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  • France Declares War on Radical Islam, Eric Holder Refuses

    01/11/2015 6:52:12 PM PST · by Kaslin · 59 replies ^ | January 11, 2015 | Leah Barkoukis
    After radical jihadists murdered their way through Paris in a three-day rampage that left 17 dead, France has declared its own war on terror. Appearing on Saturday in Evry, a town just south of Paris, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said the country is at war against radical Islam. “We are at war — not a war against a religion, not a war against a civilization, but to defend our values, which are universal,” he proclaimed. “It is a war against terrorism, against jihadism, against radical Islam, against everything that is aimed at breaking fraternity, freedom, solidarity,” Valls continued. “We...
  • Mayor Bill de Blasio: Rudy Giuliani Fundamentally Misunderstands the Reality

    12/07/2014 7:03:14 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 39 replies
    ABC News ^ | December 7, 2014 | Benjamin Bell
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK)Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani fundamentally misunderstands the reality, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said today on This Week in response to Giulianis recent comments focusing on violence within African-American communities, rather than questions over police interactions with minorities that have sparked nationwide protests. I think he fundamentally misunderstands the reality, de Blasio told ABC News chief anchor George Stephanopoulos in his first television interview since a New York grand jury decided this week not to indict police officers in the July death of Eric Garner in Staten Island. Were trying to bring police and community together. There is...
  • Why Darren Wilson is driving you mad (And by "you" he means the Left)

    11/30/2014 8:13:15 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 26 replies
    The Guardian & Observer ^ | November 30, 2014 | Matthew Pratt Guterl
    Do not accept the Ferguson police officers retirement. Just keep talking about his phantasmagorical fear of the black body or else.It would be easy enough to call Darren Wilson a liar, as so many pundits have done, after reading the now-former Ferguson police officers testimony in the case of the killing of the 18-year-old Michael Brown. We could imagine this paragon of whiteness, soft-spoken and soft around the middle, as a rational actor, spending months after the shooting to carefully prepare for his grand-jury testimony, to repeat his performance in front of George Stephanopoulos for a television interview. Calling...
  • Darren Wilson: Americas Model Policeman

    11/29/2014 9:45:59 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 22 replies
    The Nation ^ | November 29, 2014 | Khalil Gibran Muhammad
    Even as activists are organizing against police violence, many Americans continue to see blacks as criminalsand want our police to act accordingly.Truth is stranger than fiction; it is also most certainly harder to accept. In a nearly hour-long interview with ABCs George Stephanopoulos on Tuesday, a day after thousands of protesters took to the streets from coast to coast, expressing outrage that yet another white police officer got away with the murder of another unarmed black person, Wilson stuck to his story: I just did my job. I did what I was paid to do. I followed my training. Thats...
  • **** his baby. Darren Wilsons wife is pregnant and what happens next will make you puke

    11/29/2014 9:08:20 PM PST · by Morgana · 121 replies
    Ttitchy ^ | November 26, 2014 | Twitchy Staff
    One of the revelations to come out of the interview between Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson and ABCs George Stephanopoulos was news that he and his new wife are expecting a child. Now, lets take a look at how some on Twitter reacted to this development: TWITTER IMAGE ON LINK Oh FFS! Really Ferguson protesters? You people are sick:
  • Benjamin Crump: 99% Of Time Police Not Charged When They Kill Young Black People

    11/24/2014 3:11:38 AM PST · by Biggirl · 55 replies ^ | November 24, 2014 | Tony Lee
    Sunday on ABC's "This Week With George Stephanopoulos," the attorney for the family of the late Michael Brown said,"Ninety-nine percent of the time police officers aren't charged when they kill young people of color." Host George Stephanopoulos asked if Crump has already prejudged what the grand jury is going to say and decided the process is unfair.
  • Trading Places: It's Time to Trim the Debate Moderators' Role

