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  • Houston drops controversial pastor subpoenas

    10/29/2014 11:02:05 AM PDT · by pawpawrick · 39 replies
    Fox News ^ | 10/29/2014
    Houston announced Wednesday that it will withdraw the subpoenas of sermons from five pastors who publicly opposed an ordinance banning discrimination against gay and transgender residents, The Houston Chronicle reported. "I didn't do this to satisfy them," Mayor Annise Parker said, referring to critics of the subpoenas. "I did it because it was not serving Houston."
  • Houston’s Church-Attacking Mayor Annise Parker Caught Lying, Smearing Texas DPS

    10/27/2014 11:10:02 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 40 replies
    PJ Media ^ | October 27, 2014 | Bryan Preston
    Take a look at P.J. Gladnick’s post over at Newsbusters . The gist: Houston Mayor Annise Parker’s daughter had trouble getting her driving test done to get her driver’s license. Parker, a lesbian who married her partner out of state after being elected mayor of Texas’ largest city, blamed the problem on the Texas Department of Public Safety and, specifically, on Texas law which does not recognize same-sex marriage. Their daughters are adopted and they also have a foster son. Parker launched her blame game in this tweet. Daughter needs drivers test. Has all docs, some in MomA name, some...
  • City of Houston demands pastors turn over sermons [Dealing With Homosexuality]

    10/15/2014 8:14:40 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 155 replies
    Fox ^ | Published October 14, 2014 | By Todd Starnes
    The city of Houston has issued subpoenas demanding a group of pastors turn over any sermons dealing with homosexuality, gender identity or Annise Parker, the city’s first openly lesbian mayor. And those ministers who fail to comply could be held in contempt of court. “The city’s subpoena of sermons and other pastoral communications is both needless and unprecedented,” Alliance Defending Freedom attorney Christina Holcomb said in a statement. “The city council and its attorneys are engaging in an inquisition designed to stifle any critique of its actions.” ADF, a nationally-known law firm specializing in religious liberty cases, is representing five...
  • Teen Honor Student Brutally Murdered Parents with Multiple Weapons (took away his iPod)

    05/29/2014 11:12:33 PM PDT · by chessplayer · 62 replies
    A 16-year-old Norview High School student, Vincent Tyrell Parker of Norfolk entered a guilty plea to charges of killing both his parents in a brutal assault he claims was fueled by his dad taking away his iPod. Parker admitted to leaving school early, while his father was still at work. Vincent drove home to the 1000 block of Bland Avenue, where he lived with his parents. He went upstairs and pepper-sprayed his mother when she came out of the bathroom. He then stabbed her in the eye and beat her with a crowbar and a baseball bat. Vincent claimed at...
  • Tenn. package bomb explosion: Son-in-law charged in case that killed 2

    02/13/2014 5:15:57 PM PST · by jazusamo · 30 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 13, 2014
    The son-in-law of the elderly couple killed this week in a package bomb explosion at their Tennessee home has been charged in the case, authorities said Thursday evening. A grand jury returned indictments of felony first-degree murder and felony first-degree premeditated murder against Richard Parker, 49, police said at a press conference. Authorities would not elaborate on how they came to identify him as the suspect, and said he was arrested at his home on Thursday.
  • NBA star Parker apologizes for anti-Semitic salute

    12/30/2013 6:36:29 PM PST · by Nachum · 4 replies
    timesofisrael.com ^ | 12/30/13 | ap
    SAN ANTONIO — San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker apologized Monday for a newly surfaced photograph that shows him making the same gesture with anti-Semitic connotations that French footballer Nicolas Anelka displayed while celebrating a goal this weekend, creating an uproar in their home country. The photograph shows Parker and a French comedian making a gesture known in France as a “quenelle,” which critics describe as inverted Nazi salute. Parker said in a statement released through the Spurs that the photograph was taken three years ago. Parker, who was born in Belgium but raised in France, said he didn’t know...
  • ELENOR PARKER GONE...

