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  • Muslims must be honest about Qur’an

    05/20/2014 3:50:49 PM PDT · by rickmichaels · 14 replies
    Toronto Sun ^ | May 20, 2014 | Tarek Fatah
    In the aftermath of Islamic jihadis — the Boko Haram — enslaving Christian school girls in Nigeria, the Muslim intelligentsia, instead of doing some serious introspection, has chosen to exercise damage control. Columns by my co-religionists have appeared in newspapers ranging from the Toronto Star to The Independent in London and on CNN.com, where they avoid any reference to Sharia laws that permit Muslims to take non-Muslim female prisoners of war as sex slaves. The fact is Muslim armies throughout history have been permitted under Islamic law to make sex slaves of non-Muslim prisoners. Here is chapter 33, verse 50...
  • Ezra Klein: From 'Journolist' To Liberal Activist

    11/29/2011 12:37:07 PM PST · by IBD editorial writer · 6 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | 28 Nov 2011 | Editorial
    Media Bias: In the early days of the Gulf War, pundits marveled at the specter of Iraqi troops surrendering to journalists. Well, now it's even worse: Journalists are giving the Democratic Party its talking points. The Washington Post's 27-year-old star blogger Ezra Klein has been called "whiz kid," and "brat packer" and a "wunderkind." Now he's actually advising Democratic chiefs of staff, briefing them last week about the supercommittee in Congress, according to a report by Fishbowl-DC on MediaBistro.com. That means the relatively novel idea that bloggers can be placed on an equal footing with reporters in congressional briefings has...
  • The Yemeni Passenger Was Shouting "Allahu Akbar" as He Attempted to Storm the Cockpit Door

    05/10/2011 6:30:27 AM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 19 replies
    The Blaze ^ | May 10th | Naked Emperor News
    Media Manipulation? The Majority of American Media Outlets Fail to Report the Yemeni Passenger Was Shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’ as He Attempted to Storm the Cockpit Door – Video Examples of Newscasts From Around the Country
  • CBS Decides Al and Tipper's Separation is the Fault of ... George W. Bush

    06/02/2010 2:52:06 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 36 replies · 1,554+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | June 1, 2010 | Brent Baker
    Is there anything a journalist cannot or will not twist to bring the topic back to how life would be so much better if only not for that awful George W. Bush? On Tuesday's CBS Evening News, with the help of the Washington Post's Sally Quinn, Sharyl Attkisson managed to blame news, that Al and Tipper Gore are separating, on how they never got over being denied the presidency despite winning the popular vote in 2000. If only Bush hadn't taken it from them. Attkisson recalled “it's been ten years since that oddly public passionate kiss at the Democratic...
  • How Will Conservative Bloggers Attack MSM Once the Networks Start Hiring Them? ( self serving SOBs )

    03/16/2010 3:03:02 PM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 6 replies · 367+ views
    Newsweak ^ | March 16th | Eve Conant
    Prominent Redstate.com commentator Erick Erickson will join CNN, the network announced Tuesday, welcoming the "self-described ‘obsessive news junkie' " to their team. ........ The Gaggle and NEWSWEEK have been covering Erickson's work over the past few years with his steady rise to prominence in the blogosphere, and now beyond. It will be interesting to see how and if he'll attack the MSM—the mainstream media—now that he's officially joining it.
  • Milton Friedman - "Throw the bums out" - Defeat the progressive msm

    10/31/2009 4:19:11 AM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 41 replies · 1,627+ views
    Here's a transcript of what's said: Unknown voice: "We need to change congress" Friedman: No, we don't need to change congress, excuse me. You know, people have a great misunderstanding about this. People in congress are in the business, they're trying to buy votes. They're in the business of competing with one another to get elected. The same congressman will vote for a different thing if he thinks that's politically profitable. You don't have to change congress. People have a great misconception in this way they think the way you solve things is by electing the right people. It's nice...
  • OPERATION Can You Hear Us Now - Targets Big Media!!! Save the date - 10/17/09

