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  • Media squander public trust by playing politics

    11/03/2004 3:13:21 AM PST · by kattracks · 13 replies · 312+ views
    New York Daily News ^ | 11/03/04 | Michael Goodwin
    Even before we knew who won the election, we knew who lost it: the media. And the race wasn't close. News organizations of every stripe and type took a beating in the campaign of 2004. Mostly, they earned it, with the result being the clock has been turned back on decades of progress in standards and fairness. Trust in the media is at an all-time low. Screwups were a big part of the story, the lowlight being CBS News' September "scoop" on favored treatment given to George W. Bush 30 years ago in the National Guard. Shockingly, CBS still has...
  • NBC edits Kerry's words

    10/31/2004 11:10:13 PM PST · by NavyPilot45 · 24 replies · 1,651+ views
    Did you see the edit I believe NBC did on the Kerry interview? It was with Tom Brokaw and everything I read about the interview said that when questioned about the IQ comparison recently made public, Kerry said " How would they know? I have not released my record." I thought everything concerning Kerry's record was out as stated numerous times by Kerry . But when watching the interview, that portion was edited out. You could tell it was cut out mid senctence. If true, that stinks. What happened to honest journalism. I think this is important. It was so...
  • Kristol: N.Y. Times and CBS 'Conspiring' With Kerry to Defeat Bush

    10/27/2004 6:37:14 AM PDT · by kattracks · 139 replies · 5,204+ views ^ | 10/27/04 | Carl Limbacher
    What a treat on "Fox & Friends" this morning: William Kristol hammered the pro-Democrat New York Times and pro-Democrat CBS for "colluding" and "conspiring" with Sen. John Kerry to topple President Bush. Even Kerry's own handlers now admit they have no proof to back up the issue the Democrats concocted with their media allies. Kristol notes in his new column for Weekly Standard: "Pressed on Tuesday afternoon about the accuracy of the allegations on Fox's Big Story with John Gibson, Richard Holbrooke, a senior adviser to the Kerry campaign, said: 'You don't know the truth and I don't know the...
  • NY Times,CBS & Kerry: Conspiracy To Divert Attention From Bombshell Documents?

    10/27/2004 8:11:50 PM PDT · by notkerry · 25 replies · 2,354+ views
    Why are the New York Times, CBS and John Kerry hyping a fraudulent story on the missing explosives? Why did CBS state the story would not hold until 48 hours before the election? My opinion is they knew John Kerry’s presidential run was over when the following documents broke on October 26, 2004 if press and public where not all distracted elsewhere. Documentary evidence was reveled on October 26, 2004 establishing that John Kerry worked with the Vietnamese communists while Vietnam War was still ongoing. The documents clearly state: “The spontaneous antiwar movements in the US have received assistance and...
  • Kerry winning the battle over coverage, study says (No kidding!)

    10/27/2004 8:42:23 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 33 replies · 638+ views
    Boston Globe ^ | October 27, 2004 | Mark Jurkowitz
    A new study of campaign reporting concludes that Senator John F. Kerry, buoyed by his performances in the presidential debates, was covered by the media far more favorably than President Bush in recent weeks. The survey released yesterday by the Washington-based Project for Excellence in Journalism found that 59 percent of the stories that were primarily about Bush from Oct. 1-14 were negative in tone, compared to only 25 percent of the stories about Kerry. And while 34 percent of the Kerry coverage was favorable, a mere 14 percent of the president's coverage put him in a positive light. The...
  • Study: Media Reports Favor Kerry By Almost 2 to 1

    10/27/2004 5:34:55 AM PDT · by kattracks · 13 replies · 488+ views ^ | 10/27/04 | Carl Limbacher
    A study of the major media by the Project for Excellence in Journalism finds that news stories are favoring John Kerry by a ratio of almost 2 to 1. As the president campaign has turned to the final stretch, news reports have become increasingly biased. The Boston Globe reported Wednesday that the Journalism "survey released yesterday . . . found that 59 percent of the stories that were primarily about Bush from Oct. 1-14 were negative in tone, compared to only 25 percent of the stories about Kerry. And while 34 percent of the Kerry coverage was favorable, a mere...
  • WaPost: The GOP's Shameful Vote Strategy [BARF ALERT]

