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  • NY Times CEO exiting, without explanation

    12/15/2011 11:48:27 PM PST · by Enchante · 19 replies
    Reuters via Yahoo News ^ | 12/16/2011 | Paul Thomasch and Jennifer Saba
    ...The Times Co gave no explanation for Robinson's sudden departure, which caught analysts as well as company insiders by surprise. Speculation among industry observers and the analyst community centered on the company's faltering stock price, which has declined more than 80 percent since Robinson was appointed CEO in December 2004....
  • Joining a Dinner in a Muslim Brotherhood Home (A Useful Idiot Speaks)

    12/08/2011 1:19:13 PM PST · by mojito · 21 replies · 1+ views
    New York Slimes ^ | 12/7/2011 | Nicholas Kristof
    If you want to understand the Islamic forces that are gaining strength in Egypt and scaring people here and abroad, let me tell you about my dinner in the home of Muslim Brotherhood activists. First, meet my hostess: Sondos Asem, a 24-year-old woman who is pretty much the opposite of the stereotypical bearded Brotherhood activist. Sondos is a middle-class graduate of the American University in Cairo, where I studied in the early 1980s (“that’s before I was born,” she said wonderingly, making me feel particularly decrepit). She speaks perfect English, is writing a master’s thesis on social media, and helps...
  • He’s Impeachable, You Know (Congress can impeach Attorney General)

    12/08/2011 10:56:39 AM PST · by jiggyboy · 12 replies · 1+ views
    New York Times (Slimes) ^ | May 3, 2007 | Frank Bowman
    Article II of the Constitution grants Congress the power to impeach “the president, the vice president and all civil officers of the United States.” The phrase “civil officers” includes the members of the cabinet (one of whom, Secretary of War William Belknap, was impeached in 1876). *snip* A cabinet officer, like a judge or a president, may be impeached only for commission of “high crimes and misdemeanors.” But as the Nixon and Clinton impeachment debates reminded us, that constitutional phrase embraces not only indictable crimes but “conduct ... grossly incompatible with the office held and subversive of that office and...
  • Frank Rich Is Wrong: Hate Didn’t Kill Kennedy, But It Is Killing Civil Discourse in America

    11/22/2011 3:28:24 PM PST · by jazusamo · 22 replies
    PJ Tatler ^ | November 22, 2011 | Bryan Preston
    Today marks the 48th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The slain president’s wife, his successor, and the liberal media blamed the murder on Dallas’ “climate of hate.” That smear cast a pall on the innocent citizens of that city for decades. I know, because I grew up in the shadow of Big D and in the shadow of Kennedy’s killing. For decades after Nov. 22, 1963, you could go anywhere in the country, tell anyone you were from Dallas, and if you spent enough time with that person, Kennedy’s assassination would inevitably come up. Frank...
  • Vatican Documents Reveal Stalin's Forced Starvation Plan

    11/18/2011 6:59:37 AM PST · by marshmallow · 49 replies
    Zenit News Agency ^ | 11/17/11 | Elizabeth Lev
    Book Gives Details of 1932 'Killing by Hunger' in UkraineROME, NOV. 17, 2011 ( The sober skies and short days of November remind Romans that this is the month to pray for the dead. It seems fitting that this month opened with a presentation of new documents regarding one of the most tragic -- and virtually unacknowledged -- events of the modern age, the Ukrainian Famine. "The Holy See and the Holodomor: Documents from the Vatican Secret Archives on the Great Famine of 1932-1933 in Soviet Ukraine" by Father Athanasius McVay and Professor Lubomyr Luciuk was released Oct. 26 with...
  • Goldstone (ardent anti-Israel critic refutes slur): 'Israel Not an Apartheid State'

    11/05/2011 5:11:15 PM PDT · by PRePublic · 2 replies
    BigPeace ^ | Nov. 2011
    Goldstone: Israel Not an Apartheid State Posted by Joel B. Pollak Nov 4th 2011 at 5:19 pm in Africa, Foreign Policy, Israel, Media Criticism, Middle East, United Nations | 174576Comments(9) Richard Goldstone. Source: The Jewish Daily ForwardRichard Goldstone, who once accused Israel of deliberately seeking the deaths of Palestinian civilians, then recanted, has published an op-ed in the New York Times today refuting the accusation that Israel is an apartheid state. While “apartheid” can have broader meaning, its use is meant to evoke the situation in pre-1994 South Africa. It is an unfair and inaccurate slander against Israel, calculated...
  • NYTimes pretends Corzine isn't a Dem. Obama donor