    11/02/2014 9:56:20 AM PST · by jazusamo · 30 replies
    American Thinker ^ | November 2, 2014 | Clarice Feldman
    As this campaign season draws to an end, doubtless many will comment on what was right and what went wrong for each party. Let me beat the crowd by stating whatever the outcomes of the Congressional and state races the notion of Republicans continuing to allow Democratic operatives posing as newsmen and women to act as moderators in candidate debates is one of the most inexplicably stupid blunders of all. And yet each election it is repeated. Let this be the last time. Here are some names and incidents that should be engraved forever on the RNC steps and in...
  • Stephanopoulos, ABC News Refuse to Apologize for False Scott Brown Attack

    10/31/2014 4:12:02 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 14 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10-31-14 | Matthew Boyle
    MANCHESTER, New Hampshire Mitt Romney, the Republican nominee for president in 2012 and a supporter of former Sen. Scott Browns campaign, decried an effort by the liberal media to falsely smear Brown during last nights final New Hampshire Senate debate against incumbent Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH). You know I think its unfortunate but in some cases moderators hope to become part of the story, Romney said on Laura Ingrahams radio program. Obviously that furthers their career and makes a lot of people talk about them. And people who are on their side are very pleased about it and...
  • George Stephanopoulos Frets Over U.S. Taking Action Against ISIS:

    08/24/2014 11:45:49 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 37 replies ^ | August 24, 2014 | Jeffrey Meyer
    On Sunday, August 24, This Week moderator George Stephanopoulos bizarrely worried that the U.S. might take too much action in combating the terrorist group ISIS.
  • George Stephanopoulos renews with ABC

    04/24/2014 1:06:04 PM PDT · by illiac · 12 replies
    Politico ^ | 4/24/14 | Dylan Byers
    George Stephanopoulos, the co-anchor of "Good Morning America" and principal host of "This Week," has renewed his contract with ABC News, a network spokesperson confirmed on Thursday. The contract, which network sources described as long term, will see Stephanopoulos remaining at the helm of both programs, even as he dials back his hosting duties on the Sunday program. The news was first reported by TVNewser. "We expect him to remain with us for many, many years," Heather Riley, an ABC News spokesperson, told POLITICO. "This represents what he wanted he is commited to GMA and This Week and understands...
  • Boehner: Reid Wants 'Complete' GOP Surrender

    10/06/2013 7:32:55 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 43 replies ^ | 10-6-2013 | AWR Hawkins
    Appearing the October 6th airing of This Week With George Stephanopoulos, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) said Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) wants "complete surrender" by the GOP as a prerequisite for meaningful negotiations. After, Stephanopoulos said, "Reid said he is more than willing to have a conference, more than willing to have a negotiation, but not under the threat of a government shutdown." Boehner responded: "So it's 'my way or the highway,' that's what [Reid] is saying. Complete surrender, and then we'll talk to you." Boehner added: "It's about having a conversation. I gave the Senate Majority Leader...
  • Boehner: The U.S. May Default On Its Debt If Obama Continues His Refusal To Negotiate

    10/06/2013 11:33:27 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 65 replies
    The Blaze ^ | October 6, 2013 | Oliver Darcy
    ...........During an appearance on ABCs Sunday program This Week, Boehner was asked what will happen if Obama maintains his position not to negotiate over raising the debt limit. If he [Obama] continues to refuse to negotiate, the country is going to default? a stunned George Stephanopoulos asked Boehner. Thats the path we are on, he replied. Im willing to sit down with the president, but his refusal to negotiate is putting our country at risk, he added, reiterating it multiple times throughout the interview.......
  • ABCs Stephanopoulos Hits Back at Rand Paul for Suggesting He Colluded with Obama

    08/15/2013 7:04:04 PM PDT · by BarnacleCenturion · 39 replies ^ | August 15th, 2013 | Andrew Kirell
    Speaking with Laura Ingraham this afternoon, George Stephanopoulos addressed Republican Sen. Rand Pauls suggestion that the ABC host purposely aided the Obama White House in driving the war on women narrative of 2012. In an interview with Geraldo Rivera last week, Sen. Paul asserted that Stephanopoulos obscure question about contraception during a GOP debate might hint that the newsman colluded with the Obama campaign to generate the resultant war on women narrative.
  • Rand Paul: Stephanopoulos Might Have Helped Obama Manufacture the 'Republican War on Women'