    10/27/2004 3:27:22 AM PDT · by ejdrapes · 45 replies · 1,477+ views
    Washington Post ^ | October 27, 2004 | Harold Meyerson
    The GOP's Shameful Vote Strategy With Election Day almost upon us, it's not clear whether President Bush is running a campaign or plotting a coup d'etat. By all accounts, Republicans are spending these last precious days devoting nearly as much energy to suppressing the Democratic vote as they are to mobilizing their own. Time was when Republicans were at least embarrassed by their efforts to keep African Americans from the polls. Republican consultant Ed Rollins was all but drummed out of the profession after his efforts to pay black ministers to keep their congregants from voting in a 1993 New...
  • CBS, NY Times Appear to Plan 'October Surprise' Regarding Missing Iraqi Explosives

    10/27/2004 4:47:59 AM PDT · by Happy2BMe · 20 replies · 1,276+ views
    WASHINGTON (Talon News) -- Despite being highly criticized last month for running a story using forged memos regarding President George W. Bush's service in the Texas Air National Guard, CBS's "60 Minutes," along with the New York Times, is again at the center of an election year scandal regarding missing explosives in Iraq. At the heart of the controversy are reports that both CBS and the New York Times were working on news stories which would focus on the missing explosives in the context that the explosives disappeared due to inadequate security provided by coalition forces following the fall of...
  • Media Shamelessly Shilling for Kerry and Kerry Brazenly Lying

    10/26/2004 10:57:48 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 57 replies · 1,452+ views
    Opinion Editorials ^ | October 27, 2004 | George C. Landrith
    On Monday, The New York Times reported that 380 tons of conventional explosives were missing from an Iraqi weapons facility. The Times blamed President George W. Bush for not securing the dangerous explosives immediately after U.S. forces toppled Saddam Hussein’s regime. It was an explosive story timed for maximum political effect. Democratic presidential nominee John Kerry welcomed the news and made it the centerpiece of his campaign speeches, citing the missing explosives as an example of Bush’s failure of leadership. There is only one problem – the story was false. The truth is the explosives were removed before American troops...
  • Steven Den Beste presents evidence that polls are being jiggered to hep Kerry

    10/16/2004 8:02:56 PM PDT · by quidnunc · 45 replies · 2,197+ views
    USS Clueless ^ | October 12, 2004 | Steven Den Beste
    Looking at the "RealClear Politics" plot of the presidential polls, I see two long term trendlines, punctuated by a hell of a lot of what I would refer to as "experimental error": I don't believe that public opinion has been changing as much as these polls seem to suggest. The variation we see up through July looks like what engineers call "sample aliasing" or "jitter". Note that it falls well within the oft-claimed ±4 points of error. This is typical for data taken in noisy sampling environments; I've seen this kind of thing many times. August and September are different....
  • ABC to air John Kerry testimonial

    10/15/2004 2:45:55 PM PDT · by 2thfxr · 33 replies · 1,852+ views
    ABC news, if you could call it that ^ | 10-15-04 | ABC/ John Kerry headquarters
    ABC to air documentary on Kerry in Vietnam New York, NY, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- ABC TV has produced and will air next week a documentary on the Vietnam War fight that has both distinguished and dogged John Kerry's presidential campaign. ABC to air documentary on Kerry in Vietnam New York, NY, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- ABC TV has produced and will air next week a documentary on the Vietnam War fight that has both distinguished and dogged John Kerry's presidential campaign. Kerry has not hesitated to invoke his status as a war hero, gained partly for a 1969 incident...
  • Rush talking about last nights sham Nightline NOW!

    10/15/2004 9:10:50 AM PDT · by Jenya · 89 replies · 4,682+ views
    The hit piece on John O'Neill.
  • Kerry Looks the Part; Should He Get It? (FOURNIER ap BIAS ALERT)

    PHOENIX - Democratic Sen. John Kerry (news - web sites) passed a major test in the three debates with President Bush (news - web sites), standing toe-to-toe with the incumbent and looking at least as presidential. Now the hard part: persuading voters to let him take Bush's place in the Oval Office. Some Republicans openly fretted about the campaign Thursday while the Democrats rushed to polish Kerry's presidential credentials. He planned a series of speeches designed to cast himself as the champion of the middle class and Bush as the toady of the elite. "We're calling this next week an...
  • I need mainstream media quotes proving their shilling for Kerry!