    12/10/2013 4:58:10 AM PST · by SMARTY · 13 replies
    12-10-13 | Me
    Elenor Parker was one of my favorites and now she's gone.
  • Chris Christie is no presidential contender

    11/18/2013 4:04:48 PM PST · by ReformationFan · 26 replies
    One News Now ^ | 11-18-13 | Star Parker
    If the last two presidential elections tell us anything, it’s that Republicans don’t succeed with candidates who lack clear vision and conviction consistent with the party’s conservative platform. Given this, I understand why Democrats think that New Jersey governor Chris Christie should be a leading contender for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination. But why would any Republican see a typical political operative like Christie as presidential material? With the information we have in front of us today, there is every reason to believe that 2016 will be a year of opportunity for Republicans to run a serious and exciting reform-minded...
  • Budget crisis has its roots in erosion of values

    10/14/2013 4:06:58 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 6 replies
    One News Now ^ | 10-14-13 | Star Parker
    We ought to think about the cultural roots of the budget crisis in Washington. The political left says the shutdown is all about an ideological tantrum of a handful of Republicans. Certainly, tea partiers have an ideology and vision about what ground rules would produce a more prosperous, freer and fairer America. But let's be honest. The gentleman in the White House, our president, is as hard core in his ideological dispositions as any tea partier. Each side believes America would be better off if it were run according to their vision. What's the crucial difference? As a tea partier,...
  • Establishment Conservative Journalists Meet Off-the-Record with Obama at White House

    10/08/2013 9:14:29 PM PDT · by RightGeek · 25 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/8/2013 | Ben Shapiro
    In a clear attempt to woo largely establishment conservative commentators who have loudly opposed the GOP’s current government shutdown strategy, President Obama held an off-the-record meeting with the Washington Post’s Charles Krauthammer, the Wall Street Journal editorial page editor Paul Gigot, National Review’s Washington editor Robert Costa, syndicated columnist and former CNN co-host Kathleen Parker, and Byron York of the Washington Examiner.
  • Rep. Kyrsten Sinema part of US delegation to Afghanistan (Query)

    09/08/2013 9:24:41 AM PDT · by Viennacon · 21 replies
    ABC15 ^ | 08/30/2013 | AP
    PHOENIX - U.S. Representative Kyrsten Sinema was part of a bipartisan congressional delegation that made a three-day visit to Afghanistan this week. The Arizona Democrat's office says the delegation went to Afghanistan to see the drawdown of the American military presence and the transition of security responsibilities to Afghan forces.
  • Star Parker: Background checks won't make us safer

    03/09/2013 7:54:26 PM PST · by marktwain · 7 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | 9 March, 2013 | Atar Parker
    <p>In April 2007, a mentally disturbed student showed up at the campus of his school, Virginia Tech, brandishing two semi-automatic pistols. He murdered 32 students, teachers and school employees and wounded 17 others before taking his own life.</p> <p>It was the one of deadliest mass shooting incidents in American history.</p>
  • ‘Parker’ – Plenty of fun action, but lacks sophistication (two and half stars)

    01/26/2013 8:48:02 AM PST · by Perdogg · 27 replies
    I don't believe there are any spoilers in my review, most of the stuff is shown in the movie ads. Reader discretion is advised.
  • ESPN Fires Rob Parker (RG3 "Cornball Brother" commenter)

    01/09/2013 9:14:24 AM PST · by Colonel_Flagg · 33 replies
    Pro Football Talk - NBC Sports ^ | January 9, 2013 | Michael David Smith
    Rob Parker, the commentator who created controversy when he questioned whether Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is a “cornball brother” because he has a white fiancee, has been fired by ESPN. (snip) So why did Parker’s discipline change from a 30-day suspension to termination? ESPN isn’t saying, but it may be that the network was unhappy with a recent interview Parker gave in which he said that ESPN knew what he was going to say on the air before he said it. In that interview, Parker also seemed to backtrack on his previous apology, complaining that people took his “cornball...
  • Rob Parker on RGIII’s blackness