    08/08/2013 12:10:51 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 08/08/2013 | Noel Shepphard
    Last year NewsBusters repeatedly made the case that members of the press – in particular ABC’s George Stephanopoulos – aided and abetted President Obama’s claim that the Republicans were engaging in a so-called War on Women. In a radio interview with Geraldo Rivera Wednesday, Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said this might have been the case (video follows with transcript and commentary): GERALDO RIVERA: Reince Priebus, the RNC chair was on the Republican, top politician on the Republican side, just saying that if CNN and NBC don’t cancel their planned films about Hillary Clinton, that he’s not going to allow any...
  • Mika 'Angry' Stephanopoulos Invited Rodman On 'This Week'

    03/04/2013 4:58:36 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 15 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Ping-pong diplomacy worked with China, so why not b-ball diplomacy with North Korea? Mika Brzezinski is clearly not buying that line of logic. On today's Morning Joe, Brzezinski confessed to being "angry" with George Stephanopoulos for having the extraterrestrial otherwise known as Dennis Rodman on This Week to discuss his recent trip to North Korea, which included meeting with its new leader, Kim Jong Un. Mika didn't spare her fellow MJ panelists, calling them "idiots" when they persisted in discussing Rodman's trip and TW appearance. View the video here.
  • Dennis Rodman Hammered -- Sean Penn, Michael Moore Get a Pass

    03/07/2013 4:47:48 AM PST · by Kaslin · 6 replies ^ | March 7, 2013 | Larry Elder
    Former NBA star Dennis Rodman traveled to communist North Korea, a trip financed by a documentary filmmaker. Rodman appeared neither officially nor unofficially as part of the U.S. government. An incredulous George Stephanopoulos of ABC subjected Rodman to a grilling more suitable for a corrupt, double-dealing politician: "When you said you love Kim (Jong Un) and think he's awesome, were you aware of his threats to destroy the United States and his regime's horrendous record on human rights? ... Do you think you have a responsibility to ask him about it so that you don't be perceived as sort...
  • Dennis Rodman booted out of bar for screaming about how he loves Kim Jong-un

    03/05/2013 10:58:20 AM PST · by SWAMPSNIPER · 40 replies
    REDALERTPOLITICS ^ | March 05, 2013 | Laura Byrne
    Former NBA star Dennis Rodman was kicked out of a New York hotel bar on Sunday night for screaming about how much he loves his friend North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un.
  • Leaving North Korea, Dennis Rodman calls the Kims 'great leaders'

    03/01/2013 7:22:14 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 32 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 03/01/2013
    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) Ending his unexpected round of basketball diplomacy in North Korea on Friday, ex-NBA star Dennis Rodman called leader Kim Jong Un an "awesome guy" and said his father and grandfather were "great leaders." Rodman, the highest-profile American to meet Kim since he inherited power from father Kim Jong Il in 2011, watched a basketball game with the authoritarian leader Thursday and later drank and dined on sushi with him. At Pyongyang's Sunan airport on his way to Beijing, Rodman said it was "amazing" that the North Koreans were "so honest." He added that Kim Jong...
  • CNN Asks If Traditional Marriage Defenders Are 'On the Wrong Side of History'

    03/25/2013 2:54:21 PM PDT · by markomalley · 44 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 3/25/2013 | Matt Hadro
    Hyping "growing support" for same-sex marriage, CNN's Carol Costello asked a supporter of California's Proposition 8 on Monday if he was "on the wrong side of history" for legally defining marriage as between one man and one woman. Her tone fits right with Friday's CNN panel where a traditional marriage supporter was disgustingly marginalized as a segregationist and compared to a slave owner. Costello cited GOP strategist Karl Rove admitting that he could see a Republican presidential candidate publicly support same-sex marriage in 2016. She then asked Austin Nimocks of the Alliance Defense Fund, "Austin, you heard what Karl Rove...
  • Evangelical Leader And GOP Strategist Battle Over Same-Sex Marriages Radical Agenda On

