paper. By contrast, the story was...
  • Laura Ingraham Nails the AP!

    04/11/2005 7:27:33 AM PDT · by Arthur Wildfire! March · 27 replies · 3,805+ views
    "AP WRITES NEGATIVE BOLTON CONFIRMATION STORY BEFORE IT EVEN HAPPENS!" On the confirmation hearing for Bush UN Ambassador nominee John Bolton, the Associated Press decided why wait for the actual questioning to take place when their reporter could just write it ahead of time? Bolton is being opposed ... [snip]
  • Mainstream media unreported conflicts of interest in Schiavo tragedy

    03/31/2005 7:59:49 AM PST · by MikeEdwards · 23 replies · 504+ views
    CFP ^ | March 31, 2005 | Judi McLeod
    Every time a rock is lifted in the Terri Schiavo tragedy, another conflict of interest comes slithering out. The conflict-of-interest potential in the right-to-die connections among current figures involved in the case are only outdone by the Woodside Hospice board of director’s conflict of interest reality. There’s the death-is-beautiful, right-to-die activist Michael Schiavo attorney George Felos. Don’t make eye contact with Felos, who claims he can ascertain a person’s desire to die by "looking into their eyes" and letting their spirits speak directly to him. A jumped-up volunteer at Woodside Hospice, Felos became chairman of the Hospice of the Florida...
  • The old media game - (MSM involvement in res Schaivo)

    03/25/2005 5:52:48 PM PST · by CHARLITE · 238+ views
    It seemed so long ago that the old media and their liberal cohorts were able to mount successful campaigns manipulating the public into support for dubious propositions: Bill Clinton’s veto of a GOP budget as a “Republican shutdown” of the government; the public “demanding” Campaign Finance Reform, or Linda Tripp as demon. The formula was simple: provide a carefully selected mix of data, hammer away on themes making the conservatives look mean, extreme, stupid, corrupt or narrow-minded; take polls with questions designed to elicit majorities favoring the liberal solution, and then wield the polls as irrefutable evidence of the need...
  • The Escalating War Between the Old and New Media

    03/19/2005 9:06:22 AM PST · by freeholland · 38 replies · 1,459+ views
    It happened again. Last week, during an interview in Beijing, Washington Post Managing Editor Philip Bennett voiced his contention that the United States should not be the “leader of the world.” Along with this abhorrent declaration, Bennett launched into various other statements, mostly displaying a distinctly anti-American sentiment. Such words were particularly vile, in light of the fact that he was offering them to a regime that aspires to eventual supremacy on the world scene, and is relentlessly building towards that goal. Though it is by no means certain that Bennett’s anti-American diatribe will cost him his position as chief...
  • Is the Chicago Tribune toeing the Kim Jong-Il line in its reporting on North Korea?

    03/09/2005 9:10:58 AM PST · by OPS4 · 3 replies · 444+ views
    Illinois Leader ^ | Monday, March 07, 2005 | Kevin McCullough
    Monday, March 07, 2005 By Kevin McCullough ( Is the Chicago Tribune toeing the Kim Jong-Il line in its reporting on North Korea? OPINION - Subscribers to the Los Angeles Times, and their parent company the Chicago Tribune, should reconsider their subscriptions. The Tribune Company's willingness to actively promote the party line of Kim Jong Il on its front pages speaks loudly to the lack of trust that can be placed in their credibility as news-reporting outlets. Such a betrayal should be cause for a horrific blog-swarm and truly objective broadcast outlets should be equally attentive. The question of whether...
  • Britain's Mainstream Muslims Find Voice

    03/06/2005 3:51:50 PM PST · by prairiebreeze · 19 replies · 846+ views
    NY Times ^ | March 6, 2005 | LIZETTE ALVAREZ
    LONDON, March 5 - Inayat Bunglawala had just finished his talk on "Islamophobia and the Media" at the London Muslim Center when a man stood and berated him. "Where is your beard and your thobe?" Mr. Bunglawala said the man shouted, referring to the long garment worn by some Muslim men. "How dare you come to the mosque without them. How dare you preach about the new Koran." Then something unusual happened on that day in January, said Mr. Bunglawala and others who were there. The several Islamic militants in the room were chased outside by the crowd, and a...
  • DFU SONG: Running Scared (oh yeah, mainstream media is running scared; find out what they can kiss)

