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June 30, 2018 by


By Matthew Balan ~ On Thursday,’s Hunter Schwarz spotlighted the recent victory of Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, (pictured) and underlined that the left-wing congressional candidate’s electoral win could be a sign that future millennial politicians “might include Democratic socialism” in their platforms. Schwarz pointed out that “for many cash-strapped millennials in debt, Democratic socialism isn’t […]

‘We Were Warned:’ AP Touts 30th Anniversary Of Climate Activist’s Senate Testimony

June 19, 2018 by


By Matthew Balan ~ On Monday, the Associated Press launched a series of planned articles marking the 30th anniversary of former NASA scientist James Hansen’s “opening salvo of the age of climate change,” as liberal author Douglas Brinkley it. Correspondents Seth Borenstein and Nicky Forster trumpeted how “we were warned” by Hansen’s June 1988 congressional […]

CNN Hypes Pro-Life Americans’ ‘Deceptive’ Campaign In Ireland

May 25, 2018 by


By Matthew Balan ~ A Wednesday article from CNN touted the involvement of young American volunteers during the final days of a pro-life campaign in Ireland. Correspondent Kara Fox zeroed in on how Irish pro-abortion activists blasted one pro-life couple for their supposedly “deceptive” ways. Fox later spotlighted that “some Irish are outraged by foreign […]

Salon: The U.S. Has A ‘Neo-Confederate’ National Anthem

August 29, 2017 by


By Matthew Balan ~ On Sunday, Salon’s Jefferson Morley contended that the United States adopted the “Star Spangled Banner” as its national anthem due to an ascendant “neo-Confederate spirit” during the decades after the Civil War. Morley played up that “observing Memorial Day and singing ‘The Star-Spangled Banner’ are uncontroversial patriotic gestures, yet there is […]

AP Hypes Climate Change’s ‘Devastating Effects’ In War-Torn African Country

July 19, 2017 by


By Matthew Balan ~ A Tuesday report from the Associated Press played up climate change’s apparent impact inside the African country of South Sudan. Correspondent Sam Mednick acknowledged that the civil war in “the world’s youngest nation” was a factor, but still touted the “devastating effects of climate change” in the country. Mednick also hyped that […]

Cosmo: ‘Archaic’ Gender-Reveal Parties ‘Damaging’ To Unborn Babies

July 11, 2017 by


By Matthew Balan ~ Diane Stopyra attacked the new phenomenon of gender-reveal parties for pregnant women in a Sunday item for Cosmopolitan. Stopyra contended that such celebrations are “potentially damaging to said tiny humans,” and that they exclude “a cross-section of the population out, adding to a culture of trans and intersex shame.” The feminist […]

AP Panics: Climate ‘Catastrophe’ After U.S. Exits From Paris Accord

June 23, 2017 by


By Matthew Balan ~ On Thursday, the Associated Press played up the supposed impact of President Donald Trump’s decision to the withdraw from the Paris climate accord by underlining that “some island states may not survive through the next 100 years.” The wire service touted officials from some of these countries, along with several “experts,” […] Electoral College Is ‘Democracy’s Ugliest Anachronism’

December 16, 2016 by


By Matthew Balan ~ A Thursday op-ed on outlined a proposal to “not only…end a Trump administration, but also to eradicate democracy’s ugliest anachronism — the Electoral College.” Scott Piro hoped against hope that a group of Trump electors would switch their vote to Hillary Clinton, in order to gain “the bipartisan support needed […]

Feminist Journalist: Sex Will ‘Get A Lot Less Fun’ Under Trump

December 3, 2016 by


By Matthew Balan ~ Jill Filipovic wildly claimed that “sex is about to get a lot less fun” in a Thursday op-ed on Filipovic pointed the finger at Donald Trump nominating ObamaCare opponent, Rep. Tom Price, to be HHS secretary, and claimed the move is “just one peek at what Trump’s notorious misogyny will […]

Newsweek Writer: ‘Racist Voter Suppression’ To Blame For Trump-Clinton Tie

November 5, 2016 by


By Matthew Balan ~ Newsweek’s Alexander Nazaryan wildly claimed in a Thursday post on Twitter that “racist voter suppression” was the root cause of the statistical tie between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in North Carolina, according to recent poll. The senior writer didn’t explain what he specifically meant by his statement, but it could […]

Gun Rights Group Files $12 Million Defamation Lawsuit Against Couric

September 14, 2016 by


By Matthew Balan ~ Bob Owens of revealed in a Tuesday item that “the Virginia Citizens Defense League (VCDL), along with two of its members, today filed a $12 million defamation lawsuit against Katie Couric, director Stephanie Soechtig, Atlas Films, and Studio 3 Partners LLC d/b/a Epix for false and defamatory footage featured in […]