    10/14/2004 12:15:34 AM PDT · by watsonfellow · 9 replies · 393+ views
    Help. I am building a blog and need to find the following quotes. Evan Thomas of Newsweek saying that the media is pumping for Kerry and that it's worth ten to fifteen points. Any other quotes would help?
  • Main Stream Media Adopts New Shared Logo [NBC, ABC, cBS, CNN, MSNBC all Sign On!

    10/08/2004 5:22:51 PM PDT · by freestyle · 12 replies · 1,471+ views
    10-8-04 | MSM
  • Bob Schieffer is Biased For John Kerry and States It On CNN

    10/04/2004 10:27:20 PM PDT · by onyx eyes · 50 replies · 1,588+ views
    CNN show Larry King Live
    Bob Schieffer did not even try to hide his bias for John Kerry, on CNN's Larry King Live, tonight, Monday, 10-04-04. Bob Schieffer began his talk with King by taking up for Dan Rather and by saying when asked what he thought about Rather's situation, that he thought it was terrible, that people were going to these lengths. Terrible that, the bloggers on the Internet were waging a Jhad -- Holy War -- on Dan Rather. Bob Schieffer said that he was pleased that John Kerry is up in the polls. Schieffer said that he believed it was due to...
  • In the Senate, Raising a (Quiet) Republican Voice Against the Administration

    10/03/2004 8:46:10 PM PDT · by freespirited · 26 replies · 2,030+ views
    NYTimes ^ | 10/4/04 | SHERYL GAY STOLBERG
    One day after the Supreme Court sealed the 2000 election for George W. Bush, his running mate, Dick Cheney, went to the Capitol for a private lunch with five moderate Republican senators. The agenda he laid out that day in December 2000 stunned Senator Lincoln Chafee of Rhode Island, sending Mr. Chafee on a painful journey of political conscience that, he said in an interview last week, has culminated with his decision not to vote for Mr. Bush in November. "I literally was close to falling off my chair," Mr. Chafee said, recounting the vice president's proposals for steep tax...
  • Changing the Story

    10/02/2004 5:35:01 PM PDT · by West Coast Conservative · 13 replies · 1,049+ views
    National Review Online ^ | Oct. 1, 2004 | Tim Graham
    [...] Shortly before the debate began, Newsweek national editor Jon Meacham suggested on MSNBC that journalists are tired of Bush being in the lead, and so will try to narrow the race. Meacham foresaw "the possibility that President Bush has peaked about a month too early. Because we all need a narrative to change." Chris Matthews asked: "Is that your prediction?" Meacham replied: "I think it's possible that we're gonna be sitting around saying, 'Well you know Kerry really surprised us.' Because in a way the imperative is to change the story."
  • Newsweek Manufactures Momentum

    10/02/2004 3:56:52 PM PDT · by jwalsh07 · 121 replies · 3,326+ views
    RealClear Politics ^ | 10/2/04 | jwalsh07
    Poll Date...Pubbies....Dems....Indies....Men....Women . . 9/11/04........391........300......270......481....522 10/2/04........345........364......278......481....532 On 9/11/04 Newsweek published a poll showing Bush up 49-43. On 10/2/04 Newsweek published a poll showing Kerry up 47-45. Here's a test, you tell me why.
  • Inside the Ring - Texas Guard beat - "My editors don't want any good stuff on Bush."

    10/02/2004 5:15:03 PM PDT · by NavySEAL F-16 · 11 replies · 1,607+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | October 1, 2004 | Bill Gertz Rowen Scarborough
    Texas Guard beat President Bush's tenure as a Texas Air National Guard pilot has become a cottage industry in Texas. A group of former guardsmen, led by Bill Burkett, offers up all sorts of sordid Bush stories to any reporter willing to fly into Texas and root around for a while. Former Bush colleagues in the guard have been interviewed scores of times. They tell some interesting stories about their press contacts. One retired officer quotes a reporter for a major East Coast daily as telling him she wants off the Bush guard beat, but her editors tell her to...
  • A Closer Look at Statements From the Debate [Now pay attention, class]