    03/24/2013 8:32:32 AM PDT · by markomalley · 9 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 3/24/2013 | Andrew Kirell
    On Fox News Sunday this morning, evangelical leader Gary Bauer and Republican strategist Nicole Wallace went head-to-head over the upcoming Supreme Court hearings on overturning Proposition 8, Californias controversial law banning same-sex marriages within the state. You dont advance limited government by being an anti-democratic movement that is attempting to take this issue away from the American people, Bauer said of Wallace and other conservatives who submitted an amicus brief to the court. What the brief is asking for and what the groups waiting outside the Supreme Court are asking for, is for unelected judges to deny the people of...
  • Karl Rove To ABC: I Could Imagine The 2016 GOP Presidential Candidates Backing Gay Marriage

    03/24/2013 8:27:51 AM PDT · by markomalley · 69 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 3/24/2013 | Garrett Quinn
    Republican strategist Karl Rove told George Stephanopoulos on ABCs This Week that he thinks Republican presidential candidates in 2016 could be supporters of marriage equality. Rove my the comments during a discussion on the Supreme Courts hearing on a challenge to Californias Proposition 8 schedule for later this week. Karl Rove, can you imagine the next presidential campaign a Republican candidate saying flat out I am for gay marriage, asked Stephanopoulos. I could, said Rove, before turning the discussion back to the Supreme Courts hearing on the issue. Rove said that he thinks some Supreme Court Justices have expressed sentiments...
  • Marco Rubio explains water moment: 'God has a funny way of reminding us were human'

    02/13/2013 4:44:34 AM PST · by theruleshavechanged · 27 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | February 13, 2013 | Charlie Spiering
    I mean I needed water, what am I going to do? he said. God has a funny way of reminding us were human.
  • Stephanopoulos On What's Next For Republicans: Possible Civil War (video)

    11/07/2012 7:22:46 PM PST · by i88schwartz · 50 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | November 7, 2012 | RealClearPolitics
    ABC News' George Stephanopoulos talks what President Obama's re-election means for the country on "World News" with Diane Sawyer. DIANE SAWYER, ABC NEWS: So give me your bottom line on the Republicans now. We talked about the soul-searching, what do they do next? GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS: Soul-searching, perhaps a civil war. You've got to look at this party right now. They have won the popular vote only once since 1988, in the presidential race. And it was probably best summed up by Al Cardenas, the head of the American Conservative Union (ACU). He said the party is too old, too white...
  • ABC's Stephanopoulos Leads Post-Debate Media Spin for Democrats

    10/02/2012 8:29:55 AM PDT · by Evil Slayer · 33 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | October 02, 2012 | Rich Noyes
    Leading into tomorrows presidential debate, journalists are busy setting expectations for the candidates. On Sundays Good Morning America, ABCs George Stephanopoulos argued that Mitt Romney is under huge, huge pressure: He is behind right now. He is behind nationally, hes behind in all of the battleground states. This is the last big audience that Mitt Romney is going to have with about four and a half weeks left to go. But more undecided voters will be swayed by the medias post-debate spin about who won and who lost than by any pre-debate expectations. Reviewing the last several campaigns, MRC analysts...
  • Stephanopoulos: No Bias in Media

    09/03/2012 6:20:24 AM PDT · by Diogenesis · 25 replies
    Breitbart-TV ^ | 9/1/2012 | MRCTV's Joe Schoffstall
    Stephanopoulos: No Bias in Media [... Shameless untruth] [Short video at Breitbart-TV] MRCTV's Joe Schoffstall ran into "Good Morning America" host [and past White House spokesman] George Stephanopoulos at the Republican National Convention. ... asked if he believes there is a liberal bias in the media, he responds,"I don't." ... asked again, he walks away. Flashback:
  • David Plouffe Dodges Stephanopoulos 'Better Off Four Years Ago' Question Three Times

    09/02/2012 10:41:18 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 19 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | September 2, 2012 | P.J. Gladnick
    Not once. Not twice. But thrice was the number of times that President Obama's senior adviser refused to answer the question as to whether this country is now better off than four years ago. Perhaps Plouffe thought he would get all softball questions from the host of ABC's This Week Week With George Stephanopoulos who normally carries the water for Obama. In any case, as you can see from the transcript and video below the fold, Stephanopoulos gives Plouffe three opportunities to answer the question which he dares not do.
  • George Stephanopoulos Already Touting Unpopularity of Paul Ryan, Reads Obama Tweet

