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El Paso City Hall Takes Cross-Border Fire, MSM Yawns

On Tuesday, seven bullets believed to have been fired from one or more AK-47s from across the border hit the El Paso City Hall. It was big news in the Texas border town right across the river from Juarez, Mexico,

The Washington Post Ignores Bill Maher's 'Macaca' Moment

[youtube XCbrEbEyheM nolink] In 2006, Michael Richards, who played “Kramer” on the Seinfeld series, appropriately apologized for his racist rant at the patrons of a comedy club where he was performing. He later phoned the Reverends Al Sharpton and Jesse

Gulp! The Washington Post Swallows The White House Sestak Memo, Whole

Judging by this editorial, the Washington Post chewed on the White House memo written by White House Counsel Robert F. Bauer entitled “Review of Discussions Relating to Congressman Sestak,” and then swallowed it whole. The title of the WaPo editorial

NBC's 'Meet The Press' Host David Gregory: A Profile In Spin

[youtube JJyWWM9OHKA&NR nolink] Step aside Governor Palin. The MSM has acquired a new primary target, GOP Kentucky senatorial candidate, Dr. Rand Paul. The host of Sunday’s Meet The Press kicked off the campaign. So let the spin begin. Here’s what

Washington Post Blogger Must Not Read His Own Paper

Washington Post blogger Greg Sargent, who writes under the by-line The Plum Line, criticizes pollster Whit Ayres for suggesting that the failed Times Square bomb incident gives Republicans a political opportunity. Sargent closes his blog with: Ayres is the GOP

Diabolical Tea-Partiers Take Leaf from MSM Playbook, Fake Own Astroturf

If it’s civilly disobedient, disruptive, threatening, hateful, belligerent and occasionally violent and illegal, it must be the Tea Partiers. This we’ve learned from the MSM. Yesterday, Tea Partiers took a page out of their early American heritage and dressed up

MSNBC Takes Its Anti-Tea Party Script Straight From the Top: Obama

President Obama’s distain for those associated with the Tea Party movement goes back at least as far as his 100th day in office when he said this: [youtube sKooYzRkSI4 nolink] The President’s mockery has continued with a sustained tone of

'Too Much Media' Case No Cause For Alarm In the Blogosphere

The case of Too Much Media, LLC (Plaintiff) v. Shellee Hale (Defendant), decided by the Superior Court of New Jersey Appellate Division on April 22, 2010, is not a decision that should cause alarm among those who are engaged in,

Has The Atlantic's Marc Ambinder Gone Mad?

In a new article, Marc Ambinder, politics editor of The Atlantic, asks: Have Conservatives Gone Mad? He says yes. Serious thinkers on the right have finally gotten around to a full and open debate on the epistemic closure problem that’s

The Lafayette Park Reporter – A Lamb in Sheep's Clothing

A telling statement is spoken by the “reporter” in the Lafayette Park video as he obediently retreats. While back-peddling along with the other media people, he says this to someone on his cell phone: It’s one thing to be pushing

Of Frank Rich, Bigfoot and the Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy

New York Times’ columnist Frank Rich outs himself as a conspiracy theorist in his Saturday column, “Welcome to Confederate History Month,” wherein he fabricates a synthesis of current anti-Obamacare sentiments and events. To build his theory, he connects dots that

Fisking the WaPo's Ombudsman, Andrew Alexander

Andrew Alexander’s column today concerning the Washington Post’s reporting on the alleged “spitting and slurs” episode on March 20 offers a partially accurate thesis based on unsubstantiated details. In short, it doesn’t work. Here’s Alexander’s thesis: The Post was remiss

The MSM, Gone Fishing While U.S. Bond Rating Sinks

Five weeks ago, on February 8, brought us assurances from Treasury Secretary Timmy Geithner concerning the stability of the U.S. debt rating. Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner said the U.S. is in no danger of losing its AAA debt

The MSM, John Patrick Bedell, and the Gleiwitz Incident

The modus operandi of the 1939 “Gleiwitz incident” is a popular tactic of those legacy journalists who, like Frank Rich of the New York Times, distort the facts of an event to fit their pre-determined storyline. Now it’s happening again