    12/13/2012 12:57:57 PM PST · by DFG · 45 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 12/13/12 | Dan Steinberg
    snip “But time and time we keep hearing this, so it just makes me wonder deeper about him,” Parker went on. “And I’ve talked to some people down in Washington D.C., friends of mine, who are around and at some of the press conferences, people I’ve known for a long time. But my question, which is just a straight honest question. Is he a brother, or is he a cornball brother?” What does that mean, Parker was asked. “Well, [that] he’s black, he kind of does his thing, but he’s not really down with the cause, he’s not one of...
  • Big Shake-Up at Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

    12/10/2012 4:16:38 PM PST · by LibWhacker · 6 replies
    WSJ ^ | 12/9/12 | Lettie Teague
    Robert M. Parker Jr., widely regarded as the world's most powerful wine critic, has some far-reaching changes planned for his 34-year-old newsletter, the Wine Advocate. Mr. Parker intends to phase out the print version of the newsletter, which he built over the past several decades into one of the most influential voices on wine. He also said he intends to step down as its editor in chief, turning over editorial oversight to his Singapore-based correspondent, Lisa Perrotti-Brown.
  • After Arizona Primaries, 9th District Rating Change (Republican pickup opportunity)

    09/04/2012 5:26:15 PM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 16 replies
    Rothernberg Political Report ^ | August 29, 2012 | Nathan Gonzales
    Tuesday’s primaries in Arizona offered a little bit of everything, including a Member vs. Member race and what GOP strategists are calling “a gift.” The 9th District is brand new, after the Grand Canyon State was awarded another seat in Congress through reapportionment, and its first general election could be a fascinating race between an openly bisexual Democrat and an African-American Republican. Kyrsten Sinema won the Democratic nomination with 42 percent over state Senate Leader David Schapira (31 percent) and former state party chairman Andrei Cherny (27 percent). Vernon Parker, an official in both Bush administrations and Paradise Valley city...
  • How the Media Convinced Justice Roberts To Be 2012's Kathleen Parker

    06/29/2012 7:30:48 AM PDT · by Bratch · 14 replies
    Big Journalism ^ | June 29, 2012 | John Nolte
    We all saw how the media reacted yesterday. Overnight, Chief Justice John Roberts went from a pariah to, literally in the eyes of the media, one of the great justices in the history of the Court. We also saw how the media suddenly found the dreaded 5-4 Supreme Court decision perfectly acceptable. Do not make the mistake of thinking that what you witnessed yesterday was some sort of bias or double standard. It wasn't. It was a payoff to a tactic the media's been using for years to co-opt narcissistic Republicans desperate for affirmation. Explaining what happened yesterday is going...
  • The Devil Wears Obama

    06/15/2012 5:36:50 PM PDT · by Starman417 · 7 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 06-15-12 | DrJohn
    At her swanky Manhattan home, Sarah Jessica Parker held a fundraiser for Barack Obama. NEW YORK - Facing a tightening presidential race and onslaught of cash from pro-Republican outside groups, President Obama tonight got a boost from some of his loyal allies in the film and fashion industries with an exclusive multimillion dollar campaign fundraiser at the home of actress Sarah Jessica Parker and her husband, actor Matthew Broderick. A party of 50 donors, each paying $40,000 to attend, gathered around a long table just inside the entryway of Parker's four-story brownstone in the West Village to dine with the...
  • Former NC Democratic staffer may sue (RAT sexual harassment scandal)