    09/15/2009 7:18:27 AM PDT · by Ibleedred · 94 replies · 6,284+ views
    Website - OperationCanYouHearUsNow.com ^ | September 15th, 2009 | Webmaster
    Obviously, the "main stream" media are hard of hearing and seeing. About 2 million mad-as-hell taxpayers assembling in Washington, D.C. for the largest-ever (most well-behaved ever, most respectful ever) protest did not make it onto their radar screens (or our TV screens). They need our help. Maybe we cannot repeat an assembly of 2 million mad-as-hell taxpaying patriots in one place, but surely those who longed to go and couldn't would love to be a part of Operation "Can You Hear Us Now?" I'll bet for every one patriot who went to D.C. there are 10-20 more who wished they...
  • Saul Alinsky's rules and Liberal media tactics

    07/30/2009 5:55:36 AM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 16 replies · 1,243+ views
    Are you familiar with Saul Alinsky's rules? Take Rule 5 for example. Ridicule. So what do you see in the liberal media? Stuff like this in local media, and then you'll see stuff like this in the national media. Look like ridicule to you? Or take rule 4. Making your enemy live up to his own rules. How many times you seen liberal politicians crow about draining swamps, or culture of corruption and the media goes right along with them? How many promises has Obama broken? Haven't seen much of a showing from the media on this, have you. How...
  • Study: How newspapers have shifted public opinion toward gay marriage

    04/22/2009 3:12:19 PM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 48 replies · 1,576+ views
    On the media ^ | April 10th | Bob Garfield
    Two states have legalized same-sex marriage in the past two weeks, but when it comes to public opinion, supporters of gay marriage are still a minority. That minority is on an upward trajectory though and Scott Barclay, political scientist at the State University of New York at Albany, explains why: newspapers. In the last two weeks, two states have legalized same-sex marriage. First, the Iowa Supreme Court ruled that a law banning same-sex marriage was unconstitutional. Then Vermont became the first state to legalize same-sex marriage through its legislature. When it comes to public opinion, supporters of gay marriage are...
  • Mainstream Media Becomes Pure Propaganda, Is Bias, Dishonest

    02/02/2009 10:28:10 AM PST · by jazusamo · 34 replies · 1,868+ views
    The Bulletin ^ | February 2, 2009 | Herb Denenberg
    The news is no longer news. It’s propaganda. It’s cheerleading for the new administration. It’s bull-roar. It’s false, fraudulent and biased. I’m talking about the major purveyors of news, the so-called mainstream media. I’m talking about The New York Times, the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Washington Post, ABC, CBS, MSNC, NBC, CNN, NPR, PBS, Time, Newsweek and all the rest. The mainstream media has descended to the level of Joseph Goebbels, Adolf Hitler’s propaganda minister and Pravda, best known as the propaganda organ of the Communist Party. But this development in the mainstream media has critically important implications not only for...
  • 'Magic Negro' flap might help Saltsman bid ( Conservative opportunity alert! )

    12/30/2008 3:43:16 AM PST · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 18 replies · 1,114+ views
    Mlive ^ | December 30th
    The media created controversy surrounding a comedy CD distributed by Republican National Committee chair candidate Chip Saltsman has not torpedoed his bid and might have inadvertently helped it. Four days after news broke that the former Tennessee GOP chairman had sent a CD that included a song titled “Barack the Magic Negro” to the RNC members he is courting, some of those officials are rallying around the embattled Saltsman, with a few questioning whether the national media and his opponents are piling on. “When I heard about the story I had to figure out what was going on for myself,”...
  • LA Times gag on Edwards love child story

    07/25/2008 3:47:52 PM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 17 replies · 232+ views
    Dallas morning views ^ | Jul 25 | Rod Dreher
    Today, the Los Angeles Times ordered its bloggers not to talk about the story. Here, via Kausfiles, is the memo from an editor there: Hey bloggers, There has been a little buzz surrounding John Edwards and his alleged affair. Because the only source has been the National Enquirer we have decided not to cover the rumors or salacious speculations. So I am asking you all not to blog about this topic until further notified. If you have any questions or are ever in need of story ideas that would best fit your blog, please don't hesitate to ask Keep rockin,...
  • Snow dead less than 24 hours... AP starts smearing the guy

    07/13/2008 1:00:55 AM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 23 replies · 235+ views
    AP / Newsbusters ^ | July 12th | Tom Blumer
    At long last, has the Associated Press lost all sense of decency? The AP's story (saved here for future reference in case the wire service is embarrassed into revising it; you might consider saving it too as Exhibit A on how far over the cliff the dinosaur media has driven itself) by Douglass K. Daniel, with Jennifer Loven contributing (I might have known), gets in at least three cheap, fundamentally untrue, and totally uncalled-for shots at Tony Snow, who died earlier this morning.
  • NYT: McCain's Birthplace in Canal Zone Raises Eligibility Questions...

