Larry O'Connor

Larry O'Connor

Chuck Todd Slams NBC Colleague Donald Trump

Chuck Todd Slams NBC Colleague Donald Trump

NBC News White House correspondent Chuck Todd took to Twitter to hammer Donald Trump Tuesday as reports of his interest in a gubernatorial run in the state of New York began to circulate:  @anamariecox @aterkel are we really going to

Sexist News Hosts Insist Santa Is Male

Sexist News Hosts Insist Santa Is Male

I’ve remained silent long enough. I am disgusted and offended by Touré, Don Lemon, Piers Morgan and all the other cable news hosts who continue to insist that Santa Claus is a man.  In their continued effort to demonize Megyn

Left Hammers CBS For NSA 'Puff Piece'

Left Hammers CBS For NSA 'Puff Piece'

“Full disclosure: I once worked in the office of the director of National Intelligence, where I saw firsthand how secretly the NSA operates,” intoned CBS reporter John Miller when introducing his “60 Minutes” segment on the embattled spy agency Sunday

Bill Gates Foundation Pumps Cash Into NPR Multimedia Platform

Bill Gates Foundation Pumps Cash Into NPR Multimedia Platform

National Public Radio announced a major new expansion into multimedia and digital platforms Monday thanks to $17 million in new grants from four foundations including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.  Joining the foundation established by the Microsoft founder is

Whoopi Teaches Us Her Talent: How To Roll a Joint (Video)

Whoopi Teaches Us Her Talent: How To Roll a Joint (Video)

“The View” host Whoopi Goldberg was asked on Bravo TV’s “Watch What Happens Live” to teach us her talent. It’s a regular segment on the late night talk show hosted by Andy Cohen. What might be an embarrassment to Goldberg’s

Walsh: Obama Models Mandela; 'Turns Other Cheek Too Much'

Walsh: Obama Models Mandela; 'Turns Other Cheek Too Much'

MSNBC analyst Joan Walsh compared Barack Obama to the late Nelson Mandela and has tried to “model reconciliation” after the late Nelson Mandela.  “I think this president has tried, against odds, to model reconciliation and has turned the other cheek

Liberal Talk Radio Dead In LA; Rush, Sean To Replace

Liberal Talk Radio Dead In LA; Rush, Sean To Replace

Clear Channel announced Thursday that progressive talker KTLK “Diverse LA” will flip format to an all-conservative line-up and will be re-branded “Patriot 1150.” KTLK’s foundering liberal line-up had included Stephanie Miller, Randi Rhodes, and Bill Press. KTLK’s ratings have been

Don Lemon Gets Roughed Up By Rabbi In 'Knockout Game' Demonstration

Don Lemon Gets Roughed Up By Rabbi In 'Knockout Game' Demonstration

In a bizarre segment on CNN, host Don Lemon asked Rabbi Gary Moskowitz to demonstrate self-defense techniques for individuals concerned about the dangerous “knockout game” assaults.  One would not instinctively think a rabbi is best suited to teach self-defense techniques, but

Media Duped By Amazon's Spectacular Drone Ploy

Media Duped By Amazon's Spectacular Drone Ploy

You couldn’t turn on the television or radio Monday without seeing or hearing a discussion of drones delivering packages to your home.  Monday was “Cyber Monday,” the day set aside as the highest volume sales day of the year. Every

CNN Analyst 'Defends' Obama: 'Every President Is Going To Lie'

CNN Analyst 'Defends' Obama: 'Every President Is Going To Lie'

CNN’s analyst LZ Granderson has defended President Obama’s outright lies about Obamacare with some of the most insidious, cynical logic seen in recent years. According to Granderson, the American people have rationalized the health insurance lies fed to them by

Cuomo Interviews Cuomo On CNN

Cuomo Interviews Cuomo On CNN

CNN morning host Chris Cuomo interviewed the Governor of New York about yesterday’s deadly train derailment Monday morning. Normally this would be a routine and un-noteworthy segment except in this case the Governor of New York is Cuomo’s brother, Andrew

Wolf Blitzer Appears To Admit He Smokes Pot At Soul Train Awards

Wolf Blitzer Appears To Admit He Smokes Pot At Soul Train Awards

In what has become a bizarre tradition, CNN’s Wolf Blitzer appeared on the Soul Train Music Awards Sunday night. While reading awkwardly from the tele-prompter, Blitzer confessed he liked to dance the “Dougie” and sing Chaka Khan in the shower. 

Revolt: USA Today Refuses To Publish White House Photographs

Revolt: USA Today Refuses To Publish White House Photographs

Last week, Breitbart Editor John Nolte described how 38 news agencies wrote a formal letter of complaint over the Obama Administration’s continued exclusive use of an “official White House photographer” for capturing images of the President that have traditionally been

News Agencies Kept Iran Talks Secret

News Agencies Kept Iran Talks Secret

The Associated Press and Al-Monitor kept US-Iran nuclear containment talks secret until after they had reached their conclusion this past weekend.  The AP claims they didn’t run with the story because they couldn’t get the White House or State Department

Wolf's Awkward Kennedy Assassination Segue

Wolf's Awkward Kennedy Assassination Segue

CNN’s Wolf Blitzer has never been accused of being the smoothest, most polished cable news personality. But his “deer in a headlights” awkward on-air style reached new heights (or lows) this weekend when he wrapped up a report on the

Adam 'I Hate This Country' Levine Is People Mags 'Sexiest'

Adam 'I Hate This Country' Levine Is People Mags 'Sexiest'

People Magazine has named Maroon 5 frontman and The Voice co-star Adam Levine as its “Sexiest Man Alive 2013.” Tattooed ‘Maroon 5’ frontman Adam Levine has been named People’s “Sexiest Man Alive,” the magazine revealed late Tuesday.  “As a musician,

Shuster: MSNBC Suspended Me, Why Not Bashir?

