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MSNBC's Harris-Perry Laments That We Don't Think America's Kids Are 'Collective' Responsibility
4/8/2013 10:35 AM ET
Narrating a new MSNBC "Lean Forward" spot, weekend hosr Melissa Harris-Perry laments that we in America "haven't had a very collective notion that these are our children." "[W]e have to break ...
WashPost Defends ObamaCare's Constitutionality; But In 1995, Paper Cautioned Congress to 'Demonstrate Some Modesty' On Commerce Clause
3/27/2012 4:50 PM ET
It was as predictable as the sun rising in the east, but today the Washington Post defended as constitutional ObamaCare's individual mandate. The mandate is defended by the administration ...
MSNBC's Chris Matthews Insists He Tries to Examine American Politics 'Objectively'
1/31/2012 4:35 PM ET
"There's a real level of national hatred of the president that I hadn't seen before. Certainly not under Clinton or under Dubya," MSNBC Hardball host Chris Matthews insisted on WMAL radio's ...
MSNBC's Chris Matthews Slanders Gingrich, S.C. GOP Debate Attendees As Racists
1/17/2012 6:11 PM ET
Appearing on colleague Andrea Mitchell's eponymous 1 p.m. Eastern program today, MSNBC Hardball host Chris Matthews to viewers that last night's South Carolina GOP presidential debate was chock ...
CNN 'Developing Story': 'Is Cain the Anti-Women Candidate?'
11/16/2011 6:11 PM ET
Seeking to breathe new life into the political damage of unproven sexual harassment charges against Herman Cain, CNN's Lisa Sylvester presented viewers with a "developing story" in the 4 p.m. hour ...
Bureaucrat Who Approved Solyndra Loan Resigns, Times Buries News on Page A17
10/7/2011 12:58 PM ET
Energy Department bureaucrat Jonathan Silver announced his resignation on Oct 6, effective the following day. He led the Energy Department office which approved the ill-fated $528 million loan to ...
Incensed That Obama Speech Pushed Back One Day, NYT Whines Boehner Needs to 'Grow Up'
9/2/2011 2:30 PM ET
Speaker John Boehner politely suggesting that President Obama could be accommodated to give an address to a joint session of Congress a day later than the date he originally requested is ...
NYT Film Critic Likes 'Old Fashioned Orgy,' Pans G-Rated 'Seven Days in Utopia'
9/2/2011 12:26 PM ET
In the September 2 "Weekend Arts" section, Times film critic Stephen Holden hailed an R-rated flick about friends hosting an orgy as a "friendly, ramshackle comedy" while panning a G-rated drama ...
NYTimes Paints Speaker Boehner as Having Issued 'Unprecedented' Refusal of President's Request
9/1/2011 1:20 PM ET
The September 1 Times portrayed House Speaker John Boehner's request that President Obama delay his speech to Congress by a day as an "unprecedented" refusal of a presidential request and evidence ...
Times Downplays Rep. Carson's Smear, Suggests Rep. West May Leave CBC Because He's 'Taking Issue with Criticism'
9/1/2011 11:52 AM ET
Congressional Black Caucus member Rep. Andre Carson (D-Ind.) recently suggested Tea Party conservatives were the sort of people who would like to lynch blacks. In light of that comment, the CBC's ...
Echoing Democrats, MSNBC, Times Editorial Slams GOP for Taking FAA 'Hostage'
8/4/2011 12:49 PM ET
Although it's Senate Democrats who are refusing to debate and vote on a House plan to fund the Federal Aviation Administration through September 16, the New York Times editorial board today ...
Reporting How Cubans May Finally Be Able to Own Their Houses, Damien Cave Worries About 'Gentrification'
8/3/2011 3:53 PM ET
Leave it to the Times to worry about income disparity and gentrification in Cuba. In his August 3 Cubans Set for Big Change: Right to Buy Homes, correspondent Damien Cave reported on how Cubans ...
McKinley Omits Role Pro-Abortion Group NARAL Plays in San Francisco's Threat Against Crisis Pregnancy Centers
8/3/2011 12:19 PM ET
An arguably unconstitutional effort in San Francisco at regulating the speech of pro-life crisis pregnancy centers was portrayed by Times reporter Jesse McKinley as an effort to stem misleading ...
Food Columnist Bittman Finds Enthusiastic Reception for Taxing Junk Food on MSNBC's 'Dylan Ratigan'
8/2/2011 5:39 PM ET
New York Times food writer and junk food sin-tax advocate Mark Bittman took to the August 2 edition of MSNBC's Dylan Ratigan show as part of his promotional tour for Bad Food? Tax It. He found a ...
Now They Tell Us: 'Lowering Nation's Credit Rating May Have Little Effect', Appelbaum Notes Sunday on Page A14
8/1/2011 5:29 PM ET
Better late than never, perhaps, but in Sunday's paper the Times noted that Lowering Nation's Credit Rating May Have Little Effect, Economists Suggest. The article, by Binyamin Appelbaum article, ...
Zeleny Pronounces 'Both Sides' Are 'Bruised' in Debt Ceiling Deal But Portrays Only Conservatives As 'Intractable' in Preceding Debate
8/1/2011 2:30 PM ET
In a front-page news analysis piece this morning, Times national political correspondent Jeff Zeleny pronounced that After [a] Protracted Fight, Both Sides Emerge Bruised. Yet Zeleny's analysis ...
Times Staffer Vlasic Hails 'Solidarity' of Obama and Automakers on New Fuel Standards
7/29/2011 4:59 PM ET
In his July 28 front page article, Times staffer Bill Vlasic hailed the "solidarity" of automakers with the Obama administration in developing stringent new fuel economy standards. He downplayed ...
Chris Matthews Sees Japan Earthquake an 'Opportunity' for Obama to Remind People He Was Born in Hawaii
3/11/2011 7:30 PM ET
Hundreds if not thousands of people are dead due to a devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan. But at least it gave Barack Obama an avenue to remind everyone he was born in Hawaii. That's the ...
AP Laments 'Productive' Congress 'Gets No Respect From Voters'
10/18/2010 2:33 PM ET
To Associated Press writer Jim Abrams, this session of Congress has been "most productive in nearly half a century," but voters are failing to give due credit to the Democratic majorities. Abrams ...
MSNBC's Brewer: Maybe New 'JC' Show Will Be 'Like a Sunday School Lesson'
6/3/2010 3:50 PM ET
MSNBC's Contessa Brewer, who describes herself as a preacher's daughter, suggested that the "JC" cartoon planned for Comedy Central might be "more like a Sunday School lesson" than blasphemy.
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