    11/01/2011 1:50:46 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 12 replies
    Wash Examiner ^ | 11-1-09 | Tim Carney
    New York Times columnist Joe Nocera has a scathing attack on Jon Corzine, whose financial firm just declared bankruptcy. "The idea that Corzine, who single-handedly destroyed MF Global Holdings, was in a position to command so much as a penny in severance is horrifying...." What caught my eye was one word that never appeared in Nocera's column. I'll give you a hint: it begins with (D). Also left out of Nocera's piece, Jon Corzine this election has given the maximum to the Democratic National Committee (and thus to Obama's reelection). But it's not Nocera that's omitting these relevant facts --...
  • Judge Rejects Both Reorganization Plans For Tribune[$13B Debt Chicago Trib,LA Times,23 TV Stations]

    10/31/2011 9:42:00 PM PDT · by fight_truth_decay · 2 replies
    Chicago Business ^ | October 31, 2011(Updated 8:08 p.m.) | By: Lynne Marek
    (Crain's) — The federal judge overseeing the Tribune Co. bankruptcy case shot down reorganization plans submitted by the Chicago-based media company and a dissident creditor group, threatening to appoint a trustee to oversee the case if they don't resolve it soon. Tribune filed for bankruptcy protection in December 2008 under the weight of $13 billion in debt, a year after the company was taken private in an $8.2-billion leveraged buyout led by real estate mogul Sam Zell, who became its chairman. In a decision that started with the parable of the scorpion that stings the fox carrying him across the...
  • New York Times Plans Staff Reductions (Dinosaur Media DeathWatch™)

    10/13/2011 5:30:14 PM PDT · by abb · 36 replies
    The New York Times ^ | October 13, 2011 | Brian Stelter
    In the midst of a deteriorating advertising climate, The New York Times plans to eliminate up to 20 newsroom positions and seek additional savings in the business units, the company said Thursday. The reductions, described by the New York Times Company as a rebalancing, were announced to employees on Thursday morning. The company will seek volunteers for buyouts in The Times newsroom, Jill Abramson, the paper’s executive editor, said in a memo to the staff, adding that no newsroom employee would be laid off. She said there would be “fewer than 20” buyouts. The Times will also seek to cut...
  • GOP Empire's Plan to Crush Tea Party Rebels

    10/13/2011 9:26:50 AM PDT · by WOBBLY BOB · 207 replies
    atlantic wire ^ | 10-12-11 | Elspeth Reeve
    Step 1: The first rule of the establishment is: Do not admit you are part of the establishment! Step 2: Disarm them with praise Step 3: Moderate whoever they pick as the 2012 nominee. Step 4: Teach them about compromise. Step 5: Never forget reality
  • The Myth of Voter Fraud [BARF Alert]

    10/10/2011 11:48:03 AM PDT · by feralcat · 47 replies
    The New York Times ^ | October 9, 2011 | The New York Times
    It has been a record year for new legislation designed to make it harder for Democrats to vote — 19 laws and two executive actions in 14 states dominated by Republicans, according to a new study by the Brennan Center for Justice. As a result, more than five million eligible voters will have a harder time participating in the 2012 election. Of course the Republicans passing these laws never acknowledge their real purpose, which is to turn away from the polls people who are more likely to vote Democratic, particularly the young, the poor, the elderly and minorities. They insist...
  • NY Times' selective coverage of Israel through a glass darkly

    10/08/2011 8:40:29 AM PDT · by george76 · 10 replies
    American Thinker ^ | October 8, 2011 | Leo Rennert
    The paper's Jerusalem bureau paid barely minimal attention to the recent killing of an Israeli man and his one-year-old son by stone-throwing Palessinians who attacked their car -- with one huge stone smashing through the windshield and hitting the driver. ... Like most Western reporters, Kershner assumes that a logical peace treaty must divide Jerusalem, with Jewish neighborhoods in eastern Jerusalem remaining in Israel and Arab neighborhoods becoming part of Palestine. But neither she nor her colleagues have ever checked with Arab residents of Jerusalem about what their real preference might be. Had they done so, they would have found...
  • NY Times Freaks Out After Judge Upholds Most of Alabama’s Immigration Law