    06/03/2012 9:56:35 AM PDT · by Libloather · 9 replies
    ABC Local ^ | 5/31/12
    Former NC Democratic staffer may sueThursday, May 31, 2012 RALEIGH (WTVD) -- There may soon be more fallout from a sexual harassment scandal the state Democratic party recently faced. A former staffer is considering filing a lawsuit against the party and its chairman, David Parker. Raleigh attorney Kieran Shanahan sent a letter to Parker asking him to preserve all records related to Adriadn Ortega's employment and sexual harassment complaints.
  • N.C. Democratic Party Chair David Parker Refuses to Resign (titular head will greet Hussein)

    04/19/2012 6:26:28 PM PDT · by Libloather · 5 replies
    Carolina Journal ^ | 4/19/12 | David N. Bass
    N.C. Democratic Party Chair David Parker Refuses to ResignChairman calls alleged sexual harasser ‘a close talker’ By David N. Bass Apr. 19th, 2012 RALEIGH — David Parker, the embattled chairman of the North Carolina Democratic Party, refused to resign during a Thursday afternoon press conference convened to address salacious allegations of sexual harassment at the party. With students released for recess at the next-door Catholic day school screaming in the background, Parker said that he would not stand for re-election to the chairmanship and, instead, would request that an election for a replacement be rescheduled from June 17 to May...
  • Santorum Right About Morality and Economy

    11/07/2011 5:38:36 AM PST · by Kaslin · 7 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 7, 2011 | Star Parker
    Rick Santorum has announced his “Faith, Family, and Freedom” tour in Iowa. Santorum may be dragging up the rear in the line-up of Republican presidential candidates, but I am grateful to him for being the only candidate who insists that the so-called “social issues” remain an integral, explicit part of his agenda. That’s not to say that the other conservative candidates disagree with Santorum’s take on these issues – traditional values, abortion, marriage – but Santorum has been the only one to insist that you cannot consider the economy independent of the way the individual human beings that make up...
  • An America that no longer knows itself (Kathleen Parker)

    09/11/2011 5:30:40 AM PDT · by Haiku Guy · 32 replies · 1+ views
    Washington Post Op/Ed ^ | 9/11/11 | Kathleet Parker
    The legacy of 9/11 can’t be fully measured even now, but perhaps the most damaging aspect can be found in our national discourse. Taking the long view, it is possible to see the roots of today’s political dysfunction — the hate, fear, anger and resentment — firmly planted in the soil at Ground Zero.
  • (Ranting ape) Kathleen Parker: Perry's lead points to a battle within the GOP for 'godliest'

    08/28/2011 10:57:45 AM PDT · by Libloather · 19 replies
    8/28/11
    Link only - Kathleen Parker: Perry's lead points to a battle within the GOP for 'godliest'
  • ObamaCare stomping on liberty

    08/14/2011 10:51:36 AM PDT · by george76 · 19 replies
    Sentinel & Enterprise ^ | 08/09/2011 | STAR PARKER
    Who can forget that rare moment of honesty during the campaign to pass Obamacare when Nancy Pelosi said, "We have to pass the bill in order for you to find out what's in it"? Now we have it, and almost daily there are new revelations about the staggering extent to which our private lives and individual freedoms have been stomped on. We learn now that free birth control in the form of contraceptives, morning-after pills, and sterilization is part of the grand Obamacare socialist dream-come-true. The health insurance that Obamacare mandates that all employers provide and that all citizens acquire...
  • Allen West's Gentlemanly Behavior

    07/25/2011 4:56:58 AM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 27 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | 7/25/2011 | Star Parker
    Florida Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL), also Democratic National Committee chair, suggested that the nasty email she got from Congressman Allen West (R-FL), responding to her attack on him in the House, resulted from him being “under pressure.” Of course, Allen West is under pressure. As is every freedom loving American, as we watch our great country sink. In two and a half years, a left wing Democrat president along with a left wing Democrat congress, controlled by the likes of Ms Wasserman Schultz, have changed this country so fundamentally it is not clear at all to what extent we...
  • Just-Vote-No Republicans [Kathleen Parker on Michele Bachmann]