    02/17/2005 9:20:49 PM PST · by doug from upland · 4 replies · 310+ views
    DFU SONGS | 2-2005 | Lyrics, Doug from Upland MIDI - RUNNING SCARED They're running scared...the mainstream press 'Cause they've awful mess They're running scared...they fell so far The bloggers now...are the new stars (or FReepers) Dan Rather's caught...with pants down Eason has been finally...thrown out of town They're running scared...on their way out Just like little can see them pout The smell of burned libs is in air I certainly love that smell everywhere So here is a chance that I cannot let pass Tom, Dan and Peter you can kiss my ***
  • Fox News: Too Fair, Too Balanced

    01/24/2005 1:33:49 AM PST · by SeenTheLight · 72 replies · 2,371+ views
    ChronWatch ^ | 1/24/05 | Cinnamon Stillwell
    <p>Fox News Network has become a favorite target of leftists these days, who, in all their impotent rage, like to ascribe various sinister motives to what they see as a staunchly conservative news channel. An entire documentary, Outfoxed, has been devoted to the idea that Fox News is part of a right-wing cabal to control the country. The left is particularly fond of mocking Fox’s claim to be "fair and balanced." Of course, when you’re dealing with a crowd that considers the New York Times to be conservative, your frame of reference is going to be just a tad bit skewed. But for those who once had hopes that Fox News would actually fulfill such paranoid fantasies, the channel has been a major disappointment. Fox is certainly a cut above the competition, but as far as providing a real alternative to the liberal agenda of the mainstream media (MSM), many viewers are still waiting.</p>
  • Making Larry Flint Blush - (daring article, but true - Greg Lewis!)

    01/19/2005 1:46:45 PM PST · by CHARLITE · 2 replies · 377+ views
    We're in the midst of a technology-driven transformation of the meaning of the word "morality" that would have been impossible to foretell even a quarter century ago. The virtually instantaneous availability of — to cite only one example — pornographic material of every imaginable (and some unimaginable) variety to anyone with high-speed internet capability veritably defies our society's ability to manage it. Whether we're considering the sheer rapidity with which enhancements to the technologies that facilitate such access occur, or the economic inducements to (in this case) porn principals, particularly producers and female stars, to continue to pursue their chosen...
  • The 'Media' Party is Over - (Rare balanced column by liberal Howard Fineman!)

    01/11/2005 10:12:56 PM PST · by CHARLITE · 51 replies · 1,854+ views
    WASHINGTON - A political party is dying before our eyes — and I don't mean the Democrats. I'm talking about the "mainstream media," which is being destroyed by the opposition (or worse, the casual disdain) of George Bush's Republican Party; by competition from other news outlets (led by the internet and Fox's canny Roger Ailes); and by its own fraying journalistic standards. At the height of its power, the AMMP (the American Mainstream Media Party) helped validate the civil rights movement, end a war and oust a power-mad president. But all that is ancient history. Now the AMMP is reeling,...
  • Conservative Judges Are Mainstream

    12/24/2004 2:24:46 PM PST · by watchdog_writer · 4 replies · 379+ views
    December 24, 2004 | watchdog_writer
    "I was extremely disappointed to learn today that the president intends to begin the new Congress by resubmitting extremist judicial nominees," Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said in a statement. The judges that President Bush has nominated are mainstream Americans. You want know what is extreme, it is when liberals judges decided for example that partial birth abortion is a fundamental right. The vast majority of the electorate are opposed to partial birth abortion. A recent poll showed that ¾ in red states opposed such abortions, 2/3 in swing states opposed such abortions, and 55% in blue states opposed...
  • The Ultimate Sacrifice - (New one from Guerilla Reporter!)

    12/19/2004 4:06:28 PM PST · by CHARLITE · 3 replies · 329+ views
    We live in a time when what is left is right, what is good is bad, what is up is down, and what is true is false. This is a period of our history unmatched in its preponderance of mind-control mechanisms meant to manipulate public opinion and fool people into believing what is black is white, what is white is black, and gray is all that matters. Every day I hear people parrot what they ingest from the mainstream media, foolishly believing they are informed and are paying attention. I learned some time ago that lies and deception are not...

    12/10/2004 8:52:07 AM PST · by crushelits · 58 replies · 1,907+ views ^ | 12/10 10:51 AM | kerryspot
    Blogs: New Medium, Old Politics Jim Boulet noticed that CBS News chief political writer David Paul Kuhn wants the federal government to regulate bloggers. Why on earth would CBS News have an axe to grind with bloggers? Oh, that's right, the bloggers exposed CBS News as a bunch of hacks...The Washington Monthly's Kevin Drum finds Kuhn's column "embarrassingly inaccurate."
  • Mainstream America - liberal or conservative?