    10/02/2004 2:33:27 PM PDT · by Mike Fieschko · 27 replies · 871+ views
    New York Times ^ | Oct 2, 2004 | DAVID E. ROSENBAUM
    WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 - More than a dozen times in their 90-minute debate on Thursday night, President Bush accused Senator John Kerry of continually shifting positions on Iraq. "As the politics change, his positions change," Mr. Bush said at one point. "You cannot lead if you send mixed messages," he said at another. This line of attack has become a central element of the Bush campaign, and Mr. Kerry was clearly prepared to answer it. "I've had one position, one consistent position," Mr. Kerry said. This is just one of several points on which the candidates disagreed during the debate....
  • "Double Standard: New York Times Tars Swift Boat Vets, Plugs False 'Bush AWOL' Story."

    09/30/2004 5:26:46 AM PDT · by FlyLow · 9 replies · 957+ views
    Media Research Center ^ | 9-30-04 | Clay Waters
    Sen. John Kerry emerged as the likely Democratic candidate for president after racking up primary wins February 3. The next day, in a foreshadowing of campaign controversies to come, New York Times reporters Elisabeth Bumiller and David Halbfinger compared Kerry and Bush on their Vietnam service. From the very first line, the Times found in favor of Kerry: "The contrast could not be more striking. In March 1969, John Kerry, a 25-year-old Navy lieutenant, reached down from the boat he was piloting in Vietnam's treacherous Bay Hap River and in a spray of enemy fire pulled a soldier out of...
  • CBS Tries to Fuel Draft Rumors (C-BS Biased?)

    09/29/2004 8:05:28 AM PDT · by MisterRepublican · 44 replies · 1,660+ views
    Media Research Center ^ | Sept. 30, 2004 | Media Research Center
    Five weeks before the election, Tuesday's CBS Evening News attempted to legitimize baseless Internet rumors that President Bush secretly plans to revive the draft. Reporter Richard Schlesinger focused his piece around how one mother "is petrified about a military draft, and she's not alone. Mass e-mails are circulating among worried parents," as if the political spam had any merit. Instead of trying to allay the woman's fears with facts, Schlesinger instead asked: "Would you vote for a Democrat?" She replied: "Absolutely. I would vote for Howdy Doody if I thought it would keep my boys home and safe."
  • Implicit Collusion: Beheadings Equal Foreign Policy Failure

    09/28/2004 4:20:04 AM PDT · by Ginifer · 4 replies · 469+ views
    Chron Watch ^ | September 28, 2004 | Allan Lacayo
    ''Implicit Collusion'' is a strategic response by different stakeholders who coordinate their activities without openly declaring such cooperation to be (illegally) collusive: While the media flood the news with reports of a few western beheadings by terrorists (thus creating a perception that the situation in Iraq is ''deteriorating'') the Democratic presidential candidate reinforces such perception with unyielding packs of lies that he repeats with the intent of ringing true to enough American voters. When the foreign policy debate takes place, Kerry expects voters will be predisposed not to believe Bush when he presents us with more credible evidence that the...
  • Kerry appeals for end to election advertising war

    09/27/2004 10:27:49 PM PDT · by MIT-Elephant · 48 replies · 998+ views
    Kerry appeals for end to election advertising war Mon Sep 27, 4:06 PM ET SPRING GREEN, United States (AFP) - Democratic presidential challenger John Kerry (news - web sites) appealed for an end to the TV advertising war that has marked his election battle against President George W. Bush (news - web sites). Kerry said the avalanche of negative television spots and attacks being shown on US screens was scaring off voters. "Americans need a real conversation over our future," Kerry said in a speech at a school in Spring Green, Wisconsin. "What they don't need is all these trumped...
  • The Associated Press Pulls Out the Stops for Kerry (Call to Action for Letters to AP)