    10/02/2011 1:38:34 PM PDT · by montag813 · 26 replies · 1+ views
    Stand With Arizona ^ | 10-02-2011 | John Hill
    by John HillStand With ArizonaHow significant was Judge Sharon Lovelace Blackburn's ruling upholding key sections of Alabama's H.B. 56 immigration law? Well, just ask the New York Times, which flipped out over it in their lead editorial: A federal judge has upheld most of Alabama’s new immigration law, the nation’s harshest and most radical attempt to harness a state’s power to find and punish illegal immigrants. The consequences for Alabamans will be serious — not just for the undocumented, but for their blameless citizen children, for those who are mistaken for unauthorized immigrants and for farmers and other business owners...

    09/28/2011 5:44:34 AM PDT · by MindBender26 · 58 replies
    Dick Morris ^ | 9.28.201128 | Dick Morris And Eileen McGann
    For twenty years – long before 9/11 – the danger of terrorists armed with surface to air missiles shooting at passenger planes has been the secret fear of many top political leaders. In the late 90s, a terrorist network was nabbed trying to bring them into Newark Airport, but the airline industry and the government have done nothing to equip passenger airplanes with any defense against these always deadly missiles. Now Barack Obama has committed the ultimate sin: He has let 20,000 surface-to-air missiles escape from military depots in Libya. According to ABC News “U.S. officials had once thought there...
  • Palin ‘on the Verge’ of a Decision About Presidential Run

    09/27/2011 5:57:39 AM PDT · by winoneforthegipper · 227 replies · 1+ views
    NYTIMES ^ | 09/27/11 | MICHAEL D. SHEAR
    Sarah Palin has been quiet recently. Surprisingly quiet. Ms. Palin, a one-time Alaska governor, is reportedly just days away from deciding whether to run for president. In the meantime, her Twitter feed and Facebook page have gone silent for the last 10 days. Her Web site has not been updated recently. And Ms. Palin has not appeared on Fox News for a week, since before the last Republican presidential debate.
  • Inspector general: Bush-era Pentagon officials cleared of wrongdoing

    09/24/2011 7:45:37 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | September 24, 2011 | Rowan Scarborough
    A three-year government investigation has found no wrongdoing by Bush-era Pentagon officials when they gave war briefings to retired military analysts who served as TV and radio commentators. The probe by the Pentagon inspector general was a response to a 2008 Pulitzer Prize-winning article in the New York Times that implied the former military officers, some of whom worked for or were defense contractors, received financial favors in return for their commentary and that they were tools in a propaganda campaign. Sources familiar with the IG’s final report said it will say officials broke no rules or laws when they...
  • New York Times sees ad revenue falling more than expected (Christmas layoffs on the horizon?)

    09/21/2011 4:43:25 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 35 replies
    NY Post ^ | 9/21/11 | MARKETWATCH/NEWSCORE
    The New York Times Co. expects its third-quarter advertising revenue to slide eight percent, twice the decline it had previously forecast, as economic conditions have been "getting more difficult even since the second quarter," CEO Janet Robinson said Wednesday. "We're seeing that advertisers are less frequently committing upfront because of the uncertainty in their business," Robinson told analysts Wednesday at a conference in New York. The New York Times Co. had expected to see a drop similar to the four-percent decline it had in the second quarter, Robinson said. The company now expects print ad revenue to slide 10 percent...
  • (Biased) Thoughts From Jill Abramson, (NYT's new)Executive Editor

    09/18/2011 8:42:10 AM PDT · by flowerplough · 1 replies
    NYT ^ | 10 sep | Brisbane
    JILL ABRAMSON: ...The idea that women journalists bring a different taste in stories or sensibility isn’t true. I think everybody here recognizes and loves a good story, and the occasions are rare when there is disagreement about that. Will you be a command-and-control type of leader, or one who leads by more subtle means? I definitely don’t see myself as command-and-control. I do see myself as someone who has a lot of story ideas. As managing editor I never approached an editor with “Here’s my story idea and it must be done,” but in a more “What do you think...
  • Chris Matthews not as left as you might think