    02/27/2008 6:12:38 PM PST · by Kay Ludlow · 628 replies · 1,455+ views
    NYT: MCCAIN'S BIRTHPLACE IN CANAL ZONE RAISES ELIGIBILITY QUESTIONS...
  • NBC reverses decision on Freedom Watch ad

    12/08/2007 11:47:12 AM PST · by abb · 132 replies · 841+ views
    The Drudge Report ^ | December 8, 2007 | Matt Drudge
    **Under pressure from outraged viewers, NBC has reversed its decision not to air the Freedom's Watch ads thanking troops... Developing...
  • Culture of Corruption: Mainstream Media Ignore Feinstein's Conflict

    05/04/2007 5:38:04 AM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 23 replies · 1,112+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | May 2nd | Matthew Sheffield
    Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) is involved in a scandal that so far the media has completely ignored. David Keene Reports The problems stem from her subcommittee activities from 2001 to late 2005, when she quit. During that period the public record suggests she knowingly took part in decisions that eventually put millions of dollars into her husband’s pocket — the classic conflict of interest that exploited her position and power to channel money to her husband’s companies.
  • Reuters Counts 9/11 Hijackers as 9/11 Victims

    03/08/2007 5:35:13 PM PST · by lowbridge · 20 replies · 914+ views
    http://newsbusters.org/ ^ | March 8, 2007 | Ken Shepherd
    Reuters Counts 9/11 Hijackers as 9/11 Victims Posted by Ken Shepherd on March 8, 2007 - 18:15. From the March 8 edition of James Taranto's Best of the Web. (H/t: Nathan Burchfiel): Another Man's Victim?Reuters has a cute little human interest story about funny people from Vermont holding "town meetings" where they call for President Bush's impeachment. What caught our eye was not the darling little Vermonters, though, but something in this paragraph: Doug Dunbebin, who walked door-to-door collecting signatures to get the question onto the town meeting ballot, said there are still unanswered questions about September 11, 2001, when...
  • ABC: Plame/Libby Trial to Remind Americans of 'Dirty Politics' (Media bias alert)

    01/21/2007 10:34:52 AM PST · by lowbridge · 22 replies · 754+ views
    http://newsbusters.org/ ^ | January 21, 2007 | Brad Wilmouth
    ABC: Plame/Libby Trial to Remind Americans of 'Dirty Politics' Posted by Brad Wilmouth on January 21, 2007 - 11:45. On ABC's World News Saturday, correspondent Laura Marquez filed a story on the upcoming trial of Lewis Libby regarding his role in leaking CIA analyst Valerie Plame's identity. Marquez relayed the theory that Bush administration members deliberately leaked her identity "to get back at" her husband, Iraq War critic Joe Wilson, without mentioning the revelation that Richard Armitage, formerly an assistant to Colin Powell and a dove in the run-up to the Iraq War, admitted to having inadvertently been the original...
  • FR EXCLUSIVE - CNN hires Clinton-controlled Opinion Research Corp. for 2008 Presidential Polling

    01/12/2007 12:44:08 PM PST · by Howlin · 308 replies · 13,240+ views
    FreeRepublic.com Exclusive | January 12, 2007
    <p>PRINCETON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Opinion Research Corporation, a leading provider of global market research and consulting services, today announced the establishment of a formal polling partnership with CNN, one of the world's most respected and trusted sources for news and information. The CNN Poll will become the CNN/Opinion Research Corporation Poll.</p>
  • It's Official: Media Body Burning Story is Bogus (Shiite vs. Sunni)