    09/25/2004 2:01:40 PM PDT · by Merry · 6 replies · 326+ views
    Power Line ^ | September 25, 2004 | Hindrocket
    We have noted before that the Associated Press has become a part of the John Kerry campaign. This morning, many readers have directed our attention to this astonishing AP story titled "Bush Twists Kerry's Words on Iraq". Yes, you read that right. This is not a Kerry campaign press release; it is an Associated Press story that will be reprinted in hundreds, maybe thousands, of American newspapers. Well. Let's see how President Bush has "twisted Kerry's words." Here is the first example cited by AP reporter Jennifer Loven: President Bush opened several new scathing lines of attack against Democrat John...
  • An Un-American Way to Campaign

    09/24/2004 10:16:02 PM PDT · by neverdem · 50 replies · 994+ views
    NY Times ^ | September 25, 2004 | Meathead Editorial
    President Bush and his surrogates are taking their re-election campaign into dangerous territory. Mr. Bush is running as the man best equipped to keep America safe from terrorists - that was to be expected. We did not, however, anticipate that those on the Bush team would dare to argue that a vote for John Kerry would be a vote for Al Qaeda. Yet that is the message they are delivering - with a repetition that makes it clear this is an organized effort to paint the Democratic candidate as a friend to terrorists. When Vice President Dick Cheney declared that...
  • Networks Praise Kerry(Kerry gets best coverage of any candidate in last 25 yrs)

    09/24/2004 7:20:10 AM PDT · by · 12 replies · 1,131+ views
    The broadcast TV networks and weekly news magazines favor John Kerry over George W. Bush, according to a new study released by the Center for Media and Public Affairs (CMPA). But the study also finds that Fox News Channel was far more negative towards Kerry than Bush. Evaluations of John Kerry were positive by a two-to-one margin, while evaluations of George W. Bush were over 60 percent negative • Among non-partisan sources, Kerry's evaluations were almost three-to-one positive; Bush's were over two-to-one negative. • Among the networks, the gap between the candidates was largest on NBC; the coverage was most...
  • The AP Campaigns for Kerry

    09/23/2004 10:18:08 AM PDT · by conservativecorner · 21 replies · 1,208+ views
    Powerline ^ | Sept. 23, 2004 | John H. Hinderaker
    It's not just CBS, folks. Never have we seen a media full-court press in support of a candidate comparable to what is now occurring on behalf of John Kerry. One of the worst offenders is the Associated Press; we've written about their outrageously biased reports before. Today, the AP reports on Iraqi interim Prime Minister Ayad Allawi's speech to a joint session of Congress. Allawi's speech sounds good; he said: Today, we are better off, you are better off, the world is better off without Saddam Hussein. Your decision to go into Iraq was not an easy one, but it...
  • Ad Says Kerry 'Secretly' Met With Enemy; But He Told Congress of It (Swift Vets Jane Fonda ad)

    09/21/2004 9:00:52 PM PDT · by Cableguy · 58 replies · 1,929+ views
    Wash Post ^ | 9/22/04 | Paul Farhi
    The veterans organization that sparked controversy last month when it questioned John F. Kerry's military service in Vietnam plans to launch a new commercial today that equates Kerry with Vietnam War protester Jane Fonda and accuses the Democratic presidential nominee of secretly meeting with "enemy leaders" during the conflict. The Swift Boat Veterans for Truth said it will spend $1.3 million to air its advertisement in five battleground states and on national cable television networks over the next week. The ad, titled "Friends," makes no assertion of any direct link between Kerry and Fonda, but it suggests that their contacts...
  • Joe Allbaugh: CBS "deliberately tried to influence an election with fraudulent evidence"

    09/20/2004 11:17:25 AM PDT · by TheBigB · 53 replies · 2,856+ views
    Fox News | self
    via phone interview...Joe Allbaugh, former CoS for then-Gov. Bush flatly refutes claims that there was any attempt to "sanitize" W's TANG records. SAYS CBS OWES THE PREZ A DIRECT APOLOGY AND THAT CBS DELIBERATELY USED FRAUDULENT EVIDENCE TO ATTEMPT TO INFLUENCE THE ELECTION!
  • CBS: "Without Favoritism" (MUST-SEE Photo of CBS News truck proving anti-Bush bias!)