    09/16/2011 5:59:54 AM PDT · by T.O.K. · 48 replies ^ | September 16, 2011 | Michele Kirk
    I don’t think it quite reached the status of a “tingle up the leg,” but according to Tea Party Patriots co-founder Mark Meckler, Chris Matthews extended a friendly, though quiet, gesture of support to the movement while Meckler was a guest on a recent show. The national debate was raging on the debt ceiling and the ability of Congress to stop spending. On air, Matthews tried his best to persuade Meckler to compromise his position, telling the tea party representative that he must learn to negotiate. When the cameras stopped rolling, however, Matthews shocked Meckler by telling him that he...

    09/14/2011 6:01:11 PM PDT · by Evil Slayer · 66 replies · 1+ views ^ | 9/14/11 | Matt Drudge
    No article yet. Just titles. Dem Party leaders mobilizing to solidify president's standing with Jewish voters to counter image Obama not friend of Israel... NYT setting story for lead Thursday, newsroom sources tell DRUDGE... Comes after shock defeat of Dem candidate... DEVELOPING...
  • Readers will pay at new Globe site

    09/13/2011 10:27:31 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 12 replies · 1+ views
    Boston Herald (website still free!!) ^ | 9/13/11 | Brenden Lynch
    The Globe’s new paid Web site will be closely watched by other media outlets as newspapers face the economic squeeze caused by more readers getting their news over the Internet, experts said. “The more experiments like this, the better,” said Dan Gillmor, director of the Knight Center for Digital Media Entrepreneurship at Arizona State University. “We’re still all wondering what the business models — and that’s models — will be for the future.” The new site will be free until Oct. 1 and $3.99 per week thereafter. will remain free, with breaking news, sports and blogs, which Gillmor said...
  • “When you’ve lost the New York Times …”

    09/12/2011 2:27:33 PM PDT · by Corky Boyd · 5 replies
    Island Turtle ^ | September 12, 2011 | Corky Boyd
    Sunday’s NY Times opens a subject being whispered in the halls of Democratic power. Will a second run by a severely weakened President Obama destroy the party as it did for the 12 years following Jimmy Carter’s loss to Ronald Reagan? Is the war of 2008 now lost? Blame is put on his lack of resolve for liberal ideas, namely killing the EPA’s new ozone dictates, his lack of aggressiveness and of course the economy. In English spoken west of the Hudson, it’s called panic. "Democrats are expressing growing alarm about President Obama’s re-election prospects and, in interviews, are openly...
  • Some of Sarah Palin's Ideas Cross the Political Divide (good, from NY Times)

    09/09/2011 2:10:30 PM PDT · by MN_Mike · 45 replies
    New York Times ^ | September 9, 2011 | Anand Giridharadas
    But when her throat was cleared at last, Ms. Palin had something considerably more substantive to say. She made three interlocking points. First, that the United States is now governed by a “permanent political class,” drawn from both parties, that is increasingly cut off from the concerns of regular people. Second, that these Republicans and Democrats have allied with big business to mutual advantage to create what she called “corporate crony capitalism.” Third, that the real political divide in the United States may no longer be between friends and foes of Big Government, but between friends and foes of vast,...
  • One God or Many

    09/05/2011 11:15:44 AM PDT · by rhema · 2 replies
    Patriot Post ^ | September 5, 2011 | Burt Prelutsky
    Sometimes you can focus so hard on a single tree, you lose sight of the forest. For instance, every sane person, which automatically excludes leftists, realizes that we can easily un-elect Barack Obama next year. But we should not lose sight of the fact that we will simultaneously be sending Hillary Clinton, Cass Sunstein, Timothy Geithner, Janet Napolitano, Eric Holder, Jeffrey Immelt, Jay Carney, Valerie Jarrett and Joe Biden, back where they came from. That should certainly provide all Republicans, no matter which candidate they happen to support at the moment, with plenty of incentive to vote for our ultimate...
  • Two Major Examples of Why We Can’t Trust the Mainstream Media

