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Filed Under:US Politics / Conservative
Posts on Regator:40391
Posts / Week:116.5
Archived Since:April 7, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Jonathan Chait: Paul Ryan Dumps Ayn Rand in Favor of Other ‘Crackpot Authors’

Don’t look now, but there may be a Paul Ryan scandal, or at least a scandalette, and in this context New York magazine blogger Jonathan Chait is both Woodward and Bernstein. In a Monday post, Chait related that Ryan, in the newsmagazine...Show More Summary

CNN's Costello Lauds 'Very Smart' Burger King Merger; 'Depressed' Congress Won't Reform Tax Code

On Tuesday's CNN Newsroom, Carol Costello refreshingly complimented Burger King's planned merger with Canadian restaurant chain Tim Hortons as a "very smart business move" that will "save the company money." Costello turned to CNN correspondent...Show More Summary

Chris Matthews Plots Strategy With Dems on How to Use Ferguson Unrest for Midterms

It's not surprising that MSNBC's Chris Matthews would frame the racial unrest in Ferguson through a political lens. The liberal host on Monday brought on two prominent Democrats to plot strategy on how the fallout from the Michael Brown shooting could be appropriated. Show More Summary

Washington Monthly Contributor Presents List of Panelists He Wants Banned on MTP

Eeeeek!!! Diversity of political opinion must not be permitted. Expressing this deep fear is Washington Monthly contributor Ed Kilgore who is worried about a politically diversified panel at the post David Gregory Meet The Press. HeShow More Summary

Daily Beast Writer: Got White Guilt Over Ferguson? Oppose Voter ID Laws!

With the streets of Ferguson now quiet and the body of Michael Brown laid to rest, you could count on our friends at the Daily Beast to find fresh ways to exploit the tragic episode for political ends. Witness contributor Jacob Lupfer's...Show More Summary

Major Papers 15-1 against For-Profit Education

The Obama administration continues its push to regulate for-profit colleges and national media outlets have joined in and overwhelmingly taken the side of bigger government. Three top newspapers – The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times and USA Today – portrayed for-profit education negatively by a factor of 15-1 in roughly three years of news coverage. read more

Prof Loses Job Offer Over Israel Hate Tweets. Media Howls About ‘Academic Freedom’

Editor's note: This article contains offensive language. You would think in uber-liberal academia, a leftist professor could get away saying anything. But apparently you can go too far. Earlier this month, the University of IllinoisShow More Summary

'Lean Over' MSNBC: Al Sharpton's Most Embarrassing Moments at the Anchor Desk

Of all the left-wing charlatans who have been given hosting responsibilities at MSNBC, PoliticsNation's Al Sharpton is perhaps the worst example of trying to pass off an activist as a journalist. It's impossible to tell where the race-baiting reverend's advocacy ends and his supposed reporting begins. Show More Summary

Networks Silent as ISIS Continues ‘Convert or Die’ Oppression of Christians

The broadcast networks haven’t reported on the plight of Iraq’s Christians in weeks – in fact, ABC only mentioned them once. So everything must be ok, right? Wrong. WorldWatch Monitor, a news outlet focused on Christian persecution, reported on Aug. Show More Summary

Chuck Todd 'Going to Bring Back Heart, Good Taste, Fairness' to 'Meet the Press'

Appearing at the end of MSNBC's The Daily Rundown on Tuesday, NBC News NASA correspondent Jay Barbree wished host Chuck Todd good luck in becoming moderator of Meet the Press, hailing the chief White House correspondent: "...when God...Show More Summary

Blackberry Blackout! Nets Refuse to Report Shocking Revelation That IRS Destroyed Lerner's Phone After Probe Began

On the heels of a Department of Justice lawyer admitting to Judicial Watch that Lois Lerner’s e-mails do exist comes another stunning revelation. On Tuesday evening the New York Observer reported “the IRS destroyed Lerner’s Blackberry...Show More Summary

NY Times Again Puffs Up Race-Monger Al Sharpton's 'Civil Rights' Leadership, Obama Tie: 'These Are Very Good Days'

Race-baiter turned MSNBC host Al Sharpton garnered an egregiously fawning profile in Monday's New York Times, which has long hailed the "civil rights leader" while glossing over or ignoring his racially inflammatory past (Tawana Brawley,...Show More Summary

Soros Clones: 5 Liberal Mega-Donors Nearly as Dangerous as George Soros

As the 2014 midterm elections approached, the media were quick to criticize conservative donors like the Koch brothers for backing issues important to them. But journalists largely ignored the incredible financial power being used to...Show More Summary

Fantasy at AP: Housing Has Had a 'Steady Rebound' Since the Recession Ended

Someone must have slipped the wrong data to the Associated Press's Josh Boak yesterday before he composed his dispatch on the Census Bureau's latest report on new home sales. Boak got the basics right, though likely by accident (like...Show More Summary

Rush Limbaugh: New Media Kept Press From Turning 'Gentle Giant' Into Rodney King

Conservative icon Rush Limbaugh declared during his radio show on Friday that the “mainstream media” was unable to transform “gentle giant” black teenager Michael Brown, who was shot and killed by white police officer Darren Wilson on...Show More Summary

NYT's Upgraded Gaza Reporter Featured PLO Terrorist Arafat on His Personal Facebook Page

As of Saturday, Fares Akram, the New York Times correspondent in Gaza usually relegated to second billing or "contributed additional reporting" on stories, is being credited with lead bylines. The timing for Akram's higher profile is...Show More Summary

Reporting Burger King Merger Plans, CBS's Mason Notes Obama Opposition, Fails to Offer Conservative Rebuttal

Tonight's CBS Evening News spent 63 seconds on the Burger King fast-food chain's plan to merge with Canadian donut chain Tim Hortons, a move which would also relocate the new company to Ontario, Canada, for "substantial tax savings"Show More Summary

Networks Dodge Huge IRS Scandal News as DOJ Attorney Admits Lost Lerner E-Mails Exist

Judicial Watch president Tom Fitton appeared on the Fox News Channel (FNC) Monday afternoon and informed viewers that a Department of Justice (DOJ) attorney admitted to his organization on Friday that the e-mails belonging to former IRS official Lois Lerner that were thought to be lost likely still exist. Show More Summary

Most Newspapers Skip Reid's Asian Gaffe; WashPost Pleads He's 'Almost Built Up a Gaffe Immunity' With 'Small-ish Gaffes'

Scott Whitlock noted earlier today that CBS and NBC skipped over Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s bad jokes about Asians (you’re not really the smartest, I can’t keep my Wongs straight). Additional Nexis transcript searches for “Harry...Show More Summary

ABC's Ann Compton Cites Gracious Note From Elder Bush as Favorite Moment on WH Beat

Ever notice that you seldom see Ann Compton, longtime White House correspondent for ABC News, appear on this site? What she said yesterday on "This Week with George Stephanopoulos" helps explain why. After covering seven presidents and...Show More Summary

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