    11/27/2006 3:41:07 PM PST · by lowbridge · 232 replies · 8,497+ views
    http://newsbusters.org/ ^ | November 27, 2006 | Greg Sheffield
    It's Official: Media Body Burning Story is Bogus Posted by Greg Sheffield on November 27, 2006 - 13:25. The news that six Sunnis were captured by Shiites, doused with kerosine and burned alive, was too sensational to not be picked up by the mainstream media. But it turns out that the event never happened. Furthermore, the Iraqi "spokesman" relied on to give all information regarding this event is as fictional as the story itself. Jamil Hussein, the man news reports called "police Capt. Jamil Hussein," was the source for all information regarding the burning. Although he is mentioned by USA...
  • ABC ONLINE GLITCH LEADS TO IDENTITY OF FOLEY ACCUSER; FEATURED IM EXCHANGE WAS WITH 18 YEAR OLD

    10/04/2006 5:12:16 PM PDT · by jrooney · 1,408 replies · 54,287+ views
    The Drudge Report ^ | 10-04-06 | Drudge
    A posting of an unredacted instant message sessions between Rep. Mark Foley and a former congressional page has apparently exposed the identity of the now 21 year-old accuser... ABC RELEASED TRANSCRIPT OF ONE CHAT BETWEEN FOLEY AND A MAN WHO WAS 18 AT THE TIME OF THE INSTANT MESSAGE EXCHANGE.... NETWORK STATED THE MESSAGE WAS TO 'UNDER AGE' TEEN... DEVELOPING... ABC ONLINE GLITCH LEADS TO IDENTITY OF FOLEY ACCUSER; FEATURED IM EXCHANGE WAS WITH 18 YEAR OLD
  • As Dow surges, many left behind

    10/04/2006 8:39:11 AM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 74 replies · 1,981+ views
    Chicago Tribune ^ | October 3, 2006 | William Neikirk
    WASHINGTON -- The last time the Dow Jones industrial average closed at a record high, America was living in a giddy economic era when good times and budget surpluses seemed as if they might continue indefinitely. It was Jan. 14, 2000, the start of another year, another century and another millennium. The economy was roaring along. The jobless rate was a low 4 percent. The "new economy" of young entrepreneurs energized markets with new tech companies that didn't turn a profit. Nobody seemed to care, and excesses piled on top of excesses.
  • WaPo Shocker: Huge Difference in Handling of Democrat and Republican Sex Scandals

    10/03/2006 10:50:53 AM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 13 replies · 1,828+ views
    Newsbusters/Washington Post ^ | October 3, 2006 | Noel Sheppard
    When I first saw this article this morning, I asked my daughter to pinch me. But, it was still there. I then asked her to slap me. No change. Finally, smelling salts. Alas, it was still on my computer screen, and from the Washington Post no less: “The Redder They Are, The Harder They Fall; Republicans More Damaged by Scandals.”
  • Shocker: Veteran WaPo Reporter Admits MSM's Bias Is "Overwhelmingly To The Left"

    09/22/2006 6:12:39 PM PDT · by infoguy · 34 replies · 2,160+ views
    NewsBusters.org ^ | 22 September 2006 | Dave Pierre
    On his radio show yesterday (Thursday, September 21, 2006), host Hugh Hewitt interviewed Thomas B. Edsall, who up until recently was a senior political reporter for the Washington Post. He had been with the paper for 25 years. Through precise and direct questioning by Hewitt, Edsall admitted something that is rarely heard from a liberal these days. In a shocking admission, Edsall articulated that the biases of the mainstream media are "overwhelmingly to the left." He also proposed that Democratic reporters outnumber Republicans "in the range of 15-25 to 1"!In the interview, as Hewitt and Edsall discussed the rise of...
  • US Army: AP Photographer Captured with Al Qaeda Leader