    07/08/2011 10:46:30 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 24 replies · 1+ views
    Washington Post ^ | July 08, 2011
    Kathleen Parker Opinion Writer Just-Vote-No Republicans By Kathleen Parker, Friday, July 8 A debt crisis is a terrible thing to waste in a presidential election season, and Democrats and Republicans alike are responding on cue. Latest to the fray is Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann. In a new “Waterloo” television ad running in Iowa leading up to the Aug. 13 straw poll, she promises she won’t vote to raise the debt ceiling — before even seeing the terms of the deal. Though Bachmann is the most outspoken among Republicans, she is not alone. Several members of the Republican Study Committee,...
  • City turning red-light cameras back on

    07/06/2011 10:57:36 AM PDT · by Ron H. · 46 replies
    Chron.com ^ | July 6, 2011 | News Item
    The city of Houston will turn its red-light cameras back on today, Mayor Annise Parker announced after this morning’s City Council meeting. According to a statement from the mayor’s office, tickets will be issued after a “short period of equipment testing.”
  • Kathleen Parker Leaving CNN Show with Spitzer

    02/25/2011 4:37:24 PM PST · by PROCON · 27 replies
    AP ^ | Feb. 25, 2011 | P.J. Salvatore
    NEW YORK (AP) – CNN’s prime-time talk show “Parker/Spitzer” is no more with the departure of Kathleen Parker. Her partner, former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer, will remain in the time slot in a new show called “In the Arena,” working with E.D. Hill, Will Cain and others.
  • What Would You Rather Do Than Work For CNN?

    02/25/2011 6:53:31 PM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 29 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 2-25-11 | Jared H. McAndersen
    This is how crappy it is to work for CNN... Kathleen Parker, the Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist who co-hosted CNN's 8 p.m. show, is leaving just five months after the show debuted, the company announced Friday."I have decided to return to a schedule that will allow me to focus more on my syndicated newspaper column and other writings," Parker said in a statement.More here This is like James Carville canceling an appointment so he can go get a haircut.I'm sure it wasn't a very pleasant experience working with a man like Eliot Spitzer, who probably was offended being in the...
  • Breaking: Kathleen Parker Is Out At CNN

    02/25/2011 11:41:32 AM PST · by OldDeckHand · 64 replies
    Mediaite.com ^ | 02/25/2011 | Mark Joyella
    After months of turbulence at CNN’s Parker Spitzer, the network will drop co-host Kathleen Parker from the show, according to sources and a memo released to CNN staff. Eliot Spitzer will continue with the show. According to CNN chief Ken Jautz, the new show will be solo-anchored by Spitzer and an “ensemble format” of contributors and be called In the Arena. The new show debuts Monday. Here’s the memo: I want to share with you some news today regarding our 8pm show. Kathleen Parker has decided to leave the program to focus on her writing, and we have decided to...
  • Don't Ask Don't Tell Repeal a Mistake

    12/27/2010 6:06:12 AM PST · by Red Badger · 33 replies · 3+ views
    RightBias.com ^ | 12-27-2010 | Star Parker
    Our 111th congress, in its lame duck session, has given America a Christmas present in the way of repeal of the “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” law. Signing the repeal into law, President Obama said he’s “never been prouder.” From my point of view, I’m feeling increasingly like a minority in our country. Not because I’m black, but because I am a Christian. As a Christian, I believe in the truth of traditional morality as transmitted to us through our biblical sources. And I believe, along with George Washington, who stated clearly in his farewell address to the nation, that religion...
  • Less Choice, More Murder

    01/19/2010 5:34:14 AM PST · by Kaslin · 3 replies · 199+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | January 18, 2010 | Star Parker
    Again, this January 22, hundreds of thousands of pro-life Americans will converge on Washington for the March for Life. The March has taken place every year since 1974 to protest the Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade decision on January 22, 1973, which legalized abortion. Good news for pro-lifers is that 2009 showed evidence of turnaround in national sentiment toward tolerance for abortion. Two Gallup polls, one done in May and one done in August, showed higher percentages identifying as "pro-life" than "pro-choice." The opposite had been true in all previous years since Gallup first started doing this survey in 1995....
  • 'Gay Conservative' Is an Oxymoron