    08/31/2011 10:28:28 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 7 replies ^ | August 30, 2011 | Ron Radosh
    A few not to be missed articles or blogs have appeared in the past few days. The first is by the conservative New York Times columnist, Ross Douthat. Most people, especially those who still buy the print edition, see his regular featured column. But fewer people read his blog, which appears only on the paperÂ’s website, and for that, one usually has to search to find. Two days ago, Douthat wrote about the myth spread by many Democrats and liberals: that conservatives and Republicans want to institute a theocracy in America. As Douthat points out, [A] spate of recent articles...
  • Secrecy characterizes case against ex-CIA officer (Leaks to NY Times)

    08/31/2011 9:24:38 AM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 3 replies
    AP ^ | Aug 30, 5:07 PM EDT | By MATTHEW BARAKAT
    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) -- A judge held a secret hearing Tuesday in the prosecution of a former CIA operative accused of leaking government secrets about Iran to a New York Times reporter, a case where prosecutors are asking for permission to present secret evidence to a jury and also want to keep other government secrets out of public view. Secrecy is the watchword in the case against Jeffrey Sterling of O'Fallon, Mo., who prosecutors say was a key source of classified leaks for reporter James Risen's 2006 book State of War. The book includes a chapter that details an apparently...
  • The TV Watch: Sharpton Brings His Pulpit to MSNBC [Surprise: NY Times criticizes MSNBC]

    08/31/2011 7:26:19 AM PDT · by Pharmboy · 16 replies
    NY Times ^ | August 30, 2011 | ALESSANDRA STANLEY
    Peter Kramer/MSNBCsnip... “I’m going to say what I mean and mean what I say.” And that may be the problem with Mr. Sharpton’s cable news pulpit: what he means to say is in lockstep with every other MSNBC evening program, making the stretch between 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. a nonstop lecture on liberal values and what is wrong with the Republican Party. ...but other progressive hosts, particularly Rachel Maddow, have continued to attract viewers — not nearly as many as routinely watch Fox News, but more than for less partisan shows on CNN. MSNBC, which found success by preaching...
  • Issa Goes to War With New York Times Over ‘False Story’

    08/27/2011 7:35:12 PM PDT · by topher · 28 replies ^ | August 27, 2011 | By Stephen Clark
    Rep. Darrell Issa, the powerful chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, has declared war on the New York Times after the newspaper published a front-page story last week linking the California Republican’s business activities to his congressional duties. The story, “A Businessman in Congress Helps His District and Himself,” claims that Issa has used his congressional power to further enrich himself. “As his private wealth and public power have grown, so too has the overlap between his private and business lives, with at least some of the congressman’s government actions helping to make a rich man even...
  • Archbishop [Chaput]: New York Times, CNN, MSNBC can’t be trusted on abortion, faith

    08/24/2011 5:04:07 PM PDT · by topher · 14 replies · 1+ views
    MADRID, SPAIN, August 23, 2011 ( – When it comes to finding information on vital issues like abortion, same-sex “marriage,” and faith, the mainstream media simply can’t be trusted, the incoming archbishop of Philadelphia told a group of youth in Spain last week. “Being uninformed about the world and its problems and issues is a sin against our vocation as disciple,” Archbishop Charles Chaput told his audience during a special World Youth Day session in Madrid. And yet, he went on to note, the Christian believer is faced with a unique challenge in finding accurate sources of information on key...
  • Archbishop: MSNBC, CNN, New York Times ‘Untrustworthy’ When it Comes to Religion

    08/20/2011 12:32:50 AM PDT · by bronxville · 11 replies
    the blaze ^ | 08-19-2011 | Tiffany Gabbay
    The news outlets CNN, MSNBC, the New York Times, and Newsweek have come under fire by Philadelphia’s incoming Archbishop, for a lack of “trustworthiness” where matters of religious faith are concerned. According to Archbishop Charles Chaput, the media do not “provide trustworthy information about religious faith. ” His comments were made Wednesday during an address on religious freedom before some 10,000 pilgrims at the Catholic World Youth Day in Madrid, Spain. Archbishop Chaput told the group of young faith-goers, “in the United States, our battles over abortion, family life, same-sex ‘marriage,’ and other sensitive issues have led to ferocious public...
  • NY Times: The Rich Can Afford to Pay More Taxes