    12/02/2004 6:21:32 AM PST · by watchdog_writer · 10 replies · 614+ views
    December 2, 2004 | watchdog_writer
     It is becoming increasingly obvious that the liberals are growing tired of the constant reminder that they are not in the “mainstream”. Maybe they are starting to realize that those who do not adhere to their political philosophy are not all “religious zealots”, “red necks”, or “crackers”, people who we refer to as hardworking, with traditional moral values, who generally do not live in Boston, New York City, or Hollywood California.Contrary to what you may read in the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe and the Washington Post, we are intelligent, well informed, compassionate people, guided by traditional...
  • Associated Press- a Pit of Liberalism

    12/01/2004 2:56:04 PM PST · by watchdog_writer · 5 replies · 520+ views
    December 1, 2004 | watchdog_writer
    Associated Press- a Pit of Liberalism            Take for example President Bush’s trip to Canada where he met with Prime Minister Paul Martin. The associated press penned an article that appears in virtually every local paper in the nation. As expected, it put a negative spin on the visit. The picture that accompanied some of the articles was that of a Rastafarian bedecked objector crashing through police barriers in anti-war protest, and opposing the stringent policy of the US against the use of marijuana.          If one picture says a thousand words, then the picture of the protestor told the story...
  • With Love, From Iraq

    11/14/2004 7:10:41 PM PST · by LarkNeelie · 20 replies · 860+ views ^ | 11/14/04 | Lark
    Ali, Omar and Mohammed, three brothers whose blog Iraq The Model was one of the first to open a window directly into Iraq and helped pioneer blogging by Iraqis, publish love letters to their readers and to their liberators on this auspicious occasion of their one year blog anniversary. From Mohammed.…And this is the reason why we keep writing to you and we know that our love will find its way to you. No borders can stop it and no power on earth can stand between the love and the heart that opened its doors for the light. My dearest.....

    11/05/2004 9:20:08 PM PST · by CHARLITE · 161+ views
    For the past two days we have seen the obvious bias of MSM news personalities, television commentators, talk-show hosts, political analysts, as well as entertainers and educators who have shrouded themselves in black as a symbol of their dissatisfaction with the election outcome. They did the same in 2000. Again those in the media, especially, have totally validated what the right had asserted all through the election and, indeed, for many years. In their fervor to demonstrate their suffering, they openly accepted their guilt of prejudiced coverage The ''Men (and women) in Black'' must have assumed that we would see...
  • The county-by-county election map -- my glorious vanity rant

    11/03/2004 4:02:20 PM PST · by STARWISE · 14 replies · 1,274+ views
    self | 11-3-04
    Now that I've left Florida due to the terrifying stress of the hurricanes, and am getting resettled in Chicago, I had to take a break and watch this election, chew my nails, pray and immerse myself in the event. Most of all, I'm SO very grateful ..THANK YOU, LORD! The county-by-county 2004 Presidental Election Map I just had to get this email out to media types and family and friends because the map is so compelling. = = = = = = This is a county by county map of the election. Don't believe the liberal rant that "this nation...
  • Let's List the Obsticles We Overcame (Vannity)

    11/03/2004 2:48:13 PM PST · by Robespierre · 33 replies · 988+ views
    It is time to celebrate and come together as a nation. However, we should not forget the blizzard of tactics and tricks the Libs dredged up in a failed attempt to topple W. We need work with the reasonable Democrats but hold accountable unprincipled scum.
  • Back to the Mainstream 2004

    10/22/2004 1:34:04 AM PDT · by dgallo51 · 4 replies · 227+ views
    e-mail ^ | 10/22/04 | Jim Scarantino
    Dear Friend, In contrast to President Bush, Nancy Reagan supports embryonic stem cell research. As she puts it: "Science has presented us with a hope called stem cell research, which may provide our scientists with many answers that for so long have been beyond our grasp. I just don't see how we can turn our backs on this." June 7, 2004 Some mainstream elected officials are listening. More than 200 members of the House of Representatives and 58 members of the Senate Unfortunately, our voices have not been heard on this issue. The Bush Administration has ignored scientific opinion, Congress,...
  • Ed Gillespie, Chairman, RNC: Mainstream Media' Worth 5-20 Million Votes For Kerry