    09/20/2004 12:45:02 PM PDT · by Dont Mention the War · 38 replies · 3,598+ views
    Little Green Footballs ^ | September 20, 2004
    9/20/2004: CBS: "Without Favoritism" An LGF reader has forwarded several highly revealing photographs of a CBS News van - with anti-Bush material proudly displayed in its front window. Here’s what he wrote: Some friends and I were up at CBS yesterday afternoon taking some funny pictures for our website when a CBS News van pulled up with anti-Bush stuff in the window. We took several shots to prove where they were taken and we were sure to get the license plate in one of the shots. The CBS placard in the window is leaning on a Satan bobble head doll....
  • Anti-Bush views sway coverage

    09/15/2004 5:30:24 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 24 replies · 1,583+ views
    The Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | September 15, 2004 | Shaunti Feldhahn
    I'm beginning to wonder whether our major news outlets should run a disclaimer after any story about President Bush: "This report reflects the personal opinion of the journalist and does not necessarily represent XYZ News Company's policy of objective reporting." We all know that the media trend liberal — just 7 percent of journalists identified themselves as conservative in the most recent Pew Research poll. But while we may wince at biased reporting every now and then, we generally trust media outlets to prevent personal views from influencing news. However, every now and then we glimpse the intense journalistic desire...
  • The X Files of Lt. Bush

    09/12/2004 7:00:53 PM PDT · by Numbers Guy · 45 replies · 1,558+ views
    Time Magazine ^ | 09/12/04 | Amanda Ripley
    The X Files Of Lt. Bush A flurry of contested memos and memories sheds more heat than light on his record By AMANDA RIPLEY Monday, Sep. 20, 2004 Journalists and politicos have been trying off and on for a decade now to suss out exactly what George W. Bush did in the National Guard more than 30 years ago. The basic facts are not very mysterious: Bush got a coveted homeland gig in the Guard, just as many other well-connected college graduates did, while hundreds of thousands of other young men got drafted and sent to Vietnam. Ever since Bush...
  • Agreed: CBS, Rather, Kerry and the DNC engaged in a deception: NOW WHAT ARE WE GONNA DO ABOUT IT?

    09/11/2004 10:00:16 AM PDT · by Liz · 198 replies · 4,169+ views
    Alright, already. Enough of the analytical pieces. There's more than enough proof that CBS, Rather, Kerry and the DNC engaged in wholesale deception to dupe TV audiences, and voters. Now what are we gonna do about it? There are multiple legal avenues ----- plus economic sanctions against CBS------ that can be employed. Post your opinions here. Then let's get on with it.
  • BOSTON GLOBE "EXPERT" FURIOUS (Says Globe misquoted him)

    09/11/2004 9:04:57 AM PDT · by Timeout · 203 replies · 7,142+ views
    INDC ^ | 9/11/04 11 am | INDC blog
    HOT UPDATE: Dr. Bouffard Speaks About Boston Globe! INDC EXCLUSIVE!! (MUST CREDIT INDC!!) I just interviewed Dr. Bouffard again, and he's angry that the Globe has misrepresented him. He's been getting hate mail and nasty phone calls since last night's story was posted, and he wants me to correct the record. He did not change his mind, and he and his colleagues are becoming more certain that these documents are forgeries.
  • Get-Bush time at the networks?

    09/11/2004 8:31:42 AM PDT · by Cableguy · 15 replies · 760+ views
    Union Leader ^ | 9/11/04 | JAY AMBROSE
    CBS appears to have muffed things up badly in a Bush-bashing expedition, but NBC is not to be outdone. It announced plans to have Kitty Kelley spew her unverified rumors about President Bush for three days straight. All in the name of good journalism? Not by my calculation. First, CBS. On its “60 Minutes II” show, reporters revealed documents supposedly written by George W. Bush’s now-deceased commander when the President was in the National Guard. They showed the young George ignoring a direct order and otherwise goofing off. Said the commander in one memo, the pressure was on for him...
  • DUer gets reply from CBS News

    09/10/2004 10:15:52 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 21 replies · 530+ views
    RevCheesehead (353 posts) Fri Sep-10-04 11:04 PM Original message My reply from CBS News (sorry if this is a dup.) As you can see, they are getting dumped on. PLEASE WRITE and give them your support! Here's the address: ******************* Thank you for taking the time to write. Your support is appreciated. As you can imagine, we've been inundated with negative emails. It's refreshing to hear from a viewer such as yourself. We strive for the highest level of journalistic integrity and will continue to do so, no matter what the cost. A free society demands free, unmuzzled media...
  • Boston Globe "independent source" turns into another plant