NPR Notes Hillary’s ‘Very Few’ Pressers; ‘May Have A Point’ In Skipping

August 6, 2016 by


By Matthew Balan ~ Friday’s Morning Edition on NPR spotlighted Hillary Clinton’s “very few and far between” press conferences during her presidential campaign so far. David Folkenflik pointed out how it’s been “more than two months” since Mrs. Clinton was confronted about her lack of pressers, and how she “suggested there are other, better ways […]

CNN President Ludicrously Claims Network Is ‘Truly Fair And Balanced’

August 4, 2016 by


By Matthew Balan ~ CNN President Jeffrey Zucker tried to dispel his network’s liberal reputation in a Tuesday interview with Variety‘s Ramin Setoodeh. Zucker underlined that “if everybody is a little upset at the end of the day, we’re probably doing our job.” Setoodeh spotlighted that “part of that job, per Zucker’s mandate, also has […]

Roll Call Shames Republicans Who ‘Didn’t Say LGBT’ In Orlando Tweets

June 15, 2016 by


By Matthew Balan Andrew Breiner carried water for socially-liberal activists and their congressional allies in a Monday item for Roll Call. Breiner, who previously worked for the left-wing website Think Progress, hyped how “House Democrats are criticizing congressional Republicans for…their refusal to call the [Orlando] massacre an anti-LGBT hate crime.” The writer then spotlighted Twitter […]

WashPost Hypes ‘Ignorant’ Response In Texas To Arabic Weather Term

June 2, 2016 by


By Matthew Balan ~ Jason Samenow spotlighted how “the meteorological term ‘haboob,’ a word with Arabic roots, didn’t sit well with some residents” around Lubbock, Texas in a Tuesday item for The Washington Post‘s Capital Weather Gang blog. Samenow underlined that the National Weather Service’s “use of ‘haboob’ was entirely appropriate,” and played up how […]

AP Admits: Obama’s Gun Actions ‘Would Not Have Prevented’ Sandy Hook

January 7, 2016 by


By Matthew Balan ~ The liberal media, especially the Big Three networks, have been so caught up in President Obama’s “deeply emotional appeal,” as he issued his executive orders on gun control, that they haven’t bothered to check the effectivity of the actions. On Wednesday, the AP’s Michael R. Sisak pointed out that “the gun […]

HuffPo: Discovery Of Planet Outside Solar System Is ‘Bad News For God’

July 25, 2015 by


By Matthew Balan ~ Preface….. I find it odd that in all the hype over this new found Planet, no one has bothered to do the Maths. It’s supposedly in that perfect position to sustain human life as we know it, called ‘The Goldilocks Zone’. There has been conjecture and guesswork that it could have […]

NY Post Film Critic: Banish ‘Gone With The Wind’ To A Museum Like Confederate Flag

June 25, 2015 by


By Matthew Balan ~ The New York Post’s Lou Lumenick likened Gone with the Wind to the Confederate flag in a Wednesday item: “If the Confederate flag is finally going to be consigned to museums as an ugly symbol of racism, what about the beloved film offering the most iconic glimpse of that flag in […]

WashPost, NBC Tout How Pope’s Paper ‘Puts GOP Candidates On The Spot’

June 19, 2015 by


By Matthew Balan ~ Chuck Todd, Mark Murray, and Andrew Rafferty asserted that “just like the issue of gay marriage, the Pope and the Catholic Church have gone from being wedge issues that benefitted the GOP in 2004 to ones that now favor Democrats” in a Thursday item on NBC News’s website. The three journalists […]

Even Liberal NPR Covers EPA Fracking Study As ABC, NBC Punt

June 6, 2015 by


By Matthew Balan ~ NPR’s Morning Edition on Friday actually covered the EPA’s new report that found that fracking for oil and natural gas “has not caused widespread pollution in drinking water,” as host Renee Montagne put it. The liberal public radio network’s report came as ABC and NBC maintained their blackout on the study […]

CNN Mourns ‘Lost’ Media ‘Titans’ – Including Williams And Stewart

February 14, 2015 by


By Matthew Balan ~ Frank Pallotta of CNN Money hyped in a Friday article that “in just one week, the media world has lost, in one way or another, four of its titans” – suspended NBC News anchor Brian Williams, liberal Comedy Central host Jon Stewart, CBS correspondent Bob Simon, and David Carr of the […]