    08/14/2012 1:38:20 PM PDT · by DFG · 15 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 08/14/2012 | Scott Whitlock
    Former Democratic operative turned TV host George Stephanopoulos on Tuesday immediately set to work on the job of parroting Democratic talking points about the new Republican presidential ticket. The cable anchor teased the program by hyping, "Mitt Romney and his new running mate under attack from the White House. President Obama says they will end Medicare as we know it." [See video below. MP3 audio here.] Stephanopoulos also used social media to parrot liberal attacks: "President Obama put out a tweet last night to his 18 and a half million followers, saying Romney and Ryan want to end Medicare as...
  • RNC Chair to Reid: Dirty Liar

    08/05/2012 2:11:24 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 76 replies ^ | August 5, 2012 | Elisabeth Meinecke
    Looks like the GOP isn't standing for Sen. Harry Reid's bullying tactics. Reid recently suggested--without a shred of evidence he can share, apparently--that Mitt Romney hadn't paid taxes for quite awhile. Reports the AP: Top Republicans on Sunday accused Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid of lying by passing along an anonymous claim that GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney hasn't paid taxes for 10 years. Republican Party chairman Reince Priebus called Reid a "dirty liar." Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., said, "I think he's lying about his statement of knowing something about Romney" and he contended Reid was "making things up...
  • George Stephanopoulos Botches Olympics Sweetheart Gabby Douglas's Last Name - Daniels?

    08/05/2012 12:19:22 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 39 replies ^ | August 5, 2012 | Noel Sheppard
    Gabby Douglas just captured America's hearts with a stirring victory as women's gymnastics all-around gold medalist at the Summer Olympics in London. Despite this, George Stephanopoulos on ABC's This Week Sunday actually botched her name calling her Gabby Daniels (video follows with transcript and commentary): George Stephanopoulos Botches Olympics Sweetheart Gabby Douglas's Last Name - Daniels? GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS: Overall medal count right now, neck and neck. Gold medals, US over China 27 to 25. That's on the gold medals. Tied in overall medals, 55 each with China. Van, let me go to you, your best moment of the week. VAN...
  • Knee Jerks: There's Nothing the Left Won't Exploit

    07/22/2012 6:14:50 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies ^ | July 22, 2012 | Derek Hunter
    After he booby-trapped his apartment with explosives, James Holmes walked into a theater Friday night and opened fire on a crowd waiting to see the first showing of the new Batman movie. He shot scores and murdered a dozen. Holmes acted for reasons unknown, but his actions were pure evil. His actions also were his alone. It doesnt matter if he was bullied as a kid, recently dumped or whatever else anyone comes up with as a possible motive. Nothing caused him to do this other than whatever evil lives inside him. But that hasnt stopped many progressive liberals in...
  • George Stephanopoulos And ABC News Come Up Short Once Again

    07/20/2012 12:04:51 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 16 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 7-20-12 | The Looking Spoon
    By now we know of the massacre in Colorado during a showing of the latest Batman movie. We also know that ABC News (with the liberal blogosphere/tweeters not far behind them) was astonshingly quick to blame the Tea Party and Rush Limbaugh...and they were wrong to do so...again.
  • ABC's Robin Roberts On Interviewing Obama: "I'm Getting Chills Again" (HURL ALERT)

    05/10/2012 1:16:30 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 28 replies
    RCP ^ | 5-10-12 | RCP
    "Whatever people think about this issue, we know it's controversial, there's no denying when a president speaks out for the first time like that, it is history," co-host of ABC's "Good Morning America" George Stephanopoulos said to Robin Roberts. And let me tell you, George, I'm getting chills again," "Good Morning America" co-host Robin Roberts said about her interview with Obama. "When you sit in that room and you hear him say those historic words. It was not lost on anyone in there right there. You never know what he's going to say until you ask him," she added.
  • ABC News Reports Highest March Gas Prices; Stephanopoulos Giddy Over Possible Drop

