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50 Years Later, We Know That The NYT Distorted The Kitty Genovese Story To Drive An Agenda

March 16, 2014 by

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By Tom Blumer ~ On Friday, March 13, 1964, in Kew Gardens, Queens, Winston Moseley murdered Kitty Genovese, a twenty-eight-year-old bar manager, in Queens. In a March 10, 2014 column (HT Instapundit) in the New Yorker, Nicholas Lemann reviewed two recently published books on the murder and its aftermath, one by Catherine Pelonero and the other […]

Global Warmists Lose Argument In A Snowdrift. Dream Of Stabbing “Deniers” Instead

February 24, 2014 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Here is another case of something which is okay for one side of the Climate Change/Global Warming debate to do, something which, had the other side used in a similar manner, they would be vilified for. It seems that, just like the now infamous 10/10 video, if you think your side […]

Liberal Media In Free Fall

February 17, 2014 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ An enduring memory of my late Father is of him sitting in his chair by the fireplace reading The New York Times. As far as he was concerned, he was receiving the most accurate news of the nation and the world. Despite the many Pulitzer Prizes it has received over the […]

Tattering the Safety Net

December 2, 2013 by

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By John C. Goodman ~ Here is irony: the people who talk the most about the need for a social safety net (including the president himself!) are cheerleaders for a health reform that is going to shred it. How is that happening? By means of the Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare). Through the Medicare and Medicaid […]

On CBS, Top NYT Editor Jill Abramson Shocks The Hosts, Agrees Obama’s Worse Than Bush On Freedom Of The Press

October 20, 2013 by

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By Tim Graham ~ CBS This Morning brought on New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson (pictured) on Friday with all the honors, with Charlie Rose lauding her for leading her paper to four Pulitzer Prizes this year as “the first female” in the top job, and asking her how she’d put an “Abramson imprint” […]

IPCC Draft: ‘Extreme High Sea Levels’ Not Assessed, But Still Considered ‘Likely’

September 2, 2013 by

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By Tom Blumer ~ At the News York Times’s “Dot Earth” blog, Andrew Revkin reports that “the science on a connection between hurricanes and global warming is going in the opposite direction” — as in, the evidence that the connection between human-caused global warming (overgenerously assuming that there is any) and hurricane intensity or frequency […]

NYT Hypes Leaked Documents To Promote Climate Alarmism

August 23, 2013 by

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By Mike Ciandella ~ The New York Times is quick to forget the past when it doesn’t promote their agenda. In Nov. 2009, the United Nation’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was involved in the “ClimateGate” scandal, but that didn’t stop the paper from hyping leaked information from an upcoming IPCC report on Aug. […]

When Nudge Comes To Shove

August 21, 2013 by

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By Edward Cline ~ In my past column, “Nudging Us to Serfdom,” I wrote that on January 30th, Maxim Lott of Fox News reported: The federal government is hiring what it calls a “Behavioral Insights Team” that will look for ways to subtly influence people’s behavior, according to a document describing the program obtained by […]

Even New York Times Concedes A “Lull In Warming”

June 11, 2013 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ If even the New York Times can admit it – albeit through gritted teeth – how much longer can the ABC and The Age be in denial? The rise in the surface temperature of earth has been markedly slower over the last 15 years than in the 20 years before that. […]

NYT Waters Down Editorial On NSA Call Data Collection, Limits Criticism Of Obama Admin’s Credibility To ‘This Issue’

June 8, 2013 by

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By Tom Blumer ~ Yesterday, the editorial board at the New York Times published an editorial harshly criticizing President Obama and his administration for continuing to collect the phone records of millions of Verizon customers. Presumably, the board obtained word-for-word consensus before hitting the “Enter” key on this crucial sentence in the editorial’s second paragraph: […]

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Idiot

April 28, 2013 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ What kind of idiot would write, “Until we fully understand what turned two brothers who allegedly perpetrated the Boston Marathon bombings into murderers, it is hard to make any policy recommendation other than this: We need to redouble our efforts to make America stronger and healthier so it remains a vibrant […]

Shameful: New York Times Columnist Nicholas Kristof Links Boston Explosion To GOP, Others Pile On

April 16, 2013 by

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By Scott Whitlock ~ Never let a tragedy go to waste. New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof on Monday quickly used the explosions in Boston for political gain, linking the Republican Party to the horrific act. At 4:10pm, Kristof tweeted, “explosion is a reminder that ATF needs a director. Shame on Senate Republicans for blocking […]

As Latest Global Warming Scare Report Crumbles, Where’s The New York Times’s Follow-Up?

