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Filed Under:US Politics / Conservative
Posts on Regator:40391
Posts / Week:118
Archived Since:April 7, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Bill Maher Dares Dick Cheney to Virtually 'Douse [Himself] in Gasoline' to 'Wipe Out Malaria in Our Lifetime'

Left-wing comedian Bill Maher is not one to hide his disdain for conservative politicians he disdains, but he really pushed the envelope today with the help of comedian Will Ferrell's Funny or Die website. Noted David Edwards of RawStory.com: read more

Deafening Silence on Obama IRS Scandal Developments

The nation’s top television news broadcasts - in both English and Spanish- have been entirely mum on the latest revelations related to alleged obstruction of justice and politically-directed abuse of power at the Obama administration’s...Show More Summary

Paul Waldman: GOP Can’t Close Gender Gap As Long As Conservatives Call Liberal Women ‘Sluts and Whores’

The Trotskyist-turned-conservative writer James Burnham said that where there’s no solution, there’s no problem. In a Thursday post, American Prospect blogger Paul Waldman analyzed what he considers one such situation: the Republican...Show More Summary

Hannity Spars With Islamist Choudary, Who Claims ISIS's Atrocities are Western 'Falsehood'

Sean Hannity confronted Anjem Choudary on his Fox News Channel program on Wednesday over the Islamist's unapologetic support of ISIS. The two repeatedly talked over each other, with the American talk show host hounding Choudary if he...Show More Summary

NBC and ABC Ignore Obama Fundraising Trip Snarling Holiday Travel, CBS Barely Mentions

Despite a Thursday New York Post report that President Obama's upcoming Labor Day weekend fundraising junket would shut down airspace across the northeast and hurt business for local pilots, neither NBC's Today nor ABC's Good Morning America covered the controversy. Show More Summary

AP, Politico, WashPo Reporters Fail to Completely Read Report on Phoenix VA Hospital

As reported Tuesday night, two of the three major broadcast networks covered a new report from the Office of the Inspector General at the Department of Veterans Affairs on the scandal-ridden agency and its Phoenix VA hospital that led...Show More Summary

Al Franken Dodges Tough Press Questions With Sweet Corn Filibuster

So, Senator, will you agree to debate your opponent during the campaign? Hey, let me tell you about this sweet corn. It is so delicious that you can't eat just one ear. So sweet and tasty that I eat them by the dozen. And since I still have to run out the clock until election day, let's switch gears to ponder on the issue of chocolate chip cookies. Show More Summary

NY Post: Former NBC Stars and Execs Furious Over NBC News Prez Saying They'd 'Gone to Sleep'

The New York Post, which broke the story of David Gregory’s decline and “psychological evaluation” and fall at NBC News, reports former anchorman Tom Brokaw and others were “apoplectic” when NBC News president Deborah Turness “dropped...Show More Summary

Bloomberg’s Jeanne Cummings Claims GOP Wants To Take Away Birth Control

Appearing on MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell Reports on Thursday afternoon, Jeanne Cummings, Deputy Managing Editor for Bloomberg News, decided to attack the GOP over their supposed problem with female voters. The Bloomberg reporter argued that the GOP has “moved the abortion debate into birth control. Show More Summary

AP Relays Left's Charges That Health Insurance Cos. Still Discriminate Against the Sick in Coverage

The Golden Age of Obamacare has apparently not led to the Golden Age of access to medical care anywhere, any time its promoters promised. Thanks to non-payments, the true enrollment numbers aren't what we've been told. The networks patients can access — approved by government regulators — are often highly restricted. Show More Summary

As Diane Sawyer Signs Off, a Look Back at Her Fawning Chats With Repressive Dictators

World News anchor and long-time ABC journalist Diane Sawyer signed off for the last time on Wednesday night. The host's final show included a music montage as she offered a behind the scenes look at how the program is created. Sawyer...Show More Summary

Chuck Todd: Women Reject GOP 'Crazy White Guys' With 'Crazy Theories' About Contraception

In an interview with Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus on MSNBC's The Daily Rundown on Thursday, host and incoming Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd proposed a cause for the GOP's difficulty in attracting womenShow More Summary

CBS Promotes Dem. Senator on Receiving End of ‘Sexist Comments’ From Male Colleagues

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) is out with a new book in which she claims several of her male colleagues made comments about her weight following the birth of her second child. CBS This Morning eagerly jumped on Gillibrand’s story...Show More Summary

'Some Say' TX Gov. Rick Perry Had It Coming, as NY Times Desperately Tries to Keep Indictment in Play

The New York Times tried to keep the politicized hit job against Texas Gov. Rick Perry alive in Wednesday's edition, insisting the dubious partisan indictment (from a Democratic district attorney's office that has filed failed charges...Show More Summary

Leftists Who Trashed 'No Angel' Term In NY Times for Michael Brown Should Have Trashed Columnist Charles Blow?

The hypersensitive leftists who screamed in social media at The New York Times over using the term “no angel” to describe Michael Brown after he was shot dead in Ferguson ought to read Washington Post media blogger Erik Wemple. Wemple...Show More Summary

As CBO Reduces Its Growth Projection, AP Still Gives Cred to Obama Admin's Absurd Forecast

In a Wednesday report on the Congressional Budget Office's downward revision of this year's predicted gross domestic product growth to a dismal 1.5 percent, the Associated Press's Andrew Taylor acted as if the Obama administration'sShow More Summary

Matthews on Arizona Gun Range Tragedy: ‘This Is Where You Get When You Go All the Way With Gun Rights’

Chris Matthews devoted a segment during his MSNBC show Hardball on Wednesday evening to the tragic shooting death of a firearms instructor at a Arizona gun range after a nine-year-old girl accidently shot him with an Uzi submachine gun. Show More Summary

In Rush to Condemn Burger King, 'Hardball' Host Makes Whopper of a Factual Error

In his rush to flame-broil Burger King as an unpatriotic fast-food joint looking to skip out on paying its taxes to Uncle Sam, MSNBC Hardball host Chris Matthews sought to enlist the famously pro-free market, pro-capitalism Wall Street Journal. Show More Summary

Rush Limbaugh Levels Gwen Ifill's 'Is That America?' Piety on Ferguson

Among the things that conservative firebreather Rush Limbaugh deservedly loathes, it's sanctimony from an ostensibly neutral news anchor. Gwen Ifill, moderator of "Washington Week" and co-anchor of "PBS NewsHour," was among the panelists who appeared on "Meet the Press" this past Sunday. Show More Summary

Yet Again WashPost Shields Md. Democratic Gubernatorial Nominee by Burying Bad News

The Washington Post is almost certain to endorse liberal Democrat Anthony Brown for Maryland governor. So it's really no surprise that the paper's news reporters and editors have taken an incredibly light touch when it comes to the lieutenant governor's political liabilities. Show More Summary

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