    03/20/2012 2:31:28 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 20 replies · 1+ views
    Newsbusters ^ | March 20, 2012 | P.J. Gladnick
    Wheee!!! Break out the champagne! Put on your party hats! ABC News has announced that we now have the highest gasoline prices ever for March. Huh? So why the celebrations? Because to watch joyful GMA host George Stephanopoulos in the video below the fold you would think we should all be happy because despite the gloomy news about the high gasoline prices, they MIGHT come down soon. First the harsh reality about current gasoline prices as reported by Zunaira Zaki in this ABC News business blog: The average price of a gallon of regular is now $3.87, the highest recorded...
  • Does Romney believe White House and ABCs Stephanopoulos coordinated over contraception issue?

    02/22/2012 8:59:43 PM PST · by Nachum · 21 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 2/22/12 | Jamie Weinstein
    Does former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney believe ABCs George Stephanopoulos coordinated with the White House over Stephanopoulos contraception question during Jan. 7s New Hampshire primary debate? It sure sounds like that was what Romney was suggesting Wednesday night during CNNs Republican presidential primary debate in Arizona moderated by John King. (RELATED: More on Mitt Romney) John, whats happened and you recall back in the debate that we had George Stephanopoulos talking out about birth control, we wondered why in the world did contraception and its like, why is he going there? Well, we found out when Barack Obama...
  • Remember when no one understood why ABC asked about contraception at the NH Republican debate?

    02/15/2012 6:59:49 PM PST · by neverdem · 30 replies · 2+ views
    Legal Insurrection ^ | February 13, 2012 | William A. Jacobson
    Remember when George Stephanopoulos, at the New Hampshire Republican debate on January 7, brought up and harped on whether the candidates thought states could ban contraception? Everyone, at least on our side of the aisle, shook their heads in disbelief as to why Stephanopoulos was bringing up the issue. There was no active controversy over contraception, it wasnt in the news, and there were far more pressing political issues, yet what seemed like an eternity of debate time was devoted to the subject at the insistence of Stephanopoulos. It was, shall we say, something out of left field. When Romney...
  • ABC Newss stunning liberal bias (6/10/2011. Just a reminder of who the enemies are)

    02/14/2012 8:15:06 PM PST · by tobyhill · 17 replies
    daily caller ^ | 6/10/2011 | Richard Grenell
    ABC News and George Stephanopoulos have a credibility problem with conservatives and Middle America. And it seems to be getting worse. Its not just that ABC News hired Bill Clintons White House spokesman and counselor George Stephanopoulos as a journalist; its that the pack mentality at ABC News doesnt see it as a problem. The planning meetings [at ABC News] have little political diversity. Everyone is left of center and at ease with their liberal ideals. The other viewpoint is rarely raised and never fully represented, a current ABC News producer told me last week. ,,,,, But the bias at...
  • An Interesting Dick Morris Theory on Democrats and Contraception

    02/14/2012 1:33:58 PM PST · by NYer · 52 replies ^ | February 14, 2012 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: I want to move on to this Dick Morris business and the attack on the Catholic Church last week by Obama. I want to ask you, if you remember back in January there was a presidential debate, a Republican debate in Manchester. Do you remember -- 'cause this is a setup for what's coming -- do you remember, we were all perplexed here. George Stephanopoulos kept hounding Romney on contraception. It had not come up, nobody had said anything about it, and we were all confused, as was Romney, what the deal was. Well, it is Dick Morris' theorem...
  • Under the Hammer (Milt as BJ Clinton, Newt wins straw poll, BHO recess appointments)

    01/12/2012 12:30:02 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 1 replies
    The Greensboro Rhino Times ^ | January 12, 2012 | John Hammer
    Maybe I just wasn't reading the correct articles, but most of the reports I have read on the recess appointments made by President Barack Hussein Obama have left out some key facts. The main one is that the Senate is not in recess. There is no question about that. The technique of pro forma sessions was first implemented by Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to prevent President George Walker Bush from making recess appointments. These current pro forma sessions are certainly not Reid's idea, since he is a supporter of the president. But in order for a house of...
  • Bozell Column: Unseat These Atrocious Moderators (MSM still in the tank for Obama)