    02/14/2011 7:51:47 AM PST · by Kaslin · 225 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 14, 2011 | Star Parker
    CPAC, the Conservative Political Action Conference, has been an annual gig for me for years. But this year I concluded it was not my place and I declined to participate in the various venues at the event for which I was invited. Yes, the reason I declined was the inclusion of GOProud, a group identifying itself as representing “gay conservatives and their allies,” as a sponsor of the event. And it’s the reason why some of the nation’s most important conservative organizations – the Heritage Foundation, the American Family Association, Concerned Women of America, Family Research Council, Media Research Center,...
  • 'Gay Conservative' Is an Oxymoron

    02/14/2011 7:51:14 AM PST · by Servant of the Cross · 16 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | 2/14/2011 | Star Parker
    CPAC, the Conservative Political Action Conference, has been an annual gig for me for years. But this year I concluded it was not my place and I declined to participate in the various venues at the event for which I was invited. Yes, the reason I declined was the inclusion of GOProud, a group identifying itself as representing “gay conservatives and their allies,” as a sponsor of the event. And it’s the reason why some of the nation’s most important conservative organizations – the Heritage Foundation, the American Family Association, Concerned Women of America, Family Research Council, Media Research Center,...
  • Kathleen Parker Calls Katie Couric And Her Fellow Journalists The Bravest Of The Brave

    02/07/2011 7:03:13 AM PST · by sussex · 24 replies
    The Aged P.com ^ | the Aged P
    And those journalists – we can learn so much from their courage and dedication to bringing us the truth
  • Report: CNN May Replace Kathleen Parker On Parker Spitzer

    01/10/2011 6:39:38 AM PST · by pissant · 23 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 1/10/11 | Mark Joyella
    According to a report posted tonight on the website of The Wall Street Journal, CNN is considering replacing Kathleen Parker, co-host of the ratings-challenged Parker Spitzer. The WSJ story quotes unnamed sources who say a new co-host could be named to join Eliot Spitzer as part of a major overhaul of the show, which has floundered in the ratings since its debut three months ago. CNN’s primetime programs performed poorly in 2010, which marked the network’s worst ratings performance in fourteen years. Whether a re-boot of Parker Spitzer–and a resulting name change, one imagines–would solve any of the network’s problems...
  • CNN Mulls Show Shake-Up (Parker-Spitzer)

    01/10/2011 6:02:53 AM PST · by AT7Saluki · 32 replies
    WSJ ^ | 1/10/11 | SAM SCHECHNER
    CNN is considering replacing Kathleen Parker, co-host of its new evening program "Parker Spitzer," according to people familiar with the matter, as the network struggles to reverse a steep slide in its evening audience. The conservative columnist could be replaced by a new co-host to serve alongside former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer, as executives mull a shake-up of the show, the people said, adding that no decision has been made. "Parker Spitzer" hasn't been able to significantly build its audience since its debut just over three months ago.
  • The Last Honest Liberal-Caitie Parker (Friend of AZ Shooter)

    01/09/2011 2:32:27 AM PST · by icwhatudo · 68 replies
    Her name is Catie Parker and her 15 minutes of fame is upon her. She is a liberal and may have saved Sarah Palin and the Tea Party a huge amount of ill will in the wake of the Arizona shootings. She was the classmate and self described "really good friend" of the Arizona shooter Jared Lee Loughner. She was also in a band with him. Her comments have set the blog world and media on fire with her description that the shooter was "left wing, quite liberal". This flies in the face of the Palin/Tea Party connection narrative...
  • We dodged a bullet - BIG TIME!

