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  • ABC News Reprimands Audio Operator Who Covered Mosque Protest

    08/26/2010 12:56:03 PM PDT · by Beaten Valve · 32 replies · 1+ views
    TV Newser ^ | August 26, 2010 | Chris Ariens
    A freelance audio operator covering a protest at the site of a proposed mosque and community center near Ground Zero has been reprimanded for his behavior. Andrea Lafferty, who was a speaker at the mosque opposition rally, first noticed the audio operator questioning a man in the crowd who was holding a sign which read, "No Sharia Here." On Andrew Brietbart's Big Journalism, Lafferty writes: He was very aggressive, disrespectful and condescending; apparently, he did not like the man's answers about Shariah and pushed the point: "Why do you feel threatened? What are you afraid of? Why can't you answer...
  • In Never-Before-Aired Tapes, McVeigh Tells Families: 'Get Over It'

    04/20/2010 1:14:29 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 122 replies · 3,174+ views
    http://news.yahoo.com/ ^ | April 20, 2010 | Brett Michael Dykes
    Timothy McVeigh, executed in 2001 for the Oklahoma City terrorist bombing that killed 168 people, coldly declined to express remorse for his actions in a set of interview tapes aired for the first time Monday night on MSNBC.
  • Daily Iowan Manufactures Joe Biden's Presidential Candidacy Announcement

    09/26/2006 8:40:12 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 135+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | September 26, 2006 | P.J. Gladnick
    How pathetic is it for a candidate to announce his intention to run for the presidency and the few who have heard about it greet the announcement with almost universal derision? Not quite as pathetic as a newspaper reporter who stretches a not-quite announcement into a full blown story about that candidate running for president. Such was the case with Dean Treftz of the University of Iowa student newspaper, the Daily Iowan. In a bid to make news where none really existed, the Treftz story begins with this bold headline: "Biden says he's going to run." The story itself,...
  • Iraq WMD red flags ignored, ex-CIA aide tells paper

    06/25/2006 1:03:51 AM PDT · by bd476 · 41 replies · 1,683+ views
    ABC News and Reuters ^ | June 25, 2006
    ABC News Iraq WMD red flags ignored, ex-CIA aide tells paper Reuters June 25, 2006 WASHINGTON - A former CIA officer says he made repeated efforts to alert top agency officials to problems with an Iraqi defector's claims about the country's mobile biological weapons labs but he was ignored, the Washington Post reported on Sunday. CIA officer Tyler Drumheller said he personally crossed out a reference to the labs from a classified draft of a U.N. speech by Secretary of State Colin Powell because he recognized the source as a defector, code-named Curveball, who was suspected to be mentally unstable...
  • Roberts’ papers are still missing ('Justice must be a closet bigot' alert from the MSM)

    05/14/2006 3:45:28 PM PDT · by new yorker 77 · 25 replies · 1,064+ views
    The Washington Post via The Kansas City Star ^ | May 14, 2006 | Christopher Lee
    <p>WASHINGTON — What happened to the missing file of Chief Justice John G. Roberts’ work papers on affirmative action?</p> <p>The file, which was compiled during Roberts’ tenure as an associate counsel in the Reagan White House, vanished last July when lawyers from the Bush administration were reviewing the materials at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, Calif., as part of a vetting process before Roberts’ formal nomination to the Supreme Court.</p>
  • Most Want Bush to Disclose Links to Lobbyist

    01/27/2006 10:00:11 PM PST · by demlosers · 36 replies · 817+ views
    WashPost ^ | Saturday, January 28, 2006 | Richard Morin
    A strong bipartisan majority of the public believes that President Bush should disclose contacts between disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff and White House staff members despite administration assertions that media requests for details about those contacts amount to a "fishing expedition," according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll. The survey found that three in four -- 76 percent -- of Americans said Bush should release lists of all meetings between aides and Abramoff; 18 percent disagreed. Two in three Republicans joined with eight in 10 Democrats and political independents in favoring disclosure, according to the poll. At a news conference...
  • Bush allowed spying on Americans in US after 9/11

    12/16/2005 1:50:13 PM PST · by F14 Pilot · 55 replies · 1,679+ views
    The Christian Science Monitor ^ | December 16, 2005 | Tom Regan
    A few months after 9/11, President Bush authorized the National Security Agency (NSA) to eavesdrop on Americans and others in the US without having to obtain the court warrants normally required in these situations, according to government officials. The New York Times reports that as a result, the NSA has monitored the international phone calls and e-mails of "hundreds, perhaps thousands" of people living in the United States. Before Sept. 11, 2001, the NSA limited its spying in the US to foreign embassies and missions and obtained court orders for such investigations. Officials say the government still seeks warrants for...
  • Gas: $1.97 a Gallon Average in MO vs. $1.75 a Year Ago. (Media Out of Touch/Control Again)

    11/24/2005 12:39:46 PM PST · by rightinthemiddle · 63 replies · 1,162+ views
    KXUS Radio | November 24, 2005 | AAA
    Just heard a KXUS radio report that gasoline is just 12˘ a gallon higher than a year ago in Missouri.