    08/23/2011 4:07:31 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 52 replies
    New York Times ^ | August 23, 2011 | By BRUCE BARTLETT
    (Bruce Bartlett held senior policy roles in the administrations of Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush and served on the staffs of Representatives Jack Kemp and Ron Paul.) ... It is not class warfare to suggest that the richest 1 percent of people in society pay one-third of their income to the federal government, as they did under Ronald Reagan. Keep in mind that dividends were taxable as ordinary income every year of his administration, and in the Tax Reform Act of 1986 he supported taxing capital gains as ordinary income as well. Higher effective tax rates on the rich...
  • Frank Schaeffer: Son of Evangelical Royalty Turns His Back, and Tells the Tale

    08/21/2011 5:29:10 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 73 replies
    New York Times ^ | 08/20/2011 | MARK OPPENHEIMER
    NORTHAMPTON, Mass. — In every line of work, there are family businesses. But no business is more defined by dynasties and nepotism than evangelical preaching. Lyman Beecher, Bob Jones, Billy Graham, Oral Roberts, Robert H. Schuller, Jim Bakker: all had sons who became ministers. It is never easy stepping into Dad’s shoes, of course. But when the family business is religion, it is especially perilous. That is one of the central laments, anyway, of “Sex, Mom, & God,” a new memoir by Frank Schaeffer. To secular Americans, the name Frank Schaeffer means nothing. But to millions of evangelical Christians, the...
  • How Long Will It Take Keynes to Die? (Slams NYT)

    08/21/2011 7:48:05 PM PDT · by MontaniSemperLiberi · 31 replies
    Reason via RCP ^ | August 17, 2011 | Tim Cavanaugh
    It’s been many years since I’ve read The New York Times. Like most readers, I got discouraged by the shrinking page size, the self-confident erroneousness that becomes apparent whenever America's newspaper of record covers a topic I’m familiar with, and the lack of a comics page. Sure there are occasions when you can’t avoid it—usually when enough people are complaining about an article or when somebody I know is in the paper—but on a daily basis I follow the golden rule that life is just too short for The New York Times. So imagine my surprise the other day when,...
  • NYT Friedman:way too soon to tell if media blew it vetting obama the candidate (LOL)

    08/21/2011 7:47:51 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 16 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 8-21-11 | Jeff Poor
    NYT's Friedman: 'Way too soon' to tell if media blew it vetting Obama the candidate ~~~~~~~ During the 2008 presidential election season, many Americans were captivated by then-candidate Barack Obama’s promises of hope and change. And some would argue that much of the media were taken in by the promises too. Nearly three years into the Obama presidency, is it fair to say the media were duped? On Sunday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Reliable Sources,” host Howard Kurtz asked New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman just that question. According to Friedman, the jury is still out. “Way too soon to tell...
  • Darrell Issa Sticks It to the Times

    08/19/2011 7:00:21 PM PDT · by library user · 33 replies
    Powerline ^ | August 19, 2011 | by John Hinderacker
    Darrell Issa is a brilliant businessman who made a lot of money the old-fashioned way: he earned it, rather than marrying or inheriting it as so many Democratic politicians do. Which is another way of saying that he is just the kind of man we need in Washington.The Left, of course, doesnÂ’t see it that way. The New York Times hates Issa because, as Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, he has launched several investigations of wrongdoing that have embarrassed the Obama administration. So ace reporter Eric Lichtblau, no longer occupied with illegally leaking national defense secrets...
  • The Darrell Issa Hit Piece: Most Inaccurate NYT Article … Ever?

    08/16/2011 10:55:03 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 14 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | August 16, 2011 | Patrick Richardson
    As Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, begins to close in on Attorney General Eric Holder regarding Operation Fast and Furious, the MSM bringing out their knives for the combative congressman seemed a fait accompli.Sunday, the Times jumped in. And they didn’t just use knives, they sprayed it around with an elephant gun.Eric Lichtblau’s front-page article started by claiming Issa has made billions while investigating corruption with his committee: Here on the third floor of a gleaming office building overlooking a golf course in the rugged foothills north of San Diego,...
  • NYT: Obama Should Resign So We Can Get To Work And Fix The Economy!