    10/19/2004 9:52:06 PM PDT · by crushelits · 5 replies · 418+ views
    RNC ^ | October 19, 2004 | RNC
      ----- Original Message ----- From: Ed Gillespie, Chairman, RNC Sent: Tuesday, October 19, 2004 10:54 PM Subject: URGENT: "Mainstream Media" Worth 5-20 Million Votes For Kerry October 19, 2004 Lost your password? Have it emailed to you. CNN's HOWARD KURTZ: "It is a tight race. Do you believe that most reporters want John Kerry to win?" NEWSWEEK'S EVAN THOMAS: "Yeah, absolutely." KURTZ: "Do you think they're deliberately tilting their coverage to help John Kerry and John Edwards?" THOMAS: "Not really." KURTZ:"Subconsciously tilting their coverage?" THOMAS:"Maybe." KURTZ:"Maybe." THOMAS:"Maybe." KURTZ:"Including at Newsweek?" THOMAS:"Yeah." KURTZ:"You've said on the program 'Inside Washington' that...

    10/19/2004 9:09:58 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 21 replies · 876+ views
    Look Inside Kerry's Mind and You Find a "False Personality" Written by Joan Swirsky Wednesday, October 20, 2004 There's a term to explain why the clearly haughty and self-important John Kerry repeatedly calls George Bush "arrogant." In psychology, it’s called projection: attributing to others what, in fact, perfectly describes the person hurling the insult. Similarly, there’s a term to explain why Kerry, a lifelong pacifist after his four-month foray in Vietnam, is now trying to convince the public that he would fight the war against terrorism more effectively than President Bush. It’s called self-delusion. Another term explains why Kerry has...

    10/13/2004 1:17:40 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 2 replies · 591+ views
    Inquiring Minds Want to Know: Equal Rules for the Press? Posted October 11, 2004 By Paul M. Rodriguez Catching up on the weekend news post the second presidential debate was a bit disturbing - and just reaffirms what so many readers of Insight have complained about concerning bias in the press. Specifically: Where are the stories analyzing the campaign issues raised by John F. Kerry compared to his political stump rhetoric compared to the senator's 20 years worth of votes, speeches and legislative history? Sure, sure - I know, that would mean that news organizations actually are looking for fair...

    09/25/2004 5:36:22 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 18 replies · 978+ views
    How Biased is CBS and the Mainstream Press? Written by JB Williams ©2004-09-23 CBS has committed five years of effort and resources by senior producer (Mary Mapes) and her staff, to digging through 30 year old service records of George W. Bush in search of any evidence that would help them remove him from the oval office. When CBS failed to unearth any damning evidence concerning Bush’s Guard service after five years of in depth research, they became party to disseminating forged evidence needed to pursue their agenda. CBS claims that it was a BIG story worthy of pursuit, having...
  • Why the Mainstream Media Has it Wrong On Negative Campaigning

    09/04/2004 6:51:20 AM PDT · by Zon · 9 replies · 610+ views
    Critical Player | 9/4/04 | Critical Player
    Why the Mainstream Media Has it Wrong On Negative CampaigningAnd -- how reporters and investigative journalists create the problemIt's always important to have information that exposes negative traits and poor voting records of  politicians. When a politician has a sever negative or accumulated negatives it may expose him or her as unqualified for the office they seek. It's especially important to expose politicians that have used deception or fraud.When people that work in the mainstream media report, comment on or complain about negative campaigning they acknowledge implicitly that they are without integrity and honesty in their work.. When reporters and investigative journalists...
  • The Soros-Kerry Connection

    08/24/2004 6:02:15 AM PDT · by DocFarmer · 27 replies · 1,578+ views
    ChronWatch ^ | 24 August 2004 | Doc Farmer
    The Soros-Kerry Connection Written by Doc Farmer Tuesday, August 24, 2004 Politics is an ugly business. Politics also makes for rather bizarre bedfellows. In terms of vitriol, spite, chutzpah, and sheer hit-for-way-too-long-with-an-ugly-stick repulsiveness, 2004 has plumbed new depths. It started in 2003, before the lib/dem/soc/commie candidate had even been selected from the gang of nine, with well-financed hatred focused on one man. Dubya. For a year, we’ve heard the same refrain. ABB – Anybody But Bush. Anybody could include Saddam, Hitler, bin Laden, Mao, Stalin, etc., but for the lib/dem/soc/commies, Hey, that’d be just fine. Besides, they’re all closer to...
  • Have you noticed the mainstream media today