    09/10/2004 6:27:48 PM PDT · by NavySEAL F-16 · 24 replies · 976+ views ^ | 10 Sept 04 | Estes
    A good friend did some digging on the principal source behind the Boston Globe story on Bush. Turns out that this guy has a trail and the claim of Boston Globe's "months of research" is likely bogus. Read on. Posted On: Sep 10th, 2004: 14:31:59, Rated: 4.00/1 Get this out there. The Blue Media has gone beyond the shill now and should be called out. I am writing to share with you some unreported information about that Boston Globe story that came out yesterday morning about Bush's national guard story.  I have contacted some major news outlets about this and...

    09/10/2004 4:09:42 PM PDT · by ambrose · 156 replies · 5,447+ views
    BAD MOVE, CBS [09/10 06:59 PM] This was a weak defense. It clearly picked one or two areas where CBS thought they could muddy the waters, and ignored the other points. Nothing about kerning. Nothing about the paper size. Nothing about the stationary. Nothing about the widow or the son. Nothing about proportional spacing. Nothing about the difference in tone and writing style from other memos by this author. Nothing about the anachronistic language. They changed the story from coming from his personal files, to admitting that CBS only had a photocopy to work from. The said some typewriters had...

    09/10/2004 4:08:34 PM PDT · by Mike Fieschko · 25 replies · 1,166+ views
    Kerry Spot ^ | Sep 10, 2004 | unknown
    There were attacks today on the CBS News "60 Minutes" report this week raising new questions about President Bush's Vietnam-era time in the Texas Air National Guard. The questions raised by our report include: [TAKE: GRAPHICS] — Did a wealthy Texas oilman-friend of the Bush family use his influence with the speaker of the Texas House of Representatives .. to get George W. Bush a coveted slot in the National Guard .. keeping him out of the draft and any probable service IN Vietnam? [TAKE: BULLET] — Did Lieutenant Bush refuse a direct order from his commanding officer? [TAKE: BULLET]...
  • BREAKING FROM HANNITY: CBS Producer in Dallas source of Documents

    09/10/2004 12:47:25 PM PDT · by WoodstockCat · 718 replies · 62,213+ views | 09/10/2004 | Hannity
    Hannity just said a story will be filed later today that from sources inside CBS that the source of the documents is also the one who provided the Abu Grihab prison photos.
  • Dan Rather says "No apology needed" What we need to do about it

    09/10/2004 12:22:04 PM PDT · by Minus_The_Bear · 93 replies · 4,525+ views
    Dan Rather has said that his report on the Killian memos will stand and there shouldn't even be a discussion of a retraction or apology. The MSM media, even when caught in their lies refuse to acknowledge it. If we don't act now they will simply try to steamroll us and get away with it. Post on your blog, email your address book, ping your lists, tell your friends and family to contact the advertisers of CBS listed below. Contacting CBS News in NYC will serve no purpose. Follow the money to advertising and to the affiliates. Also contact the...
  • Bush's military service in question – again [U.S. "News" fully engaged in smear campaign]

    09/10/2004 11:44:58 AM PDT · by JohnHuang2 · 12 replies · 922+ views
    U.S. supposed "News" ^ | September 8, 2004 | By Kit R. Roane, "journalist" who runs off half-cocked and doesn't bother fact-checking
    ush's military service in question – again Records appear to show that the president failed to fulfill his duty to the Air National Guard By Kit R. Roane A new examination of payroll records and other documents released by the White House earlier this year appear to confirm critics' assertions that President George W. Bush failed to fulfill his duty to the Air National Guard during the Vietnam War. Most of the documents, which have been reviewed by U.S. News, and former military and Defense Department personnel, were released last February, when reporters raised new questions about Bush's service during...
  • BOSTON GLOBE: Bush Guard Service Story Today Cites Documents As Credible