    06/26/2008 2:45:32 PM PDT · by neverdem · 110 replies · 1,120+ views
    vanity | June 26, 2008 | neverdem
    If the title isn't the understatement of the day, please show it to me. The universal right to self defense as recognized by an individual right interpretation of the Second Amendment depended on Justice Anthony Kennedy in a 5 - 4 decision. I was disappoined in Ginsburg and Souter considering their opinions in Muscarello.It was a clean decision. Fears that it would create new infringements were proven unfounded. All of D.C.'s infringemnts at issue were declared infringements, nothing more, nothing less, and struck down. D.C. was told to deal with it. "We affirm the judgment of the Court of Appeals....
  • Court Rejects Strict Gun Law as Unconstitutional

    03/10/2007 12:31:16 AM PST · by JohnHuang2 · 43 replies · 1,228+ views
    New York Times ^ | 3/10/07 | ADAM LIPTAK
    Interpreting the Second Amendment broadly, a federal appeals court in Washington yesterday struck down a gun control law in the District of Columbia that bars residents from keeping handguns in their homes. The decision was the first from a federal appeals court to hold a gun control law unconstitutional on the ground that the Second Amendment protects the rights of individuals, as opposed to the collective rights of state militias. Nine other federal appeals courts around the nation have rejected that interpretation. Linda Singer, the District’s acting attorney general, said the decision was “a huge setback.” “We’ve been making progress...
  • 'Go Nancy'? CNN's Kathleen Parker Admires Pelosi, the Democrats' 'Mama Grizzly'

    12/11/2010 4:51:57 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 26 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | December 10, 2010 | Matthew Balan
    Kathleen Parker, CNN's resident pseudo-conservative, gushed over House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday's Parker-Spitzer, trumpeting how the San Francisco liberal stood amongst her fellow Democrats: "She's the 'mama grizzly' in this crowd, is she not?" Parker also stated she had "great admiration" for Pelosi, and even cheered her on: "Go, Nancy!" [audio available here] The host, along with her on-air partner Eliot Spitzer, shared yet another moment of mutual agreement during the lead segment of their program, ripping President Obama for his proposed tax compromise with congressional Republicans. Spitzer wasted little time in launching his attack on the executive: "He...
  • Respectable Conservatives Still Don't Get Obama

    11/22/2010 5:55:27 AM PST · by libstripper · 29 replies
    Ameican Thinker ^ | November 22, 2010 | Jack Cashill
    If United States Senator Al Franken -- it hurts to say that -- ever had a redeeming moment, it was in the role of Stuart Smalley, a character he created for "Saturday Night Live." In the most memorable of Smalley's "Daily Affirmations," the lisping, wildly insecure psycho-babbler hosts Michael Jordan. After explaining to his audience that Jordan is "a basketball player for a professional basketball team," Smalley says to him, "You should be very proud of yourself." "Well, thank you, Stuart," says Jordan, "I am." Stunned by Jordan's self-assurance, Smalley blunders on: "I can imagine that the night before a...
  • Kathleen Parker Falsely Claims Alexander Hamilton was an Illegal Immigrant

    11/19/2010 1:12:45 PM PST · by Pyro7480 · 172 replies · 3+ views
    NewsBusters.org ^ | 11/19/2010 | Matthew Balan
    On Thursday's Parker-Spitzer, CNN's Kathleen Parker bizarrely and inaccurately claimed that Alexander Hamilton came to the United States illegally and drafted the Constitution: "Let's remember...a lot of Americans did come through the back door such as Alexander Hamilton. He got off the boat from the West Indies, and all he did was write the Constitution and become the first Secretary of the Treasury." Parker raised this false history during a discussion of Pedro Ramirez, Fresno State University's student body president, who was outed as an illegal immigrant by a student newspaper. After playing clips from Ramirez and his opponent during...
  • Parker's Sad Envy of Sarah Palin