    08/11/2011 5:14:34 PM PDT · by PROCON · 2 replies ^ | Aug. 11, 2011 | Sun Tzu
    Actually, that was the position of New York Times columnist Gail Collins in November 2008 concerning President George W. Bush. The economic situation was so bad, she wanted Bush to resign and step aside so that the economic problems could be fixed. But take her article, switch a few words, and her analysis is even more applicable today. Here you go:
  • What Will Stop the Drop? (NY Slimes Finally Admits Recession Never Ended)

    08/09/2011 3:52:43 AM PDT · by SkyPilot · 32 replies
    The NY Slimes ^ | 8 Aug 2011 | Floyd Norris
    What will stop this? Let’s look at some of the things that have not worked. The Group of 7 finance ministers promised to act together in a cooperative way. FLOYD NORRIS Notions on high and low finance. President Obama assured us that he wanted to cooperate with Republicans. It would be wonderful — and most likely would lead to a rebound — if there were evidence that genuine cooperation was going to arrive, and that governments would act together to try to both fix the financial systems and avoid new downturns. But so far there is no indication that any...
  • WA State Cancels NYT Reporters Drivers License(Illegal Alien)

    07/21/2011 6:08:51 PM PDT · by TWhiteBear · 6 replies
    Seattle Times ^ | July 21, 2011 at 11:22 AM | Lornet Turnbull
    'The state of Washington has canceled the driver's license of a journalist who, in a New York Times Magazine article last month, revealed that for 14 years he kept a secret from his U.S. employers: He is an illegal immigrant. He obtained a Washington driver's license weeks before his Oregon license was to expire on his 30th birthday earlier this year.
  • Anti-tax extremism in Minnesota (NY Times editorial double absorbancy barf bag alert)

    07/07/2011 6:16:58 PM PDT · by WOBBLY BOB · 8 replies
    ny times ^ | 7-6-11 | Slimes editorial
    Gov. Mark Dayton, a Democrat, campaigned for office last year promising to raise taxes on high earners, so it was no surprise when he proposed a tax increase on families making more than $150,000 a year to help close a $5 billion budget gap. In negotiations with the Republican majority in the Legislature, he compromised and reduced the increase to those making $1 million or more, but Republicans are refusing to consider any income tax increase.
  • NYT: Monogamy 'Destroys More Lives Than It Saves'

    It's Fourth of July weekend - how about cheating on your spouse? For those not thinking about it, a piece to be published in the New York Times Magazine this Sunday marvelously titled "Married, With Infidelities" is recommending it:
  • NY Times Columnist: Kansas, Missouri ‘Middle Places’ Land of ‘Low Sloping Foreheads’

    06/27/2011 9:28:13 AM PDT · by Iron Munro · 64 replies
    Breitbart TV ^ | June 26, 2011
    VIDEO AT LINK: "If it's Kansas, Missouri, no big deal. You know, that's the dance of the low-sloping foreheads. The middle places, right? ...Did I just say that aloud?" - David Carr, NY Times
  • New York Times Finally Addresses Gun Walker and Fast and Furious: and Blames American Gun Owners!

    06/24/2011 8:35:34 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 13 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 6/24/2011 | Doug Book
    Like most of the American media, Pinch Sulzberger’s New York Times has ignored the ATF’s Fast and Furious and Gunrunner scandals for months. The fact that one or more Obama Regime members at the Justice Department encouraged other Obama Regime members at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms to sell thousands of weapons to illegal straw purchasers for Mexican drug cartels and then assist in transporting the guns across the border…well these just aren’t the sort of stories that grace the Times’ front page. After all, Pinch’s pride and joy isn’t known for reporting that its favorite political party...
  • ‘Gunwalker’ Goes Pravda: White House Unleashes MSM

    06/23/2011 11:04:53 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 29 replies · 1+ views
    Pajamas Media ^ | June 23, 2011 | Bob Owens
    The Post prints an attack on Issa that no other paper saw fit to run: an anonymous hit job concocted by the Obama administration. And The Times finally talks Gunwalker ... by attacking the GOP. With a debunked lie. To date, Rep. Darrell Issa and Sen. Charles Grassley have led the investigation of Operation Fast and Furious: a multi-agency scheme that allowed known straw purchasers to buy an estimated 2,000 firearms and to smuggle them into Mexico, into the hands of the narco-terrorists of Mexican cartels. An estimated 150 Mexican police officers and soldiers have been killed by the weapons.Issa...
  • Jon Huntsman the new Rondald Reagan? Hardly