    09/10/2004 4:25:40 AM PDT · by Timeout · 36 replies · 1,339+ views
    Boston Globe ^ | 9/10/04 | Patick Healy and Rick Klein
    This article cites the CBS documents TO SUPPORT the allegations against Bush's Guard service. It never mentions the witnesses who have come forward to cast doubt on the documents and Barnes, including Killian's wife and son. CBS also produced documents that appeared to show that in 1973 Bush's superior officer complained of being pressured to ''sugar-coat" an annual officer evaluation for Bush even though Bush had not been at the base for the year in question.Don't they have internet access in Boston?? There's also a 2nd Globe article by Michael Kranish (Kerry "biographer")REFUTING allegations about Kerry's anti-U.S. activities while he...
  • Pro-Kerry Media Expose Their Partisanship

    09/09/2004 10:38:59 PM PDT · by april15Bendovr · 10 replies · 1,008+ views Media Research Center ^ | Brent Baker & Rich Noyes
    ABC, CBS, CNN and NBC Ignored or Disparaged Swift Vets Against Kerry but Hype Anti-Bush Charges Pro-Kerry Media Expose Their Partisanship     If there were any lingering doubts about whether network reporters are in the tank for John Kerry, Wednesday's newscasts put them to rest. From May to August, the networks ignored or disparaged charges against Kerry by his fellow Swift Boat veterans, but last night the claims of a Democratic partisan topped the CBS Evening News and were featured in prime time on CBS’s 60 Minutes. ABC, CNN and NBC also pounced in seeming unison on the supposed “new questions”...
  • Whitewashing the Kerry record

    09/09/2004 10:27:37 PM PDT · by kattracks · 6 replies · 428+ views
    In addition to the $233 million John Kerry raised before the Democratic convention, the $75 million in taxpayer funds he received afterward and the $200 million or more that will be spent by Nov. 2 on his behalf by Democratic 527 organizations and the Democratic National Committee, he is now the beneficiary of the valuable services of the news pages of The Washington Post and the New York Times. Both liberal newspapers, whose front pages strongly influence the political coverage of the broadcast networks and CNN, have shamelessly begun running interference for Mr. Kerry.
  • G.O.P. Riled by 2 CNN Hosts (Carville,Begala)

    09/09/2004 9:48:07 PM PDT · by Former Military Chick · 21 replies · 872+ views
    NY Times ^ | September 10, 2004 | JIM RUTENBERG
    September 10, 2004 G.O.P. Riled by 2 CNN HostsBy JIM RUTENBERG ASHINGTON, Sept. 9 - The Bush campaign has questioned CNN's allowing James Carville and Paul Begala to continue as commentators despite their role as informal advisers to the Kerry campaign."It seems highly irregular that CNN would tolerate two employees' openly working and advising and appearing on behalf of the John Kerry for President campaign," Steve Schmidt, a Bush spokesman, said Wednesday.In retooling its message since the Republican National Convention, the Kerry organization has taken increasingly keen interest in advice from Mr. Begala and Mr. Carville, who were political...
  • Commander's Son Questions Memos on Bush's Service (NYT-No Mention of Font, etc., Attacks SBVT)

    09/09/2004 8:19:57 PM PDT · by hispanarepublicana · 23 replies · 938+ views
    The New York Times ^ | 9/10/04 | By KATHARINE Q. SEELYE and JIM RUTENBERG
    Commander's Son Questions Memos on Bush's ServiceBy KATHARINE Q. SEELYE and JIM RUTENBERGPublished: September 10, 2004 ASHINGTON, Sept. 9 - A day after memos emerged suggesting that George W. Bush received favorable treatment when he was in the National Guard during the Vietnam War, the son of Mr. Bush's squadron commander said he doubted the authenticity of some of the memos his father was said to have written. The White House, meanwhile, for the second day in a row dismissed renewed questions about Mr.Bush's service as "recycled" and said they were part of a "coordinated attack" by Senator John...

    09/09/2004 8:14:01 PM PDT · by Keith in Iowa · 816 replies · 24,890+ views
    Drudge ^ | 9/9/2004 | drudge
    <p>Nothig more yet...</p> <p>CBS NEWS executives have launched an internal investigation into whether its premiere news program 60 MINUTES aired fabricated documents relating to Bush National Guard service, the DRUDGE REPORT has learned.</p> <p>"The reputation and integrity of the entire news division is at stake, if we are in error, it will be corrected," a top CBS source explained late Thursday.</p>