    01/11/2012 4:10:20 AM PST · by tobyhill · 35 replies · 1+ views
    newsbusters ^ | 1/11/2012 | By Brent Bozell
    Sitting through the Republican debate on Saturday night with ABCs George Stephanopoulos was just painful, from beginning to end. Some of it was just political Ambien. But when it was finally over, there was just one question. Who in the GOP in his/her right mind invites a historically shameless Democratic spin controller like Stephanopoulos to moderate a primary debate like this ever? The only thing that can be said in defense of that horrible decision was turning to NBC the next morning and seeing moderator David Gregory be even more slanted in his questioning. ABC slanted the ideological questions...
  • ABCs Stephanopoulos has undisclosed ties to Obama activists who promoted presidents career

    01/09/2012 5:40:20 PM PST · by tutstar · 29 replies
    Klein Online ^ | 1 8 2012 | Aaron Klein
    ABC News commentator George Stephanopoulos has a previously undisclosed connection to President Obama the two were part of a small group at Harvard University that met for a period of three years purportedly to promote involvement with U.S. community institutions. Participants at the research project, which took place between 1997 and 2000, included scores of individuals with ties to Obama, including several activists who were later appointed to positions in the Obama administration. Other participants were instrumental in promoting Obamas political career. Just yesterday, Stephanopoulos was the subject of conservative criticism for pointed questions he asked Republican presidential candidates...
  • Stephanopoulos Questioning Pelosi on Gov't Role in Contraception: 100 Words

    01/09/2012 7:58:26 AM PST · by Nachum · 6 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | 1//9/12 | Terence P. Jeffrey
    George Stephanopoulos was more aggressive in pursuing the issue of government involvement in contraception when he questioned Republican presidential candidates in a debate Saturday night in New Hampshire than he was in January 2009 when he questioned then-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on ABC Newss This Week. Before going to work for ABC, Stephanopoulos worked as the communications director for Bill Clintons presidential campaign and White House. On Jan. 25, 2009, when Congress was preparing to pass President Barack Obamas stimulus billwhich the Congressional
  • Stephanopoulos struggles with fairness during NH debate

    01/08/2012 8:31:45 AM PST · by old school · 36 replies · 1+ views
    The Daily Caller ^ | 01/07/2012 | Matthew Boyle
    I just want to raise a point about the news media bias, Gingrich said after a rhetorical skirmish about gay marriage. You dont hear the opposite question asked. Should the Catholic Church be forced to close its adoption services in Massachusetts because it wont accept gay couples, which is exactly what the state has done? Should the Catholic Church be driven out of providing charitable services in the District of Columbia because it wont give in to secular bigotry? Should the Catholic Church find itself discriminated against by the Obama administration on key delivery of services because of the bias...
  • An Indignant George Stephanopoulos Huffs to Santorum: 'How Can You Say' Obama Is Weak?

    01/03/2012 9:53:27 AM PST · by Nachum · 40 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 1/3/12 | Scott Whitlock
    An indignant George Stephanopoulos on Tuesday demanded that Rick Santorum explain his harsh attacks on Barack Obama. After reading off a quote from the Republican presidential candidate and then listing the President's foreign policy accomplishments, Stephanopoulos defended, "How can you say he sided with our enemies on almost every foreign conflict?" Santorum responded by insisting that, in the example of killing bin Laden, Obama simply followed a course set by George W. Bush. Stephanopoulos sputtered, "How can you say he sided with our enemies on almost every foreign conflict?" Repeating what will surely be Obama 2012 talking points, the former...
  • Christiane Amanpour out, George Stephanopoulos back in at 'This Week'

    12/14/2011 8:17:40 AM PST · by TomGuy · 31 replies · 1+ views ^ | December 13, 2011 | Liz Kelly Nelson
    It turns out Christiane Amanpour's big-time career 180 -- she went from being CNN's chief foreign correspondent to anchoring ABC's Sunday talker "This Week" -- was short-lived. On Tuesday (Dec. 13), Amanpour announced that she was stepping down from the talk show gig to return to CNN and field reporting. She will, however, continue to do some work for ABC -- including primetime specials. "It's been an incredible experience to have had a ringside seat to democracy in action at This Week," says Amanpour in a statement. "It's been an incredible honor to anchor such a prestigious program and I...
  • PICKET: Source - Rahm Emanuel involved in Cain sexual harassment accuser attacks

