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More False BPA “Science” By News Release

November 11, 2012 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ News releases trumpeting not merely inaccurate, but false, science have become a way of life for Americans and others around the world. There is rarely, if ever, any fact checking done by the editors and reporters who pass along often dangerously false science on a wide range of topics, with many […]

Distrusting the Press

September 25, 2012 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ Some of the happiest years of my youth, after college and the U.S. Army, were spent as a journalist. My first job was as a reporter for a weekly newspaper and, after the editor left to join a daily six months later I became the editor. That was my first insight into […]

The Missing Facts That Explode The New Fukushima Alarm

July 19, 2012 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Australia’s Fairfax Media promotes a new study spreading alarm about a nuclear incident that has unhelpfully failed to kill or injure a single person through radiation: RADIATION from Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant may cause as many as 1300 cancer deaths globally, according to a study that showed fallout from the Tokyo […]

Climate Change Australia – The Only Proper Response To A Green Is Scepticism

April 21, 2012 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ More green scaremongers held to account, as the green movement becomes even less credible than used-car salesmen: SARAH Clarke, ABC TV News, January last year: THE toxic wash-up from the major Brisbane flood is now swallowing Moreton Bay.Darren Kindleysides, Australian Marine Conservation Society: This could become a disaster for the wildlife […]

NYTimes Movie Critic A.O.Scott Educates Us on the ‘Lethal, Terrifying Urgency’ of Global Warming

March 29, 2012 by

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By Clay Waters ~ Movie reviewer A.O. Scott (pictured) on Wednesday applied his expertise to the scientific issue of global warming and rising sea levels, in his sarcasm-laden review of “The Island President,” a documentary about “climate change” and the danger it supposedly poses to the island of Maldives: “In Paradise, and Closer Than Ever […]

Media Hypes BPA Ban, Endangers Everyone’s Health

March 2, 2012 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ A direct threat to the health of millions worldwide is being hyped by the media, continuing the anti-science, anti-fact, and pro-illness agenda of environmental organizations to ban BPA, a chemical that protects against food-borne disease and increases the safe use of all plastic containers. From January through June 2011, I wrote […]

Renewable Power Australia – Dim Solar Still Burns Bright At The ABC

February 13, 2012 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ The ABC mentioned here is the Australian national broadcasting network, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. It has no association with the U.S. ABC Network…..TonyfromOz. It’s strange that with solar power in trouble around the world, it’s still promoted as our saviour on the ABC: Fran Kelly on ABC Radio National on Friday: […]

Goodbye, 2011

January 2, 2012 by

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By Diana West Taking stock at year’s end, I chose to throw a spotlight onto the “unsolved mystery of 2011” — what really happened in Smolensk, Russia in April 2010, when the sitting government of Poland and a central swath of its intelligentsia was lost in a stunning plane crash. The 2011 Russian crash investigation […]

MSNBC Features 9/11 Truther to Blame Hurricane on Global Warming

August 28, 2011 by

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By Scott Whitlock On Friday’s Dylan Ratigan Show, MSNBC contributor Touré, who is also a 9/11 truther, wondered if Hurricane Irene is an example of global warming. He speculated, “When you talk about an unusual weather event happening in New York and this sort of thing, is this really evidence of global warming to see […]

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 […]

NBC Wonders: Can America ‘Afford Not to’ Spend Billions on High-Speed Rail?

July 2, 2011 by

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By Kyle Drennen On Thursday’s NBC Nightly News, anchor Brian Williams praised China’s high-speed rail system and lamented that United States had not done the same: “China is rocketing ahead of the U.S. with high-speed rail. And it has a lot of people wondering how long we can keep chugging along the same old track.” […]

Name That Party: Blago’s Dem Affiliation Left Out of Seven AP Stories

June 28, 2011 by

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By Tom Blumer Earlier today, a grand jury convicted former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich, a Democrat, on 17 of 20 counts of corruption. 11 of of the guilty verdicts related to attempts to profit from the “sale” of the U.S. Senate seat Barack Obama vacated when he became president. At USA Today’s On Deadline blog […]

The Reckless Folly of the “Undocumented Immigrant”

June 25, 2011 by

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By Michelle Malkin With great fanfare and elite media sympathy, Jose Antonio Vargas (pictured at right)  publicly declared himself an “undocumented immigrant” this week. “Undocumented” my you-know-what. In the felony-friendly pages of The New York Crimes — er, Times — the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist turned illegal-alien activist spilled the beans on all the illegal IDs […]

Can Rundle Show Us The Flesh That Fell Off His Fukushima Pilots?

