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CBS Fires Legal Exec for Comments on Las Vegas Shooting Victims

CBS fired legal executive Hayley Geftman-Gold for comments she made on Facebook about not being sympathetic toward victims of the Las Vegas shooting because they were likely Republicans. “If they wouldn’t do anything when children were murdered, I have no hope that Repugs will ever do the right thing,” Geftman-Gold wrote. “I’m actually not even sympathetic bc […]

Newsweek Column: Trump is ‘Not Actively Governing the United States’

Robert Reich wrote the lead last week in Newsweek that all lefty reporters dream to write: “Announcement: Donald Trump is no longer the president of the United States.” “Oh sure, he has the title and he has the bully pulpit – from which he’s bullying everyone from NBA players to people protesting white supremacists to […]

WaPo Angry Abortion Has Become a Dying Industry

Petula Dvorak of the Washington Post is furious that an abortion clinic in the D.C. suburbs of Maryland — one of the few to openly perform late-term abortions – closed recently. She is doubly upset that it closed because the Maryland Coalition for life, which had set up a crisis pregnancy center across the parking […]

Media Praises Hugh Hefner Despite Their Own Feminist Goals

Hugh Hefner’s death last week at 91 brought forth some interesting reactions. A man who spent decades of his life exploiting women, objectifying them, treating them in his magazine and elsewhere as existing only to provide pleasure to men might have raised the ire of feminists, who tend to object to such things in principle.  […]

Megyn Kelly Ends First Week of NBC Show With Shot at the Media

Megyn Kelly, who parlayed her success at Fox News into a big contract at NBC, ended her first week of her new morning show by taking a shot at the media, which has been less than kind to her. “I just want to take a moment to thank all of you for watching this week,” […]

Pope Francis to Address ‘Fake News’

Pope Francis plans to address “fake news” in an address for World Communications Day 2018. That Pope made the announcement via Twitter on Friday. I have chosen this theme for World Communications Day 2018: “The truth will set you free” (Jn 8:32). Fake news and journalism for peace. — Pope Francis (@Pontifex) September 29, 2017 […]

NFL Protest Backlash? 17% Drop in NFL Ticket Sales for Online Vendor

TickPick, an online ticket sales vendor, reported that there was a 17.9 percent drop in ticket sales this past week compared to the previous week. The vendor could not confirm whether the NFL athletes’ protests during the playing of the American national anthem were the leading factor in the decline ticket sales. Compared to last […]

Colin Kaepernick Donated $25,000 to Organization Named after Cop Killer

Colin Kaepernick, the football player that gained fame for protesting the national anthem, recently donated $25,000 to the organization Assata’s Daughters. The organization is named for a convicted killer of police officers who fled to Cuba after killing a New Jersey state trooper in 1973. The donation is allegedly going to the organization to fund […]

Media, Pols Don’t Know What To Make of Roy Moore

One thing has become clear in the two days since Roy Moore won the Republican U.S. Senate primary in Alabama: The mainstream media does not know what to make of him. On the day after the election, Chuck Todd warned America aboutw what Alabamians had just done. “Roy Moore, where the phrase ‘Christian conservative’ doesn’t […]

Press Goes Nuts Over Trump Saying Senator in Hospital When He’s Just Sick at Home

You won’t believe the lie President Trump has been caught in now. He tweeted: “With one Yes vote in hospital & very positive signs from Alaska and two others (McCain is out), we have the HCare Vote, but not for Friday.” No senators are in the hospital. It was later confirmed Trump was referring to […]

Chuck Todd Forgot the Declaration of Independence Mentions God-Given Natural Rights

Chuck Todd, host of NBC’s ‘Meet the Press’ show, quoted Roy Moore, the Alabama Republican Senate candidate, and thought he was misquoting the U.S. Constitution. Todd said the following: “First off, he doesn’t appear to believe in the Constitution as it’s written,” Todd said, before playing a clip of Moore referencing what is written in […]

Oops: Election Board Listed Jared Kushner as a Female Vote

The media had a field day reporting about an alleged gaffe by President Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner, where he supposedly registered as a female voter in the state of New York. The Washington Post highlighted the alleged error by Kushner, as did The Hill and other media outlets. However, the state election board later admitted that […]

Media Bashes Trump Over ‘Unpopular’ NFL Tweets

Amid backlash to President Donald Trump’s response to NFL players kneeling during the national anthem, the mainstream media handed the president a political victory without realizing it. According to recent polling, most Americans agree that NFL players should not be allowed to take a knee during the national anthem. Doing so, the president says, is […]

Vogue Turns Standard Southwest Airlines Policy Into a Race Issue

On Tuesday, Southwest Airlines had to remove a passenger from a flight after she claimed a ‘life-threatening’ allergy to dogs. The woman, identified as Anila Daulatzai, threw a fit when police officers began to escort her off the plane, according to the New York Post. A video of her being taken off the plane has […]

NFL Running Out of Time to Address Protests

NFL owners have tried to quiet controversy over players not standing for the national anthem, but there is growing evidence time is running out for them to do so without sustaining significant financial damage. Anheuser-Busch became the latest big-budget advertiser to tell the league it needed to clean up its act with regard to disrespecting […]

Mainstream Media Pushes Narrative Trump Lost the Alabama Senate Primary

Suppose one candidate for a U.S. Senate seat from a red state has the backing of Karl Rove and traditional Republican Party officials. He is for all the key stuff – Second Amendment, anti-abortion, anti-regulation, low taxes. But he is no radical, he’s “low-energy,” in the parlance of President Trump, and he’s had a messy […]

Fact Check: Hillary Clinton’s Email Scandal isn’t like Ivanka Trump’s

Mainstream media is accusing Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner, the daughter and son-in-law of President Donald Trump, of abusing their unpaid White House advisory positions by using private e-mail accounts. Specifically, the media claims that the pair is acting like Hillary Clinton in using private e-mail accounts. Specifically, the media has said the pair is […]

Michelle Obama Criticizes Women Who Voted for Trump

Michelle Obama, in a recent public appearance in Boston, Massa., criticized women voters who voted for President Donald Trump over her preferred candidate, Hillary Clinton. Per CNN, the former first lady said Trump’s female supporters betrayed their own inner voices by voting for Trump: “Any woman who voted against Hillary Clinton voted against their own […]

ESPN’s Jemele Hill Admits She Shouldn’t Have Vented About Trump

ESPN’s Jemele Hill, who called President Trump a “white supremacist” and “unqualified to be president” in a series of tweets two weeks ago, penned an essay on the network’s website admitting that she should not have used Twitter to vent her frustrations. remained critical of Trump rather than apologizing for what she said. She remained critical […]

Mainstream Media Conjures Attack on Trump’s Puerto Rico Response

As Puerto Rico begins to repair the devastation left in the wake of Hurricane Maria, mainstream media has jumped to criticize President Trump’s response. Puerto Rico is several hundred miles of water from the U.S. mainland, which means neither the Cajun Navy nor the National Guard can get there quickly. The governor of Puerto Rico […]

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