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Surprise: CBS Notices De Blasio's 'Very Liberal Campaign'; ABC, NBC Out to Lunch

In a move as rare as finding a four-leaf clover, Norah O'Donnell actually disclosed on Wednesday's CBS This Morning that New York City Mayor-Elect Bill de Blasio ran a "very liberal campaign". Jeff Pegues also noted how the "52-year-old liberal" is a "proponent of...taxing the wealthy". Show More Summary

Sheriff Clarke: John Doe case shows Milwaukee D.A. is ‘weaponized for political purposes’

By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter MADISON, Wis. – Earlier this year, Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr. urged county residents to be prepared to protect themselves. Confronted by budget cuts, law enforcement couldn’t be counted on to quickly serve and protect. “With officers laid-off and furloughed, simply calling 911 and waiting is no...

ADM could get millions in tax breaks to stay in Chicago

By Benjamin Yount | Illinois Watchdog SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Archer Daniels Midland would be a clear winner in the tax break package that could come before the Illinois Legislature this week. WIN, WIN: Illinois gets to keep ADM, Manar’s Decatur gets 500 jobs. The agribusiness giant would get tax credits for the 200 jobs it...

NBC Frets: Nobel-Prize-Winning 'Rock Star' Obama Now 'Subject of Europe's Scorn'

Showing more concern for President Obama's popularity than the national security implications of the latest leaks in the NSA spying scandal, on Monday's NBC Today, chief foreign affairs correspondent Andrea Mitchell lamented: "When he was a candidate, Barack Obama was a rock star in Europe. Show More Summary

Observations: The QandO Podcast for 27 Oct 13

10 months agoUS Politics / Conservative : QandO

This week, Bruce, Michael and Dale discuss Obamacare and the end of antibiotics. The direct link to the podcast can be found here. As a reminder, if you are an iTunes user, don’t forget to subscribe to the QandO podcast, Observations, through iTunes. For those of you who don’t have iTunes, you can subscribe at [...]

CBS Presses Krauthammer to Diagnose GOP: 'Do You Think The Party Needs Some Psychiatry?'

Obama donor Gayle King and Charlie Rose strongly hinted that conservatives/Republicans needed psychiatric help during a segment with Charles Krauthammer on Tuesday's CBS This Morning. King asked the licensed psychiatrist, "You talk in your book about your medical training in psychiatry and about...how powerful denial can be. Show More Summary

Observations: The QandO Podcast for 20 Oct 13

10 months agoUS Politics / Conservative : QandO

This week, Michael and Dale discuss the government shutdown. The direct link to the podcast can be found here. As a reminder, if you are an iTunes user, don’t forget to subscribe to the QandO podcast, Observations, through iTunes. For those of you who don’t have iTunes, you can subscribe at Podcast Alley. And, of [...]

Piers Morgan Stumbles Over Second Amendment; Hails 'Most Courageous' Bloomberg

Piers Morgan still can't basic details about the gun rights debate right, even after his protracted involvement in the controversy, as he revealed on Tuesday's CBS This Morning. Morgan incorrectly claimed that the First Amendment – not...Show More Summary

Anti-Bullying Campaigners Bullying Free Speech

Facebook has announced a pilot program in Maryland that will give government officials in the school districts a special channel through which to flag inappropriate content for take down. This is concerning, for obvious reasons. According to the state’s Attorney General, they envision the channel as giving the government the opportunity to take down content...

Observations: The QandO Podcast for 13 Oct 13

10 months agoUS Politics / Conservative : QandO

This week, Michael and Dale discuss the government shutdown. The direct link to the podcast can be found here. As a reminder, if you are an iTunes user, don’t forget to subscribe to the QandO podcast, Observations, through iTunes. For those of you who don’t have iTunes, you can subscribe at Podcast Alley. And, of [...]

Yellen for head at the Fed…

The country is in the best of hands. And if you believe that, I’ve got a great deal on swamp land in downtown Phoenix. Several months ago President Present Obama announced that Ben Bernanke would be leaving his job as Chairman of the Federal Reserve when his current term runs out in January. Yellen will [...]

Obama's Latest Moves to Close Gitmo A Mere Blip On Networks' Radar

Charlie Rose's 18-second news brief on Thursday's CBS This Morning is the sole Big Three network mention so far of the Obama administration's decision to review the cases of dozens of terror suspects at Guantanamo Bay in preparation for the possible release. Show More Summary

Observations: The QandO Podcast for 29 Sep 13

11 months agoUS Politics / Conservative : QandO

This week, Bruce, Michael, and Dale discuss the government shutdown and Republican party. The direct link to the podcast can be found here. As a reminder, if you are an iTunes user, don’t forget to subscribe to the QandO podcast, Observations, through iTunes. For those of you who don’t have iTunes, you can subscribe at [...]

Illinois congressman explains why he skipped Benghazi family testimony

By Benjamin Yount | Illinois Watchdog SPRINGFIELD — U.S. Rep. Danny Davis, D-Ill., is a busy, busy man. That’s why he didn’t stick around last week during a congressional hearing into the Sept. 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya. He wasn’t disrespecting the families of those killed, he said. “The hearing...

Observations: The QandO Podcast for 22 Sep 13

11 months agoUS Politics / Conservative : QandO

This week, Bruce, Michael, and Dale discuss the week’s shootings, and the debt limit. Be sure not to miss the hilariously incompetent closing credits. The direct link to the podcast can be found here. As a reminder, if you are an iTunes user, don’t forget to subscribe to the QandO podcast, Observations, through iTunes. For [...]

Big 3 Ignore Benghazi Victims' Parents, Marvel at Caroline Kennedy's 'Shining' Moment

The Big Three broadcast networks made their slanted priorities clear on their Thursday evening newscasts, as they fawned over Caroline Kennedy's Senate confirmation hearing earlier that day, but failed to cover the emotional congressional testimony of Pat Smith. Show More Summary

No Obama-style leader for Illinois, Bill Daley quits gov’s race

BYE-BYE: Daley quits the Illinois governor’s race after just a few months. By Benjamin Yount | Illinois Watchdog SPRINGFIELD — One year in the White House and half that on the campaign trail. Bill Daley, President Obama’s former chief of staff, couldn’t even make it six months in his bid for Illinois governor. He quit...

Observations: The QandO Podcast for 15 Sep 13

11 months agoUS Politics / Conservative : QandO

This week, Bruce, Michael, and Dale discuss the Republican-led House’s decision to fully fund Obamacare, the economy, and the Obama Administration’s Syria-related stupidity. The direct link to the podcast can be found here. As a reminder, if you are an iTunes user, don’t forget to subscribe to the QandO podcast, Observations, through iTunes. For those [...]

Radio wars over Medicaid payments rage in NM

BEHAVIORAL BATTLE: The controversy over allegations of $36 million of potential fraud in New Mexico has now taken to the airwaves.. By Rob Nikolewski ? New Mexico Watchdog SANTA FE – Allegations of what the Human Services Department has called “credible allegations of fraud” among behavioral health providers has sparked a heated debate. The source...

Illinois governor closes $700,000 doors after horse is out

By Benjamin Yount | Illinois Watchdog SPRINGFIELD — There won’t be two sets of $700,000 doors at the Illinois Capitol, not now that Gov. Pat Quinn has ordered a freeze in renovation spending. VERSAILLERS OR SPRINGFIELD? Gov. Quinn says lawmakers are not living among the French royal family. But Quinn’s order comes too late to...

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