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CNN's Chris Cuomo Calls Out David Daleiden For Deceptive Edits In Anti-Planned Parenthood Videos

From the September 30 edition of CNN's New Day: CHRIS CUOMO: I am a lawyer, as you well know. I'm raising it because it doesn't smell right. You are about exposing, but you don't want to expose everything. It makes it seem like there is something that you want to hide. Show More Summary

MSNBC's Chris Hayes And Al Gore Debunk Latest Defeatist Arguments Against Climate Action

From the September 29 edition of MSNBC's All In with Chris Hayes: CHRIS HAYES: This is the new argument you hear. For a while it was, it's snowing in DC... largely that has been abandoned by people that, I think, don't want to seem ridiculous. Show More Summary

Fox Host Falsely Suggests Debunked Smear Videos Show Planned Parenthood "Appearing To Haggle Over Fetal Body Parts"

From the September 30 edition of Fox News' America's Newsroom: BILL HEMMER: A grueling five hour hearing on Planned Parenthood focusing heavily on how your taxpayer dollars are spent. This after series of undercover videos showing Planned Parenthood executives appearing to haggle over fetal body parts. Show More Summary

Fox's Catherine Herridge Hypes Debunked Myth That Clinton Aides Stripped Emails Of Classification Markings

From the September 30 edition of Fox News' America's Newsroom: HERRIDGE: [Former State Department lawyer Catherine] Duval's job at the State Department got new scrutiny after a recent Fox News report that classification markings on some...Show More Summary

How Conservative Media Obliterated The Space For "Compassionate Conservatism" On Immigration

On June 26, 2000, presidential candidate George W. Bush shared his view of immigrants and Latino-Americans in a speech before the 71 st National Conference of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC). "Latinos come to the U.S. Show More Summary

Fox Claims Ahmed Mohammed "May Not Be As Innocent As He Seems" Because Of "Disciplinary Issues" Like "Blowing Bubbles In The Bathroom"

Fox's Anna Kooiman reported that Ahmed Mohamed, the Texas teenager arrested after bringing a homemade clock to school, "might not be as innocent as he seems." After Mohamed's arrest, right-wing media jumped to blame the teen, ignoring the role Islamophobia may have played in the situation. Show More Summary

CNN's Alisyn Camerota And Maria Cardona Shut Down Lies About The Debunked Videos Smearing Planned Parenthood

From the September 30 edition of CNN's New Day: CHRIS CUOMO: We heard the accusations, we heard the answers. So, should Planned Parenthood be defunded? To discuss, Ben Ferguson, CNN political commentator host of The Ben Ferguson Show, and Maria Cardona, CNN political commentator and democratic strategist. Show More Summary

Fox's Ablow: President Obama "Wants To Fundamentally Change The Values Of This Country"

From the September 30 edition of Fox News' Fox & Friends: STEVE DOOCY: The news this morning is that Putin is flexing his muscles, demanding that U.S. warplanes leave Syria. The United States has come back in the last hour or so and said 'we're not going to do anything.' Clearly it's a power grab over Syria but it sets up what we're talking about. Show More Summary

After Republican Lawmaker Boasts That Benghazi Committee Is Hurting Clinton's Poll Numbers, Hannity Gives Him Credit

From the September 29 edition of Fox News' Hannity: REP. KEVIN MCCARTHY (R-CA): The question I think you really want to ask me is, how am I going to be different? What are you going to see differently? SEAN HANNITY (HOST): I love how you asked my questions. Show More Summary

Fox's Brit Hume Downplays Damage To GOP Brand From Presidential Candidates' Remarks About Muslims

From the September 29 edition of Fox News' The Kelly File: MEGYN KELLY (HOST): [I]s there any merit to the notion that Ben Carson, with his comments, or Donald Trump, with that exchange that he had with that man, and not challengingShow More Summary

Citing CVS And Obamacare, O'Reilly Argues There Is No Need To Fund Planned Parenthood

From the September 29 edition of Fox News' The O'Reilly Factor: BILL O'REILLY: So here is my beef. All right, 538 million taxpayer dollars per year go to Planned Parenthood. And I don't begrudge Miss Richards making a half million a year, it's a tough job, you got to organize this thing. Show More Summary

Fox's Guilfoyle Asks "What The Heck Is Wrong With ... Selfish And Disgusting" Women Who Undergo Late-Term Abortions

From the September 29 edition of Fox News' The Five: KIMBERLY GUILFOYLE: [W]hy wouldn't you be on the side of preserving life? Why aren't they saying, we want to make sure there's, like, a couselor right there. There are so many people that need and want children and are desperate to have them and give them love and a home. Show More Summary

Sean Hannity Fearmongers That Iran Will Ally With ISIS, Launch Nuclear Weapons At US And Israel

From the September 29 edition of Premiere Radio Networks' The Sean Hannity Show: Related: Iraq Agrees To Share Intelligence With Russia, Iran And SyriaIran Sends Troops To Help Retake Key Iraqi Oil Refinery From ISIS Previously: Hannity:...Show More Summary

Fox Hosts Demand Middle School's Islamic History Course Teach That "They'd Like To Destroy The United States"

From the September 29 edition of Fox's Outnumbered: KEITH ABLOW: Well look, I think if they're teaching about every religion in equal fashion, good for them. But I think to not note the current events, and note that Islam has been twisted,...Show More Summary

Sean Hannity: Iran Nuclear Deal "Will Result In A Modern Day Holocaust"

From the September 29 edition of Premiere Radio Networks' The Sean Hannity Show: SEAN HANNITY: And can history repeat itself? I think you're living through that history now. In other words, this is 1938 Germany. This is Neville Chamberlain peace with honor, peace in our time. Show More Summary

IA's Jan Mickelson: "Phony Baloney Religious Front Groups" Supporting Syrian Refugees "Are Criminals"

Iowa radio host Jan Mickelson attacked religious groups advocating for the United States to accept more Syrian refugees into the country, calling them "phony" and suggesting they are "criminals." During the September 29 broadcast ofShow More Summary

National Review Online Pushes Attack On Bill Nye's Debunk Of "Personhood" Laws

The National Review Online (NRO) published a blog and an op-ed authored by apparent non-scientists that attacked "Science Guy" Bill Nye for a recent video in which he explained the questionable science behind anti-choice legislative "personhood" proposals. Show More Summary

Following Exxon Revelations, The Guardian Highlights Need To Investigate Corporate Climate Deception

ExxonMobil has long known that burning fossil fuels causes climate change, yet has continued to fund groups that deny its existence. According to The Guardian's Dana Nuccitelli, Exxon's actions parallel how the tobacco industry deliberately...Show More Summary

Fox's Kennedy Rehashes Debunked Clinton-Petraeus Comparison

From the September 29 edition of Fox News' Outnumbered: SANDRA SMITH: I wonder if this was sort of the parallel to her Benghazi moment when she said 'what difference does it make.' When, in that same interview, Bill Clinton finishedShow More Summary

Limbaugh Doubles Down On NASA Climate Change Conspiracy, Adds Muslim Outreach Complaint

From the September 29 edition of Premiere Radio Networks' The Rush Limbaugh Show: LIMBAUGH: I can't avoid having myself be a part of the show and that's never what I want. I mean, I am the show, but I want to talk about things out there happening besides what I say. Show More Summary

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