    12/01/2011 4:39:34 PM PST · by Fred · 104 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 11/02/2011 | Kerry Picket
    UPDATE -Mayor Emanuel is denying he is involved in anyway with the exchange of information regarding Cain's sexual harassment accusers. Herman Cain's campaign is revealing suspicions about who is behind the story regarding the former unidentified employees who accused Mr. Cain of sexual harassment in the late 1990's. According to a source who is friends with the Cain campaign, not only is the Rick Perry campaign involved but also the Mayor of Chicago and former Obama White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel is likely involved with the sexual harassment accuser attacks. A friend of the Cain campaign believes a...
  • Who's Going After Herman Cain?

    12/01/2011 3:52:40 PM PST · by COBOL2Java · 50 replies
    The Rush Limbaugh Program ^ | 1 December 2011 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Yeah, it's a shame out there, folks, but the Illinois babe who claims that Herman Cain groped her when she went to him for help finding a gig has been served with eviction papers. "Cook County sheriff spokesman Frank Bileckisays that his deputies yesterday served the papers on Sharon Bialek's 13-year-old son because Bialek was not at home. Bilecki," not to be confused with Bialek, "says that Illinois law allows minors who live in the home to sign for a summons. It requires Bialek, who couldn't be reached for comment, to appear in court. Bilecki," again, the...
  • Stephanopoulos Gloats: Will My Interview With New Accuser 'Spell the End' for Cain?

    12/01/2011 7:49:52 AM PST · by Cheerio · 40 replies
    MRC ^ | November 30, 2011 | Scott Whitlock
    George Stephanopoulos, who as a Democratic operative in the '90s coordinated with ABC to save Bill Clinton from scandal, on Wednesday teased an exclusive with Herman Cain's accuser, openly gloating, "Will our interview spell the end of the one-time front-runner's presidential bid?" [MP3 audio here. ]
  • Obama deception indicators off the charts during Stephanopoulos interview

    04/15/2011 6:58:44 AM PDT · by Smokeyblue · 130 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 04/15/2011 | Doug Hagmann
    If you watch and listen carefully to the 20-minute, 14 April 2011 interview of Barack Hussein Obama by George Stephanopoulos, you will notice something very telling that takes place during that interview when the discussion shifts to the issue of Donald Trump and ultimately, the birther conspiracy. Veteran investigators who are experienced in interviewing and interrogating suspects, witnesses, criminals and non-criminals have undoubtedly identified numerous big red flags of deception precisely when expected, and in textbook fashion. To observe this in action, begin watching the video at about the 13:25 minute mark, when Stephanopoulos lobs the following softball, leading question...
  • George Stephanopoulos Scolds Companies Who Relocate Overseas Because of High Taxes:

    08/17/2011 9:44:27 AM PDT · by Nachum · 37 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 8/17/11 | Scott Whitlock
    According to Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos, companies that go overseas as a result of high taxes in America are "unpatriotic." The ABC host, who has repeatedly lobbied for higher taxes throughout his journalistic career, endorsed Warren Buffett's call for the rich to pay a higher percentage in taxes. Talking to Donald Trump, Stephanopoulos cajoled, "Warren Buffett made another splash, saying it's not right, he a billionaire, pays 17 percent in taxes when his secretaries and receptionists pay more. Isn't he right about that?" (According to columnist Cal Thomas, Buffett's efforts would make little difference.) Trump insisted that he would...
  • ABC News Stephanopoulos Salutes Obama: Hes Done Remarkably Well (video)

    07/17/2011 9:28:54 AM PDT · by Nachum · 34 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 7/17/11 | mrcTV
    Skyrocketing debt, housing market in the toilet, 9.2% unemployment, inflation up, dollar down, general malaise... yeah, nice assessment George.