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Al Franken, Groping ‘Giant Of The Senate’

November 18, 2017 by

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By Brent Bozell and Tim Graham ~ In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment/assault scandal, allegedly feminist entertainers are being accused left….and left. The latest is comedian/Senator Al Franken, who was undeniably proven with photographic evidence to have groped a woman’s breasts while she was asleep on an airplane returning from a USO […]

How Will Media Cover Al Franken’s ‘Disgusting’ Assault?

November 17, 2017 by

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By Scott Whitlock ~ According to Leeann Tweeden, a radio anchor in Los Angeles, Democratic Senator Al Franken groped and kissed her without consent in 2006. Given how quickly journalists jumped on the Roy Moore story, will they offer equally aggressive coverage for this liberal politician from Minnesota? Oh and there’s photographic evidence of what Franken […]

Bristol Palin Asks Obama ‘When Should I Expect Your Call’ Concerning Maher’s Remarks About Me?

March 20, 2012 by

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By Noel Sheppard ~ In the wake of President Obama calling Georgetown University law student and women’s rights activist Sandra Fluke to discuss Rush Limbaugh’s remarks, Bristol Palin, the daughter of the former Alaska governor, posted a question to the current White House resident Sunday. “Mr. President, When Should I Expect Your Call?” Dear President […]

Not National News: Bankrupt Solyndra Destroys Millions of Dollars’ Worth of Glass

January 25, 2012 by

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By Tom Blumer ~ I guess what follows shouldn’t be a total surprise, given that the Obama administration was perfectly comfortable ruining hundreds of thousands of perfectly good cars during the Cash For Clunkers program in 2009. The video which follows from CBS News in San Francisco last Thursday (full transcript here) tells viewers what […]

Skipping Violent Talk on the Left

September 7, 2011 by

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By Brent Bozell After the mass shooting in Tucson of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, a federal judge, and other bystanders, President Obama gave one of those unite-the-divide speeches that give journalists leg thrills. We need to “sharpen our instincts for empathy,” he said. He lamented political finger-pointing: “It’s important for us to pause for a moment […]

Sizzle Trumping Steak?

July 13, 2010 by

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By Salena Zito With one off-hand comment*, House Minority Leader John Boehner, R-Ohio, set off a firestorm. Democrats, including the president, became more interested in Boehner’s metaphor — “killing an ant with a nuclear weapon” — than in the substance of his comment. President Obama fanned the flames by bringing it all up a day […]

Rolling Stone Writer That Took Down McChrystal Gets Book Deal

July 7, 2010 by

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By Noel Sheppard Why am I not surprised at this?…..TonyfromOz. The Rolling Stone magazine writer that took down General Stanley McChrystal a few weeks ago has been rewarded with a significant book deal. One source says Michael Hastings will get seven figures for his “unprecedented behind-the-scenes account of America’s longest war.” According to Forbes, publishing […]

Pelosi Says She’s Running Most Ethical Congress Ever, Media Mum

February 28, 2010 by

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By Noel Sheppard During a Friday press conference, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said she was running the most ethical Congress ever. CNSNews.com reported Friday: When a reporter prefaced a question about Rangel by noting that Pelosi had promised to run the “most ethical and honest Congress in history” she interrupted him to say: “And […]

Bill Maher: Tea Party Protesters Just a Bunch of Stupid Cultists

February 22, 2010 by

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By Lachlan Markay TonyfromOz prefaces ….. These people need to take stock of themselves. They roundly condemn the Conservative side of the fence for the way they go about things, and then proceed to do exactly the same the same things themselves. They have this superior ‘we are better than you’ attitude because they ‘think’ […]

Katie Couric Gets Some Of Her Own Class Warfare Medicine For $14m Salary

February 5, 2010 by

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By Lachlan Markay Update – 2/4, 11:46 AM | Lachlan Markay: CBS News President Sean McManus has denied that the network will cut Couric’s pay. Details below. Katie Couric may be getting a taste of her own populist medicine. When the Dow hit 10,000 last October, she (and other network news personalities) used the opportunity […]

Media Bias? What Media Bias?

January 8, 2010 by

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By Tom McLaughlin As a history teacher, I must strive for objectivity. However, I know it’s not possible for a thoughtful person to study history, politics, or economics and not develop biases. Best practice would be to disclose those biases to students because it’s inevitable that I’ll teach concepts I believe in with more enthusiasm […]

Media Double Standard: Only The Right’s Signs Are Worth Covering

September 18, 2009 by

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By Lachlan Markay from NewsBusters After systematically ignoring the outrageous and offensive signs used by leftist protesters at anti-war demonstrations journalists and bloggers are now devoting an immense amount of attention to a small minority of Tea Party protesters carrying signs far outside of the mainstream. Brian Williams and Chris Matthews think the Tea Party […]