    06/22/2011 11:12:25 AM PDT · by Corky Boyd · 30 replies
    Island Turtle ^ | June 22, 2011 | Corky Boyd
    Am I the only one who thinks Jon Huntsman is a plant? Huntsman chose Liberty Park to announce his candidacy, the same place Ronald Reagan chose to launch his campaign as the nominee of the Republican party in September 1980. His Casper Milquetoast announcemant speech at Liberty Park simply can't compare Reagan's and is the same recipe for defeat John McCain gave us. And it's no coincidence, John Weaver Huntsman's top political advisor is a former McCain campaign team member. Soon you will see the NY Times declaring Huntsman the second coming. A drumbeat from the rest of the legacy...
  • The New Terrapin Gazette Number 217

    06/22/2011 9:46:22 AM PDT · by Jeff Chandler
    The New Terrapin Gazette ^ | 22 June, 2011 | LBB
    World history is the progress of the consciousness of freedom. Stunning The New York Times has published a bitter, whining screed that has to be one of the most amazing pieces ever to appear in its pages. Written by a journalist, it is, in essence, a complaint with a purpose: it decries a politician’s view of the news media, and then does all it can to disqualify that politician as a candidate for public office. Just how goofy or extreme would a politician’s denunciation have to be to provoke a journalist into reacting that strongly? It seems reasonable to assume...
  • The Times Slimes Clarence Thomas

    06/21/2011 4:53:01 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 31 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | June 21, 2011 | Staff
    Health Reform: Picking up the baton from the disgraced Anthony Wiener, the New York Times slanders Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, hoping to keep him from voting on the constitutionality of ObamaCare. According to the Times, Justice Thomas should not sit in on any case involving ObamaCare because, well, he's conservative and has rich conservative friends, and maybe he shouldn't be sitting on the high court at all. The June 18 article by Mike McIntire doesn't mention ObamaCare, but it doesn't have to. It's yet another salvo in the left's campaign against Thomas that in February saw 74 House Democrats,...
  • Editorial: Times' Bias Shows In Palin E-mail Affair (Great Read)

    06/17/2011 5:14:32 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | June 17, 2011 | Staff
    Media: No wonder last week's frenzy over Sarah Palin's old emails went as fast as it came. Not only did it turn out to be the nonstory of the year. It gave objective journalism one of its biggest black eyes yet. We don't remember anything quite like it. The state of Alaska was releasing more than 24,000 — or 300 pounds' worth — of emails that Palin wrote during her years as governor (2006 to 2009). The documents were a matter of public record, we were told, because Palin often used personal emails to cover state business. Whatever the case,...
  • Scientists Measure the Accuracy of a Racism Claim [SJ Gould called "charlatan"]

    06/14/2011 5:37:13 AM PDT · by Pharmboy · 47 replies
    NY Times ^ | June 13, 2011 | NICHOLAS WADE
    Penn Museum, Philadelphia Janet Monge of the Penn Museum examines some of the Morton collection skulls with her colleague, Alan Mann. Scientists have often been accused of letting their ideology influence their results, and one of the most famous cases is that of Morton’s skulls — the global collection amassed by the 19th-century physical anthropologist Samuel George Morton. In a 1981 book, “The Mismeasure of Man,” the paleontologist Stephen Jay Gould asserted that Morton, believing that brain size was a measure of intelligence, had subconsciously manipulated the brain volumes of European, Asian and African skulls to favor his bias that...
  • The Far-Left New York Times Hits Rock Bottom

    06/13/2011 10:07:22 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 40 replies ^ | June 13, 2011 | Douglas MacKinnon
    That loud crash you just heard off in the distance was the New York Times finally hitting the bottom of the barrel with an embarrassing but expected thump. Having long ago turned its back on objective journalism to become the mouthpiece for liberal ideology, the Democrat party, and corrupt unions, it was still somewhat of a surprise to see the compromised editors of the paper do something which might cause Anthony Weiner to recoil from its unseemly request. On Friday, June 10th, the State of Alaska released more than 24,000 of former Governor Sarah Palin’s emails. A Democrat recently...