April 6, 2013 by

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By Clay Waters ~ Will New York Times environmental reporter Justin Gillis (pictured) offer an addendum to his alarmist March 8 report, “Global Temperatures Highest in 4,000 Years,” in the face of new information that discredits the underlying data? In that story Gillis summarized a report (whose lead author is Oregon State University earth scientist […]

So Much For Hot Climate News: New York Times Shuts Down ‘Green’ Blog

March 3, 2013 by

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By Tim Graham ~ On Friday, NYTimes.com announced: “The Times is discontinuing the Green blog, which was created  to track environmental and energy news and to foster lively discussion of developments in both areas.” The reality must be that people don’t read it, and people simply don’t find global warming a scintillating subject. So much […]

NY Times Environmental Desk Goes the Way of Global Warming

January 15, 2013 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ “What’s in worse shape””, asked the Heartland Institute’s Director of Communications, Jim Lakely, in a January 11th blog post. “The state of the Earth’s climate? Or the state of the New York Times? Global temperatures are not rising all that quickly, so the Earth is doing fine. Meanwhile, the Old Gray […]

New York Times Asks: Should Air-Conditioning ‘Be Rationed Away?’

June 26, 2012 by

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By Clay Waters ~ An online “Room for Debate” segment posted on the New York Times website June 21 posed a left-leaning question to a symposium of six left-leaning outside experts: “Should Air-Conditioning Go Global, or Be Rationed Away?” While it may have been acceptable for New Yorkers to beat the heat with air conditioning, […]

Another Front-Page Global Warming Threat From the NYT’s Apocalypse Reporter, Justin Gillis

March 15, 2012 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The New York Times most apocalyptic environmental reporter Justin Gillis returned with another scary front-page story Wednesday. Last Christmas, Gillis penned a warning about Republicans imperiling climate research funding that environmental scientist Roger Pielke Jr.called “perhaps the worst piece of reporting I’ve ever seen in the Times on climate change.” His […]

NYT’s Nocera: Obama Rejected Keystone Pipeline ‘Because He Had to Politically’

February 9, 2012 by

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By Tom Blumer ~ On Monday (appearing in the print edition on Tuesday, New York Times op-ed columnist Joe Nocera (pictured) gave President Barack Obama a pass for rejecting the Keystone Pipeline. In the process, he also complained about “the way our poisoned politics damages the country,” and, in a revelation which shouldn’t but did […]

New York Times Scandalized as NYPD is Trained on Muslim Violence

January 30, 2012 by

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By Gregory D. Lee ~ This week, the New York Times breathlessly reported in its New York Region section that the New York Police Department had committed a politically incorrect felony by using a film, The Third Jihad, to train its officers on the hidden agenda of many Muslims residing in the U.S. That hidden […]

Maureen Dowd’s Frustrated Too: ‘Maybe Obama Was Not Even The Person He Was Waiting For’

September 5, 2011 by

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By Noel Sheppard On Wednesday, the President of the United States actually sent an email message to his followers complaining that he’s frustrated by his inability to get everything he wants through a Congress with a different vision of the world. On Sunday, New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd said she too is frustrated – […]

NY Times Reporter Justin Gillis Again Uses Natural Disaster to Promote ‘Climate Change’

August 30, 2011 by

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By Clay Waters Never let a natural disaster go to waste. In August 2010, New York Times environmental reporter Justin Gillis reacted to that summer’s heat waves and flooding with “In Weather Chaos, a Case for Global Warming” on the front page of the Times. So it was no surprise he took advantage of Hurricane […]

Rep. King’s Amazing Opening Statement at Today’s Congressional Hearing on al Shabaab

July 28, 2011 by

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Rep. Peter King’s opening statement at today’s (Wed, 27 Jul 2011) House Committee on Homeland Security hearing (highlights added) underscores why ACT! for America presented him our highest legislative award at this year’s National Conference and Legislative Briefing. Make sure you scroll down to the end to read what he says about the New York […]

The Fourth of July, a Day for Barbecues and – Global Warming?

July 8, 2011 by

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By Peter Gadiel Ah, the Fourth of July holiday! It has passed for this year, but the joys of it remain in our memories: burgers & steaks on the barbecue, the NY Times op-ed page, Harvard scholars, global warming. What more could one ask for to complete the day? The connection to the Fourth of […]

Shock and ‘Awww’ at the NYT Over ‘Once-Unthinkable’ New Jersey Govt. Union ‘Setback’

June 24, 2011 by

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By Tom Blumer It took well over a year, but New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has gotten his way. Covering the story for the New York Times, Richard Perez-Pena seemed to alternate between shock and “Awww.” His biggest journalistic distortion was understating the degree to which Christie needed — and got — Democratic Party help […]

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