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Time's Amy Sullivan Snarks About Those 'Furious' Pro-Life Catholics

Time magazine's senior editor Amy Sullivan, who, like most of her peers in the mainstream media, is an amateur when it comes to religion, twice implied in May that the pro-life Catholics in the ...

NBC's 'Today': Not Fair to Pit Deeply Disliked Cheney Against Popular Obama

NBC reporter Chuck Todd on Thursday's Today spun the dueling speeches of President Barack Obama and former Vice President Dick Cheney as not "a fair fight." He proclaimed: "Our latest poll ...

NBC: Impediment to Raising Taxes a 'Problem' for California

A night after ABC blamed California's deficit on the "unwillingness to raise taxes" and the need for "an almost unachievable two-thirds vote by the legislature to raise taxes," on Wednesday NBC's ...

Gibson: 'We Have Terrorists in U.S. Prisons, So Why Not the Guys from Guantanamo?'

ABC, CBS and NBC all led Wednesday night with the Senate's overwhelming 90 to 6 bi-partisan vote to withhold funding for the closing of Guantanamo and block any detainees from being moved to the ...

MSNBC's O'Donnell: Steele Speech Like A 'Bad Hallmark Card'

Reacting to a speech by Republican Party Chairman Michael Steele during Tuesday's 3:00 EST hour on MSNBC, anchor Norah O'Donnell declared: "In case you missed it, we compiled the greatest and the ...

Today Show Turns to Leftist and a Moderate for Advice on GOP Comeback

When NBC's Today show, on Wednesday, devoted an entire segment asking the question "How Should the GOP Battle Back?" who did they turn to, to offer strategic advice? Leftist Nation ...

Contessa Brewer: GOP Thinks 'Americans Are a Bunch of Idiots'

MSNBC host Contessa Brewer derided Republicans for using the word socialist in reference to Barack Obama's economic policies on Wednesday, complaining, "Well, maybe they think Americans are a ...

ABC Regrets California's 'Unwillingness to Raise Taxes'

A Tuesday story on ABC's World News, which ignored soaring state spending, reflected frustration with California voters for the anticipated rejection of ballot initiatives to raise taxes as ...
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