April 19, 2011 by

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By Andrew Bolt Nuclear hysteric Guy Rundle last month predicted the flesh would fall off the bones of the Japanese pilots helping to quell the nuclear emergency at Fukushima: As I write, the Japanese are conducting direct overflies to try and control the continuing damage — most likely a suicide mission for the pilots and […]

Tom Friedman: Tea Party is Wrong – Americans Want Higher Taxes and More Spending

November 29, 2010 by

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By Noel Sheppard There are times when one has to think the Manhattan building that is the home of the New York Times doesn’t have any windows, doesn’t have any television sets, and doesn’t have any doors that allow employees to venture out and actually see what’s happening in America beyond the walls of 620 […]

Oxford University Think Tank Complains Media Aren’t Covering Climate Change Issues Enough

November 16, 2010 by

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By Ken Shepherd An Oxford University think tank is taking the media to task for not doing more to whip up a frenzy about global warming. Apparently the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism crunched the numbers and found that “[l]ess than 10 percent of the news articles written about last year’s climate summit […]

Useful Idiots Go Nuts In Nashville

October 27, 2010 by

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By Adrian Morgan – The Editor At Family Security Matters (FSM) I was going to write an article today about Hamid Karzai and his history of corruption and receiving money from Iran, but something else caught my eye. I regularly visit a news aggregator and saw a title: “Gail Kerr: Muslim bashers aren’t new to […]

Reid ‘Depression’ Remark Ignored By AP Until GOP Responds; TARP 2008 Deception Still Unexplored

October 24, 2010 by

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By Tom Blumer When a Democrat or leftist makes an ill-advised remark, it seems that there’s a three-stage process at the Associated Press, and perhaps in most other establishment press outlets, for handling it. It goes roughly like this: Stage 1 – Ignore it as long as you can. If there isn’t much outcry, keep […]

NPR Fires Juan Williams For Telling The Truth

October 22, 2010 by

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By Alan Caruba The headline on the National Public Radio website said, “NPR Ends Williams’ Contract After Muslim Remarks”, but it should have said, “NPR Fires Williams for Telling the Truth.” I am familiar with Juan Williams as Fox News Channel’s designated liberal. I have often wondered how Williams found time for NPR because he […]

New York Magazine: ‘Denial Is Just A River In Egypt To Nancy Pelosi’

October 22, 2010 by

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By Noel Sheppard House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday told PBS’s Charlie Rose, “I believe that it would be very difficult for the Republicans to take over the House…I would rather be in our position right now than theirs.” So absurd were these comments that  New York magazine posted a brief piece at its Daily […]

CBS Puffs Pelosi: ‘One Of The Most Effective Speakers In Congressional History’

October 19, 2010 by

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By Kyle Drennen On CBS’s Sunday Morning, correspondent Rita Braver conducted a fawning interview with Nancy Pelosi, portraying the widely unpopular Speaker of the House as a strong leader taking on her opponents: “Nancy Pelosi is considered one of the most effective speakers in congressional history….Believe it or not, Republicans are out to fire Pelosi […]

Bill Press: Hillary Clinton One Of The Best Secretaries Of State Ever

October 7, 2010 by

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By Noel Sheppard How much in the tank for Democrats would you have to be as a mainstream media member to say on national television that Hillary Clinton is one of the best Secretaries of State this nation has ever had? Or that Joe Biden is one of the best Vice Presidents? Well that’s what […]

How To Lower Your IQ: Watch The History Channel

October 6, 2010 by

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By Alan Caruba Have you watched the History Channel lately? Seen any history on it? I have this theory that you actually lower your IQ watching it. I love history, any history, read it all the time. I am especially fond of the late Israeli diplomat and author Abba Eban’s comment that “History teaches us […]

Journalistic Misfeasance

October 5, 2010 by

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By Alan Caruba The Gallup Organization has just released the results of a poll that, for the fourth straight year, reveals that the “majority of Americans say they have little or no trust in the mass media to report the news fully, accurately, and fairly. The 57% who now say this is a record high […]