    11/18/2010 6:01:08 AM PST · by Kaslin · 29 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 18, 2010 | Douglas Mackinnon
    Embarrassingly for CNN host and liberal commentator Kathleen Parker, not only does she suffer from a severe case of SPDS (Sarah Palin Derangement Syndrome), but -- like a smitten tween trying to emulate her favorite actress in the Twilight series -- obvious envy and jealousy have prompted her to try and steal Palin's look based on the leather jackets Parker has been sporting of late on the air. Ironic behavior to say the least when you consider that just last week, Parker loudly, proudly, and with a finger wagging, proclaimed on CNN that "I led..." the media assassination of Sarah...
  • Parker Brags: I Led Media Assassination Of Sarah Palin

    11/11/2010 6:48:47 PM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 82 replies · 6+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | November 11, 2010 | Mark Finkelstein
    In the promo fluff for its future flop, CNN calls Kathleen Parker a "conservative" commentator. So what's a "conservative" in CNN's book? Someone who, when accused of taking part in the media assassination of Sarah Palin, brags that she didn't merely take part—she "led it." Supposed conservative Kathleen Parker made her bizarre boast on this evening's Parker Spitzer. It came in the course of her interview of John Ziegler, creator of the documentary "Media Malpractice: How Obama Got Elected and Palin Was Targeted.” While denying she had been "duped" by Obama, Parker admitted that during the campaign she "bought into...
  • Huffington Post Libels Palin, Refuses to Change Story

    11/09/2010 9:37:33 AM PST · by rightistight · 66 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 11/9/10 | Aurelius
    Does this really surprise anyone? Currently, the liberal psuedo-news site the Huffington Post has a gigantic picture of former VP candidate and Alaska Governor Sarah Palin and a 99 font size (and all capital letters) "GOTCHA" on the front of their website: The picture, which intentionally tries to mock Palin, links to an article by the Huffington Post that states that Palin "misquoted" a story in the Wall Street Journal. However, if you wade through the article and past the liberal slant, you would realize that Mrs. Palin is telling the truth. If you read the article, Palin stated that...
  • It's About Freedom, Meathead!

    11/01/2010 4:57:22 AM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 11 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | 11/1/2010 | Star Parker
    Americans go to the polls Tuesday. Who would question that this is not just another election? We’re fighting for our nation’s soul. For what we believe freedom is about. Or if we really care to be free. In most elections, we’re all pretty much on the same page about who we are as a nation. The debate is about details concerning how it’s going to be managed. This year the debate is about what page we’re on. New data from Gallup shows how polarized we’ve become. In 1994, 40% identified as conservative, 48% as moderate, and 12% as liberal. Now,...
  • Week Two for Parker-Spitzer begins with New Low; Worst Ratings for Larry King in 10 Years

    10/12/2010 6:09:28 PM PDT · by John W · 23 replies
    TVNEWSER ^ | October 12, 2010 | Chris Ariens
    Last night’s “Parker-Spitzer” saw the lowest numbers yet for the program and the show did little to help the one that followed on the schedule — “Larry King Live” which had its worst numbers in more than 10 years. In its sixth outing, “Parker-Spitzer” drew 311,000 Total Viewers and 86,000 A25-54 viewers. That’s lower than the previous low for the time period set by Campbell Brown earlier this year. (332,000 / 87,000). Last week, Parker-Spitzer finished fourth in the time period averaging 465,000 Total Viewers and 124,000 A25-54. At 9pmET, “Larry King Live” put up its lowest A25-54 demo viewership...
  • Dueling Fatwas

    10/05/2010 8:10:20 PM PDT · by forty_years · 7 replies
    netwmd.com ^ | 10/5/2010 | Daniel Pipes
    Norris and all Americans currently live under the "Rushdie Rules," which punish whoever disrespects Islam, Muhammad, or the Koran. Make fun of Muhammad and you're on your own. Local and national politicians had nothing to say about her plight. Journalists, usually keen to protect one of their own, went silent. No organization sprung up to raise money for her protection.