    08/19/2004 6:40:03 PM PDT · by HawaiianGecko · 28 replies · 1,510+ views
    All Mainstream Media | Aug 19, 2004 | HawaiianGecko
    Have you noticed the typical mainstream media and their handling of the Swift Boat affair? Chris Matthews has Max Cleland on his show. Now what the heck does Max know about the SwiftVets? NOTHING! Then he has Willie Brown and Michelle Maulkin on together. Matthews slimes Maulkin and doesn't let her talk at all, but a stop watch to it if you don't believe me. He let's Willie run his mouth uninterrupted. Willie doesn't know anything about the SwiftVets or Kerry's lies, neither does Michell at this point in time, however, this woman is a tremendous researcher and she will...
  • Al-Sadr to Disband Militia, Leave Imam Ali Mosque

    08/18/2004 9:30:29 AM PDT · by stevejackson · 84 replies · 5,615+ views ^ | August 18, 2004 | Andrew L. Jaffee
    BREAKING NEWS: al-Sadr to Disband Militia, Leave Imam Ali Mosque By Andrew L. Jaffee, August 18, 2004 Home   Search   Forum   Terms Threatened with an imminent raid of the Imam Ali mosque in Najaf by Iraqi forces, radical Islamist cleric Muqtada al-Sadr has agreed to disband his militia, vacate the mosque, and "enter into the mainstream political process." Pressure has been building against al-Sadr for quite some time now. The power-hungry cleric has been stirring up trouble in Najaf, Karbala, and Baghdad since early April. On May 21, over 2,000 Iraqis held a demonstration in the city of Karbala insisting that al-Sadr and...
  • Volunteer group monitors pulpits, politics

    07/26/2004 1:31:06 PM PDT · by Mr.Atos · 31 replies · 982+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | July 24, 2004 | John Hanna
    <p>OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- A recent Sunday found Tina Kolm changing her morning routine. Instead of attending a Unitarian Universalist service, she was at the Lenexa Christian Center, paying close attention to a conservative minister's sermon about the importance of amending the U.S. Constitution to ban same-sex "marriage."</p>
  • How Did the Mainstream media Treat Teresa Heinz Kerry's "Shove It" Comment This Morning?

    07/26/2004 8:34:14 AM PDT · by beyond the sea · 81 replies · 3,000+ views
    self ^ | 7/26/04 | self
    I was out working with the plants in the rain. Just wondering how the always fair and unbiased mainstream media treated Teraaaaaaaaayza's comments ("SHOVE IT"- speaking of civility in politics). Would Laura have ever said something like that? How would she be treated if she had? For that matter, what if SandyPants Berger had been Condi? Is the liberal/socialist/Democrat/commie mainstream media SICK enough? Is there any way to get some truth to the average uninspired, uninformed, disinterested voter?
  • Evangelicals urge Primates to challenge bishop's power

    07/22/2004 11:48:51 AM PDT · by ahadams2 · 1 replies · 163+ views
    Church of England Newspaper ^ | ?23 July 2004 | staff writers
    Evangelicals urge Primates to challenge bishop's power Number: 5727 Date: July 23, Evangelical leaders have stepped up their opposition to the promotion of Jeffrey John to be Dean by calling for action to be taken against the Bishop of St Albans. They visited Downing Street last week to convey to the Prime Minister their concern over the appointment, which they said has led to splits within the diocese. In a submission to the Lambeth Commission, the Church of England Evangelical Council has challenged the authority of the Bishop of St Albans, the Rt Rev Christopher Herbert, to manage his diocese....
  • Anglican Mainstream meeting with Prime Minister's Appointments Secretary

    07/19/2004 10:02:53 PM PDT · by ahadams2 · 2 replies · 120+ views
    Anglican Mainstream ^ | 19 July 2004 | staff writers
    Anglican Mainstream meeting with Prime Minister's Appointments Secretary 19th July 2004 Anglican Mainstream is grateful for the generosity of the Prime Minister’s Appointments Secretary in making time available for a full discussion of the issues which Anglican Mainstream had raised with the Prime Minister about recent Church appointments. The following were present at the meeting: Dr Philip Giddings (Convenor, Anglican Mainstream UK); Rev Nick Wynne Jones (a Director of the Church of England Evangelical Council); Rev David Phillips (General Secretary of the Church Society); Rev John Coles (Chairman of New Wine); Canon Dr Chris Sugden (Anglican Mainstream International. It was...