    09/17/2006 4:18:32 PM PDT · by ikez78 · 81 replies · 4,713+ views
    Little Green Footballs ^ | September 17, 2006 | Charles Johnson
    Arrested Pulitzer Prize winning Associated Press photographer Bilal Hussein, who took the infamous pictures of a terrorist execution on Haifa Street in Baghdad, and is notorious in the blogosphere for his collusion with jihadis as they tried to kill Americans, is the subject of a very lengthy attempt by the AP to whitewash his acts: U.S. holds AP photographer in Iraq 5 mos. (Hat tip: Michelle Malkin.) The AP spins furiously and buries it in the middle, but here’s some interesting information from the US Army: The military said Hussein was captured with two insurgents, including Hamid Hamad Motib, an...
  • School for Scoundrels: NYT Teaches Reporters How to Destroy Records

    09/17/2006 6:36:22 AM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 55 replies · 1,712+ views
    Newsbusters ^ | September 16 | Al Brown
    The Fitzpatrick Plame investigation has spurred the New York Times into examining how their reporters conduct themselves. Apparently, the Gray Lady wants her staff to act more like terrorists and drug dealers. Reporters are being told to delete emails, destroy notes, and use disposable cell phones in order to stymie future investigations.
  • Behind the Scenes of a Pallywood Production

    08/29/2006 11:08:46 AM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 10 replies · 728+ views
    Newsbusters ^ | August 29, 2006 | Matthew Sheffield
    Elsewhere on the fake Middle Eastern news front, the Second Draft has two must-see videos (HT: Instapundit) that look at a famous "news" item from 2000 in which a young Palestinian boy is reportedly shot by Israeli soldiers while crouching behind a barrel. The footage was filmed by a Palestinian cameraman working for a French television station. Upon further examination, like many pictures from that part of the world, the video appears to not be what actually happened.
  • Reuters Caught with Doctored Lebanon Photo, Again

    08/28/2006 5:14:42 AM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 51 replies · 3,847+ views
    Newsbusters/Reuters ^ | August 28 | John Armor
    You would think that Reuters learned its lesson about publishing to the world photos doctored to create a false image. After all, they were caught with multiple false photos from Lebanon, and had to take down more than 900 images from one stringer. Reuters promised it would have "experienced editors" look at all such photos in the future.
  • Al Qaeda Higher-up Nicknamed 'Abu Reuters'

    08/25/2006 6:16:34 AM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 6 replies · 620+ views
    newsbusters/CNN ^ | August 24, 2006 | Greg Sheffield
    It turns out that Osama bin Laden valued the western media so much that one of his media advisers had the pseudonym "Abu Reuters." Al Qaeda videos are specifically designed for play in the Western media, with its own production company providing English subtitles. Said one CNN producer, "The media meant and still means a lot to them.”
  • Are Media Assisting The Exaggeration of Casualties in Lebanon?

    08/08/2006 7:31:12 AM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 23 replies · 883+ views
    Newsbusters/Reuters ^ | August 7, 2006 | Noel Sheppard
    Reuters reported that 40 people were killed in a Lebanese village by Israeli air strikes. Less than three hours later, the Associated Press reported that the number of casualties had been dropped to one.
  • DUmmie FUnnies 08-07-08 ("Reuters admits altering Beirut photo")

    08/07/2006 7:43:42 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 90 replies · 2,076+ views
    DUmmie FUnnies ^ | August 7, 2006 | DUmmies and PJ-Comix
    The interesting thing about the scandal surrounding the use of fake photoshopped pictures from the fighting in Lebanon is that it is BIG NEWS everywhere EXCEPT in the Lamestream Media where there is barely a mention of it. On the Web, TECHNORATI shows "Reuters" as the #1 search item, "Lebanon" as #2, and Reuters fake photo photographer, "Adnan Hajj" at #3. So why the disconnect? One might as well ask why newspaper circulation is plummeting or why Network News viewership is steadily declining. In fact, this fake photo story probably wouldn't have even become big news had it not...
  • 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:
  • Another Fake Reuters Photo from Lebanon

    08/06/2006 7:35:15 PM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 154 replies · 8,404+ views
    The Jawa Report ^ | August 06, 2006
    Another photo by Reuters photographer Adnan Hajj has been shown to be doctored. The photo, which proports to be of an Israeli F-16 firing missiles on Lebanon has been doctored to make the photo seem more sensational. Here is the original Reuters photo along with its caption.
  • Reuters Admits Photo Fakery!

