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Donaldson and Roberts Defend Calderon: Clinton Criticized Tiananmen, Reagan Challenged Gorbachev

Forwarding moral equivalence, Sam Donaldson defended Mexico's President for using a speech before Congress to criticize Arizona: "President Bill Clinton went to the Great Hall of the People...I ...

Maher's Slimiest & Silliest: Bork a 'Racist,' BP Deliberately Not Stopping Leak, Limbaugh a Childish 'Fat Bully'

Collating my Friday night tweets on Bill Maher, my nominations for the slimiest, most paranoid and dumbest quotes from Maher on his HBO show, Real Time.

Hostile ABC and NBC Deride Texas Conservatives for 'Rewriting' and 'Whitewashing' History

ABC and NBC rushed to get stories onto the air Friday night delivering left-wing talking points against the new social studies curriculum guidelines passed by the Texas State Board of Education, ...

MSNBC's Ratigan Attacks NYT Over Blumenthal Story, Conn. Dem 'Simply Misspoke'

In the "Busted" segment at the end of Friday's The Dylan Ratigan Show on MSNBC, host Dylan Ratigan went after the New York Times for "accusing" Connecticut Attorney General and Democratic Senate ...

MSNBC Continues Its Assault on Rand Paul's Policies; Connects Civil War, Terrorism of the Klan

MSNBC continued its attack on senatorial candidate Rand Paul on Friday. News Live host Lynn Berry brought on the Huffington Post's Ryan Grim to smear the Republican's libertarian leanings as ...

CBS Grills BP Official, Lobbed Softballs at Energy Secretary

On Friday's CBS Early Show, co-host Maggie Rodriguez interrogated BP Chief Operating Officer Doug Suttles on the Gulf oil spill: "Can you can understand why a Congressman told us that BP has lost ...

CBS's Lesley Stahl Imagines 'Huge Potential Advantage' for Democrats Over Rand Paul

On MSNBC's Morning Joe on Friday, CBS correspondent Lesley Stahl sounded positively giddy at the possibility of Democrats exploiting the Rand Paul round of TV interviews. She pushed David Gregory ...

CNN Omits Left Wing Affiliation of Arrested Illegal, DREAM Act Provision

CNN's Casey Wian on Friday's Newsroom filed a one-sided report on an illegal immigrant activist who was arrested for participating in a sit-in at Senator John McCain's office on Monday. Wian ...

On Leno, Matthews Blames Cheney for Gulf Oil Spill, Slams 'Jerk' Limbaugh

On NBC's Tonight Show on Thursday, MSNBC host Chris Matthews appeared as a guest and repeated his recent implication of former Vice President Dick Cheney in the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, asserting ...

Rand Paul Rips ABC's Stephanopoulos: Your Talking Points Come from MSNBC and the DNC

Senatorial candidate Rand Paul on Friday appeared on Good Morning America and aggressively fought back against former Democratic operative turned journalist George Stephanopoulos. The ABC host ...
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