Shuster: MSNBC Suspended Me, Why Not Bashir?

David Shuster took to Twitter to hammer MSNBC and his old boss Phil Griffin for giving Martin Bashir a free pass after his disgusting comments about Sarah Palin last week.  The liberal commentator and journalist has a pretty good working

Clinton Advisor: 'Hit Reset Button' on Obamacare

Clinton Advisor: 'Hit Reset Button' on Obamacare

Former Clinton White House legal counsel Lanny Davis says it’s time to “hit the reset button” on Obamacare.  Davis, a long-time Clinton advisor, also conceded that the Affordable Care Act, as envisioned by then-candidate Hillary Clinton (and eventually embraced by

'Thank You Ed Snowden' Bus Ads Coming To DC

'Thank You Ed Snowden' Bus Ads Coming To DC

Residents, tourists and politicians in the District of Columbia will soon see NSA surveillance whistle-blower Edward Snowden’s face plastered across Metro Busses with the provocative message: “Thank You, Edward Snowden.” The campaign is funded by The Partnership for Civil Justice Fund,

Tapper Tapped For CNN Prime Time

Tapper Tapped For CNN Prime Time

CNN has named Jake Tapper as Erin Burnett’s replacement host while she is out on maternity leave.  According to a CNN press release, Tapper will anchor “Erin Burnett Outfront” for the weeks of December 2nd, 9th and 16th, from 7

Obama Removes 'God' from Gettysburg Address

Obama Removes 'God' from Gettysburg Address

Washington DC talk show host Chris Plante reported today that Barack Obama omitted the words “under God” from the Gettysburg Address when reciting the great speech for a Ken Burns documentary.   Burns had filmed all living presidents as well

Report: CNN's Don Lemon Gets 11PM Slot

Report: CNN's Don Lemon Gets 11PM Slot

Mediate reports that Don Lemon will get the 11:00 PM slot on CNN.  Lemon has been the anchor of the weekend broadcast “CNN Newsroom,” where he wraps up the week’s biggest stories and often has interviews or roundtable discussions on

DiGenova: 'Shame' On House GOP For Lack Of Benghazi Subpoenas

DiGenova: 'Shame' On House GOP For Lack Of Benghazi Subpoenas

Former US Attorney Joe DiGenova called out House Republican leadership and, specifically, Armed Services Chairman Buck McKeon (R-CA) Monday morning for not aggressively issuing subpoenas in relation to the Benghazi terrorist attacks and suspected cover-up.  DiGenova and his wife and

NSA Inundated With 988% Increase In FOIA Requests

NSA Inundated With 988% Increase In FOIA Requests

USA Today is reporting that the National Security Agency (NSA) has been inundated with Freedom of Information (FOIA) Requests in the wake of the Edward Snowden revelations of domestic surveillance carried out be the Obama Administration.   “We’ve had requests

Baldwin Threatens To Quit Showbiz

Baldwin Threatens To Quit Showbiz

In a post under his blog byline at The Huffington Post, actor and MSNBC host Alec Baldwin suggests that he would quit show business for the sake of his family:  “I am concerned for my family. In Bloomberg’s New York,

ESPN Host: 'I Use N-Word All Day Every Day'

ESPN Host: 'I Use N-Word All Day Every Day'

On the November 14 addition of ESPN’s “Pardon the Interruption,” hosts Michael Wilbon and Tony Kornheiser discussed LA Clipper player Matt Barnes recent trouble related to a Twitter outburst that included the “N-word.”  The Tweet (since deleted) read:  “I love

GLAAD Spanks Baldwin Over Gay Slurs

GLAAD Spanks Baldwin Over Gay Slurs

After ignoring and excusing multiple anti-gay slurs from MSNBC host Alec Baldwin, GLAAD has finally spoken out, timidly, against the “pattern of anti-gay slurs” from the actor-turned news host:  This statement, from GLAAD VP of Communications Rich Ferraro, came hours

Paper Retracts 1863 Editorial Calling Gettysburg Address 'Silly'

Paper Retracts 1863 Editorial Calling Gettysburg Address 'Silly'

It took them 150 years, but The Patriot-News, based in Harrisburg, 30 miles north of Gettysburg, has retracted their review of President Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address. Back in 1863, the paper called the speech “silly”:   “We pass over the silly

Rats Leave New York Times Sinking Ship

Rats Leave New York Times Sinking Ship

“Nearly everyone who gets a lucrative offer will leave. The era of the lifelong Timesman — or lifelong Timeswoman — is over.” That’s what an anonymous former New York Times journalist told HuffPo’s Michael Calderone when asked about the alarming