    08/06/2006 4:35:24 AM PDT · by Crazieman · 590 replies · 26,923+ views
    Reuters ^ | 8-6-06 | Reuters
  • A tale of 2 stories about anti-Semitism

    08/06/2006 6:52:43 AM PDT · by ArGee · 10 replies · 794+ views
    boston.com ^ | 8/6/06 | Jeff Jacoby
    TWO INCIDENTS occurred on July 28. Both took place on the West Coast; both involved an American venting his hostility to Jews. But only one of them became, in the days that followed, the big national story about anti-Semitism. The other was treated as a serious but local matter, and drew only modest coverage around the country.
  • Unarmed in the Crossfire

    07/29/2006 6:21:01 PM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 5 replies · 467+ views
    LA Times ^ | July 28, 2006 | Megan K. Stack
    Hezbollah guerrillas also endanger U.N. troops by systematically setting up rocket launches alongside U.N. bases, either in the hope that Israel will think twice before firing back, or with the cynical aim of generating bad publicity for Israel by enticing it to bomb peacekeeping troops. They had sidled up to the U.N. bases to strike Israel at least four times in 24 hours this week, officials here said.
  • USA Today: Phone Database Not As Broad As Reported, (USA TODAY LIED AGAIN)

    06/30/2006 8:18:59 AM PDT · by Grampa Dave · 98 replies · 3,357+ views
    biz.yahoo.com ^ | 30 June 2006 | AP Staff
  • Lawmaker wants New York Times to be prosecuted

    06/26/2006 6:12:00 AM PDT · by yoe · 36 replies · 1,168+ views
    Chron.com ^ | June 25, 2006 | FAYE FIORE
    WASHINGTON - The chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee called Sunday for criminal prosecution of The New York Times, saying its report Friday on government surveillance of confidential banking records "compromised America's anti-terrorist policies." Interviewed on Fox News Sunday, Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., accused the newspaper of compromising national security when it exposed a Treasury Department program that attempts to track terrorist financing by secretly monitoring worldwide money transfers. The program, instituted after the Sept. 11 attacks, bypasses safeguards put in place to prevent government abuse.Similar reports were published the same day by other media outlets. "By disclosing this...
  • Breaking on Fox Rick Santorum Reading Unclassified Version over 500 Chemical WMDs Found

    06/21/2006 2:39:13 PM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 503 replies · 27,586+ views
    On Fox right now
  • HADITHA: NO "KNOWING COVER-UP"(malkin compares realities)

    06/21/2006 6:11:18 AM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 69 replies · 2,304+ views
    Michelle Malkin ^ | June 19, 2006 | michelle malkin
    NOW: Nothing in the report points to a "knowing cover-up" of the facts BEFORE:"There has to have been a coverup of this thing," Rep. John P. Murtha "No question about it."
  • Ex-Bush aide convicted in D.C. corruption case

    06/20/2006 6:46:51 PM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 48 replies · 1,251+ views
    MSNBC ^ | June 20 | NBC News and news services
    WASHINGTON - A jury Tuesday convicted a former Bush administration official of four counts of lying and obstructing justice in the first trial to be held in connection with the influence-peddling scandal of lobbyist Jack Abramoff.
  • Absence of Balance: Six Guests, No Republicans, on Tonight's Hardball

    03/27/2006 5:28:47 PM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 30 replies · 1,382+ views
    Hardball/NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    by Mark Finkelstein March 27, 2006 Wouldn't you think that someone who fashions his show "Hardball" would have the intestinal fortitude to invite on at least one guest who disagrees with his world view? At least tonight, Chris Matthews apparently thought that unnecessary. Here was Matthews guest line-up this evening: Philippe Sands: left-wing Brit, author of a new book, Lawless World, accusing Bush of having decided very early on in the game to go to war against Iraq. John Podesta: the lugubrious former chief-of-staff to Bill Clinton and member of Hillary's inner circle. Pat Buchanan: while the Today show had...
  • ABC NEWS EXEC: 'BUSH MAKES ME SICK'; E-MAIL REVEALED

    03/23/2006 11:00:54 AM PST · by WBL 1952 · 416 replies · 18,129+ views
    Drudge Report ^ | 3/23/06